Press

Rokeby Museum in the New York Times
Rokeby Museum in the Media

AUDIOMuseums are Everywhere Podcast with Rokeby Museum’s Lindsay Varner
Museums Are Everywhere — March 2021


Vermont Museum Leaders Reflect on the Past and Pandemic Present to Rethink the Future
Seven Days — March 2021


Our readers choose their own ‘pandemic art heroes’
CBC — March 2021


Rokeby Getting Much Needed Renovation
Addison Independent — March 2021, page 6B


AUDIOCelebrating Black History Month
WCAX3 — February 2021


Shelburne Museum among those in Vermont planning to reopen after winter shutdowns
Burlington Free Press — February 2021

2017

Catherine Brooks Takes the Reins at Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — December 2017


The Rokeby Museum & Retiring Director, Jane WilliamsonAUDIO
WCAX — November, 2017


Slayton: Rokeby Museum — Black History in VermontAUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — October, 2017


Treading in the Steps of Abolitionists at Vermont’s Rokeby Museum
Vermont State Homes — October, 2017


What’s The History of the Underground Railroad in Vermont?
Vermont Public Radio — October, 2017


Yet Another Reason to Visit Vermont
Historians Against Slavery — September, 2017


History Space: Radical Abolition in Vermont
Burlington Free Press — September, 2017


Art Hounds: Puppets, Shape-Note Singing and Tin TypesAUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — August 2017


New Exhibit Focuses on AbolitionistsAUDIO
WCAX — August 2017


The End of An Era at Rokeby
Rutland Herald — July 2017


Upcoming Rokeby Exhibit to Showcase Photos of Abolitionists
Addison Independent — July 2017


“Picturing Frederick Douglass” presentation Sunday at Rokeby Museum
Shelburne News — July 2017


Longtime Director of Rokeby Museum to Step Down
Seven Days — July 2017


Black Lives Matter Forum at Rokeby Museum
Shelburne News — June 2017


10 Vermont Staycation Ideas
Burlington Free Press — April, 2017


Williamson: Echoes Of 1850 — CommentaryAUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — March, 2017


Opinion: Echoes of 1850 — Editorial
Burlington Free Press — February, 2017


Hidden History: Rokeby MuseumAUDIO
MyChamplainValley.com — February 2017

2016

You Have To Write It Up. Clemmons Family Farm and the Rokeby MuseumAUDIO
Clemmons Family Farm — November 2016


Since May, 10 ‘Black Lives Matter’ Signs Stolen From Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — October 2016


Featured Exhibits — Quaker Made
Maine Antiques Digest — September 2016


Timeless Quaker-Made Furniture at Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — August 2016


Quaker Furniture Exhibit at Rokeby
Vermont Maturity Magazine — July/August 2016


The Smallest State Has a Rich History of Furniture Makers
The New York Times — July 2016


Museum’s Black Lives Matter Signs Stir Discussion
Burlington Free Press — July 2016


Rokeby Wins Top Award for its Book
Addison Independent — June 2016 

2015

Art Hounds: Puppets, Farm Drawings & Gypsy Jazz AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — September 2015


15,000 Letters from an Abolitionist Family Offer Vast Opportunities for Research
Middlebury College — September 2015


Local Family Donates Runaway Slave Letters
The Middlebury Campus — September 2015


History Space: Ferrisburgh’s natural-born artist
Burlington Free Press — July 2015


Reading Frederick Douglass AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — July 2015


Rowland Robinson Drawings Show Life on the 19th-Century Farm
Seven Days — July 2015


Rokeby Museum: Historic Home of the Abolitionist Robinson Family
Vermont Woman — June 2015


Vermont farm drawings, circa 1800s, coming to Rokeby
The Addison Eagle — May 2015


Discover Black Vermont: The African-American Heritage Trail
Ebony Magazine — April 2015


African American History Month at Rokeby Museum AUDIO
ABC Local 22 — February 2015


Return to Silver Fields
Yankee Magazine — January 2015

2014

Traveling the Underground Railroad to Vermont
Destination VT — September 2014


Rokeby Museum rich in Underground Railroad history
Burlington Free Press — August 2014


Williamson: Douglass in Vermont AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — July 2014


Art Hounds: Paper, Pen & Postcards AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — July 2014


Art Review: ‘Rachael’s New York Postcards at 100,’ Rokeby Museum
Seven Days — July 2014


Public Space: Vermont artist’s famous cards
Burlington Free Press — June 2014


Rokeby Museum hosts iconic NY postcard exhibit
Shelburne News — June 2014


Rokeby Museum Wins 2014 AASLH Award Of Merit
VT Digger — June 2014


Rokeby to exhibit 100-year-old NYC postcards by Vt. artist
Addison Independent — June 2014


Rachael’s New York postcards turn 100
The Addison Eagle — May 2014


Williamson For Women’s History Month: Rachael Robinson Elmer AUDIO
Vermont Public Radio — March 2014



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Rokeby Museum’s Visitor Center and Historic Farm Buildings Open on May 9th. Stay tuned!