Registration is Open for Curator for the Day! Friday, June 30, 9:00 am–2:00 pm Ages 11–15 Do you love museums? Have you ever wondered how an exhibit is created? Spend a day “behind the scenes” digging through the archives at Rokeby Museum, examining our historic collection, and creating your very own exhibit. Learn how to: • Tell a story with artifacts • Handle, store, and care for historic objects • Write imaginative exhibit labels • Create your own exhibit Parents/Guardians are invited to the exhibit showing in the historic house at pickup. Students bring their own lunch, and a healthy snack is provided. Space is limited to 10 students. Register: https://rokeby.org/visit/programsevents/ #vermontsummercamps #vermontmuseum #youthprogram #vermontkids
Thank you to everyone who came out to support Rokeby Museum last night at Music with the Museum! Thanks to your generosity, we met our fundraising goal of $10,000, which will be matched by the William Pomeroy Foundation! #paulasbell #bobstannard #williampomeroyfoundation
There’s still time to get tickets to a fun evening of live music, food, drink, and a ton of awesome silent auction items! Music with the Museum on Thursday, May 25 at 6 pm at the Ferrisburgh Community Center. https://rokeby.org/music
This year Rokeby Museum joined the Blue Star Museum Initiative.
Blue Star Museums is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, in collaboration with the Department of Defense and museums across America, offering free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve. The 2023 Blue Star Museums program begins on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 20, 2023, and ends on Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2023.
To learn more and find other Blue Star Museums in Vermont, visit - https://www.arts.gov/initiatives/blue-star-museums