Art at Hand - Shelburne Museum

02 February 2018

Art at Hand

Art at Hand Tours allow visitors who are blind or visually impaired to explore Shelburne Museum with specially trained guides. Participants will visit a gallery space; hear detailed descriptions of works of art, and feel tactile pieces related to our collections.

Tours are free, but pre-registration is required. To register online, please follow the links below. To register by phone, call (802) 985-3346 x3394. To register by mail, fill out and return attached form.

Puppets: World on a String
Pizzagalli Center Colgate Gallery
February 23, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

In partnership with the Vermont Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired, experience the magic of storytelling through a descriptive tour of the special exhibition Puppets: World on a String. Get creative with our optional puppet-making craft after the tour. All are welcome.

Pre-registration required for both the tour and puppet-making.

To pre-register, please call or email Chloe Vogt at or (802) 985-3346 x3394, or register online at

In the Garden
Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education Murphey Gallery
June 27, 10:30 a.m.
Discover this lush special exhibition of both historical pieces from the museum’s collection and contemporary art that explore the ways flowers and insects have captivated the imaginations of artists.

Pre-Registration required. To pre-register online, please visit:

Playing Cowboy: America’s Wild West Shows
Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education Murphey Gallery
September 21, 10:30 a.m.

Take an adventure into the wild, Wild West, and experience the history behind America’s western shows and the world of Buffalo Bill.

Pre-registration required. To pre-register online, please visit:

If you have any questions, please call Chloe Vogt at 802-985-3346 ext. 3394 or email at

Please complete this form and return it to:
Shelburne Museum

Attn: Chloe Vogt
P.O. Box 10
Shelburne, VT 05482

You will receive confirmation materials after we process your registration.



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Which tours would you like to register for? (Please check):

February 23: Puppets: World on a String (please indicate if you plan to also stay for the puppet craft)

July 27: In the Garden

September 21: Playing Cowboy: America’s Wild West Shows

What can we do to make your visit to Shelburne Museum Accessible? Please write below:

Contact Us

Fred Jones, Division Director
HC 2 South, 280 State Drive
Waterbury, VT 05671-2050
Toll Free in Vermont: 1-888-405-5005
Voice: (802) 241-0328
Fax: (802) 241-0341
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This is a Division of the
Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living
under the Agency of Human Services