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Bennington Museum

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75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
(802) 447-1571 https://benningtonmuseum.org

June 2019

Summer Party and Exhibition Opening

June 28 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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$30 – $50

Be among the first to see the museum’s two major summer exhibitions Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont and Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism. Explore the exhibitions with Museum Curator JAMIE FRANKLIN and Special Guests GREG GUMA, Journalist, Editor, and Activist DAVID WASCO, MAUHS Class of ’71 and Academy Award Winning Production Designer Festive Summer Fare provided by THYME TABLES CATERING, SHAFTSBURY Wine, Beer, and Summer Refreshments for

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July 2019

Authors’ Event for 1960s Vermont

July 21 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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Three authors who have written extensively about the communes and counter-culture movement of the 1960s will read from their work and engage in a discussion with audience members about their experiences and their writing. Books by each author will be available for purchase in the Museum Store before, during and after the event. Tom Fels, who has written about his experiences on communes in Farm Friends, Buying the Farm Yvonne Daley, author of Going Up the Country: When Hippies, Dreamers,…

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August 2019

1863 Jane Stickle Quilt

August 31 @ 8:00 AM - October 14 @ 5:00 PM
Bennington Museum, 75 Main Street
Bennington, VT 05201 United States
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The quilt that inspires quilters all over the world will be on its yearly display at the Bennington Museum from August 31 through October 14.  Brought to the museum over 60 years ago, the Jane Stickle Quilt is only shown for a short time each year due to the fragility of the fabric.  Quilters from around the country, and world, plan trips to the region during that time to see the 1863 quilt.  The Jane Stickle Quilt is comprised of…

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