Astronomy at the Rokeby with the Vermont Astrological Society

Gather at Rokeby Museum with the Vermont Astronomical Society to view the night sky on Saturday, Sept. 16, at 8:30 p.m.

Actors needed for ‘Spirits of Rokeby’

Spirits is a short-form, environmental theater production drawing from historic records of 1850s séances held by the Robinson family in Ferrsiburgh, and other local historic accounts.

New Rokeby exhibit offers works by incarcerated women

ROKEBY MUSEUM HOSTS a new exhibit of artwork made by women in the carceral systems in Vermont, Maine and Massachusetts. It is on display until Oct. 14. FERRISBURGH — A new seasonal exhibition went up on Aug. 10 at Rokeby Museum — “Finding Hope Within: Hea … (read more)

Rokeby Museum hosts annual Pie & Ice Cream Social, August 13

Having a great day is as easy as pie at Rokeby Museum’s annual Pie & Ice Cream Social. Come hungry, and plan to enjoy music and games on Sunday, Aug. 13, from 1-4 p.m.

New collections building donated to Rokeby

Mid-morning on July 15, Rokeby Museum held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and name unveiling for the new collections storage building on the property. The new building was made possible thanks to a Preservation Sponsorship by PC Construction.

Rokeby Museum offers talk, trail story-walk and story time

The Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh is busy this month. These three new offerings caught our eye.

Two Ferrisburgh historic sites honor Frederick Douglas

On July 5, Rokeby Museum and the Friends of Union Meeting Hall are hosting two family-friendly events that honor the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass.

Rokeby Museum extends showing of ‘Lift Every Voice’

“Lift Every Voice” is an exhibition of 15 hooked rugs reproduced from Elizabeth Catlett’s 1947 “I am the Black Woman” series. Catlett’s 15 linocuts commemorate African American women’s historical oppression, resistance, and survival.

Rokeby Museum to hold concert fundraiser

Rokeby Museum will host Music with the Museum, an evening of food and music with renowned musicians Paul Asbell and Bob Stannard at the historic Ferrisburgh Town Community Center on Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m.

Artists hook into history at Rokeby Museum

“This exhibition of hooked rugs is a beautiful and powerful display of Elizabeth Catlett’s 1947 series ‘I am a Black Woman,’” said Rokeby Museum Director Lindsay Varner.

Rokeby to offer free admission to military

Rokeby Museum has announced it will join museums nationwide in the Blue Star Museums initiative, which provides free admission to currently serving U.S. military personnel and their families this summer.

Rokeby Museum’s book group returns

Readers of all stripes are invited to join in each month, January through March, for free virtual discussions about three powerful books. 

Two Rokeby trustees step down

Rokeby Museum is saying goodbye to two board trustees and welcoming three new members to the board. Priscilla Baker and Dean Leary officially stepped down from the board of trustees on Nov. 16. 

‘Spirits of Rokeby’ to be presented Oct. 28&29

This participatory dramatization allows you to witness what an actual séance was like for the Robinsons 170 years ago.

Rokeby grant to support its mission

Rokeby Museum has received a three-year $75,000 grant from the Trout Lily Foundation to support organizational work at the institution.