Rokeby Museum opens with new main exhibit

“Seeking Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Legacy of an Abolitionist Family” immerses visitors in the history of the Underground Railroad and the struggle for freedom.

Music with the Museum returns to Rokeby

To raise funds for Rokeby Museum’s Education Department, the organization will host the second annual Music with the Museum on Thursday, May 30, at 6 p.m., at the Ferrisburgh Town Hall and Community Center.

Rokeby Museum fund drive continues

Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh is in the midst of its annual fund drive, with a goal of $40,000. 

A round-up of events at Rokeby Museum

The last day to visit Rokeby during its regular opening hours will be Oct. 14. This will be the last opportunity to see the guest-curated exhibition “Finding Hope Within” and the museum’s education exhibition “Ourselves & Others: Racial Learning with Pres … (read more)

Art, advocacy and abolition: a panel discussion at Rokeby

Rokeby Museum’s current exhibit, “Finding Hope Within,” featuring the artwork of incarcerated artists and poets in Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maine, will inform the context for a discussion among those connected to and affected by our criminal justice sy … (read more)

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.

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