Silent auction of late artist’s rugs benefits Sheldon

Her presence was “quiet” and “steadfast.” She was an “expert listener” and knew how to “talk to people.” This is how Coco Moseley, executive director of the Henry Sheldon Museum, described the late Suzanne Douglas, who most recently worked in admissions and welcomed guests to the downtown Middlebury museum.

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.

Cornwall expert reveals secrets of rug hooking

Cornwall resident Amy Oxford, the inventor of The Oxford Punch Needle and founder of The Oxford Rug Hooking School, released a new book this week. “Punch Needle Rug Hooking — Your Complete Resource to Learn & Love the Craft,” published by Schiffer Publish … (read more)