Interview: Incoming Shelburne Museum Director

The Shelburne Museum will soon be welcoming a new director. Tom Denenberg is currently the deputy director and chief curator of the Portland Museum of Art in Portland, Maine. He will oversee Shelburne Museum’s diverse collection of art, design and Americana.

Shelburne Museum Gets $96,000 In Grants

Shelburne Museum is getting a boost from a fund set up to help museums through the economic downturn, as well as a smaller grant to install some new touch-screen technology.

Americana Museums Reinvent Themselves, Attract New Visitors

Americana museums exist in many forms and many sizes across the country, from local historical societies to the Shelburne Museum in Vermont to the Smithsonian in Washington. Many of these museums have been having more trouble attracting visitors in recent years, and are trying a variety of innovative things in an effort to change that.

Shelburne Museum Director Steps Down

Stephan Jost, who joined the museum 5 years ago, produced what’s been described as world-class art exhibits – including shows featuring the work of Mary Cassatt and Ansel Adams.