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On Friday, July 3, Bennington Museum will celebrate the long-awaited start of the summer season.

The Museum will open at 1 p.m. on July 3, and we invite you to come explore the changing exhibits on display, including the newly installed People's Choice Exhibition, featuring the favorite pieces from the collection that you voted on over this past month. Make sure to take a walk around the grounds as well to take in the NBOSS extension that includes the amazing work of 18 talented local sculptors.

From 5 to 8 p.m. the Avocado Pit will set up shop in front of the Museum's gates, serving delicious tacos, chips, and adult libations. Food may be eaten anywhere on the grounds, and alcohol may be consumed within the gates and other designated areas.

Any visitor who purchases food from the Avocado Pit or who presents a receipt from any other Bennington restaurant may enter the Museum for 50 percent off the price of admission.

From 6 to 7 p.m. Bennington Museum will host The Bennington Traditional Jazz Band in the courtyard, free of charge. The public is encouraged to bring their own blankets or lawn chairs and to arrive early as the courtyard capacity will be limited to 25 total.

With one foot planted firmly in the southern, dixieland tradition and the other in the Tin Pan Alley/ American Songbook, the BTJB presents a dynamic mix of hip, rhythmic complexity coupled with nostalgic, old-tyme melodies. Drawing from the best of both traditions, the BTJB features well-known local talent:

Bill Cottrell—soprano saxophone, trumpet
Woody Strobeck—trombone
Dave Banulis—guitar
Dave Cuite—bass
Jeff McRae—drums

Click this link to learn about the Museum's Open hours, Admission, and COVID policies:

Event Date
Friday, July 3, 2020
Event time
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Cost / donation


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