Bennington Museum is free for all visitors and the lineup for engagement is outstanding. The day’s events focus on issues of Civil Rights and Diversity in Vermont in connection with "Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont, Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices," and Bennington Museum’s participation in the 2019 Vermont Reads Program.
From 10 to 11:30 a.m., the Museum hosts a reception and panel discussion for Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices. View the exhibition from 10 to 10:30 a.m., then proceed to the Ada Paresky Education Center where Sha’an Mouliert, co-coordinator of the project and exhibition, will monitor a panel discussion with participants whose work is in the exhibition.
In the afternoon, from 2 to 4 p.m., Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity presents Vermont Vision for a Multicultural Future. Participants discuss building inclusive and equitable communities. Teaching awareness of Vermont’s economic, education, health, and social welfare sheds light on underrepresented residents and the challenges that communities face when attempting to advocate for all. Participants will receive a free copy of March: Book One, the 2019 Vermont Reads book by John Lewis. This discussion is appropriate for high school and adult audiences
Vermont Arts Exchange Art Bus will be on site offering art-making activities from noon to 4 p.m.
In the Regional Artists Gallery, is the meticulous work of Asa Cheffetz in "Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings."
In the Works on Paper Gallery, Bennington Museum is presents "Visible in Vermont: Our Stories, Our Voices."
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