Hathaway Award Applications Due July 15
The Richard O. Hathaway Award is presented annually to an individual, group or organization recognized as making an outstanding contribution to the field of Vermont history. Projects may include, but are not limited to, publications, exhibits, works of art, documentary films, radio programs, websites, and dramatic works. Applications for the 2017 award are due July 15. Get application and award details here.
Students Head to National History Day!
Forty-four students from Vermont are in College Park, MD for the National History Day Contest from June 11-15. The students, grade 6 through 12, come from schools all over Vermont and earned the right to compete on the national stage with their superior entries at Vermont History Day, held April 8 in Montpelier. Good luck to all the students and have a great trip!
1970s Cook Off Postponed
We've had to postpone our 1970s Cook Off originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 17. We hope to reschedule in late fall, so check back for updates.
Get Your Tickets for the Roaring Twenties Party!
It's almost time for our biggest party yet! Get your tickets now for the Roaring Twenties Party on Friday, May 12 to enjoy special liquor tastings, great 1920s themed food, dancing lessons & demonstrations, and special prizes. Full details here.
Museum Grand Reopening!
Join us for the Grand Reopening of the Vermont History Museum on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Free Admission to explore and celebrate the renovated museum and the new National Life Gallery featuring the impressive Paul Sample mural, Salute to Vermont.
Once in the exhibit, visitors will experience updated and refreshed content that integrates new scholarship, as well as including important history from the last thirty years. In the center of the exhibit is the new Local History Spotlight Gallery, which will showcase rotating exhibits created by some of Vermont’s over 190 local historical societies and museums. You’ll also find technology upgrades and a new, interactive “comment wall” that encourages visitors to connect themselves to Vermont’s story.