FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 6, 2007
CONTACT: CHRIS DISSINGER / (802)656-8582
Fleming Museum Announces Spring Programming

BURLINGTON, VT- The Robert Hull Fleming Museum is pleased to announce an exciting schedule of programming to compliment the display of three exceptional exhibitions: Burlington & Winooski 1920-2020: The Evolution of our Built Landscape, Ambreen Butt: I Need a Hero and Tourism: Curious Conquests and Unlikely Trophies. Among the many events are the Museum's Noontime Cafˇ presentation series, Sunday Gallery Talks and a suite of unique programs including a panel discussion on past and future renewal in Burlington and Winooski.

Noontime Cafe Program: Muslim Women and Pakistani Culture
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21; 12:15PM
WHO: Carroll Lewin, professor emerita, UVM Department of Anthropology; and Sufia Uddin, associate professor, UVM Department of Religion
WHERE: Fleming Museum Wolcott Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION: Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020, Ambreen Butt: I Need a Hero, Tourism: Curious Conquests and Unlikely Trophies
WHEN:THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22; 5:30PM-7:30PM
WHERE: Fleming Museum

Gallery Talk: Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020
WHEN: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25; 3:00PM
WHAT: Held in conjunction with the new exhibition, Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020: The Evolution of our Built Environment
WHERE: Fleming Museum East Gallery

Noontime Cafe Program: The Rise of Adventure Tourism
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7; 12:15PM
WHO:Rob Gordon, professor, UVM Department of Anthropology
WHERE: Fleming Museum Wilbur Room

Noontime Cafe Program: 21st Century Realities: Are Burlington and Winooski Ready for the Challenge?
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21; 12:15PM
WHO:Elizabeth Humstone, consulting curator, Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020: The Evolution of our Built Environment
WHERE: Fleming Museum East Gallery

Film and Panel DiscussionExploring Past and Future Renewal in Burlington and Winooski
WHEN: SUNDAY, MARCH 25; 1:30PM
WHAT: A screening of two short films focusing on urban renewal in Burlington and Winooski in the 1970's will be followed by a discussion with a diverse group of panelists on the impact of urban renewal in the future.
WHERE: Fleming Museum Auditorium

Noontime Cafe Program: "...Look Away, Dixie Land": Kara Walker's Provocations
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, April 4; 12:15PM
WHO:Margo Thompson, assistant professor, UVM Department of Art and Art History
WHERE: Fleming Museum

Special Presentation: Napoleon in Egypt
WHEN: SUNDAY, APRIL 12; 6:00PM
WHO: Pat Remler, independent curator, discusses the discipline of Egyptology born in the wake of Napoleon's expedition to Egypt in 1798 and the group of scientists, artists, and intellectuals that accompanied Napoleon for the purpose of documenting Egypt.
WHERE: Fleming Museum Auditorium

Gallery Talk: Ambreen Butt: I Need a Hero
WHEN: SUNDAY, APRIL 15; 3:00PM
WHAT: Held in conjunction with the new exhibition, Ambreen Butt: I Need a Hero
WHERE: Fleming Museum East Gallery

Noontime Cafe Program: Images of a Vanished Landscape, Imagining the Past in Burlington and Winooski
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18; 12:15PM
WHO: Paul Bierman, professor, UVM Department of Geology and Natural Resources; and coordinator, UVM Landscape Change Program
WHERE: Fleming Museum East Gallery

Gallery Talk: Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020
WHEN: SUNDAY, MAY 6; 3:00PM
WHO: Held in conjunction with the new exhibition, Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020: The Evolution of our Built Environment
WHERE: Fleming Museum East Gallery

Burlington and Winooski 1920 - 2020: The Evolution of our Built Environment is dedicated to the memory of Lilian Baker Carlisle. Support for the exhibition has been generously provided by J. Brooks Buxton '56, City of Winooski, Winooski Historical Society, City of Burlington, Small Dog Electronics, the Kalkin Family Exhibitions Endowment Fund, the Walter Cerf Exhibitions Fund and the University of Vermont's GreenHouse Residential Learning Community.


Images for Ambreen Butt: I Need a Hero
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Ambreen Butt, Untitled, from the series I Need a Hero, 2005 (detail). Watercolor and goache on wasli paper. Courtesy the artist and Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston. (7MB, CMYK)

Images for Tourism: Curious Conquests and Unlikely Trophies
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Objects and photo albums from the Fleming Museum's Permanent Collection to be featured in the exhibition, Tourism: Curious Conquests and Unlikely Trophies. (5.7MB, CMYK)

Images for Burlington and Winooski 1920-2020: The Evolution of our Built Environment

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Good By Trolly Car H. Kurilchyk. Courtesy Special Collections Baily Howe Library. (7.2MB, CMYK)


ADMISSION:
$5 adults. $10 family, $3 students and seniors. Free to: Museum members; faculty, staff and students of UVM, Burlington College, Champlain College, Community College of Vermont, and St. Michael's College; Children 6 and under.