During the coronvirus closure, we will be highlighting a few of our greatest hits, including our own productions of events and programs as well as local media coverage of past exhibitions.
This page contains a selection of current and archived videos from past exhibtions, programs, and events. For a complete listing of all of our video productions, please visit our YouTube channel: flemingmoa
Experience the Wood Gaylor exhibition, Let's Have a Ball, from the comfort of your own home in this new video series created in response to the Museum's temporary closure during the COVID-19 crisis. Join exhibition curator Andrea Rosen and Curator of Education Alice Boone as they discuss the work of the artist set against the backdrop of the New York art scene, 1913-1936. In this five-part series, the curators explore the training and inspiration that led Gaylor to his own unique style and subject matter.
Over a period of one week, two Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Namgyal Monastery meticulously created a sand mandala of the Buddha of Compassion in the Fleming Museum's Marble Court. Upon completion, the sand mandala -a circular painting made from colored grains of sand- was cast into Lake Champlain, in a gesture that symbolizes the impermanence of existence and the ideal of non-attachment to the material world.
Fleming Museum Director and Picasso scholar Janie Cohen discusses her new research examining the role of colonial photography in Africa on the development of Picasso’s "Demoiselles d’Avignon" published in the March 15 issue of the journal Photography and Culture.”
Eileen Myles has published more than a dozen volumes of poetry and fiction including "Not Me" (1991), "Chelsea Girls" (1994), "Cool for You" (2000), and "Skies" (2001). Recent books include "Sorry, Tree" (2007), "The Importance of Being Iceland": "Travel Essays in Art" (2009), and "Inferno: a poet’s nove"l (2010). Described as “one of the savviest and most restless intellects in contemporary literature,” Myles was a 2012 Guggenheim fellow. She lives in New York.
Across the Fence is the longest-running locally-produced program in the US. We have been on-air on WCAX-TV since 1955! Across the Fence is produced by the University of Vermont Extension. In this episode, curators Andrea Rosen and Margaret Tamulonis discuss their approach to mounting an exhibition on Vermont graphic novelist Alison Bechdel who also joins in the discussion.
In 1939 the famed American artist Edward Hopper painted "Bridle Path," a picture that explores love and war and the war of love. Join Alexander Nemerov, the chair and Carl and Marilynn Thoma Provostial Professor in the Arts and Humanities at Stanford University, as he speaks about Hopper’s enigmatic painting.
Musician Pitz Quattrone performs on the didgeridoo, and talks about its role in the culture, rituals, and traditions of Australia. In the second half of the performance, Pitz is joined by "Shrimp" on djembe and acoustic guitar. It has been said that if the earth had a voice, it would be the didgeridoo with its low-pitched resonant sound and complex rhythm patterns. Don't miss the opportunity to learn more about this ancient wind instrument in a program for people of all ages.
Poet Diana Whitney reads at the Painted Word poetry series at the Fleming Museum of Art in Burlington, Vermont on September 17, 2014. Diana Whitney’s first collection of poetry, Wanting It, was released in August by Harbor Mountain Press. She graduated from Dartmouth College and Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, and attended the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers.
Across the Fence is the longest-running locally-produced program in the US. We have been on-air on WCAX-TV since 1955! Across the Fence is produced by the University of Vermont Extension. In this episode, host Fran Stoddard interviews Fleming Director Janie Cohen on the role the Museum has both on campus and in the community.