Poet laureate presents exhibition of visual art
SHAFTSBURY - “Mary Ruefle: Erasures,” the first solo exhibition of visual work by Vermont poet laureate Mary Ruefle ‘74, is currently on view at the Robert Frost Stone House museum. It will run through the end of October.
On Wednesday, August 18, from 4 to 5 pm, Ruefle will be participating in a Facebook Live interview with Mark Wunderlich, director of the Bennington Writing Seminars, about the exhibition. Additionally, an opening reception with Ruefle will be held on Friday, August 20, from 4 to 6 pm. This reception is free and open to the public.
In connection with the exhibit, the John G. McCullough Library in North Bennington is offering children erasure poetry kits, so they too can find poems hidden in newspaper and magazine articles. Kits are available for pickup at the library until Monday, August 30, and include a free pass to the Robert Frost Stone House Museum. For more information call the library at (802) 447-7121.
The Robert Frost Stone House museum is open Thursday through Monday, from 10 am to 4 pm. Masks are encouraged for unvaccinated visitors. For museum admission rates and driving directions visit https://www.bennington.edu/robert-frost-stone-house-museum.