Bennington’s First Pride Celebration
June 29 |
On Saturday June 29, 2019, Bennington will have its first ever Pride celebration. The Bennington Museum is involved in a number of ways.
10:00 – 1:00 (approximately)
The Vermont Arts Exchange Art Bus
Stationed in the Museum’s parking lot, anyone interested can participate in providing art activities. The bus is being driven here by Donald Campbell and staffed by Cara DeAngelo (who teaches art at Monument and Bennington Elementary Schools).
11:00 am – 12 noon
Bennington Pride Story Slam!
Come out! Come out!
In conjunction with the Bennington’s first Pride Parade, Bennington storyteller, Jenn Jasper hosts the first Annual Pride Story Slam! Weaving their own coming out stories into the fabric of Vermont, people share their experiences. Participants and attendees are to be admitted at no charge and will receive a discounted pass for a return visit. Held at the Ada Paresky Education Center, Bennington Museum.
12:00 – 1:00
Brian DeAngelo will facilitate a drum circle outdoors, near or in the Hadwen Woods.
12:15 – 12:45
Gallery Tour of 60s Vermont
Bennington Musuem curator Jamie Franklin leads a short tour of the Fields of Change: 1960s Vermont for interested attendees of the story-telling event.