Visual Arts

The Brandon Artists Guild is presenting “Pet Project” — an animal-themed exhibit that celebrates all creatures great and small — through May 2. There will be a free closing reception 5 to 7 p.m. Friday April 23. Pictured is art by Judith Reilly.

Editor’s note: Please send visual art listings to jim.lowe@timesargus.com or jim.lowe@rutlandherald.com.

All galleries and museums require masks and social distancing unless otherwise indicated. Virtual exhibits are not listed, but they can be found at Vermont Arts Online.

Exhibit streaming

Vermont Arts Online — www.vermontartonline.org

Barre

AR Market: “Getting There from Here,” through May 15, artwork by James Vogler and Ann Young, “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Studio Place Arts: “Up & Away,” through May 1, group exhibit about flight; “In the Place of Absence,” through May 1, woven mixed media by Gail Skudera, Second Floor Gallery; “De-Functioning the Functional,” through May 1, Karen Cygnarowicz, Chiyomi McKibbin, Hannah Morris, Angela Paladino and Laura Young explore waste, grief, desire, narrative, and communication, Third Floor Gallery; “The Whole WHIRLD Is Upside Down,” through April 3, collages by Ellen Urman, Quick Change Gallery, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; private hours available starting at 3:30 p.m. (call to schedule).

Bellows Falls

Canal Street Gallery: Martha Nichols, April 7-May 8, “Mountain Sea and Sky,” oils by Andover artist; Gretchen Seifert, through April 3, “In Abstraction,” created to heal trauma through visually representing the relationships between sensations, feelings, and memory; 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, canalstreetartgallery.com Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Bennington

Bennington Museum: “Robert Frost: At Present in Vermont,” through Nov. 7, Frost’s life and work as a poet and farmer in Bennington County 1920-38; “Love, Marriage and Divorce,” through Dec. 31, highs and lows of love and heartache, from Victorian wedding gowns to scandalous tales of sexual harassment; Teachers’ Art Show, through June 18, teachers at area towns’ schools contribute work of their own; “Neveruses: Beyonder,” through Sept. 6, J. Stoner Blackwell repurposes existing plastic bags as artworks; “Performative Acts,” through August 15, photographs by Dona Ann McAdams, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, www.benningtonmuseum.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Monday.

Brandon

Brandon Artists Guild: “Pet Project,” through May 2, all-member animal-themed exhibit that celebrates all creatures great and small, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, www.brandonartistsguild.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free closing reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, April 23.

Brattleboro

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “All Flowers Keep the Light,” through June 13, an exploration of flowers as a way to mark loss by Miles Chapin, Clare Elliott, Anna Schuleit Haber, Amy Jenkins, Colleen Kiely, Cathy Osman and John Willis; “Children of the Sun,” Jennifer Mack-Watkins incorporates images and narratives from Vermont storyteller, poet, and activist Daisy Turner (1883-1988); “Adria Arch: On Reflection,” a kinetic sculpture installation; “Palm Oil, Rum, Honey, Yellow Flowers” Kenny Rivero’s drawings with themes that include masculinity; “Glasstastic,” works of art by children and turned into three-dimensional sculptures by glass artists, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; admission is “pay as you wish.”

Burlington

BCA Center: “Meg Lipke: In the Making, through May 15, New York artist’s colorful, shaped paintings that push the boundaries of contemporary abstraction; “Pivotal Moments: Select Works by Diane Gabriel,” through May 15, expressive imagery of one of Vermont’s most celebrated artists and educators, Diane Gabriel (1947-2017), Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, www.burlingtoncityarts.com Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

UVM Fleming Museum: Currently closed on account of COVID-19, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090), www.flemingmuseum.org

Glens Falls, N.Y.

The Hyde Collection: Collection closed through May 1, 518-792-1761, hydecollection.org

Greensboro

Highland Center: Closed through April 30, 802-533-9075, highlandartsvt.org

Hanover, N.H.

Hood Museum of Art: Closed, virtual programming available, Dartmouth College, 603-646-1110, hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu

Jeffersonville

Bryan Memorial Gallery: “The Legacy Collection,” through May 2, work by member artists, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100, www.bryangallery.org Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, and by appointment.

Lebanon, N.H.

AVA Gallery: Stefania Urist, through April 16, “I Give You: You Give Me Death,” sculptures of wood and glass; “Sacred Encounters,” through April 16, works of stone and clay by Christine Hauck, Ellen Keene, Amanda Sisk and Heather Szczepiorkowski, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, N.H., 603-448-3117, www.avagallery.org Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; free.

Manchester

Ellenbogen Galley: Mary Fran Lloyd, through April, “Life in the Abstract,” paintings by Rutland abstract artist, Manchester Shopping Center, 263 Depot. St., Manchester, 802-768-8498, ellenbogengallery.art Hours (call ahead): 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Art from the Schools,” through April 22, student art from Manchester and the surrounding community, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www.svac.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; admission: $10, $5 for students and seniors, free for 10 and younger.

Middlebury

Middlebury College Museum of Art: Closed until further notice, but open online, 802-443-5007, museum.middlebury.edu

Henry Sheldon Museum: “Sculpture Haven,” ongoing, sculpture by Vermont artists Kat Clear, John Matuzs Martin McGowan and Warren Rinehart, Sheldon Museum Garden, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802 388-2117, www.henrysheldonmuseum.org Hours: daylight.

Montpelier

The Front Gallery: “Daryl Burnett: Respite,” through Nov. 29, solo show of mixed media on paper and canvas, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, www.thefrontvt.com Hours (limited occupancy): 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment.

Rabble-Rouser: Peter Schumann, through April 4, Bread and Puppet Theater’s “The In and Out Show: ‘Off We Go’ riding through ‘The All’ with Bedsheet Mitigations,” Rabble-Rouser Chocolate & Craft Co., 64 Main St., Montpelier, 802-225-6227, www.rabblerouser.net

T.W. Wood Gallery: Thomas Waterman Wood 125th Anniversary Exhibits: “Realism and Narrative: The Paintings of Thomas Waterman Wood,” through April, Wood Room; “Social Realism to Abstraction: Paintings of the WPA Collection,” 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, www.twwoodgallery.org Hours: free but by appointment only. Self-guided tours (reservations required): 10-11 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon, noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays. Guided tours with curator Phillip Robertson (reservations required): 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 17.

Morrisville

River Arts: “Visual Journey: Eco-Art of Anne Cummings,” through April 9, work from recycled, reused and repurposed materials, Folley Hall Gallery; “Lugo-Natura: Photographs by Vanessa Kotovich,” through April 9, Copley Common Room Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, www.riverartsvt.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Rutland

Chaffee Art Center: “The Art of Technology,” through April 16, members’ show, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, www.chaffeeartcenter.org Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Saturday; and by appointment.

St. Johnsbury

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Alice Kitchel, through April 24, “Poems in Patter, Light & Color,” Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www.nekartisansguild.com Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Springfield

The Vault: “Resilience,” through July 25, Open Wall non-juried show for any artists living in a 30 mile radius of Springfield, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, www.galleryvault.org Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Waterbury

Axel’s Frame Shop & Gallery: “Barely Touching,” through April 3, a collaborative installation by Kelly Holt and Susan Calza reflecting their personal reactions to the societal challenges of 2020, 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, www.axelsgallery.com Schedule your visit Wednesday-Saturday.

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