Visual Arts

“Visual Journey: Eco-Art of Anne Cummings” is on exhibit through April 9 at River Arts’ Folley Hall Gallery in Morrisville. Pictured is “Visual Memoir #1: Sown, Sewn, Boomer Born, Midwest Bred (Infancy, Childhood)” (2019).

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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.

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AR Market: “Getting There from Here,” through Feb. 27, Ann Young and James Vogler, “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069,

Reynolds House: Arthur Zorn, Feb. 22-28, socially distant exhibition and open house for Barre abstract expressionist artist, Reynolds House Inn, 102 S. Main St., Barre, 802-622-0201, Hours (reservations required): 1 to 7 p.m. Monday-Sunday.

Studio Place Arts: “Rolling On,” through March 6, a salute to the ingenious qualities and uses of the wheel; “Consider the Book,” work from the Book Lab artist group, second floor gallery; “Seedpods: Promises of the Future,” quilts by Marya Low, third floor gallery; Quick Change Gallery:”Contact Tracing,” through Feb. 27, thread installation by Tuyen My Nguyen, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Winter hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; private viewing appointments, starting at 3:30 p.m. (call to schedule).

Bellows Falls

Canal Street Gallery: “Art! Just in Time,” through Feb. 27, inaugural Represented Artist Group Show to premier new artwork, for one month once a year, from each of the gallery’s current roster of 20, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.


Bennington Museum: Closed, reopens April 2, 802-447-1571,


Brandon Artists Guild: Annual Student Art Show, through Feb. 28, work by grades K-12 from Otter Valley UHS, Barstow Memorial, Neshobe Elementary, and Lothrop, Sudbury, and Leicester Elementary Schools, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Andy Yoder: Overboard,” through March 6, inspired by “The Great Shoe Spill of 1990”; “Erik Hoffner: Ice Visions” through March 6, photographs of ice patterns from holes bored by ice fishermen;, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; admission is “pay as you wish.”


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, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

UVM Fleming Museum: Currently closed because of COVID-19, Burlington, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090),

Glens Falls, N.Y.

The Hyde Collection: “A Winter of Hope,” through Feb. 26, ice sculpture exhibition created by “The Ice Man” Charles Jones; Collection closed through May 1, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, N.Y., 518-792-1761,


Highland Center: “Open Air Gallery,” through March 31, Ski or snowshoe your way through 1.8 miles of Vermont outdoor art, Ski & Snowshoe Trail, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Reservations are required. HCA Café open 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Hanover, N.H.

Hood Museum of Art: Closed, virtual programming available, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 603-646-1110,


Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Unmasked: Artful Responses to the Pandemic,” through March 28, artists reveal their struggles, creative breakthroughs, perspectives and personal relationships; “Out of the Vault,” through Feb. 21, selections from SVAC’s permanent collection, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, 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 College Museum of Art: Closed until further notice but open virtually, Middlebury, 802-443-5007,

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, Hours: daylight.


The Front Gallery: Show 41, through February, group show including Cheryl Betz, Daryl Burtnett, Cathy Cone, Erica Cummings, PJ Desrochers, Alice Dodge, Hasso Ewing, Glen Coburn Hutcheson, Michelle Lesnak, James Secor, Sam Thurston and Autumn Tomlinson, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, Hours (limited occupancy): 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment.

Vermont History Museum: Thomas Waterman Wood 125th Anniversary Exhibits, through March 24, Vermont's portion of the Federal WPA collection, 109 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-2291, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; $7 admission, $20 families; $5 seniors, students and children (under 6 free).

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, 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. Feb. 20, March 20, and April 17.


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, Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


Chaffee Art Center: “Pictures and Words,” through Feb. 26, books and illustrations by Fran Bull and B. Amore; plus work by Joe Citro/Robert Waldo Brunelle Jr., Sandy Gartner, Yvonne Daley, Mary Crowley, Steve Halford and Stephane Schaffer, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Saturday; and by appointment.

St. Johnsbury

Catamount Arts: “StJ Art on the Street,” through Feb. 28, throughout downtown St. Johnsbury (142 Eastern Ave., 166 Eastern Ave., among many locations); for more information, go online to

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Robert J. Chapla, through March 6, “Art Pilgrim,” Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.


The Vault: Jamie Townsend, through Feb. 27, “Curvature,” work created during this past year by artist who divides his time between Vermont and Europe; Charles Norris-Brown, through March 31, “Heart Beat: A Walk in the Forest,” children’s book illustrations by Bellows Falls artist, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.


Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center: “Looking Outward,” through Feb. 28, includes outdoor sculpture and banners as well as two video installations and poetry viewable from the outdoors, Altered Spaces Gallery, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, 802-760-4634, Indoor hours: by appointment.


Heritage Winooski Mill Museum: David MacAullay, through March 12, “Building a Mill Town,” original sketches, 20 Winooski Falls Way, 802-355-9937,

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