Visual Arts

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center in West Rutland presents a gallery exhibition of works from the “Core” series by Tsuneo Narumi through April. The elegantly balanced kinetic sculptures were each carved from a single piece of wood. Pictured is “Love Triangle,” carved wood.

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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 May 15, artwork by James Vogler and Ann Young, “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, 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; “Menagerie,” through May 22, collection of wild animals kept in captivity for exhibition by Anne Davis, Quick Change Gallery, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802-479-7069, 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, through May 8, “Mountain Sea and Sky,” oils by Andover artist, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.


Bennington Museum: “Robert Frost: At Present in Vermont,” through Nov. 7, Frost’s life and work as a poet and farmer in Bennington County 1920-1938; “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 Aug. 15, photographs by Dona Ann McAdams, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571,


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, 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 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,


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. Private tours for families/households are offered at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and for individual adults at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays April 20, 27 and May 4 and 11.

UVM Fleming Museum: Closed due to COVID-19, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090),


Rokeby Museum: Reopening to the public May 9, Ferrisburgh, 802-877-3406,

Glens Falls, N.Y.

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


Highland Center: Closed through April 30, Greensboro, 802-533-9075,

Hanover, N.H.

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


Bryan Memorial Gallery: “The Legacy Collection,” through May 2, work by member artists, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100,

Lebanon, N.H.

AVA Gallery: “Tethered by Light,” April 23-June 4, group exhibition inspired by National Mental Health Awareness Month, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, N.H., 603-448-3117,


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,

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,


Middlebury College Museum of Art: Closed until further notice, but open virtually, 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.


Althea’s Attic Boutique: Anni Stafford, through April 30, watercolors aspire to describe the raw beauty of the Northeast Kingdom, 50 State St., Montpelier, 802-223-4300.

Artisans’ Hand: Randy Allen, through mid-May, abstracted scenes recalled from memory, City Center, 89 Main St., Montpelier, 802-229-9492,

Susan Calza Gallery: “Barely Touching,” through May 8, collaborative video project by Kelly Holt and Susan Calza, 138 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, Hours: by appointment only.

The Front Gallery: Group Show 42, through April, artist-owned cooperative, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, Hours (limited occupancy): 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment.

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 (reservation required): 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 17.


River Arts: “New Beginnings,” through July 13, Vermont Watercolor Society Group Exhibition, Foley All Gallery and Copley Common Room Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261,


Chandler Gallery: “I Am Here,” through April 25, 2021 Student Art Exhibit, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878,


Chaffee Art Center: Annual Amateur Photo Contest, April 23-June 4; “Expressions of Me,” April 23-June 4, annual student exhibit and digital expression, 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

StJ Art on the Street: “Evoking Spring,” through May 8, showcasing the work of Northeast Kingdom artists who exhibit both locally and worldwide, downtown storefronts and windows on Railroad Street and Eastern Avenue, Catamount Arts, St. Johnsbury, 802-748-2600,

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,


Shelburne Museum: Reopens June 2 through Oct. 17, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346,


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,


Axel’s Frame Shop & Gallery: “In the Gallery: Recent Work by Axel Stohlberg,” through May 15, small works at even smaller prices,” 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, Schedule your visit: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.


Mad River Valley Arts: “Art Forms,” through May 20, highlights the multiple approaches artists have adopted to convey their ideas, bringing together both fine arts and quality crafts, The Gallery at Mad River Valley Arts, 5031 Main St., Waitsfield, 802-496-6682, Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

West Rutland

Carving Studio & Sculpture Center: Tsuneo Narumi, through April, kinetic sculptures, part of “Core” series, works from the collection, ongoing, 636 Marble St., West Rutland, 802-438-2097, Gallery hours (COVID precautions): 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, or by appointment.

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