Visual Arts

A public opening reception opens for “Photographer Jack Rowell, Cultural Documentarian: Portraits of Vermont People and Other Wildlife,” 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Main Street Museum in White River Junction. A concert performance by Vermont jazz singer Myra Flynn (pictured) follows at 8 p.m.

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Morse Block Deli: Matt Larson, through Nov. 9, “Mountains, Mesas, and Monoliths: Gold-toned Brownprints of Zion Canyon,” Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069,


Bennington College: Torkwase Dyson, through Dec. 15, “Scalar,” new paintings, drawings and sculptures, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, 802-440-4347, Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

Bennington Museum: “Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont,” through Nov. 4; “Ground: A Reprise of Photographs from the FSA by Bill McDowell,” through Nov. 13; “Where do You Come From Anyway?” through Dec. 30; “Bennington and the Great War,” through Dec. 30; “Grandma Moses,” ongoing, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. except Wednesday.


Central Vermont Medical Center: Anne Davis, through Jan. 5, “A Peaceable Kingdom,” new paintings, CVMC Gallery, 130 Fisher Road, Berlin, 802-371-4100. Opening reception and artist talk, 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.


Brandon Artists Guild: Ashley Wolff, through Nov. 5, “Reinventing the View,” new paintings by Leicester artist, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Emily Mason: To Another Place,” through Feb. 10, first museum survey of the work of the acclaimed 86-year-old Brattleboro abstract artist; “If she has a pulse, she has a chance,” through Jan. 7, Michael Poster’s 32 photographic portraits of people in recovery from addiction; “Don’t Call Me Princess,” through March 2, Orly Cogan’s painted and embroidered linen pieces; “Every Day,” through Jan. 7, Robert Perkins sheds light on the theme of transcendence; “Heaven, Earth, Home,” through Feb. 10, sculptures and drawings by California-based Elizabeth Turk; “Weighted Tears: Mary Admasian,” ongoing, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday-Saturday; closed Tuesday; $8, $6 for seniors, $4 for students (under 5 free).

Brooks House: “New Passage,” ongoing, pastels by Lesley Heathcote, encaustics by Jen Wiechers and acrylic paintings by Walter Slowinski, Brattleboro-West Arts, Atrium Hallway Gallery, 130 Main St., Brattleboro,

Mitchell-Giddings: Deidre Scherer, through Nov. 18, “Human Textures,” plus collaborations with Jackie Abrams, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, (802) 251-8290,


Flynndog: “th!NK,” November-December, installation by John Brodowski and company’s collaborative drawing project created by the community encompassing and surrounding the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union, Flynndog Gallery, 208 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 802-652-9985,

UVM Fleming Museum: “The Impossible Ideal: Victorian Fashion and Femininity,” through Dec. 14; “House to Home,” through Dec. 14, cultural, ethnographic and decorative art objects from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas and Oceania; New England Gallery, Fall 2018, work of current Vermont artists within the historical context of their predecessors, 61 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090), Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; $5 admission, $3 for students and seniors.


Chelsea Public Library: Julia M. Pavone, through Dec. 31, “Mixing It Up: Encaustic Cold Wax and Found Object Paintings,” 296 Vt. Route 110, Chelsea, 802-685-2188, Opening reception, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9.

Glens Falls, N.Y.

The Hyde Collection: “Ukiyo-e to Shin Hanga,” Nov. 4-Dec. 30, Japanese woodcuts from the Syracuse University Art collection, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, New York, 518-792-1761, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; admission is $12, $10 for seniors; free for children, students and active military.


Highland Center: Ethan Hubbard, through Dec. 2, “Driving the Back Roads: In Search of Old-Time Vermonters,” photographs and stories by Vermont artist and writer, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.


NVU-Johnson: Kathie Lovett, Nov. 5-16, “Nourish: Soil & Soul,” paintings, sculpture and installation art by MFA student, Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Dibden Center for the Arts, Northern Vermont University-Johnson, 337 College Hill, Johnson, 802-635-1481, Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Opening reception, 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Lebanon, N.H.

AVA Gallery: 10”x10” for $100 Exhibition and Fundraiser, through Nov. 9, members’ works for sale at $100 each to benefit the gallery; Boyan Moskov, through Nov. 9, “As time goes by …,” ceramics by Bulgarian artists; Rachel Gross, through Nov. 9, “Relief,” prints on wood and paper by Hartland artist; Stina Köhnke, through Nov. 9, “Parallels,” sculpture by Lyme, New Hampshire artist; Wendy Briggs Powell, “Color – flow and form,” watermark-making, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117, Hours: 11 to 5 Tuesday-Saturday; free. Closing party, 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 9.


NVU-Lyndon: Matthew Sylvester, through Nov. 23, art by East Calais painter and illustrator who used to specialize in comics, Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, Quimby Gallery, Lyndonville, Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Inside Out,” through Nov. 18, fall member show, West Road, Manchester, 802-362-1405, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.

stART Space: Autumn Show, through Dec. 1, new artworks that include paintings, photography and mixed-media sculpture, Manchester Shopping Center, 263 Depot St., Manchester, 802-768-8498, Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.


Jaquith Library: Twinfield Student Photography Show, Nov. 7-Jan. 5, 122 School St., Marshfield, 802-426-3581, Hours: 9 a.m. to noon and 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.


Middlebury College Museum of Art: “Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam through Time and Place,” through Dec. 2, more than 100 outstanding works of art from the Newark Museum’s collections; Ancient Mediterranean and Early European Art, ongoing; European and American Art, ongoing, Cerf Gallery; Robert F. Reiff Gallery of Asian Art, ongoing, Middlebury College, Mahaney Center for the Arts, South Street (Route 30), Middlebury, 802-443-5007, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Henry Sheldon Museum: “Doughboys and Flyboys: WWI Stories by Vermonters from the Home and Battlefront,” through Nov. 11, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802-388-2117, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; $5 admission, $3 ages 6-18, $4.50 for seniors, $12 per family.

Town Hall Theater: “Dimensional Dialogues,” through Nov. 11, sculpture and paintings by Don and Justin Perdue, Jackson Gallery, 68 S. Pleasant St., Middlebury, 802-388-1436, Hours: noon to 5 p.m., and one hour before events.


Center for Arts and Learning: Liz Le Serviget, through Nov. 30, “Places I Love ... a memoir shared with painting and photography,” 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-595-5252,

The Front Gallery: Show 28, through Dec. 2, recent work of the gallery’s membership of Vermont contemporary artists, including most recent additions, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment.

Kellogg-Hubbard Library: “Water Landings,” through Dec. 31, photography by Linda Hogan and Rachel Senechal, 35 Main St., Montpelier, 802-223-3338,

Vermont Arts Council: “SiteTime,” through 2019, artists Erika Senft Miller, Nancy Winship Milliken and Michael Zebrowski explore wood as an art form in this evolving exhibit, 136 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-3293, Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Vermont Supreme Court: Diane Fitch, through Dec. 21, “Interior/Exterior” explores a lifetime of drawing and painting, 111 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-0749, Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Wood Art Gallery: Mary McKay Lower, through Jan. 4, landscapes, figures and still-lifes, all with an abstract point of view; Elizabeth Nelson, through Jan. 4, works from her travels to Iceland; works from the Federal Art Collection and the T.W. Wood permanent collection, ongoing, Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; or by appointment. Opening reception, 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.


River Arts: “Remembrance,” through Jan. 9, work by photographer Athena Petra Tasiopoulos and artist Nina Dubois; Judy B. Dales, through Jan. 9, Colorful & Curvaceous: Captivating Quilt Art, The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. Artists’ reception and talk, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8.


Norwich University: “Explorers of Norwich,” ongoing, Norwich University alumni whose lives shaped and changed our nation during the mid-19th and early 20th centuries, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield, 802-485-2620,


Stone Valley Arts: “I Know What I Saw,” through Dec. 9, paintings of Rita Fuchsberg and digital photography of Irene Minkoff (sisters), Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St., Poultney, 802-287-8197, Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday and during events. Opening reception, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.


Hall Art Foundation: “Made in Vermont,” through Nov. 25, group exhibition of new and recently completed work by Vermont artists; “The Solace of Amnesia,” through Nov. 25, over 30 paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculptures by some 25 artists; “Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros,” through Nov. 26, over 80 paintings, photographs, works on paper and sculptures illustrating the extremes associated with romantic and sexual love, selected by American artist Eric Fischl from the Hall Art Foundation collections, 551 Vermont Route 106, Reading, 802-952-1056, Open Wednesdays and weekends by appointment.


The BigTown Gallery: Erika Schmidt, through Dec. 8, “Infinity of Worlds,” new collage and monotypes; Ben Frank Moss, through Dec. 8, “Landscape Mysteries,” 40-year survey of landscape painting, 99 N. Main St. (Route 100), Rochester, 802-767-9670, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.


Alley Gallery: “Figuration,” through Nov. 17, figure drawing exhibition including work by Jerry Ralya, Bonnie Baird and Kate Gridley, Center Street Alley, Rutland, 802-299-7511, email, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Castleton Bank Gallery: “Ewing the Stark Fisher,” through Dec. 1, work by area artists Mindy Fisher, Roscoe Tyler Stark and J.R. Ewing, 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-282-2396, Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Rutland Free Library: Alan Shelvey, through Jan. 1, “Intarsia,” wood sculptures, 10 Court St., 802-773-1860,

RUVT Gallery: Bill Ramage. Ongoing, “The Rutland ‘Ideal City’ Drawing,” Rutland Opera House, 59-67 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-468-1266, Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

St. Johnsbury

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Rodney Reis, through Nov. 17, “Landscapes in Classical Realism,” oil paintings by St. Johnsbury Academy instructor, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Saxtons River

Main Street Arts: Robert Cohen, through Nov. 12, photography, 35 Main St., Saxtons River, 802-869-2960,


Furchgott-Sourdiffe: “Listening to Rocks,” through Nov. 20, work by Montpelier photographer John Snell and Jericho fabric collage artist Dianne Schullenberger, 86 Falls Road, Shelburne, 802-985-3848,

Shelburne Museum: “New England Now,” through Jan. 13, various large-scale works considering the region’s evolving landscape, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346, Hours (through April 30): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; admission: $10, $5 ages 5-17, under 5 and active military free.

South Royalton

White River Gallery: Gerald Auten, through Dec. 16, “Graphite Insomnia,” works using graphite by director of Dartmouth’s Studio Art Exhibition Program, BALE Building, 35 S. Windsor St., South Royalton, 802-498-8438, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday.


The Great Hall: “Healing: The Transformative Imagery of Art,” through March 30, featuring renowned New England artists honoring Springfield Hospital’s 105th anniversary, 100 River St., Springfield, 802-885-3061,

The Vault: “Shadows and Light,” through Dec. 28, “Open Wall” show features local artists in various media, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


Stowe Performing Arts Center: Altered Spaces Group Exhibition, through Jan. 7, work by Paul Gruhler, Dana Heffern, Ric Kasini Kadour, Lydia Kern, Erika Senft Miller, John M. Miller and Kathryn Lipke Vigesaa, Altered Spaces Gallery, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, 802-760-4634, Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and prior to performances and events.

West Branch Gallery: Krista Harris, through Nov. 20, “Moving Pictures,” new abstract works; Susan Wilson, Oct. 9-Nov. 20, sculpture by Putney ceramic artist, 17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, 802-253-8943, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

White River Junction

Main Street Museum: Photographer Jack Rowell, Nov. 3-April 1, 2019, “Cultural Documentarian: Portraits of Vermont People and Other Wildlife,” by Braintree artist, 58 Bridge St., White River Junction, Public opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3; concert performance by Vermont jazz singer Myra Flynn follows at 8 p.m. ($20).

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