Visual Arts

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild presents “Magic & Mysteries: Paintings & Puppets,” paintings by Julia Zanes, through Sept. 26, in St. Johnsbury.

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Bellows Falls

Canal Street Gallery: Vermont Summer Group Show, through Sept. 12, 19 regional artists in all mediums — online or in-person by appointment, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.


Bennington Museum: NBOSS at the Museum, through Nov. 1, part of the North Bennington Outdoor Sculpture Show; People’s Choice Exhibit, through Nov. 3, works from the museum’s collection; “Our Voices, Our Streets: Photographs by Kevin Bubriski,” through Dec. 31, chronicling events in Bennington 2001-04; Scot Borofsky, through Dec. 31, “Gritty Streets to Green Mountains,” paintings by Brattleboro artist; “(re)Sounding,” through Dec. 31, bringing new life to old instruments; Grandma Moses, ongoing; “Bennington Modernism,” ongoing; “Gilded Age Vermont,” ongoing, wealth and prosperity come to Bennington, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, Hours (masks and distancing): 1 to 8 p.m. Friday; 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday-Monday; $12, $10 for students and seniors, under 18 free.


Central Vermont Medical Center: John Snell, through October, “The Amazing World,” photographs by Montpelier artist, CVMC Gallery, 130 Fisher Road, Berlin, 802-371-4100.


Brandon Artists Guild: Member artists, ongoing, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours (bring your own mask): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Sunday.


Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Steven Kinder: 552,830,” through Oct. 12, portraits of people experiencing homelessness; “Coffee & Conversation: Stories of Homelessness,” multimedia by Liz LaVorgna; “Alison Wright: Grit and Grace, Women at Work,” 30 large photographs printed on aluminum panels; “Roger Clark Miller: Transmuting the Prosaic,” installation featuring video, sound, and modified vinyl records; “Steven Rose: For/While (2020.01)” an immersive environment; “Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art,” postcards, cut-outs, drawings, and poems sent and received by Stuart Copans (“Shmuel”); “John Gibson: Jazz,” through 2021, installation, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, Hours (masks and distancing): 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; admission is “pay as you wish.”

Vermont Center for Photography: 2020 Open Juried Exhibition, through Aug. 30, work by Bruce Hooke, Bernie Kubiak, Bill Gore, Isabella Dellolio, Evelyn Swett, Peter Crabtree and Kelsey Sucena, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, 802-251-6051, Admission only by appointment. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.


BCA Center: “Stay Home/Stay Safe,” through Oct. 10, 30 Vermont artists respond to the pandemic; Joanne Carson, through Oct. 10, “A Sense of Wonder,” large-scale paintings and drawings; Estefania Puerta, through Sept. 26, Latina artist goes beyond convention, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, Hours (masks and distancing): noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.


Rokeby Museum: “Mending Fences: New Works by Carol MacDonald,” through Oct. 25, objects, monotype prints, and site-specific installations that promote both simple and profound acts of repair, 4334 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 802-877-3406, Hours (masks and distancing): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $10, $9 for seniors $9, $8 for students (free 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays).


Bread & Puppet Museum, through Nov. 1, fantastic collection of puppets of all sizes, from hand puppets to gigantic puppets used in parades and circuses, that fill renovated 1860s barn, Route 122, Glover, 802-525-3031, Hours (masks and distancing): 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, and after performances; admission is free (donations welcomed).


Highland Center: Cathy Cone, through Sept. 6, “Milking Butterflies,” photographic collages, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours are (masks and distancing required): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Reservations are required.


Birds of Vermont Museum: “Borders: Illusions that Constrain Us,” through Oct. 31, 33 artists, photographers and poets speak to: “What borders do birds encounter?” 900 Sherman Hollow Road, Huntington, 802-434-2167,


Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Watercolors 2020,” ongoing, landscapes, still-lifes, abstracts and more in a range of styles and techniques; “Carnival,” ongoing, showing the festive side of Vermont and the surrounding region; “Legacy 2020,” through Dec. 21, new work by popular 2019 artists, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100, Hours (masks and social distancing required) June 29-Sept. 7: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and by appointment.


Vermont Studio Center: Chiara No, through Aug. 27, “Hiding in Plain Sight,” focusing on the flora, fauna and her-stories associated with the northeastern U.S.; “Distant Future,” through Sept. 26, 2020 Emerging Show, Red Mill Gallery, 80 Pearl St., Johnson, 802-635-2727, To schedule a viewing, email Opening reception (Chiara No), 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15.


Ellenbogen Galley: Katrin Waite, through Aug. 29,“What Remains: Scattered Memories,” paintings created from 2014 to present by German-born artist, Manchester Shopping Center, 263 Depot. St., Manchester, 802-768-8498, Hours (call ahead): 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Southern Vermont Arts Center: Women Take Wilson Exhibition Series, through Aug. 30, “Monumental: Misoo Bang and Sarah Tortora” and “Happy: Lauren Booth”; Yesterhouse Solo Exhibitions, through Aug. 16, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, Hours (masks and social distancing): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; admission: $10, $5 for students and seniors, free for 10 and younger.


Edgewater Gallery at the Falls: Betsy Silverman, August-September, latest work by Boston collage artist, 1 Mill St., Middlebury, 802-458-0098,


The Front Gallery: Show 39, through Aug. 31, new work by members, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, Hours: by appointment. Hours (masks, distancing, limited occupancy): 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment.


River Arts: Seb Sweatman, through Oct. 31, solo show of large abstract paintings, The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Chaffee Art Center: Annual Student Exhibit, through Sept. 4, art illustrating “The Arts Light Up the World”; Annual Amateur Photo Contest, through Sept. 4, with the theme “Light Up the World,” 16 S. Main St., Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours (masks and social distancing): noon to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

St. Johnsbury

Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital: Larry Golden, through Sept. 10, “Kingdom Landscapes and Such,” landscapes by Vermont artist, Gray Gallery, 1315 Hospital Drive, St. Johnsbury, 802-748-8141, Hours: only with a medical appointment, or online.

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Julia Zanes, through Sept. 26, “Magic & Mysteries: Paintings & Puppets,” Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, Hours (masks and distancing): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.


Shelburne Museum: “Creature Comfort: Animals in the House,” through Oct. 11, Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education; “At Scale,” outdoor sculpture by Peter Kirkiles, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; free admission through Sept. 6.


Billings Farm & Museum: 34th annual Quilt Exhibition, through Aug. 23, work by Windsor County Quilters, Woodstock, 802-457-2355, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Monday.

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