Visual Arts

Artist Richard Weis will be at stART Space in Manchester, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20, to introduce his new show, “The Bold Colors, Forms and Ideas of Richard Weis.” Pictured is “Tomorrow the Birds Will Sing” (2007).

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Barre Opera House: Alexis Kyriak, April, “Art, Illness & Recovery: A Personal Account of Recovery through Painting,” Barre Opera House Gallery, 6 N. Main St., Barre, 802-476-0292, Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and at performances.

Studio Place Arts: “Deep Blue,” through May 4, artworks, real or imagined, that are inspired by oceanic life forms; Silent auction, second floor; Works on paper by Teresa Celemin, third floor, 201 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Bellows Falls

Canal Street Gallery: “Nature’s Deconstruction,” through May 11, paintings by M.C. Noyes and sculptures by Phyllis Rosser, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, and by appointment. Third Friday Bellows Falls Gallery Night and opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. April 19.


Bennington College: Marie Lorenz, through May 9, videos and handmade boats from the artist’s explorations of waterways as surprising public spaces, Usdan Gallery, Bennington, 802-440-4347, Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 15.

Bennington Museum: Paul Katz, through May 27, paintings, sculpture and books; “Grandma Moses,” ongoing; “Bennington Modernism,” ongoing; “Gilded Age Vermont,” ongoing, wealth and prosperity come to Bennington, 75 Main St.


Central Vermont Medical Center: Susan Bull Riley, through April 26, “Illuminating Wonder,” watercolors by Montpelier artist, CVMC Gallery, 130 Fisher Road, Berlin, 802-371-4100.


Brandon Artists Guild: “Art of the Earth,” through April 30, first group show celebrating BAG’s 20th anniversary, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.


Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Glasstastic,” through June 16, professional glass artists bring kids’ creatures to life; “Sandy Sokoloff: Emanation”; “Amy Bennett: Nuclear Family”; “Jackie Abrams & Deidre Scherer: Connections”; “Joey Morgan: Catch + Release (2) Précis”; “Joseph Diggs: Proud 2 Be American”; “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).

Vermont Center for Photography: 2019 Open Juried Exhibition, through June 2, work by Thomas Condon, Elizabeth Ellenwood, Madge Evers, Forrest Holzapfel, Tira Khan, Marc Newton, Craig Schwanfelder and Dawn Watson, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, 802-251-6051, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.


BCA Center: Barbara Zucker, through June 9, “Adorned: Hairstyles of an Ancient Dynasty,” paintings and an installation of acrylic abstractions inspired by the stylized hairstyles of Tang dynasty tomb figures; Rebecca Weisman, through June 9, “Skin Ego,” installation; Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

UVM Fleming Museum: “Small Worlds: Miniatures in Contemporary Art,” through May 10; “Global Miniatures,” through May 10, 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: Marcia Hammond, through April 30, “Promises of Spring,” watercolor, 296 Vt. Route 110, Chelsea, 802-685-2188,

Glens Falls, N.Y.

The Hyde Collection: “A Magical World: The Art of Jacob Houston,” through June 23, 23 paintings by young local artist; “Albert E. Flanagan: The Towering City,” through June 23, 18 works by late New York printmaker donated to the museum by his widow; “Colorama,” through April 14, 36 reproduced photographic images from the George Eastman Museum depict an idealized past for a new generation; 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, N.Y., 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: “The Dialects of Line, Color and Texture,” April 13-May 26, work by Elizabeth Billings, Frank Woods and Elizabeth Fram, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Opening reception and artists’ talk, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13.

Hanover, N.H.

Hood Museum of Art: New exhibitions from the permanent collection fill 16 galleries, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, N.H., 603-646-1110, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; admission is free.


NVU-Johnson State College: Student art exhibits, April 15-26, Jeremy Daigle, of Bradford, Alexis Mayfield, of Woodbury, Tamara Peel, of New Jersey, and Faith Thibault, of White River Junction, 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 and gallery talk, 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 18.


NVU-Lyndon: Linda Bryan, through April 24, “Deeper than Blue: Cyanotypes and Printmaking” by Newbury artist, Northern Vermont University-Lyndon, Quimby Gallery, Lyndonville, Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.


Southern Vermont Arts Center: Galleries closed for winter season, West Road, Manchester, 802-362-1405,

stART Space: Richard Weis, April 20-May 4, “The Bold Colors, Forms and Ideas of Richard Weis,” by Castleton artist; “Into the Color Fields,” through April 30, small-works photography pairing works from photographers Michael D Ellenbogen and Barrack Evans, 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. Artist reception and talk, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 20.


Jaquith Library: “Ruth Pope: Artist Landscape Painter,” through May 2, 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.


Edgewater Gallery at the Falls: “The Language of Art,” April, features Holly Friesen, Robert O’Brien and Victoria Blewer, 1 Mill St., Middlebury, 802-458-0098,

Edgewater Gallery on the Green: “The Language of Art,” April, features Margaret Gerding, Holly Harrison and Liz Hoag, 6 Merchants Rowe, Middlebury, 802-989-7419,

Middlebury College Museum of Art: Modern and Contemporary Works from the Permanent Collection, through April 28; “50/50: Collecting for the Middlebury Museum of Art,” through Aug. 11; 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.

Town Hall Theater: Eric Nelson, through May 5, “Photographs of Vermont Landscapes and Patterns in Nature” by Middlebury artist, 68 S. Pleasant St., Middlebury, 802-388-1436, Hours: noon to 5 p.m., and one hour before events.


The Front Gallery: Show 31, through April 28, recent work of the gallery’s membership of Vermont contemporary artists, 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.

Vermont Arts Council: Looking North: Catamount Artists Connect,” through April 26; “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: Janet Van Fleet, through June 28, “Vanishment,” new work explores the fraught relationship between humans and the natural world, 111 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-0749, Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Montpelier Artwalk, 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 3; ArtsFest Turbo Art Walk 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 6.

Wood Art Gallery: Vermont Watercolor Society, through April 26, works of Janice Avery, Lisa Beach, Joann DiNicola, Gary Eckhart, Terry Hodgdon, Susan Bull Riley, Michael Ridge and more; “Steps on a Journey,” through April 26, works by Vermont painters Ray Brown and Toby Bartles;; 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.


Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime, through Sept. 8, explores the multiple universes of the couturier, director, photographer and visionary perfumer; “A Model in the Studio, Montreal 1880-1950,” through May 5, new acquisitions, 1339 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, Quebec, 514-285-2000, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday; $23 Canadian, $15 for ages 13-30, 12 and younger free.


River Arts: Thom Egan, through April 19, “On Making Pictures,” woodblock prints, lithographs, and colored low reliefs, The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, and first and third Sundays.


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,


Next Stage: Finn Chapman, through May 14, “By Words We Change,” paintings with associated writings, The Gallery at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, 802-387-0102,


White River Craft Center: “Artistic Interpretations Times Three,” through May 1, oil paintings by Jan Fowler, watercolor and acrylic paintings by Joann (aka Rig) DiNicola, and photography by Lou DiNicola, 50 Randolph Ave, Randolph, 802-728-8912,


The BigTown Gallery: Rick Skogsberg, through May 4, “Bringing the Bull Home”; Peter Fried, through May 4, “Figure in the Landscape,” 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.


77 Gallery: “70+: Gero-Transcendence,” through May 17, over 300 works by 67 artists over 70 years of age, curated by William Ramage, 77Art, CVPS Building, 77 Grove St., Rutland, 802-299-7511, Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

B&G Gallery: “A New American Family,” through May 4, photographs, interviews and texts by Michelle Saffran and David French, 74 Merchants Row, Rutland. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday.

Castleton Bank Gallery: Matthew J. Peake, through May 5, three contiguous bodies of work: “The Pastel Overlooks,” “The RoFrame Overlooks,” and his newest, “Outside The Box,” 104 Merchants Row, Rutland, 802-282-2396, Hours: noon to 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday.

Chaffee Art Center: “Pieces of the Past,” through April 26, items created by earlier generations and contemporary artists from the Abenaki and Mohawk people of the Champlain Valley region, 16 S. Main St., Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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

West Street Gallery: “Dream Machine,” through June 30, classic arcade machines collected by Nick Grandchamp, 150 West St., Rutland. Hours: 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Shelburne Museum: Harold Weston: Freedom in the Wilds,” through Aug. 25, paintings by American modernist painter and social activist; “Johnny Swing: Design Sense,” through June 2, glimpse into the phases of the Vermont artist’s philosophy and practice, from the early conceptual stages of sketching and model-making to fabricating molds and engineering the structural elements, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346, Hours (through April 30): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; admission (through April 30): $10, $5 ages 5-17, under 5 and active military free.


The Vault: “The Art of Calligraphy,” through May 29, Lydia Batten, Lois Reynolds, Jorika Stockwell, Penne Tompkins and Joy Wallens-Penford; “Contrasts,” through May 2, open wall show, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.


Helen Day Art Center: Closed for repairs,


Tunbridge Public Library: Tom Ball, through May 3, paintings and wood-burned art by South Royalton artist, 289 Route 110, Tunbridge, 802-889-9404.

Waterbury Center

Grange Hall: “On the Fly,” through May 17, celebrating the art of northeast fly-fishing, Grange Hall Cultural Center, 317 Howard Ave., Waterbury Center, email

White River Junction

Scavenger Gallery: Sue Lawrence through May 31, “Flower Portraits” by Claremont, N.H. artist, 41 Main St., White River Junction, 802-295-0808, email Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and by appointment (call 603-443-3017).

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