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Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph

Through December 18: HANGA NOW: Contemporary Japanese Printmakers features more than 40 artists working in a variety of styles and techniques, including woodblocks, etchings, mezzotints, lithographs, and screenprints. It is supported in part by the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation, the IFPDA Foundation, the Karen L.Chase ’97 Fund and Toshiko Uchino. Gallery talk: Thursday, December 1, 5:30 p.m.

1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford, CT

(860) 231-5399


T, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4

City Gallery

November 3–27: Karen Wheeler: Offerings, an exhibition of mixed media assemblages which demonstrates an elegant complexity and a joyous spirit. Opening reception: Friday, November 11, 5–7 p.m. December 1–30: Other Galaxies, drypoint collagraphs by Freddie Elton. “While I began the work with completely abstract intentions, I found many suggestions of familiar creatures insinuating themselves into the plates. These familiar details seemed to me to have come from other life forms, thus the title.” Opening reception: Saturday, December 3, 1–4 p.m.

994 State St., New Haven, CT
(203) 782-2489
Th 4–7, F–Su 12–4

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Freddie Elton, Untitled, 2016, drypoint collagraph, 16 x 20". At City Gallery.

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Karen Wheeler, Whirlwind, 2016, acrylic, ink, wire and paper on wood, 16 x 20". At City Gallery.

Courtyard Gallery

Meet the Artists Salons, Sundays 3–6
Now well into its second decade, the Courtyard Gallery has been described as having the most diverse collection of original contemporary fine art in the region. Representing over 45 painters, sculptors, ceramic, wood and assemblage artists, the gallery’s annual winter show, “Art for your Heart and Home” opens November 19th and continues through mid January, featuring a wide range of pieces in all sizes, wonderful gifts or additions to any collection. Weekly Sunday Salons from 3–6 p.m. are a great tradition. Share wine and light refreshments with artists, collectors and friends.

Mystic’s Hidden Treasure

12 Water St. B3, Mystic, CT

(860) 536-5059


M, Th, F, Sa 11–6, Su 12–6

Serena Bates, Seals on the Rocks, cast
stone. At Courtyard Gallery.

Serena Bates, Seals on the Rocks, cast stone. At Courtyard Gallery.

Fairfield University Art Museum

Through December 16 at Bellarmine Hall Galleries: Crafting the Elements: Ceramic Art of Modern Japan from the Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz. Opening November 4 at Walsh Gallery in Quick Center for the Arts: Leonardo Cremonini (1925-2010). Timeless Monumentality: Paintings from The William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation.

Fairfield University

1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT

(203) 254-4046


Bellarmine Hall Galleries: Tu-F 11-4, select Sa. Walsh Gallery: W-Sa 12-4.

Leonardo Cremonini, Giochi senza regole
(Game without Rules), 1962, oil on canvas.
At Bellarmine Hall Galleries at Fairfield
University Art Museum.

Leonardo Cremonini, Giochi senza regole (Game without Rules), 1962, oil on canvas. At Bellarmine Hall Galleries at Fairfield University Art Museum.

Florence Griswold Museum

Ongoing: InPlace: Contemporary Photographers Envision a Museum shares a new perspective on the distinctive character of the Florence Griswold Museum. A new body of work by ten artists, including Tina Barney, Kate Cordsen, and James Welling, reflects on this historic home of the Lyme Art Colony and its meaning to artists and visitors today.

96 Old Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

(860) 434-5542

florencegriswoldmuseum.org and twitter.com/florencegriswoldmus and facebook.com/florencegriswoldmuseum

Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5

Handwright Gallery

November 10–December 31: Small Works Show. Art breathes new life into things. It changes the way we see the world and speaks to us in ways words cannot. The gallery’s third annual Small Works Show will celebrate the many different forms, styles, colors and subjects in which imagination and inspiration manifest themselves. This exhibit will showcase a range of small scale work from numerous local and regional artists proving that size does not limit artistic creativity, but enhances it. Opening reception: Thursday, November 10, 5–8 p.m.

93 Main St, New Canaan, CT

(203) 966-7660



M–Sa 10–5:30

Dennis Crayon, Magnolia II, 2016, oil on panel,
12 x 12". At Handwright Gallery.

Dennis Crayon, Magnolia II, 2016, oil on panel, 12 x 12". At Handwright Gallery.

Mattatuck Museum

Opening November 20: Between Two Worlds: Hunt Slonem. Hunt Slonem’s neo-Expressionist paintings of tropical birds, butterflies, and Abraham Lincoln brought him critical acclaim and popular recognition in the 1970s. Since, the artist has achieved the status of an art world icon. Slonem creates spectacular spaces in which his artistic vision and his art merge in an emotional sensual experience. This exhibition features the bold colors, varied textures, and salon style painting installations that characterize Slonem’s aesthetic.

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT

(203) 753-0381


Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5

Interior view, Cordts
Mansion, New York,
2014. At Mattatuck

Interior view, Cordts Mansion, New York, 2014. At Mattatuck Museum.

Mystic Museum of Art

Through November 12: Walter Robinson. November 18–December 30: Holiday Gift Show–Fine Art & Artisan Wares. Opening reception: Friday, November 18, 6–8 p.m.

9 Water St., Mystic, CT

(860) 536-7601


M–Su, 11–5

Walter Robinson,
Woman for Hire,
acrylic on canvas.
At Mystic Museum
of Art.

Walter Robinson, Woman for Hire, acrylic on canvas. At Mystic Museum of Art.

New Britain Museum of American Art

Through January 8: As We See It: The Collection of Gail and Ernst von Metzsch. Ongoing: New Media: Kevin Kelly. Ongoing: NEW/NOW: Sanford Biggers. Opening December 2: The Shakers: Focus On: Shaker Wood Craft. Free parking, café, museum shop. Open seven days a week.

56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT

(860) 229-0257



Su–W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5

Silvermine Arts Center

November 6–December 23: The complex of five galleries features exhibitions of contemporary art along with a gallery focusing on a rotating selection of prints from the center’s Gabor Peterdi International Print Collection. Kiyoshi Otsuka: Soyo Kaze. Silvermine Guild Group Show: New Work, featuring John Arabolos, Jocelyn Braxton Armstrong, Cynthia MacCollum, Derek Uhlman and more. Opening reception: Sunday, November 6, 2–4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT

(203) 966-9700



W–Sa 12–5, Su 1–5

Spectrum Art Gallery and Store

Opening November 18: Embellishment and Ornamentation Holiday Show. Gifts for any occasion. Shop local and regional fine art and artisanal crafts. Gifts cards available. Shop online at Spectrum anytime. Call for holiday hours.

61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT

(860) 767-0742


Ake Arnerdale, The Only Good Thing with Nature is the Absence of man, mixed media. At Spectrum Art Gallery and Store.

Ake Arnerdale, The Only Good Thing with Nature is the Absence of man, mixed media. At Spectrum Art Gallery and Store.

The Artists of Gallery One at Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery

November 3, 2016–January 4, 2017: The artists of Gallery One—David Brown, Ashby Carlisle, Catherine Christiano, Bette Ellsworth, Ellen Gaube, T. Willie Raney, Deborah Hornbake, Ann Knickerbocker, Judith Barbour Osborne, Diana Rogers, Rick Silberberg and Jill Vaughn—present a broad range of works in their distinct creative voices. Opening reception: Thursday, November 3, 6–8 p.m.

Middlesex Hospital Shoreline Medical Center

250 Flat Rock Place, Westbrook, CT

(860) 358-6200



M–F 7–6, Sa 7–12

Rick Silberberg, Rose,
2015, water-based
paints and pencil
on hardboard, 30
x 22". The Artists
of Gallery One at
Valentine H. Zahn
Community Gallery.

Rick Silberberg, Rose, 2015, water-based paints and pencil on hardboard, 30 x 22". The Artists of Gallery One at Valentine H. Zahn Community Gallery.

Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School

Through December 4: Friends of Fire: Ceramic Art by Delores Coan and Hotchkiss Alumni. The Tremaine Gallery presents an exhibit featuring the work of retiring instructor in ceramics, Delores Coan and former students Abigail Doan, Christy Johnson, Emily Lee, Mingxi Li, Lucy Li, Clark Maturo, Sandy McMillan, and John Williams. A reception will be held Saturday, November 5, 4–6 p.m.

11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT

(860) 435-3663


M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4

Yale University Art Gallery

Tu–F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 11–5 The museum features more than 4,000 artworks,
including ancient, American, European, African, Asian and Indo-Pacific art, as well as photography and modern and contemporary art and design. Through December 31: Yosemite: Exploring the Incomparable Valley. Ongoing: Art & Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–1830. Free and open to the public.

1111 Chapel St., New Haven, CT

(203) 432-0600


Tu–F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 11–5

View of the exhibition Art and Industry in
Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650–
1830. At Yale University Art Gallery.

View of the exhibition Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture, 1650– 1830. At Yale University Art Gallery.


Abigail Ogilvy Gallery

Through November 27: Meredyth Hyatt Moses: An Eclectic View. A group exhibition guest curated by Meredyth Hyatt Moses, independent curator and former gallerist of Clark Gallery, who has been involved in the Boston art scene since the 1970s. Guided by her refined and experienced taste, Moses selects pieces by local artists, which are both aesthetically distinct and cohesive. The resulting collection attests to the quality and diversity of fine art in Boston. Opening December 2: The Salon Show. An annual group show featuring artists in a variety of media and

460C Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 820-5173



W–Sa 11–6, Su 11–4

White Dress - 60x36"

Robert Freeman, White Dress, 60 x 36". Photo courtesy of David Leifer Photography. At Abigail Ogilvy Gallery.

Allston Arts District

Saturday & Sunday, November 11–12: Allston Arts District Open Studios. 20 artists at 119 Braintree Street, and the Designer’s Circus featuring original clothing for women at 1 Braintree Street. At Harvard Ed Portal: “The Sculptors Workshop,” featuring Allston Open Studios artists, as well as the Sculptors from 99 Franklin Street. Reception: Saturday, November 12, 6–8 p.m. Opening November 12: “Beyond the Book” exhibit at Oak Square Faneuil Library. Through November 30: Allston Arts Survey Show at Honan Library, featuring Allston Open Studios artists.




Opening December 7: The Fabric of Life: Themes from the Personal Well, featuring works by Susan Denniston, Virginia Fresina, Lisa Daria Kennedy, Marie Peters and Stephanie Roberts-Camello. These five compelling artists express the fragility of life. Works include oil, acrylic, printmaking, collage, encaustic wax and installations. Opening reception: Saturday, December 10, 5–7 p.m. “Mini” ArtSpace Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday, December 10, 4–6 p.m. Free to the public and wheelchair accessible.

63 Summer St, Maynard, MA

(978) 897-9828


W–Sa 11–3

Lisa Daria
Kennedy, The Fabric
of Life: Themes
from the Personal
Well, acrylic. At

Marie Peters, Assimilation, collage and prayer books. At ArtSpace.

Atlantic Works Gallery

November 5–27: Perception, new work by Perla Castañeda and Kristen Freitas. Opening reception: November 5, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception: November 17, 6–9 p.m. December 3–30: BENT—A Retrospective: Twenty Years of Cross Gender Work, by Samantha Marder. Opening reception: Saturday, December 3, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception: December 15, 6–9 p.m.

80 Border St., East Boston, MA

(857) 302-8363



New Winter Hours: November 5–27: Sa–Su 1–5 or by appointment December 3–30: Sa–Su 1–5 or by appointment (Closed December 24 & 25)

Kristen Freitas,
You want some
of this? (detail),
2016. At
Atlantic Works

Kristen Freitas, You want some of this? (detail), 2016. At Atlantic Works Gallery.

Attleboro Arts Museum

November 5: 25th Annual Benefit Art Auction – Celebrating the Auction’s Silver Anniversary. Doors open at 5 p.m. November 12 & 13: Self Guided Open Studio Tour, featuring artists in MA and RI in their creative spaces. December 9: Members’ Exhibition. All member artists are given the opportunity to exhibit up to three original works. Opening Awards Reception: Saturday, December 10, 2–4 p.m.

86 Park St., Attleboro, MA

(508) 222-2644


Tu–Sa 10–5

Bakalar & Paine Galleries

Through December 3: Encircling the World: Contemporary Art, Science, and the Sublime will feature international contemporary artists whose work is rooted in scientific inquiry and who create compelling visualizations of complex datasets or natural phenomena. A Century of Style: Masterworks of Poster Design showcases posters from the collection of Robert Bachelder from the 1890s to today.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)

621 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 879-7339



M–Tu, Th–Sa 12–6, W 12–8


Nathalie Miebach from Encircling the World. At Bakalar & Paine Galleries.

Barbara Krakow Gallery

Through December 3: Richard Artschwager: Books, Punctuation, Splats & Time. Opening December 10: Developments: Hanne Darboven, Moyra Davey, Paul Herrmann/Henri Hésan, William Kentridge and Roman Opalka.

10 Newbury St., Boston, MA

(617) 262-4490



Tu–Sa 10–5:30

Richard Artschwager,
Pregunta II, 1983,
painted wood in two parts.
At Barbara Krakow Gallery.

Richard Artschwager, Pregunta II, 1983, painted wood in two parts. At Barbara Krakow Gallery.

Beard & Weil Galleries

Through November 11: JUDY PFAFF: Drawings Thick and Thin, a survey of works ranging from prints to small, three-dimensional works that explore the medium of drawing. A rare opportunity to view new and old works by this critically acclaimed artist together in a fresh context. Opening December 1: It’s Elemental: Water, a student-curated exhibition of water-related works from Wheaton’s Permanent Collection. ALLISON BIANCO: Atlantic Time, a solo exhibition of prints that reflect on nostalgia. Opening reception: Thursday, December 1, 5:30–8 p.m. Gallery and events are free and open to the public. See website for additional programming.

Wheaton College

26 East Main St., Norton, MA

(508) 286-5412


M–Sa 12:30–4:30, closed for college breaks

Boston Athenaeum

Circulating and special collections library and fine art museum specializing in Boston and New England history. Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery and select building spaces open to the public. Ongoing: Daniel Chester French: The Female Form Revealed offers a fresh perspective on French’s repertoire, focusing on a selection of his works representing the female figure in its classicizing, idealized form. Free to members, $5 for non-members.

10½ Beacon St., Boston, MA

(617) 720-0270



M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4

Daniel Chester French,
Mourning Victory,
Maquette, c. 1906,
plaster, 14 7/ 8 x 7¾ x
2¾". Chesterwood,
a National Trust
Site, Stockbridge,
Massachusetts, Gift of
Daniel Chester French
Foundation. Photograph
by Paul Rocheleau,
courtesy Chesterwood.
At Boston Athenæum.

Daniel Chester French, Mourning Victory, Maquette, c. 1906, plaster, 14 7/ 8 x 7¾ x 2¾". Chesterwood, a National Trust Site, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Gift of Daniel Chester French Foundation. Photograph by Paul Rocheleau, courtesy Chesterwood. At Boston Athenæum.

Boston Sculptors Gallery

Through November 13: Eric Sealine, Seven Studios: A Memoir and Dennis Svoronos, Grey Matters. November 16–December 18: Sally S. Fine, SeaChange and Leslie Wilcox, LEEPS Leap of Faith Forward. Fine’s exhibition focuses attention on sea life affected by climate change, pollution and overfishing. Wilcox transforms driftwood, fiberglass and metal screens into animated interpretations of the concept “leap of faith.” Artists’ receptions: Saturday, November 19, 5–8 p.m. Second Sunday Sound: December 11, 4–6 p.m.

486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 482-7781



W–Su 12–6, First Friday 5–8

Brickbottom Gallery

Through November 20: Brickbottom Open Studios Directory Exhibition in conjunction with Brickbottom Open Studios, November 19–20, 12–6 p.m. Visit the gallery and plan out your open studios route. Opening December 1: Inventing 3D Landscapes featuring Bill Brayton, Gary Duehr, Phyllis Ewen, Ted Ollier and Heidi Whitman. Reception: Sunday, December 4, 4–6 p.m.

1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA

(617) 776-3410



Th–Su 12–5

Bromfield Gallery

November 2–27: Poet’s Walk by Patty Adams. Based on excursions to a parkland in Rhinebeck, NY, Adams added color to these ink and charcoal drawings to suggest her emotional experience of the landscape. Reception: Friday, November 4, 6–8:30 p.m. November 30–December 18: Winter Works. Juried holiday exhibition in diverse media by New England artists. Reception: Friday, December 2, 6–8:30 p.m.

450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 451-3605



W–Su 12–5

Cambridge Art Association

November 8–December 21: Kathryn Schultz Gallery and University Place Gallery: RED Biennial juried by Joseph D. Ketner. Opening reception: Friday, November 18, 6–8 p.m. Awards presented at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery at 7 p.m.

Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices
25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA
Tu–Sa, 11–5
University Place Gallery
124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
M–F 9–5, Sa 9–1

(617) 876-0246



Cambridge Arts Council / Galley 344

Through December 30: 1440-Degree Landscape, Panoramic Photographs by Richard Hackel. After moving here from Michigan, where he was a medical ophthalmic photographer for 29 years, Hackel created work for Gallery 344 by spending 18 months photographing selected public spaces in Cambridge as they changed through the seasons. Free and open to the public.

344 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Cambridge , MA

(617) 349-4389



M 8:30–8, T–Th 8:30–5, F 8:30–12

Cape Ann Museum

The Cape Ann Museum is at the heart of a long and important arts tradition, exhibiting work by artists who have lived and worked on Cape Ann from all periods, including the present. Through its permanent collections, special exhibitions and programs, the Museum explores the connection between artists and place, examining how Cape Ann affects the artists it attracts and how those influences carry over in a broader sense to the history of art in America. Ongoing: Voicing the Woods: Jeremy Adams, Instrument Maker with photographs by Paul Cary Goldberg.  

27 Pleasant St., Gloucester, MA

(978) 283-0455



Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–4


Jeremy Adams doing restoration work on a Pleyel harpsichord. Photo: Paul Cary Goldberg, 2016. At Cape Ann Museum.

Charles Fine Arts

November 5, 2016 through January 14, 2017: INSPIRED TRADITIONS, an exhibition of selected artist members of the Copley Society of Boston. Included in this exhibition will be oil paintings, watercolors and photographs of landscapes, seascapes and figures exploring traditions of inspiration. Opening reception: Saturday, November 5, 4–7 p.m.

196 Main St., Gloucester, MA

(978) 559-7762


Tu–F 12–4, Sa & Su 1–5

Concord Art Association

Through July 12: Member’s Gallery: Ron Rosenstock. Through August 13: Main Gallery: Responding to Place, landscape paintings by Bernard Chaet, Lois Dodd, Elizabeth O’Reilly, Stuart Shils, SaraNoa Mark, Rick Fox, Kathleen Jacobs, Wolf Kahn, James Urbaska, Allen Whiting, Susanah Howland, John Walker, Andy Karnes, Kib Bramhall and Ken Vincent. July 14–August 13: Member’s Gallery: Student/Teacher Show. Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 p.m.

37 Lexington Rd., Concord , MA

(978) 369-2578



Tu–Sa 10–4:30, Su 12–4

Holiday Originals, 2014.

Holiday Originals, 2014.

Copley Society of Art

Co|So is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, representing over 300 artist members from around the globe. November 12–December 24: Holiday Small Works 2016 in the Upper and Lower galleries. This show offers affordably priced works in a variety of media including paintings, photographs and mixed media. Also on display in the Red Room: Miniature Moments. Robin Samiljan’s miniature works in encaustic reflect experiences drawn from nature and the city of Chicago.

158 Newbury St., Boston, MA

(617) 536-5049



Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5

Robin Samiljan,
LaSalle Street, encaustic,
10 x 10" framed.
At Copley Society
of Art.

Robin Samiljan, LaSalle Street, encaustic, 10 x 10" framed. At Copley Society of Art.


Through November 13: Beth Galston. “I think of certain natural forms—leaf, seedpod...—as basic building blocks, like cells… with them I explore the relationship between natural and manmade.” Opening November 19: Lianghong Feng—Eric Slayton. Paintings by renowned Chinese artist Linanghong Feng and concrete sculptures by Brooklyn artist Eric Slayton.

1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

(413) 346-4004



November: W–Su 11–5 December: F–Su 11–5

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

Ongoing: The deCordova New England Biennial 2016 features sixteen New England-based artists who are making significant contributions to contemporary art in the region, and showcases the work of painters, sculptors, video artists, book illustrators, performance artists and photographers. Also on view, Edward Steichen: Twentieth-Century Photographer.

51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA

(781) 259-8355


W–F 10–4, Sa–Su 10–5

Fitchburg Art Museum

Ongoing: Plastic Imagination, featuring ten contemporary New England artists: Lisa Barthelson, Tom Deininger, Dana Filibert, Joseph Fucigna, Lynne Harlow, Niho Kozuru, Margaret Roleke, Dean Snyder, Bill Thompson, and Brian Zink. Neal Rantoul: Monsters. Evoking Eleanor: The art, life, and legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross. More Recent Acquisitions: Photography. Global Africa: Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art. Discover Ancient Egypt.

185 Elm St., Fitchburg, MA

(978) 345-4207


W–F 12–4, Sa–Su 11–5


Installation view of Plastic Imagination. © 2016 Charles Sternaimolo. At Fitchburg Art Museum.

Fountain Street Fine Art

Through November 13: Wind and Water, Mary Spencer and Anne Sargent Walker. Two artists explore images of the natural world. Opening November 3: Small Work Showcase. November 17–December 18: In Place, Cory Shea and Mia Cross. Common threads of being home, in a place. Reception: Saturday, November 19, 5–7 p.m.

59 Fountain St., Framingham, MA

(508) 879-4200



Th–Su 11–5, and by appointment

Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Portraits North

November 18, 2016–January 14, 2017: 32nd Annual Almost Miniatures Show. This is the gallery’s Signature Show with over 50 artists participating. 200 small paintings will be on view on both floors of the gallery with artists primarily from New England. New artists painting in the abstract will be featured as well as many favorite artists returning. The gallery may have a January Paint Day—see website for details. 

56 Adams St, Lexington, MA

(781) 862-0660



W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5

Cindy Crimmin, Lengthening Shadows, pastel on paper, 6 x
10". At Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Portraits North.

Cindy Crimmin, Lengthening Shadows, pastel on paper, 6 x 10". At Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Portraits North.

Fuller Craft Museum

New England’s home for contemporary craft. Through November 27: (413): Pioneering Western Massachusetts. Through January 1: New Sole of the Old Machine: Steampunk Brockton—Reimagining the City of Shoes. Ongoing: Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects, permanent collection. What Remains: Wooden Quilt Sculptures of Laura Petrovich; Uncommon Exposures; Cary Wolinsky: Fiber of Life. Opening December 17: John Bisbee: Material Obsession.

MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A

455 Oak St., Brockton, MA

(508) 588-6000


Tu–W, F–Su 10–5, Th 10–9

Galatea Fine Art

November 2–27: Lynda Cutrell: Genesis, mixed media. Iwalani Kaluhiokalani: Gathering, paintings. Becky Kisabeth Gibbs: Fragmentary Blue, paintings. Reception: Friday, November 4, 6–8 p.m. December 1–30: Easy Acquisitions: Annual Members’ Exhibition. Affordable works in a variety of media. Reception: Friday, December 2, 6–8 p.m.

460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA

(617) 542-1500



W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5

Becky Kisabeth Gibbs, Fragmentary Blue, 2016,
oil on canvas, 12 x 12". At Galatea Fine Art.

Becky Kisabeth Gibbs, Fragmentary Blue, 2016, oil on canvas, 12 x 12". At Galatea Fine Art.

Gallery NAGA

November 11–December 17: Judy Kensley McKie: Works on Paper. Judy Kensley McKie is a pivotal figure in the world of studio furniture, but this exhibition will highlight only her drawings, woodcut prints and monotypes, most of which have never been seen before. Opening reception: Friday, November 11, 6–8 p.m.

67 Newbury St., Boston, MA

(617) 267-9060



Tu–Sa 10–5

Gallery Seven

November 22–December 30: Holiday Art Show featuring ten area artists with an array of art ranging from paintings to photographs to mixed media. Jack Bordenca, Steven Faucher, Michaela Flatley, Maryann Goblick, Lynn Nafey, Bethany Peck, Pam Short, Mark J. Stock, Trina Teele and Linda Watskin. Artists’ reception: Saturday, December 3, 6–8 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.

7 Nason St., Maynard, MA

(978) 897-9777


Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5

Mark J. Stock, Green Streamlines, digital chromogenic
print. At Gallery Seven.

Mark J. Stock,Green Streamlines, digital chromogenic print. At Gallery Seven.

Gallery Sitka

Hosting the work of local artists, jewelers, potters and photographers from Martha’s Vineyard and New York. This start-up gallery in a central Massachusetts mill town is committed to revitalizing the town through the arts. On view: The encaustic art of Jeanne Borofsky, a Groton, MA artist. Experience her work—amidst another local show by the Fitchburg Cultural Alliance—at Sitka’s next opening. Opening reception: Saturday, November 12, 2-4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

454 Main St., Fitchburg, MA

(978) 425-6290



Th–Sa 10–4


Jeanne Borofsky, Bau-Schloss, encaustic monotype and origami assemblage on panel, 18 x 18 x 4". At Gallery Sitka.

Griffin Museum of Photography

Through November 27: Main Gallery: Zindagi. Manjari Sharma, Priya Kambli, Dan Eckstein, Quintavius Oliver and Raj Mayukh Dam. Griffin Gallery: The Bindi Collection, Morning Poetry. Julie Williams-Krishnan. Atelier Gallery: The Third Eye. Julie Williams-Krishnan. Satellite galleries: SoWa, 530 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA. Through November 4: The Big Dig, Michael Hintlian. Stoneham Theater, 395 Main St., Stoneham, MA. Through November 27: Ghosts Who Now Dance, Sandy Alpert and Arthur Griffin.

67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA

(781) 729-1158


Tu–Su 12–4

Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery

November 3–December 8: BCC Art and Design Faculty Exhibition. Each time the gallery hosts this triennial event it is reminded of the diverse interests and professional pursuits of the Art and Design Program faculty at BCC. Teaching artists and designers present work from their professional or studio practice. Reception: Thursday, November 3, 6–8 p.m.

Bristol Community College

777 Elsbree St., Fall River, MA

(508) 678-2811 ext. 2631


M–F 10–4, Sa 1–4

Harvard Art Museums

Opening November 4: Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning brings together a deeply evocative constellation of recent works by Doris Salcedo, the renowned Bogotá-based artist known for her sculptures and public installations that respond to the testimonies of survivors and victims of political violence. Opening celebration: Wednesday, November 2, 5–9 p.m. Featuring a panel discussion with the artist at 6 p.m. and reception. See website for details and related events.

32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA

(617) 495-9400


M–Su 10–5

Doris Salcedo, A Flor de Piel (detail), 2013. Rose petals
and thread, 133 7/ 8 x 196 7/ 8 " (dimensions may vary).
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Joerg Lohse; courtesy of
the artist and Alexander and Bonin, New York, and
White Cube, London. At Harvard Art Museums.

Doris Salcedo, A Flor de Piel (detail), 2013. Rose petals and thread, 133 7/ 8 x 196 7/ 8 " (dimensions may vary). © Doris Salcedo. Photo: Joerg Lohse; courtesy of the artist and Alexander and Bonin, New York, and White Cube, London. At Harvard Art Museums.

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery

Through December 14: Woven Power: Ritual Textiles of Sarawak and West Kalimantan, selections from the collection of John G. Kreifeldt. Pua kumbu are magnificent, intricately dyed, hand-loomed cotton ikat textiles once woven in profusion in longhouses in Malaysia’s Sarawak and in nearby Kalimantan, Indonesia. These ceremonial blankets were once religious objects par excellence, full of powerful spirits. This exhibition invites visitors to view historic textiles selected from the remarkable, comprehensive collection of Dr. John G. Kreifeldt.

College of the Holy Cross

O’Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA

(508) 793-3356

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M–F 10–5, Sa 12–5


Detail of Iban skirt. At Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery.

Kingston Gallery

November 2–27: Jennifer Moses, Elbow Room. Members’ Gallery: Ilona Anderson, Neon Network. First Friday reception: Friday, November 4, 5:30–8 p.m. Exercises for the Quiet Eye with Annie Storr: November 12, 3 p.m. November 30–January 1: Cree Bruins, Drawn to Light. Members’ Gallery: Sarah Meyers Brent, Plant Monster. First Friday Reception: Friday, December 2, 5–8 p.m.

450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA

(617) 423-4113


W–Su 12–5 and by appointment

Kniznick Gallery

Opening November 21: Pat Oleszko, Fool for Thought. Pat Oleszko is an internationally known visual and performance artist whose work ranges from the street to stage to silver screen through humor by way of absurdity. Fool for Thought presents a large and very highly costumed body (of work).

Brandeis Women’s Studies Research Center

515 South St., Waltham, MA


M–F 9–5

Pat Oleszko, Hello Folly, 2015, performance view.

Pat Oleszko, Hello Folly, 2015, performance view.

Laconia Gallery

November 4–December 18: Rachel Mello: That Space Between Flying and Falling. Cut silhouettes hang from the ceiling and cast shadows to create an installation simultaneously evoking an internal, emotional landscape and a tangible cityscape. Mello’s work straddles a line between sculpture and painting, ethereal and quotidian. Opening reception: Friday, November 4, 5:30-8 p.m.

433 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA


laconiagallery.com ; facebook.com/laconiagallery

F–Su 12–4 and by appointment


Rachel Mello, Garden Gate. At Laconia Gallery.

Lexington Arts & Crafts Society

Holiday Marketplace—Thousands of creations by artists for everyone on your list: Ceramics, paintings, fine jewelry, polymer clay/beading, basketry, weaving, photography, woodworks, needle arts, decorative arts, cards, gift certificates. SOUP BOWLS FOR HUNGER—Month of December Soup Bowls created by the Ceramics Guild and Teen Pottery Class available at Via Lago, 1845 Mass. Ave. Lexington. All proceeds go to Lexington Interfaith Food Pantry.

130 Waltham St., Lexington, MA

(781) 862-9696


December 2–23, M–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5 December 24, 10–5

McCoy Gallery

Through November 17: James Fortune: Selves. In his series of self-portraits the late New Hampshire painter James Fortune left a candid set of revelations about personal identity as secured in deeply felt investigations of seeing and art-making. These are paintings of interior life. November 20–December 21: Brian Chu: Recent Paintings. Chu’s paintings deliver spaces of travel and home through layers of painting activity that make it clear that painting is more than simply picturing. As Chu reveals the light of a place he makes it clear that it is a painted place. 

Merrimack College

315 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA


M–F 8:30–4:30

MIT List Visual Arts Center

Ongoing: Edgar Arceneaux: Written in Smoke and Fire. Edgar Arceneaux’s work in installation, sculpture, drawing, photography and video draws inspiration from a wide-ranging set of sources: American history, astronomy, science fiction, architecture, music and movies.

20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA

(617) 253-4400


Tu, W, F–Su 12–6, Th 12–8

A Book and a Medal: Disentanglement Equals
Homogenous Abstractions, 2014, installation view,
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo:
Robert Wedemeyer. At MIT List Visual Arts Center.

A Book and a Medal: Disentanglement Equals Homogenous Abstractions, 2014, installation view, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer. At MIT List Visual Arts Center.

MIT Museum

Ongoing: Images of Discovery: Communicating Science Through Photography; Grazia Toderi and Désiré Despradelle: Spectacular Cities; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Projects and Prototypes: MIT Student Work; Holography: Dimensions of Light; Sampling MIT; Robots & Beyond. Check website for complete information on programs, gallery tours, demonstrations and festivals.

265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

(617) 253-5927


Daily 10-5

Montserrat Gallery

Montserrat Gallery through December 17: Re//Woven, Nathan Green, Rachel Paiewonsky, Maria Molteni, Cal Lane, Liz Collins, Stacey Piwinski. November 18–20: Three-Day Montserra{r}t Sale. Open from 1–7 p.m. on Saturday, November 19, and Sunday, November 20. Ticketed preview reception: Friday, November 18, 6–9 p.m. 301 Gallery, November 14–18: Fall Thesis Show #1. November 28–December 2: Fall Thesis Show #2. December 5–15: Art Education.

Montserrat Gallery
23 Essex St., Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
301 Gallery
301 Cabot St., Beverly, MA
M–F 11:30–2:30, Sa 12–5

Museum of Russian Icons

Featuring the largest collection of Russian icons and related artifacts outside of Russia. Opening November 19: Holy Fools to Wonderworkers: Saints of the Orthodox Church—an exhibit of rarely seen icons from the collection. And, Two Imperial Icons—created as gifts for the 1908 wedding of Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna to Prince Willem of Sweden, Duke of Sodermanland, oklads by Faberge and Kurliukov.

203 Union St., Clinton, MA

(978) 598-5000


Tu–F 11–4, Sa-Su 11-5, Closed Mondays


Icon of the Savior, Not Made by Hands, oklad by Kurliukov. At Museum of Russian Icons.

Nesto Gallery

November 18: Black History Matters 365, curated by Percy Fortini-Wright. The works explore a variety of themes about the Black experience in America. Artists include Cedric “Vise 1” Douglas, Percy Fortini-Wright, Paul Goodnight, Ekua Holmes, Lawrence Pierce, L’Merchie Frazier, Shea Justice, and Destiny Palmer. Opening reception: Friday, November 18, 5:30–7 p.m.

Milton Academy Art & Media Center

170 Centre St., Milton, MA

(617) 898-1798


M–F 8:30–3:30

New Art Center

Through November 22: The Intimacy of Memory honors loved ones lost to opioid overdose and challenges viewers to rethink narratives surrounding stigmatized deaths. Obstacle Course, curated by Cathy McLaurin and Courtney McClellan, performs, examines and critiques collaboration in contemporary art making. Opening December 9: LandForms, featuring Kristina Goransson, Richard Farrell and Katherine Downey Miller, explores the pervasive power of landscapes. Newton Art Association’s James King Bonnar Show and Holiday Sale.

61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

(617) 964-3424


Tu–Sa 1–6

Caitlin Berrigan, Treatise on Imaginary Explosions,
vol. II, 2013, sketch and film still. At New Art

Caitlin Berrigan, Treatise on Imaginary Explosions, vol. II, 2013, sketch and film still. At New Art Center.

Newton Free Library

November 2–29: Gallery: Invitation to Life by Hea-Min Jeong, acrylic and mixed media on canvas. November 2–29: Main Hall: Dinosaurs, Cows and Fairies by Dan Moynihan, watercolor illustrations for children’s stories. December 2–29: Gallery: Unfolding by Elizabeth Slayton, oil paintings. Joint reception: Thursday, December 8, 7 p.m. December 2–29: Main Hall: Head on a Thinking Hand by Catarina Coelho, prints and drawings. Joint reception: Thursday, December 8, 7 p.m.

330 Homer St., Newton, MA

(617) 796-1360



M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5

Oxbow Gallery

Through November 27: Front Room: Elizabeth Caine, vibrant oil paintings, shared with Tricia Kane, a painter presently working with hooked rugs. Back Room: Marilyn Allen. It’s About Time explores the human concept of time via our perception of the fluid, visual world. Reception: Friday, November 11, 5:30–8 p.m. December 1–31: Front Room: BZ Reily, Inside. Foundobject outdoor sculptures, assemblages and prints. Back Room: Group Show. Reception: Friday, December 9, 5–8 p.m.

275 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA

(413) 586-6300


Th–Su 12–5


Marilyn Allen, Confluence. At Oxbow Gallery.

Peabody Essex Museum

Opening November 19: Shoes: Pleasure and Pain. Explore the creativity of footwear from around the globe through more than 300 pairs of shoes, ranging from elaborate vintage designs to those by contemporary makers. This exhibition considers the cultural significance and transformative capacity of shoes and examines the latest developments in footwear technology. The exhibition is organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

161 Essex St., Salem, MA

(978) 745-9500


T–Su, 10–5, Third Th 10–9


Sebastian Errazuriz, The Golddigger, The Heartbreaker, and The Boss, from the 12 Shoes for 12 Lovers collection, 2013, 3D-printed acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene polymer, resin, and acrylic. Museum purchase, 2015, Peabody Essex Museum. © 2016 Peabody Essex Museum. Photography by Kathy Tarantola. At Peabody Essex Museum.

Piano Craft Gallery

November 4–27: Dognamé, Strawbaby, and Filbèrt. New works in Painting, Sculpture, and Digital Media by Stephen St. Francis Decky. Opening: Friday,
November 4, 6–9 p.m. Free and open to the public. December 2–18: Art100 Boston 2016. Third annual art exhibition featuring more than 400 original works of art by more than 60 artists. Included are paintings, photographs, sculptures, limited edition prints, collages and mixed media constructions created by established and emerging artists working in the New England area. Each work is priced at $100. Opening: Friday, December 2, 6–9 p.m.

793 Tremont St., Boston, MA


pianocraftgallery.org & facebook.com/gallerypf

November: F 5–8, Sa & Su 12–5 December: Tu–F 4–8, Sa & Su 1–6

Salmon Falls Gallery

Through December 3: The Liquid Edge, large photographs by Sarah Holbrook of Ashfield, MA. As a child, Holbrook rowed, sailed or motored the northern Maine Ocean, wishing she could continue north into Labrador. Twenty years ago she returned to the ocean as a photographer, starting in Cape Cod and continuing the passion into the Arctic and even Antarctica. Reception: Saturday, November 19, 4–6 p.m.

(413) 625-9833



M–W 10–5 until 8, Th–Sa 10–8, Su 11–6


Sarah Holbrook, West Greenland, 2015, digital photograph on archival paper with archival ink, 27 x 18”. At Salmon Falls Gallery.

Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass

November 18–December 30: Winter Glass. A group exhibition featuring contemporary glass sculpture by gallery artists.

3 Elm St., Stockbridge, MA

(413) 298-3044


M, Tu, Th–Su 11–5, closed W


Lino Tagliapietra, Dinosaur, 2016, blown glass, 56 x 26¼ x 7". Photo: Russell Johnson. At Schantz Galleries.

Smith College Museum of Art

Four floors of galleries including a new Asian art and digital media gallery, plus a “Talk Back” learning space. Through December 11: Eric Avery: AIDS Work. Through December 30: When in Rome: Printsand Photographs, 1550–1900.

20 Elm St. at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA

(413) 585-2760


Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4


Eric Avery, Escape, 1992–93, block; 2013. Woodcut and linocut printed in red and black on medium weight, slightly textured, white paper. Gift of the artist. At Smith College Museum of Art.

South Shore Art Center

November 10–December 18: Out of Order, national juried show. Juror is Nick Capasso, director of Fitchburg Art Museum. Dillon Gallery: Small Works. Faculty Feature: Ann Conte. Opening reception: Thursday, November 10, 6–8 p.m.

119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA

(781) 383-2787


M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4

The Art Complex Museum

Ongoing: Night Becomes us: Nighttime photographs by the Greater Boston Night Photographers. Rotations: Objects from the permanent collection. Opening November 13: Full Tilt Print Studio: Member portfolios have been exhibited widely.

189 Alden St., Duxbury, MA

(781) 934-6634


W–Su 1–4

Three Stones Gallery

Opening November 9: Color, Grace & Passion. Paintings by Jim McManus, Adria Arch, Siri Smedvig and Jack DeMuth, photographs by Marv Goldschmidt, lamps by Liz Conlin, hand-turned wooden bowls by Bob Hale, “Foot Fetish” by Gwen Murphy, ceramics by Frith Bail and handmade jewelry and cards by local artists. Opening reception: Thursday, November 17, 6–8:30 p.m.

115 Commonwealth Ave., Concord, MA

(978) 254-5932


M–F 10–6, Sa 10–5


Jack DeMuth, One Sheet to the Wind, acrylic on panel, 7 x 7"; Frith Bail, Milkweed Pods, raku with gold and wrapped lava stone pendant. At Three Stones Gallery.

Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College

Through December 1: Flayed: A Collaborative Installation. Salvador Jimenez-Flores, Eric J. Garcia and Gabriel Villa. Gallery talk: Wednesday, November 9, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

180 the Riverway, Boston, MA

(617) 879-2219


Tu–Th 1–5, Sa 2–5, and by appointment. Closed November 19–28


Salvador Jimenez-Flores, El Trenzas, 2015, latex paint, gesso on raw canvas.

Trident Gallery

Through November 27: Susan Erony: Towers and Other Thoughts. Opening reception: Saturday, October 29, 5–7 p.m. Conversation with the artist: Sunday, November 6, 4 p.m. Mixed media paintings having the motif of a tower—the Tower of Babel, monuments, ritual mounds for mourning, etc. December 3–31: Gordon Goetemann, Painter, 1933–2016. Opening reception: Saturday, December 3, 5–7 p.m.

189 Main St., Gloucester, MA

(978) 491-7785



Open Sa 10–7, Fr Su Mo 10–5, Tu We Th 12–5

Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College

November 14–December 15: Constructing Place, an exhibition of photographs by Elaine Alibrandi and sculpture by Frank Poor. Alibrandi examines how people on their daily commute inhabit a space that, although often grimy or lonesome, has its own language. Poor’s sculptural evocations of rural and small town architecture play with scale, perspective and historical nuance. Reception: Thursday, November 17, 5–7 p.m. with artist talk at 5:45. Closed November 23–25.

300 The Fenway, Boston, MA

(617) 521-2268


M–F 10–4:30

Tufts University Art Gallery

Through December 4: The Tufts University Art Gallery celebrates its 25th anniversary by examining the changing role of artists and subjects in portraiture. Mortal Things: Portraits Look Back and Forth includes many new acquisitions, numerous works by alumni and faculty from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and loans from public and private collections.

Aidekman Arts Center

40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA

(617) 627-3518



Tu, W, F–Su 11–5, Th 11–8

University Gallery at UMass Lowell

Through November 25: Louder Than Words: Can You See it Now? featuring S.A. Bachman and Neda Moridpour. December 14–22: Fall 2016 BFA Exhibition, hours by appointment. Reception: Wednesday, December 14, 5–7 p.m. in the University Gallery.

Mahoney Hall

870 Broadway St., Lowell, MA

(978) 934-3491, (978) 934-3494


M–W 10–4, Th 10–9, F–Sa 10–3


Patterns Hidden in Patterns (detail), from Louder Than Words. At University Gallery at UMASS Lowell.

Waltham Mills 40th Anniversary Open Studios

November 5–6: Visit art where it’s made. Over 70 artists of all media from WMAA and Lincoln Studios, with visiting jewelry makers and metal artists from Metalwerx opening their doors to welcome the public to this free event. Tour studios, chat with artists, and add to your art collection. They’re in a central location with easy access by public transportation and ample parking.

144 & 289 Moody St., Waltham, MA


Sa & Su 12–6

Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College

November 15–December 10: Annee Spileos Scott/ Alla Lazebnik: Intersections. This exhibition will feature a new series of woodcuts by Alla Lazebnik entitled Moments in Time and an installation by Annee Spileos Scott, Fueling Consumption: China’s New Silk Road. Artists’ reception: Sunday, November 20, 5–7 p.m.

47 Myrtle Ave., Auburndale, MA

(617) 243-2143


Tu–Sa 1–4, Third Thursday 1–7


Alla Lazebnik, One Step, woodcut. At Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College.

Winfisky Gallery at Salem State University

The Winfisky Gallery displays art from all over the world in a variety of media from prints to kinetic sculpture to collage and photography. In addition to visiting artists, the art and design department hosts an annual faculty works exhibit, a student works exhibit and the prestigious student honors exhibition.

Ellison Campus Center

Lafayette St., Rts. 114 & 1A, Salem, MA

(978) 542-7890


M-F 10-2 or by appointment

Worcester Academy Performance Center

Through November 18: Robert Munford: Selected Works, 1957–1966. Twenty works by Munford, a pop art pioneer, are featured from the collections of John Ashbery, Galerie Lara Vincy, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, and the Munford Estate.

81 Providence St., Worcester, MA

(508) 459-6927



Hours upon request


Robert Munford, Tea for Two, 1964, mixed media. Collection John Ashbery. Courtesy Flow Chart Foundation/Tibor de Nagy Gallery. At Worcester Academy Performance Center.

Worcester Art Museum

Through November 6: Knights!, multi-media exhibition of highlights from the John Woodman Higgins Armory Collection. Opening November 16: KAHBAHBLOOOM: The Art and Storytelling of Ed Emberley, comprehensive retrospective of one of the world’s most prolific children’s book illustrators. Opening December 17: Medieval Galleries reinstallation, a fresh take on WAM’s outstanding collection of medieval art.

55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA

(508) 799-4406


W–F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8


Ed Emberley, KAHBAHBLOOOM. At Worcester Art Museum.


Colby College Museum of Art

Through December 11: Teresa Margolles: We Have a Common Thread. Ongoing: Rivane Neuenschwander: Zé Carioca, In the Studio: Picasso’s Vollard Suite, A Usable Past: American Folk Art at the Colby College Museum of Art, and Weather Vanes and Trade Signs from a Distinguished New England Collection. Museum tours Saturday at 2 p.m.

5600 Mayflower Hill Dr., Waterville, ME

(207) 859-5600


Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5

At Colby College Museum of Art.

At Colby College Museum of Art.

George Marshall Store Gallery

Where history and contemporary art meet. Through November 13: A green thought in a green shade, selected paintings by Boston painter Robert Baart, and Boyan Moskov, New Ceramics from Contoocook. Invited New England artists in Various Shades of Grey. Opening November 19: Invited New England artists in Curator’s Choice and New Paintings and Prints by Scott Schnepf, who recently retired from the University of New Hampshire Art Department.

Museums of Old York

140 Lindsay Rd., York, ME

(207) 351-1083


Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art

Ongoing: Anguish: the Grave Misgivings of Remembrance is a visceral portrait of isolation, desire and remorse. Removed from the shadows, a collection of international artists presents a visual dialogue which is strikingly raw and at the surface of our emotional armature—one which we work diligently to prevent illuminating. Curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson, artists include Janine Antoni, Louise Bourgeois, Gail Deery, Nils Ericson, Carson Fox, Markus Hansen, Jenny Holzer, Anders Krisar, Rosemary Laing, Roberto Mannino, Martha McDonald, Oscar Muñoz, Piper Shepard, Donna Smith, and Anna Tsantir.

522 Congress St., Portland, ME

(207) 699-5025



W–Su 11–5, Th 11–7, F 11–5

Martha McDonald,
Weeping Dress
Performance, crepe
paper fused to muslin
and interfacing,
polyester thread,
metal fasteners,
cotton tape, elastic
cord; birch plywood
platform, dress: 67
x 55", platform: 14
x 89 x 89". Photo:
Christian Capurro.
At Institute of
Contemporary Art
at Maine College
of Art.

Martha McDonald, Weeping Dress Performance, crepe paper fused to muslin and interfacing, polyester thread, metal fasteners, cotton tape, elastic cord; birch plywood platform, dress: 67 x 55", platform: 14 x 89 x 89". Photo: Christian Capurro. At Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art.

Portland Museum of Art

Through December 31: The Art Books of Henri Matisse. Featuring four of Matisse’s art books, revealing the artist’s dynamic and multifaceted relationship with literature, creativity and visual expression. Of Whales in Paint: Rockwell Kent’s Moby-Dick and Unbound: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.

7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME

(207) 775-6148


W, Sa–Su 11–6, Th–F 11–8

UNE Art Gallery

Through January 15, 2017: 17th International Juried Exhibition: “For Pastels Only.” The Pastel Painters of Maine (PPOM) are holding their 17th annual international juried exhibition at the UNE Art Gallery. The exhibit is an annual event, selected by nationally recognized pastel artists. This year’s juror is Casey Klahn, a colorist known for his abstracted landscapes and vivid use of color. The mission of the PPOM is to promote the pastel medium through exhibitions, workshops and educational programs.

Pastel Painters of Maine: pastelpaintersofmaine.com

716 Stevens Ave., Portland, ME

(207) 221-4499


W, F–Su 1–4, Th 1–7, and by appointment

William _A_Schneider_Them's Fighting Words

William A. Schneider, Them’s Fighting Words. At Pastel Painters of Maine.

New Hampshire

Cynthia-Reeves NH

December 3: Jaehyo Lee Sculpture. The trajectory of his current work reveals his refined approach to nature—addressing simple elements and, from them, creating large scale works of remarkable impact. Poetry Reading by Chard DeNiord: Thursday, November 10, 7 p.m. December 10: Drawings: Alisa Dworsky, Gudrun Mertes Frady, Anne Lindeberg, Shona Macdonald. Artists’ reception and reading by poet Lesle Lewis: Saturday, December 10, 5:30–7 p.m.

The Barn at 28 Main St., Walpole, NH

(603) 756-4160



Tu–Sa 10–5

Hood Museum

Opening January 5: Bahar Behbahani: Let the Garden Eram Flourish. Hood Downtown’s second exhibition features the acclaimed Persian Garden series of Brooklyn-based, Iranian-born artist Bahar Behbahani. Behbahani’s stunning paintings explore the intersection of politics and poetics that defines these gardens as contested cultural spaces.

53 Main St., Hanover, NH

(603) 646-2900



W–Sa 11–9, Su 1–5


Bahar Behbahani,The Decisions Are Made: Activity Begins, 2015-16, mixed media on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Thomas Erben Gallery. At Hood Museum.

Karl Drerup Art Gallery

Through December 9: RESILIENCE: An Interdisciplinary Exploration Featuring Jason Mitcham and PSU Students. This collaborative exhibit will feature a dynamic theme of resilience and vulnerability, it will change and evolve over the exhibit time period and include paintings and video works by visiting artist Jason Mitcham, as well as visual art, written texts, and interactive components designed and presented by PSU students.

150 Main St., Plymouth, NH

(603) 535-2614



M–F 10–4, W 10–8, Sa 1–4


Jason Mitcham, still from Ruin Rising, 2013, painted animation. At Karl Drerup Art Gallery.

Lamont Gallery

November 1–December 10: 2016, A State of Mind: Boston Printmakers. Energy conservation, wealth opportunity, LGBTQ rights, global warming, national security, immigration, animal rights: these are some of the challenges facing us today. More than 140 members from Boston Printmakers, working in a variety of techniques and styles, will tackle these issues. Reception: Friday, November 4, 5–7 p.m. Gallery talk: Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m. Closed November 21–26. Free.

Frederick R. Mayer Art Center Phillips Exeter Academy

11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH

(603) 777-3461


Tu–F 9–5, Sa 10–4

Museum of the White Mountains

Through December 16: Finding Place on Paper: Contemporary Poets and Printmakers Explore the White Mountains. This exhibit will pair contemporary professional New England regional poets and printmakers with PSU student work with the common theme of responding to the White Mountains as a place.

Plymouth State University

34 Highland St., Plymouth, NH

(603) 535-3210



M–F 10–5, Sa 11–4

Christopher Morse, Barret on Moriah, 2014, framed etching and aquatint hand pulled a la poupee in color, 16 x 18

New Hampshire Institute of Art Galleries

The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) believes art is relevant and essential to our culture; therefore, it promotes education, presentation and civic engagement through its galleries. NHIA galleries serve as both an educational tool for undergraduate, graduate and community education programs and in support of arts as part of the community. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Emma B. French Gallery
148 Concord St., Manchester, NH
Roger Williams Gallery
77 Amherst St., Manchester, NH
Sharon Arts Center Gallery
30 Grove St., Peterborough, NH 

(603) 623-0313




New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Pastel Society of New Hampshire

Through November 26: The Pastel Society of New Hampshire presents its Eighth Annual National Juried Show, It’s Pastel!, at the Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery in Portsmouth, NH. Juror of Selection: Christine Swann, PSA. Juror of Awards: Lyn Asselta, PSA. Discover Portsmouth Center is in the heart of the historic seacoast. The gallery is situated on the ground floor of an historic building which once was the main library.e Pastel Society of New Hampshire presents its Seventh Annual National Juried Show, It’s Pastel!, at the Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery in Portsmouth, NH. This exhibition is free and open to the public.

Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery

10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH

(603) 436-8433


Open daily 10–5


Linda Brown, Footsteps 15, 2015, soft pastel, 9¾ x 12½". 2015 Second Place Award.

The Currier Museum of Art

Ongoing: Mount Washington: The Crown of New England. The first museum exhibition devoted entirely to art focusing on Mount Washington also reveals the bonds that formed between art, science, adventure and tourism in the region. Features major paintings by Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Cole, Jasper Francis Cropsey, John Frederick Kensett and David Johnson, as well as acclaimed painters such as Winslow Homer and George Inness.

150 Ash St., Manchester, NH

(603) 669-6144



Su, M, W–F 11–5, Sa 10–5

The Emerald Pool

Albert Bierstadt, The Emerald Pool, 1870, oil on canvas, 76½ x 119". Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, Bequest of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. 89.59. At Currier Museum of Art.

The McIninch Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University

November 4–December 17: Joseph Wardwell—Soon I Will be President. Artist talk and opening reception: Thursday, November 3, 5–7 p.m.

McIninch Art Gallery

2500 N. River Rd., Manchester, NH

Manchester, NH



M–Sa 10–3, Th 5–8


Joe Wardwell, Soon I Will Be President, 2016, oil on paper, 30 x 22". At The McIninch Art Gallery.

New York

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

Through December 11: Bradley Walker Tomlin: A Retrospective. This exhibition, presented in partnership with the Everson Museum of Art, is the first retrospective of American painter Bradley Walker Tomlin (1899–1953) since 1975. “The gentleman Abstract Expressionist,” Tomlin was known for his elegance in both painting style and personal comportment. The exhibition will include over 40 paintings, works on paper, and printed materials, charting Tomlin’s development from art nouveau illustrations of the 1920s to large-scale Abstract Expressionist paintings of the 1950s. See museum website for concurrent exhibitions.

State University of New York at New Paltz

1 Hawk Dr., New Paltz, NY

(845) 257-3844



W–Su 11–5

Rhode Island

ArtProv Gallery

Through November 17: Face Off featuring the portraits of Judy Volkmann, Magdalena Slabosz and Nick Gebhart. Gallery Night Providence: Thursday, November 17, 5–9 p.m. Opening December 7: This & That group show including Sarah Jane Lapp, David Baggarly, Nick Paciorek, Judy Volkmann, Jane Andreozzi, Mark Holme, Alecia Underhill, Linnea Leeming, Ewa Romaszewicz, Ken Steinkamp, Adam Waimon and more artists. Reception: Friday, December 9, 5–9 p.m. Gallery open December 10 & 11, 12–5 p.m. 

150 Chestnut St. 3rd Floor, Providence, RI

(401) 641-5182



Check website for hours, or by appointment

Bristol Art Museum

November 11–December 18: Crystal Clear, works by Stephen Remick, Jenine Bressner, Eleanor Sabin, Richard Harrington, Kendall Reiss.

10 Wardwell St., Bristol, RI

(401) 253-4400



Th–Su 1–4


Richard Harrington, Evolving, 10 x 10". At Bristol Art Museum.

Chazan Gallery

Through November 9: No Man’s Land, a twoperson show with works by Theresa Ganz and Millee Tibbs. November 17–December 7: Parallel Developments, works by Suzanne Kammin, Barbara Owen and Laura Petrovich-Cheney. Reception: Thursday, November 17, 5–9 p.m.

228 Angell St., Providence, RI

(401) 421-9230



Tu–Sa 11–4, Su 2–4

David Winton Bell Gallery

Opening November 19: Fatma Bucak | And men turned their faces from there, an exhibition of new and recent video, performance and installation works by Kurdish Turkish artist Fatma Bucak, born in Iskenderun on the Turkish-Syrian border. Opening reception and artist talk: Friday, November 18, 5:30–7:30 p.m. See website for further information.

Brown University, List Art Center

64 College St., Providence, RI

(401) 863-2932


M–W, F 11–4, Th 1–9, Sa–Su 1–4

Gallery 4/Silk Road Traders

Through December 23: a·bstracts & art·i·facts, a captivating fusion of expressionist and geometric abstract painting and works on paper from the studios of celebrated artists Harry Nadler, Peter Stroud, and Joan Jardine along with an inspiring collection of classic and contemporary artifacts. Distinctive offerings of earthenware, pottery, and ceramics from the Near and Far East plus contemporary works in wood, stone, metals, and textiles from Paula Stebbins Becker, Cecilia DelGaudio, Susan Freda, Gay Gillies, and Bradford McDougall.

3848 Main Rd., Tiverton, RI

(401) 816-0999

gallery4tiverton.com & silkroadgallery4.com

November 1–22: W–Su November 25–December 30: Open daily Call for hours


Peter Stroud, ALPHA DAWN, oil on canvas, 60 x 60". At Gallery 4/ Silk Road Traders.

Main Art Gallery, University of Rhode Island

Through November 18: The Art League Rhode Island in collaboration with the URI Department of Art and Art History, Main Art Gallery present an exhibition titled, Surface Tension. In the physical world, forces at the surface accumulate to create suspense. In art, that tension is a point of inspiration. Juried by noted Rhode Island artist Mary Dondero, this show is open to Art League Elected and Associate members as well as URI art students.

105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI

(401) 874-5812


M–F 12–4

Newport Art Museum

Produced by Joseph A. Chazan, M.D., NetWorks has been an ongoing project showcasing and recording the work, achievements, methods and profiles of Rhode Island artists, each year since 2008. NetWorks 2015-2016 celebrates the creative energy of the state with video profiles of 24 artists by Richard Goulis, portraits of the artists by Scott Lapham, and an exhibition in the Newport Art Museum’s Cushing Gallery.

76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

(401) 848-8200


Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4


Reenie Barrow, Lavtitia II, 2016, Iris print on Japanese handmade ice paper; 25 x 23". At Newport Art Museum.

Providence Art Club

Through November 4: Maxwell Mays and Mary Castelnovo galleries: 3 Artists, 3 Visions, Peter Michael Miller, Nick Paciorek and Bill Comeau. Dodge House Gallery: Mary Kosowski: Art Life, retrospective. November 13–December 23: The 112th Annual Little Pictures Show and Sale. Extended gallery hours: M–W, F–Su 12–5, Th 12–6. Reception: Sunday, November 13, 12–5 p.m. Galleries closed on Thanksgiving.

11 Thomas St., Providence, RI

(401) 331-1114



M–F 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4


Nick Paciorek, Providence View, 2016, oil on canvas, 30 x 40". At Providence Art Club.

Three Wheel Studio

November 17–December 17: Half Empty/Half Full: Annual Three Wheel Studio Ceramic Show will be on exhibit. The show will feature sculptural and functional cups by well known and emerging artists. Opening reception: November 17, 5–8 p.m. with live music by Kendall Francis. The show will be featured online at threewheelstudio.com/cupshow.

436 Wickenden St., Providence, RI

(401) 451-2350




Hayne Bayless Coffee Mugs, 2016, hand-built stoneware, reduction Δ9. Photo: H. Bayless.


BCA Center

Ongoing: Of Land and Local: Watershed. Water, as both ecological fact and metaphor, will be the subject of this year’s ongoing partnership between Shelburne Farms and Burlington City Arts. Of Land & Local: Watershed supports artist led conversations about issues impacting the Vermont landscape, culminating in exhibitions at both locations.

135 Church St., Burlington, VT

(802) 865-7166


Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5


Michael Zebrowski, Observatory (as installed at Shelburne Farms), 2016. At BCA Center.

BigTown Gallery

Through November 19: Main & Center galleries: Toward Form, drawing, painting and collage by Marcy Hermansader, Rick Skogsberg and Laurie Sverdlove. Through November 26: Projects Gallery: Bhakti Ziek, Lexicon. Lexicon investigates three ancient weave structures: taqueté, samitum, and lampas. Opening November 23: Figuration, paintings by Mark Goodwin, Lucy Mink and Fulvio Testa. Opening reception: Saturday, December 3, 5 p.m.

99 North Main St., Rochester, VT

(802) 767-9670


W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, and by appointment


Laurie Sverdlove, Zwartkop, 2016, flasche on paper, 29 x 21". At BigTown Gallery.

Hall Art Foundation

The Hall Art Foundation presents exhibitions of postwar and contemporary art. Ongoing: Landscapes after Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime, curated by American photographer Joel Sternfeld, featuring paintings, photographs and
sculpture by approximately 50 artists. Admission is free.

551 VT Rte. 106, Reading, VT

(802) 952-1056



W, Sa–Su by appointment. Appointments available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.


David Wojnarowicz, Head, 1984, collage and acrylic on plaster, 10 x 9 x 8

Helen Day Art Center

Through November 13: Pat Steir: Drawings and Sally Gil: Intergalactic Current. December 2–31: Members’ Art Show and Festival of Trees and Light. All members welcome to participate. Join today at helenday.com.

90 Pond St., Stowe, VT

(802) 253-8358


W–Su 12–5


Sally Gil, Two Stellar Women, 2013–15, collage and paint on stretched canvas, 58 x 60". At Helen Day Art Center.

Middlebury College Museum of Art

Through December 11: Bloom and Doom features prints, drawings and posters by members of the Viennese Secession circa 1900. Post Pop: Prints of Keith Haring presents selected limited editions on loan from the Keith Haring Foundation. Year round: tour the campus collection of public art, including sculptural works by Tony Smith, Robert Indiana, Clement Meadmore, and others.

72 Porter Field Rd., Middlebury, VT

(802) 443-5007



Tu–F 10–5, Sa–Su 12–5


Keith Haring, Pop Shop I, 1987. © Keith Haring Foundation.

Red Mill Gallery

November 20–December 10: New England-based artist Debra Jayne presents Architectural and Urban Sites, featuring a collection of paintings and prints that abstract architectural buildings and urban sites. Jayne interrogates what is an image and what is the representation of an image. She has exhibited extensively in New England and her works are in private collections in the U.S., Canada, France, and Norway. Reception: Sunday, November 20, 6–8 p.m.

80 Pearl St., Johnson, VT

(802) 635 2727


M–Su 9–6


Debra Jayne, Sunset Boulevard, 2015, acrlic on canvas, 40 x 50". At Red Mill Gallery.

Shelburne Museum

Opening November 19: Hard-Edge Cool: The Routhier Collection of Mid-Century Prints. Josef Albers, Jean Arp, Max Bill, Wassily Kandinsky, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Agnes Martin, and Frank Stella—more than 45 acclaimed artists from around the world, providing a comprehensive survey of Hard-edge, Concrete, and Op Art.

6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT

(802) 985-3346


Daily 10–5

Untitled (Rabat) 1964 Frank Stella born 1936 Purchased 1996 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/work/P77806

Frank Stella, Untitled, 1964, screenprint, 18 x 18". © 2016 Frank Stella / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. The Routhier Collection. At Shelburne Museum.

Vermont Metro Gallery

Ongoing: Of Land and Local: Watershed. Featuring a selection of work by Vermont artists that speaks directly to the sense of urgency created by rising waters, this exhibition explores the power of nature and how humans survive, react and respond to the immediate environmental crises facing our community and our planet.

135 Church St., Burlington, VT

(802) 865-7166


Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5


Mark Reamy, Michigan, 2015. At Vermont Metro Gallery.

West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park

Through October 16: Kim Radochia: Murmurations. Wall sculptures interpreting patterns in nature through the use of thousands of meticulously painted and torn pieces of paper. Joseph Lupiani & Adelaide Tyrol: Instinct & Attitude. A collection of sculptures and paintings by two Vermont-based artists exploring the parallels between animal and human behavior and personalities. Ongoing: Sculpture Park featuring large-scale works by Chris Curtis, Karen Petersen, Richard Erdman, David Stromeyer, and kinetic sculptures by Jeffery Laudenslager.

17 Towne Farm Ln., Stowe, VT

(802) 253-8943


Tu–Su 10–5


Kim Radochia, Murmuration 4, painted and hand torn paper on board, 27 x 31". At West Branch Gallery.

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