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Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph

Through June 4: Agri | Culture, an exhibition of European and American paintings and prints depicting agricultural life, including works by Edmund Blampied, Thomas Nason, and Milton Avery. Opening June 16: Permanent collection, featuring works by Thomas Hart Benton.

1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford, CT

(860) 231-5399


T, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4

City Gallery

July 6–30: Elton Harder Kane: an exhibition of what is not there. Painting, printmaking and mixed media by artists Freddi Elton, Barbara Harder, and Kathy Kane. Opening reception: Thursday, July 13, 5–7 p.m. Artists talk: Sunday, July 30, 2–4 p.m. The gallery is closed in August. In September, Michael Zack will have a solo exhibit, and in October all members will participate in CWOS@CityGallery.

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Kathy Kane, Stroke, acrylic on watercolor paper, 22' x 30". At City Gallery.
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Freddi Elton, Interphase Creature, collograph on board, 12 x 14". At City Gallery.
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Barbara Harder, J Topog Concordia 4, monotype, mixed media. At City Gallery.


994 State St., New Haven, CT

(203) 782-2489



Th–Su 12–4

Courtyard Gallery

The Courtyard Gallery, now in its 13th year, has gained the reputation of having the most diverse collection of original fine art in the area. Enjoy work from more than 40 acclaimed painters and sculptors in an intimate, comfortable setting. Ongoing: Celebrating Earth’s Beauty: Land and Sea. Weekly Meet the Artists Sunday Salons: 3–6 p.m., wine and light refreshments.

12 Water St. B3, Mystic, CT

(860) 536-5059


M, Th-Sa 11–6, Su 12–6 , and by appointment

Del-Bourree Bach, The Sea Is Always Home, acrylic on panel. At Courtyard Gallery.

Fairfield University Art Museum

Through June 10: Walsh Gallery, in Quick Center for the Arts: H. A. SIGG: Abstract Rivers. Ongoing: Bellarmine Hall Galleries: Michael Gallagher: Sketching the Landscape—A Plein Air Journal.

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H. A. Sigg, Within the Red III, 2006, acrylic on canvas. At the Walsh Gallery, Fairfield University Art Museum.

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Michael Gallagher, Corsica: Entrance to a Cemetery, 2007, wax crayon and watercolor. At the Bellarmine Hall Galleries, Fairfield University Art Museum.

1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT

(203) 254-4046


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

Florence Griswold Museum

Ongoing: Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art explores the interconnections of fine art and natural history, beginning with the Peale family, John James Audubon and their contemporaries and examines the naturalist impulse in works by the Hudson River School, American Pre-Raphaelites, and American Impressionist artists. Highlighting Impressionists such as Childe Hassam, Willard Metcalf, and Harry Hoffman, the exhibition showcases the importance of naturalist subjects for artists at the Lyme Art Colony, centered at Florence Griswold’s boarding house.                  

96 Old Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

(860) 434-5542

facebook.com/florencegriswoldmuseum, twitter.com/griswoldmuseum


Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5

John James Audubon and Joseph R. Mason, Black-billed Cuckoo, 1828, from The Birds of America, first edition. Engraving, etching, aquatint, and watercolor on paper, 39 x 26". Collection of the Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon, Bequest of Anna Bemis Stearns, 1995. At Florence Griswold Museum.

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum investigates the Famine and its impact through art. The museum interprets the Famine visually, allowing artists—both those contemporaneous with the Great Hunger and those working today—to explore the impact of the loss of life, the leeching of the land, and the erosions of language and culture. Ongoing: America Comes to Ireland’s Aid, a temporary exhibit on Elihu Burritt (1810–79), the “Learned Blacksmith,” who internationalized the 19th-century world peace movement, and brought knowledge of Ireland’s Great Hunger to the American people.

3011 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT

(203) 582-6500


W, F-Sa 10–5, Th 10–7, Su 1–5

Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

The world’s largest Native American museum, The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center serves as a major resource on the histories and cultures of Native Americans in the northeast and on the region’s rich natural history. Ongoing: Titled Without a Theme, the immersive display showcases approximately 20 vibrant, large-format installations from seven premier North American artists.

110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

(800) 411-9671



W–Sa 10–5

Jeff Kahm, Converse No. 5, 2017, acrylic on Canvas 90 x 90". At Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center.

Mattatuck Museum

Opening July 30: Winslow Homer: American Life 1857–1875. Featuring 100 prints from illustrated weeklies and journals by Homer and selected from a gift of engravings recently donated by collectors David and Ann Jones. The engravings will be complemented by paintings on loan from other Connecticut museums. This overview of Homer’s career as an illustrator will be presented thematically. Subjects include the Civil War, 19th century life, the changing role of women, popular entertainment and the outdoors.

144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT

(203) 753-0381


Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5

Charlie Brown Heart. Image © 2017 Peanuts Worldwide LLC. At Mattatuck Museum.

New Britain Museum of American Art

Ongoing: California Dreaming: Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston & Ed Ruscha. Also ongoing: Samuel F.B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre” & the Art of Invention. Free Parking • Café • Museum Shop. Open seven days a week.

56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT

(860) 229-0257



Su, M, Tu, W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5

New Haven Museum

Ongoing: Capitol America: Photographs by Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein—The nation’s capitol buildings, from robber-baron ostentation to practical simplicity. Road Trip!, a quirky celebration of the architecture, food and fun found on the back roads of America, featuring photographs taken during the 1970s by architectural historian Richard Longstreth and more than 100 objects and stories crowd sourced from area residents.

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The Milk Can, North Smithfield, RI. Richard Longstreth, 1975. At New Haven Museum.

114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT

(203) 562-4183



Tu-F 10–5, Sa 12–5, First Su 1–4

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

The Exhibitions and Permanent Collections of the Stamford Museum are an essential part of the SM&NC’s mission, which includes “...the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history.” The Collections comprise five categories: American Art, late 19th century to 1965; Native American Art & Artifacts; Natural History of New England; American History and Culture (pre–1940); and Connecticut Agriculture, late 19th century to 1940.

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT

(203) 322-1646



M–Sa 9–5, Su 11–5

Tremaine at Hotchkiss

May 6–June 18: Becoming: 25 Hotchkiss Artists. Group exhibit of alumni artists in celebration of the School’s 125th anniversary with Morgan Bulkeley, Spencer Finch, Elizabeth Gourlay, Yujin Lee, William Kienbusch, Tatiana Klacsmann, Mark Mennin, Lindsay McCrum and others. Reception: Saturday, May 20, 4–6 p.m.

11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT

(860) 435-3663


M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4

Yale Center for British Art

Ongoing: Britain in the World: A New Display of the Collections. Also ongoing: Art in Focus: The British Castle—A Symbol in Stone. Opening June 1: A Decade of Gifts and Acquisitions. Free and open to the public.

1080 Chapel St., New Haven, CT

(203) 432-2800



Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5

John Hamilton Mortimer, West Gate of Pevensey Castle, Sussex, between 1773 and 1774, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund. At Yale Center for British Art.

Yale University Art Gallery

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. Special exhibitions include Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas; Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom; and Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light. Free and open to the public.

1111 Chapel St., New Haven, CT

(203) 432-0600


Tu–F 10–5, Sa–Su 11–5

Thomas Wilfred, Study in Depth, Op. 152, 1959. Projector, reflector units, electrical and lighting elements, and a projection screen; 142 days, 2 hrs., 10 mins. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., Gift of Bristol-Myers Squibb by transfer from the National Museum of American History, Behring Center, 2004, 04.2. At Yale University Art Gallery.


Abigail Ogilvy Gallery

Through August 13: The Garden: Summer Group Exhibition featuring nine artists whose recent work addresses themes of growth, transformation and the natural world through unique processes and use of medium. Opening September 1: A duo exhibition of paintings by Ariel Basson Freiberg and Lavaughan Jenkins, that focuses on transmutations of the human figure.

460C Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 820-5173



W–Sa 11–6, Su 11–4

Marie Najera, Fortune Teller, 2017, mixed media on panel, 48 x 36". At Abigail Ogilvy Gallery.

Art Complex Museum

Through September 3: Wood as Muse, making art with wood. Rotations: Objects from the Collection. Through August 13: Painted Shapes: Contemporary White Line Woodcuts. Opening August 20: Mel Leipzig and Friends, Leipzig’s free-hand paintings of artists in their studios shown with paintings by the artists themselves.

189 Alden St., Duxbury, MA

(781) 934-6634


W–Su 1–4

ArtSpace Gallery and Studios

Through May 26: Some Semblance Of. Merrill Comeau and Jenny Carpenter investigate society’s expectations of family and identity. May 31–June 30: Daydreams, encaustic works by Kellie Weeks from the Memory Series. Opening reception: Saturday, June 17, 5–7 p.m. “Mini” ArtSpace Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday, June 17, 4–6 p.m.

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Kellie Weeks, Reverie III. At ArtSpace Gallery and Studios.

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Merill Comeau, Some Semblance of. At ArtSpace Gallery and Studios.

63 Summer St., Maynard, MA

(978) 897-9828



W–Sa 11–3

Atlantic Works Gallery

July 20–August 19: FRIENDS (with Benefits?), a group show featuring Atlantic Works members and invited guests. Opening reception: Thursday, July 20, 6–9 p.m. Closing reception: Thursday, August 17, 6–9 p.m.

80 Border St., East Boston, MA

(857) 302-8363



F–Sa 2–6, and by appointment

Paul Weiner, Evening in Venice, 2017. At Atlantic Works Gallery.

Attleboro Arts Museum

Through July 15: Line–A National Juried Exhibition; juror: Kelly Bennett of Massachusetts Cultural Council. August 2–31: 8 Visions—artwork from eight juried members: Pamela Benham, Cathy Chin, Betty Harrington, Wilson Hunt, Elizabeth Lind, Tracey Maroni, Kenneth Salome and Mandy Rusk-Shamrel; jurors: Boriana Kantcheva of Chandler Gallery, Maud Morgan Arts Center, and Janyce Nareski Goba of Mass Audubon’s Sanctuary Gallery, Sharon, MA.

86 Park St., Attleboro, MA

(508) 222-2644


Tu–Sa 10–5

Bakalar & Paine Galleries and Doran Gallery

Through May 2 at Doran Gallery, and through May 10 at Bakalar & Paine Galleries: The 2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition features the work of 27 MFA candidates from the design and fine arts areas, in two galleries.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design

621 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 879-7166



M–Tu, Th–Sa 12–6, W 12–8

Janet Loren Hill. A Fever Dream of Actually Eating at the Dining Table. It’s stable. I promise, 2017, oil on canvas, fabric and knit wrapped upholstery foam, yarn, fiberfill, latch hook grid and wood, approx. 6 x 9 x 3'. At Bakalar & Paine Galleries and Doran Gallery.

Barbara Krakow Gallery

Through July 28: Space, featuring John Baldessari, Stephen Prina, Ed Ruscha, Fred Sandback and Kiki Smith. Relatives, featuring Mike Bidlo, Liliana Porter, Jonathan Seliger and Haim Steinbach. Print Publisher’s Spotlight: ULAE. Wyatt Kahn, Martin Puryear, Terry Winters. Ongoing: One Wall, One Work. Julian Opie.

10 Newbury St., Boston, MA

(617) 262-4490



Tu–Sa 10–5:30

Mike Bidlo, Not Brancusi, 1985, plaster, 17 1/ 4 x 83/ 4 x 7". At Barbara Krakow Gallery.

Boston Athenæum

Circulating and special collections library and gallery space founded in 1807. Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery and select building spaces open to the public. Through September 3: New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collection showcases prints, drawings, and photographs documenting a diverse array of artistic responses to New England’s built and natural environment. Free to members, $5 for non-members.

10½ Beacon St., Boston, MA



M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4

Jeanne Amato, Into the Woods, 2016, woodcut. 41¾ x 29¼. Purchase, 2016. At Boston Athenæum.

Boston Sculptors Gallery

Though July 23: Fafnir Adamites, Holding Remnants. John Christian Anderson, My Inheritance. July 26–August 20: Ode to Joyce McDaniel, Sculptor and Teacher. Work by Joyce McDaniel and her students: Peter Andruchow, Rory Beerts, Cree Bruins, Randy Borden, Ken Hruby, Matt Koestner, Charles McQuillen, Sarah Hollis Perry, Maria Ritz, Dennis Svoronos, and Andrea Thompson. Reception: Thursday, July 27, 6–8 p.m. Second Sunday Concert Series: Sunday, July 9 and Sunday, August 13, 4–6 p.m.

486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 482-7781



W–Su 12–6, First Fridays 5–8

Brickbottom Gallery

July 13–August 19: Brickbottom Artist Association Members’ Exhibition, TIME. Opening reception: Thursday, July 13, 6–8 p.m.

1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA



Th–Sa 12–5

Bromfield Gallery

July 5–30: Jennifer Day, Small Business. Sculptural mini-worlds that mix medieval technology with modern ideals of sustainable energy, featuring whimsical vehicles and machinery made from recycled scraps. Reception: Friday, July 7, 6–8:30 p.m. August 2–20: BODY POLITIC. Regional juried exhibition that explores the intersection of the corporeal and political, in a variety of media. Reception: Friday, August 4, 6–8:30 p.m.

450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 451-3605



W–Su 12–5

Jennifer Day, Corporation Beach, 2017, toothpicks and wood scraps, 10 x 6 x 6". At Bromfield Gallery.

Cambridge Art Association

July 6–28: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Emerging Artist Exhibition. Opening reception: Thursday, July 6, 6–8 p.m., awards at 7 p.m. July 6–August 31: University Place Gallery: Scapes. Opening reception: Thursday, July 6, 6–8 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 June 30: Kelly Sherman, We Were Here—Memories of the Cambridge Common. The first of three gallery exhibitions connected to Common Exchange, a series of temporary public art projects that respond to the historic Common. As one of ten artists, Sherman is creating a monument to personal memories. Gallery 344 is a space where you can contribute a memory to We Were Here.

344 Broadway, Cambridge , MA

(617) 349-4380, (617) 349-4621 (TTY)



M 8:30–8, T–Th 8:30–5, F 8:30–12

Cape Ann Museum

Celebrating a long and important arts tradition by exhibiting works of nationally significant Cape Ann artists from the 19th century to the present. Through its exhibitions and programs, the Museum explores connections between artists and place, examining how those influences carry over in a broader sense to the history of art in America. Ongoing: Rock Bound: Painting the American Scene on Cape Ann and Along the Shore.

27 Pleasant St., Gloucester, MA

(978) 283-0455



Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–4

Stuart Davis (1892–1964) Ten Pound Island, 1917, oil on canvas. Private collection. At Cape Ann Museum.

Chase Young Gallery

Opening May 5: Danna Ruth Harvey’s Breath of Life explores rejuvenation and renewal through the subject of “roots” and elemental imagery. Using a variety of mediums from cold wax, to fabric cloth, to patterned paper, the artist visualizes the forward motion of the human experience. In June: A two-person exhibition for Alicia Tormey and Rob Douglas, Fluid Foundation. Working in encaustic, Tormey is noted for her highly detailed, yet abstracted floral and landscape subjects and rich color saturations. Douglas, also working in intense color palettes, offers a meditative and solitary interpretation of abstract subjects. Together, the works create a balance of movement and stillness. 

Rob Douglas, Elementare 1, acrylic, oil, and pigment on panel, 40 x 48". At Chase Young Gallery.

Alicia Tormey, Flourish, encaustic on panel, 18 x 24". At Chase Young Gallery

450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 859-7222


Tu-Sa 11:30–5

Concord Art

Through May 14: Main Gallery: Walden: Window & Mirror, c-art installation; protest art. May 9–June 4: Member’s Gallery: Cynthia Katz & Jaeok Lee. May 18–June 4: Main Gallery: Concord-Carlisle High School Annual Exhibit. Reception: May 18, 6–8 p.m. Opening June 6: Member’s Gallery: Kim Aleman, Opening June 8: Main Gallery: Lines: Artists Explore Words. Reception: June 8, 6–8 p.m.

37 Lexington Rd., Concord, MA

(978) 369-2578


Tu-Sa 10-4:30, Su 12-4

Andy Goldsworthy, Hedge crawl, dawn frost, cold hands, Sinderby, England. At Concord Art.

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. Through August 16: Lower Gallery: August Morning, a collection of Co|So artists’ small works. July 13–August 16: Upper Gallery: Summer Hours, summer members show. Red Room and Boston Private at the Prudential Center: Seaside Reflections, Jane Stoddard.

158 Newbury St., Boston, MA

(617) 536-5049



Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5

Robin Colodzin, Busy Night in the Dream Machine, acrylic with collage, 12 x 16". At Copley Society of Art.


Through July 8: Yechel Gagnon, New Projects. July 15–August 26: Mabel Poblet. Photographic works and sculptures by this renowned Cuban artist.

1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA

(413) 398-5257



Tu–Sa 10–5

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

New and ongoing: PLATFORM 19: Letha Wilson. Wilson’s site-specific commission brings large-scale photography to the Sculpture Park. Taken during Wilson’s recent travels to Joshua Tree National Park and Kauai Island of Hawaii, photographs of contrasting terrains will create compelling shifts of scale and perspective within deCordova’s cultivated New England landscape. The deCordova Café has moved next to the store! Featuring a new menu, the location brings all visitor amenities into the heart of the Park.

51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA

(781) 259-8355


Daily through Labor Day 10–5

Letha Wilson, Hawaii California Steel (Figure Ground), 2017, UV prints on Cor-Ten steel, 110 x 76

Essex Art Center

May 5–June 16, Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: Firenze Rocks, prints, drawings and paintings by Marc Mannheimer. Opening reception: Friday, May 12, 5–7 p.m. Also May 5–June 16 in the Chester F. Sidell Gallery: Three Printmakers: Helen Tory, Sissy Emmons Buck and Mary Arthur Pollak. Opening June 23, Beland Gallery: John Gonzalez; Sidell Gallery: Vermont.

56 Island St., Lawrence, MA


M–F 10–6, Closed May 29

Fitchburg Art Museum

Through June 4: A Curious Nature: Paintings by Shelley Reed; A Feast of Beasts and Mr. Reinford’s World. Opening June 23: 82nd Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft. Ongoing: Evoking Eleanor: The Art, Life, and Legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross; 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

Shelley Reed, In Dubious Battle (detail), 2013, oil on canvas, 84 x 564

Flash Forward Incubator Boston 2017 Exhibition and Silent Auction Villa Victoria Center for the Arts

Opening reception: Saturday, May 27, 12–4 p.m. Silent Auction: 1–3 p.m. Dedicated to supporting emerging artists within the high school setting, this year’s theme Habitat Transformation is explored. Come and support these latest art stars as they prepare for a career in the arts. All money raised through the silent auction goes directly towards student scholarships. Flash Forward is proud of all the work of the Incubator participants and is ever grateful for Presenting Sponsor TD and its support for emerging artists.

85 West Newton St., Boston, MA

Victoria Cassado, Walking on Water, from Flash Forward Incubator 2016.

Fountain Street

Through July 30: Conceal and Reveal. Kay Hartung and Denise Driscoll explore hidden worlds through additive and subtractive processes. Reception: Friday, July 7, 6–8 p.m. Artist talk: Sunday, July 30, 3 p.m. August 2–27: Yellow: Core Member Show. Yellow is not just a color. Curated by Sorin Bica. Reception: Friday, August 4, 5–8 p.m. Ongoing: Wish You Were Here! Postcards.

460C Harrison Ave., Ste. 2, Boston, MA

(617) 292-4900


W–Su 11–5, and by appointment

Fuller Craft Museum

Through July 30: Ellen Schiffman: The 52 Box Project. Ongoing: Future Retrieval: Permanent Spectacle, Amber Cowan: Re/Collection, Circular Abstractions: Bulls-Eye Quilts, What Remains: Wooden Quilt Sculptures of Laura Petrovich-Cheney. Opening July 15: Brockton Youth Creates Biennial. Opening August 5: Parts and Labor: Print and Collage Works by Steven Ford.

MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then Bus 4A New England’s home for contemporary craft.

455 Oak St., Brockton, MA

(508) 588-6000


Tu–Su 10–5, Th until 9, closed M

Galatea Fine Art

July 5–30: Figure Prints, monotypes by Hope Ricciardi. Telltale: The Art of Cheryl Polcaro, mixed media by Cheryl Polcaro. Lyrical–Abstraction, painting by Tamara Gonda. Reception: Friday, July 7, 6–8 p.m. August 2–27: The Eighth Annual Juried Exhibition: New England Collective VIII. Juror: Charles Guiliano. Reception: Friday, August 4, 6–8 p.m.

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

(617) 542-1500



W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5

Gallery NAGA

May 5–27: 40th Anniversary: Artists A–K. Gallery NAGA celebrates its 40th anniversary with a group exhibition of its artists A–K with a kick-off party the first night. Opening party: Friday, May 5, 6–11 p.m. Opening June 2: Retrospective by Terry Rose. Rose’s solo exhibition will feature works throughout his career. The exhibition will include works on metal and canvas as well as ceramic sculpture. Opening reception: Friday, June 2, 6–8 p.m.

67 Newbury St., Boston, MA

(617) 267-9060



Tu–Sa 10–5

Gallery Seven

Opening June 6: Absence of Color IV. Works by Jean B. Carter, Steve Faucher, John Hayes-Nikas, Alla Lazebnik, and Janet Schwartz. Artists’ reception: Saturday, June 17, 7–9 p.m. Guests are strongly encouraged to wear black & white. Free and wheelchair accessible.

7 Nason St., Maynard, MA

(978) 897-9777


Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5

Jean B. Carter, Interaction, mixed media. At Gallery Seven.

Gallery Sitka

Gallery Sitka hosts the work of artists, jewelers, potters and photographers from mainland Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard and New York. June: Solo show featuring the work of abstract, mixed media Vineyard painter Darcie Lee Hanaway. Her funky, bold, bright work will be accompanied by the work of two complementary NH artists: Melissa Richard and Angelique Ward. Opening reception: Saturday, June 3, 2–4 p.m. Free and open to the public.

454 Main St., Fitchburg, MA

(978) 425-6290



Th–Sa 10–4

Darcie Lee Hanaway, La Familia, 2016, mixed media on plywood, framed in reclaimed Miami-Dade pine. At Gallery Sitka.

Griffin Museum of Photography

Opening July 6, Main Gallery: 23rd Annual Juried Show, Ed Friedman Legacy Exhibition. Opening July 6, Atelier Gallery: Rocio De Alba, Honor Thy Mother. Opening July 6, Griffin Gallery: Gary Beeber, Personalities. Reception: Thursday, July 13, 7–8:30 p.m. Satellite Galleries: Griffin Museum of Photography @ Lafayette City Center Passageway, 2 Ave. de Lafayette, Boston, MA. Opening August 4: The Visual Metric. A group exhibition with 49 artists.

67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA

(781) 729-1158


Tu–Su 12–4

Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery

Through May 11: Annual Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition. Featuring works by students in BCC’s Art and Design Programs. June 1–29: Current Abstraction, featuring works by Robert Kirschbaum, Scott Reeds, Marc St. Pierre and Janine Wong. Reception: Thursday, June 1, 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

Ongoing: The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820 reunites long-forgotten icons of American art and technology, and presents new findings on a unique space—equal parts laboratory, picture gallery, and lecture hall—that stood at the center of artistic and intellectual life at Harvard and in New England for more than 50 years.

32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA

(617) 495-9400


M–Su 10–5

John Singleton Copley, Nicholas Boylston, 1773, oil on canvas, 94 x 57

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery

Find them on Facebook and follow on Instagram & Twitter. Opening May 26: Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition 2017. Senior visual arts students exhibit a body of work they have developed throughout the year-long Senior Concentration Seminar. Participating senior artists are Aiden Duffy, Katie Evans, Emily Mutkoski, John Silveira, Allison Thiel, Mary Welsh, Kei Ving Wong.

College of the Holy Cross

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

(508) 793-3356


M–F 10–5, Sa 12–5

Allison Thiel, Enigma narcissus, painting in process. At Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery.

Kingston Gallery

July 5–30: Main Gallery: Erica Licea-Kane, Over & Over. Center Gallery: Brian Littlefield, Drawing. Members’ Gallery: Joan Baldwin, E. Orleans. First Friday reception: Friday, July 7, 5:30–8 p.m. Closing reception: Sunday, July 30, 3–5 p.m. August 2–27: Ten Kingston associates, Heated. First Friday reception: Friday, August 4, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Closing reception: Sunday, August 27, 12–3 p.m.

450 Harrison Ave., #43, Boston, MA

(617) 423-4113


W–Su 12–5, and by appointment

Erica Licea-Kane, The Embrace, 2016, acrylic pigment, acrylic medium, 13 x 12 x 2". At Kingston Gallery.

Lexington Arts and Crafts Society

Through May 7: Freedom of Expression and Ceramics & Painters Show. Reception: Sunday, May 7, 2–4:30 p.m. With guest speaker Arthur Halvorsen, RISD Ceramics teacher. May 20–June 4: Decorative Arts Guild Show. June 10–25: Needle Arts Guild Show.

130 Waltham St., Lexington, MA

(781) 862-9696


Tu–F, Su 12–4, Sa 10–4

Loading Dock Gallery

A co-op gallery on the 2nd floor, A-Mill of Western Avenue Studios. Paintings, prints, photography, pottery, jewelry, wearables, furniture and textiles. Through July 30: The Cultural ARTbeat, gallery members. Reception: Saturday, July 1, 5–7 p.m. August 2–27: Hot Buttons, Greater Lowell Juried Invitational. Back Door Gallery: Nan Hockenbury. Reception: Thursday, August 3, 5–7 p.m.

122 Western Ave., Lowell, MA



W–Sa 12–5:30, Su 12–4

MIT List Visual Arts Center

As the contemporary art museum at MIT, the List Center presents a dynamic program of six to nine exhibitions annually. Through July 16: Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art. This group exhibition features works by Andrea Büttner, Sophie Calle, Alejandro Cesarco, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Antonia Hirsch, Jill Magid, Park McArthur, Lisa Tan, Erika Vogt, Susanne M. Winterling, and Anicka Yi. Opening July 18: List Project: Civil Disobedience, a program of documentaries, news footage, citizen journalism, artist’s films and videos focusing on moments of political resistance and public demonstration from the early 20th century through today. Free and open to the public.

20 Ames St., Bldg. E15, Cambridge, MA

(617) 253-4680



Tu–W, Sa–Su 12–6, Th 12–8

Installation view: An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art. Photo: Peter Harris Studio. At MIT List Visual Arts Center.

Montserrat Gallery and Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery

May 5–19, Montserrat Gallery: All Senior Exhibition. May 8–June 1, Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Opening June 5, Montserrat Gallery: Inspired Views: Art Educator Exhibition. Opening June 12, 301 Gallery: Alumni Exhibition. Satellite galleries: New England Bio Labs, Ipswich, MA. Opening June 15: Explorations: A Faculty Exhibition. Reception: Friday, June 16, 4–6 p.m.

Montserrat Gallery and Carol Schlosberg Alumni 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



Museum of Russian Icons

Featuring the largest collection of Russian icons and related artifacts outside of Russia. Opening June 3: Fantastic Beasts in Iconography. This family friendly exhibit will highlight the many animals and creatures that can be found throughout iconography, and examine their origins, symbolism and stories. Fantastic Family Day on June 3 will open the exhibit with fun activities for children. Details at museumofrussianicons.org.

203 Union St., Clinton, MA

(978) 598-5000



Tu–F 11–4, Sa–Su 11–5

Alyona Knyazeva, The Miracle of Saint George and the Dragon with Scenes, 2011, egg yolk tempera on wood, 16 x 20". At Museum of Russian Icons.

Nesto Gallery

May 19–June 17: PAINTINGS, Dmitri Cavander ’87. Cavander’s paintings are observations of the world. He chooses to paint people, places and things that are part of his everyday world. His choices are based on a feeling that he has found something resonant. He clearly trusts that sensation since it is somewhat rare. Opening reception: Friday, May 19, 5:30–7 p.m. Closing reception/Reunion Weekend: Saturday, June 17, 1–2:30 p.m.

Milton Academy Art & Media Center

170 Centre St., Milton, MA

(617) 898-1798


M–F 8:30–4

New Art Center

Through May 6: In Flawed Abundance, in which artists use translucent characteristics of encaustic painting to express varying subjects. Art from Nea Kavala presents artwork created by refugees living in Northern Greece that depicts their stories and incredible journeys. May 20–June 17: The Creative Process celebrates the work of NAC’s faculty and students. Visitors will experience the people, passion, and work that bring NAC’s studios to life.

61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA

(617) 964-3424


Tu–Sa 1–6

Newton Festival of the Arts Newton City Hall

Opening May 6: Newton Festival of the Arts Sculpture Exhibition on the grounds of City Hall, part of a three-month festival with 100 events through June sponsored by the Newton Mayor’s Office for Cultural Affairs and Newton Community Pride. Participating sculptors: Paul Angiolillo, Michael Bonadio, Joe Carpineto, Peter Dellert, Murray Dewart, Chloe DuBois, Kevin Duffy, Gints Grinberg, Bruce Hathaway, Sidney Hutter, Jenny Rangan, Antoinette Schultze, Brendan Stecchini, Michael Updike. Opening talk and tour: Saturday, May 6, 11 a.m. in the Cultural Center at Newton City Hall.

Newton Fest 2
Bruce Hathaway, Highways from Vermont, Section #1: 9'5" high x 3'10" wide; Section #2: 9'7" high x 3'9" wide. At Newton Festival of the Arts.

Newton Fest 1
Murray Dewart, Donegal Gate, 2010, 7' tall and wide. At Newton Festival of the Arts.

1000 Commonwealth Ave., Newton Centre, MA


Newton Free Library

July 5–29: Gallery: Touch the Sky by Patricia Mahon, landscapes, mixed media on boards. Main Hall: Viewing Light by Erika Hess, oil paintings from observation. August 2–30: Gallery: Campfire by Julianne Martin, new paintings. Main Hall: Within the Landscape by Janet Sahlstrom, black and white charcoal drawings. Joint reception: Thursday, August 3, 7 p.m.

330 Homer St., Newton, MA

(617) 796-1360



M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5

Norman Rockwell Museum

World’s largest collection of original Rockwell art, and featured American illustrators. Tour Rockwell’s studio and enjoy the Terrace Café. Ongoing: Inventing America: Rockwell & Warhol links America’s most iconic artists. James Warhola: Uncle Andy and Other Stories. Illustration work for children’s books and more by Warhol’s nephew. Opening July 8: Learning from the Masters: The Famous Artists School premieres a newly acquired collection with mid-century works reminiscent of “Mad Men” days.

9 Glendale Rd./Rte. 183, Stockbridge, MA

(413) 298-4100


Daily 10–5

Andy Warhol (1928–1987), Self-Portrait, 1967. ©The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. At Norman Rockwell Museum.

North Bennet Street School

May 16–31: NBSS Annual Celebration of Craft. Promoting traditional craftsmanship across disciplines, the Annual Celebration features a free exhibit of hand-carved chairs and cabinetry, jewelry in platinum and gold, ornate leather-bound books, and more. Two additional, ticketed events include a preview dinner/workshop tour on Thursday, May 11, 6–9 p.m., and a special “meet the makers” opening reception on Thursday, May 18, 7–9 p.m.

150 North St., Boston, MA


M-F 9-7, closed May 18 & 29

Dmitri Norris (CF ’17), Tilt Top Table in Mahogany, 2017. At North Bennet Street School.

Oxbow Gallery

June 29–July 30: Front gallery: Odyssey: New Paintings by Joanne Holtje. Bold, color-driven, expressive, abstract paintings explore scenes and characters from Homer’s epic poem. Reception: Friday, July 14, 5–8 p.m. Back gallery: Marion Miller, selections from her recent series Dogs In Water. August 3–September 3: Front gallery: New Member Invitational. Back gallery: Janet Palin, OPEN SKY, OPEN LAND. Pastel on paper based on the American West: New Mexico, Utah, Arizona and Montana. Reception: Friday, August 11, 5–8 p.m.

275 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA

(413) 586-6300


Th–Su 12–5

Janet Palin, Storm Chasing, Taos, 45 1/ 2 x 34 1/ 2". At Oxbow Gallery.

Peabody Essex Museum

Ongoing: Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style is the first exhibition to fully assess the design and cultural impact of the ocean liner. Co-organized with London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, this groundbreaking exhibition brings together nearly 200 works from the mid-19th century through the late-20th century, including paintings, sculpture, furniture, fashion and photographs, to explore an era when ocean liners ruled the sea and the popular imagination.

161 Essex St., Salem, MA

(978) 745-9500


T–Su, 10–5, Third Th 10–9

Artist in United Kingdom, Cunard U.S.A., 1925, color lithograph. Collection of Stephen S. Lash. © 2016 Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Stephen Petegorsky.

Piano Craft Gallery

May 5–28: Connecting the Dots, etchings and sculpture by Myrna Balk, a 50-year retrospective with changing materials and themes emerging and reemerging. Balk, an award-winning artist, shows etchings and sculpture which reflect her continuing concern with human rights. Reception: Sunday, May 7, 3–6 p.m. Artist discussion: Sunday, May 21, 3 p.m. June 2–25: History Doesn’t Repeat Itself, But It Does Rhyme, drawings, paintings, video, and sculpture by Furen Dai, Ryan Leitner, Mary Ellen Strom and Anthony Young. Reception: Saturday, June 3, 6–9 p.m.

793 Tremont St., Boston, MA



May: F 4-8, Sa-Su 12-5, June: F6-8, Sa-Su 12-5

Myrna Balk, Despair, 1989, steel, 30 x 24 x 44

Salmon Falls Gallery

June 30–August 27: Trina Sears Sternstein: Imagined Landscapes. Inspired by the New England landscapes of her home, the oil paintings are not portraits of any particular place, but a composition Sternstein creates in an attempt to express the emotion of the places she loves. Violist Daniel Foster and flutist Adria Sternstein Foster play for the reception Saturday, August 12, 4–6 p.m.

1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA

(413) 625-9833



Su-Th 11-6, F-Sa 11-7

Trina Sears Sternstein, Lost Time, 2009, oil on linen, 25 x 41".

Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass

July: Una Celebrazione del Maestro. New works by Lino Tagliapietra. Artist reception: Thursday, July 6, 4–6 p.m. August 4–27: Memories and Dreams, The Art of Bertil Vallien. From across the Atlantic comes this exhibition of Vallien’s signature sand-cast glass works reflecting the artist’s thoughtful exploration of the multi-faceted relationship of man on this journey.

3 Elm St., Stockbridge, MA

(413) 298-3044


Daily 10–6

Bertil Vallien, Idols, 2017, sand cast glass with mixed media, 45 x 42 x 5". At Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass.

Smith College Museum of Art

Through July 23: Christ Asian Art Gallery: The Hilary Tolman, class of 1987, Collection of Twentieth-Century Japanese Prints. Through August 13: Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii. Ongoing: About Face: People, Animals, and Mythical Beings in Islamic Art. Through August 27: Nixon Gallery: Celebrating Reunions.

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

(413) 585-2760


Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4

Unknown. Iran, possibly Nishapur, pierced turquoise spherical jug with molded birds in medallions, 13th-century CE, stonepaste, glazed in translucent turquoise. At Smith College Museum of Art.

South Shore Art Center

Through July 16: SSAC Faculty & Visiting Artists. Dillon Gallery: Gallery Artist Showcase. Manning Lobby Feature: Artist in Residence—Lisa Goren. July 21–August 20: Blue Ribbon Members’ Show. Manning Lobby Feature: Laurie Kaplowitz. Opening reception: Friday, July 21, 6–8 p.m. Opening August 25: Deedee Agee—A Retrospective. Opening reception: Friday, August 25, 6–8 p.m.

119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA

(781) 383-2787


M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4

Springfield Museums

Five world-class museums, including the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum, and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden under a single admission. Ongoing: Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes; Jeweled Objects of Desire; Once Upon a Time; Chagall for Children. Lots of artful activities for the whole family all summer.

21 Edwards St., Springfield, MA

(800) 625-7738



M 10–5 through August 21, Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5

Studio 209 Gallery

May 2–26: Beyond the Restroom. An exhibition of life-size paintings inspired by the male and female silhouettes on the restroom door. The figures reference the current controversies on gender issues, as well as contemporary culture, the environment, politics and scandal. Public openings: Friday, May 5, 5–9 p.m., and Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.

450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA

(617) 470-7376



Tu-F 12-6, Sa-Su 11-6 until May 26

Tom Stocker, BRONZE FIGURE IN A LANDSCAPE, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 36". Photo by Pictex. At Studio 209 Gallery.

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art

Opening May 24: Harlem: Found Ways. The Cooper Gallery presents 55 artworks of photography, mixed media and installation that reveal multiple and layered reflections on Harlem. Included are photographer Dawoud Bey’s iconic series, Harlem U.S.A. (1975–78), and his new series Harlem Redux (2016), a set of works from Glenn Ligon, Howard Tangye, Kehinde Wiley, video and object installations from Nari Ward and Abigail DeVille, and a special installation of the Studio Museum in Harlem’s project, Harlem Postcards (2000–17). Opening reception: Tuesday, May 23, at 6 p.m.

102 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA

(617) 496-5777


Tu–Sa 10–5

Abigail DeVille, Sarcophagus Blue, 2017. At the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art.

The River Art Project

Through September 4: The River Art Project at Stockbridge Station is an exhibition that features several nationally recognized painters who work with the river as their subject matter, including Bart Elsbach, Mary Sipp Green, Stephen Hannock, Scott Prior, and Jim Schantz. Housatonic Valley Association presentation: What is the Quality of our Rivers?: Wednesday, July 19, 6–7:30 p.m. See website for the August presentation of Source and Sound Panel with HVA.

Stockbridge Station

2 Depot St., Stockbridge, MA

(413) 298-5163


Th–Su 10:30–5 or by appointment

Mary Sipp Green, Twilight, 2017, oil on panel, 8½ x 12¾

The Tavern Club

The Tavern Cub is a private social club in downtown Boston, founded in 1884. The club has a small collection of works by painters of the Boston School, some of whom were members. The club periodically arranges for small groups to view these paintings, and anyone interested in a visit should call the Club, leave name and number, and a Club member will respond to discuss arrangements.

4 Boylston Pl., Boston, MA

(617) 338-9682


Thompson Gallery

Through June 9: Aboudia—Light & Dark. Gallery talk: Saturday, May 6, 1-2 p.m. Aboudia—Light & Dark examines Aboudia’s (b. 1983 Abidjan, Ivory Coast) multi layered paintings, suggestive of the vivid, complicated pageant of contemporary Africa. Aboudia’s raw visions of Light & Dark suggest aesthetic redemption with the possibilities of transforming chaos into vitality, painful events into a renewable hope.

The Cambridge School of Weston

45 Georgian Rd., Weston, MA

(781) 398-8316


M–F 9–4:30, or by appointment, School calendar applies

Aboudia, Gri Gri III, 2016, acrylic, oil crayon, canvas, 78 x 118". Courtesy of Ethan Cohen Fine Arts. At Thompson Gallery.

Trident Gallery

Through July 9: Gabrielle Barzaghi: Perfect World. July 15–August 13: Nadine Boughton: Where I Come From. Collage of mid-century print materials. Reception: Saturday, July 15, 5–7 p.m. Conversation: Sunday, July 30, 4 p.m. Opening August 19: Ed Touchette: A Colorful Past. Paintings inspired by music, literature and architecture. Reception: Saturday, August 19, 5–7 p.m. Conversation: Sunday, August 27, 4 p.m.

189 Main St., Gloucester, MA

(978) 491-7785



F, Sa 10–7, Su, M 10–5, Tu–Th 12–5

Nadine Boughton, Foto-Rama, 2017, photocollage. At Trident Gallery.

Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College

Through May 22 Substantiation. Mixed media drawings by Deborah Coolidge and photography by Brooke Hammerle explore nature by using methods and imagery that poetically re-connect us to the material world. The gallery is closed on Friday, May 19.

300 The Fenway, Boston, MA

(617) 521-2268


M–F 10–4:30

Tufts University Art Gallery

The Tufts University Art Gallery is closed for the summer. Opening September 12: Yuan Yunsheng: Chinese Myth, Folklore & History.

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

May 4–13: Spring 2017 BFA Exhibition. Featuring Victoria Belakhov, Daniel Bergeron, Samuel Cote, Patrick Curley, Shelby Doucet, Melanie Desroches, Hannah Gorman, Veronica Iria, Kyle Johnston, Justine Kashulines, Jennifer Mayer, Stephen Passios, Rachel Ragucci, Morina Sok, Justin Smith, Thomas Souphannarath, and Maria Zavaleta. Reception: Thursday, May 4, 5–7 p.m.

Mahoney Hall

870 Broadway St., Lowell, MA

(978) 934-3494


M–F 10–4

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 Art Museum

Through August 13: John O’Reilly: A Study Odyssey. Intricate assemblages fusing together literature, art history, and autobiography by this nationally celebrated artist. Ongoing: Reusable Universes: Shih Chieh Huang. Immersive kinetic sculptural and light installation made from more than 100 everyday objects.

55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA

(508) 799-4406


W–F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Th 11–8

Shih Chieh Huang, T-24-L, 2017, mixed media, 8 x 13 x 9'. Courtesy of the artist and Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York. At Worcester Art Museum.

Zullo Gallery Center for the Arts

July 6–August 26: MASS ART Provocation: Seniors from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design Professional Freelance Studio Class—taught by Irena Roman—create work focusing on today’s important issues. Artists include: Clare AuBuchon, Alyssa Carvara, Julia Dudley-Kramer, Emily Fitzgerald, Brianna Florio, Derek Heldenburgh, Natalie Mack, Megan Nash, Kathleen O’Hara, Skarlet Prettie, Brett Schneider, Kieu Vo, Shane Williams and Stephi Wright. Reception: Thursday, July 20, 5:30–7 p.m.

456A Main St, Medfield, MA

(508) 359-3711


Sa–Su 12–5

Harold Haliday Costain, Self-Portrait, 1935, gelatin silver print. At Zullo Gallery Center For the Arts.


Bates College Museum of Art

Opening June 9: Kate Gilmore: In Your Way and At Home and Abroad: Works from the Marsden Hartley Memorial Collection. Opening reception: Friday, June 9, 7–9 p.m. Lecture by Kate Gilmore: Saturday, June 10, 2–3:45 p.m. in Olin Concert Hall, followed by a performance in the Museum of Art.

75 Russell St., Lewiston, ME

(207) 786-6158


May: M, W 10–7:30, Tu, F–Sa 10–5 June: M-Sa 10-5

Colby College Museum of Art

Opening July 8: Marsden Hartley’s Maine. Through August 27: Robert Indiana: Placeholder. Visionary Painting: Curated by Alex Katz. Through September 3: Graphic Matters: George Bellows and World War I. Community Day: Sunday, July 9, 12–4 p.m. Live music and art making. Museum tours: Saturdays at 2 p.m.

5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME

(207) 859-5600


Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5

Colby College Museum of Art.

Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art

Opening July 20: American Genre: Contemporary Painting curated by artist, writer and curator Michelle Grabner. 50 paintings by 50 American artists offer a critical balance to conditions shaping much of contemporary painting discourse within three categories: still life, portraiture and landscape. The exhibition closes with a symposium and panel discussion moderated by art critic, historian and poet Barry Schwabsky.

522 Congress St., Portland, ME

(207) 699-5025



W, F–Su 11–5, Th 11–7, First Friday Art Walk until 8

Dana DeGiulio, Citizens, 2015, oil on canvas, 25 x 19". At Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art.

Ogunquit Art Museum

Ongoing: Ernest Hemingway and Henry Strater looks at the intersection of art and literature among expatriate Americans of the rising modernist movement after WWI. July 1–August 29: View rare works by two prominent 20th-century American artists. Will Barnet: Family Homage features seldom-exhibited paintings from the artist’s most personal body of work. John Marin: On the Verge of Wilderness includes rarely seen paintings made during Marin’s time along the coast.

543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit, ME

(207) 646-4909


Daily 10–5

Enclosure, 1962–2003, oil on canvas, 46 x 39" framed. Will Barnet Foundation. At Ogunquit Art Museum.

New Hampshire

Currier Museum of Art

Through August 6: Soo Sunny Park: BioLath. Park explores the effect of light on visual perception in this stunning site-specific installation. Ongoing: The Curious Magic of Varujan Boghosian. With wit, humor, and mystery New Hampshire artist Varujan Boghosian combines the ordinary to create the extraordinary. Explore more than 60 Boghosian artworks in this special exhibition. Opening July 1: Monet: Pathways to Impressionism. This focus exhibition will reveal Monet’s development of this popular artistic style.

150 Ash St., Manchester, NH

(603) 669-6144



M, W-F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5

Varujan Boghosian, Above and Below, 2011, Collage, 19 7/8 x 15 3/8


Through July 22: Beth Ganz, Atlas Project, Continued. Opening July 29: Yechel Gagnon, New Projects. Wallbased plywood carvings by this Canadian artist will be on view through September 2.

The Barn at 28 Main St., Walpole, NH

(603) 756-4160



Tu–Sa 10–5

Hood Downtown Exhibition Space

Through August 27: Julie Blackmon: The Everyday Fantastic. Blackmon evokes a domestic world gone just slightly awry. There is nothing disastrous in her mise-en-scenes—yet. But each image suggests potential intrigues that percolate just below the level of the obvious.

53 Main St., Hanover, NH

(603) 646-2900



M-T closed, W–Sa 11–7, Su 1–5

Julie Blackmon, New Chair, 2014, archival pigment print. © Julie Blackmon, courtesy Robert Mann Gallery. At Hood Downtown Exhibition Space.

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.

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

Through September 3: 2017 Biennial Regional Juror’s Choice Exhibition. Selections from works submitted by nearly 100 artists within 40 miles of Keene, curated by Allie Foradas, assistant curator, MASS MoCA. Abstracted/Obscured: de Kooning, Dombek, Hillsmith. Painting, sculpture, and works on paper from the Thorne collection and others.

Keene State College

Wyman Way, Keene, NH

(603) 358-2720



W–Su 12–5

Julia Jensen, Beebe Road, Winter, 2017, oil on panel, 10 x 20". Courtesy the artist. At Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery.

New York

Colgate University Museums

Opening June 1: Picker Art Gallery: Colgate Alumni Collect. Through June 4: Longyear Museum of Anthropology: Earth To Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World.

Picker Art Gallery, Dana Arts Center
(315) 228-7634

Longyear Museum of Anthropology, Alumni Hall
(315) 228-6470

13 Oak Dr., Hamilton, NY

Tu-F 10-5, Sa-Su 12-5, Third Th 10-8

Kehinde Wiley, Alston Sajery. © 2010 Kehinde Wiley. Used by permission.

Rhode Island

ArtProv Gallery

Through July 8: Heart of a Tree, featuring Paula Martiesian, Karen Rand Anderson and Mary Jane Andreozzi. Plus Alyssa Coffin, Suzanne Hill, Philip Gruppuso, Felicia Megginson, Nick Paciorek, Anthony Salemme and Ken Steinkamp. July 19–August 19: Figure & Form featuring Allison Elia, Michele Poirier Mozzone, Eleanor Rahim and Michael Bryce. Plus Jeff Schneider, Christian Gonçalves and Judy Volkmann. Opening reception: Thursday, July 20, 5–9 p.m. Closing reception: Thursday, August 17, 5–9 p.m.

150 Chestnut St. 3rd fl., Providence, RI

(401) 641-5182



Check website for hours, or by appointment

David Winton Bell Gallery

Opening June 10: Bell Gallery: Kim Faler|You Don’t Know My Horizon. List Art Lobby: Kai Franz|While still before us after all.

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

IMAGO Foundation for the Arts

Featuring IFA and guest artists, representing a variety of media, in new group exhibits every five-six weeks throughout the year at its gallery in downtown Warren. July 20–August 20: Howard Rotblat-Walker, guest artist Itsuo Kiritani and other IMAGO artists. Reception, Friday, July 21, 6–8 p.m. Opening August 24: Lenny Rumpler and Howard Windham, guest artist Ilse Nesbitt and other IMAGO artists. Reception, Friday, August 25, 6–8 p.m.

Howard Windham, Razzle Dazzle Razzmatazz, 2015, ink on board, 16 x 20". At IMAGO Gallery.
Lenny Rumpler, The Tail of Two Bridges, 2016, digital photograph, 20 x 26". At IMAGO Gallery.
Howard Rotblat-Walker, Higashi Chaya house, 2017, digital photograph, 16 x 24". At IMAGO

36 Market St., Warren, RI

(401) 245-3348



Th 4–8, F–Sa 12–8, Su 11–3

Main Art Gallery, University of Rhode Island

July 19–30: URI Studio Faculty Biennial 2017 highlights new work by the studio artists who teach at the URI Department of Art and Art History. The works range from digital media, painting, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture, to photography, video, performance, film, and animation. The Main Art Gallery will partner with the URI Kingston Chamber Music Festival, July 19–30, offering an opportunity for art and music lovers to enrich their listening and viewing experience.

105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI

(401) 874-5812


M–F 12–4

Newport Art Museum

Through July 9: New England Watercolor Society Juried Exhibition. Through July 30: Caleb Cole, Forget Me Not. Through August 6: Peter Hussey, Stops Along the Way. Through August 13: Larry Fink, Somewhere There’s Music and Henry Horenstein, Honky Tonk: Portraits of Country Music. Ongoing: Jason Evans, Boys of Summer: A Season with the Newport Gulls.

76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI

(401) 848-8200


Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4

Henry Horenstein, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ramada Inn, Boston, Massachusetts, 1976. Courtesy of the Artist and Carroll and Sons, Boston, MA. © 2017 Henry Horenstein. At Newport Art Museum.

Providence Art Club

Through May 12, Maxwell Mays and Mary Castelnovo galleries: Priscilla Foley Blackman, Nina Briggs, Angel Dean, and Nancy Whitcomb: Four Explore. Dodge House Gallery: Nancy Gaucher-Thomas and Mimo Gordon-Riley: Opposing Marks. May 14–June 2: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Suzanne Dickson Albert, Pat D’Ambra and Jana Matusz: Natural Selections. Mary Castelnovo Gallery: Ruth AB Clegg: Another View. Dodge House Gallery: Anne Tanzi Carty and Marilyn Saabye: On the Verge. Receptions: Saturday, May 13, 5–7 p.m.

11 Thomas St., Providence, RI

(401) 331-1114



M–F 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4

Angel Dean, Turn That Frown Upside Down, 2016, encaustic, 18 x 18". At Providence Art Club.


BigTown Gallery Rochester

Sales, consulting, and BigTown Projects. Ongoing: Main Gallery: Hugh Townley—Estate & Private Collection Offerings of Sculpture, Relief & Prints. Center Gallery: Rosamond Purcell—Photographs from An Art That Nature Makes. Opening May 17: Projects Gallery: Marcus Ratliff—The Ladies Room. Ratliff and Purcell’s opening reception and artists’ talk: Sunday, June 11, 4 p.m.

99 North Main St., Rochester, VT

(802) 767-9670



W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, and by appointment

Rosamond Purcell, Norfolk Island Kereru Leiden from the book Swift As A Shadow. At BigTown Gallery Rochester.

BigTown Gallery Vergennes

Sales and consulting. Ongoing: The Bakers Dozen, Virginia Beahan, Varujan Boghosian, Peter Brooke, Deborah Bohnert, Lucy Mink-Covello, Peter Fried, Mark Goodwin, Marcy Hermansader, Edward Koren, Helen Matteson, Ira Matteson, Ben Frank Moss, Peter Moriarty, Marcus Ratliff, Celia Reisman, Rick Skogsberg, April Surgent, Nancy H.Taplin, Hugh Townley, John Udvardy, Bhakti Ziek. Grand Opening reception: Saturday, May 13, 3–6 p.m.

245 Main St., Vergennes, VT

(802) 349-0979



Th-Su 10–5, and by appointment

Varujan Boghosian, The Rose, 2016. At BigTown Gallery Vergennes.

Brandon Artists Guild

Opening June 30: Warren Kimble—Folk Art 2017. While in recent years Brandon’s renowned contemporary folk artist has delved into other art forms with timely content, this exhibit shows Kimble in a current mood of nostalgia, creating his famous animal, barn, and homestead scenes on antique wooden boards and other found objects. Reception: Friday, June 30, 5–7 p.m. Call or check website for August Artist Talk.

7 Center St., Brandon, VT

(802) 247-4956


M-Sa 10-5

Warren Kimble, 2017, acrylic on antique board, 23 x 16". At Brandon Artists Guild.

Bundy Modern

Built in 1962 as an art and sculpture gallery; conceived to be in harmony with its surroundings in nature and to bring the outdoors in through the use of walls of glass. Set on a plateau with mountain views, the Bundy was designed in the Bauhaus style by Harvard GSD architect, Harlow Carpenter. Carpenter’s family funded Le Corbusier’s Carpenter Center for the Arts at Harvard. Exhibits run late-May through late-October.

361 Bundy Rd., Waitsfield, VT

(802) 583-5832


Sa-Su 12-5, or by appointment

The Bundy Modern, Waitsfield, Vermont.

Burlington City Arts Center

Ongoing: Ready. Fire! Aim. features contemporary artists who explore impulsive action and strategic thinking in the creative process, and is a joint exhibition at the BCA Center in Burlington, VT and Hall Art Foundation in Reading, VT. BCA artists: Mildred Beltré, Nancy Dwyer, Peter Gallo, Jonathan Gitelson, Timothy Horn and Matthew Peterson. Also featured, Heavy Smile, a solo exhibition of large-scale abstract paintings by Justin Hoekstra.

135 Church St., Burlington, VT

(802) 865-7166


Tu–Th, Su 11–5, F–Sa 11–8

Ready. Fire! Aim. At the BCA Center.

Edgewater Gallery

Showcasing vibrant exhibitions of contemporary and traditional fine art from emerging and established U.S. and Canadian artists. Also featuring a home design boutique and special event space. Two locations: 1 Mill Street overlooking the iconic Middlebury Falls on Otter Creek and 6 Merchants Row on the Green. May: A Few True Things, featuring Kate Gridley. June: The Color of Light, juried exhibition.

1 Mill St., Middlebury, VT

(802) 458-0098

Tu-Su 11-4

6 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT

(802) 989-7419


M–Sa 10–5, Su 11–4

Hall Art Foundation

The Hall Art Foundation presents exhibitions of postwar and contemporary art. Opening May 6: Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros, curated by Eric Fischl. Ready. Fire! Aim. curated by DJ Hellerman. A solo show of paintings, drawings and sculpture by David Shrigley. Admission is free.

544 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.

Helen Day Art Center

Opening June 16: Best of the Northeast Masters of Fine Arts 2017. Curated by Gabriel Sosa. This is the fourth biennial exhibition including the “best of” recent or current Masters of Fine Arts students from New England, New York, and Québec. Through this exhibition, the artists selected from more than 160 submissions and the significant contemporary issues their work addresses will gain visibility at HDAC this summer and beyond.

90 Pond St., Stowe, VT

(802) 253-8358


Tu–Sa 10–5

Adriana Bianchi, Diner, 2016, digital inkjet print. At Helen Day Art Center.

Middlebury College Museum of Art

Opening May 26: Sabra Field, Now and Then: A Retrospective explores the depth and diversity of the artist’s six decades as a printmaker. Young America: Roy Lichtenstein and the America’s Cup recounts the history of the America’s Cup races and highlights a commissioned Roy Lichtenstein design for one of them. Ongoing: 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

Sabra Field, Suite of the Months: September Corn, 1986. At Middlebury College Museum of Art.

Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts

Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts presents innovative, contemporary works that stimulate both the seasoned collector and aesthetic explorer. May 4–June 18: Before Words. Torin Porter’s steel sculptures suggest the communicative power of sculptural art before language and logic come into play. Opening reception: Thursday, May 4, 5 p.m. Artist talk: Saturday, May 20, 5–7 p.m. Opening June 22: Wire mesh sculptor Eric Boyer.

183 Main St., Brattleboro, VT

(802) 251-8290


M, W–Su 11–5

Torin Porter, Oologist, 2017, 4¼ x 8½ x 4". At Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts.

Shelburne Museum

Opening June 3: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art celebrates artists’ captivation with hunting and fishing. This is the first major art exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture, ranging from the Colonial era to World War II. The exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Alfred Jacob Miller, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait.

6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT

(802) 985-3346


Daily 10–5

Vermont Center for Photography

May 5–28: VCP presents its Spring Members’ Exhibition featuring a selection of photographs from its 175 members hailing from all corners of New England. June 2 July 2: Seeing the River is a specially curated exhibition celebrating the history and natural beauty of the Connecticut River in Brattleboro. Featured work by Robert George and the Brattleboro Historical Society reveals a century of local history.

49 Flat St., Brattleboro, VT

(802) 251-6051



F–Su 12–5

Robert George, Fishermen on Connecticut River, Brattleboro, VT. At Vermont Center for Photography.


Opening July 1: Summer Celebration. VermontArts.Gallery, in collaboration with NewMedia.Gallery, represents established, mid-career, and emerging artists creatively interacting with new technologies. The gallery provides collectors with insight and perspective on unique digital fine art paintings, drawings, new media and prints. Opening and artist’s reception, Saturday, July 1, 12-3 p.m. Call for an invitation and directions. Supporting and advocating for the collection of digitally created drawings, paintings and video art.

78 Creampot Rd., Hartland, VT

(802) 436-2200



Open by appointment

Gloria King Merritt, Intoxicating Peony, 2017, digital painting on canvas, 50 x 40'. At VermontArts.Gallery.

West Branch Gallery

Through May 30: South Gallery: Krista Harris. A solo exhibition of richly layered, gestural abstract paintings by the Colorado-based artist that seeks to reinterpret the world we live in, juxtaposing the organic and geometric, patterns in nature and manmade structures, finding balance between nature and technology. Central Gallery: Land Marks: Janet Fredericks & Michaela Harlow. Two Vermont artists explore abstract landscapes on macro and micro scales in a variety of mediums, pushing references to the natural environment behind graphic mark- marking. Sculpture Park open year-round.

17 Towne Farm Ln., Stowe, VT

(802) 253-8943


Tu–Su 10–5

Janet Fredericks, Finding the Gold Within, 2016, Monoprint, 26½ x 38½ ". At West Branch Gallery.

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