Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
Opening September 25: Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States explores artistic exchanges from 1919-1979 across the Americas. Developed by Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, with tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C. At USJ it is supported in part by Connecticut Humanities. Opening reception: Thursday, September 24, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
Tu, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
Through October 18: The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride. Part of a groundbreaking, intriguing collaboration by the Fairfield/Westchester Museum Alliance exploring the Seven Deadly Sins. Through November 8: Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past. A rare look into a little-known world populated by thousands of remarkable species found nowhere else on Earth. Through November 29: Theodore Nierenberg: Photographs from His World Travels. Stunning, vibrant portraits of indigenous peoples from around the world.
1 Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT
September 3–27: American Landscapes by Mary Lesser. The work combines digital images with traditional art techniques including painting, drypoint and carborundum printing. Opening reception Saturday, September 12, 2–5 p.m. Artist’s talk and closing reception: Sunday September 27, 2–5 p.m. October 1–25: CWOS@CityGallery: As part of City Wide Open Studios, City Gallery presents 18 artists featuring work in painting, printmaking, sculpture, paper-making, photography and mixed media. Special CWOS Transported Weekend Reception hours: October 17–18, 12–5 p.m.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Th–Su, 12–4 and by appointment. Free.
Cooper & Smith Gallery
Opening October 7: Color Awakenings, new paintings by Connecticut artist Katherine Evans. Evans’s abstracts vibrate with color. Moods flicker between bold brush strokes and layered textures. Integral to her work is the interaction of color and its ability to evoke an emotional response. Opening reception with the artist: Saturday, October 10, 4:30–7:30 p.m. Visit www.kevansart.com
10 Main Street, Essex, CT
W–Sa 11–6, Su 12–6
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Opening September 29: Phantom Bodies: Photographs by Tanya Marcuse. Exhibition of haunting contemporary photographs. In the series, Undergarments and Armor, Marcuse examines gender through photographs of historic garments and armor. With the series, Wax Bodies, she explores the tension between Enlightenment science and baroque art expressed in 18th-century anatomical models. Opening talk by Marcuse: Tuesday, September 29, 5 p.m. at the Center for the Arts. Free and open to the public.
301 High St, Middletown, CT
Florence Griswold Museum
Through September 20: All the Sea Knows: Marine Art from the Museum of the City of New York, honors Connecticut and New York’s historic contributions to maritime travel and trade. Opening October 1: The Artist in the Connecticut Landscape, presenting some of the most renowned depictions of Connecticut (18th to 20th century) from the art collections of ten partner institutions.
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
See website for hours and admission
Opening September 20: A Very Anxious Feeling: Artwork from the collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy. This exhibition marks the first time collectors Bucksbaum and Learsy have organized and loaned a complete exhibition from their private collection to a museum. The exhibition of contemporary art seeks to bring further awareness to economic, environmental, political, and social issues that affect us all.
144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Arts Center
Through September 19: 59th Regional Show, featuring all media work from regional artists, and Cuba! Cuba!, a solo photography exhibition by Karin Forde Whittemore. September 25– November 8: Photo Show 37, a juried photography show open to all artists with an emphasis on original imagery. Reception: Thursday, October 1, 5:30–7 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through September 27: Tom Yost: A Modern Realist. Through November 1: NEW/NOW: Katja Loher. Ongoing. New Media: Julie Orser. Opening October 2: Stone Roberts: Street Scenes, Still Life, and Figures. Opening October 17: Director’s Favorites: 1999–2015. Free Parking, café, museum shop. Open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
M, Tu, W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through September 13: Collage–It’s An Adventure! September 25–November 8: Autumn Arts Exhibit Works by local and regional artists and artisans in the 11th Annual Outdoor Autumn Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, October 10–11, on Madison Town Green, CT. Festival is free with live music and food. Reception: Friday, September 25, 6:30–9 p.m. at Gallery. Register for art classes and shop online.
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT
W–F 11–6, Sa 11:30–6, Su 11:30–5
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
ReDress:Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd. September 19–November 1. An internationally-known artist and environmental advocate, Nancy Judd creates couture fashion sculptures from recyclable materials. This imaginative exhibition displays Judd’s beautifully-designed works and shows how she uses the art of fashion to cleverly convey the importance of recycling and to stimulate conversation, education and action about sustainable living. Members: Free. Non-Members: Free with gate admission.
39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT
M–Sa 9-5, Su 11-5
The Artists of Gallery One
Opening September 25: Gallery One, an association of mid-career artists working in a wide variety of media and styles from representational to abstract, hangs its exhibitions to highlight dialogue among the works. Opening reception: Thursday, October 1, 5:30–7 p.m. Check website for details of artist talks. Artists: Brown, Carlisle, Christiano, Ellsworth, Fussell, Jacobik, Osborne, Patterson, Raney, Rogers, Silberberg, Sivigny, Vaughn.
at Mystic Arts Center
9 Water Street, Mystic, CT
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
September 5–October 18: Hotchkiss Faculty Exhibition. Featuring the work of the artists who comprise the visual art faculty. Digital media, photography, painting, sculpture, ceramics, installation, and video are represented. Opening reception: Saturday, September 5, 4–6 p.m. October exhibition to be announced. Please check website for updated information.
11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
West Hartford Art League
September 13–October 4: 2015 Emerging Artists Exhibit. Featuring work by six recent BFA and MFA graduates. Opening reception: Sunday, September 13, 2–4 p.m. Clubhouse and Saltbox galleries. October 11–November 8: Paintings by Elisabeth McBrien, recipient of the 2015 CT+6 Exhibit Best of Show award. Opening: Sunday, October 11, 2–4 p.m.
37 Buena Vista Rd, West Hartford, CT
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. Ongoing: Donald Blumberg Photographs: Selections from the Master Sets. Opening September 4: The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art: Selections from the Linda Leonard Schlenger Collection and the Yale University Art Gallery. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Tu–F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 11–5
Adelson Galleries Boston
Opening Friday, October 16, 6-8 p.m: Federico Uribe. Born in Bogota, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artworks emerge from intertwining everyday objects in surprising ways, but maintain a formal reference to art history. Uribe works in a multitude of media; however, all of the pieces in this exhibition are composed of bullet shells. The exhibition precedes his Mass MoCA exhibit in June 2016.
520 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
October 7–30: Discovering the Extraordinary in the Ordinary. The ArtSpace Gallery is pleased to present an exhibit by Sofi Inbar, whose photography explores the world and uncovers the unusual in the usual, creating exciting and unforgettable images. Reception: Saturday, October 10, 5–7 p.m. Artist’s Open Studios: Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27, 12–5 p.m. Visit the studios and view the work of more than 70 artists.
63 Summer St, Maynard, MA
Atlantic Works Gallery
September 5–26: Something Out of Nothing, work by Leigh Hall, Martha McCollough, Michael St. Germain, Audrina Warren. Opening reception: Saturday, September 5, 6–9 p.m., Third Thursday reception: September 17, 6–9 p.m. October 1–24: Procession, sculpture by Rachel Shatil; Evidence, drawings and photographs by Melissa Shook. Opening reception: Thursday, October 1, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception: October 15, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St. 3rd Floor, East Boston, MA
F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through September 3: 8 Visions—work from eight juried member artists. September 8–October 3: Benefit Art Auction donation collection period. September 18–25: The Balance of Nature, an invitational exhibition inspired by Ursula K. Le Guin’s fantasy novel A Wizard of Earthsea. Opening October 13: Benefit Art Auction Preview Exhibition. Saturday, November 7: Benefit Art Auction at 5:30 p.m.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Bakalar & Paine Galleries
Opening September 28: Looking In/Looking Out: Contemporary Indian Photography from the Gaur Collection features contemporary photographic works by major artists of post-independence India. Seeing the Elephant features international contemporary artists whose work explores topics facing India today. Opening reception: Monday, September 28, 6–8 p.m. Family Day: Saturday, October 24, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Free admission.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
M–Sa 12–6, W 12–8
Barbara Krakow Gallery
September 12–October 17: Head to Head, featuring work by Diane Arbus, John Baldessari and August Sander.
10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Beard & Weil Galleries
September 1–October 17: Three simultaneous exhibitions: Unsettled: One Hundred Years War of Resistance, by acclaimed South African photographer Cedric Nunn. Johannesburg in Print, a selection of prints and drawings by emerging artists working at David Krut Projects in South Africa. The Planetarium of Black Indian Constellations, a multimedia installation by artist James Montford. Opening reception: Thursday, September 10. “Photography and Democracy,” a lecture by Cedric Nunn, Wednesday, September 23. Opening October 23: Tiger in the Living Room, work by Shelley Reed. The Beast of Broken Sleep by Johnny Adimando. Opening reception: Monday, October 26, 5:30–8 p.m. Artists’ talks TBD, see website for details.
26 East Main St., Norton, MA
M–Sa 12:30–4:30, closed during school breaks
Opening October 29: Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Maps, Charts & Plans. The Boston Athenaeum will exhibit maps, charts and plans from its cartographic collections. These will range in dates from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries. Some of the highlights will include a very scarce chart of Casco Bay by J.F.W. DesBarres, a classic map of the Americas by Petrus Bertius published in the mid-seventeenth century and a beautiful example of one of the earliest charts to focus on the New England coastline by J. van Keulen.
101⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
September 2–October 4: Objects by Kalimah Muhammad and Three Sculptures and Two Installations, One with Sound by Andy Zimmermann. Artists’ talk and performance: Sunday, September 13, 3–5 p.m. Opening October 7: Color Constructs by Margaret Swan and Making Tracks by Dan Wills. Reception: Saturday, October 17, 4–6 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Fridays 5–8
September 10–October 17: ONCE, The Monotype Guild of New England, a juried group exhibition by Scott Schnepf, Professor of Art, University of New Hampshire. Opening reception: Saturday, September 12, 2–4 p.m. mgne.org. Opening October 29: Brickbottom Open Studios Directory Exhibition in conjunction with Brickbottom Open Studios Weekend, November 21 & 22, 12–6 p.m.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
September 2–27: Plus One, gallery artists invite a few of their favorite artists to show with them. Reception: Friday, September 4, 6–8:30 p.m. September 30–November 1: The Sky is Falling by Nancy Diessner. These new prints incorporate photographs of big game trophies. Saturate by Julie Weiman. New work from the desert. Reception: Friday, October 2, 6–8:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
September 11–25: Kathryn Schultz & University Place Gallery: Mary Schein Fall Salon. Reception: Friday, September 11, 6–8 p.m. Opening October 6: University Place Gallery: 71st Members Prize Show. Reception: Thursday, October 8, 6–9 p.m. October 6–24: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: 70th MPS Prize Winners. Reception: Thursday, October 8, 6–8 p.m. Opening October 27: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Detangled. Reception: Friday, October 30, 7–9 p.m.
University Place Gallery (UP)
124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
M–F 9–5, Sa 9–1
Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices
25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA
Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts
September 20–October 23: Co-Motion: Connecting Art and Life, Judith and H. Peik Larsen. The 2015 Spirit Awards honor Judith and H. Peik Larsen. Join the celebration of Peik and Judith’s artwork in action: film projections, printmaking demonstration, sale and silent auction. Reception: Sunday, September 20, 7:30–9 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door.
H. Peik Larsen, Model III, 1985-2008, etching, edition of 10, 17¾ x 17¼". At Chandler Gallery/ Maud Morgan Arts.
Judith Larsen, Centricity, archival photograph, 2015, 17 x 25". At Chandler Gallery / Maud Morgan Arts.
20 Sacramento St, Cambridge, MA
(617) 349-6287 x15
Concord Art Association
Through October 21: Over 100 works of varying media and techniques including painting, photography, sculpture and drawing by regional artists are exhibited in the 16th Annual RODDY, juried by Jennifer Gross, chief curator at the deCordova. Opening October 29: cut•paper•fold exhibits the work of eight artists who work in exceptional and visionary ways with the prosaic medium of paper. The artists in the show are the father-son duo Erik and Martin Demaine, Randy Garber, Randall Thurston, Adria Arch, Remmi Franklin, Michelle Seymor and Fred Liang. Reception: Thursday, October 29, 6–8 p.m. Free and open to the public.
37 Lexington Rd., Concord , MA
Tu–Sa 10–4:30, Su 12–4
Copley Society of Art
The Copley Society of Art is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, representing over 400 artist members of various styles from around the globe. September 10–October 4: Nature Present featuring the works of Kate Taylor. September 10–October 28: Focus and Perspective with pieces by Matt McCosco. Lower Gallery:
CoSo Artists’ Small Works: Change Up. October 8–28: A solo exhibit featuring the work of Percy Fortini-Wright.
158 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Ongoing: Architectural Allusions. Explore the presence of architecture in contemporary sculpture in this themed outdoor exhibition. Through September 13: Walking Sculpture: 1967–2015. Sculpture, video, photography and performance converge as contemporary artists consider walking as a form of art. Opening October 3: Drawing Redefined: Roni Horn, Esther Kläs, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Richard Tuttle and Jorinde Voigt. Five international artists transform the traditional practice of drawing into an experimental exploration of time and space. Forms including photography, painting, and sculpture.
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA
Open daily 10–5
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
September 2–27: Art Jewelry: Strong Voices, 25 contemporary jewelry artists who make works that are beyond decorative, perhaps beyond wearable. Artists’ reception: Saturday, September 5, 5–7 p.m. Opening September 30: Nuanced: open-endedness, capaciousness, and other provocative conditions of making by guest curator Judith Tolnick Champa. Artists’ reception: Saturday, October 3, 5–7 p.m.
1 Partner’s Ln., Westport, MA
W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Artist Reception for Todd White the nights of October 16th and 17th! Join us on October 16th from 5–9 p.m. and October 17th from 4–8 p.m. in welcoming legendary artist Todd White to his first ever East Coast appearance. Todd is known for being part of the production for SpongeBob Squarepants and receiving the Official Artist of the Grammy’s award in 2007. His work and unique style quickly gained international recognition. Share a glass of wine with a leading contemporary artist. Exhibition continues through the end of October.
1245 Worcester Street, Natick, MA
M–Sa 10–9, Su 12–6
Essex Art Center
September 11–October 23: Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: It’s All Personal, Arhia Kohlmoos, Heather La Force, and Daisy Patton. Opening October 30: beyond|return, Michele Lauriat. September 11–October 23: Chester F. Sidell Gallery: Essex Art Center Faculty Show, work in a variety of media
by 30 faculty artists. Opening October 30: 3 Dimensions, Ramon Santiago, Rudy Taveras, and Ramon Sandoval. Opening receptions: Friday, September 11, 5–7 p.m.
56 Island St, Lawrence, MA
M–F 10–6, closed October 12
Fitchburg Art Museum
Ongoing: Evoking Eleanor: The art, life, and legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross.
Recent Acquisitions: Photography; GLOBAL AFRICA: Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art; Discover Ancient Egypt. Opening September 27: Land Ho! featuring work from Carrie Crane, Sally Curcio, Leila Daw, Warner Friedman, Michele Lauriat, Sandy Litchfield, Shona Macdonald, Sue McNally, and FAM’s permanent collection.
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA
W-F 12-4, Sa & Su 11-5
Fountain Street Fine Art
September 10–October 4: The Poetry of Light, recent work by Roy Perkinson in paintings, watercolors and pastels. Reception: Saturday, September 12, 5–7 p.m. Artist talk and demo: Sunday, September 27, 2 p.m. Opening October 8: All Boundaries Are Imagined, Denise Driscoll and Jeanne Williamson investigate the grid with acrylic and mixed media paintings. Reception: Saturday, October 17, 5–7 p.m. Artist talk: Sunday, October 25, 2 p.m.
59 Fountain St, Framingham, MA
Th–Su, 11–5 and by appointment
Opening September 19 in the art museum: All Things Considered VIII. The National Basketry Organization presents 55 of the best basketry works, by the most accomplished contemporary basket artists in the country. Also in the art museum, Hidden Hudson—an exhibit of rarely seen selections from Fruitlands’ vast Hudson River School Landscape collection.
102 Prospect Hill Rd, Harvard, MA
M–F 10–4, Sa–Su and holidays 10–5
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Opening September 12: Grethe Wittrock: Nordic Currents. Opening October 3: Paul J. Smith Portraits: A Photographic Journal of the Studio Craft Community; and Art as Quilt: Transitions in Contemporary Textile Media, Studio Art Quilt Association. Through November 1: Haystack Components: Metals and Jewelry. Ongoing: Mark Davis: Icarus; Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects (permanent collection); Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Selections from the Enamel Arts Foundation.
MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
455 Oak St, Brockton, MA
T–Su 10–5, Th 10–9
Galatea Fine Art
September 2–27: Gregory Wright: Essence of Reaction, encaustic paintings. Joe Caruso: Out of the Earth, mixed media. Lisa Jeanne Graf: Unexpected Wonders, paintings in tempera. Receptions: Friday, September 4 and Friday, September 11, 6–8 p.m. October 1–29: Eleanor Steinadler: about construction, photography. Marjorie Kaye: Firmament, sculptures in wood. Kirstin Ilse: Fire, paintings on silk. Reception: Friday, October 2, 6–8 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
Through October 30: Laura Evans: Conductivity. Evans will exhibit sculptures at 334 Gallery that introduce viewers to her eclectic materials and varied studio practices. In 2006 Evans created two art benches for CAC in Greene-Rose Park called “Conductivity,” combining elements of the natural and built environments. This exhibition revisits that project and includes subsequent sculptural work using media ranging from bronze, wood and fabric to clay, cardboard tubes and wire. Gallery 344 is free and open to the public.
Cambridge Arts Council
344 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA
What do you get when you cross a pop-up show with an art gallery? In historic Lexington it’s ‘gallery blink,’ a new art space in a 150-year-old home near Battle Green. Premier exhibition Connections will open for just four days, October 15-18, and thereafter by appointment until the end of October. Reception: Friday, October 16, 5-8 p.m. Visit website for more information, galleryblink.com. Don’t blink, or you’ll miss it!
1963 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington, MA
Th-Sa, 11-7, Su 11-5 (October 15–18)
September 8–October 3: Pata Pata by Sophia Ainslie. Form is Function by John Eric Byers. Opening reception: Friday, September 11, 6–8 p.m. Sophia Ainslie creates graphic, collage-like paintings and John Eric Byers creates geometric studio furniture with tooled surfaces. Opening October 9: New Paintings by Peter Brooke. Opening reception: Friday, October 9, 6–8 p.m. Peter Brooke will exhibit his newest memory-based, realistic paintings of scenic imaginations.
67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Opening October 6: New England Wax at Gallery Seven (A Juried Exhibition): Jeanne Borofsky, Pamela Crabb, Angel Dean, Pamela Dorris DeJong, Dona Mara Friedman, Patricia M. Gerkin, Jeanne Griffin, Kay Hartung, Sue Katz, Donna Hamil Talman, Catherine M. Weber, Kellie Weeks, Lelia Stokes Weinstein and Charyl Weissbach. Artists’ reception: Saturday, October 17, 7–9 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Grand Circle Gallery
Ongoing: Through the Lens of History: Selma & Civil Rights: a 50th anniversary remembrance of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, featuring the work of James H. Barker, who chronicled the march in black-and-white photographs. Also including a selection of renowned photographs that complement the story.
347 Congress Street, Boston, MA
W, F 12–6, Th 12–7, Sa 10–5
Griffin Museum of Photography
September 10–28: Atelier 22, A Group Show. Opening October 8: Desire for Magic by Patrick Nagatani at the Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA. Ongoing: Layers of Illusion by Carol Isaak at DSI, 9 Brighton Street, Belmont, MA. Through September 11: Seas Without a Shore by Chris Anthony.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
September 10–October 15: Mary Hughes exhibits work from Topographies, a series in which she explores concepts of mapping, marking and the passage of time. With Time and Place, Frank Poor exhibits work based on the architecture and landscape of the Southeast. Through these works he reflects upon his own past, memory and place. Reception: Thursday, September 10, 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
Hancock Shaker Village
This history museum features 22,000 artifacts (furniture, Shaker gift drawing, and other items), a working farm with heritage breed animals, extensive gardens and 20 authentic buildings in a preserved village setting. Ongoing: Modern Wing & Shaker Roots, contemporary sculpture by four artists exploring Shaker values and aesthetics. Ongoing: Heaven on Earth, a Shaker Introduction.
1843 West Housatonic St, Pittsfield, MA
Open daily, 10 to 5 pm, through Nov 1
Ongoing: Joy Nagy, 7 Etchings. As a city dweller, Nagy is “inspired by the tenacity of a tree’s roots growing over iron guardrails while unearthing cement and bricks.” Her work is based on nature’s unstoppable power within the confines of human obstacles, and a theme of internal dialogue. Nagy’s series of etchings presents a view of nature’s response to humans.
95 Commercial Street, Wellfleet, MA
M–Sa 10:30–1:30 & 3:30–7:30, Su 12–7:30
Harvard Art Museums
Ongoing: Corita Kent and the Language of Pop. This exhibition situates Kent within the pop art movement of the 1960s. A Roman Catholic nun, artist and educator, Kent created striking works that directly engaged with the artistic, social and religious movements of her time. Her vibrant design for the National Grid tank alongside I-93 gave Boston its own pop art landmark. More than 60 of Kent’s screenprints will be presented, along with a similar number of works by her contemporaries, including Warhol, Ruscha and Lichtenstein.
32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Highfield Hall & Gardens
September 10–October 31: Common Threads: Art and Poetry, featuring the art work by Old Schoolhouse Artists: Melanie Chartier, John Cira, Caitlin Greer, Jackie Reeves, Mellissa Morris, Mary Moquin, Richard Neal and James Wolf. Through October 31: War and Peace Project. September 10–October 31: Ukiyo-e Prints. Artist reception for all exhibitions: Sunday, September 20, 1–2:30 p.m.
56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA
M–F 10–4, Sa–Su 10–2 (April–October) Gardens and grounds open daylight hours
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
September 2–October 10: Katrina Then and Now: Artists as Witness. Part I: Documenting, Describing, and Dealing with Disaster. Opening October 22: Part II: The Rebirth of Art. Artists as Witness brings together a myriad of contemporary artists whose work chronicles the relationship between disaster and art in New Orleans from 2005 to the present. Timed to coincide with the tenth anniversary of Katrina, this multimedia exhibition includes work by some of the foremost artists working in New Orleans today. Find them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram and Twitter.
College of the Holy Cross
O’Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA
M–F 10–5, Sa 2–5
September 2–27: Al Miner Selects, conceptualized by Al Miner, assistant curator of Contemporary Art, MFA, Boston. Featuring Kingston artists Kathleen Gerdon Archer, Mary Lang, Greg Lookerse and Christina Pitsch. First Friday opening reception: September 4, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Opening September 30: Ilona Anderson: Arcology, bright, lyrical vignettes merge detailed drawing and large-scale installation in Anderson’s newest work. Members’ Gallery: Lynda Schlosberg: Compression. First Friday opening reception: October 2, 5:30–8 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment: (978) 998-2443
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University
Through October 27: Reconnaissance by Linda Bond. Pausing to examine the details of violent events as they unfold in The Middle East and South Asia, Bond’s work is a personal attempt to humanize these tragedies and combat the numbing effects of a media-saturated culture. Wall installations, woven floor mats, and text based drawings integrate the actual words and images that inspire the work. Reception: Thursday, September 17, 5–8 p.m.
515 South St., Waltham, MA
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
September 12–27: Lexington Arts and Crafts Society Instructors Show. October 3–17: Korean Cultural Council Exhibit. October 23–25: Annual Fall Fair, Creations by their 9 Guilds. Opening October 31: Regional High School Artists. Now registering fall classes and workshops for adults and teens, please see website for additional information.
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA
September 12–October 17: Tu–Su 12–4, Sa 10–4 October23–25: F–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Through September 30: Waterlogged by Mark Soderling. Opening October 4: Ms. Behavior by Nancy Grace Horton. Always representational to some degree, Solderling’s paintings are emotional, spontaneous deliveries of painted movements as force. These shoreline images carry the idea of water and sky as states of flux. Nancy Grace Horton’s photographs present an antic examination of women’s work at home. These photographs are more than playful satire with a sting that is penetrating and memorable.
315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA
Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
Ongoing: Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers and His Contemporaries. Emanating from Josef Albers’s statement that color is “the most relative medium in art,” this exhibition examines Albers’s overriding concern with visual perception in his art and teaching with an approach that combines the fields of optics, vision science and Gestalt psychology. Free admission.
41 Quadrangle Dr., Amherst, MA
Tu–Th, Su 9–midnight, Fri 9–8, Sa 9–5
Miller White Fine Arts
Four compelling invitational exhibitions in the abstract, landscape and figurative traditions featuring their internationally distinguished roster of artists plus guest artists and curators of local and national renown! All opening night receptions: 5–7 p.m. Through September 18: Contemporary Cape Cod Artists: On Abstraction. September 18–October 16: On Abstraction at Osterville Village Library
(508) 428-5757. October 2–30: Land, Sea & Sky.
708 Rte 134, South Dennis, MA
Open year-round by appointment
MIT List Visual Arts Center
September 1-13: Student Loan Art Program Exhibition: Through this annual loan program, individual students and student groups may borrow original works of art from the List Center’s Student Loan Art collection for their private rooms and communal spaces. A highlight of this year’s exhibition is the addition of MIT List Center’s 30th Anniversary Print Portfolio. Opening October 23: The Color Out of Space by Rosa Barba. Barba’s works encompassing sculptures, installations, text pieces, and publications are grounded in the material qualities of cinema. Her film sculptures examine the physical properties of the projector, celluloid, and projected light. On view through October 25: List projects: Lina Viste Grønli. On view through November 2015: Pavilion of the United States 56th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale Di Venezia Joan Jonas’s They Come to Us Without a Word. Presented by the MIT List Visual Arts center. Commissioner and co-curator: Paula C. Ha, director of the MIT List Visual Arts Center. Co-curator: Ute Meta Bauer, director of the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Nanyang Technological University.
20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA
Tu-W 12-6, Th 12-8, Fr-Su 12-6
The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science, and technology. Opening September 3: Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs by Ulrich Wüst. Ongoing: Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography. Ongoing events, public programs and demonstrations. Check website for updates and more information about exhibitions and displays.
265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
M–Su 10–5, closed major holidays
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Through September 26: Montserrat Gallery: Lost Cities by Heidi Whitman. Opening October 5: WOOD. Through September 20: Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery: Mapping by Dan Mills. September 23–October 17: Proximities by Yu-Wen Wu. Opening October 21: Eben Kling ’09. September 3–October 3: 301 Gallery: COUNTER MEASURES by Rachel Mica-Weiss.
301 Cabot St., Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
September 18–October 23: Nature’s Bounty by Joseph Wheelwright. Opening reception: Friday, September 18, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Ongoing outdoor installation. Wheelwright’s work springs from his spontaneous response to forms in nature. His stone carving and bronze casting modernize ancient art processes. Tons of stone and piles of wood yield to his vision.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
New Art Center
September 18–October 17: 2015 MCC Fellows & Finalists in craft, sculpture, installation and new genres. Artists: Sachiko Akiyama, Stephanie Chubbuck, Leigh Craven, Angela Cunningham, Dana Filibert, Melissa Finelli, Johanna Finnegan-Topitzer, Kelly Goff, Duncan Gowdy, Anne M. Lilly, Kristina W. Madsen, Warren E. Mather, Jennifer McCurdy, Lisa Nilsson, Amy Podmore, Samuel Rowlett, Sage Schmett, Patricia Shannon, Jenine Shereos, Deb Todd Wheeler. Concurrently: Heatwaves/Teen Art Exhibition, celebrating work by teen artists.
61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA
Newton Free Library
September 2–29: Gallery, Main Hall & Display Cases: Newton Art Association’s Annual Awards Show, works in various media. Reception: Wednesday, September 9, 7 p.m. October 2–29: Gallery: Free Range ABC’s by Diana Lisanto, 26 flavors of artworks. Reception: Thursday, October 1, 7 p.m. October 2–29: Main Hall: Paper Dolls & Imaginary Places by Leslie Fahn Rosenberg, gifts from the artist’s grandparents.
330 Homer St, Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
September 3–October 2: Front Room: Kamini Avril oil paintings and frescos from Ellora and Ajanta Caves, India. Back Room: Marlene Rye’s landscapes. Reception: Friday September 11, 5–8 p.m. October 6–30: Front Room: Nancy Campbell weaves disparate ideas in prints/assemblages. Carl Caivano‘s painting combines elements of astronomy, subatomic particles, geologic references and cellular/mineral patterns. Back Room: Anneke Corbette’s quilts, Impressions of Nature. Reception: Friday October 9, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
Salmon Falls Gallery
September 4–November 1: Pioneer Valley Photographic Artists: Group Exhibit, includes the works of 26 of their 50 fine art photography members. The PVPA was founded in 1997 and is dedicated to expanding the appreciation of photography in the region and to offer educational programs for high school students in Springfield, MA as well as individuals with disabilities at Riverside Industries in Easthampton, MA. Reception and Art Walk: Saturday, September 12, 5–7 p.m.
1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA
Open daily 10–5
September 11–October 24: Solo Exhibition by Todd Pavlisko. SubSamsøñ: September 11–October 3: Lighting Rod by Alyse Stuck, curated by Silvi Naci Assistant Director at Samsøñ.
450 Harrison Ave #29, Boston, MA
Th–Sa 11–6, Su 12–4 and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
September 17–October 17: Luminous Will. New Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective comes to Boston for an exhibition of focused meditation on what the cycles of life and death can mean in the context of the passage of time. Through their works, the artists articulate rarely asked questions, consider infinity, and re-animate historical memory. Reception: Tuesday, September 15, 5–7 p.m. smfa.edu/exhibitions.
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Th 10–8
Smith College Museum of Art
Opening September 11: Women’s Work: Feminist Art from the Collection. Opening October 9: Dislocation/Urban Experience: Contemporary Photographs from East Asia. Fall 2015 marks the completion of the Museum’s two-year Gallery Redesign Project during which all four floors of galleries were renovated and reinstalled. New highlights include galleries for Asian art and digital media, and the “Talk Back” learning space.
Elm Street at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
SNAC – Southern New England Artist Community at Zeitgeist Gallery
Opening October 24: SNAC is hosting a Contemporary Art Holiday Event. Artists will be on-site to discuss and sell works including photographs, paintings, collages and sculptures. Opening reception: Saturday, October 24, 6–9 p.m. Refreshments to be provided. This event is free and open to the public.
at Trescott Street Gallery
8 Trescott St. Taunton, MA
222 Cabot St. , Beverly, MA
W–Sa 12–7, Su 1–5
South Shore Art Center
Opening September 18: Walter and Me: Walter Pashko and Bill Flynn. Drawings and paintings by former School of the Museum of Fine Arts professors. Opening reception: Friday, September 18, 6–8 p.m. Dillon Gallery: Elements of Fall: Michael Domina, Laurinda O’Connor, Sally McCarthy and Betty Rogers. Faculty feature: Stephen Sheffield.
119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA
Through October 25: Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts: American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony, over 100 works by Hassam, Cassatt, Sargent and others that exemplify the art colony movement. Through September 27: American Master: Winslow Homer, featuring The New Novel and engravings. Ongoing: Woodblock Prints from the Provincetown Artist Colony. Ongoing: George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum: Cabinet of Curiosities, exploring typical themes used in Wunderkammer that became popular during the 17th and 18th centuries.
21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
The Art Complex Museum
Through September 6: Look Again, the ACM Collection inspires the Boston Printmakers. Through November 8: Sailing, with works by Michael Eudenbach, Michael Kahn and Onne van der Wal, three of today’s most well-respected marine photographers. Opening September 20: Cannot Be Described in Words: Drawing/Daring, ten artists exploring new approaches, scale and mediums that expand the definition of drawing. Ongoing: Rotations, Objects from the Permanent Collection.
189 Alden St, Duxbury, MA
The Loading Dock Gallery
Through September 27: Form & Color/Felt Paint Stitch, art for the body and the rooms we live in by felter Susan Garry, painter Maureen Baker and fiber artist Ann Lee. Opening September 30: Harvest/Reaping the Bounty of Creativity, annual members show with 50+ artists displaying an array of artwork. Opening receptions: Saturdays, September 12, 4–6 p.m. and October 3, 5–7 p.m.
Western Avenue Studios
122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA
W–Sa 12–5:30, Su 12–4
The Parish Center for the Arts
October 4–31: New England Circumstances: Moments of Light & Texture, recent paintings by Douglas H. Caves, Sr. By delving into the fecund play of light and texture across the artifacts and flora of the New England landscape, Caves captures the atmosphere and mood of the moment combined with a memory of the past. Opening reception: Sunday, October 4, 12–3 p.m. Handicap accessible.
10 Lincoln St, Westford, MA
Su 12–2 or by appointment
Opening September 4: China Marks—Nowhere Everywhere. Reception: Friday, September 4, 4-7 p.m. Gallery talk: Saturday, October 3, 1-2 p.m. The first of three exhibitions in the Nowhere Everywhere series explores social relationships and human conflicts through a 13-year survey of the fantastic and irresistibly irreverent, constructed drawings of China Marks.
The Cambridge School of Weston
45 Georgian Rd., Weston, MA
M-F 9-4:30, or by appointment School calendar applies
Three Stones Gallery
Opening September 10: 4artists | 4brushes. Featuring works by three New England artists—George Herman, Jonathan MacAdam and Lynn Avery—and Chilean artist Susilowati; four distinct and unique approaches utilizing paint and brush. Opening reception: Thursday, September 24, 6-8:30 p.m. Now in its second year, Three Stones Gallery presents established and emerging artists working locally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
115 Commonwealth Ave., West Concord, MA
M–Sa 9:30–5:30, Th 9:30–7
Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College
September 15–October 15: Out of Print: Collages and Assemblages Made of Vintage Book Parts by Conny Goelz-Schmitt. The purpose for the physical book continues to decrease, but their shapes still resonate deeply. Conny Goelz-Schmitt explores, deconstructs, and reallocates printed matter creating new objects for the viewer’s mind. Opening October 27: Elaine McBride and Dominick Takis: From the Surface: Stitched, Painted and Mixed Media Works.
180 The Riverway, Boston, MA
Tu–Th 1–5, Sa 2–5
Through September 13: Beyond Real: Contemporary Landscapes. Zygmund Jankowski, Nell Blaine, Albert Alcalay, Roger Martin, Ruth Mordecai, Eileen Mueller, Susan Erony, Gabrielle Barzaghi, Pamela Ellis Hawkes, and others. September 18–October 18: Ed Touchette: Lessons, Barns, and Other Structures. Reception: Saturday, September 26, 5–7 p.m. Presentation: Sunday, October 4, 5 p.m. Opening Saturday, October 24 (reception
5–7 p.m): Patti Sullivan: New Paintings.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
Open daily 10–5, Sa 10–7 (see website for exceptions)
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
September 2–October 1: Slyly Fractured, a solo show of photographs by Nancy Grace Horton, capturing constructed moments influenced by contemporary American culture and gender roles. Reception: Thursday, September 10, 5–7 p.m. Closed September 7. Opening October 5: Line Acts, drawings by Stacey Cushner and Alexandra Rozenman, demonstrating the wide latitude of the practice, Cushner examines the observable world, Rozenman the interior landscape. Reception: Thursday, October 15, 5–7 p.m. Closed October 12.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Opening September 10: Shahzia Sikander: Parallax, artist Shahzia Sikander presents her first immersive animation Parallax, with music by composer Du Yun. Last Folio, photographer Yuri Dojc charts this personal journey in cultural memory and the universal losses of the Holocaust. Sophia Ainslie: In Person – 574, four original paintings by artist Sophia Ainslie, created for the central stairwell of 574 Boston Avenue.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
Tu–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
September 1–October 16: ‘E’ is for Elephants: The Late Etchings of Edward Gorey.
Talk by curator James Edwards: Tuesday, September 15, 5:30–8 p.m. in O’Leary 222. Reception: 6:30 p.m. in University Gallery, Mahoney Hall. Opening October 28: Naoe Suzuki: New Paintings. Artist’s talk: Thursday, October 29, 3:30 p.m. in O’Leary 222. Reception: 4:30–5:30 p.m. in University Gallery, Mahoney Hall.
870 Broadway St, Lowell, MA
(978) 934-3491 ex. 3494
M–Th 10–4, F 11–3
Waltham Mills 39th Annual Open Studios
November 7 & 8: Visit art where it’s made. More than 70 artists of all media from WMAA and Lincoln Studios, along with visiting jewelry makers and metal artists from Metalwerx will open their doors to welcome the public to this free event. Tour studios, chat with artists, and add to your art collection. A central location with easy access by public transportation and ample parking.
144 & 289 Moody Street, Waltham, MA
Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College
September 15–October 3: Sketches from the South by Le Lam. For nearly ten years (1966 - 1975) Hanoi artist Le Lam lived in South Vietnam recording in paint the war which raged all around him. This exhibition contains 100 of the thousands of sketches and paintings he made during those years. Reception: Sunday, September 20, 5–7 p.m. October 6–10: Out in the Cold: Seen through the Lens of Homeless Photographers. Reception: Friday, October 9, 5–7 p.m.
47 Myrtle Ave, Newton, MA
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
M-F 10-2 or by appointment
Worcester Art Museum
Opening September 23: Veiled Aleppo, images of Syria’s civil war by photojournalist Franco Pagetti. Through September 27: The Small Cowper Madonna by Raphael, on loan from the National Gallery of Art. Ongoing: American Folk Art, Lovingly Collected, important private collection of 19th-century portraits and decorative objects with unusual focus on Central Massachusetts.
55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA
W–F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8
Zullo Gallery Center for the Arts
September 19–November 7: 21st Juried Exhibition featuring a wide variety of work from both emerging and established artists from the greater Boston and New England area. Juror: Adrian Tiò, Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Artists’ reception: Saturday, September 26, 7–9 p.m.
456A Main St, Medfield, MA
Bates College Museum of Art
Through October 17: Points of View: Photographs by Jay Gould, Gary Green, David Maisel and Shoshanna White in which artists view elements of the Maine landscape from a great distance to close up, exploring relationships between humans and the natural world. Through October 24: The Painter of Maine: Photographs of Marsden Hartley, which focuses on images of this native son of Lewiston, Maine, who is recognized as one of the most important American modernists. Ongoing: Maine Collected, selected works by living artists connected to Maine from the Bates Museum of Art’s permanent collection.
75 Russell St, Lewiston, ME
M–Sa 10–5, W 10–7 and by appointment
Carver Hill Gallery
Through September 29: Street level gallery: Civil Twilight by Anneli Skaar, paintings from Svalbard, Arctic Norway. Upstairs gallery: Alter Egos and New Beginnings by Shari Weschler Rubeck. The arctic islands’ polar nights were the inspiration for Anneli’s paintings. Civil twilight is when the sun is six degrees below the horizon. Rubeck’s paintings are about connectivity in a shrinking world, and staying human. Artists’ reception: Friday, September 4, 5–8 p.m.
Carver Hill Gallery
338 Main Street, Rockland, ME
Colby College Museum of Art
Through October 18: Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s. Opening September 17: Aesthetic Harmonies: Whistler in Context and From the Studio: New Work by Faculty Artists. Opening September 24: Whistler and the World: The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler and Peter Soriano: Permanent Maintenance.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Portland Museum of Art
Opening October 8: You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 PMA Biennial. You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 PMA Biennial highlights Maine’s artistic legacies in the making, presenting a comprehensive and cohesive narrative about the state and the artists connected to it.
7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME
M–Th 10–5, F 10–9, Sa–Su 10–5
The Ogunquit Museum of American Art
Perched on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and scenic Narrow Cove, surrounded by landscaped gardens, the museum houses a collection of over 2,000 works of art. Highlighting American Modernism, the collection features work by internationally known artists such as Marsden Hartley, Rockwell Kent, Walt Kuhn and Mark Tobey. Through October 31: Winslow Homer’s Civil War. September 3–October 31: The Magnificent Landscape: Works from the Permanent Collection. October 2–31: Michael Alpert: Architectonica chipolana. Through October: Henry Strater: Still Life and the Permanent Collection.
543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit, ME
Open daily, 10–5
Aidron Duckworth Art Museum
September 19–November 1: Joe Saginor, Oil on Canvas. Opening reception: Saturday, September 19, 3–6 p.m., Artist’s talk: 4 p.m. In Gallery I through November 1: Exhibition XXVI –Aqueduct Series & Drawings & Paintings from Life, by Aidron Duckworth. In Gallery II through September 13: Rachel Gross, Shaped Panels & Works on Paper. Sculpture on the Grounds through November 1: Jay Mead, Painted Saplings.
21 Bean Rd., Meriden, NH
Hargate Art Center at St. Paul’s School
Originally built as a dining hall and later converted into an art center, Hargate has served SPS for 86 years. Soon the charming, brick building will become a student center and the studios and gallery will get new homes. Join the art department as it bids farewell in a tribute exhibition told through artwork, photographs and ephemera. Opening reception: Thursday, September 24, 6–8 p.m.
St. Paul's School
32 Library Rd., Concord, NH
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Through December 6: Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art. Thematically organized installation of the accomplished collection of Hood gifts and loans from an independent curator and a scholar of early American decorative arts.
6 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH
Tu–Sa 10–5, W 10–9, Su 12–5
September 8–October 18: The Narrative Impulse: Portraits and Their Stories. Through photography, painting, drawing, collage, ceramics and video, artists Kelly Anderson-Staley, Kate Gridley, Nancy Grace Horton, Case Jernigan, Diane Sullivan and Itay Ziv explore the potential of portraits, both personal and anonymous, and our desire to create meaning through narrative. Reception: Friday, September 11, 5–7 p.m. Gallery talk: Saturday, September 12, 10 a.m. Free.
Frederick R. Mayer Art Center Phillips Exeter Academy
11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH
M 1–5, Tu–Sa 9–5
McIninch Art Gallery
September 10–October 10: Discomfort Food, curated by Professor Deborah Varat. Artists include: Stephanie Chubbuck, Harold Edgerton, Emily Eveleth, Beth Galton, Michiko Kon, Nate Larson, Ilana Manolson, Vera Mercer, Tara Sellios, Richella Simard and Kathleen Volp. Opening October 15: Identity Shared, curated by Arlette Kayafas, director of Gallery Kayafas. Artists include: Ria Brodell, Caleb Cole, Azita Morad Khani and Zoe Perry-Wood. Artist talk and opening reception: Thursday, October 15, 5–7 p.m.
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 N. River Rd, Manchester, NH
M–Sa 10–3, Th 10–8
Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
September 2–October 18: Looking Where it Ain’t by Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle. The Prints of Jacques Callot.
Miseries & Vengeance Wallpapers by Millie Chen. Reception: Friday, September 11, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Ongoing: Seasons by Dale Rogers in the Mills Courtyard.
30 Academic Way, Durham, NH
M–W 10–4, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 1–5
Pastel Society of New Hampshire
Opening October 20: The Pastel Society of New Hampshire presents its Seventh Annual National Juried Show, It’s Pastel!, at the Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery in Portsmouth, NH. Opening reception: Saturday, October 24, 5–7 p.m. There will be refreshments and an awards ceremony. This event is free and open to the public.
Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery
10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH
Open daily 10–5
The Currier Museum of Art
Opening September 11: James Nachtwey: Witness to History—Afghanistan, Ground Zero, Iraq. Award-winning photojournalist James Nachtwey’s stirring images of war and its aftermath have appeared in major publications such as Time and National Geographic. View these photographs printed in large format, along with his monumental photo collage, The Sacrifice.
150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH
Su, M, W–F 11–5, Sa 10–5
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
For 50 years, the gallery has been an important center for the enjoyment, debate, study and discovery of the visual arts. Its collections and exhibitions address the legacy of the region’s art colonies, examine the history of art and culture from Africa, Asia, Oceana, Europe and the Americas, and foster conversations about contemporary works and ideas that resonate across the Monadnock region and beyond. Opening September 4: Jules Olitski: Lakes, Mountains, Seas. Opening September 19: Angus McCullough: Float. September 19–October 21:
ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection. Free and open to the public.
Keene State College
229 Main St., Keene, NH
Su–W 12–5, Th–F 12–7, Sa 12–8
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
Opening September 12: Jervis McEntee: Painter-Poet of the Hudson River School. This exhibition redefines McEntee’s place in the history of 19th-century American landscape painting, presenting his art in the context of his temperament and the inspiration he derived from his fellow landscape painters Frederic Church, Sanford Gifford, and John Weir. Featuring more than 70 paintings and works on paper from more than 30 lenders.
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY
September 18–October 8: The Chazan Gallery is presenting an exhibition of works by Henry Ferreira, Viera Levitt and Debora Zlotsky. There will be an opening reception for the artists on Gallery Night, Thursday, September 18, from 5–9 p.m. The public is invited.
228 Angell St., Providence, RI
David Winton Bell Gallery
Through October 25: Hank Willis Thomas: Primary Sources, presenting a five-channel video installation alongside sculptures and prints by the conceptual photographer. Opening reception and artist talk: Friday, September 11, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Secret Birds and Other Works: Tony Fitzpatrick, an exhibition of collages and etchings by the Chicago-based artist, playwright and actor. Performance of Fitzpatrick’s Stations Lost: Friday, October 9. See website for further information.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–F 11–4, Sa–Su 1–4
September 5–27: The Silver Circle Photography Group, new work from nine members of this local award-winning group of photo-artists. Also DeBlois 3-D works. Reception: Saturday, September 5, 4–7. Gallery night: Thursday, September 10, 5–8 p.m. October 3–November 1: Broken Ice/Connected Life, oil on canvas by Katy Hodge and 3-D work by Rosemary Day. Reception: Saturday, October 3, 4–7 p.m. Gallery night: Thursday, October 8, 5–8 p.m.
134 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI
Gallery Night Providence
September 17 and October 15: Free, fun filled introduction to Providence’s exciting art scene. Twenty-two galleries and museums open their doors inviting you to a visual arts party. Visit galleries on your own or take an Art Celebrity guided tour leaving from One Regency Plaza (Art New England magazine available on the ArtBus). Check website for individual and tour information. Free parking.
One Regency Plaza, Providence, RI
Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island
September 8–October 2: URI Art Faculty Biennial 2015 highlights new work by the extraordinary artists and designers who teach at the URI Department of Art and Art History. The works are varied—ranging from digital media, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video, performance, film, animation, and more.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Opening September 26: Reviving Durr Freedley: Newport’s Forgotten Artist. Photographers Guild Members’ Exhibition. Opening September 5: Art League of Rhode Island Members’ Exhibition. A Series of Minor Miracles with Elizabeth Duffy and Brian Miller.
76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Providence Art Club
September 8–25: Fall Members’ Exhibition 2015, Awards Juror Mary Tinti, PhD curator of the Fitchburg Art Museum. Reception: Sunday, September 13, 2–4 p.m. September 27–October 16: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Inspirations by Don Gregory and Joan McConaghy. Mary Castelnovo Gallery: Process by Anthony Tomaselli. Draw to Paint. Dodge House Gallery: Pastel Figure Drawings by Don Paulhus. Reception: Sunday, September 27, 2–4 p.m.
11 Thomas St, Providence, RI
M–F 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4
Providence College Art Galleries
Providence College Galleries present contemporary art and interdisciplinary practices. September 3–October 10 in Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery: Mexico City – Spectacular Vernacular features resident artists—José Arnaud-Bello, Pia Camil and Ramiro Chaves—who reinterpret urban culture and legends. September 3–October 10 in Reilly Gallery: Why Be/e Collective: Praesepe collaboratively explores the organizational principles of bees. Free and open to the public.
Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery at Hunt-Cavanagh Hall, Reilly Gallery at the Smith Center for the Arts
Three Wheel Studio
October 15–November 15: Teapots: Annual Three Wheel Studio Ceramic Show. The show will feature sculptural and functional teapots by well known and emerging artists. Opening reception: Thursday, October 15, 5–8 p.m. The show will also be featured online at threewheelstudio.com/teapots.
436 Wickenden St, Providence, RI
7th Annual West Bay Open Studios Tour
The crisp, autumn season is the perfect time to take a self-guided driving tour of the studios of eighteen artists located in neighboring West Bay coastal towns. At each stop you will have the opportunity to meet the artists in their working environments, view the artistic process, and purchase original art. The tour is free and open to the public.
Various locations (see website for map)
Sa & Su, October 24 & 25, 11–5
Opening September 15: Of Land and Local. An annual, multidisciplinary, statewide exhibition designed to initiate a dialog about issues surrounding art and the environment relative to the Vermont landscape. Exhibition at BCA Center and Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. See oflandandlocalvt.org for more information.
135 Church St, Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5
Recognized by Yankee Magazine Best of New England 2015, Editor’s Choice for Best Museum Makeover. On view through November 1: Inward Adorings of the Mind: Grassroots Art, outsider, visionary and folk art by individuals with little or no formal training in art. Works by Howard, Tolliver, Walker and Yoakum. Ongoing: People/Place: American Social Landscape Photography, 1950-1980. Through October 18: 7 COLLABORATIVE PRINTS: Jennifer Koch and Gregg Blasdel.
75 Main St, Bennington, VT
Open daily 10–5
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Through October 25: Jim Dine: People, Places, Things, paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture by the celebrated American artist, who lived and worked in southern Vermont from 1971 to 1985. Close to Home: New Pastels by Ray Ruseckas; Expanded Forms: Rodrigo Nava; Threaded Dances: Debra Bermingham. Opening October 2: Shedding Light on the Working Forest, paintings by Kathleen Kolb accompanied by text by poet Verandah Porche.
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT
Su–M, W–Sa 11–5, closed Tu
Helen Day Art Center
Opening September 11: Fractured: Works on Paper. This group exhibition looks at fractured space through the lens of narrative, structure and optics. Artists include Olafur Eliasson, Kiki Smith, Leonardo Drew, Jane South, Dawn Clements, Beka Goedde, Peter Fried, Kazue Taguchi, Etty Yaniv among others. Through October 14: Exposed, the 24th annual outdoor sculpture exhibition throughout Stowe, Vermont. Sculpture from 13 sculptors and poetry on storefront windows by former Vermont Poet Laureate, Ruth Stone.
90 Pond St., Stowe, VT
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Through December 13: The Art of Storytelling: Five Tales from Asia highlights painted and printed interpretations of narratives from the 16th century to the present. Ongoing: Naked Truth explores the human body and its visualization in German and Austrian art in the period surrounding the First World War. 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
Tu–F 10–5, Sa–Su 12–5
Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts
Through September 27: Group Exhibit. Malcolm Wright, ceramic and bronze sculpture; Shaun Wright, photography; Petria Mitchell oil landscapes. Opening October 1: Photographer Christine Triebert’s portrait series, Though a Glass Dimly.
Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts is located in Brattleboro, Vermont, in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley. MGFA specializes in contemporary fine arts and craft in a variety of media by regionally and nationally recognized artists.
183 Main St, Brattleboro, VT
Vermont Metro Gallery
Opening September 15: Jim Westphalen: Vanish. Of Land and Local continues in the Vermont Metro Gallery with a series of photographs—an ongoing narrative that speaks to the decay of the built landscape in rural America.
135 Church St , Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Through September 30: Clark Derbes: Family, reality-altering geometric “sculptures of paintings of sculptures.” Through October 5: Val Rossman: Hues and Gestures, vibrant abstractions in pastel on paper and acrylic on aluminum. Through October 31: Stephanie Bush: 20 Years, An Artist’s Evolution, an exploration in oils of cultural diversity, color and artistic traditions. Sculpture Park: Exhibiting works by David Stromeyer, Kim Radochia, Chris Miller, Bruce White and Chris Curtis.
17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, VT