Contemporary design store and gallery located in the historic 1918 Telephone Exchange Building. Opening May 20: Japanese Contemporary Design and Craft, a selection of contemporary work by Japanese designers, many of whom make use of traditional hand-craft production methods. Also shown for the first time in the U.S. is the monumental political poster Sheltered Weaklings, designed by Takashi Kono (1906–99) in 1953 at the height of the Cold War.
29 Church St, New Milford, CT
Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph
Through June 5: Money Matters: Thomas Nast on the Economy, an exhibition celebrating the inauguration of USJ President Rhona Free, PhD in economics. Also on view Continuing the Conversation II: Points of Intersection between the Americas and Europe.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
T, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
Through July 31: Fourplay: New Work by Roberta Friedman, Jane Harris, Sheila Kaczmareck, and Mary Lesser. Mixed media works on paper, board, and canvas by Friedman, Harris and Lesser, and ceramic sculptures by Kaczmareck. Opening reception: Thursday, July 7, 5–7 p.m. August 4–28: Summer Breeze, a window installation by City Gallery artists.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Florence Griswold Museum
Through September 18: The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism & The Garden Movement, 1887-1920, a visually stunning show situating the growth of the Garden Movement and Impressionism within the politics of the Progressive Era when a surge of nationalism and patriotic optimism co-existed with growing concerns over mass immigration, women’s suffrage, and urbanization. Organized by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and re-conceptualized with new scholarship and a Connecticut focus, the exhibition features works by Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, and Violet Oakley, among others.
96 Old Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Opening May 7: A Good Summer’s Work: J. Alden Weir, Connecticut Impressionist will showcase the works of J. Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Emil Carlsen and John Singer Sargent created in eastern Connecticut. The exhibition brings together for the first time more than 40 works from museums and private collections across the country.
625 Williams St, New London, CT
Tu–Sa 10-5, Su 1–5, Closed M
Through September 4: Tea Day 1931: The Art Community at Old Lyme will transport viewers back to a time of women in gauzy dresses worn with wide-brimmed hats, and men in blazers and flannels mingling in the annual tea party hosted by the Lyme Art Association. Inspired by a painting by Edward Volkert, the exhibition includes William Chadwick, Frank Dumond, Lydia Longacre and Bessie Potter Vonnoh among others. This exhibition is made possible in part by a gift from The David T. Langrock Foundation.
144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Museum of Art
Through July 30: Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition. Opening reception: Thursday, June 30, 5:30–7 p.m. Opening August 5: 60th Regional Exhibition, open juried show featuring all media, and the Sarah Stifler Lucas Solo Exhibition, opening Thursday, August 11, 5:30–7 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through August 14: Eric Aho: An Unfinished Point in a Vast Surrounding. Through September 11: New Media: Maya Jeffereis: Fallout Shelter. Ongoing: Special Installation, George Inness: Light Triumphant. Opening July 8: Masterpieces of The Sanford B.D. Low Illustration Collection. Free parking, café, museum shop. Open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
Su–W and F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through July 10: Summer Arts Festival Group Show. Opening July 22: Water, Water Everywhere, with artists whose work features water as a nurturer, challenge or an element of fun. Opening reception: Friday, July 22, 6:30–9 p.m. Visit website for class schedule, registration and to shop online.
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT
W–F 11–6, Sa 11:30–6, Su 11:30–5
Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds
With over 90 sculptures woven throughout different gardens and courtyards, this en plein air art experience allows visitors to enjoy large-scale sculpture on 4.5 beautifully landscaped acres. Opening May 20: Summer Sculpture Showcase. View a variety of sculptures from national artists celebrating all things three-dimensional. Works in a variety of materials and styles, from abstract metals to traditional carved stone. Opening reception: Friday, June 10, 5–7 p.m.
80-1 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
Free to the public 365 days a year
The Glass House
Opening May 1: The Glass House is pleased to present Yayoi Kusama: Narcissus Garden, a landscape installation that will be on view throughout the 2016 tour season to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Philip Johnson’s birth and the 10th anniversary of the opening of The Glass House site to the public. First created 50 years ago in 1966 for the Venice Biennale, the 2016 iteration of Narcissus Garden will be updated specifically for The Glass House’s 49-acre landscape. Advanced tickets required: theglasshouse.org/visit
199 Elm St, New Canaan, CT
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
May 7–June 5: Remix, Reshoot, Research. Curated by 99 Hooker. The exhibit features the work of nine contemporary new media artists whose approaches vary from remixing content, form, mediums and messages to documentation. With Perry Bard, Benton C. Bainbridge, Nancy Drew, Feedbuck Galore, 99 Hooker, Dina Kelberman, Donald O’Finn, Brother Russell Scholl, Mark Street, Mike Train. Opening reception to be announced. Visit the website for up to date information.
11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
West Hartford Art League
Through June 3: CT+6, a regional juried exhibit that was open to artists in Connecticut, New York, and England. Juror: Kimberly Charles, Cate Charles Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island.
37 Buena Vista Rd, West Hartford, CT
Yale Center for British Art
Opening May 11: Modernism and Memory: Rhoda Pritzker and the Art of Collecting. Also opening May 11: Art in Focus: Relics of Old London. Opening June 16: “The Poet of Them All:” William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert.
1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5 (Re-opens May 11) Free and open to the public
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. Through August 28: Le Goût du Prince: Art and Prestige in Sixteenth Century France. Opening August 19: Art and Industry in Early America: Rhode Island Furniture 1650–1830. Ongoing: Weaving and the Social World: 3,000 Years of Ancient Andean Textiles. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St., New Haven, CT
Tu-F 10-5; Th until 8 (Sept-June); Sa-Su 11–5
Abigail Ogilvy Gallery
Opening July 14: The Tides: Summer Group Show. A selection of artists exhibiting two-dimensional works around the themes of nature and motion and the ways they interact in the passage of time. This exhibition will include work by Ola Aksan, Keenan Derby, Holly Harrison, Julia S. Powell, and Caron Tabb.
460C Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W 11–6, Th 12–8, F–Su 11–6
May 14–June 3: Plein-Air Abstracts, featuring large-format paintings by Richard Kattman as artist-in-residence at La Macina di San Cresci, Italy, in 2015. Opening reception: Saturday, May 14, 5–7 p.m. Opening June 11: Mini Solo Exhibits, featuring sculptural works by Constant Albertson and Alvina Laudani. Opening reception: Saturday, June 11, 5–7 p.m. ArtSpace artists’ open studios: Saturdays, May 14 and June 11, 4–6 p.m.
63 Summer St, Maynard, MA
Atlantic Works Gallery
Thursday, July 14: Artists for Farm Animals, reception and silent art auction to benefit the Citizens for Farm Animals campaign to improve the lives of farm animals in Massachusetts, 6–9 p.m. July 21-August 20: Animal Farm, a group show by Atlantic Works members and friends. Opening reception: Thursday, July 21, 6–9 p.m. Closing reception: Thursday, August 18, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St., East Boston, MA
July 14: 6-9 p.m. July 21-August 20: F-Sa 2-6 or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through July 22: Patterns—A national juried exhibition featuring nearly 90 works selected by juror Beth Urdang of Beth Urdang Gallery. August 12–September 10: 8 Visions—Artwork from eight juried members: Marjorie Ball, Bill Clark, Marnie Jain, Daniel Koterbay, Robin Wessman, Laura White Carpenter, Qiong Xia (Jade), and Philip Young. Jurors: Elena Bachrach, executive director of Newburyport Art Association and Matthew Swift, owner and director of Trident Gallery.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Bakalar & Paine Galleries and Doran Gallery
Through May 7: 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition. Features the work of 19 MFA candidates from the design and fine arts areas. The exhibition is on view in two campus galleries: the Bakalar & Paine Galleries and the Doran Gallery. Film/Video Thesis Screening: Friday, May 6, 7 p.m.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
M, Tu, Th–Sa 12–6, W 12–8
Barbara Krakow Gallery
Through July 30: Block Parts. Featuring works by Josef Albers, Robert Barry, Michael Beatty, Mel Bochner, Ellsworth Kelly, Allan McCollum, Liliana Porter, Stephen Prina, Kate Shepherd, Richard Smith and Ana Tiscornia.
10 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5:30, closed August
Opening May 28: Finding Raven: Art and Stories from the Northwest Coast portrays the rich cultural and literary heritage of the Pacific Northwest, depicted in dramatic storytelling and striking art. Fantastic tales of supernatural encounters between animals and humans provide the imagery for elaborately carved and brightly painted masks, drums, monumental totems and other ceremonial objects of the Haida, Kwak’waka’wakw, Tsimshian and Tlingit groups, among others.
39 South St., Pittsfield, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Through September 4: Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Prints & Photographs brings together an exquisite selection of materials from the institution’s rich collection of works on paper, including posters, daguerreotypes, political cartoons, engravings, and linocuts. The exhibition celebrates the Athenaeum’s robust acquisitions program and showcases more than 70 items that have been added to the collection since 2000. Visitors will discover items from the 19th century to the present.
10 1⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Through July 17: Elizabeth Alexander, Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year and Peter DeCamp Haines, Mostly Heads. July 20–August 14: Montserrat Sculpture, alumni and students. Opening reception: July 20, 4–6 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Friday 5–8
Through May 21: Inspiration: What is Your Muse? A Brickbottom Artist Association group exhibition featuring painting, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture. Extended hours during Somerville Open Studios: Saturday and Sunday, April 30–May 1, 12–6 p.m. June 2–25: Exploring a Sense of Place, featuring photography, video and mixed media by Darleen DeVita, Deborah Hickey and Ron Pownall. Opening reception: Sunday, June 5, 5–7 p.m.
1 Fitchburg St, Somerville, MA
Through July 31: Signs and Wonders by Linda Klein, oil paintings of the untold stories of imagined events. Klein will host a poetry reading and artist talk on Sunday, July 24 at 2 p.m. Summer Invitational: Kate Benson, Haley Harris, Adam Hinterland, Hilary Tait Norod. Reception: Friday, July 8, 6–8:30 p.m. August 3–21: HEAT, juried competition featuring New England artists. Reception: Friday, August 5, 6–8:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
Through July 29: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Flora Fauna Part I. University Place Gallery: Flora Fauna Part II. Opening receptions: Friday, July 8, 5–7 p.m. at both locations. Prizes presented at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery at 6:30 p.m. by Ali Ringenburg from Sloane Merrill Gallery, Denise Jillson and Bill Manley from the Harvard Square Business Association, and Diana Janec from the Cambridge Office of Tourism.
Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices
25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA
Cape Ann Museum
The Cape Ann Museum celebrates the art, history and culture of Cape Ann—a region with a rich and varied culture of nationally significant historical, industrial and artistic achievement. The Museum’s collection includes Cape Ann artists, past and present; Fitz Henry Lane, Milton Avery, John Sloan, and more. Ongoing: Design/Build: The Drawings of Phillips & Holloran, Architects.
27 Pleasant St., Gloucester, MA
T–Sa 10–5, Su 1–4
Concord Art Association
Through July 12: Member’s Gallery: Ron Rosenstock. Through August 13: Main Gallery: Responding to Place, landscape paintings by Bernard Chaet, Lois Dodd, Elizabeth O’Reilly, Stuart Shils, SaraNoa Mark, Rick Fox, Kathleen Jacobs, Wolf Kahn, James Urbaska, Allen Whiting, Susanah Howland, John Walker, Andy Karnes, Kib Bramhall and Ken Vincent. July 14–August 13: Member’s Gallery: Student/Teacher Show. Reception: Thursday, July 14, 6–8 p.m.
37 Lexington Rd., Concord , MA
Tu–Sa 10–4:30, Su 12–4
Copley Society of Art
Co|So is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, representing nearly 300 artist members from around the globe. July 7–August 19: Ship to Shore Summer Members’ Show juried by Austen Bailly, curator of American Art at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA, featuring 35 Copley Society artist members, in the Upper Gallery. Also featuring Ken Northup in the Red Room Gallery.
158 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5
Through July 24: Jaehyo Lee. Lee’s sculptures emphasize his materials and his refined approach to nature, muse to his ideological and spatial concerns. Opening July 30: Lionel Smit, New Work. Smit is considered one of South Africa’s strongest artists, best known for his contemporary portraiture executed through monumental canvases and sculptures. Smit’s Morphous is currently on view in Union Square, NYC.
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
Danforth Art, Museum\School
Through August 21: Last exhibitions in the Danforth Building! Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition, featuring works by 135 contemporary artists, and Selections from the Permanent Collection.
123 Union Ave., Framingham, MA
W–Th, Su 12–5, F–Sa 10–5
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Ongoing: Overgrowth, featuring representations of prolific expansion, growth, and mutation in artwork from deCordova’s permanent collection. Forms include painting, sculpture, works on paper, and photography. Featuring Jean Arp, Jedediah Caesar, Edward Steichen, Gary Webb, and Rachel Perry. Lotte Jacobi, Lisette Model: Urban Camera presents street photography, portraits, and experimental work by émigré photographers Lotte Jacobi (1896–1990) and Lisette Model (1901–1983), created while they each lived in Berlin, Paris, and New York from the 1930s to 1950s.
51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA
Essex Art Center
May 6–June 17: Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: When things touch, by Samantha Fields. Opening June 24: Icons and Ink, paintings by Eric Allhouse. May 6–June 17: Chester F. Sidell Gallery: Forms, Volume, Space, by Joe Montroy, Rachel Montroy, and Christopher Georgia. Opening June 24: Prisms of Color, with works by Rahat Mama, Shobah Govindan, and Aron Leaman.
56 Island St, Lawrence, MA
M–F 10–6 Closed May 30
Fitchburg Art Museum
Through August 28: Call and Response: Grayscale, a collaboration with ArtsWorcester. Ongoing: 81st Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft; Linnette Vázquez Polanco: The Reflection of the Soul; Evoking Eleanor: The art, life, and legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross; More Recent Acquisitions: Photography; GLOBAL AFRICA: Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art; Discover Ancient Egypt.
185 Elm St., Fitchburg, MA
W–F 12–4, Sa–Su 11–5
Fountain Street Fine Art
Through August 6: Continuum: Tradition meets Innovation, National Association of Women Artists. A group exhibition of two- and three-dimensional works inspired by the experiences and aspirations of the artists, striving to capture time, place and feeling. Juried by Cheryl Clinton and Marie Craig. Wednesday, July 13, 12–3 p.m.: Educational presentation and workshop, “Not Sitting Pretty.” Ongoing: Small Gallery: Core Members Show.
59 Fountain St., Framingham, MA
F & Sa 11–5 and by appointment
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Opening July 30: Metamorphosis: The Art of Altered Books. Opening August 20: (413): Pioneering Western Massachusetts. Through July 10: CounterCraft: Voices of the Indie Craft Community. Through July 31: Paper and Blade: Modern Paper Cutting. Through August 31: The Faces of Politics: In/Tolerance. Through September 18: 2016 Biennial Members Exhibition. Members Create: Celebrate silent auction and closing reception: Saturday, September 17.
MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
455 Oak St., Brockton, MA
T–Su 10–5, Th until 9, closed M
Galatea Fine Art
July 1–31: Barbara Eskin: The Net Reconfigured, painting and mixed media. Christina Beecher, Adam Bullock, James Cole, Randa Dubnick, Alison Horvitz, Susan Leskin: Sense of Place, group exhibition. Just Be-Cause, a membership-wide exhibition for various charities. Reception: July 1, 6–8 p.m. August 3–28: The New England Collective VII. Juror: Julie Burros, chief of art and culture for the City of Boston. Reception: August 5, 6–8 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
Opening July 25: Cambridge Fire. The exhibit explores the past, present and future of the Cambridge Fire Department. The installation contains stories of famous fires, the evolution of the department, people and equipment through text, photos and an artistic display using materials found at the Fire Houses. Gallery 344 is free and open to the public.
Cambridge Arts Council
344 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA
M 8:30–8, Tu–Th 8:30–5, F 8:30–12
Gallery at Gorse Mill In Memory of Jared Michael Branfman
Through August 30: The Soul of a Dog: Canine Portraiture by Jo Cataldo. The works in Cataldo’s new show draw on iconic portraiture styles from history, elevating the role of dogs in art from ornamental to portrait-worthy subjects in their own right. For centuries, dogs were relegated to a decorative role in art. With these portraits Cataldo takes that part of a painting and makes it the focus. Cataldo’s artistic process and her paintings combine her two great passions: dogs and art history.
31 Thorpe Rd., Needham, MA
M–Th 11–5, F 10–4, Sa 1–5
September 6–October 1: Ken Beck: New Paintings and Harold Reddicliffe: Recent Small Paintings. Gallery NAGA opens its 40th season with two solo exhibitions by painters Ken Beck and Harold Reddicliffe who couldn’t be more different in their paint handling. Both painters depict dynamic arrangements of mundane or found objects. Beck’s works appear alla prima and Reddicliffe’s paintings are photo realistic and methodical. Opening reception: Friday, September 9, 6–8 p.m.
67 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Opening August 16: Painting in Pastels, featuring Linée Baird, Lola Chaisson, Cindy Crimmin, Ella B. Delyanis, Shelly Eager, and Pamela Wamala. Artists’ reception: Saturday, September 10, 7–9 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Griffin Museum of Photography
Through July 10, Main Gallery: PhotoSynthesis XI, a Winchester High School/Boston Arts Academy collaboration. Atelier: Ghost Stepping, Molly Lamb. Griffin: Secret Art Histories, Rebecca Clark. July 14–August 28, Main Gallery: 22nd Juried Show: The Peter Urban Legacy Exhibition. Elizabeth Avedon, juror. Atelier: Still Lives, Eliot Dudik. Griffin: The Abductees, Cassandra Klos. Receptions: Thursday, July 14, 7–9 p.m. Satellite galleries: Griffin @ Stoneham Theater, 395 Main St., Stoneham: Through July 7: Arcimboldism, Klaus Enrique.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
May 26–June 30: Under The Influence: Paintings of New England Mill Neighborhoods and Their Rural Surroundings, works by Stephen Remick and Randy Swann. Reception: Thursday, May 26, 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
Through September 18: Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia surveys contemporary Indigenous art from Australia, exploring the ways in which time is embedded within Indigenous artistic, social, historical, and philosophical life. Includes more than 70 works of varying scale and media drawn from public and private collections in Australia and the US, many of which have never been seen outside Australia. See website for details and related events.
32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Through September 14: Kanreki: The 60th CWAJ Exhibition of Contemporary Japanese Prints. The 60th CWAJ Print Show features the work of over 200 contemporary Japanese printmakers. Selected by international printmaking scholars in Japan, the prints encompass diverse techniques from traditional woodblock, to intaglio, lithography, etching, aquatint, silkscreen and more contemporary digital innovations. The show debuted in Tokyo in 2015 and Highfield Hall & Gardens is its exclusive U.S. venue. Since its inception in 1956, the CWAJ print show has become a highly acclaimed and internationally recognized exhibition.
56 Highfield Dr., Falmouth, MA
M–F 10–4, Sa & Su 10–2, Free Friday 4–7
Through July 31: Main Gallery: From Atmosphere to Edge, a group drawing exhibition curated by Jennifer Moses. Center Gallery: Jim Zingarelli, Synergy: Chord & Color. Members’ Gallery: Judith Brassard Brown, Smallish. Opening reception: Friday, July 1, 5:30–8 p.m. August 3–28: TEN Kingston Associates/Our Voices. Jamie Bowman, Jane Lincoln, Nat Martin, Rachel Mello, Laurel McMechan, Laurie Miles, Wendy Seller, Rachel Thern, Rachel Sevanich and Anne Sargent Walker. Opening reception: Friday, August 5, 5:30–8 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University
Opening July 11: SpeakEasy, Chakaia Booker’s abstract sculptures made from automobile tires address cultural, gender and environmental issues through their physicality and imagery. Featuring recent prints and rubber sculptures, SpeakEasy refers to the obscured potential and surprising consequences of the artist’s manipulation of the material. See website for additional programming.
515 South St., Waltham, MA
Lexington Arts & Crafts Society
Through May 1: Light and Wood: Photography and Woodworkers Show. May 7–June 5: The 9th Biennial State of Clay, celebrating traditional and contemporary ceramics of artists with roots in Massachusetts. June 11–26: Painters and Metalworkers Show. See website for all further details.
130 Waltham St, Lexington, MA
Tu–F 12–4, Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Through July 17: Tala Madani: First Light. Tehran-born and Los Angeles-based Tala Madani has developed a signature practice centered on playful yet provocative representations of men. Her paintings, drawings, and stop-motion animations satirize conventional notions of masculinity. Villa Design Group: Tragedy Machine. Villa Design Group employs writing, performance, sculpture, and film to create a hybrid “theatre of design” that supports the group’s interest in queer histories. Opening July 19: List Projects: Ethan Hayes-Chute. Ethan Hayes-Chute’s installations, sculptures, drawings, text pieces, and performances explore ideas of self-sufficiency and self-preservation as alternative models for living.
Wiesner Building E15
20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA
Tu, W, F–Su 12–6, Th 12–8
The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science and technology. Ongoing: Imagining New Technology: Building MIT in Cambridge. Holography: Dimensions of Light. Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography. The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson. Projects and Prototypes: MIT Student Work. Public programs, gallery tours, weekend demonstrations and festivals take place regularly. Check MIT Museum website for complete information.
265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Opening July 29: Montserrat Gallery: A joint exhibition with Triptych Press, a publishing collaborative that features work from artists across the Northeast. Opening reception: Saturday, July 30, 5–8 p.m. Montserrat Galleries offer contemporary exhibitions at four locations on Montserrat College of Art’s downtown Beverly campus. All exhibitions, associated openings and gallery talks are free, open to the public and accessible. Check out event listings at montserrat.edu/galleries.
Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
23 Essex St., Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
May 13–June 17: Milton Academy Alumni Exhibition: Eclectic Visions. Featuring Valerie Claff ‘81, Murray Dewart ‘66, Mikel Glass ‘81, Walter Horak ‘66, Michael Maltby ’66 and Amy Peters Wood ’76. Milton Academy’s graduates display a breadth of artistic dynamism. Milton is pleased to exhibit the work of this talented group of professional painters and sculptors, all Milton Alumni. They heard the plea of an old head of school: “Whatever career choice grads make, must be done with grace, energy and deep concentration.” Opening reception: Friday, May 13, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Reunion weekend closing reception: Saturday, June 17, 1–2:30 p.m.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
Newton Free Library
July 2–28: Gallery: Disorder by Scott Offen, photographs. Reception: Tuesday, July 12, 6:30 p.m. August 2–30: Happenings and Transitions by Michelle Brown, storyboards in dyptich form. Joint reception: Thursday, August 4, 7 p.m. July 2–28: Main Hall: Postorical by Daniel Ben-Ayun, gouache and acrylic paintings. Reception: Friday, July 1, 3:30 p.m. August 2–30: Around People by Toufic Mobarak, multicultural street photography. Joint reception: Thursday, August 4, 7 p.m.
330 Homer St., Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
May 5–29: Front Gallery: painter Chris Bagg. Back Gallery: Barbara Hadden: Scenes from the Beach. Layered northern landscapes alternate between spatial representation and flat, modernist abstraction. The figures are part of the land, dissolving both human and animal individuality into the natural world. June 2–26: Front Gallery: Phil Lawrence’s manipulated photographs of Key West, Florida. Back Room: Linda Batchelor and C. Swift’s abstract paintings. Reception: Friday, June 10, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
Peabody Essex Museum
Through September 5: The Peabody Essex Museum presents Rodin: Transforming Sculpture, an exhibition that fundamentally alters how we understand, interpret and experience one of the world’s most iconic sculptors. By shedding light on Rodin’s vivid imagination and experimental creative process, this exhibition underscores the truly avant-garde nature of Rodin’s sculpture and how his practice forever changed the course of art history. Rodin: Transforming Sculpture features 175 works—including bronzes, marbles, plasters and stoneware.
161 Essex St., Salem, MA
T–Su, 10–5, Third Th 10–9
Piano Craft Gallery
July 8–31: Gathering Air, works by Katherine Wildman and Henry Kunkel. Opening reception: Friday, July 8, 6–9 p.m. August 6–27: Straight from the Heart—the Rant series, works by Julia Csekö. Made possible with the generous support of the Walter Feldman Fellowship. Opening reception: Saturday, August 6, 6–9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
793 Tremont St., Boston, MA
July: F 6–8, Sa–Su 12–5. August: Th 5–8, F 5–9, Sa 12–5
Salmon Falls Gallery
July 1–August 28: It’s never the same but it’s always still EXACTLY; Palimpsests, an exhibit by Buckland, MA painter Janice Sorensen. This series is created by layering organic matter, spray paint, hardware and string over previously painted canvases. The works explore art, ownership, letting go and the nature of change. Reception: Sunday, July 31, 4–6 p.m.
1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA
Su–W 10–5, Th–Sa 10–8
Schantz Galleries: ProjectSpace-Boston
May 13–22: Italian Maestro: Lino Tagliapietra, The Golden Age of Glass. A special, Boston exhibition of new works by the Maestro featuring recent works using avventurine. Opening reception: Saturday, May 14, 3–6 p.m. The artist will be present.
211 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Th–Sa 11–6, Su 11–5, and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
This summer SMFA artists will exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Through August 7: Sean Townley: 7 Diadems/Red Ankhhafs, 2014 SMFA Traveling Fellow creates contemporary artworks using technologies designed to create copies and reconstruct losses (Cohen Galleria). Through August 21: Students Curate Students: Drawing Connections features MFA students John McCool, Gabriel Sosa, and Seth Van Der Eems (Courtyard Gallery).
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, W 10–8
Smith College Museum of Art
Through August 14: Dislocation | Urban experience: Contemporary Photographs from South and Southeast Asia. Ongoing: The Lay of the Land: Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection and Factum Tremblay, video installation by Candice Breitz.
Elm Street at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
South Shore Art Center
Through May 22: National Juried Show— Con|TEXT. Juror Steven Zevitas, owner of Boston’s Steven Zentas Gallery, selects work that includes “text.” Dillon Gallery: Water–Water, featuring Anne Belson, Maureen Brookfield, Wendy Hale, Burt Longenbach and Mary Smith. Faculty Feature: Paul Endres, Jr. Opening June 3: Persistent Memories, featuring Nina Earley, Stacey Piwinski and Brian Wilson. Abstracted maps, unconventional hand-woven fabrics and paintings and photographic sculptures. Opening reception: Friday, June 3, 6–8 p.m. June 17–19: 61st Annual Arts Festival.
119 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, MA
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Ongoing: Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts: Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography, images by innovative artist-photographers of the Pictorialist school. George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum: Cabinets of Curiosity, unique and unusual objects displayed in the style of 18th- and 19th-century Wunderkammer. Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History: Better Angels: The Firefighters of 9/11, portraits in oil by Dawn Howkinson Siebel of each FDNY firefighter lost at the World Trade Center.
21 Edwards St., Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
State of Clay
May 7–June 5: The 9th Biennial State of Clay,
celebrates traditional and contemporary vessels, wall pieces, ceramic sculptures, and decorative arts that highlight a variety of building techniques and firing methods. This show targets artists with roots in Massachusetts. The public has an opportunity to appreciate the breadth of creativity from over 50 artists. Wayne Higby has curated a wonderful exhibit, selecting pieces from almost 500 submissions, celebrating the expansive world of ceramics.
130 Waltham St., Lexington, MA
Tu–F, Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
The Art Complex Museum
Through September 4: Double Visions, featuring artists whose work is in the museum collection and their guests who are showing at the museum for the first time. Rotations, Objects from the Permanent Collection. Through August 14: Lisa Daria Kennedy: Daily Paintings. Opening August 21: Paul Bloodgood, an exploration of the expressive capability of line as an embodiment of naturalistic form and of human values.
189 Alden St., Duxbury, MA
The Gallery at Spencer Lofts
May 9–June 3: Away From Home, a solo show of recent works by sculptor Rachel Shatil. Poignant, whimsical, and theatrical mixed-media and found object sculpture speak to memory, loss, and the nature of materiality. Shatil’s pieces in this exhibition evoke a complex and affecting narrative. Opening reception: Sunday, May 15, 4–7 p.m. Reception and artist talk: Sunday, May 29, 4–7 p.m.
60 Dudley St, Chelsea, MA
Open by appointment only
Through May 13 (Red Wall Gallery) and through June 18 (Thompson Gallery and website): Nowhere Everywhere. The final show in the series, Nowhere Everywhere is both an analog and digital exhibition at the Thompson Gallery and its website, showcasing 68 artists offering a cross section of work examining human perfectibility, dystopic societal issues and utopian potentials. Gallery talk: Saturday, June 18, 1–2 p.m.
The Cambridge School of Weston
45 Georgian Rd., Weston, MA
M–F 9–4:30, or by appointment School calendar applies
Opening July 2: Pamela Ellis Hawkes: Archives and Artifacts. Reception: Saturday, July 9, 6–8 p.m. New photographs which challenge expectations from photography while examining collections of objects and ideas of beauty. August 7-September 5: Ruth Mordecai: New Works on Paper. Reception: Saturday, August 13, 5–7 p.m. Powerful, sculptural, expressive paintings developing Mordecai’s vocabulary of figures and shared symbols.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
Sa 10–7, F, Su, M 10–5, Tu–Th 12–5
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
Through May 25: Remnants. Hannah Verlin creates a site-specific sculpture installation. Paper and space carry the weight of history via delicate form and obsessive markmaking. Verlin’s work references New England’s connection to the sea, and her frail installation only emphasizes how much interpolation one must do to identify with the past. Closed May 20.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Ongoing: Tufts Museum Without Walls, a web app including stories, images, and videos about works of art on Tufts’ Medford campus. Visit tuftsart.toursphere.com. This new educational program of the Tufts University Art Gallery is funded in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council. Access all indoor works included in “Museum Without Walls” tours during museum hours; access to all outdoor works is 24/7.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
May 5–14: BFA Exhibition, featuring Ashley Bolis, Nicholas Broadway, Tyler Catalano, Tianwei Du, Isidro Estevez, Kelly Freitas, Jenna Freitas, Elena Giurleo, Duvivier Guignard, Adrienne Harris, Cynthia Hoac, Kyra Kaster, Alana Kelley, Derek Kunze, Daniel Laderoute, Matthew L’Heureux, Jiayi K. Lin, Joe MacLean, Kerri B. McCarthy, Jillian Merrill, Anya Nelson, Peter Ostrowski, Emily Pacht, Samantha Palermo, Lisette Peña, Colin Piette, Haley Regal, Nicole Roberts, Jackie Rozett and Matt Shea. Reception: Thursday, May 5, 5–7 p.m.
870 Broadway St, Lowell, MA
(978) 934-3491 (978) 934-3494
Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College
Alexander Zvagin: Recollection of Illusion. Solo exhibition of a Newton, MA-based artist Alexander Zvagin. Artist’s reception: Sunday, May 22, 3–7 p.m. Tiep and His Studio: The first East Coast exhibition of renowned Vietnamese artist Tiep Le Huy and a select group of his students. Artist’s reception: Sunday, June 5, 3–5 p.m. To view the exhibitions by appointment, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
47 Myrtle Ave, Newton, MA
Open by appointment
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
Ongoing: The Last Judgment Tapestry, a fully-restored, 16th-century Flemish tapestry. Meow: A cat-inspired exhibition, including Cats-in-Residence Program (opening July 13), a contemporary art installation featuring cat and human interaction (cats available for adoption). Blood and Honey, photographs of Yugoslavia by Ron Haviv.
55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA
W–F & Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8
Bates College Museum of Art
Ongoing: David Driskell: The Doorway Portfolio contains 12 serigraphs by David C. Driskell and 12 pages of handset letterpress prose by Michael Alpert that represent the doorway as a passage between two worlds—interior and exterior, material and spiritual, real and imagined. Opening June 10: Robert Indiana: Now and Then includes more than 70 works by this iconic Maine artist, many on view for the first time, including the series of 12 “Like A Rolling Stone” works which combine the lyrics of Dylan and visuals of Indiana with stunning success. Jay Bolotin: The Book of Only Enoch. Masterful storyteller and printmaker Jay Bolotin examines and comments on the human condition in his elaborate story about Only Enoch, named for the apocryphal book left out of the Hebrew Bible, and taking place in an invented world.
75 Russell St, Lewiston, ME
May: M, W 10–7, T, Th, Sa 10–5 and by appointment June: M–Sa 10–5
Colby College Museum of Art
Through August 21: Picasso: The Vollard Suite. Peter Soriano: Permanent Maintenance. William Kentridge: Tango for Page Turning. Ongoing: From Stage To Page: Shakespeare in German Expressionist Prints and Master Prints from the Lunder Collection. Opening July 9: A Usable Past: American Folk Art at the Colby College Museum of Art and Weather Vanes and Trade Signs from a Distinguished New England Collection. Public tours are held every Saturday at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr., Waterville, ME
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
George Marshall Store Gallery
Where history and contemporary art meet. Through August 21: Diana’s Baths. Lincoln Perry explores an artist’s process through numerous studies in gouache, oil pastel and oil that lead to finished paintings. Starkness and Light: The Isles of Shoals in Winter by photographer Alexandra de Steiguer. Land Marks—On the Move by painter Nina Jerome.
Museums of Old York
140 Lindsay Rd., York, ME
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5
Lewis Gallery/Peregrine Press
May 6–June 25: Art of the Hand-Pulled Print: Peregrine Press at 25, an anniversary exhibition of the Peregrine Press printmaking cooperative. A full-color catalog will also be available. Opening reception: Friday, May 6, 5–8 p.m. First Friday reception: June 3, 5–8 p.m. Panel discussion: Wednesday, May 25, 6 p.m. Pressing Onward: The Hand-Pulled Print in a Digital World at Rines Auditorium in the library. All events are free and open to the public.
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Way, Portland, ME
M–Th 10–7, F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Portland Museum of Art
Through May 30: Edward Curtis: Selections from The North American Indian. Through June 5: Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art. Featuring more than 100 rarely seen drawings, prints, watercolors and photographs by Chuck Close, Edward Hopper, Roy Lichtenstein, Édouard Manet, Andy Warhol and more. Ongoing: Duncan Hewitt: Turning Strange. Opening June 23: O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York.
7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME
W 11–6, Th–F 11–8, Sa–Su 11–6
The Ogunquit Museum of American Art
Through August 28: Tom Butler: The Hidden. A contemporary British artist who lives and works in Portland, ME, Butler works on vintage cabinet cards and graphite drawings. Ongoing: Jamie Wyeth: Private Collection. Part of an artistic legacy that spans 100 years, Jamie Wyeth is the son of Andrew Wyeth and grandson of N.C. Wyeth. He actively paints in Maine every summer.
543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit, ME
Open daily, 10–5
Aidron Duckworth Art Museum
Ongoing: Color—A Theory in Action, by Aidron Duckworth. Through June 5: Lucy Mink-Covello, guest artist. Opening June 11: Steve Ford, guest artist. Opening reception: Saturday, June 11, 3–6 p.m., with an artist’s talk at 4 p.m. Opening June 11: Sculpture on the Grounds featuring Terry Lund. Opening reception: Saturday, June 11, 3–6 p.m., and an artist’s talk at 5 p.m.
21 Bean Rd., Meriden, NH
Through May 28: Catherine Farish, Prints. Farish’s work has been described as emotionally sophisticated and provocative. Her intuitive approach is guided by a three-decade dialogue with materials and techniques. Opening June 4: Color and Abstraction. Paintings and prints by Willard Boepple, Shen Chen, Linaghong Feng, Lloyd Martin and Michael Mulhern.
The Barn at 28 Main St., Walpole, NH
Karl Drerup Art Gallery
July 1–August 15: Wanderlust: A Visual Symphony. On view in Silver Center for the Arts during the New Hampshire Music Festival. NHMF’s theme of wanderlust will take audiences on a creative journey through countries and places around the world. The exhibit will complement the festival by celebrating the power of art to move and inspire us, connecting to music and travel. Reception: Tuesday, July 5, 6–7:30 p.m.
150 Main St., Plymouth, NH
May 16–June 5: Super Studio: The Annual Senior Show. This annual exhibition celebrates the work of graduating seniors and includes displays that highlight student accomplishment in the Scholastic Art Awards. Reception: Friday, May 20, 5–7 p.m.
Frederick R. Mayer Art Center Phillips Exeter Academy
11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH
M 1–5, Tu–Sa 9–5, closed school holidays
New Hampshire Institute of Art Galleries
Each gallery offers a different experience yet is commonly committed to exhibiting a broad range of artwork of the highest caliber that responds to and enhances the distinctive heritage of New Hampshire, featuring both emerging and established artists. The Amherst Street Gallery has won Manchester’s Best Gallery award for five years and exhibits regional, national and international artwork. The French Building Gallery exhibits NHIA faculty, student and alumni work. The Sharon Arts Center Galleries exhibit contemporary and traditional artwork from local and nationally recognized artists.
Amherst Street Gallery
77 Amherst St., Manchester, NH
Sharon Arts Center
30 Grove St., Peterborough, NH
148 Concord St., Manchester, NH
The Currier Museum of Art
Through August 29: Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern American City. The urban environment has proven inspirational for artists, particularly since the American Industrial Revolution. Urban Landscapes will present works of art featuring the people, architecture and politics of social change inspired by the city.
150 Ash St., Manchester, NH
M, W-F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Through July 24: Summer Job: Learning with the Permanent Collection. Selections include painting, photography, sculpture, and works on paper. Check the website for special events.
Keene State College
229 Main St., Keene, NH
W–Su 12–5, closed M, Tu
Through May 27: Fashion Statements, featuring the work of Patricia Canney, Holly Gaboriault, Sue Freda, Larisa Martino, Kelly O’Neal and Kyle Ragsdale. Showcases the artists’ interpretations of fashion in a variety of mediums. Opening June 8: Second Annual Fine Artists of the Jewelry District, featuring Milo Winter and Margery Fischer-Winter. Opening reception: Friday, June 10, 5–9 p.m.
150 Chestnut St, Providence, RI
W–F 11–2, Third Th 5–9, or by appointment
David Winton Bell Gallery
May 7–June 12: John C. Gonzalez: Works well with others. A Providence, RI, native, John C. Gonzalez makes project-based artworks in collaboration with other people, emerging from the daily routines of the institutions and organizations in which he is invited to work. This exhibition is Gonzalez’s first major solo exhibition in the city.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–W, F 11–4, Th 1–9, Sa–Su 1–4
Gallery 4 / Silk Road Traders
Gallery 4 at historic Tiverton Four Corners maintains its distinction as one of the finest destinations for showcasing the work of exceptional artists from the region and beyond. Opening July 2: Nature Preserved, six artists’ unique vision of nature with works in oil, acrylic, encaustic, mixed media, and sculpture. Discover Silk Road Traders at Gallery 4. A collection of treasures from the Near and Far East: Oriental rugs, Chinese furniture and décor, jewelry, and accessories.
3848 Main Rd., Tiverton, RI
F–Sa 11–5, Su 12–5
Main Art Gallery University of Rhode Island
July 17–31: Barbara Pagh highlights new work in an installation titled Alignments. The gallery space will be altered by an installation of handmade paper forms and printed elements based on the stone alignments, dolmens and menhirs found near Carnac in Brittany, France. July 17–31: The URI Department of Art and Art History Main Art Gallery will partner with the URI Kingston Chamber Music Festival to offer an expanded opportunity for art and music lovers to enrich their listening and viewing experience.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Through August 9: Of Water & Bone: Works by Gayle Wells Mandle and Julia Barnes Mandle. Mother and daughter artists Gayle Wells Mandle and Julia Barnes Mandle address both environmental and humanitarian issues relevant to our fragile planet. Gayle Mandle’s paintings speak to the availability of clean water, while the topic of immigration is the focus of Julia Mandle’s recent work.
76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Providence Art Club
Through July 22: Maxwell Mays Gallery and Mary Castelnovo Gallery: Outside/In featuring Mary Brewster, Georgia Nassikas, Donato Beauchaine and Marjorie Hellman. Dodge House Gallery: Members’ Exhibition 16x16. Opening August 14: The Big Pictures Show. Reception: Sunday, August 14, 2–4 p.m.
11 Thomas St., Providence, RI
M–F 12-4, Sa & Su 2–4. Closed Sa & Su in August.
Providence College Art Galleries
Providence College—Galleries (PC–G) presents contemporary art and interdisciplinary creative practices. Ongoing: Reilly Gallery: On the Wall: Paul Anthony Smith, as the commissioned artist for the second annual mural program at PC–G, Smith presents a large-scale photographic picotage installation collaged directly onto the walls of the gallery. Free and open to the public.
Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery at Hunt-Cavanagh Hall, Reilly Gallery at the Smith Center for the Arts
Opening July 1: Fixed/Fluxed. Celebrating ten years of the Seven Below artist residency program, Thu Kim Vu, Meghan Gordon and Rob Swainston will create artwork in the galleries. Featuring short films by Haisi Hu, Jonathan Monaghan, Willy Somma, Shane Morrissey, Jessica Segall and Oscar Santillan. Opening reception: Friday, July 1, 5–8 p.m. Meet the artists reception: Friday, July 22, 5–8 p.m.
135 Church St., Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5, closed M
Through July 16: Projects Gallery: Marcy Hermansader, drawing. July 13–August 27: Main Gallery: Painting In The Neighborhood, Celia Reisman and Peter Fried. Opening reception: Saturday, August 6, 5–7 p.m. July 20–August 13: Erika Lawlor Schmidt, printmaking and collage.
99 North Main St, Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, and by appointment
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Through August 29: The Stilled Passage: Photographs of Un-Restored Ellis Island. Ongoing: Up in Arms: Taking Stock of Guns. Works by Liu Bolin, Linda Bond, Kyle Cassidy, Madeline Fan, Susan Graham, Jane Hammond, Don Nice, Sabine Pearlman and Jerilea Zempel. Union Station: Gateway to the World. Images and stories of Brattleboro’s 100-year-old Union Station, home of BMAC. Chaos and Light: Jamie Young. Oil paintings inspired by abundant, tumultuous, encroaching vegetation.
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT
Su–M, W–Sa 11-5, closed Tu
Contemporary and traditional fine art by established and emerging artists from Vermont and beyond. Featuring monthly exhibitions, a home design boutique, and special event space. Merchants Row: July: Rebecca Kinkead. August: Rory Jackson. Mill Street: July: Steven P. Goodman. August: Homer Wells.
Mill Street Gallery: 1 Mill St., Middlebury, VT
(802) 458-0098 W–Su 11–4
6 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT
M–Sa 10–5, Su 11–4
Hall Art Foundation
The Hall Art Foundation presents exhibitions of postwar and contemporary art. Ongoing: Landscapes after Ruskin: Redefining the Sublime, curated by American photographer Joel Sternfeld, featuring paintings, photographs and sculpture by approximately 50 artists. Admission is free.
551 VT Rte. 106, Reading, VT
W, Sa–Su by appointment. Appointments available at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Helen Day Art Center
Ongoing: Pat Steir: Drawings. Through July 31: Molly Davies: Beyond the Far Blue Mountains, a 50-minute, three screen fairytale. Opening July 23: Exposed. Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.
90 Pond St., Stowe, VT
W–Su 12–5 or by appointment
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Through August 7: Paul Strand in Vermont: 1943–1946 features 25 photographs captured in Vermont that shed light on the artist at mid-career. Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World explores the craftsmanship of traditional Japanese tattooing and its roots in the arts of calligraphy and ukiyo-e woodblock printmaking. 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
Miller’s Thumb Gallery
May 15–June 24: Starkwhite & the Night, works in both black and white and in the nocturne tradition. Opening June 25: Garden of Earthly Delights, celebrating rural gardening life and the cycle of seasons. Reception: Saturday, June 25, 4–6:30 p.m. with live local music and organic hors d’oeuvres.
14 Breezy Ave, Greensboro, VT
Ongoing: Grandma Moses: American Modern explores the work of Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses (1860-1961), reasserting her paintings within the context of mid-century American culture and modernist art. Opening July 9: Papering the Town: Circus Posters in America. American circuses advertised through posters that were the “mass media” of their day, both in terms of volume and size. This exhibition will feature some of the largest posters in the museum’s collection.
6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT
The Bundy Modern
Opening June 4: Early Summer Show: An invited group of regional contemporary artists in a variety of mediums in a modern country gallery. Oils, acrylics, digital paintings, and sculpture. The Bundy Modern, built as a gallery in 1962, is a stunning example of modern design on a hidden natural plateau in rural central Vermont, near Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.
361 Bundy Rd., Waitsfield, VT
Sa & Su 12-5
Vermont Metro Gallery
Opening July 1: Fixed/Fluxed: Sage Lewis. Vermont artist and former Seven Below resident Sage Lewis will be showing work that explores the gap between the physical world and our individual perceptions of it, created during her recent fellowship in Qatar. Opening reception: Friday, July 1, 5–8 p.m. Meet the artists reception: Friday, July 22, 5–8 p.m.
135 Church St., Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5, closed M
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
July 9–August 6: Charlie Hunter: Rail Town Noir. Plein air oil paintings of bygone Vermont landscapes. July 9–August 13: Carol O’Malia: Intermission. Vibrant oils capturing summer’s in-between moments, in play and at rest. Opening July 9: David Stromeyer: Visions in Steel. Large outdoor and smaller interior works presented in collaboration with Cold Hollow Sculpture Park. Reception: July 9, 6–8 p.m. Opening August 9: Kim Radochia: Murmurations. Wall sculptures interpreting patterns in nature through the use of thousands of pieces of torn paper.
17 Towne Farm Ln., Stowe, VT