Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
Opening January 15: Small Faces: Diminutive Portraiture features small scale American and European paintings and prints. Continuing the Conversation I: Points of Intersection Between the Americas and Europe is drawn from the permanent collection and includes recent acquisitions.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
Tu, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
January 7–31: 3 Out Door Views, featuring new works by Susan Newbold, Tom Peterson, and Paulette Rosen, who use drawing, mixed media, and photography to explore the unexpected in nature, and on urban streets. Opening reception: Friday, January 8, 5–8 p.m. Artist talk: Sunday, January 24, 2 p.m. February 4–28: Flux by Judy Atlas. Her new, abstract paintings reflect the ever-changing, dynamic transformations in the world around us, and in our personal lives. Artist talk: Sunday, February 28, 2 p.m.
Susan Newbold, Garden Mayhem, 2015, Mixed Media, 5 x 7'. At City Gallery.
Paulette Rosen, Broken, 2015, multimedia drawing on pigment print, 20” x 15½". At City Gallery.
Judy Atlas, Number 1, 2015, mixed media, paint, crayon, pencil, 30 x 40". At City Gallery.
Tom Peterson, Hero, 2014, archival pigment print, 21 x 18". At City Gallery.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Florence Griswold Museum
Through January 31: Artist in the Connecticut Landscape explores connections among exceptional landscape paintings from 10 partner cultural institutions. Opening February 13: Ten/Forty: Collecting American Art at the Florence Griswold Museum reflects on the evolving nature of how the Museum has approached building and stewarding a collection of American art.
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University
Opening January 20: In the Lion’s Den: Daniel Macdonald, Ireland and Empire. A new look at the work of Daniel Macdonald (1821-53), a 19th-century Cork artist, who audaciously painted the Great Famine as it was happening. Free admission. (Exhibition was funded in part by grants from Connecticut Humanities and The George Link Jr. Charitable Trust.)
3011 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT
W, F, Sa 10–5, Th 10–7, Su 1–5
Opening February 18: Victor Vasarely: The Absolute Eye. The exhibition, organized by the Herakleidon Museum in Greece, offers a rich understanding of Vasarely’s sense of design and composition. The Father of Op Art, Vasarely’s work in visual perception is an invitation to mathematical and visual games. His unprecedented use of perceptual abstraction make him one of the most important artists of the 20th century.
144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Museum of Art
January 15–February 27: Black & White, open juried theme show featuring all media work from regional artists; The Founding, special selections from the Museum’s permanent collection focusing on Tonalist and Impressionist works of the founding members. Opening January 15: Drawn from a Private Collection: Works on Paper from 1880–2009, works by Georgia O’Keeffe, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and more. Opening receptions: Friday, January 15, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through January 17: Stone Roberts. Through February 14: NEW/NOW: Kate O’Donovan Cook. January 9–February 15: The Nor’Easter: 46th Annual Juried Members Exhibition. Opening January 23: Andy Warhol to Sally Mann: The Collection of Kevin McNamara and Craig Nowak. Opening February 20: NEW/NOW: Clinton Deckert. Free parking, café, museum shop, open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
Su, M, Tu, W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through January 10: Let There Be Light Holiday Show, a festive show featuring sculpture, photography and mixed media using reflective surfaces, glass, metal, depicting light in unique ways. Opening January 22: The Human Form, featuring drawings, paintings, sculpture and photography depicting the beauty, agility and challenges of the human body. Opening reception: Friday, January 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
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
Opening January 23: Rachel Sussman: The Oldest Living Things in the World. For nearly a decade, Rachel Sussman has been developing her critically acclaimed project for which she researches, works with biologists, and travels all over the world to photograph continuously living organisms 2000 years old and older. The photographs exhibited are also featured in her 2014 book The Oldest Living Things in the World with essays by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Carl Zimmer. Opening reception: Friday, January 23, 4–6 p.m.
11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
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: Meant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery. Opening February 12: Everything is Dada. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Tu–F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 11–5
6 Bridges Gallery
January 5–February 13: New work by Erik Hansen. She Learned To Smile Later, a photographic novella of a therapeutic journey from adversity to triumph. Images begin with trauma, fear and violence subsiding to allow decision-making. Dawn beckons leading to clarity, hope and strength. Visual metaphors link the storyline and color is used to reflect emotions through this passage. Artist reception: Saturday, January 16, 6–9 p.m. Opening February 16: By Land & By Sea, watercolors by Joyce Dwyer. Artist reception: Saturday, March 12.
77 Main St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 11–6, Sa 10–5
Adelson Galleries Boston
Opening February 5: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, featuring a new series of works on paper by Campos-Pons. The selection of gouache and watercolor drawings relate to her current exhibition at the Peabody Essex Museum, Alchemy of the Soul (January 9–April 3). The installation of the artist’s new, large-scale drawings on the main exhibition floor will be complemented by a selection of older works on view at the gallery’s lower level. Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 6–8 p.m.
520 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University
Opening January 21: Mapping Memory: Jon Schueler Skyscapes at the Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University (BSU) is the inaugural exhibition to mark the centenary of the birth of the American artist, Jon Schueler (1916–1992).
Wallace L. Anderson Gallery, Bridgewater State University
40 School St., Bridgewater, MA
M–F 9–4; Closed on holidays
Atlantic Works Gallery
January 8–23: The Seven Deadly Sins, group show by gallery members and invited artists. Reception: Thursday, January 21, 6–9 p.m. February 4–26: COEPI, work by new members Perla M. Castañeda, Christine Palamidessi, and sisterwerx. Opening reception: Thursday, February 4, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception and artist talks: February 18, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St. 3rd Floor, East Boston, MA
F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through February 3: Annual Members’ Exhibition with over 300 works from 150 artists. Opening February 17: Twenty invited artists share their interpretation of select permanent collection works in Then and Now. February 20: Downtown Attleboro’s Winter Night Festival, 5–9 p.m. involving a grand bonfire, ice sculpting and other seasonal attractions, along with the museum’s winter craft fair. Opening February 25: The Artwork of Philip F. Leach.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Bakalar & Paine Galleries
Opening January 26: Selections features the remarkable work of 20 MassArt professors who are newly hired or returning from sabbatical. Works on view include site-specific installation, photography, video, sculpture, painting, and works on paper. Opening reception: Tuesday, January 26, 6–8 p.m.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
M–Sa 12–6, W 12–8
Barbara Krakow Gallery
Through January 30: Equal Dimensions, featuring works by Josef Albers, Richard Artschwager, Robert Barry, Mel Bochner, Peter Downsbrough, Erwin Heerich, Donald Judd, Ellsworth Kelly, Sol LeWitt, Allan McCollum, Giulio Paolini, Liliana Porter, Kay Rosen, Robert Ryman and Fred Sandback. January 9: One Wall, One Work, featuring Ursula von Rydingsvard.
10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Beard & Weil Galleries
Opening January 28: Theories of the Earth: Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Two-person exhibition, including sculpture, installation, photographs, drawings, and video. Opening reception: Thursday, February 4, 5–8 p.m. See website for event details. Gallery and events are free and open to the public.
26 East Main St., Norton, MA
M–Sa 12:30–4:30, closed during school breaks
Bing Arts Center
Opening January 23: Chris Page: Moment by Moment: Painting and Photographic Suites. In his new series of paintings and photographs Page explores optical and experiential awareness while walking in different New England environments. Based in witnessing the horizonless, daytime sky and ocean surf these works are multi-image sequences that capture an unfolding process and the flow of space-time in the landscape. The painting sequences use gestural rhythms to create a meditative visual field. Reception: January 30, 4–7 p.m.
716 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA
Through February 28: Collecting for the Boston Athenæum in the 21st Century: Maps, Charts, & Plans brings together an exquisite selection of materials from the institution’s rich cartographic collection. The exhibition celebrates the Athenæum’s robust acquisitions program and showcases more than 50 objects that have been added to the collection since 2000. Visitors will discover works from the 17th to the 20th centuries.
101⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Through January 17: Twice as Good. Reception: Friday, January 1, 2–5 p.m. with brunch and live music. Free. First Friday: January 8, 5–8 p.m. January 20–February 21: Void Filler by Johnathan Derry and What Began, What Remains by Hannah Verlin. Reception: Friday, January 23, 4–7 p.m. First Friday, February 5, 5–8 p.m. Opening February 24: The Aching Web by Laura Evans and Mutation by Chris Frost.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
January 24–February 27: Out the Window: Artists capture their studio views. David Campbell and Cyn Maurice each exhibit a body of work based on more than 27 years of the changing Somerville landscape, as reflected in all four seasons and times of the day and night.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
January 6–31: SOLO Winners, featuring two winners of the SOLO 2016 competition. These are their first solo exhibitions in a commercial gallery. Juried by Ruth Erickson, assistant curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Reception: Friday, January 8, 6–8:30 p.m. February 3–28: Not Exactly Flat. Works by 11 Bromfield Gallery artists that explore the notion of 3-D art in painting, prints, mixed media and collage. Reception: Friday, February 5, 6–8:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
January 9–29: 30 Below, juried by Mary Tinti. Opening reception: Thursday, January 14, 6–9 p.m. January 13–February 13: University Place Gallery: Winter Break. Closing reception: Thursday, February 11, 5–7 p.m. February 5–25: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Unconventional Means. Opening February 18: University Place Gallery: Between Abstraction. Opening reception: Thursday, February 25, 6–8 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
Copley Society of Art
Co|So is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, representing nearly 400 artist members from around the globe. January 14–February 19: New Members Show featuring work by 22 new Copley Society artist members in the Upper Gallery, and Brian Dubina: Revolutions of Winter, at Boston Private Bank at the Prudential Center.
158 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5
Danforth Art, Museum/School
Ongoing: See, learn about, create, and be inspired by art. The Memory Palace: Domesticity, Objects, and the Interior is an exhibition in two parts opening this winter and featuring works from the permanent collection and installations by contemporary artists. Featuring Leslie Graff, Toni Pepe and Astrid Reischwitz. Through February 28: Also featuring Lindsey Beal, Molly Craig and Molly Lamb.
123 Union Ave, Framingham, MA
W & Su 12–5, Th 12–8:30, F & Sa 10–5
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Ongoing: Drawing Redefined: Roni Horn, Esther Kläs, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Richard Tuttle, and Jordine Voigt. Five international artists transform the traditional practice of drawing into an experimental exploration of time and space. Forms including photography, painting, and sculpture. The Sculptor’s Eye: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs from the Collection. Drawn from deCordova’s permanent collection, this exhibition features works on paper and photographs from artists who are primarily considered sculptors. Artists include Terry Alrbight, Diana Al-Hadid. Mags Harries, John Isherwood, Mary Lum, Andrew Mowbray, Louise Nevelson and Robert Rauschenberg.
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA
Open daily 10–5
Essex Art Center
Opening January 8: Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery, Mountains and Other Abstract Ideas, featuring painting by Daniel Bohman. Artist talk: Friday, January 8, 5 p.m.; Chester F. Sidell Gallery: Intersections, an exhibition of photography by Joe Reardon, Roy Haddock, and Ron Wybranowski. Opening receptions: Friday, January 8, 5–7 p.m. See website for further details and information.
56 Island St, Lawrence, MA
M–F 10–6, closed January 18 & February 15
Fitchburg Art Museum
Through January 10: Land Ho! featuring work from Carrie Crane, Sally Curcio, Leila Daw, Warner Friedman, Michele Lauriat, Sandy Litchfield, Shona Macdonald and Sue MacNally in conversation with over 30 historical landscape works from FAM’s permanent collection. Opening February 7: TRIIIBE: same difference. 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.
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA
W-F 12-4, Sa & Su 11-5
Fountain Street Fine Art
Through January 10: Terrain: Finding Elusive Ground, juried by John Colan, in the Main Gallery. Small Works Showcase, affordable art and gifts, in the Small Gallery. Opening January 21: People’s Choice, fifth anniversary exhibit. Crowd-sourced choices determine the artworks featured in this unique show. Cast your votes at fsfaboston.com/
peoples-choice through January 15. Reception: Saturday, February 6, 5–7 p.m. in the Main Gallery. Greetings! Postcard show in the Small Gallery. Reception: Saturday, February 13, 12–4 p.m.
59 Fountain St, Framingham, MA
Th–Su, 11–5 and by appointment
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Through January 17: Art as Quilt: Transitions in Contemporary Textile Media, Studio Art Quilt Association. Through January 31: Grethe Wittrock: Nordic Currents. Through February 28: Paul J. Smith Portraits: A Photographic Journal of the Studio Craft Community. Ongoing: Toothpick World: From Sliver to Skyline; Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects (permanent collection). Opening January 23: Material Witness: Joan Pearson Watkins–Potter, Educator and Collector.
MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
455 Oak St, Brockton, MA
Tu–W, F–Su 10–5, Th 10–9
Galatea Fine Art
January 2–31: Angela Ales: Archetypes, oil paintings. Rachel Shatil: Walking the Earth, mixed media. Richard Alan Cohen: Objectives of Desire, photography. Reception: Friday, January 8, 6–8 p.m. February 3–28: Brenda van der Beek: Paradoxical Daydreams, mixed media. Diane Novetsky: EARTHSHIFTER, paintings. Connie Bigony and Yvonne Lamothe: Fauvisticly Speaking, mixed media. Reception: Friday, February 5, 6–8 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
Through February 29: Vivian Beer: Refining Landscapes. This exhibition of exquisite, unique furniture lets the viewer in on the underlying artistic process that the public so rarely gets to glimpse, through drawings, photographs, jigs and models. Beer’s practice reveals a mastery of sophisticated design in the making of intimate and functional domestic objects. 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
January 8–30: Robert Ferrandini: New Watercolors and Louis Risoli: New Paintings. New watercolors by Ferrandini are as mystical and grand as ever, even in their 18 x 24" format. Risoli’s paintings vary in size, color and texture, but not in their punch. Opening reception: Friday, January 8, 6–8 p.m. February 5–27: A Dysfunctional Family: Portraits by Gallery NAGA Artists. This grouping of Gallery NAGA artists’ portraiture shows how truly diverse the roster remains. It includes works from the 1980s through the present. Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 6–8 p.m.
67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Opening February 23: FEAST: Images of the Edible. Featuring paintings and photographs by 29 New England artists. Juried by Kaveh Mojtabai, founder and publisher of Artscope Magazine. Artists’ reception: Saturday, March 12, 7–9 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Grand Circle Gallery
Extended through February 2016: Through the Lens of History: Selma & Civil Rights. Grand Circle Gallery’s 50th anniversary remembrance of the civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery features the work of James H. Barker, who chronicled the march in black-and-white photographs. The exhibition also includes a selection of renowned photographs that complement the story.
347 Congress Street, Boston, MA
W, F 12–6, Th 12–7, Sa 10–5, and by appointment
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
January 21–February 18: Works by Deborah Coolidge, Emma Hogarth, and Masha Ryskin. The artists employ notions of history, memory, documentation, time, and place in their work. Their work examines the ways in which things are remembered, or known, and the ways in which these ideas are manifest. Reception: Thursday, January 21, 6–8 p.m. Snow date: January 22, 6-8 p.m.
Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA
(508) 678-2811 ext 2631
M–F 10–4, Sa 1–4
Harvard Art Museums
Opening February 5: 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 over 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. Check website for information about related programming.
32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
January 20–February 27: Grammar: Recent Work by Matthew Gamber. Gamber joined the visual arts faculty in 2014 as an assistant professor of photography and new media. His work is an exploration of the space between analog and digital photographic technologies, where images can be read as both factual and illusory. This paradox of intention is the focus of Gamber’s survey of recent work. 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
January 6–31: I Know Just What You’re Saying, an all-members exhibition featuring a conversation conducted solely through visual art. First Friday opening reception: Friday, January 8, 5–8 p.m. February 3–28: Main Gallery: Jamal Thorne, Phantasmal Espionage. Center Gallery: Jamie Bowman. Members’ Gallery: Jennifer Moses, New Work. First Friday opening reception: Friday, February 5, 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 February 19: Tea of Oblivion, an exhibition of ceramic sculptures by Heidi Lau and photography by Megan Ledbetter. The show connects the work through the Chinese folktale of Meng Po, a woman that serves mystic tea causing reincarnated souls to forget their past. Occasionally, one may refuse the tea to retain the details of their lives. Through incorporating elements from their respective cultures, the artists preserve personal connections to home. See website for details and events.
515 South St., Waltham, MA
La Galería, IBA Boston
January 29–February 26: Dead Roses, a collection of images highlighting the innocence of love, while exposing the dark pain that comes along with it. La Galería is pleased to present this photography exhibit by Pedro Cruz, a Boston based photographer who explores the theme that has most fascinated artists since the beginning of time: love. Opening reception: Friday, January 29, 6–8 p.m. Free and open to the public.
85 W Newton St, Boston, MA
Open by appointment
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
January 9–24: Founders Show, celebrating 80 years. Reception: Sunday, January 10, 6–9 p.m. January 30–February 14: LACS Student Show. Opening February 20: Through the Years, an exhibit from the Weavers Guild. Reception: February 21, 6–9 p.m. Ongoing: Winter Classes & Workshops for Adults & Teens. Visit their website for complete class and workshop offerings and details.
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA
Tu–Su 12-4, Sa 10–4
McCoy Gallery, Rogers Center for the Arts
January 21-February 29: Elizabeth Harris: Encaustic Paintings and Monotypes. Harris fuses drawing and painting with her unleashed, lyrical scrawls and scratches that emphasize the materiality of writing and suggest an illuminated space. Forms and lines loop and perform like narrative figures.
315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA
MIT List Visual Arts Center
January 5–February 21: List Projects: Ann Hirsch. Ann Hirsch’s work in video and performance considers the effects of technology on popular culture; many of her projects examine how young women are portrayed and present themselves in social media and online. Opening February 19: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige: I Must First Apologize… The culmination of a major project by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, this exhibition presents a body of work that looks at the history of online spam and scamming through film, sculpture, photography, and installation.
Wiesner Building E15
20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA
Tu–W 12–6, Th 12–8, F–Su 12–6 Closed major holidays
The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science, and technology. Ongoing: Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography; Holography; The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Projects and Prototypes: MIT Student Work. Opening February 29: Imagining New Technology: Building MIT in Cambridge. Public programs, gallery tours, weekend demonstrations and festivals take place regularly. Check the museum website for complete information.
265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
M–Su 10–5, closed major holidays
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Montserrat Gallery. Opening January 4: I Will Go On... featuring Liz Jaff, Jon Kuzmich, Aaron Meyers, Jenny O’Dell, and Rachel Perry Welty. 301 Gallery. January 11–27: Constellations: Annual Alumni Show. February 1–12: Illustration Theme Show. Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery. January 12–February 7: Remi Thornton. Opening February 10: Emily Dumas. February 17–24: Sculpture Theme Show.
301 Cabot St., Beverly, MA
M–F 11:30–2:30, Sa 12–5, and by appointment
Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
Opening January 15: Untold Stories, featuring artist Sachiko Akiyama. As a wood carver, Akiyama is also an excavator. Her very personal figure carvings uncover character and soul one chip of wood at a time. Her highly personalized work and the form it takes unite dynamic cross-cultural currents. Opening reception: Friday, January 15, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
New Art Center
Opening January 15: You Are Here, a Curatorial Opportunity Program exhibition curated by Pam Campanaro, and featuring artists Darek Bittner, Dan DeRosato, Kevin Frances, Mark Hoffmann and Emma Hogarth. The artists of You Are Here use digital glitching, painting, sculpture, video, and collage to present place as a physical, liminal, or psychological space. Interactive Mural Projects: January 5–30: A Path: Drills for Flight with Marlon Forrester. February 2–27: All Roads Lead Home with Ben Jundanian.
61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA
Newton Free Library
January 4–28: Gallery: ONCE/AGAIN by Carol Blackwell, pastiche: former paintings, collages and printmaking. Reception: Wednesday, January 13, 7 p.m. Main Hall: Invisible No More by Mario E. Quiroz-Servellón, photography about domestic workers. Reception: Wednesday, January 6, 7 p.m. February 2–28: Gallery: Light, Water, Air by Katha Seidman, painted bas relief seascapes.Reception: Thursday, February 4, 7 p.m. Main Hall: Aggregate by Michael St. Germain, accumulate, conceal, reveal and propagate. Reception: Tuesday, February 2, 7 p.m.
330 Homer St, Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
January 7–31: Front Gallery: WHIMSY, paintings by Diane Harr, a sea of Key West fun and sparkle. Back Gallery: Nonage Portals, memory-based portraits painted on hollow wooden doors by Marjorie Morgan. Reception: Friday, January 8, 5–8 p.m. February 4–28: Front Gallery: paintings of New Mexico by Janet Palin. Back Room: The Flood, Frances Kidder’s works on paper featuring historical records of the 1874 Mill River flood. Reception: Friday, February 12, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
Peabody Essex Museum
Ongoing: Native Fashion Now. From vibrant street clothing to exquisite haute couture, this exhibition celebrates the visual range, creative expression and political nuance of Native American fashion. Nearly 100 works spanning the last 60 years explore the vitality of Native fashion designers and artists, from pioneering Native style-makers to today’s mavericks. Opening January 9: Alchemy of the Soul: Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons. Through large-scale blown glass sculptures, paintings, photographs, and soundscapes, the artist draws on the structural forms found on her childhood island home.
East India Square, Salem, MA
Tu–Su 10–5, 3rd Th 10–9
Piano Craft Gallery
January 8–31: Ultraviolet, with works by Danielle Coenen and Tatia Cynae. Opening reception: Friday, January 8, 6–10 p.m. February 5–28: All Fired Up, exhibiting contemporary clay sculpture from Feet of Clay members. Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 6–10 p.m. All receptions are free and open to the public.
793 Tremont St., Boston, MA
January 8–31: F 6–8, Sa–Su 12–5 February 5–28: Th–F 3:30–8, Sa–Su 1–6
Through January 23: Nicole Cherubini: Golden Specific. Opening in February: Jackie Nickerson. Ongoing: §üb∫amsøñ residency: SWEETY’S: Julia Pimes Mata, Bryan Rodriguez, Ximena Izquierdo Ugáz, and Eduardo Restrepo Castaño.
450 Harrison Ave., at 29 Thayer St, Boston, MA
W–Sa 11–6, and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Opening January 28: On Exactitude in Science explores the limits and possibilities of concrete descriptions of physical space in prints, photographs, sculptures, and performances. Guest curated by Dina Deitsch. Artists: Jennifer Bornstein, Aslı Çavuşoğlu, Jumana Manna, and Elizabeth McAlpine. Opening reception: Thursday, January 28, 5–7 p.m.
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Th 10–8
Smith College Museum of Art
Through January 31: Dislocation/Urban Experience: Contemporary Photographs from East Asia. Opening January 29: Mothers’ Arms: Käthe Kollwitz’s Women and War. Fall 2015 marked 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
South Shore Art Center
January 8–February 21: Vantage Point: Gallery Artists, juried by Catherine Kernan, director of Maud Morgan Arts. Dillon Gallery: Joan Collins, Peggy Roth Major, Joe Reardon, Tim Waite, Ronald Wilson. Faculty Feature: Tak Toyoshima. Opening reception: Friday, January 8, 6–8 p.m.
119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Ongoing: George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum: Cabinets of Curiosity, unique and unusual objects displayed in the style of 18th and 19th-century Wunderkammer. Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts: Leaving our Mark: In Celebration of the Pencil, contemporary drawings and sculpture by acclaimed graphite artists from across the Northeast. Through January 31: Still of the Night: Nocturnal Scenes by Currier & Ives. Opening January 12: Boys Will Be Boys: Illustrations from Boys’ Life Magazine by Henry and Enos Comstock.
21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
The Art Complex Museum
Through January 16: Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection; Cannot Be Described in Words: Drawing/Daring, new approaches that expand the definition of drawing. Through February 14: Meredith d’Ambrosio’s Landscapes of the North Countries, artwork of startling color and beauty. Opening February 7: Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection; DAA Winter Juried Show. Gala opening: Saturday, February 6, 6–9 p.m. Opening February 21: Compelling Progressions: Explorations in Encaustic, with Pat Gerkin, Donna Hamil Talman, Charyl Weissbach.
189 Alden St, Duxbury, MA
The Griffin Museum of Photography
Opening January 14: Main Gallery: Bullet Points: Photographs by Deborah Bay, Christopher Colville, Garrett Hansen and Sabine Pearlman. Atelier Gallery: (re): media, by Krista Wortendyke. Griffin Gallery: Domesticated: Seeing Past Seduction, by Yorgos Efthymiadis. Satellite galleries: Griffin Museum @ Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St, Stoneham, MA. Through January 31: Julie McCarthy, Edna St. Vincent Millay at Steepletop.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Ongoing: Raúl Gonzalez III—Nowhere Everywhere. The second of three exhibitions in the Nowhere Everywhere exhibition series presents the cultural portraiture of Raúl Gonzalez III. Gonzalez’s exquisite drawings are balanced by a sobering and critical examination of Latin-American issues including the “romance of the west,” Latino stereotypes, and immigration. Gallery talk: Saturday, January 16, 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
Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College
January 27–February 18: Sylvia Lopez Chavez: Urban Ecology. In this solo exhibition, Boston-based artist Sylvia Lopez Chavez explores the “delicate balance of the human coexistence with its immediate natural water resource in the urban and industrial setting.” Her works in this exhibition explore the use of mono-printing layered with mixed media. Gallery talk: Tuesday, February 9: 10–11 a.m.
180 The Riverway, Boston, MA
Tu–Th 1–5, Sa 2–5
Opening January 30: NEST. This third annual exhibition in partnership with the Museum of American Bird Art at Mass Audubon features paintings, drawings, and photography by Isaac Sprague (1811–95), Genevieve Jones (1847–79), and living artists Rosamond Purcell, Sharon Beals, Winston Swift Boyer, Gabrielle Barzaghi, and others.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
M, Th–F, Su 10¬–5, Sa 10–7, Tu–W by appointment. (See website for exceptions)
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
January 20–29: Annual Student Show. Opening February 4: Extrapolation with Daniel Kornrumpf and Kathy Soles, painters creating personal responses with their media. Soles’ expressive brushwork and Kornrumpf’s exquisitely detailed embroideries entice the viewer into the artist’s world. Soles explores her relationship with sea and sand. Kornrumpf offers portraits both embroidered and painted. Reception: Thursday, February 4, 5–7 p.m. Snow date: February 11.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Opening January 21: Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera. This exhibition features photos by artist Tseng Kwong Chi, a key documentarian of Manhattan’s downtown scene in the 1980s. Marcelo Brodsky | Jorge Tacla: Upheaval. This exhibition features work by Marcelo Brodsky and Jorge Tacla, acclaimed international artists whose work engages with the history of political violence.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
Tu–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
January 19–February 27: 1975, curated by Chuong-dai Vo. Featuring Anida Yoeu Ali, Amy Lee Sanford and LinDa Saphan. Reception and talk: TBA, please contact the gallery.
870 Broadway St, Lowell, MA
(978) 934-3491 ex. 3494
M–W 10–4, Th 10–9, F–Sa 10–3
Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College
February 2–20: Twisted Again: The New Kumihimo. Fresh Perspectives on an Ancient Technique. An international group exhibition featuring Lyn Christiansen (US), Jacqui Carey (UK), Makiko Tada (Japan), Hiroko Ojima (Japan), Helen Vonow (Australia), and Jennie Parry (UK). Curated by Lyn Christiansen. Reception: Sunday, February 7, 4–6 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
Ongoing: Veiled Aleppo, images of Syria’s civil war by photojournalist Franco Pagetti. Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars, salon installation featuring images and sounds of international musicians. Opening January 16: Cyanotypes: Photography’s Blue Period, a survey of cyanotype photographs from botanical prints of the 1850s to contemporary abstract works.
55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA
W–F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8
Colby College Museum of Art
Opening February 2: Robert Adams: Turning Back; Alec Soth: Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree. Winter Open House: Thursday, February 11, 6–8 p.m. Museum tours every Saturday at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME
Tu–W, F–Sa 10–5, Th 10–9, Su 12–5
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Opening January 16: Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art. Inventory includes 31 exceptional objects that demonstrate the Hood’s more recent collecting emphasis, mapping the contour of modern and contemporary African art from the 1960s to the present while also shedding critical light on the diversity of African artistic practices by multiple generations of artists.
6 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH
Tu, Th–Sa 10–5, W 10–9, Su 12–5
January 15–February 27: Graphic Advocacy: International Posters For the Digital Age 2001–2012. This exhibition explores the intersection of design and activism, featuring posters by artists and designers from around the world. “Posters are dissent made visible” according to exhibition organizer, Professor Elizabeth Resnick from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. Reception: Friday, January 15, 5–7 p.m. Gallery talk: Saturday, January 16, 10 a.m.–12 p.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
January 14–February 20: Gary Haven Smith: A Celebration of Sculpture, curated by Deborah Disston, director, McIninch Art Gallery. Opening February 25–April 2: Letinsky + Marcuse: A Still Dialogue, curated by Professor Vanessa Rocco.
Gary Haven Smith, Sentinel III, granite, 2010, 82 x 36 x 28".At McIninch Art Gallery.
Laura Letinsky, Untitled #64 (Hardly More Than Ever), 2002, c-print, 44 x 66". At McIninch Art Gallery.
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 N. River Rd, Manchester, NH
M–Sa 10–3, Th 10–8
Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
Opening January 26: Groundswell, including Sophia Ainslie, Nathan Miner, and Cristi Rinklin. Natural Wonder, including Christina Pitsch, Shelley Reed, Rick Shaefer, and Randal Thurston. Opening reception: Friday, January 29, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
30 Academic Way, Durham, NH
M–W 10–4, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 1–5
New Hampshire Institute of Art Galleries
Each gallery offers a different experience but 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 January 10: Maxfield Parrish: The Power of the Print. Explore how Parrish’s images became rooted in the imaginations of multiple generations through mass-marketed products. Opening February 6: Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, a stunning 300-year history of one of our most enduring fashion accessories, including video art offering cultural perspectives on the high heel.
150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH
M, W-F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Opening January 22: Keene State College Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition. KSC art faculty present art and design—painting, digital printing, video, drawing, photography, installation, audio, printmaking, and collage. Conceptual works reveal the wide-ranging interests and approaches of the college’s studio art and graphic design faculty. Visit the gallery website for faculty talks, screenings, and demonstrations. Public opening: Thursday, January 21, 5–8 p.m.
Keene State College
229 Main St., Keene, NH
Su–W 12–5, Th–F 12–7, Sa 12–8
Picker Art Gallery
Opening January 21: William Kentridge: Universal Archive. Renowned contemporary artist William Kentridge experiments with a broad thematic repertoire using diverse media. This exhibition highlights a series of linocut prints that feature recurring themes in Kentridge’s oeuvre—coffee pots, typewriters, trees, and nude figures—and explores the artist’s creative process.
Dana Arts Center, Hamilton, NY
Tu–F 10–5, Sa & Su 12–5, Third Th 10–8
January 21–February 10: Scratching the Surface: Rhode Island College Printmaking, a group exhibition with works by Yizhak Elyashiv, Stephen Fisher, John Rapczak and Crandon Whitsitt-Lynch. Opening reception: Thursday, January 21, 5–7 p.m.
228 Angell St., Providence, RI
Tu–Sa 11–4, Su 2–4
David Winton Bell Gallery
Opening January 23: Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art. Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 5:30–7:30 p.m. February 26 and 27: Taxidermy, Art, and the Animal Question: A Symposium. See website for further information.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–F 11–4, Sa–Su 1–4
Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island
January 26–February 26: Pressing On: Printmakers Network of Southern New England features a wide range of techniques including etching, aquatint, non-toxic intaglio, wood and metal engraving, lithography, letterpress, screen prints, woodcut, collagraph, chine collé, monotype, polymer plates, photo and Polaroid transfers, digital prints and viscosity printing. The Network has completed seven portfolio projects and has organized numerous print exhibitions in locations throughout the eastern United States. Opening reception: Tuesday, February 2, 3:45–5 p.m. For information on demonstration dates
visit web.uri.edu/maingallery, or printmakersnetwork.org.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Opening January 16: Small Points in Time by Mary Dondero. Outer Myths by Jason Smith. Opening February 6: Paintings: Recent Acquisitions and Newport Annual: Members’ Juried Exhibition. Opening reception: Friday, February 5, 5–7 p.m.
76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Providence Art Club
January 3–22: Maxwell Mays and Mary Castelnovo galleries: Class and Staff Show. Dodge House Gallery: New Year, New Members. January 24–February 12: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Charlotte Breed Handy and Kelly McCullough: Aspect and Illusion. Mary Castelnovo Gallery: Shirley Koller: Wounded Tree Series. Dodge House Gallery: Philip Lieberman: Myanmar: Beyond the Temples. Opening February 14: All galleries: Members’ Exhibition 2015.
11 Thomas St, Providence, RI
M–W, F–Su, 12–5, Th 12–6
Providence College Art Galleries
Providence College Galleries present contemporary art and interdisciplinary creative practices. January 13–February 20 in Hunt-Cavanagh Gallery: Amy Beecher: tbh, a solo exhibition matching comedy and theater with sculptural and photographic installation. January 13–February 20 in Reilly Gallery: Good and Long Looks, a group exhibition of long-take film, video and photography. Free and open to the public.
Hunt Cavanagh Gallery: M–F 9–4
Reilly Gallery: M–F 11–4
1 Cunningham Sq, Providence, RI
Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University
Opening January 19: Salthouse, presenting 13 recent photographs of central Pennsylvania artist, Stephen Althouse. Althouse was raised Quaker and his large-scale, lushly printed photographs depict Amish tools, armor, and implements of country living that foreground the aesthetics of use and material memory.
3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center
Tu–F 12–5, Sa–Su 11–5
Through January 16: Tom Cullins: A Creative Life and Local Sale. Opening January 22: Dysfunction, ceramics show featuring Shae Bishop, Charlie Cunningham, Bech Evans, Leslie Fry, Margaret Kinkeade, Julia Kunin, Roberto Lugo, Brooks Oliver, Jessica Putnam-Phillips, and Christopher Vaughn. Navigating Memory: Exploring Place, with work by Seher Shah, Aqsa Shakil, Shahzia Sikander.
135 Church St, Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5
Opening February: Director’s Choice, a mixed media exhibition of modern art by established and unknown artists working in stone, wood, embroidery, construction, painting and collage. Featuring the work of Varujan Boghosian, Pat Dipaula Klein, Helen Matteson, Ira Matteson, Hugh Townley, Nicholas Santoro, and John Udvardy.
99 North Main St, Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, Su–Tu by appointment
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Through February 8: Drawing On, In, Out. Work by Cristina de Gennaro, Terry Hauptman, Monique Luchetti, Craig Stockwell, Jane Sutherland, and Scott Tulay. Ongoing: Penumbra: Evan Coronis and BOXCARS: Railroad Imagery in Contemporary Realism. January 9–February 8: Recovering the Body: Craig Stockwell & Jon McAuliffe. Opening January 9: Open Call NNE (North-Northeast) 2016, an annual juried exhibit featuring artists from New England and New York.
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT
Su–M, W–Sa 11-5, closed Tu
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Opening January 29: Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920–1945 showcases dramatic examples of the spectacular craftsmanship and sophisticated design associated with Japanese art deco. February 2–28: First Folio! features an original version of Shakespeare’s First Folio and celebrates the 400th anniversary of his death. This is Vermont’s only venue for the tour. Ongoing: tour the campus collection of public art, including sculptural works by Tony Smith, Robert Indiana, Clement Meadmore, and others.
72 Porter Field Rd, Middlebury, VT
Tu–F 10–5, Sa–Su 12–5
Vermont Metro Gallery
Through January 16: Shapeshifter: A Collection Of Work By Mareva Millarc. January 22–February 27: After Icarus. Elliott Katz, Mark Lorah, and John Douglas deliver an almost science fiction-like experience with sculpture, 2D work and video that disrupts our assumptions and challenges our understanding of reality and fantasy, order and chaos.
135 Church St , Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Opening January 1: West Branch starts off the New Year with a presentation of recent works by contemporary Austrian artist, Margit Füreder. While drawing imagery from early 20th-century German film noir, the mysterious female figures and graphic textual elements of her paintings feel elegantly modern. Ongoing: Vermont-based painter by way of Montreal, Stephanie Bush, explores the notion of safe havens in the harsh winter landscape; and the Sculpture Park featuring large-scale outdoor works by Christopher Curtis and David Stromeyer is open year-round.
17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, VT