Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
March 27–May 3: PROJECT 35: Volume 2, Part 3, contemporary artist videos selected by 35 international curators. Opening March 27: Shin Hanga Landscapes: 20th-Century Japanese Prints, woodblocks by Kawase Hasui, Hiroshi Yoshida and others. A Night at the Opera: Caricatures by Enrico Caruso, drawings of opera stars and celebrities by the famous tenor.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
Tu, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
March 5–29: Neighborhood Walks: New documentary photographs by Tom Peterson. Peterson’s photography emphasizes the vibrant color and textures within the diverse neighborhoods that are often passed through, yet rarely noticed. The juxtaposed images provide the sense of a walking tour that is uniquely American. Opening reception: Sunday, March 8, 2–5 p.m. April 2–26: In Passing: New work by Paulette Rosen consisting of multimedia drawings on archival pigment prints that begin as digital scans of actual objects. These images are an exploration of birds in relation to context. Opening reception: Saturday, April 11, 2–5 p.m.
Paulette Rosen, Spying (detail), 2014, multimedia drawing on archival pigment print, 36 x 36". At City Gallery.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University
Ongoing: A Body in Fukushima. Dancer-choreographer Eiko Otake and photographer-historian William Johnston visited Fukushima, Japan. A project of witness, remembrance and empathy. Opening March 27: Personal Recollections: Gifts from Robert Dannin & Jolie Stahl. Prints, multiples and photographs by Barbara Kruger, Richard Mock, Eve Arnold, Steve McCurry, Nan Goldin, and Sebastião Salgado. Opening reception: Thursday, March 26, 5–7 p.m.
301 High St, Middletown, CT
Florence Griswold Museum
Through May 31: Peter Halley: Big Paintings presents a focused look at this contemporary artist’s most monumental paintings spanning his career from the 1980s to present day. Using synthetic pigments and DayGlo, metallic, and pearlescent colors, Halley’s work uses modern geometry as a raw source material that can be filled with meanings about interconnection, isolation, communication, and technology. A catalogue published by the Museum accompanies the exhibition. See website for lecture series.
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
See website for hours and admission
Housatonic Museum of Art
Through March 27: Rick Shaefer: Drawing the Line. Working primarily in velvety black-and-white, large-format compositions and multiple-paneled pieces are where Rick Shaefer feels most at home. With his background in photography influencing his careful tonal decisions, the Connecticut-born artist often chooses charcoal on vellum to execute his striking and detailed depictions of both animal and nature. Through an elegant use of line work, Shaefer’s subjects exude texture and dimensionality in both the physical and emotional realm.
Housatonic Community College
900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT
See website for hours
Through April 5: Favorites from the Museum Collection. While the museum installs new flooring in the second floor exhibition galleries, highlights from the permanent collection will be on view in the Munger Room and The Lab located on the first floor. Find treasures from the Early American period such as the Josiah Bronson portrait by William Jennys, John Ferguson Weir’s Venice: The Grand Canal and Frederic Church’s Icebergs. 20th century works include Barbara Grossman’s Star Rug, Abe Ajay’s Constructions and Michael Scoggin’s Ninjas.
144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Arts Center
March 7–April 11: Young At Art. The region’s largest annual youth art exhibition will showcase works from hundreds of students ages 18 and younger. Opening reception: Saturday, March 7, 1–3 p.m. Through April 5 online: NextGen, a new open juried exhibition featuring Millennial artists ages 16–35. Opening April 17: Members and Elected Artists Exhibition, featuring the works of members and esteemed elected artists. Reception: Thursday, April 23, 6:30–8 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
Open daily 11–5
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through April 12: Over Life’s Waters: The Coastal Art Collection of Charles and Irene Hamm. Opening April 25: The Enchanting Jewels of Elizabeth Gage. Through May 10: Otis Kaye: Money, Mystery, and Mastery. Through May 31: NEW/NOW: Karl Lund: Angry Robots Liquefied My Brain. Ongoing: New Media: Catherine Ross. Free Parking, café, museum shop. Open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
M, Tu, W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Silvermine Arts Center
Through April 5: Preview of artwork for Signed, Sealed and Delivered–Small Works Fundraiser. Selections from the Gabor Peterdi International Print Collection and Flat Files. Opening April 12: 25th Annual Silvermine School of Art Exhibition, showcasing the artistic achievements of the Silvermine School of Art students of all ages, from youth to adult. Opening reception: Sunday, April 12, 2–4 p.m.
1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT
W–Sa 2–5, Su 1–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through March 15: A Show of Hands: The Fiber Arts. Opening March 27: Food—The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, featuring works by local and regional fine artists and artisans. Opening reception: Friday, March 27, 6:30–9 p.m. See online calendar for art classes and workshops, including courses in drawing, acrylic, watercolor and oil. Spectrum Gallery is an expansion of the non-profit Arts Center Killingworth. Shop Spectrum anytime in the new online store: spectrumartgallery.org/shop
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT
W–F 11–6, Sa 11:30–6, Su 11:30–5
Stamford Museum and Nature Center
Ongoing: Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney. Featuring 59 original oil paintings by contemporary artist James Gurney, from The New York Times bestselling Dinotopia books. Included are the artist’s preliminary studies, reference photos, and handmade scale-models. Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum. A variety of specimens from the Paleontology Collection of the Stamford Museum will also be exhibited. Members: free; non-members: free with gate admission.
39 Scofield Road, Stamford, CT
M–Sa 9–5, Su 11–5
The Artists of Gallery One & Friends
April 25–May 9: The Artists of Gallery One, who exhibit at venues along the Connecticut shoreline, invite guest artists to present significant new works in a range of media and styles. Gallery artists include David Brown, Ashby Carlisle, Catherine Christiano, Bette Ellsworth, Mary Fussell, Gray Jacobik, Judith Barbour Osborne, T.W. Raney, Diana Rogers, Victoria Sivigny, Jill Vaughn and invited artists. Opening reception: Friday, April 24, 5–7 p.m. Artists’ talks: Saturday, May 9, 2–4 p.
Guilford Art Center
411 Church St, Guilford, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
April 4–May 2: Richard T. Scott & Brandon Kralik: Post Contemporary Painting. Post contemporary painters and theorists Scott and Kralik will show their recent figurative works. Artists’ reception: Saturday, April 4, 4–6 p.m.
11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4 The gallery is closed the month of March.
Yale University Art Gallery
The expanded 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: Whistler in Paris, London, and Venice. Opening March 6: Critique of Reason: Romantic Art 1760–1860. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Tu–F 10–5; Th until 8 (September–June); Sa–Su 11–5
Adelson Galleries Boston
March 20–April 26: Winfred Rembert. Exhibition features recent works by the Georgia-born artist. After a successful exhibition at Danforth Art, New Englanders demanded more. Rembert is back in Boston with brand new works on leather and three new prints made during MassArt’s “Master Print Series” last spring. Opening reception: Friday, March 20, 6 p.m. Contact the gallery for more information.
520 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
March 11–April 3: We Live By What We Leave Behind by Conrad Guertin. Opening reception: Saturday, March 14, 5 p.m. April 8–May 1: Artifacts, a juried exhibit featuring artists from around New England. Opening reception: Saturday, April 11, 5 p.m.
63 Summer St, Maynard, MA
Atlantic Works Gallery
March 6–28: Inner Investigation: Universal Truths, featuring paintings by George Shaw and sculptures by Marjorie Kaye. Opening reception: Saturday, March 7, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception: March 19, 6–9 p.m. April 4–25: Metaphors & Metamorphoses, featuring mixed media work by Suzanne Mercury and Leigh Hall. Opening reception: Saturday, April 4, 6–9 p.m., Third Thursday reception: April 16, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St. 3rd Floor, East Boston, MA
F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
March 12–15: 19th Annual Flower Show: Rainforest–Canopy of Color, garden and art exhibits. Sneak-peek benefit on Wednesday, March 11. March 24–April 3: Eclectic Traditions, featuring works by faculty and alumni of Massachusetts College of Art and Design, running parallel to the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Conference. Opening reception: Thursday, March 26, 7–9 p.m. April 11–May 9: Art Unites Communities–Visual Expressions Side-by-Side. Opening reception: Saturday, April 11, 2–4 p.m.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Barbara Krakow Gallery
Through March 14: Structures and Related Works on Paper by Sol LeWitt. March 21–April 25: Sally B. Moore. Opening reception: Saturday, March 21, 3–5 p.m. Artist talk: Saturday, April 11, 3 p.m.
10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Beard & Weil Galleries
Through April 10: Wheaton College Biennial: Photography Beyond the Frame, an exhibition of work by U.S. photographers juried by Kristen Gresh, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Opening event March 4, 6 p.m. Opening April 22: Senior Seminar Exhibition. Opening: April 23, 6 p.m. See website for programs.
26 East Main St., Norton, MA
M–Sa 12:30–4:30, closed during school breaks
Blue Wave Fine Art Gallery
Opening April 4: Suzanne Conner, sold exclusively through juried shows and select galleries since 1983, Conner’s work is now found throughout the United States and Canada, as well as Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Heavily influenced by the natural world, particularly water and sky, Conner brings to her work a simple elegance, clean lines and sophisticated color. Opening reception: Saturday, April 4, 6–9 p.m.
52 Main St, Amesbury, MA
Th–Sa 11–7, Su 12–5 or by appointment
Ongoing: American Neoclassic Sculpture at the Boston Athenæum. A selection of the Athenæum’s important collection of early 19th-century American sculpture displayed together for the first time. Monday, March 23, 12 p.m.: Maureen Meister on Arts and Crafts Architecture in New England (free).
101⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th, 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Through March 29: The Body of Nature by Susan Lyman and Locus by Julia Shepley. April 1–May 3: New Work by Mags Harries and WHOLE (in part) by Christina Zwart. Reception: Saturday, April 11, 5 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Fridays 5–8 p.m.
March 12–April 11: Motion, Memory by photographer Gary Duehr, mixed-media artist Jennifer Munson and photo-based painter David Palmquist. Reception: Sunday, March 15, 3 p.m. Opening April 19: IN(sight)BOUND: sketchbooks showing the creative process, BAA Members’ show. Reception: Thursday, April 23, 6:30 p.m.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
March 4–29: Sleeping Beauties by Carol McMahon, found object assemblages on home and childhood. PRONK! by Kathleen Volp, an installation that addresses conspicuous consumption. Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 p.m. April 1–26: Inner Terrains by Vivian Pratt, photographic collages of close-up nature. A Study for Human Opera: Prelude by Tuo Wang, a multimedia environment based on 19th century literature. Reception: Friday, April 3, 6 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
Through March 5 at University Place Gallery: Paint, juried by Ali Ringenburg. March 7–31 at Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Books Abound, juried by Alexander Campos. March 12–April 17 at University Place Gallery: Photography Now juried by Stephen Tourlentes. April 3–30 at Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Gilbert, Gilbert & Morse. April 22–May 8 at University Place Gallery: CAA at 70.
University Place Gallery (UP)
124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
M–F 9–5, Sa 9–1
Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices
25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA
Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts
March 2–April 3: Upon Closer Inspection: Works by Roger Kizik and Peter Scott. The Fay Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts invites you to an exhibition of works inspired by visits to art museums. These two accomplished artists present work that interprets and interacts with a variety of art pieces in fresh, surprising and sometimes humorous ways. Opening reception: Thursday, March 5, 6–8 p.m.
Roger Kizik, Bust of Virgil, Civic Museum, Mantova, 2014, watercolor, 20 x 30". At Chandler Gallery.
20 Sacramento St, Cambridge, MA
Free and Open to the Public,M–F, 9–5
Concord Art Association
March 5–April 3: Spring 2015 opens with a show of the finest artwork in the region: Members Juried 2: Photography, Drawing, Mixed Media, Crafts & Graphics, juried by Mim Brooks Fawcett, ED of the Attleboro Art Museum. Opening April 9: Revealing Identity, curated by Audrey Pepper, exhibiting eight artists who work in a variety of mediums to reveal our collective life experiences. Classes, workshops and public programming at Concord Art provides something for everyone.
37 Lexington Rd., Concord , MA
Tu–Sa 10–4:30, Su 12–4
Danforth Art, Museum/School
Opening March 15: The Expressive Voice: Landscape Reimagined, works from the permanent collection highlighting both traditional landscape interpretations and compelling, unconventional approaches. Also showing: David Berger: Space for the Human Heart; Prilla Smith Brackett and Amy Ragus: Fractured Visions; Elizabeth Ellenwood: Of Light and Line. Showing in the Children’s Gallery: Jennifer Goldfinger: At Play.
123 Union Ave, Framingham, MA
W & Su 12–5, Th 12–8:30, F–S 10–5
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Through April 26: Walden, revisited. Contemporary artists rethink their relationship to society, the environment and Henry David Thoreau’s Walden. Through April 19: The Social Medium. Inspired in part by a recent gift of a set of Andy Warhol’s Polaroids, this exhibition features permanent collection works that inform current trends in social photography.
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA
W–F 10–4, Sa–Su 10–5
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
March 25–April 26: Their 2015 season opens with Slow Breath, Recent Works by Chris Gustin. Internationally renowned ceramicist and local treasure, Chris Gustin, displays recent ceramic works that exhibit new experimental techniques along with hand building, wheel throwing and glazing methods developed over a lifetime of practice. Artist’s reception: Saturday, March 28, 5 p.m. Artist’s talk: Saturday, April 18, 6 p.m.
1 Partner’s Ln., Westport, MA
W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
April 9–May 23: ABSTRACT REALITIES, featured artist Sue Kwasnick curates a group exhibition. Looking at art, what do you see? Semi abstract artists use new ways to engage viewers. They show color as light, textural, geometric, symbolic, iconic images and psychological themes for contemplation. Collaborating artists: Louise Weinberg, PT Sullivan, Anne Patsch, Zoë Friend. Five artists, five perspectives. Paintings, multimedia, and ceramic sculpture. Opening reception: Friday, April 10, 5–9 p.m.
516 East 2nd St, South Boston, MA
Essex Art Center
Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: March 13–April 24: The Man Project, portraits exploring psychological ambiguities within intimate spaces. Opening reception: Friday, March 13, 5–7 p.m. Chester F. Sidell Gallery: March 13–April 24: Inside Out, Markus Sebastiano, Derek Wakeen, and TRENT; each individual artist pushing the limits of their own distinctive medium. Opening reception: Friday, March 13, 5–7 p.m.
56 Island St, Lawrence, MA
M–F 10–6, closed April 3, 20
Fitchburg Art Museum
Opening March 8: naturetech, data-driven, abstract artworks fueled by collisions of art, nature, science and technology from Nathalie Miebach, Cristi Rinklin and Michelle Samour. Opening reception: Sunday, March 8, 1 p.m. Opening April 9: Recent Acquisitions: Photography and Evoking Eleanor: The art, life, and legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross. Ongoing: Mario Quiroz: Mis Vecinos, Portraits of Fitchburg’s Latino Communities and GLOBAL AFRICA: Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art. April 9–12: Art In Bloom.
25 Merriam Pkwy, Fitchburg, MA
W–F 12–4, Sa & Su 11–5
Fountain Street Fine Art
March 5–April 3: 1+1=1 Collaborative Dreamscapes, pastel and charcoal drawings by Scout Austin and Kellie Weeks. Reception: Saturday, March 7, 5 p.m. (Snow date: March 8, 3 p.m.). Opening April 9: Common Thread, painting and sculpture by Brenda Cirioni and Leslie Zelamsky. Reception: Friday, April 10, 5 p.m. Artist talk: Saturday, May 2, 3 p.m.
59 Fountain St, Framingham, MA
Th–Su, 11–5 and by appointment
Opens April 15: The Industrial Sublime by award-winning Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky. Remarkable photographic depictions of global industrialized landscapes and the impact we are having on the surface of the planet. Afghanistan | Endgame by Ben Brody. This photojournalist and Iraq war veteran documents the American experience in Afghanistan and the absurdity and alienation of war.
102 Prospect Hill Rd, Harvard, MA
M–F 10–4, Sa, Su & holidays 10–5
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Join us for Fuller Craft First Thursday. Through April 26: Legacy of Fire: Clay Dragons Revisited. Ongoing: Crafting a Collection: Fuller Craft Museum Recent Acquisitions. Ongoing: Continuum of Innovation: Haystack Clay Selects. Opening March 7: The State of Clay: Pushing Boundaries. Ongoing: Mark Davis: Icarus. Ongoing: Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects. Take the MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A.
455 Oak St, Brockton, MA
Tu–Su 10–5, Th 10–9
Galatea Fine Art
March 4–29: Dorothy Pilla: Carnival: Montages of carnival images. Marsha Odabashian: Expunge: Mixed media exploring the Armenian Genocide. Miae Cho: Fantasy: Vibrant mixed media. Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 p.m. April 1–26: Philip Gerstein: ¡EXPERIMENT!: Energetic painting. Hope Ricciardi: A Century of Waiting: In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Michael Shores: Visions of the Otherworld: The strange gestalt of human consciousness. Reception: Friday, April 3, 6 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
Opening March 16: Arts in the Urban Center: A Design Exhibition. This collaboration with Boston Architectural College showcases the work of creative minds and what happens when artists and designers brainstorm about the arts in our built environment. Together, they explore how we all create the stage and participate in the theater of the daily rituals and unique events that build community. 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
March 6–28: Meredyth Knows Ceramics. Opening Reception: Friday, March 6, 6 p.m. Meredyth Knows Ceramics represents an assortment of national icons in the field of clay alongside a few new faces. Guest curator Meredyth Hyatt Moses revisits her ceramic heroes in this new exhibition at Gallery NAGA. April 2–25: Luminous by Keira Kotler and New Paintings by Bryan McFarlane. Opening reception: Thursday, April 2, 6 p.m.
67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Opening April 14: Exquisite Corpse (Surrealist Fun). Collaborative drawings complimented by finished artworks by ArtSpace artists: Priscilla Alpaugh Cotter, Ingrid Goldbloom Bloch, Sue Huszar, Judith Jaffe, Sarah Jeppson Zitter, Rachel Korn, Sam Linnane, Mary K. Mooney, Gwen Murphy and Denise Shea. Artists’ reception: Saturday, April 25th, 7 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Opening April 14: Exquisite Corpse (Surrealist Fun). Collaborative drawings complimented by finished artworks by ArtSpace artists: Priscilla Alpaugh Cotter, Ingrid Goldbloom Bloch, Sue Huszar, Judith Jaffe, Sarah Jeppson Zitter, Rachel Korn, Sam Linnane, Mary K. Mooney, Gwen Murphy and Denise Shea. Artists’ reception: Saturday, April 25th, 7 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Griffin Museum of Photography
March 5–30: All Galleries: Photography Atelier. Reception: Thursday, March 5, 6 p.m. Opening April 9: Main Gallery: False Food by Jerry Takigawa. Atelier Gallery: Human Debris by Jeremy Underwood. Reception: Thursday, April 9. Opening April 2: Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA: Susan Goldstein. Through April 19: Lafayette City Center, 2 Avenue de Lafayette, Boston, MA: SKY. Opening April 20: Photogogues 2015, the Flash Forward Festival Faculty Exhibition. Reception: Tuesday, April 28.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
March 5–April 3: Locker Room Culture: Strategy, Play, and Commentary in Sports and Art, an exhibition curated by Glenn LaVertu. This multimedia exhibition features works by Sol LeWitt, Nancy Holt, Paul Brainard, Michael Conti, May Yao, Lee Walton, Kinga Wlodarska, Donna Fleischer and many others. Reception: Thursday, March 5, 6 p.m. Snowdate for reception: Friday, March 6, 6 p.m.
Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA
(508) 678-2811 ext 2631
M–F 10–4, Sa 1–4
Highfield Hall & Gardens
Opening April 1: Modern Man, featuring the work of Ria Brodell, Bruno Cancado, Andrea Evans, Damien Hoar de Galvan, Peter Hutchinson, Dan McCarthy, Ethan Murrow, Brad Nelson and Kirk Amaral Snow. Reflections and Paintings by David Kelley. In the Gardens: Peter Hutchinson: Thrown Rope Installation; Alfred Glover: Spirits of the Sunken Garden; Danielle Krcmar: Fragment House; John Cira: Asylum Grove.
56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA
Open April–October: M–F 10–4, Sa–Su 10–2
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
Through April 10: Pulse, new work by Faculty Artists. The Cantor Art Gallery at the College of the Holy Cross exhibits new work by full and part time faculty artists Amy Archambault, Michael Beatty, Rachelle Beaudoin, Matthew Gamber, Randy Garber, Roger Hankins, Cristi Rinklin, Susan Schmidt, Leslie Schomp, Marguerite White, Amy Wynne. Opening April 23: Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition 2015.
College of the Holy Cross
O’Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA
M–F 10–5, Sa 2–5
March 4–29: Members’ Gallery: Joetta Maue: in transition…. Kingston Gallery: Julie S Graham: If it’s not one thing….Opening reception: Friday, March 6, 5 p.m. April 1–26: Members’ Gallery: Tulip Project by Ann Wessmann, Time & Materials by Michèle Fandel Bonner and Uncovered by Conny Gölz-Schmitt. Opening reception: Friday, April 3, 5:30 p.m. Artists in the gallery: Saturday, April 18, 1 p.m. Closing reception: Friday, April 24, 5:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
March 14–29: Art for All Seasons, Decorative Arts Show. Opening reception: Sunday, March 15. April 4–19: Pins & Needles, Needle Arts Guild Member Show. April 25–May 3: Lexington Open Studios and artists preview to be announced. See website for details.
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA
Through April 19: Tu–Su 12–4, Sa 10–4 Beginning April 25: F–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Linden Street Gallery
Opening March 1: Malcolm Wells: Earth-Sheltered Architecture. This exhibition showcases dozens of watercolors painted by architect Malcolm Wells (1926–2009). Wells’ dreamy studies advocate for eco-conscious building. Featuring a blanketing layer of earth and native plants, his concepts for homes, offices and infrastructure are inspiration to awaken, think and care. Linden Street Gallery at Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary is free and open to the public.
Summer Star Wildlife Sanctuary
690 Linden St, Boylston, MA
McCoy Gallery at Merrimack College
March 19–April 15: Free Fall by Gayle Caruso, a series of 1,000 mixed media paintings and drawings. For a few years Gayle Caruso has been making drawings of a free falling, poised female figure. These mixed media pieces are installed in two grids of 500 along the gallery walls, forming an enveloping environment. Each day a student will select one drawing from the grids and place it by itself on the center of an otherwise blank wall creating a specific focus while leaving a small blank in the larger installation.
315 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Opening April 7: Bakalar Gallery: Joan Jonas: Selected Films and Videos 1972–2005. In conjunction with the presentation of Joan Jonas’s new work made for the U.S. Pavilion as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale, the List presents seven of the artist’s seminal film and video works surveying the breadth of her career. Through April 12: Hayden & Reference Galleries: Katrín Sigurdardóttir: Drawing Apart. Katrín Sigurdardóttir’s sculptural practice examines the way physical structures and boundaries affect perception. Her works gesture towards real locations, employing shifts in scale and fragmentation to systematically question the veracity of both memory and history.
Wiesner Building E15
20 Ames St., Building E15 Rm. 109 , Cambridge, MA
Tu–W 12–6, Th 12–8, F–Su 12–6
The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science, and technology. Ongoing: Photographing Places: The Photographers of Places Journal, 1987-2009. Ongoing: Images of Discovery. Ongoing events, public programs and demonstrations. Check website for updates and news.
265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Open daily 10–5, closed on major holidays
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Through March 28 at Montserrat Gallery: SEVEN: A Performative Drawing Project. April 11-23: Annual Open House. Through March 5 at Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery: Standard Practice by Joanna Tam. March 10–April 4: Tugboat Printshop by Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth. April 23–24: Annual Open House. March 5–10 at 301 Gallery: Congressional Art Show. March 16–May 1: Senior Thesis Exhibitions (weekly).
301 Cabot St., Beverly, MA
M–F 11:30-2:30, Sa 12–5
Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
M–T 10–5, F 10–1
Museum of Russian Icons
Though April 18: The Vibrant Art and Storied History of Ethiopian Icons: 60 Icons & Artifacts from a European Private Collection. This exhibition explores the Christian traditions of the East African nation of Ethiopia, featuring 60 small-scale icons, triptychs, larger icons and illuminated manuscripts ranging from the 16th century to the present. Never before seen in the United States, this Ethiopian iconography is closely related to the simplified Coptic version of Late Antique and Byzantine Christian art. It is typified by bright, vivid colors and stylized, graphically bold figures with large, almond-shaped eyes.
203 Union St, Clinton, MA
Tu–F 11–3, Sa 9–3
March 6–April 24: HERO COWBOYS by Keith MacLelland. Reception: Friday, March 6, 5:30 p.m. Explosive color, depicting a range of superheroes, gives Keith MacLelland’s high-pitched paintings and collages a carnival atmosphere. MacLelland asserts that the drum beat of evil that we incessantly witness requires a ramping up of the heroes required to deter those nasty forces. While there is a distant relationship to the cowboy heroes of the ‘50s in his work, MacLelland infuses a hyper-street consciousness to his heroes made from everyday discards—scratch tickets, cracker boxes, juice cartons, business cards, candy wrappers and junk mail.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
New Art Center
March 22–May 9: Excavations, a Curatorial Opportunity Program (COP) selection, is an examination of geology, landscape and time in the work of artists who cut away materials to uncover memories and hidden history. Curated by Adrienne Jacobson. A Ceramic Spectrum is a look at three ceramic artists who represent a promiscuous approach to clay. Curated by Garth Johnson. Opening reception: Friday, March 28, 6 p.m.
61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA
Newton Free Library
Gallery: March 3–30: Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em: Jason Asselin, featuring mixed media paintings of cigarette packs. Reception: Thursday, March 5, 7 p.m. April 2–29: A Light in the Forest: Debra Bretton Robinson, a journey into contemporary landscapes. Reception: Thursday, April 2, 7 p.m. Main Hall: March 3–30: Newton Camera Club Print Show, photographic prints by club members. Reception: Wednesday, March 9, 7 p.m. April 2–29: Pocket Full of Posies by Salley Mavor, original bas-relief embroidered illustrations.
330 Homer St, Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
Salmon Falls Gallery
Through April 25: Garden Reveries, featuring acrylic paintings and sewn-paper collage works by Kerry Stone, and pastel drawings and gouache paintings by Rebecca Clark. Objects for the Garden: presenting metalsmith Bob Compton’s sculpture for the patio, Gabriel Dark’s stone cairns and benches, and Ashfield Stone’s birdbaths and benches. Inspiration for spring! Reception: Sunday, March 22, 2–4 p.m.
March 4–7: Main Gallery: Painting Party by Ricardo de Lima. Through March 28: süb∫am§øñ: SOFT, curated by Sam Tøabe. March 4–8: Volta NY Art Fair: Lisa Sigal. April 9–12: Dallas Art Fair: Craig Drennen, Corey Escoto and Beverly Semmes.
450 Harrison Ave #29, Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6 and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Through March 7: Permanent War: The Age of Global Conflict, featuring 16 artists exploring the complex nature of warfare. April 23–May 16: Graduating Students and Award Recipients, featuring 70+ works by students from across SMFA programs. Reception: Thursday, April 23, 5–7 p.m. Opening March 7: Students Curate Students: Some Assembly Required, featuring Adam Matak, Nick Mello, Anna Paul. Artist talks: Saturday, March 14, 12 p.m.
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Th 10–8
Smith College Museum of Art
Ongoing: The New York Decade by Mary Bauermeister. The new second floor galleries feature sacred and secular art before 1800: American, Ancient, and European paintings and sculpture, as well as works on paper. The new third floor galleries feature art from 1800–1950: African, American, and European paintings and sculpture, plus works on paper. Lively changing exhibitions, distinguished permanent collection plus acclaimed artist-designed restrooms, museum shop and Tryon Common café.
Elm Street at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4, Second Fridays 10–8
SNAC – Southern New England Artist Community at Zeitgeist Gallery
Opening March 28: SNAC is expanding its visibility with a new exhibition featuring paintings, sculptures, photography, and mixed-media art from 14 local contemporary artists. Reception: Sunday, April 11, 1–4 p.m. Refreshments to be served. This event is free and open to the public.
222 Cabot St. , Beverly, MA
W–Sa 12–7, Su 1–5
South Shore Art Center
Through April 4: Forever & After–Six Contemporary Sculptors, curated by William Houser and featuring Benjamin Cariens, Gillian Christy, Rosalyn Driscoll, Sally Fine, Virginia Fitzgerald and Christopher Frost. Dillon Gallery: Sublime Intuition with Nancy Connolly, Moey Lane, Dorothy Pilla, Gloria King Merritt and Beverly Rippel. Opening April 10: National Juried Show–Earth, Wind & Fire, juried by Carl Belz. Reception: Friday, April, 10, 6 p.m. Dillon Gallery: Spring Forward with Dana Barunas, Rita Berkowitz, Andrew Kusmin, Christine Pienciak Peters and Karen Pinard.
119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–2
The Art Complex Museum
Through April 26: Duxbury Art Association Annual Winter Juried Show and Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection, including Shaker items. Ongoing: Shaker Works, Then and Now: Youthful interpretations of the Shaker form. Reception: Sunday, April 12, 1:30–3:30 p.m. See website for additional details.
189 Alden St, Duxbury, MA
The Loading Dock Gallery
Main gallery: an ever-changing array of member works. Through March 29: Showcase gallery: Degringolade, Renee Mallett and Janet Wolahan explore issues of impermanence, change and the process of aging. April 1–26: Layers and Light: Where Sky Meets Sea, works from glass artist Aron Leaman and painter Bethany Peck Kalabokis. Opening receptions: Saturday, March 7, 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 4, 5 p.m.
Western Avenue Studios
122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA
W–Sa 12–5:30, Su 12–4
The Oxbow Gallery
March 5–29: Front Room: Liz Wilson and Mark Soderling. Back Room: Junk Drawer by BZ Reilly. Reception: Friday, March 13, 5 p.m. April 2–26: Front Room: landscape painter Brian Chu. Back Room: abstract expressionist/impressionist painter Lorna Ritz. “It is how colors relate that guides me. Every day brings a sense of inner light I seek; I want to be present to find it.” Reception: Friday, April 10, 6 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
March 30–June 13: Kiss the Ground—A New Armenia Part 3. The final show in the Kiss the Ground series examines and celebrates contemporary Armenian art, 100 years after the 1915 Armenian Genocide and coincides with the April 24th centennial commemoration. Part 3, A New Armenia, is a group exhibition that brings together Armenian artists from myriad locations working in a variety of media: John Avakian, Gail Boyajian, Adrienne Der Marderosian, Jackie Kazarian, Aida Laleian, Yefkin Megherian, Marsha Odabashian, Kevork Mourad and Apo Torosyan. Reception, Thursday, April 2, 4–7 p.m. Gallery talk: Saturday, April 26, 1–2 p.m.
The Cambridge School of Weston: Garthwaite Center for Science and Art
45 Georgian Rd., Weston, MA
M–F 9–4:30 or by appointment, school calendar applies.
Towne Art Gallery
March 3–April 2: 4 Voices–Children’s Book Illustrators. This exhibition presents the works of acclaimed children’s book illustrators Deborah Freedman, Kevin Hawkes, Grace Lin and Tyler Parker. Featuring both finished and in process works, it will highlight four creative and luminous visual interpretations of children’s book literature. Gallery is wheelchair accessible and free to the public. Gallery closed March 7–15.
180 The Riverway, Boston, MA
Tu–Th 1–5, Sa 2–5 or by appointment
Trident Gallery represents contemporary artists and is a leader of the vital arts scene on Cape Ann, Massachusetts. During March and April, rotating Spring Mini-Exhibitions, several at a time, show special offerings and new and recent work by represented artists and others, including Albert Alcalay, Nell Blaine, and Zygmund Jankowski. Showings will be tuned to collectors’ interests.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
W & Th 12–5, F, Su, M 10–5, Sa 10–7 and by appointment.
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
March 17–April 17: Skirting Identity: Women and Weaving in Laos, Thailand and Myanmar, curated by Margaret Hanni, Ph.D. A scholarly examination of how traditional textiles create a narrative of gender roles, status and wealth. Reception: Wednesday, March 18, 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, 2 p.m.: Music in the Gallery: performance by Penpa Tsering and a discussion and exploration of traditional Tibetan music. Opening April 21: Verdant. Artists Elizabeth Awalt, Ken Beck, Aaron Fink and Catherine Kernan get lush with nature themes. Reception: Wednesday, April 22, 5 p.m.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Ongoing: Images Were Introduced: An exhibition of film and photography by Michael Nyman, featuring an immersive 12-channel cinematic installation by composer Michael Nyman. Nyman draws from his own photographic archive, synchronized with Dziga Vertov’s classic 1929 film Man with a Movie Camera. Through April 19: Manna Remix, a selection of works from the Tufts University permanent art collection.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
Tu–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
Through March 20: Beyond the Veil by Lalla Essaydi. April 1–24: Zippers and Other Interventions by James Lentz. Talk: Thursday, April 2 3pm in O’Leary Library 222. Reception is at 4:15 p.m. E-mail for an appointment during school vacation, March 14–21.
870 Broadway St, Lowell, MA
M–W 10–4, Th 10–9, F–Sa 10–3
Wallace L. Anderson Gallery
Through March 30: Ron Mello at Boyden Hall. Through April 10: Drawn, Drawing in the Clement C. Maxwell Library. March 12–April 16: Dialecticians in the Wallace L. Anderson Gallery. BSU presents three dynamic exhibitions that explore the facets of contemporary ceramicists. These artists focus on the specific materiality of clay, the hand-drawn and the beauty of horsehair. This is in conjunction with the NCECA conference, March 25–28.
Bridgewater State University
40 School St, Bridgewater, 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
Women’s Studies Research Center
Opening April 13: Father Tongue. The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute presents Artist-in-Residence Milcah Bassel. Working onsite, Bassel will focus on large-scale drawings based on five letters of the Hebrew alphabet. Multiplying and playing with the space between these letters will provide the basis for a multidisciplinary installation that explores space both by movement and time through an altered language. Opening reception: Monday, April 13, 5–8 p.m. See website for additional details.
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University
515 South St., Waltham, MA
M–F 9–5 or by appointment
Worcester Art Museum
Ongoing: Uncanny Japan: The Art of Yoshitoshi, prints and paintings. Opening March 14: Portrait of a Nobleman by Anthony van Dyck, on loan from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium. Opening April 18: Samurai! Discover the samurai in history and popular culture; Eric Nakamura guest curates. Ongoing: The Small Cowper Madonna by Raphael. One of the finest Renaissance paintings in North America, on loan from the National Gallery of Art. Ongoing: Knights! Arms and armor from the John Woodman Higgins Armory Museum.
55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA
W–F 11–5, Sa 10–5, Su 11–5, third Thursdays 11–8
Colby College Museum of Art
Ongoing: currents7 by Elizabeth Atterbury; Terry Winters: Printed Matters; and Listen to this page with works by Bern Porter from Colby College Special Collections.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME
Tu–Sa 10–5, Th 10–9, Su 12–5. Free. Public tours every Saturday at 2 p.m.
Portland Museum of Art
Through March 29: Youth Art Month, emphasizing Maine’s educational institutions. Opening April 24: Rose Marasco: index, presents photographs spanning the four-decade career of Rose Marasco, one of Maine’s most beloved photographers. Through April 26: The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America, featuring paintings that reveal the breadth of experiences that Americans have had on the coastline.
7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME
Tu–Su 10–5, F 10–9, Third Thursdays: 10–9
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Ongoing: About Face: Self-Portraiture in Contemporary Art. About Face explores the various approaches that contemporary artists have used to investigate identity as a culturally constructed phenomenon and includes works by such notable practitioners as Chuck Close, Susanna Coffey, Nikki S. Lee, Sarah McEneaney, Nomusa Makhubu, Wendy Red Star, Kiki Smith, Christian Thompson, and Jeff Wall.
6 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH
Tu–Sa 10–5, W 10–9, Su 12–5
March 12–May 2: Lush Life: Artists Natalie Andrew, Sean Beavers, Gloria Calderón-Sáenz, Stephanie DeArmond, Jung Mi Lee + Jon Sakata + John Ellis and Laura Morrison explore growth and decay in fiber art, ceramic, printmaking, still life painting and living ecosystems. Reception: Friday, March 27, 5 p.m. Free admission.
Frederick R. Mayer Art Center Phillips Exeter Academy
11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH
M 1–5, Tu–Sa 9–5, closed on school holidays
Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
Opening March 29: The Reductive Lens, a series of black and white works by German realist photographer Gerda Peterich. The Physicality of Color includes Diane Ayott, Carlos Jimenez Cahua, Catherine Evans, Masako Kamiya, Catherine Kehoe, Keira Kotler, Paul McMullan, Laura Moriarty, Lynn Richardson, Victor Schrager, Nancy Murphy Spicer, Matt Rich and Bill Thompson.
30 Academic Way, Durham, NH
M–W 10–4, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 1–5
New Hampshire Institute of Art
Each year the New Hampshire Institute of Art presents exhibitions that not only support its educational programs, but also excite and inspire students and visitors. Work exhibited is diverse and beautiful, with the intention of engaging the imagination while provoking thought and discussion. All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.
148 Concord St, Manchester, NH
Putnam Gallery at Dublin School
April 3–May 8: Frank Poor. Sculptor and photographer Frank Poor creates images of buildings merged with their three-dimensional models. This presents contradicting ways of telling, one through image and one through form. For the artist, that contradiction mirrors the slippage between our memories and what can be known about a place. Opening: Friday, April 3, 6–8 p.m.
18 Lehmann Wy., Dublin, NH
M–F 8–5, and by appointment
The Currier Museum of Art
Through May 3: Still Life: 1970s Photorealism. These works reflect a passion for hyperrealism, offering a journey back 40 years. Ongoing: Painterly to Precise: Richard Estes at the Currier. Two important new acquisitions are the focal point of this exhibition.
150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH
Su, M, W–F 11–5, Sa 10–5
The McIninch Art Gallery
Through April 4: Are you really my friend? by Tanja Hollander. In her multi-dimensional portrait project, Hollander collapses the intangibility of cyberspace and literally steps into the living room of her 600 Facebook friends to photograph them. Known for her landscape photography, Hollander has created a video installation of the landscapes she traversed to meet these “Friends.”
Tanja Hollander, Untitled 91910 (Phippsburg, Maine), 2014, archival inkjet print. At The McIninch Art Gallery.
Tanja Hollander, FloLunn, Brooklyn, New York, 2013, archival inkjet print. At The McIninch Art Gallery.
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 N. River Rd, Manchester, NH
M–Sa 10–3, Th 5–8
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Ongoing: Intersection: Art, Culture, and Identity, object based learning using the Thorne’s permanent collection. Through March 26: Biennial Regional Jurors Choice Competition, an exhibition of juried work in all media by artists living within a 30 mile radius of Keene, NH.
Keene State College
Wyman Way, Keene, NH
Su–W 12–5, Th–F 12–7, Sa 12–8
Bristol Art Museum
Main Galleries: March 6–April 19: Sculptural Explorations: Resource Consumption, Creation and Trade, showing works by Allison Newsome & Nancy Selvage, an exhibit concurrent with the 2015 NCECA Conference. Artist reception: Friday, March 6, 7–9 p.m. Rogers Free Library: Through April 1: Artist’s Choice, featuring work by artist Brechin Morgan who sailed around the world. His paintings, sketchbooks and journals document scenes of his voyages. See website
10 Wardwell St., Bristol, RI
David Winton Bell Gallery
Through March 29: 2015 NCECA Biennial, an international juried exhibition of ceramics mounted in conjunction with the National Council of Education for the Ceramic Arts Conference in Providence, March 25–28. April 11–26: Student Art Exhibition 2015. Opening reception: Friday, April 10, 5:30 p.m. See website for further information.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–F 11–4, Sa-Su 1-4
Dryden Gallery at Providence Picture Frame
Two separate galleries and three floors of original art and framed prints. Opening March 1: The first floor Red Gallery offers watercolors by Dean E. Lawrence. On the third floor Grand Gallery are paintings by David Witbeck, a Rhode Island artist known for images of fishermen.
27 Dryden Lane, Providence, RI
Gallery Night Providence
March 19 and April 16: Free, fun-filled introduction to Providence’s exciting art scene. Twenty-two galleries and museums open their doors inviting you to a visual arts party. Visit galleries on your own or take an Art Celebrity guided tour leaving from One Regency Plaza (Art New England magazine available on the ArtBus). Check website for individual and tour information. Free parking.
One Regency Plaza, Providence, RI
March 10–28: Still Lifes: The Potential of the Picturesque. Work from the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Reception: Thursday, March 19, 5 p.m. NCECA reception: Thursday, March 26, 5 p.m. Artists: Kim Dickey, Chase Folsom, Del Harrow, Ashley Jonas, Joanna Powell and Antje Scharfe. March 31–April 24: Layered Effects by Ruth Terrill and Sammy Chong. Reception: Thursday, April 16, 5 p.m.
250 Lloyd Ave, Providence, RI
M–F 8–4 or by appointment
Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island
March 2–27: Elysian Fields: Bart Parker and Cohorts, a tribute to photographer and teacher, Bart Parker. After coming to the University of Rhode Island in 1971 as a Professor of Art, Parker founded the studio program in Photography and created a wonderful community of artists until his retirement in 1996. Professor Parker’s teaching style awakened many emotions with unusual yet successful results. This exhibition explores thought, creativity and manifestations through the eyes of those he taught. Opening reception: Wednesday, March 4, 4:30–7 p.m.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Ongoing: Ashwini Bhat: Earth Took of Earth. Through May 3: Nancy Friese: Encircling Trees and Radiant Skies. Ongoing: Deborah Baronas: Flowers in the Factory. Ongoing: Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition.
76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Providence Art Club
March 8–April 3: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Earth Elements, a nationwide all-media open juried exhibition. Dodge House Gallery: Val M. Cushing Retrospective. Reception: Sunday, March 8, 2 p.m. April 6–24: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Three Paths featuring Anne Carty, Suzanne Albert and Marilyn Saabye. Dodge House Gallery: Colorful Characters featuring Joan Arnaud and Angel Dean. Reception: Sunday, April 12, 2 p.m.
11 Thomas St, Providence, RI
M–F 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4
The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
Through March 11: A group show with works by Kate Blacklock, Suzanne D’Avanzo, Kirstin Lamb and Wendy Seller. March 19–April 3: HIfire RESolutions: 3D Printing in Clay, with works by Kate Blacklock (curator), Jonathan Bonner, Chris Gustin, Tayo Heuser, Andrew Raftery and Jane Masters.
228 Angell St., Providence, RI
Van Vessem Gallery
February 28–March 29: RENDERING LIGHT, showcasing abstract landscapes and shaped canvas light paintings by Patrick Malin. Opening reception: Saturday, February 28, 4:30–8 p.m. Snow date: Saturday, March 7. April 4–May 3: WireWorks, by Kristin S. Street. Knotted steel and rust sculpture explores the interplay of layered planes, grids, space and shadow. Opening reception: Saturday April 4, from 5–8 p.m.
ALSO at Van Vessem Gallery...
Opening May 9: An exhibition of Tom Culora’s current work: Multiple panel mixed media installation Shock & Awe depicting audience reactions to the Beatles’ first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show; large panel paintings and lightbox constructions drawn from images of the Chinese female militia (PLA) in Parade; and Motherboard paintings of anonymous people on the Internet. Reception: Saturday, May 9, 5–8 p.m.
Van Vessem Gallery
63 Muse Way, Tiverton, RI
Th– Su 12–5 or by appointment
Through April 4: Taking Pictures featuring Louise Lawler, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons and eight other artists from the Pictures Generation. Opening April 10: Darkness from Light by Tom Brennan. A Vermont artist using ‘photogenic drawing.’ Tracking Time by Sumru Tekin, an audio/video installation by the Smail Award winner.
135 Church St, Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8
Ongoing: Works on Paper Gallery: Laurence Jackson Hyman: The Bennington Years, Photographs 1962-1970. Through May 3: Regional Artist Gallery: Jonathan Gitelson: In the World. Opening March 28: Alcohol in Vermont: Creation to Consumption, Tolerance to Temperance. This summer: Grassroots Art: Inward Adorings of the Mind. Bennington Museum was recognized by The Wall Street Journal in Best of 2014: ART for one of the nine most memorable exhibitions in North America.
75 Main St, Bennington, VT
Extended through April: DUET: Varujan Boghosian & Ben Frank Moss. Works available by selected gallery artists include: Pat Adams, Deborah Bohnert, Harry Callahan, Felix de la Concha, Rosamond Purcell, Celia Reisman, Aaron Siskind, Fulvio Testa, Hugh Townley and John Udvardy. For information please contact the gallery.
99 North Main St, Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5 and by appointment
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
March 14–May 3: Gathering Threads: Contemporary Fiber Art: Pushing the boundaries of traditional textile techniques. Dialogue: Lore Kadden Lindenfeld + Naomi Lindenfeld: Work by the late fiber artist and her daughter. Michael Poster: Twelve Tribes: Photos of a Vermont messianic community. Opening March 14: Children of the Oasis: Tapestries from Egypt’s Ramses Wissa Wassef Centre and New Work by Donald Saaf.
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT
Su–M 11–5, W–Sa 11–5
Fleming Museum of Art
Ongoing: Staring Back: The Creation and Legacy of Picasso’s Demoiselles d’Avignon. Ongoing: Civil War Objects From the University of Vermont Collections. Ongoing: Travelers in Postwar Europe: Photographs by H. A. Durfee, Jr., 1951-53. $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors.
61 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT
Tu, Th, F 10–4, W 10–7, Sa-Su 12–4
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Through April 19: The exhibit, Recent Gifts from the Andy Warhol Foundation, highlights ten iconic Warhol prints including Mao, Sitting Bull and Ingrid Bergman. Through April 19: Outside In documents the street art movement with works by JR, Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Faile, Bäst, Swoon and others. Year round: tour the campus collection of public art, including works by Tony Smith, Robert Indiana and others.
72 Porter Field Rd, Middlebury, VT
Tu–F 10–5, Sa & Su 12–5
Vermont Metro Gallery
March 12–May 2: Back To Nature, Joe Salerno, Jill Madden and Don Ross celebrate the beauty of the Vermont landscape, reinterpreted.
135 Church St , Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Through March 29: Menagerie: Animals in Art: 12 artists, working in painting and sculpture, explore the animal kingdom through a variety of mediums and styles. Through April 19: Endless Beginnings: Non-representational Art Today explores the art of 11 gallery artists who use a variety of strategies to convey ideas and emotions through grids, lines and gestures. Through June 3: Subtle, Not Subtle focuses on the delicate complexity and simplicity of artwork by painters Marc Civitarese, Janis
Pozzi-Johnson, Helen Shulman, and sculptor Jonathan Prince.
17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, VT