Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
Opening September 25: Pan American Modernism: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America and the United States explores artistic exchanges from 1919-1979 across the Americas. Developed by Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, with tour organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C. At USJ it is supported in part by Connecticut Humanities. Opening reception: Thursday, September 24, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
Tu, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
Bellarmine Museum of Art Fairfield University
Ongoing: Jan Dilenschneider: Dualities. Featuring 20 paintings by Connecticut artist Jan Dilenschneider, who finds much of her inspiration in the wondrous variegation of nature. Influences from Impressionism and Expressionism echo in her rich palette, loose brush strokes, and luminous vistas.
1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT
July: Tu–Th 11–3, August: by appointment only
Through October 18: The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride. Part of a groundbreaking, intriguing collaboration by the Fairfield/Westchester Museum Alliance exploring the Seven Deadly Sins. Through November 8: Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past. A rare look into a little-known world populated by thousands of remarkable species found nowhere else on Earth. Through November 29: Theodore Nierenberg: Photographs from His World Travels. Stunning, vibrant portraits of indigenous peoples from around the world.
1 Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT
September 3–27: American Landscapes by Mary Lesser. The work combines digital images with traditional art techniques including painting, drypoint and carborundum printing. Opening reception Saturday, September 12, 2–5 p.m. Artist’s talk and closing reception: Sunday September 27, 2–5 p.m. October 1–25: CWOS@CityGallery: As part of City Wide Open Studios, City Gallery presents 18 artists featuring work in painting, printmaking, sculpture, paper-making, photography and mixed media. Special CWOS Transported Weekend Reception hours: October 17–18, 12–5 p.m.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Th–Su, 12–4 and by appointment. Free.
Florence Griswold Museum
Through September 20: All the Sea Knows: Marine Art from the Museum of the City of New York, honors Connecticut and New York’s historic contributions to maritime travel and trade. Opening October 1: The Artist in the Connecticut Landscape, presenting some of the most renowned depictions of Connecticut (18th to 20th century) from the art collections of ten partner institutions.
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
See website for hours and admission
Kehler Liddell Gallery
July 9–August 30: Artist as Curator, a two-month exhibition, is comprised of 25 artists invited by each of the members of Kehler Liddell Gallery. Work includes painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, printmaking and mixed media. Represented artists and preview images are on the website. Opening reception: Sunday, July 12, 3–6 p.m. Free and open to the public.
873 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT
Opening September 20: A Very Anxious Feeling: Artwork from the collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy. This exhibition marks the first time collectors Bucksbaum and Learsy have organized and loaned a complete exhibition from their private collection to a museum. The exhibition of contemporary art seeks to bring further awareness to economic, environmental, political, and social issues that affect us all.
144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Arts Center
Through September 19: 59th Regional Show, featuring all media work from regional artists, and Cuba! Cuba!, a solo photography exhibition by Karin Forde Whittemore. September 25– November 8: Photo Show 37, a juried photography show open to all artists with an emphasis on original imagery. Reception: Thursday, October 1, 5:30–7 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through September 27: Tom Yost: A Modern Realist. Through November 1: NEW/NOW: Katja Loher. Ongoing. New Media: Julie Orser. Opening October 2: Stone Roberts: Street Scenes, Still Life, and Figures. Opening October 17: Director’s Favorites: 1999–2015. Free Parking, café, museum shop. Open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
M, Tu, W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through September 13: Collage–It’s An Adventure! September 25–November 8: Autumn Arts Exhibit Works by local and regional artists and artisans in the 11th Annual Outdoor Autumn Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, October 10–11, on Madison Town Green, CT. Festival is free with live music and food. Reception: Friday, September 25, 6:30–9 p.m. at Gallery. Register for art classes and shop online.
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT
W–F 11–6, Sa 11:30–6, Su 11:30–5
The Artists of Gallery One
Opening September 25: Gallery One, an association of mid-career artists working in a wide variety of media and styles from representational to abstract, hangs its exhibitions to highlight dialogue among the works. Opening reception: Thursday, October 1, 5:30–7 p.m. Check website for details of artist talks. Artists: Brown, Carlisle, Christiano, Ellsworth, Fussell, Jacobik, Osborne, Patterson, Raney, Rogers, Silberberg, Sivigny, Vaughn.
at Mystic Arts Center
9 Water Street, Mystic, CT
W. David Herman Gallery LLC
The Gallery opened last summer to display the latest and most dramatic works in stainless steel by the artist. His unique minimalistic vision provides stunning and powerful imagery while simultaneously affording the viewers the joy and space of personal interpretation and imagination. Opening reception Saturday, July 18, 3–8 p.m. for the unveiling of these new works, along with a wine tasting from Dolly’s Wine Boutique and original music by Michael Shiel.
26 Railroad St, New Milford, CT
F 5–8, Sa 12–8, Su 12–5
Yale University Art Gallery
The museum features more than 4,000 artworks, including ancient, American, European, African, Asian, and Indo-Pacific art, as well as photography and modern and contemporary art and design. Ongoing: Donald Blumberg Photographs: Selections from the Master Sets. Opening September 4: The Ceramic Presence in Modern Art: Selections from the Linda Leonard Schlenger Collection and the Yale University Art Gallery. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Tu–F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 11–5
12th South Coast Artist Tour
Featuring more than 70 diverse artists working in the coastal communities of Dartmouth and Westport, MA, and Tiverton and Little Compton, RI. This year’s theme is Studio Surf whereby artists are challenged to surf through their imaginations and employ a fresh, new approach to their work. Expect artists to be exhibiting original ideas not previously encountered, challenging one’s perception of art. The South Coast is a free-spirited region that has inspired artists for more than 100 years. The tour is free and designed for the whole family.
P.O. Box N98, Westport, MA
July 18–19 & August 15–16, 11–5
Adelson Galleries Boston
Opening Friday, October 16, 6-8 p.m: Federico Uribe. Born in Bogota, Colombia in 1962, Federico Uribe currently lives and works in Miami. His artworks emerge from intertwining everyday objects in surprising ways, but maintain a formal reference to art history. Uribe works in a multitude of media; however, all of the pieces in this exhibition are composed of bullet shells. The exhibition precedes his Mass MoCA exhibit in June 2016.
520 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA
Alternative Art Space
Ongoing: Now on exhibit are the works of artist-in-residence Fernando DeOliveira. These engaging, colorful, abstract expressionist works will be in rotation at the dynamic gallery of Alternative Art Space through the conclusion of summer. First Friday Receptions: July 3 and August 7, 6–9 p.m., light refreshments served.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Tu–F 10–5 and by appointment
Atlantic Works Gallery
September 5–26: Something Out of Nothing, work by Leigh Hall, Martha McCollough, Michael St. Germain, Audrina Warren. Opening reception: Saturday, September 5, 6–9 p.m., Third Thursday reception: September 17, 6–9 p.m. October 1–24: Procession, sculpture by Rachel Shatil; Evidence, drawings and photographs by Melissa Shook. Opening reception: Thursday, October 1, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception: October 15, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St. 3rd Floor, East Boston, MA
F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through September 3: 8 Visions—work from eight juried member artists. September 8–October 3: Benefit Art Auction donation collection period. September 18–25: The Balance of Nature, an invitational exhibition inspired by Ursula K. Le Guin’s fantasy novel A Wizard of Earthsea. Opening October 13: Benefit Art Auction Preview Exhibition. Saturday, November 7: Benefit Art Auction at 5:30 p.m.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Barbara Krakow Gallery
September 12–October 17: Head to Head, featuring work by Diane Arbus, John Baldessari and August Sander.
10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Berkshire Art Association @ The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts
August 1–30: Comic and Cartoon Art Presents: Reimagined! An International Show of Comic and Cartoon Art. Part of the Comic and Cartoon Art Comes Alive Series, exhibition features international comic book artists and Berkshire artists presenting original comic and cartoon-inspired artworks—sponsored by Canson. Opening costume party with artists, band, Saturday, August 1, 4–7 p.m. Free workshops and programs throughout August.
Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, City of Pittsfield
28 Renne Ave, Pittsfield, MA
Ongoing: Designed to illuminate the rich and diverse legacy of Asian art, Immortal Present: Art and East Asia highlights the Berkshire Museum’s historic collection of art from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia and showcases exciting, ground-breaking works by contemporary artists with ties to Asia. Magnificent historic pieces and compelling modern-day artworks exhibit the distinctive aesthetics, ideas, and traditions embodied by Asian cultures.
39 South St., Pittsfield, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Blue Wave Fine Art Gallery
Specializing in diverse and visionary art, and known for exhibiting noted emerging, local, national and international artists. Opening September 5: Visions of the Uncanny, featuring works of fantasy, sci-fi, lowbrow, surreal, gothic and comic book art by Joe St. Pierre, Gus Fink, Mike Dubisch, Vincent Di Fate and others. Opening reception: Saturday, September 5, 6–9 p.m. See gallery website and Facebook page for further details.
52 Main St, Amesbury, MA
Th–Sa 11–7, Su 12–5
Opening October 29: Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Maps, Charts & Plans. The Boston Athenaeum will exhibit maps, charts and plans from its cartographic collections. These will range in dates from the seventeenth to the twenty-first centuries. Some of the highlights will include a very scarce chart of Casco Bay by J.F.W. DesBarres, a classic map of the Americas by Petrus Bertius published in the mid-seventeenth century and a beautiful example of one of the earliest charts to focus on the New England coastline by J. van Keulen.
101⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
September 2–October 4: Objects by Kalimah Muhammad and Three Sculptures and Two Installations, One with Sound by Andy Zimmermann. Artists’ talk and performance: Sunday, September 13, 3–5 p.m. Opening October 7: Color Constructs by Margaret Swan and Making Tracks by Dan Wills. Reception: Saturday, October 17, 4–6 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Fridays 5–8
September 10–October 17: ONCE, The Monotype Guild of New England, a juried group exhibition by Scott Schnepf, Professor of Art, University of New Hampshire. Opening reception: Saturday, September 12, 2–4 p.m. mgne.org. Opening October 29: Brickbottom Open Studios Directory Exhibition in conjunction with Brickbottom Open Studios Weekend, November 21 & 22, 12–6 p.m.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
September 2–27: Plus One, gallery artists invite a few of their favorite artists to show with them. Reception: Friday, September 4, 6–8:30 p.m. September 30–November 1: The Sky is Falling by Nancy Diessner. These new prints incorporate photographs of big game trophies. Saturate by Julie Weiman. New work from the desert. Reception: Friday, October 2, 6–8:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cape Ann Museum
The newly renovated Cape Ann Museum celebrates the art, history and culture of Cape Ann—a region with a rich and varied culture of nationally significant historical, industrial and artistic achievement. The Museum’s collections include fine art from the 19th century to the present, artifacts from the fishing & maritime and granite quarrying industries, textiles, furniture, a library/archives, and two historic houses. Opening July 11: John Sloan Gloucester Days.
27 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA
T–Sa 10–5, Su 1–4
Colo Colo Gallery
August 6–26: Water, recent paintings and paperworks by Joan Potkay, featuring a series of works celebrating the turbulence and rippling beauty inherent to water. Utilizing both mark-making and luminous paint layers, Potkay generates texture by employing charcoal, pastels and wax, thus skillfully reflecting the initial aquatic inspiration. Opening reception: Saturday, August 6, 5–8 p.m.
Colo Colo Gallery
101 W Rodney French Blvd., Door 4, New Bedford, MA
W–Su 2–6 and by appointment
Copley Society of Art
The Copley Society of Art is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, representing over 400 artist members of various styles from around the globe. September 10–October 4: Nature Present featuring the works of Kate Taylor. September 10–October 28: Focus and Perspective with pieces by Matt McCosco. Lower Gallery:
CoSo Artists’ Small Works: Change Up. October 8–28: A solo exhibit featuring the work of Percy Fortini-Wright.
158 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5
Danforth Art, Museum/School
See, learn about, create and be inspired by art. Annual juried exhibitions, through August 2: Off the Wall selected by guest juror Katherine French, and Community of Artists selected by associate curator Jessica Roscio. Art Sale. Picture This! in Children’s Gallery starting June 21. Also on view: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller and John Wilson, Katsina Dolls, and Northeast Woodlands: Selections from the Arter Collection.
123 Union Ave, Framingham, MA
W, Th, Su 12–5, F, Sa 10–5
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Ongoing: Architectural Allusions. Explore the presence of architecture in contemporary sculpture in this themed outdoor exhibition. Through September 13: Walking Sculpture: 1967–2015. Sculpture, video, photography and performance converge as contemporary artists consider walking as a form of art. Opening October 3: Drawing Redefined: Roni Horn, Esther Kläs, Joëlle Tuerlinckx, Richard Tuttle and Jorinde Voigt. Five international artists transform the traditional practice of drawing into an experimental exploration of time and space. Forms including photography, painting, and sculpture.
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA
Open daily 10–5
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
September 2–27: Art Jewelry: Strong Voices, 25 contemporary jewelry artists who make works that are beyond decorative, perhaps beyond wearable. Artists’ reception: Saturday, September 5, 5–7 p.m. Opening September 30: Nuanced: open-endedness, capaciousness, and other provocative conditions of making by guest curator Judith Tolnick Champa. Artists’ reception: Saturday, October 3, 5–7 p.m.
1 Partner’s Ln., Westport, MA
W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Fitchburg Art Museum
Ongoing: Evoking Eleanor: The art, life, and legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross.
Recent Acquisitions: Photography; GLOBAL AFRICA: Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art; Discover Ancient Egypt. Opening September 27: Land Ho! featuring work from Carrie Crane, Sally Curcio, Leila Daw, Warner Friedman, Michele Lauriat, Sandy Litchfield, Shona Macdonald, Sue McNally, and FAM’s permanent collection.
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA
W-F 12-4, Sa & Su 11-5
Fort Point Arts Community Gallery
July 9–August 31: Seeking Structure of Comfort by Lydia Harris and Gianna Stewart, navigates sources of comfort: homes, people, objects, materials, and processes. Harris’s postcard series culminate in a book and sculpture, and Stewart’s meditative circles of circles. Opening reception: Thursday, July 9, 5–7 p.m. Ongoing: Atlantic Wharf Gallery, 290 Congress St., Boston, MA: Islands on the Edge, part of The Isles Arts Initiative (IAI) by Flux.Boston, Harbor Islands Alliance, and National Parks Service.
300 Summer St, Boston, MA
W–F 10–6 and by appointment
Fountain Street Fine Art
September 10–October 4: The Poetry of Light, recent work by Roy Perkinson in paintings, watercolors and pastels. Reception: Saturday, September 12, 5–7 p.m. Artist talk and demo: Sunday, September 27, 2 p.m. Opening October 8: All Boundaries Are Imagined, Denise Driscoll and Jeanne Williamson investigate the grid with acrylic and mixed media paintings. Reception: Saturday, October 17, 5–7 p.m. Artist talk: Sunday, October 25, 2 p.m.
59 Fountain St, Framingham, MA
Th–Su, 11–5 and by appointment
Opening September 19 in the art museum: All Things Considered VIII. The National Basketry Organization presents 55 of the best basketry works, by the most accomplished contemporary basket artists in the country. Also in the art museum, Hidden Hudson—an exhibit of rarely seen selections from Fruitlands’ vast Hudson River School Landscape collection.
102 Prospect Hill Rd, Harvard, MA
M–F 10–4, Sa–Su and holidays 10–5
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Opening September 12: Grethe Wittrock: Nordic Currents. Opening October 3: Paul J. Smith Portraits: A Photographic Journal of the Studio Craft Community; and Art as Quilt: Transitions in Contemporary Textile Media, Studio Art Quilt Association. Through November 1: Haystack Components: Metals and Jewelry. Ongoing: Mark Davis: Icarus; Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects (permanent collection); Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Selections from the Enamel Arts Foundation.
MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
455 Oak St, Brockton, MA
T–Su 10–5, Th 10–9
Galatea Fine Art
September 2–27: Gregory Wright: Essence of Reaction, encaustic paintings. Joe Caruso: Out of the Earth, mixed media. Lisa Jeanne Graf: Unexpected Wonders, paintings in tempera. Receptions: Friday, September 4 and Friday, September 11, 6–8 p.m. October 1–29: Eleanor Steinadler: about construction, photography. Marjorie Kaye: Firmament, sculptures in wood. Kirstin Ilse: Fire, paintings on silk. Reception: Friday, October 2, 6–8 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
Through October 30: Laura Evans: Conductivity. Evans will exhibit sculptures at 334 Gallery that introduce viewers to her eclectic materials and varied studio practices. In 2006 Evans created two art benches for CAC in Greene-Rose Park called “Conductivity,” combining elements of the natural and built environments. This exhibition revisits that project and includes subsequent sculptural work using media ranging from bronze, wood and fabric to clay, cardboard tubes and wire. Gallery 344 is free and open to the public.
Cambridge Arts Council
344 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA
September 8–October 3: Pata Pata by Sophia Ainslie. Form is Function by John Eric Byers. Opening reception: Friday, September 11, 6–8 p.m. Sophia Ainslie creates graphic, collage-like paintings and John Eric Byers creates geometric studio furniture with tooled surfaces. Opening October 9: New Paintings by Peter Brooke. Opening reception: Friday, October 9, 6–8 p.m. Peter Brooke will exhibit his newest memory-based, realistic paintings of scenic imaginations.
67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Opening October 6: New England Wax at Gallery Seven (A Juried Exhibition): Jeanne Borofsky, Pamela Crabb, Angel Dean, Pamela Dorris DeJong, Dona Mara Friedman, Patricia M. Gerkin, Jeanne Griffin, Kay Hartung, Sue Katz, Donna Hamil Talman, Catherine M. Weber, Kellie Weeks, Lelia Stokes Weinstein and Charyl Weissbach. Artists’ reception: Saturday, October 17, 7–9 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Griffin Museum of Photography
September 10–28: Atelier 22, A Group Show. Opening October 8: Desire for Magic by Patrick Nagatani at the Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main Street, Stoneham, MA. Ongoing: Layers of Illusion by Carol Isaak at DSI, 9 Brighton Street, Belmont, MA. Through September 11: Seas Without a Shore by Chris Anthony.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Hancock Shaker Village
This history museum features 22,000 artifacts (furniture, Shaker gift drawing, and other items), a working farm with heritage breed animals, extensive gardens and 20 authentic buildings in a preserved village setting. Ongoing: Modern Wing & Shaker Roots, contemporary sculpture by four artists exploring Shaker values and aesthetics. Ongoing: Heaven on Earth, a Shaker Introduction.
1843 West Housatonic St, Pittsfield, MA
Open daily, 10 to 5 pm, through Nov 1
Highfield Hall & Gardens
September 10–October 31: Common Threads: Art and Poetry, featuring the art work by Old Schoolhouse Artists: Melanie Chartier, John Cira, Caitlin Greer, Jackie Reeves, Mellissa Morris, Mary Moquin, Richard Neal and James Wolf. Through October 31: War and Peace Project. September 10–October 31: Ukiyo-e Prints. Artist reception for all exhibitions: Sunday, September 20, 1–2:30 p.m.
56 Highfield Dr, Falmouth, MA
M–F 10–4, Sa–Su 10–2 (April–October) Gardens and grounds open daylight hours
September 2–27: Al Miner Selects, conceptualized by Al Miner, assistant curator of Contemporary Art, MFA, Boston. Featuring Kingston artists Kathleen Gerdon Archer, Mary Lang, Greg Lookerse and Christina Pitsch. First Friday opening reception: September 4, 5:30–8:30 p.m. Opening September 30: Ilona Anderson: Arcology, bright, lyrical vignettes merge detailed drawing and large-scale installation in Anderson’s newest work. Members’ Gallery: Lynda Schlosberg: Compression. First Friday opening reception: October 2, 5:30–8 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment: (978) 998-2443
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University
Through October 27: Reconnaissance by Linda Bond. Pausing to examine the details of violent events as they unfold in The Middle East and South Asia, Bond’s work is a personal attempt to humanize these tragedies and combat the numbing effects of a media-saturated culture. Wall installations, woven floor mats, and text based drawings integrate the actual words and images that inspire the work. Reception: Thursday, September 17, 5–8 p.m.
515 South St., Waltham, MA
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
September 12–27: Lexington Arts and Crafts Society Instructors Show. October 3–17: Korean Cultural Council Exhibit. October 23–25: Annual Fall Fair, Creations by their 9 Guilds. Opening October 31: Regional High School Artists. Now registering fall classes and workshops for adults and teens, please see website for additional information.
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA
September 12–October 17: Tu–Su 12–4, Sa 10–4 October23–25: F–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
MIT List Visual Arts Center
September 1-13: Student Loan Art Program Exhibition: Through this annual loan program, individual students and student groups may borrow original works of art from the List Center’s Student Loan Art collection for their private rooms and communal spaces. A highlight of this year’s exhibition is the addition of MIT List Center’s 30th Anniversary Print Portfolio. Opening October 23: The Color Out of Space by Rosa Barba. Barba’s works encompassing sculptures, installations, text pieces, and publications are grounded in the material qualities of cinema. Her film sculptures examine the physical properties of the projector, celluloid, and projected light. On view through October 25: List projects: Lina Viste Grønli. On view through November 2015: Pavilion of the United States 56th International Art Exhibition: La Biennale Di Venezia Joan Jonas’s They Come to Us Without a Word. Presented by the MIT List Visual Arts center. Commissioner and co-curator: Paula C. Ha, director of the MIT List Visual Arts Center. Co-curator: Ute Meta Bauer, director of the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Nanyang Technological University.
20 Ames St., Cambridge, MA
Tu-W 12-6, Th 12-8, Fr-Su 12-6
The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science, and technology. Opening September 3: Public and Private: East Germany in Photographs by Ulrich Wüst. Ongoing: Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography. Ongoing events, public programs and demonstrations. Check website for updates and more information about exhibitions and displays.
265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
M–Su 10–5, closed major holidays
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Through September 26: Montserrat Gallery: Lost Cities by Heidi Whitman. Opening October 5: WOOD. Through September 20: Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery: Mapping by Dan Mills. September 23–October 17: Proximities by Yu-Wen Wu. Opening October 21: Eben Kling ’09. September 3–October 3: 301 Gallery: COUNTER MEASURES by Rachel Mica-Weiss.
301 Cabot St., Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
Museum of Russian Icons
Ongoing: Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200 to 1900. This exceptional, compelling selection of 42 rare icons and extraordinary artifacts from the British Museum traces the stylistic development of sacred art from ancient Byzantium to the introduction of Christianity to Russia. The exhibition of rare icons will also include Byzantine cast metal objects, ivories and engraved gems. This is the first time the renowned British Museum in London has lent Saint John the Baptist (Constantinople c. 1300) and the famous Saint George and the Dragon (Pskov, late 14th century) to a museum in the U.S.A.
203 Union St, Clinton, MA
Tu–F 11–3, Sa 9–3
Newton Free Library
September 2–29: Gallery, Main Hall & Display Cases: Newton Art Association’s Annual Awards Show, works in various media. Reception: Wednesday, September 9, 7 p.m. October 2–29: Gallery: Free Range ABC’s by Diana Lisanto, 26 flavors of artworks. Reception: Thursday, October 1, 7 p.m. October 2–29: Main Hall: Paper Dolls & Imaginary Places by Leslie Fahn Rosenberg, gifts from the artist’s grandparents.
330 Homer St, Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
Norman Rockwell Museum
This summer, Norman Rockwell Museum pays tribute to Roz Chast through an engaging installation. Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs will feature the full range of the award-winning artist’s work from her timelessly funny cartoons for The New Yorker and children’s books, to her intricately-painted pysanka eggs and hand-made textiles. Original art from Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? illustrates universal themes and a personal narrative rife with tears and laughter.
9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA
September 3–October 2: Front Room: Kamini Avril oil paintings and frescos from Ellora and Ajanta Caves, India. Back Room: Marlene Rye’s landscapes. Reception: Friday September 11, 5–8 p.m. October 6–30: Front Room: Nancy Campbell weaves disparate ideas in prints/assemblages. Carl Caivano‘s painting combines elements of astronomy, subatomic particles, geologic references and cellular/mineral patterns. Back Room: Anneke Corbette’s quilts, Impressions of Nature. Reception: Friday October 9, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
Salmon Falls Gallery
September 4–November 1: Pioneer Valley Photographic Artists: Group Exhibit, includes the works of 26 of their 50 fine art photography members. The PVPA was founded in 1997 and is dedicated to expanding the appreciation of photography in the region and to offer educational programs for high school students in Springfield, MA as well as individuals with disabilities at Riverside Industries in Easthampton, MA. Reception and Art Walk: Saturday, September 12, 5–7 p.m.
1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA
Open daily 10–5
September 11–October 24: Solo Exhibition by Todd Pavlisko. SubSamsøñ: September 11–October 3: Lighting Rod by Alyse Stuck, curated by Silvi Naci Assistant Director at Samsøñ.
450 Harrison Ave #29, Boston, MA
Th–Sa 11–6, Su 12–4 and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
September 17–October 17: Luminous Will. New Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective comes to Boston for an exhibition of focused meditation on what the cycles of life and death can mean in the context of the passage of time. Through their works, the artists articulate rarely asked questions, consider infinity, and re-animate historical memory. Reception: Tuesday, September 15, 5–7 p.m. smfa.edu/exhibitions.
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Th 10–8
SculptureNow at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home
Ongoing: 28x26x50, SculptureNow and The Mount present a new, juried exhibition featuring 28 large, outdoor sculptures by 26 artists placed throughout The Mount’s 50 acres. The show features regionally and nationally recognized artists offering a wide variety of ideas, styles and media, and is included with admission to The Mount. Free, guided tours by exhibiting artists are scheduled for July 12 and August 16 at 11:30 a.m.
2 Plunkett St, Lenox, MA
Smith College Museum of Art
Opening September 11: Women’s Work: Feminist Art from the Collection. Opening October 9: Dislocation/Urban Experience: Contemporary Photographs from East Asia. Fall 2015 marks the completion of the Museum’s two-year Gallery Redesign Project during which all four floors of galleries were renovated and reinstalled. New highlights include galleries for Asian art and digital media, and the “Talk Back” learning space.
Elm Street at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Sohn Fine Art Gallery
Through July 27: Portrait of Africa by Anton Lyalin. Artist talk, book signing and reception: Saturday, July 11, 3–7 p.m. Please RSVP for artist talk, 3–4 p.m. July 10–27: Escape Artist by Fran Forman. Reception and book signing: Sunday, July 26, 2–5 p.m. Opening July 30: Abstract by John Atchley, Peggy Braun, Denise B. Chandler, Seth Resnick and Cassandra Sohn. Reception: Saturday, August 15, 4–7 p.m.
69 Church St, Lenox, MA
Open daily 10–5
South Shore Art Center
Opening September 18: Walter and Me: Walter Pashko and Bill Flynn. Drawings and paintings by former School of the Museum of Fine Arts professors. Opening reception: Friday, September 18, 6–8 p.m. Dillon Gallery: Elements of Fall: Michael Domina, Laurinda O’Connor, Sally McCarthy and Betty Rogers. Faculty feature: Stephen Sheffield.
119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA
Through October 25: Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts: American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony, over 100 works by Hassam, Cassatt, Sargent and others that exemplify the art colony movement. Through September 27: American Master: Winslow Homer, featuring The New Novel and engravings. Ongoing: Woodblock Prints from the Provincetown Artist Colony. Ongoing: George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum: Cabinet of Curiosities, exploring typical themes used in Wunderkammer that became popular during the 17th and 18th centuries.
21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
The Art Complex Museum
Through September 6: Look Again, the ACM Collection inspires the Boston Printmakers. Through November 8: Sailing, with works by Michael Eudenbach, Michael Kahn and Onne van der Wal, three of today’s most well-respected marine photographers. Opening September 20: Cannot Be Described in Words: Drawing/Daring, ten artists exploring new approaches, scale and mediums that expand the definition of drawing. Ongoing: Rotations, Objects from the Permanent Collection.
189 Alden St, Duxbury, MA
The Loading Dock Gallery
Through September 27: Form & Color/Felt Paint Stitch, art for the body and the rooms we live in by felter Susan Garry, painter Maureen Baker and fiber artist Ann Lee. Opening September 30: Harvest/Reaping the Bounty of Creativity, annual members show with 50+ artists displaying an array of artwork. Opening receptions: Saturdays, September 12, 4–6 p.m. and October 3, 5–7 p.m.
Western Avenue Studios
122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA
W–Sa 12–5:30, Su 12–4
Through September 13: Beyond Real: Contemporary Landscapes. Zygmund Jankowski, Nell Blaine, Albert Alcalay, Roger Martin, Ruth Mordecai, Eileen Mueller, Susan Erony, Gabrielle Barzaghi, Pamela Ellis Hawkes, and others. September 18–October 18: Ed Touchette: Lessons, Barns, and Other Structures. Reception: Saturday, September 26, 5–7 p.m. Presentation: Sunday, October 4, 5 p.m. Opening Saturday, October 24 (reception
5–7 p.m): Patti Sullivan: New Paintings.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
Open daily 10–5, Sa 10–7 (see website for exceptions)
Tufts University Art Gallery
Opening September 10: Shahzia Sikander: Parallax, artist Shahzia Sikander presents her first immersive animation Parallax, with music by composer Du Yun. Last Folio, photographer Yuri Dojc charts this personal journey in cultural memory and the universal losses of the Holocaust. Sophia Ainslie: In Person – 574, four original paintings by artist Sophia Ainslie, created for the central stairwell of 574 Boston Avenue.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
Tu–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
Worcester Art Museum
Opening September 23: Veiled Aleppo, images of Syria’s civil war by photojournalist Franco Pagetti. Through September 27: The Small Cowper Madonna by Raphael, on loan from the National Gallery of Art. Ongoing: American Folk Art, Lovingly Collected, important private collection of 19th-century portraits and decorative objects with unusual focus on Central Massachusetts.
55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA
W–F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8
Ongoing: theme shows include Heads and Tails, Black and White, and OAA Photographers. Art auction: Saturday, August 1, doors open 6 p.m. Auction preview starts July 28. Showcased artists feature: Dustan Knight, Lou Kohl Morgan, Jayne Adams, Rosalind Fedeli, Don Gorvett, Norman West, Diane Boyce and Fran Scully. Workshops, figure drawing classes, art movie nights and lectures.
Ogunquit Art Association
1 Bourne Lane at Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME
M−Sa 11−5, Su 1−5
Colby College Museum of Art
Through October 18: Brand-New & Terrific: Alex Katz in the 1950s. Opening September 17: Aesthetic Harmonies: Whistler in Context and From the Studio: New Work by Faculty Artists. Opening September 24: Whistler and the World: The Lunder Collection of James McNeill Whistler and Peter Soriano: Permanent Maintenance.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Corey Daniels Gallery
July 25–August 30: Steve Bartlett, minimal abstracted forms beautifully crafted in ash or oak. Sarah Bouchard, clustered sculptural orbs in layered translucent paper. Tim Wilson, deconstructed landscapes and figures in oil on canvas. Joshua Yurges, flat geometric panels conveying the illusion of dimension in wood. William Zengaro, abstract sculpted landscapes and geometric forms in welded steel and aluminum.
2208 Post Rd., Rt. 1, Wells, ME
Portland Museum of Art
Opening October 8: You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 PMA Biennial. You Can’t Get There From Here: The 2015 PMA Biennial highlights Maine’s artistic legacies in the making, presenting a comprehensive and cohesive narrative about the state and the artists connected to it.
7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME
M–Th 10–5, F 10–9, Sa–Su 10–5
The Ogunquit Museum of American Art
Perched on a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and scenic Narrow Cove, surrounded by landscaped gardens, the museum houses a collection of over 2,000 works of art. Highlighting American Modernism, the collection features work by internationally known artists such as Marsden Hartley, Rockwell Kent, Walt Kuhn and Mark Tobey. Through October 31: Winslow Homer’s Civil War. September 3–October 31: The Magnificent Landscape: Works from the Permanent Collection. October 2–31: Michael Alpert: Architectonica chipolana. Through October: Henry Strater: Still Life and the Permanent Collection.
543 Shore Rd., Ogunquit, ME
Open daily, 10–5
Aidron Duckworth Art Museum
September 19–November 1: Joe Saginor, Oil on Canvas. Opening reception: Saturday, September 19, 3–6 p.m., Artist’s talk: 4 p.m. In Gallery I through November 1: Exhibition XXVI –Aqueduct Series & Drawings & Paintings from Life, by Aidron Duckworth. In Gallery II through September 13: Rachel Gross, Shaped Panels & Works on Paper. Sculpture on the Grounds through November 1: Jay Mead, Painted Saplings.
21 Bean Rd., Meriden, NH
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Through December 6: Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art. Thematically organized installation of the accomplished collection of Hood gifts and loans from an independent curator and a scholar of early American decorative arts.
6 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH
Tu–Sa 10–5, W 10–9, Su 12–5
Karl Drerup Art Gallery at Plymouth State University
July 6–August 14: Force of Nature: Exploring the Power of the Feminine. U.S. artists explore concepts of feminine power and energy in two venues on the PSU campus. National juried exhibit sponsored by Women’s Caucus for Art/NH chapter. Artist’s reception: Saturday, July 18, 5–7 p.m. Juror Judith Brodsky will speak. See blog for partnerships, sponsors and associated events.
150 Main St, Plymouth, NH
Th 1–8, F–Su 1–4
The Currier Museum of Art
Opening September 11: James Nachtwey: Witness to History—Afghanistan, Ground Zero, Iraq. Award-winning photojournalist James Nachtwey’s stirring images of war and its aftermath have appeared in major publications such as Time and National Geographic. View these photographs printed in large format, along with his monumental photo collage, The Sacrifice.
150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH
Su, M, W–F 11–5, Sa 10–5
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
For 50 years, the gallery has been an important center for the enjoyment, debate, study and discovery of the visual arts. Its collections and exhibitions address the legacy of the region’s art colonies, examine the history of art and culture from Africa, Asia, Oceana, Europe and the Americas, and foster conversations about contemporary works and ideas that resonate across the Monadnock region and beyond. Opening September 4: Jules Olitski: Lakes, Mountains, Seas. Opening September 19: Angus McCullough: Float. September 19–October 21:
ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection. Free and open to the public.
Keene State College
229 Main St., Keene, NH
Su–W 12–5, Th–F 12–7, Sa 12–8
Through July 24: Fine artists of the Jewelry District featuring the work of the late Alfred DeCredico, Cesare DeCredico, Ira Garber, Patricia Hansen, Bunny Harvey, Nick Paciorek, Allison Paschke, Dana Simmons and more. Gallery Night Providence: Thursday, July 16, 5–9 p.m. Opening August 12: Clothing Optional, figurative show, featuring the work of Eleanor Rahim, Jeff Schneider, Jeff Hall, Azamat Kuliev, David Witbeck and more. Opening reception: Thursday, August 20, 5–9 p.m.
150 Chestnut St, Providence, RI
Bristol Art Museum
Opening July 24: Island Time. The exhibit highlights New England artists’ perceptions of summer scenes: photography of open fields in Nantucket by Michael Gaillard; watercolors of craggy shore lands of Block Island by Peter Michael Gish; oil paintings of pebble beaches by Teri Malo; oil paintings by Elizabeth Zimmermann and artwork by Susan Schultz and Karen Iglehart. Opening reception: Friday, July 24, 7–9 p.m.
10 Wardwell St., Bristol, RI
Through July 13: Annual Summer Group Show. 100 New Works / 25 Regional Artists. Paintings, photography, sculpture and prints by David K. Anderson, Peter Batchelder, Steven Easton, Mark Freedman, Ethan French, Amy Goodwin, Willy Heeks, Marshall Henrichs, Larry Horowitz, Kate Huntington, Richard Jaworowski, Shawn Kenney, Jennifer Knaus, and more. July 18–August 5: Antonia Tyz Peeples/Endless Summer. Colorful and energetic, large wave paintings by nationally acclaimed artist. Opening reception: Saturday,
July 18, 5:30–8 p.m.
5000 South County Trail, Charlestown, RI
Open daily 10–5:30
David Winton Bell Gallery
Through October 25: Hank Willis Thomas: Primary Sources, presenting a five-channel video installation alongside sculptures and prints by the conceptual photographer. Opening reception and artist talk: Friday, September 11, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Secret Birds and Other Works: Tony Fitzpatrick, an exhibition of collages and etchings by the Chicago-based artist, playwright and actor. Performance of Fitzpatrick’s Stations Lost: Friday, October 9. See website for further information.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–F 11–4, Sa–Su 1–4
September 5–27: The Silver Circle Photography Group, new work from nine members of this local award-winning group of photo-artists. Also DeBlois 3-D works. Reception: Saturday, September 5, 4–7. Gallery night: Thursday, September 10, 5–8 p.m. October 3–November 1: Broken Ice/Connected Life, oil on canvas by Katy Hodge and 3-D work by Rosemary Day. Reception: Saturday, October 3, 4–7 p.m. Gallery night: Thursday, October 8, 5–8 p.m.
134 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI
Gallery Night Providence
September 17 and October 15: Free, fun filled introduction to Providence’s exciting art scene. Twenty-two galleries and museums open their doors inviting you to a visual arts party. Visit galleries on your own or take an Art Celebrity guided tour leaving from One Regency Plaza (Art New England magazine available on the ArtBus). Check website for individual and tour information. Free parking.
One Regency Plaza, Providence, RI
Located on the campus of Moses Brown School on Providence’s East Side, The Krause Gallery is dedicated to exhibiting a diverse selection of work from local and national artists. Krause will be closed for the 2015-2016 season for renovation. Like them on Facebook at The Krause Gallery. They will keep you posted and look forward to opening their doors to the public again in Fall 2016.
Moses Brown School
250 Lloyd Ave, Providence, RI
M–F 8–4 or by appointment
Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island
September 8–October 2: URI Art Faculty Biennial 2015 highlights new work by the extraordinary artists and designers who teach at the URI Department of Art and Art History. The works are varied—ranging from digital media, painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, video, performance, film, animation, and more.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Opening September 26: Reviving Durr Freedley: Newport’s Forgotten Artist. Photographers Guild Members’ Exhibition. Opening September 5: Art League of Rhode Island Members’ Exhibition. A Series of Minor Miracles with Elizabeth Duffy and Brian Miller.
76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Three Wheel Studio
October 15–November 15: Teapots: Annual Three Wheel Studio Ceramic Show. The show will feature sculptural and functional teapots by well known and emerging artists. Opening reception: Thursday, October 15, 5–8 p.m. The show will also be featured online at threewheelstudio.com/teapots.
436 Wickenden St, Providence, RI
Opening September 15: Of Land and Local. An annual, multidisciplinary, statewide exhibition designed to initiate a dialog about issues surrounding art and the environment relative to the Vermont landscape. Exhibition at BCA Center and Shelburne Farms Coach Barn. See oflandandlocalvt.org for more information.
135 Church St, Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5
Recognized by Yankee Magazine Best of New England 2015, Editor’s Choice for Best Museum Makeover. On view through November 1: Inward Adorings of the Mind: Grassroots Art, outsider, visionary and folk art by individuals with little or no formal training in art. Works by Howard, Tolliver, Walker and Yoakum. Ongoing: People/Place: American Social Landscape Photography, 1950-1980. Through October 18: 7 COLLABORATIVE PRINTS: Jennifer Koch and Gregg Blasdel.
75 Main St, Bennington, VT
Open daily 10–5
Opening July 15: James McGarrell-Mark Goodwin, painting, drawing, collage and printmaking. Opening reception: Saturday, July 18, 5–7 p.m.
The Joan Hutton Landis Summer Reading Series: July 12, reading by William Craig in conjunction with the exhibition ¡Viva Cuba!. July 27: Ann McGarrell and Patricia Brody. August 16: performance by Woon-Ping-Li. August 23: Alice Kim. August 31: Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber, food and book signing.
99 North Main St, Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, Su–Tu by appointment
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Through October 25: Jim Dine: People, Places, Things, paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture by the celebrated American artist, who lived and worked in southern Vermont from 1971 to 1985. Close to Home: New Pastels by Ray Ruseckas; Expanded Forms: Rodrigo Nava; Threaded Dances: Debra Bermingham. Opening October 2: Shedding Light on the Working Forest, paintings by Kathleen Kolb accompanied by text by poet Verandah Porche.
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT
Su–M, W–Sa 11–5, closed Tu
Helen Day Art Center
Opening September 11: Fractured: Works on Paper. This group exhibition looks at fractured space through the lens of narrative, structure and optics. Artists include Olafur Eliasson, Kiki Smith, Leonardo Drew, Jane South, Dawn Clements, Beka Goedde, Peter Fried, Kazue Taguchi, Etty Yaniv among others. Through October 14: Exposed, the 24th annual outdoor sculpture exhibition throughout Stowe, Vermont. Sculpture from 13 sculptors and poetry on storefront windows by former Vermont Poet Laureate, Ruth Stone.
90 Pond St., Stowe, VT
Miller’s Thumb Gallery
June 27–August 30: A retrospective of the work of famed weaver Virginia West. Eight of her groundbreaking sculptural weavings (from 1970–2000) will be on display. West taught and lectured throughout the world and authored several books on hand-weaving techniques. Reception: Saturday, June 27, 5–7 p.m. Ongoing: A stunning collection of fine art, fashion, jewelry and contemporary craft. Set in a historic grist mill near Caspian Lake, Miller’s Thumb Gallery features works by more than 100 Vermont artists.
14 Breezy Ave, Greensboro, VT
Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts
Through September 27: Group Exhibit. Malcolm Wright, ceramic and bronze sculpture; Shaun Wright, photography; Petria Mitchell oil landscapes. Opening October 1: Photographer Christine Triebert’s portrait series, Though a Glass Dimly.
Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts is located in Brattleboro, Vermont, in the heart of the Connecticut River Valley. MGFA specializes in contemporary fine arts and craft in a variety of media by regionally and nationally recognized artists.
183 Main St, Brattleboro, VT
Southern Vermont Arts Center
SVAC will be hosting two exciting exhibitions this summer. Through August 2: Summer Solos. Opening August 8: Annual Summer Members featuring two special solo exhibitions by George Van Hook and Christopher Pierce. Opening reception: Saturday, August 8, 2–4 pm.
930 Southern Vermont Arts Center Dr, Manchester, VT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Vermont Metro Gallery
Opening September 15: Jim Westphalen: Vanish. Of Land and Local continues in the Vermont Metro Gallery with a series of photographs—an ongoing narrative that speaks to the decay of the built landscape in rural America.
135 Church St , Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Through September 30: Clark Derbes: Family, reality-altering geometric “sculptures of paintings of sculptures.” Through October 5: Val Rossman: Hues and Gestures, vibrant abstractions in pastel on paper and acrylic on aluminum. Through October 31: Stephanie Bush: 20 Years, An Artist’s Evolution, an exploration in oils of cultural diversity, color and artistic traditions. Sculpture Park: Exhibiting works by David Stromeyer, Kim Radochia, Chris Miller, Bruce White and Chris Curtis.
17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, VT