Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
Through December 14: I WRITE YOUR NAME: The Amistad Center @ USJ, Part III. An exhibition of paintings, works on paper and sculpture from The Amistad Center for Art & Culture. Also on view: WAR/PEACE, featuring works on paper from the permanent collection depicting the period of 1914–1945.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
Tu, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
Celebrations Gallery ~ Shoppes ~ Tea
November 1, 2014–January 4, 2015: Small Works: Artful Treasures. The Sixth Annual Holiday Exhibition features more than 75 works in all media by local and regional artists under $200 and under 200 square inches. Opening reception: Saturday, November 1, 4–7 p.m. Celebrations is a destination to experience with artwork, jewelry, gifts that wow, and all things “tea.” 1885 Victorian on Scenic Route 169. Events throughout the year.
330 Pomfret St, Pomfret, CT
W–Su 10–5, plus extended December holiday hours
Through November 30: Barbara Harder: Migrations, new print and mixed media work exploring intersections and passages of life. Opening reception: Sunday, November 2, 2–5 p.m. December 4–21: Give Art: an annual holiday exhibition with all works by gallery artist-members, offerings in various sizes and two prices: $75 and $150. Exhibit features paintings, prints, sculpture, mixed media and photography. Opening reception: Sunday, December 7, 12–4 p.m. Visit website to learn more. December 14 and 21, 12–4 p.m.: Holiday drinks and food. All are welcome.
Barbara Harder, J Topog P205, lithograph and mixed media on handmade paper, 20 x 20". At City Gallery.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Florence Griswold Museum
Through January 25: Life Stories in Art. Together, these exhibitions highlight the contributions of three important women artists in Connecticut in three different media over the course of three centuries: Forever Seeing New Beauties: The Art of Mary Rogers Williams (1857-1907), Modern Figures: Mary Knollenberg Sculptures (1904-1992), and Self-Portraits in Glass: Kari Russell-Pool (b. 1967).
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
See website for hours and admission
November 6, 2014–January 3, 2015: Small Works Show. Small sketches and studies are often only the beginning of larger creations, yet can also be masterful works of art in their own right. This exhibit features small scale work from more than 25 regional artists and will showcase a variety of styles and subjects. Ranging from abstract expressionism to contemporary realism, and representational still lifes to impressionistic landscapes, these little gems easily prove that scale does not limit artistic creation, but enhances it. Opening reception: Thursday, November 6, 5–8 p.m.
Deborah Weiss, Still Water Triptych (center panel), 2014, relief print with woodcut, wax and oil on panel, 12 x 12 x 1" each. At Handwright Gallery.
93 Main St, New Canaan, CT
November 22, 2014–January 25, 2015: Outtakes: bleacher and everard photography. Katie Bleacher and Dean Everard, a New York City based photography team, specialize in celebrity, editorial and commercial corporate assignments. The photographers work together and bring different perspectives to their projects. Each is personable, professional and develops a special connection with the subject of their shoot. Interestingly, Katie and Dean do not identify which images were shot by one or the other. Opening reception: Saturday, November 22 5–6:30 p.m.
Kate Beckinsale cover and fashion shoot for Harper’s Bazaar Russia. Photo: Bleacher+Everard photography. At Mattatuck Museum.
144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Arts Center
Through December 31: Holiday Gift Show, view original works of fine art and handmade artisan wares by local and regional artists. Hand carved wooden spoons, bowls and boards, jewelry, upcycled mirrors, chalkboards and frames, sailor bracelets, stoneware pottery, notecards, fiber items, natural soaps and balms, stained glass, hats, silk and wool scarves, neckties, ceramics and fine art. Support local artists and artisans and give something special to your loved ones this holiday. Holiday preview party opening reception: Friday, November 14, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art
Opening November 1: NEW/NOW: Titus Kaphar: The Vesper Project. Through January 4: Let Me Quilt One More Day. Through January 11: Nelson Augustus Moore: Connecticut Water, Hills, and Sky. Through January 18: Group f.64: Revolutionary Visions. Ongoing: New Media: John O’Donnell: Psychedelic Pantry and Soo Sunny Park: Boundary Conditions. 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 November 2: A Feast of Color and Composition: The Mischievous Art of Jim Flora; Face to Face: Kristina Küster-Witt; Undomesticated: Leslie Giuliani. November 9–December 23: Beauty and Ruin: Broken Landscapes, Lost Symbols; What’s Left: June Ahrens; The Hand of Man: J. Henry Fair; Neo-archaism: Carlos Davila. Also selected prints from the Gabor Peterdi International Print Collection. Opening reception: Sunday, November 9, 2–4 p.m.
1037 Silvermine Rd, New Canaan, CT
W–Sa 2–5, Su 1–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through Sunday, November 9: Juried Festival Group Show, a mixed media exhibit of local and regional fine artists and artisans. November 21, 2014–January 11, 2015: Kindness of Strangers Holiday Show, an exhibit displaying artists’ and artisans’ interpretation of “the kindness of strangers,” through various mediums. Opening reception: Friday, November 21, 6:30–9 p.m. at the Gallery. Sunday, December 14: Free Holiday Family Day. November–December: new art classes and workshops at the gallery, see online calendar. The Gallery is an expansion of the non-profit Arts Center Killingworth.
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT
W–Sa, 11–6, Su, 11–5
Thos. Moser Greenwich Showroom
Through December, recent paintings by Douglas Caves. Doug’s painterly use of layered glazes achieve a luminosity, taking us into his New England landscapes where one can actually feel the moment’s atmosphere. Caves is also showing through December at The Frame Depot, 227 Union Square #2, Milford, NH., arttown.com; Boston City Hall; Masterpiece Gallery in the Boston Design Center; and the Capt David Kelley B&B on Cape Cod.
Douglas H. Caves Sr., Barns in Summer, 2014, acrylic on canvas, 30 x 40". At Thos. Moser Greenwich Showroom.
55 East Putnam Ave, Greenwich, CT
M–Sa 10–6, Su 12–5
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
Through November 16: Reflections: Presented by The Sharon Land Trust. Beloved icons of Sharon, Connecticut, featuring artwork created by regional artists and artisans from the 250 year old fallen “Twin Oaks” wood. December 6, 2014–January 19, 2015: Hotchkiss in Fifty Objects. Selected works from the collection. Gallery talk: Friday, January 16, 7 p.m. with poet Susan Howe.
11 Interlaken Rd, Lakeville, CT
M – Sa, 10-4; Su 12-4
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. Opening November 7: Odd Volumes: Book Art from the Allan Chasanoff Collection. Through February 1, 2015: Vida y Drama de México: Prints from the Monroe E. Price and Aimée Brown Price Collection. Through January 4, 2015: Roman in the Provinces: Art on the Periphery of Empire. Through February 1, 2015: East of the Wallace Line: Monumental Art from Indonesia and New Guinea. Free and open to the public.
Chris Perry, 86 Ripples: Droplet, 2011, artist’s book with gel acetate and wood. Yale University Art Gallery, The Allan Chasanoff, B.A. 1961, Book Art Collection, curated with Doug Beube. © Chris Perry. At Yale University Art Gallery.
1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Tu–F 10–5, Th 10–8 (September–June), Sa–Su 11–5
4th Floor Artists, 19th Annual Open Studios
Join 80 artists of varying disciplines as they open their studios to the public. Live music, refreshments, demos art for sale that’s priced for holiday giving. Member’s small works show in the gallery. Plenty of free parking. Located in two neighboring buildings, just follow the red balloons.
379 Liberty St. & 83 E. Water St., Rockland, MA
November 22–23, 12–5
November 7–December 7: The Diorama Show, includes the disparate visions of eight contemporary artists. Their approaches are conceptual, realistic, dreamlike, symbolic or reflective, and often with a strong vein of wit. The dioramas range from small wall-hung boxes to a store window sized scenario. Featuring works by Judith Abraham, Kathy Couch, Sally Curcio, Beckie Kravetz, Jane Lund, Lindsay Palermo, Elizabeth Stone and Michael Tillyer. Artists reception: Friday, November 14, 5–8 p.m. Funded in part by the Northampton Arts Council.
126 Main St, Northampton, MA
Tu–Th, Su, 12–5, F–Sa 12–8
American Textile History Museum
November 21, 2014–March 29, 2015: Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol. An extraordinary exhibit tracing the history of 20th century art on fabric. The exhibit highlights rare pieces, many of which have never previously been on public display, by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Henri Matisse, Salvador Dali, Marc Chagall, and other significant artists of European and American modern art movements, including Fauvism, Cubism, Constructivism, Abstraction, Surrealism and Pop Art.
Marc Chagall, Belle Fleurs, c. 1956, furnishing fabric for Fuller Fabrics. At American Textiles History Museum.
491 Dutton St, Lowell, MA
November 5–28: Disambiguation: Mixed media collage painting by Barbara Ishikura. EX SITU: An exhibit of paintings with different media on plexiglass by Sammy Chong. Opening reception: Saturday, November 8, 5–7 p.m. December 10, 2014–January 2, 2015: Only from Maynard, a mixed media exhibit featuring the work of 20 artists who reside in Maynard. Opening reception: Saturday, December 13, 5–7 p.m.
63 Summer St, Maynard, MA
Atlantic Works Gallery
November 7–29: echo, featuring work by Charlene Liska and Matthew Keller. Echoes operate across time as well as space, manifesting as fractured versions of the original in this exhibition. Opening reception: Saturday, November 8, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday Event: November 20, 6–9 p.m. December 6–28: Cool and Distant, featuring work by Michael St. Germain. Opening reception: Saturday, December 6, 7–9 p.m. Third Thursday Event: December 18, 6–9 p.m.
From left: Charlene Liska, Always Kiss Me Goodnight, digital print, 2014; Matthew Keller, literal and figurative interpretation of your space, light bulb, inkjet print, 2014; Michael St. Germain, Untitled, digital print, 2014. At Atlantic Works Gallery.
80 Border St., East Boston, MA
November: F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment December 12–20: F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment December 22–28: by appointment only
Attleboro Arts Museum
Saturday, November 1: 23rd Benefit Art Auction, doors open at 5:30 p.m. November 11–December 16: Art of Celebrating, holiday fundraiser. November 11– 15: Under Lock and Key, an invitational inspired by Julie Otsuka’s novel When The Emperor Was Divine. Reception: Wednesday, November 12, 7–8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 19: Faces You Walk By, single day showing of photography by Natalie Cohen to commemorate National Hunger and Homelessness Week. Reception: 6–7:30 p.m. December 6, 2014–February 6, 2015: Members’ Exhibition. Opening reception: Saturday, December 6, 2–4 p.m.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
Barbara Krakow Gallery
Through November 22: Robert Cottingham. November 29–December 6: The Annual AIDS Benefit Exhibition. November 29, 2014–January 24, 2015: Sylvia Plimack Mangold and Robert Ryman.
10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Beard and Weil Galleries
Beard Gallery: November 19, 2014–February 13, 2015: Tracing the Thread: curated by ARTH335: Exhibition Design. Weil Gallery: Goya: Finding A Voice Out Of The Silence. Opening receptions: Wednesday, November 19, 6–8 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
Through November 11: Unlock, a very non-PC exhibit, featuring work by Mitchel Ahern, Greg Kitterle, Dave Magdalenski, Asia Scudder, Carol Wintle and Augustus Goertz. This exhibition provides visual commentary on our culture, the environment and politics. November 13, 2014–January 8, 2015: Black & White and S’more, featuring photographs, paintings and monoprints by Larry Blumsack. Opening reception: Thursday, November 13, 5–8 p.m. Artist talk: 7 p.m.
52 Main St., Amesbury, MA
W–Th 11-6, F–Sa 11–8, Su 1–5
Through January 31: Over Here: World War I Posters From Around the World. This exhibition is curated by Catharina Slautterback, Curator of Prints & Photographs at the Boston Athenæum, and is accompanied by an illustrated booklet with an essay by Ms. Slautterback.
101⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
General information: (617) 227-0270 or Membership: (617) 720-7641
Open house November 2: 12–4. Open to public. New extended hours: M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
November 12–December 14: Sarah Hutt Portals and Marilu Swett SOUNDING. December 17, 2014–January 18, 2015: Sketchy Sculptors: Sculptors Drawings in All Mediums. A group show of spatial drawings in two and three dimensions. Opening reception: Wednesday, December 17, 6–8 p.m. First Friday Gala Event: Friday, January 9, 5–8 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Fridays November 7 & December 5 5–8
Through November 23: Open Studios Directory Exhibition in conjunction with Brickbottom Open Studios Weekend, November 22 and 23, 12–6 p.m.
Come by Brickbottom during the month of November and plan your open studios route. Maximize your visit by mapping out the studios of your favorite artists in advance. December 4, 2014–January 16, 2015: Resonance: books in time II: Individual and collaborative artists’ books by Ann Forbush, Ania Gilmore and Annie Zeybekoglu. Opening reception: Saturday, December 6, 4–6 p.m.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
November 5–29: Linda Klein: Traction: Paintings that transform nature’s living presence into a story of revival. Reception: Friday, November 7, 6–8:30 p.m. Patty Adams: Hubbub: Incongruities—such as playfulness and gravitas, reticence and bombast—inform these abstract paintings. December 3–21: 12x12 Holiday Show: A wide array of artwork by New England artists that measures 12 x 12 or smaller, priced from $100 to $500.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
November 4–29: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Motion Envisioned: Beatriz Grayson, Bob Hesse and Ruth Lieberherr. Through November 15: University Place Gallery: 70th Members Prize Show, juried by Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, MFA Boston. December 4, 2014–January 16, 2015: Kathryn Schultz and University Place Gallery: PLATINUM: Juried by Alise Upitis, MIT List Visual Art Center Public Asst. Curator. Reception Friday, December 5, 6–8 p.m.
University Place Gallery (UP)
124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
M–F 9–5, Sa 9–1
Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices
25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA
Through November 22: Squeak Carnwath: Recent and Now. Joel Janowitz: Finding Yourself There. November 25–December 31: Wall to Floor Salon. Reception: December 6, 4–6. Ongoing outdoor sculpture green.
145 Lincoln Rd, Lincoln, MA
Colo Colo Gallery
December 6–19: Joan Potkay’s solo show Land Forms East features recent paintings, paperworks and monotypes. Working in series, Potkay uses the vocabulary of the natural world as a vehicle to explore her art process and mark-making, pouring thin layers of luminous paint with the added texture of charcoal, pastels and wax. The motif of grass is articulated through abstract forms and intensive calligraphy for this show. Opening reception: Saturday, December 6, 5–8 p.m.
101 W Rodney French Blvd, New Bedford, MA
Tu–Sa 1–6 or by appointment
Concord Art Association
Through December 20: In Search of the Miraculous: curated by Lexi Lee Sullivan. There is something mystical and even magical about photography. In Barbara Bosworth’s portraits of natural wonderment, David Maisel’s x-rays, Abelardo Morell’s magical interiors, David Prifti’s relics, Peter Gruner Shellenberger’s light studies, and Suara Welitoff’s elegiac videos, there is a shared search for the place where the spiritual and the everyday collapse into a visual poetry.
37 Lexington Rd., Concord , MA
T–Sa 10–4:30, Su 12–4
Danforth Art, Museum/School
An intimate environment to experience, create, and celebrate the expressive qualities of art through exhibitions, educational programs, and studio art classes. Through December 14: Creative Community: Danforth Art in collaboration with The Art Connection. November 23, 2014–March 1, 2015: Facial Expressions. Also on view: Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller and John Wilson.
123 Union Ave, Framingham, MA
W & S 12–5, F & Sa 10–5, Thu 12–8:30
Through December 21: New View: 2014 Faculty Exhibition: recent work by Carlos Dorrien, Bunny Harvey, Candice Ivy, David Kelley, Nicholas Knouf, Phyllis McGibbon, Salem Mekuria, Qing-Min Meng, Andrew Mowbray, David Olsen, and Daniela Rivera. Feast Your Eyes, Sigalit Landau: DeadSee; and Michael Craig-Martin: Art&Design. Through Spring 2015: Hanging With Old Masters: The Reinstallation of the Davis Museum and Edged in Black: Selections from SMS.
106 Central St, Wellesley, MA
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
October 31, 2014–April 26, 2015: Walden, revisited: Contemporary artists rethink their relationship to society, the environment and Henry David Thoreau’s Walden. October 31, 2014–April 19, 2015: 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
November 12–December 21: Third annual Small Works exhibition, nearly 60 artists present works priced $500 and under in a variety of mediums and styles. Reception: Saturday, November 15, 5–7 p.m.
Daphne Taylor, Wool 4, 2014, wool, silk fabrics, misc. threads, applique, hand embroidery, 9 x 6 1/2". At Dedee Shattuck Gallery.
1 Partner’s Ln., Westport, MA
W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Fitchburg Art Museum
Opening November 2: Global Africa Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art. Opening reception: Sunday, November 2, 3–5 p.m. Also on view: Un Idioma Nunca es Suficiente: Artistas Latinos en el Sur de Nueva Inglaterra; One Language is Never Enough: Latino Artists in Southern New England; Mario Quiroz: Mis Vecinos Portraits of Fitchburg’s Latino Communities.
25 Merriam Pkwy, Fitchburg, MA
W–F 12–4, Sa & Su 11–5
Fitchburg State University
November 12–December 17: Clara Wainright, Quilts. Celebrated quilt maker Clara Wainwright stitches together personal and moving stories using vibrant fabrics and community. A craft that has roots deeply sewn into the heart of America, Clara’s cloth narratives explore war, climate change, delight and fantasy. This exhibition will consist of a group of quilts made over the past 10 years that deals with life, politics and joy. Gallery talk: Tuesday, November 18 at 3:30 p.m. with reception to follow. Free and open to the public.
160 Pearl St., Fitchburg, MA
M–Th 8–midnight, F 8–8, Sa 9–5, Su 12–12
Fountain Street Fine Art
November 13–December 14: Multiplicity, gallery artists bring a new twist to the 2014 Members Show by incorporating collaborative projects in photo, fiber, painting, drawing and sculpture. Curated by Denise Driscoll and Carrie Childs Antonini. Opening reception: Saturday, November 15, 5–7 p.m.
59 Fountain St, Framingham, MA
Th–Su, 11–5 and by appointment
From Russia With Art Gallery
Through November 11: Armenian artist Andrey Allakhverdov’s first American solo exhibition premiering at the gallery; continuing November 13-16 at the 18th Annual Boston International Fine Art Show. Artist reception: Thursday, October 23, 5–8 p.m. November 19–December 23: 5th Annual Holiday Exhibition, featuring beautiful paintings, etchings, dry points and mixed media from artists: A. Vetrov, S. Nikireyev, A. Dverin, A. Allakhverdov, M. Volkova, I. Makoveeva, M. Lenn, E. Khromin, G. Lapchinsky and A. Zavarin. Opening reception: Tuesday, November 25, 5–8 p.m. Russian handicrafts provided by Russian-American Cultural Center of Boston.
From Russia With Art Gallery
580 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA
(617) 354 2930
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Enjoy Fuller Craft First Thursday. Through November 9: Dorothy Simpson Krause: Book + Art. Through November 2: Annette Bellamy: Floating. Through November 23: Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters & Innovators. Ongoing: Mark Davis: Icarus and Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects (permanent collection). Through January 25, 2015: 2014 Biennial Members Exhibition. Through February 8, 2015: Barbara Andrus. Opening December 6: Recent Acquisitions Show. Opening November 22: Holiday Shop.
455 Oak St, Brockton, MA
Tu–Su 10–5, Th until 9, closed M MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
Galatea Fine Art
Through November 30: Claudine Bing and Justin Freed: Rhythms of the Universe: A multimedia collaboration. Caryl Gordon: Boston in Surround Sound: Encaustic and mixed media. Dianne Dolan: Outside, Over There: Atmospheric landscape. Reception: Friday, November 7, 6–8 p.m. December 3–28: Small(er) Works and Other Offerings: Annual Group gallery members’ exhibition. Reception: Friday, December 5, 6–8pm.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
November 3, 2014–February 27, 2015: Magazine Beach – A Place Apart: Cambridge Arts and the Cambridgeport Neighborhood Association present an exhibition that invites you to share your connection to a defining public park along the Charles Riverbank and to deepen your knowledge of its past, present and future. 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
November 14–December 20: Time For Reflection: Richard Raiselis. This November and December, Gallery NAGA presents new oil paintings by Richard Raiselis. His new body of work explores reflected and direct views downward and across Boston’s waterfront and greenway areas. Raiselis created this entire body of work from one vantage point 15 floors above the city streets. Opening reception: Friday, November 14, 6–8 p.m.
67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
November 25–December 24: Holiday Art Show featuring 12 area artists with an array of art ranging from paintings to photographs to mixed media. Steve Barylick, Bill Bright, Tom Cooper, Daniel Duarte, Donna Fayad, Marcia Geier, Dennis Rainville, Ilene Richard, Amy Rudis, A.E. Ryan, Michael J. Saunders and Irene Stapleford. Artistsʼ reception: Saturday, December 6, 6–8 p.m. Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Griffin Museum of Photography
Main Gallery through December 4: Horace and Agnes: A Love Story. Asia Kepka and Lynn Dowling. Atelier Gallery, through December 4: Bridget & I. Griffin Gallery, through December 4: Sisters of the Commonwealth. Main Gallery, December 11–23: Winter Solstice Exhibit. Opening reception: Thursday, December 11, 6–8 pm. Atelier Gallery and Griffin Gallery, December 11–23: Photographing People: Harvey Stein Workshop Exhibit. Opening reception: Thursday, December 11, 6–8 pm.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Tu–Su 12–4, free Th 2–4
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
Through December 11: 30 Years of Printmaking: James Stroud and Center Street Studio. The gallery presents a retrospective of works produced by Center Street Studio and a selection of James Stroud’s personal works. Established in 1984, Center Street Studio has earned an outstanding reputation as a world-class printmaking workshop while Stroud has worked with many established and emerging artists.
Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree St, Fall River, MA
(508) 678-2811 ext 2631
M-F 10-4, Sa 1-4
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
Through December 17: The Italian Nativity: Cultural Landscapes of the Soul, an exploration of an important form of Italian installation art: the nativity scene, or the presepe, by Margot Balboni, an independent curator and photographer, and Sarah Stanbury, a medievalist and member of the Holy Cross English Department. James Palmigiano: Recent Collages: Fr. James Palmigiano is an artist and Trappist monk who resides at Saint Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts. His collages reflect his experience of life in the monastery, with the apparent harmony of each piece born of a process of adding and subtracting, organizing and rearranging in a search for balance, order and presence. Find them on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.
College of the Holy Cross
O’Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA
M–F 10–5, Sa 2–5 Closed November 26–30 for Thanksgiving
November 5–30, Main and Central Galleries: Mary Lang, Gazing Into Space: New photographs. Member’s Gallery: Mira Cantor: en plein air Drawings, 2013. First Friday opening reception: November 7, 5:30–8 p.m. December 3–28, Main Gallery: Stacey Alickman, Humpty Dumpty. Central Gallery, Rhonda Smith: And There Was Matter. Members’ Gallery: Rose Olson: Keeping It Together. First Friday Opening reception: December 5, 5:30–8 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
November 1–15: Area High School Art Exhibit. December 3–24: Holiday Marketplace provides space for ceramics, decorative arts, basketry, paintings, woodworks, metal arts, polymer clay beaders, photography, cards, prints and gift certificates. Winter classes and workshops currently available for adults and teens. Visit the website for complete class and workshop details.
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA
November 1–15: Tu–Su 12–4, Sa 10–4 December 5: F 10–9:30 December 3–24: M–Sa 10–6, Su 12–6 December 24: 10–5
McCoy Gallery, Rogers Center for the Arts
November 16, 2014–January 18, 2015: Success in Circuit lies: new work by Sara Egan. Egan’s work is grounded in modernism with an emphasis on balance and bold color. Her paintings, usually created in a series, are based on conceptual ideas drawn from literature and poetry. Currently she is looking at complex systems and their underlying organizing principles. Egan’s large-scale work can be seen throughout Boston and her paintings have been exhibited in New York and France. Additional information and work can be seen at saraegan.com.
315 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA
Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
Through January 4, 2015: Pain’s Pyrotechnic Spectacle: The Sino-Japanese War in Print: Featuring woodblock triptychs and a striking visual album. Through December 28: Images of the Unimaginable: Art from the First World War: Russian, American and Swiss artworks; documents; and posters from the Great War. Through January 3, 2015: Paper Landscapes: Prints of the American City and Countryside, 1820–1920: Nineteenth- and early twentieth-century artists’ views of the American landscape, including never-before-shown American masterworks.
41 Quadrangle Dr., Amherst, MA
Tu–Th, Su 9–midnight, F 9–8, Sa 9–5
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Through January 4, 2015: Hayden Gallery: Thea Djordjadze. Reference Gallery: Open Tunings. November 7, 2014–January 4, 2015. Brendan Fowler: Live performance Thursday, November 6, 6 p.m. December 12, 2014–January 4, 2015: Hannah Weinberger. Live performance Thursday, December 11, 6 p.m. Performances are free and take place in the Reference Gallery. Capacity is limited to first-come, first-served.
Thea Djordjadze, Untitled, 2013, steel, lacquer, glass cork, vinyl paint. Courtesy of the artist and Sprüth Magers Berlin London. At MIT List Center.
20 Ames St., Building E15 Rm. 109 , Cambridge, MA
Tu, W, F–Su 12–6, Th 12–8
The MIT Museum presents temporary and permanent exhibitions at the nexus of art, science and technology. Check online for programs, workshops and demonstrations. Through January 19, 2015: 5000 Moving Parts, contemporary kinetic art. Through January 4, 2015: Daguerre’s American Legacy. Ongoing: Inventions: Student Showcase.
265 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
Open daily 10–5, closed on major holidays
Through February 14, 2015: Leslie Sills: Mixed-Media Paintings: The Vicissitudes of Youth. With a vibrant palette and the refined touch of a jeweler, Sills explores the varied lives of youth, from the joys of the quotidian to the horrors of the catastrophic. Opening reception: Saturday, January 24, 3–5 p.m. Email for more information.
358 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA
Tu–Fr 11–6, Sa 10–5
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Montserrat Gallery, through December 13: Franklin Evans: juddrules. Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery, through November 15: Viterbo, Italy. November 19–December 19: Joseph LoVasco ’07. 301 Gallery: November 10–14: Senior Thesis Exhibition. November 17–21: Senior Thesis Exhibition. December 3–17: Art Education Annual Exhibition.
23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
M–W 10–5, Th 10–7, F 10–1
November 7–December 17: SOMATIC (e)SCAPES. Artist: Debra Weisberg. Debra Weisberg’s works, whether made from dozens of layers of torn paper tape, collaged paper, or sculptured from building materials to appear like geological ruptures, are inspired by the delicate tension between chaos and order in nature. Opening reception: Friday, November 7, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Artist talk: Wednesday, November 19, 9:15–10 a.m., King Theater.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
New Art Center
Through November 15: MCC Artist Fellows & Finalists in Painting and Jocelyn Chemel and Mercè Agustí López. Opening reception: November 7, 6 p.m. November 21–December 20: I Want to Smell Your Hair, a Curatorial Opportunity Selection that explores the ways artists create a sense of intimacy between themselves, their subjects and their audience. Also on view, Helen Payne: Four Women. Opening reception: Friday, November 21, 6 p.m.
61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA
Newton Free Library
Gallery: November 4–28: Along the Horizon, serene landscape oil paintings by Anna Goszczynska. December 2-30: Corpus Casual, exhibiting colorful vignettes of human expression by Andrew Fish. Reception: Tuesday, December 2, 7 p.m. Main Hall: November 4–28: Distant Relatives, showing recent work by Michael Ryczek. Reception: Thursday, November 6, 7 p.m. December 2–30: Made for Each Other, featuring collage, diptychs and triptychs by Ann S. Miller. Reception: Thursday, December 4, 7 p.m.
330 Homer St, Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
Salmon Falls Gallery
November 1–December 29: Original PRINTS: Selected artists from Zea Mays Printmaking presents limited edition, hand pulled etchings, monotypes, woodcuts and engravings by studio members. Zea Mays is a leader in green printmaking and draws artist members from all across New England. Members learn safer printmaking practices, work in a state-of-the-art studio and are part of a vibrant art community. Opening reception is Saturday, November 1, 5-7 p.m.—part of the Shelburne Falls Art Walk.
1 Ashfield St. #9, Shelburne Falls, MA
Open daily 10–5
Through December 17th: Poet & Awful: Craig Drennen. §üb∫amsøñ Resident Artist: Ricardo de Lima.
450 Harrison Ave , Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6 and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
November 20–23: SMFA Art Sale is a highly anticipated annual event for art lovers, featuring an impressive range of SMFA established and emerging artists. Shop an eclectic mix of artworks that changes daily. Proceeds benefit student scholarships. Opening celebration: Thursday, November 20, 5–8 p.m. Free admission. Visit smfa.edu/artsale.
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Th 10–8
Smith College Museum of Art
Lively, changing exhibitions, distinguished permanent collection plus acclaimed artist-designed restrooms, Museum Shop and Tryon Common café. Through January 4, 2015: Tara Donovan: Moire. Through January 4, 2015: Bow Down: Queens in Art. Newly designed galleries now open. 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 housed in state-of-the-art, specially-designed gallery cabinets. The new third floor galleries feature art from 1800–1950: African, American and European paintings and sculpture, plus works on paper.
Elm Street at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
South Shore Art Center
Through December 21: Works on Paper juried by Al Miner, MFA. A national show of distinguished works on paper selected by the MFA Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art. Sponsored by PANOPTICON, Inc. Faculty Feature: Bill Flynn.
119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts, through January 4, 2015: Let it Snow: Winter Scenes in Snow Globes and Japanese Prints—images and antique snow globes celebrating the season. Through February 8, 2015: 20th Century Women Printmakers: Beth van Hoesen and Holley Coulter-Chirot—unique etchings by two contemporary artists. George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, through April 26, 2015: Origami Interpretations: Gloria Garfinkel—Obi paintings, woodcut prints and abstract sculpture inspired by Japanese iconography.
21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
The Art Complex Museum
Through November 9: 19 on Paper: Hidden Worlds, Rhode Island artists’ group presents art of or on paper. Ongoing: Asian Connections explores the enticing connections among Asian art from the museum’s collection. Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection, including Shaker items. November 16, 2014–February 15, 2015: Moving Right Along…, an exhibition featuring kinetic sculpture by David A. Lang. Opening reception: Sunday, November 16, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
189 Alden St, Duxbury, MA
The Garner Center at New England School of Photography (NESOP)
Through November 7: The Asian Series, exhibiting work by Phyllis Crowley. November 11–December 19: Holiday Park, exhibiting work by Dayna Rochell. Opening reception: Thursday, November 20, 5–7 p.m.
537 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA
M, W–F 9–5, Sa 10–4
The Loading Dock Gallery
Main gallery: a wide, ever-changing array of member works. Showcase gallery, through November 30: Dual Interpretations: Paintings and Pastels by Paula Mingolelli and Denise Rainis. Reception: Saturday, November 1, 5–7 p.m. December 3–28: Winter Lights: Annual Holiday Show. Reception: Saturday, December 6, 5–7 p.m.
at Western Avenue Studios
122 Western Ave, Lowell, MA
W–Sa 12–5:30, Su 12–4
The Oxbow Gallery
Through November 30: Together: Prints & Poetry: Deborra Stewart-Pettengill (artist) and Amie Keddy (poet) created etchings and poetry for their book The Light We Leave. Opening reception/poetry reading: November 14 during Arts Night Out. Front room: December 4–January 4: Members’ Show and Landscapes: Frances Kidder. For 25 years Kidder has lived between Williamsburg, MA and South Bristol, ME. The nature in the saltwater cove in Maine inspired him. Opening reception: Friday, December 12, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
Towne Art Gallery
Through November 22: Faculty Show. This exhibition will highlight the work of Wheelock College’s faculty in the Fine Arts Program. A mixture of technique and processes as well as approaches will show the breadth of the department. Exhibiting faculty includes: Jean Howard, Gregory Gomez, Erica Licea-Kane, Daniel Owusu, Kyla Toomey, Christopher Abrams, John Burkett and Stephanie Young. Gallery is wheelchair accessible and free to the public, public transport is suggested.
180 The Riverway, Boston, MA
T–Th 1–5, Sa 2–5, closed November 11
Representing contemporary artists on historic Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Through November 9:
Eileen Mueller: Muses. Modernist oil paintings of the landscapes and sea vistas of Cape Ann. November 13–16: Exhibiting at the 18th annual Boston International Fine Art Show. November 28, 2014–January 4, 2015: Lynn Swigart: Favorites. A selection of color and black-and-white photographs from the artist’s sixty-year career.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
M, Tu 12–5, W–F 10–5, Sa 10–7, Su 10–5
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
Through November 6: High Strung: a site-specific solo installation by Randy Garber evoking memory and possibilities. November 10–December 16: Emerge: an exhibition of drawings and other media by Clara Lieu. Lieu’s theme of emotional turmoil and release is presented with virtuosity in graphic media, photography, printmaking and mask-like sculptures. Reception: Wednesday, November 12, 5–7 p.m., artist talk at 5:45 p.m. Closed November 11 and 26–28.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Through December 7: Manna: Masterworks from the Tufts University Permanent Art Collection: The first exhibition in 13 years to focus on a curated selection of the finest works from the Tufts University Permanent Art Collection. Jumbo: Marvel, Myth & Mascot: The exhibition narrates Jumbo’s life story from beloved elephant at the London Zoo to star of Barnum’s circus to college mascot.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
Tu–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
University Art Gallery
Through November 2: ‘E’ is for Elephants, The Etchings of Edward Gorey: An exhibition of the work of the American author and illustrator organized in collaboration with the Edward Gorey House. November 13, 2014–January 25, 2015: Annu Palakunnathu Matthew: An Indian from India. Reception: AHA! Night, Thursday, November 13, 6–9 p.m., artist talk 7 p.m. Thursday December 11, 6–8 p.m.: Photo booth taking professional photographs of three generations of woman from the same family of immigrants.
College of Visual and Performing Arts UMass Dartmouth
715 Purchase St, Star Store Campus, New Bedford, MA
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
November 5–December 5: High-low Tech: Integration of art and technology curated by artist and UML’s Center for Arts & Ideas Artist-in-Residence Leah Buechley. Talk: Thursday, November 6, 3 p.m. in O’Leary Library rm. 222. Reception follows in the Gallery 4–5 p.m. December 17, 2014–January 9, 2015: Fall 2014 BFA Exhibition: Featuring BFA Candidates in Art & Design. Reception: Wednesday, December 17,
870 Broadway St, Lowell, MA
M–W 10–3, Th 10–9, F–Sa 10–3 Closed during school breaks
Wallace L. Anderson Gallery
Anderson Gallery: November 6, 2014–January 6, 2015: Girls Drawin’ Girls. This exhibit showcases women artists working in the male-dominated industry of animation. Together, they demonstrate their creative abilities and artistic interpretations of female sexuality by re-defining the art of the pin-up. Maxwell Library, through January 9, 2015: Amuse Bouche: A visual narrative of food that encompasses northeastern menus of the 1880s, gilded age dining rooms and contemporary paintings of fast and slow food.
Bridgewater State University
40 School St, Bridgewater, MA
Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College
November 18–December 12: Newton Art Association Group Show. The Wedeman Gallery of Lasell College hosts members of the Newton Art Association in an exhibition featuring artists working in all art media: painting, photography, fibers, sculpture. Artist reception: November 14, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Artwork sale and closing reception: Friday, December 12, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
47 Myrtle Ave, Newton, MA
Winfisky Gallery at Salem State University
The Winfisky Gallery displays art from all over the world in a variety of media from prints to kinetic sculpture to collage and photography. In addition to visiting artists, the art and design department hosts an annual faculty works exhibit, a student works exhibit and the prestigious student honors exhibition.
Ellison Campus Center
Lafayette St., Rts. 114 & 1A, Salem, MA
M-F 10-2 or by appointment
Women’s Studies Research Center
Through December 16: Big Bounce, Brooklyn-based artist Leeza Meksin will present a site-specific installation and a display of three-dimensional paintings. Using Spandex as her primary material, she explores its expressive, elastic and mutable application to rigid architectural structures. Meksin’s interest in the relationship between buildings, bodies and paintings drives her work, with Spandex acting as a membrane that willfully exposes what it might conceal. See website for details on additional programming. All events will be held at the WSRC and are free and open to the public.
Leeza Meksin, Furniture Grenade, Spandex, polymer, upholstery tacks and enamel on canvas, 20 x 24 x 4". At Kniznick Gallery.
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University
515 South St., Waltham, MA
M–F 9–5 or by appointment
Worcester Art Museum
Opening September 13: Perfectly Strange: An eclectic exhibition of prints, drawings and photographs eliciting both delight and fright. Opening October 8: Polly Apfelbaum: Nevermind: floor installations (fallen paintings) of synthetic velvet and fabric dye works focus on the artist’s work from the 1990s. Ongoing: Knights!: new interpretation of arms and armor from the John Woodman Higgins Armory Museum.
Herbert Bayer, Lonely Metropolitan, 1932, printed 1969, gelatin silver print. Charlotte E.W. Buffington Fund, Worcester Art Museum. © Herbert Bayer Estate, used with permission. At Worcester Art 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
Through January 4, 2015: Bernard Langlais represents the first scholarly retrospective of the Maine-born artist’s dynamic career. The exhibition is drawn from the Museum’s Bernard Langlais Collection and also presents loans from several local museums and private collections.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME
T–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5, closed M
George Marshall Store Gallery
Through November 16: Donald Saaf, Michael Stasiuk and Jan ter Weele: Visions and Inventions; and Ceramics by Boyan Moskov: Form and Texture. Through December 6: Unraveled – Contemporary New England Fiber Art in the Remick Gallery, 3 Lindsay Road. This exhibition brings together the work of 18 regional artists who use a wide range of materials and techniques.
Museums of Old York
140 Lindsay Rd., York, ME
Tu–Sa, 10–5, Su 1–5, and by appointment
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Through December 14: Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties offers a focused look at art from a decade defined by social protest and American race relations. This exhibition considers how 66 artists, including African Americans and some of their white, Latino, Asian American, Native American and Caribbean contemporaries, used art to address the struggle for racial justice.
6 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH
T–Sa 10–5, W 10–9, Su 12–5
McIninch Art Gallery
Through November 15: Self-Examination Through Portraiture: Bernard Chaet, Susanna Coffey, Rick Fox, Gregory Gillespie, Anne Harris, Maud Morgan, Katy Schneider, Barbara Swan, Steve Locke. November 18–December 18: Objects in Motion: Survey of work by Kim Bernard.
Gregory Gillespie, Self-Portrait with Yellow Background, 1998-99, oil on panel. Courtesy of Gregory Gillespie Trust and Gallery NAGA.At McIninch Art Gallery.
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 N. River Rd, Manchester, NH
M–Sa 10–3, Th 5–8
New Hampshire Institute of Art
Sharon Arts Center Exhibition Gallery, November 7–December 24: Looking Out: A juried exhibition of photographic images pertaining to our natural and manmade landscapes, and the perception of the outside world. Opening reception: Friday, November 7, 5–7 p.m. Sharon Arts Members Gallery, November 28–December 24: Creative Places: Dr. Robert Sargent Fay: An exhibition of photography and collaborative work with Ken Burns’ Florentine Films, following the footsteps of artists and explorers Henry David Thoreau, Mark Twain, Robert Frost, Lewis & Clark. Amherst Street Gallery, November 12, 2014–January 12, 2015: Ceramics Biennial 2014: A national juried exhibition for clay artists. Juror Kathy King is an active studio artist in the Boston area and holds the position of Director of Education and Instructor at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard. French Building Gallery, November 12, 2014–January 12, 2015: Ceramics Faculty: Celebrating the Process. The Ceramics Faculty represents diverse approaches to working with clay and embracing process. This exhibition coincides with the Ceramics Biennial, including a range of process both on and off the wheel, from sculptural to functional. French Building Auditorium, November 20, 6 p.m: Sergei Isupov. Russian born artist Sergei Isupov sought the opportunity to express his artistic individuality more freely and came to the United States. His work merges narrative subject matter with sculptural form in erotic surrealism.
148 Concord St, Manchester, NH
M–F 9–5, Sa 9–12
Pastel Society of New Hampshire
Through November 30: The Pastel Society of New Hampshire presents its Sixth Annual National Juried Show, It’s Pastel, at the Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery in Portsmouth, NH.
Discover Portsmouth Center Gallery
10 Middle St, Portsmouth, NH
Open daily 10–5
The Currier Museum of Art
Through January 5, 2015: M.C. Escher: Reality and Illusion. M.C. Escher’s images continue to boggle the eye and the brain, captivating viewers more than 40 years after his death. The Currier’s exclusive Escher retrospective is one of the largest and most comprehensive ever offered in the United States.
150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH
Su, M & W–F 11–5, Sa 10–5, closed Tu Free admission for NH residents: Sa 10–12
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Through November 16: Embracing Diverse Voices: 80 Years of African-American Art. Exploring the diversity of experience and expression among American artists of African descent through painting, photography, sculpture, book arts and prints. Through December 7: Light Works: A Century of Photography. Photographs spanning the history of photography, from studies of animal locomotion to contemporary prints. November 4: Evening lecture and walkthrough with Dr. Katherine Bussard and Adam Ekberg. Ongoing: Intersection: Art, Culture, and Identity II: Object based learning using the Thorne’s permanent collection.
Keene State College
Wyman Way, Keene, NH
Su–W 12–5, Th–F 12–7, Sa 12–8
Beth Barry, Abstract Landscape Painter
Thomas Moser Gallery, through November: Two person show, 55 East Putnam Ave., Greenwich, CT. Hammond Real Estate, through December 6: The World We Live In, 10 Berkeley St., Boston, MA. Judith Klein Gallery: November 1–December 31: Sixth Anniversary Show, New Bedford, MA. Julio Valdez Project Space, April 2015: Solo exhibition, New York City. Masterpiece Gallery, the Boston Design Center. Ongoing representation by Canvas Fine Arts.
241 Wester 23rd St., #7A, New York, NY
Through November 21: Qigu Jiang: Contemporary Ink. December 4–19: New Art for a New Facility: Annual Faculty Exhibition.
Rhode Island College
600 Mt. Pleasant Ave, Providence, RI
Tu–F 12–8, closed M, Sa, Su, and holidays
David Winton Bell Gallery
Through December 21: SHE: Picturing women at the turn of the 21st century at David Winton Bell Gallery and at the Cohen Gallery, Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, 154 Angell St., Providence. Includes painting, sculpture and videos by Candice Breitz, Glenn Brown, George Condo, John Currin, Jeff Koons, Yayoi Kusama, Chris Ofili, Jenny Saville, Cindy Sherman, Rebecca Warren and Lisa Yuskavage. See website for further information.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–F 11–4, Sa-Su 1-4
November 11–December 5: In the Eye of the Beholder: Nelson Smith and Jemison Faust. Opening reception: Thursday, November 20, 5–9 p.m. December 9–19: Moses Brown Student Invitational Exhibit.
250 Lloyd Ave, Providence, RI
M–F 8–4 or by appointment
Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island
November 17–December 22: Changes: Ida Schmulowitz. Providence-based artist Ida Schmulowitz has painted landscapes from a pedestrian bridge in the neighborhood of India Point for more than 30 years. The large scale canvases are dragged back flat through the streets to the artist’s studio, altering the surface and process. By slightly shifting her vantage point or documenting the changing seasons, Schmulowitz is able to create multiple series based on her observations. Opening reception: Thursday, November 20, 5–8 p.m. Artist talk: Thursday, December 4, 3–4:30 p.m., Room A101, Fine Arts Center.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Providence Art Club
Through November 7: Linnea Leeming and Jana Matusza: Composed. Marjory Dalenius: Assemblage. Joan Allen and Reverend Bill Corneau: Words & Music. November 6–December 23: 110th Annual Little Pictures Show and Sale: The nation’s oldest Little Pictures show, featuring cash and carry artworks for $300 or less. Little Pictures Extended Gallery Hours: M–W, F 12–5, Sa–Su 12–4.
11 Thomas St, Providence, RI
M–F 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4
The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler
Through November 5: Michelle Benoit, Susan Doyle and Joan Wyand. November 20–December 17: Juan José Barboza-Gubo: Pink Narcissus. Reception: Thursday, November 20, 5–9 p.m.
228 Angell St., Providence, RI
Tu–Sa 11–4, Su 2–4
Three Wheel Studio
Three Wheel Studio is a ceramic studio and gallery which features a mix of fun, eclectic and functional handmade pottery and ceramics from a variety of artists, including proprietor Dwo Wen Chen.
436 Wickenden St, Providence, RI
November 21, 2014–January 24, 2015: Peter Heller & Local Sale: Work from the late Peter Heller, a WW II German Jewish refugee, featuring his largely unseen abstract paintings spanning a 50-year period. Local Sale featuring a collection of affordable works by Vermont artists in a variety of mediums available for purchase and carry.
135 Church St, Burlington, VT
W & Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, closed Su–Tu
Through November 22: Director’s Choice: Seven Women Painters. BigTown Gallery is especially proud to present this exciting group of painters, all of whom have pushed deep creative roots into the Vermont landscape. These artists have been selected for the remarkable combination of vision and dexterity that characterizes their work. Together they represent some of the most accomplished contemporary landscape and abstract painters working in Vermont today. Featuring the work of Margaret Lampe Kannenstine, Ying Li, Celia Reisman, Laurie Sverdlove, Nancy Taplin, Jessica Nissen and Renee Bouchard.
99 North Main St, Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, by appointment Su, M, Tu
Fleming Museum of Art
Through December 12: Kara Walker: Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated). Through May 17, 2015: Civil War Objects From the University of Vermont Collections. Through December 12: Civil War Era Drawings From the Becker Collection.
Henri Lovie, Battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee: Centre, Sunday Morning, 1862, graphite on wove paper, 9 x 14". The Becker Collection. Courtesy of Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions. At Fleming Museum.
61 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT
Tu, Th, F 10–4, W 10–7, Sa-Su 12–4
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Through December 7: Visual Weimar, 1919–1933 brings together select paintings, drawings, and etchings by some of Weimar, Germany’s most prominent artists. Through December 7: Picturing Enlightenment highlights 18 recently conserved Tibetan tangkas from the collection of Amherst College’s Mead Art Museum. Year round: Tour the campus collection of public art, including sculptural works by Tony Smith, Robert Indiana, Clement Meadmore and others.
72 Porter Field Rd, Middlebury, VT
Tu–F 10–5, Sa & Su 12–5
November 15, 2014–March 8, 2015: Natural Beauties: Jewelry from Art Nouveau to Now. The complexity and beauty within our natural environment has been a fertile source of inspiration for personal adornment for thousands of years. This exhibition explores the concept of nature in jewelry design as a reflection of the evolving relationship with our biological surroundings.
5555 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT
Vermont Metro Gallery
Through November 29: Cradle and All. This moving and beautiful body of work celebrates the exhilaration of change. Featuring Nissa Kauppila, Leslie Fry, Alexandra Heller and Susan Smereka. Opening December 4: Preoccupied: Visually stunning, ornate work by Adrienne Ginter, Wylie Garcia and Xavier Donnelly.
135 Church St , Burlington, VT
W–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, closed Su–Tu
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Stephanie Bush: Landscape Traditions. Stephanie Bush’s hyper-real oil paintings lure the viewer through cold winter landscapes into mysterious dark nooks and sheltered harbors, capturing the fragility and impermanence of these safe passages. Bush’s winter landscapes are part of the permanent exhibition, Landscape Traditions, at West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park.
Stephanie Bush, Winter (Pine Boughs) 2, oil on canvas, 27 x 29¾". At West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park.
17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, VT