Art Museum, University of Saint Joseph
Opening March 31: Agri | Culture, an exhibition of European and American paintings and prints depicting agricultural life, including works by Edmund Blampied, Thomas Nason, and Milton Avery.
1678 Asylum Ave., West Hartford, CT
T, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
March 2–26: Paper is a Path: Jennifer Davies makes textured fiber pieces by sewing, wrapping and collaging the indigo dyed and printed paper she makes by hand. There is an emphasis on natural color and the materiality of opaque and translucent handmade paper. Opening reception: March 5, 2–5 p.m.; Artist’s Talk: March 26, 2 p.m. March 30–April 30: Tom Peterson: Solace, a series of predominately white minimalist photographs representing a short journey into an inner space of quiet and tranquility. Opening reception: April 8, 2–5 p.m.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Creative Arts Workshop
March 13–April 21: Hilles Gallery: New England Wax presents Chaos & Order. Group show with juror Jennifer Gross, former chief curator of deCordova Museum. Opening reception: Sunday, March 19, 2–4 p.m. Artist panel discussion at 3:30 p.m.
80 Audubon St., New Haven, CT
M–F 9–7, Sa 9–12
Fairfield University Art Museum
Through April 7 at Bellarmine Hall Galleries: ADOLF DEHN: Midcentury Manhattan. Opening March 23 at Walsh Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts: H.A. SIGG: Abstract Rivers.
Adolf Dehn, The Battery, 1953, casein on panel. On loan from the Estate of Adolf and Virginia Dehn. At the Bellarmine Hall Galleries, Fairfield University Art Museum.
H.A. Sigg, Within the Red III, 1993, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 46". At the Walsh Gallery, Fairfield University Art Museum.
1073 N. Benson Rd., Fairfield, CT
Bellarmine Hall Galleries: Tu-F 11-4, select Sa; Walsh Gallery: W-Sa 12-4.
Florence Griswold Museum
Ongoing: Matilda Browne: Idylls of Farm and Garden traces the stylistic shifts of one of the few women artists in the original Lyme Art Colony. Cherished in private collections for eight decades, rarely seen treasures are included in this beautifully curated understanding of an intriguing early 20th century artist.
96 Old Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5
Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center
The world’s largest Native American museum, The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center serves as a major resource on the histories and cultures of Native Americans in the northeast and on the region’s rich natural history. Ongoing: Titled Without a Theme, the immersive display showcases approximately 20 vibrant, large-format installations from seven premier North American artists. Artist reception: Friday, March 31, 6–9 p.m.
110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT
Opening March 26: First Look/New to the Collection. The collection is the heart of a museum. It’s here that the idea for the next big exhibition might be sparked and a museum shapes its identity. First Look includes gifts, promised gifts and museum purchases over the last year and highlights works by Richard Bosman, Frank DuMond, Janet Fish, Jasper Johns and Tom Yost among others.
144 West Main St., Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
New Britain Museum of American Art
Opening April 29: Nor’Easter: 47th Annual Juried Exhibition. Through April 16: Ansel Adams: Yosemite Valley. Through April 16: Vistas del Sur: Traveler Artists’ Landscapes of Latin America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection. Through May 14: Howard Rackliffe. Ongoing: New Media: William DeLottie. Free parking, café, museum and shop. Open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
Su, M, Tu, W, F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5
New Haven Museum
Ongoing: Capitol America: Photographs by Robert Lisak and David Ottenstein—The nation’s capitol buildings, from robber-baron ostentation to practical simplicity. Road Trip!, a quirky celebration of the architecture, food and fun found on the back roads of America, featuring photographs taken during the 1970s by architectural historian Richard Longstreth and more than 100 objects and stories crowd sourced from area residents.
114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT
Tu, F 10–5, Sa 12–5, First Su 1–4
The Artists of Gallery One & Friends
April 21–May 7: Ashby Carlisle, Catherine Christiano, Bette Ellsworth, Ellen Gaube,
Deborah Hornbake, Ann Knickerbocker, Judith Barbour Osborne, T. Willie Raney, Diana Rogers, Rick Silberberg and Jill Vaughn with invited artists Bryan Gorneau, Kelly Leahy Radding and William Vollers. Opening reception: Friday, April 21, 5–7 p.m. Closing reception: Sunday, May 7, 2–4 p.m.
at the Guilford Art Center, Mill Gallery
411 Church St., Guilford, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
Through April 21*: Christopher K. Ho ‘92: Dear John. Contemporary installation. Ho is a New York-based artist whose works are site-specific, conceptual and incorporate a variety of media. Dear John speculates on what it feels like to be 15 and how the experiences of youth—first love and heartbreak—can be transformed, later in life, into political action. *Please note the gallery is closed March 11–27.
11 Interlaken Rd., Lakeville, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Yale University Art Gallery
The museum features more than 4,000 artworks, including ancient, American, European, African, Asian, and Indo-Pacific art, as well as photography and modern and contemporary art and design. Ongoing: It Was a New Century: Reflections on Modern America; Small-Great Objects: Anni and Josef Albers in the Americas; Let Us March On: Lee Friedlander and the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom; Modern Art from the Middle east; Lumia: Thomas Wilfred and the Art of Light. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St., New Haven, CT
Tu-F 10-5, Thursday until 8 pm (September-June), Sa, Su 11–5
March 8–April 2: Chance Encounters. One’s first discovery of the bouncy ball (or ‘superball’) usually involves a surprise, and extreme delight, as an unassuming little orb of compressed rubber explodes off the ground or wall. In a series of sculptures by Vermont-based artist Mutsu Crispin (mutsucrispin.com), balls of different sizes, colors and visceral qualities are coaxed, danced, bullied or ouijaed into place to create a range of immersive visions. Artist reception: Friday, March 10, 5–8 p.m.
126 Main St, Northampton, MA
Tu–Su 12–5, F 12–8
March 1–April 14: Left Behind, photography and paintings by Joanne Tarlin and Carol Gander that contemplate the troubles of people whose lives exist in a state of flux. The work of both artists borders on abstraction, leaving the mind of the observer to construct the details of the individual journeys. Opening reception: Saturday, March 11, 5–7 p.m. “Mini” ArtSpace Artists’ Open Studios: Saturday, March 11, 4–6 p.m.
63 Summer St., Maynard, MA
Atlantic Works Gallery
March 4–25: Then and Now, group show of old and new pieces by Atlantic Works Gallery members. Opening reception: Saturday, March 4, 6–9 p.m., Third Thursday reception: March 16, 6–9 p.m. April 1–28: Landscape of Memory, work by Melissa Shook … And Things That Remain, work by Walter Kopec. Opening: Saturday, April 1, 6–9 p.m., Third Thursday reception: April 20, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St., East Boston, MA
Sa–Su 1–5, or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through March 4: Invited artists share their interpretations of Museum holdings in Then and Now 2017. March 4: Annual All School Show. March 23–26: Flower Show—Jewels of the Garden. April 8–May 6: Each fall twenty-one women gather on Cape Cod for an artist’s retreat. View the creative results in Love of Place—Works from Twenty-One in Truro. April 29: Art Lovers Book Club discusses Mademoiselle Chanel by C.W. Garter.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Bakalar & Paine Galleries
Ongoing: Vitreous Bodies: Assembled Visions in Glass demonstrates how today’s multidisciplinary artists are using the traditional yet fluid medium—glass. The North American debut DRAW/Boston brings together sketches of nearly 40 artists to reveal the artist’s drawing process.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
621 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA
M–Tu, Th–Sa 12–6, W 12–8
Barbara Krakow Gallery
March 18–April 22: Darkling. Featuring works by Josef Albers, Peter Downsbrough, Sol LeWitt, Robert Mangold, Allan McCollum, Richard Serra, Richard Smith.
10 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Beard & Weil Galleries
March 1–April 10: Wheaton Biennial: Printmaking Reimagined, featuring work by 61 artists from 30 states and two foreign countries that explores the boundaries of printmaking, juried by Andrew Raftery. Opening reception: Thursday, March 2, 5:30–8 p.m. Opening April 20: Senior studio art majors’ exhibition showcasing work by graduating Wheaton students. Opening reception: Thursday, April 20, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
26 East Main St., Norton, MA
M–Sa 12:30–4:30, Closed March 11–19
Circulating and special collections library and fine art museum founded in 1807. Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery and select building spaces open to the public. Opening April 6: New England on Paper: Contemporary Art in the Boston Athenæum’s Prints & Photographs Collections showcases prints, drawings, and photographs documenting a diverse array of artistic responses to New England’s built and natural environment. Free to members, $5 for non-members.
10 1⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th 9–8, F, 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
March 1–April 2: Marilu Swett, Drift, and Susan Lyman, Sculpture in the Unmaking. Reception: Saturday, March 11, 2–5 p.m. Artist’s talk at 3 p.m. Second Sunday Concert Series: Sunday, March 12, 4 p.m. with John Cage Players. Opening April 5: Christina Zwart, Pussy Tower and Christopher Abrams, Orifice and Oculi. Reception: Saturday, April 22, 5–8 p.m. Second Sunday Concert Series: Sunday, April 9, 4 p.m. 3D Printing Workshop: Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. BEAMS Concert: Saturday, April 29, 7–9 p.m. Creating Your Vision Dance Event: April 30, 10 a.m.–12 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Fridays 5–8
March 9–April 15: Creative Crossroads: Where MassART & Brickbottom Meet. 29 artists who are both Brickbottom Artists’ Association (BAA) Members and MassART alumni or faculty. Reception: Sunday, March 12, 3–5 p.m. Opening April 27: Myth & Magic, a BAA members’ exhibition. Check website for more information.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
March 1–26: Specimentos by Carol McMahon, paintings and 3D objects representing mementos and specimens of known and unknown origin. Reception: Friday, March 3, 6–8:30 p.m. April 5–30: Encounters by Vivian Pratt, creature-like sculptures, made of natural materials and computer-generated images. 10 MINUTES OF QUIET by Dietlind Vander Schaaf, mixed media explorations of the inner landscape. Man In Booth by Gary Duehr, tribute to the artist’s father in staged photographs and text. Reception: Friday, April 7, 6–8:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
March 7–April 1: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Monsters & Misfits. Juried by Jill Whitney Armstrong and Bob Armstrong, iartcolony. Opening reception: Friday, March 10, 6–8 p.m. March 31–April 28: University Place Gallery: Sincerity and Sublimity: From Right Now to Next. Opening reception: Friday, March 31, 6–8 p.m. Opening April 11: Kathryn Schultz Gallery: Miniatures. Juried by Marni Katz. Opening reception: Thursday, April 12, 6–8 p.m.
Kathryn Schultz Gallery and Offices
25 Lowell St., Cambridge, MA
University Place Gallery
124 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
M–F 9–5, Sa 9–1
Cambridge Arts Council / Gallery 344
Through April 7: Protected Trees—New Work by Joel Janowitz. Janowitz’s paintings and monoprints present a poetic response to the street construction in his neighborhood. Opening April 24: Kelly Sherman: We Were Here—Stories and Memories of the Cambridge Common. The first of three gallery exhibitions connected to Common Exchange, a series of temporary public art projects that respond to the historic Cambridge Common.
344 Broadway Ave., 2nd Floor, Cambridge, MA
(617) 349-4380; (617) 349-4621 (TTY)
M 8:30–8, Tu–Th 8:30–5, F 8:30–noon
Cape Ann Museum
The Cape Ann Museum celebrates a long and important arts tradition, exhibiting works by nationally significant Cape Ann artists from the 19th century to the present. Through its exhibitions and programs, the Museum explores connections between artists and place, examining how those influences carry over in a broader sense to the history of art in America. Opening March 4: Charles Movalli: Cape Ann & Beyond.
27 Pleasant St., Gloucester, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–4
Chase Young Gallery
Opening March 3: Active Tranquility. In a highly anticipated group exhibition, Chase Young Gallery is pleased to introduce the work of Kathy Moss, Leslie Stoner, Nathalie Guarracino, and YoAhn Han. Ranging from quiet color studies and meditative forms, to dynamic and playful visual narratives, this exhibition explores a variety of unique mediums and introspective themes.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Through March 26: Main Gallery: Member’s Jury 2—Collage, Craft, Drawing, Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking. Juror Randi Hopkins, BCA. March 7–April 2: Member’s Gallery: Marjorie Glick: Essence of Place. Reception: Sunday, March 12, 1–3 p.m. Opening April 4: Member’s Gallery: Wendy Gonick and Doron Putka. Reception: Thursday, April 6, 6–8 p.m. Opening April 6: Main Gallery: Walden: Window & Mirror, protest art and c-art installation. Reception: Thursday, April 6, 6–8 p.m. Artists’ panel: Wednesday, April 12, 6–8 p.m. Lecture: Wednesday, April 26, 6–8 p.m.
37 Lexington Rd., Concord , MA
Tu–Sa 10–4:30, Su 12–4
Copley Society of Art
Co|So is the oldest non-profit art association in the United States, representing over 300 artist members from around the globe. Through April 6: Upper Gallery: Shaken and Stirred: Winter Members’ Show 2017, juried by Mike Carroll of the Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA. Lower Gallery: Small Works: Shake It Up. Ongoing: Boston Private at the Prudential Center: Deborah Quinn-Munson: Sparkle. Save the date for the Fresh Paint Gala 2017: Thursday, May 4. #Bid2Benefit.
158 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5
March–April: Beth Ganz, innovative large-scale works on paper. Willard Boepple, geometric sculptures.
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Through March 19: Edward Steichen: Twentieth-Century Photographer. Through March 26: deCordova New England Biennial 2016. Opening April 7: Expanding Abstraction: New England Women Painters, 1950 to Now and Let It All Hang! 1982, A Year of Collecting at deCordova.
51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln, MA
W–F 10–4, Sa–Su 10–5
Essex Art Center
Opening March 17, Chester F. Sidell Gallery: A Little Lit, Art of Children’s Books by Mark Parisi, Norm Feutti, and Don Mathias. Opening reception: Friday, March 17, 5 7 p.m. Opening March 17, Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: We All Got Triangles On Our Wall, drawings by Jack Neylan. Opening reception and artist talk: Friday, March 17, 5–7 p.m.
56 Island St., Lawrence, MA
M–F 1–6, Closed: April 14 & 17
Ethelbert Cooper Gallery
Through May 5: Diago: The Pasts of This Afro-Cuban Present, the United States’ first serious and systematic look at Cuba’s most prominent contemporary artist Juan Roberto Diago and his prolific body of work. This exhibition of 25 mixed-media and installation works traces Diago’s vibrant career from the mid-1990s, when he began to construct a revisionist history of the Cuban nation from the experience of a person of African descent.
102 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge, MA
Fitchburg Art Museum
Ongoing: A Curious Nature: Paintings by Shelley Reed and A Feast of Beasts. Opening reception for Mr. Reinford’s World, Sunday, March 12, 3–5 p.m. Also on view: Evoking Eleanor: The Art, Life, and Legacy of FAM Founder Eleanor Norcross; More Recent Acquisitions: Photography; Global Africa: Creativity, Continuity and Change in African Art; Discover Ancient Egypt.
185 Elm St., Fitchburg, MA
W–F 12–4, Sa–Su 11–5
The gallery showcases emerging and established regional artists, providing a forum within the community for viewing, discussing and reflecting upon art. The gallery hosts several shows per year, all open to the public and without charge. Through April 7: Of Heaven and Hearth, David Shannon-Lier will display his large format, black and white photographs that explore the relationship between celestial time and space and a manipulated landscape that dwells underneath it.
at Noble and Greenough School
10 Campus Dr., Dedham, MA, MA
M–F 9–5, Sa & Su by appointment
Fountain Street Fine Art
March 9–April 2: Place and Memory: Two Views. Iris Osterman and Kathy Soles distinctly experience nature filtered by memory. Reception: Saturday, March 18, 5–7 p.m. Ongoing: Wish You Were Here! Original postcard-sized art by artists from around the world. Opening April 6: Conceal and Reveal. Kay Hartung and Denise Driscoll explore hidden worlds through additive and subtractive processes. Artist talk: Saturday, April 8, 4 p.m. Reception: Saturday, April 8, 5–7 p.m.
59 Fountain St., Framingham, MA
Th–Su 11–5, and by appointment
Fuller Craft Museum
New England’s home for contemporary craft. Ongoing: Object Lessons: Selections from Fuller Craft Museum’s Permanent Collection; What Remains: Wooden Quilt Sculptures of Laura Petrovich-Cheney. Through March 26: John Bisbee: Material Obsession. Through April 16: Bartram’s Boxes Remix. Ongoing: Playa Made: The Jewelry of Burning Man; Cary Wolinsky: Fiber of Life. Opening March 18: Living Traditions: The Handwork of Plymouth CRAFT.
MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
455 Oak St., Brockton, MA
Tu–Su 10–5, Th until 9
Galatea Fine Art
March 1–29: Jane Paradise: Dune Shacks of Provincetown, Part 1, photography. Vanessa Thompson: Gobbet, photography. Francis Domec: The Purring of the Soul, mixed media. Reception: Friday, March 3, 6–8 p.m. April 1–30: Philip Gerstein: Open System, painting. Louise Weinberg: From Darkness, Light, painting. Michael Shores: Cloud Creatures and Other Delusions, painting. Reception: Friday, April 7, 6–8 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
March 3–25: Yizhak Elyashiv, Prints and Drawings. Joo Lee Kang: VictoriANimals. March 31–April 29: Peter Vanderwarker: Photographs.
67 Newbury St., Boston, MA
Opening April 11: InspirationAnaol. An exhibition consisting of a select number of photographs documenting the journey of two artists: photographer Bruce David Millet and performance artist “Anaol.” Millet introduced Ryan, aka Anaol, to the art of drag, and throughout their six-year collaboration they have inspired each other and Millet has produced thousands of images. Reception: Saturday, April 22, 7–9 p.m.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Celebrate Earth Day! Gallery Sitka hosts the work of artists, jewelers, potters and photographers from mainland Massachusetts, Martha’s Vineyard and New York. On view: The oil and acrylic abstract paintings of New York artist Beth Barry, who hails from New Bedford, MA. Experience her work— amidst work by other artists responding to an Earth Day theme: Nature through Design. Opening reception: Saturday, April 22, 2-4 p.m. Free and open to the public.
454 Main St., Fitchburg, MA
Griffin Museum of Photography
March 9–31: Main Gallery: Atelier 25. Atelier Gallery: Danforth Collection. Griffin Gallery: Found in Danforth Collection. Opening April 6: Main Gallery: Voice of the Woods: Photographs by Koichiro Kurita. Atelier Gallery: Quarries of New England, Steven Keirstad. Griffin Gallery: Lee Bass. Satellite galleries: Griffin Museum at Stoneham Theatre, 395 Main St., Stoneham, MA, through April 9: Lynn Saville, Dark City.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
March 9–April 7: Figuratively Speaking, featuring works by Deborah Baldizar, Pamela Hoss, Judy Volkmann, and V. F. Wolf. Reception: Thursday, March 9, 6–8 p.m. Snow date: Friday, March 10, 6–8 p.m. Opening April 27: Annual Juried Student Art and Design Exhibition. Featuring works by students in BCC’s Art and Design programs. Reception: Thursday, April 27, 6–8 p.m.
Bristol Community College
777 Elsbree St., Fall River, MA
(508) 678-2811 ext. 2631
M–F 10–4, Sa 1–4
Harvard Art Museums
Through April 9: Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning brings together a deeply evocative constellation of recent works by Doris Salcedo, the renowned Bogotá-based artist known for her sculptures and public installations that respond to the testimonies of survivors and victims of political violence. See website for details and related events, including gallery talks in English and Spanish, film screenings and other programs.
32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
Through April 13: Last Frontier / Última Frontera: La Subjetividad del Territorio presents the work of Latin American artists exploring the concept of borders from various view points. Opening April 27: Senior Concentration Seminar Exhibition 2017. Senior visual arts students exhibit work they have developed through participation in the year-long Senior Concentration Seminar.
College of the Holy Cross
O’Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA
M–F 10–5, Sa 12–5
March 1–April 2: Susan Alport: Exactly What I Want. Center Gallery: Lavaughan Jenkins: Reflections of Power. Members’ Gallery: Linda Leslie Brown: Wall Holes. First Friday opening reception: March 3, 5–7:30 p.m. April 5–30: Barbara Moody: Inside/Out. Members’ Gallery: Luanne E Witkowski, Burning Desire. First Friday opening reception: April 7, 5:30–8 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
Sunday, March 12: Sam Vokey, Demonstration in Oils, 2–4 p.m. Free demonstration. March 18–April 2: Polymer/Bead & Photography Show. April 8–23: Metalworkers Guild Show. April 29 and 30: Lexington Open Studios, 11–5 p.m. April 29–May 14: Painters & Ceramics Show.
130 Waltham St., Lexington, MA
Tu–Su 12–4, Sa 10–4
March 20–April 17: Ernesto Montenegro: flatmensquared is a figurative sculpture exhibition that joins representation to a boxy minimalism. Montenegro has long been interested in the figure in motion, and in this series he ensnares the figure in spaces that compress the tension of living itself.
315 Turnpike St., North Andover, MA
MIT List Visual Arts Center
As the contemporary art museum at MIT, the List Center presents a dynamic program of six to nine exhibitions annually. Through April 16: Gwenneth Boelens: At Odds and Charlotte Moth: Seeing while Moving. Opening April 18: List Projects: Kenneth Tam. Free and open to the public.
20 Ames St., Bldg. E-15, Cambridge, MA
Tu–W 12–6, Th 12–8, Sa–Su 12–6
Ongoing: Images of Discovery: Communicating Science Through Photography; Grazia Toderi and Désiré Despradelle: Spectacular Cities; Gestural Engineering: The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Projects and Prototypes: MIT Student Work; Holography: Dimensions of Light; Sampling MIT; Robots & Beyond. Check website for complete information on programs, gallery tours, demonstrations and festivals.
265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA
Through April 8: Observance: As I See You, You See Me, photographic portraits featuring Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, Caleb Cole, DEAD ART STAR, Ervin A. Johnson, and Juan José Barboza- Gubo & Andrew Mroczek. Artrageous!31 Benefit Art Auction of work by new and emerging artists: Saturday, April 1, North Shore Music Theatre, 62 Dunham Rd., Beverly. Advance ticket sales at montserrat. edu/auction.
23 Essex St., Beverly, MA
M, Tu, W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
Museum of Russian Icons
Featuring the largest collection of Russian icons and related artifacts outside of Russia. Opening March 11: Pondering Mary: Her Story through Icons. This exhibit of icons spanning five centuries explores the Mother of God’s relationship with her son and how it has defined her role in different cultures. A symposium on the exhibit is being held on March 18. Details on the Museum’s website.
203 Union St., Clinton, MA
Tu–F 11–4, Sa–Su 11–5
Opening April 7: Grant Drumheller—Observer Effect. Grant Drumheller’s new paintings are a painterly chronicle of public gatherings. His long views of the plaza, the beach and the promenade are filled with the characters of our time and become a repertoire of activity that marks us as social beings. Drumheller’s deft brushwork energizes that activity. Opening reception: Friday, April 7, 5:30-7 p.m.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
New Art Center
Through March 25: The Newest Romantics’ artists harness the illusive qualities of photography and sleek lines of architectural sculpture to manipulate environmental images through photography, sculpture, video and site-specific installation. Concurrently, Karine Kadiyska & Sandra Mayo explore identity through figurative works including sculpture, monoprint and collage. Opening April 2: International Encaustic Artists presents In Flawed Abundance, in which artists use translucent characteristics of encaustic painting to express varying subjects.
61 Washington Pk., Newtonville, MA
Newton Free Library
March 2–30, Gallery: Morning Market: The Work of Women by Lori Lander, new paintings of markets worldwide. Reception: Saturday, March 4, 2 p.m. March 2–30, Main Hall: Newton Camera Club Print Show, photographic prints by club members. Reception: Wednesday, March 1, 7 p.m. April 4–27, Gallery: The Silence by Sandy Gregg (et al), Chasms of soullessness, alienation, and fractured selves. April 4–27, Main Hall: Wind and Water by Nadine Geller, prints and drawings. Reception: Thursday, April 7, 7 p.m.
330 Homer St., Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
March 2–26: Harriet Diamond’s installation featuring refugees, from the destruction of a home city to internment in camps or escape by boat. Back Room: Jessica Tam’s Rally, vignettes and sitespecific painting, and DECKLE LOG, the spectacle of professional wrestling, performances and spectators alike. Reception: Friday, March 10, 5–8 p.m. April 6–30: Colorplay, love of color in abstract work by Mary Witt and Brianna Ashe which sets up dynamic stylistic conversation. Back Room: painter Diane Travis. Reception: Friday, April 14, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA
Paradise City Arts Festival
March 24–26: One-of-a-kind furniture, home furnishings, fashion, jewelry, paintings and sculpture by 175 extraordinary artists. 30 minutes from Boston with free parking, live jazz, “Birds of Paradise” exhibit and delightful dining. “Paradise City is back in Marlborough, and it’s ablaze in color and creativity! Art in heaven, to remind us that spring is in the air.”—Boston Globe
Royal Plaza Trade Center
Royal Plaza Dr., Marlborough, MA
F 10–5, Sa 10–6, Su 11–5
Peabody Essex Museum
Ongoing: WOW® World of WearableArt™ presents 32 ensembles, the competition’s most unique, spectacular and outlandish wearable artworks. Expertly crafted in a range of materials, from wood and aluminum to fiberglass and taxidermy, these creations celebrate lavish creativity and push the limits of wearability. PEM is the exclusive East Coast venue for this interactive and theatrical exhibition.
161 Essex St., Salem, MA
T–Su, 10–5, Third Th 10–9
Piano Craft Gallery
MFA First-Year Exhibitions, SMFA at Tufts University Group 1: March 2–7; Group 2: March 10–14; Group 3: March 17–28. Receptions: March 3, 10, & 17, 6–8 p.m. (free). April 7–30: Inner Direction: Lines, Bodies, Color, paintings by Izzy VanHall. VanHall’s work is driven by her love of movement—physical and visual. Saturday, April 8: DJ Yoga 5:30–6:45 (by donation); opening reception 7–10 p.m. (free).
793 Tremont St., Boston, MA
F 6–8, Sa–Su 12–5, M–Th by appointment
Salmon Falls Gallery
Nathan Hanford is artist in residence for Soldier On, an agency devoted to ending veteran homelessness. Hanford himself embroiders on vintage linen, creating simple yet stunning portraits in thread. His exhibit, Friendship Thread: portraits of friends both near and far will be seen in side by side exhibits with works by Soldier On veterans. Reception for both exhibits is Saturday, March 11, 4–6 p.m.
1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA
M, F–Su 10–6
Schantz Galleries Contemporary Glass
March–April: Group Exhibition. Schantz Galleries is a destination for visitors to experience firsthand the works of internationally recognized artists working in glass. The gallery is committed to exhibiting works of both emerging and established artists and features the works of more than 50 artists including Daniel Clayman, William LeQuier and Martin Rosol.
3 Elm St., Stockbridge, MA
M–Tu & Th–Su 11–5
Smith College Museum of Art
Four floors of galleries including the Nixon Gallery for works on paper, a new Asian art and digital media gallery, plus a “Talk Back” learning space. SCMA’s permanent collection includes more than 25,000 art works created from antiquity to the present day by artists from around the world. Ongoing: Leisure and Luxury in the Age of Nero: The Villas of Oplontis near Pompeii.
20 Elm St. at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
South Shore Art Center
Through April 9: Legacy: Susan Denniston, Kelly Knight, Anne Plaisance and Lorraine Sullivan. Dillon Gallery: Students of Bill Flynn: Deedee Agee, Kim Alemian, Martin R. Anderson, Ann Conte, Allison Crowe, Sally Dean, Joan Drescher, Larry Guilmette, Esther Maschio, Jan McElhinny and Anthony Pilla. Manning Lobby feature: Anne Heywood. Opening April 17: National Juried Show-White|Black|Monochrome. Juror Beth Urdang. Dillon Gallery: Color Theories: Robert Brodesky, Sally Dean, Ray Genereux, Andrea Kemler and Judy St. Peter. Manning Lobby feature: Brian Fitzgerald. Opening reception: Friday, April 21, 6–8 p.m.
119 Ripley Rd, Cohasset, MA
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Four world-class museums and the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden all under a single admission. Through April 2: Icons of the Civil Rights Movement. Through April 9: Stories and Seeds: Botanical Illustrations by Blanche Cybele Derby. Through April 30: Cats in Hats: Illustrations by the Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild. Ongoing: Meow Mix: Feline Prints from the Permanent Collection. Turtle Power! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Samurai Heroes. Jeweled Objects of Desire.
21 Edwards St., Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
The Art Complex Museum
Through April 23: Duxbury Art Association Annual Winter Juried Show; Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection. Ongoing: J. Michael Sullivan: A Magical Narrative, photography as a conceptual narrative.
189 Alden St., Duxbury, MA
The French Cultural Center
March 3–May 2, 2017: Bernar Venet. Part of le mois de la Francophonie at the center, these intimate photographs provide a view of Venet’s interactions with the artists whose work he collects. Venet’s pictures are a mix of historical evidence and friendly, instantaneous moments from the 1960s through today, in Nice, Paris and New York. Opening reception: Thursday, March 2, 7 p.m.
53 Marlborough St.,, Boston, MA
M 5–9, Tu–Th 9–9, F–S 9–5
Opening March 28: Aboudia—Light & Dark. The show examines Aboudia’s (b. 1983 Abidjan, Ivory Coast) multi-layered paintings, suggestive of the vivid, complicated pageant of contemporary Africa. Aboudia’s raw visions of Light & Dark suggest aesthetic redemption with the possibilities of transforming chaos into vitality, painful events into a renewable hope. Reception: Friday, April 7, 4–7 p.m. Gallery talk: Saturday, May 6, 1–2 p.m.
The Cambridge School of Weston
45 Georgian Rd., Weston, MA
M–F 9–4:30, or by appointment School calendar applies
Towne Art Gallery at Wheelock College
Through March 30: Hidden Plain in Sight. Jill Brody explores the faith-based community Hutterites of Liberty County, Montana. Reception: Saturday, March 18, 2–4 p.m. Talk: Tuesday, March 21, 5:30–6:30 p.m. Closed March 4–13.
180 Riverway, Boston, MA
Tu–Th 12–5, Sa 1–5, and by appointment
Trident Gallery shows beautiful and intelligent contemporary art and performance, emphasizing the work of artists continuing Gloucester’s rich legacy as a center for new American Art. Through March 26: A Time for Blue. March 31–April 30: The Political Body (art exhibition). March 31 & April 1: Trident Live Art Series Performances and Panel Discussion.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
Fr 12–7, Sa 10–7, Su 10–5, M 12–5, and by appointment
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
March 14–April 13: Scarlet Thread by Lauren Gillette. Her installation of a feminine alphabet, with multi-media narrative quilted panels creates an alternate “herstory” about women of doubtful reputation, such as Cleopatra or Wallis Simpson. Reception: Thursday, March 16, 5–7 p.m. Music in the Gallery Concert: Thursday, April 6, 3–4:30 p.m. The Somerville Symphony Orkestar explores Balkan and Klezmer roots music with a punk funk stomp. Opening April 18: Substantiation, mixedmedia drawings by Deborah Coolidge and photography by Brooke Hammerle explore nature using methods and imagery that poetically re-connect us to the material world. Reception: Thursday, April 20, 5–7 p.m.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Ongoing: CODED_COUTURE proposes a new interpretation of couture where coding is the ultimate design tool for creating garments. Evelyn Rydz: Floating Artifacts examines the life cycles of ocean debris, from ancient organisms to manufactured plastic toys, then back to the ocean as floating fragments of our contemporary lives.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
Tu–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
Through March 15, Mahoney Student Gallery: Characters of Type. March 21–April 15, University Gallery: Russ Pope: Who’s Who? Artist’s talk: Tuesday, March 21, 3:30 p.m. in O’Leary 222. Reception follows 5–7 p.m. in the University Gallery.
870 Broadway St., Lowell, MA
M–W 10–4, Th 10–9, F–Sa 10–3
Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College
March 21–April 12: Abstract Systems. Opening reception: Thursday, March 23, 6–8 p.m. A group exhibition featuring work by Barbara Grad, Barbara Eskin, Jennifer Caine, Wally Gilbert (photographer and Nobel prize winner in biology), Jennifer Moses, Stephanie McMahon, Lisa Reindorf, Taylor Trew, Debra Weisberg and Heidi Whitman. Curated by Lisa Reindorf and Andrea Foggle Plotkin.
47 Myrtle Ave., Auburndale, MA
Williams College Museum of Art
Opening March 17: Lex and Love: Meleko Mokgosi. In two new chapters in his Democratic Intuition project, Meleko Mokgosi (Botswana, b. 1981) investigates the irresolvable contradiction that is democracy. Presented together for the first time at WCMA, Lex and Love consider the daily experiences of diverse populations that occupy southern Africa. Free admission.
15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Williamstown, MA
M–Tu, F–Su 10–5, Th 10–8
Winfisky Gallery at Salem State University
The Winfisky Gallery displays art from all over the world in a variety of media from prints to kinetic sculpture to collage and photography. In addition to visiting artists, the art and design department hosts an annual faculty works exhibit, a student works exhibit and the prestigious student honors exhibition.
Ellison Campus Center
Lafayette St., Rts. 114 & 1A, Salem, MA
M-F 10-2 or by appointment
Worcester Art Museum
Through April 9: KAHBAHBLOOOM: The Art and Storytelling of Ed Emberley, comprehensive retrospective of one of the world’s most prolific children’s book illustrators. Opens March 11: Highest Heaven: Spanish and Portuguese Colonial Art from the Roberta and Richard Huber Collection explores the cultural and religious world of the South American Altiplano through paintings, sculptures and silver.
55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA
W–F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8
Colby College Museum of Art
Through March 19: Rivane Neuenschwander: Zé Carioca and Friends. Ongoing: Zao Wou-Ki: No Limits and Graphic Matters: George Bellows and World War I. Luis Camnizter lecture: Wednesday, April 12, 7 p.m. Live music celebration for No Limits: Thursday, April 13, 6 p.m. Museum tours: Saturdays at 2 p.m. Art + Storytelling: select Saturdays, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. Free and open to the public.
5600 Mayflower Hill, Waterville, ME
Tu–W, F–Sa 10–5, Th 10–9, Su 12–5
Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
March 16–April 14: UNLOADED, curated by Susanne Slavick, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Art, Carnegie Mellon University. UNLOADED is a multimedia group show that explores historical and social issues surrounding the availability, use and impact of guns in our culture. It includes works by Lauren F. Adams, Nina Berman, Joshua Bienko, Casey Li Brander, Anthony Cervino, Mel Chin, Cathy Colman, Dadpranks, James Duesing, Jessica Fenlon, Vanessa German, Jinshan, Andrew Ellis Johnson, Jennifer Nagle Myers, Adrian Piper, Don Porcella, Devan Shimoyama, Susanne Slavick, Renee Stout and Stephanie Syjuco. UNLOADED is touring to 10 venues across the country. Exhibition reception: Friday, April 7, 5 p.m.
522 Congress St., Portland, ME
W–Su 11–5, Th 11–7, F 11–5, First Friday Art Walk until 8
Through March 11: Michael Mulhern, abstract expressionist paintings and works on paper from the estate. Walking Meditations, minimalist sculptures by Eric Slayton.
The Barn at 28 Main St., Walpole, NH
Hood Downtown Exhibition Space
Opening March 24: Ingo Günther: World Processor. Günther has been mapping data onto a sea of illuminated globes in his World Processor series for 15 years. The series is now internationally renowned and numbers over 1,000 objects, a selection of which will be on view at Hood Downtown. Satellite Gallery: Strauss Gallery, Hopkins Center, 2 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH: March 24–April 30: Mining Big Data: Artists’ Global Concerns.
53 Main St., Hanover, NH
W–Sa 11–7, Su 1–5
Karl Drerup Art Gallery
March 27–April 13: PSU Juried Student Exhibit highlights the strength, energy, passion, and technical skill of their art students. This annual exhibition features the best efforts of students from all levels of art-making. Visiting jurors select excellent works from each level of instruction including an independent level that encourages and nurtures self-directed creativity. Opening reception: Tuesday, March 28, 4–6 p.m.
150 Main St., Plymouth, NH
M, Tu, Th, F 10–4, W 10–8, Sa 1–4
Through April 15: Clew: A Rich and Rewarding Disorientation is an artistic collaboration between Deborah Barlow, Todd Hearon, Jung Mi Lee and Jon Sakata. Using overlays of music, poetry and visual arts, these artists give viewers and listeners new ways to see, hear and navigate an intricately layered world within the setting of a physical gallery space.
Frederick R. Mayer Art Center Phillips Exeter Academy
11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH
M by appointment, Tu–F 9–5, Sa 10–4
Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
Ongoing: Closer Readings: New Hampshire Writers Respond to Art. Closed March 10–19 and April 10–20. Opening April 21: BA and MFA Thesis Exhibition. Reception: Friday, April 21, 6–8 p.m.
30 Academic Way, Durham, NH
M, Tu, W, F 10–4, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 1–5
Museum of the White Mountains
Through April 21: Forecasting: Climate Change and Water Impact explores climate change, overlapping the lens of scientific information and technology with artistic imagery and expression. Forecasting invites the viewer to engage in the material via contemporary art installations and scientific data concerning oceans of the world, waterways, atmosphere and drought, topics on the forefront of today’s news. Opening reception: Wednesday, February 1, 5–7 p.m.
Plymouth State University
34 Highland St., Plymouth, NH
M–F 10–5, Sa 11–4
New Hampshire Institute of Art Galleries
The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) believes art is relevant and essential to our culture; therefore, it promotes education, presentation and civic engagement through its galleries. NHIA galleries serve as both an educational tool for undergraduate, graduate and community education programs and in support of arts as part of the community. All exhibitions are free and open to the public.
Emma B. French Gallery
148 Concord St., Manchester, NH
Roger Williams Gallery
77 Amherst St., Manchester, NH
Sharon Arts Center Gallery
30 Grove St., Peterborough, NH
The Currier Museum of Art
Ongoing: Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting. Showcasing intricate work by contemporary artists who reconsider, redefine and subvert the centuriesold practice of paper cutting, updated for the 21st century. Soo Sunny Park: BioLath. A site specific installation that explores the effect of light on visual perception. Part of the Contemporary Connections series, a platform for exhibiting new work by New England artists.
150 Ash St., Manchester, NH
M, W, Th, F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5
The McIninch Art Gallery at Southern New Hampshire University
Through April 2: Debra Weisberg: Cannot be Determined in Advance. This exhibit is a site-specific sculpture installation that reflects the artist’s work, which is rooted in drawing and made predominantly with paper-based materials.
2500 N. River Rd., Manchester, NH
M, Tu, W, F, Sa 10–3, Th 5–8
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Through March 26: 2125 Stanley Street/Traces, an exhibition that jointly explores the dynamics of hybridity within and across generations of immigrant families. Sympathetic Vibration: Selected works by Rachelle Beaudoin, Janet Hulings Bleiken, Sally Bomer, Brian D. Cohen, Glen Scheffer, Craig Stockwell. Paintings, sculpture, photography, installation and performance by six area artists who’s works connect local and global issues. At Home: A Teaching and Learning Installation. In collaboration with the Horatio Colony Museum and Nature Preserve.
Keene State College
Wyman Way, Keene, NH
M, Tu, W, Sa, Su 12–5, Th–F 12–7
Colgate University Museums
Ongoing: Picker Art Gallery: Our People, Our Land, Our Images: International Indigenous Photography. Longyear Museum of Anthropology: Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World. Third Thursdays: Picker Art Gallery is open until 8 p.m.
Ceramics from the Sawankhalok period, Thailand. LMA. Gift of Timothy Sullivan. Photo: Mark R. Williams (clockwise from top: AS2006.01, AS2006.06, AS2006.04, AS2006.03, AS2006.05). At Colgate University Museums.
Shan Goshorn (Cherokee, b. 1957), Pawnee Woman in Field from the series Earth Renewal/Earth Return, c. 2002, hand-tinted, double-exposed, black-andwhite photograph, 24 x 30". Courtesy the artist. © Shan Goshen. At Colgate University Museum.
Through March 18: Henry’s Kids group show. Current work—paintings, drawings, sculpture and photography—from 30 students of Enrico “Henry” Pinardi, who taught at Rhode Island College from 1967-1995. Gallery Night Providence: Thursday, March 16, 5–9 p.m. Opening April 5: The Horse Show, featuring the work of Alecia Barry Underhill, Brian Fox and Melissa Mason. Opening reception: Friday, April 7, 5–9 p.m. Gallery Night Providence: Thursday, April 20, 5–9 p.m.
150 Chestnut St. 3rd Floor, Providence, RI
See website for hours, or by appointment
Chazan Gallery @ Wheeler
Through March 8: Public Domains, a group show featuring works by Sammy Chong, Elizabeth Ferrill, Robert Morgan and Brian Shure. March 13–April 7: An American in Paris: Drawings by Mary Colman Wheeler.
228 Angell St., Providence, RI
Tu–Sa 11–4, Su 2–4
David Winton Bell Gallery
Through March 24: Cohen Gallery, 154 Angell St., Providence, RI: Chris Jordan: Message from the Gyre. Opening March 18: Bell Gallery: Pierre Huyghe | Untitled (Human Mask). List Art Lobby: Gabriel Martinez | Mountain War Time.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M, Tu, W, F 11–4, Th 1–9, Sa & Su 1–4
IMAGO Foundation for the Arts
IMAGO features IFA and guest artists, representing a wide variety of media, in new group exhibits every 5–6 weeks throughout the year at its gallery in downtown Warren. March 8–April 2: Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibit. Opening reception: Friday, March 10, 6–9 p.m. Writers’ night: Friday, March 24, 6–8 p.m. Closing reception and artist talk: Sunday, April 2, 1–4 p.m. Opening April 6: IFA artist Anne Marie Rossi’s new series on “interconnection,” along with guest Michael Rich and other IFA artists. Reception: Friday, April 7, 6–8 p.m.
36 Market St., Warren, RI
Th 4–8, F–Sa 12–8, Su 11–3
Main Art Gallery, University of Rhode Island
Opening April 5: The 2017 Annual Juried Student Exhibition, showcasing outstanding artworks in all categories, including photography, printmaking, painting, digital design, video, sculpture, drawing and multimedia projects. The juror this year is Deborah Baronas, Rhode Island painter, printmaker and installation artist. Reception and awards ceremony: Thursday, April 6, 3:45–5 p.m. Free to the public.
105 Upper College Rd., Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Through April 16: New Light Through Old Windows, Lindsey Beal and Ron Cowie. Looking Forward, Looking Back, Jay Lacouture. Ongoing: Looking Closely at What is Not There, Kate Blacklock. Newport Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition. Recent Acquisitions.
76 Bellevue Ave., Newport, RI
W–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Providence Art Club
March 5–30: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Making Her Mark. Dodge House Gallery: Making Marks Archival Show. Opening reception: Sunday, March 5, 2–4 p.m. April 2–21: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Making Your Mark Open Juried Show. Dodge House Gallery: The Lay of the Land. Opening reception: Sunday, April 2, 2–4 p.m. Opening April 23: Maxwell Mays Gallery: Four Explore. Dodge House Gallery: Opposing Marks. Opening reception: Sunday, April 23, 2–4 p.m.
11 Thomas St., Providence, RI
M–F 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4
Opening March 8: Dorothy Simpson Krause: A Matter of Time, an exhibition of mixed media landscapes and UV cured flatbed prints by accomplished artist Dorothy Simpson Krause. A recurring concern in her work is the urgency of global climate change, her sophisticated landscapes memorialize the ephemeral beauty of the natural world. Opening reception: Friday, March 10, 5-8 p.m.
56 Park St., Stowe, VT
W–F 11–4 and by appointment
Ongoing: Holding the Line: Ceramic Sculpture by Stanley Rosen shines a much deserved light on this important body of work created between the late 1950s up to the last few years and seeks to reestablish Rosen as one of the leading lights of American ceramic art during the last six decades. Rising to prominence alongside the likes of Voulkos, Mason and Price, he is one of the most dynamic artists working in ceramics.
75 Main St., Bennington, VT
M, Tu, Th–Sa 10–5
Through April 29, Main Gallery: Figuration, Lucy Mink Covello and Mark Goodwin. Center Gallery: Landscapes & Nudes, Fulvio Testa.
99 North Main St., Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, and by appointment
Burlington City Arts Center
Through April 8: Shane Lavalette: One Sun, One Shadow. Shane Lavalette presents his sweeping photographic series of the American South. Wylie Sofia Garcia: With My Voice, I Am Calling You Home, new paintings and lenticular prints by Vermont based artist Wylie Sofia Garcia. The Past Present: Work by Molly Bosley and Athena Petra Tasiopoulos unpacks our histories through photo- and paper-based imagery.
135 Church St., Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8
Edgewater offers contemporary and traditional fine art by established and emerging artists from Vermont and beyond. Featuring monthly exhibitions, a home design boutique, and special event space. Two locations in the heart of Middlebury: 1 Mill Street overlooking the iconic Middlebury Falls on Otter Creek and 6 Merchants Row on the Green. April: Northern Neighbors: Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years.
1 Mill St., Middlebury, VT
6 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT
M–Sa 10–5, Su 11–4
Helen Day Art Center
Through April 8: Natalie Jeremijenko. This NYC based international artist, inventor, and engineer will activate the galleries with past work and new initiatives focused on environmental issues. Through the end of September, Helen Day Art Center simultaneously presents Jeremijenko’s sitespecific installation at Spruce Peak which explores movement, interconnectedness, and social interaction. Attend The Black & White Ball, HDAC’s annual Spring Benefit at Stowe Mountain Lodge Saturday, April 29.
90 Pond St., Stowe, VT
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Through April 23: Untouched by Time brings together paintings, drawings, prints and photographs that bear testimony to our fascination with the Athenian Acropolis. Through April 30: American Faces presents 90 portraits from more than 20 collections that explore and explain the American obsession with identity. 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
Ongoing: Backstage Pass: Rock & Roll Photography features more than 300 rarely seen photographs—studio portraits and candid outtakes—of famous rock and roll stars and jazz greats from Miles Davis, Elvis and The Beatles to David Bowie, Prince and The Beastie Boys.
6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT
Vermont Center for Photography
March 3–April 2: VCP presents its 2017 Open Juried Exhibition, showcasing 40 images selected by guest juror Karen Haas (Lane Curator of Photographs at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston) from artists internationally. April 7–30: Jesse Burke’s solo exhibition Wild & Precious brings together treasures from a series of road trips traveled with his daughter to explore the natural world.
49 Flat St., Brattleboro, VT
West Branch Gallery
Sculpture Park open year-round. Opening March 25, South Gallery: Krista Harris. A solo exhibition of richly layered, gestural abstract paintings by the Colorado-based artist that seek to reinterpret the world in which we live, juxtaposing the organic and geometric, patterns in nature and man-made structures, finding balance between nature and technology. Central Gallery: Land Marks: Janet Fredericks & Michaela Harlow. Two Vermont artists explore abstract landscapes on macro and micro scales in a variety of mediums, pushing references to the natural environment behind graphic mark marking.
17 Towne Farm Ln., Stowe, VT