Art Gallery, University of Saint Joseph
Opening April 1: Money Matters: Thomas Nast on the Economy, an exhibition in honor of new USJ President Rhona Free, PhD in economics. Continuing the Conversation II: Points of Intersection between the Americas and Europe. Opening reception: Thursday, March 31, 6–7:30 p.m. Lecture by artist Enrique Chagoya: Wednesday, April 20, 7 p.m.
1678 Asylum Ave, West Hartford, CT
Tu, W, F, Sa 11–4, Th 11–7, Su 1–4
May 5–29: Strata: Photographs by Phyllis Crowley. These panels refer to geological layers of earth, water, and organic growth. Multiple image pieces exchange the split second shot for a narrative without a story. Opening reception: Saturday, May 7, 4–6 p.m. June 2–26: What Remains, a Thai Kozo fiber sculpture installation by Meg Bloom. The work references transformation, the moments marking degeneration as well as regeneration. The opened fiber is delicate and beautiful, as well as ghostly and evocative. Opening reception: Saturday, June 4, 2–5 p.m.
994 State St., New Haven, CT
Fairfield University Walsh Art Gallery and Bellarmine Museum of Art
Opening March 3 at Walsh Art Gallery: Don Gummer, The Armature of Emotion: Drawings and Sculpture. Tapestry-like in their grandeur, Gummer’s richly layered drawings are fluid conduits to his lyrical wall reliefs and sculptures, which reiterate analogous forms and motifs. Artist’s talk: Wednesday, March 23. Through April 8 at Bellarmine Museum: Edward Koren: The Capricious Line. A major survey of the work of the artist best known for his cartoons and cover illustrations for The New Yorker.
200 Barlow Rd, Fairfield, CT
Florence Griswold Museum
Through May 29: Ten/Forty: Collecting American Art at the Florence Griswold Museum reflects on the evolving nature of the Museum’s approach to building and stewarding a permanent collection of American art. Opening June 3: The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism & The Garden Movement, 1887-1920, a visually stunning show situating the growth of the Garden Movement and American Impressionism within the politics of the Progressive Era. Organized by the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
96 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 1–5
Through June 5: Making Her Mark, organized by Lauren P. Della Monica, this exhibition features six women artists whose work either inverts stereotypes, or undermines assumptions about personal/cultural individuality. Works by Claudia DeMonte, Sarah Hinckley, Hayv Kahraman, Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lisa Ruyter and Laurie Simmons continue the legacy of an earlier generation of women artists who expanded the boundaries and definition of art through their practice and its conceptual instigations.
144 West Main St, Waterbury, CT
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Mystic Museum of Art
Through June 4: Annual Members & Elected Artists Exhibition, all-media work from MMoA members and Elected Artists. Opening June 17: Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Juried Exhibition. Opening reception: Thursday, June 30, 5:30–7 p.m.
9 Water St., Mystic, CT
New Britain Museum of American Art
Through June 7: NEW/NOW: Clinton Deckert. Through June 26: Cycle of Life in Print: Salvador Dali. Ongoing: Eric Aho: An Unfinished Point in a Vast Surrounding. Opening June 11: New Media: Maya Jeffereis: Fallout Shelter. Special Installation opening June, 2016: George Inness: Light Triumphant. Free parking, café, museum shop. Open seven days a week.
56 Lexington St., New Britain, CT
Su–W and F 11–5, Th 11–8, Sa 10–5
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
Through May 15: Text Messages. Opening May 27: Festival Group Gallery Show, with works by local and regional fine artists and artisans participating in the free Summer Arts Festival, Saturday and Sunday, June 18–19 on Essex Town Green, CT. Opening reception: Friday, May 27, 6:30–9 p.m. Visit website to register for art classes and shop online Spectrum Anytime. The Gallery is an expansion of the non-profit Arts Center Killingworth.
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT
W–F 11–6, Sa 11:30–6, Su 11:30–5
The Artists of Gallery One
Opening April 22: The Artists of Gallery One, who exhibit along the Connecticut shoreline, present new works in a range of mediums and styles. Gallery artists: David Brown, Ashby Carlisle, Catherine Christiano, Bette Ellsworth, Gray Jacobik, Rick Lacey, Judith Barbour Osborne, Constance Patterson, T.W. Raney, Diana Rogers, Rick Silberberg, Jill Vaughn and invited artists. Opening reception: Friday, April 22, 5–7 p.m. Closing reception with Jazz Circle improvisational music inspired by the artwork, Sunday, May 15, 2–4 p.m.
Guilford Art Center
411 Church St, Guilford, CT
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Tremaine Gallery at The Hotchkiss School
May 7–June 5: Remix, Reshoot, Research. Curated by 99 Hooker. The exhibit features the work of nine contemporary new media artists whose approaches vary from remixing content, form, mediums and messages to documentation. With Perry Bard, Benton C. Bainbridge, Nancy Drew, Feedbuck Galore, 99 Hooker, Dina Kelberman, Donald O’Finn, Brother Russell Scholl, Mark Street, Mike Train. Opening reception to be announced. Visit the website for up to date information.
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. Through July 3: Everything is Dada. Opening May 20: Le Goût du Prince: Art and Prestige in Sixteenth-Century France and Weaving and the Social World: 3,000 Years of Ancient Andean Textiles. Free and open to the public.
1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT
Tu–F 10–5, Th until 8 pm, Sa–Su 11–5
Abigail Ogilvy Gallery
May 6–15: Artists for Humanity 25th Anniversary Show. Artists for Humanity is a non-profit organization that mentors under-resourced urban youth in the arts. The Anniversary Show will feature work by youth in the community to celebrate 25 years of progress in social change.
Opening June 3: Soo Sunny Park: Solo Exhibition. A solo exhibition featuring Soo Sunny Park. Park has been featured at galleries and museums both nationally and internationally, and is currently the Department Chair of Studio Art at Dartmouth College.
460C Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W 11–6, Th 12–8, F–Su 11–6
May 14–June 3: Plein-Air Abstracts, featuring large-format paintings by Richard Kattman as artist-in-residence at La Macina di San Cresci, Italy, in 2015. Opening reception: Saturday, May 14, 5–7 p.m. Opening June 11: Mini Solo Exhibits, featuring sculptural works by Constant Albertson and Alvina Laudani. Opening reception: Saturday, June 11, 5–7 p.m. ArtSpace artists’ open studios: Saturdays, May 14 and June 11, 4–6 p.m.
63 Summer St, Maynard, MA
Atlantic Works Gallery
May 7–18: Plato’s Cave, new work by Bo Petran and Stephanie Arnett. Opening reception: Saturday, May 7, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception and artist talks, May 19, 6–9 p.m. June 9–25: New and collaborative work by Michael St. Germain, Leigh Hall, Martha McCollough, and Audrina Warren. Opening reception: Thursday, June 9, 6–9 p.m. Third Thursday reception: June 16, 6–9 p.m.
80 Border St. 3rd Floor, East Boston, MA
F–Sa 2–6 or by appointment
Attleboro Arts Museum
Through May 7: Monotype Guild of New England’s Fourth National Monotype/Monoprint Juried Exhibition. May 19–June 2: Installations from 10 Massachusetts high schools are featured in High Art: Music to the Eyes. Thursday, June 2, 7 p.m.: Musicians from three families light up the stage with their remarkable sound—and exceptional gene pool in Sound Relationships. Opening June 22: Patterns, a national juried exhibition.
86 Park St., Attleboro, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Beginning May 27: Tu–Sa 10–4
Bakalar & Paine Galleries
Through March 5: Selections features the remarkable work of MassArt professors who are newly hired or returning from sabbatical. A venue for faculty to showcase their work, often in experimental directions or media, this exhibition is a perennial favorite.
Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)
621 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
M, Tu, Th–Sa, 12–6, W 12–8
Barbara Krakow Gallery
Through June 4: Peter Downsbrough. Also showing Days and Dailies, featuring works by Bronlyn Jones, Agnes Martin, Kay Rosen and Sarah Sze.
10 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Beard & Weil Galleries
Through April 9: Theories of the Earth, a two-person exhibition including sculpture, installation, photographs, drawings and video by Beth Lipman and Lauren Fensterstock. Artists’ talk: Wednesday, April 6, 5 p.m. Opening April 19: Senior Studio Art Majors Exhibition, featuring the work of 23 graduating students. Opening reception: Tuesday, April 19, 6–8 p.m. Gallery and events are free and open to the public.
26 East Main St., Norton, MA
M–Sa 12:30–4:30, closed during school breaks
Opening May 28: Finding Raven: Art and Stories from the Northwest Coast portrays the rich cultural and literary heritage of the Pacific Northwest, depicted in dramatic storytelling and striking art. Fantastic tales of supernatural encounters between animals and humans provide the imagery for elaborately carved and brightly painted masks, drums, monumental totems and other ceremonial objects of the Haida, Kwak’waka’wakw, Tsimshian and Tlingit groups, among others.
39 South St., Pittsfield, MA
M–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Ongoing: Collecting for the Boston Athenaeum in the 21st Century: Prints & Photographs brings together an exquisite selection of materials from the institution’s rich collection of works on paper, including posters, daguerreotypes, political cartoons, engravings, and linocuts. The exhibition celebrates the Athenaeum’s robust acquisitions program and showcases more than 70 items that have been added to the collection since 2000. Visitors will discover items from the 19th century to the present.
101⁄2 Beacon St., Boston, MA
M–Th 9–8, F 9–5:30, Sa 9–4, Su 12–4
Boston Sculptors Gallery
May 4–June 5: Amy Archambault, Imaginate and David A. Lang, Journey. Artists’ reception: Saturday, May 14, 4–7 p.m. Artists’ talks: Saturdays, May 14 and 21, 3–4 p.m. Opening June 8: Elizabeth Alexander, Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year and Peter DeCamp Haines, Mostly Heads. Artists’ reception: Saturday, June 11, 2–5 p.m.
486 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
W–Su 12–6, First Friday 5–8
March 10–April 9: Temporal Transcendent, work by painters Morgan Dyer, Anthony Falcetta (curator), George Frary, Ben MacAdam and Lisa Reindorf. Reception: Sunday, March 13, 4–6 p.m. Opening April 21: BAA Members’ Exhibition, Inspiration, a group show covering various media. Reception: Sunday, April 24, 4–6 p.m. Extended hours during Somerville Open Studios Weekend, April 30–May 1: Sa–Su, 12–6.
1 Fitchburg St., Somerville, MA
May 4–29: Protecting the Wounds by gallery artist Carlos Alvarez, featuring organic sculptures and prints inspired by his memories of Colombia. What Lies Beneath by gallery artist Jemison Faust, featuring paintings and objects based on her work as a personal organizer. Reception: Friday, May 6, 6–8:30 p.m. June 1–26: UMass Dartmouth MFA Thesis Exhibition, featuring 18 student artists. Reception: Friday, June 3, 6–8:30 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Cambridge Art Association
May 19–June 23: Both galleries: 15th National Prize Show juried by Paul C. Ha, director of LIST Visual Arts Center at MIT. Opening reception at both galleries: Friday, May 20, 6–8 p.m. Award presented at 7 p.m. in University Place Gallery.
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
Concord Center for the Visual Arts
March 3–31: Members Juried 2: Photography, Drawing, Mixed Media, Crafts & Graphics 2016 with juror Susan Nalband from 555 Gallery, Boston. Reception: Thursday, March 3, 6–8 p.m. Member’s Gallery: March 8–April 2: Pop Goes the Easel by Angela Fiori and Charlotte Andry Gibbs. Reception: Saturday, March 12, 2–4 p.m. Opening April 3: Group Show with Janet Wolahan, Kelley Harwood, Ron Krouk, Elissa Yanover. Reception: Thursday, April 7, 6–8 p.m. Opening April 7, Main Gallery: BIRD: metaphor + muse, curator Holly Harrison. Reception: Thursday, April 7, 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 nearly 300 artist members from around the globe. Opening May 19: Residency Fellows Show featuring Copley Society artist members Eli Cedrone, Ann Domingue, Abby Lammers, Barbara Leiner, Page Railsback and Gail Sauter in the Upper Gallery, inspired by their residency experiences. Also featuring CoSo Artists’ Small Works: Launch.
158 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Tu–Sa 11–6, Su 12–5
Through May 21: Lloyd Martin. Critic Maureen Mullarkey writes “The fascination of Martin’s painting lies in its pitch perfect balance between the constraints of a formal grid and the rhythmic movement of horizontal bands within it.” Opening May 28: Jaehyo Lee Sculpture. Lee’s works emphasize his materials and his refined approach to nature—muse to his ideological and spatial concerns.
1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, MA
Danforth Art, Museum/School
See, learn about, create, and be inspired by art. Through June 5: Beautiful Decay, featuring still life from the permanent collection and installations by contemporary artists Sarah Meyers Brent, Steven Duede, and David Weinberg. Opening June 19: The Danforth Art Annual: 2016 Juried Exhibition.
123 Union Ave, Framingham, MA
W, Su 12–5, F, Sa 10–5, Th 12–8:30
deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Ongoing: Overgrowth, featuring representations of expansion, growth, and mutation in artwork from deCordova’s permanent collection. Forms include painting, sculpture, works on paper, and photography. Featuring Jean Arp, Jedediah Caesar, Edward Steichen, Gary Webb, and Rachel Perry. Lotte Jacobi, Lisette Model: Urban Camera presents street photography, portraits, and experimental work by émigré photographers Jacobi and Model created while they each lived in Berlin, Paris, and New York from the 1930s to 1950s.
51 Sandy Pond Rd, Lincoln, MA
W-F 10-4, Sa-Su 10-5 through May 30 Summer: Daily 10-5
Dedee Shattuck Gallery
Opening March 30: Works on Paper. Dedee Shattuck Gallery’s first show of the 2016 season will include six printmakers from around the country: Brian Shure, Elizabeth Ferrill, Henry Ferreira, Jonathan Palmer, Lyell Castonguay, and Megan Foster. Each artist will exhibit recent works showcasing a diversity of printmaking techniques, including screenprinting, woodblock, chine collé, and pochoir. Reception: Saturday, April 2, 5–7 p.m.
1 Partner’s Ln., Westport, MA
W–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5
Essex Art Center
May 6–June 17: Elizabeth A. Beland Gallery: When things touch, by Samantha Fields. Opening June 24: Icons and Ink, paintings by Eric Allhouse. May 6–June 17: Chester F. Sidell Gallery: Forms, Volume, Space, by Joe Montroy, Rachel Montroy, and Christopher Georgia. Opening June 24: Prisms of Color, with works by Rahat Mama, Shobah Govindan, and Aron Leaman.
56 Island St, Lawrence, MA
M–F 10–6 Closed May 30
Fitchburg Art Museum
Through June 5: TRIIIBE: same difference.
Opening June 24: 81st Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft. Opening reception: Friday, June 24, 6–8 p.m. Linnette Vázquez Polanco: The Reflection of the Soul. Ongoing: 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 Street, Fitchburg, MA
W–F 12–4, Sa–Su 11–5
Fountain Street Fine Art
Through May 15: Twenty Odd Years, featuring Cheryl Clinton, Michelle Albert and Nicole Maynard-Sahar. Through June 12: 8x8 Annual All-Members’ Show. May 19–June 19: Systematic Ambiguity. Tracy Spadafora and Carrie Crane present their individual responses to aspects of contemporary science. Reception: Saturday, May 21, 5–7 p.m. Artist talk: Sunday, June 12, 2 p.m. Opening June 23: Current Visions: Tradition meets Innovation, National Association of Women Artists invitational. Reception: Tuesday, June 21, 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: The Faces of Politics: In/Tolerance; Paper and Blade: Modern Paper Cutting; Traditions and Innovations: Fuller Craft Collects (permanent collection). Through June 12: Visions from the Lathe: Selections from the Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners. Through July 10: CounterCraft: Voices of the Indie Craft Community.
MBTA Commuter Rail to Brockton station, then take Bus 4A
455 Oak St, Brockton, MA
T–Su 10–5, Th until 9, closed M
Galatea Fine Art
May 4–29: Jo-Ann Boback: Marking My Territory, paintings. Clare Asch: Round Dances and Sarabandes, paintings. Nora Rosenbaum: Anecdotal Evidence, paintings on copper. Reception: Friday, May 6, 6–8 p.m. June 1–26: George Shaw: Home Again, paintings and constructions. Ruth LaGue: Reverberation, paintings. Ed Friedman: Focus On: The Gun Culture, photography. Reception: Friday, June 3, 6–8 p.m.
460B Harrison Ave., #B-6, Boston, MA
W–F 12–6, Sa–Su 12–5
Ongoing: Lisa Houck: A Long Walk With No Destination. In a constant stream of creativity and exploration, Houck energizes prints, mosaics and ceramics with a distinctive and colorful visual language. Inspired by nature, folk art and patterning, the artist blends the indentifiable with the fantastical and the abstract, all unified by a strong sense of design and a deep understanding of color. Gallery 334 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
May 6–28: Suitable for Framing. Todd McKie’s newest paintings vibrate with color and vivacity. The figures and objects, though painted in a flat style, explode off the wall. Opening reception: Friday, May 6, 6–8 p.m. June 3–July 9: Yuri Kobayashi / Thomas Hucker: New Furniture. Yuri Kobayashi and Thomas Hucker will exhibit newly created, wooden furniture and sculpture. Opening reception: Friday, June 3, 6–8 p.m.
67 Newbury St, Boston, MA
Opening June 7: Absence of Color III. Works by Lesley Cohen, Barb Cone, Susanah Howland, Irena Parfenova, Beverly Rippel, and Gessica Silverman. Artists’ reception: Saturday, June 18, 7–9 p.m. (Guests are strongly encouraged to wear black and white.) Free and wheelchair accessible.
7 Nason St., Maynard, MA
Tu–F 10–6, Sa 10–5
Griffin Museum of Photography
Through May 1: Main Gallery: Self & Others, Aline Smithson. Brunch reception/book signing: Sunday, May 1, 11 a.m. Griffin and Atelier galleries: Flash Forward Student Exhibition. Reception: Sunday, May 1, 4–7 p.m. May 5–June 12: 38 Photographers/One Model. June 9–26, Atelier: Ghost Stepping by Molly Lamb. Griffin: Rebecca Clark. Reception: Thursday, June 9. June 16–26, Main: Photosynthesis XI. Reception: Thursday, June 16. Griffin Museum at Lafayette City Center Gallery, Boston, MA: [Photo]gogues: New England 2016.
67 Shore Rd., Winchester, MA
Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery
May 26–June 30: Under The Influence: Paintings of New England Mill Neighborhoods and Their Rural Surroundings, works by Stephen Remick and Randy Swann. Reception: Thursday, May 26, 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 September 18: Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia surveys contemporary Indigenous art from Australia, exploring the ways in which time is embedded within Indigenous artistic, social, historical, and philosophical life. Includes more than 70 works of varying scale and media drawn from public and private collections in Australia and the US, many of which have never been seen outside Australia. See website for details and related events.
32 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
March 14–April 16: Alexa Horochowski: Club Disminución, an installation of sculpture and video. Horochowski’s Club Disminución, was first seen at The Soap Factory in Minneapolis, MN in 2014. Her sculpture, video, and large-scale digital prints work in concert to depict the human struggle, creating “lasting symbols of culture” amidst the indifference of the Natural world.
College of the Holy Cross
O’Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA
M–F 10–5, Sa 2–5
May 4–29: Main and Center Gallery: Linda Leslie Brown, More Holes. Center Gallery: Rachel Thern, Lines, Rhythms, States. Members’ Gallery: Julie S. Graham, Outside Lies Magic. First Friday opening reception: Friday, May 6, 6:30–8 p.m. Discussion: Saturday, May 7: “Color and Materiality,” with Linda Brown, Shana Garr and Randi Hopkins. June 1–26: Main Gallery: Joan Baldwin, The Marshes. Center Gallery: Ellen Solari, forest primeval. Members’ Gallery: Conny Gölz Schmitt, Reconsidered. First Friday opening reception: Friday, June 1, 5:30–8 p.m.
450 Harrison Ave., No. 43, Boston, MA
W–Su 12–5 and by appointment
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University
Through June 24: Wendy Wolfe Fine, The Pearl that Slipped Its Shell combines video, photography, and cultural objects to re-envision transformation and loss in the personal freedoms and cultural lives of Iranian Jewish women after the 1979 Islamic Revolution, when their country shifted from a secular state to a theocracy of Islamic fundamentalism. Fine’s background in documentary filmmaking visually informs the exhibition, and she utilizes filmmaking conventions to relay the story. See website for details.
515 South St., Waltham, MA
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society
March 12–27: Polymer Clay and Beaders Show. March 20: Free demonstration with Brenda Cirioni, Collage Landscape Painting. April 2–10: Lexington Open Studios Preview Show. April 9 & 10: Lexington Open Studios. April 24: Free demonstration with Jack Broderick, Still Life in Oils.
130 Waltham Street, Lexington, MA
Tu–Su 12–4, Sa 10–4 March 20, April 24: 2–4 April 9 & 10: 11–5
MIT List Visual Arts Center
Opening May 20: Hayden Gallery: Tala Madani: First Light. Tehran-born and Los Angeles-based Tala Madani has developed a signature practice centered on playful yet provocative representations of men. Her paintings, drawings, and stop-motion animations satirize conventional notions of masculinity. Reference Gallery: Villa Design Group: The Tragedy Machine. Villa Design Group employs writing, performance, sculpture, and film to create a hybrid “theatre of design” that supports the group’s interest in queer histories. Through May 22: Bakalar Gallery: List Projects: Narrative Color, considers the relationship between color and narrative in a selection of five artists’ films and videos, made between 1970 and 2014.
Wiesner Building E15
20 Ames St., 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. Ongoing: Imagining New Technology: Building MIT in Cambridge; Holography: Dimensions of Light; Images of Discovery: Communicating Science through Photography, The Sculpture of Arthur Ganson; Projects and Prototypes: MIT Student Work. Public programs, gallery tours, weekend demonstrations and festivals take place regularly. Check MIT Museum’s website for complete information.
265 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA
Montserrat College of Art Galleries
Through May 13: Montserrat Gallery: All-Senior Thesis Exhibition. Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery: Works by Matthew Ritchie. Public lecture by Ritchie: Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Cabot, 286 Cabot St., followed by a reception at 23 Essex St. (a short walk). Free, reservations requested.
301 Cabot St., Beverly, MA
M–F 11:30–2:30, Sa 12–5, and by appointment
Carol Schlosberg Alumni Gallery
23 Essex St, Beverly, MA
M–W, F 10–5, Th 10–8, Sa 12–5
May 13–June 17: Milton Academy Alumni Exhibition: Eclectic Visions. Featuring Valerie Claff ‘81, Murray Dewart ‘66, Mikel Glass ‘81, Walter Horak ‘66, Michael Maltby ’66 and Amy Peters Wood ’76. Milton Academy’s graduates display a breadth of artistic dynamism. Milton is pleased to exhibit the work of this talented group of professional painters and sculptors, all Milton Alumni. They heard the plea of an old head of school: “Whatever career choice grads make, must be done with grace, energy and deep concentration.” Opening reception: Friday, May 13, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Reunion weekend closing reception: Saturday, June 17, 1–2:30 p.m.
Milton Academy Art & Media Center
170 Centre St., Milton, MA
New Art Center
March 4–April 10: Liz Gargas and Brent Ridge. This investigation of contemporary painting features Gargas, a self-proclaimed folk artist, whose narratives are composed of personal monuments and icons, and Ridge, whose abstractions are rooted in appropriation, landscape, and post-industrial aesthetics. Opening April 15: Jasmine Chen. Chen will investigate childhood, motherhood and the passage of time through an installation using portraits of herself recreated as paintings on fabric. Opening April 29: MassArt Pop-Up Show. MassArt graduate students will curate this one-week pop-up exhibition as a culmination of their curatorial course with Dina Deitsch.
61 Washington Park, Newtonville, MA
Newton Free Library
May 3–28: Gallery: Emerging Adults by Zhanna Cantor, portrait paintings. Reception: Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m. June 2–29: Mythographs by Mark Sirdevan, large acrylic paintings, ancient sources. Reception: Thursday, June 9, 7 p.m. May 3–28: Main Hall: Wall Jewelry by Barbara Marder, glass on metal. Reception: Tuesday, May 3, 7 p.m. June 2–29: Boston Chinese Photo Club/Newton Group, photos from group members. Reception: Tuesday, June 7, 7 p.m.
June 2–30: Mark Sirdevan, Mythagraphs. Featuring large-scale acrylic paintings derived from sources both primordial and contemporary. “There is a metaphorical overlap in the two practices and both require creativity and imagination. They rejoin lost cultural history and deep personal values through intimate contact with existing images and materials. My own work takes me back through the history of image–making to ancient sources of creativity.” -Mark Sirdevan, artist and art conservator.
330 Homer St, Newton, MA
M–Th 9–9, F 9–6, Sa 9–5, Su 1–5
March 3–27: Front Gallery: Cyndy Sperry, Chesterfield backyard landscapes in charcoal, pen, collage and oil paint. Back room: Mary Witt and Brianna Ashe. Reception: Friday, March 11, 5–8 p.m. March 31–April 24: Front Gallery: Marlene Rye’s pastel drawings and oil paintings. Collaborative dance/painting performance: Friday, April 22, 7 p.m. Back Room: New work by Justin Kim and Elizabeth Meyersohn, paintings on Arches paper created during last summer’s dune shack residency. Reception: Friday, April 8, 5–8 p.m.
275 Pleasant St, Northampton, MA
Peabody Essex Museum
Opening May 14: The Peabody Essex Museum presents Rodin: Transforming Sculpture, an exhibition that fundamentally alters how we understand, interpret and experience one of the world’s most iconic sculptors. By shedding light on Rodin’s vivid imagination and experimental creative process, this exhibition underscores the truly avant-garde nature of Rodin’s sculpture and how his practice forever changed the course of art history. Rodin: Transforming Sculpture features 175 works—including bronzes, marbles, plasters and stoneware.
161 Essex St., Salem, MA
T–Su, 10–5, Third Th 10–9
Piano Craft Gallery
May 6–29: What Grows Without: Photographs by Chris Maliga. Opening reception: Friday, May 6, 6–9 p. m. May 20–26: Masters Art and Graphic Design Thesis Show from the New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University. June 3–26: Works by Carlos Alvarez, Joseph Ray, Eva Redamonti and Linda Redamonti. Opening reception: Friday, June 3, 6–9 p. m. Free and open to the public.
793 Tremont St., Boston, MA
F 6–8, Sa & Su 12–5
Salmon Falls Gallery
Through June 27: Fiber artist Cheryl Rezendes exhibits Interludes, a Collection of New Works. Rezendes dyes and applies surface decoration to fabrics. Then she quilts and stitches to create wall pieces. This new series was created in response to the illness and death of her father. It speaks to the moments of light, understanding and peace that come with grief. Reception: Saturday, May 7, 4–6 p.m.
1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls, MA
F–Sa 10–8, Su–Th 10–5
Through March 26: Jackie Nickerson. Opening in April: Radcliffe Bailey. March 2–6: Art fair, VOLTA NY, Booth D12: Gabriel Martinez. Video wall: Carlos Jiménez Cahua.
450 Harrison Ave., at 29 Thayer St, Boston, MA
W–Sa 11–6, and by appointment
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Through May 21: Graduating Students and Award Recipients featuring works by students from across SMFA programs. May 21–25: SMFA Senior Thesis Exhibition featuring select undergraduate seniors. Reception: Saturday, May 21, 5 p.m. May 17–20: The Cyclorama Show: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, SMFA, Boston at The Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts. Reception: Friday, May 20, 7:30 p.m.
230 The Fenway, Boston, MA
M–Sa 10–5, W 10–8
Smith College Museum of Art
Through May 8 : Uncanny Valley: Portraits of the Almost-Human. Through May 29: Mothers’ Arms: Käthe Kollwitz’s Women and War. Ongoing: Dislocation | Urban experience: Contemporary Photographs from South and Southeast Asia. Opening June 17: Lay of the Land: Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection.
Elm Street at Bedford Ter., Northampton, MA
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
South Shore Art Center
Through April 3: Bancroft Gallery: National Association of Women Artists’—Massachusetts Chapter, Current Visions: Tradition Meets Innovation, featuring Kim Alemian, Debra Corbett, Jennifer Jean Costello, Susan Denniston, Lisa Goren, Anne Heywood, Nella Lush, Mimi Reilly, Ilene Richard and Lully Schwartz. Dillon Gallery: Outside the Lines. Lucretia Chase, Ann Conte, Shannon McDonald, Mary Taylor, Annemarie Whilton. Faculty Feature: Shawn Carey. Opening April 8: Bancroft Gallery: National Juried Show—Con|TEXT, juried by Steven Zevitas. Opening reception, Friday, April 8, 6–8 p.m.
119 Ripley Rd., Cohasset, MA
M–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Ongoing: Michele & Donald D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts: Photo-Secession: Painterly Masterworks of Turn-of-the-Century Photography, images by innovative artist-photographers of the Pictorialist school. George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum: Cabinets of Curiosity, unique and unusual objects displayed in the style of 18th- and 19th-century Wunderkammer. Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History: Better Angels: The Firefighters of 9/11, portraits in oil by Dawn Howkinson Siebel of each FDNY firefighter lost at the World Trade Center.
21 Edwards St, Springfield, MA
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 11–5
The Art Complex Museum
Through May 15: Compelling Progressions: Explorations in Encaustic.
Opening May 8:
Double Visions: Artists whose work is in the museum collection and their guests who are showing at the museum for the first time. Opening reception: Sunday, May 22, 1:30–3:30 p.m. Rotations: Objects from the Permanent Collection. Opening May 22: Lisa Daria Kennedy’s Daily Paintings. Opening reception: Sunday, June 5, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
189 Alden St, Duxbury, MA
Through May 13 (Red Wall Gallery) and through June 18 (Thompson Gallery and website): Nowhere Everywhere. The final show in the series, Nowhere Everywhere is both an analog and digital exhibition at the Thompson Gallery and its website, showcasing 68 artists offering a cross section of work examining human perfectibility, dystopic societal issues and utopian potentials. Gallery talk: Saturday, June 18, 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
March 1–31: Nurturing the Artist in Each Student: Art from Boston Public Schools. This exhibition was made possible through the generosity of the Gary Silverstein Memorial Art Fund, and it highlights the work of students from ten Boston Public Schools from grades K–12. Reception: Saturday, March 19, 1–3 p.m. Gallery closed March 5–15.
180 The Riverway, Boston, MA
Tu–Th 1–5, Sa 2–5, or by appointment
Through May 30: Peter Lyons: American Spring. Reception: Saturday, May 7, 6–8 p.m. Astonishing paintings in a 21st-century Luminist style. Intense and transcendent landscapes by a native New Zealander extending central traditions of American art. June 4–26: Winston Swift Boyer: Ocean. Large-scale photographs of ocean horizons recalling Mark Rothko’s famous “multiforms.” Reception: Saturday, June 11, 6–8 p.m.
189 Main St., Gloucester, MA
Sa 10–7, F, Su, M 10–5, Tu–Th 12–5
Trustman Art Gallery at Simmons College
Through May 25: Remnants. Hannah Verlin creates a site-specific sculpture installation. Paper and space carry the weight of history via delicate form and obsessive markmaking. Verlin’s work references New England’s connection to the sea, and her frail installation only emphasizes how much interpolation one must do to identify with the past. Closed May 20.
300 The Fenway, Boston, MA
Tufts University Art Gallery
Through May 22: Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera. This exhibition features photos by artist Tseng Kwong Chi, a key documentarian of Manhattan’s downtown scene in the 1980s. Marcelo Brodsky | Jorge Tacla: Upheaval. This exhibition features work by Marcelo Brodksy and Jorge Tacla, acclaimed international artists whose work engages with the history of political violence.
Aidekman Arts Center
40 Talbot Ave., Medford, MA
T–Su 11–5, Th 11–8
University Gallery at UMass Lowell
May 5–14: BFA Exhibition, featuring Ashley Bolis, Nicholas Broadway, Tyler Catalano, Tianwei Du, Isidro Estevez, Kelly Freitas, Jenna Freitas, Elena Giurleo, Duvivier Guignard, Adrienne Harris, Cynthia Hoac, Kyra Kaster, Alana Kelley, Derek Kunze, Daniel Laderoute, Matthew L’Heureux, Jiayi K. Lin, Joe MacLean, Kerri B. McCarthy, Jillian Merrill, Anya Nelson, Peter Ostrowski, Emily Pacht, Samantha Palermo, Lisette Peña, Colin Piette, Haley Regal, Nicole Roberts, Jackie Rozett and Matt Shea. Reception: Thursday, May 5, 5–7 p.m.
870 Broadway St, Lowell, MA
(978) 934-3491 (978) 934-3494
Wedeman Gallery at Lasell College
Alexander Zvagin: Recollection of Illusion. Solo exhibition of a Newton, MA-based artist Alexander Zvagin. Artist’s reception: Sunday, May 22, 3–7 p.m. Tiep and His Studio: The first East Coast exhibition of renowned Vietnamese artist Tiep Le Huy and a select group of his students. Artist’s reception: Sunday, June 5, 3–5 p.m. To view the exhibitions by appointment, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
47 Myrtle Ave, Newton, MA
Open by appointment
Williams College Museum of Art
Ongoing: Both Sides Now: Lexa and Dan Walsh, a first-time creative collaboration by sibling artists. A minimalist abstract painter and a socially engaged artist merge their practices around a shared interest in spectacle, perception, and encounters among objects and people. The result is a series of interactive sculptural stations and oversized stitch samplers.
15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Williamstown, MA
M–Tu, F–Su 10–5, Th 10–8, closed W
Winfisky Gallery at Salem State University
The Winfisky Gallery displays art from all over the world in a variety of media from prints to kinetic sculpture to collage and photography. In addition to visiting artists, the art and design department hosts an annual faculty works exhibit, a student works exhibit and the prestigious student honors exhibition.
Ellison Campus Center
Lafayette St., Rts. 114 & 1A, Salem, MA
M-F 10-2 or by appointment
Worcester Art Museum
Ongoing: The Last Judgment Tapestry, a fully-restored 16th-century Flemish tapestry. Opening May 21: The Captivating Cat: Felines and the Artist’s Gaze, part of Meow: a cat-inspired exhibition. Opening June 8: Blood and Honey, photographs of the Yugoslavian conflict by photographer Ron Haviv.
55 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA
W–F & Su 11–5, Sa 10–5, Third Thursdays 11–8
Colby College Museum of Art
Through June 5: Robert Adams: Turning Back; Alec Soth: Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree. Ongoing: Peter Soriano: Permanent Maintenance; Master Prints from the Lunder Collection. Free and open to the public. Public tours are held every Saturday at 2 p.m.
5600 Mayflower Hill Dr, Waterville, ME
Tu–Sa 10–5, Su 12–5, open Thursdays until 9 during the academic year
Portland Museum of Art
Through May 30: Edward Curtis: Selections from The North American Indian. Through June 5: Masterworks on Paper: Highlights from the Portland Museum of Art. Featuring more than 100 rarely seen drawings, prints, watercolors and photographs by Chuck Close, Edward Hopper, Roy Lichtenstein, Édouard Manet, Andy Warhol and more. Ongoing: Duncan Hewitt: Turning Strange. Opening June 23: O’Keeffe, Stettheimer, Torr, Zorach: Women Modernists in New York.
7 Congress Sq., Portland, ME
W 11–6, Th–F 11–8, Sa–Su 11–6
Through May 28: Catherine Farish, Prints. Farish’s work has been described as emotionally sophisticated and provocative. Her intuitive approach is guided by a three-decade dialogue with materials and techniques. Opening June 4: Color and Abstraction. Paintings and prints by Willard Boepple, Shen Chen, Linaghong Feng, Lloyd Martin and Michael Mulhern.
The Barn at 28 Main St., Walpole, NH
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College
Opening April 5: Eric van Hove: The Craft of Art. In collaboration with the Studio Art Department and Dartmouth’s Artist-in-Residence Program, the Hood presents recent works by visiting Belgian artist Eric van Hove. In addition to V2 Laraki, the exhibition includes an exploded V12 engine gearbox, and five smaller parts, all handcrafted using different techniques and materials. Located in the Hopkins Center, Jaffe-Friede Gallery.
6 East Wheelock St., Hanover, NH
Tu, Th–Sa 10–5, W 10–9, Su 12–5
Karl Drerup Art Gallery
Through May 13: Karl Drerup Art Gallery: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art Exhibition. The BFA Exhibition celebrates students graduating from PSU’s intense professional programs and year–long thesis. Studio art majors achieve a mature body of work. The Silver Center for the Arts: Graphic Design Exhibition, featuring graphic design majors’ work to create and define a fictitious company.
Silver Center for the Arts
114 Main St., Plymouth, NH
150 Main St, Plymouth, NH
M–F 10–4, W 10–8, Sa 1–4
May 16–June 5: Super Studio: The Annual Senior Show. This annual exhibition celebrates the work of graduating seniors and includes displays that highlight student accomplishment in the Scholastic Art Awards. Reception: Friday, May 20, 5–7 p.m.
Frederick R. Mayer Art Center Phillips Exeter Academy
11 Tan Lane, Exeter, NH
M 1–5, Tu–Sa 9–5, closed school holidays
Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire
Through April 3 (closed March 11–20 and 27): Groundswell, including Sophia Ainslie, Nathan Miner and Cristi Rinklin. Natural Wonder, including Christina Pitsch, Shelley Reed, Rick Shaefer, and Randal Thurston. Opening April 15: BA and BFA Exhibition; MFA Thesis Exhibition.
30 Academic Way, Durham, NH
M–W 10–4, Th 10–8, Sa–Su 1–5, closed F
New Hampshire Institute of Art Galleries
Each gallery offers a different experience yet is commonly committed to exhibiting a broad range of artwork of the highest caliber that responds to and enhances the distinctive heritage of New Hampshire, featuring both emerging and established artists. The Amherst Street Gallery has won Manchester’s Best Gallery award for five years and exhibits regional, national and international artwork. The French Building Gallery exhibits NHIA faculty, student and alumni work. The Sharon Arts Center Galleries exhibit contemporary and traditional artwork from local and nationally recognized artists.
Amherst Street Gallery
77 Amherst St., Manchester, NH
Sharon Arts Center
30 Grove St., Peterborough, NH
148 Concord St, Manchester, NH
The Currier Museum of Art
Through May 15: Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe. Opening June 11: Urban Landscapes: Manchester and the Modern American City. The urban environment has proven inspirational for artists, particularly since the American Industrial Revolution. Urban Landscapes will present works of art featuring the people, architecture and politics of social change inspired by the city.
150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH
M, W-F, Su 11–5, Sa 10–5
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
Through May 7: Emerging Art, Keene State College Student Art Exhibition, presenting works by senior BFA and BA students. Through May 15: Color Studies: Notes on White Space.
Keene State College
229 Main St., Keene, NH
M–W, Su 12–5, Th–F 12–7, Sa 12–8
Through May 27: Fashion Statements, featuring the work of Patricia Canney, Holly Gaboriault, Sue Freda, Larisa Martino, Kelly O’Neal and Kyle Ragsdale. Showcases the artists’ interpretations of fashion in a variety of mediums. Opening June 8: Second Annual Fine Artists of the Jewelry District, featuring Milo Winter and Margery Fischer-Winter. Opening reception: Friday, June 10, 5–9 p.m.
150 Chestnut St, Providence, RI
W–F 11–2, Third Th 5–9, or by appointment
Candita Clayton Gallery
April 7– May 7: Jeremy Barnard has been primarily a practitioner of black and white photography for the past forty plus years. Please join the artist and the gallery for the opening reception of A Collection of Moments on Thursday, April 7, 6-9 p.m. Please see website for further details.
Hope Artiste Village,
999 Main Street, Unit 105, Pawtucket, RI
M–F By appointment or by chance, W 6–8, Sa 10–1
David Winton Bell Gallery
May 7–June 12: John C. Gonzalez: Works well with others. A Providence, RI, native, John C. Gonzalez makes project-based artworks in collaboration with other people, emerging from the daily routines of the institutions and organizations in which he is invited to work. This exhibition is Gonzalez’s first major solo exhibition in the city.
Brown University, List Art Center
64 College St., Providence, RI
M–W, F 11–4, Th 1–9, Sa–Su 1–4
Main Art Gallery University of Rhode Island
July 17–31: Barbara Pagh highlights new work in an installation titled Alignments. The gallery space will be altered by an installation of handmade paper forms and printed elements based on the stone alignments, dolmens and menhirs found near Carnac in Brittany, France. July 17–31: The URI Department of Art and Art History Main Art Gallery will partner with the URI Kingston Chamber Music Festival to offer an expanded opportunity for art and music lovers to enrich their listening and viewing experience.
105 Upper College Rd, Kingston, RI
Newport Art Museum
Opening May 14: Of Water & Bone: Works by Gayle Wells Mandle and Julia Mandle. In Of Water & Bone, mother and daughter artists Gayle Wells Mandle and Julia Barnes Mandle address both environmental and humanitarian issues relevant to our fragile planet. Gayle Mandle’s black and blue abstract paintings speak to the availability of clean water, referencing the effects of oil spills, fracking, flooding, pollution and global warming. The topic of immigration is the focus of Julia Mandle’s recent work.
76 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI
Tu–Sa 10–4, Su 12–4
Providence Art Club
Through May 13: Point of View, Craig Masten, Gail Armstrong and Susan Shaw. Cuba Revisited, David DeMelim. Monotype Connections, Richard Harrington and Betsy Zimmerman. May 15–June 3: 3 4 5, Robert Venditto, Al Albrekston, James Myette and Joan Boghossian. Rethinking Structures, Eveline Luppi. Receptions: Sunday, May 15, 2–4 p.m. June 5–26: Breath of Fresh Air, R. Curtis Grosvenor and Barbara Humphrey. Contemporary Frieze, Jean Patiky. Transparent Interpretations, Daniel Read and Sally Martone. Receptions: Sunday, June 5, 2–4 p.m.
11 Thomas St, Providence, RI
M–F, 12–4, Sa–Su 2–4
Providence College Art Galleries
Providence College Galleries present contemporary art and interdisciplinary creative practices. March 12–April 9 in Hunt-Cavanagh and Reilly Galleries: 2016 Thesis Exhibitions, four solo exhibitions by graduating Providence College Studio Art majors Christine Casavant, Anna Hayes, Jenna Lavallee and Kaelynn Maloney. Opening reception: Saturday, March 12, 6–9 p.m. Free and open to the public.
Reilly Gallery at the
Smith Center for the Arts
The Chazan Gallery
Through March 9: Group Show with works by Dena Haden, Caroline Morgan, Lachlan Turczan, and Max Van Pelt.
228 Angell St, Providence, RI
Tu–Sa 11–4, Su 2–4, closed M
Samek Art Museum, Bucknell University
Opening March 22: Collect Call. The first in a new series of projects that invites artists to engage the Samek Art Museum’s collection, Collect Call features new work by Marisa Olson in conversation with works from the collection about what we cherish and what we forget.
416 Market St, Lewisburg, Unlisted
Tu–F 12–5, Sa–Su 11–5
Through June 18: Cal Lane. Bridging industry and fine art, Cal Lane eliminates the tough and imposing characteristics of steel and iron to create alluring, delicate, and intricate sculptural forms. Clark Derbes. The abstract constructions of BCA’s 2015 Barbara Smail Award winner, Clark Derbes, combine the vernacular of folk art with geometric pattern-based painting.
135 Church St, Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5, closed Mondays
Through April 17: Marble, images by Jen Morris. Opening March 26: 3D Digital Here and Now. This exhibition showcases the burgeoning use of three-dimensional digital technology in art, design, and manufacturing, expanding Bennington’s capacity to be a center of innovation in the field. Opening Spring, 2016: Vermont Life Gallery, Vermont through Stories. Ongoing: Centers, Circles, Squares, Grids, works by Vincent Longo, 1958–1976.
75 Main St, Bennington, VT
Opening May 28: Projects Gallery: Earthly, a solo exhibition of mixed media works on paper by Marcy Hermansader. Ongoing: Main Gallery: Director’s Choice. The Joan Hutton Landis Summer Reading Series: Sunday, May 15, 5:30 p.m., readings by Genanne Walsh, Helen Fremont and Ros Zimmermann.
99 North Main St, Rochester, VT
W–F 10–5, Sa 12–5, and by appointment
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
Through June 13: Contemporary Artists vs. The Masters: Homage, Battle, Reclamation, featuring work by contemporary artists in dialogue with their forebears. flow-MOTION: Michael Sacca’s photographs and videos of water have roots in surfing. Are You Here?: Documentation of Jon Gitelson’s recent public art project featuring roadside billboards. Visions from the Edge: An Exploration of Outsider Art, showcasing art that thrives beyond the confines of reality and expectation. Wishing for the Moon, scratchboard drawings by Karen Gaudette.
10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, VT
Su–M, W–Sa 11-5, closed Tu
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. Merchants Row: May: Hannah Bureau, Abstract Form in the Landscape. June: Janis Sanders, Back Roads & Country Places. Mill Street: May: Susanne Strater, Structure. June: TJ Cunningham, From Bridges & Belfries.
Mill Street Gallery:1 Mill St., Middlebury, VT
(802) 458-0098 W–Su 11–4
6 Merchants Row, Middlebury, VT
M–Sa 10–5, Su 11–4
Middlebury College Museum of Art
Opening May 27: Paul Strand in Vermont: 1943–1946 features 25 photographs captured in Vermont that shed light on the artist at mid-career. Opening June 10: Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World, explores the craftsmanship of traditional Japanese tattooing and its roots in the arts of calligraphy and ukiyo-e woodblock printmaking. 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
Mitchell • Giddings Fine Arts
Through April 17: Group Exhibit 2016. Work by more than 20 artists, including new exhibitors Will Finkel, K. William LeQuier, Scott Nelson, Susan Osgood, Michele Ratté, Donald Saaf and Margaret Shipman. Artist forum: Saturday, February 27, 5 p.m. MGFA will host an artist forum which will bring together this distinct group of exhibiting artists for a lively facilitated conversation about the creative process.
183 Main St, Brattleboro, VT
Through June 19: Explore the illusory and deadly beauty of American wildfowl decoys in Birds of a Feather: Shelburne Museum’s Decoy Collection. Culled from the Museum’s renowned collection, the 80 decoys featured in the exhibition represent the work of master artisans, including A. Elmer Crowell, Charles “Shang” Wheeler, Albert Laing, and Lemuel T. and Samuel Ward. The exhibition features 13 different bird species ranging from black ducks and Canada geese, to swans, herons and shorebirds.
6000 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT
Vermont Metro Gallery
Through June 18: Under The Influence, featuring Nissa Kauppila and Erika Lawlor Schmidt. Influences from Asia are unmistakable in an impressive exhibition of two artists whose work plays upon a fine balance between matter and space, featuring painting and collage.
135 Church St , Burlington, VT
Tu–Th 11–5, F–Sa 11–8, Su 11–5, closed M
West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park
Through June 26: Flight: Explorations in Movement, Migration & Freedom. Gallery artists, local schoolchildren, and notable Syrian artists interpret the concept of flight. This can be as simple as birds as the subject matter or a painter’s abstract representation of joyous movement. Flight can also be concerned with the ongoing migrant crisis and westward exodus of Syrian refugees. Partnering with nonprofits in the US and Europe, a portion of proceeds will be donated to humanitarian efforts aiding refugees.
17 Towne Farm Lane, Stowe, VT