BARRE – Studio Place Arts. Main Floor Gallery: Gone Fishing – Something very fishy’s going on at SPA. Second Floor Gallery: Silent Auction featuring artwork, crafts, and other items to benefit SPA programs. Bidding starts April 14 & concludes at the BASH on May 8. Third Floor Gallery: Sweet Images – Paintings by Michael Heffernan (through May 30). BASH: Big Arty SPA Happening. May 8, 7-9 p.m. Great art, music & eats. Enjoy the current exhibits, high energy Cajun music of the Green Mt. Playboys, bid on items in the silent auction fundraiser, view the art of fly tying with Judd Levine, and more. Benefits SPA art programs. Tickets: $15 advance/$25 day of event
– The Paletteers of Vermont Spring Art Show will be held at the Aldrich Library Milne Room during regular business hours from March 29 through May 8, 2015. The theme of the show is Barre: Past and Present.
HARDWICK – “Vermont – A Personal Viewpoint.” The GRACE Gallery, located in the Old Firehouse at 59 Mill Street (downtown), is exhibiting 18 works that depict individual interpretations of Vermont life. The works being exhibited use a variety of materials: ink, paint, paper, canvas, and slate and employ several styles from abstract to representational. The six GRACE artists exhibiting are Lawrence Fogg, Eugene Chase, Mary Paquette, Gayleen Aiken, Dot Kibbee, and Stanley Marcile. The “Vermont – A Personal Viewpoint” exhibit will run through June 3, 2015. The GRACE Gallery is open Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment.
MONTPELIER- Green Mountain Graveyards. Vermont cemetery artwork and the search for meaning in death. Featuring artists Dan Barlow and Scott Baer. Vermont History Museum, through 4/30/15.
— Sculpture Exhibit. Featuring contemporary sculpture created by Vermont artists. Vermont Arts Council Sculpture Garden, ongoing.
– Maplehill School Student Art Show. April 1-30 at the Vermont State House Cafeteria.
RANDOLPH – Gifford Medical Center Gallery. Rochester photographer Barb Madsen De Hart’s wildlife photographs are on display in the Gifford Gallery through May 6, 2015. Gifford Medical Center, 44 S. Main St. Free, (802) 728-7000