BARRE – Paletteers of Vermont Fall Art Show. Aldrich Public Library Milne Room. October 10 to December 9, 2016.
– Studio Place Arts Exhibits. Exhibit dates: Nov. 17 – Dec. 30, 2016. CELEBRATE! An annual local arts celebration since 2000 that features a wide variety of art and crafts created by Studio Place Arts (SPA) member artists. The show involves more than 75 local artists and artwork is imaginatively exhibited on all 3 floors of the historic SPA building in downtown Barre. Shop local! Reception: Sat., Nov. 19, 4-6 p.m.
And Somewhere Else There’s a Beach. This show by local artist Pria Cambio includes work over her lifetime that shares her connection to the seacoast. Eleven paintings on exhibit from Dec. 1, 2016 – April 8, 2017, at the Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St. 100% sales benefit Studio Place Arts programs.
MONTPELIER – Sculpture Exhibit. Featuring contemporary sculpture created by Vermont artists. Vermont Arts Council Sculpture Garden, ongoing.
– The Vermont Supreme Court Gallery presents: Shedding Light On The Working Forest. Painting and Poetry by visual artist Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche. 111 State St. October 5 – December 30, 2016. Opening Reception: Thursday, October 6, 4-7 p.m.
– The Vermont Governor’s Gallery presents Shadowlands: Paintings, Assemblages and Sculptures by Mary Admasian. The exhibit will be up until December 30, 2016. Opening Reception: Thursday, October 6, 4-7 p.m.
– Vermont Artist Michael Strauss: Making Thought Visible. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St. Nov. 15 through January 13, 2017. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Celebratory opening talk and reception at the Gallery on Friday, Dec. 2 from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit opening “Making Thought Visible” will begin with a discussion with Professor Emeritus Michael Strauss and poet, Professor Tony Magistrale about their collaborative work. “Making Thought Visible” will include discussion on the role of visual thinking in observation, reflection, exploration and creation. Refreshments will be served and there is no admission fee.
– The Front Gallery’s 14th Art Show will present the latest works of the collective gallery’s growing membership of local, contemporary artists. The show runs from December 2, 2016-January 28, 2017. Gallery hours are Friday 5-8 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. Limited edition prints by several of the gallery’s artists will be available for sale. Located at 6 Barre St.
– Fiber Art Extravaganza. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St. Introducing a fiber art extravaganza featuring rug-hooked creations by the Champlain Island Fiber Bees and upcycled sweater Christmas stockings from Nancy Gadue just in time for the holidays! Artwork will be on display through the month of December.
MORRISVILLE – One of a Kind Pastel Monoprints by Mickey Myers. River Arts of Morrisville, Inc., 74 Pleasant St. November 4, 2016-January 2, 2017. Opening Reception: Thursday, November 10, 2016, 5-7 p.m. Artist Talk: December 8, 2016, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
The Old Neighborhood by Robert Brunelle, Jr. River Arts of Morrisville, Inc., 74 Pleasant St. November 4, 2016-January 2, 2017. Opening Reception: Thursday, November 10, 2016, 5-7 p.m. Robert Brunelle’s exhibit of paintings, The Old Neighborhood, draws inspiration from old photographs collected through his lifetime.
PLAINFIELD – In Praise of Water. Eliot Pratt Art Gallery at Goddard College. Features artwork by Goddard artists, approaching the theme of Water from multiple perspectives – aesthetic, ecological, social, political, spiritual, and contemplative. On display through April 9, 2017. Gallery hours are 9-4, Mon–Fri.
RANDOLPH – Works by Northfield Fiber Artist Pamela Druhen in Gifford Gallery. “Seasons,” an exhibit of 20 unusually intricate landscape and abstract “threadscapes” by Northfield fiber artist Pamela Druhen, will be on display in the in Gifford Gallery through December 28, 2016. Free and open to the public and will be displayed through December 28, 2016. The gallery is located just inside the hospital’s main entrance at 44 S. Main St.