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Diffusion of exhibitions
AR Market: Jason Galligan-Baldwin, through Feb. 26, “Security Procedures,” explores the anxiety of living in a culture that “has no distinct culture,” “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.
Espresso Bueno: Conor Lahiff, through Feb. 9, distinct, surreal weather-inspired landscape photography on metal, and more, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, espressobueno.com Opening hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to Sunday.
Studio Place Arts: “Face It”, from January 26 to March 5, various faces of more than 30 artists, gallery on the ground floor; Ned Richardson’s ‘What Machines Told Me’ uses digital techniques to interpret the connections of the living forest around his home, the second floor gallery; “Call and Response”, the work room of photographers and social isolation, third floor gallery; Sonya Sagan-Dworsky: “Rejected: Daily Trash Views,” Quick Change Gallery, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802 479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Opening hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment. Social Art, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, February 19 (masks required).
Brandon Artists Guild: “Hands to Hearts,” through Jan. 30, a festive new collection featuring affordable crafts from member artists, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, www.brandonartistsguild.org Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Natalie Frank: Painting with Paper,” through February 13, portraits of imaginary female figures, each accompanied by an animal; “William Ransom: Keep Up/Hold Up,” through March 5, the sculptural installation reflects the artist’s experiences as a black man in America; “B. Lynch: Pull Back the Curtain”, until February 13, a multimedia installation examines the corrosive effect of income disparity on society; “Michael Abrams: Arcadia Rediscovered”, until March 5, a multimedia installation of immersive painting revisits 19th-century Arcadian landscape painting; “Evolving Traditions,” through Feb. 13, pieces from the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers; “Inspired by the Past,” through March 5, featuring the members of the Vermont Glass Guild, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
DaVallia Gallery: Julia Jensen, through Feb. 6, “Visceral Landscape,” paintings by local artist, 39 North St. (Route 103) Chester, (802) 875-8900, www.thedavallia.com
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde Collection: “Robert Blackburn & Modern American Painting”, January 29-April 24; “Georgia O’Keefe: Pattern of Leaves,” through May 16, Warren St., Glens Falls, NY, 518-792-1761, hydecollection.org
Museum of Daily Life: “Life in Lists and Notes, through May 22 (2022), celebrating the poetic, mnemonic, narrative and enumerative qualities of lists and notes, and explores their myriad creative, professional, bureaucratic, institutional , household and personal uses through the ages, 3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16), Glover, www.museumofeverydaylife.org
Highland Center: Open Air Gallery, Ski & Snowshoe Trail, through March 27, Two Miles for All Ages, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-3000, highlandartsvt.org
Hood Museum of Art: “Unbroken: Native American: Ceramics, Sculpture and Design,” through April 30, from the permanent collection; “This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World,” through July 23, artistic responses to the natural world by American artists; ‘Southern Gothic’, through February 26, explores the complex and often macabre world of the southeastern United States; “Thornton Dial: The Tiger Cat,” through Feb. 27, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, NH, 603-646-1110, hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu
AVA Gallery: “Stick with Love, a collective exhibition in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. and love”, until February 18; 14th Annual High School Exhibition, through Feb. 25, artwork by regional high school students who have been nominated by their art teachers, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, NH, 603-448-3117, www.avagallery.org
Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Hiroshige and the Changing Japanese Landscape,” through February 27, Japanese prints by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) illustrating how Japan’s political climate in the 19th century influenced his art, Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum; “The World Between Block and Paper,” through March 27, hosted in partnership with The Mokuhanga Sisters, a print collective, Yester House, Yester House, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www.svac.org
Henry Sheldon Museum: Closed through May due to COVID precautions, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802-388-2117, www.henrysheldonmuseum.org
The Front Gallery: Show 47, through February, an inviting and eclectic exhibition of paintings, prints and mixed media, 6 Barre St., Montpellier, 802-552-0877, www.thefrontvt.com Hours (limited occupancy): 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment. Montpelier Art Walk Reception, 4-8 p.m. Friday, February 4.
TW Wood Gallery: Sabrina Fadial, until March 18, “Corporeal Discretion”, a sculptural work by an artist from Vermont; Gayleen Aiken, through March 18, “A Life of Art,” paintings by legendary Bennington folk artist; “The Art of Thomas Waterman Wood,” in progress; Works Progress Administration Artwork, in progress, 46 Barre St., Montpellier, 802-262-6035, www.twwoodgallery.org Hours: by appointment. Welcoming artists with Montpelier Art Walk, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday February 4.
Chandler Gallery: “Voices of Home,” Feb. 5-March 19, exploring the experiences of Vermonters living in affordable housing through audio recordings and painted portraits, with the Vermont Folklife Center, Chandler Center for the Arts, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878, chandler-arts.org
Chaffee Art Center: Black History Month, until February 25, installation of African-American artists; “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” through Feb. 25, solo shows by photographers Lowell Snowden Klock and artist Heather Wilson, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, www.chaffeeartcenter.org Opening hours: noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; and by appointment.
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Dianne Taylor Moore, through Feb. 26, “Let Us Fly Away (to vibrant paint lines),” Natural World Pastels, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748- 0158, www.nekartisansguild.com
The Current: Catherine Opie, through April 9, photographs curated by Rachel Moore, (formerly Helen Day Art Center) 90 Pond Street, Stowe, 802-253-8358, www.thecurrentnow.org
Tunbridge Public Library: Michael Sacca, through March 19, “In the Surf,” Tunbridge Artist Photographs, 289 Route 110, Tunbridge, 802-889-9404. Opening, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, February 13 (date modified due to COVID).
Axel’s Frame Shop & Gallery: Heather Bernek Guptil, through Feb. 5, “Reflections from the Nurses’ Room,” abstract paintings by Maine artist, 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, www.facebook.com/AxelsFrameShopGallery/ Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Parker Pie Gallery: Ben Barnes,” through March 25, Recent Paintings: Small Town Scenes, Local Landscapes, and Retired Tractors and Cars, Parker Pie Gallery, 161 County Road, West Glover, 802-525-3366, www.parkerpie.com