Through Mar. 21: W. Ward, Tiny Mighty. Ink, watercolor, mixed media with a focus on folklore with futurism. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.
Through Mar. 27: Ray Brown. Abstract oil paintings inspired by travel to Florida and Italy. gallery SIX, 6 Barre St., Montpelier. 552-8620. firstname.lastname@example.org. gallerysixvt.weebly.com.
Through Mar. 28: HOOKED in the Valley. 36 hooked rug pieces by the Mad River Rug Hookers with a wide range of subject matter, color and design. Mon.–Fri, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.; Sat. by appointment. The Festival Gallery, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield. 496-6682. valleyartsfoundation.org.
Through Mar. 29: Romancing the Garden. Group show: flowers, fauna, farms, gardens, buds and blossoms. Thur.–Sun., 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville.
Through Mar. 31: The Eyes Have It: Portraits and Figures by August Burns. A collection of paintings and drawings of men and women by one of the area’s most accomplished portraitists. Gallery hours: Mon–Fri., 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. The Supreme Court Gallery, Montpelier. Free. 828-5657.
Through Mar. 31: Glen Coburn Hutcheson, Sketches in Oil. A loose array of work from observation, imagination, and memory, with varying degrees of finish. The Skinny Pancake, 89 Main St., Montpelier. email@example.com. glencoburnhutcheson.com.
Through Mar. 31: Athena Petra Tasiopoulos, Transcend. Mixed media works on paper. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. 479-0896. espressobueno.com.
Through Apr. 1: Christopher J. Fuhrmeister. Lighthouse photographs. Gifford Medical Center Art Gallery (just inside main entrance), 44 S. Main St., Randolph. Free. 728-7000.
Through Apr. 4: Studio Place Arts. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069. studioplacearts.com.
Main floor: Rock-Paper-Scissors! More than 15 artists exhibit work involving these materials or some aspect of the game in their artwork.
Second floor: Remembering Our Future Death. Collages by Michelle Saffran.
Third floor: Fact and Fiction. Sculptures and drawings by Margaret Jacobs.
Through Apr. 10: Green Mountain Graveyards: Photo Exhibit. Fascinating look into the past with these photographs. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St., Montpelier. Exhibit included in museum fee. 828-2180. firstname.lastname@example.org. vermonthistory.org/calendar.
Through Apr. 12: Play. Exhibition on the theme of play filled with interactive artwork from regional and national artists. Gallery hours: Wed.–Sun., noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. Donation. 253-8358. email@example.com. helenday.com/exhibitions/upcoming.
Through Apr. 12: Experiments: recent paintings and sculptures by Richard Whitten. Gallery hours: Wed.–Sun., noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. helenday.com.
Through Apr. 29: Sarah-Lee Terrat, Inside the Nitty Gritty- Commercial Art and the Creative Process. Mixed media. Explore the creative process as it relates to design, illustration and public art. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thur., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.– 2 p.m. The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org.
Through Apr. 22: Chuck Bohn and Frederick Rudi. Painters from Marshfield. Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury. 748-0158.
Through Apr. 29: Sandra Shenk, A Celebration of Color, Light and Form in the Southwest. Travel and infrared photography. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thurs., 9 a.m.– 4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Common Space Gallery, River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261. riverartsvt.org.
Through Apr. 30: Michael T. Jermyn, New American Impressionism. Local photographer Michael T. Jermyn presents some new photographic works along with a few old favorites. Tues.–Sun., noon–10 p.m. Chill, 32 State St., Montpelier. 223-2445 or 223-1570.
Mar. 30–May 8: Barre: Past and Present. The Paletteers of Vermont Spring Art Show. Reception: Apr. 1, 5:30–7 p.m. Aldrich Public Library, Milne Room, 6 Washington St., Barre. paletteers.us.
Through July 31: 1865, Out of the Ashes: Assassination, Reconstruction, and Healing the Nation. Focuses on the aftermath of the assassination of Pres. Abraham Lincoln, the rehabilitation of the South and efforts to unify the country. Museum hours: Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Norwich University, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield. 485-2183. academics.norwich.edu/museum/
Through July 31: Kara Walker, Juxtaposition, Contemporary Specters, and Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War. The artist combined her signature overlays of black silhouettes with historic lithography to produce poignant and sharp commentary on stereotypes found in the nation’s history of slavery, Jim Crow and segregation that still infiltrate present stereotypes. Mon.–Fri., 8 a.m.–4 p.m.; Sat. 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Norwich University, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield. 485-2183. academics.norwich.edu/museum/