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Through Oct. 2: Watercolors and Pastels by Kathrena Ravenhorst-Adams. City Center, Main St., Montpelier.

Through Oct. 4: VERVE: Art & Energy. Featuring over a dozen Vermont visual and literary artists. Participants capture the intrinsic tension of line and color, revealing energy and visual vitality in a wide variety of works. Kent Museum, 7 Old West Church Rd., Calais.

Through Oct. 12: 25th annual Art Show in the Round Barn. The juried exhibition features local and returning artists from Vermont and surrounding states. Oils, pastels, watercolors, sculpture and mixed media including fiber, metal and wood, plus a number of free-standing sculptures. Gallery hours: Sun.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Inn at the Round Barn Farm, Joslin Round Barn, E. Warren Rd., Waitsfield. 496-7722.

Through Oct. 14: Exposed. Outdoor sculpture exhibit. 18 monumental sculptures and installations. The art works are installed in Stowe along Main Street, the recreation path and at Helen Day Art Center at 90 Pond St., Stowe.

Through Oct. 30: Exhibits at Studio Place Arts. Gallery hours: Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., noon–4 p.m. 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069.

   Main floor: Rock Solid for Fifteen Years. Annual exhibit \showcases stone sculptures and assemblages by area artists. In addition, take the Art Stroll around downtown, historic Barre and view a variety of sculptures created from granite.

   Second floor: Tarpentry. A visual narrative of landscape and culture by Linda Bryan.

   Third floor: Pattern & Signal. Paintings and ceramics by Alex Constantino.

Through Oct. 30: Precious Guru. A unique exhibition celebrating the life and influence of Padma Sambhava, the 8th century yogi-magician who founded Tibetan Buddhism. UVM Health  Network/Central Vermont Medical Center Gallery, 130 Fisher Hill Rd., Berlin.

Through Nov. 2: Photographing the Flower. Celebrates the work of local photographers who participated in River Arts’ Photographing the Flower workshop taught by local photographer, Kent Shaw. Images on display highlight the artists’ work, craft and unique vision. Morrisville Post Office, 16 Portland St., Morrisville. 888-1261.

Through Nov. 2. Hal Mayforth, Two Trains Running. Large abstract paintings on canvas as well as smaller works on wood panel that are cartoon and humorous in nature. Also included in this exhibit is a sampling of pages from Mayforth’s sketchbooks. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thurs., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.–2 p.m. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261.

Through Nov. 2: Carole Rosalind Drury, To Joe. A selection of paintings from Drury’s The Fall series, and is dedicated to her partner, Joe, who she lost in the summer of 2014. Gallery hours: Mon.–Thurs., 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.–2 p.m. River Arts Center, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261.

Through Nov. 2: Elliot Burg, Athletes for the Ages — Transcending the Limits of Age. Black and white photographs of senior track and field athletes — most in their 70s–90s. Opening reception: Oct. 1: 5–7 p.m. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier.

Through Nov. 8: Sound and Fury. Thought provoking exhibition explores themes centered on the meaning of life and death. Various mediums. Chandler Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

Through Nov. 13: Robert Brunelle and Edward Kadunc. Joint exhibit of Brunelle and Kadunc’s artwork. T.W. Wood Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. Free. 262-6035. Ginnycallan.

Through Nov. 22: Fractured: Works on Paper. Group exhibition of works on paper looks at fractured space through the lens of the narrative, structure and optics and how those constructions or deconstructions create new meaning, new perceptions and new truths. Gallery hours: Wed.–Sun., noon–5 p.m. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358.

Through Nov. 25: More than Meets the Eye: Portraits and Figures by August Burns. Reception: Oct. 9, 6–8 p.m. Axel’s Gallery, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. 244-7801.

Oct. 2–Nov. 28: Paintings of Janet Wormser. Opening: Oct. 2, 6 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581.

Through Nov. 30: Mark Lorah, Building Blocks. Vibrant, blocky abstract artworks. Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre.

Through Dec. 5: Monique Van de Ven, Gleaned Near South Royalton. Ceramics. Reception: Oct. 23, 5–7 p.m. Royalton Memorial Library, 23 Alexander Pl., S. Royalton. Free. 763-7094.

Through Dec. 31: Neysa Russo, Felt Tapestry Exhibit. The tapestries are created using a combination of wet felting and needle felting techniques using mostly local wool. Bagitos, Main St., Montpelier. 249-4715.



Oct. 2 and 3: The Art of Sheldon Miller. View the art of local artist Miller as well as a quilt incorporating photographs of the restoration of the Robinson Saw Mill created by Alexandra Whitelock. Part of the Calais Fall Foliage Festival. Oct. 2, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.: Oct 3, 9 a.m.–noon. Calais Town Office, 3120 Pekin Brook Rd., Calais.

Oct 2–4: Open Pottery Studio. Part of the Calais Fall Foliage Festival. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Stilbroke Farm Family Market, Luce Rd., Calais. 456-8802.

Oct. 2: First Friday and Three Mountain Café. Vermont artist Kitty O’Hara will be presenting her show along with musician Dennis Derryberry. O’Hara creates acrylic paintings that run the gamut from landscapes, interiors, portraits and more. Light far provided. 5–6:30 p.m. Three Mountain Café, 107 Mad River Green, Waitsfield. 496-5470.

Oct. 3: Montpelier ArtsFest 2015. Extraordinary downtown Montpelier venues exhibit the vast and diverse artistic talent in central Vermont. A unique opportunity for seasoned and emerging artists to showcase their talents. Festival goers will take a tour of exceptional venues throughout downtown Montpelier, each curated by different community art groups and individual artists, crafters and performers. 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Downtown Montpelier. Some of the crafters and artists will be located in an events tent outside the “Garage” at 58 State St. Free. 223-9604.

Oct. 3–4: Open Studio Weekend. Central Vermont is offering seven artist studios and a gallery with exhibits and demonstrations of pottery, metalwork, painting, bookbinding and more. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Artisans Hand Craft Gallery in Montpelier is the local regional information center. A free copy of the Vermont Studio Tour Guide is available at the Artisans Hand Gallery at the intersection of State and Main Streets in Montpelier.

Oct. 16: Precious Guru: An Artistic Search for the Second Buddha. The Triptych Journey artists will present their work and discuss the rigors, challenges and joys of working on the project. See show information under “Exhibits” in this section. Film by Ronen Schechner will also be presented. 5 p.m. UVM Health  Network/Central Vermont Medical Center Gallery, 130 Fisher Hill Rd., Berlin.