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The Calendar will no longer be included as a regular feature in the print edition of The Bridge starting with the next issue. Calendar listings will only be available here on our website which will be updated regularly. Please continue to send your calendar listings to calendar@montpelierbridge.com.

EXHIBITS

Through May 25: Carla Lamberton Powers Hodgdon. The 36 pieces in this exhibit display work in a variety of mediums, including watercolor, pen and ink, pencil, mixed media and counted and stamped cross stitch. Gallery at Gifford (just inside hospital’s main entrance), 44 S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000

Through June 6: Anniversary Art Show at The Front Gallery. Celebrate the one-year anniversary of The Front Gallery. The 16 local Vermont artist-members of the collective gallery will present new work in a month-long exhibition. 6 Barre St., Montpelier. glen@thefrontvt.com. www.thefrontvt.com

Through June 9: Juliana Cassino Fechter, Landscapes: Above and Below. Oil paintings. Central Vermont Medical Center Art Gallery, 130 Fisher Rd., Berlin. julianaf@sover.net

Through June 11: Area Artists Show, Locally Grown. Themed paintings, photographs, prints, sculptures, artists books, mixed media and more. Chandler Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph.     gallery@chandler-arts.org

Through June 17: Robert M. Fisher, Abstract Expressionist Paintings. Gallery hours: Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Goddard College, Eliot Pratt Art Gallery, Plainfield.

Through June 26: From Farm to Table. Juried exhibition featuring paintings and photographs by over 50 gallery artists. 100 artworks conjure the edible landscape from planting and growing to harvesting and dining on an abundance of vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers. Talk by Charlie Nardozzi — journalist, speaker and garden consultant: May 22, 1 p.m. Gallery hours: Thurs.–Sun., 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Bryan Memorial Gallery, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville. bryangallery.org

Through June 30: Saddle Up! Norwich Cavalry: Training, Touring and Tactics on Horseback. The story of the Norwich Cavalry and its establishment is full of wonderful images of the days when equines were part of the daily life at the University. Norwich University, Sullivan Museum and History Center, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. 485-2183. academics.norwich.edu/museum/

Through June 30: Fauna and Floral, paper cut-outs by Adrienne Ginter. Exquisitely detailed hand-cut paper and archival foam-core constructions that explore elements of the natural world as well as fanciful narratives depicting ancient myths, history and the artist’s personal experience. Pavilion Building, 109 State St., Montpelier. Photo ID required for admission. adrienne.ginter@gmail.com

Through June 30: Ships and Shadows: Collages by Arthur Schaller. These original works are collages assembled on board of cut or ripped pieces of printed matter from assorted publications.  Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, Montpelier.

Through June 30: James Vogler, Who Turned On the Light. Spring show. Abstract oil paintings. White River Gallery at BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. 498-8438. balevt.org

Through July 15: Exploring the Tarot: An Exhibit of Hand Hooked Rugs. Three-pronged exhibit of hand hooked rugs. Includes “Exploring the Tarot,” through June 25. Concurrently, Green Mountain Hooked Rugs will present “Discovering the Tarot Card Artists” an exhibit of hand hooked rugs at the Gallery from through July 15. Reception: May 19, 5–7 p.m. Center for Arts and Learning, 46 Barre St., Montpelier. 262-6035. twwoodgallery@gmail.com twwoodgallery.org

Through July 16: Janet Van Fleet, Stairs. Photographs of the fronts of houses in New Orleans paired them with found objects. Opening: May 27, 6 p.m. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581. jaquithpubliclibrary.org.

Through July 19: Blue Ribbons & Burlesque: The Country Fair Photography of Charles Fish. Black and white photographs capture nature and nurture, theatrical illusion, the pursuit of excellence and even the guilty pleasures of fair food. Vermont History Museum, 109 State St., Montpelier. Free with admission to museum. 828-2180. vermonthistory.org/calendar

June 17–July 31: Molly Davies: Beyond the Far Blue Mountains. Video by Stowe artist Molly Davies will accompany the work of the world renowned NYC painter Pat Steir’s large solo exhibit of prints and drawings. Opening reception: June 17, 6–8 p.m. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

June 18–Sept. 4: Journey Across Boundaries. Thought provoking responses of artists exploring the effects of emotional and physical borders in our ever-changing landscape. Curated by Gowri Savoor and Angelo Arnold. Opening reception: June 18, 6–8 p.m. Chandler Gallery, 71-73 Main St., Randolph.

July 23–Oct. 15: Exposed. This year celebrates 25 years of this remarkable outdoor sculpture exhibit. Korean artist JaeHyo Lee will be featured, among other talented local and national artists. Opening reception: July 23, 4 p.m. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

June 17–Nov. 13: Pat Steir: Drawings & Prints with video by Molly Davies. World renowned NYC painter Pat Steir will exhibit her prints and drawings for a large solo exhibition. Video of Pat Steir by Stowe artist Molly Davies will accompany the work. Opening reception: June 17, 6–8 p.m. Gallery hours: noon–5 p.m., Wed.–Sun. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358. mail@helenday.com. helenday.com

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

May 28–29: Open Studio Weekend. 21 artist studios and galleries in the area with exhibits and demonstrations of pottery, jewelry, photography, mixed media, painting, woodworking, bookbinding, glassblowing and more. Tour guide maps available at Artisans Hand for locations in Washington County and Blinking Light Gallery in Plainfield for locations in Caledonia County. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. http://www.vermontcrafts.com/OSW/maps-directions.html

 

CALL FOR ARTISTS

2016 Upcycle Art Bike Competition. Co-sponsors Catamount Arts and Kingdom Trails are pleased to announce a call for artists to submit 3-dimensional work of unlimited size. Winning art bikes will be displayed at Kingdom Trails in East Burke during the Northeast Mountain Bike Association Festival, June 17–19 and remain on view through Oct. 15. $1,000 Juror’s Prize and other cash prizes. Deadline for online submission is June 3. Both emerging and established artists are welcome to apply. https://catamountarts.slideroom.com

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  • New Exhibit Opening Celebration at the Museum of Everyday Life

    New Exhibit Opening Celebration at the Museum of Everyday Life

    15:00-18:00
    2016/05/29
    3482 Dry Pond Rd, Glover, VT 05839, United States
    3482 Dry Pond Rd, Glover, VT 05839, United States

    The Museum of Everyday Life announces the opening of its new exhibition, “Mirror/Mirror.” With this exhibition we reflect upon the looking-glass and all that it contains, from telescopes and magic tricks to disco balls and dentistry, from fashion to psychotherapy, myth and superstition. Performances, live music, snacks and drinks will be offered.

    3–6 p.m.

    Free

    www.museumofeverydaylife.org
    802-626-4409

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