Visual Arts


Through Sept. 26: John Snell, I Nearly Walked By. Show of the photographer’s best recent works. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. The Governor’s Gallery, Pavilion Office Building, 109 State St., 5F, Montpelier.

Through Sept. 26: Galen Cheney, Dimensional Paint. Reveals the process by which the abstract works of one of Vermont’s most noteworthy painters are created. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Art in the Supreme Court, 111 State St., Montpelier.

Through Sept. 30: Peter Miller. Large format scenic color panoramics. Peter Miller Photography Gallery, 20 Crossroad and Rte. 100 (two houses south of Ben & Jerry’s), Waterbury. 272-8851.

Through Sept. 30: Peggy Watson, Around Town. Paintings. Green Bean Visual Arts Gallery at Capitol Grounds, 27 State St., Montpelier. Fans of Green Bean Visual Arts Gallery on Facebook.   

Through Sept. 30: Betty Lord, Recent Works. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. Free. 223-3338.

Through Oct. 4: Joy Huckins-Noss. Oils and pastels. Vermont landscapes in vibrant color. City Center, ARA art space, Main St., Montpelier. 272-5187

Sept. 13–Oct. 5: Reflections. Over 30 Vermont artists focus on literal as well as contemplative reflections. Opening celebration: Sept. 13, 3–5 p.m. Closing celebration: Oct. 5, 3–6 p.m. Exhibit open Fri.–Sun., 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Kent Museum, 7 Old West Church Rd., Calais.

Through Oct. 10: Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here. Traveling exhibit of book art and poetry created in response to the 2007 car bomb explosion on Al-Mutanabbi Street in the historic bookselling district of Baghdad, Iraq. 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Eliot D. Pratt Library, Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Rd., Plainfield. Free. 454-8311.

Aug. 8–Oct. 12: Emily Wheeler, Raising Mother. Goddard student Emily Wheeler shares a collaborative exhibit of photos, original art and oral history of local moms reflecting on motherhood and who and what support them. Tulsi Tea Room, 34 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1431.

Through Oct. 31: Cindy Griffith, The Way I See It. Local Vermont artist features paintings using her style of magical realism exaggerating contrast between light and dark while embellishing color. Red Hen Bakery and Cafe Gallery, 961 U.S. Rte. 2, Middlesex. 229-4326.

Sept. 16–Nov. 1: Studio Place Arts. Three new shows. Reception: Sept. 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m. Gallery hours: Tues.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sat., noon–4 p.m. Studio Place Arts, 201 N. Main St., Barre. 479-7069.

     Main floor: Rock Solid In & Out. 2000 stone sculptures and assemblages by area artisans

     Outside: Take the art stroll around downtown Barre and view a variety of sculptures created from granite.

      Bills. Bills. Bills. Installation by Beth Haggart

Who Makes Community. Charcoal drawings by Maria LaPre Grabon and interviews by Mary-Ellen Lovinsky.

Through Nov. 2: Elder Art Exhibit. River Arts presents an exhibit of work from the Johnson, Sterling View and Morrisville Elder Art Groups. Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Copley Common Space Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. Free. 888-1261.

Sept. 20–Nov. 9: Finding a Common Thread. A contemporary fiber art show featuring innovative fabrics, experimental embroidery, knitting, crochet, lace, weaving, felt, textile jewelry, tapestry, quilting, soft sculpture, basketry and mixed media. Opening reception: Sept. 21, 4–6 p.m. Gallery hours: Fri. 3–6 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., noon–3 p.m. Chandler Gallery, 71–73 Main St., Randolph. 431-0204.

Sept. 22–Nov. 15: Tracey Hambleton, Growing Season. Paintings of Vermont landscapes. Art opening: Sept. 26, 6–8 p.m. (See listing for Art and Author Night on Sept. 26 in the community calendar.) Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St., Marshfield. Free. 426-3581.

Through Dec. 19: 1864: Some Suffer So Much. Stories of Norwich alumni who served as military surgeons during the Civil War and traces the history of posttraumatic stress disorder. Sullivan Museum and History Center, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. 485-2183.

Through Dec. 19: Art Schaller, Billboard Buildings: Collage and Mixed Media. Sullivan Museum and History Center, Norwich University, 158 Harmon Dr., Northfield. Free and open to the public. RSVP encouraged: 485-2183.