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Through Jan. 26: The Book of Changes: Symbolic Landscapes of the I Ching. 64 works by Elizabeth Nelson inspired by the 64 hexagrams of the I Ching. Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St. Greensboro. 533-9075.

Through Jan. 30: Art in the Adult Library: Street Scapes of Vermont. Watercolors by Nitya Brighenti. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. 223-3338.

Through Jan. 31: Margaret Sparrow, Still Time. Easel paintings and works on paper. These works have never before been exhibited in Vermont. The Gallery at Central Vermont Medical Center, 130 Fisher Rd., Berlin. For more info: 279-6403 or

Jan. 22–Feb. 9: Hal Mayforth, Avenues. work by award-winning cartoonist. Reception/artist’s talk: Jan. 25, 3–5pm. Julian Scott Memorial Gallery in the Dibden Center for the Arts at Johnson State College. 635-1469.

Through Feb. 12: Merry Schmidt. Watercolor paintings. Merry will donate 15% of sale proceeds to MSAC. Montpelier Senior Activity Center, 58 Barre St., Montpelier. 223-2518.

Through Feb. 17: Kathy Stark, Mostly White. Series of paintings. Axel’s Gallery, 5 Stowe St., Waterbury. 244-7801.

Through Feb. 21: Allison Clayton. The 23 photographs in this exhibit include quiet shots of the natural world and capture scenes from throughout Vermont and New England. Gifford Gallery, 44. S. Main St., Randolph. 728-7000.

 Through Feb. 23: Susan Abbott, Warm Places. Opening reception: Jan. 4, 5–7 pm. T.W. Wood Art Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through Feb 23: Axel Stohlberg, Abstraction Around Me/f 7 Photography Group, Seven Ways of SeeingOpening reception: Jan. 4, 5–7 pm./Artist talk: Feb. 2, 5:30–7  pm followed by Q&A with f 7  group. T.W. Wood Art Gallery, 46 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through Feb. 24: SHOW 23 @ the Front. The Front celebrates the opening of the collective gallery’s latest show, Show 23 by contemporary Vermont artists, including guest artist Jeanne Thurston. Reception: Feb. 2, 4–8pm. 6 Barre St., Montpelier.

Through Feb. 25: Justin Kenney, The Parley of the Curve. Kenney’s imagery represents architecture of society in opposition with nature. Opening reception: Jan. 4, 5–7 pm. The Gallery at River Arts, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville. 888-1261.

Feb. 2–Feb.28: Kimberley Forney, Colorful Expressions. Forney finds inspiration among the landscape, within music, animals, people, and her daily experiences. Reception: Feb. 2, 4–8pm. The Cheshire Cat, 28 Elm St., Montpelier. 223-1981.

Through Feb. 28: Nitya Brighenti, Light and Shadows. Paintings. ArtWalk reception, Feb. 2, 4:30–8pm. Kellogg-Hubbard Library, 135 Main St., Montpelier. 223-3338


Through Feb. 28: Jaquith Invitational Group Art Show. Reception: Jan. 26, 6–8pm. Jaquith Public Library, 122 School St. RM 2, Marshfield. 426-3581.

Through March 2: Post-Apocalyptic Woodcuts by Peter Schumann of Bread and Puppet Theater. Opening reception: Feb. 3, 2–5pm. White River Gallery @ BALE, 35 S. Windsor St., S. Royalton. 498-8438.

Through March 30: Linda Mirabile, Avian Inspired. Images of birds are painted on birch panel or watercolor paper with acrylics. Opening reception: Jan. 11, 4–7 pm. Pavilion Office Building, 109 State St., 5th fl. Montpelier. Photo ID is required for admission.

Through March 30: Claire Van Vliet, Sky and Earth. Pulp paintings created from 1995 to 2011. Opening reception: Jan. 11, 4–7pm. Artwalk, Feb. 2, 4–7pm. Vermont Supreme Court Gallery, 111 State St., Montpelier.

Jan. 19–April 14: Grace DeGennaro/Anne Lilly, Ordinary Time. Paintings and kinetic sculpture. Opening reception: Jan. 19, 5–7 pm. Artist talk with Anne Lilly, 5:30pm. Helen Day Art Center, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358.

Through April 14: Philip Herbison, The Infinite Shapes of Water. Large abstract photographs of water. Opening reception/artist talk: Feb. 9, 5:30pm. Helen day Art Center East Gallery, 90 Pond St., Stowe. 253-8358.

Through April 15: Robert Chapla, Herding in All the Usual Places … And Then Some. Urban and rural herding differences are on display in this show of 18 oil and acrylic paintings. Presented by Studio Place Arts. Morse Block Deli, 260 N. Main St., Barre.

Through Sept. 30: James Peterson, Dreamcatcher. Large-scale interactive installation that was inspired by the magical ice caves of Kamchatka in Siberia. The grounds of Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 122 Hourglass Dr., Stowe.

Ongoing: Michael Jermyn, New American Impressionism. Photographs. Positive Pie, N. Main St., Barre.

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Thu Nov 0 2

Thursday Art Talk

135 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
135 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
Thursday Art Talk
THU / NOV 2 / noon-1:00
With artist Gowri Savoor and arts consultant Amanda Golden
Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Hayes Room
Lunch provided to the first 20 participants
Thu Nov 0 2

Art Talk & Beers @ Buch Spieler

27 Langdon St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
27 Langdon St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
Art Talk & Beers @ Buch Spieler
THU / NOV 2 / 8:00-9:00pm
Buch Spieler Records
Beer & wine, and dessert by Birchgrove Baking
Sun Nov 0 5

Networking Opportunity for Teaching Artists

2853 Hardwick St, Greensboro, VT 05841, USA
2853 Hardwick St, Greensboro, VT 05841, USA


Artists who are interested in teaching (or those already working in schools) will enjoy increased access to educational opportunities, resources, and a community of colleagues thanks to a strategic partnership of Vermont arts organizations. Catamount Arts, Community Engagement Lab, River Arts, Vermont Arts Council, VSA Vermont, and WonderArts VT are collaborating to provide networking and enrichment events for Vermont’s teaching artists, beginning with a mixer on Sunday, November 5th, in Greensboro.

Artists in all media are invited to the mixer, scheduled for 4:00-5:30 on November 5th at the Highland Center for the Arts on 2875 Hardwick Street in Greensboro. Attendees will enjoy light refreshments, conversation, and presentations on professional development resources and job opportunities. A long-term goal of the gathering is to create a community of teaching artists in the region for ongoing sharing of resources and best practices.

The November 5th teaching artist networking mixer is made possible by the Vermont Arts Council. Hosts for the event are Catamount Arts, Community Engagement Lab, River Arts, VSA Vermont, and WonderArts VT. More information is available by emailing or by calling 802-533-9370. For more information on the Teaching Artist Academy and Fellowship Program, visit


Mon Nov 0 6

Art Talk & Tacos

44 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
44 Main St, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
Art Talk & Tacos
MON / NOV 6 / noon-1:00
With arts consultant Amanda Golden
deMena’s Restaurant
Lunch provided to the first 20 participants
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