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Some galleries and museums still require masks and social distancing. Virtual exhibitions are not listed, but they can be found on Vermont Arts Online.

AR Market: “Color Contours”, until August 14, artwork by Alex Costantino and Clark Derbes, ARTE at AR “, 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday.

Main Street: Barre Art Splash, until September 7, 37 cats, dogs and racing cars decorated by local artists (they will be auctioned on September 18 at the Vermont Barre Granite Museum for the benefit of the Rotary club and the artists), Main Street Barre,

Bennington Museum: “Robert Frost: At Present in Vermont,” until November 7, Frost’s life and work as a poet and farmer in Bennington County 1920-38; “Love, Marriage and Divorce,” through December 31, from the ups and downs of love and heartbreak, from Victorian wedding dresses to outrageous stories of sexual harassment; “Neveruses: Beyonder”, until September 6, J. Stoner Blackwell reuses existing plastic bags into works of art; “Performative Acts”, until August 15, photographs by Dona Ann McAdams, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571,

Brandon Artists Guild: “Feast for the Eyes”, July 9-August. 29, new all-media program composed of all members; “Signs of Life,” until July 5, works by printmaker Jeannie Podolak and painter Dan Brett, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 am to 5 pm from Tuesday to Saturday ; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Opening, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, July 9.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Expedition”, until October 11, works by various artists, many of whom have never been exhibited in Vermont before; “Sequences: Ode to Minor White”, group exhibition of contemporary works reflecting the aesthetic and philosophical ideas of photographer-writer-educator Minor White (1908-76); “Delano Dunn: Novelties”, the artist’s first solo exhibition in a museum brings together two bodies of work that explore love, racial identity, family history and the experience of artistic creation during the forties ; “Charlie Hunter: Semaphore,” focuses on the accurately rendered images by the Bellows Falls painter of anachronistic railway structures; “Erick Johnson: Double Take,” an immersive installation incorporating his paintings into his Instagram feed, which often features images of patterned objects seen on the streets of New York City, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142 , Brattleboro, 802-257-0124,

BCA Center: “Bubblegum Pop”, until October 10, merging popular and consumer culture with fantastic themes; Kaylynn TwoTrees, until October 10, immersive installation by Vermont artist, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday .

DaVallia Gallery: Laurie Alberts, until July 29, “Transcending,” fine art by a Vermont artist, 39 North St. (Route 103) Chester, 802-875-8900,

Rokeby Museum: “A Modern Artist: The Commercial Art of Rachael Robinson Elmer,” until October 24, a modern artist navigating the expanding profession of commercial art in the early 20th century; “Free & Safe: The Underground Railroad in Vermont”, in progress, interpretive trail and farm buildings, 4334 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 802-877-3406,

The Hyde Collection: “Summer Bomb Pop: Collections in Dialogue”, until October 31, 17 contemporary abstract paintings associated with 20th century works from the Hyde’s Feibes & Schmitt Collection; “Masterpieces & Mysteries”, until October 31, artistic treasures and historical queries on art taken from its vaults, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY, 518-792-1761,

Bread & Puppet Museum, until November 1, fantastic collection of puppets of all sizes, from hand puppets to gigantic puppets used in parades and circuses, which fill a renovated 1860s barn, Route 122, Glover, 802- 525-3031, www.breadandpuppet .org Hours: 10 am to 6 pm daily and after performances; entry is free (donations welcome).

Highland Center: Paul Gruhler, July 16-August. 29, “Harmonics: 60 Years of Life in Art”, early works in the Chelsea series (1963-78) by the artist of the Craftsbury era, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802- 533-3000, highlandartsvt .org Opening, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 17.

Hardwick Inn: “111 Copper Nails” through September 6, “Bread and Puppet Calendar Prints: A 36 Year Retrospective,” 4 S. Main St., Hardwick, 802-472-5334. Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday. More information on: Front Seat Café, 101 S. Main St. Video by Jerome Lipani available on

Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Made in Vermont”, until September 6, showcasing the ingenuity and ingenuity of Vermonters; “Iconic Vermont”, until September 6, works in all painting formats with subjects relating to quintessential places, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100,

Galerie AVA: Winners of the 2019 jury exhibitions, until July 23, Barbara Bartlett, “Resilience”; Elizabeth D’Amico, “Traveling by Proxy”; Jon Gilbert Fox, “Compositions. In red. White. Blue. “; Susan Osgood, until July 23, solo exhibition,” Mapping the Unknown “;” All the narrow roads at the border, a group exhibition “, until July 11 1 Bank Street, Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117,

Southern Vermont Arts Center: Vermont Glass Guild, July 3-August. 23, “2021Ëš F”, 10th anniversary exhibition; 2021 Solo exhibitions, until August 1, handpicked member artists present their work, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, Vernissage, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday July 3.

Henry Sheldon Museum: “Sculpture Haven”, in progress, sculpture by Vermont artists Kat Clear, John Matuzs Martin McGowan and Warren Rinehart, Sheldon Museum Garden, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802 388-2117, Hours : day.

The Front Gallery: Sam Thurston, July 3 to 31, paintings and sculptures, 6 rue Barre, Montpellier, 802-552-0877, Hours (limited occupancy): 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday to Sunday , or by appointment.

North Branch Nature Center: Susan Bull Riley, until August 26, paintings by the artist from Montpellier, Galerie, 713 Main St., Montpellier, 802-229-6206, Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

TW Wood Gallery: “Sweet”, until July 31, quality of softness from contemporary Vermont artists Lois Eby, PJ Desrochers, Monica DiGiovanni, Deluxe Unlimited, Sam Talbot-Kelly and Cheryl Betz (curator’s visit, 13 h July 10 ), 46 Barre St., Montpellier, 802-262-6035, The opening hours are (from July 8): noon to 4 p.m. Thursday to Saturday and by appointment.

River Arts: “New Beginnings”, until July 13, Vermont Watercolor Society group show, Foley All Gallery and Copley Common Room Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261,

University of Norwich: Jennifer Bryan, until December 10, “Liquid Mind: Abstractions”, work intended to convey current states of mind, visually encapsulating the ebb and flow of manic depression, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield, 802-485-2183,

Stone Valley Arts: “Portraits of a community! “Until August 29, photographs by Chuck Helfer, Tikko Freilich and Martin Van Buren III, and old photos from the Poultney Historical Society, Will Kasso Condry, until July 18,” Pandemic Patient Enlightenment (PPE): Works on Paper “, solo show by the Vermont artist, Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St., Poultney, 802-287-8197, Opening Reception (” Portraits “), 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday July 11.

Chaffee Art Center: “4 Strong Women” until July 23, “Impermanence” by Carolyn Shattuck; “Back to the Garden” by Sandy Mayo; “Respite” by Christine Holzschuh; “Unfolding Thoughts” by Mary Fran Lloyd, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours: noon to 4 pm Wednesday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; and by appointment.

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: “Celebrating Jenny”, until July 24, retrospective of the work of local painter Jenny Green (1935-2020), Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www.nekartisansguild .com

Shelburne Museum: “New England Now: People,” until October 17, contemporary regional artists celebrate New Englanders; “Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives”, until August 29; “Peter Kirkiles: At Scale”, until October 17, 14 sculptures, 6000 Shelburne Road (Route 7), Shelburne, 802-985-3346, Hours: 10 am to 4 pm Wednesday to Sunday. Admission is $ 25, $ 15 for Vermonters, $ 14 for 13-17 year olds, $ 12 for 5-12 year olds, free for children under 5.

Lemon Fair Sculpture Park: “Find Your Own Space”, until November, site-specific installation by artist Susan Teare of Essex Junction, plus other new sculptures, 4547 Route 74, Shoreham, 802-383-8161 ,

The Vault: “Vermont Treasures”, until July 24, works by 15 exceptional artists; “After the Rain”, until July 21, Open Wall show, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111,

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center: “Exploring Earth” through October 31, reflects on the intersection of spirituality and art, celebrating the magic of the earth, spirits in nature, animals, plants and transcendence, Altered Spaces Gallery, 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe, 802-760-4634, Hours: by appointment only.

Mad River Valley Arts: Green Mountain watercolor exhibit, until July 23, The Red Barn Galleries at Lareau Farm, Route 100; “Art Forms: An Exploration,” on display until July 23, The Gallery at Mad River Valley Arts, 5031 Main St., Waitsfield, 802-496-6682, Hours: 1 pm to 5 pm Wednesday through Saturday.

Axel’s Frame Shop & Gallery: Kathy Black, until July 3, Work and Play, Round and Round ”, paintings exploring women at different times in their lives, 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, www.axelsgallery .com your visit: from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Wednesday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Krishka Gallery & Library: Glenn Goldberg, until August 1, “Family and Friends,” works by New York-based artist, 83 Gates St., White River Junction, 347-264-4808, [email protected] .

Long River Gallery: Jeanette Fournier, until August 31, “On the Wing”, animal watercolors, 49 S. Main St., White River Junction, 802-295-4567,

Two Rivers: Sheri Hancock-Tomek, until July 31, farewell exhibit to celebrate 18 years as Studio Director, Two Rivers Printmaking Studio, 85 N. Main St., Suite 160, White River Junction, 802 -295-5901, www.


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