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All galleries and museums require masks and social distancing unless otherwise noted. Virtual exhibits are not listed but can be found at Vermont Arts Online.

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

Espresso Bueno: Arthur Zorn, “Basically blue, basically new”, until June 30, abstract art by the Barre artist, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, Opening times: Monday to Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Main Street: Barre Art Splash, until September 7th, 37 cats, dogs and racing cars decorated by local artists (they will be auctioned at the Vermont Barre Granite Museum starting September 18 to help the Rotary Club and the artists) , Main Street Barre,

Studio Place Arts: Cranbrook Connections is working through June 26th at the Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan in honor of the late critic Marc Awodey. Silent auction in favor of SPA programs (tender ends on June 25th at 4 pm), Second Floor Gallery; “Digital Natives: Next Generation Art of Central Vermont,” Central Vermont Career Center Work, Third Floor Gallery, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802-479-7069, Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Canal Street Gallery: “Keizer + Kecik Color Light Pattern Duo Show” until June 12th Painting by Carol Keizer and the art glass by Nicholas Kekic from Tsuga Studios, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104,

Bennington Museum, “Robert Frost: Now in Vermont,” through Nov. 7, Frost’s Life and Work as a Poet and Farmer in Bennington County 1920-38; “Love, Marriage, and Divorce” through December 31st, ups and downs of love and sorrow, from Victorian wedding dresses to scandalous stories of sexual harassment; Teacher Art Exhibition: Until June 18th, teachers in the schools of the cities do their own work. “Neveruses: Beyonder” will use J. Stoner Blackwell’s plastic bags as works of art until September 6th. “Performative Acts” until August 15, photographs by Dona Ann McAdams, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571,

“Signs of Life”, through July 5th, works by graphic artist Jeannie Podolak and painter Dan Brett, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “All Flowers Hold the Light” through June 13, an exploration of flowers to address the loss of Miles Chapin, Clare Elliott, Anna Schuleit Haber, Amy Jenkins, Colleen Kiely, Cathy Osman and John Willis to mark ;; “Children of the Sun”, Jennifer Mack-Watkins contains pictures and short stories by Vermont storyteller, poet and activist Daisy Turner (1883-1988); “Adria Arch: On Reflection”, a kinetic sculpture installation; “Palm Oil, Rum, Honey, Yellow Flowers” Kenny Rivero’s drawings with themes such as masculinity; “Glasstastic”, works of art by children and transformed into three-dimensional sculptures by glass artists, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124,

BCA Center: “Bubblegum Pop”, June 4th-Oct. 10, which combines popular and consumer culture with fantastic themes; Kaylynn Sullivan TwoTrees, June 4th-Oct. 10, immersive installation by the Vermont artist, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551,

Rokeby Museum: “A Modern Artist: The Commercial Art of Rachael Robinson Elmer”, opened May 30, modern artist who dominated the growing commercial art profession in the early 20th century; “Free & Safe: The Vermont Subway,” ongoing interpretive trails 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 paired with works of the 20th century from the Hyde’s Feibes & Schmitt Collection; “Masterpieces & Mysteries” until October 31, artistic treasures and art-historical questions from the vaults; High School Juried Show, through May 30th, 30th year, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, New York, 518-792-1761,

Highland Center: Relative Color, through July 11, paintings by Father and Daughter Matt and Heidi Broner, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours (masks and social distancing required): Wednesday through Sunday from 12pm to 4pm, Sunday from 10am to 8pm. Opening reception and artist talk, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 6th.

Hardwick Inn: “111 Copper Nails,” through September 6, “Bread & Puppet Calendar Prints: A 36- and Ear-Retrospective,” 4 S. Main St., Hardwick, 802-472-5334. Opening times: Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. More at: Front Seat Café, 101 S. Main St.

Bryan Memorial Gallery: Main Street talks through June 20th of the long-awaited opportunity to be outdoors and recapture the community life of the Northeast. “Interiors – Walls Within”, through June 20, artists share some of their COVID-induced interior images, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100,

AVA Gallery: Three solo exhibitions through June 4th, “Mosaic: Sage Lewis”, “Beings: Torin Porter” and “Renewal: Helen Schmidt”: “Tethered by Light”, through June 4th, group exhibition inspired by National Mental Health Awareness Month, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, NH, 603-448-3117,

Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Force”: Through June 27, Salem Art Works (SAW) are some of the most progressive artists today. Spring / Summer exhibition for all members until June 6th; Vermont Pastel Society Exhibitions, through June 6, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405,

Middlebury College Museum of Art: Closed until further notice but open virtually, 802-443-5007,

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

Susan Calza Gallery: “Barely Touching”, until May 31, joint video project by Kelly Holt and Susan Calza, 138 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, Opening times: by appointment only.

TW Wood Gallery: “Sweet” through July 31st, Quality of Sweetness by contemporary Vermont artists Lois Eby, PJ Desrochers, Monica DiGiovanni, Deluxe Unlimited, Sam Talbot-Kelly and Cheryl Betz (curator tour, 1:00 pm, July 10th) ; “Anew,” through June 25, works by 29 Vermont artists with disabilities (Curator Tour, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., May 22), 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, Opening times are: Tuesday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment.

River Arts: New Beginnings through July 13, group show at the Vermont Watercolor Society, Foley All Gallery and Copley Common Room Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Norwich University: Jennifer Bryan, June 4-Dec. 10, “Liquid Mind: Abstractions,” Work on Communicating Current States of Mind, Including Visually the Ups and Downs of Manic Depression, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield, 802-485-2183, Opening reception, Friday, June 4th, 5 to 7 p.m. (reservation required).

Stone Valley Arts: Will Kasso Condry, June 8 – July 18, Vermont artist’s solo exhibition, “Pandemic Patient Enlightenment (PPE): Works on Paper”; “Neuroanatomy”, until June 27, juried open-call collage show with 67 pieces by 29 artists; “Emergence: From the studio to the street with LMNOPI (a retrospective)”, until May 30th, first solo retrospective of the Rutland mural painter and printer Lopi LaRoe; Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St., Poultney, 802-287-8197, Opening times: Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and by appointment. Opening reception and lecture by Will Kasso Condry, 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday June 13th.

Chandler Gallery: “Kaleidoscope”, through June 26th, local artist exhibition, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878, Opening times: Saturday from 12 noon to 4 pm and when the “Open” flag is hoisted.

Chaffee Art Center: Annual Amateur Photo Contest through June 4th; “Expressions of Me”, through June 4, annual student display and digital printout, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, Opening times: Thursday and Friday from 12 noon to 4 pm; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; and by appointment.

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: “4 Visions: Paper as a Medium”, through June 12, work by Carolyn Guest, Martha Elmes, J. Frase-White and Lian Brehm, Backroom Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748 -0158, Opening times: Tuesday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Shelburne Museum: Reopening June 2, “Revisiting America: The Prints of Currier & Ives, June 2-Aug. 29; “New England Now: People, June 26th-October. 17, regional contemporary artists celebrate the people of New England; “Peter Kirkiles: At Scale,” June 2-Oct. 17, 14 sculptures, Route 7, Shelburne, 802-985-3346,

Artistree: AP Art & Seniors Student Show, through June 13th, Artistree Community Arts Center & Gallery, 2095 Pomfret Road, South Pomfret, 802 457-3500,

The Vault: Resilience, through July 25th, Open Wall, unjudged show for all artists within 30 miles of Springfield, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111 , Opening times: Wednesday and Saturday from 11.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Mad River Valley Arts: the annual membership show from June 6th to July 30th at the Mad River Valley Arts Gallery, 5031 Main St., Waitsfield, 802-496-6682, Opening times: Wednesday to Saturday from 1pm to 5pm.

Axels Frame Shop & Gallery: Kathy Black, through July 3, Work and Play, Round and Round, “paintings exploring women at different points in their lives, 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, Plan your visit: Wednesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Carving Studio & Sculpture Center: Spring Members Exhibition through June 27 with 350 artists, 636 Marble St., West Rutland, 802-438-2097, Gallery times (COVID precautions): Sunday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Public opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 5th.


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