Most galleries and museums require masks, some social distancing. Virtual exhibits are not listed, but can be found on Vermont Arts Online.
AR Market: Jason Galligan-Baldwin, through Feb. 26, “Security Procedures,” explores the anxiety of living in a culture that “has no distinct culture,” “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Hours: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.
Espresso Bueno: Judy Greenwald, through Dec. 29, sale-priced pastels and vibrant prints, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, espressobueno.com Hours: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 30 Monday to Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday to Sunday.
Morse Block Deli: Robert W. Brunelle Jr., through Jan. 14, “Time to Go,” acrylic paintings that chronicle Brunelle’s travels and walking adventures to school and home as a child, Morse Block , 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com
Studio Place Arts: “Celebrate!” through Dec. 29, annual local arts celebration featuring a wide variety of arts and crafts created by over 60 SPA member artists, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Thursday; 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday to Saturday and by appointment. The SPA is closed on December 25.
Canal Street Gallery: “The Art for All,” through Jan. 15, “Seasonal Group Show,” 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, canalstreetartgallery.com
Bennington Museum: ‘Boundless’, through December 31, new paintings and mixed media by Dusty Boynton; “Love, Marriage and Divorce,” through Dec. 31, ups and downs of love and heartbreak, from Victorian wedding dresses to scandalous stories of sexual harassment, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, www.benningtonmuseum.org
Brandon Artists Guild: “From Hands to Hearts,” through Jan. 30, new festive collection featuring affordable handcrafted works by member artists, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, www.brandonartistsguild.org Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Natalie Frank: Painting with Paper,” through February 13, portraits of imaginary female figures, each accompanied by an animal; “William Ransom: Keep Up/Hold Up,” through March 5, the sculptural installation reflects the artist’s experiences as a black man in America; “B. Lynch: Pull Back the Curtain”, until February 13, a multimedia installation examines the corrosive effect of income disparity on society; “Michael Abrams: Arcadia Rediscovered”, until March 5, a multimedia installation of immersive painting revisits 19th-century Arcadian landscape painting; “Evolving Traditions,” through February 13, exhibits from the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers; “Inspired by the Past,” through March 5, featuring members of the Vermont Glass Guild, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
Mitchell-Giddings: Chuck Olson, through Dec. 12, “Object and Memory,” paintings and collages, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-251-8290, www.mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com
BCA Center: “Unbound,” through February 5, by Rachel Gross, Rob Hitzig and Kirsten Reynolds, New England artists who explore contemporary approaches to abstraction; Bradley Borthwick, until February 5, “Objects of Empire”, a sculptural installation resulting from his research on the Dorset marble quarry in Vermont and the ancient Roman storehouses, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802- 865-7551, www.burlingtoncityarts.com
The Hyde Collection: “Georgia O’Keefe: Leaf Pattern,” through May 16, Warren St., Glens Falls, New York, 518-792-1761, hydecollection.org
Museum of Daily Life: “Life in Lists and Notes, through May 22 (2022), celebrating the poetic, mnemonic, narrative and enumerative qualities of lists and notes, and explores their myriad creative, professional, bureaucratic, institutional , Household and Personal Uses Through the Ages, 3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16), Glover, www.museumofeverydaylife.org
Highland Center: “Local Color,” through Dec. 31, presented by Caspian Arts, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-3000, highlandartsvt.org
Hood Museum of Art: “Form and Relationship: Contemporary Indigenous Ceramics,” through Jan. 2; “A Legacy for Learning: The Jane and Raphael Bernstein Collection,” until February 6; “Thornton Dial: The Tiger Cat,” through Feb. 27, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, New Hampshire, 603-646-1110, hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu
The McKernon Gallery: “We are all at a party called life on Earth!” until January 15, installation of painted sculptures, works on paper and interactive elements by Frobertan (Brandon artists Fran Bull and Robert Black), Sandy Hill Arts Center, 216 Main St., Hudson Falls, New York, 517-741-0515, kendallmckernon.com
Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Gems & Giants 2021,” through Dec. 19, annual exhibition of large and small paintings by gallery members, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100, www.bryangallery.org
AVA Gallery: “A Winter Mix,” through Dec. 30, AVA Holiday Exhibit and Sale, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117, www.avagallery.org Artist Demonstrations, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 18.
Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Hiroshige and the Changing Japanese Landscape,” through February 27, Japanese prints by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) illustrating how the political climate of 19th-century Japan influenced his art, Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum; “The World Between Block and Paper,” through March 27, hosted in partnership with The Mokuhanga Sisters, a print collective, Yester House, Yester House, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www .svac.org (SVAC closed on December 20 and 22.) Visit to the Horoshige exhibition, noon Sunday December 19.
Henry Sheldon Museum: “Sightlines: Picturing the Battell Wilderness,” until December 31, oil and gouache paintings on linen by Jill Madden and photographs by Caleb Kenna; “Henri at 22: Collector. Museum Founder & More,” through Dec. 31, Artifacts, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802 388-2117, www.henrysheldonmuseum.org
Susan Calza Gallery: “Climate of Change,” through January 16, an exhibition by Susan Calza and Ken Leslie, 38 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, www.susancalza.com Hours: 6-8 p.m. h on Saturday and Sunday and by appointment. Opening hours: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday; 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Closing reception, 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 16, with artist talks at 3 p.m.
The Front Gallery: Show 46, through Jan. 9, plus Holiday Market members’ show with art and other items for under $100, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, www.thefrontvt.com Hours ( limited occupancy): 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment.
North Branch Café: August Burns, to December, “The Human Connection,” recent paintings, 41 State St., Montpelier, 802-229-5676, thenorth-branch.com
North Branch Nature Center: Susan Bull Riley, through Dec. 31, Inspirational Watercolors and Oil Paintings, Gallery, 713 Main St., Montpelier, 802-229-6206, northbranchnaturecenter.org
TW Wood Gallery: “The Art of Stories: A Vermont Picture Book Exhibition”, until December 22; “The Art of Thomas Waterman Wood,” in progress; Works Progress Administration Artwork, in progress, 46 Barre St., Montpellier, 802-262-6035, www.twwoodgallery.org Hours: 12-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, or by appointment.
NXT Gallery: Susan Brearey, through Dec. 31, paintings by Putney School Art Instructor, Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, 802-387-0102, nextstagearts.org
Chandler Gallery: Artisan Holiday Market, through Dec. 24, go online for special holiday hours, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878, www.chandler-arts.org
Chaffee Art Center: annual members’ exhibition, until January 7; Holiday Shoppe with Gingerbread Contest, through Jan. 7, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, www.chaffeeartcenter.org Hours: 12-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday; and by appointment.
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Annual Holiday Show, through Jan. 8, members showcase a range of special handmade products, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www.nekartisansguild .com
Shelburne Museum: “Winter Lights,” through Jan. 1, outdoor museum lighting extravaganza, 6000 Shelburne Road (Route 7), Shelburne, 802-985-3346, shelburnemuseum.org Hours: 5 p.m. 8 p.m. (check website for exact dates). Admission is $15, $10 for ages 3-17.
The Vault: “Let There Be Light,” through Dec. 29, Open Wall juried exhibit features artwork in a variety of media by local artists, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802 -885-7111, www.galleryvault. org
The Current: 2021 Members’ Art Show & Sale, through Dec. 31 (formerly Helen Day Art Center) 90 Pond Street, Stowe, 802-253-8358, www.thecurrentnow.org