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

AR Market: Jason Galligan-Baldwin, until February 26, “Security Procedures”, explores the concern of living in a culture that “has no distinct culture in itself”, “ARTE to AR”, 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Hours: 11 am to 7 pm Wednesday to Saturday.

Espresso Bueno: Judy Greenwald, until December 29, vivid pastels and engravings at sale price, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. from Saturday to Sunday.

Morse Block Deli: Robert W. Brunelle Jr., until January 14, “Time to Go”, acrylic paintings chronicling Brunelle’s travels and adventures on foot to school and home during her childhood, Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069,

Studio Place Arts: “Celebrate! through December 29, annual celebration of local arts featuring a wide variety of arts and crafts created by over 60 artists who are members of SPA, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802 479-7069, Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Thursday; From 11:30 am to 6 pm from Friday to Saturday and by appointment. The SPA is closed on December 25.

Canal Street Gallery: “The Art for All” until January 15, “Seasonal Group Show”, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104,

Bennington Museum: “Boundless”, until December 31, new paintings and mixed media by Dusty Boynton; “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, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571 ,

Brandon Artists Guild: “From Hands to Hearts,” until January 30, new festive collection featuring affordable crafts from member artists, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, Hours: 10 Tuesday to Saturday at 5 p.m. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Natalie Frank: Painting with Paper”, until 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, an installation of Immersive Painting revisits 19th-century Arcadian landscape painting; “Evolving Traditions,” through February 13, pieces 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,

Mitchell-Giddings: Chuck Olson, until December 12, “Object and Memory,” paintings and collages, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-251-8290,

BCA Center: “Unbound”, until February 5, work 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 into the Dorset Vermont marble quarry and the ancient Roman warehouses, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865- 7551,

The Hyde Collection: “Georgia O’Keefe: Pattern of Leaves”, until May 16, Warren St., Glens Falls, NY, 518-792-1761,

Museum of Daily Life: “Life in Lists and Notes, until May 22 (2022), celebrating the poetic, mnemonic, narrative and enumerative qualities of Lists and Notes, and explore their myriad of creations, professional, bureaucratic, institutional, domestic and personal uses through the ages, 3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16), Glover,

Highland Center: “Local Color”, until December 31, presented by Caspian Arts, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-3000,

Hood Museum of Art: “Yellow Quick-to-See Smith: Trade Canoe: Forty Days and Forty Nights,” through December 12; “Form and relationship: contemporary indigenous ceramics”, until January 2; “A Legacy for Learning: The Jane and Raphael Bernstein Collection”, until February 6; “Thornton Dial: The Tiger Cat”, until February 27, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, NH, 603-646-1110,

McKernon Gallery: “We’re all at a party called Life ion Earth! »Until January 15, installation of painted sculptures, works on paper and interactive elements by Frobertan (artists Brandon Fran Bull and Robert Black), Sandy Hill Arts Center, 216 Main St., Hudson Falls, NY, 517 -741-0515, kendallmckernon .com

Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Gems & Giants 2021”, until December 19, annual exhibition of large and small paintings by gallery members, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100,

AVA Gallery: “A Wintry Mix” until December 30, AVA Holiday Sale and Exhibition, 1 Bank Street, Lebanon, NH, 603-448-3117, Artist Demonstrations, 13 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday December 18.

Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Hiroshige and the Changing Japanese Landscape”, until February 27, Japanese woodcuts 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”, December 11-March, organized in partnership with The Mokuhanga Sisters, a print collective, Yester House, Yester House, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www. svac .org

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; “Henry at 22: Collector. Museum Founder & More”, until December 31, artefacts, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802 388-2117,

Susan Calza Gallery: “Climate of Change”, until January 16, an exhibition by Susan Calza and Ken Leslie, 38 Main St., Montpellier, 802-224-6827, Hours: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and by appointment. Hours: Friday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Opening at 3 p.m. on Sunday January 16 with artists’ talk at 3 p.m.

The Front Gallery: Show 46, until January 9, members’ exhibit plus Holiday Market with artwork and other items for under $ 100, 6 Barre St., Montpellier, 802-552-0877, www 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, until December, “The Human Connection”, recent paintings, 41 State St., Montpellier, 802-229-5676,

North Branch Nature Center: Susan Bull Riley, until December 31, inspiring watercolors and oil paintings, Galerie, 713 Main St., Montpellier, 802-229-6206,

TW Wood Gallery: “The Art of Stories: An Exhibition of Vermont Picture Books,” until December 22; “The Art of Thomas Waterman Wood”, in progress; “Works Progress Administration Artwork”, in progress, 46, rue Barre, Montpellier, 802-262-6035, Hours: noon to 4 pm Thursday to Saturday, or by appointment.

NXT Gallery: Susan Brearey, through December 31, Paintings by Putney School Art Teacher, Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, 802-387-0102,

Chandler Gallery: Artisan Holiday Market, until December 24, go online for special holiday hours, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878,

Chaffee Art Center: annual members’ exhibition, until January 7; Holiday Shoppe with Gingerbread Contest, until January 7, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours: noon to 4 pm Wednesday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Saturday; and by appointment.

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Annual Holiday Show, until January 8, members display a range of special handmade items, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www.

Shelburne Museum: Winter Lights through January 1, Museum exterior light show, 6000 Shelburne Road (Route 7), Shelburne, 802-985-3346, Hours: 5 to 8 p.m. ( see website for exact dates). Admission is $ 15, $ 10 for ages 3-17.

The Vault: “Let There Be Light,” through December 29, the Open Wall jury exhibit features artwork in various media from local artists, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802 -885-7111, www.galleryvault. organization

The Current: 2021 Member Art Show & Sale, until December 31 (formerly Helen Day Art Center) 90 Pond Street, Stowe, 802-253-8358,


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