Vermont Visual Arts | Vermont Arts

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

Studio Place Arts: “Rolling On,” through March 6, a salute to the ingenious qualities and uses of the wheel; “Consider the Book,” work from the Book Lab artist group, second-floor gallery; “Seedpods: Promises of the Future,” quilts by Marya Low, third floor gallery, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, Winter hours: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; private viewing appointments, starting at 3:30 p.m. (call to schedule).

Canal Street Gallery: Gretchen Seifert, through April 3, “In Abstraction,” created to heal trauma through visually representing the relationships between sensations, feelings and memory, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Andy Yoder: Overboard,” through March 6, inspired by “The Great Shoe Spill of 1990”; “Erik Hoffner: Ice Visions” through March 6, photographs of ice patterns from holes bored by ice fishermen;, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; admission is “pay as you wish.”

BCA Center: “Meg Lipke: In the Making, through May 15, New York artist’s colorful, shaped paintings that push the boundaries of contemporary abstraction; “Pivotal Moments: Select Works by Diane Gabriel,” through May 15, expressive imagery of one of Vermont’s most celebrated artists and educators, Diane Gabriel (1947-2017), Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

UVM Fleming Museum: Currently closed due to COVID-19, 802-656-0750 (info: 656-2090),

Highland Center: “Open Air Gallery,” through March 31, Ski or snowshoe your way through 1.8 miles of Vermont outdoor art, Ski & Snowshoe Trail, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-9075, Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Reservations are required. HCA Café open 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

AVA Gallery: Stefania Urist. March 12-April 16, “I Give You: You Give Me Death,” sculptures of wood and glass; “Sacred Encounters,” March 12-April 16, works of stone and clay by Christine Hauck, Ellen Keene, Amanda Sisk and Heather Szczepiorkowski, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, N.H., 603-448-3117, Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; free. “Through the Windows: Opening an Exhibition during COVID-19,” a performance by Ellen Smith Ahern, at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, to be viewed from outside through the windows at AVA.

Ellenbogen Galley: Mary Fran Lloyd, through April, “Life in the Abstract,” paintings by Rutland abstract artist, Manchester Shopping Center, 263 Depot. St., Manchester, 802-768-8498, Hours (call ahead): 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Unmasked: Artful Responses to the Pandemic,” through March 28, artists reveal their struggles, creative breakthroughs, perspectives, and personal relationships, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday; admission: $10, $5 for students and seniors, free for 10 and younger.

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.

The Front Gallery: “Daryl Burnett: Respite,” through Nov. 29, solo show of mixed media on paper and canvas, 6 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-552-0877, Hours (limited occupancy): 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, or by appointment. Artist talk via Zoom at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 18: RSVP by email to [email protected]

Vermont History Museum: Thomas Waterman Wood 125th Anniversary Exhibits, through March 24, Vermont’s portion of the Federal WPA collection, 109 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-2291, Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; $7 admission, $20 families; $5 seniors, students and children (under 6 free).

T.W. Wood Gallery: Thomas Waterman Wood 125th Anniversary Exhibits: “Realism and Narrative: The Paintings of Thomas Waterman Wood,” through April, Wood Room; “Social Realism to Abstraction: Paintings of the WPA Collection,” 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, Hours: free but by appointment only. Self-guided tours (reservations required): 10-11 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon, noon to 1 p.m. Thursdays. Guided tours with curator Phillip Robertson (reservations required): 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. March 20, and April 17.

River Arts: “Visual Journey: Eco-Art of Anne Cummings,” through April 9, work from recycled, reused and repurposed materials, Folley Hall Gallery; “Lugo-Natura: Photographs by Vanessa Kotovich,” through April 9, Copley Common Room Gallery, 74 Pleasant St., Morrisville, 802-888-1261, Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

Chaffee Art Center: “The Art of Technology,” March 5-April 16, members’ show, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, Hours are: noon to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; private appointments available by request.

Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Robert J. Chapla, through March 6, “Art Pilgrim”; Alice Kitchel, March 12-April 24, “Poems in Patter, Light & Color,” work by Northeast Kingdom native, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday.

The Vault: Charles Norris-Brown, through March 31, “Heart Beat: A Walk in the Forest,” children’s book illustrations by Bellows Falls artist, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

Axel’s Frame Shop & Gallery: “Barely Touching,” through April 3, a collaborative installation by Kelly Holt and Susan Calza reflecting their personal reactions to the societal challenges of 2020, 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, Schedule your visit Wednesday-Saturday.

Heritage Winooski Mill Museum: David MacAullay, through March 12, “Building a Mill Town,” original sketches, 20 Winooski Falls Way, 802-355-9937,

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