Canfield Gallery: George Van Hook, through May 4, one of the region’s leading outdoor artists and watercolourists, Martha Canfield Library, 528 E. Arlington Road, Arlington, 802-375-6153, www.facebook. com/TheCanfieldGallery
Aldrich Library: Barre Paletteers, through May 26, “Out of the Shadows of the Pandemic,” 35 member paintings, Milne Room, 16 Washington St., 802-476-7559, www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org
AR Market: Michael Heffernan,” through June 11, “Toying with It,” paintings, “ARTE at AR,” 159 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com
Espresso Bueno: Jan Ghiringhelli, until May 11, large body of original works; edibles, stills and flowers; mostly oils, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, espressobueno.com
Morse Block Deli: Pria Cambio, through April 30, “Heat for you. Right now!” paintings, drawings and collages, Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com
Studio Place Arts: “Drip”, until April 30, group exhibition exploring water issues, ground floor gallery; “Of Fire and Rust,” encaustic and mixed-media works by Deborah Barnwell, second-floor gallery; “City Scenes”, drawings by Charles Lysogorski, third floor gallery; “Family Affair,” through May 21, Kinetic Art by Paul Markowitz, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802 479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment.
Canal Street Gallery: “The Emmett Spaulding Dunbar Photo-Poet Show,” through May 7, photographic images are from before, during and after the global pandemic, 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, canalstreetartgallery.com
Bennington Museum: “Marion Huse: Picturing Pownal”, until June 22; The Student Art Exhibition, until June 5; “Across the Street: Historic Bennington,” in progress; Grand-mère Moïse, in progress, exhibitions in progress; Bennington Modernism, Ongoing, Current Exhibitions, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, www.benningtonmuseum.org
Brandon Artists Guild: Warren Kimble, May 6-July 9, “Artful Assemblages,” 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, www.brandonartistsguild.org Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Opening on Friday May 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: through June 12: “(í:se) Be Our Guest/Stolen,” screen prints by Cleveland artist M. Carmen Lane based on her family’s personal stories of displacement; “Form/Reform”, the cardboard reconstructions of historical works of art by Robert Visani that refer to the transatlantic slave trade; “Big Bang Votive”, Yvette Molina’s egg tempera paintings from stories that arouse pleasure or inspire love; “Between Starshine and Clay”, work by Mildred Beltré Martinez, curator of the M. Carmen Lane exhibition, “Skin in the Game”; ‘Through Lines’, wooden sculptures by Sachiko Akiyama that draw on influences such as the artist’s Japanese-American heritage; “Anne Spalter: The Wonder of It All,” BMAC’s First-Ever Non-Fungible Token Exhibit, or NFT, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, www. brattleboromuseum.org
Epsilon Spiers: Lydia Kern, until June 25, “Passages,” multimedia art by the Burlington sculptor and installation artist, 190 Main St., Brattleboro, www.epsilonspires.org Vermont Organist of the Year, Jenny Bower, will perform selected works at the closing reception on June 25.
BCA Center: Eric Aho, through June 5, “Headwater,” paintings featuring captivating scenes from the natural world; Sarah Trad, through June 5, ‘What Still Remains’, a Lebanese-American artist explores complex themes of personal and cultural identity through film-based media and textiles, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St. , Burlington, 802-865-7551, www.burlingtoncityarts.com
UVM Fleming Museum: “Unpacked: Refugee Baggage”, until May 1, multimedia installation by Syrian-born artist and architect Mohamad Hafez and Iraqi-born writer and lecturer Ahmed Badr; “Dark Goddess: An Exploration of the Sacred Feminine,” through May 1, Shanta Lee Gander’s mix of ethnography and cultural anthropology photos; Storytelling Fair: “Reckonings” (new), through May 6, museum staff and student interns reflect on the final months of 2020 with a focus on objects from the collection, 61 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 802- 656-0750, www. flemingmuseum.org Admission is free.
Museum of Everyday Life: “Life in Lists and Notes, through May 22, celebrating the poetic, mnemonic, narrative and enumerative qualities of lists and notes, and exploring their myriad creative, professional, bureaucratic, Institutional, Household and Personal Through the Ages, 3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16), Glover, www.museumofeverydaylife.org
Highland Center: Ann Young, through June 5, “Now, You Tell the Story,” oil paintings, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-3000, highlandartsvt.org Vernissage , 4 to 6 noon Sunday 15 May.
Hood Museum of Art: “This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World,” through July 23; “Unbroken: Native American Ceramics, Sculpture, and Design,” through April 30, 2023; “Photographs from Hollywood’s Golden Age: The John Kobal Foundation,” through May 21; “In the Moment: Recent Work by Louise Hamlin,” through Sept. 3, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, New Hampshire, 603-646-1110, hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu
Hardwick Inn: Sophia Bettmann-Kerson, through April, ‘Courage and Wonder at Our Collective Experience of the COVID Pandemic,’ watercolor pencil drawings, 4 S. Main St., Hardwick, 802-472-5334.
Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Tell Us a Story,” May 5 through June 19, artists tell stories with three works of art; “2022 Legacy Collection,” through Dec. 24, works by 16 distinguished artists plus works by Alden and Mary Bryan, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100, www.bryangallery.org Opening, Sunday, 13 a.m. to 3 p.m., May 8.
Vermont Studio Center: “Can you hear me? until May 25, the first exhibition in New Delhi-based curator Phalguni Guliani’s series of exhibitions highlighting female voices forging new horizons in contemporary South Asian art, Red Mill Gallery, 80 Pearl St., Johnson, 802-635-2727, www.vermontstudiocenter.org Closing reception and curator’s talk, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25.
AVA Gallery: “The Thing with Feathers”, until May 21, group exhibition inspired by Mental Health Awareness Month and Emily Dickinson’s poem; Solo exhibitions, until June 4, Samantha M. Eckert: “Besieged by Wonder”; Cecelia Kane: “How do I feel today? 1-89 days”; Tara Wray: “Book of Sons,” 1 Bank St., Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117, www.avagallery.org Feathers reception and poetry reading event, 3-5 p.m. on Saturday May 14.
Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Exhale: A Multisensory Art Experience,” May 7-June 11, seven artists work in a variety of media, Wilson Museum; Spring 2022 Members’ Show, through May 22, joined by Vermont Watercolor Society, Yester House; Art from the Schools 2022, through May 1, Wilson Museum, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www.svac.org Closing Reception, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, June 11.
Edgewater Gallery at the Falls: Hannah Bureau, through May 21, “Open Air,” paintings, 1 Mill St., Middlebury, 802-458-0098, edgewatergallery.co
Middlebury College Museum of Art: ‘Contemporary to Classic’, through August 7, highlights from the New Collection Handbook; “Into the Screen,” through August 7, digital art from teamLab; Permanent Collection Galleries, ongoing, Mahaney Center for the Arts, South Street (Route 30), Middlebury, 802-443-5007, museum.middlebury.edu
Susan Calza Gallery: “The Matter of Loss: Holding Spaces,” through May 8, artwork by Daryl Burnett and Axel Stohlberg, 38 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, www.susancalza.com
The Front Gallery: Exhibition 48, through May 1, various works by members; Hasso Ewing, from May 6 to 29, “inside & out”, solo exhibition of new works by the artist from Calais, 6 Barre St., Montpellier, 802-552-0877, www.thefrontvt.com Opening, from 4 p.m. at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 6.
Kellogg-Hubbard Library: John Weaver, April, “Vermont Scenes,” Kitzmiller Room, 35 Main St., Montpelier, 802-223-3338, www.kellogghubbard.org
North Branch Nature Center: Art Resource Association, through June 27, Gallery, 713 Main St., Montpellier, 802-229-6206, northbranchnaturecenter.org gallery reception, 4-7 p.m. Friday, April 29.
Vermont Supreme Court: Paul Gruhler, May 2-June 30, “Harmonics,” paintings, drawings, and collages by artist Craftsbury, 111 State St., Montpelier, 802-828-0749, curator.vermont.gov Hours: 8 30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Opening from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 6.
TW Wood Gallery: Susan Kossman, until May 12, “Living Space: Portraits through Appreciative Inquiry” Nuquist Gallery; Exhibit by Vermont Watercolor Society Member Hubs of Central Vermont and Northeastern Vermont, through May 12, Contemporary Hall; “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: Julia Zanes, through May 9, “Household Objects,” new work by the Vermont artist, Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, 802-387-0102, nextstagearts.org
Chaffee Art Center: “Images of Our Communities,” through May 27, featured walls include Jon Olender and Matt Lerman; and annual amateur photo contest entries with voting until May 27, 16 S. Main St., Rutland, 802-775-0356, www.chaffeeartcenter.org Hours: 12-4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; and by appointment.
Catamount Arts: “Material Drawing Redux: Drawn to Touch,” through June 11, work by Audrey Goldstein, Michelle Samour, Julia Shepley, and Debra Weisberg, Fried Family Gallery, 39 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury, 802-748 -2600, www.catamountarts.org
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Nic Piliero, through June 4, ‘Flying Colors’, Brilliant Colors by St. Johnsbury Artist, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www .nekartisansguild.com
The Vault: Kathryn Adams, until May 29, “Traditions of the Lakota and Abenaki peoples”, photography; “Treasures,” through May 11, Open Wall Group Exhibit, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, www.galleryvault.org Artist Talk (Adams) and Stories, 13 p.m. Saturday, May 14.
Axel’s Frame Shop & Gallery: “Transitions,” through April 30, textile art by 17 Vermont area members of the Surface Design Association, 5 Stowe St. Waterbury, 802-244-7801, www.facebook.com/ AxelsFrameShopGallery/