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Copley Woodlands

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 125 Thomas Lane. Cathy Wright, 253-7200, cathyw@copleywoodlands.com.

571 Projects: “QUIXOTICA”

Through Dec. 20: Brian Fekete, five large-scale oil paintings. 56 Park St. Sophie Brechu-West, 802-881-0418, sophie@571projects.com, 571projects.com.

Helen Day Art Center: Festival of Trees and Light, Members’ Art Show and Sale

Dec. 6: 5 to 7 p.m. Opening reception: Stowe Elementary School chorus, refreshments and seasonal art activities, over 100 items for sale. Hanukkah display. Exhibit through Dec. 28.

Dec. 14: 1 to 4 p.m. Family Day. Sweet treats, seasonal art activities, including gingerbread houses with New England Culinary Institute students.

90 Pond St. Elena Rosen, 802-253-8358, programs@helenday.com, helenday.com.

PLATE Restaurant: “Winter is Here”

To April 23, 2020: Photographs by Orah Moore, Dorothy Koval and Ross Connelly.

Wednesday and Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 5 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If not planning to dine, the public is welcome to view on Sundays. 91 Main St. 802-253-2691.

Robert Paul Galleries

Baggy Knees Shopping Center, 394 Mountain Road. Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 253-7282, robertpaulgalleries.com.

Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center

Dec. 5: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Chasing Light Group Exhibit Opening. Free to public.

Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and one hour before events. 122 Hourglass Drive, Stowe Mountain Resort. 760-4634, kholt@sprucepeakarts.com.


Studio Place Arts: Quick Change Gallery

Through Dec. 6: “Graphite,” Mark Helzman. Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.

201 N. Main St. 802-479-7069, studioplacearts.com.


Vermont Artist Janet McKenzie: “Jesus of the People”

Dec. 6: 5 to 8 p.m. Viewing; original painting.

Dec. 7: 1 p.m. Dec. 7: 1 p.m. Talk by The Rev. Jill Colley Robinson, Vt. District Superintendent, United Methodist. 2:30 p.m. Artist talk. Prints of other works; cards; books for purchase and signing.

Dec. 8: 9:45 a.m. Worship service. 1 p.m. Gallery opens. 3 p.m. Ecumenical and interfaith panel discussion (Dr. Laurie Brands Gagne, Dr. Wanda Heading-Grant, Bishop Shannon MacVean-Brown, Rabbi Jan Salzman, The Rev. Dr. Arnold Thomas). 21 Buell St. The Rev. Mark Demers, demers.mark@gmail.com or text 802-777-1952.


Northwestern Vermont Model Railroad Association Open House

Dec. 14: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. HO scale operating layout. Free; donations welcome. Pinewood Plaza, Suite 1011, 57 River Road. Ron Piro, 802-598-0905, ronpiro@aol.com, nwvrailroad.org.


Highland Center for the Arts

To Dec. 20: Robert Mallory Klein, “The Character of the Kingdom.” 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. HCA Gallery. (Closed Monday and Tuesday).

2875 Hardwick St. highlandartsvt.org.


Bryan Memorial Gallery

35th anniversary exhibit: “Mary & Alden Seaside,” 30 paintings by Mary Bryan (1907-1978) and Alden Bryan (1913-2001).

Daily, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 180 Main St. 644-5100, bryangallery.org.

Visions of Vermont Art Galleries

Tuesday to Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Monday. 100 Main St. Terry and Jane Shaw, 802-644-8183. info@visionsofvermont.com, visionsofvermont.com.


Emile A. Gruppe Gallery

Thursday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment (802-899-3211). 22 Barber Farm Road. 899-3211, emilegruppegallery.com.

Jericho Town Hall

Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to noon. 67 VT-15. jerichovt.gov. 899-4936 option 1. catherine.mcmains@gmail.com.


Northern Vermont University-Johnson: Julian Scott Memorial Gallery

Dec. 5: 3 to 5 p.m. Reception and exhibit opening, through Dec. 13. Free. Jessica Skala of Springfield, media arts major; Auburn Little of Rutland and Harrison Holmes of Burlington, studio arts majors.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and during performances. Dibden Center for the Arts, 337 College Hill. 802-635-1469; northernvermont.edu/julianscottgallery.


First Friday Art Walk

Dec. 6: 4 to 8 p.m. Nearly 30 venues from Capitol Grounds to the T.W. Wood Gallery. montpelieralive.org/artwalk.

The Spotlight Gallery

Through Dec. 20: “I AM...Exploring What it Means to Be a Vermont Artist.”

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Vermont Arts Council, 136 State St. 828-5422. vermontartscouncil.org; Facebook.

T. W. Wood Art Gallery

Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Center for Arts & Learning, 46 Barre St. 802-262-6035, twwoodgallery.org, info@twwoodgallery.org.


River Arts Center

Through Dec. 27: Exhibits Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • The Common Space Gallery at River Arts

“Heartbeet Lifesharing Fiber Arts,” collaboration between 11 fiber art creators and therapeutic woodworking studio in Hardwick.

  • The Gallery at River Arts

Jennifer Hubbard oil paintings, “The View From Here: Local Landscapes.”

  • Photo Co-op

Third Thursday: 6 to 8 p.m. Photography enthusiasts gather, share feedback and knowledge. riverartsvt.org. Submit images to info@riverartsvt.org.

74 Pleasant St. 888-1261, heidi@riverartsvt.org, riverartsvt.org.


Valley Arts Festival Gallery

To Dec. 21: “Bold & Beautiful,” Vermont Watercolor Society members.

5031 Main St., #2 Village Square. Linda Barnes, 496-6682; 802-223-3380, Map at Tourist Information Centers, galleries, studios, and online: info@valleyartsvt.com.


Axel’s Gallery & Frame Shop

To Dec. 24: Celebrating the Small in Small Businesses: A Group Show.

Call for Mural Artists (axelsgallery.com/the-mural) Dec. 15: Submission deadline. $750 prize for preliminary sketch by experienced muralist to launch fundraising campaign. Mural location: Alley Way, 5 Stowe St.

Dec. 31: Winner notified. Mural executed in 2020.

Contact Whitney Aldrich at Axel’s Gallery and Frame Shop at info@axelsgallery.com or 802-244-7801.

Tuesday to Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 5 Stowe St. 244-7801, axelsgallery.com.

Waterbury Public Library

Through Dec. 31: “The Summer of 2018,” watercolors by Mimi Clark. 28 N. Main St. Judi Byron, 244-7036.

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