Catherine Dianich Gallery
139 Main St., Brattleboro
Open by appointment
http://www.catherinedianichgallery.com, 802 380-1607
Currently: Contemporary art featuring established and emerging artists working at local, regional, and national levels.
Chaffee Art Center
16 South Main St., Rutland
http://www.chaffeeartcenter.org, 802 775-0356
Thru Jan 21: All-Member Exhibit Winter Showcase. This display of creativity exhibits with the annual community-wide gingerbread construction competition during December 2016. Feb 17-March 31: Release & React. Featuring artist members of Brush Stroke Studio, East Mountain Mentoring Artists, Vermont Abstract Connection. April 7-May 19: Our Global Community: Annual Student Art Exhibit, featuring the talents of Rutland County K-12 students.
Crowell Art Gallery
23 West St., Newfane
Jan, Feb: The Permanent Collection of Robert & Muriel Crowell: bequest of contemporary works by Southern Vermont artists. Included are Roger Sandes, Mallory Lake, Deidre Scherer, Susan Osgood, and Wolf Kahn.
Cynthia-Reeves New England
PO Box 788, Walpole, NH 03601
http://www.cynthia-reeves.com, 802 579-1029
Thru Jan 28: Metalpoint and Graphite Artists Talk, featuring Alisa Dworsky, Gudrun Mertes-Frady, Anne Lindberg, and Shona Macdonald.
Gallery at the VAULT
68 Main St., Springfield
http://www.galleryvault.org, 802 885-7111
Currently: We’re a Vermont State Craft Center showcasing 125 local and regional artists and artisans.
Gallery in the Woods
145 Main St., Brattleboro
Daily 11a-5:30p, 12-5p Sun
http://www.galleryinthewoods.com, 802 257-4777
Currently: Without Refuge: Being Alive in Black and White. Currently: Tribal art collected from the studios of Mexico’s internationally collected master craftsmen and -women.
Gallery North Star
151 Townshend Rd., Grafton
10a-5p daily (Tue by chance)
http://www.gnsgrafton.com, 802 843-2465
Feb 17-March 19: Charlie Hunter: Americana Personified. In sepia tones interspersed with flashes of color, Hunter’s paintings evoke a rural past intersecting with an intruding present. Opening reception Feb. 17, 5:30p.
103 West Main St., Wilmington
http://www.gallerywright.com, 802 464-9922
Currently: Fine arts gallery specializing in contemporary realism, landscape, figure, and still life paintings by renowned New England artists.
100 River St., Springfield
http://www.Facebook.com/GreatHallSpringfield, 802 885-3061
Thru April: Signs of Life with Roger Sandes and Mary Welsh. Creating conversations about arts, culture and history, the environment, and social conditions.
Long Ago and Far Away
4963 Main St., Manchester Center
http://www.longagoandfaraway.com, 802 362-4956
Open now: Visions of the North. The indigenous people of our colder regions know how to exist closely with their natural surroundings. Use this holiday season to share and celebrate Northern cultures through the artistic expressions of their peoples.
Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., Guilford
http://www.mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com, 802 251-8290
Thru Jan 29: Winter Group. Featuring new artists Eric Boyer, Anne Johnstone, Gene Parulis, and Torin Porter. Includes new works from gallery artists.
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
229 Main St., Keene, NH
http://www.keene.edu/tsag 603 358-2720
Feb 17-March 26: 2125 Stanley Street/Traces Exhibition. Dahlia Nayar, Margaret Sunghe Paek, and Loren Kiyoshi Dempster. Dance performance and multimedia exhibition exploring cultural hybridity across generations of immigrant families. Dance performances Feb 9-11 (tickets available at Redfern Arts Center, 603 358-2168). Opening reception Feb 17, 5-7p. Feb 9-March 26: Sympathetic Vibration: Selected works by Rachelle Beaudoin, Janet Hulings Bleicken, Sally Bomer, Brian Cohen, Glen Scheffer, and Craig Stockwell. New and recent work by six area artists who address local and global issues and images. Feb 9-March 26: At Home: A teaching and learning installation. An interactive education installation developed in collaboration with the Horatio Colony Museum and Nature Preserve.
Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., Brattleboro
http://www.vtart.com, 802 257-7044
Currently: Paintings, sculptures, handmade crafts, glass, jewelry, fiber art, and high-quality furniture, including the fabled Vermont folk rocker, all on display in a setting that will keep you entertained for as long as you like. Functional and decorative works from established and emerging artists.
Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., Brattleboro
http://www.vcphoto.org, 802 251-6051
Thru Jan 1: Annual Members Holiday Exhibition. This annual juried members’ exhibition features a vibrant array of photographic styles and processes from VCP’s 150+ members. Jan 6-29: Sight Unseen. Aaron John Bourque and Allison Cekala. The photographic works of these Boston artists are linked by a desire to uncover and deconstruct landscape. Feb 3-26: Andrew Frost: The Northeast Kingdom. March 3-April 2: Open juried exhibition.
Vermont Folklife Center
8 Main St., Middlebury
Thru Jan 21: Amazing Grace: Celebrating Forty Years of Grassroots Art and Effort. Currently: Discovering Community: Storytelling by Young Vermonters.