At the galleries

Arts Council of Windham County

118 Elliot St., Brattleboro

All events start at 6p.

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ACWC is an organization of artists for artists. Board Trustee Sarah Bowen and former Board President Shanta Lee Gander have collaborated to plan a series of forums at 118 Elliott St. for the spring of 2018: Nourishing the Inner Artist: Conversations on Art and Creativity. The series plans to provide a menu of five programs that will give individuals the opportunity to consider foundational questions as they relate to creative expression in the studio, the community, and the world. All are welcome. ACWS hopes to address concerns of professional artists while demystifying the concept that creativity is for the chosen few. Thursday, March 8: “Re-enchantment and Our Inner Child: Materials and Process”:E xplores tapping into our inner children through re-enchantment with the everyday items that surround us. March 22: “A Room of One’s Own: The Creation of Inner Space”: Explore the creation of the creative space within ourselves. Thursday, April 5: “Sources of Inspiration: Creative Lineage”: Who are the members of your artistic family? Explore the spectrum of artistic lineage and what inspires us. Thursday, April 19: “Art and Transformation”: Explores art and transformation through the lens of inner worlds. Thursday, May 3: “Creative Collaborations and Fruitful Connections”: Explores words of wisdom or lessons learned regarding artistic collaborations. Special event: Voices: Friday, April 6: Explores a vibrant mix of sounds, images and words as presented by artists throughout the region. Hosted by Shanta Lee Gander. 7:30–8:45p, Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery, 139 Main St., Brattleboro.

Crowell Gallery

23 West St., Newfane

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 1–5p; Thursday: 2–7p; Saturday: 10a–1p, 802 365-7948

The Crowell Art Gallery, accessed through the Moore Free Library, showcases the incredible talent and diversity of artists in our local communities. Thru February: The library exhibits its permanent collection of works by Southern Vermont artists, purchased and selected by Robert and Muriel Crowell. Each month thereafter features a different exhibitor, usually with an opening reception.

Gallery 2 and Vermont Artisan Designs

106 Main St, Brattleboro

10a–7p Mon-Sat, 11a–4p Sun, 802 257-7044

Features fine art and hand-crafted gifts. You’ll also find sculptures, and the works of more than 350 American craftspeople are on display. Unique jewelry, blown glass, pottery, wrought iron, pewter, turned wood, jewelry boxes, clocks, chimes and the famed Vermont Folk Rocker, are just some of the hard-to-find items available. This unusual gallery has graced Brattleboro for more than 35 years.

Gallery North Star

151 Townshend Road, Grafton

10a–5p daily (Tuesday by chance), 802 843-2465

Feb 10–March 11: Solo show for Julie Y Baker Albright with an artist reception on Saturday, Feb 10, 5:30–7:30p.

Great Hall

100 River St, Springfield

Monday-Friday, 9a–5p, 802 885-3061

Thru March: “Wildlands: Celebration of Public Lands, National Parks and Wilderness” with artists Susan Abbott, Rich Cofrancesco, Walter Cudnohufsky, Ailyn Hoey, Joan Hoffmann, Jessica Houston, Charlie Hunter, Pat Musick, Oliver Schemm, James Urbaska.

Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts

183 Main St., Brattleboro, 802 251-8290

W–Tu, 11a–5p

Thru Mar 18: Winter Group, a group exhibit featuring new work by Donald Saaf, Torin Porter, Josh Bernbaum, and Jackie Abrams, select work by our gallery artists, and introducing printmaker Erika Radich. A Collaborative artist talk Saturday, Feb 10 at 5p. March 22–May 6: Woodblock prints by Matt Brown. Artist reception Thursday, March 22, 5–7p. Artist talk Saturday, April 21, at 5p.

Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery

Keene State College, Keene, NH, 603 358-2720

Ongoing: Behind These Walls, highlights from the collection.

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