Asian Cultural Center of Vermont
and C.X. Silver Gallery
814 Western Ave, Brattleboro
Ongoing: Kiri-e: Fabric collage pictures by young women survivors of the Hiroshima aftermath. The Asian Cultural Center of Vermont is an educational resources agency dedicated to connecting people through the arts and cultures of Asia. These connections come through festivals, films, forums, exhibitions, presentations, and other community learning/sharing opportunities.
Catherine Dianich Gallery
139 Main St, Brattleboro
Open by appointment only
Fall: Exhibit featuring the works of Alisa Dworsky, including printmaking, drawing, sculpture, installation and architecture.
Chaffee Art Center
16 South Main St, Rutland
Sep 2-Oct 2: Transcendence: Mooring the Storm. Oct 8-9: Fall Foliage Art in the Park. Oct 7-Nov. 13: Enduring Traditions: The Art of Memorials from Marble Valley. Nov 18-Jan 2012: Winter All Members Show.
Crow Hill Gallery
729 Flamstead Rd, Chester
Nestled in the woods among outdoor sculptures, the gallery offers a beautiful variety of viewing spaces. Here one can view in contemplative elegance a large selection of Jeanne’s most recent works, as well as the sculpture of visiting artists.
4927 Main St, Manchester
A coopertaive art and craft gallery, featuring 18 of Vermont’s finest artisans working in a variety of disciplines. Each day the gallery is staffed by one of the artisan members offering their unique view of the creative process.
7 Pineview Drive, Chester
Sep-Oct: New paintings on canvas and furniture by Vermont artist Mary Hill. Sep-Oct: Art by torch: the original torch cut steel artwork of
Elise Alenick Junker. Ongoing: Featuring fine American Craft, this art space is filled with the handmade craft of more than 100 Vermont and New England artists. Featuring photography, jewelry, ironwork, textiles, blown glass, pottery, soaps, candles, woodwork and more.
Gallery 2 and Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St, Brattleboro
10-7p Mon-Sat, 11-4p Sun
Fine art and hand-crafted gifts, sculpture 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 some of the hard-to-find items available.
Painting by Robin Truelove Stronk “Lunch Time Boss?”
Gallery at the VAULT
68 Main St, Springfield
Thru Sep 8: “Dog Days” open wall exhibit. Sep 16-Nov 19: Innovation, Invention & Gadgetry open wall exhibit. Thru Oct 29: Special exhibit of oils by artist Robin Truelove Stronk. Nov 5-Dec 31: Robert O’Brien France plein air paintings. Ongoing: The VAULT serves the community as an educational resource with our schedule of workshops and lectures. Both the gallery and the gift shop carry only original, juried,
handcrafted local and regional artwork.
Gallery in the Woods
145 Main St, Brattleboro
Open daily 11-5:30p, 12-5p Sun
Sep-Oct: Valerie Bunnell ceramic sculpture. Sep-Oct: “Conservation,” with a focus on nature and conservation featuring David Utiger, Glenn Wolff, Karen Gaudette. Nov-Dec: Alicia Hunsicker Visionary Art.
Gallery North Star
151 Townshend Road, Grafton
10-5p daily (Tuesday by chance)
Oct 1-Nov 5: Exhibit featuring the works of Paul Stone. Dec 17-Jan 16: Small Works Group Show. The gallery is in a restored 1877 village house and presents works by over 30 of New England’s finest artists in a variety of mediums including oil, pastel and watercolor paintings along with sculpture. The gallery prides itself on showing a diverse selection of artistic styles.
4716B Main St, Manchester
Showcasing the work of established and emerging artists in our region whom we have selected for their creative passion and excellence in their chosen genre.
Grafton Valley Arts Guild
45 Townshend Rd, Grafton
graftonvalleyartsguild.com, 802 843-GVAG
Thru Sept 15: Snap! Crackle! Pop! In the Cricketers Gallery, featuring hand canceled postal collages, macro photography, fine art and functional pottery. Oct 7: Autumnal Tumble. Guild artists featured: Rick Hearn, Vermont farm paintings; Bryce LeVan Cushing and Adam Howard, collaborative sculpture; Asok Patniak photography; Sloan Dawson, mixed media sculpture.
Hunter Gallery of Fine Art
and Hunter Artworks
74 Main St & 56 Townshend Rd, Grafton
A gallery of original watercolors of landscapes, village life and seacoast scenes by Peter Jeziorski.
Monadnock Fine Art Gallery
at Anthony Toepfer Jewelers
50 Central Square, Keene, NH
Sep 30-Oct 29: Kyle Stuckey paintings.
Quaigh Design Centre
11 West Main St, Wilmington
Displaying artwork from Britain and New England including works by Vermont woodcut artists Sabra Field and Mary Azarian, and Scottish woolens and tartans.
Spiral Press Café
at the Northshire Bookstore
4869 Main St, Manchester Center
10–9p Tue-Sat, 10-7p Sun-Mon 802 362-9944
Sep: Artwork by Lisa May.
Springfield Vermont Art & Historical Society
The Miller Art Center
9 Elm Hill, Springfield
Thru Oct 8: Classic Barns in the Connecticut River Watershed.
Sungho Choi, My America
Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery
At Keene State College, Keene, NH
Open Thurs-Fri at noon
Sep 2-Dec 4: Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity. The exhibit explores America’s self image through paintings, prints, photographs, and video by 42 artists whose insightful works reveal the triumphs, tragedies, relationships, and traditions that inform our notions of nationhood.
Tilting at Windmills Gallery
24 Highland Ave, Manchester Center
10-5p Mon-Sat, 9-5p Sun
Oct 8: Opening reception for Timothy Barr “New Works”, 5-7p. Ongoing: One of New England’s largest fine art galleries, Tilting at Windmills features a broad selection of work by important national, regional and International Artists.
Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat Street, Brattleboro
2-7p Fri, 12-5p Sat and Sun
Sep: Gia Chkhatashvili with Jennifer Karpin-Hobbs: Two Visions of Caucasus, Georgia.
The Village Green Gallery
661 Main St, Weston, 9-5p daily
Featuring the photography of Nobushi Fuji’i and showcasing works by selected Vermont artists and artisans, the cozy building next to the Vermont Country Store offers a place for visitors to savor fine art as well as to socialize. The main display is devoted to Nobushi’s Exquisite Vermont images, an ongoing work-in-progress, designed to bring a Japanese aesthetic to Vermont’s landscape and capture its beauty from a fresh perspective.
Bellows Falls Opera House
7 Centennial Square, Rockingham
Sep 30: Vermont Symphony Orchestra presents “Made in Vermont” Music Festival Tour, with James Laredo, conductor and violin, 7:30p. Oct 13: Critical States, a multimedia performance, 7p.
Bennington Center for the Arts
44 Gypsy Lane, Bennington
Oct 16: Frederick Moyer, concert pianist and recording artist, in concert, performing pieces from Bach and contemporary composers, 3p.
Brattleboro Music Center
38 Walnut Street, Brattleboro
Sep 23: Sarasa Chamber Music Ensemble and Les Sirenes, BMC Chamber Music Series event, 7:30p. Oct 2: Blanche Moyse Memorial Concert at the Persons Auditorium at Marlboro College, 3p. Nov 18: Windham Orchestra Concert, 7:30p. Nov 20: Windham Orchestra Concert, 3p.
Brattleboro Town Common (jct rte 30 & 5)
Oct 11: Annual outdoor festival of local music celebrating the vibrancy of the Brattleboro music scene, and the vitality of the Brattleboro Community. Free to the public.
The Dorset Players
PO Box 521, Dorset
Oct 7-9 & 13-16: The players present Agatha Christie’s “Spider’s Web,” 7:30p, 2p Oct 16.
Dec 2-4 & 9-11: Winnie the Pooh, adapted for the stage by Allan Friedman, Dec 2 & 9 7:30p,
2p Dec 3-4 & 10-11.
New England Center for the Circus Arts
76 Cotton Mill Hill #300, Brattleboro
Sep 14: Annual VCF event. Sep 24: Make a Wish. Oct 29: Screening of the film “Being Nimble,” 7:30p.
50 Main St, Brattleboro
Sep 30: The Big Lebowski will be on the big screen, 9p. Oct 15-16: Live at the MET presents Donizetti’s Anna Bolena, 1p. Oct 15: Kenny Barron Trio, presented by the Vermont Jazz Center. Oct 29-30: Live at the MET presents Mozart’s Don Giovanni, 1p. Nov 5-6: Live at the MET presents Wagner’s Siegfried, 12p Sat, 1p Sun. Nov 19-20: Live at the MET presents Glass’s Satyagraha, 1p. Dec 3: Live at the MET presents Handel’s Rodelinda, 12:30p Sat, 1p Sun.
Leland and Gray Players
2042 Rte 30, Townshend
Nov 10-13: The Drowsy Chaperone, by Bob Martin, Don McKellar, Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison, at 7:30p Nov 10-12, 3p Nov 12-13.
Manchester Music Festival Shows at Arkell Pavilion at Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, 7p
New England Youth Theater
100 Flat St, Brattleboro
neyt.org, 802 246-NEYT (6398)
Oct 7: Community Cabaret, a wildly collaged performance of music, dance, drama, mayhem and more, 7p. Oct 14-23: The Children’s Hour performance, directed by Rebecca Waxman. Nov 4-9: James & the Giant Peach performance, directed by Jane Baker. Nov 17-18: Theatre Adventure Show performance, 4:30p Thurs., 7p Fri. Dec 8-18: A Christmas Carol performance, directed by Peter Gould.
Oldcastle Theatre Company
44 Gypsy Land, Bennington
Sep 23-Oct 9: Night and Her Stars by playwright Richard Greenberg.
The Old Tavern at Grafton Concert Series
92 Main St., Grafton
Sep 18: Joan Carlock Memorial Concert featuring the Draa Hobbs Ensemble, great classic Jazz; Oct 18: CINCHA, painist, singer composer. Phelps Barn Music Calendar: Sep 9: Skip D & Tim, light rock & pop; Sep 24: Skip D–classic rock; Oct 1: John Specker, mountain fiddler & singer; Oct 8: Alki Steriopolous, pianist & vocalist; Oct 9: Easy Street, swing, bluegrass, popular music & instrumentals; Oct 15: John Specker, mountain fiddler & singer.
17 Kimball Hill, Putney
Sep 10-11: Puppets in Paradise at the Hayward Gardens in Westminster West. Walk the gardens and view herbs, flowers, and other beautiful flora as you meet puppets, trapeze artists, magicians and musicians around each corner and behind every bush. Nov 11-12: Voices of Community Series presents “Just Kids” with Sean Christopher Lewis.
Southern Vermont Arts Center
Arkell Pavilion at West Rd, Manchester
Sep 10: David Stone: The Johnny Cash Experience, 7:30p, The Johnny Cash Experience features authentic costumes, authentic instruments, and a bit of history in portraying this legendary figure in American Country Music.
Stone Church Arts
20 Church Street, Bellows Falls
Sep 24: Alki Steriopolous, jazz pianist, 7:30p. Oct 15: Aash, Tuvan throat singers, using a remarkable technique for singing multiple pitches at the same time, at the Bellows Falls Opera House, 7:30p. Nov 5: Aine Minogue, Celtic harper, 7:30p. Nov 19: Cody Michaels, solo pianist, 7:30p. Dec 3: Possum Haw, authentic bluegrass/ folk, 7:30p.
Vermont Arts Exchange
29 Sage Street Mill, N. Bennington
Oct 9: The Lottery, a live performance piece.
Vermont Jazz Center
72 Cotton Mill Hill, Brattleboro
Sep 24: Chuchito Valdez Trio, Cuban jazz phenom, at VJC. Oct 15: Kenny Barron Trio, world renowned jazz pianist, at the Latchis Theatre, Brattleboro. Ongoing: Jam sessions every Wednesday night from 8-10p.
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
At various locations in Vermont
Sep 30: 2011 Made in Vermont Music Festival, at the Bellows Falls Opera House, 7:30p. Oct 2: 2011 Made in Vermont Music Festival, at Town Hall Theatre, Woodstock, 7:30p. Dec 11: Masterworks Series II, at Paramount Theatre, Rutland, 3p.