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Arts & Culture Exhibits for May 10 to May 16, 2018

  • Andrea “Onge” Newland’s paintings will be on display at the Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center through May 15. Contributed image


Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Ending soon

“The Art of Onge”: Andrea “Onge” Newland’s paintings range from portrait to abstract where worlds collide in a kaleidoscope of color. Through May 15. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. hawksandreed.com.

“Seeing Music: Color Finds Rhythms, Harmonies and Counterpoints”: Paintings by Lorna Ritz. Free. Ends May 17. Oresman Gallery Brown Fine Arts Center, Smith College, 22 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-3100. lenajenny3@yahoo.com.

“A Tunnel Year”: Installed as a walk-though comic book, and also performed as a live radio play with a cast of five actors. Through May 10. APE Gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-5553. lisathompson@apearts.org.

“Turners Falls: An Artist’s View”: Decades of work documenting the town in various media: clay, photography, paint, cloth and collage by owner/artist Nina Rossi. Ends May 11. Nina’s Nook, 125A Avenue A, Turners Falls. ninasnook.com. 413-834-8800

Ongoing

“A Dance to Spring, Astaire and Getting Old”: New works by Jules Feiffer at age 89. Ends May 31. R. Michelson Galleries, 132 Main St., Northampton.

“The Art of Eric Carle: Seasons”: Celebrates five decades of Carle’s seasonal imagery, from hibernating bears in winter and hatching chicks in spring, to colorful flowers in summer and apple trees in fall. Ends Aug. 26. Museum admission of $9 to $22. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. sandys@carlemuseum.org.

Arts Night Out: Opening reception May 11, 6 to 8 p.m. CLICK announces its first photography shows, “Where We Are” and “True.” Free. CLICK Workspace, 9½ Market St., Northampton. 413-570-0040. Info@clickworkspace.org.

Birds of Western Massachusetts Photography Exhibit: Photos by Jose Oliverio. Free. Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. 413-584-3009. arcadia@massaudubon.org.

Botanical Imprints on Fabric and Paper: Works by Leonore Alaniz. Through May. Free. Leverett Crafts and Arts, 13 Montague Road, Leverett. 860-605-6705. leonore.alaniz@gmail.com.

Cameron Schmitz: Abstract landscape oil paintings. 1739 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Church Street, Bernardston. 413-330-0807. annette@bernardstonunitarian.org.

David Small: Boston artist David Small offers the mystical, visionary “Friars” series of finely glazed oil paintings. Through July 30. Free. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-257-4777. galleryinthewood@yahoo.com.

The Daylily Gallery: Featuring vibrant still lifes and landscapes by Kerry Stone of Warwick. Through May. The Daylily, 8A Sugarloaf St., South Deerfield. 413-387-9830. thedaylilyofdeerfield@gmail.com.

Drawings and Sewn Works on Paper by Katie Yun: Through July 1. Free. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Unit 9, Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com. www.SalmonFallsGallery.com

“East Germany in Mozambique: Private Photographs of a Forgotten Time”: 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Augusta Savage Gallery UMass Amherst, 103 New Africa House, 180 Infirmary Way, UMass Amherst. kbahr@german.umass.edu.

Figure Drawing Exhibition: New work from artists of the Sunday Figure Drawing Group. Reception May 11, 5:15 to 7:15 p.m. Through June 11. Artspace, 15 Mill St., Greenfield. 413-772-6811. info@artspacegreenfield.com. www.artspacegreenfield.com.

“For the Birds”: A group exhibition by members of the Shelburne Arts Co-op features avian images. Media include painting, photos, fiber, glass, clay and collage. Free. Ends May 28. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com.

Hampshire Heartwork: An exhibit by students and mentors from Hampshire Regional High School. On display through May 31. Westhampton Library, 1 North Road, Westhampton. willows2@comcast.net.

Hannah Harvester: Barstow’s hosts local painter and printmaker, Hannah Harvester, through June 15. Free. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, 172 Hockanum Road, Hadley. 413-586-2142. info@barstowslongviewfarm.com.

“Hand, Eye and Mind: Visual Voices from the Class of 1968”: Smith College Class 1968 artists, using methods traditional and transgressive, create art for protest, remembrance, healing and honoring the world. Free. Alumnae House Gallery, 33 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

“Illuminate” by Amanda Tobin: Showcases paintings that interrogate and extinguish darkness by means of triumphant light. Part of Amherst Arts Night Plus. Ends May 31. Free. Robert Frost Library, Amherst College, 61 Quadrangle Drive, Amherst.

“In Flight”: New paintings by Turi MacCombie explore the fleeting majesty of birds, both still and in flight. Through May 31. Opening reception May 11, 6 to 8 p.m., in conjunction with Northampton’s Arts Night Out. R. Michelson Galleries, 132 Main St., Northampton.

“In My Nature”: Scanography by Marty Klein. Artist talk on June 10, 2 to 4 p.m. Through July 1. Free. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Unit 9, Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com. www.SalmonFallsGallery.com

John Tomasetti. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Through May 30. West Gallery, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, 30 Locust St., Northampton.

Joseph R. Parzych Photography: On display through May. Greenfield Public Library, 402 Main St., Greenfield.

The Junior and Senior Show: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual Junior Senior Exhibition is a juried show featuring selected works by advanced students in the Department of Art at UMass Amherst. Free. Herter Art Gallery, 125 A Herter Hall, Amherst. hertergallery@umass.edu.

Kevin “Slatts” Slattery: A retrospective exhibit. Through May. Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St., Northfield.

“Leathers”: Through May 30. Burnett Gallery in the Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst.

“The Lure of the Dark”: Paintings by artists who seek to capture the mood of the night. Mass MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams.

“Mapping Keene”: A display of maps by Keene State students and Keene community members that capture local treasures and valuable spaces. Free. Redfern Arts Center at Keene State College, 229 Main St., Keene. 603-358-2168. www.keene.edu/arts/redfern/.

“Mixed Messages”: Graphic art in words and images. Ends June 3. Deerfield Valley Art Association’s Center for the Arts, 105 Main St., Northfield. margedvaa@gmail.com.

“Modern Images of the Body from East Asia”: Exhibition looks at multifaceted representations of the body in East Asia from the 19th century to present times. Ends Aug. 26. Smith College Museum of Art, Elm Street at Bedford Terrace, Northampton. artmuseum@smith.edu.

“Motorcycles & Mannequins”: An exhibit by artist Tom Blackwell, one of the original 13 photorealist painters. Featuring 11 large-scale paintings dating from the mid-1960s through 2017. Ends June 2. Louis and Susan Meisel Gallery, Artist Book Foundation, 1327 Mass MoCA Way, Building 13, North Adams. 413-398-5600.

“More Eyes on Western Massachusetts”: Featuring work from more than a dozen local photographers. Free. Leo Model Gallery, Liebling Building, Hampshire College, 893 West St., Amherst. 401-309-3546. mohHA@hampshire.edu.

Northampton High School Student Art Exhibition: Paintings, drawings, ceramics and other artwork. Curated by art teachers Lisa Leary and Sheryl Jaffe. Reception May 11, 5 to 7 p.m. Through May 30. Free. Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

“Paddington Comes to America”: The Carle is proud to be the first American museum to feature the beloved bear in “Paddington Comes to America.” $6 to $22.50 museum admission. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. sandys@carlemuseum.org.

Paintings by Macaylla Silver: 4x8-inch oil paintings of local birds, made from photographs by Macaylla Silver of Leverett. Through May. Leverett Village Co-Op, 180 Rattlesnake Gutter Road, Leverett.

“Parks and Rec” Art Exhibit by Frankie Dack: “Parks and Rec” landscape paintings by Frankie Dack will be on display at Lathrop until May 31. Free. Lathrop Community, 100 Bassett Brook Drive, Easthampton. 413-586-0006. sgauger@lathrop.kendal.org.

“Planet Earth”: Works by Edward Morét. Free. The Elusie Gallery, 43 Main St., Easthampton. 413-529-9265. info@bigredframe.com.

PVPA Student Works: An exhibition of artwork made by Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School students during the 2017 to 2018 school year. Runs through June 2. Free. Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery, 319 Main St., Amherst. 413-835-0197. bronwen@hopeandfeathersframing.com.

“Precarious”: Works by Alice Thomas. Ends May 31. McCusker’s Market, 3 State St., Shelburne Falls.

“Raised Voices: Local Artists Resist”: Through May 26. Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt.

“Red Rock Art — Altered Landscapes”: Artist Kathleen Cox shares her unique and colorful interpretation of landscapes and wildlife. Free. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional Office, 300 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley. 413-835-5541. jennifer_lapis@fws.gov.

“Right to Left/What’s Left to Write?”: Noon to 8 p.m. A.P.E. Gallery and R. Michelson Gallery will co-host an event May 11 to 13. Two artists repurpose old art to speak to current events. Free. A.P.E. Gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-5553. lisathompson@apearts.org.

“Rococo: Celebrating 18th-Century Design and Decoration”: 18th-century decorative art forms that bear particular ornamental characteristics. Through Feb. 10, 2019. Museum admission of $18 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 17, and free for children under 5 and Deerfield residents. Flynt Center of Early New England Life, 37 Old Main St., Historic Deerfield.

“Roots of Resistance”: Paintings by Denise Beaudet: Eight-foot-high painted portraits of global women activists and their earthshaking justice work. Through May. Free. New England Visionary Artists Museum, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

“Seen/Unseen: Perspectives on Perception”: Exploring what it means to be seen, yet still unseen. A solo watercolor portrait exhibit by Cindi Oldham. Ends May 30. Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-824-4692. cindioldham@gmail.com. www.cindioldham.com.

“Significant Play: Exploring the Possibilities of Human Connection and Gameplay”: Using prompts written by curator Nicole Bearden, students design games that explore technology, emotion and human connection. Free. Nolen Art Lounge, Campus Center, 100 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

“Speaking Figuratively”: Eric Grab’s debut solo show explores the human figure through spontaneous pastel drawings and layered, enigmatic paintings. Ends May 30. Free. The Greenfield Gallery, 231 Main St., Greenfield. 413-772-9334.
trish@thegreenfieldgallery.com.

“TEXTURE: Touch with Your Eyes”: Works by Sue Katz and Larry Rankin. Free. Gallery A3, 28 Amity St., Amherst. 413-256-4250. a3.gallerya3@gmail.com.

“Un/American”: Featuring work from the permanent collection by five artists whose “Americanness” was questioned by the United States government: Philip Evergood, William Gropper, Rockwell Kent, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Ben Shahn. Through July. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760.