MEMORIAL HALL MUSEUM, Old Deerfield. “Follow The Thread: America’s Jewish Immigrants and The Birth of the Garment Industry.” The exhibit follows the journey of the Jewish Immigrants’ who migrated from Central Europe and Eastern Europe in the 19th century, what they encountered when they arrived, and how the birth of this industry happened and developed. Through June 23.
NINA’S NOOK, 12a Avenue A, Turners Falls. Wednesday, Thursday, 4 to 6 p.m., Friday, Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment. 834-8800, www.ninasnook.com. “Celestial Cafe” featuring three-dimensional collage by Emily Goodwin. Goodwin grew up in Protestant New England, but her intricate artworks have been inspired by Catholic and Latin American imagery. She often combines religious elements with packaging, mythic, and fairy tale iconography to make three dimensional collages which she calls “Veronica’s Icons” (after St. Veronica). Through June 22.
A.P.E. GALLERY, 126 Main St., Northampton, 413-586-5553, www.apearts.org. Shards of Illusion: Photomontages by Mark Guglielmo. “My process is simple. Like a child on the floor with a jigsaw puzzle in hand, I cut, tape, layer, and shape images of the physical world to assemble my truth, to explore universal truth, and to create a way of seeing the unseen,” says Guglielmo, in an artist’s statement. Also on exhibit is “Toby Barnes: Altared States,” mixed media. Hours: Tuesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.; Friday, noon to 8 p.m.
BASE CAMP PHOTO, 22 Riddell St., Greenfield, 413-475-340. Limited-edition photographs by internationally known contemporary photographers from the photography project called collect.give, which gives 100 percent of its sales to charity. A collection of 14 prints will be on display and dozens more online to choose from. Kevin J. Miyazaki is a Milwaukee-based editorial and fine art photographer and the founder of collect.give. Through July 6.
BAYSTATE FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER, 164 High St., Greenfield: Watercolors by Barbarann Mainzer of Winchester, N.H., and pencil drawings by Betty Stone of Gill. In the cafeteria. Through July 31.
ECA+ GALLERY, 43 Main St., Easthampton. Monday through Thursday and Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. www.easthamptoncityarts.com. Abstract painter Mary Witt exhibits “Fractured Reality,” a series of paintings exploring texture, depth, color and movement. Through July 1.
THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM OF PICTURE BOOK ART, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 658-1105, www.carlemuseum.org. ∎ “The Art of Eric Carle: Feathers, Fins and Fur.” Carle is organizing a selective survey of works exploring his interest in animals. On view will be a host of animals who have populated his books. In addition to finished collages, there will be preliminary works including pencil studies that underscore Carle’s meticulous study of his subject. Through Sept. 1. ∎ “The Caldecott Medal: 75 Years of Distinguished Illustration.” To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Medal, The Carle is mounting a special exhibition of high-quality prints, organized by Barbara Elleman, in the Reading Library. Through June 30.
GREAT FALLS DISCOVERY CENTER, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 863-3221, www.greatfallsdiscoverycenter.org. “Plants and Animals of the Connecticut River Valley: An Exploration of Native and Non-native Species from Cabnada to Connecticut,” by painter and photographer Nicole Werth. Through June 30.
THE GREENFIELD GRILLE, 30 Federal St., Greenfield. Rotating exhibit of local photographers created in collaboration with Beth Reynolds, owner of Base Camp Photo in Greenfield and Joe Poirier, owner of The Greenfield Grille. Through October.
HISTORIC DEERFIELD, is a nationally recognized museum offering tours of period houses and the Flynt Center of Early New England Life. 80 Old Main St., Deerfield. Open daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Current exhibitions at the Flynt Center include: ■ “Tea Talk: Ritual and Refinement in Early New England Parlors” on view through Feb. 16, 2014 ■ “Into the Woods: Crafting Early American Furniture, a long-term furniture exhibition.” ■ “Engraved Powder Horns from the French and Indian War and the American Revolution: The William H. Guthman Collection, permanent. ■ “Celebrating the Fiber Arts: The Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery, a permanent exhibition with changing elements.” General Admission: $12 adults, $5 youth (ages 6-17), free for children under 6 and members. See our “Potpourri” sections in the calendar for listings of special events. 413-775-7127. www.historic-deerfield.org.
THE INVISIBLE FOUNTAIN, 116 Pleasant Street Suite No. 206, Eastworks Building, Easthampton. 896-8073, invisiblefountain.com. Newest showing of paintings by Luke J. Cavagnac. Through Aug. 31.
LITTLE BIG HOUSE GALLERY, 323 Patten Road, Shelburne. 625-6697, www.littlebighousegallery.com. Season-opening show. On view is Rhode Island artist Deborah Baronas’ homage to textile mill workers, farmers and her roots in Franklin County. As a painter and fabric designer, her work on paper and canvas has evolved into the manipulation of textiles. Through July 28.
MASSMOCA, off Marshall Street, North Adams. Fall/winter/spring hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays. Summer hours (July and August), 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. www.massmoca.org. ■ “Phoenix,” installation by Chinese sensation Xu Bing in the oversized Building 5 Gallery. The centerpieces of his newest work, “Phoenix Project,” are two monumental (90-plus foot long) birds fabricated entirely from materials harvested from construction sites in urban China. ■“Sol LeWitt: A Wall Drawing Retrospective,” ongoing. ■ “Making Room: The Space Between Two & Three Dimensions.” Works by an international group of artists who combine two- and three-dimensional media in a single work. Through Jan. 21.
NEW SALEM OLD ACADEMY Building Museum and Cultural Center, 3 Academy Drive, New Salem. 978-544-2247, www.20thcenturyilluminations.com. “Beyond Genocide,” by New Salem artist Amy Fagin of 20th-century illuminations. The museum is open Fridays from 2 to 5 p.m. and first and third Saturdays from 2 to 6 p.m. Through Aug. 17.
NORTHFIELD COFFEE AND BOOKS, 105 Main St., Northfield. 642-7119, www.kevinslattery.com. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Northfield artist Kevin Slattery presents “Billie, Bob & Paul.” Three musicians, two birthdays, one anniversary — the ART, the stories and surprise. Slattery’s original illustrations of Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney and the stories behind the art on display during their respective “birthday months” of April, May and June. Through June 29.
SHELBURNE ARTS COOP, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 625-9324, www.shelburneartscoop.com. “Watershed,” a group show by member artists of the Shelburne Arts Cooperative. Through July 1.
SWIFT RIVER VALLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 40 Elm St., New Salem. Twenty Quabbin Valley quilts made between 1840 and 1940 are being exhibited on Sundays and Wednesdays during June, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Prescott Church Museum. $2 suggested donation. 978-544-6882, email@example.com.
WENDELL FREE LIBRARY. ∎ “A Cabinet of Curiosities,” three-dimensional works by Julia Rabin. The pieces are based on walks the artist has taken in woods and on beaches where she collects small bits and pieces of natural objects which she later transforms into three dimensional artworks. In this show, Rabin makes paper from wasps’ nests and combines this with other found objects to produce elegant sculptures. Through June 30. ∎ In the Herrick Room, paintings by Edith Hunsberger, an exhibition of 15 works in acrylic and watercolor that encompass a wide range of subjects expressing a wide range of feelings. She maintains a studio in her home in Shutesbury and can be reached at 413-367-9890 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. See more of her work at www.edith-hunsberger.artistwebsites.com. Through June 30. Hours: Tuesday 3 to 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.