GALLERY A3, 28 Amity St., Amherst. 256-4250, www.gallerya3.com. Line/Edge. Exhibiting artists: Marianne Connolly, Helena Dooley, Constance Hamilton, Keith Hollingworth, Margaret Jean, Sue Katz, tom Morton and Janet Walerstein Winston. Opening reception July 11, 5 to 8 p.m. during Amherst Art Walk. Through July 27.
NINA’S NOOK, 125 Avenue A, Turners Falls. Hours Wednesday through Thursday, 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 1 to 6 p.m. or by appointment. 834-8800, www.ninasnook.com. “Distant Objects,” a series of small constructions that combine photographs of cloud formations with three-dimensional elements made from wire, hardware and wood. Barbara Milot’s work suggests ways we attempt to tame and navigate the world around us in the face of uncontrollable elements such as air and water, says the gallery. July 5 through 28. Reception with the artist will be July 18 during Third Thursday Night Out in Turners Falls.
SHELBURNE ARTS COOP, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 625-9324, www.shelburneartscoop.com. ∎ “Fiber is good For You,” a group show featuring creations by the cooperative’s fiber artists, including elegant ruanas, wool vests and hats, ties, scarves, masks, wall art and Woolpets. Through July 29. Reception with artists Saturday, July 13, 4 to 8 p.m. .
URSA MAJOR GALLERY, 1 Deerfield Ave., Shelburne Falls. “Sharing Light,” paper works by Sheryl Jaffe. Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Reception (with paper-making), Sunday, July 7, 3 to 6 p.m. There will also be paper making during the Shelburne Falls Arts July 13. The exhibit will be up through Aug. 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.