Arts & Culture Exhibits for June 14 to June 20, 2018

  • David Andrews will exhibit his work, including this piece called “Death Dancing,” at the Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center through June. Contributed image

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
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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.

“Magical Shelburne Falls”: Photographer Martin Yaffee displays many scenic images of the landmarks in and around the picturesque town of Shelburne Falls, in all seasons. Through June 25. Free. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com. shelburneartscoop.com.

Sculptures by Ron Edwards: Small-scale mixed media sculptures made from wood collected along rivers and in forests in western Massachusetts, then painted with acrylic paint. Through June 23. Nina’s Nook, 125A Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-834-8800.

“We Walk in Their Shadows”: Works, including sculpture, site-specific installation, 3D printing, drawing and painting, by Gowri Savoor. Through June 17. Regular admission is up to $8. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-257-0124. www.brattleboromuseum.org.

Willard Boepple: Print and sculpture show. Through June 23. Free. Mass MoCA, Building 13, 1315 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. 413-398-5257. k_jussila@cynthia-reeves.com.


“A Marriage of Artistry: Leo and Diane Dillon”: Art from the Dillons’ two Caldecott Medal books as well as numerous other picture-book titles. $6 to $22.50 museum admission. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. workstudy@carlemuseum.org.

Ana Keck: Keck, a Zia Mays affiliated printmaker, offers images that she informs are material layering of printmaking ink, text, digital imagery and color. Free. Anchor House of Artists, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

April Judd and Bev Larson: Paintings and sculpture. Through June 30. All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 29 South St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-254-9377.

“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.

Charcoal Portraits By Tom Martin: Martin, of Westhampton, also constructs collages and paints in his studio and en plein air. Through July 30. Westhampton Library, 1 North Road, Westhampton. willows2@comcast.net.

“Columns and Porticos”: Pen and pencil architectural renderings by Andrew Quient. Part of his series of on-site drawings of notable 19th-century buildings in Beaux-Arts and Romanesque styles, many of them in western Massachusetts. Through Aug. 5. Arms Library, 50 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-0306.

“datik” — New Paintings by Donnabelle Casis: Hours in June by appointment. Free. Baustein Building/Readywipe, 532 Main St., Suite 306, Holyoke. 413-320-2828. donnabelle@donnabellecasis.com.

David Andrews: Works by a Chicago-born artist currently living and working in western Massachusetts. His pieces come from personal experiences and memories, often revolving around his family. Through June. Free. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield.

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.

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.

DVAA Summer Members Show: Paintings, photos and sculpture. Reception June 15, 5 to 7 p.m. Deerfield Valley Art Association’s Center for the Arts, 105 Main St., Northfield.

Fifth Annual Juried Show Opening Reception: Through June 30. Free. Gallery A3, 28 Amity St., Amherst. 413-256-4250. a3.gallerya3@gmail.com.

Flora and Fauna Quilts: Leslie Cook and Anneke Corbett celebrate nature’s bounty through traditional and contemporary quilts. Through June 30. Great Falls Discovery Center, 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-863-3221.

Figure Drawings and Water Colors by Glenn Ridler: Ridler opens the Little Big House Gallery 2018 season with new work. Opening reception June 16, 4 to 7 p.m. Open most weekends through October. Free. Little Big House Gallery, 323 Patten Road, Shelburne. 413-625-6697. info@littlebighousegallery.com.

“Grown Up Dolls”: Includes Annalee dolls and Sew Be It dolls. Opening reception June 14, 6 to 8 p.m. Through Aug. 26. Collectable dolls also on sale. The Gardner Museum, 28 Pearl St., Gardner. 978-632-3277. info@gardnermuseuminc.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.

“Happy Wanderings”: Solo show featuring a variety of colorful abstract paintings by Amherst artist Laurie DeVault. Through June 29. Free. Burnett Gallery, 43 Amity St., Amherst. lrdevault@icloud.com.

“Homesick for the Unknown”: An exhibit of etchings and screenprints by Easthampton artist Daniel Chiaccio. Through June 30. Free. Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery, 319 Main St., Amherst. 413-835-0197. bronwen@hopeandfeathersframing.com.

“In My Nature”: Scanography by Marty Klein. Through July 1. Free. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Unit 9, Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com. www.SalmonFallsGallery.com.

“Interesting Ordinary”: Local photographer S.K. Reid highlights the “interesting ordinary” in the Pioneer Valley and beyond. Exhibit open during regular library hours. Free. Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St., Northfield. 413-498-2455.

“Into the Blue Again”: Mid-career retrospective by Dean Brown includes drawings, photographs and sculptures from seven series completed over the last 25 years. Free. Home and Homme, 534 Main St., Amherst. 413-362-6368. dean@homeandhomme.com.

Jane Morrison: New and Old Artwork: Morrison says her approach to artwork “has moved from realism towards abstract impressionism.” Free. Anchor House of Artists, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

Lathrop Artists Exhibit: Residents from Northampton and Easthampton share some of their favorite works. Reception on June 10 at 3:30 p.m. Free. Lathrop Community, 100 Bassett Brook Drive, Easthampton. 413-586-0006. sgauger@lathrop.kendal.org.

“Life’s Too Short to Follow the Rules”: Painter Sharon Loehr-Lapan and photographer Roy Mansur highlight their abstract work, along with a few other gallery members. Through August. Sawmill River Arts Gallery, 440 Greenfield Road, Montague Center. 413-367-2885. www.sawmillriverarts.com.

“The Lure of the Dark”: Paintings by artists who seek to capture the mood of the night. Through February 2019. Mass MoCA, 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams.

“Magic and Flow: A Collection of Contemporary Paintings”: By Dave Hay. Reception June 22, 6 to 8 pm. Through July 21. Free. The Greenfield Gallery, 231 Main St., Greenfield. 413-772-9334. trish@thegreenfieldgallery.com.

“Massachusetts”: A series of oil paintings on linen and canvas, done by award-winning artist, Philip Grant. Free. Porter Phelps Huntington Museum, 130 River Drive, Hadley. 413-584-4699. pphmuseumassistant@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.

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

“Music Without Sound” — Paintings by Ron Morin: Mixed media paintings with musical instruments, representing the similarities between fine art and music: harmony, balance, rhythm, dissonance, etc. Free. The Elusie Gallery, 43 Main St., Easthampton. 413-529-9265. info@bigredframe.com.

New Paintings by Donnabelle Casis: Through June 30. Viewing by appointment. Free. Readywipe Gallery, Baustein Building, 532 Main St., Studio 306, Holyoke. 413-320-2828. info@readywipegallery.com.

Open Studio at Woolly Mammoth Studio: Come see the artwork of visual artists Marjorie Morgan and Whitney C. Robbins on June 16 from 1 to 6 p.m. Woolly Mammoth Studio, 2 Mead St., Greenfield. 978-333-1167. Woollymammothstudio@gmail.com.

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

Paintings by Dara Herman Zierlein and Drawings by Pamela Acosta: Acosta is an illustrator creating narrative drawings. Herman Zierlein is a political artist who uses her art to advocate for awareness about the environment. Through June 29. Free. Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

“Parisian Women”: Art by James Eric Rogers. Through July 4. Shutesbury Athletic Club, 282 Wendell Road, Shutesbury.

“People and Plants: Every Picture Tells a Story”: Illustrations accompany essays in GreenPrints, a magazine devoted to the best stories of gardeners from across the country. Free. Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. 413-584-3009. arcadia@massaudubon.org.

“Precarious”: Art by Alice Thomas. Reception June 15, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Viewers are encouraged to read the artist statement (also on display) before viewing the art to gain a perspective on the nature of the precariousness of our historical and current nuclear weapons that are the purpose of this work. Through Aug. 31. Greenfield Community Television Lobby, 393 Main St., Greenfield.

“Red Rock Art — Altered Landscapes”: Artist Kathleen Cox shares her unique and colorful interpretation of landscapes and wildlife. Ends June 29. Free. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional Office, 300 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley. 413-835-5541. jennifer_lapis@fws.gov.

“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.

“Serpent in the Wilderness”: A photographic exploration of yoga by Andy Richter. Through July 1. Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St., Brattleboro, Vt.

“Shelter”: Works by Pat Bennet, Harriet Diamond, Nan Fleming, Heather Hall, Amy Johnquest, Louise Laplante, B.Z. Reily and Abby Rieser. A.P.E. Gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton.

“SKYLIGHT”: Paintings by Elizabeth Lehman and Will Sillin explore the light and atmosphere of clouds and skies in western Massachusetts and beyond. Free. Oxbow Gallery, 275 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-586-6300. eblehman5@gmail.com.

“This Could be Us, You or Anybody Else”: Featuring modern and contemporary South and Southeast Asian art works, mostly drawn from the Smith College Museum of Art’s collection. Through Aug. 5. Free to $5. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760. artmuseum@smith.edu.

Thom Haxo Drawings: Drawings by sculptor Thom Haxo span 20 years of family events. Reception on June 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Meekins Library, 2 Williams St., Williamsburg. rwildfong@cwmars.org.

“TINY”: Peter Smolenski is hungry to make art of every morsel of information. His entire “Tiny” painting, a 36-foot acrylic and watercolor painting on paper, runs the entire length of the front exhibition area. Free. New England Visionary Artists Museum, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

“To trace for to carry”: Artworks that consider how the human body acts as a vessel for memories, languages and ghosts that link past, present and future. Through Jan. 31, 2019. Free to $5. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2760. artmuseum@smith.edu.

“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.

“Visions of the Biome”: Paintings by Nancy Hayes: Patterned panels. The detailed overlay of natural and geometric forms and jewel-like color evoke cosmic, cellular or botanical motifs, expressing the dynamic flow of multidimensional structures that underlay biological life on the planet. Through July 31. Free. Gallery in the Woods, 145 Main St., Brattleboro, Vt. 802-257-4777. galleryinthewood@yahoo.com.

“Windows”: Paintings by Leverett resident Shirah Neumann. Through July 27. Jewish Community of Amherst Gallery, 742 Main St., Amherst. shirahneumann.com.