Arts & Culture Exhibits for Week of March 1 to 7

  • "Joyful Spring!" an acrylic painting by Louise Minks, will be on display at the Leverett Library through March 31. Contributed photo/Louise Minks

  • This pen and marker drawing, titled "Dead Roses," by Katie Yun will be on display at Delicatesse in Shelburne Falls through March. Contributed photo/Katie Yun

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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“Almost There” and Other Still Life Paintings: “Almost There” and other still life paintings by Clifton Hunt. Free. Ends March 1. Wendell Free Library, 7 Wendell Depot Road, Wendell. 978-544-3142. littleredinhouston@yahoo.com.

“Proverbs N Portraits”: What do you get when you cross a proverb with a portrait? A.P.E. Gallery shines a spotlight on new work by local artist Ken Gagne. Ends March 2. APE Gallery, 126 Main St., Northampton. 413-586-5553. lisathompson@apearts.org.

“InVersion”: Sculptural and wall-based works by Alisa Dworsky. Ends March 10. Cynthia-Reeves, 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. 413-398-5257. k_jussila@cynthia-reeves.com.

Works by Frances Kidder, Marlene Rye: “Down in the Valley — Water and Greed,” showcases works by Kidder; new pastel works by Rye also on display. Ends March 4. The Oxbow Gallery, 275 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-586-6300. frankidder46@gmail.com.


The Art of Eric Carle: Check out the latest exhibit at The Carle featuring the artwork of Eric Carle himself. Museum admission of $9 to $22. The Eric Carle Museum, 125 W. Bay Road, Amherst. 413-559-6300. sandys@carlemuseum.org.

Arts Night Plus: Gallery A3 will feature paintings by Nancy Meager and Margaret Jean Taylor with an opening on March 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. Free. Gallery A3, 28 Amity St., Unit 1D, Amherst. 413-256-4250. a3.gallerya3@gmail.com.

Artspace Pastel Studio: Work by a group of artists who participate in a studio run at Artspace in Greenfield, now at the Salmon Falls Gallery starting March 2 and ending April 29. Reception March 3 from 4 to 6 p.m., with saxophone music by Loren Feinstein. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. SalmonFalls@megaplanet.com.

“Audubon Suite”: Jane E. Goldman’s series of luminous prints reveals the artist’s muse in a graphically novel way. Free. Alumnae House Gallery, 33 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2020. mhobbes@smith.edu.

Birds of Costa Rica Photography Exhibit: Keith Carver’s photographic exhibit is a sampling of the many colorful birds of Costa Rica, including quetzal, toucans, hummingbirds and tanagers. Free. Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. 413-584-3009. arcadia@massaudubon.org.

“Bunny Fluff”: Mixed media, collage and acrylics by Hatfield artist Mary V. Klaes. Free. Ends March 23. Tilton Library, 75 North Main St., South Deerfield Village. 413-665-4683.

Cameron Schmitz: Abstract landscape oil paintings. Schmitz will teach a workshop on March 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 1739 Bernardston Unitarian Meetinghouse, Church Street, Bernardston. 413-330-0807. annette@bernardstonunitarian.org.

“Connecting Moments”: Lauren L. Anderson’s debut art show in the Pioneer Valley. Free. Sam’s Pizza, 235 Main St., Northampton. LLAnderson859@gmail.com.

“Great and Small”: An exhibit celebrating the year of the dog. Opening reception March 2 from 6 to 8 p.m., with performances at 7 p.m. Ends April 14. The Art Garden, 4 Union St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-2782.

“Green Houses in the Connecticut River Valley”: Photos by Peter Alan Monroe. Free. Ends March 31. The Greenfield Gallery, 231 Main St., Greenfield. 413-772-9334. tcrapo@mac.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.

Nancy Baker: Colorful paintings of local birds inspired by the Northampton Christmas Bird Count. Free. Ends March 17. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, 172 Hockanum Road, Hadley. 413-586-2142. info@barstowslongviewfarm.com.

“Our Vanishing Wild”: Watercolor portraits of threatened species by Maureen Moore. Exhibit opens March 2 and ends April 29. Reception March 3 from 4 to 6 p.m., with saxophone music by Loren Feinstein. Ten percent of sales will be donated to the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge. Salmon Falls Gallery, 1 Ashfield St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9833. SalmonFalls@megaplanet.com.

Paintings by Noreen Acconcio: Acconcio uses watercolor to create still lifes and seascapes rich with color and imagination. Free. Ends April 29. Central Library, 220 State St., Springfield. 413-263-6828. mjaquith@springfieldlibrary.org.

Paintings by Susannah Auferoth: Large-scale paintings with an underlying grid of motion imagery based on video the artist has filmed at skate parks in Holyoke. Reception on March 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. Free. Ends April 3. Oresman Gallery, Hillyer, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

“Potpourri”: Paintings by Louise Minks. Starts March 3, ends March 31. Leverett Library, 75 Montague Road, Leverett.

Rodney Madison: As a celebration of Black History Month, painter Rodney Madison, currently the curator of the Madison Studio Gallery in Millers Falls, will display his work. Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center, 289 Main St., Greenfield. 413-774-0150. marketing@hawksandreed.com.

“Roots, Sun, Flower: A Call From My Ancestors”: Original designs by Kimberly Wachtel. Vibrant gouache and multi-media floral paintings. Free. Meekins Library, 2 Williams St., Williamsburg. 413-268-7472. rwildfong@cwmars.org.

Sally Clegg: A solo exhibition of two- and three-dimensional work by Sally Clegg. Opening reception on March 4 from 2 to 4 p.m. Free. Ends March 22. Hampden Gallery, 131 Southwest Circle, Amherst. 413-545-0680. anneseuthe@gmail.com.

“Seasons, Sunrise and Farms”: A photography exhibit highlighting local farms in Hadley, Sunderland, Hatfield and Deerfield, and their historic barns and houses. Photos by Catherine Lee. On display through April. Sunderland Public Library, 20 School St., Sunderland. 413-665-2642.

“Seeing the Figures”: Exhibit featuring sculptures by Holland Hoagland, sculptor in wood and stone. Presentation by Hoagland on March 7, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Old Mill Inn. Old Mill Inn, 87 School St., Hatfield. 413-362-9740. holhoagland@gmail.com.

“Slice of Humanity”: Pieces by five artists working with the human figure: Robert Bent, Suzanne Conway, Lauren Paradise, Jeff Wrench and Nina Rossi. Free. Ends March 31. Nina’s Nook, 125A Avenue A, Turners Falls. 413-834-8800. nalerossi@gmail.com.

“The Spoils of War: Relics from the Front”: World War I artifacts in commemoration of the centennial. Reception on March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m., with refreshments. Free. Springfield Armory National Historic Site, 1 Armory Square, Suite 2, Springfield. 413-734-8551.

“Spring in the City: Urban Landscapes”: Urban landscapes from New York City and San Juan, Puerto Rico, in Mishael Coggeshall-Burr’s distinctive abstract-realist style. Ends March 31. Free. Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery, 319 Main St., Amherst. 413-835-0197. bronwen@hopeandfeathersframing.com.

“Sweet”: Visual meditations represented by images such as the connection between wildlife couples, and the sap buckets affixed to local trees. Free. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com.

Two Photographers, Two Visions: Bob Solosko creates impressionistic visions with digital technique. Larry Rankin depicts Tanzania in sepia-toned prints. Free. Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

“Winter Light”: Handmade paper scrolls, prints, sculpture and lanterns by local artist Sheryl Jaffe, on view downstairs in the Muse Café. Free. Ends March 24. Whately Public Library, 202 Chestnut Plain Road, Whately. 413-665-2170. directorwhatelylibrary@gmail.com.

Works by Katie Yun: Drawings and embroideries by the Shelburne-based, California-native artist. Opening of the pop-up show March 2 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. On display through March. Delicatesse, 8 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-489-3257.

Works on Wood, Paper and Plastic: By Margaret Gammell of Simsbury, Conn. Opening reception on March 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. as part of the Amherst Art Walk. Ends April 27. Amherst Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Avenue, Amherst.