Arts & Culture Exhibits for Jan. 18 to 24, 2018

  • “Twende Tanzania: Let’s Go to Tanzania.: Photography exhibit of Tanznian wildlife, by Northfield photographer Carol Pike. Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St., Northfield. 413-498-2455. Through February. Carol Pike Photo

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

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

Contemporary Folk Art by Susan Boss, Mark Brown and Michael Tillyer: Nontraditional quilts by Susan Boss; robots and paintings by Mark Brown; whimsical wood sculpture by Michael Tillyer. Hosmer Gallery at Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton. 413-587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org

Cyndy Sperry: “Mostly New Work”: Sperry’s Oxbow Gallery exhibit draws upon the woods of Chesterfield, two Icelandic horses, garden imagery and George Washington. Oxbow Gallery, 276 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-586-6300. cyndysperry@gmail.com

​Dylan Donahue:​ “Cost of Contentment”: Large format photographs explore dark costs in seeking contentment. Recommended for mature audiences. Anchor House of Artists, 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. 413-588-4337. artists@anchorhouseartists.org.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes”: Laure Dennery is showing her penguin paintings that experiment with artistic techniques and composition to showcase these fascinating birds. Amherst Town Hall, 4 Boltwood Ave., Amherst.

“Illumination”: Painters, photographers, sculptors, fiber and glass artists draw on the idea of “illumination” in all its literal, metaphorical and symbolic aspects. Free. Shelburne Arts Co-op, 26 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls. 413-625-9324. sac01370@gmail.com

“Illuminations”: Wildlife art interpreted in glass using sand etched forms accented with light. Works by Dean Kent and Alan Robinson. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional Office, 300 Westgate Center Drive, Hadley. 413-835-5541. jennifer_lapis@fws.gov

“Living Free in the Wild”: Photography exhibit depicts the beauty, diversity and uniqueness of wildlife to encourage support for the protection of wildlife and habitats. Free. Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, 127 Combs Road, Easthampton. 413-584-3009. arcadia@massaudubon.org

Margaret Humbert-Droz works: Art focusing on the passage of time and the function of memory using paper collages to tell a story. Lathrop Community, 100 Bassett Brook Drive, Easthampton. 413-586-0006. sgauger@lathrop.kendal.org

Nancy Baker — Barstow’s Featured Artist: Colorful paintings of local birds inspired by the Northampton Christmas Bird Count that takes place in Hockanum near Barstow’s. Free. Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery, 172 Hockanum Road, Hadley. 413-586-2142. info@barstowslongviewfarm.com

Twende Tanzania: Let’s go to Tanzania. Photography exhibit of Tanznian wildlife, by Northfield photographer Carol Pike. Dickinson Memorial Library, 115 Main St., Northfield. 413-498-2455. Through February.

Wade Clement works: Exhibition of encaustic paintings, photography and sculpture. Westhampton Library, 1 North Road, Westhampton. willows2@comcast.net

“Weeds Triumphant”: A Fecund Look”: Photographer Andrew Held creates images of the endlessly complex interface between weeds and the human-built environment. Oresman Gallery, Hillyer, Brown Fine Arts Center, 20 Elm St., Northampton. 413-585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu

“World of Wranglers, Rodeo Riders and their Horses”: Photography exhibit by local fine art photographer, Diane Norman. The images were captured while attending a workshop with a National Geographic photographer in the wilds of Wyoming. The exhibit will run through February. Leverett Library, 75 Montague Road, Leverett. norman.dianenp@yahoo.com