John Hagearty watercolor show opens at Crowell Gallery

NEWFANE -- "Watercolors of New England" is the featured exhibit at the Crowell Art Gallery from March 1-29. The exhibit opens Saturday with a reception from 2 to 4 p.m.

Wardsboro resident John Hagearty has worked with various local artists, including Michael Degnon and Tony Conners. His watercolors depict Vermont landscapes, churches and barns. The gallery is located at Moore Free Library, 23 West St., and is open Tuesday to Friday from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free.

For information, call 802-365-7948 or e-mail newfanemoore @vals.state.vt.us.

Library hosts
talk on Rumi

BRATTLEBORO -- Dartmouth professor Nancy Jay Crumbine will read and discuss Rumi, one of the greatest and most widely read of spiritual poets, in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on March 5 at 7 p.m. Her talk, "Rumi, A Soul on Fire," is part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series and is free and open to the public.

Crumbine is a poet and associate visiting professor of English at Dartmouth College. She holds a doctorate in philosophy and master’s degrees in philosophy and religion.

For more information, contact Brooks Memorial Library at 802-254-5290 or contact the Vermont Humanities Council at 802-262-2626, info@vermonthumanities.org or www.vermonthumanities.org.