Brattleboro Museum & Art Center exhibit opening a highlight of Gallery Walk
BRATTLEBORO — Gallery Walk returns Friday with 33 listed venues, many hosting meet-the-artist receptions.
Official Gallery Walk hours are 5:30-8:30 p.m., though most venues are open earlier and several remain open later. The 20-page October edition of the Gallery Walk guide and magazine contains complete descriptive listings and a map. It will be available at each participating location, the Interstate 91 Welcome Center, the Chamber of Commerce, and area lodging establishments. Online explorers may also visit GalleryWalk.org for current listings and articles, full-color photos of work in most of this month's exhibits, and an archive of past stories.
Exhibits & Events
1. Faithful Few Tattoo, 698 Putney Rd., No. 2
What's new: Take home a painting or pencil sketch by Sarah Rice, Keith Bruce's new handmade mason jar lamps or Beth Caron's handcrafted Native American dreamcatchers.
Info: 802-579-1563 or /faithfulfewtattoo on Facebook and Instagram
2. The Marina Restaurant, 28 Spring Tree Rd.
What's new: David Parker Jr.'s large-format photographs of birds and wildlife surrounding a pond on his property in Brookline. Ongoing exhibits include work by Alex Hrabchak, Kristina Wentzell, Tina Olsen, Martha Dolan, Janet Picard and Deborah Lazar.
3. C.X. Silver Gallery, 814 Western Ave.
What's new: Featured in October is Jennifer Zackin: Communal Vortex Weave and Works on Paper. Open 5-8 p.m. for Gallery Walk.
Info: 802-257-7898 www.cxsilvergallery.com.
4.Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, 10 Vernon St.
Free admission during Gallery Walk. Reception for five new exhibits opening on Friday at BMAC: Mar a Elena Gonz lez: Tree Talk; Thelma Appel: Observed/Abstract; Fafnir Adamites: Interfere (with); Doug Trump: By Rail; and Gordon Meinhard: The Lives of Tables.
Info: 802-257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
5. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery, 36 Bridge St.
Patti Jacobs' photography available in a variety of sizes and mediums. If you are interested in purchasing any of her images, call or text Patti at 413-345-8737.
Info: 802-490-2354, whetstonestation.com
6. "Prayer Flags for Life" Project Whetstone Pathway
From 6 to 8 p.m. during Gallery Walk, the Prayer Flags For Life project will be set up on the Whetstone Pathway "courtyard" across from the co-op.
Info: Elise Gunzburg, email@example.com, or Maria Tevolini, firstname.lastname@example.org
7. River Gallery School of Art & Gallery 34, 32-36 Main St.
What's new: Annual faculty show features new work by artists teaching at River Gallery School; Gallery 34 features small works in pastel and other mediums by Pat McPike, Carol Stephens, Maggie Smith, and Deedee Jones.
Info: 802-257-1577, rivergalleryschool.org
8. Latchis Gallery & Theatre, 50 Main St.
Stop by during Gallery Walk to purchase tickets for the 7 p.m. performance at the Latchis Theatre by comedian Bob Marley.
Info: 802-254-1109, latchistheatre.com, latchisarts.org
9. Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St.
What's new: In-Sight Photography Project's 21st Annual Auction to benefit its scholarship fund. The exhibition includes work by a broad community of artists and supporters. Reception with light refreshments on Friday 5:30-8:30 p.m..
Info: 802-251-6051, vcphoto.org
10.Whetstone Craft Beers, 39 Frost St.
Open 4-8 p.m. during Gallery Walk. Visit Whetstone's new production brewery and enjoy a brewery-centric photography exhibit by Derek Hall.
Info: 802-490-3980, whetstonebeer.com
11. HatchSpace Gallery, 35 Frost St.
What's new: Handcarved works in a range of styles by local artists and teachers including Gayle Weitz, Noriko Isogai, Herbert Hayes and Eric Sprenger — all made using methods taught in the HatchSpace community-supported woodshop.
12. Burning Heart North Yoga, 21 Elliot St., 2nd floor
What's new: Large-format paintings and collages by Emily Gaimari.
Info: 508-332-0440, BurningHeartStudio.com
13. DemoGraphix at Brattleboro Printmakers, 12 Elliot St.
Choose from five different shirt designs and pay $5-20 on a sliding scale, or bring your own item to print on.
Info: 802-275-7871, email@example.com
14. Cara Wolff Jewelry, 4 Elliot St.
What's new: Live music and CD release party by Benjamin Jayne for "Hi-Lo," an alternative folk album celebrating diverse influences from Leonard Cohen to Bjork; small etchings show by local artist Mariette Sanders.
Info: 802-869-2948, carawolffjewelry.com
15.Mocha Joe's Cafe, 82 Main St.
What's new: Color photographs from film by Alexis Doshas explore the messy, beautiful, and vivid nuances of rural life and connections with place and kindred beings. She mixes Old and New World techniques, working with multiple camera formats and printing processes as well as archival inkjet prints from film and paper negatives.
Info: 802-257-7794, mochajoes.com
16. Echo Restaurant & Lounge, 69-73 Main St.
What's new: Ceramic sculptures by Kathleen Gatto-Gurney are exhibited in the garden through October.
Info: 802-254-2073, echofoodanddrink.com
17. Turn It Up!, 85 Main St.
Vintage music and movie posters, several rare and collectible, as well as new and classic music on vinyl and CD.
Info: 802-251-6015, turnitup.com
18. Amy's Bakery Arts Cafe, 113 Main St.
Continuing in October: Group show by River Gallery School faculty Ross T. Smart, Jen Wiechers, Cameron Schmitz, Paul Bowen, Jess Weitz, Helen Schmidt, Lydia Thomson, Lauren Watrous, Leigh Niland and Eric Cutler.
19.Vermont Artisan Designs & Gallery 2, 106 Main St.
What's new: Gallery Walk reception for oil paintings by William E. Roberts Jr. and photographs by Matthew Lerman, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. American Craft Week, Oct. 4-13, includes the Vermont Craft Council's Open Studio Tour on Oct. 5-6. For each pair of Solmate Socks sold at the gallery during Oct. 4-13, VAD will donate another pair to the Groundworks Collective for folks in need.
Info: 802-257-7044, vtart.com
20.Works Bakery Cafe, 118 Main St.
What's new: River Gallery School (rivergalleryschool.org) is exhibiting works from the subscription art program that supports its scholarship fund.
Info: 802-579-1851, worksbakerycafe.com
21. Gallery In The Woods, 145 Main St.
What's new: Affordable work by sustainable artisan partners from around the world. Reception 5:30-8:30 p.m., with live music by the Moondogs.
Info: 802-257-4777, galleryinthewoods.com
22. Gallery at The Garden, Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St.
What's new: Exhibit related to Windham County is Hiring: The 7th Annual Career Expo on October 17, 1-5 p.m. The Southern Vermont Career Expo and Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation are highlighting opportunities and sponsors.
Info: 802-246-0982, strollingoftheheifers.com
23. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts, 167 Main St.
What's new: The upstairs gallery features an ongoing Ceramics Exhibit by Kevin Wilcoxson from Brooklyn, and UK artists Virginia Graham and Mia Sarosi.
Info: 802-246-3015, penelopewurr.com
24.In-Sight Photography Project, 183 Main St., down alley
In-Sight is closed to visitors during Gallery Walk, but visit its 21st annual fundraising auction exhibit and sale at the Vermont Center for Photography, 49 Flat St. (see listing No. 9). Proceeds benefit scholarship fund allowing youth to attend In-Sight classes and workshops. Bidding opens on October 20 at insightphotography.org/auction2019.
Info: 802-251-9960, insight-photography.org, exposuresprogram.org
25. Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts, 183 Main St.
What's new: Showing through November 17 is "Moving Up," a group exhibit celebrating the gallery's first five years and its pending move to a newly renovated sidewalk-level space.
Info: 802-251-8290, mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com
26. Take a Moment for Peace, Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St.
From 5:30-6 p.m. in the parlor, Judith Reichsman will lead some simple InterPlay meditative forms, including a hand dance on behalf of someone or something for whom/which you have a joy or a concern.
27. Brooks Memorial Library, 224 Main St.
What's new: Bill Fleming, "Greetings from Brattleboro, VT" needlework; Loud Collection urns and sculptures; Brattleboro Mineralogy Club, minerals of Massachusetts. Objects from the Fine Arts Collection are permanently displayed throughout the building.
Info: 802-254-5290, brookslibraryvt.org
28. Brattleboro History Center, 196 Main St.
What's new: Archives and objects from the First Baptist Church, now known as Epsilon Spires. Browse through Mary Cabot's diary entries about Rudyard Kipling, photos of Island Park, period clothing, info on the Estey Organ Co., and more.
Info: 802-258-4957, brattleborohistoricalsociety.org
29. Epsilon Spires, 190 Main St.
What's new: Exhibitions, inspired craft cocktails, farm-to-table catering, and DJ Snack Attack spinning records in the Social Engagement space; 8 p.m. screening of Adam Curtis's documentary "HyperNormalization;" New exhibits coinciding with "Gong Brattleboro: Experiments in Gamelan."
30. Hermit Thrush Brewery, 29 High St.
Brewery-related watercolors and photographs; pints available from 5 p.m.
Info: 802-257-BEER (2337), hermitthrushbrewery.com
31. Wheelhouse Clay Center, 48 Harmony Place
What's new: Wheelhouse member Toma Cernea-Novac demonstrates wheel throwing combined with coil building; work for sale.
Info: 802-490-2693, firstname.lastname@example.org; WheelhouseClayCenter.com
32. A Vermont Table, 22 Harmony Place
What's new: A group of seven artists—Jashua Allen, Roxcell Bartholomew, Vale Burns, Eric Cutler, Henry Ireland, KariLyn McLellan, and Lauren Watrous—have been meeting to paint en plein air or in a studio, to talk art and art making, and what it means to share work. This work represents the fruits of some of that recent support and artistic interchange.
Info: 802-490-2693, 802-380-6738
Special Regional Venues
A. Vermont Welcome Center, Interstate 91 North
The Silo Gallery features artists showcased at DaVallia-39 North Gallery, boutique, and sculpture gardens in Chester, including Peter Batchelder, Julia Jensen, Marilyn Wending, and Mary Giammarino.
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