Most galleries and museums require masks, some social distancing. Virtual exhibits are not listed, but they can be found at Vermont Arts Online.
Espresso Bueno: Judy Greenwald, through Dec. 29, vivid pastels and prints priced to sell, 248 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-0896, espressobueno.com Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.
Morse Block Deli: Robert W. Brunelle Jr., through Jan. 14, “Time to Go,” acrylic paintings that chronicle Brunelle’s journeys and adventures walking to school and back home during his childhood, Morse Block, 260 N. Main St., Barre, 802-479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com
Studio Place Arts: “Celebrate!” through Dec. 29, annual local arts celebration featuring a wide variety of art and craft created by more than 60 SPA member artists, SPA, 201 N. Main St., Barre; 802 479-7069, www.studioplacearts.com Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; 11:30 to 6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and by appointment. SPA is closed Dec. 2 and 25.
Canal Street Gallery: “The Art for All,” through Jan. 15, “Seasonal Group Show,” 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, 802-289-0104, canalstreetartgallery.com
Bennington Museum: “Boundless,” through Dec. 31, new paintings and mixed media by Dusty Boynton; “Love, Marriage and Divorce,” through Dec. 31, highs and lows of love and heartache, from Victorian wedding gowns to scandalous tales of sexual harassment, 75 Main St., Bennington, 802-447-1571, www.benningtonmuseum.org online.
Brandon Artists Guild: “From Hands to Hearts,” through Jan. 30, new festive collection featuring affordable hand-crafted works by member artists, 7 Center St., Brandon, 802-247-4956, www.brandonartistsguild.org online. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Natalie Frank: Painting with Paper,” through Feb. 13, portraits of imagined female figures, each accompanied by an animal; “William Ransom: Keep Up/Hold Up,” through March 5, sculptural installation reflects the artist’s experiences as a Black man in America; “B. Lynch: Pull Back the Curtain,” through Feb. 13, multimedia installation examines the corrosive effect of income disparity on society; “Michael Abrams: Arcadia Rediscovered,” through March 5, immersive painting installation revisits 19th-century Arcadian landscape painting; “Evolving Traditions,” through Feb. 13, pieces from the Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers; “Inspired by the Past,” through March 5, showcasing Vermont Glass Guild members, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, 802-257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org online.
Mitchell-Giddings: Chuck Olson, through Dec. 12, “Object and Memory,” paintings and collages, 183 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-251-8290, www.mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com online.
BCA Center: “Unbound,” through Feb. 5, work by Rachel Gross, Rob Hitzig and Kirsten Reynolds, New England artists who explore contemporary approaches to abstraction; Bradley Borthwick, through Feb. 5, “Objects of Empire,” sculptural installation evolved from his research of the Dorset marble quarry of Vermont and the ancient Roman storehouses, Burlington City Arts, 135 Church St., Burlington, 802-865-7551, www.burlingtoncityarts.com online.
UVM Fleming Museum: “The Fleming Reimagined,” through Dec. 10, exhibitions and programs in four galleries — Storytelling Salon: “Voices Creating Change”; Learning Studio: “Creating Conversations with Art,” “Absence: Seeing and Unseeing the Fleming Collection,” and “Abstracts: Opening Space for Imagination,” 61 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 802-656-0750, www.flemingmuseum.org online. Admission is free.
The Hyde Collection: “Georgia O’Keefe: Pattern of Leaves,” through May, 161 Warren St., Glens Falls, New York, 518-792-1761, hydecollection.org online.
Museum of Everyday Life: “Life in Lists and Notes, through May 22 (2022), celebrating the poetic, mnemonic, narrative and enumerative qualities of lists and notes, and explore their myriad creative, professional, bureaucratic, institutional, domestic, and personal uses throughout the ages, 3482 Dry Pond Road (Route 16, Glover, www.museumofeverydaylife.org online.
Highland Center: “Local Color,” through Dec. 31, presented by Caspian Arts, Highland Center for the Arts, 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, 802-533-3000, highlandartsvt.org online.
Hood Museum of Art: “Jaune Quick-to-See Smith: Trade Canoe: Forty Days and Forty Nights,” through Dec. 12; “Form and Relation: Contemporary Native Ceramics,” through Jan. 2; “A Legacy for Learning: The Jane and Raphael Bernstein Collection,” through Feb. 6; “Thornton Dial: The Tiger Cat,” through Feb. 27, Dartmouth College, 4 E. Wheelock St., Hanover, N.H., 603-646-1110, hoodmuseum.dartmouth.edu online.
The McKernon Gallery: “We’re All at a Party Called Life on Earth!” through Jan. 15, installation of painted sculpture, works on paper and interactive elements by Frobertan (Brandon artists Fran Bull and Robert Black), Sandy Hill Arts Center, 216 Main St., Hudson Falls, New York, 517-741-0515, kendallmckernon.com online.
Bryan Memorial Gallery: “Gems & Giants 2021,” through Dec. 19, annual exhibition of large and small paintings by gallery members, 180 Main St., Jeffersonville, 802-644-5100, www.bryangallery.org online.
AVA Gallery: “A Wintry Mix,” through Dec. 30, AVA’s holiday exhibition and sale, 1 Bank St., Lebanon, New Hampshire, 603-448-3117, www.avagallery.org online. Artist demonstrations, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18.
Southern Vermont Arts Center: “Hiroshige and the Changing Japanese Landscape,” through Feb. 27, Utagawa Hiroshige’s (1797-1858) Japanese woodblock prints depicting how the political climate during 19th-century Japan influenced its art, Elizabeth de C. Wilson Museum; “The World Between the Block and the Paper,” Dec. 11-March, organized in partnership with The Mokuhanga Sisters, a print collective, Yester House, Yester House, 930 SVAC Drive, Manchester, 802-362-1405, www.svac.org online.
Henry Sheldon Museum: “Sightlines: Picturing the Battell Wilderness,” through Dec. 31, oil and gouache paintings on linen by Jill Madden and photographs by Caleb Kenna; “Henry at 22: Collector. Museum Founder & More,” through Dec. 31, artifacts, 1 Park St., Middlebury, 802-388-2117, www.henrysheldonmuseum.org online.
Susan Calza Gallery: “Climate of Change,” through Jan. 16, an exhibition by Susan Calza and Ken Leslie, 38 Main St., Montpelier, 802-224-6827, www.susancalza.com online. Hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and by appointment. Hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday; 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Closing reception, 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, with artist talks at 3 p.m.
North Branch Café: August Burns, through December, “The Human Connection,” recent paintings, 41 State St., Montpelier, 802-229-5676, thenorth-branch.com online.
North Branch Nature Center: Susan Bull Riley, through Dec. 31, inspirational watercolor and oil paintings, Gallery, 713 Main St., Montpelier, 802-229-6206, northbranchnaturecenter.org online.
T.W. Wood Gallery: “The Art of Stories: A Vermont Picture Book Exhibition,” through Dec. 22; “The Art of Thomas Waterman Wood,” ongoing; “Works Progress Administration Artwork,” ongoing, 46 Barre St., Montpelier, 802-262-6035, www.twwoodgallery.org online. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, or by appointment.
Norwich University: Jennifer Bryan, through Dec. 10, “Liquid Mind: Abstractions,” work meant to convey current states of mind, visually encapsulating the ebbs and flows of manic depression, Sullivan Museum and History Center, Northfield, 802-485-2183, norwich.edu/museum online.
Stone Valley Arts: Member Artists Show, through Dec. 5, featuring 17 prominent regional artists working in painting, drawing and mixed media, Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill, 145 E. Main St., Poultney, 802-287-8197, stonevalleyarts.org online.
NXT Gallery: Susan Brearey, through Dec. 31, paintings by Putney School art instructor, Next Stage Arts, 15 Kimball Hill, 802-387-0102, nextstagearts.org online.
Chandler Gallery: Artisan Holiday Market, through Dec. 24, go online for special holiday hours, 73 Main St., Randolph, 802-728-9878, www.chandler-arts.org online.
Chaffee Art Center: Annual Member Exhibit, through Jan. 7; Holiday Shoppe with Gingerbread Contest, through Jan. 7, 16 S. Main St. in Rutland, 802-775-0356, www.chaffeeartcenter.org online. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Saturday; and by appointment.
Northeast Kingdom Artisans Guild: Annual Holiday Show, through Jan. 8, members present an array of special handmade wares, Back Room Gallery, 430 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 802-748-0158, www.nekartisansguild.com online.
Shelburne Museum: “Winter Lights,” through Jan. 1, outdoor museum lighting extravaganza, 6000 Shelburne Road (Route 7), Shelburne, 802-985-3346, shelburnemuseum.org online. Hours: 5 to 8 p.m. (check website for exact dates). Admission is $15, $10 for ages 3-17.
The Vault: “Let There Be Light,” through Dec. 29, Open Wall juried show features art in various media by local artists, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, 802-885-7111, www.galleryvault.org online.
The Current: 2021 Members’ Art Show & Sale, through Dec. 31, (formerly Helen Day Art Center) 90 Pond St., Stowe, 802-253-8358, www.thecurrentnow.org online.