02172021 Arts News

BarnArts celebrates local musicians and community on Zoom Saturday, Feb. 13. Pictured is Trifolium.

All galleries and museums require masks and social distancing unless otherwise indicated. Virtual exhibits are not listed, but they can be found at Vermont Arts Online.

Exhibit streaming

Vermont Arts Online — vermontartonline.org.


BarnArts: Favorite local musicians gather for BarnArts Local Music Show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, on Zoom. This digital celebration of music and community will include new COVID-era music videos by Jack Snyder, Bow Thayer and Trifolium, plus live interviews, discussions and community chats with the musicians. Hosted by Chloe Powell, BarnArts director of music programming and a member of Trifolium, the evening will focus on sharing music and bringing the community of musicians and viewers together to talk and connect. The five musicians — Snyder, Thayer, Trifolium’s Andy Mueller, Justin Park and Powell — have still been creating music off stage this winter, and look forward to the opportunity to share the music and talk with the audience. Tickets are $5-$15 sliding scale; go online to barnarts.org.

Bellows Falls

Canal Street Art Gallery: “Art! Just in Time” is on view through Feb. 27. All are invited to 3rd Friday Gallery Night “Live with the Artists” on Facebook at 6 p.m. Feb. 19. The exhibit is the inaugural Represented Artist Group Show to present new artwork, for one month, once a year, from each of Canal Street Art Gallery’s current roster of 20 represented artists. Now celebrating its fourth year, the Canal Street Art Gallery continues sharing and appreciating new art while helping to support the artists who create it. The gallery aims to meet the promotional needs and online commerce demands of its artistic community with its announcement of expanding programming in 2021 to present 12 exhibitions. These include an increased number of solo shows, and the new Represented Artist Group Show. 23 Canal St., Bellows Falls, (802) 289-0104, canalstreetartgallery.com Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, canalstreetartgallery.com.


Brattleboro Museum & Art Center: “Figuration Never Died: New York Painterly Painting, 1950-1970,” through Feb. 14, New York artists who absorbed the lessons of Abstract Expressionism yet remained dedicated to figurative painting; “Andy Yoder: Overboard,” through March 6, inspired by “The Great Shoe Spill of 1990”; “Rachel Portesi: Hair Portraits,” through Feb. 14, tintype photographs of women; “Ice Shanties: Fishing, People & Culture” through March 6, work of Colombian-born photographer and part-time Vermont resident Federico Pardo; “Erik Hoffner: Ice Visions” through March 6, photographs of ice patterns from holes bored by ice fishermen; “Our Storied Landscape: Revealing the Brattleboro Words Trail,” through Feb. 14, drawings for a map by Cynthia Parker-Houghton, Union Station, Main Street (Route 5) and Routes 119 and 142, Brattleboro, (802) 257-0124, brattleboromuseum.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; admission is “pay as you wish.”


The Vault: Jamie Townsend, through Feb. 27, “Curvature,” work created during this past year by artist who divides his time between Vermont and Europe, Vermont State Craft Center, 68 Main St., Springfield, (802) 885-7111, galleryvault.org Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday. The Vault is also offering a fun collage workshop with Angie Follensbee-Hall online via Zoom, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. The skill level is beginner to experienced, ages 7 to adult (under 7 will need helping parent). The fee is $20. A materials list will be provided at the gallery or via email. Registration required by Friday, Feb. 19.

Editor’s note: Please send visual art listings to jim.lowe@timesargus.com or jim.lowe@rutlandherald.com.

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