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Work showing at C.X. Silver Gallery

Uighur Felt Artist
C.X. Silver Gallery

Work showing at BMAC

Brattleboro Museum &
Art Center

Work at River Gallery School

River Gallery School

Art at River Gallery School

Gallery 34

Work at 118 Elliot Gallery

118 Elliot Gallery

Work at Cantina Vidorra

Cantina Vidorra

Work at Cantina Vidorra

Cantina Vidorra

Work at Mocha Joe's

Mocha Joe's Café

Work at Amy's Bakery Arts Café

Amy's Bakery Arts Café

Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

Vermont Artisan Designs

Artwork at Works Bakery Café

Works Bakery Café

Artwork at Gallery in the Woods

Gallery in the Woods

Artwork at Gallery in the Woods

Gallery in the Woods

Artwork at The Dianich Gallery

The Dianich Gallery

Artwork at Penelope Wurr

Penelope Wurr Glass
& Gifts

Artwork at Penelope Wurr

Penelope Wurr Glass
& Gifts

Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery

Hermit Thrush Cellars
Hermit Thrush Brewery

Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery

Borter's Jewelry Studio

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The next Gallery Walk will be on Friday, December 1.


Fish on platter by Janet Picard
The Marina Restaurant

1. The Marina Restaurant
28 Spring Tree Rd. (down behind 464 Putney Rd. - where the West River meets the Connecticut), (802) 257-7563,
Paintings from Ray Fiske's "Canvas and Steel" series, as well as his 5-foot Tin Man, have been added to current exhibits, which include: paintings by young Alex Hrabchak; flora, fauna, and landscapes by painter Kristina Wentzell; collages of vintage food imagery by Tiffany Heerema; large painted gourds by Terry Carter; fine art photography by Henry Ireland; botanical illustrations by Tina Olsen; landscapes and contemporary artwork by Martha Dolan; mystical landscapes, studies in nature, and unconventional still-lifes by Janet Picard; and impressionist-realist paintings by Deborah Lazar. Walk "munchies" available 5-6:30. This casual waterfront eatery with sunset view is open daily 11:30-10, Sun. Brunch served 10-1.


Work at C.X. SilverGallery
C.X. Silver Gallery

2. C.X. Silver Gallery & Dim Sum Teahouse
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898 or (802) 579-9088,
Gallery OPEN 4:30-6:30 for November Gallery Walk; otherwise open year-round by calling ahead to arrange a visit.... Featured exhibit: Paintings and ceramics by Liz Hawkes deNiord: Return As, and book launch Saturday, Nov. 11, 5:30-7:30: Artist Talk & Chard deNiord Poetry Reading.... DIM SUM DINING eves. by appt.—; calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898. Dim Sum Buffet on Sunday, Nov. 5, 4-8 pm.... Asian Cultural Center of Vermont ( hosts a Potluck & Film at the Gallery on Monday, Nov. 6: Potluck dinner (RSVP) at 6 pm, followed at 7 pm by Uighur mixed-media artist Aniwar Mamat, from Xinjiang, China, showing a short film of his tapestry "painting" with ancient and contemporary Uighur wool felting techniques.


The Scarf by Joan O'Beirne
Brattleboro Museum
& Art Center

3. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124,
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk, when memberships are available at a 10% discount.... Open through January 8: In-Sight Exposed - student works from 25 years of photo programs for youth; Constellations: Roger Sandes - patterned paintings featuring flora, fauna, and historical art references.... Through February 11: Touchstones, Totems, Talismans: Animals in Contemporary Art - works by nine prominent artists; The Scarf: Joan O'Beirne - three diverse and evocative mixed-media works; Your Space: Flights of Fancy - be inspired by our winged companions.... Through March 10: Shimmering Mirage: Anila Quayyum Agha - Islamic-inspired patterns are cast onto gallery walls.... Through April 17: Weighted Tears: Mary Admasian - outdoor installation.... Open daily 11-5, closed Tues. Admission: $8-$6-$4, free: members and under 18. Free Thurs. after 2.

Artwork at Whetstone Station
Whetstone Station

4. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354,
Aspiring local photographer Christopher G. Chapman loves landscapes and still-lifes. He is exhibiting his favorite photos from around Brattleboro and travels across the globe. The Whetstone offers inspired food, local craft beers, and specialty drinks in a picturesque waterfront location with free parking. Lunch and dinner daily 11:30-10, Fri.-Sat. till 11.

5. River Gallery School & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577,
Gallery spaces upstairs host many of the works in RGS's Annual Clothesline Postcard Show. RGS students, teachers, friends, and visitors all contribute their original 4"x6" artwork to be made into one-of-a-kind postcards.... At street level: Gallery 34 features pastels and watercolors by Ann Coleman during November.... The Main Street Studio hosts more of the Postcard Show and samples of work in Fall classes. Also continuing on display are paintings and drawings in many styles from "The Secret Lives of Shopkeepers" sessions, featuring portraits of some of downtown Brattleboro's familiar merchants.

Artwork at Latchis Gallery
NOV. 3-12
Latchis Theatre

6. Latchis Gallery
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109,
No special exhibits are scheduled in Latchis gallery spaces in November, but please check online for current movies as well as "Live at the Latchis" and "Live in HD" events in November. The Brattleboro Film Festival (see next listing) has a Gallery Walk night reception and film showings on Nov. 3-12.

7. Brattleboro Film Festival
Latchis Theatre & Hotel, 50 Main St.,
Starting at 5 pm during Gallery Walk on Nov. 3, the 6th Annual Brattleboro Film Festival invites everyone to stop by the Latchis Hotel Lobby for a free OPENING RECEPTION, where trailers for 2017 films will be shown continuously. The Festival runs from Friday, Nov. 3, through Sunday, Nov. 12, in the historic Latchis Theatre. Opening night films include the charming comedy-drama Lost in Paris and Faces, Places, winner of the top documentary award at Cannes—it follows Agnès Varda and photographer/muralist J.R. as they travel through rural France in J.R.'s photographic truck. Check out the full lineup on the festival's website.

Work at Windham Movement Apparel
Windham Movement Apparel

8. Windham Movement Apparel
5 Arch St., below 41 Main, (802) 246-1223, visit on Facebook,
Jeffrey Lewis has been photographing New England Center for Circus Arts shows for five years. A selection of the best images over that period, these prints are all black and white because that mode best captures the graphic and classic nature of circus performance, as well as the sculptural nature of bodies at work. Jeff is now executive director of NECCA—rather than his running away to join the circus, it came and got him! Windham Movement Apparel supplies the movement arts community with quality products in an environment that encourages fellowship between participants and increases awareness of the benefits of movement. Open Tues./Wed./Thurs. 3-8, Fri./Sat. 10-6, and till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

9. In-Sight Photography Project
45 Flat St., Ste. 1, (802) 251-9960,
The Tiny Gallery at In-Sight will be CLOSED THIS MONTH as preparations are made for In-Sight's 19th Annual Photography Auction & Exhibition at the Vermont Center for Photography during November. The auction is In-Sight's biggest fundraiser of the year, with proceeds going to the scholarship fund, allowing any youth 11-18 to participate in programming, regardless of ability to pay.... Learn more about the auction at

Work at 118 Elliot Gallery JOSHUA FARR
Vermont Center for Photography

10. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051,
November features the 19th Annual Photography Auction & Exhibition to benefit In-Sight Photography Project. Included are works from photographers of international renown and outstanding professionals from all across the country. There is something for everyone in this auction of over 250 prints and books. Subjects, mediums, sizes, and techniques vary widely, and price ranges appeal to all, from sophisticated collectors to art-loving bargain hunters. The exhibit is showing through November 30, with an opening reception during Gallery Walk on November 3, 5:30-8:30 pm. Gallery hours are daily 12 to 5. All bidding is online, with more info at

11. 118 Elliot Gallery
118 Elliot St., contact: Lisa Mendelsund at (802) 257-2757 or
This year's Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Northeast Chapter Conference, set in Brattleboro on Nov. 10 & 11, presents a special exhibition in conjunction with the conference. Juried by the Vermont Center for Photography's executive director, Joshua Farr, this group show features photographic and multimedia work from artists across the country. It asks some important questions about the past, present, and future of photography as a fine-art medium. Public receptions during Gallery Walk on Friday, Nov. 3, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, and on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 6:30 to 9 pm. Gallery hours in November: Wed. & Fri. 12-5 and by appt. with either Josh Farr ( or Zach Stephens (—see phone numbers above.

Work at ArtRageUs1 Gallery

12. ArtRageUs1 Arts Collective
57 Elliot St., (802) 490-2277,,
RUSTIC STOOLS by Scott Howard are made in various sizes from locally sourced dead falls and firewood around Guilford. Each live-edge piece is unique and 20% off this month. Come meet Scott and see how he makes a stool. ArtRageUs1 is recruiting new Artist, Author, and Musician members—join the collective and receive 75-90% of the selling price! (Applications available online or in-store.) ArtRageUs1 is a group of creative individuals joining forces to sell their art, crafts, books, and music. And it's home to the figurative furniture of Gayle Marie Weitz and Write Action books. Open Fri./Sat./Sun. 11-5 and online.

13. Cantina Vidorra
49 Elliot St., (802) 490-2532, visit on Facebook
Continuing in November are ink, ink-and-watercolor, and acrylic works by Stephen Broyles and photographic images by Marek Jagoda and Ea Maples. These photographers like exploring and capturing abandoned buildings throughout New England, including churches, hospitals, theatres, asylums, schools and mills—"each with their own style using conceptual elements, shadow, and light in their creative process." Cantina Vidorra offers starters, build-your-own or traditional tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas, other specialties, and a kids' menu.

Work at Elliot St. Fish & Chips
Elliot St. Fish & Chips

14. Elliot St. Fish & Chips
50 Elliot St., (802) 451-9482,, FB: Elliot Street Fish, Chips and More
In her paintings, artist and musician Alison Chase Radcliffe seeks to unify these two art forms in a coherent expression of the human condition. Her portraits—from life or imagination—and performances of old gospel, blues, jazz, soul, and original compositions take us where joy and sorrow are not separate, and where hardship, heartache, and suffering are given dignity and beauty. Alison teaches, performs, and exhibits internationally and is working on a new album. The café uses fresh, local, and organic ingredients. Open Tues.-Sat. 11:30-8, till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

15. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794,
Work by Rebecca Sousie, a resident of Keene, N.H., is featured in November. Showing a variety of Art Journals with textured flair that begin as "thrifted" books, she uses multimedia techniques to fill them with positive messages for inspiring her viewers. The "Rebecca Sousie Art" channel on Youtube shows examples of such DIY projects in development, and some of her work is marketed through her online Etsy shop. Stop in the café 7 days to see the exhibit and enjoy Mocha Joe's own freshly roasted coffee, a seasonal drink, and homemade pastries. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7-8, Fri. 7-9, Sat. 7:30-9, Sun. 7:30-8.

Art at Turn It Up!
Turn It Up!

16. Turn It Up!
85 Main St., (802) 251-6015,
The record shop features a collection of vintage music and movie posters, several rare and collectible. Artists include the Beatles and solo projects, Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, the Clash, Prince, Gene Wilder, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood. Turn It Up! sells new and classic music on vinyl and CD at bargain prices every day. Open Mon.-Thurs. 10-8, Fri.-Sat. 10-9, Sun. 11-6.

17. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071,
Karen Galloway's watercolor pencil drawings, along with a sprinkling of mosaic, collage, and a mobile, are being held over through November. "I feel my work is inspired by the nature and beauty of New England. I love trees, wood, rocks, rust—they seem like the beginning of a good story." Amy's offers European-style breads; soups, sandwiches, salads; specialty cakes, cookies, and other treats; open Mon.-Sat. 8-6, till 8 on Gallery Walk evenings, and Sun. 9-5.

Work at Vermont Artisan Designs
Vermont Artisan Designs

18. Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044,
Iconic paintings on silk by Gay Morris and new oil paintings of New England by Michael MacTavish are featured. Continuing through November are the show and sale of original works by Will Moses. For the opening reception during Gallery Walk, old-time traditional music will be performed by the Cass Hill Banditos. A portion of sales of featured art this month will support the food and shelter programs of the Groundworks Collaborative. Visit online or stop by 7 days to see work by over 300 artists.

19. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871,
Sea/landscapes, abstracts, and expressive realism painted in a variety of mediums by Wayne Estey are featured. "He often selects, prepares, and repurposes existing frames while the pieces materialize. Their viewing may end with an equally liberating laugh or bewildered sigh. View, wander, review, and wonder ... and his work will have entertained its purpose." The café serves Rainforest Alliance coffee and humanely raised meats, poultry, and dairy with no antibiotics or added hormones; open daily 6 to 8, including for Gallery Walk.

Work at WOW Frozen Yogurt
WOW Frozen Yogurt

20. WOW Frozen Yogurt
122 Main St., (802) 579-1255,
Continuing is the Southern Vermont Dance Festival's Movement 2017 exhibit "Images of SVDF's Inaugural Year," a collection of photographs by Kiqe Bosch highlighting the festival's opening year. A completely black-and-white exhibit, Bosch's thirteen images from 2013 celebrate the variety of movement presented in SVDF's first season. Bosch captured the joy of movement and the intimacy of the mover— Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 12-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9.

21. Gallery in the Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777,
GALLERY 1: "Roots to Resistance," an Interactive Benefit Show, runs November 3-January 31. Akin to indigenous and folk artists in cultures she explores, Denise Beaudet works in strong color. Twelve 8-foot portraits of women activists around the world were created to inspire viewers to make change in their own communities. Partnering with over 50 international organizations, the project sends postcards and postering materials across the globe, free of charge.... GALLERY 2: New Landscapes by Samantha Crawford, created in gouache on paper using great detail, reveal an intensely personal, dreamlike experience in the forest, in both black-and-white and color.... Artists' reception Friday, Nov. 3, 5:30-8:30; live music by the Moondogs. Open daily 11-5:30.

22. The Dianich Gallery
139 Main St. Rm. 501, (802) 380-1607, Down the alley and through the glass doors,
The Broadside Show: "Poetry + Art"—Introduced during the Brattleboro Literary Festival last month, this exhibit features work by Claire Van Vliet, Brian D. Cohen, Julia Ferrari, Dede Cummings, and Myles Danaher. Open during Gallery Walk on Friday, Nov. 3, 5:30-7:30 pm; otherwise open by appt. during the November.

Work showing in Gallery at The Garden
Gallery at The Garden

23. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982,
The River Garden is closed on Gallery Walk for Youth Services' "Battle of the Bands" event from 7 to 10 pm. Featured in November is the Health Care & Rehabilitation Services' Art Exhibition honoring 50 years of creating meaning, inspiration, and empowerment in our community and world. This 50th anniversary collaboration showcases work created by HCRS staff and clients. The public is invited to a Community Reception on Friday, Nov. 17, from 4 to 7 pm. The River Garden is open Mon.-Fri. 9-5, except during special-event rentals. The Brattleboro Winter Farmers Market will occupy the River Garden on Saturdays, 10 to 2, from November through March 2018.

24. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015,
November features work by UK ceramicist and Wiltshire-grown maker and illustrator Hannah Turner. Having begun her career sculpting small ceramic animals, she still takes inspiration predominantly from nature when crafting Mugs, Salt & Pepper Pots, and other Tableware—whimsical gifts for Thanksgiving and the holidays.... Also on display is New Jewelry from the talented jeweler and costume designer Philippa Kunisch.... New winter arrivals in craft/clothing accessories from UK and Germany.... British grocery items.... Open 11-6 daily, closed Tuesdays till the week before Thanksgiving. Open late for Gallery Walk.

Work at Mitchell·Giddings Fine Arts
Mitchell · Giddings
Fine Arts

25. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290,
Showing through Nov. 5: "Mapping the Unknown," an exhibition of monotypes, oil paintings, and collages by Susan Osgood with ekphrastic poetry by GennaRose Nethercott. Showing Nov. 11-Jan. 7 is "Explorations," a gallery-wide survey of Emily Mason's printmaking with collaborative input from 5 master printers, featuring works from the early 1980s to the present. Artist Reception on Saturday, Nov. 11, 5-7 pm, followed by an Artist Talk on Sunday, Nov. 12, at 5 pm.... Be sure to visit the MGFA Annex in the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main Street, for work by emerging and prominent artists.

26. Take a Moment for Peace
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., in the Church Parlor, (802) 257-4588 Dee and Bob Keller
5:30-6 pm · The Moment for Peace on Nov. 3 will be led by Clare Walker Leslie. "In these troubled times, finding moments to notice the slant of the evening sun, a late summer's bee on asters, the purring of a cat, a fallen yellowed leaf can bring us deep connection with that which is constant and gives us Peace." With commentary and meditation, Clare will speak on these connections so easy to find and so heartwarming. A nationally known educator, wildlife artist, and author of twelve books connecting people with nature, she lives with her family in both Cambridge, Mass., and Granville, Vt. For more information, visit

Artwork at Brooks Library
Brooks Library

27. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290,
MAIN FLOOR–CEILING: Cloud-and-raindrops mobile, 2nd grade class, Academy School; MEZZANINE WALLS: "People, Places and the History of Words in Brattleboro, Vermont," a multifaceted project exploring the history of publishing and printing in Brattleboro, also occupying the MEZZANINE–DISPLAY CASES. SECOND FLOOR–ENTRYWAY CASE: Brattleboro Mineralogy Club through Nov. 7, then kids' Lego creations; CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS CASES: "Hector Fox and the Giant Quest," by award-winning author/illustrator Astrid Sheckels. Selections from the Fine Arts Collection are permanently displayed throughout the building; take a self-guided walking tour during library hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-9; Thurs.-Fri. 10-6; & Sat. 10-5.

28. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), & Facebook
Photos of the newly opened Hermit Thrush Cellars are on display in celebration of the Brewery's 3rd Anniversary. Tour the new facilities through the camera lens of Angela Snow, a Brattleboro native, documentary filmmaker, and freelancer in Reality TV & Commercials. With over 400 barrels, 7 foudres, and a brand new canning line, the facility is a sight to see! ... Pints of beer for Hermit Thrush Pint Night are available from 5 pm during Gallery Walk on November 3. Brewery Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 3-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9, Sun. 12-6.

Work at I-91 Welcome Center
Body in Harmony

29. Body in Harmony
22 High St., 2nd floor, (802) 380-3928, enter up around cor. on Green St. then GO THROUGH Bodhifit Yoga,,
A Gallery Walk OPEN HOUSE on Nov. 3 features the colorful oil paintings of Janet Picard, a member of Brattleboro-West Arts. These large-format canvases depict non-traditional landscapes, with a focus on the majestic presence of trees in our ever-changing seasons. The collection also includes a few gestural studies of flowers. Educated at the Art Institute of Boston and in Normandy, France, Janet holds a BFA from Union Institute & University; she has been an artist-in-residence and art teacher at many area public and private schools.... This small fitness studio offers Spin, Strength & Conditioning, and Barre classes, as well as personal training.

30. Borter's Jewelry Studio
22 High St., (802) 254-3452,, enter up around cor. on Green St. then GO THROUGH Bodhifit Yoga,,
OPEN HOUSE & METALSMITHING DEMONSTRATIONS, 5-9 pm during Gallery Walk on Nov. 3. Studio owner and veteran jeweler Bob Borter will be joined by creative colleagues Susanna Haas and Chris Lann to offer a sampling of techniques that the trio will teach in their Winter/Spring Jewelry Workshops. For detailed descriptions of each class and to register, visit online or contact Bob at the email or phone above.


Work at I-91 Welcome Center
I-91 Welcome Center

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
Work by members of the Brattleboro Camera Club (BCC) are featured. Techniques and style vary, but all possess passion and enthusiasm for the magic of photography. Founded in 1933, BCC is the longest-running camera club in New England! Monthly meetings are at the Vermont Center for Photography (49 Flat St.) on second Mondays beginning at 6:30 pm. Meeting information is at and at Information and exhibits of area products, artwork, and fine crafts are resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 am to 11 pm daily.