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ARTICLE LINKS FOR JUNE



EXHIBIT SAMPLER FOR
CURRENT SHOWS

Work showing at Crosby House

DEEDEE JONES
1868 Crosby House


Work showing at BMAC

PAUL SHORE
Brattleboro Museum &
Art Center


Work showing at BMAC

MARY WELSH
Brattleboro Museum &
Art Center


Work at River Gallery School

Natalia Gorawski et al.
FARM SHOW
River Gallery School


Work at Latchis Gallery

Annual Student Exhibit
IN-SIGHT PHOTO PROJECT
Latchis Gallery


Work at Windham Movement Apparel

JEFFREY LEWIS
Windham Movement Apparel


Work at Vermont Center for Photography

ROBERT F. GEORGE
Vermont Center for Photography


Work at Restless Rooster Café

IRSHAD MUSTAFA
Restless Rooster Café


Work at Cantina Vidorra

SARAH ADAM
Cantina Vidorra


Artwork at Ruggles & Hunt

SPRING GIFTS
Ruggles & Hunt


Artwork at Ruggles & Hunt

LAURA ZINDEL
Ruggles & Hunt


Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts Café

KELLY FLETCHER
Amy's Bakery Arts Café


Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

JAMES VAN ZETTA
Vermont Artisan Designs


Artwork at Works Bakery Café

TAMARA STENN
Works Bakery Café


Artwork at Gallery in the Woods

DUG NAP
Gallery in the Woods


Artwork at Gallery in the Woods

FATIMA FUENTES et al.
Gallery in the Woods


Artwork at The Dianich Gallery<

CONNOR LINDEN
The Dianich Gallery


Artwork at Gallery at the Garden

ALBERT MAGUIRE
Gallery at The Garden


Artwork at Penelope Wurr

PENELOPE WURR
Penelope Wurr Glass
& Gifts


Work at Mitchell·Giddings Fine Arts

TORIN PORTER
Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts


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JUNE 2017

GALLERY WALK IS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 2.

The next Gallery Walk will be on Friday, July 7.


VENUES TO THE NORTH OF DOWNTOWN

Fish on platter by Janet Picard
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, www.vermontmarina.com
Ongoing exhibits include paintings by Else DeVoid; watercolors 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.

VENUES TO THE WEST OF DOWNTOWN

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

2. C.X. Silver Gallery & Dim Sum Teahouse
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898 or (802) 579-9088, www.cxsilvergallery.com
Gallery OPEN 2-4 pm for June Gallery Walk; otherwise open year-round by calling ahead to arrange a visit.... Alyssa Hinton: Earth Consciousness and Cultural Revelations, exhibition info: cxsilvergallery.com/alyssa-hinton; book: magcloud.com/browse/issue/1254092. Meet the artist and learn about her work at a discussion scheduled for Tuesday, June 20, from 5 to 7 pm. Her multiracial background (African-American, Caucasian English/Irish as well as Indigenous First Nations ancestry) reflects the hybrid quality of her art-making, including assemblage, patchwork quilting, fiber appliqué, painting, drawing, block prints, photo-to-collage, and digital composite combining hand-rendered art and digital tools. Themes focus on totems, cosmology, preservation of the natural environment, geometric design, medicine wheels, abstract landscape, and Native American spiritual journeying.... Other exhibits: Rodrigo Nava: Infinity Forms sculpture on lawn. Cai Xi's studio and work caixiart.com.... Representing the work of Nye Ffarrabas—magcloud.com/browse/issue/756374.... DIM SUM DINING eves. by appt.—dimsumvt.com; calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898. Asian Cultural Center of Vermont (accvt.org) presents an introduction to Eid, Ramadan, and Muslim culture on Sunday, June 25—contact Assad Akhlaqi or Adam Silver to RSVP and for further details at (802) 257-7898, allAsia@accvt.org.

3. 1868 Crosby House
175 Western Ave., (802) 257-7145, www.crosbyhouse.com
A group show by local artists Maisie Crowther, Nancy DiMauro, Deedee Jones, and Lois Reynolds is featured this month. Each artist is a member of one or more of the following: Saxtons River Art Guild, Brattleboro-West Arts, Brush & Palette Painters, and the Vermont Watercolor Society. Stop by on Gallery Walk, May 5, 5 to 8:30, and later in the month to see the exhibited work, enjoy refreshments, and tour this tastefully restored and appointed Victorian bed-and-breakfast built in Italianate style. Its luxurious accommodations and lovely gardens are the perfect setting for out-of-town guests and special occasions.

VENUES IN OR NEAR DOWNTOWN

Work showing at BMAC
GLASSTASTIC
Brattleboro Museum
& Art Center

4. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk. From 5:30 to 7:30 on June 2, caricature artist John Steven Gurney hand draws personalized comic pictures for $5.... WEIGHTED TEARS: Mary Admasian, in the sculpture garden through October 8.... Other exhibits showing through June 18: DRAWN HOME: Paul Shore—Drawings include every object in his home.... GHOST MESA: Claire Van Vliet—Lithographs present the palpable power and presence of giant rock formations.... SERIOUSLY FUNNY: Ed Koren's New Yorker cartoons are known for intellectual pretentions, neglect of tonsorial responsibilities, and obliviousness to the weather.... LUMINOUS MUQARNA: Soo Sunny Park's immersive installation inspired by Islamic architecture.... GLASSTASTIC—Kids' creature drawings turned into glass sculptures.... APPEARANCES & REALITY: Mary Welsh collages explore house and home in life, memory, imagination, and fancy. Open daily 11-5, closed Tues. Admission: $8-$6-$4, free: members and under 18. Free Thurs. after 2.

Artwork at Whetstone Station
ANNIE MACY
Whetstone Station

5. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354, www.whetstonestation.com
The Southern Vermont Dance Festival's Movement 2017 exhibit series presents "Images of AXIS Dance Company's Residency," 15 of Annie Macy's photographs from workshops by the country's renowned physically integrated dance company. These images demonstrate the versatility of dance through the stunning artistry of work by three wheelchair-bound dancers and two others not in chairs. The 2017 Festival, July 13-16, hosts exhibits by 25 artists in 22 venues throughout July, the month where Movement meets Community—www.southernvermontdancefestival.com. 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.

Art at Latchis Gallery
LORI SCHREINER
Gallery 34

6. River Gallery School of Art & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577, www.rivergalleryschool.org
The annual All-School Farm Show is featured in June. In honor of farmers, local and worldwide, students of all ages create paintings and sculptures to reflect farm life: animals, barns, vegetables, tools, farmers, sheds—all are represented in a great variety of styles. Lots of COWS give a nod to Brattleboro's famous Heifer Stroll.... RGS is now enrolling all ages for summer courses and workshops, and Art Camp for 6- to 12-year-olds runs for 7 weeks beginning June 26; see the website for further information.... On exhibit at street level in Gallery 34 is Lori Schreiner's "We Are All Refugees," a show of recent paintings honoring the children of Aleppo.

7. Latchis Gallery
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109, www.latchis.com
In-Sight Photography Project's Annual Student Exhibition features work from this past year of classes. Students working in analog and digital photography explored their lives, their community, and the world around them. Family and friends are invited to recognize and celebrate this youth perspective at a Gallery Walk Opening Reception. Otherwise, the exhibit is open during regular movie hours in the theater.... Also in the Latchis Building, the Positive Geek store on Flat Street hosts "The Wonder of Wonder Woman" from 6 to 8 pm on June 2, featuring prizes, trivia, games, and giveaways. Come dressed up as your own superhero. Visit Facebook.com/PostiveGeek.... For more information, visit www.latchisarts.org.

8. Windham Movement Apparel
5 Arch St., below 41 Main, (802) 246-1223, visit on Facebook, www.WindhamMovementApparel.com
Stop in to see Jeffrey Lewis' wonderful photos of the Southern Vermont Dance Festival before a new Festival-sponsored exhibit opens in July. Diverse dance styles are represented in a way that mirrors the curated Festival. 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.

Work at In-Sight Photography
JON NOTWICK
In-Sight Photography

9. In-Sight Photography Project
45 Flat St., Ste. 1, (802) 251-9960, www.insight-photography.org
During June, the Tiny Gallery hosts "Born At Dawn," a solo exhibit by photographer Jon Notwick. "This new project examines the loss of a close friend, the grieving process, and appreciating the people and places that keep me going." Jon has served as a volunteer or Americorps VISTA member at In-Sight since 2012. He will be leaving In-Sight this summer to work on his MFA at the University of South Florida. In-Sight offers photography programs to youth ages 11-18 regardless of their ability to pay suggested class fees. For more information visit In-Sight online.

10. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051, www.vcphoto.org
"Seeing the River," open through July 2, celebrates the history of, and artistic response to, the Connecticut River in Brattleboro. Featured work by Robert F. George and from the Brattleboro Historical Society reveals a century of the river. From the River, To the River artists Elizabeth Billings, Evie Lovett, and Andrea Wasserman curated the exhibit and contributed a collaborative work. Made possible with generous support from Brattleboro Savings & Loan, The Richards Group, Trust Company of Vermont, and The Connecticut River Conservancy. More information online.

Work at 118 Elliot Gallery RALPH DeANNA
118 Elliot Gallery

11. Restless Rooster Café & Coffee Bar
134 Elliot St., (802) 258-2565, www.restlessroostercafe.com
Springtime is for caterpillars! Celebrate rebirth with Irshad Mustafa's dramatic photos of beautiful specimens from The Caterpillar Lab. New season, new life. Change is only the beginning.... Stop by to see the art during regular café hours: Open daily 7-2, serving Breakfast & Brunch till 1 weekdays, 2 on weekends.

12. 118 Elliot Gallery
118 Elliot St., (802) 257-2757 Lisa
By popular demand, Ralph DeAnna: A Reflective Eye is held over through June 9. "DeAnna is that rare painter," said gallery director/curator Lisa Mendelsund, "who is a portraitist and storyteller with an architect's sense of formal perspective." DeAnna is exhibiting both small pastels and large, panoramic paintings, which often include portraits of himself, his models, and their surroundings as reflected and refracted in rear-view mirrors and windows. The viewer sees DeAnna's longtime interest in multiple perspectives and the changeable nature of time and memory. Reception on Friday, June 2, 5:30-8:30 pm. Gallery hours otherwise: Thurs.-Sat. 2-6 pm and by appt.

Work at ArtRageUs1 Gallery
DAWN RUSSELL
ArtRageUs1

13. ArtRageUs1 Arts Collective
57 Elliot St., (802) 490-2277, ArtRageUs1.com, info@ArtRageUs1.com
Metalsmithing by Dawn Russell—pendants, earrings, and more in sterling silver, precious gems, and mammoth tusk—is featured from her series "The Evolution of a Species in Jewelry." And Tamara Stenn will be signing her newest book, "Social Entrepreneurship as Sustainable Development: Introducing the Sustainability Lens." All their items are specially priced this month! ArtRageUs1 is an arts collective selling unique handmade furniture, scarves, handbags, greeting cards, and more created by local folks, and home to the figurative furniture of Gayle Marie Weitz and Write Action books. EXPLORE THE LOCAL TALENT! Applications for membership available online and in-store. Open Fri./Sat./Sun. 11-5 and online.

14. Cantina Vidorra
49 Elliot St., (802) 490-2532, visit on Facebook
Featured artist Sarah Adam, is a self-published illustrator, painter, and graphic designer. As a painter, she creates whimsical, colorful abstracts and landscapes, using silhouettes and patterns created by both natural and manufactured objects. Her paintings are primarily acrylic on canvas, wood, and found surfaces. Recent work is an amalgamation of silhouettes, cosmic skies, and loosely brushed landscapes. When she's not painting, Sarah creates miniature homes, explores the woods, photographs graveyards, rides her bike, and draws comics. More of her work is online at madsahara.com. Brattleboro's newest Mexican eatery, Cantina Vidorra offers starters, build-your-own and traditional tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas, as well as a convenient kids' menu.

Work at Mocha Joe's
ALEXIS DOSHAS
Mocha Joe's Café

15. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794, www.mochajoes.com
For her exhibit "The Natural Order of Things," Alexis Doshas has selected images that display how humans are a part of the natural world and are inseparable from it. She looks beyond the seductive and picturesque landscapes for the honest, quirky, and sincere—however difficult or "un-pretty"—so we can begin to recognize and appreciate the intimacy in our own personal landscapes. Alexis is interested in mixing old and new techniques, including pinholes, film, and inkjet printing. Stop in 7 days to enjoy Mocha Joe's freshly roasted coffee, a seasonal drink, and freshly baked pastries. Open Mon.-Thurs. 7-8, Fri. 7-9, Sat. 7:30-9, Sun. 7:30-8.

16. Ruggles & Hunt: Purveyors of Staple & Fancy Goods
79 Main St., (802) 579-1900, www.rugglesandhunt.com & Facebook
Ruggles & Hunt's Brattleboro store has been open one year—have you been there yet? In honor of the town celebration of all things bovine, we are pleased to offer an array of cow-related products! We also have wonderful clothing, gifts, furnishings, toys, and jewelry. Open daily 11-5:30, Sun. 12-5, and until 8 pm for Gallery Walk.

Art at Turn It Up!
COLLECTIBLE POSTERS
Turn It Up!

17. Turn It Up!
85 Main St., (802) 251-6015, www.turnitup.com
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.

18. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071, www.facebook.com/Amys-Bakery-Arts-Cafe
Kelly Fletcher has been photographing Strolling of the Heifer events since 2012. For this month's exhibit, she has dipped into the archive to share a selection of images taken over the last five years from the street fair, parade, expo, and Tour de Heifer. 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
MARRIN ROBINSON
Vermont Artisan Designs

19. Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044, www.vtart.com
Featured in June are Kim Eng Yeo (watercolors), Marrin Robinson (watercolors), James Van Zetta (oils) and Nance Driscoll (pastels and oils). A Gallery Walk opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 7 pm on Friday, June 2. A portion of sales of featured artists' work will go to Groundworks Collaborative. Visit online or stop by 7 days to see work by over 300 artists.

20. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871, worksbakerycafe.com
Tamara Stenn and her daughter Munasqa Choque Stenn (age 12) are the café's featured artists through the end of June. They traveled to Bolivia on a Fulbright-funded trip to photograph rural quinoa farmers and research how quinoa is grown. The farmers they visited are located in the Royal Quinoa zone on the shores of the Uyuni salt flats at 14,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains. Their photos represent the quinoa culture and people of Bolivia.... The café serves Rainforest Alliance coffee and humanely raised meats, poultry, and dairy with no antibiotics or added hormones—thoughtfully sourced, local when possible. Eat in or take out breakfast, lunch, or an early dinner. Open 6 to 8 daily.

Work at WOW Frozen Yogurt
STAN RUSZALA
WOW Frozen Yogurt

21. WOW Frozen Yogurt
122 Main St., (802) 579-1255, www.facebook.com/WOW-Frozen-Yogurt
Paintings by Stan Ruszala of West Springfield, Mass., continue on display. Stan began his career as a restaurant server, though his wife saw great potential in his doodles and sketches, and convinced him to try his hand at painting. Stan's inspiration comes from crowded evening streets in front of prominent and famous establishments around the world. He uses black canvas and fluorescent colors to highlight and distinguish his work in a memorably bold and whimsical style that's easy on the eye. Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 12-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9.

Art at Gallery in the Woods
HUICHOL YARN PAINTING
Gallery in the Woods

22. Gallery in the Woods & Dante's Infurniture
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777, www.galleryinthewoods.com
The Summer Window Show of paintings by outsider/folk artist Dug Nap is a lighthearted exploration of original animal portraits.... Nika Feldman's "Shadow Soul Silhouette Project" is a series of small figures created using bits of textiles for deconstructed elements of ethnic costume.... Sculpted wood Alebrijes: Animals from the Dream were created by two generations of families in three Oaxaca Valley villages in Mexico. Often the men carve and the women paint, while younger artists add a pop aesthetic and personal style.... Shamanic visions of the Huichol world, triggered by use of sacred peyote, were created by students of José Benitez Sánchez, the foremost living Huichol yarn painter. Opening from 5:30 to 8:30 during Gallery Walk on Friday, June 2, with live music by the Moondogs. Otherwise open daily from 11 to 5:30.

23. The Dianich Gallery
139 Main St., Rm. 501, (802) 380-1607, down the alley and through the glass doors, www.catherinedianichgallery.com
Held over through June is "Unpacking," the senior plan exhibit of recent work by Marlboro College student Connor Linden. Crossing the boundary between painting and sculpture, this work is an exploration of tastes and desire in a post-modern age, with an overarching theme of plasticity and the artificial. Reception during Gallery Walk, 5:30-7:30 pm on Friday, June 2. The gallery is otherwise open by appointment.

Painting by Pamela Spiro Wagner
PAMELA WAGNER
Hooker-Dunham
Theater & Gallery

24. Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery
139 Main St., enter the glass doors down alley and head downstairs
5 to 8 pm during Gallery Walk on Friday, June 2: Book Launch and Gallery Show Opening for "Learning to See in Three Dimensions" by Pamela Spiro Wagner. Reading and Book Signing from 6 to 7 pm. Wagner is an accomplished writer and an award-winning poet who also happens to have been diagnosed with schizophrenia. This collection explores the human condition by delving into the worlds of relationships, religion, nature, and mental health. In each poem, and through each intense piece of original artwork included in the book, the audience is led up to a line and dared to cross it into a new paradigm of understanding the world. Sponsored by Sundog Poetry Center and Green Writers Press.

25. Strolling of the Heifers Street Festival & Fruit Pie Competition
Middle block of Main & The River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
FESTIVITIES DURING GALLERY WALK: Food and merchandise vendors, non-profit information tables, plus music and entertainment of all kinds are outdoors on Main Street, and inside the River Garden are the finals of the Stroll's fruit pie competition, stroll merchandise, vendors, and other exhibitors. Come join the fun!!

26. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
Featured in the gallery for June are Albert Maguire's Cows. This show of archival prints was made from Maguire's original oil paintings, which pay homage to an ancient tradition in art by celebrating a fellow animal that has evolved with us, as we ourselves. Albert Mahler Maguire, MD is Professor of Ophthalmology at Hospital University of Pennsylvania and at the Scheie Eye Institute. His research is focused on gene therapy for retinal degeneration and gene therapy for ocular neovascularization. Open for Gallery Walk, this month with special Strolling of the Heifers happenings, their boutique of goodies, vendors, and exhibitors. The River Garden is otherwise open Mon.-Sat. 9-5 except for special events.

Virginia Graham ceramics at Penelope Wurr
VIRGINIA GRAHAM
Penelope Wurr

27. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015, www.penelopewurr.com
In collaboration with the Southern Vermont Dance Festival—www.southernvermontdancefestival.com, June and July feature an updated show of etchings, lithographs, and photographs produced during Penelope's postgraduate year at London's Central School of Art in the early 1980s. "The Dance Center" and "Her Reflection" were previously exhibited as part of the ROYAL ACADEMY of ARTS summer exhibition in London.... Also on display: Penelope's Fine Contemporary Glass, work by British ceramic artist Virginia Graham, fine jewelry, an exceptional collection of British cards, clothing, accessories, and furnishings for the home and garden, and of course British grocery items. Open 11-6 or later and till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

28. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290, mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com
Showing through June 18 is "Before Words"—Torin Porter's steel sculptures suggest the communicative power of sculptural art before language comes into play. Opening June 22 is Eric Boyer's "Garden of Delights," figurative and abstract wire mesh sculpture showing through July 30. MGFA presents innovative contemporary works that stimulate both the seasoned collector and the aesthetic explorer.... Visit the MGFA Annex in the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main St., for selected work by emerging and prominent artists.

Artwork at Brooks Library
TUMAVICUS & SCANLON
Brooks Library

29. 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 · All are welcome during the Moment for Peace on June 2. This month Muriel Wolf will offer selected readings from the anthology "How Do You Pray?" edited by Celeste Yacobini, then invite group members to engage in silent contemplation and sharing about the role of prayer in their lives. Muriel is currently enrolled in the two-year program in Spiritual Guidance Training at the Rowe Conference Center.

30. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290, www.brooks.lib.vt.us
MAIN FLOOR—MEZZANINE WALLS: Terry Sylvester's mural of downtown Brattleboro. MEZZANINE—DISPLAY CASE, NORTH: Vases from the Henrietta Loud Collection of 19th-century artworks; DISPLAY CASE, SOUTH: More objects from the Loud Collection. SECOND FLOOR—ENTRYWAY CASE: Kids' LEGO creations made at LEGO-palooza. CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS CASES: "Ralph Flies the Coop," illustrated by Ellen Tumavicus, written by Jaimie Scanlon, and published by Green Writers Press, all of Brattleboro. Selections from the Fine Arts Collection are permanently displayed throughout the building; a brochure offers a self-guided walking tour during library hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-9; Thurs.-Fri. 10-6; & Sat. 10-5.

Brattleboro History Center logo

31. Brattleboro History Center
196 Main St. (through side door of Masonic enter), (802) 258-4957, brattleborohistoricalsociety.org
FREE ADMISSION: Open 2-7 for Gallery Walk, otherwise Fri. 2-4, Sat. 12-3, and by appointment. Currently featuring FACEBOOK FAVORITES, topics requested over the past month by the Brattleboro Historical Society's Facebook fans. Meet BHS volunteers from 4:30 to 6 pm during Gallery Walk to see what they have collected from the Research Room—relevant photos, files, postcards, books, maps, and artifacts. For next month, visit the Facebook page comment section to describe your local interest: a topic, activity, event, or location for BHS to research and share at the History Center next month.... Also browse through Mary Cabot's diary entries about Rudyard Kipling, photos of Island Park, examples of period clothing, information on the world-famous Estey Organ Co., and much more. Visit the BHS Research Room at the Municipal Center (3rd fl, elevator), open Thurs. 2-4, Sat. 10-12, and by appt.

Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery
ANGELA SNOW
Hermit Thrush Brewery

32. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), hermitthrushbrewery.com & Facebook
The gallery features a beer road trip through the Belgian countryside. Documentary-style photos capture the beauty of beer, Belgium in the spring, and the fun-loving Hermit Thrush team as they travel across the country that originally inspired their tasty beers. The photographer is Brattleboro filmmaker Angela Snow, who makes her own documentaries and works freelance in Reality TV. She tagged along to Belgium to photograph the adventure, as why would anyone pass up travel and beer? Pints of beer for Hermit Thrush Pint Night are available from 5 pm during Gallery Walk on June 2. Brewery Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 3-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9, Sun. 12-6.

SPECIAL REGIONAL EXHIBITS

Work at I-91 Welcome Center
DONNA SILVERBERG
I-91 Welcome Center

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
The Silo Gallery hosts artists and writers from Halifax, Vermont for the month of June: abstract paintings by Marilyn Allen and David Brewster, lithographic prints by Janet Eldridge-Taylor, drawings and paintings by Donna Silverberg, and imaginary felted bird sculptures by Bonny Hall. Poems and book excerpts by Wyn Cooper, Gregg Orifici, and David Brown (author of the "East European Dairies") accompany this exhibit. Information and showcase exhibits are resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 am to 11 pm daily.