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JUNE 2018
GALLERY WALK GUIDE
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ARTICLE LINK FOR
JUNE



EXHIBIT SAMPLER FOR
CURRENT SHOWS

Work showing at BMAC

APRIL JUDD
All Souls UU Church
(article link above)


Work showing at BMAC

BEV LARSON
All Souls UU Church
(article link above)


Work at CX Silver Gallery

EMMA RUETER
C.X. Silver Gallery


Work showing at Amy Beecher Studio

AMY BEECHER
Amy Beecher Studio


Work showing at BMAC

SUSAN von GLAHN CALABRIA
Brattleboro Museum &
Art Center


Work at River Gallery School

Looking Out RGS Windows:
Dunklee's Machine Shop by
DAVID SCHOALES
River Gallery School


Work at Gallery 34

Gallery 34
ROSS SMART
River Gallery School


Work at In-Sight Photography Project

VICTORIA HEISLER
In-Sight Photography Project


Work at Vermont Center for Photography

ANDY RICHTER
Vt Center for Photography


Goodies at Sweet Miri's Café

GREAT FOOD &
GLUTEN-FREE BAKED GOODS
Sweet Miri's Café


Work at Elliot St. Fish & Chips

LUCY CONGLETON
Elliot St. Fish & Chips


Work by Cara Wolff Meinke

CARA WOLFF MEINKE
Cara Wolff Jewelry


Work at Mocha Joe's

JONAS FRICKE
Mocha Joe's Café


Work at Yalla Vermont

ANNELI CURNOCK
Yalla Vermont


Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts Café

DAVID PARKER
Amy's Bakery Arts Café


Artwork at Vermont Artisan Designs

GAY FREEBORN
Vermont Artisan Designs


Artwork at Works Bakery Café

Subscription Art Program
to Benefit Scholarship Fund
RIVER GALLERY SCHOOL
Works Bakery Café


Artwork at Gallery at the Garden

PETER K.K. WILLIAMS
Gallery at the Garden


Artwork at Penelope Wurr

CLAUDIA BIEHNE
Penelope Wurr Glass & Gifts


Artwork at Gallery at the Garden

CAVALLINI WRAPS
Penelope Wurr Glass & Gifts


Artwork at Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts

BRUCE CAMPBELL
Mitchell · Giddings
Fine Arts


Artwork at Hermit Thrush Brewery

DEB BOYD
Hermit Thrush Brewery


Artwork at Bodhifit

KEENE CARSE aka "team"
Bodhifit


Artwork at I-91 Welcome Center

RICH GOMBAR
Vermont Welcome Center


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JUNE 2018

GALLERY WALK IS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 1.

Next month's Gallery Walk is Friday, July 6.


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
Paintings from Ray Fiske's "Canvas and Steel" series, as well as his 5-foot Tin Man, were recently added to ongoing 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.

VENUES TO THE WEST OF DOWNTOWN

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

2. C.X. Silver Gallery
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898, www.cxsilvergallery.com
GALLERY OPEN 1 to 3:30 pm for June 1 Gallery Walk; open year-round by calling ahead to arrange a visit.... Stephen Lloyd: Recent Work, May 4-June 10—instagram.com/cxsilvergallery. Artist Talk at 5 pm on Friday, June 8: Backstory and process in a gallery tour of the exhibition; Steve will also read examples of his poetry and prose. Publications: Linda Montano: 14 Years of Living Artmagcloud.com/browse/issue/1184522—and Nye Ffarrabas: a walk on the insidemagcloud.com/browse/issue/756374.... Emma Rueter Photography: "For the Love of the Game" showing June 12 to 27. Reception for the artist on Wednesday, June 13, 5-7 pm.... Nye Ffarrabas: Flux Birthday - Nye at 86. Opening June 12. FluxBirthday Celebration Thursday June 21, 5-8 pm.... DIM SUM catering by appointment; calling 1-2 days in advance recommended, (802) 257-7898.... Self-contained 3rd floor airBnB apartment with art all around: www.airbnb.com/rooms/7173206.

3. Amy Beecher Studio
28 Williams St. (in Whetstone Studios), (802) 257-0124, web: amybeecher.studio, email: amy@amybeecher.studio
Join Amy Beecher in her studio during Gallery Walk for a look at her process and recent work. Beecher moved to Brattleboro from Providence, R.I., to join the faculty at Marlboro College. She has been a fellow in interdisciplinary art at The Macdowell Colony in Peterborough, N.H., and an artist-in-residence at the Digital Media Center for Art at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. Her work—painting, sculpture, installation, performance, ephemera, and more—has been presented in art centers and galleries nationally. Light refreshments will be served.

VENUES IN OR NEAR DOWNTOWN

Painting by Gloria Garfinkel
GLORIA GARFINKEL
Brattleboro Museum
& Art Center

4. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
FREE ADMISSION during GALLERY WALK—memberships available at a 10% discount.... Sculpture Garden exhibit: "Displaced," quirky re-assemblages by Angelo Arnold. Through October 8: Best of "Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys": Steve Gerberich - Elaborate blinking, whirling, humming, buzzing sculptures.... Through June 17: Alfred Leslie: Selections from "100 Views Along the Road" - Elegant black-and-white watercolors of American scenes.... 3D Color: Gloria Garfinkel - Experience changing perceptions of color.... Hereandafter: Susan von Glahn Calabria - Gouache paintings on paper.... Bottle in the River: Richard Klein - Sculpture made with found glass.... We Walk in Their Shadows: Gowri Savoor - The physical and cultural processes of migration and belonging. OPEN 11-5, closed Tues. Admission: $8-$6-$4, Free: members & under 18; Free on Thurs. 2-5 pm.

Work at Whetstone Station
MARIA PUGNETTI
Whetstone Station

5. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354, www.whetstonestation.com
Maria Pugnetti, a multimedia artist with a degree in painting, has worked as a light and sound designer, as well as a graphic designer and illustrator producing cover art for musicians and authors in Europe and America. Inspired by ecology and mythology, her painting style is intuitive and animistic. She considers her work a visual poetry that can illuminate the archetypal forms uniting and guiding us toward self-reflection, healing, and evolution. This collection includes large panoramic allegorical paintings and small mixed-media works—visit www.woolymar.com and instagram.com/woolymar. 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.

6. River Gallery School & Gallery 34
32-34 Main St., (802) 257-1577, www.rivergalleryschool.org
River Gallery School looks out the windows! This month, the upstairs gallery spaces feature work from all classes that share a look around the neighborhood. See the Whetstone Brook in many seasons, the Brattleboro Museum, the Coop parking lot, the arch bridge, lower Main Street shops, the Holstein building, and other Brattleboro sites and sights. Stop by to see the neighborhood through someone else's eyes, and sign up for interesting and varied summer classes, workshops, and ArtCamps for lookers and makers of all ages.... GALLERY 34, at sidewalk level, features 2-D and 3-D work by Ross Smart during June.

Art by Steven Leal at Latchis Preview for 6/23
TINY HOUSE FEST
Latchis Gallery

7. Latchis Gallery & Theatre
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109, www.theater.latchis.com, latchisarts.org
In June, the Latchis Gallery hosts an exhibit related to the Tiny House Festival, happening on Flat Street on Saturday, June 23. Stop in at the gallery during regular movie theater hours to find out more.... On Friday, June 1, Ramunto's is hosting an Open House and Free Concert in the Latchis Underground Lounge from 7 to 9 pm. Live Music by The Moondogs. Tickets available at Ramunto's or at the Latchis Hotel front desk.

8. In-Sight Photography Project
45 Flat St., Ste. 1, (802) 251-9960, www.insightphotography.org
The staff at In-Sight are passionate about photography and are dedicated artists in their own right. For the month of June, works by staff members Victoria Heisler, Katie Kohnfelder, and Zachary Stephens are featured in The Tiny Gallery.... The In-Sight Photography Project and its Exposures Cross-Cultural Youth Arts Program empower youth, through photography, to find their own creative voices and to communicate their unique personal visions. Classes in photographic arts are provided regardless of ability to pay. Curriculum is guided by understanding and respect for individuals, communities, and cultures. This exhibition is open to the public Mon.-Fri. 10-6.

Work at 118 Elliot Gallery
LAUREL MARX
118 Elliot Gallery

9. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051, www.vcphoto.org
"Serpent in the Wilderness," a solo exhibition by Andy Richter, is featured through June 30. From ashrams and caves throughout India to living rooms across America, Richter reveals hidden layers and rarely seen dimensions of a profoundly spiritual path and way of life. This visual exploration of yoga emerged from the photographer's personal practice and experience. After studying yoga for years, he decided to use his medium to search for the essence of the teachings. Artist Talk & Book Signing on Sat., June 2, 6-8 pm. Gallery Hours: Thurs.-Fri.-Sat.-Sun. 12-5 pm. Visit online for exhibit and membership info.

10. 118 Elliot Gallery
118 Elliot St., (802) 257-2757 Lisa, lcmendelsund@gmail.com
New York-based artist Laurel Marx is featured through June 29. "Shadow Becomes Light," a catalogue of recent work, has been culled from far-flung travels and decades of art-making. Marx is a well-known designer with installations throughout the United States. In this exhibition she shares her photo-collages, large prints that explore the nuances of natural light. Shadows play across museum floors and South American tiles, across Italian terraces and city lofts—the focus always being
the interplay between diffuse light and the stark moment when one's attention is called into a closer focus. Opening reception 5:30-8 on June 1; otherwise open Sat. 12-4 and by appointment with Lisa Mendelsund at phone or email above.

Work at ArtRageUs1 Gallery
ARLENE DISTLER
ArtRageUs1

11. ArtRageUs1 Arts Collective
57 Elliot St., (802) 490-2277, ArtRageUs1.com, info@ArtRageUs1.com
Arlene Distler, co-founder of Write Action, painter, poet, and in recent years potter, is the collective's featured member for June&her bowls, cups, tumblers with unique cloud motif, and other vessels were created with beautiful painterly glazes. Each ceramic piece comes with a signed poem from her new collection or from "Voices Like Wind Chimes," the Finishing Line Press chapbook also sold at ArtRageUs1. Stop by for an evening of poetry and pottery! ArtRageUs1 is also home to the figurative furniture of Gayle Marie Weitz and Write Action books. OPEN Fri./Sat. and most Sundays 11-5 and online.

12. Sweet Miri's Café
55 Elliot St., (802) 490-2319, www.sweetmiris.com, visit on Facebook
Floral art by Patty Harmsen and Eugene Bartlett continues on exhibit in June. This Gluten-Free safe space, which accommodates other food restrictions when possible, offers a variety of comfort foods and baked goods—including panini sandwiches, homemade soups, breads, rolls, pastries, cookies, cakes, pies, and muffins. Full menu available all day; dine in or take out. Owner-chef Dara Bartlett Levy, a registered dietitian, discovered her love of GF baking after her celiac disease diagnosis. Future offerings include cooking classes and allergy sensitivity training. Spring hours: Mon.-Fri. & Sun. 7-4, Sat. 10-2. Open late for Gallery Walk.

Photos showing in Cantina Vidorra
IMAGES OF NEW MEXICO
Cantina Vidorra

13. Cantina Vidorra
49 Elliot St., (802) 490-2532, visit on Facebook
Front café gallery spaces feature a "wild mishmash of epic creations" by Jonas Fricke. The rear café seating area is featuring an exhibit of about three dozen oversize images of New Mexico, including stunning natural wonders, flora and fauna, and Native American people, places, and crafts. The Cantina offers starters, build-your-own or traditional tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and quesadillas, other specialties, and a kids' menu. Open Tues.-Sat. 11-8.

14. Elliot St. Fish & Chips
50 Elliot St., (802) 451-9482, elliotstreetfish@gmail.com, FB: Elliot Street Fish, Chips and More
June featured artist Lucy Congleton shares: "I love to make things with my hands because, with tangible evidence, I can easily understand how my work will in some way enrich my life. Some of my work explores the concept of our individual relationships with our environment, whether that means our movements in the space around us or our long-term impacts on the earth as we live our lives. Some work contemplates what it means to be female, and some seeks beauty in typically mundane, seldom-noticed objects or interactions of daily life." The café uses fresh, local, and organic ingredients. Open Tues.-Sat. 11:30-8, till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

15. Cara Wolff Jewelry
4 Elliot St., (802) 451-9482, www.carawolffjewelry.com
This studio and store features work by metalsmith and jewelry designer Cara Wolff Meinke, who has been making jewelry for over 20 years and studied metalsmithing at art schools across the country. Handcrafted earrings, necklaces, rings, and bracelets are displayed on tables Cara crafted from local, live-edge slabs of spalted maple and pine. Also featured are the works of guest jewelry, ceramic, and fiber artists, as well as locally harvested reishi, chaga, and turkey tail mushroom tinctures by Dark Matter. Open Wed.-Sat. 10-5 and till 8 for Gallery Walk; otherwise open by appointment.

Work at Windham Movement Apparel
EA MAPLES
Windham Movement Apparel

16. Windham Movement Apparel
5 Arch St., below 41 Main, (802) 246-1223, visit on Facebook, www.WindhamMovementApparel.com
Latin Zumba Dance Party with Adra, 5:30-6:30 during Gallery Walk. Following the week-long "We're Muslim Don't Panic" residency with Amirah Sackett, Ea Maples presents her photographs of the workshops, artist talk, and performances. Maples creates fine art and conceptual works as well as specializes in performance photography. Sackett's residency was a collaboration between Sandglass Theater and the Southern Vermont Dance Festival. SVDF is set for July 19-22&tickets are on sale at www.southernvermontdancefestival.com. WMA supplies quality products to the movement arts community in an environment that encourages fellowship between participants and increases awareness of the life-long benefits of movement for everyone. Open Tues./Wed./Thurs. 1-7, Fri./Sat. 10-6, and till 8:30 for Gallery Walk.

17. Mocha Joe's Café
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794, www.mochajoes.com
June features recent works "on all manner of media" by local artist Jonas Fricke, who describes his offerings as "visual songs to incant inner spring and a tipping of all hats to the turmoils traversed, blooming yesterdays, seasons and friends past: exuberant works for a worried world." Stop in 7 days to see the exhibit and enjoy Mocha Joe's own 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.

18. Yalla Vermont
80 Main St., (802) 579-1309, www.facebook.com/Yalla-Vermont
Anneli Curnock, June's featured artist, describes her art as "extremely personal and a living, breathing entity capable of triggering an array of emotions in those who view it." Her work guides viewers through a twisted world of layered acrylic color, obscure faces, and simply drawn figures with complex stories of struggle, fear, abandonment and love. The café's Middle Eastern breakfast and lunch offerings are made from scratch—including the pita bread—using the best local ingredients available. Hours: Closed Wed., open M-T-Th 8-3, Fri. 8-6 (later for Gallery Walk), Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-3—subject to seasonal changes.

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

19. 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.

20. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071, www.facebook.com/Amys-Bakery-Arts-Cafe
"Portraits of the Pond" are featured through July. Local photographer David Parker captures in stunning focus the beauty, intricacy, and grace of the natural world through images of birds and other wildlife surrounding his pond in southern Vermont. The café offers European-style breads; soups, sandwiches, salads; specialty cakes, cookies, and other treats; open Mon.-Sat. 8-6, till 8 for the Walk, and Sun. 9-5.

Work at Vermont Artisan Designs
JOHN DIMICK
Vermont Artisan Designs

21. Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044, www.vtart.com
Guilford-based artist and runner John Dimick's watercolors of Brattleboro and other parts of New England are featured in June. John looks at familiar and not so familiar areas of town from the perspective of someone who has lived here for a number of years. Also featured are oil paintings by Gay Freeborn, whose "Love Story" series depicts a variety of animals, each with a closeup detail of their human friend. A portion of sales of featured work will go to the Windham County Humane Society. Opening Gallery Walk reception from 5:30 to 7 pm on June 1.... Visit online or stop by 7 days to see work by over 300 artists.

22. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871, worksbakerycafe.com
River Gallery School is exhibiting works from the Children's Subscription Art program that supports the Scholarship Fund. Framed original artwork created by children attending River Gallery School is loaned to businesses and members of the community for a year to hang in offices and homes. RGS is a 41-year-old nonprofit located at 32 Main St., Brattleboro. Call (802) 257-1577 for information, or visit the website for class offerings—rivergalleryschool.org. (See Walk listing #6 for current exhibits.) ... 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.

Art by Nancy Hayes at Gallery in the Woods NANCY HAYES
Gallery in the Woods

23. Gallery in the Woods
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777, www.galleryinthewoods.com
Featured through July 31 are "Visions of the Biome," paintings by Nancy Hayes, who worked as a ceramic sculptor for over 25 years. "Painting allows me to be as honest as possible as a visual artist. I can be the designer, color theorist, and inventor, giving form to my creativity." The detailed overlay of natural and geometric forms and jewel-like color evoke cosmic, cellular, and botanical motifs, expressing the dynamic flow of multidimensional structures underlying our biological life. She was included in a 2000 DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park exhibit highlighting New England's top-ten artists. Reception for the artist on July 6. Gallery open daily 11-5:30.

24. Strolling of the Heifers Street Festival & Cake Competition
Middle block of Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
FESTIVITIES DURING GALLERY WALK, 5:15 to 9 pm: 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 Bundt Cake Competition, Stroll merchandise, specialty food and Vermont alcohol vendors. Come join the fun!!

Work showing in Gallery at The Garden
BASHA FREUDENBERG
Gallery at The Garden

25. The Gallery at The Garden
Robt. H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
Featured exhibits in June are Basha Freudenberg's "Pasture and Barnyard" and Peter K.K. Williams' "Naive Omniscience." Freudenberg has been painting for 20 years in Southern Vermont and New Hampshire. Cows intrigue her as a subject because of their friendly, curious personalities. The color play between cows and their landscape offers an interesting relationship between tone and shape. Williams' paintings range in subject and style from rainforests to mist-swathed mountains in ancient Chinese paintings, and the interplay between sky, sunlight, rock ledges and the surface of Lake Champlain. The River Garden is open to the public Mon.- Fri. 9-5 and Sat. 12-4, except during special event rentals. (See previous listing for other events in the River Garden during Gallery Walk on June 1.)

26. Penelope Wurr Fine Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015, www.penelopewurr.com
Continuing in the upstairs gallery during June: Porzellanatelier Claudia Biehne from Leipzig, Germany, is exhibiting her idiosyncratic porcelain vessels. Organic forms in glassy white are complemented by new luscious botanical prints by Cavallini that are available both framed and unframed.... Creative Gifts and Cards for Graduations, Weddings, and Father's Day.... New Spring Arrivals and CLASSIC BRITISH FARE.... Open 11-6 daily, later for Gallery Walk.

27. Mitchell · Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290, mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com
Bruce Campbell's "Thinking the Cosmos" is an exhibit of kinetic sculpture created using brass, steel, copper, aluminum, and wood. Viewers participate in the action through crank-activated mechanisms. The gears, levers, and supports are all made by hand to represent in simplistic form the motion of moons, planets, stars, and meteorological phenomena. While interactively entertaining, these sculptures illuminate the dynamics of the natural and celestial worlds, bridging physics, mechanics, and aesthetics. Campbell will be on hand during Gallery Walk on June 1. Artist Talk on Sat., June 9, at 5:30. Gallery Hours: Wed.-Sun. 11-5.... Visit the MGFA Annex in the Brooks House Atrium, 132 Main St., for a rotating exhibit of the gallery's artists.

28. Take a Moment for Peace
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main St., (802) 254-4730
5:30-6 pm · This month's Moment for Peace is a "Conversation About Peace" with Ananda Forest: What is peace? Where does it come from? How do we cultivate it? It's an opportunity to share briefly what we have lived and learned. Each one of us carries a precious piece of this puzzle. Ananda's classic Brattleboro portfolio includes roles as a community college instructor, museum building manager, carpenter, and devotee of Amritananda Mayi Ma and Neem Karoli Bab.

Artwork at Brooks Library
JOHN & JENNIFER
CHURCHMAN
Brooks Library

29. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290, www.brooks.lib.vt.us
MAIN FLOOR—CEILING: Cloud-and-raindrops mobile, second grade class, Academy School; MEZZANINE WALLS: Bill Fleming's "Greetings from Brattleboro, VT" needlework; "Brattleboro's Printing and Publishing Heyday–1900-1970," part of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded "Brattleboro Words" Project; MEZZANINE CASES, LOCAL HISTORY ROOM: Additional "Brattleboro Words" Project objects. SECOND FLOOR—CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS CASES: Beginning mid-June, a book from John and Jennifer Churchman's "Sweet Pea & Friends" series; ENTRYWAY CASE & FACING WALL: History of eugenics program in Vermont, by Guilford Central School 4th/5th graders. Items 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.

30. Brattleboro History Center
196 Main St., (802) 258-4957, through side door of Masonic Center, brattleborohistoricalsociety.org
FREE ADMISSION: Open 2-7 for Gallery Walk, otherwise Fri. 2-4, Sat. 12-3, and by appointment. SLIDE SHOW ON JUNE 1, 5-7 pm, featuring local personalities and interesting places to be covered in more depth in the "People, Places and Words Project" displays in our area over the next few years! 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.

Work at Hermit Thrush Brewery
JOHN BOYD
Hermit Thrush Brewery

31. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), hermitthrushbrewery.com & Facebook
Deb & John Boyd create fanciful fiber and functional forged iron décor for the home in their shop in Charlemont, Mass. A blacksmith for more than 25 years, John hand-forges pieces that are both useful and artistic. Deb sculpts and "paints" whimsical creations from locally sourced wools using the needle-felting method of fiber art. The couple also upcycle found objects into purposeful home décor. Together they have operated their shop "Country Things" on the Mohawk Trail in Charlemont for over 20 years. Hermit Thrush Pint Night available from 5 pm during Gallery Walk on June 1. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 3-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-9, Sun. 12-6.

32. BODHIFIT: transform body & mind
22 High St., (802) 246-2220, walk around corner onto Green St., a one-way, first door on left), www.bodhifit.net
Kristin Cassidy, owner of downtown Brattleboro's premiere Hot Yoga fitness studio, is proud to present Keene Carse, aka "team"—a world renowned Graffiti artist. From the subways of NYC in the '70s and '80s to the international art scene, "team" has made his mark. Come see his inspiring new pieces in a show titled "from the heART." Vibrant colors, rhythm, and design, and a unique urban style, will please art lovers of all styles. Bodhifit's studio setting will explode with color. Artist's reception beginning at 6 pm during Gallery Walk on June 1. Refreshments served. BODHIFIT offers Spin, Hot Yoga, Personal Training, and more.

Work at Body in Harmony
CARLA MAGBIE
Body in Harmony

33. Body in Harmony
22 High St., 2nd floor, (802) 380-3928, enter up around cor. on Green St., then GO THROUGH Bodhifit Yoga, www.facebook.com/bodyinharmony5, bodyinharmony5@gmail.com
A Gallery Walk OPEN HOUSE features Carla Magbie Pottery. "I began working with clay in 1992 while living in Richmond, California. I studied pottery at the Richmond Art Center, as well as at Laney College in Oakland, and have participated in numerous workshops around Northern California and New England. Shape, form, and balance are of utmost importance. My pots are thrown thin and strong, resulting in an elegant, well-balanced form. Each piece is unique, dishwasher and microwave safe.".... This small fitness studio, where you can come as you are, offers Spin, Barre, High Intensity Training, Boot Camp, and Ugi. Visit online for more information.

SPECIAL REGIONAL EXHIBITS

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
Work by Rich Gombar, an American painter of his environment, is featured during June in the Silo Gallery and on four panels in the main hall. "Where once art needed nature to survive, we now need art to help nature survive. I paint to capture beauty, to hold a passing moment, to memorialize what may be fleeting, or in the case of barns or industrial sites, falling. I try to make the immense intimate."... Brochures, magazines, maps, and showcase exhibits of area products, artwork, and fine crafts are resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 am to 11 pm daily.