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MAY 2015
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ARTICLE LINKS FOR
MAY



EXHIBIT SAMPLER FOR
CURRENT SHOWS

Tulips by Janet Picard

JANET PICARD
The Marina Restaurant


Books at The Root Radical Library

THE ROOT RADICAL
LENDING LIBRARY


Work at Whetstone Station

NAOMI GOLDIE
Whetstone Station


Work at River Gallery School

CAYLAH BREWER et al.
CHILDREN'S EXHIBIT
River Gallery School


Work at Latchis Gallery

IN-SIGHT STUDENT SHOW
Latchis Gallery


Detail by Jonas Emmanuel Fricke

JONAS EMMANUEL FRICKE
Twilight Tea Lounge


Photo by Alexis Doshas

ALEXIS DOSHAS
Flat St. Brew Pub


Work at Vt Ctr for Photography

VCP Members Show
ROGER KATZ et al.
Vermont Center for
Photography


Art at Vermont Artisan Designs

GAY FREEBORN
Vermont Artisan Designs


Art at Vermont Artisan Designs

DIANE SAVINO
Vermont Artisan Designs


Jewelry by David Walter

DAVID WALTER
David Walter Jewelry Studio


Work in Master Craft Gallery

ADRIENNE GINTER
Master Craft Gallery at
David Walter Jewelry Studio


Dancer by Leonard Ragouzeos

LEONARD RAGOUZEOS
Gallery in the Woods


Print by William Hays

WILLIAM HAYS
Gallery in the Woods


Painting by Poetry Studio participant

Art, Poetry & Handmade Books
THE POETRY STUDIO
The Gallery at The Garden


Artwork at Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts

AMY ARBUS
Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts


Artwork at Brooks Memorial Library

RAYE ARNAULT
Brooks Memorial Library


Painting by Camilla Cartwright

CAMILLA CARTWRIGHT
Jasmine Day Spa


Artwork at I-91 Welcome Center

PATTI JACOBS
I-91 Welcome Center


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MAY 2015

This month's Gallery Walk is on FRIDAY, MAY 1.

NOTE: MOST EXHIBITS ARE OPEN ALL MONTH.
Call venues to confirm exhibit hours.


VENUES TO THE NORTH OF DOWNTOWN

Poppies by Kristina Wentzell
KRISTINA WENTZELL
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
Kristina Wentzell, Keene-based owner of the warm-weather Happy Camper Mobile Art Gallery, is showing vibrant, impressionistic paintings of flora, fauna, and familiar New England landscapes. Continuing are 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; colorful and whimsical plein air landscapes by Georgie; and impressionist-realistic, light-filled 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.

2. LGBTQ Gathering & "Peace March" from the Common to the Food Co-op
Park Place between Rt. 5 and Rt. 30; Info: Matthew-Lynn@ email.sit.edu
5:30 to 6: Gathering at the Common with Face Painting, Sign-Making, Music, and Fun. Those assembled will walk together at 6 pm from the Common to the Food Co-op, where snacks will be served to participants. The purpose of this event is to bring attention to the need to "End the Violence" of hate crimes and homicides against LGBTQ people in the U.S. (2,016 reported crimes and 18 homicides in 2013 alone).

Poster for Tasha Tudor exhibit
TASHA TUDOR EXHIBIT
Tasha Tudor Museum

VENUES TO THE WEST OF DOWNTOWN

3. Tasha Tudor Museum
974 Western Ave., 1st floor, (802) 258-6564, www.tashatudormuseum.org
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk, 4-7 pm: The 100th anniversary of Tasha's birth is celebrated with "Longings Fulfilled: Tasha at Home in New England," an intimate exhibit of cherished possessions from her home and artwork created in four New England states. Her determination to experience everything beautiful in rural living is explored in a display of objects never before on public view. Meet Tasha Tudor scholar and guest curator Jeanette Knazek during Gallery Walk and 10-1 on Saturday, May 2. Watch the documentary while sipping a cup of Tasha's tea. Children may enjoy the dress-up area, coloring pages, reading corner, dollhouse, play tea set with cookstove, and more. Open May 1-Oct. 31, Wed.-Sat. 10-4.

4. Beverly Alberts' Art Collection & a Concert at All Souls Church
West Village Meeting House, 29 South St., (802) 254-9377
GALLERY OPEN 4:30-6:30 on May 1: Long-time All Souls member and arts enthusiast Beverly Alberts recently downsized her extensive art collection, which primarily consists of work by local and regional artists. Over 50 paintings, prints, posters, and mixed-media works were donated to All Souls to be auctioned for the benefit of the church. Artists represented include Maisie Crowther, Arrin Fancher, Gennaro Prozzo, Petria Mitchell, Jim Giddings, Susan McDormand, Karen Becker, Simi Berman, Dorothy Kehaya, Bob George, Trudy Crites, Eric Slayton, Gib Taylor, and Brian Cohen, among others. An auction finale event honoring Beverly and her gift to the church will be held later in May or June. The exhibit continues through June 15, with hours T-W-Th 9-2 and during public events in the building.
LIVE MUSIC at 7:30 on MAY 1: Benefit Concert by acclaimed duo THE NIELDS, sisters from the Pioneer Valley who bring close harmonies to their modern-folk-with-an-alternative-edge music; they recently released a 17th album in tribute to Pete Seeger. $15 door.

Painting by Cai Xi
CAI XI
C.X. Silver Gallery

5. C.X. Silver Gallery & Dim Sum Teahouse
814 Western Ave., (802) 257-7898 or (802) 579-9088, www.cxsilvergallery.com
Open 4-6 pm for Gallery Walk and by appointment year-round. Ongoing exhibits include In The Box: Recent Works by Cai Xi, the continuing show and book Nye Ffarrabas: a walk on the inside - 50-year retrospective, cxsilvergallery.com/nye-ffarrabas. Ongoing exhibits include luminous landscapes, portraits, the Wu Ji (Infinity Within) series of abstract performance painting using mops/brooms/trowels as brushes, and the multimedia Pink Slip Project pinkslipproject.tumblr.com). Dim Sum Dining & Catering daily by appointment (call ahead 1-2 days, 802-257-7898) -- dimsumvt.com.

VENUES IN OR NEAR DOWNTOWN

6. The Root Radical Lending Library
28 Williams St., (802) 254-3400 Dena, 1st floor of Whetstone Studio Building, therootsjclibrary.weebly.com, www.facebook.com/rootlibrary
LIBRARY OPENING RECEPTION DURING THE MAY 1 GALLERY WALK: Learn how you can participate, become a member, and borrow materials. The Root Radical Lending Library is a resource for the activist community of Brattleboro and beyond, and for those who want to learn more about activist communities. Come celebrate Spring, May Day, Gallery Walk, and the opening of this wonderful resource with snacks and music. Wheelchair accessible; please come scent-free. Library hours are otherwise Mon. 5:30-8:30.

Fabric Art by Daria Darosh
DARIA DAROSH
Brattleboro Museum
& Art Center

7. Brattleboro Museum & Art Center
10 Vernon St., (802) 257-0124, www.brattleboromuseum.org
FREE ADMISSION during Gallery Walk. Catch three exhibits before they close on Sunday, May 3: Gathering Threads: Contemporary Fiber Art pushes the boundaries of traditional textile techniques into innovative forms.... Dialogue Lindenfeld + Lindenfeld: Ceramics by Naomi Lindenfeld respond to textiles by her mother Lore Kadden Lindenfeld.... Love, Labor, Worship: The People of Basin Farm is Michael Poster's photo essay on the Bellows Falls Twelve Tribes community.... Continuing through June 21: Children of the Oasis: Egyptian Tapestries displays work from the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.... Paintings in Donald Saaf's Contemporary Folk Tales imbue everyday life with a fantastical quality.... Create your own art in Your Space: Texture!... Open daily 11-5, closed Tues. Admission: $8-$6-$4, free for BMAC members and youth 18 & under.

8. Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery
36 Bridge St., (802) 490-2354, www.whetstonestation.com
Painter Naomi Goldie, who spent her early childhood surrounded by artists and musicians, began her formal study of art at age seven. At 15, in the late 1980s, she left school and moved to the vibrant melting pot of New York's Lower East Side: "I submerged myself in this culture and emerged with a painting technique I call 'urban impression-ism.' Using this technique, I am able to capture the Technicolor cityscapes that I vividly dreamed of painting." The Whetstone offers inspired food, local craft beers, and specialty drinks in a picturesque waterfront location with free parking. Open daily for lunch and dinner, 11:30-10, Fri.-Sat. till 11.

Puzzle Person by Alison Chase Radcliffe
ALISON CHASE RADCLIFFE
Superfresh! Organic Café

9. Superfresh! Organic Café
30 Main St., www.superfreshcafe.com
Art and music are Alison Chase Radcliffe's tools to investigate the human condition. Her task is to unify these art forms to present a coherent expression. She approaches the past and the present as one state of being, and seeks answers with artifacts from her imagination. She works with oils, pencil, ink, and other mediums on surfaces including wood, cardboard, and paper. Radcliffe's music consists of old spirituals, hymns, and traditional songs, as well as original compositions. Alison performs beginning at 7:30 for Gallery Walk on May 1. Kitchen open till 10 pm for Gallery Walk. Regular Café hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-4, Thurs. & Sun. 10-9, Fri. & Sat. 10-10.

10. River Gallery School of Art
32 Main St., (802) 257-1577, www.rivergalleryschool.org
Featured in May is the school's Annual Children's Show featuring work by tots, children, and teens. Come feast your eyes on a wide array of creative expression. Don't miss this exuberant show of work in all mediums by artists of all ages. Register for upcoming classes and workshops during Gallery Walk or anytime -- offerings posted online. The school's 25th Annual Benefit Auction is on Saturday, May 16, at the Scott Farm; $25 admission includes a paddle number, live music, delicious appetizers, coffee, dessert, and a cash bar; auction items donated by local artists, craftspeople, businesses, restaurants, students, and friends of the school.

Dark Water by Mia Scheffey
MIA SCHEFFEY
Latchis Main Theatre

11. Latchis Gallery & Main Theatre
50 Main St., (802) 254-1109, www.latchis.com
A. LATCHIS GALLERY: In-Sight Photography Project presents its Annual Student Exhibition & Sale, open during Gallery Walk and throughout May on Sat. & Sun., 11 to 2. From summer 2014 through spring 2015, In-Sight's classes have served more than 125 students in 23 classes, workshops, partnerships, and independent studies -- all of whom are invited to submit their best work. Some student work is for sale and proceeds shared with students. In-Sight invites families and friends to recognize and celebrate youth perspective in our community. Exhibit sponsors: Marlboro College and Cone Editions Press, with thanks to Latchis Arts for generously providing the space.
B. MAIN THEATRE: "Oceana One," an installation of new paintings by Mia Scheffey, returns by popular demand after a well-received showing in October. The Main Theatre is open during Gallery Walk, 5 to 6:30, and for movie showings and other events.

12. Twilight Tea Lounge
41 Main St. - Lower Level (enter directly from Arch St. hill), (802) 254-8887, www.twilighttealounge.com
Local visionary artist Jonas Emmanuel Fricke is extending his yearly exposition at the coziest spot in town through the end of May. This collection of exuberant mixed-media works about gratitude, grief, continuance, exaltation, and wonder endeavors to illuminate the unseen with rollicking, vibrating color and playful, dense allegory. Tea & Treats served till 10. Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 12-8, Fri.-Sat. 12-10, Sun. 12-6; closed Mon.

Painting by Angel Boy Art student
PAINTING BY DEE
Angel Boy Art

13. Angel Boy Art, Inc.
61 Main St., (802) 246-7603 Sara, www.angelboyart.org
The Angel Boy Art gallery and resource center features art by children with special differences -- for browsing and purchase -- as well as information regarding the diagnosis of exhibiting artists. Also offered for sale is work by professional artists donated to benefit the organization's programs, and a selection of vintage, modern, and handmade jewelry. The nonprofit Angel Boy Art provides free in-home art therapy and art supplies to children with special differences. Its gallery and resource center are designed with the goal of breaking down stigmas through education. All proceeds benefit children with special needs; no sales tax.

14. Flat Street Brew Pub
6 Flat St., (802) 257-1911, www.flatstreetbrewpub.net
Alexis Doshas is showing cyanotypes of botanical and natural objects reminiscent of archival specimens used in scientific documentation and collections. Through the sun-based blue print process and careful manipulations, the illuminating, stark beauty of these objects is exposed and infused with an ethereal quality. Alexis works with pinhole cameras made from tins, a 1950s Rolleiflex, a Kodak Brownie, and more recently a Hasselblad 501c, incorporating cyanotype and van dyke printing processes, traditional darkroom printing and toning, and archival inkjet printing from film and paper negatives. The Pub offers 20 fine handcrafted ales and lagers on tap and a delicious menu of pub-style food. Open Tues.-Thurs. 4-11, Fri. & Sat. 4-12, Sun. 3-10.

Photo by Bob George BOB GEORGE
In-Sight Photography
Project

15. In-Sight Photography Project
45 Flat St., Ste. 1, (802) 251-9960, www.insight-photography.org
Since In-Sight's inception in 1992, Robert F. George has been documenting its students, staff, volunteers, and events as the organization has grown. Bob's images are featured in the program's gallery in May. A dedicated supporter and volunteer at In-Sight, Bob has exhibited his work in galleries and public spaces throughout southern Vermont as well as in publications including Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Sports Illustrated, and more. Opening reception during Gallery Walk on May 1, 5:30-8:30 pm. Exhibit sponsorship by Altiplano. NOTE: In-Sight's Annual Student Exhibition is currently at Latchis Gallery (see Listing #11). The In-Sight Photography Project empowers youth through photography and makes all classes available to any interested youth regardless of ability to pay.

16. Vermont Center for Photography
49 Flat St., (802) 251-6051, www.vcphoto.org
VCP Members' Show: A diverse group of over 120 photographers from across New England, VCP's members are a key component in its ongoing nonprofit operations and support for over 18 years. This exhibition features work by several members, including fine-art photographers, commercial photographers, educators, beginners, and well-seasoned professionals. The exhibit runs through Sunday, May 31, with an opening reception on Friday, May 1, 5:30-8:30 during Gallery Walk. Gallery hours are otherwise Fri.-Sat.-Sun. 12-5. Visit VCP online for more show information and to learn how to become a member.

Work at Mocha Joe's Coffee
ROBYN FLATLEY
Mocha Joe's Coffee

17. Artrageus 1, LLC
57 Elliot St., (724) 650-7011 Nick, artrageus1.biz
CLOSED FOR GALLERY WALK ON MAY 1: The gallery features work by Gayle Weitz. The mainstay of Gayle's art are human-sized sculptural cabinets that focus on the relationship between people and animals. The series Humanimals mixes whimsical exterior sculpting with very serious interior collage to invite attention in order to deliver a message of animal rights. NOTE: The gallery is being reorganized to re-open in June as an art coop. Local artists and artisans interested in this venture should contact the gallery at info@artrageus1.com.

18. Mocha Joe's Coffee
82 Main St., (802) 257-7794, www.mochajoes.com
Featured in gallery spaces during May is "Wrapped Up In My Selfie," an exhibit by Robyn Flatley. Come to gaze upon her numerous faces reflecting silly, sad, and serious. This series of canvas scrolls is multi-layered with mixed media and painted computer photo booth pictures. See Robyn's reflections, put yourself in the picture, and snap your own selfie. Meet Robyn from 5:30 to 7:30 during Gallery Walk, and enjoy Mocha Joe's renowned coffees, seasonal drinks, and freshly baked pastries.

19. Vermont Artisan Designs
106 Main St., (802) 257-7044, www.vtart.com
Expressive animal paintings by Gay Freeborn and finely detailed egg tempera paintings by Diane Savino are featured in May. Gallery Walk reception on May 1. A portion of sales of featured art will go to the Brattleboro Area Drop In Center. Visit online or stop by seven days a week to see works by more than 300 fine artists and craftspeople.

Photo by Davida Carta
DAVIDA CARTA
Works Bakery Café

20. Works Bakery Café
118 Main St., (802) 579-1871, worksbakerycafe.com
Featured artist Davida Carta, a self-taught photographer from Milan, Italy, has been a special needs teacher in the States since 2010. Attracted by beauty in nature, in places, in people's features and shapes, she aims to communicate her vision of the world as an observer, someone with a different culture and point of view. She wants to resonate with people, spark their emotions, and create connections.... Check out the "clothesline" exhibit of children's artwork from River Gallery School.... The café serves Rainforest Alliance coffee, humanely raised meats, poultry and dairy with no antibiotics or added hormones -- thoughtfully sourced, local when possible. Open daily 6 to 6, until 9 for Gallery Walk.

21. David Walter Jewelry Studio & Master Craft Gallery
81 Main St., (802) 722-9620, www.davidwalterjewelry.com
CLOSED FOR GALLERY WALK on APRIL 3: David Walter designs and produces contemporary heirlooms in precious metals and gems. In addition to showcasing Walter's jewels, the studio's Master Craft Gallery mounts exhibits featuring exceptional work by regional craftsmen. Currently showing are hand-cut paper pieces by Adrienne Ginter, a Brattleboro-based artist who describes her approach as an exploration into the reoccurring oddities and subtle fascinations of the natural world. "Every scene in nature tells a million little stories, and I work to incorporate an extreme amount of detail to illuminate both the macro and micro. This gives the viewer a greater sense of depth, visually and narratively." Hours: Wed.-Sun. 10-6.

Artwork at Amy's Bakery Arts Café
LEONARD RAGOUZEOS
Amy's Bakery Arts Café

22. Amy's Bakery Arts Café
113 Main St., (802) 251-1071
Leonard Ragouzeos is showing over thirty small gouache color paintings for the first time. These paintings-on-paper explore color-and-form relationships in various abstract compositional themes ranging from the purely geometric to organic and referencing landscape. 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, and Sun. 9-5.

23. Gallery in the Woods & Dante's Infurniture
145 Main St., (802) 257-4777, www.galleryinthewoods.com
In GALLERY 1, The Dance -- Leonard Ragouzeos and Marilyn Andrews features a characteristic focus on archetypal imagery by Ragouzeos, with huge scale and figures and objects enlivened wth visual texture. Andrews explores psychological dynamics of Three Figures in clay sculpture. Dance imagery celebrates this summer's Southern Vermont Dance Festival. GALLERY 2 presents The Imaginal Landscape with multi-layered linocut prints of Southern Vermont scenery by William Hays and visionary oils by David Addison Small representing a humanistic exploration of the archetype of the Nature Mystic. The Moondogs serenade at a Gallery Walk reception, 6-8 pm.

Print by Clare Adams
CLARE ADAMS et al.
The Gallery at the Garden

24. The Dianich Gallery
139 Main St., Rm. 501 (down the alley and through the glass doors), (802) 380-1607, www.catherinedianichgallery.com
A new Group Show by Vermont Artists in a variety of mediums has been installed for May. Reception during Gallery Walk, May 1, from 5:30 to 8 pm; hours otherwise by appointment.

25. The Gallery at The Garden
Robert H. Gibson River Garden, 157 Main St., (802) 246-0982, www.strollingoftheheifers.com
5-8 pm: DIVERSITY CELEBRATION, an energizing evening of theater, music, dance, and local student art. Hosted by the WSESU Diversity Equity Committee.... FRONT GALLERY: "Food from the Garden and Beyond" features sketches, paintings, and prints of Vermont vegetables and wild mushrooms by Susanna Grannis, Trudy Crites, and Clare Adams. REAR GALLERY: "Creative Visions" features poetry, art, and handmade books by students at The Poetry Studio (TPS) in Marlboro, founded in 1995 by poet-teacher Ann Gengarelly. TPS offers classes for ages 6-17. In a nurturing environment, students are invited to slow down and pay attention through writing a poem or creating a piece of art. This month-long exhibit honors the extraordinary voices and visual expression that have unfolded over the past two years. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1:30-3:30.

Work by Sarosi and Sintes
MIA SAROSI &
PAZ SINTES
Penelope Wurr
Glass & Gifts

26. Penelope Wurr: Glass & Gifts
167 Main St., (802) 246-3015, www.penelopewurr.com
Featured through May are small vessels in porcelain by British ceramic artist Mia Sarosi. Originally a painter of Delftware reproductions, and winner of a prestigious Queen Elizabeth Scholarship (QUEST), Sarosi exhibits in London galleries and the famous Fortnum & Mason department store.... Also introducing Barcelona-born former apparel designer Paz Sintes, showing exquisite and distinctive Textile Jewelry. The shop carries a unique line of Penelope's Fine Contemporary Glass plus an eclectic mix of European & Local Gifts, and a trove of British grocery items. Mother's Day cards are in! Open Mon.-Sat. 10-ish to 6, Sun. 11 to 6, and late for Gallery Walk; closed Tues.

27. Mitchell-Giddings Fine Arts
183 Main St., (802) 251-8290, mitchellgiddingsfinearts.com
"After Images" by acclaimed photographer Amy Arbus is a 2011-2012 series paying homage to her favorite painters from the early 20th century. These photographs of live scenes were staged to replicate the powerful effects of original paintings by Balthus, Cézanne, David, Ingres, Modigliani, and Picasso, among others. The resulting hybrid images challenge the thin line between painting and art photography. "I studied the portrait paintings, organized a team, and began experimenting by photographing actors and dancers. My biggest challenges were how to create extremely soft lighting, skewed perspectives, Picasso's elongated fingers and Modigliani's incredibly long necks." Artist Talk & Book Signing: Saturday, May 2, 5-7 pm. Open Wed.-Sun. 11-5 and 5:30-8:30 for Gallery Walk.

28. 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 · Everyone is invited to the Moment for Peace on Friday, May 1. This month's meditation is led by Sing About, an arm of the Brattleboro Women's Chorus, directed by Becky Graber. Rehearsing monthly over the past 4 years, these 24 singers have a repertoire of over 100 songs intended for community outreach. They have sung for "Tree Lightings," at nursing home bedsides, and as part of various celebrations of life, death, and all the in-betweens. This is their third visit to the "Moment for Peace." Come and rest a moment in the peace of their music.

Children's book illustraiton at Library
AMY HUNTINGTON
Brooks Memorial Library

29. Brooks Memorial Library
224 Main St., (802) 254-5290, www.brooks.lib.vt.us
MAIN FLOOR: Raye Arnault exhibits her close-up photographs presenting a unique perspective on things in the natural world. MEZZANINE DISPLAY CASE: 19th-century artworks and artifacts from the library's Henrietta Loud Collection. LOCAL HISTORY ROOM WINDOWS: On the left -- Abenaki artifacts collected by avocational archaeologist Gordon Crandall and local elementary school students; on the right -- Colorful glass and ceramic vases from the Loud Collection. SECOND FLOOR -- CHILDREN'S BOOK ILLUSTRATORS CASE: Vermont illustrator Amy Huntington shows her playful, engaging watercolor-and-gouache paintings illustrating "Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck" by Katie Clark. Library Hours: Mon.-Wed. 10-9; Thurs. 1-6; Fri. 10-6; & Sat. 10-2.

30. Brattleboro History Center
196 Main St. (through side door of Masnic Center), (802) 258-4957, brattleborohistoricalsociety.org
FREE ADMISSION: Open 2-8 for Gallery Walk, otherwise Thurs.-Fri. 2-4, Sat. 11-3. Visit a New Exhibit, "Brattleboro: Stories for All of Us," created by teachers Joe Rivers and Bill Holiday. Watch a slide show of Brattleboro's rich and diverse history, including multiple stories from our past and video clips from the recent documentary "Freedom and Unity: The Vermont Movie." As a last nod to Winter, view outfits and artifacts from Brattleboro members of the National Ski Patrol, who covered local areas including Hogback, Haystack, and Mount Snow. Research Room at Municipal Center (3rd fl, elevator) open Thurs. 2-4, Sat. 10-12, and by appt.

Painting by Heather Miller
HEATHER MILLER of
VENUS VISIONS
Hermit Thrush Brewery

31. Hermit Thrush Brewery
29 High St., (802) 257-BEER (2337), hermitthrushbrewery.com & Facebook
May's featured artist is Heather Miller of Venus Visions, whose multimedia subject matter was created in acrylic/oil paints, ink, pencil, markers, and collage. "My goal as a visual artist is to inspire people to investigate their own creativity. My work is mostly illustrative and hints at the complex layers of unseen energy that exists all around us -- reflections of transference and the grandiose universe that we have somehow manifested in -- in both terrifying and fantastic ways." Hermit Thrush Brewery provides tasting flights, a gallery of local art, brewery tours, and beer-to-go for visitors. Open Mon.-Wed.-Thurs. 3-7, Fri.-Sat. 12-8, Sun. 12-4, closed Tues.

32. Jasmine Day Spa
29 High St., in the High-Grove lot, a block from Main St.; (802) 257-0333, www.jasminevt.com
Enjoy the visionary world of intuitive artist Camilla Cartwright. This expression of art has been her focus and passion since 1990. Thus far, her pieces are worked in archival ink pens, colored pencils and water color pens. Each piece is an amazing adventure for the viewer, as well as the artist. "With contemplation and meditation, this art form has the potential to initiate profound inner opening and healing on many levels." Also meet our new massage therapist, Kaitlin Frady, who will be offering complimentary chair massages during the Walk. Open Mon.-Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-4, Gallery Walk until 8:30.

Work by CCV students
JEWELRY & PRINTMAKING
Community College of Vermont

33. Community College of Vermont
41 Harmony Pl., (802) 254-6370
Stop in during Gallery Walk to see creative work from two CCV classes: Helen Schmidt's Introduction to Printmaking students are showing work from their spring semester class. Techniques displayed include relief, intaglio, and monotype.... Students from Jeannie Bennett's Introduction to Jewelry class are displaying of their metal jewelry creations. Working with wire, sheet, and beads, and using cold-join connections, they have learned to make pattern chains, wire-wrapped chains, and findings; form wire and sheet; pierce designs in sheet metal; and do stone setting, cold forging, and weaving.

SPECIAL REGIONAL EXHIBITS

A. SE Vermont Welcome Center
I-91 North, about a mile south of Exit 1
The Silo Gallery presents Brattleboro photographer Patti Jacobs, who captures everyday beauty from behind the lens; also a graphic designer, she is co-creator of the photo journal "Blue Sky Day." Kurn Hattin Homes for Children of Westminster tells the story of its founding and development with an exhibit of historical photos, documents, and records from the late 1800s through the present. Kurn Hattin is a charitable, year-round home and school for boys and girls affected by tragedy and social or economic hardship. Statewide informational materials and showcase exhibits are useful resources for visitors and residents alike. Open 7 to 11 daily.