This exhibit of embellished plaster cast torsos made by area breast cancer survivors, family, and friends allows the women to represent their bodies in a way that the realm of the real doesn’t.

Hosmer Gallery: One in Eight: The Torso Project. Artist reception Jan. 9, 2-4 p.m. Through Jan. 29. Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton, (413) 587-1011.