Go See: Museum and Gallery Exhibits on Sept. 14-20, 2017

Alumnae House Gallery: Greenhouse Panoramas — A Process of Reinvention. Large-scale greenhouse images by photographer/artist Esther Pullman. Through Jan. 8. Free. 33 Elm St., Northampton. (413) 585-2190. mhobbes@smith.edu.

Amherst Town Hall: Changing Landscapes. By Janet Pozar paintings from Michigan’s Upper Peninsula where she grew up. Through Oct. 31. 4 Boltwood Ave., Amherst. janet-pozar.squarespace.com.

Anchor House: 5 Legacies. Danny Gayder, James Coburn, Mary Dunn, Deborah Sklar, and Genevieve Mae Burnett. Through Oct. 28. • Women’s Homes, Little Worlds. Zoe Ma builds inviting, prayer-like visions in little boxes that Hilary Sloin loads with narratives. Through Sept. 30. 518 Pleasant St., Northampton. anchorhouseartists.org.

A.P.E. Gallery: The Neural Architecture Sees Itself in Patterns. Paintings by John Aiken. Free. A.P.E., 126 Main St., Northampton. (413) 586-5553. lisathompson@apearts.org.

Barstow’s Dairy Store and Bakery: Artist of the month: Kristi Bart. Nature photography. Free. 172 Hockanum Road, Hadley. (413) 586-2142, info@barstowslongviewfarm.com, barstowslongviewfarm.com.

Bing Arts: Like a Splinter in Your Mind. Free. Courtyard of Bing Arts Center, 716 Sumner Ave., Springfield. (413) 731-9730. nadikarni.art@gmail.com.

Burnett Gallery at the Jones Library: Matthew Mattingly — Works From Life and Imagination. In oil, watercolor, and pen-and-ink. Free. 43 Amity St., Amherst. mdmattin1@gmail.com.

The Clark: Picasso: As In Nature: Helen Frankenthaler paintings. Through Oct. 9.

• No Rules: Helen Frankenthaler Woodcuts. Through Sept. 24.

• An Inner World. Seventeenth-century Dutch genre painting. Through Oct. 1.

• Thomas Schutte: Crystal. Through Oct. 31. 22 South St., Williamstown. (413) 459-2303, clarkart.edu.

Chesterwood: Out of Site: Contemporary sculpture. 4 Williamsville Roadd, Stockbridge.

Cynthia-Reeves: Thomas Jackson: Emergent Behavior Exhibition. San Francisco-based photographer. Free. 1315 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams. (413) 398-5257. gallery_assistant@cynthia-reeves.com.

Deerfield Community Center: The Old Deerfield Painting Group 28th Annual Exhibit. Free. Memorial Street, Deerfield. (413) 665-4332, bcwalk505@gmail.com.

ECA+ Gallery: Amanda Petrovato — Liminal Beings. Expressionist figurative works. Through Sept. 30. Free. 43 Main St., Easthampton. (413) 529-1425. arts@easthampton.org.

The Elusie Gallery: Mood — Blue. Landscape paintings “from the inside out,” abstraction expressionism, with a life that comes from within. Free. 43 Main St., Easthampton. (413) 529-9265. info@bigredframe.com.

The Eric Carle Museum: David Wiesner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling. The exhibition features 70 original watercolors for some of Wiesner’s most famous books, including three for which he won the prestigious Caldecott Medal: Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and Flotsam (2007). Through Nov. 5. $6-$22. 125 West Bay Road, Amherst. (413) 559-6300, carlemuseum.org.

Ferrin Contemporary: Mara Superior. Work by 2017 Massachusetts Cultural Cultural Council Fellow Award winner, Mara Superior. Free. 1315 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. (413) 346-4004. info@ferrincontemporary.com.

Flywheel: Chris Blair sells art work to support Flywheel Arts Collective. Through Sept. 21. 43 Main St., Easthampton.

Forbes Library: Watercolors by Artists of the Hill Institute. Exhibit of botanicals. Through Sept. 30. Free. 20 West St., Northampton. (413) 587-1013. fkaufmann@forbeslibrary.org.

Gallery A3: Recent paintings and works on paper by Martha Braun and Keith Holling. 28 Amity St., Amherst. (413) 256-4250, a3.gallerya3@gmail.com, gallerya3.com.

Gallery in the Woods: Nicheibei: Contempoary Japanese Folk Art Pottery. Mikio Matsumoto and Cheryl Constantini trained in Japan and have worked as a team since 1985. Classic glazes meet contemporary design.

• Nika Feldman: Shadow Soul Silhouette Project. Artist/activist Nika Feldman’s installation wall, deconstructing the prominent visual identities of costume: form,color and pattern.

• Richard Heller, paintings in oil. The paintings explore two themes, an interest in pattern and why we are wired in such a way as to be attracted to it and a way to make paintings that are improvisational and carry the immediacy of the creative process.

• William Hays: Recent Linocuts. Hays’ work captures the unique and magical landscape, architecture, and sense of place in nature, including Southern Vermont.

• Tribal Art of Mexico. Zapotec Masters fantasy woodcarving, Huichol Sacred Yarn Paintings, embroidery and weaving home decor. 145 Main St., Brattleboro. (802) 257-4777, galleryinthewood@yahoo.com, galleryinthewoods.com.

Great Falls Discovery Center: The Bay State: A Multicultural Landscape. Free. 2 Avenue A, Turners Falls. (413) 863-3221, janel.nockleby@state.ma.us.

Greenfield Gallery: Rust n’ Rods by Bryant J. Stewart features vivid oil paintings and detailed etchings of classic autos and mismatched classic autos. Through Sept. 30. 231 Main St., Greenfield.

Hall Gallery, Jewish Community of Amherst: Past, Present, Perfect. A collection of monoprints (2014-2017) by Janet Walerstein. Exhibit through Oct. 27. 742 Main St. Free., 742 Main Street, Amherst. 413-253-9483. janetawinston@gmail.com.

Herter Art Gallery: Topsy-Turvy. Selected sculptural works and drawings by Cynthia Consentino. Through Oct. 11. Herter Hall, UMass, Amherst.

Historic Northampton: Reframing Northampton: A Contemporary View of the Howes Brothers. Sara Lyons revisited and re-photographed a number of homes documented by the Howes Brothers over 100 years ago.

Historical Society of Greenfield: Lunt Silversmiths. Silversmiths was a nationally known name for over 100 years. Don’t miss the chance to see why. Free. 43 Church St., Greenfield. (413) 774-3663, hsgreenfield1907@gmail.com.

Home & Homme: Pink Parameters. Free. 534 Main St., Amherst. (413) 362-6368. dean@homeandhomme.com.

Hope & Feathers Framing and Gallery: His Twin Obsession — The Art of E.E. Cummings. A selection of sketches, drawings, and paintings by E.E. Cummings (1894-1962). Through Sept. 30. Free. 319 Main St., Amherst. (413) 835-0197. bronwen@hopeandfeathersframing.com.

Hosmer Gallery, Forbes Library: Botanical Watercolors by artists of the Hill Institute. Through Sept. 30. 20 West St., Northampton. forbeslibrary.org.

Leverett Crafts and Arts: Leverett Crafts and Arts 50th Anniversary Exhibit featuring works by founding and past artists and craftspeople. Through Sept. 30. 13 Montague Road, Leverett. (860) 605-6705, leonore.alaniz@gmail.com.

MASS MoCA: Barbara Takenaga: Nebraska. At a scale unprecedented in her practice, Takenaga translates her meticulous handcrafted easel-sized work to wallpaper. Through October.

• Michael Oatman: All Utopias Fell. A project in three parts: The Shining, The Library of the Sun, and Codex Solis.

• Earmarks II: The World of MASS MoCA in sound.

• Janice Kerbel: Slip. Through 2018. $8-$18. 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams. (413) 662-2111, massmoca.org.

Meekins Library: Animals: Wild and Domestic. Brendon Connors’ oil paintings, drawings, and multimedia. work Free. 2 Williams St., Williamsburg. (413) 268-7472. rwildfong@cwmars.org.

R. Michelson Galleries: Valley Realism. Works by Brooks, Deihl, Hil,l and Milici. Reception is Friday, Sept. 8, 6-8 p.m. Free. 132 Main Street, Northampton. (413) 586-3964. rmgalleries@gmail.com.

Norman Rockwell Museum: Inventing America: Rockwell and Warhol. The first exhibition linking Norman Rockwell and Andy Warhol, two iconic visual communicators who embraced populism, shaped national identity, and opened new ways of seeing in twentieth century America. Through Oct. 29. Free. 130 River Dr., Hadley. (413) 584-4699, pphmuseumassistant@gmail.com.

Oresman Gallery, Hillyer, Brown Fine Arts Center: New paintings by Gwen Strahle explore color and light through the eye of the water glass, and through her memory of gemstones. Free. 22 Elm St., Northampton. (413) 585-2190, mhobbes@smith.edu.

Oxbow Gallery: Ascent — Paintings and Prints by Marjorie Morgan features work that follows Morgan’s artistic trajectory as she transitioned from dancer to visual artist. Free. 273 Pleasant St., Northampton. (413) 586-6300, claudiasperry@comcast.net, oxbowgallery.org.

Park Hill Orchard: Art in the Orchard 2017. 4th biennial sculpture exhibit with 30-plus sculptures and installations on the scenic grounds of a working fruit farm. Suggested $5-$25 donation. 82 Park Hill Road, Easthampton. (413) 977-3717, jean-pierre@bigredframe.com, parkhillorchard.com/art.

Readywipe: Mapping by Elizabeth Meyersohn. New oil and acrylic paintings on burlap, paper, and canvas deconstructing the notion of landscape. Through Sept. 30. Baustein Building, 532 Main St., Holyoke. emeyrsohn.com.

Smith College Museum of Art: About Face: People, Animals, and Mythical Beings in Islamic Art. A glimpse into the varied content of Islamic art. Free. Smith College Museum of Art, 20 Elm St., Northampton. (413) 585-2190. mhobbes@smit $4-$5. 20 Elm St., Northampton. (413) 585-2760, smith.edu/artmuseum.

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum: Landscapes of Spirits by photographer Christopher Curtis. Free. 130 River Dr., Hadley. (413) 584-4699, pphmuseumassistant@gmail.com, pphmuseum.org/current-exhibits.

Salmon Falls Gallery: Clayworks by Andrews, Consentino & Olds Goldie: By Marilyn Andrews, Cynthia Consentino, and Claudia Olds Goldie. Through Oct. 29. 1 Ashfield St. #9, Shelburne Falls. (413) 625-9833. salmonfalls@megaplanet.com.

Springfield Museums: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales. Visitors will be whisked away into fairy tales from around the world! Each classic story is represented in larger-than-life pages with hands-on activities.

• Chagall for Children. Focusing on the works of Marc Chagall, this one-of-a-kind experience is a unique approach to introducing families to art through the life and work of a master artist, helping children and adults alike develop a greater understanding and appreciation of all forms of artistic expression. Through Sept. 17. 21 Edwards St., Springfield. springfieldmuseums.org.

Three Sisters Sanctuary: The Mannequin Project. International beadwork artists create an intricate mosaic and beaded art sculptural installation. This season’s featured artist is Michael Melle. Artists who are also showing their work at the sanctuary include: Richard M. Richardson, James Kitchen, Robert Markey, Sam Meyers, Dana Salisbury, and John Stritch. Free. 188 Cape St. (Rte. 112), Goshen. (413) 552-6299. sue.kisiel@gmail.com.

UMass Fine Arts Center: Saints, Sinners, and the Collective Unconscious. By D. Dominick Lombardi. The works in this series attempt to reveal, at least in part, the sources, signs and suppositions of human behavior. Through Sept. 29. UMass Amherst. (413) 545-0680. laprade@umass.edu.

Kristin Palpini

Author: Kristin Palpini

Editor of the Valley Advocate

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