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    'Monkeys, Missiles and Mushrooms'

    'Monkeys, Missiles and Mushrooms'

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    Through Oct. 30

    Paintings and drawings by Marina Epstein that reflect the artist's life in Vermont and exotic tropical influences from living in the Yucatan. at Capitol Region Visitors Center in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'Conduits'

    'Conduits'

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    Through Oct. 31

    At the Vermont Arts Council’s Spotlight Gallery, works by three artists speak to the essence of art appreciation itself. Painters Richard Heller and Liz Hawkes deNiord and wet plate collodion print photographer Rachel Portesi “challenge the viewer to engage with the works, discovering connected meaning beyond what is seen,” according to a gallery statement. Heller’s paintings most literally hew to the theme with extraordinary spatial depth and infinite networks that seem equally rooted in mathematics and biology. Hawkes deNiord creates deeply layered paintings, allowing luminescence to peer through. Portesi uses an evocative 19th-century photographic technique that may inspire viewers to question their relationship to hair — and perhaps to pine for the heyday of analog photography. at Spotlight Gallery in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Galen Cheney & Tessa O'Brien

    Galen Cheney & Tessa O'Brien

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    Through Nov. 1

    Continuing an exploration she began during a 2015 residency in China, Cheney works accumulated papers — ticket stubs, receipts, fragments of old paintings — into multilayered constructions. In this way are her new works built from the past. Memories also inform O’Brien’s abstracted representational works, as she refers to photographs she’s taken to document places, times and moods. at T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'The War of Ideas'

    'The War of Ideas'

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    Through Oct. 25

    Propaganda posters from the collections, spanning the Civil War to World War II and illustrating everything from recruitment to support on the homefront. at Vermont History Center in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'Rock Solid XIX'

    'Rock Solid XIX'

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    Through Nov. 2

    An annual, since 2000, showcase of stone sculptures and assemblages by area artists, and other work that depicts the beautiful qualities of stone. at Studio Place Arts in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Tuyen My Nguyen

    Tuyen My Nguyen

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    Through Nov. 2

    "Perspective," installations made from tautly strung thread and string that explore scale differences in small and large configurations. Second floor gallery. at Studio Place Arts in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Damariscotta Rouelle

    Damariscotta Rouelle

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    Through Nov. 2

    "Humanity – No Fear of the Other and the Good Life," recent paintings. Third floor gallery. at Studio Place Arts in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    '200 Years—200 Objects'

    '200 Years—200 Objects'

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    Through Dec. 21

    In the final celebratory year of the university’s bicentennial, the museum exhibits a curated selection of artifacts, documents and images from the school's collections. at Sullivan Museum & History Center, Norwich University in Northfield. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'Norman Rockwell's Arlington: America's Home Town'

    'Norman Rockwell's Arlington: America's Home Town'

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    Through Jan. 31, 2020

    An exhibit chronicling Rockwell and other artists who lived in Arlington, as well as many local residents who posed for the scenes of everyday life they portrayed. A collaborative effort of the Canfield Gallery and the Russell Collection of Vermontiana. at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program

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    Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8:30-9:45 a.m. Continues through Dec. 12

    Seniors rise and shine with an exercise program meant to increase bone density and muscle strength. at Barre Area Senior Center in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.

    Slow & Easy Hiking

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    Tuesdays, Thursdays, 10:10 a.m. Continues through Dec. 12

    Walkers enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the forest while moving at a gentle pace. Ilene Elliott leads this public Barre Area Senior Center outing. at Barre Town Forest in Websterville. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free; preregister.

    Community Herbal Clinic

    Community Herbal Clinic

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    Mondays, 4-8 p.m. and Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Supervised clinical interns offer guidance and support to those looking to care for themselves using natural remedies. By appointment only. at Vermont Center for Integrative Herbalism in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $10-30; additional cost for herbs; preregister.

    Tuesday Lunch

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    Tuesdays, 12 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10

    An in-house chef whips up a well-balanced hot meal with dessert. See barreseniors.org for menu. at Barre Area Senior Center in Barre. Barre/Montpelier (map). $6; preregister.

    Lunch in a Foreign Language: Italian

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    Tuesdays, 12-1 p.m.

    Speakers hone their skills in the Romance language over a bag lunch. at Kellogg-Hubbard Library in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). Free.
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