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    'Mythic'

    'Mythic'

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    Through Nov. 21, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24, 2 & 7 p.m.

    What if the ancient myth of the goddess Persephone took place in modern times? Greek deities get a glamorous makeover for Mythic, Marcus Stevens and Oran Eldor’s new pop-rock musical. It follows the eventual queen of the underworld on a journey of self-discovery in a world where gods take the form of rock stars, politicians and socialites. The offspring of a boho-chic Demeter encounters her all-powerful father Zeus, bad boy Hades and the Britney Spears-esque goddess of love Aphrodite, played by Jessica Gallant (pictured). The Segal Centre for Performing Arts presents the North American premiere of the immortal musical propelled by epic anthems and the complexity of the mother-daughter relationship. at Sylvan Adams Theatre, Segal Centre for Performing Arts in Montréal. Outside Vermont (map). $53-67.

    Susan Wahlrab and Chris Miller: 'Uncharted'

    Susan Wahlrab and Chris Miller: 'Uncharted'

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    Through Nov. 22

    After a lifetime of artistic investigations, the central Vermont artists leap into uncharted waters with challenging materials, subject matter and presentation. at The Garage Cultural Center in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'Mountain Air'

    'Mountain Air'

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    Through Nov. 22

    Vermont artists Arista Alanis, Mary Brevda, Rory Jackson, Joseph Salerno and Homer Wells are featured in this show at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, curated by Kelly Holt. Their works respond to the physicality of mountainous landscapes, from Vermont to Patagonia, in a variety of mediums. “Mountain air has a sensory effect like none other; it is home,” Jackson writes in an artist statement. “It is the clean breath that sweeps through the lungs of the hillside.” at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, Stowe Mountain Resort in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    Tom Waters

    Tom Waters

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    Through Nov. 24

    "Forest, Field & Stream," landscape paintings in oil. at Emile A. Gruppe Gallery in Jericho. Chittenden County (map).

    Malcolm Morley

    Malcolm Morley

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    Through Dec. 1

    Approximately 40 paintings, sculptures and works on paper created between 1964 and 2016 by the British-born American artist and founder of super-realism. at Hall Art Foundation in Reading. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map).

    Richard Artschwager

    Richard Artschwager

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    Through Dec. 1

    Some 40 paintings, sculptures and works on paper that reference everyday objects, symbols, people and places, often made from unconventional and industrial materials. The American painter, sculptor and draftsman died in 2011. at Hall Art Foundation in Reading. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map).

    'Be Strong and Do Not Betray Your Soul'

    'Be Strong and Do Not Betray Your Soul'

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    Through Dec. 13

    Photographs by 47 artists from the collection of Light Work, a nonprofit based in Syracuse, N.Y., that explore topics of politics, social justice, identity and visibility. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map).

    'Resist! Insist! Persist!'

    'Resist! Insist! Persist!'

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    Through Dec. 13

    It is a sad fact of human evolution that there are so many reasons to express resistance to one another. University of Vermont students in a 2018 art history class chose the timely topic, curating an exhibition at the Fleming Museum of Art with artworks and objects primarily drawn from the museum’s permanent collection. The show features the work “of historical and contemporary artists who have countered adversity and hardship with empowerment and expression,” explains exhibition text. The subjects range from racial violence to political suppression to the underrepresentation of women in the art world. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free with museum admission.

    'Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy'

    'Joel Barber & the Modern Decoy'

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    Through Jan. 12, 2020

    The first major exhibition to explore the life, collections and artwork of Barber (1876-1952), with objects including decoys, drawings, photographs and watercolor paintings from the museum's collection. at Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education, Shelburne Museum in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map). Free with museum admission.

    William Kentridge

    William Kentridge

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    Through Jan. 5, 2020

    Two short animated films, "Second-hand Reading" and "Learning the Flute," by the South African artist, who is known for philosophical reflections on time, violence and resilience in the context of colonialism and revolutionary politics. at Montréal Museum of Contemporary Art in Montréal. Outside Vermont (map).

    Jordan Laura McLachlan & Morton Bartlett

    Jordan Laura McLachlan & Morton Bartlett

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    Through Feb. 29, 2020

    "Family Matters," a special exhibition of outsider art, in association with Marion Harris Gallery in New York City. at BigTown Gallery in Rochester. Randolph/Royalton (map).

    Brian Fekete

    Brian Fekete

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    Through Dec. 20

    "Quixotica," an exhibition of five large-scale oil paintings on canvas that explore abstraction, gesture and color. at 571 Projects in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    Francis Alys

    Francis Alys

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    Through Jan. 5, 2020

    "Children's Games," a collection of 20 short videos of children at play around the world. at Montréal Museum of Contemporary Art in Montréal. Outside Vermont (map).

    Thelma Appel

    Thelma Appel

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    Through Feb. 9, 2020

    "Observed/Abstract," a survey of the career of a cofounder of the Bennington College Summer Painting Workshop, whose work now centers on the tarot. at Brattleboro Museum & Art Center in Brattleboro. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map).

    'Transcendent: Spirituality in Contemporary Art'

    'Transcendent: Spirituality in Contemporary Art'

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    Through Feb. 8, 2020

    A group exhibition of nationally recognized artists who explore or evoke themes of spirituality through their work, reflecting on questions of human nature, cultural identity and sanctity in everyday life. Artists include Anila Quayyam Agha, Leonardo Benzant, Maïmouna Guerresi, Shahzia Sikander, Zarina, and Vermont-based artists Sandy Sokoloff and Shelley Warren. at BCA Center in Burlington (map).
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