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    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).

    Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings

    Asa Cheffetz: Vermont Wood Engravings

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    Through Dec. 30

    Works by the late printmaker (1896-1965). at Bennington Museum in Bennington. Manchester/Bennington (map).

    'Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism'

    'Color Fields: 1960s Bennington Modernism'

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    Through Dec. 30

    An exhibition of works by Pat Adams, Anthony Caro, Paul Feeley, Helen Frankenthaler, Ruth Ann Fredenthal, Patricia Johanson, Vincent Longo, Kenneth Noland and Jules Olitskies that illustrates the centrality of the college in the development of midcentury modernism. at Bennington Museum in Bennington. Manchester/Bennington (map).

    'Conjuring the Dead: Spirit Art in the Age of Radical Reform'

    'Conjuring the Dead: Spirit Art in the Age of Radical Reform'

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    Through Jan. 11, 2020

    As everyone knows, you really can’t start too early on your Halloween, um, celebrations — especially when real life is scaring the bejesus out of you. Middlebury’s Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History is totally down with this, offering not just an exhibition titled “Conjuring the Dead” but a related series of spook-minded speakers. On view are photographs and original artworks acquired by Solomon Wright Jewett (1808-94), a Vermont farmer and legislator who claimed a special superpower: curing ailments and bringing the deceased back to life. Other artifacts in the show provide context for the rise of 19th-century spiritualism. See website for schedule. at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map).

    Dana Simson

    Dana Simson

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    Through Jan. 11, 2020

    It’s increasingly common for artists to take up the cause of endangered species, and for good reason. But perhaps not many use the medium of ceramics. In an exhibition titled “the animals are innocent” at Middlebury’s Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History, Maryland artist, author and environmentalist Dana Simson presents ceramic boats as well as paintings featuring animals and a message. Unlike grim images of starving polar bears and plastic-entangled turtles, however, Simson’s works are gaily colorful and kind of adorable. But if her folk-art style is beguiling, her goal is serious: to show that animals are losing habitat and food resources, and suffering as a result of pollution and climate change. at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (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).

    '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).
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