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    'Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont'

    'Crash to Creativity: The New Deal in Vermont'

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    Through Nov. 4

    “Depression? What Depression?” So went the joke during the Great Depression in Vermont, a place already known for ruggedness and extreme New England thrift. This new exhibition at the Bennington Museum sheds light on how creativity flourished from 1934 to 1944 in the Green Mountain State, as government-funded New Deal initiatives provided work across fields, from artists and architects to construction workers. After Social Security was established in 1935, it was a Vermonter — Ida May Fuller of Ludlow — who received check 00-000-001 for $22.54. While not a depiction of Fuller herself, “Social Security” by Francis Colburn (pictured) imagines the elderly recipient of these much-needed benefits. at Bennington Museum in Bennington. Manchester/Bennington (map).

    'Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam Through Time and Place '

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    Through Dec. 2

    With more than 100 objects on loan from the Newark Museum, this new exhibition at the Middlebury College Museum of Art spans 1,400 years of history through Islamic art and material culture. Contemporary and historic works are placed in conversation side-by-side, and special attention is paid to geographical regions often neglected in the field: Southeast Asia and East and West Africa. at Middlebury College Museum of Art in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map).

    Axel Stohlberg

    Axel Stohlberg

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    Through Oct. 28

    "Short Stories," assemblages and 2D works. at River Arts in Morrisville. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    'Voices'

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    Through Sept. 30

    Prints by members of the Zea Mays printmaking studio: Judith Bowerman, Lyell Castonguay, Liz Chalfin, Sarah Creighton, Anita Hunt, Lynn Peterfreund, Erika Radich and Joyce Silverstone. at Mitchell Giddings Fine Arts in Brattleboro. Brattleboro/Okemo Valley (map).

    'Solzhenitsyn in Vermont'

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    Through Oct. 27

    A celebration of the Russian novelist, historian and Nobel Prize winner turned Vermont resident, in honor of the 100th anniversary of his birth. at Vermont History Museum in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    'Curious & Cool'

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    Through Oct. 31

    Unusual and seldom-seen artifacts of ski culture from the museum's archives. at Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    'Field Notes'

    'Field Notes'

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    Through Oct. 21

    Painting and sculpture by Monica Carroll, Rebecca Kinkead, Jill Madden and Eben Markowski. at Bundy Modern in Waitsfield. Mad River Valley/Waterbury (map).

    Northern Vermont Art Association Exhibition

    Northern Vermont Art Association Exhibition

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    Through Sept. 28

    Works by artist members. at T.W. Wood Gallery in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Anna Dennis Dibble

    Anna Dennis Dibble

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    Through Sept. 30

    "A Crossing Place," a solo exhibit of new work driven by the artist's love of, and place within, the natural world and her concern for its future. at Northern Daughters in Vergennes. Middlebury Area (map).

    Maggie Neale

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    Through Oct. 31

    "Abstract Within the Square," paintings on silk and canvas. at Jaquith Public Library in Marshfield. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Michael Metz

    Michael Metz

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    Through Sept. 30

    "In Your Face," recent photographs taken in Istanbul and New York City. at Mirabelles Café & Bakery in Burlington (map).

    'The Fabric of Emancipation'

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    Through Oct. 28

    Works by eight contemporary fiber, textile and needle artists expressing what it means to be of African descent in the Americas, curated by Harlem Needle Arts founder Michelle Bishop. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. Middlebury Area (map). Museum admission.

    Anita Zotkina

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    Through Sept. 30

    Mixed-media works inspired by the natural environment. at The Cheshire Cat in Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Julia Jensen

    Julia Jensen

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    Through Oct. 2

    "Meditations and Memories," abstract landscapes by the Putney painter. at West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park in Stowe. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    'Playing Cowboy: America's Wild West Shows'

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    Through Oct. 21

    Combining period posters with historical film footage, this exhibition explores the profound influence Buffalo Bill and other Wild West shows had on shaping contemporary understandings of the American West, Native American history and the cowboy way of life. at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map).
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