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    'Amassed and Up-ended: Decoding the Legacy of Stuff'

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    Through Oct. 27

    Objects, photographs and documents representing four generations of the Robinson family, and exploring how what we save over a lifetime helps to tell our stories. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. Middlebury Area (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

    Photographs and original drawings acquired by Solomon Wright Jewett (1808-94), a Vermont farmer, legislator and spiritualist who claimed supernatural powers, including bringing back the deceased. 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).

    Hannah Morris

    Hannah Morris

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    Through Oct. 31

    "Waiting to Happen," a solo exhibition of new collages, composed of magazine photos and paper detritus, by the Barre artist. at Northern Daughters in Vergennes. Middlebury Area (map).

    MuseumLab

    MuseumLab

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    Through Dec. 8

    A diverse array of pieces from the museum’s collection selected by professors from a variety of disciplines; visitors are invited to observe the reactions sparked when this “teaching laboratory” displays art supporting various college courses. at Middlebury College Museum of Art in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map).

    'Structures'

    'Structures'

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    Through Oct. 27

    The Rokeby Museum embarked earlier this year on a project, curated by Ric Kasini Kadour, to utilize the historic buildings and grounds as a platform for contemporary art. “Structures” is the second of two such exhibitions this year. Building-related artworks by Meg Walker, Axel Stohlberg, Denis Versweyveld, Judith Rey, Rob Hitzig, Steve Hadeka, Yoko Ono and the late Beverly Buchanan reflect on, respond to or contrast with 11 existing locations while giving them new purpose. at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh. Middlebury Area (map). $5.

    'Votes … for Women?'

    'Votes … for Women?'

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    Through Dec. 8

    Voter suppression continues to be an issue in this country, targeting people of color in particular. Against that backdrop, Middlebury College has mounted an exhibition of photos, banners and other ephemera that chronicles the American suffragist movement. Women finally won the right to vote in 1920, making next year the 100th anniversary of the campaign to ratify the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It also promises to be a uniquely contentious election year. 2020 vision, anyone? at Johnson Memorial Building, Middlebury College in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map).
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