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    Talk: 'The 'Fetish' Revisited: Marx, Freud and the Gods Black People Make'


    Tue., Sept. 26, 4 p.m.

    J. Lorand Matory, director of the Center for African and African American Research at Duke University, speaks in conjunction with "Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic," at the Fleming Museum. at Livak Room, Davis Center, University of Vermont in Burlington (map).

    'Herbert Barnett: Vermont Life and Landscape, 1940-1948'


    Sept. 26-Dec. 15

    An exhibition that reexamines the contribution of this midcentury modernist painter through the subject matter and time period in which his distinctive style found its greatest expression: Vermont landscapes of the 1940s. Reception: Thursday, September 28, 5:30-7 p.m. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map).

    'Spirited Things: Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic'


    Sept. 26-Dec. 16

    An exhibition featuring objects from the Yoruba religion of West Africa, as well as Haitian Vodou, Cuban Santería, Brazilian Candomblé and Caribbean Spiritism. These faiths emerged from the practices of enslaved Africans who blended their ancestral cultures with that of their captors. Reception: Thursday, September 28, 5:30-7 p.m. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map).

    'A Celebration of the Creative Process'


    Through Oct. 16

    We welcome submissions of photography for an upcoming exhibition to be juried by Kat Kiernan. For details and to submit, visit Deadline: October 16. at PhotoPlace Gallery in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). $35 for one to five photographs; $6 each additional.

    'Presence: The Human Form'


    Through Sept. 26

    Sculptor Kerry O. Furlani and painter Dick Weis explore the subject of the human form through sculptures, paintings and drawings. at Feick Fine Arts Center, Green Mountain College in Poultney. Rutland/Killington (map).

    'Sweet Tooth: The Art of Dessert'


    Through Feb. 18, 2018

    An exploration of the American appetite for sweets and its impact on modern visual culture. at Shelburne Museum in Shelburne. Chittenden County (map).

    Big Maker: Amelia Marzec


    Wed., Sept. 27, 7 p.m.

    The Brooklyn-based artist speaks about her practice, which focuses on enabling activist communities through innovative uses of accessible technologies. at Generator in Burlington (map).

    'Lost and Found'


    Wednesdays. Continues through Aug. 1

    An "art treasure hunt" instigated by Vermont artist DJ Barry, in which he places stenciled woodcuts in various locations, free to those who find them in exchange for paying it forward. Find the artist on Facebook for clues. at State of Vermont in Vermont. Barre/Montpelier (map).

    Early Bird Artisans Fair & Flea Market


    Through Sept. 27, 2020

    Twin Valley Senior Center invites crafters and artisans to vend wares at this event on Saturday, September 30, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To rent a six-foot table, email Deadline: September 27. at Twin Valley Senior Center in East Montpelier. Barre/Montpelier (map). $25-35.

    Painting With Julie Griffis


    Thu., Sept. 28, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    The local artist leads a step-by-step painting project featuring a majestic stag. Preregistration required. at Fairfax Community Library in Fairfax. Champlain Islands/Northwest (map). $25.

    'I Am Vermont, Too'


    Through Sept. 28

    An exhibit of photographs examining micro-aggressions experienced by black Vermonters. at Julian Scott Memorial Gallery, Johnson State College in Johnson. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    'Legacy Collection 2017'

    'Legacy Collection 2017'


    Through Dec. 23

    Works by 19 living and 14 deceased artists whose art continues the legacy of Alden and Mary Bryan. at Bryan Memorial Gallery in Jeffersonville. Stowe/Smuggs (map).

    2017 steAmfest


    Sat., Sept. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    The town's first annual celebration of the local maker movement features an artist market, mini maker faire and live entertainment. For a full schedule, visit Kick-off event: Friday, September 29, 4-10 p.m. at Railroad Avenue in Essex Junction. Chittenden County (map).

    Talk: An Introduction to 'Land & Lens'


    Fri., Sept. 29, 12:30 p.m.

    Professor of art and architecture Kirsten Hoving leads an informal walk through the exhibition and its myriad depictions of Earth's landscapes. Part of the Fridays at the Museum series. at Middlebury College Museum of Art in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    'The Art of Word'


    Through Nov. 30

    Mixed media, collage, installation and paintings by six Bristol artists: Rachel Baird, Reagh Greenleaf Jr., Lily Hinrichsen, Basha Miles, Annie Perkins and Karla Van Vliet. Reception: Friday, October 6, 6-8 p.m. at ARTSight Studios & Galleries in Bristol. Middlebury Area (map).
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