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    Small Works

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    Through Dec. 31

    A curated exhibition of new and favorite small-scale works by the gallery's established and emerging artists, with featured guest artist Cristine Kossow. at Edgewater Gallery on the Green in Middlebury. 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

    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).

    Holiday Trains

    Holiday Trains

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    Through Jan. 11, 2020

    Multi-level Lionel train tracks running through artist-made settings and operated by volunteer 'engineers' through the holiday season. See henrysheldonmuseum.org for schedule. at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free with museum admission.

    Miniature Christmas Tree Raffle

    Miniature Christmas Tree Raffle

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    Through Dec. 20

    Sixteen one-of-a-kind trees decorated by local artisans to be raffled in support of the Museum’s children’s activities. The drawing is Friday, December 20. at Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free with museum admission.

    12th Annual Holiday Show

    12th Annual Holiday Show

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    Through Dec. 31

    Original, handmade and hand-printed art and fine crafts from 25 regional artists, including pastel drawings by Judy Albright, woodblock prints by Ray Hudson, bee quilts by Hope Johnson and more. at Jackson Gallery, Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). 802-382-9222.

    Erin Daigle

    Erin Daigle

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    Through Feb. 29, 2020

    Last summer Vermont artist Erin Daigle set up her easel and plein-air-painted her way through downtown Vergennes, highlighting local businesses and restaurants. The results: a dozen vibrant 9-by-12-inch scenes in oil, which she has framed and hung for viewing at Kennedy Brothers just down the road. In addition, Daigle features her paintings in a 2020 Vergennes calendar, which will be available for purchase at the show, through erindaigleart.com, and in locations around the little city that she has so lovingly documented. at Kennedy Brothers Building in Vergennes. Middlebury Area (map).

    'More Light 2019'

    'More Light 2019'

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    Through Dec. 29

    Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered, a book by British economist E.F. Schumacher, was published in 1973. But the title catchphrase continues to resonate more than 40 years later, even if the book’s thesis has not. Northern Daughters supports the scaled-down idea with art, as evidenced by the Vergennes gallery’s fourth annual small works show. Opened last week for the holiday season, it features paintings — some could fit in stockings! — by Anne Cady, Hannah Sessions, Bonnie Baird, Brenda Myrick, Pamela Smith and Reid Brechner. at Northern Daughters in Vergennes. Middlebury Area (map).

    21st Annual Gingerbread House Competition and Exhibition

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    Through Dec. 20

    A competition of sweet creations open to individuals of all ages and abilities and to organizations, school groups and businesses. This year's theme is "Christmas at Hogwarts Castle." Visitors can vote for their favorite entry to receive the “People’s Choice” award. at Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map).

    Corrine Yonce

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    Through Feb. 29, 2020

    "Somewhere Between Place and Home," a multimedia exploration of three projects by the community organizer, artist and documentarian that considers what it means when one's primary residence is something other than fully home. at Vermont Folklife Center in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map).
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