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    '1619: Arrival of the First Africans'

    '1619: Arrival of the First Africans'

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    Through Dec. 14

    The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance and Fletcher Free Library present the traveling exhibit from the Hampton History Museum in Virginia, which highlights the resilience and contributions of African Americans and acknowledges the impact slavery and laws that enforced racial discrimination have had in the U.S. Closing ceremony: Sunday, December 15, 5 p.m. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map).

    'Be Strong and Do Not Betray Your Soul'

    'Be Strong and Do Not Betray Your Soul'

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    Through Dec. 13

    Photographs by 47 artists from the collection of Light Work, a nonprofit based in Syracuse, N.Y., that explore topics of politics, social justice, identity and visibility. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map).

    BCA Holiday Market

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    Fri., Dec. 13, 4-8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Three dozen Vermont artists offer clothing and accessories, jewelry, household items and fine art in this annual holiday sale. at Burlington City Hall Auditorium in Burlington (map).

    'Crew Neck'

    'Crew Neck'

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    Through March 5, 2020

    New artwork from 12 artists using T-shirts as their canvas: Annemarie Buckley, Noah Butkus, Aaron Draplin, Cody Hudson, Marin Horikawa, Scott Lenhardt, Sarah Letteney, Zak Jensen, Byron O’Neill, Tyler Stout, Jackson Tupper and Ty Williams. Proceeds from sales will be used to provide art classes for children. at Safe and Sound Gallery in Burlington (map).

    Gently Used Art Supply Pop-Up Sale

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    Sat., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Reasonably priced art supplies on sale to support class scholarships. Stop by to see the new studio, donate art supplies or find some you need. at Expressive Arts Burlington in Burlington (map).

    Brooke Van Buiten

    Brooke Van Buiten

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    Through Dec. 13

    "Reclaim," an installation of drawings, sculpture, video and sound art addressing the drastic decline in North American bird populations, 4-7 p.m. only. at New City Galerie in Burlington (map).

    'Resist! Insist! Persist!'

    'Resist! Insist! Persist!'

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    Through Dec. 13

    It is a sad fact of human evolution that there are so many reasons to express resistance to one another. University of Vermont students in a 2018 art history class chose the timely topic, curating an exhibition at the Fleming Museum of Art with artworks and objects primarily drawn from the museum’s permanent collection. The show features the work “of historical and contemporary artists who have countered adversity and hardship with empowerment and expression,” explains exhibition text. The subjects range from racial violence to political suppression to the underrepresentation of women in the art world. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Free with museum admission.

    Claude Lehman Pottery Holiday Sale

    Claude Lehman Pottery Holiday Sale

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    Sat., Dec. 14, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Hand-crafted pottery by the Burlington artist, entertainment and light refreshments. at Claude Lehman Pottery in Burlington (map).

    Melanie Brotz

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    Through Dec. 24

    "Visions of the Camino de Santiago," a series of paintings inspired by the artist's recent walk across Spain. at Flynndog Gallery in Burlington (map).

    'The Art Show'

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    Through Jan. 2, 2020

    All sizes and mediums of artwork accepted, one piece per artist, to this monthly non-juried exhibition. $10 cash entry fee. Drop-off time for artwork is every First Friday of the month 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Opening reception is 6-9 p.m., with people's choice awarded a mini-grant. at The Gallery at RL Photo in Burlington (map).

    First Friday Art

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    First Friday of every month, 5-8 p.m.

    Dozens of galleries and other venues around the city open their doors to pedestrian art viewers in this monthly event. at Various Burlington locations in Burlington (map).

    'Transcendent: Spirituality in Contemporary Art'

    'Transcendent: Spirituality in Contemporary Art'

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    Through Feb. 8, 2020

    A group exhibition of nationally recognized artists who explore or evoke themes of spirituality through their work, reflecting on questions of human nature, cultural identity and sanctity in everyday life. Artists include Anila Quayyam Agha, Leonardo Benzant, Maïmouna Guerresi, Shahzia Sikander, Zarina, and Vermont-based artists Sandy Sokoloff and Shelley Warren. at BCA Center in Burlington (map).

    Community Art Open Studio

    Community Art Open Studio

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    Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Thursdays, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Continues through June 30

    A self-guided art-making event for all ages. Many art materials to choose from. (No class December 25 or 26.) at Expressive Arts Burlington in Burlington (map). Donations.

    Alexei Dmitriev

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    Through Dec. 31, 2020

    Multimedia installation marrying footage from classic films with the new music of Zelany Rashoho. at The Gallery at Main Street Landing in Burlington (map).

    Seeking Volunteer Muralists

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    Through Dec. 15

    Nonprofit Arts So Wonderful is looking for artists to help paint murals at its gallery in the lower level of CityPlace Burlington, across from L.L. Bean. Paint provided. Participating artists can show and sell their own work in the gallery for free. at ASW Art Gallery in Burlington (map).
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