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    Sydney Lea

    Sydney Lea

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    Wed., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m.

    The former Vermont poet laureate reads from his latest collection, Here, in which he addresses the deep connection between human life and the natural world. at The Vermont Book Shop in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    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).

    Village Health Grand Opening Art Contest

    Village Health Grand Opening Art Contest

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    Through Nov. 29

    Professionals, amateurs, adults and children, including groups are invited to submit work in all mediums for display. Send digital submission by November 30 to info@villagehealthvt.com. Cash prizes. Rules and entry forms at villagehealthvt.com. at Village Health in Middlebury. Middlebury Area (map). Free.

    '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).

    'Women at Work'

    'Women at Work'

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    Through Nov. 30

    Photographic images that celebrate women's labor, broadly defined. Juried by Amy Toensing. at PhotoPlace Gallery 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).

    'More Light 2019'

    'More Light 2019'

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    Through Dec. 29

    The gallery's fourth annual small works show, featuring new art by Bonnie Baird, Brenda Myrick, Anne Cady, Hannah Sessions, Pamela Smith and Reid Boehner in a range of media, including English porcelain, watercolor and oil painting. Reception: Friday, November 22, 5-8 p.m., with refreshments and live music from Casey Burger and Mike Walker at Northern Daughters in Vergennes. 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).

    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.

    'Cemeteries of Addison County'

    'Cemeteries of Addison County'

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    Through Nov. 30

    Photography by Kathryn Wyatt that portrays the quiet beauty of local cemeteries through an artistic lens. at Lincoln Library in Lincoln. Middlebury Area (map).
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    Popular Events

    • The Disco Biscuits @ Higher Ground Ballroom

      • Wed., Nov. 20, 9 p.m. $45.50/79
    • Cookie Walk @ South Burlington Community Library, University Mall

      • Sat., Nov. 23, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $6 per pound of cookies.
    • 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical' @ Flynn MainStage

      • Thu., Nov. 21, 7 p.m. $34.75-76.75.
    • Wine & Story Open Mic @ Shelburne Vineyard

      • $5.
    • Sydney Lea @ The Vermont Book Shop

      • Wed., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Free.

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    • Sonja Olson @ Norman Williams Public Library

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      • Through Nov. 21, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 23, 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 24, 2 & 7 p.m. $53-67.
    • Sydney Lea @ The Vermont Book Shop

      • Wed., Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Free.
    • The Disco Biscuits @ Higher Ground Ballroom

      • Wed., Nov. 20, 9 p.m. $45.50/79
    • All-Levels AcroYoga Class @ Sangha Studio — Pine

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