A celebration of paint, Luscious investigates the myriad ways in which artists make conscious statements of painterly intent. Fully in command of their medium, these artists believe in the beauty… read more
In the museum world’s concept of the “resonance of things,” touchstone objects—Lincoln’s top hat, a deck chair from the Titanic, a centuries-old cooking pot or chalice—retain the energy of their… read more
Recently, on a Vermont hillside, my four-year-old grandniece plopped herself on the ground, patted the space next to her, and invited me to lie down to watch the clouds. I… read more
Stan Sherer continues to reinvent himself, venturing beyond the safety of his proven methods of making art into new territories of risk and vulnerability. Over 45 years, Sherer’s work has… read more
From Luminous Shade is a moving testament to the restorative power of art. Three artists mourn the untimely passing of their sons: Vermont painter Margaret Kannenstine, Italian poet Giuseppe Ungaretti,… read more
In his famous poem “Friendly Song,” the late Brazilian poet, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, wrote, “I am working on a song / that will awaken men / and make children… read more
This exhibit delves into our relationship with guns and explores the influence they have on visual artists.
Through his photographs of un-restored buildings on Ellis Island, ruins of a not-so-distant past, Philip J. Calabria grants viewers passage to a bygone era.
With dense fields of swooping brushstrokes and glancing lines, Jamie Young articulates abundant, tumultuous, encroaching vegetation.
Images and stories of Brattleboro’s Union Station, home of BMAC, on the 100th anniversary of its opening.
Birds and flowers have been seen for millennia as spiritual and emotional touchstones. In almost every culture, birds and flowers are endowed with powerful symbolism. They may speak of love,… read more
Visitors of all ages are invited to design and display their own imaginary destinations in the museum’s Ticket Gallery.
John Willis’ photographs of houses and homes in Native American communities shine a harsh light on income equality in our country.
Monique Luchetti draws “bird-skins” from the ornithological collection at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. She renders them realistically and in great detail, but in monumental scale with added… read more
Scratchboard drawings by Karen Gaudette that metaphorically reflect a middle-aged woman’s journey to find true love.
Artwork by individuals whose creative impulses emerge from their personal experiences with autism and other developmental disorders.
Jonathan Gitelson’s Are You Here? is essentially a mindfulness practice with a sense of humor. The billboards depicted in Gitelson’s photographs ask travelers barreling down roads both to locate… read more
Deftly balancing the clarity of great documentary photography with distinctive artistic expression, Sacca’s images possess their own internal, pictorial logic and materiality.
The artists in this exhibit confront acknowledged masterpieces and translate them anew.
Open Call NNE (North-Northeast) is an annual juried exhibit organized by BMAC that showcases established, mid-career, and emerging artists working in all media, who live in New York and New England. Please… read more
We began discussing a collaboration after Jon attended an exhibit of Craig’s in 2013. We are of different generations and work in diverse styles and techniques: Jon is a young… read more
A collaboration between painter Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche, this exhibit celebrates the working forest and the voices of those who have honed their skills and made a living there.
Linn Bruce’s vibrant paintings reveal a mastery of color. Bruce exploits the ability of color to evoke emotional and symbolic associations as well as to describe the world. Each work… read more
I love the experience of looking at drawings. They have an immediacy that is often masked in paintings and sculptures. The hand of the artist is readily apparent in a… read more
Glass is a material intimately connected with the ways in which human beings experience the world. Perhaps because it is so common, or because it is usually transparent, we often… read more
For over 150 years, railroads have stirred the artistic imagination. This intimate show explores a sampling of contemporary realist painters utilizing the power of the rails in their work.
Mist emanating from a snow-covered meadow or obscuring a ridgeline view as it falls down to the river adds mystery to the fields and valleys we call home. Mist is… read more
Rodrigo Nava begins his sculptural process by creating an enclosed space fashioned from welded steel. His forms are fairly straightforward: a cone attached to a half dome, two intersecting pills,… read more
This exhibit explores three themes that have preoccupied Jim Dine from his earliest art-making endeavors. From portraits and nudes; to gardens and flowers; to tools, hearts, and robes; and even… read more
In only a few decades, computers have radically altered how we perceive the world, others, and ourselves. Many of us now carry fully functioning computers in our pockets, interlocking all… read more
The hillsides, forests, and glades of the Connecticut River valley are Ray Ruseckas’s stomping grounds and inspiration. Ruseckas renders the changing dynamics of land in all seasons, deftly capturing fleeting… read more
A survey of work by artists pushing the boundaries of traditional textile techniques into innovative, hybridized forms, affording viewers a chance to explore myriad ways in which fiber can be exploited for its vast emotional and symbolic potential.
Ceramics by Naomi Lindenfeld inspired by and exhibited alongside textiles by her mother, Lore Kadden Lindenfeld, a second-generation Bauhaus artist who studied at Black Mountain College.
Photographs from Basin Farm, a Twelve Tribes community in Bellows Falls, Vermont, whose members live simply and devote themselves to their Messiah and master, Yahshua.
Tapestries created by current and former students of the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre near Giza, Egypt, a unique experiment in weaving and creative education.
The first thing one might notice about Donald Saaf’s recent mixed media paintings is the distorted scale and proportion of many of the figures, buildings, and landscapes in relation to one another…
A forest canopy of images and text, made from 365 hand-dyed, hand-printed, and hand-woven hand towels, creates a feeling of deep woods.
Intimate photographs and animated audio interviews with the Ladies of the Rainbow Lounge, a drag troupe who performed in Dummerston from 1998 to 2005.
Connections, as well as representations of connectivity, fascinate me. Telephone lines, power lines, cable lines sweep across the landscape from pole to pole to pole. Schematic representations organize my understanding… read more
I approached curating the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center’s 2014 Open Call NNE (North Northeast) with an open mind and no expectations of assembling an exhibition based on any specific themes, other than one: quality…