November 1, 2018

This week we're presenting Galletly Gallery, New Bedford Art Museum, and Maine Arts Commission, featuring works of unique mediums in surprising places. There are also other interesting and exciting events happening soon for those who want more.

"Beyond the Pedestal: Isamu Noguchi and the Borders of Sculpture," is on view at Portland Museum of Art through January 6, 2019. This exhibition, sponsored by Artscope, explores the bold and challenging sculptures of Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. Be sure to give it a look!

Artscope is sponsoring Waltham Mills Open Studios, happening 12:00 p.m.⎻6:00 p.m. on November 3⎻4. The Waltham Mills Artist Association is proud to present their 42nd Annual Open Studios. Tour more than 80 studios, meet the artists, and buy their work! This event is free and easily accessible by public transportation.

We'll be sponsoring The Museum of Russian Icons' opening reception for "Corncobs to Cosmonauts" on Thursday, November 8 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Bring the whole family and enjoy tours by collector Frank Sciacca, wine, cider, holiday desserts, and crafts. RSVP by November 6 at the webpage or by calling (978) 598-5000 x121.

We're also sponsoring MONOTHON at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. This fundraising event concludes with an auction and party on Saturday, November 17 from 5:30 p.m.⎻8:00 p.m. Attend for some fun, refreshments, and a chance to view and own some amazing art, courtesy of over 100 established and emerging artists! Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 in person. To purchase, contact (203) 899-7999 or

- Kristin Wissler

The Art of Handcrafted Furniture at New Hampton School's Galletly Gallery
in New Hampton, New Hampshire through December 13

Galletly Gallery
Greg Brown.

Starting today and through December 13, New Hampton School's Galletly Gallery will be showing "The Art of Handcrafted Furniture." This exhibition of fine studio furniture features the work of Greg Brown, Owain Harris, Liz Hallen, Terry Moore, Leah Woods, and Jim Zink. All six artisans are passionate and skilled woodworkers using wood as a medium to create designs that are functional, expressive and elegant. Each artist has a distinct style and a different goal they hope to achieve with their work. Every piece whether whimsical or simple, modern or traditional, is a work of art as much as it is a table or chair. There will be a reception for "The Art of Handcrafted Furniture" on Friday, November 2, from 5:30 p.m.⎻7:00 p.m. Galletly Gallery is located at 70 Main Street in New Hampton, New Hampshire and is open Monday⎻Friday 8:00 a.m.⎻4:00 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m.⎻12:00 p.m. For more information, please visit

Sponsored by: The SORRY Project, MAKE BIG PRINTS, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, Art Providence Holiday Show, Worcester Center for Crafts, Brookline Arts Center, Artist Open Studios, Waltham Mills Open Studios, Solomon's Collection and Fine Rugs, Bromfield Gallery, Kingston Gallery, Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Brickbottom Open Studios, Vizivel, North Bennet Street School, Fenway Open Studios, and the Artscope Tablet Edition.

The SORRY Project
Gary Duehr
November 3 and 4
SORRY Project
Gary Duehr.

On Saturday and Sunday, November 3 and 4, StoveFactory Gallery presents "The SORRY Project" by Gary Duehr, featuring over 50 large portraits. The reception is Sunday, Nov 4, from 3:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m. Gallery hours are 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m. each day. StoveFactory Gallery, 523 Medford St., Charlestown, is near Sullivan Station and has a free parking lot.

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Boston Sculptors Gallery
Boston Sculptors Gallery
Andy Moerlein, Longing For Mountains. 14'h, mixed media.

Longing for Mountains 渴望山脉
Andy Moerlein

Flora and Fauna
Larry Pollans

Artist Reception: Saturday, November 10, 3:00 p.m.⎻6:00 p.m.
Special Guest Kemin Hu

Calligraphy Demonstration: Sunday, November 18, 12:00 p.m. Contemporary ink Artist Quanzhou (Jack) Zhao

Collecting Strange Stones: The Art of Scholars' Rocks
Sunday, December 2, 3:00 p.m.*

First Friday Closing Reception: December 7, 6:00 p.m.⎻9:00 p.m.

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* Reception Sponsored by Artscope Magazine, heavy hors d'oeuvre and gourmet tea/coffee.

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
Cantor Art Gallery
James Giambrone, Samyek Festival, Nagbahal, Lalitpur, Nepal.

The Newar Craftsmen of Kathmandu Valley: Objects of Devotion from Nepal
November 1⎻December 15, 2018

As an independent scholar and resident of Kathmandu, James Giambrone has studied the master works created by the Newar craftsmen of that region for many years. This exhibition, curated by Giambrone, highlights objects of both Buddhist and Hindu devotion.

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery
College of the Holy Cross
O'Kane Hall, 1 College St., Worcester, MA
(508) 793-3356
Monday⎻Friday 10:00 a.m.⎻5:00 p.m.
Saturday 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m.
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Art Providence Holiday Show
Art Providence

Art Providence Holiday Show returns December 8 and 9 to the Rhode Island Convention Center featuring nearly 200 artists, makers and designers in ceramics, glass, wood, painting, photography, fiber wearable, jewelry, metal, fiber decorative, furniture and more. Saturday 10:00 a.m.⎻6:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m.⎻5:00 p.m. Tickets $8.50/day. Kids 12 and under free.
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Worcester Center for Crafts

A sparkling holiday tradition continues at the Worcester Center for Crafts where shoppers and collectors find unique, handcrafted gifts in clay, glass, metal, wood, fiber, and paper, made by 60 talented, nationally-known artists. Our antidote to big-box madness!

25 Sagamore Road, Worcester, MA

November 23⎻24: 10:00 a.m.⎻5:00 p.m.
November 25: 11:00 a.m.⎻4:00 p.m.

Admission: $5

Brookline Arts Center
Brookline Arts Center

The Brookline Arts Center's annual show and sale features handmade and local crafts and fine art from area artisans. This year, we will have jewelry, pottery, original prints and cards, glasswork, home goods and much more!

Artist Marketplace Hours:

Friday, November 16

Market Hours: 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 17

Market Hours: 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 18

Market Hours: 12:00 p.m.⎻3:00 p.m.

Market Hours are free and open to the public. More Information.

Brookline Arts Center
86 Monmouth Street
Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 566-5715

Artist Open Studios
Artist Open Studios

18th Annual Tour
Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
from 10:00 a.m.⎻4:00 p.m.
Artist Open Studios welcomes you to a free self-guided studio tour of scenic Northwest Rhode Island featuring thirteen talented artists working in diverse media. There will be demonstrations of glass blowing, painting, pottery, porcelain and other art-making techniques. or to request a brochure/map call: 401-241-7725.

Waltham Mills Open Studios
Waltham Open Studios

Solomon's Collection and Fine Rugs
Solomon Rugs

Ten Years After... and Hayley Morris at New Bedford Art Museum
in New Bedford, Massachusetts through November 11 and January 13, 2019

New Bedford Art Museum
Hayley Morris, still from "SEED: The Untold Story," animation, 2015.

New Bedford Art Museum has two solo exhibitions currently on view in the Heritage Gallery and Fiber Optic Center New Media Gallery. "The Years After..." is on view through November 11, and showcases the work of Adrian Tió Díaz. Since his arrival in New Bedford over ten years ago from the Mid-West, Adrian has been creating art with passion towards his Latino heritage with color, rhythmic patterning, and expressive figurative imagery along with experimental techniques in printmaking, papermaking and the book arts. The Fiber Optic Center New Media Gallery is showcasing Hayley Morris through January 13, 2019. Morris is an animation director that uses mixed media and stop-motion animation techniques to tell stories that unfold through layered textures, hand crafted details, and inventive storytelling. Morris has created work for a broad range of clients in the film, music and video industry. Her animation studio Shape & Shadow is located in Providence, Rhode Island. There will be a reception for both exhibitions on Friday, November 8 from 6:00 p.m.⎻8:00 p.m. New Bedford Art Museum is located at 608 Pleasant Street in New Bedford, Massachusetts and is open Wednesday⎻Sunday 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit

Art in the Capitol at Maine Arts Commission
in Augusta, Maine through November 30 and December 31

Maine Arts Commission
Lynn Karlin.

The Maine Arts Commission/Art In The Capital is showcasing two exhibitions that can be viewed throughout the Maine State Capital complex. On display until November 30 and in partnership with VA Maine Healthcare Systems of Togus is the Maine Veteran Artists show. Proudly on display are works by 39 artists who have accompanied their work with an artist statement that includes quotes and stories about how art plays a key role in the quality of life for many Maine veterans. Also on view through December 31, is a series of photographic still lifes by award-winning Maine photographer Lynn Karlin. 19 images were selected from Karlin's "The Pedestal Series," a masterful photographic display of food in still-life composition. The Maine Arts Commission is located at 193 State Street, 25 State House Station in Augusta, Maine. The art exhibitions are free and open to the public daily Monday⎻Friday 8:30 a.m.⎻4:30 p.m. The Art in the Capitol program is administered by the Maine Arts Commission and is designed to expand accessibility for Maine artists working in state on Maine-based themes. For more information, please visit

New Sculptures and Paintings
at Bromfield in November
Bromfield 1
Christine Kyle, Aoife (Ee-fa), beeswax and damar resin on ceramic, 14" x 11" x 7.5", 2018.

Bromfield 2
Mirela Kulovic, Mystic Land, 24" x 36", oil on canvas, 2018.

Bromfield 3
Boriana Kantcheva, Garden, etching, acquatint, monotype, 14" x 14" plate size, 2018.

From October 31⎻December 2, Bromfield Gallery presents "Present Tense," mixed-media sculptures by Christine Kyle; "All things I have forgotten" by Mirela Kulovic, paintings inspired by Balkans landscapes; and "Garden" by Boriana Kantcheva, meditations on childhood memories. (Mirela will have an artist talk on Sunday, November 11, 2:00 p.m.⎻3:00 p.m.) The opening reception is Friday, November 2, from 6:00 p.m.⎻8:30 p.m.

Bromfield Gallery
450 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA
Wednesday⎻Sunday, 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m.
(617) 451-3605

Call for Entries
"Winter Works" at Bromfield Gallery
Bromfield Call for Art

Bromfield Gallery in Boston's South End seeks 2D work whose longest side is 16" including frame (if framed), with sale price of $100⎻$1000 for its annual juried show, December 5⎻16. "Winter Works" features dozens of local artists whose work is hung salon-style. Entry fee: $35 for up to 3 jpgs online. Deadline: Monday, November 12. Questions? Email or visit Bromfield Gallery, 450 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02118.

Kingston Gallery
Kingston Gallery
Mira Cantor, Police Drawings, mixed-media, life-size and variable dimensions, 1997-2007.

Mira Cantor: Promiseland
October 31⎻December 2, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, November 2, 2018, 5:00 p.m.⎻8:00 p.m.
Gallery Talk: A conversation between Pam Allara and Mira Cantor, December 1, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Gallery hours: Wednesday⎻Sunday, 12:00 p.m.⎻5:00 p.m.

450 Harrison Avenue, #43, on the catwalk

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Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden
One of Your Stops During NH Open Doors!
Mill Brook
Stephanie Bush, Esmeralda, oil.

When: November 3 & 4 from 11:00 a.m.⎻5:00 p.m.
Where: 236 Hopkinton Road, Concord, NH

Owner and Artist Pam Tarbell, invites all to The Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden to find a variety of wonderful fine art and fine crafts to enjoy and bring home.10⎻20% SALE on paintings and sculptures. For more information visit

Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden
236 Hopkinton Rd, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 226-2046

Brickbottom Open Studios
Brickbottom Open Studios

Brickbottom Open Studios, November 17⎻18, 2018

Please join Brickbottom Artists Building and Joy Street Studios celebrating their annual open studios where 100+ artists and artisans open their studios to the public, exhibiting and selling work in a wide variety of media and formats. Visitors will find work in every price range. Free performances, admission and parking.

Vizivel 1
Vizivel 2

North Bennet Street School

North Bennet Street School Open House
Friday, November 2 & Saturday, November 3, 2018
10:00 a.m.⎻2:00 p.m.
150 North Street, Boston MA 02109

View demonstrations throughout the building, learn more about our programs, shop our store, and connect with a like-minded community of craftspeople. Free and open to the public.


Fenway Open Studios
Fenway Open Studios

More than 25 artists welcome you to view their impressive work of all mediums; additionally, we are proudly hosting our 10th Annual Food Drive to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank, all who bring a non-perishable donation will receive a surprise from our friends at the Lansdowne Pub. November 10⎻11, 2018.

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