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Brattleboro Museum and Art Center

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Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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April 2018

Artist Talk: Susan von Glahn Calabria

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free with admission

Susan von Glahn Calabria and BMAC Chief Curator Mara Williams discuss Calabria’s latest body of work, as seen in the exhibit Hereandafter, on view in the South Gallery through June 17, 2018.

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Workshop: The Art of Pysanky (Ukrainian Eggs)

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Acclaimed Pysanky artist and instructor Jenny Santa Maria leads a hands-on workshop in the traditional Ukrainian folk art of egg decoration. Pysanky technique is similar to batik: Patterns are drawn on an egg with hot beeswax, which protects covered areas from subsequent applications of colored dyes. When the wax is removed, a multi-colored pattern is revealed. The finished product, with its intricate designs and symbols, belies the meditative process involved. The patience and concentration required to complete a single egg…

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May 2018

Lecture: Wise Trees

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free

National Geographic photographers Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, who traveled across five continents to photograph some of the world’s most historic and inspirational trees, show their work, share extraordinary stories, and discuss the research and techniques involved in finding and shooting their subjects. Among the more than 50 remarkable trees photographed by Cook and Jenshel for their new book Wise Trees (Abrams, 2017) are the sacred fig tree in India that is a direct descendant of the tree under which…

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Finding Meaning in Our Shared Watersheds

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free

Moderated by Gaye Symington, President of the High Meadows Fund, this panel discussion will explore such questions as: Why do watersheds matter in our communities? How do watershed dynamics affect our lives, and vice versa? How can we promote place-based meaning and awareness within our shared watersheds, and how would that impact flood resilience, ecological integrity, or community development? What does it mean to be a water protector in your own community? Panelists: Rhonda Anderson, indigenous and water rights activist…

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Artist Talk: Gowri Savoor

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free

In connection with the exhibit We Walk in Their Shadows, on view in the Mary Sommer Room through June 17, artist Gowri Savoor discusses her work. Gowri Savoor is a British-Indian visual artist currently living and working in Vermont. Her practice includes sculpture, painting, and works on paper. She is dedicated to teaching and bringing art to the community, and she believes passionately in the power of participatory community art events. Gowri has been a teaching artist for over 17…

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Artist Talk: Richard Klein

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free

In connection with the exhibit Bottle in the River, on view in the East Gallery through June 17, artist Richard Klein discusses his work. Klein is an artist, curator, and writer. As an artist, he has exhibited widely, including the Neuberger Museum of Art at SUNY Purchase, the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Portland (Ore.) Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Tufts University Art Gallery. His work is included in numerous public and private collections, including the DeCordova Sculpture Park…

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June 2018

Studio Tour & Party: Johnny Swing

June 9 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free for BMAC Members

BMAC members are invited to watch sculptor Johnny Swing, best known for his dazzling coin furniture, transform massive steel rods into a twisted work of art. Party to follow. ADMISSION: Free Open to BMAC members and invited guests. Not a member? Click here or call 802-257-0124, ext. 101.

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Artist Talk: Steve Gerberich

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, 10 Vernon St
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Free

Artist Steve Gerberich gives a guided, hands-on tour of his exhibit, Best of Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys, on view in the Wolf Kahn & Emily Mason Gallery through October 8. From a pack rat’s treasure trove of motors, toys, and other bric-a-brac, Steve Gerberich builds some of the most entertaining contraptions you’ve ever seen. An alchemist of odds and ends, he’s always searching for possibilities: a plastic dinosaur for this, a lampshade for that. He spins them all together in…

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