WPA Prints at the Vermont History Museum August 18, 2020 through March 14, 2021 On exhibit at the Vermont History Museum's Local History Gallery is all of the graphic prints from the T.W. Wood's WPA collection. This important part of the 125th Anniversary Celebration exhibit of WPA prints has been extended into 2021. Visit the Vermont History Museum Website for more information.
New Acquisition "In the Jelly Jar" by Thomas Waterman Wood
The Trustees of the T.W. Wood Gallery are pleased to announce a recent acquisition by the gallery in 2020. With the help of Trustee John Landy, the gallery has purchased at auction a new genre painting by T.W. Wood. In the Jelly Jar was painted in 1880 and is an excellent example of Thomas Waterman Woods genre painting. This new to the gallery painting adds to the galleries collection of Wood's work and continues the mission of the Trustees. To preserve the legacy and art of Thomas Waterman Wood in Montpelier. In the Jelly Jar will be on exhibit at the gallery through April of 2021.
The Gallery is open in 2021 by reservation or appointment only.
Peter Schumann's Bread and Puppet Reception and Performance has been rescheduled to Saturday, February 15th. from 4pm to 6pm. Please join us for the fun and festivities!
Peter Schumann -Image from The Bad Bedsheet Existibility Show Part 1
Walter Ungerer - Film Screening February 13, 5:30 - 7PM $10 donation at door no one turned away for lack of funds
An Evening of Experimental Film, with Walter Ungerer Thursday March 12 - 5:30 - $10 donation requested Walter Ungerer is a longtime filmmaker and artist of international reputation, beginning with the underground film scene in NYC in the early 1960s, continuing through to the 21st century in Maine. Ungerer’s works have been shown at festivals and competitions throughout the world, gaining recognition and renown. Join us March 12th on a journey to another realm in this evening of short experimental films that seek to transport us to a surreal domain.
Lunch and Artist Talk - Iraqi Art and Culture Sat April 11, 1 PM Lead by Sabah Abbas Cost: $12-15 - sliding scale
Join us for a traditional Iraqi meal and artist talk by Irqi-American Sabah Abbas. Abbas grew up in Baghdad, Iraq and began drawing illustrations for magazines, books, and public service projects in 1988. She illustrated four children’s book and created public posters for UNICEF campaigns in Iraq. Between 1990-1998 her work was exhibited 12 times at the prestigious Widad Orfali Art Studio in Baghdad. She was also a journalist for the Iraqi Journalist Syndicate from 1988-1999. Sabah left Iraq in 2003, moving first to Jordan, and then Syria, where she studied classic Arabic. Her family immigrated to the United States in 2014. Her painting is inspired by classic culture and history and traditional Arabic art styles.
Over Dinner Series: Artists as Activists How you can make an impact Tuesday, May 7, 6 - 8:30pm Lead by Jen Berger - At the Root
Are you a maker? Do you have an art practice? Are you dismayed, fed up, bewildered and disgusted with the state of the world? Have you thought; “How can art impact politics? Does it enhance it? How and when is it needed?” If you have any of these questions, or similar ones, this is a conversation for you! Please join At the Root’s, Jen Berger, for a conversation, Over Dinner, about art, activism and how you can make small and big shifts in your work towards social justice.