Art : Gallery Openings
THURSDAY, MAY 22
Opening Reception 6-8 pm, Ag Hall, West Tisbury. Annual Friends of Family Planning Art Show benefit gala; work from over 100 Island artists. $40, free parking. Adults only. 508-693-6712; 627-8373.
Evening of the Arts 6:30 pm, Performing Arts Center, Martha's Vineyard Reg. High School, Oak Bluffs. Annual celebration of student music, art, theatre. Free. 508-693-1033.
FRIDAY, MAY 23
Opening Reception 5-7 pm, Sovereign Bank, Chilmark. Paintings, photographs, wood carvings by Lisa Vanderhoop, Robin Robinson, and friends. Show runs through May 30. 508-645-3201.
Show Opening 6-8 pm, Shaw Cramer Gallery, Vineyard Haven. Dawn Greeley, "Finding my Way," waxed watercolors. Jazz piano by Abbie Dreyer. Show runs through June 16. 508-696-7323.
SATURDAY, MAY 24
Artisans Festival 10 am-4 pm, Grange Hall, West Tisbury. Annual festival of Island artists and craftspeople. Rain or shine. Also Sun. Free admission and parking. 508-693-8989.
Opening Reception 3-5 pm, Chilmark Library. Photography by Valerie Sonnenthal. Show runs through June 13. 774-563-8282.
Opening Reception 4-7 pm, Dragonfly Gallery, Oak Bluffs. Photography by Island and regional artists. Show runs through June 1. 508-693-8877.
Opening Reception 4-7 pm, Alison Shaw Gallery, Oak Bluffs. Fine art photography by Alison Shaw. 508-696-7429.
Benefit Art Auction Opening 4-8 pm, e'kaya gallery, West Tisbury. Benefits Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center. Auction runs through May 30. 508-693-1185.
Opening Reception 5-7 pm, Louisa Gould Gallery, Vineyard Haven. Christopher Pendergast, Maya Farber, Louisa Gould, Ovid Ward, and others. 508-693-7373.
Photo courtesy of Eisenhauer Gallery
SUNDAY, MAY 25
Artisans Festival 10 am-4 pm, Grange Hall, State Rd., West Tisbury. See May 24.
Opening Reception 4-6 pm, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs. Photography. Show runs through June 4. 508-693-1850.
Opening Reception 5-7 pm, Eisenhauer Gallery, Edgartown. Memorial Day Show with Karen Tusinski, Fred Calleri, Cheri Christensen, and Michele Dangelo. Jazz by Eric Johnson. 508-627-7003.
Opening Reception 5-8 pm, Kara Taylor Fine Art gallery, Vineyard Haven. New work from Kara Taylor. 508-693-7799.