Thursday, July 15
Optional Art — Nikki Sedacca, 10 am to 6 pm. 7 Winter Street, Edgartown, Trunk Show, jewelry designer Rene Escobar. Runs through July 17. 508-627-5373.
Edgartown Gallery Stroll:
Willoughby Fine Art Gallery, 6 to 8 pm, 12 North Water Street, Edgartown. “An Evening with The Learys,” the gallery’s popular mother/daughter artists: architectural landscape and still-life painter Elizabeth Wadleigh, and her daughter Elizabeth Leary Strazzulla, who does representational scenes from nature in oils. 508-627-3369.
North Water Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, 27 North Water Street, Edgartown. “Classic Photography,” the art of Jeanne Staples, Jonathan Ralston, Ken Otsuka. 508-627-6002.
Eisenhauer Gallery, 6 to 8 pm, Edgartown. Embody, with Kathy Jones, Justin Taylor, Jylian Gustlin, Rebecca Kinkead, Carol Bennett. Music by Mike Benjamin Band. 508-627-7003.
Christina Gallery, 6 to 8 pm, Edgartown. 508-627-8794.
Friday, July 16
Pep Art, 5 to 8 pm. 7 Beach Street Extension (Five Corners), Vineyard Haven, “Land Art,” Vineyard landscape photography by Elizabeth Cecil, sculpture by Jennifer Langhammer, paintings by Carrie Mae Smith and Greg Watson. Music by DJ Di. 508-693-2236.
Washington Ledesma Gallery, 5 to 8 pm, 5 Murrant Avenue (off Sea Glen Road, opposite Norton’s Farm stand), Vineyard Haven. Artist Reception: new work by Washington Ledesma; and clothing designer Robin Bergman with her original hand-loomed knitted clothing and accessories. Regular studio hours: Saturday July 17, 10 am-5 pm and Sunday, July 18 12 – 4 pm.
Shaw Cramer Gallery, 6–8 pm, 56 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, “Double Features.” Main Gallery, “Rock • Paper • Scissors:” Island artists: Julia Mitchell, Ruth Kirchmeier and Laurie Krasny Brown; jeweler Terri Logan, collage artist Thomas Meyers, and Philip Dusenbury’s plaster cloth and papier mache sculptures of people and animals. Upper Gallery, “Art for the Garden” sculptures by Heather Sommers, Stephen Procter, Jill Solomon, and Phil Lichtenhan. Show runs through July 28. 508-696-7323.
Shindig, 7 to 10 pm, Edgartown. Jeweler Beth Chaunce, artist Robbie Chaunce.
Saturday, July 17
Cousen Rose Gallery, 7 to 9 pm, 71 Upper Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs. Reception for painter Deborah Colter, Acrylic and mixed media abstract work. Runs through July 24. 508-693-6656.
L’Elegance, 7 to 9 pm, 73 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs. “Meet The Artist,” painters Ginny ONeil, Tom Menihan and Bill Buckley. 508-696-9002.
Sunday, July 18
Featherstone Center for the Arts, 4 to 6 pm, off Barnes Road, Oak Bluffs. “The Art of Glass,” glass artists Jeri Dantzig — the show’s curator — Loren Schumann, Barney Zeitz, and Nan Bacon. The various processes include blown glass, cast, etched, and sculpted glass. Featured items include everything from lifesize torsos, furniture, and large sculptures, to vases and platters. 508-693-1850.
The Field Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, 1050 State Road, West Tisbury Artists reception: Ben Johnson, Paul Langmuir, Charles Gibbs. 508-693-5595.
Old Sculpin Gallery, 6 to 8 pm, 50 Dock Street, Edgartown. Martha’s Vineyard Artists Association artists reception. 508-627-4881., 6-8 pm,