Show openings


Friday, August 20

Pep Art, 5 to 8 pm, artists reception, Farm Art. 7 Beach Street Extension (Five Corners), Vineyard Haven. Featuring art inspired by Island farms and local agricultural life; photography by Elizabeth Cecil, paintings by Carrie Mae Smith and Greg Watson. Runs through September 2. 508-693-2236.

Shindig Gallery, 11 am to 8 pm, opening. 201 Upper Main Street, Edgartown. Meet the Artists. Showing the work of more than 15 artists. 508-627-1040.

Saturday, August 21

Louisa Gould Gallery, 5 to 8 pm, anniversary celebration and artists’ reception. 54 Main Street, Vineyard Haven. New work by Gray Park, Alan Eddy, Chistopher Pendergast, Ellen Liman, Kate Huntington, Louisa Gould, and others. Live music, refreshments. 508-693-7373.

Cousen Rose Gallery, 7 to 9 pm, artist’s reception. 71 Upper Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs. New Work by painter Glenn Tunstull, oil on canvas. Music by Peter MacLean. 508-693-6656

Sunday, August 22

Groovy Sue Gallery, 2 to 7 pm, artist’s reception. 9 Spruce Avenue (off New York & Chesnut), Oak Bluffs. New work by Suesan Stovall, collage and assemblage. 323-842-1076.

Gossamer Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, artists’ reception. 24 South Road, Chilmark. Paintings, sculpture, wood work. Featuring the work of Paul Brissette, David Smith, Pat Carlet, and Michael Wooley. 508-645-9798.

Carole Craven Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, artist’s reception. 497 State Road, West Tisbury. Recent paintings by Harry Seymour. Show runs through Sept. 4. 508-693-3535.

Simon Gallery, 5 pm, artist’s reception. 54 Main Street, Vineyard Haven. Behind the scenes photos of President Obama’s campaign by Callie Shell. 508-693-1701.

Old Sculpin Gallery, 6 to 8 pm, artists’ reception, Dock Street, Edgartown. New work by Anthony Benton Gude, Amaru Pareja, Teresa Yuan, Dylan Murray. 508-627-4881.

Monday, August 23

Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks, 5 to 7 pm, artist’s reception. State Road, West Tisbury. Artist Peter Houk, director of MIT’s glass lab, with large-scale sandblasted and painted blown vessels. 508-693-6026.

Thursday, August 26

North Water Gallery, 5 to 7 pm, artists’ reception. 27 North Water Street, Edgartown. Oil paintings and pastel drawings by M. Katherine Hurley, seascapes by Jim Holland, and nature and fishing scenes by George Bramhall. 508-627-6002.