This is a growing list of holiday shows running through December.
17th annual Community-created exhibit of designed and decorated holiday trees, each in a beautiful, and sometimes whimsical, vignette. This year, each designer selected an item from the museum s collection that is rarely on exhibit. Nov. 29 through Dec. 30. 75 Main St. Bennington, Vt., (802) 447-1571, benningtonmuseum.org.
Festival of Trees -- 200 trees throughout the galleries. Inspired by the celebration of the Museum s 110th anniversary year, trees decorated to reflect the retro style of 1903, the creative energy of 2013, and the futuristic potential of 2113 - when the Museum will mark another 110 years. 39 South St., Pittsfield, (413) 443-7171, www.berkshiremuseum.org
Columbia County Art
Annual members holiday small works show, through Jan. 10. Gallery will resemble the Parisian salons of the 1930s. Columbia County Center for the Arts Gallery, 209 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y. (518) 671-6213, artscolumbia.org
MCLA Gallery 51
Annual holiday show, 99 Sense, artwork in a range of styles and media from 99 cents to $99.99, opening Dec. 5, 5 to 7 p.m. Show through Dec. 30. Gallery hours daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 51 Main St., North Adams. www.mcla.edu
A 1912 Victorian Christmas opens. Robert Todd and Mary Lincoln s home is decorated, Dec. 5 to through Jan. 1, as they might have done when they stayed at Hildene through the holidays in 1912, with festive greens, carols on Robert and Mary s organ and piano on weekends, and carolers in the Welcome Center. Holiday programs throughout the month. 1005 Hildene Road, Manchester, Vt. (802) 362-1788, www.hildene.org
Tablescapes, curated by Ben Evans, functional objects relating to the table: functional work in clay, glass, fiber, metal, wood, and mixed media. 305 North St. Pittsfield, opening 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6, during Pittsfield s Artswalk. Exhibit through
Norman Rockwell Museum
Dancing Princess: The Picture Book Art of Ruth Sanderson opens Dec. 7. Renowned fantasy artist Ruth Sanderson has created imagery for more than seventy-five picture books, many of which bring classic tales to life, including The Twelve Dancing Princesses, Papa Gatto, Cinderella, The Golden Mare, The Firebird and The Snow Princess, and The Enchanted Wood, an original story. Norman Rockwell: Home for the Holidays shows Rockwell s holiday images. Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas train in December. Wendell Minor s America, solo show of familiar picture book illustrator. Route 183 Stockbridge, (413) 298-4100, www.nrm.org
Sheffield Festival of Holidays
Shop at the Old Stone Store will be open weekends through Dec. 22. Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Work by local artisans, jams, jellies, nuts, stocking stuffers and ornaments, home and kitchen items, candies, and more. Holiday House, Dec. 7 through Dec. 22, Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.: 18th-century Dan Raymond House, decorated for the holidays by local designers, opens for tours. Sheffield Historical Society, 161 Main St., Route 7, Sheffield. www.sheffieldhistory.org
Mansion and Gilded Age Museum, mansion house decorated for the holidays: Second floor now open, tours through New Year s Eve. 104 Walker St., Lenox. (413) 637-3206, www.gildedage.org
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