Artscene: Gallery Listings

The number of Island art galleries decreases in the fall, but there are still plenty of places to see and buy good art. Please, be sure to call ahead.

Chilmark Pottery, off State Rd. across from Nip ‘n' Tuck Farm, West Tisbury. 508-693-6476. Daily demonstrations. Open Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Christina Gallery, 32 N. Water St., Edgartown, 508-627-8794, Open daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cobalt Gallery, 553 State Rd., West Tisbury, 508-693-2052. "Small Works" November 23-January 1. Wednesday-Sunday 2-6 p.m.

Craftworks, 149 Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs, 508-693-7463. Contemporary American Craft. Open through the holidays. Daily 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Craven Gallery, 459 State Rd., West Tisbury, 508-693-3535. November-December: Gallery Artists-Group Exhibition. Featuring artwork by: Benton, Bramhall, Buckner, Colgan, Curry, Ellison, Evans, Feiffer, Feldman, Kahn, Kane, Kennedy, Lawson, McLane, Neville, Plowden, Radford, Scheele, Sloan, Stovall, Welliver. Call for regular hours or see

Designs Gallery, 68 Main Street, Edgartown, 508-627-7200. Call for off-season hours and holiday events or visit web site.

Dragonfly Gallery, Corner of Dukes County Ave. and Vineyard Ave., Oak Bluffs, 508-693-8877. November 30-December 23, open Friday, Saturday and Sunday Noon-6 p.m.

Edgartown Scrimshaw Gallery, 43 Main St., Edgartown, 508-627-9439. Nantucket baskets by Don Eton. Open daily 11:00 a.m.-5 p.m.

Etherington Fine Art, 52 Beach Rd., Vineyard Haven, 508-693-9696. Open weekends through December, weekdays by appointment. Call for holiday show schedules.

Featherstone Meetinghouse for the Arts, Barnes Rd., Oak Bluffs, north of the blinker, 508-693-1850. Watercolor show through December 20. Open daily 2-4:30 p.m.

The Field Gallery, 1050 State Rd., West Tisbury, 508-693-5595. Open weekends, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Holiday weekends, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gardner Colby Gallery, 27 North Water St., Edgartown, 508-627-6002. Open weekends and by appointment.

The Granary Gallery, Old County Rd., West Tisbury, 508-693-0455, Call for hours.

Jaba's, Main St., Vineyard Haven, 508-696-7772 and Narragansett St., Oak Bluffs, 508-696-1996. Open daily Noon-6 p.m. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Martha's Vineyard Glassworks, State Road, West Tisbury, 508-693-6026. Call for hours.

Savanna Gallery, 190A Upper Main St., Edgartown, 508-627-4913. By appointment only.

Shaw Cramer Gallery, 76 Main St., Vineyard Haven, 508-696-7323. A great selection of fine craft and fine art. Open daily 12-5 p.m. Closed some Wednesdays.

Stephen Huneck Gallery, Dock and Kelly Streets, Edgartown, 508-627-4666. Call for hours.

Thaw Malin Fine Art, 8 Sweet William Way, West Tisbury (opposite Town Hall), 508-693-8216, Off season by appointment.

Vineyard Artisans' Holiday Festival, Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., November 23-24. Largest Holiday Art Show on the Vineyard. Over 85 Island Artisians, demonstrations, Balsam trees, fresh wreaths and gifts galore for the holidays. Call Andrea Rogers at 508-693-8989 for more information.

Vineyard Lights, 39 Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs, 508-693-2858. A new gallery featuring fine art, photography, woven and wearable art, pottery, jewelry, wood and leather and Thad Harshbarger's original stained glass lighting sculpture. Open daily 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Willoughby Fine Art, 12 North Water Street, Edgartown. 508-627-3369. Call for hours.