ART DEMONSTRATION. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Middleton Senior Center, 38 Maple St., Middleton. The Middleton Arts Association will host North Shore artist Steve Greco who will present an abstract acrylic demonstration. All are welcome. Attendees painting at the event should bring their own canvas surface and acrylic paint; use of another medium is fine. Free admission. Refreshments served. Handicapped-accessible. 978-740-3212.
“WOODCUT: BLOCKS AND PRINTS” EXHIBIT RECEPTION. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2 p.m., Winfisky Gallery, Ellison Campus Center, Salem State University, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. Reception for Don Gorvett’s exhibit featuring large-scale reduction woodcut prints. Visitors will not only be able to see the prints but also the rarely-seen massive woodblocks which yield the prints. Free, open to the public. On view through Oct. 9. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by appointment. 978-542-7890, salemstate.edu/arts.
ARTIST RECEPTION: MELTING NORTH. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 6 to 8 p.m., 301 Cabot St., Beverly. Bahar Yurukoglu’s “Melting North” is an exhibit that combines photography, sculpture and moving image into indoor and outdoor installations. On view in Montserrat’s 301 Gallery through Sept. 21. Public welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-867-9624, www.montserrat.edu/galleries/.
ORIGINAL ARTWORK. On view through Sept. 18 at Beverly Cooperative Bank, 254 Cabot St., Beverly. Exhibit features original artwork by Alan Bull, an artist, teacher and illustrator based in Newburyport. Public viewing during regular banking hours. www.beverlycoop.com.
CUBAN POLITICAL POSTERS EXHIBIT. On view through Sept. 29 at the Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St., Beverly. An international labor poster exhibit from the collection of Stephen Lewis. Viewing hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Handicapped-accessible. 978-921-6062.
PAINTING EXHIBIT. On view throughout September at Northshore Unitarian Universalist Church, 323 Locust St., Danvers. Oil, pastel and acrylic paintings by local artist Laura Elkins Stover will be on view. Stover is best known for her still-life paintings, portraits and paintings of animals. The exhibit will be open for viewing before and after the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service, or by appointment at 978-774-7582. www.nsuu.org.