Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio in New Milford will open an exhibit, “Hot Stuff,” June 5, followed by an opening reception June 6 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Prior to the reception, author Noah Charney will discuss his newest release, “The Art of Forgery,” from 2 to 4 p.m.

The exhibit, which will run through July 12, will feature works by 22 regional artists.

In other news, art classes continue at the gallery.

The 25 Church St. gallery is open Fridays through Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. and by appointment.

For more information, call 860-355-6009 or visit http://newmilfordgallery25.blogspot.com.