The Behnke Doherty Gallery in Kent will hold a reception for its current show, "Bare Essentials: The Nude Figure," Aug. 13 from 4 to 7 p.m.

The show, which will continue through Sept. 18, will feature art by Jan Abt, Scott Bricher, Marc Chabot, Jack Dunbar, Vincent Giarrano, Philip Grausman, Bao Lede, Jack Rosenberg, Brandon Soloff and Karen Sorensen.

In addition, new works by sculptor Brian Walters will be included in the show.

The gallery at 6 Green Hill Road is open Thursdays and Fridays from noon to 5 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information about the reception and the show, call 860-868-1655 or email