ADAM’S OPTICS (278 E. Clayton St.) Eyeglasses made by UGA Jewelry and Metalsmithing students. Through Apr. 16.
AMICI ITALIAN CAFÃ‰ (233 E. Clayton St.) Justin and Jul Sexton of Elephant Ocean Sustainable Art use reclaimed materials to create pieces inspired by nature. Through April.
ANTIQUES AND JEWELS (290 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Elizabeth Barton, Greg Benson, Ainhoa Canup and others.
ARTLAND LOFT GALLERY (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Large salt paintings by Dana Jo Cooley, artist of the Love Shack Bus Stop. Opening reception Apr. 10. Through May.
ART ON THE SIDE GALLERY AND GIFTS (1011B Industrial Blvd., Watkinsville) A gallery featuring works by various artists in media including ceramics, paintings and fused glass.
ARTINI’S ART LOUNGE (296 W. Broad St.) “Peculiar Children” features portraits of kids by Lisa Freeman. Through March. Artwork by Marshall Reddoch and Kate Cook. Through April.
ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Dr.) Artwork by landscape painters David Dunlop and Frank Walker in the Myers Gallery. In the Bertelsmann Gallery, an Athens Academy Photography exhibit. Through Apr. 20.
AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) Artwork by Lamar Dodd Art School seniors and graduate students. Through May.
BIG CITY BREAD CAFE (393 N. Finley St.) Matthew Scott displays his abstract paintings.
CINÃ‰ BARCAFÃ‰ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “%” features works by Moon Jung Jang. Through Apr. 18.
CIRCLE GALLERY (UGA Caldwell Hall) Imaginative landscape paintings by Bob Hughes. Through May 1.
EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Digital artwork by Greg Harmon. Through April.
ETIENNE BRASSERIE (311 E. Broad St.) Paintings by UGA art professor and LDSOA curator Jeffrey Whittle. Through April.
FARMINGTON DEPOT GALLERY (1011 Salem Rd., Farmington) Owned and staffed by 16 artists, the gallery exhibits paintings, sculpture, folk art, ceramics, fine furniture and more. Permanent collection artists include Alice Pruitt, Leigh Ellis, Cindy Jerrell, Matt Alston and more.
FIVE STAR DAY CAFÃ‰ (229 E. Broad St.) Paintings by Lisa Tantillo.
FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Photography by Ken Freeman and collage and print work by Chris Ingham. Through April.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Georgia Bellflowers” is devoted to antique dealer and furniture maker Henry Eugene Thomas. Through Apr. 15. â€¢ “To Make a World” includes 47 paintings by George Ault and his contemporaries. Through Apr. 16. â€¢ “All Creatures Great and Small” features works depicting animals created by self-taught American artists. Through Apr. 20. â€¢ “Polly Knipp Hill: Marking a Life Through Etching.” Through June 3. â€¢ “Performing Identity: Marina Abramovic, Eleanor Antin and Hannah Wilke.” Through June 10. â€¢ “A Divine Light: Northern Renaissance Paintings from the Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery.” Through June 17. â€¢ “Pattern and Palette in Print: Gentry Magazine and a New Generation of Trendsetters” is a collaboration with undergraduate fabric design students at UGA that takes as its inspiration from Gentry magazine. Through June 17.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY (East Campus Rd.) A collection of mounted game animals featuring lynxes, African leopards, Alaskan bears, water buffalo and elk, as well as live corn snakes, tarantulas, and other live animals.
THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) The annual “Grit Employee Group Art Show” featuring mixed-media works. Through Apr. 21.
HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) Still lifes, portraits and floral paintings by Susie Burch. Through April.
HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Oils on canvas and panel by Brittaney McDermott. Through April.
JITTERY JOE’S COFFEE ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Oils on paper and acrylic on canvas by Stuart McCall Libby. Through April.
JITTERY JOE’S COFFEE DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Large portraits by Lea Purvis and a collection of works by several local potters.
JITTERY JOE’S COFFEE EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) “Spontaneous Art Show” with works by Dan Smith aka See Dan Paint. Through April.
JITTERY JOE’S COFFEE FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Hand-dyed silk paintings by RenÃ© Shoemaker and abstract paintings by Daego Ulloa.
LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) The 2012 MFA Exhibition showcases the works of 19 graduate students. Through Apr. 13.
LAST RESORT GRILL (184 W. Clayton St.) Landscapes, portraits and still lifes by Lauren Nossett.
LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) The 37th Annual Juried Exhibition of 175 original works by local artists. Through Apr. 21.
MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Heritage: Natural and Cultural” is a competitive juried show with the Madison Arts Guild. Opening reception Apr. 12. Through May 19.
MAMA’S BOY (197 Oak St.) Convergence Artist Productions presents “Athfest Artist Market Preview,” including samples from Bob Davis, Frank Registrato, Ryan Myers and Caitlin Glennon. Through April.
OCAF (34 School St., Watkinsville) The 17th Annual Southworks Juried Art Exhibition showcases a variety of media produced by artists from around the country. Opening reception Apr. 6. Through May 11.
OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Modern art by Newman Betts and a display by the Athens Lacemakers.
STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) Various works from members of the Athens Art Association exhibited in the garden. Through Apr. 29.
STRAND HAIR SALON (1625 S. Lumpkin St.) Paintings by Peter Thompson. Through April.
TRANSMETROPOLITAN (145 E. Clayton St.) Wax encaustic paintings on pine board by Regina McCormick.
VISIONARY GROWTH GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) “Drawing Pretty Pictures Is a Way to Meet God in the World Like It Is” features works by Lois Curtis, Carter Wellborn, Peter Loose, Alpha Andrews, Betty Wansley and Annie Wellborn. Through April.
WALKER’S COFFEE AND PUB (128 College Ave.) Photographs of acrylic paintings on skin by Lydia Hunt.
WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) Works by students of Chase Street School. Opening reception Apr. 11. Through April.
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