"The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South" is on display at the Georgia Museum of Art through Jan. 5.
AMICI (233 E. Clayton St.) Landscape photography with autumn colors by Tom Nix. Through October.
ANTIQUES & JEWELS ART GALLERY (290 N. Milledge Ave.) Paintings by Mary Porter, Christine Shockley, Dortha Jacobson and others. Art quilts by Elizabeth Barton and handmade jewelry by various artists.
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.) Project Safe's "Through an Open Window" art project presents works by survivors of domestic violence. Through October.
ATHENS ACADEMY (1281 Spartan Lane) In the Bertelsmann Gallery, jewelry and larger metal pieces created by the Athens Metal Arts Guild, as well as works by Susan Hable Smith and Rinne Allen. • In the Myers Gallery, works by UGA fabric design and printmaking students. Through Oct. 11.
ATHENS FORD (4260 Atlanta Hwy., Bogart) Colorful paintings by Jim StipeMaas and Claire Clements as well as framed cards from ATHICA's custom playing deck, "ATHICARDS."
ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (160 Tracy St.) "CONTENT" features over 70 national and international artists. Through Oct. 26.
AURUM STUDIOS (125 E. Clayton St.) "Bad Friends" showcases works by Peter Loose, Leigh Ellis and the late Brooks Burgess, who passed away from cancer two years ago. Through October.
THE BRANDED BUTCHER (225 N. Lumpkin St.) Paintings and drawings by Sanithna Phansavanh. • Paintings by Lela Burnett.
CIRCLE GALLERY (285 S. Jackson St.) "Schema: The Work of Cheryl Goldsleger" explores architectural intricacy through drawings and paintings. Through Nov. 8.
THE CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) "It's Like a Rainbow," curated by Didi Dunphy, presents large colorful paintings. • "Assemble" presents collage works. Through January.
COFFEE SHOP OF ATHENS (2950 Atlanta Hwy.) "Phoenix Rising," a collaborative work honoring the Georgia Theatre.
EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Landscape paintings by Bill Pierson. Through October.
FARMINGTON DEPOT GALLERY (1011 Salem Rd., Farmington) Owned and staffed by 14 artists, the gallery exhibits paintings, sculpture, folk art, ceramics and fine furniture. Permanent collection artists include John Cleaveland, Leigh Ellis, Matt Alston, Michael Pierce and more.
FLASHBACK GAMES (162 W. Clayton St.) "Artcade Show 2.0" features video game-inspired works by a dozen artists.
FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) "The Fiendish Five" presents works by Dan Smith, Cindy Jerrell, John Stidham, Joe Havasy and Mike Groves. Reception Oct. 25. Through Nov. 3.
GALLERY@HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) "From the Beginning: Jack Davis" contains 40 original illustrations. Through Dec. 31. • In the GlassCube, a site specific installation called "Contrition" by Thom Houser.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) "Exuberance of Meaning: The Art Patronage of Catherine the Great (1762–1796)." Through Jan. 5. • "The Crossroads of Memory: Carroll Cloar and the American South." Through Jan. 5. • "Cercle et Carré and the International Spirit of Abstract Art." Opens Oct. 12. Through Jan. 5. • "L'objet en mouvement: Early Abstract Film." Opens Oct. 12. Through Jan. 5.
GEORGIA THEATRE (215 N. Lumpkin St.) "No Flash Photography" exhibits live music photographs shot by Ryan Myers of musicians who have played since the venue's grand reopening.
THE GRIT (199 Prince Ave.) Artwork by Andy Cherewick. Opens Oct. 13. Through October.
HEIRLOOM CAFE AND FRESH MARKET (815 N. Chase St.) "Insta-loom!" presents Instagram photos taken of local scenes. Through October.
HENDERSHOT'S COFFEE BAR (237 Prince Ave.) "The Twain Shall Meet," Northeastern and Northwestern US landscapes by Greg Benson. Through Nov. 9.
HIGHWIRE LOUNGE (269 N. Hull St.) Artwork by Andy Cherewick. Closing reception Nov. 6.
JITTERY JOE'S ALPS (1480 Baxter St.) Paintings and prints by Elizabeth Ogletree.
JITTERY JOE'S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) "Coffee!" by René Shoemaker includes new prints on paper. Through October.
JITTERY JOE'S FIVE POINTS (1230 S. Milledge Ave.) Whimsical paintings by Charley Seagraves.
LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) "Misfits" by Christina West is an immersive installation of smaller-than-life sculptures. Through Oct. 18. • In "Unmapping," Rachel Clarke uses a hybrid diagrammatic language influenced by mapping systems to create videos and drawings. Through Oct. 18.
LOFT GALLERY AT CHOPS & HOPS (2 S. Main St., Watkinsville) Oil paintings by Manty Dey.
LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (293 Hoyt St.) An exhibition of recent jewelry and metal works by artists of the Athens Metal Arts Guild. Through Oct. 12. • A collection of one-of-a-kind archival pigment print images created using digital media by musician Richie Havens. Through Oct. 26. • "Period Decorative Arts Collection (1840–1890)" includes artifacts related to the historic house.
MADISON COUNTY LIBRARY (1315 Hwy. 98 W., Danielsville) Trishanne O'Maille Langford has collected vintage Halloween and Dia de los Muertos decorations and ephemera for 25 years. Through October.
MADISON MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) "Masterworks on the Move" is a traveling exhibition of 35 American paintings from Wesleyan College. Through Jan. 5.
MADISON MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS (300 Hancock St., Madison) "Making Masters." Through Oct. 18.
MINI GALLERY (261 W. Washington St.) "Locals Only Mixtape, Vol. 1" features artwork by Cindy Jerrell, Anthony Wislar and Leslie Snipes.
OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Portraits by Lisa Freeman. Through Oct. 16.
OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (OCAF) (34 School St., Watkinsville) "Georgia Small Works" features pieces 14" x 14" or smaller. Opening reception Oct. 11. Through Nov. 15. • "Pantina: Caroline Montague" is inspired by Sapelo Island. Opening reception Oct. 11. Through Nov. 15.
SEWCIAL STUDIO (160 Tracy St.) Hand-dyed art quilts by Anita Heady and rust and over-dyed fabric on canvas by Bill Heady.
STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 Milledge Ave.) Watercolors by Beth Evans. Through Oct. 13.
STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) "Oscillations: An Exhibition of Abstract Works" by painters Liselott Johnsson, Erin McIntosh and Diane Wiencke. Through Nov. 16.
TOWN 220 (220 W. Washington St., Madison) "Art Marks" features paintings and drawings by husband and wife duo Art Rosenbaum and Margo Newmark Rosenbaum. Through Nov. 3.
VISIONARY GROWTH GALLERY (2400 Booger Hill Rd., Danielsville) "HorsePower: Motorcycles & Horses" spotlights large scale paintings of motorcycles by Dave McCulley Jenkins and paintings of horses by Suzanna Antonez-Edens. Through Oct. 26.
WHITE TIGER (217 Hiawassee Ave.) "Menagerie," artwork by Melody Croft. Through October.