ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) “SPACE: 2020 Juried Exhibition” features contemporary works by 28 artists who explore or reference space as a theme. Through Sept. 27 on Sundays or by appointment.
CINÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Pop art paintings by Atlanta artist Blair LeBlanc. Through October.
CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) The Classic Gallery II presents “Inside/Outside,” an exhibition of works by Richard Botters, Melanie Epting, Nancy Everett, Richard Huston and Beth Richardson.
DORY’S HEARTH HOME & PATIO (37 Greensboro Hwy., Watkinsville) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism. Through September.
EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism. Through September.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Altered Landscapes: Photography in the Anthropocene” includes images that demonstrate humanity’s impact on the natural world. Through Sept. 27. • “Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath in the Art of Rolland Golden.” Through Oct. 18. • “Carl Holty: Romantic Modernist” includes paintings and drawings that reflect the artist’s pursuit of modern art theory. Through Jan. 17. • “Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection” represents three generations of artists dating from the 1940s. Through Sept. 26, 2021.
JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 Barnett Shoals Rd.) Susan Pelham’s collages are influenced by Surrealism and Magic Realism. Through September.
KEMPT (175 N. Lumpkin St.) The Milan Art Institute presents a display of 20 or so recent works by the institute’s students. Through October.
LAMAR DODD SCHOOL OF ART (270 River Rd.) “KITCHEN” is a new animation by New York-based artist and former Athenian Michael Siporin Levine, inspired by his quarantine experience. • In “Mors Scena,” photographer Rachel Cox documents the viewing rooms and visitation spaces of funeral homes, drawing attention to how we mourn and memorialize the dead in America. • Atlanta-based artist Michi Meko’s 2017 installation, “One Last Smile Before the Undertow,” is a suite of works addressing black life in America post-Obama. • “Silver_Page_Radio_Light” is a collaboration between Austin-based photographer Barry Stone and New York-based photographer Lucy Helton, who faxed each other an image each day for a portion of quarantine. • In “Optical Illusion,” Zipporah Camille Thompson juxtaposes organic and inorganic materials. • In “Makeover Kingdom,” Houston-based artist and Dodd alum Cobra McVey transforms thrift store objects and mass-produced consumer goods into playful assemblages. • “Stacie Maya Johnson: Recent Paintings” spotlights the Brooklyn-based artist. Exhibitions are available online at art.uga.edu. • On view in the Lupin Foundation Gallery through Oct. 2, “Tony Cokes: Five Weeks” shares a different video by the conceptual artist each week. • In “Disarticulate Ground,” Annie Simpson alters roadside markers. Through Oct. 9. • “OFFSIDES” is a collaborative exhibition between MFA candidate Luka Carter and New York-based artist Tomm Roeschlein. • In “The Persistence of Change,” MFA candidate Matthew Hoban uses stop motion, prints and sound to interrogate memory.
LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) Collections From Our Community presents Kendell and Tony Turner’s poodles: paintings, brooches, figurines, a tea set, textiles and more. • Andrew Zawacki’s “Waterfall Plot” pairs 20 black-and-white photographs with short poems from his latest poetry volume. • In the Lounge Gallery, view paintings by Kendall Rogers, the recipient of the LHAC Chice Award at the “45th Juried Exhibition.” • “Boundless” features works by Don Chambers, Derek Faust, Alex McClay, Katherine McCullough and Paula Reynaldi. • “The Art of Jeremy Ayers” celebrates the artist, lyricist, activist and beloved member of the community, who passed away in 2016. • Organized by Christina Foard, “Imagination Squared: Pathways to Resiliency” consists of 800 five-inch works created by students and community members. Sharing a theme of resiliency, the small works build a collective story of recovery and strength.
MADISON ARTISTS GUILD (125 W. Jefferson St., Madison) Bev Jones’ works in “Whispers of Tranquility” are inspired by experiences that jar her, as well as still moments, particularly when alone and immersed in the natural world. Through October.
TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) Jacob Wenzka’s “Ecumenopolis” shares drawings and paintings that depict futuristic floating worlds. Artist talk on Instagram Live on Sept. 15. 3Thurs on Sept. 17.
UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) Online exhibitions include “Steele Vintage Broadcast Microphone Collection,” “Foxfire on Display at UGA: 50 Years of Cultural Journalism Documenting Folk Life in the North Georgia Mountains, September–December 2016,” “Covered With Glory: Football at UGA, 1892–1917” and “Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939–1950” and “The Strategies of Suffrage: Mobilizing a Nation for Women’s Rights.” Visit digilab.libs.uga.edu/scl/exhibits.“Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844–2012” is on view in person through Oct. 5.
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