ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART (ATHICA) (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1200) “Masked/Unmasked: Photographs by David Noah” is an online exhibition that features dual portraits and personal statements on mask-wearing from 70 individuals. Visit athica.org through Nov. 15.
CINÉ (234 W. Hancock Ave.) “The New Americans” features 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.
GALLERY AT HOTEL INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “Athens Facades” presents Mike Landers’ photographs of buildings at dark in downtown and Five Points between 2000–2002.
GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “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. • Sarah Cameron Sunde’s “36.5 / A Durational Performance with the Sea” combines performance, video and public art to address climate change. Through Jan. 17. • “Contemporary Japanese Ceramics from the Horvitz Collection” represents three generations of artists dating from the 1940s. Through Sept. 26, 2021.
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.) “Tony Cokes: Five Weeks” shares a different video by the conceptual artist each week. • In “Disarticulate Ground,” Annie Simpson alters roadside markers. • “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. All exhibitions run through Oct. 9.
LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) 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 over 1000 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.
STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Elements: Expressions in Wood, Metal and Stone” presents three-dimensional works by Steffen Thomas in a variety of media. Through Nov. 7. Visit steffenthomas.org for virtual panel discussions and artist demos.
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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