Art Around Town

Art Around Town

An opening reception for Sarah Flinn’s exhibition, “A Toothy Grin,” will be held at tiny ATH gallery on Nov. 7 from 2–5 p.m.

ACC LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) In “Futhermore,” Lisa Freeman brings to light the mystery of the forgotten through “Furthermore,” an exhibition of assemblage art constructed from found objects and photographs. Artist talk held Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. On view Nov. 7–Jan. 2.

ARTWALL@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) “All of Nothing” considers the intersection of natural and industrial beauty through the works of Alexa Rivera, Christina Matacotta and Zahria Cook.

THE ATHENAEUM (287 W. Broad St.) “Trevor Paglen: Vision After Seeing” explores the limits of human vision and the rise of automated vision technologies such as surveillance cameras and high powered telescopes. Through Dec. 1.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: ATHICA (675 Pulaski St.) Curatorial team Derek Faust and Lauren Peterson present “Remote Residue by Doppler Projects,” a collection of objects, photographs, sounds and videos that are residual, remnant or peripheral within an artist’s studio practice. Streaming Curators Talk on Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. In-person reception on Nov. 6 from 6–8 p.m. Family Day on Nov. 13 from 12–5 p.m. Virtual Third Thursday Music Night on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. Through Nov. 21.

ATHICA@CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Works by Eddie Lohmeyer. Through Dec. 30.

CIRCLE GALLERY AT THE UGA COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (285 S. Jackson St.) “Oh, The Places We’ll Go!” features photographs by Brad Davis and David Nichols from their new book, Plants in Design, which depicts landscapes of the Southeast, the East and West Coasts of the U.S., and Europe. Through Dec. 17.

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) “Hello, Welcome!” presents abstract worlds by Maggie Davis, Jonah Cordy, Carol MacAllister and Jason Matherly. • “Classic City” interprets the city of Athens, GA through the works of James Burns, Sydney Shores, Thompson Sewell and Allison Ward.

COMMUNITY (260 N. Jackson St.) A collection of paintings by Andy Cherewick. Through December.

DODD GALLERIES (270 River Rd.) The Wall Works series presents a new large-scale mural by Atlanta-based artist Stacie Rose. Through Nov. 12. • Dawn William Boyd’s “Woe” features large-scale cloth paintings critiquing social injustice, racial violence and other abuses of power. Artist talk Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. Through Nov. 18. • “Flat Earth: A Visitation” features paintings by Atlanta-based artist Pam Longobardi. Artist talk Nov. 10 at 5:30 p.m. Through Nov. 18. • In “Pinky Promise,” Jacob Wan and MFA candidate Lila Villalobos create parallel narratives in their work to examine humanness and how love and experience shapes one’s understanding of the world. Through Nov. 18. • “8.19%” exhibits the work of undergraduate and graduate members of the newly formed Black Artists Alliance at the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Through Nov. 18. 

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Dark and imaginative pen-and-ink illustrations by James Greer that borrow inspiration from dreams and the subconscious mind. Closing reception Nov. 22, 6–8 p.m. On view through Nov. 27.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Power and Piety in 17th-Century Spanish Art.” Through Nov. 28. • “In Dialogue: Artists, Mentors, Friends: Ronald Lockett and Thornton Dial Sr.” focuses on one work by each artist to examine their friendship and compare their creative approaches. Through Nov. 28. • “Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art” pays homage to the objects stolen during the Gardner Museum heist in 1990 through light boxes, color-blocked graphics and video animation. Through Dec. 5. • “Neo-Abstraction: Celebrating a Gift of Contemporary Art from John and Sara Shlesinger.” Through Dec. 5. • “Whitman, Alabama” features 23 of 52 films from journalist, photographer and filmmaker Jennifer Crandall’s ongoing documentary project of the same name. Through Dec. 12. • “Inside Look: Selected Acquisitions from the Georgia Museum of Art” features previously unseen works from the museum’s collection of over 18,000 objects. Through Jan. 30. • “Collective Impressions: Modern Native American Printmakers.” Through Jan. 30.

GLASSCUBE@INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Zane Cochran presents “Aurora,” a sculptural interpretation of the aurora borealis using 3D geometric figures and lights. 

HEIRLOOM CAFE (815 N. Chase St.) Multimedia artist Lois Songster renders plants and animals in combinations of gouache, color pencils, wood, watercolors, paper, pen and ink, digital art and more. Through Jan. 3.

HENDERSHOT’S COFFEE (237 Prince Ave.) Acrylics and found objects on canvas by Tom Hancock. Through November.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) AJ Aremu presents a large-scale installation for “Window Works,” a site-specific series that utilizes the building’s front entrance windows for outdoor art viewing. • Guest curated by Abraham Tesser, “Willow Oak Tree Exhibit” features works created by local artists using the reclaimed wood of a willow oak tree that lived on the lawn of the historic Ware-Lyndon House for over a century. Through Nov. 18. • Collections From Our Community presents Bil Raines’ collection of antique toy pond boats. 

Sarah Flinn An opening reception for Sarah Flinn’s exhibition, “A Toothy Grin,” will be held at tiny ATH gallery on Nov. 7 from 2–5 p.m.

MADISON ARTISTS GUILD (125 W. Jefferson St., Madison) Folk artist Peter Loose presents “When Birds Gather.” Opening reception with live music by Jamie and Terry Braley on Nov. 5, 5–7 p.m. On view through Dec. 24.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd., Watkinsville) Artwork by Kate Windley, an assistant professor of art at the University of North Georgia. Through November. 

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) Chris Greer’s photography exhibition, “Georgia Discovered,” captures the beauty of landscapes across the state. • “Emojis & Tea: Studio Dialogue Between Friends During Isolation” is a collaborative exhibition by Isabell Daniel and Kate Windley. • “Cut & Paste: The Art of Collage and Assemblage” is a group exhibition celebrating artists who reinvent and reassemble materials, mediums and found objects. Through Nov. 19.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Large Art Dreaming” is a collaborative exhibition between the museum and Athens artist Broderick Flanigan, who worked with a group of students to create large-scale paintings and a mural design, based of Thomas’ “Brotherhood of Mankind” philosophy. On view through Nov. 6. Visit to watch a live stream of the mural painting.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) “Sarah Flinn’s exhibition, “A Toothy Grin,” includes fantastical sculptures, paintings on wood and large-scale woven “poofs.” Opening reception Nov. 7, 2–5 p.m. Open 3Thurs on Nov. 18, 6–9 p.m. Open by appointment through November. 

UGA MAIN LIBRARY (320 S. Jackson St.) “Georgia Trailblazers: Honoring the 60th Anniversary of Desegregation at UGA” chronicles the historic events of 1961 when Hamilton Holmes and Charlene Hunter became the first African American students admitted to the university. 

UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) The new Ted Turner Exhibition Hall and Gallery showcases CNN founder and environmentalist Ted Turner’s life and legacy through memorabilia, photographs and other items. • “Drinkable Water in Georgia” is an interactive exhibit tracing the geographic, environmental and political factors that surround the natural resource and how those issues have impacted Georgians. Through December. • “Not Only for Ourselves: The Integration of UGA Athletics” celebrates the 50th anniversary of integration of the Georgia Bulldogs football team. Tours are offered at 3 p.m. on Fridays before each home football game. On view through Spring 2022. • “At War With Nature: The Battle to Control Pets in Georgia’s Fields, Forests and Front Yards” includes 3D models of insects alongside newspaper articles, government documents and photos to take viewers through the entomological and horticultural wars that Georgians have waged in their own yards, as well as the environmental, ecological and public health concerns related to pests and eradication efforts. Through May 27. 

WHEN IN ATHENS (Multiple Locations) Organized by The Humid with support from an Arts in Community Award from the Athens Cultural Affairs Commission, “When In Athens” is a city-wide public art exhibition of images by over 100 photographers made in every Athens. Photographs are installed in the windows of street-facing businesses. Participating locations include Creature Comforts, Georgia Theatre, The Grit, Hi-Lo Lounge, Trappeze Pub and many others. Visit for a full list of participating venues. 

WILLSON CENTER FOR THE HUMANITIES AND ARTS (Online) As part of UGA’s Spotlight on the Arts, the Willson Center presents “Shelter Projects,” a virtual exhibition of over 30 projects created by graduate students or community practitioners who reflect pandemic experiences through the arts. Visit

WINTERVILLE CENTER FOR COMMUNITY AND CULTURE (371 N. Church St., Winterville) The “Student Art Exhibit” features works by current art students at the Winterville Center. Through December.