Art Around Town

Art Around Town

A closing reception for the 2024 Green Life Exhibition will be held at the Lyndon House Arts Center on Apr. 25 from 4-6 p.m. Pictured above is “No One is Too Small to Make a Difference” by Katyal Bagayogo-Zeltner of Double Helix Steam School.

ACE/FRANCISCO GALLERY (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1500) Jason Thrasher’s exhibition of photographs, “Kashi Washi,” documents his return to a specific street corner in Benares, India 25 years after his first visit in 1998. Open Third Thursday, 6–9 p.m. Through May by appointment.

ATHENAEUM (287 W. Broad St.) The MFA Exit Show “Sharpening a Screw” presents works by nine artists. MFA Speaks Apr. 24, 6 p.m. Through May 9.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: ATHICA (675 Pulaski St.) Curated by Jon Vogt and Christina Habibi, “Parameter” includes the works of Candace Hicks, Claude-Gerard Jean and Timothy McCool. Opening Reception Apr. 20, 6–8 p.m. Through May 19. 

ATHICA@CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Christina Habibi shares a collection of large abstract paintings incorporating architectural and structure elements juxtaposed with single words. Through Apr. 25.

BOGUE GALLERY AT ACC LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) The 38th annual “Georgia Artists with DisAbilities Art Show and Tour” presents over 50 works by members of GAWD ranging from pottery, painting and sculpture to wood carving, photography and weaving. Through Apr. 21.

CIRCLE GALLERY AT UGA COLLEGE OF ENVIRONMENT & DESIGN (Jackson Street Building) Atlanta artist and National Geographic photographer Peter Essick presents “Work in Progress,” a collection of images offering a bird’s eye view of construction sites. Closing Reception Apr. 17, 4:30 p.m.

DODD GALLERIES (270 River Rd.)  The BFA Exit Show “Liminal” features the works of 40 student artists graduating this semester. Opening Reception for the second installment held Apr. 19, 6–8 p.m. • On view in the C-U-B-E Gallery, “Embodied Making as Collective Publishing: The Body and Hanzi” documents a workshop focused on collaborative, wearable posters. Through Apr. 19.

EARTH FARE (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Susan Pelham’s collages are inspired by Magic Realism, Surrealism, fables and nursery rhymes. Through April.

Katya Bagayogo-Zeltner A closing reception for the 2024 Green Life Exhibition will be held at the Lyndon House Arts Center on Apr. 25 from 4-6 p.m. Pictured above is “No One is Too Small to Make a Difference” by Katyal Bagayogo-Zeltner of Double Helix Steam School.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Whimsical works by Jill Carnes and bright geometric paintings by Hannah Jones. Through April. 

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Nancy Baker Cahill: Through Lines” is a mid-career survey demonstrating the artist’s progression from drawing into digital works of art in augmented reality. Through May 19. • “Richard Prince: Tell Me Everything” includes a suite of works based on the joke archives of comedian Milton Berle. Through June 16. • “Decade of Tradition: Highlights from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection.” Through July 3, 2024. • “Kei Ito: Staring at the Face of the Sun” uses photography to examine the intergenerational trauma of nuclear disaster and the possibilities of healing and reconciliation. Through July 14. 

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

HENDERSHOT’S (237 Prince Ave.) Nirvinyl Album Art presents “Nirvinyl For Sale” featuring vintage album cover art. Through mid-April. • Mason Pearson presents skateboard photography alongside wall-mounted lamps incorporating skateboards and stained glass by Corwin Weik of NiwRoc Studio. Closing reception Apr. 24. Currently on view through April.

JUST PHO… AND MORE (1063 Baxter St.) Oil paintings by Joseph Leone. Through May.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) The 49th annual Juried Exhibition features 160 works by 111 local artists. Artist Talks held Apr. 18 and 25, 6 p.m. Through May 4. • “Linnentown Then and Now: Paintings by Caroline Coleman” is an exhibition of portraits telling the story of her family and other Linnentown community members. Reception Apr. 9, 6–8 p.m. Currently on view through May 10. • The Window Works series presents a site-specific artwork by Atlanta artist Michael Reese that questions the perception of the Black Body against cyanotype photography popular with architectural blueprints. Through spring 2025. • Guest curated by Lizzie Zucker Saltz, “RESCUE: Waste and Redemption” presents 22 artists who transform industrial byproducts into artworks or craft objects. Opening reception Apr. 9, 6–8 p.m. Currently on view June 15. • Collections from our Community presents Nate Mitchell’s 45 record box collection. Listening party Apr. 16, 6 p.m. On view Apr. 13–June 22. 

MADISON-MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “John Lewis Series: Painting by Benny Andrews” features 17 paintings by Andrews depicting the life of late U.S. Congressman John Lewis and the Civil Rights Movement. • In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the gallery shares 13 photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864–1952) taken in Madison in 1939 of seven antebellum homes and one church as part of the Carnegie Survey of the Architecture of the South. Through May. • Photographer Emily Jenkins Followill shares images that capture an appreciation for the beauty of the past and an eye for the present in “Enhancing History: The Beauty of Land & Spaces in the South.” Through May 10.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) “Southeastern Pastel Society: All About Pastels” is a juried members exhibition featuring works from across the region. Opening Reception Apr. 20, 5–7 p.m. Through June 1. • “Perspective: A Journey into Mental Health” is a solo exhibition by Bobbi Johnson. Opening Reception Apr. 20, 5–7 p.m. Through June 1.

PORCELAIN AND DECORATIVE ARTS MUSEUM (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) Two new collections celebrating the connection between art and nature include a complete Jasperware tea set from Wedgewood in England and a series of hand-carved coconut vessels. 

REVOLUTION THERAPY AND YOGA (675 Pulaski St., Suite 1400) Manda McKay presents “Dewdrops and Clouds,” a collection of giclee prints of her oil paintings. Reception Apr. 18, 6–8 p.m. 

THE ROOK & PAWN (294 W. Washington St.) Painted wood cutouts by Marisa Mustard. Through Apr. 15. • “Serenade” features works by over 20 artists including Keith P. Rein, Sierra Kirsche, Kendall Rogers, Jesse Raven and Delaney Dusch. Opening Reception Apr. 17, 6–9 p.m. Through June.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave) Judy Bolton Jarrett presents “ART and SOUL,” a collection of paintings depicting landscapes and flowers in textured acrylics as well as mixed media works featuring collage techniques. Closing reception Apr. 28, 2–4 p.m. 

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Peace in Our Time: Steffen Thomas Meisterwerke from the Lowrance Collection” shares works collected by Marjorie and Richard Lowrance over the span of 60 years. Through July 23.

TIF SIGFRIDS (393 N. Finley St.) “Bedroom Furniture” includes artwork by Austin Eddy, Carol John, Albert Mertz, Jorge Pardo and Adrianne Rubenstein. Through May 17.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) Holly V. Hutch presents a pop-up solo show. Apr. 18, 6–9 p.m. 

UGA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER LOBBY GALLERY (230 River Rd.) The new gallery debuts with large-scale paintings from Margaret Morrison’s “Paradigm Shift,” a series created after Morrison began questioning historical aspects of her closely held Mormon faith. Through July 26.

UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) “Paving the Road to Progress: Georgia Interstate Highways” traverses the rocky path of the interstate system’s development through maps, reports, correspondence and legislation. Through Apr. 24. • “HBO at 50: The Rise of Prestige Television” highlights some of the groundbreaking programming created by and aired on HBO with items selected from the Peabody Awards Archive. Through May 2024. • “Legacy: Vince Dooley, 1932-2022” celebrates the life and career of the late UGA football head coach and athletic director through photographs and artifacts. Tours held before home games on Fridays at 3 p.m. Through spring 2024. • Developed by James W. Porter, Meigs Professor of Ecology emeritus at UGA, “Sunken Treasure: The Art and Science of Coral Reefs” explores the marine lives of coral through specimens and photographs. Through July 3.

UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST FELLOWSHIP OF ATHENS CLEMENTS GALLERY (780 Timothy Rd.) “The Three Graces” is a collaborative art exhibit by Elizabeth Bishop-Martin, Starr Ramsey Helms and Kim Kendall. Artist talk with Bishop-Martin Apr. 21, 12 p.m. Reception Apr. 28, 12–2 p.m. Currently on view June 23.

WINTERVILLE LIBRARY (115 Marigold Ln., Winterville) The 2024 Marigold Festival Art Show features this year’s winning festival artwork by Mary Ann Cox as well as other entries from the call for art. Opening Reception Apr. 20, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Through April.