Art Around Town

Art Around Town

Credit: Lucas Vorsterman the Elder

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 for Third Thursday on June 20, 6–9 p.m. Closing Reception July 27, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: ATHICA (675 Pulaski St.) “Artist-in-ATHICA: Sonic Divination” includes interactive installations, workshops, performances and more led by visual and sound artists Jon Vogt, Shannon Perry, Michael Scott Pierce, Claire Paul, Carley Rickles and Erin Palovick. AthFest workshops and performances held June 23, 5-7 p.m. and June 29, 2–9 p.m. Open studio hours held Wednesdays–Fridays, 5–8 p.m;  Saturdays, 2–9 p.m.; and June 23, 2–9 p.m. Through June 30. 

ATHICA@CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) Jason Matherly presents “What Will He Do with It?,” an exhibition of early ink drawings and new paintings emphasizing the relationships between shape and color. Through June 25. 

BOGUE GALLERY AT ACC LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) Pau Hartmann presents a collection of photography in “A Light Monkey’s Show.” Opening Reception June 23, 4 p.m. 

CLASSIC CENTER (300 N. Thomas St.) In Classic Gallery I, “Spotlight” features works by painters William Ballard, Jaci Davis and Ella Hopkins. • In Classic Gallery II, Kristin Roberts’ “The Fables” illustrates Aesop’s Fables with detailed works that are both whimsical and dangerous.

CREATURE COMFORTS BREWING CO. (271 W. Hancock Ave.) Paintings and wood cutouts of flowers and animals by Marisa Mustard. Through June.

FLICKER THEATRE & BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Artwork by Annelie Klein. Through June.

GEORGIA MUSEUM OF ART (90 Carlton St.) “Decade of Tradition: Highlights from the Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson Collection.” Through July 3. • “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. • “A Perfect Model: Prints after Anthony van Dyck’s Portraits” presents prints that attest to Van Dyck’s lasting impact as a printmaker and portraitist. Through Dec. 1.

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 “Room by Room: The Kitchen Set.” Through mid-July. 

HISTORIC CHURCH (13 S. Barnett Shoals Rd., Watkinsville) Stuart Libby presents an art exhibition and estate sale featuring artwork and furniture. June 21, 4–7 p.m. and June 22, 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Lucas Vorsterman the Elder “A Perfect Model: Prints after Anthony van Dyck’s Portraits” is currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art through Dec. 1. Featured above is a portrait by Lucas Vorsterman the Elder.

JITTERY JOE’S DOWNTOWN (297 E. Broad St.) Photography of Athens scenes by Frances Hughes. Through June.

JITTERY JOE’S EASTSIDE (1860 S. Barnett Shoals Rd.) Susan Pelham’s collages are inspired by Magic Realism, Surrealism, nursery rhymes, fables and more. Through June.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) Collections from our Community presents Nate Mitchell’s 45 record box collection. Through June 22. • 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. • “Pathways” is a solo exhibition featuring Kristy Bishop’s body of work, “Metaweaves.” Through Aug. 31. • “Traditions Highway” is a presentation of photographs by Irina Rozovsky taken between 2017–2021 along Georgia State Route 15. Through Aug. 31. • Steven L. Anderson’s “Entropy Plan for the Western Fam” was inspired by Joseph Beuys’ 1974 tour of lectures and performances meant to address ecological and spiritual problems of the time. Through Aug. 31. • Led by Martihn van Wagtendonk, the kinetic sculpture “Cupola: A Collaboration” was inspired by Renaissance architect Filippo Brunelleschi. Through Aug. 31. • “Celestial Bodies” is a group exhibition exploring the relationship between the heavens and the earth. Through Aug. 31. 

MADISON-MORGAN CULTURAL CENTER (434 S. Main St., Madison) “Madison Collects: Eugene Swain” spotlights the self-taught Madison artist who specialized in capturing rural life in Morgan County through his artwork. Through July 13.

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. 

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) “The Mystic and Mistrial Art of Bob Marable” showcases works by a founding member of OCAF. Opening Reception (5–7 p.m.) and Artist Demonstration (6 p.m.) on June 21. Through Aug. 2. • The 2024 Members Exhibition includes a variety of artwork created by artists who support the gallery through its membership program. Opening Reception June 21, 5–7 p.m Through Aug. 2.

THE ROOK & PAWN (294 W. Washington St.) “Serenade” features works by over 20 artists including Keith P. Rein, Sierra Kirsche, Kendall Rogers, Jesse Raven and Delaney Dusch. Through June.

STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN OF GEORGIA (2450 S. Milledge Ave) Kathy Rogan’s oil paintings raise funds for Parkinson’s research. Through June 23. • Leigh Ellis presents her sixth exhibition at the garden, featuring watercolor nature scenes. June 30–Aug. 4.

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. • The “Student Art Exhibition” features works by students from five different schools. Through July 27.

TINY ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) Jeremy Minnick presents an exhibition of handcrafted wood serving boards. Open for Third Thursday on June 20, 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.) 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. Through June 23.

WAYFARER HOTEL (114 N. Broad St., Monroe) Susan Pelham’s collages are inspired by Magic Realism, Surrealism, nursery rhymes, fables and more. Through July.

WINTERVILLE CULTURAL CENTER GALLERY (371 N. Church St., Winterville) On view in the lower exhibition hall, “Pen, Pencil, Paper and Ink” is a group exhibition highlighting different artistic approaches. Through Aug. 8. • “New Beginnings” is a group exhibition held in celebration of the center’s grand opening. Through Aug. 16. • Wildlife photographer Mike Ramy presents “An Intimate Look at Nature.” Through Aug. 16.