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ACC LIBRARY (2025 Baxter St.) Local artist Matt Brewster presents “Radiance,” a collection of landscape, interior and aerial / drone photographs. Until October.

ATHENAEA (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. Until December 1st.

ATHICA @ CINÉ GALLERY (234 W. Hancock Ave.) ATHICA celebrates the life of local artist Chatham Murray through a retrospective exhibition of his paintings spanning six decades. Until October 25.

BARBAR VINTAGE TEXTILES AND HOME (1354 S. Milledge Ave.) Self-taught painter Helen Kuykendall presents “Uncaged”, a selection of works in oils and watercolors. Reflecting his background in landscape architecture, his works often depict birds in seemingly natural settings that allude to elements of magical realism. Until October 10.

DODD GALLERIES (270 River Rd.) The Wall Works series features a new large-scale mural by Atlanta artist Stacie Rose. Until November 12 • “Malheur” by Dawn William Boyd features large-scale fabric paintings criticizing social injustice, racial violence and other abuses of power. Until November 18.

LAND TARIFF (1689 S. Lumpkin St.) Susan Pelham’s handmade collages are inspired by magical realism, fairy tales, surrealism and fables. Until October.

THEATER AND FLICKER BAR (263 W. Washington St.) Flicker presents its annual tradition of Halloween-themed art show. Until October.

GALLERY @ INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Rebecca Kreisler presents a collection of nine works that study geometry, pattern and color.

Myriam Schapiro Currently on view through January, “Inside Look: Selected Acquisitions from the Georgia Museum of Art” shares previously unseen works of art, including the above piece by Miriam Schapiro, from the museum’s collection of over 17,000 objects .

GEORGIAN ART MUSEUM (90 Carlton St.) “Power and piety in 17th century Spanish art. »Until November 28. • “In Dialogue: Artists, Mentors, Friends: Ronald Lockett and Thornton Dial Sr. focuses on a work by each artist to examine their friendship and compare their creative approaches. Until November 28. • “Kota Ezawa: The Crime of Art” pays homage to objects stolen during the heist of the Gardner Museum in 1990 through light boxes, contrasting color graphics and video animation. Until December 5. • “Neo-abstraction: Celebrating a gift of contemporary art from John and Sara Shlesinger”. Until December 5. • “Whitman, Alabama” features 23 of 52 films in the ongoing documentary project by journalist, photographer and filmmaker Jennifer Crandall of the same name. Until December 12. • “Inside Look: Selected Acquisitions from the Georgia Museum of Art” presents previously unseen works from the museum’s collection of more than 18,000 objects. Until January 30.

GLASS CUBE @ INDIGO (500 College Ave.) Zane Cochran presents “Aurora,” a sculptural interpretation of the Northern Lights using 3D geometric figures and lights.

HERITAGE COFFEE (815 N. Chase St.) Amanda Corbett of Salvage Sparrow Photo presents a collection of tintypes, a technique from the 1850s called wet collodion. Until November 1st.

LYNDON HOUSE ARTS CENTER (211 Hoyt St.) AJ Aremu presents a large-scale installation for “Window Works,” a site-specific series that uses the windows in the building’s main entrance for outdoor art viewing. • “i vs me” features paintings by Andy Cherewick and Jeffrey Whittle. Until October 15th. • “Much More Than It Looks: David Froetschel” highlights the recipient of an Arts Center Choice Award at the most recent jury exhibition. Until October 15th. • “Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You” features works by Brian Hitselberger and Julie Willis. Until October 16. • “Inside Out: Expressing the Inner World” presents abstract paintings by a group of female artists working in the South East. Until October 23. • “Modernist Sculptures from the Legacy of Loyd Florence”. Until October 23. • Organized by Abraham Tesser, the “Willow Oak Tree Exhibition” features works created by local artists using reclaimed wood from a willow tree that has lived on the lawn of the historic Ware-Lyndon House for over ‘a century. Gallery conference with Cal Logue, Reid McCallister, Leonard Piha and Richard Shrader on October 21 at 6 p.m.

OCONEE COUNTY LIBRARY (1080 Experiment Station Rd.) Kate Windley’s art focuses on the connections between the expressive qualities of drawing as well as repetition and the use of a matrix in silkscreen printing. Until October.

OCONEE CULTURAL ARTS FOUNDATION (34 School St., Watkinsville) Chris Greer’s photo exhibit, “Georgia Discovered,” captures the scenic beauty of the state. • “Emojis & Tea: Studio Dialogue Between Friends during Isolation” is a collaborative exhibition by Isabelle Daniel and Kate Windley. • “Cut and Paste: The Art of Collage and Assembly” is a group exhibition celebrating artists who reinvent and reassemble materials, mediums and found objects. Opening October 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. until November 19.

GEORGIA STATE BOTANICAL GARDEN (2450 S. Milledge Ave.) In the Athens Art Association’s exhibition, “New Art for a New Century,” 26 artists present watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, multimedia and fused glass. Until October 16. • Judy Bolton Jarrett presents “Art and Attitude”, a collection of landscape and botanical paintings. Closing reception on October 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

STEFFEN THOMAS MUSEUM OF ART (4200 Bethany Rd., Buckhead) “Large Art Dreaming” is a collaborative exhibition between the museum and Athenian artist Broderick Flanigan, who worked with a group of students to create large-scale paintings and wall design, based on Thomas of Mankind’s ‘Brotherhood’, which will be painted live in the gallery from September 27 to October 7. 9. Reception held on October 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Exhibition currently on view until November 6. Visit to watch a live broadcast of the mural.

LITTLE ATH GALLERY (174 Cleveland Ave.) Local artist James Greer presents “Towards the Crooked and the Dim,” a collection of pen and ink illustrations inspired by dreams. Artist Talk on Instagram Live (@tinyathgallery) October 6 at 7:30 p.m. Open the third Thursday, October 21, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. By appointment until October.

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

UGA SPECIAL COLLECTIONS LIBRARIES (300 S. Hull St.) The new Ted Turner Exhibition Hall and Gallery showcases the life and legacy of CNN founder and environmentalist Ted Turner, through memorabilia, photographs and other artifacts. • “Drinking Water in Georgia” is an interactive exhibit tracing the geographic, environmental and political factors that surround the natural resource and how these issues have impacted Georgians. Until December. • “Not Just For Ourselves: The Integration of UGA Athletics” celebrates the 50th anniversary of the integration of the Georgia Bulldogs football team. Tours are offered at 3 p.m. on Friday before each home football game. On view until spring 2022.

WHEN IN ATHENS (Multiple venues) Organized by The Humid with the support of an Arts in Community award from the Athens Commission for Cultural Affairs, “When In Athens” is a city-wide public art exhibition of images of more than 100 photographers made in each Athens. Photographs are installed in the windows of shops overlooking the street. Participating venues include Creature Comforts, Georgia Theater, The Grit, Hi-Lo Lounge, Trappeze Pub and many more. Visit for a full list of participating sites.

WILLSON CENTER FOR HUMANITIES AND THE 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 that reflect pandemic experiences through the arts. Visit


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