SCAD Gallery Hop -- Friday, Sept. 15, 5-7 p.m. This month’s gallery hop includes “Etchings of Rembrandt” at Red Gallery; “Han” by Jay Song at Pinnacle Gallery; “Drawn to Dance” by Katrina Polhamus at Alexander Hall Gallery; and new work by Justin Kuhn at May Poetter Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. Shuttles will run between the galleries and refreshments will be served. Participants may join the gallery hop at any of the featured stops.


Snowbound’ -- Color photography by Lisa M. Robinson is on display at Jack Leigh Gallery. 132 East Oglethorpe Ave. Opening Reception with the Artist: Saturday Sept. 16, 6-9 p.m. Artist Talk:  Tuesday Sept. 19, 6 p.m. Closing Reception: Thursday Oct. 5, 2006 5-7 p.m. Free and open to the public.


Animate’ -- Award-winning student animation will be on display as the Savannah College of Art and Design hosts the second annual “Animate!” showcase Sept. 14, 8 p.m., at Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St. The 60-minute screening will feature short films created by SCAD students during the 2005-06 school year, and will be hosted by animation department chair Jeremy Moorshead. The showcase is free and open to the public. All films in the showcase were selected based upon the work’s merit.


New Savannah Art Association Gallery -- The Savannah Art Association opens its new gallery space Sept. 14 in the Board Room of the Senior Citizens Building, 3025 Bull St. The Savannah Art Association was founded in 1920 and is the oldest art association in Georgia.


Call for Entries -- The Sentient Bean will hold an art show and silent auction next month to benefit the Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center. Donations of original artworks are now being sought; all donations are tax-deductible. Please call Karen or Kris at 236-1401 for more information.


Hebermehl at Hang Fire -- Work by this local artist is on display Sept. 22- Oct. 13 at Hang Fire, 37 Whitaker Street downtown.


‘Etchings of Rembrandt’ -- SCAD celebrates the 400-year anniversary of Rembrandt’s birth with this exhibit Aug. 31-Sept. 25 at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. 40 etchings by Rembrandt for sale. Free and open to the public.


‘From Freedom’s Shadow: African Americans and the United States Capitol’ -- Savannah State University presents this exhibit from the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, Sept. 6-Oct. 5 in Adams Hall on the SSU campus. The exhibit focuses on the African-American influence on the capitol from the enslaved labor used to construct it to the current representation in it. Open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sundays exhibit open 2-5 p.m.


Savannah Art Works -- New gallery at 240 Bull St. marks its opening with an exhibit of new work by Georgia Nagle and H. C. Warner.


‘All Over the Lot’ -- Hospice Savannah will showcase a new body of photographs by local photographer, Margaret Brennan, Sept. 1–Oct. 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Drive. 


Whitney Gallery -- New artists Carrie Christian, Melody Postma, Chris Revelle, Gerome Temple and Ben Ward are being showcased Sept.–Oct. Whitney Gallery is at 415 Whitaker Street.


Call for Entries -- “Gender Bender,” a show exploring the diverse notions of gender.  Accepting all forms of art. Works must be dropped off no later than Wed. Sept. 16. $25. Non-refundable entry fee for every 3 pieces submitted. Show is Juried. Reception Corresponds with the 2006 Savannah PRIDE Festival, held in The Starland Design District Sat. September 16. 11 a.m. -9 p.m. Show runs Sept. 14-20.


‘Linda Cohn was here’ -- Chicago native Linda Cohn will exhibit her works at Gallery S. P. A. C. E. (Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education) Sept. 5-Oct. 27.

The exhibition will include works from her series “Egypt,” “Savannah,” “Circus,” “Ever-Ready Bunny” and “Bonnieux.”  Admission is free.  Gallery S.P.A.C.E. is at 9 West Henry Street in Savannah.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.


‘Borrowed Time’ -- New works by Juliana Peloso at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St., Sept. 7-28. Reception Thurs. Sept 14, 6-8 p.m. 


Black Orchid Gallery -- Through Sept. 30: original regional band album covers, T-shirts, and poster art. Closing reception Sun. Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. Black Orchid is at 131 Drayton St.


‘Contrived and Classified’  -- Exhibition of wall installations by SCAD MFA painting candidate Susan Murrell. Alexander Hall Main Gallery, 668 Indian Street.


JEA Artist of the Month --  The Art Show at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St., beginning September 1 will feature the works of Ardis Wood.


Ronnie Durrence: Savannah’s Lost Modernist -- Show opens Aug. 19 at Iocovozzi Fine Arts, Ltd., 1 W. Jones St. 


Beth Giuliano -- New paintings at the Angel House Cafe, 326 Johnny Mercer Blvd Wilmington Island, through Sept. 10th.

‘Plant Portraits: The California Legacy of A.R. Valentien’ -- At the SCAD Museum of Art, 227 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., through Oct. 6.


‘Darkly Carved Treasures: Traditional Plants and Flowers of China’ -- At the SCAD Museum of Art, 227 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., through Oct. 6.


‘Parting the Veil’ -- New works by Ruth Hunter at the Alvida Art Gallery, 7303 Abercorn St. one block south of Eisenhower. 


Gallery 440 -- Gallery 440 between Monterey Square and Forsyth Park, welcomes Charlotte Dunlap, Morgan Kuhn, Cissie Victor and Frances Walter. Also upstairs are works by Tim Coy and Billy Herrin.  Now showing on the first floor, a group exhibition of figure, still life and landscape paintings by Fran Thomas, figurative watercolors and oil still life paintings by Jorge Alvarez, landscapes by Barbara Jones, watercolors by Jill Chafin and Brenda Turner and more.


Jepson Center for the Arts – Exhibits include:“Jon Schueler: The Sign of the Gale,” “Jack Leigh: Late Photographs”;

Selections from the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art; and “Myrtle Jones: A Tribute.” 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.


Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences -- Currently showing “The Luster of Silver: Contemporary Metalpoint Drawings.” 121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.ƒnƒç



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Jim Morekis

Jim Morekis

A native Savannahian, Jim has been editor-in-chief of Connect Savannah for ten years. The University of Georgia graduate is also a travel writer, authoring regional guides in the Moon handbook series... more

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