Migration: New Paintings by Monica Cook -- New work from this SCAD 1996 painting alumna is on display June 29-July 27 at the Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. A reception will be held Thursday, July 21, 5-7 p.m., at the gallery. Free and open to the public.
Ravenscroft -- Collaborative mixed media by Sarah Smith and Summer
Wheat, June 23-July 14 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception July 7, 6-8 p.m.
Guale Gold --Images of Ossabaw Island by Tim Coy; proceeds benefit the fund to restore the historic Boarding House on Ossabaw Island. July 6-Sept. 30 at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St. Opening reception July 7.
Variegate -- A SCAD fibers department group exhibition, through Aug. 30, at Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St. A reception will be held Thursday, June 30, 57 p.m. Both the reception and exhibition and free and open to the public.
Maureen E. Kerstein -- New paintings by this Signature Member of the Georgia Watercolor Society, July 7-Aug. 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive. Opening reception Tuesday, July 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Show Horse -- SCAD mixed-media exhibition inspired by the nature and mystique of horses, July 1Aug. 14, at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.
Fabricated Cindiisms -- Show by fiber artist Cindy Male at the DAC Gallery in the Downtown Athletic Club at One East Broughton Street in Savannah. An evening Meet the Artist is Tuesday, July 12, from 4-7 pm.
'A New Signature' --Paintings and drawings by Christopher Arnold in City Market at Studio 108, 308 W. St. Julian Street.
Phyllis Limbacher Tildes -- Award-winning illustrator of children's books exhibits at Cutters Point Coffee, 7360 Skidaway Rd. in Sandfly, thru Aug. 13.
Souvenir -- MFA Thesis Exhibition by LaMoille Graybeal will be on display at The Starlander Coffee House, 11 East 41st St. through June 30.
Spring Tide: New Work, New Beginnings -- Never-before-seen water images by the late Jack Leigh on display through July 11 at the Jack Leigh Gallery, 132 E. Oglethorpe Ave. Hours: Tues.-Sat. 10:30-5:30, Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Special Edition: Fashion Photography from the Rhoades Collection -- SCAD presents this exhibit through July 30 at the Earle W. Newton Center for British-American Studies, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. Free and open to the public.
Farm Team: A Season in the Minors -- Joseph C. Gambles thesis exhibition chronicles life in baseballs minor leagues. At Grayson Stadium on Victory Drive through the Sand Gnats season.
Small show/Large presence -- Paintings and prints by the late Joan Hamilton Cobitz, through June 30 at the Sentient Bean.
A Fine Dividing Line: Folk Art, Fine Art -- A double show through the end of July at the Hurn includes Purvis Young: A 30 Year Retrospective and Ricardo Manuel Diaz: Reality Out of Grayness. 1015 Whitaker St.
The Nude at the Vanishing Point of Folk Art and Fine Art -- Paintings by Suzanne and Eric Longo run through July 31 at the Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker St.
Gallery 209 Artists of the Month -- Sharon Saseen and Jewelry-Maker Randee Powell are featured for June at 209 E. River St.
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Bio: 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...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
The City rightly and responsibly expects cultural organizations to diversify their funding streams and not be overly reliant on taxpayer largesse. Most administrations, however, have seen the value of the investment not only for political purposes, but also because it’s just the right thing to do.