Scenic -- Melody Postmas mixed media paintings, Feb. 9-March 2 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
Reception Thurs. Feb. 16, 6-8 p.m.
Savannah-Budapest 2005 -- Work by Scott Griffin done while an artist-in-residence in Hungary. At the Sapphire Grill, 110 W. Congress St.
Conflict and Creation -- Paintings and hand-carved menorahs by Robert Lask. Black Orchid Gallery, 131 Drayton St.
Black Heritage Exhibition - This exhibition at Starland features Charley Palmer, Luther E. Vann, Lee Ransaw, Christopher Freeman, Wendell Smith, Amiri Farris, Elliott Stiles, and Napoleon Wilkerson. At Starland Gallery, 2428 Bull St.
Moving Along -- Kinetic abstract painting by Mike DeMaria at Venus de Milo, 38 MLK Jr. Blvd. Opening reception Feb. 16, 7-9 p.m.
Control -- Acrylic on linen by Andrew J. Rogers, thru Feb. at DeSotoRow Gallery in the Starland Design District.
Two Pale Josephines -- New work in oil and mixed media by Laurel Hausler. 416 W, Broughton St.
Faces of Folk -- Exhibit thru Feb. at The Hurn Museum of Contemporary Folk Art, 1015 Whitaker Street. Call 234-7322.
The Anti-postcard Show! -- Paintings by Lind Hollingsworth and photographs by Michael Ellison through Feb. 28 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
Pull -- This exhibition featuring the work of nationally known artists and several SCAD professors is at the Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St. Pull" showcases artists who use a vast array of materials to evade dimensional definition; artists include Don Porcaro and Leslie Wayne, Kip Bradley, Tom Gattis, Yves Paquette and Amy Norgaard.
Roger Surprenant -- Photography on display at Moon River Brewing Company at 21 West Bay St. and Angel's BBQ at 21 West Oglethorpe Lane. Exhibits include a Roundhouse collection and graphic/abstract prints. Through mid-March; free admission.
Group Exhibition-- Show at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St., features eclectic work by Fran Thomas, Jorge Alvarez, Barbara Jones, Jill Chafin and others.
Meryl Truett -- New photographs exploring the vernacular architecture of the American South, at Rosewood Studio and Gallery at 113 Oglethorpe Ave.
JEA Art for February -- Paintings by Stacie Albano will be on display this month at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.
Gallery 209 Artists -- Deborah Auleatha Mueller is featured artist in February, exhibiting raku and stoneware at this gallery at 209 E. River St.
Newton Center Current Exhibitions -- Include "Patterns of Decoration: The Evolution of the Picture Frame"
"A Royal Portrait Gallery: Prints from the 17th through the 19th Centuries" "The Master Eye: 19th- and 20th-Century Photographs from the Rhoades Collection" and "Mapping the Past: A Selection of Antique Cartography from the Newton Collection." 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. Open to the public free of charge, Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Call for Artists -- Union Mission is seeking donations of original art and prints for the Savannah Starfish Galas silent auction.
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.