The Magic Coin Trilogy: Bridging a Community -- This unique event happens Jan. 27, 5-7 p.m. at the Starland Gallery, 2428 Bull St. Featuring an African American child as the protagonist, The Magic Coin trilogy invites young readers to navigate a series of fantastic adventures to accumulate a newfound respect for themselves and for others. The event is geared for local children and features writing workshops, games, prizes, food, and SCAD student Patrick McWhorter's illustrations.
SCAD Gallery Hop -- Friday, Feb. 3, 5-7 p.m., in four college facilities. 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 stops. Februarys gallery hop features:
Many and Varied Faculty Photography Show, Alexander Gallery, 668 Indian St.;
Natural Selection: Curtis Bartone and Dale Clifford, Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.; Pull ceramic exhibition,
Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.;
ShopSCAD, 340 Bull St.; Arturo Soto: Street Snaps, May Poetter Gallery, 342 Bull St.
Natural Selection -- A collection of paintings and original prints by Savannah artists Curtis Bartone and Dale Clifford at the Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.
Adventures in Abstraction -- New paintings by Matt Hebermehl. Desoto Row Gallery of Starland, 2427 Desoto St. Jan. 19-Feb. 1.
Marcus R. Thomas -- Black Orchid Gallery features this artists paintings, prints and mixed media through Jan. 31. 131 Drayton St.
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.
Various Views -- Show at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St., features eclectic work by local artists iIncluding Fran Thomas, Morgan Kuhn, Charlotte Dunlap, Frances Walters, Angela Coonce, Carolyn Neely and Preston Russell.
Aftermath -- AASU presents the artwork of painter Katherine Taylor Jan. 9-26 in the AASU Fine Arts Gallery. Taylors large scale, oil-on-canvas paintings are based on actual scenes of devastation in the Gulf Coast. Taylor will attend the closing gallery reception, Thursday, Jan. 26 at noon.
Meryl Truett -- New photographs exploring the vernacular architecture of the American South, at Rosewood Studio and Gallery at 113 Oglethorpe Ave.
JEA Art for January -- Paintings by Ligel Lambert will be on display this month at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.
Gallery 209 Artists -- Small Treasures is the theme for January at this gallery 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
An essentially bad-faith negotiator like Governor Deal is able to credibly sell himself as a change agent for public education precisely because the people inside the public education status quo always seem to oppose any change with the potential to improve our schools.