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Exhibits & openings this week 

A Visceral Dialogue/Into the Forest - ThincSavannah and Slate Grey Studio present "A Visceral Dialogue: Laura Mosquera and Othiana Roffiel" and "Into the Forest: Shawn Turner." Both exhibits are free and open to the public. Thinc Savannah, 35 Barnard St.

Art at War:Changing Attitudes - The Beach Institute in conjunction with the Hurn Museum highlights the historical shift in the way artists depict war. Previously glorifying it, they now stress its horror and depravity. May 5 - June 30. Tue-Sat 12-5 pm. Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St., hurnmuseum.org

Brian Antoine Woods - Brian Antoine Woods artworks are on display at the Midtown Municipal Building from January 24- June 29. Woods' work illustrates the oral history of his family, the Rakestraws, a generation of settlers, slaves, farmers, and pioneers who experienced the evolution of cotton first-hand. Midtown Municipal Building, 601 E. 66th St.

Ceaseless Horizon - Recent Text Paintings by Bertha Husband April 28 through June 29. Exhibition included with admission. Six large acrylic paintings which draw upon cartography, historical text and image painted over the textual background, which sometimes reveals an unforeseen message. Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Creatures - An exhibition of recent works by local artist Gabrielle Hague. Show runs through June 30, with an artist's reception Friday June 22, 6-9 pm. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

Doing Their Part: Girl Scouts in WWII - The Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum hosts this exhibit in honor of their outstanding wartime contributions on the homefront. Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, 175 Bourne Ave.

Girl Scout Centennial Exhibit - As part of an ongoing rotating art exhibition in Savannah's City Hall Rotunda, the City has mounted a photograph exhibit in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Girl Scouts. The exhibit will run through June.

Gold Series - The newly renovated Massie Heritage Center presents this solo exhibition by Jessica Scott-Felder through July 30. The Massie Heritage Center is open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm. Massie Heritage Center, 207 E. Gordon St.

Gullah Living - Work by Tybee artist Samantha Claar from June 8-29. Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St.

Happy Medium - A collaborative show featuring Kalin Allen, Sam Bryer, John Faircloth, Cheralynn Johnston, Heather MacRae, William Ruller, William Singer, Ben Tollefson, Jen Small and Jane Winfield. June 29 - July 11, with an opening reception June 29, 6-9 pm. Gallery Hours Mon- Fri 2-6 pm. Ashmore Gallery, 412 MLK Jr Blvd.

Imaginative Reaches of Inner Space - Rhythmic collages by Eric David Wooddell. The Butcher, 19 E. Bay St.,

Ink & Bones - Street level art pieces by Corey Houlihan, made of spray paint, acrylic paint and markers on found wood, skateboard decks and sometimes canvas. Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Last Beast - Little Beasts presents its final group show. This show features both local and international artists, working in a variety of medias. Closing reception Friday, June 22, 6-9PM. Little Beasts, 1522 Bull St.

Savannah Music Fest Art Auction - Features the work of Haitian-born local artist Alix Baptiste, as well as paintings from the artist's personal collection by some of Haiti's most prominent artists. A portion of the auction proceeds-including the entire proceeds from one Mystery Painting-will be donated to the Savannah Music Festival to benefit education programs. Champagne viewing and silent auction 6-7 p.m. Live auction follows. DeSoto Hilton, 15 E. Liberty St.

Solve et Coagula - A sculptural environment by the Experience Collective in glass that transforms material and space. DesotoRow Gallery, 2426 DeSoto Ave.

Vibrant Life - Work by local folk/abstract artist Jeff Zeigler. Currently one can call (912) 655-4204, or e-mail jeffzeigler2007@gmail.com in order to set up viewing time appointments. There will be an opening reception on Wednesday, July 18, 7-11pm. Decisions Business Center, 2702 Hopkins St.

Visions of The Prophet - The Visual Art of Kahlil Gibran, May 26-September 16 at the Telfair Academy. Selected works from the Telfair's collection of Gibran's visual art.

 

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