Thursday Nov. 18, 6-8 p.m.
Poesis -- Starland showcases the thesis exhibit of local conceptual artist Sarah Walko. Until Nov. 26 at Starland Center of Contemporary Art (StarCCA), 2428 Bull St.
Uncommon Knowledge: When the Meadows Became Benjamin Van Clark -- Through January 29 at Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 West Henry Street. The City of Savannahs Department of Cultural Affairs opens an exhibition that charts the development of the Benjamin Van Clark Neighborhood as a residential community and as a bustling business sector, featuring nearly 50 historic photographs and items drawn from the collections of past and current residents; local archives; as well as social agencies. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5
p.m. Free admission.
Tybee November Fest -- Dragonfly Studio hosts this this fifth annual event Nov. 13-14 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Tybee Islands Memorial Park next to Tybee City Hall. Over 50 artists from many media participate. Live music. Call 786-4431.
'Starving Artist's Art Sale' -- One day only, Saturday, Nov. 13, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Paintings, pottery, drawings, photography, jewelry, home accessories, bookmaking, silkscreens, embroidery and knitting will all be featured at the sale.
Gallery 209 November artists -- Batik artist Tibby Llewellyn and painter Larry Levow are featured artists for the month at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St.
Friedman's November artists -- Sculptors Mark Hopkins and his son Eli employ the classic "lost wax" technique. Oil painter Irene Sainz Mayo captures the serenity of the Lowcountry marsh. 28 W. State St.
Local Landscape -- Gallery 440, 440 Bull St., invites the public to see Savannah through the eyes of painter Fran Thomas and sculptor Tina Logan in this show.
Karen Walker -- The Downtown Athletic Club Gallery at One East Broughton features the art of this Savannah native through Nov. 30. Artists reception 6-9 p.m. Friday Nov. 19. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public during ordinary club hours.
Suzanne Jackson: Monoprints and Drawings -- SCAD presents an exhibition of work by painting professor Suzanne Jackson, Oct. 29--Nov.30, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. Free and open to the public.
By Hand -- African American Advertising Art in Savannah -- This exhibition at the King Tisdell Cottage, 502 E. Harris St.
features images made by local African American sign painters.
Newton Center shows -- SCADs Earle W. Newton Center for British-American Studies at 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. presents three fall exhibitions: The Creators: English Artists, Architects and Writers of the 17th19th Centuries; Focus on Political Satire: The Hogarth Election Series; and The Illustrated Mark Twain.
Alvidas Fall Show -- Local artist Luther Vann is showcased as well as new works by Alvida artists Theresa McGraw, Ruth Hunter, Jeff Zeigler, Ken Myer Jr., Kirt Witte, Anne El-Habre, and Judith Metzger. The gallery also welcomes new Savannah potter, Sally Fox.
From Apache to Zuni -- The Telfair Museum of Art hosts this exhibit of Native American objects from the Lowe Museum from Sept. 25-Jan. 2. Several events and lectures dealing with the exhibit will be held throughout October.
Fourth annual SCAD metals and jewelry trunk show -- Nov. 513, at shopSCAD, 340 Bull St. shopSCAD is open Sunday, 12-5; Monday-Friday, 9-5:30; and Saturday, 10-5. The trunk show features handmade jewelry and gifts by SCAD students, alumni, faculty and staff and is available for purchase.