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.
Student Impressions: Works on Paper from the Printmaking Program at the Savannah College of Art and Design -- Printmaking work by undergraduate and graduate students through Nov. 5 at the May Poetter Gallery, 342 Bull St. Free and open to the public.
Newton Center reception -- SCADs Earle W. Newton Center for British-American Studies presents a fall exhibition reception, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 5-7:30 p.m., at the Newton Center, 227 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. free and open to the public. The reception presents three new 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.
Motion Stills -- SCAD exhibition examines the kinetic nature of an increasingly digitized world, through Nov. 13, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton St.
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. Reception begins at 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23, with live music starting at 8 p.m.
The Nature of Trees -- New mixed media by Susan Weeks through Oct. 21 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
SCAD Open Studio night -- Saturday, Oct. 16, 5-8 p.m., at Alexander Hall, 668 Indian St. Free and open to the public. Selected artwork will be available for purchase.
Exploring Watercolor- People, Places and Things -- Gallery 440, 440 Bull St., presents work by Jill Chafin and Lynn Hosegood.
Laura Lee Rose: Memorials -- SCAD presents this mixed-media exhibition of large-scale works centered on a familys battle with cancer, through Oct. 23, at La Galerie Bleue, Montgomery Hall, 3515 Montgomery St.
Helen Slater as Supergirl -- Exhibition by SCAD professor of painting Craig Drennen using the theme of 1984s Supergirl and its star Helen Slater to address the relationship between film and the traditional fine arts. Through Oct. 26, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. A closing reception will be held as part of the Savannah Film Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 9-11 p.m. Free.
Multi-dimensional Landscapes -- Black & white photos by Joe Dyer on display through Nov. 13 at Venus de Milo, 38 MLK Jr. Blvd.
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.
Gallery 209 -- Stained glass artist Mary Ingalls and painter Jean Jones are featured artists for October at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St.
Tool Set: Post/American Reality -- SCAD presents this moving image exhibition through Oct. 30, at Orleans Hall Gallery, 201 Barnard St. Free.
Exploring Watercolor- People, Places and Things -- Work by Jill Chafin and Lynn Hosegood is on display at Gallery 440, 440 Bull Street. September hours are Thursday- Saturday, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. or by appointment. Call 790-1144.
Cuba: Habana Now -- The Opus Gallery and Elysium Gallery, both on Chippewa Square, will host this retrospective exhibition. Participating in the effort are local art dealers with Simon Bowden Galleries, local Cuban-American artist Julio Garcia