Mary Lum: “Shifting Perspective” — Paintings and collages. Through Sept. 30 at SCAD’s Alexander Hall Gallery on Indian St. Reception and artist talk Sept. 23, 5:30 p.m.
Ossabaw: Works on Paper and Wood – Through Sept. 25 at Atwells Art & Frame, 228 W. Broughton St. Opening reception: Sept. 8, 7 p.m.
Betsy Cain: In Situ – Paintings by this local artist at the Jepson Center, through Dec. 4. Artist talk Sept. 8 at 6 p.m.
Shinique Smith: “Enchantment” — Paintings, collages and sculptures. Through Oct. 7 at SCAD’s Pinnacle Gallery on Liberty St. Reception Oct. 7.
Hospice Savannah’s 3rd Annual 5 by 7 Show — Through Oct. 14 in the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located in Hospice House at 1352 Eisenhower Dr. Bids start at $33 in honor of Hospice Savannah’s 33 years of not–for–profit hospice and bereavement care.
Watercolors and Pastels from the Permanent Collection — Telfair Academy through January 2
Alter–Ego: A Decade of Work by Anthony Goicolea – Photography and mixed media by this Atlanta–based artist at the Jepson Center through Jan. 8
Beyond Utility: Pottery Created by Enslaved Hands – Including work by the legendary “Dave the Potter.” Jepson Center through Dec. 18
Telfair Staff Show — Jepson Center through Oct. 3
Sal Lopes: The Water Project – Jepson Center, through Oct. 25
Trenton Doyle Hancock: “We Done All We Could And None Of It’s Good” — Mythological world populated by characters in conflict. Sept. 15 – Nov. 5 at SCAD’s Gutstein Gallery on Broughton St. Reception; Oct. 7, 5:30–7 p.m.
Tradition in Transition: A Celebration of Quilts — Savannah Quilt Guild presents this show at Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St., September 23 – October 28. Reception Friday, September 23, 5 – 7 p.m. Wednesday Lunch Demos 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (September 28, October 5, October 12, October 19)
Bohemian Reflections: Photographs by Jan Reich – Telfair Academy, Sept. 23–Feb. 5
Harmonic Discord: Cityscapes by John Dowell – Telfair Academy, Sept. 23–Feb. 5
In Memoriam: Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era – Throughout October at the Owens–Thomas House, 124 Abercorn St., Victorian customs are incorporated into daily tours/exhibits inside museum. Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. there’s a lecture by Owens–Thomas House Interpreter Corrie Hand on Victorian mourning practices in the Neises Auditorium at the Jepson Center.
Agents of Change: Portraits by Kenneth Martin: — Jepson Center, Oct. 4–Nov. 8
‘Alter Egos’ : Works by Zola Delburn, Roz Morris and Jerome Meadows – Opens in October at Indigo Sky Gallery on Waters Avenue.
Bill Viola: ‘The Crossing’ – Video installation opens Oct. 29 at SCAD Museum of Art, Turner and MLK Boulevards.
Liza Lou: ‘Let the Light In’ – Multimedia show opens Oct. 29 at SCAD Museum of Art, Turner and MLK Boulevards.
Kendall Buster: ‘New Growth: Stratum Field’ – Sculptural installation opens Oct. 29 at SCAD Museum of Art, Turner and MLK Boulevards.
Kehinde Wiley: selected works – Portrait show opens Oct. 29 at SCAD Museum of Art, Turner and MLK Boulevards.
‘Abstracts And Quilts’ — Including paintings by Sally Clark, at Indigo Sky Gallery on Waters Avenue, opens in November.
JEA November Show – ‘Creative Intentions’ features work of Annie Clay, Margaret Clay, Rachel Cotton, Carolyne Graham, Betsy Haun. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.
John Akomfrah: ‘Mnemosyne’ – SCAD’s Pei Ling Chan Gallery, MLK Blvd. Oct. 5–Nov. 18. Artist gallery talk, Oct. 7, 3:30 p.m. Reception Oct. 7, 6 p.m.
JEA December Show – Features the work of Gwendolyne DiCroce. Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.
Small Works –– Group show at Indigo Sky on Waters Avenue by members of The Creative Force Artist Collective; opens in December.
Fresh Focus: Twenty–First–Century Photography from the Permanent Collection – Jepson Center, Dec. 16–July 2012 cs