Art events around town

NEW SHOWS

At 409 S. Main: "RAW," an exhibition of six University of Memphis graduate students, featuring photography by Ari Denison, Ginger Frye, Candace Hitt, Katie Maish, Harris Quinn, Babette Shaw. Show coincides with South Main's Trolley Night. 6-9 p.m. Friday. (901) 268-7873.

Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central: "Highwayscapes — A Road Trip." Over 20 large abstract acrylic on canvas paintings by Mike Coulson. Monday through April 28. Artist's reception 5-8 p.m. April 6. Open noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Call (901) 276-1251. galleryfiftysix.com

Gallery Ten Ninety One, 7151 Cherry Farms, Cordova: "Put Your Best Foot Forward" exhibition by the Memphis Camera Club starts Monday, runs through April 30. Opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 12. More than 100 original photographs by 25 contributing artists, celebrating the Memphis Camera Club's 119th birthday. Call (901) 458-2521.

Gallery 363: "Currents," new works by Pam Cobb. Opening reception 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. Leadership Memphis' inaugural exhibition. Leadership Memphis Gallery, adjacent to Leadership Memphis offices at 365 S. Main, will host a new show each month with openings coinciding with the South Main Trolley Tour. pamcobbart.com or leadershipmemphis.org

Junior League of Memphis, 3475 Central: Art Show, 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. Paintings, sculpture, jewelry and more. Open to the public. Call (901) 452-2151.

Lisa Kurts Gallery, 766 S. White Station: Carroll Cloar — "Drawings from the Artist Studio," on view Thursday. Gallery opening 6-8 p.m. April 6. Show runs through April 30. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; by appointment. (901) 683-6200. lisakurts.com

David Lusk Gallery, 4540 Poplar in Laurelwood: Veda Reed: "From Dusk to Dawn," Tuesday through April 28. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. April 6. New paintings. Call (901) 767-3800. davidluskgallery.com

Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry (Audubon Park): "Our Tour de France," art exhibition of new works by Ann H. Aldinger, Michele G. Allen on display and available for purchase in Visitors Center Gallery. Sunday through April 30. Meet-and-greet artists' reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Paintings from the artists' trips to France. Call (901) 636-4100.

L Ross Gallery, 5040 Sanderlin, Suite 104: "Common Thread" exhibit starts Wednesday and runs through April 30. Opening reception honoring the artists 6-8 p.m. April 6. First dual exhibition for renowned regional abstract expressionist Anton Weiss and daughter Lisa Weiss. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday. (901) 767-2200. LRossGallery.com

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