Art events around town

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DCI Gallery, 776 E. Brookhaven Circle: A joint exhibition with photographer Gary Culley and radio personality/artist Ron Olson (paintings), through Nov. 23. Opening reception 5:30-8 p.m. Friday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 901-767-8613.

Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central: Contemporary Crafts Open House 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Artists: Bryan Blankenship and Lisa Hudson, ceramics; Lisa Butts and Pat Cavanaugh, jewelry; Carol DeForest, dinnerware and small sculptures; Niles Wallace and Jen Winfrey, ceramics; Gwen English, handmade books, leather. Call 901-276-1251.

Material, 2553 Broad Ave.: "Cold Sober Fancy," featuring work by Maggie Kleinpeter and Jeana Baumgardner, 6-8 p.m. Friday. 901-219-1943.

St. George's Episcopal Church Art Gallery, 2425 Germantown Road, Germantown: The Memphis/Germantown Art League (MGAL) Juried Winter Exhibition, Wednesday through Jan. 7. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday. Many of the artists will be in attendance. Various media will be represented in the selected artwork — oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, watercolor and photography. Call 901-413-6416.


Art Museum at The University of Memphis, Communication and Fine Arts Building, Room 142): "Hot Cold Cool": A Collection of Prints by International Artists, through Jan. 12. Call 901-678-2224. Online: Jan Hankins: "11 Septembers," through Nov. 21. Painting, sculpture.

Gallery B: "By the Fire of Satire: Russian Propaganda Prints," through Nov. 21.

Caseworks: "Rock Doctors: Clare Torina and Stephen Almond," through Jan. 12 in the CFA Lobby.Artreach Gallery, 2075 Exeter Road-Suite 40 (Exeter Village), Germantown: Paul Edelstein: "Paintings," through Nov. 30. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; and by appointment. Call 901-759-9119.

DeltaARTS Gallery (Suite 14C), 1800 N. Missouri, West Memphis: "Mid-Continent Landscapes": New works by Betsy Brackin, through Dec. 18. Work inspired by artist's recent travels and observations in Greece, Montana and the Delta. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 870-732-6260.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 3339 Park: "Fire and Desire: A Passion for Porcelain in the Eighteenth Century," through Jan. 20. In celebration of the Warda Stevens Stout Collection of 18th century German Porcelain. Call 901-761-5250.

Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central: "Autumn Group Exhibition," through Dec. 1. New works by Paul Clarke, Jan Hankins, Mary Stubbs, Bryan Blankenship, John Armistead, Niles Wallace, Steve Crowe, Emery Franklin, Art Covington, David Douglas, John Sosh, Joyce Garner. Open noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. Call 901-276-1251.

Gallery Ten Ninety One, 7151 Cherry Farms, Cordova: Hillary Butler: "Near and Far: Churches from All Around," through Nov. 30. Original oil paintings. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 901-458-2521.

Harrington Brown Gallery, 5179 Wheelis Drive, Suite 102: Artists exhibiting through Dec. 4: Clay Enoch, sculptor; Charley Ivey and Scott Upton, paintings. Call 901-590-3008.

Levy Gallery (Buckman Center at St. Mary's School), 60 Perkins Ext.: "Explorations": New works by Paula Kovarik (art quilts) and Dorothy Northern (jewelry), through Dec. 14. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday; or by appointment. Call 901-537-1483.

David Lusk Gallery, 4540 Poplar in Laurelwood: Rana Rochat: "New Paintings" and "You Shoulda Been There: Snapshots from the Peter J. Cohen Collection," through Nov. 24. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Call 901-767-3800.

Pla(i)n(e) Gallery, 3715 Central (Art and Communication Building, Room 100): "Bound" explores the handmade book as an art form. Exhibition runs through Nov. 16. Call 901-678-2216.

L Ross Gallery, 5040 Sanderlin (Suite 104): Margaret Munz-Losch: "Beauty and the Beast," through Nov. 30. Call 901-767-2200.

David Perry Smith Gallery, 703 New York: "Out of Darkness," an exhibition of new works by three abstract painters — Alex Walter from Germantown, Martica Griffin from Nashville, and Melissa Payne Baker from Atlanta; on view through Nov. 28. Call 901-606-9690.

Southside Gallery, 150 Courthouse Square, Oxford, Miss.: Laurin McCracken: "Watercolors" and Estelle Faulkner: "Oil Paintings," through Nov. 24. Call 662-234-9090.


A2H, 3009 Davies Plantation Road, Lakeland: Exhibition of work by Fountain Art Gallery artists, through Nov. 26. Marie Babb, Phyllis Boger, Kay Coop, Susan Daniel, Michelle East, Jean Handley, Flo Hays, Emaline Holleman, Sue Lightman, Antzee Magruder, Zoe Nadel, Marty Parker, Sandy Scruggs, Art Wilson.

ANF Architects, 1500 Union Ave.: Martha Kelly and Elizabeth Alley, through Nov. 29. Call 901-278-6868.

Germantown Performing Arts Centre (Lobby), 1801 Exeter, Germantown: "Two Cultures and Entertainment," through Nov. 30. Pieces from the Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art and the Belz Collection. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and during weekends of performances.

Java Cabana, 2170 Young: "Art in Autumn," folk art by Comecha Stewart-Martin, through Dec. 6. Call 901-272-7210.

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