Art events around town


Germantown Performing Arts Centre, 1801 Exeter, Germantown: Memphis/Germantown Art League 36th annual Juried Spring Exhibition, through May 29. Artist reception 4-8 p.m. Saturday. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 901-751-7664.

David Lusk Gallery, 4540 Poplar in Laurelwood: Pinkney Herbert: “Circuit” on display Wednesday through June 22. Opening 6-8 p.m. May 24. New works. Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 901-767-3800.

Material, 2553 Broad: Graham Smart: “Ambiguous Processes” runs for one night only, 6-8 p.m. Friday. Call 901-219-1943.

NJ Woods Gallery & Design Studio, 2563 Broad: Artist NJ Woods travels back to her old neighborhood with 10 new paintings celebrating the uniqueness and history of Orange Mound. Opening reception 6-9 p.m. Friday. Exhibition runs through June 10. Call 901-517-9756.


ANF Architects, 1500 Union: “The Artwork of Jason Williamson, A Retrospective,” through June 5. Artwork by artists influenced by Williamson: Dolph Smith, Knox Everson, Bill Berry, Susan Inman, David Patteson, Carol Sams Schreiber, Fred Rawlinson, Bob Eoff, Ken Grissom, Jim Hardin, Jim Davidson, Connie Hendrix, Michael Sloan, Michael Somers. 901-278-6868.

Art Museum of the University of Memphis, 142 Communication & Fine Arts Building: “Time Pools: Accessing the Aquifer,” through May 24. The League of Imaginary Scientists in collaboration with the University of Memphis Ground Water Institute. Call 901-678-2224. Online:

Caseworks: Erica McCarrens: “Case Studies: Other Matter” and continuing.

ArtLab: Michelle Foster: “Claustrophobia Shelter.”

D’Edge Art & Unique Treasures, 550 S. Main: George Hunt — “Still the Blues,” through June 27. Call 901-521-0054.

Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park: Pam Cobb: “Bijoux Parisiens: French Jewelry from the Petit Palais, Paris,” through July 21. Nearly 70 works of jewelry, more than 200 design paintings, fashion prints, photographs, tracing changing styles from Neoclassicism of Napoleonic era, through Art Deco era. And: “River Visions,” through July 7. 901-761-5250.

Eclectic Eye, 242 S. Cooper: Eunika Rogers: “Black & White & Clay,” through June 5. Call 901-276-EYES (3937).

Gallery Fifty Six, 2256 Central: “Three” — Thomas Harris, sculptor; John Sosh, painter; Andrew James Williams, sculptor; through May 31. Gallery hours: 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 Road (WKNO Digital Media Center), Cordova: “Living Earth Day Every Day,” through May 24. Metal artist Jennifer Hyatt exhibits pieces made from found metal, recycled items and “reduce-work” studio scrap. Call 901-458-2521.

Harrington Brown Gallery, 5179 Wheelis, Suite 102: Sandy Hubler, Barbara Lieberman, Kelsey Shearron Windham, other gallery artists: “New Work,” through June 4. Call 901-590-3008.

David Lusk Gallery, 4540 Poplar in Laurelwood: Kathleen Holder: Jared Small: “The Germane,” ends Saturday. New paintings and drawings. Open 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 901-767-3800.

National Ornamental Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive: “In Service of Havdalah: Jewish Spice Boxes and Other Judaica” on view through Sept. 1 Historic pieces from local collectors to contemporary work by leading metalsmiths. Closing reception 3-5 p.m. Sept. 1. And: “Tributaries: Gabriel Craig,” through June 30. Metalsmith, writer, and craft activist based in Detroit, Craig presents a performative installation in which visitors work with him in the gallery on a reinterpretation of a metal vessel from the permanent collection. Call 901-774-6380.

L Ross Gallery, 5040 Sanderlin, Suite 104: “Beyond the Woods,” through May 28. Memphis oil painter Pamela Hassler and Nashville watercolorist Butler Steltemeier. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Call 901-767-2200.

Shainberg Gallery (Memphis Jewish Community Center), 6560 Poplar: Melanie and Bobby Spillman: “Noir,” through May 23. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. Call 901-761-0810.

Southside Gallery, 150 Courthouse Square, Oxford, Miss.: Mark Acetelli: “Absence and Presence,” through June 1. New works. Call 662-234-9090.


A2H, 3009 Davies Plantation, Lakeland: “Against the Grain: The Art of Edward H. Perry,” through May 31. More than 60 works by the late artist. Call 901-372-0404.

Memphis Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road (Audubon Park): Memphis in May Salute to Sweden: “Icehotel,” through May 31 in Visitors Center Gallery. A photo exhibit by Ben Nilsson. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday through Saturday. 901-636-4100.

St. George’s Episcopal Church Art Gallery, 2425 W. Germantown Road, Germantown: “The Memphis Ten,” through June 16. Paintings. Hours: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 8 a.m.-noon Sunday. Call 901-754-7282.

The Woman’s Exchange, 88 Racine: The third annual “W.E. Art Gallery,” through July 3. Over 50 local artists representing a variety of styles and mediums on exhibit. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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