Art RoundUp: April 1 – 7

 

Don’t miss out on the biggest event of the month: the Better Block Art March in the Starland District on Friday, April 1 from 3 – 9pm. 41st Street at Bull will be blocked off to open up space for food trucks, art activities, music, pop-up shops, vendors and more. Click here for a full schedule of the evening’s events including information on this month’s Art March locations. See you there!

 

Collective Alloys, a jewelry senior thesis exhibition, will have its opening reception on Friday, April 1 from 5 – 7pm at SCAD’s Fahm Hall. The show features the work of jewelry design seniors including Anna Stoner, Elizabeth McGrath, Hannah Hash, Quiting Wang and more. Click here for more information.

 

 

Jalal Pleasant’s latest exhibition, The Pleasant Spaceman, opens at Escape Savannah (2101 Bull St.) during the First Friday Art March on Friday, April 1 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Pleasant’s iconic street art works will be on display. Click here for more information.

 

Southern Discomfort, an exhibition of works inspired by Flannery O’Connor and presented by the Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home Foundation, goes on display at Non-Fiction Gallery (1522 Bull St.) with an opening reception/silent auction on Friday, April 1 during the First Friday Art March from 6 – 9pm. Marcus Kenney, Katrina Schmidt-Rinke, Panhandle Slim, Christine Sajecki, and Meryl Truett are among the participating artists. Click here for more information.

 

Constructed Harmonies, the latest exhibition of work from Mark Edward Karrer, opens at Sulfur Studios during the First Friday Art March on Friday, April 1 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Constructed Harmonies explores the spatial relationship between physical objects utilizing balance and perspective. Click here for more information.

 

 

Location Gallery (417 Whitaker St.) will hold a closing reception for their inaugural show, Welcome (There Goes the Neighborhood), on Saturday, April 2 from 5 – 7pm. The show features new works by Richard Leo Johnson, Bob & Julia Christian, Elena Madden, Juliana Peloso and more. Click here for more information.

 

The third annual Heaps Small Works and Print Show opens on Saturday, April 2 at 512 Barnard St. at 7pm. Featured artists include Dakota Havard, Sean Thomas, Madeline Hagy, Olivia Patsavas and more. Click here for more information.

 

The Savannah Stage Company will hold their Emerald City Gala on Sunday, April 3 from 6 – 9pm at the Gingerbread House (1921 Bull St.). The fundraising dinner and silent auction benefits the organization’s Annual Fund. Your ticket purchase includes cocktails, a three-course dinner, live music, and more. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

 

 

Kathryn S. Thaggard will exhibit her latest artworks at Lulu’s Chocolate Bar (42 MLK, Jr. Blvd.), starting with an opening reception on Monday, April 4 from 5:30 – 7pm. The show will be up through April 28. Click here for more information.

 

Randy Akers, a local painter, and Fran Kaminsky, a local sculptor, will exhibit their latest artworks at Hospice Savannah (1352 Eisenhower Dr.). Don’t miss the opening reception on Thursday, April 7 from 5:30 – 7:30pm, which features a meet-and-greet with the artists. Click here for more information.

 

SCAD will present the Black Maria Film Festival (an annual celebration of independent short films) on Thursday, April 7 at 6pm at the SCAD Museum of Art’s theater (601 Turner Blvd.). The festival showcases diverse, expressive and passionate short films by independent makers. Click here for more information.

Author: SAI

Savannah Art Informer is a program by Art Rise Savannah, a non-profit arts organization in Savannah, Georgia.

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