Art RoundUp: Aug. 26 – Sept. 1


The Beach Institute’s (502 E. Harris St.) exhibition of art by Florida Highwayman Ray McLendon continues through November 5, 2016. The collection of work consists of oil paintings of Florida landscapes. Click here for more information.



Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) will host an opening reception for Philippe Dwyer’s fibers exhibition, A Relationship to Place, on Friday, August 26 from 6 – 9pm. Click here for more information.



Chris Nitsche’s installation of a 75-foot long ship’s hull opens at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum (41 MLK Jr. Blvd) on Friday, August 26 with a reception from 7 – 9pm. The installation will be on view through December 2016. A selection of Nitsche’s preliminary sketches for the artwork are on display in the museum’s atrium. Click here for more information.



Telfair Museums’ #art912 Summit is on Saturday, August 27 from 1 – 5pm at the Jepson Center for the Arts (207 W. York St.). The event includes a guided tour of the State of the Art exhibit from Assistant Curator Rachel Reese, a panel discussion hosted by ARC Savannah about the local art market, and a lecture from renowned artist Ed Woodham. Click here to check out our list of 6 reasons not to miss this one.



The Savannah Artist Collective (13 E. 39th St.) will host its second Sip n’ Draw event on Tuesday, August 30 from 7 – 9pm. Artists, arts advocates and community members are invited to come drink, draw and share some art. Click here for more information.



Seersucker Live presents “The Tin Curtain Episode”–an evening that’s billed as “part literary reading; part variety show; part cocktail party”–on Wednesday, August 31 at 7pm at Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.). The event features Rob Spillman, Regina Bradley and Julia Elliot. Tickets are $10 ($5 for students). Click here for more info or to buy tickets.



Beetnix Superfood and Juice Bar (18 E. Broughton St.) will host a closing reception for Liminal, an exhibition of large format double exposure photographs by Trevor Poudrier, on Thursday, September 1 from 6 – 8pm. The work merges two realities into one, “addressing the liminal consciousness, or the time between waking and sleeping.” 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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