Art RoundUp: August 5 – 11

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The First Friday Art March returns tonight, Friday, August 5, with events at participating locations across the Starland District from 6 – 9pm. Click here for a full listing of tonight’s locations and to map out your march!

 

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Non-Fiction Gallery will offer a unique art experience during the First Friday Art March on Friday, August 5. Chinese Arts in Savannah, an exhibition curated by Xu Huang, showcases the cultural diversity of Savannah by highlighting Chinese-themed arts. The opening reception takes place from 5 – 9pm. Stop by on Saturday, August 6 to participate in a traditional Chinese tea ceremony. Click here for more information.

 

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Life: Rooted, an exhibition of paintings by Claudia Furlow and assemblage installations by Jeremiah Johnson, opens at the Cultural Arts Gallery (9 W. Henry St.) during the First Friday Art March. The opening reception will be held from 5 – 9pm and will include an artist talk from Furlow at 7pm. The exhibition deals with natural decay from two perspectives. Click here for more information.

 

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Melanin Blues, an exhibition of artwork by Kenyatta Roebuck, opens at The Foundery (1313 Habersham Street) during the First Friday Art March on Friday, August 5 with a reception from 6 – 9pm.

 

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Sulfur Studios will open their doors to the public for a look inside their artist’s studios on Friday, August 5 during the First Friday Art March from 6 – 9pm. The evening will also feature music from Coy Campbell, Rich Animals and more. The upstairs annex space will be filled with art vendors, including a palm reader and one very special vendor from the Forsyth Farmer’s Market. Click here for more information.

 

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The Grand Bohemian Gallery (700 Drayton St.) will host an opening reception for A Coastal Gathering, an exhibition of oil paintings by Henry Von Genk III, on Friday, August 5 during the First Friday Art March from 5 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

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Happy Trees, an exhibition of innovative paintings by Tara Garrigan, opens at The Sentient Bean (13 E. Park Ave.) during the First Friday Art March on Friday, August 5 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

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Natural Intricacies, an exhibition of otherworldly illustrations by Ruth Sykes, debuts at the Starland Café (11 E. 41st St.) on Friday, August 5 during the First Friday Art March. A reception will be held from 6 – 9pm. Click here for more information.

 

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Savannah Shakes presents “What Should Be The Fear”, a one-man show by Ralf Jean-Pierre on Friday, August 5 at 8pm at Muse Arts Warehouse (703 Louisville Rd.). The performance tells the story of Jean-Pierre’s strange American vision quest as he delivered one-man Shakespeare scenes across the US on a 4000-mile long bike tour. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.

 

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The Telfair Museum’s Friends of African American Arts presents a lecture by Senior Curator of Education Harry DeLorme on the topic of African American Folk Art on Thursday, August 11 at 6pm at the Jepson Center for the Arts (207 W. York St.).  DeLorme will discuss the current exhibition Stick Men: Savannah Folk Art Canes and Wood Sculpture. 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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