Art RoundUp: Feb. 19 – 25

Persona

SCAD’s Alexander Hall (668 Indian St.) will host a closing reception for Persona, a recent photography exhibition, on Friday, February 19 from 5 – 7pm. Over 75 graduate and undergraduate students (as well as a handful of alumni) will have work on display. Click here for more information.

 

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Maggie Hayes’s remarkable exhibition No Man’s Land, closes with a reception on Friday, February 19 from 6 – 9pm at the Welmont (1930 Montgomery Ave.) No Man’s Land explores modern concepts of masculinity through painting, sculpture and installation work. Click here for more information.

 

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As part of SCAD’s annual deFINE Art event, Pepe Hall (212 W. Taylor St.) will be open to the public on Friday, February 19 from 5 – 8pm for the Fibers Open Studio. Come and check out the work of undergraduate and graduate fibers students. Click here for more information.

 

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Jason Armstrong Beck’s exhibition of new photography work, The Forest for the Trees, opens at 107 Whitaker Street on Friday, February 19 with a reception from 5 – 10pm. This is a one-night-only exhibition presented by Galerie 124 — don’t miss out! Click here for more information.

 

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The American Legion Post 135 Ballroom (1108 Bull St.) will host “One Small Voice: A Palette of Sound”, a fundraiser to benefit the Savannah Children’s Choir, on Friday, February 19 from 7 – 10pm. The event will combine live music from the Premier Choir of the Savannah Children’s Choir with the local blues band Missionary Blues. Five visual artists will capture the evening on canvas with live painting. Click here for more information or to buy tickets.

 

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Starlandia Supply continues their Art Stars series with a Roller Printing Workshop on Saturday, February 20 from 10am – 1pm. The workshop, led by Becca Cook, will show participants how to make stamps and then teach the technique of roller printing. The cost of the workshop is $5 to cover supplies. Click here for more information.

 

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Help Sulfur Studios celebrate their one-year anniversary at “Carnivale” — a party and fundraiser on Saturday, February 20 from 6 – 10pm. The event will feature performances by Coy Campbell and Nightingale News, Sasha Strunjas of Velvet Caravan and DJ Jose Ray. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets!

 

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The Deep Center will hold its biannual reading, “Deep Speaks”, at the Savannah Theatre (222 Bull St.) on Tuesday, February 23 at 6pm. Deep releases an anthology of stories, poems and plays written by their young authors: public middle school students in Deep’s Young Author Project. Each young author votes for their favorite piece from the workshop and 3 winners from each site are invited to read their work. Click here for more information.

 

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Head over to The Sentient Bean (13 E. Park Ave.) on Tuesday, February 23 at 8pm for the Tongue: Open Mouth and Music Show. Poets, spoken word artists and musicians will take the stage for four minutes each to show off their talents. Sign up opens at 7:30. Click here for more information.

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Meryl Truett and Friends Gallery (6 E. Liberty St.) will hold an opening reception for the Helen Levitt Photo Contest exhibition on Thursday, February 25 from 6 – 8pm. Named for the iconic photographer Helen Levitt, this year’s competition sought submissions from photographers whose work represented the theme “What I Love About Where I Live”. Over 70 Savannah photographers will have their work exhibited. Click here for more information.


Did we miss something? Email editor@savannahartinformer.org to make sure your event or opening is included in next week’s RoundUp.

 

Author: SAI

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

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