Tonight (Friday, July 8) is your last chance to see Location Gallery’s (417 Whitaker St.) latest exhibition, Tape, Paper, Scissors. The gallery will host a closing reception for the show, which features work from Peter Roberts, Len Ciliento and Jon Arge, from 5 – 8pm. Profits from the sale of artworks are designated to the Deep Center. Click here for more information.
Roots Up Gallery (6 E. Liberty St.) presents “A Feast of Harry Crews” on Friday, July 8. The evening begins at 8pm with a talk from Ted Geltner, author of Blood, Bone and Marrow: A Biography of Harry Crews, and a screening of the documentary film “Harry Crews: Guilty as Charged”. Panhandle Slim’s portrait of Crews will be raffled off at the end of the night. Click here for more information.
The Big River Film Festival continues through Saturday, July 9 at the Savannah Civic Center (301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.). The independent, international juried film festival represents over 40 countries and over 400 films. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
Location Gallery (417 Whitaker St.) will host the Dead Girl Diaries pop up show by artist Shelley Smith from Saturday, July 9 through Sunday, July 10. The events include a book release party/opening reception for the photography exhibition (Saturday) and a book signing (Sunday). Click here for more information.
Telfair Museums will offer a Free Family Day on Saturday, July 9 from 1 – 4pm at the Telfair Academy (121 Barnard St.). This special opportunity allows visitors free entry to view any of the works on display in the Academy, including works by master artists like Rembrandt and Whistler. Click here for more information.
Emergent Savannah presents Savannah’s Storied Landscape: What We Change, What Remains, What We Represent on Monday, July 11 at 7pm at the Sentient Bean (13 E. Park Ave.). This panel discussion will examine how Savannah’s citizens and artists grapple with the city’s present challenges and how art can be utilized as a tool for critical interrogation. Panelists include Jerome Meadows (local artist and founder of Indigo Sky Community Gallery), Lisa Watson (local artist and founder of the Span the Gap project), Panhandle Slim (local artist), Beverlee Trotter (from Savannah Youth City and the Walls of Hope project) and Richard Shinhoster (from the Diaspora Marketplace). Click here for more information.