Art Roundup: Week of July 10 – 16

Hospice Savannah (1352 Eisenhower Dr.) will host an opening reception for their new exhibition of works by Karen Macek and Heather MacRae-Trulson on Friday, July 10 from 5:30 – 7:30pm. Macek’s vivid, abstract works are inspired by her recent trip to Africa. MacRae-Trulson’s paintings are an expression of her ideas on the abstraction of the urban and suburban landscape. Click here for more information.

 

 

Attend an opening reception for Lyn Bonham’s Chrysalis photographs and selected works by members of Art Rise Savannah on Friday, July 10 from 6 – 9pm at ThincSavannah (35 Barnard St. Ste 300). Bonham’s body of work represents years of documentation (beginning in 1998) of her childrens’ journey from childhood into adulthood. The black and white images chronicle the confusion, angst, and joy one experiences when shedding the protective chrysalis of childhood. Click here for more information.

 

 

Head to the Jepson Center on Friday, July 10 at 6:30pm for a 90s party amidst the museum’s 90s-focused exhibition Come As You Are. Attendance costs $5 but includes free hors d’oeuvres. The event will also function as the unveiling of Savannah Magazine’s 25th Anniversary cover contest. A screening of the film Reality Bites will begin at 8pm. Click here for more information.

 

 

The opening reception for Madeleine Peck Wagner’s MFA thesis show, Heart of Butter, the Sugar Uncoating, takes place on Friday, July 10 from 7 – 10pm at Non-Fiction Gallery (1522 Bull St.). Wagner’s paintings, sculptures and drawings implicitly address ideations of fat and fatness to examine the intersection of her own body/weight narratives. Click here for more information.

 

 

Savannah Shakes presents The Taming of the Shrew at Muse Arts Warehouse (703 Louisville Rd.) on Friday, July 10 at 8pm. This re-imagining of Shakespeare’s classic takes place in post-WWII America. Performances are scheduled for July 11, 17, & 18 at 8pm and July 12 & 19 at 3pm. Tickets are $15 General Admission or $10 Stu/Sen/Milt. Click here for more information.

 

 

Starlandia (2438 Bull St.) hosts a Crafternoon on Saturday, July 11 from 3:30 – 6pm. The event is free and guests are invited to bring their own craft projects to work on or start a new one using the store’s assortment of craft materials. Click here for more information.

 

 

Head to Sulfur Studios (2301 Bull St.) for a screening of the 2001 documentary Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time on Sunday, July 12 at 7pm. The screening coincides with Nurture//Nature, the group exhibition on display in Sulfur Studios’ gallery. There is a $5 suggested donation for this event. Click here for more information.

 

 

Emergent Savannah continues their Monday Means Community series with an in-depth look at the city’s noise ordinance laws and how they affect us all. The event (“Balancing Savannah’s Live Music and the Noise Ordinance”) takes place on Monday, July 13 from 7 – 9pm at the Sentient Bean (13 E Park Ave.). Click here for more information.

 

 

The Sentient Bean will host Tongue: Open Mouth and Music Show on Tuesday, July 14 at 8pm. The event will allow performers 5 minutes of stage time each to do whatever they’d like: music, spoken word or poetry. Click here for more information.

 

 

Chih-Yung Wang and Anosh Master will display their Illustration MFA thesis exhibition at Savannah Coffee Roasters starting on Thursday, July 16 with an opening reception from 6 – 9pm. The exhibit (called Breadcrumbs) deals with an internal “nomadic artistic expedition” as the two illustrators dwell on the questions that have helped shape their thinking. Click here for more information.

 


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Author: SAI

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

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