Art Roundup: Week of Nov. 20 – 26

The Savannah Arts Academy’s Department of Dance presents their fall dance concert “Looking Back, Moving Forward” on Friday, November 20 at 7pm at 500 Washington Ave. Tickets are priced at $15 for adults and $10 students. Repeat performances are scheduled for Saturday, November 21 at 2:30pm and 7pm, and Sunday, November 22 at 2:30pm. Click here for more information.


201 E. Charlton Street will be the site of a one-night-only exhibition by Tobia Makover titled “Myself A Memory” on Friday, November 20 from 6:30 – 9pm. Curated by the acclaimed artist Marcus Kenney, the exhibition brings together hundreds of 2D and 3D encaustic works, some never before seen by the public. Click here for more information.


Students from SCAD’s Contextual Research Class have spent the last 10 weeks studying the culture of gender identity and performance in Savannah. Their research culminates in an event titled “I Have the Microphone!” on Friday, November 20 from 5 – 7pm at SCAD’s Pei Ling Chan Gallery. Speakers and performers (including a few from the Haus of Gunt) will interpret the sentence “I fear…” within the context of gender identity. Click here for more information.


South Carolina-based muralist Patch Whisky returns to The Butcher (19 E Bay St.) on Friday, November 20 for a new exhibition with an opening reception from 7 – 10pm. Whisky’s candy-colored characters are sure to bring some levity to the Butcher’s walls. Click here for more information.


Sara Fields’ MFA exhibition, Previous Acts of Remembering, will open at Non-Fiction Gallery on Friday, November 20 with a reception from 6 – 9pm. Fields’ photos explore the ephemeral nature of memory. Click here for more information.


The Ships of the Sea Museum will come alive with light and song on Friday, November 20 from 7 – 9pm for “Museum in the Moonlight”. Opera singers from the Savannah VOICE Festival will perform classics from Verdi, Puccini and Mascagni while patrons enjoy free cannolis and walk the gardens. Click here for more information.


Work by Ron Campbell, animator and illustrator for The Beatles, Hanna-Barbera, and Nickelodeon, remains up at Oglethorpe Gallery through Sunday, November 22. Gallery hours on Saturday, November 21 are from noon – 8pm. Hours on Sunday, November 22 are from noon – 5pm. Click here for more information about Campbell via Connect Savannah.


Come to the Sentient Bean on Tuesday, November 24 at 8pm for the Tongue: Open Mouth and Music Show hosted by Melanie Goldey. Participants are invited to perform 5 minutes of whatever you’d like – music, spoken word, poetry, etc. Signups to perform start at 7:30pm. Click here for more information.


Sulfur Studios’ latest call for entries encourages artists to submit work that explores the theme of “lines”. “Lines connect, separate and demarcate. Lines can be used to define or to obscure, they can point the way or bar the path. The lines featured in submitted work may be actual or metaphorical,” they explain. The deadline for submissions is December 30 for a show scheduled to run from January 27 – February 13. Click here for more information or to submit work.

Author: SAI

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

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