Art roundup: weekend of May 8-9

Here’s what’s going on this weekend:


Melissa Sixma’s thesis show “MeMeMe” opens at Oglethorpe Gallery at 5pm on Friday, May 8. The exhibition includes weavings, quilts, embroideries, paintings, and collages all focusing on internet culture and celebrity worship. Click here for more info.

The show will be up through May 11 from 10am – 6pm every day.

“The Light Inside the Bell Jar”, a group show of sixteen women artists, explores the complexities of mental illness from womens’ perspectives. The opening reception at Sulfur Studios begins at 6pm on Friday, May 8. Click here for more info.

The Savannah Fiber Guild will hold a spinning and weaving demonstration at the Cultural Affairs Gallery (aka S.P.A.C.E. Gallery) on Friday, May 8 from 5-7pm. The event is held in conjunction with the opening of the “Fiberworks” exhibition showcasing over 100 works created by 24 members of the guild. The exhibition will remain up until May 29.

By Ginx Hudgins.

“We Thought We Knew”, a group show put on by five female SCAD BFA students, opens at Non-Fiction Gallery on Friday, May 8 at 7pm. The artwork represents a “collective attempt to maintain the beauty [the artists] once knew” while exploring themes of self-identification, sexuality, and loss. The show will be up until May 12.

Did we miss something? E-mail to make sure your event or opening is listed next week.

Author: SAI

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

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