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The Gallery reception -- The Gallery at 802 Bay St. will hold a reception as part of the Fall Art Walk on Sat. Oct. 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m., where over 50 local, regional and national artists will be showcased.

Shows at Desotorow -- Oct. 21-27 is the political show. Reception will be Friday Oct. 21 from 7-9 p.m. Oct 28-Nov. 3 will be the monster show honoring Halloween. The works will be in a variety of media, and there will be a costume contest held. The reception will be Friday Oct. 28 from 7-9 at the gallery in the Starland Design District.

‘Is the Pen Mightier Than the Sword?’ -- Lecture by SCAD political science professor Randy Moffett, Monday, Nov. 1, 7 p.m., at the Newton Center for British-American Studies, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. Free. Moffett uses printmaker William Hogarth’s “Four Prints of an Election” series as a basis for a discussion of political satire.

‘By Hand -- African American Advertising Art in Savannah’ -- This exhibition at the King Tisdell Cottage, 502 E. Harris St.

features images made by local African American sign painters.

‘Student Impressions: Works on Paper from the Printmaking Program at the Savannah College of Art and Design’ -- Printmaking work by undergraduate and graduate students through Nov. 5 at the May Poetter Gallery, 342 Bull St.

Newton Center reception -- SCAD’s Earle W. Newton Center for British-American Studies presents a fall exhibition reception, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 5-7:30 p.m., at the Newton Center, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. free and open to the public. The reception presents three new exhibitions: “The Creators: English Artists, Architects and Writers of the 17th—19th Centuries”; “Focus on Political Satire: The Hogarth ‘Election’ Series”; and “The Illustrated Mark Twain.”

‘Motion Stills’ -- SCAD exhibition “examines the kinetic nature of an increasingly digitized world,” through Nov. 13, at Red Gallery, 201 E. Broughton.

Alvida’s Fall Show -- Local artist Luther Vann is showcased as well as new works by Alvida artists Theresa McGraw, Ruth Hunter, Jeff Zeigler, Ken Myer Jr., Kirt Witte, Anne El-Habre, and Judith Metzger. The gallery also welcomes new Savannah potter, Sally Fox. Reception begins at 7 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23, with live music starting at 8 p.m.

‘The Nature of Trees’ -- New mixed media by Susan Weeks through Oct. 21 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

‘Exploring Watercolor- People, Places and Things’ -- Gallery 440, 440 Bull St., presents Jill Chafin and Lynn Hosegood.

‘Laura Lee Rose: Memorials’ -- SCAD presents this mixed-media exhibition centered on a family’s battle with cancer, through Oct. 23, at La Galerie Bleue, Montgomery Hall, 3515 Montgomery St.

‘Helen Slater as Supergirl’ -- Exhibition by SCAD professor of painting Craig Drennen uses the theme of 1984’s Supergirl and its star Helen Slater. Through Oct. 26, at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St. A closing reception will be held as part of the Savannah Film Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 26, 9-11 p.m. Free.

‘Multi-dimensional Landscapes’
-- Photos by Joe Dyer on display through Nov. 13 at Venus de Milo, 38 MLK Jr. Blvd.

‘From Apache to Zuni’
-- The Telfair Museum of Art hosts this exhibit of Native American objects from the Lowe Museum from Sept. 25-Jan. 2. Several events and lectures dealing with the exhibit will be held throughout October.

Gallery 209 -- Stained glass artist Mary Ingalls and painter Jean Jones are featured artists for October at Gallery 209, 209 E. River St.

‘Tool Set: Post/American Reality’ -- SCAD presents this moving image exhibition through Oct. 30, at Orleans Hall Gallery, 201 Barnard St. Free.

‘Is There a Doctor in the House?’ -- The Hospice Savannah will showcase artwork by area physicians through October 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, located at 1352 Eisenhower Drive.