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‘Storylines’ -- Solo illustration exhibit by Sarah Goodreau, plus the Savannah release of the book “A Sad Day for Kites,” by David Andrews, illustrated by Sarah Goodreau. Reception March 2, 7-10 p.m. Show runs through March 14. 2427 DeSoto Ave. Between Bull and Whitaker off 41st.

‘Pete Christman: Modern Pictorialism’ -- The Jack Leigh Gallery features new work by artist and SCAD professor Pete Christman. Exhibition runs March 6-16. Artist talk Tuesday March 6 at 6 p.m., free and open to the public Jack Leigh Gallery is at 132 East Oglethorpe Ave.

‘The Shape of Content’ -- Oil paintings by Christopher Stevens, through March 15 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St. Reception Thurs. March 1, 6-8 p.m.

‘Uncovering Images’ -- The Grand Bohemian Gallery in The Manson on Forsyth features Mary Hartman’s “Rush” horse series, Julio Garcia’s New Orleans series and work by Gerome Temple. Show runs March 2-30. Wine reception Saturday, March 3, 5–10 p.m.

‘Picasso and Dora Maar’ -- Gallery talk by Dr. Margaret Betz, Professor of Art History, Savannah College of Art and Design, Sunday, March 4, 1:30 p.m. at the SCAD Museum of Art, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd. Dora Maar was best known as Picasso’s muse and the subject of his famous “Weeping Woman” series of 1937. 

Ivan Hinds -- The work of this Guyana-born artist will be on display at the Alvida Art Gallery, 7303-D Abercorn St. Opening reception, Saturday, March 3, 7–10 p.m.  On display through May 31. 

Robert Dinnebeil - Union Mission’s Growing Hope Artisans’ Cooperative presents paintings by local artist Robert Dinnebeil.  The exhibit will show during the month of March at the Starfish Cafe, 719 East Broad Street.

‘…ISM’ -- Performance and installation at desot O row Gallery, up until Feb. 28.

Call for Entries -- Last year, art made all the difference in the world to 27 graduates of the Starfish Café, the nationally recognized culinary arts training program for the homeless. Whose world will your art change this year? To donate now to the Starfish Café Gala’s Silent Art Auction, contact Laura Webb at 238-2777 ext 101 or

Visiting Artist Series — Chroma Gallery hosts mixed-media artist Cedric Smith, who blends photography and painting in his forward-retro take on the African-American South. Show runs through March 23. Chroma Gallery is at 31 Barnard St. 

‘View from the Stage’ Savannah College of Art and Design MFA painting candidate Maggie Evans presents her thesis exhibit. Large-scale charcoal drawings explore the gritty atmosphere of the bar as observed while playing in bands throughout Savannah. March 2–9 at Moon River Brewing Company (upstairs) 21 W. Bay Street.  Opening reception March 2, 6-9 p.m., with live music by Jackson Evans.  Free and open to the public.

Michael Ellison -- The Art Show at the JEA beginning March 1 will feature the works of photographer Michael Ellison. 5111 Abercorn.

Linda Whitt Smith and Kathy Miller — The “Artists of the Month” at Gallery 209 for March is ceramic artist Linda Whitt Smith and painter Kathy Miller. Gallery 209, Rivers Street’s original cooperative gallery, has been at 209 E. River Street since 1975. The Gallery is open seven days a weeks, from 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. most nights.

‘The Great Reconciler’ — Hilary White’s painting and sculpture, March 2-12 at Hall Street Gallery at 212 W. Hall Street. Reception is March 2 from 6-8 p.m.

Fran Thomas@Gallery 440 — Fran Thomas is one of Savannah’s most significant artists. Stop by Gallery 440 for Fran’s latest show, the body of which was painted in the picturesque town of Old Lyme, Connecticut, Italy and the Savannah area.  Her representation is a blend of small vivid  works, interspersed with fun colorful paintings of local interest and cuisine.  Upstairs at Gallery 440 is the studio of Frances Walter, Charlotte Dunlap and Cissie Victor.  Other artists whose work is on  display include Olivia McKinley, Tim Coy, Dicky Stone, Morgan Kuhn,  and Jorges Alvarez.  Gallery 440 is at 440 Bull St. Open Wed-Sat 11-5.

Michael Carnahan — Friedman’s Fine Art at 28 W. State St. features the floral still-lifes, inspired by his faux-finishing experience, of this local artist.

‘Paintings by Maurice’ - In February, Union Mission’s Growing Hope Artisans’ Cooperative presents paintings by Cooperative member Maurice Henderson.  Starfish Cafe, 719 East Broad St.

Jepson Center for the Arts207 W. York St. Call 790-8800. 

Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.