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Exhibits and openings
One of the quilts in Crazy Quilts for Modern Times

‘Pancakes and Parables’ — New painting by Scott Foxx through Aug. 30 at Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

‘Recognoscere’ — Photography by Sarah Anderson and Tony Leonhardt at Dimensions Gallery, 412 MLK Jr. Blvd.

Growing Hope Gallery Expo — Union Mission’s Growing Hope Artisans Cooperative hosts this free, public event Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. next to the Starfish Café at the corner of East Broad and Gwinnett Streets. The event featuring 24 local and regional artists demonstrating their work as well as offering hands-on arts and craft activities for all ages. Performances featuring artists in music, dance and spoken word are part of this day of creativity and fun.

‘Take the Burden’ — Solo painting exhibition by SCAD foundation studies professor Gregory Eltringham explores the everyday interaction of individuals within their allotted spaces. Aug. 27-Oct. 7 at Pinnacle Gallery, 320 E. Liberty St.

‘Glorious Borders: Three Centuries of French Frames’ — Opens August 20 at the SCAD Museum of Art, 227 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., two doors north of the Savannah Visitors Center. Free. Hours are M-F 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m.

‘Luminous Nature’ — AASU presents this exhibition of the paintings and drawings of Kate Stamps. Aug. 6-30 in the AASU Fine Arts Gallery. Join the artist for a gallery reception at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 29.

‘Crazy Quilts for Modern Times’ — A vibrant display of handmade quilts created by members of the Georgia Quilt Council, Inc., will be on display at the City of Savannah’s Gallery S.P.A.C.E., 9 W. Henry St., Aug. 13-Sept. 28.

The Art of Summer — Exhibit of children’s art by the summer students of The Art School 2007 at The Starfish Café at Gwinnett and East Broad streets, August 6-26. Closing reception Aug. 26 12:30-2:30 p.m. Summer students, ages 6-14 attended an intensive three hours of instruction and production every day for a week. This summer the themes were Creatures of the Caribbean, Mythical Beasts & Beauties and Mad for Mod.

Curious Gallery Anniversary — Katy Gilbert is hosting an event to mark on year at her working studio in Franklin Ward North in City Market. The event happens August 18, 5-8 p.m.

Group Show — The Grand Bohemian Gallery at the Mansion on Forsyth Park is currently featuring artists John Duckworth, Irene Mayo and Jean Claude Roy.

‘Vanishings: Pictorial Narratives of an Endangered Earth’ — New collages by Laura W. Adams through August at The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

‘Life and Death’ — New work by Kazaan Viveiros is at 2CarGarage Contemporary Art Gallery, 30 W. Broughton Street, Suite 205, through August.

Jim Griffin and Rick Woods — The artists of the month at Gallery 209 are jeweler Jim Griffin and photographer Rick Woods. 209 E. River Street.

Hugh Gale — This painter is the artist of the month for August at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St.

Gallery 440 — New works in clay by Barbara Duch. Other artists include Olivia McKinley, Tim Coy, Dicky Stone, Charlotte Dunlap, Morgan Kuhn, Frances Walter and owner Fran Thomas, at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St.

Jepson Center for the Arts – “Marcus Kenney: Topics in American History,” through Sept. 16; “New Directions in American Drawing,” through Sept. 23. 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.

Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences — 121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.