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Exhibits & openings this week
Left, Clayton Verdoorn's ‘Time in Town' is at Oglethorpe Gallery, reception Friday

AASU Undergraduate Art Exhibit - A group show, titled "9+1", featuring work that includes pottery, photography and design by 10 senior art majors at AASU. Reception: Dec. 3, 5:30pm. Savannah Mall, first floor, 14045 Abercorn St.

Birds in Flight - An installation by Matt Hebermehl of his signature, patterned bird forms hanging in the Jepson's atrium. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

Collected Work of Harriett Speer - Speer is a language teacher and self-taught artist who transforms the act of observation into something transcendent. Louise Shipps Gallery at St. Paul's, 34th St and Abercorn St

Death mask and macabre artifacts - Death mask of Gen. Joseph Wheeler, mourning broaches and bones collected from the gravesite of Button Gwinnett, among other items. Through Nov. 15. Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker St.

Facing the Sun - French-born expressionist painter Jean Claude Roy debuts new work. Grand Bohemian Gallery , 700 Drayton St.

Fragmented Desires - A collection of new work by local artist Laurie Darby based off European damask patterns found on wallpaper, upholstery and other items. Through Jan. 23, 2011. Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St.

Junk in the Trunk - The annual indie craft show. Check out all sorts of locally made items, just in time for the holidays. Nov. 12, 5-9pm. Desotorow Gallery, 2427 DeSoto Ave.

Kobo Group Show - Featured artists include Doris Grieder (fibers), Sonya Ho (encaustic painting) and Stephanie Tames (pine needle art). Kobo Gallery, 33 Barnard St.

Le Mistral - A collection of works created by Jerome Meadows during a residency at the Dora Maar house in southern France. Opening reception: Nov. 14, 3-5pm. Indigo Sky Community Gallery, 915 Waters Ave.

Little Gems, Holiday Open House - A collection of smaller paintings, all priced under $300 - great gifts. Reception: Nov. 13, 10:30am-5:30pm. Chroma Gallery, 31 Barnard St.

Mapping the Past - Collection of historical maps dating back as far as the late 16th century depicting North America, Great Britain and the world. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd

Modern Masters from the Smithsonian - Paintings and sculptures from mid-20th century artists from the Smithsonian collection. Through Feb. 6, 2011. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

New Prints by Ray Ellis - Three new prints by artist Ray Ellis will be made available, and the artist will be on hand to sign copies. Reception: Nov. 12, 3-6pm. Ray Ellis Gallery, 205 W. Congress St.

New Work 2010 - Featured artist is Peter Polites, who paints detailed landscapes inspired by the coastal marshes. Show also includes work by Meryl Truett, Tiffani Taylor, Maureen Kerstein and others. Runs through Jan. 1. Off the Wall Gallery (45 Bistro), 123 E. Broughton St.

No Ordinary Folk - Sculpture, drawings and paintings from self-taught folk artists from around the Southeast, including Ulysses Davis, William Golding, Bessie Harvey and more. Through January 3, 2011. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.

Open Windows and Doors - A collection of minimal, composition-focused paintings by Amanda Hanlon as well as ceramics by Neil Austing. Runs through Jan. 2, 2011. Opening reception: Nov. 11, 5:30-7:30pm. Hospice Savannah Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.

Planned Chaos - Multimedia paintings by Morgan Milligan and Juliette van Gils. Runs through Dec. 1. Reception: Thurs., Nov. 11, 6-9pm. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.

Rights, Relationships and Roadtrips - A collection of photos shot during the 50th anniversary conference of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Sentient Bean, 13 E. Park Ave.

Stracts on tour - A collection of mixed media work by RAABstract. Through Nov. 30. Hangfire, 37 Whitaker St.

Time in Town - Photos by Clayton Verdoorn documenting a summer in Provincetown, MA. Opening reception: Nov. 12, 6-9pm. Oglethorpe Gallery, 406 E. Oglethorpe Ave.