'Sixty Shades of Blue'
Through July 15. Blick Art Supply, 318 E. Broughton St. 'Sixty Shades of Blue' is a one-of-a-kind exhibition showcasing the unique talent of Nicky Soh, a graduate student at SCAD majoring in sequential art and illustration. In the past, Nicky has worked on collaborative projects with Mattel as a storyboard artist and Microsoft Game Studios as an art director. The show draws from a collection of Nicky's personal illustrations that took a year to finish, in a unique East-meets-West style.
Through July 5. DCA Cultural Arts Gallery, 9 W. Henry St. The city of Savannah Cultural Arts Gallery presents the works of Randy Akers and Christopher Williams, "Message." This exhibit features work that showcases historical research through encaustic paintings, photography and sculpture. This exhibit opens to the public through July 5.
'New York Accents'
Through July 6. Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St. Telfair Museums is pleased to present "New York Accents," a major new exhibition exploring the rich influence of New York on Savannah. New York held a particular fascination for Savannah and the Telfair family in the 19th century. Mary Telfair was educated in New York, and she and her family traveled there frequently. For more information about "New York Accents," go to www.telfair.org.
Savannah Art Association's Summer Show
July and August. The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive. The Hospice Savannah Art Gallery presents the Savannah Art Association's Summer Show during July and August. The 10 members representing the association are Margaret Clay, Barbara Gentry, Sue Gouse, Margie Sone Gravina, Bobbie Kraft, Carol Lasell, Martha Love, Grace Rohland, Andrea Stark and Sue Vertullo. Join the artists at their opening reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 11.
Telfair Museums offer free admission to military families
Through Sept. 2. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.; Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St.; Owens-Thomas House, 124 Abercorn St. Telfair Museums will honor active military service members and their families by offering free admission to any of the Telfair Museums through Labor Day. Free admission is offered as part of the Telfair's partnership with the Blue Star Museums program, which offers military families the chance to visit museums across the country free of charge this summer. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and more than 1,800 museums. For information, call 912-790-8802 or go to www.telfair.org.
opening at City Hall
July through December. City Hall Rotunda. The exhibition by photographer Jamie Rose Farreh will present a series of photographs titled "Savannah Squares by Night." The exhibition explores, through the medium of night photography, Savannah's squares and the architecture surrounding the green spaces. Highlighted in the series of images are Lafayette Fountain, the Olde Pink House, Ellis Square, Johnson Square and many others.
Gallery 209 artist of the month
July. Gallery 209, 209 E. River St. Gallery 209 will feature the work of artists Alaine Daniel and Angela Erdy for the month of July. Daniel's work is influenced by people, places and things from the South. Vibrant colors fill her carefully devised compositions primarily in watercolor. Erdy's beautiful line of jewelry is a combination of melting and fusing precious metals, as well as hammering to create texture. Open from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Go to www.gallery209savannah.com or call 912-236-4583.
SCAD Museum to offer free admission to military families
Through Sept. 2. The SCAD Museum of Art is pleased to honor America's brave servicemen and women and has announced its participation in Blue Star Museums. In collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America, SCAD Museum of Art will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families through Labor Day. For more information, go to www.scadmoa.org.
Exhibit opens at Savannah/
Hilton Head Airport Gallery
Through Sept. 9. Airport Gallery, Ticketing/flight departure floor, Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport. A variety of works by members of SAA are represented, offering a display in a myriad of styles, subject matter and medium through Sept. 9. The exhibit is free and open to passengers and visitors to the airport. For more information, go to www.savartists.com or call SAA President Bobbi Kraft at 912-631-1785.