Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St., Cleveland, 216.229.6527 sculpturecenter.org “Ryan Legassicke and Janet Macpherson.” Final chance to see this show. Ryan Legassicke and Janet Macpherson return from Toronto, Canada, for a goodbye party before their deinstallation. On Friday stop by the galleries any time after 10 AM for a first or a last look at their work and come from 5 to 7 PM to introduce yourself and get to know them. Light refreshments.
78th Street Studios. 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland “Under Construction: ARTneo Celebrates 30th Anniversary.” Opening 6-10pm. This Friday, ARTneo (formerly the Cleveland Artists Foundation) invites art professionals, collectors and enthusiasts to celebrate the organization’s 30th Anniversary at 78th Street Studios. As the name change alludes, this important organization is in the middle of an exciting transition. This weekend’s benefit is appropriately titled Under Construction. http://artneo.org/
Cleveland Print Room (in Artcraft Building), 2550 Superior Ave, Suite 102, Cleveland, 216.401.5981 “Lost & Found: Vernacular & Found Photography.” Opening 5-9pm. Panel Discussion Saturday 1 pm. View a selection of vernacular & found photography in Cleveland Print Room’s latest exhibition: Lost & Found: Vernacular & Found Photography. According to Wikipedia, vernacular photography is defined as “the creation of photographs, usually by amateur or unknown photographers both professional and amateur, who take everyday life and common things as subject. Examples of vernacular photographs include travel and vacation photos, family snapshots, photos of friends, class portraits, identification photographs, and photo-booth images. Vernacular photographs are types of accidental art, in that they often are unintentionally artistic.” Found photos come from places like flea markets, thrift stores, garage sales, estate sales, and in the trash and have a mysterious air about them. Private collectors and found photo dealers from around the country will be showcasing select photos. On Sat hear a panel discussion moderated by Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography at Cleveland Museum of Art, w/ a panel consisting of Robert Jackson from Seattle, Nigel Maister from Rochester, Stacy Waldman from Easthampton, Massachusetts, and Erin Waters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Spaces, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org “TAG Round 2 and The Production Language Factory and Immortal Kombat” Opening 6-9pm.
Brick Ceramic + Design, 420 East 161st. Street Cleve. “Cerama-jama: Pre-Opening Party.” Opening 6-10pm.