Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road, Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457 www.heightsarts.org “Likeness.” Opening Reception 6-9pm. Curated by and including work from NOC’s own Sharon Grossman. “You can have a portrait without just depicting someone’s face,” says guest curator Sharon Grossman. “All of these artists challenge the notion of portraiture by using traditional media in non-traditional interpretations.” The artists participating are painter Sarah Curry, ceramicist Susan Gallagher, painter on fabric Bernadette Glorioso, mixed media artist David King, photographer Daniel Levin, and fiber artist Mary Ann Tipple, fiber arts. One wall will be dedicated to self portraits by the artists. The show includes a set of self-portraits by the artists.
Ursuline College Wasmer Gallery 2550 Lander Road, CLE “Tricia Kaman: Women in Reverie.” Opening Reception 5-8pm.
Walkabout Tremont. 6-10pm. While galleries aren’t as numerous as they used to be, there are still plenty of places offering art to look at, including the Hartshorn Gallery where Lila Rose Cole’s abstract paintings, by turns turbulent and serene, are still on view; Doubting Thomas, showing the work of Terrie Gerrard and Studio Lebeau, featuring the neo art of Jeff Chiplis.
Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron “FRESH Juried Art Exhibition.” Opening 5-8pm. “The 33 pieces were selected by University of Akron Myers School of Art professor Charles Beneke from 71 entries, who says they project “a sense of unease and trepidation — our world is unsettled; our political climate is divisive; big changes are impending.” Many of them reflect on the recent election, as well as changes in world cultures, questions of personal identity and the exploration of space.”
Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., CLE 216.621.2900 www.zygotepress.com “Let’s Talk About Love Baby: The Love Library.” Opening 6-8pm.
Harris-Stanton Gallery, 2301 West Market Street, Akron, 330.867.7600, www.harrisstantongallery.com “New Directions.” Visit Website for Opening Reception Hours.
Transformer Station, 1460 W.29th Street, CLE www.transformerstation.org “Heavy the Sea: Works by Esther Teichmann.” Opening 7-9pm.
Beck Center, 17801 Detroit Ave. Lakewood, 216.521.2540 “Milt Hinton: Keeping Time.” Phone for Opening Hours.
Juma Gallery, 20100 Chagrin Blvd., Shaker Heights 216.295.1717 “Dawn Tekler.” Opening 6-8pm.
Spaces, 2900 Detroit Ave, CLE 216.621.2314 www.spacesgallery.org “Spaces New Gallery Opening Weekend.” To celebrate, SPACES is throwing a weekend-long party showcasing the new Hingetown location and its surrounding neighborhood as well as the Cleveland’s arts community. Tickets can be purchased for a variety of attractions including a VIP roving dinner Saturday evening from 6-8pm, and a “super hot housewarming” dance party with DJ Genna Petrolla from 8pm-midnight, with installations and performances all over the building. On Sunday from noon-5pm there will be free tours of the new facility, with light refreshments and drop-in performances by St. Paul, Minnesota new music chamber ensemble Zeitgeist.
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky 419.625.1188 www.sanduskyculturalcenter.org “Under Wraps.” Opening 1-4pm. Featuring work by NOC’s own Todd Leech along with Gary Spinosa, Erik Anderson, Justin Brennan, Marsha Gray Carrington, Paul Coleman, Dan Corrigan, Justin Delli Bovi, Matthew Gallagher, Nina Huryn, and Irene Maginniss.