‘icon sumer’ -- Patrick McGrath Muñiz, SCAD MFA candidate, presents his thesis exhibition: icon-sumer Oct. 19–Nov. 4 at Hall Street Gallery, 212 W. Hall St. Free and open to the public. Explores the relationship between traditional Christian icons and our modern consumerist society.
Todd Lemanic -- Work in stone, wood, ceramics and canvas by this SCAD sculpture professor. Opens to the public from 26:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 29 at the Los Robles Center for Arts and Humanities at 101 E. 34th St. Private showings are scheduled throughout November by calling Robert Crockett at 234-5952 for appointments.
‘Don’t Censor Me, Dammit!’ -- Juried art show featuring “forms of art that are graphic, explicit, and offensive in subject matter.” Show runs Thurs. Oct. 19 through Wed. Oct. 25 at desot O row Gallery, 2427 Desoto Ave. between Whitaker and Bull on 41st.
Reception Fri. Oct. 20 7-9 p.m.
‘The Architecture of Nature’ -- New collage works by Laura W. Adams will be on display at Off the Wall Gallery in 45 Bistro at the Marshall House, 123 East Broughton St. from Oct. 23 through November. Opening reception Oct. 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Oil Painters of America National Paint Out – Savannah -- Sat., Oct. 21 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. (Rain date Sat. Oct. 28). Oil painters all over the country paint plein air on one day. Hosted by Chroma Gallery. Location TBD. www.chromaartgallery.com for more information or call 232-2787.
‘A Closer Look: Four Churches and a Synagogue’; ‘Turnings in Native Wood’ -- Photography by Tim Coy and woodturning by Dicky Stone through Dec. 30 at Gallery 440, 440 Bull St. Coy’s color digital photographs depict interior and exterior details of five historic houses of worship in downtown Savannah—St. John’s Episcopal Church, Temple Mickve Israel, Christ Church (Episcopal), Independent Presbyterian Church, and First African Baptist Church. Stone uses naturally felled indigenous woods such as maple, cherry, and oak in his finely turned functional and decorative pieces. All works for sale. A portion of proceeds benefits Chatham Savannah Citizen Advocacy, Inc.
‘Forgotten’ -- Photo exhibition by SCAD alumnus Dennis Burnett Oct. 6–Nov. 1, at Pei Ling Chan Gallery, 322 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. “Forgotten” contains images of quiet still-lifes and abandoned homes that illustrate the aftermath of Katrina.
Marcus Kenney & Julio Garcia -- Iocovozzi Fine Art presents this show by eclectic artist Kenney and printmaker Garcia, both SCAD graduates. 1 W. Jones St.
‘Islam in Belief and Practice’ -- Exhibit at Georgia Southerm Museum features authentic clothing, prayer rugs and religious artifacts and addresses the origin of the Qur’an, common beliefs shared by Muslims, the significance of Ramadan, the role of women, the meanings of jihad, and the goals of extremist factions. On display through Dec. 31. Free admission for the Museum, which is in the Rosenwald Building on Southern Drive. 9-5 M-F and 2-5 Saturday and Sunday.
‘Homeland Insecurity’s Plan for Lazaretto Creek’ -- Photos by Roger Surprenant are on display at Angel’s BBQ thru November. Angel’s is on Oglethorpe Lane between Bull & Whitaker.
‘Peace of Mind’ -- Union Mission’s Growing Hope Artisans Cooperative shows new works on Peace by Tony Coombs thru October. Starfish Café on 719 East Broad St.
‘All Over the Lot’ -- Hospice Savannah showcases new work by local photographer Margaret Brennan, Sept. 1–Oct. 31 at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, at Hospice House, 1352 Eisenhower Drive.
Whitney Gallery -- New artists Carrie Christian, Melody Postma, Chris Revelle, Gerome Temple and Ben Ward are showcased Sept.–Oct. at 415 Whitaker St.
‘Linda Cohn was here’ -- Chicago native Linda Cohn will exhibit her works at Gallery S.P.A.C.E. (Savannah’s Place for Art, Culture and Education) Sept. 5-Oct. 27.
Admission is free. 9 West Henry St.
JEA Artist of the Month -- The Art Show at the Jewish Educational Alliance, 5111 Abercorn St., beginning Oct. 1 features works of Judy Mooney, Sandy Branam & Lilli Fayaz.
Jepson Center for the Arts – Exhibits include: “Helen Levitt: Photographs from the Permanent Collection”; selections from the Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art; and “Myrtle Jones: A Tribute.” 207 W. York St. Call 790-8800.
Telfair Academy of Arts & Sciences --121 Barnard St. Call 790-8800.nç