Art for Art's Sake Auction - Art auction May 7, 6-9pm, benefiting the Desotorow Gallery. Desotorow Gallery , 2427 Desoto Ave.
Ellen Susan: Soldier Portraits - Local photographer uses a 150-year old method to capture striking portraits of contemporary soldiers. Runs through July 25. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. ,
Giving Soles - Group show featuring artists' creations using pairs of Tom's Shoes, a company that gives shoes to a person in need with each pair it sells. Reception: May 7, 7-10pm. OneNine Fine Art, 19 E. Bay St.
Holy Conversations - Collection of mixed media from Tiffani Taylor that combines sheet music with lettering, gold leaf, prayer cards and expressionistic brush strokes. Through June 30. Reception: May 13, 5:30-7:30pm. Hospice Savannah Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
Intrigue of Egypt - Original photographs, ancient site drawings and maps from the Smithsonian Institute, as well as authentic artifacts of Egyptology. Runs through May 30. Greer Gallery - Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Hilton Head
Introversive Indulgence - A collection of new paintings from Helene O'Hagan featuring colorful, textured abstractions. Runs through May 31. Reception: May 14, 6-9pm. Gallery Espresso, 234 Bull St.
Lavar Munroe: Art of Illustration - Digitally colored graphite drawing and mixed media pieces with complex compositions. Runs through 6/12. Beach Institute, 502 Harris St.
Maureen Kerstein and Ruth Hunter - Kerstein is a founding member of the Plein Air Painters of Savannah and Hunter is a watercolor painter who has exhibited extensively around the country. JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
Maybe Something, Maybe Nothing - Artist Jack Metcalf holds his farewell show. Recent drawings, found objects and mixed media celebrating the beauty of chance. Through May 18. Reception: May 14, 6-8pm. Oglethorpe Gallery, 406 E. Oglethorpe Ave.
My Life Saving Doodles - Photography, digital prints and fine art by designer and illustrator Brianna Thayer. Runs through 5/15. B.Matthew's Eatery 3rd Floor Gallery
Napoleon Wilkerson - Local artist displays paintings featuring scenes from the Lowcountry, family members and historical events. Runs through May 28. Reception: May 7, 5-7pm. S.P.A.C.E. Gallery , 9 W. Henry St.
Painters' Reel: Contemporary Painters of Georgia - Features 11 contemporary painters from across the state, representing a cross-section of Georgia's vibrant visual art scene. Organized by the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon. Runs thru May 17. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St.
Philip Perkis: 50 Years of Photographs - Retrospective of work from the NY-based photographer's career capturing intimate moments and pastoral scenes. Through 9/19. Telfair Museum of Art
Rachel Raab: Travels - Large format travel photography from Raab, featured artist at Local 11Ten for the month of May. Local 11ten, 1110 Bull St.
The Gallery Re-Opening - Photographer Dusty Vollmer and painter Pamela Goldberg display new work in the first show since water damage from a fire temporarily shuttered The Gallery. Reception: May 7, 5-7pm The Gallery, City Market
The Works - Mixed media from seniors in AASU's Arts program. Savannah Mall
Through the Woods - Solo show by California artist Clare Rojas. Through 5/9. Pinnacle Gallery , 320 E. Liberty St.
Whodunit - Painter Adam Reinhard explores emotion and expression through body language. Through May 14. Hall Street Gallery, 212 W. Hall St.
Works on Paper - Group show featuring local artists demonstrating the range of art made on paper. Includes Betsey Cain, Carmen Aliffi, James Zdaniewski, Gerome Temple and more. Through 6/5. Atwell's Art and Frames, 228 W. Broughton St.