Fashion in Focus - Photos and evening wear from the SCAD Museum collection, including original couture from some of the most famous names in fashion. Runs through Sept. 30. SCAD Museum, 227 MLK Jr. Blvd, http://www.scad.edu/scadmuseum
First Friday at the Fish Gallery - The featured artist is painter Denise Elliot Vernon, along with work from several other local artists, food, drinks and fun. Aug. 6, 4-8pm. Fish Art Gallery , 1207 Hwy 80,
From these Roots - An exhibit featuring hand-woven baskets from Canadian artist and filmmaker Clara Gough. Runs through Aug. 13. SSU Social Sciences Building Gallery, SSU Campus Next to Jordan Hall,
No Ordinary Folk - An exhibition of sculpture, drawings and paintings from self-taught folk artists from around the Southeast, including Ulysses Davis, William Golding, Bessie Harvey and more. Runs through January 3, 2011. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. , http://www.telfair.org/
Paintings by Dennis Roth - A collection of recent work from Roth who specializes in watercolor landscapes. Runs through Aug. 31 Opening reception: Aug. 5, 5-8pm. JEA Art Gallery, 5111 Abercorn St.
Patricia Walker and Haywood Nichols - A shared show featuring photos, paintings and drawings of the barrier islands by Walker alongside a series of cat sculptures in bronze, ceramic, wood and stone by Nichols. Hospice Savannah Gallery , 1352 Eisenhower Dr.
Philip Perkis: 50 Years of Photographs - A retrospective of work from the NY-based photographer's illustrious career capturing intimate moments and pastoral scenes. Runs through 9/19. Telfair Museum of Art, http://www.telfair.org/
Response to Nature - Renowned watercolorist P.A. Kessler will showcase her work, which pays homage to a long tradition of botanical painting that dates back to the 16th century. Greer Gallery - Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, http://www.artshhi.com/
Stracts - A collection of mixed media portraits by local artist Rachel Raab. Seed Eco Lounge, 39 Montgomery St. , http://www.raabstract.com/
The Portraits of Arthur Milton - A Savannah native, Milton's solo exhibition includes large scale portraits of people including Lou Rawls, Dolly Parton, his family members and more. Runs through Sept. 3 at Gallery S.P.A.C.E.., 9 W. Henry St. Opening reception: Aug. 6, 5-7pm.
Twilight Visions: Surrealism, Photography and Paris - Through vintage photographs, films, books, and period ephemera, Twilight Visions explores the city of Paris as the literal and metaphoric base of Surrealism during the 1920s and 30s. Runs through Oct. 10. Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. , http://www.telfair.org/
Unfolding - A solo show from painter Lacy Barger featuring abstract landscapes. Runs through Aug. 12. Opening reception: Aug. 6, 6-8pm. Fahm Hall Gallery, 9 Fahm St.