Howland Public Library
The opening reception for the Art is Elementary exhibit will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13. It features art by students in grades kindergarten to 5 from Forrestal, Glenham, Sargent and South Avenue elementary schools organized by teachers Sallie Farkus, Susan Wurtz and Cathy Pezzo. The work includes drawings, paintings, collage and mixed-media pieces by seven students from each school. It will be on view until Feb. 17.
Bau celebrates its 13th anniversary with a group show in which each artist interpreted the theme “Lucky 13.” Participating artists are Carla Goldberg, Erica Caginalp, Gary Jacketti, Grey Zeien, Herman Roggeman, Joan Phares, Julie Jacobs, Kirsten Lyon, Melissa Schlobhom and Pamela Zaremba. The opening reception is from 6 to 9 p.m.
Howland Cultural Center
There will be a reception from 3 to 5 p.m. for the four artists whose work makes up the mixed-media exhibit Cloth & Memory: Mimi Graminski, Riva Weinstein, Harriet Cheney and Mary McFerran. On Saturday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m., all four will discuss Memory and Textiles in Art.
The show Timeless Greece includes photographs by Mary Ann Glass and Christine Irvin documenting changes in the country. The opening reception is from 5 to 8 p.m. Glass will also teach a workshop on taking photos with an iPhone on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. at the gallery. See riverwindsgallery.com.
The opening reception for Celebration, featuring work by “womxn” artists, will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. The show is on view until Feb. 3.
Hudson Beach Glass
Donna Mikkelsen’s Ambi Work opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. It features drawings, inks and acrylics and “Word Alchemy” paintings. Mikkelsen is ambidextrous and has explored symmetrical drawing while experimenting with material, sequence, size and directions.
The opening reception for Ron English’s solo show, I Heart Skull, will be from 6 to 9 p.m.