Art-world superstar and onetime Atlantan Chris Verene returns to his adopted city with Home Movies 2019, a video-and-photography show at Marcia Wood Gallery. It revisits the people of Galesburg, Illinois, his economically depressed hometown, which he’s been documenting for 30-plus years. Through October 12 (closing reception at 7 p.m.). Landmark Theatre and Atlanta Celebrates Photography will screen video of Verene’s Home Movies on October 10.
Tiny Doors ATL unveils its latest little piece of street art Friday outside the Woodruff Arts Center in honor of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 75th-anniversary season. The tiny-door ribbon cutting is at 10 a.m., with a tiny toast. Lead artist and Tiny Doors ATL founder Karen Anderson Singer will be among those attending.
Infallible Beauty, the first gallery exhibition of paintings and objects by South Carolina-born, Atlanta-based Raymond Goins, continues through October 19 at Poem 88. Goins, a self-taught artist, is known for developing his own formulas for paints and authentically recreating age-old applications for metal, plaster, wood, leather, fabric and paint.
Last call for the High Museum of Art exhibition Of Origins and Belonging: Drawn From Atlanta. It features the work of Atlanta-based artists Jessica Caldas, Yehimi Cambrón, Xie Caomin, Wihro Kim, Dianna Settles and Cosmo Whyte. Closing September 29.