Side-by-side exhibitions of civil rights photography continue through September 19 at Jackson Fine Art. In Celebration of the Fire Next Time features work by photojournalist Steve Shapiro, who documented the Selma to Montgomery march in Alabama and the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis. #1960Now features work by Sheila Pree Bright, who has been photographing civil unrest since 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri, where 18-year-old Michael Brown Jr. was shot and killed by a police officer. The gallery, at 3115 E. Shadowlawn Ave. in Buckhead, is open by appointment HERE.
Marcia Wood Gallery holds an open house reception Saturday and Sunday (August 29-30) for its new exhibition, 3 Sided Square, featuring work by sculptor Clark Derbes, collagist George Long and painter Mery Lynn McCorkle. Long and McCorkle will attend. Masks are required. Only four people will be admitted to the gallery at one time. The back terrace will be open for socially distanced visits. Timed tickets are free but must be reserved in advance HERE or by calling 404.827.0030. The gallery is at 263 Walker St. SW, in the Castleberry Hills neighborhood near downtown. The exhibit runs through September 26.
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