The exhibition Jane Eyre and Emancipation: twelve responses opens with a 5 p.m. reception Saturday (January 25) at Poem 88 on Zonolite Road. Artists’ works include photography, painting and works on paper inspired by specific passages and themes in Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel. Poem 88’s annual Valentine’s Salon (February 14) will include poetry readings and chamber music from the Victorian period. Through February 29.
MOCA GA has been selected to showcase Paper Routes — GA, part of the international Women to Watch exhibition program for emerging and women artists. Women to Watch 2020 is the sixth installment of the series, held every two or three years. It opens Saturday (January 25) at the Bennett Street museum, with an artists’ talk scheduled for 6:30 p.m. February 4. Through March 7.
The High Museum of Art’s Romare Bearden profiles retrospective, Something Over Something Else, closes in 11 days (on February 2). The epic show begins in the 1910s with Bearden’s earliest memories as a boy in North Carolina and concludes in the 1940s with his life as a young artist in Harlem. The Midtown museum is closed Mondays.