Out of Place, featuring new work from five Southeastern artists, opens this weekend at Buckhead’s Spalding Nix Fine Art. Each of the contemporary artists — Amanda Joy Brown (paintings), Eilis Crean (works on paper), Richard Thomas Scott (paintings), Gregor Turk (sculptural maps) and Willis (large-scale photographic collages) — explores how humans relate to place. Two-day socially distancing opening (masks required) 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday. Through March 12. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 404.841.7777.
The High Museum of Art’s Friday Jazz this week will take its cues from the work of painter Julie Mehretu (her exhibition closes January 31). Small ensembles will play in three locations: drummer Lil’ John Roberts (who curates) and the Senators in the lobby; Kameron Corvet, André Brown, Miguel Gaetan and Sharrod Allen on the Orkin Terrace; and A$H. and T. Brown in the atrium. 6-9 p.m. Friday. $25; members free. Preregistration required for all. 404.733.5000.
Repurposed II: Recovery, an exhibition of found-object art, continues through January 31 at 378 Gallery on Clifton Road in Candler Park. It features the work of 30 artists, including Susan A. Cipcic, Diana Flowers, Benjamin Harubin, Diane Hiscox, Aileen Loy, Jeffrey Wilcox Paclipan and Abe Partridge. Open 1-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday and by appointment (404.530.9277). Attendance is limited to six people at a time with social-distancing protocols in place inside and at any waiting queue outside. Masks required.