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Three exhibitions continue through April 17 at MINT Gallery. The work of painters Jurell Cayetano, Gerald Lovell and Dianna Settles documents their friends and the intimate, fleeting moments of daily life (galleries 1 and 3; free tickets HERE). A Studio Artists Exhibition features work by mixed-media artist Carter Flachbarth, Michelle Laxalt, painter/sculptor Jeff Repko and Danielle Russell (Gallery 2). A 15th Birthday Print Artists exhibition features work by painter/mixed-media artist Angela Davis Johnson, painter/sculptor/installation artist Wihro Kim, Makeda Jean Lewis, painter Sarah Nathaniel and multimedia artist Jordan Stubbs. MINT, which focuses on work by emerging Atlanta artists, is open 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday.

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To Have and to Hold: The Architecture of Slavery is in its final days at Arnika Dawkins Gallery. In her evolving exploration of the architecture of slavery, Keris Salmon presents a suite of 11 photographic prints with letterpress that peer into the lives of the American and Caribbean enslaved and their enslavers through the buildings and landscapes they inhabited and the words they spoke. To Have and to Hold, on view through March 12, builds on Salmon’s 2018 exhibit at Arnika Dawkins titled We Have Made These Lands What They Are. Free. By appointment only. Register HERE.

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True Colors Theatre Company and partners commemorate the 56th anniversary of the civil rights movement’s Bloody Sunday with a virtual event titled “Art Meets Activism: John Lewis, C.T. Vivian and The Baptism.” On March 7, 1965, some 600 peaceful marchers were attacked and beaten by White state troopers and sheriff’s deputies on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Sunday’s event will look at the critical role young people and art played in the movement. It will feature a screening of the film The Baptism, a visual poem by Carl Hancock Rux and Carrie Mae Weems, and a conversation with scholars, activists and artists. True Colors’ partners include Emory University, Morehouse College and Lincoln Center in New York. 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. Register in advance HERE.

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