ART BEST BETS
The Art of Elizabeth Cranondonk — Through Jan. 30 at the Akron Woman’s City Club Gallery 732, 732 W. Exchange St. 330-762-6261.
Robert Stivers: Veiled Image — Through Jan. 20 at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Also, Adolph Gottlieb: Sculptor through Feb. 17; and New Artifacts: Works by Brent Kee Young and Sungsoo Kim through April 7. 330-376-9185.
Kaleidoscope 2012 — Through Dec. 31 at Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. 330-376-8480.
Connecting Objects to Their People: From the Arctic to Arizona — Through Dec. 22 at the University of Akron’s Center for the History of Psychology, 73 College St.
Fabric Art — Through Jan. 3 at the Art Gallery of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St., Akron. www.stpauls akron.org.
Small Gems II — Through Dec. 22 at the Harris Stanton Gallery, 2301 W. Market St., Akron. 330-867-7600.
Upcycling Art — Through Dec. 31 at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.
Winter Light the Night 2012 Exhibit — Through Sunday at the Log Cabin Gallery, 1671 Main St., Peninsula. 330-657-2670.
The Hudson Society of Artists’ Annual Holiday Art Show — Through Jan. 5 at Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Drive, Hudson. For more information, go to www.hudsonsocietyofartists.com.
Fashion Timeline — Through June at Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. 330-672-3450.
Small Works Competition — Through Dec. 22 in the Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Kent. 330-676-1549.
Sundays @ One Watercolor Painting Exhibition — Through Dec. 31 at the North Water Street Gallery, 257 N. Water St., Kent. 330-673-4970.
Tiger Legacy — Through Feb. 17 at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Also, Supporting Our Champions: A Portrait of the Massillon Tiger Booster Club through Feb. 17. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.
Life in Miniature — Through March 3 at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. 330-455-7043.
Celebrating Community Spirit: Shaker Heights 1955-1980 —Through Dec. 30 at the Shaker Historical Society, 16740 S. Park Blvd., Shaker Heights. Also, The Best of Shaker Life, a Photographic Retrospective … the People, Places, and Homes of Shaker Heights through Dec. 30. 216-921-1201.
Portraits of Homelessness — Through Jan. 4 in the Wasmer Gallery, Ursuline College, 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike. www.ursuline.edu.
East Versus West: Mapping Cleveland, the Western Reserve and the Midwest — Through March 31 at the Western Reserve Historical Society, History Center, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland. 216-721-5722 or www.wrhs.org.
Grateful Dead: The Long, Strange Trip — Through December at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland. 216-781-7625.
DIY: Photographers & Books — Through Dec. 30 at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. Also, Studio Glass in Focus: Dialogue and Innovation through April 14; William H. Johnson: An American Modern through Jan. 27; Mary Cassatt and the Feminine Ideal in 19th Century Paris through Jan. 21; Picasso and the Mysteries of Life: Deconstructing La Vie through April 21; and Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes through Jan. 6. 888-262-0033 or www.ClevelandArt.org.
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic— Through Jan. 13 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive. 216-231-4600 or 800-317-9155.
The 20th People’s Art Show— Through today at the Galleries at Cleveland State University, 1307 Euclid Ave. 216-687-2103.
Inside Out and From the Ground Up — Through Feb. 24 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 11400 Euclid Ave. 216-421-8671 or www.mocacleveland.org.