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 Saturday 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.stpaulsakron.org.
Small Gems II — Through Saturday 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.
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 Saturday 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.
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.
Lost & Found works by Marcia Mazak, Gwen Waight and Bret Hines — Through Jan. 11 at the Plain Dealer Corporate Headquarters, 1801 Superior Ave., Cleveland. 216-571-4518.
George Mauersberger: USA Leather & Other Drawings — Through Jan. 5 at the Bonfoey Gallery, 1710 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 216-621-0178.
Procession: Song for the Underground Railroad — Through Saturday at the Sculpture Center, 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland. 216-229-6527.
Bill Viola: The Raft — Through Dec. 30 at Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Also, The Legacy of Currier and Ives: Shaping the American Spirit through Jan. 20; Regional Photographer Series: Tony Nichols through Jan. 20; Mike McCartney’s North Highlands Photographs through Dec. 30; Michael Lenson through Jan. 27; and Pastel Society of America Members Exhibition Sunday through March 3. 330-743-1107, ext. 123.
Traces of Time, Traces of Glory: Native American Prehistoric Tools & Points — Through Dec. 30 at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum, 300 N. Whitewoman St., Coshocton. 740-622-8710.
Southeastern Ohio Watermedia Society 35th Annual Exhibition — Through Dec. 29 at the Zanesville Museum of Art, 620 Military Road. 740-452-0741.