ART BEST BETS
Diana Al-Hadid’s Nolli’s Orders — Through Sunday at Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Also, Invitation to Stare: Photographic Portraits through June 1. 330-376-9185.
This Is Akron With Opie Evans: The Rubber City As Seen Through the Lens of One of Its Earliest African-American Photographers — Through September at the University of Akron’s Dr. Shirla R. McClain Gallery of Akron’s Black History and Culture, Buckingham Building, 220 Wolf Ledges Parkway. For more information, go to www.uakron.edu/ie/offices.
Sisters in Art 2014 Exhibit — Through May 29 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St., Akron. For more information, call Deanna R. Clucas at 330-659-4301 or Barbara Johns at 330-723-2620.
FRESH: 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition — Through Saturday at the Akron Area Arts Alliance, Summit ArtSpace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. 330-376-8480.
Artists of the Rubber City Biennial Member Show — Through April 19 at the BOX Gallery, Summit ArtSpace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. For information, go to www.facebook.com/artistsofrubbercity.
Watercolors by Linda Nye — Through April 30 at Gallery 732, Akron Women’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. Artist reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday. 330-762-6261.
Thoughts As Pages, Stacks As Memories — Through April 18 in the lobby of the University of Akron’s Bierce Library, 302 Buchtel Common. For more information, contact Stephanie Dawson Everett at 330-972-7224 or email email@example.com.
Contemporary Views: Jeff Rich, Daniel Shea and Lynn Whitney — Through Friday in the Emily Davis Gallery, Folk Hall, 150 E. Exchange St., the University of Akron, 330-972-6030 or http://uakron.edu/art/.
UUWA’s Inaugural Spring Art Show — Opening reception and silent auction at 7 tonight. The show will run through April 27 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. 330-836-2206 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whiskey Painters of America 32nd Annual Show and Sale — Show and sale run through May 2 at the Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, 2131 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. 330-928-8092 or www.cvartcenter.org.
Orphaned Paintings — Through April 30 at the Studios of Jack Richard, 2250 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. 330-929-1575.
Fashion Timeline — Through June 28, 2015, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive. Also, Glass: Selections From the Kent State University Museum Collection through June 28, 2015; and Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye through Oct. 5, 2014. 330-672-3450.
Local Natives: 14th Annual Group Environmental Art Exhibition — Opening reception at 7 p.m. Saturday. Exhibition runs through May 17 at the North Water Street Gallery, 257 N. Water St., Kent. 330-673-4970 or www.standingrock.net.
Imagining a Better World: The Artwork of Nelly Toll and You Go Girl! — Through May 18 in the Main Gallery of the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Also, Paul Brown: The Professional Years in the Massillon Tiger Football Gallery; Massillon and the War of the Rebellion: Significant Artifacts From the Permanent Collection and Ray Bradbury memorabilia from the collection of Mark Dawidziak to augment the Big Read and Bradbury’s book, Fahrenheit 451. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.
Symphony of Life - The Art of Erin Mulligan — Through July 20 in the upper galleries of the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N. Also, 23rd Annual Stark County High School Art Exhibition, through Sunday in the lower galleries. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or go to www.cantonart.org.
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Chronicling the Story of African-American Pioneers of Flight — Through April 27 in the Keller Gallery of the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. For more information, call 330-455-7043 or go to www.mckinleymuseum.org.
Nurture Nature — Through April 25 at 2nd April Galerie, 324 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. 330-451-0924 or www.secondapril.org.
Visual Arts Student Exhibition — Through May 1 in the Gallery at Lakeland, Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland. Artists’ reception and awards ceremony from 7-9 tonight. 440-525-7029.
Prints from The College of Wooster Art Museum’s Permanent Collection — Through May 12 in the Burton D. Morgan Gallery, Ebert Art Center, the College of Wooster, 1220 Beall Ave. For more information, call 330-263-2495.
Artificial Worlds: Lori Kella — Through April 20 in the Jack and Linda Lissauer Gallery, Shaker Historical Society, 16740 S. Park Blvd., Shaker Heights. For more information, call 216-921-1201 or go to www.shakerhistory.org.
Van Gogh Repetitions — Through May 26 at Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. 888-262-0033 or www.ClevelandArt.org.
Hidden Mother: Reimagined — Through April 26 at the Cleveland Print Room, the ArtCraft Building, 2550 Superior Ave. For more information, go to www.clevelandprintroom.com.
DIRGE: Reflections on [Life and] Death — Through June 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 11400 Euclid Ave. Also, Sara VanDerBeek in the Toby Devan Lewis Gallery through June 8. 216-421-8671 or www.MOCAcleveland.org.
Redheaded Peckerwood: Photographs by Christian Patterson and Superblack: New Work by Jordan Tate — Exhibit will be on display at the Transformer Station, 1460 W. 29th St., Cleveland. 216-938-5429 or www.TransformerStation.org.
Running on Rails — Through April 20 at Shaker Historical Society, 16740 S. Park Blvd., Shaker Heights. 216-921-1201.
Reflections: African American Life From the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection — Through June 8 at Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Also, Seth Chwast: The Autistic Artistic Mind through May 11; Bill Barron: Mortality of Objects through April 27; Recent Acquisitions: Butler Pastel Collection through April 20; and America on Paper: Butler Collection opens Sunday and runs through June 15. 330-743-1107, ext. 123.