Art Best Bets
Our Land — Through Feb. 12, 2017 at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Also, The Museum Collection: C. Blake McDowell, Jr. Galleries, through 2016; The Museum Collection: Sandra L. and Dennis B. Haslinger Family Foundation Galleries through 2016; 330-376-9185 or www.akronart?museum.org.
Akron Art Prize — Through Saturday at Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St., Akron. Meet the artists reception from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15. www.akronart?prize.org.
Sisters In Art 2016 Exhibit — Through Oct. 27 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1361 W. Market St., Akron. Artist reception from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 25. 330-836-9327.
Muniart: The Art of Ray Muniak — Through Thursday at Gallery 732, Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St., Akron. 330-762-6261.
The Art of Richard Vaux — Through Sunday at the Western Reserve Academy Moos Gallery, 115 College St., Hudson. http://bit.ly/2blKnOQ.
Fashions of Southern Africa — Through July 2, 2017, at The Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive, Kent. Also, (dis)ABLED BEAUTY: The Evolution of Beauty, Disability and Ability, through March 12, 2017. www.kent.edu/museum.
National Collage Society’s 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition — Opening reception from 5-7 p.m. Thursday. The exhibition will run through Oct. 29 at the Kent State School of Art Collection and Galleries’ Downtown Gallery, 141 E. Main St., Kent.
Mindscapes — Opening reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday. Exhibition will run through Nov. 5 at Group Ten Gallery, 138 E. Main St., Kent. 330-678-7890.
Dexter Davis: A Portrait — Through Oct. 7 at the Center for the Visual Arts Gallery, Kent State University, Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Drive, Kent. 330-672-1369.
Creature Comforts — Friday through Nov. 13 in Studio in the Massillon Museum’s Fred F. Silk Community Room, 121 Lincoln Way E. Artists reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 15. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.
Echo: The Early History of Sound Recording — Through Oct. 30 at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. 330-833-4061 or www.?massillonmuseum.org.
Through the Lens: Photography of Frank Dick — Through Nov. 6 in the Keller Gallery at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. 330-455-7043 or www.?mckinleymuseum.org.
Eclectic Expression — Through Friday in Room S204 in the Student Center of Stark State College, 6200 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton. 330-494-6170, ext. 4733.
Drawing Invitational — Through Friday at Kent State University at Stark, Main Hall, Art Gallery, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, North Canton. 330-244-3356.
Three Voices: Conversations on Life and Conflict — Through Oct. 30 at the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. 330-453-7666 or www.cantonart.org.
Native Spirit — Through Oct. 21 at Yoga Centeral, 4626 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton.
En Plein Air — Through Oct. 12 in the Valley Art Center’s Margaret “Peg” Bowen Gallery, 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls. 440-247-7507 or www.valleyartcenter.org.
Dreams & Visions: Surrealism and Fantasy Art — Through Nov. 4 at The Gallery at Lakeland, Lakeland Community College, 7700 Clocktower Drive, Kirtland. www.lakelandcc.edu.
Wall to Wall: Carpets by Artists — Through Jan. 8, 2017 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, 11400 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Also, Anders Ruhwald: Unit: 3583 Dubois through Jan. 8, 2017. 216-421-8671 or www.MOCAcleveland.org.
The Ecstasy of St. Kara — Through Dec. 31 at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland. For information, go to www.clevelandart.org.
Bob Hope: An American Treasure — Opens Saturday and continues through June 30, 2017, at the Cleveland History Center, Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland. www.wrhs.org.
Boppin’ Into The Wild Blue — Through Oct. 29 at The Sculpture Center, 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland. www.sculpturecenter.org.
Perpetual Ephemera — Opening reception from 5-9 p.m. Friday. Exhibition will run through Nov. 5 at the Cleveland Print Room, The ArtCraft Building, 2550 Superior Ave., Cleveland. 216-401-5981.
Don Graham Exhibit — Through Nov. 26 at the Transformer Station, 1460 W. 29th St., Cleveland. 216-938-5429 or www.transformerstation.org.
First Responders: As We See Them, As They Are — Through Nov. 5 at the Artists Archived of the Western Reserve, 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland. 216-721-9020 or www.ArtistsArchives.org.
Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal — Through Nov. 20 at The College of Wooster Art Museum, Ebert Art Center, 1220 Beall Ave., Wooster. Opening reception will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday. 330-263-2495 or 330-263-2388.
Wildfire Test Pit — Through June 12, 2017, at the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, 87 N. Main St., Oberlin. Also, Fred Wilson: Black to the Powers of Ten, through June 12, 2017; Time Well Spent: Art and Temporality through Dec. 23; Conversations: Past and Present in Asia and America through May 21, 2017; and (Anti) Corporeality: Reclaiming and Re-Presenting The Black Body through Dec. 23. 440-775-8665 or www.oberlin.edu/amam.
Teachable Moments: Recent Works by Ursuline Faculty + Staff — Through Oct. 21 at Ursuline College, The Florence O’Donnell Wasmer Gallery, 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike. www.ursuline.edu.