SATURDAY, JAN. 12
- OCH ART AND COSTUME MARKET: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1618 Oretha C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Featuring food from Café Reconcile (which will be open again very soon… but in the meantime)…come enjoy their wonderful dishes at the Jan 12th costume-themed OCH Art Market. 10-3. Their signature white beans and shrimp, Eggplant Jennifer and corn and crab soup will be hot and ready.
- ARTMOOR! ART EXHIBIT: 6-9 p.m., Keller Community Center, 4300 S. Broad St., Broadmoor. Award-winning local photographer Pat Jolly is curating the latest Artmoor exhibit entitled “Beyond Epiphany,” which will feature works that celebrate the Mardi Gras and Carnival season. Please come out and support local artists, and Jolly will supply art, music, refreshments and fun. (504) 309-2571.
- ART EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: 6-9 p.m., Second Story Gallery, New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Monthly art exhibitions continue with the work of two established artists, Gina Laguna, working in steel and, Cynthia Ramirez, a multimedia artist. The exhibition opens to the public Saturday. The exhibition will run through Feb. 1. (504) 940-1130.
TUEDAY, JAN. 15
- WILLIAM RAU BOOK SIGNING: 5:30-7 p.m., The Garden District Book Shop, 2727 Prytania St., New Orleans. William Rau will discuss and sign his book, 19th-Century European Painting: From Barbizon to La Belle Époque. (504) 895-2266.
- CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Michael Kessler: The Sense(S) Of Abstraction, through Jan. 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, please contact gallery owner Borislava Callan at (504) 525-0518 or visit our website at http://www.callancontemporary.com.
- CONTEMPORARY ARTS CENTER: 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Color Fall Down, photographs by Priya Kambli in conjunction with PhotoNOLA; Where Do We Migrate To?, a group show; Rooted, a mixed-media installation by Ben Diller; Revolve, sculpture by Rontherin Ratliff. (504) 528-3800.
- LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-CABILDO: 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. The Palm, the Pine and the Cypress: Newcomb Pottery of New Orleans, major exhibition of Newcomb art pottery, through September 2013. (504) 568-6968 or http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/cabildo.aspx.
- M.S. RAU ANTIQUES: 630 Royal St., New Orleans. “Impressionism — Influences and Impact:” paintings by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. (504) 523-5660.
- THE MCKENNA MUSEUM: 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Faces of Tremé , photographs by Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun. (504) 586-7432.
- EW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: One Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Make Yourself at Home, works by Jim Richard, through Feb. 24; ‘FOREVER’ Mural by Odili Donald Odita, through October; Ida Kohlmeyer: 100th Anniversary Highlights, through Feb. 10; Lifelike, through Jan. 27. (504) 658-4100 or http://noma.org
- OGDEN MUSEUM OF SOUTHERN ART: 925 Camp St., New Orleans. George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts Scholarship Art Contest Exhibition, Jan. 10-Feb. 17. An exhibition of works by high-school juniors and seniors who participated in the Foundation’s visual arts contest. The theme was “Louisiana’s Bicentennial,” celebrating 200 years of statehood in 2012. (504) 539-9600.
- POYDRAS CENTER: 650 Poydras St., New Orleans, “Excursions”, paintings by Alois “Al”Champagne. Free. (504) 945-2115.