THE CLAY CENTER
‰Through July 29 — “Desire for Magic: Patrick Nagatani 1978-2008.”
‰Through Sept. 16 — “The Edge of Vision: Abstraction in Contemporary Photograpy.”
‰Saturday through Sept. 16 — “Artist to Icon: Early Photographs of Elvis, Dylan and the Beatles.”
‰Aug. 8, 7:30 p.m. — Daughtry.
‰Sept. 23, 8 p.m. — Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.org.
CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY
‰Through Aug. 31 — The Bluegrass Biennial 2012: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition.
The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606) 783-5446. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Through July 29 — Youth Art Competition award winners on display at FAC.
‰Through July 29 — Summer Festival Competition Show.
‰Aug. 3 through 26 — "Scenes of Our River Communities" Community Photography Exhibit.
‰July 27 and 28, 7 p.m. and July 29, 3 p.m. — “Laura Ingalls Wilder: Voice of the Prairie” at Bob Evans Farm Amphitheater. $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and students.
Gates open at 5:30 p.m., music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students (k-college). Food from local vendors, beer and wine will be available. Attendees are asked to bring lawn chairs.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. on the last Friday of the month.
‰Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Monday, 1 to 5 p.m. — Second Annual Photography Show and Sale.
Through Summer — Partnering with the Cruisin’ Grayson Car Show and featuring collectible, vintage and various show cars nearby.
‰July 27 — Opening reception for this month’s artists and the public. Live music and refreshments will be provided.
‰Aug. 31 — Opening reception for exhibit which will feature a patriotic-themed show to coordinate with the regional Veterans and Vietnam War Memorial traveling exhibit that is coming to Grayson over the Labor Day weekend.
The gallery is available for special showings by appointment.
The gallery is in the former Grayson Fire Station at Carole Malone Boulevard and Third Street and is seeking volunteers for all programs and operations (artists and advocates).. For more information, email Dan Click at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 922-0927. graysongalleryartcenter.weebly.com.