THE CLAY CENTER
‰Through April 7 — “Why Look at Animals?” photo exhibit.
‰Through April 7 — “Migrations,” fine art prints from six Native American artists.
‰Through April 7 — “It’s all Relative,” photography by WVU photography professor Michael Sherwin based on YouTube sources.
‰April 21 through July 1 — “The Curious World of Patent Models.”
April 24, 7:30 p.m. — Straight No Chaser, a male a cappella group.
‰May 15, 7:30 p.m. — Burn the Floor dance group.
All activities, unless noted, are included with gallery admission, which is free for members or $5.50 for children and $7 for adults.
One Clay Square, Charleston; (304) 561-3570. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Visit theclaycenter.com.
CLAYPOOL-YOUNG ART GALLERY
June 2 through Aug. 31 — The Bluegrass Biennial 2012: A Kentucky Juried Exhibition. Deadline for submission is Friday. Opening reception: June 2 from 3 to 5 p.m.
The gallery is on the campus of Morehead State University. For more information, call (606)
FAT CAT ART STUDIO
Featuring original oil paintings and drawings. Artists welcome to bring in works from every medium. All work is original and available for purchase.
Camayo Arcade Suite 24 on Winchester Avenue in Ashland. Open Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (606) 739-9296. Visit fatcatstudioashland.com or email email@example.com.
THE FRENCH ART COLONY
‰Friday through April 1 — Gallipolis City Schools Art Show.
‰April 6 through 29 — The Gallia County Local Schools Art Show.
Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Child and adult class registration under way.
530 First Ave., Gallipolis; FACs family workshops require advance registration by calling (740) 446-3834. Visit frenchartcolony.org.
GRAYSON GALLERY and ART CENTER
‰Monday will be the 100th birthday of the Girl Scouts of America. On March 12, Girl Scouts of Carter County will display their exhibit, “100 Years of Girl Scouts — A Walk Down Memory Lane,” at the center. The exhibit will include pictures, games, cookies, patches and other memorabilia. Those who have pictures or memorabilia they’d like to donate or loan for the event or for the Girl Scout time capsule, call Bobbi Talbert at (606) 474-4067 or (606) 585-4443. Dropoff location will be at Edward Jones in the Town Mall in Grayson. Donations should be made by March 1.
Classes, a collaboration between the gallery and the Carter County Public Library, are under way, including:
‰Creative Writing — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; instructor James Shope.
‰Book Illustrating — 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Grayson Gallery and Art Center, 301 E. Third St., Grayson. Deadline to sign up is Friday.
‰Learning to Play Guitar — Noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays, Grayson branch, Carter County Public Library; Randy Satterfield, instructor. Free.
‰“Memories of the Past/Future Antiques: Vintage Art, Antiques and Collectibles featuring assemblage artist Cheryl Kuhn” will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25.
‰Final Friday Art and Antiques Walk from 6 to 9 p.m. March 30. Free opening reception for assemblage artist Cheryl Kuhn of Art Angels Toys. Music by Larry Whitt, Brent Jack and Tom Berry; refreshments.
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 in Grayson. For more information, e-mail Dan Click at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 922-0927.