Woodblock prints by Edna Reed Whaley are on view at the Morris Museum of Art.

Aiken Center for the Arts: 122 Laurens St.; (803) 641-9094,; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday; The Five: Anne Rauton Smith, Doris Sofge, Jill Noel Stafford, Judy Amadick and Elizabeth Moretz-Britt, through December; Aiken Artist Guild Gallery: Tom Supensky Dec. 3-29


Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum at Hopelands Gardens: 135 Dupree Place, Aiken

Art on Broad: 1028 Broad St.; (706) 722-1028; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; Gail Smith, Lillie Morris, Elizabeth Britt, Caroline Swanson, Nancy Schultz, Lucy Weigle, Jim Tar, Ann DeLorge, Russ Bonin, Carrie Brooks, Bea Kuhlke, David Stuart, Juliet King, Jerry Pruitt, Charles, Martha Deloach, Elizabeth Reynolds, Howard Moore, Harold Crook

Artists’ Row:; First Friday, extended hours

Arts and Heritage Center of North Augusta: 100 Georgia Ave.; (803) 441-4380; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday;; North Augusta Artists Guild Fall Into Art Show with works of art by 28 members on display

Artistic Perceptions: 551 Broad St.; (706) 724-8739,; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; Wanta L. Davenport oils; Mike Carr-Hartley’s oil painting and photographs from safaris in Kenya; artwork by Margaret Ann Smith

Barnwell County (S.C.) Museum: 2946 Marlboro Ave., (803) 259-1916

Candler Memorial Library Building, Paine College: 1235 15th St.; (706) 821-8308

Casa Blanca Cafe: 936 Broad St.; (706) 504-3431; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Collins-Callaway Library, Paine College: 1235 15th St.; (706) 821-8308; 7:45 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday, 4-8 p.m. Sunday

Equine Divine: 113 Laurens St. SW, Suite 103, Aiken; (803) 642-9772; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Etherredge Center at USC Aiken: 471 University Parkway; (803) 641-3305; 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Fire House Gallery: 605 Mulberry St., Louisville, Ga.;; noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday; Color Revision: The Work of lyrical abstractionist Gary Hudson opens Dec. 1

Frame It Now: 113 Old Evans Road, Martinez; (706) 868-1456; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; golf paintings by Tim Stevenson, Neil McAuliffe; serigraphs signed by Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus

Gaartdensity Gallery: 1155 Broad St.; (706) 466-5166; P.E.A.C.E. Show through November

Gallery on The Row: 1016 Broad St.; (706) 724-4989,; 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; artwork by Pat Warren, Betsy Borgatti, Cyndy Epps, Cathy Tiller, Jim Dunaway and Ruth Pearl; Christmas open house 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1; Margaret Hunt is artist of the month for December

Gensheer Studios, Gallery: 105 Macartan St.; (706) 481-0069; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Monday-Friday; watercolors by Jim Gensheer and Tom Swift

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art: 506 Telfair St.; (706) 722-5495,; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; Augusta State University art faculty exhibit: Sarah Buckius, Kristin Casaletto, Jackson Cheatham, Thomas Crowther, Dorothy Fletcher Eckmann, Pamela D. Ferguson, Jennifer Onofrio Fornes, Suzette Hollins, Amanda Ladymon, Alan MacTaggart, Philip Morsberger, Randy Pace, Raoul Pacheco, Brian Rust, Rosanne Stutts, Joseph Tolbert, Chad Tolley, Janice Williams Whiting, William Willis; Creel-Harison Community Art Gallery: Laura Neff; the #GertrudeHerbert75 Instachallenge asks participants to follow @gertrudeherbert on Instagram, to capture images of any aspect of the institute, its programs or events, and upload them to Instagram before Dec. 3. Jurors will select 75 images for the Instachallenge Exhibition. The GHIA will reproduce prints for a benefit auction.

GoodBooks: 3179 Washington Road; (706) 863-3669; 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday

Grady Abrams Art Studio and Gallery: 814 Point Comfort Road, Martinez; (706) 855-5968; open until 6 p.m. daily; oil, watercolor, charcoal

Hickory Hill: 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; (706) 595-7777,; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, groups of 10 or more by appointment Saturday-Sunday; Captured but not Caught, exhibition of Dr. Sturgis McKeever’s photographs, through Dec. 10

Hitchcock Healthcare Inc.: 690 Medical Park Drive, Aiken; (803) 648-8344,; Terry Smith through Nov. 30

Jim Harrison Gallery: 1 S. Main St., Denmark, S.C.; (803) 793-5796; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Knick Knack Paddy Whack: 1415 Monte Sano Ave.; (706) 755-2665; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday; Sara Pollock Searle

Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History: 1116 Phillips St.; (706) 724-3576,; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; doll and quilt exhibitions through December

MAC on Main: 107 Main St., Thomson; (706) 699-1804,; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday

MACK Gallery: 115 S. Main St., McCormick, S.C.; (864) 852-3216,; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art: Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way, (706) 667-4888; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; Printed Matter by Joe Sanders

Georgia Health Science University: 1446 Harper St.; (706) 721-6932; Deborah Tidwell Holtzscheiter

Morris Museum of Art: 1 10th St.; (706) 724-7501,; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; Reflections on Water in American Painting from the Arthur Phelan Collection; American maritime and coastal scene paintings from the collection of Arthur Phelan; Shadows of History: Photographs of the Civil War from the Collection of Julia J. Norrell opens Dec. 8; Images of South Carolina: Block Prints by Edna Reed Whaley

Oddfellows: 301 Eighth St.; (706) 513-0916; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday

Old Academy of Richmond County: 540 Telfair St.; (706) 755-2878; holiday art show sponsored by and benefitting the Westobou Festival featuring artists Philip Morsberger, Tom Nakashima, Edward Rice, Brian Rust, Laura Spong and Mike Williams, through Dec. 6

Candler Memorial Library, Paine College: 1235 15th St.; (706) 821-8200

Picadilly Plaza: 3112 Washington Road Suite D; (706) 860-4162

Reed Creek Nature Park: 3820 Park Lane, Martinez; (706) 210-4027,; 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday

Reese Library, Augusta State University: 2500 Walton Way; (706) 737-1749; 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1:30-9:30 p.m. Sunday

Sacred Heart Cultural Center: 1301 Greene St.; (706) 826-4700; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday; Judy Avrett, Lillie Morris and Lucy Weigle through Dec. 28

Savannah Rapids Regional Visitor’s Center: 3300 Evans to Locks Road; (706) 868-3373; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday

Schweitzer Art Glass Studio Inc.: 980 Broad St.; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; stained and leaded glass art; (706) 722-8959

The Artists’ Parlor: 131 Laurens St. SW, Aiken; (803) 648-4639; 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday; jewelry, pottery, art glass

The Frame Shoppe: 1542 Walton Way; (706) 738-5529,; 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; national and international oil paintings

Tire City Potters: 210B 10th St.; (706) 828-0334; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; Don Jolley landscapes

Tisdale’s Photography and Art Gallery: 108 Old Depot St., Langley; prints and canvas reproductions by local artists; (803) 439-4190

Twisted Fence Art Gallery: 212 N. Louisville St., Harlem; (706) 561-3131; noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; acrylic, watercolors, oil, pottery, jewelry, fiber arts, metal work and sculpture

Walton Rehabilitation Hospital: 1355 Independence Drive; (706) 724-7746; artwork by Georgia Artists with Disabilities

Wild Hare Pottery: 1627 Georgia Ave., North Augusta; (803) 279-7813,; by appointment

Zimmerman Gallery: 1006 Broad St.; (706) 774-1006,; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday-Monday; paintings, sculptures, pottery

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Pop Rocks: Augusta, my Christmas wish list has one thing

My family often accuses me of being a difficult person to Christmas shop for. While it is true that my tastes run toward the particular and tend to lean heavily on easy-to-wrap standards such as books and records, I believe that as I get older, I’m less concerned with the item than the idea. Give me something I believe you have thought about and carefully considered, and I’m happy. The present clearly purchased at the drug store the day before is met with considerably less enthusiasm.

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