Absolute Gallery “Wonderful Watercolor Wonderland.” Visions of Michigan depicted in watercolor by Betty Bea Washburn. Reception: 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Thursday & Friday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 307 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 482- 8845. www.absolutegallery.net
Art Alley “A Woman’s Vision.” Photography by Petra Daher, Suellen Hozman, and Janet Smith. Reception: 3 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Monday-Friday Noon-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1133 South Washington Ave., Lansing. (517) 898-4046. www.reoartalley.com
By the Riverside Gallery Multimedia artwork of vibrant colors and subtle juxtaposition by Linda Cowles. Reception: 1–4 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Tuesday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wednesday 1-6 p.m., Thursday & Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1209 Turner St., Lansing, (517) 484-6534. www.bytheriverside-mi.com
Coffee and Friends Cafe Pottery, sculture, photography, and paintings by Maureen Ryan and watercolors by Les Smith. There will be no reception this month. Hours: Monday-Thursday 6 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 6 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Central Park Place, 5100 Marsh Road, Okemos. (517) 347-0962.
East Lansing Public Art Gallery “People and Places.” Features paintings and creative artwork by Carolyn Ojala, Ph.D. Reception: 1-2 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Monday-Friday 6 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday Noon-8 p.m. Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 241-9230.
Gallery 1212 Jim Markle, pastels. Reception: 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday Noon-5 p.m. 1212 Turner St, Lansing.
Haze Art Gallery Michigan landscape photography by Richard Lott, tie-dye tote bags by Erin Moody, and cards & accessories by Debbie Isanhart and Christy Frick. Reception: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. T – S, 1-4 p.m. Su. 306 E. Grand River Ave., Lansing. (517) 372- HAZE. www.hazeartgallery.com
Hope Borbas Okemos Library “Art Happens”: 39th Friends of the Okemos Library Art Show and Sale. Features art work by 85 local artists, continues through Nov. 28. Reception: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6. Hours: Monday- Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday & Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 1-7 p.m. 4321 Okemos Road, Okemos. (517) 347-2021. www.cadl.org
Katalyst Watercolors by Anita Brett. Reception: Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 1214 Turner St., Lansing. (517) 708-8916. www.katalystgallery.com
Kresge Art Museum “Designing Women of Postwar Britain: Their Art and the Modern Interior.” Collection of progressive designs by Lucienne Day, Marian Mahler and Jacqueline Groag, three women who were pivitol in the artistic revolution of the 1950s. Reception: 1-3 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday Noon-5 p.m. Intersection of Physics & Auditorium roads, East Lansing. (517) 355-7631. www.artmuseum.msu.edu
Lansing Art Gallery “Line in Motion.” The Mezzanine gallery will display drawings and sculptures by Norma Penchansky- Glasser that represent the essence of movement.
The Main Gallery will hold “4 Seasons,” personal reflections on the passing of time, by various artists. There will be no reception this month. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 1-4 p.m., First Sunday 1-4 p.m. 113 S. Washington Square, Lansing. (517) 374-6400.
Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame “Celebrating Women.” Juried art exhibit with works by members of Ann Arbor Women Artists. Reception: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Wednesday-Saturday Noon-4 p.m., Sunday 2-4 p.m. 213 W. Main St., Lansing. (517) 484-1880. www.michiganwomenshalloffame.org
MSU Museum “Broken Dreams, New Seeds.” A multimedia, installation exhibit dedicated to Latin American immigrants. There will be no reception this month. Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. West Circle Drive, MSU Campus, East Lansing. (517) 355- 2370. www.museum.msu.edu
North Foyer Gallery at East Lansing Public Library “Capturing the Essence of Nature Through Realism.” An all-media exhibit presented by artist Karen Bartlett. Reception: 1:30-4 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sunday 1-5 p.m. 950 Abbot Road, East Lansing. (517) 571-2420.
Saper Galleries “ABSTRACT: The Art of Color, Line, Shape, Texture.” Paintings, works of art on paper, dimensional, kinetic, ceramic, and other original artwork. Reception: 1-4 p.m. Nov. 7. Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m.-6 p.m, Thursday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday & Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 433 Albert Ave., East Lansing. (517) 351-0815. www.sapergalleries.com
(SCENE) Metrospace “ResVU 1 & 2.” Poetry, photography, art, graphics, and digital media from ResCollecTiVU, an alternative publication and performance series. There will be no reception this month. Hours: Thursday 2-5 p.m., Friday & Saturday 2-6 p.m., Sunday Noon-4 p.m. 110 Charles St., East Lansing. (517) 319-6832. www.scenemetrospace.com
Mackerel Sky “Investigations: Collections from Life.” A series of photo-collage as a visual assemblage of found objects by Kim Kauffman. Reception: Noon-4 p.m. Oct. 3. Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday & Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday Noon-5 p.m.. 217 Ann St., East Lansing. (517) 351-2211. www.mackerelsky.com