• VISUAL ARTS EXHIBIT: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, May 8, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Students present and sell work. www.nocca.com/celebration-season.
  • WETLANDS ART TOUR: 9 a.m. Saturday, tour headquarters Clouet Gardens, 707 Clouet St. New Orleans. Day of events at various venues featuring artists, performers and activists focusing on erosion and restoration. www.wetlandsarttour.com.
  • WETLANDS ART TOUR | DOWNRIVER: 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday. Organized by the Creative Alliance of New Orleans and produced by Wetlands Art Tours, visitors are invited to join a three stop tour, which will include Studio Inferno, Ranch Studios, Meraux Foundation and Crevasse 22 in St. Bernard Parish. www.cano-la.org/creative-spaces/wetlands-art-tour-downriver.
  • PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW: Opening 6:30 p.m., Saturday, through May 23, Treo, 3835 Tulane Ave., New Orleans. Works of live music performances by Golden G. Richard III and Elsa Hahne hope to convey the energy and spirit of New Orleans music. (504) 304-4878. www.treonola.com.
  • THE MUSIC BOX ROVING VILLAGE — CITY PARK: Through Sunday, Old East Golf Course, Harrison Avenue, New Orleans. William Parker will compose and conduct the orchestra at opening concert for interactive kinetic musical structures. $15. www.neworleansairlift.org.
  • SOUTH: Through Sunday, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Photography by Mark Steinmetz exploring the fragile and sublime visual tapestry of everyday life. (504) 539-9650. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS SENIOR EXHIBITIONS: Through Monday, Collins C. Diboll Art Gallery, Monroe Library, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Works by Del Agnew, Mary Crockett, Fatima Curiel, Brooke Falgout, Emma Larson, Maggie Sewell and Thomas Spittler, part of Loyola’s Montage Fine and Performing Arts Series. (504) 861-5456. www.cmfa.loyno.edu/art-design.
  • MODERN MASTERS: Opening 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., May 16, through June 28, Martin Lawrence Gallery, 433 Royal St., New Orleans. Exhibit of original works by Picasso, Chagall, Miró, Dalí and others. RSVP for reception. (504) 299-9055. www.martinlawrence.com.
  • PHANTOM LIMB ILLUSTRATED: Through May 17, Antieau Gallery, 927 Royal St., New Orleans. Chris Roberts-Antieau re-releases her most recent collection of fabric applique pieces alongside the sketches that inspired them. (504) 304-0849. www.antieaugallery.com.
  • SOUTHERN WORK: Through May 23, Octavia Art Gallery, 454 Julia St., New Orleans-based artist Debbie Fleming Caffery’s exhibit blends two series that have been pivotal subjects for her throughout her career. (504) 309-4249. www.octaviaartgallery.com.
  • THE RISING: Opening May 23, 6 p.m. opening reception June 6, through September 20, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Exhibit examines how art and photography were central to the revitalization of the city following Katrina. Photographers included are Sophie Lvoff, Jonathan Traviesa and more. (504) 539-9606. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • FOUR VOICES: Through May 24, Garden District Gallery, 1332 Washington Ave., New Orleans. Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel with artists Patti Adams, Marcia Holmes, Kris Wenschuh and Rolland Golden. (504) 891-3032. www.gardendistrictgallery.com.
  • GLASS ART: Through May 24, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. View works from professors, graduate students and former students of the Tulane/Newcomb College glass art program. (504) 293-4724. www.longuevue.com.
  • EDGAR DEGAS — THE PRIVATE IMPRESSIONIST: Through May 24, Newcomb Art Gallery, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Works on paper by the artist and his circle, the drawings, prints, sculpture and photographs, all from a single private collection. (504) 865-5328. www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu.
  • GOING FOR BROKEN: Through May 30, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Shannon Hansen Landis’ work incorporates ceramic figures, mosaic tiles and china hit with a hammer and reconstructed. (504) 522-5682. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • MYSTERY OF MEMORY: Through May 30, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Carolyn McAdams’ oil on panel miniature paintings of surrealist landscapes. (504) 522-5682. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • SHELTER: Through May 30, Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St., New Orleans. Gretchen Weller Howard presents a solo exhibition. (504) 569-9501. www.sorengallery.com.
  • DISCOVERIES FROM THE MARDI GRAS SHIPWRECK: Through May 30, Chalmette Battlefield, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 8606 W. St. Bernard Hwy., Chalmette. Artifacts on display from the 1813 Rapid include a spyglass, cannonballs, nautical supplies, bottles, plates and silverware that sank off the coast of Louisiana. It was discovered in 2001 and dubbed the “Mardi Gras shipwreck” using remote observation vehicles to survey for a new pipeline named Mardi Gras. (504) 281-0510. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • HAPPY DOGS: Through May 30, Martine Chaisson Gallery, 727 Camp St., New Orleans. J.T. Blatty presents 20 metal prints of night landscapes illuminated by the moving lights of happy, playful dogs. (504) 302-7942. martinechaissongallery.com.
  • CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS RESPOND TO THE NEW ORLEANS BABY DOLLS: Through May 30, McKenna Museum, 2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans. Exhibition about and inspired by the baby doll masking tradition of New Orleans. Artists in the show include Romain Beauxis, Ann Bruce, Phillip Colwart, Vernon Dobard, Lisa DuBois, Keith Duncan, Meryt Harding, Marielle Jeanpierre, Ulrick Jean-Pierre, Richard Keller Sr., Karen La Beau, Peter Ladetto, D. Lammie-Hanson, Charles Lovell, Jamar Duvol Pierre, Steve Prince, Karen Ocker, Annie Odell, Ruth Owens, Edward Newman, Nathan “Nu’Awlons Natescott” Haynes Scott, Gailene St. Amand, Kim Welsh and Curtis Williams. Co-sponsored by Xavier University. (504) 586-7432. www.themckennamuseum.com.
  • HAPPY HOUR: Through May 31, Jeann Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St., New Orleans. Artist William B. Crowell examines New Orleans bars, real and imagined. (504) 895-7375. www.jeanbragg.com.
  • HOMELESS VETERANS’ ART SHOW AND EXHIBITION: Through May 31, Jefferson Parish Library, 2350 Metairie Road, Metairie. Veterans Housing Outreach Ministries sponsors a showing of William Mullany’s work as well as different artists who support the group’s work. (504) 340-3429. www.veteranshousingoutreach.webs.com.
  • HONKY TONK — PORTRAITS OF COUNTRY MUSIC: Through May 31, New Orleans Photo Alliance, 1111 St. Mary St., New Orleans. Henry Horenstein photographs from 1968 to 2010 document the changing world of country music and its fans. (504) 264-1855. www.neworleansphotoalliance.org.
  • ETCHYNPÜFE : Through May 31, The Foundation Gallery, 1109 Royal St., New Orleans. Group show curated and printed by local print studio What Editions in collaboration with local artists Andrew Schrock, Hugo Girl, Sarrah Danziger and Spring Sandstorm. www.foundationgallerynola.com.
  • TENNESSEE WILLIAMS — THE PLAYWRIGHT AND THE PAINTER: Through May 31, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Oil paintings done by Tennessee Williams at his home in Key West, Florida. (504) 539-9606. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • (OUROBOROS): Opening reception Saturday, June 6, through July 25, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. A group show of works reflecting on the ideas of rebirth, transformation, life and death, infinity and impermanence. Artists include Carrie Ann Baade, Aron Belka, John Donovan, Nathan Durfee, Leslie Elliottsmith, Shannon Landis Hansen, Kathryn Hunter, Mark Hosford, Deedra Ludwig, Kate Samworth and Emily Wilson. (504) 522-5988. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • EN MAS’ — CARNIVAL AND PERFORMANCE ART OF THE CARIBBEAN: Through June 7, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. A pioneering exploration of the influences of Carnival on contemporary performance practices in the Caribbean, North America and Europe. (504) 528-3805. www.cacno.org.
  • RADCLIFFE BAILEY — RECENT WORKS: Through June 7, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. This exhibition will include the eighth iteration of “Windward Coast,” Bailey’s magnum opus that grew out of his earlier experimentation “Storm at Sea,” created in 2008 for “NeoHooDoo: Art for a Forgotten Faith.” (504) 528-3805. www.cacno.org.
  • CEMETERY WALKER: Through June 14, Scott Edwards Studio and Gallery, 2109 Decatur St., New Orleans. Euphus Ruth ambrotypes of New Orleans and Mississippi cemeteries. (504) 610-0581. www.scottedwardsgallery.com.
  • “I REMEMBER ...”: Through June 28, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero. Works by photographer Lane Lefort and paintings by Marian Brister Martinez. (504) 589-2133. www.nps.gov/jela.
  • THE TREME ART EXHIBIT: Through July 6, Jazz Compound (formerly the National Jazz Park in Armstrong Park), 701 N. Rampart St., New Orleans. Featuring 25 artists, the exhibit highlights life of Treme residents. It captures the culture of the Treme, an integral part of New Orleans’ spirit. www.armstrongpark.org.
  • ARTIST SPACES: Through July 12, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Photographs by Tina Freeman of 21 New Orleans artists and the places they create included in her recent book. (504) 539-9606. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • CULTURAL MECHANIC: Through July 12, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Ceramics and drawings by Jim Roche. (504) 539-9606. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • PURCHASED LIVES — NEW ORLEANS AND THE DOMESTIC SLAVE TRADE, 1808-1865: Through July 18, Williams Research Center, Historic New Orleans Collection, 410 Chartres St., New Orleans. The exhibition examines city’s role in this era. It includes period broadsides, paintings and prints of trade, ship manifests and first-person accounts from narratives and oral histories. (504) 523-4662. www.hnoc.org.
  • CRUX: Through summer, Coup d’oeil Art Consortium, 2033 Magazine St., New Orleans. Blaine Capone’s installation of three parts: cross, conversion and crusade, in which historical paintings inspire a contemporary cultural allegory. (504) 722-0876. www.coupdoeilartconsortium.com.
  • FROM WINNFIELD TO WASHINGTON — THE LIFE AND CAREER OF HUEY P. LONG: Through Oct. 11, opening reception May 13; Williams Gallery, Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., New Orleans. To coincide with the 80th anniversary of the former governor’s death, the collection includes more than 140 documents, maps, objects and photographs. (504) 523-4662. www.hnoc.org.
  • SELF-TAUGHT — OUTSIDER AND VISIONARY ART FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION: Through Nov. 7, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. The exhibit features works by Charles Hutson, Elayne Goodman, Thornton Dial, Clementine Hunter, George Andrews, the Rev. Howard Finster and more. (504) 539-9606. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • FROM THE BIG APPLE TO THE BIG EASY — CARNIVAL COSTUME DESIGNS: Through Dec. 4, 2016, Louisiana State Museum Presbytere, 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. Costume designs by Helen Clark Warren and John C. Scheffler. (504) 568-6968. www.louisianastatemuseum.org.
  • WOODCARVINGS AND PAINTINGS: J&S Gallery, 3801 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. (504) 952-9163.
  • PUPPY LOVE WITH MY ANGELS FROM ABOVE: Berta’s and Mina’s Antiquities Gallery, 4138 Magazine St., New Orleans. Paintings by Mina Lanzas and Nilo Lanzas. (504) 895-6201.
  • ENCHANTMENT: Fairynola, 5715 Magazine St., New Orleans. Paintings by Jodan and Louise Rimington. (504) 269-2033. www.fairynola.com.
  • ROMANCING BANALITY: Gallery Orange, 819 Royal St., New Orleans. Multimedia installation by Lyle Carbajal. (504) 875-4006.
  • PINKNEY HEBERT ARTWORK: Boyd|Satellite Gallery, 440 Julia St., New Orleans. (504) 581-2440. www.boydsatellitegallery.com.
  • ANTOINE’S RESTAURANT EXHIBIT: Southern Food and Beverage Museum, O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. To commemorate the historic French Quarter eatery’s 175th anniversary. (504) 569-0405. www.southernfood.org.