• CARNIVAL!: Opening reception 6 p.m. Saturday, through Feb. 17, Garden District Gallery, 1332 Washington Ave., New Orleans. Group invitation exhibition of multimedia works by artists including Patti Adams, Bevil Knapp, Ellis Lucia, Rolland Golden, Alan Falttman and Andy Levin. (504) 891-3032. www.gardendistrictgallery.com.
  • ARTS ESTUARY 1024 GRAND OPENING: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, 1024 Elysian Fields, New Orleans. A new multitenant arts facility in the Faubourg Marigny. (504) 595-8008. www.facebook.com/artsestuary1024.
  • MEXICO, WORLD HERITAGE CITIES: Opening reception 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22; through Feb. 15, Art Gallery of the Consulate of Mexico, 901 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans. Photographs of UNESCO-recognized sites in Mexico. (504) 528-3722.
  • IN EMPATHY WE TRUST: Through Jan. 23, New Orleans City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans. Works by Elizabeth Kleinveld and Epaul Julien. By Octavia Art Gallery. (504) 309-4249. www.octaviaartgallery.com.
  • RECOMPOSED: Opening 7 p.m. Saturday; through Feb. 28, Belloq, Hotel Modern New Orleans, 936 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Figurative mixed-media work by Ben Hamburger exhibition in the Loft. (504) 962-0900. www.benhamburgerart.com.
  • GUNS IN THE HANDS OF ARTISTS: Through Jan. 24, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, 400 Julia St., New Orleans. Decommissioned guns repurposed as art. (504) 522-5471. www.jonathanferraragallery.com.
  • THE NATURE OF NOW — CHAPEL OF THE ALMIGHTY DOLLAR: Through Jan. 25, 3919 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Installation for Prospect.3 by Dan Tague. (504) 522-5471.
  • THE PERPETUAL INSTANT: Through Jan. 25, Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center, 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Group photography exhibit juried by Grant Hamilton. (504) 352-1150. www.zeitgeistinc.net.
  • TULANE CONTEMPORARY.3: through Jan. 25, Carroll Gallery, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. New works by tenured and tenure-track professors in the Newcomb Art Department. (504) 314-2228. carrollgallery.tulane.edu.
  • PROSPECT.3 — TOTEMS NOT TABOO: Through Jan. 25, Newcomb Art Gallery, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Works by Jew Locke, Ebony Patterson, Monir Farmanfarmaian and Andrea Fraser. (504) 314-2406. www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu.
  • PROSPECT.3 NOTES FOR NOW: Through Jan. 25, NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Exhibit shows engagement with the modern and contemporary. (504) 658-4100. www.noma.org.
  • PROSPECT.3 NOTES FOR NOW: Through Jan. 25, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Works under seven themes that follow “Somewhere and Not Anywhere.” (504) 539-9650. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • PROSPECT.3 NOTES FOR NOW: Through Jan. 25, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. An exploration of global and universal trends in contemporary art through various artist. (504) 528-3805. cacno.org.
  • SHIGERU BAN AND CAMILLE HENROT: Through Jan. 25, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Part of the citywide Prospect.3 exhibition. (504) 293-4112.
  • LA PETITE MORT: Through Jan. 25, Coup d’oeil Art Consortium, 2033 Magazine St., New Orleans. Works by Blaine Capone, James Taylor Bonds and M. Silver Smith. A P.3+ exhibit. (504) 722-0876. www.coupdoeilartconsortium.com.
  • ABOVE CANAL — RIGHTS AND REVIVAL: Through Jan. 25, Myrtle Banks School, 1307 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Artists recall milestones of the civil rights movement in this CANO exhibit that’s part of Prospect.3. cano-la.org.
  • BELOW CANAL — REVERBERATIONS: Through Jan. 25, St. Maurice Catholic Church, 605 St. Maurice Ave., New Orleans. CANO exhibit part of Prospect.3. cano-la.org.
  • CREVASSE 22 — SURGE: Through Jan. 25, 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras. Outdoor sculpture exhibit at site of level breach south of New Orleans. CANO exhibit part of Prospect.3. cano-la.org.
  • MANIFEST DESTINY: Through Jan. 31, Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St., New Orleans. Solo gallery exhibition by Ed Smith, of Baton Rouge, of paintings about the results of the clash of nature and man. (504) 569-9501. www.sorengallery.com.
  • DAYDREAMER: Through Jan. 31, Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St., New Orleans. Solo gallery exhibition by Canada-based artist Barry Lorne. (504) 569-9501. www.sorengallery.com.
  • COLLECTIVE MEMORY: Through Jan. 3Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color1, Callan Contemporary, 518 Julia St., New Orleans. Works by Shawne Major. (504) 525-0518. www.callancontemporary.com.
  • PAINTING THE NEW ORLEANS ARTS DISTRICT: Through Jan. 31, Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St. New Orleans. Scenes of urban life and culture in the city by various artists. (504) 895-7375. www.jeanbragg.com.
  • WHERE — THE EXPLORATION OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND PLACE, 1843-2014: Through Jan. 31, A Gallery for Fine Photography, 241 Chartres St., New Orleans. Spanning the history of photograph, ranging from works by Cartier-Bresson, Adams to Leibovits. (504) 568-1313. www.agallery.com.
  • INSOMNIA: Through Jan. 31, New Orleans Glassworks and Printmaking Studio, 727 Magazine St., New Orleans. Watercolor prints by Henry Miller for book. (504) 529-7277. www.neworleansglassworks.com.
  • JUJU: Through Feb. 1, Scott Edwards Gallery, 2109 Decatur St., New Orleans. Photography by Sandra Russell Clark. . (504) 610-0581. www.scottedwardsgallery.com.
  • ORIENTALISM — TAKING AND MAKING: Through Feb. 1, NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Widespread art movement show in paintings, photos and decorative objects. (504) 658-4199. noma.org.
  • COMPLEMENTARY PERSPECTIVES: Through Feb. 7; Second Story Gallery, Healing Arts Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave. New Orleans. Paintings by Rebecca Birtel Madura and Jeffrey Stolier. (504) 940-1130. www.neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • BORROWED RELICS — THE LAST OF THE LARGE POLAROID TRANSFERS: Through Feb. 7, Scott Edwards Photography Gallery, 2109 Decatur St., New Orleans. Works by Anna Tomczak. (504) 610-0581. www.scottedwardsgallery.com.
  • HENRY LIPKIS: Opening Tuesday, Feb. 10; reception Feb. 12; through Feb. 17, Gallery Twenty One Fourteen, 2114 Decatur St., New Orleans. Solo show of works by mural artist Lipkis. (504) 941-7119. www.gallerytwentyonefourteen.com.
  • HATS OFF TO DR. SEUSS!: Through Feb. 14, 716 Bienville St., New Orleans. The first exhibit of Theodor Geisel’s private hat collection and works adapted from his original drawings. (504) 524-8211. www.angelakinggallery.com.
  • GASPERI COLLECTION — SELF-TAUGHT, OUTSIDER AND VISIONARY ART: Through Feb. 22, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. The exhibit will include a portfolio of 26 previously unseen works on paper by Louisiana artist Clementine Hunter. (504) 539-9650. ogdenmuseum.org.
  • EXCAVATIONS AND MONUMENTS — WORKS IN PLASTER: Through Feb. 28, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Alan Gerson exhibition. (504) 522-5988. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • BECOMING INVISIBLE: Through Feb. 28, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Works by Jesse Poimboeuf. (504) 522-5988. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • PICTURES OF THE YEAR: Through Feb. 28, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Photos from international competition. (504) 568-6993.
  • BIG APPETITES: Through Feb. 28, Guthrie Contemporary, 3815 Magazine St., New Orleans.
  • DEGAS’ LITTLE DANCER AGED FOURTEEN: Through March 1, 2015, NOMA, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. The only three-dimensional work by Degas is highlighted among his works. (504) 658-4199. noma.org.
  • BODY ELECTRIC: Through March 1, The Foundation Gallery, 1109 Royal St. New Orleans. Group exhibition featuring works by Pinky Bass, Doug Baulos, Kelwin Coleman, Barbara Groves, Heather Hansen and Sadie Sheldon that celebrates and explores both the tangible and the intangible electricity, mystery and power the human body holds. (504) 568-0955. www.foundationgallerynola.com.
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMEMORATIVE ART EXHIBITION: Through March 7, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1724 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Theme for the exhibit is “The Only Road to Freedom.” (504) 715-8137. www.ashecac.org.
  • FROM OUR SHALLOW WATERS — STILL-LIVES FROM THE COAST OF NEW ORLEANS: Opening reception 6 p.m. March 7; through April 11, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Paintings by Billy Solitario. (504) 522-5988. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • INNOCENCE, TEMPTATION AND POWER — THE EVOLUTION OF WOMEN IN ART: Opening preview 6 p.m. March 26; through May 4, M.S. Rau Gallery, 630 Royal St., New Orleans. Works by masters including Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Norman Rockwell. (504) 523-5660. www.rauantiques.com.
  • ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Through March 31, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Wood-turning artist Tom Dunne’s work featured. (504) 539-9650. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • SOUTH: Through May 10, 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.
  • 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.
  • LAND-SCAPES — PHOTOGRAPHY, DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS: River House, 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras. Works by local artists Errol Baron, Ron Bechet, Henry Butler, Sandra Russell Clark, Tina Freeman, Gabrielle Gaspard, Gary Cecchine, Jillian Gibson, William Guion, Simon Gunning, Diego Larguia, John McDonald, Robert Perrin, Sandra Buring Pulitzer, Rudolf Karl Radlinger, Richard Sexton and the late Jane Randolph Wipple. Located in a new art space near the levee and the lake created by the crevasse of 1922. Organized by Creative Alliance of New Orleans. (504) 218-4807. www.cano-la.org.