THURSDAY

  • ART ON THE ROCKS: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., W Hotel New Orleans, 333 Poydras St. Artists in residence showcase their work. Also includes a DJ, drink specials and giveaways. Call (504) 525-9444. wneworleans.com/artontherocks.

FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY NIGHTS AT NOMA: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. Art on the Spot, free art activities; music by Dorian Rush; 6 p.m., Artist Perspective gallery talk on “Rising Up” with Ayo Scott. noma.org.

OPENING RECEPTION: 6 P.M. TO 8 PM., MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY, 433 ROYAL ST. MEET ARTIST RENÉ LALONDE AND GET AN EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK AT HIS NEW WORKS ON DISPLAY. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED AND ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED BY THE YISRAEL TRIO. THE ARTIST WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SIGN NEW ACQUISITIONS OF HIS WORK DURING THE EVENING. EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH JULY 7. MARTINLAWRENCE.COM OR (504) 299-9055.

SATURDAY

  • ART WORKSHOPS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Treme Recreation Center, 900 N. Villere St. Free community art workshops for all ages. Workshops also will be held Saturdays, June 14 and 21; July 12, 19 and 26 and Aug. 2. Call (504) 658-3160.
  • GIRL SCOUT ART WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., headquarters of Girl Scouts Louisiana East, 841 S. Clearview Parkway, Old Jefferson. Artist Nick Mahshie will lead an art workshop for Jefferson Parish girls. Those participating will work in acrylics, watercolor and oil, and may attend as many workshops as they like. $10. There also will be a workshop June 21. To register, visit www.gsle.org to download and complete the registration form, email Elsa Sackett at esackett@gsle.org or call (504) 908-3736.

ONGOING

  • Academy Gallery: 5256 Magazine St. Annual Student Show until July 18. Call (504) 899-8111.
  • ANGELA KING GALLERY: 241 Royal St. A newly curated collection by artist legend Peter Max will be on exhibition and available for acquisition through June 23. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorCall (504) 524-8211.
  • Beneito’s Art : 3618 Magazine St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Jazz, blues and Carnival-themed oil paintings by Bernard Beneito. Call (504) 891-9170.
  • CALLAN CONTEMPORARY: 518 Julia St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. James Flynn “Qualia” through July 21. Call (504) 525-0518. callancontemporary.com.
  • Contemporary arts center: 900 Camp St. “30 Americans” through June 15. Call (504) 528-3805.
  • DUTCH ALLEY ARTISTS’ CO-OP: 912 N. Peters St. Representing 25 local artists working in fabric, glass, clay, photography, etc. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Call (504) 412-9220. dutchalleyartistsco-op.com.
  • THE FOUNDATION GALLERY: 608 Julia St. foundationgallerynola.com.
  • HISTORIC NEW ORLEANS COLLECTION: 410 Chartres St. “From Cameo to Close Up: Louisiana in Film,” the history of movie-making in New Orleans as seen in posters, photographs and more. Through Nov. 26. Call (504) 523-4662.
  • J&S GALLERY: 3801 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Saturday. Wood carvings and art by local artists. Call (504) 952-9163.
  • JEAN BRAGG GALLERY OF SOUTHERN ART: 600 Julia St. jeanbragg.com .
  • JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY: 400A Julia St. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and by appointment. Bonnie Maygarden “Desert of the Real” and Sidoni Villere “Preserve” on view through July 31. Call (504) 522-5471 or visit jonathanferraragallery.com.
  • KURT E. SCHON LTD: 510 St. Louis St. “The Plays of William Shakespeare,” 12 original oil paintings by Royal Academy Artists painted between 1768-1870, including Sir Nathaniel Dance-Holland, R.A. of “Portrait of David Garrick as Richard III” (Act V). Call (504) 524-5462. kurteschonltd.com.
  • LAURA SIMON NELSON GALLERIES FOR LOUISIANA ART: 400 Chartres St. “Creole World:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Photographs of New Orleans and the Latin Caribbean Sphere” by Richard SextonText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color through Dec. 7. Free. Call (504) 523-4662. hnoc.org.
  • LeMieux Galleries: 332 Julia St. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color “Water Water Everywhere,” an invitational exhibition where artists were asked to interpret the theme of water and its impact on life. During the show, 10 percent of the purchase price of the pieces will go to water.org. Call (504) 522-5988.
  • LONGUE VUE HOUSE AND GARDENS: 7 Bamboo Road. Margaret Hull “Intended Legacies” on display until Aug. 3. Call (504) 293-4712. longuevue.com.
  • MARTIN LAWRENCE GALLERY: 433 Royal St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., daily. Works by René Lalonde through July 7. martinlawrence.com or (504) 299-9055.
  • LE MUSEE DE F.P.C.: 2336 Esplanade Ave. “New Orleans Free People of Color & Their Legacy,” pastel portraits by Jose Torres-Tama through July 11. Call (504) 233-0384.
  • EWCOMB ART GALLERY: Tulane University. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. “Early Modern Faces:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color European Portraits 1480-1780Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color,” through June 29. Free.
  • NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park. “Rising Up:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Hale Woodruff’s Murals at Talladega College” through Sept. 14. Call (504) 658-4100. noma.org.
  • OCTAVIA ART GALLERY: 454 Julia St. “Betsy Stewart: Microscopic Cosmos” on Saturday through June 28. octaviaartgallery.com.