• HOMELESS AND HUNGRY HEROES ART SHOW: Through Feb. 28, St. Charles Parish Westbank Regional Library, 105 Lakewood Drive, Luling. More than 150 works by various artists to benefit Homeless Veterans Outreach program.(504) 340-3429. www.veteranshousingoutreach.webs.com.
  • PATCH SOMERVILLE — OUT OF PLACE: Reception Thursday, Feb. 26; through Feb. 27, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. MFA thesis exhibition of oil paintings and painting-based installations. (504) 314-2228. www.carrollgallery.tulane.edu.
  • EDWARD BEAR MILLER: Through Feb. 28, Octavia Art Gallery, 454 Julia St., New Orleans. Figurative, gestural and bold representations of contemporary surroundings. (504) 309-4249. http://www.octaviaartgallery.com">www.octaviaartgallery.com.
  • GROVER MOUTON: Through Feb. 28, Octavia Art Gallery, 454 Julia St., New Orleans. Drawings illustrating urban design proposals. (504) 309-4249. www.octaviaartgallery.com.
  • REVELRY, ROYALTY AND KING CAKE: Through Feb. 28, New Orleans Glassworks and Printmaking Studio, 727 Magazine St., New Orleans. Glass sculptures by Kyle Herr and Jason Christian, prints by Jessica Normington. (504) 529-7277. http://www.neworleansglassworks.com">www.neworleansglassworks.com.
  • GO TO THE MARDI GRAS: Through Feb. 28, Jean Bragg Gallery, 600 Julia St., New Orleans. A group show of Carnival art from the past to the present. (504) 895-7375. http://www.jeanbragg.com">www.jeanbragg.com.
  • RECOMPOSED: Through Feb. 28, Bellocq, Hotel Modern, 936 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Figurative mixed-media work by Ben Hamburger. (504) 962-0900. http://www.thehotelmodern.com/bellocq">www.thehotelmodern.com/bellocq.
  • EXCAVATIONS AND MONUMENTS — WORKS IN PLASTER: Through Feb. 28, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Alan Gerson exhibition. (504) 522-5988. http://www.lemieuxgalleries.com">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.
  • LAND-SCAPES — PHOTOGRAPHY, DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS: Through Feb. 28, 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. http://www.cano-la.org">www.cano-la.org.
  • EN PLEIN AIR: Through March 1, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. Works by artist and instructor Phil Sandusky and his students Peg Usner and Ken Hopel. (504) 293-4724. http://www.longuevue.com">www.longuevue.com.
  • JEFFREY STENBOM — THANK YOU: Reception Friday, March 6; March 4 through March 13, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. MFA thesis exhibition of cast glass, mixed media and installations. (504) 314-2228. www.carrollgallery.tulane.edu.
  • TENNESSEE WILLIAMS — THE PLAYWRIGHT AND THE PAINTER: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 7; exhibit 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.
  • ARTIST SPACES: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 7; exhibit 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.
  • PHIL SANDUSKY: Opening reception March 7 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.; exhibit through March 28, Cole Pratt Gallery, 3800 Magazine St., New Orleans. Local painter Sandusky presents his most recent work, including images of Ocean Springs, Mississippi, and New Orleans. (504) 891-6789. www.coleprattgallery.com.
  • CULTURAL MECHANIC: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 7; exhibit 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.
  • COMPOSITION IN STEEL AND FAVORITE THINGS: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. March 14; exhibit through April 4, Second Story Gallery, The New Orleans Healing Center, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Works by artists Gina Laguna and Cynthia Ramirez, respectively. (504) 940-1130. www.neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • DEGAS’ LITTLE DANCER AGED FOURTEEN: Through March 1, NOMA, Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. The only three-dimensional work by Degas is highlighted among his works. (504) 658-4199. http://noma.org">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. http://www.foundationgallerynola.com">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. http://www.ashecac.org">www.ashecac.org.
  • QUÉ BOLA ASERE, CELEBRATING CUBA: Through March 8, New Orleans Photo Alliance, 1111 St. Mary St., New Orleans. Group photography exhibit. (504) 610-4899. www.neworleansphotoalliance.org.
  • THE HORIZON TRIES: Through March 8, Good Children Gallery, 4037 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Show by Lala Rascic, Fojus Gupa and Lana Cmajcanin looks at nature in Louisiana and beyond with video and program of gallery events. www.goodchildrengallery.com.
  • IMEN DJOUINI — FLUTTER: Reception is March 26; March 18 through March 27, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. MFA thesis exhibition of mixed media and installations. (504) 314-2228. www.carrollgallery.tulane.edu.
  • PHOTO-UNREALISM: Through March 15, New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Explores the history of the abstract, the unreal and the surreal in photography. (504) 658-4100. www.noma.org.
  • STOP THINKING SO MUCH: Through March 17, Collins Diboll Art Gallery, Monroe Library, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Drawings by Christopher Deris. (504) 861-5456. http://www.loyno.edu/dibollgallery/">www.loyno.edu/dibollgallery.
  • FROM OUR SHALLOW WATERS — STILL LIVES FROM THE COAST OF NEW ORLEANS: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 7; exhibit through April 11, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Paintings by Billy Solitario. (504) 522-5988. www.lemieuxgalleries.com.
  • SALUTATIONS: Through April 5, New Orleans Museum of Art, Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Josephine Sacabo’s collaged and distorted photographic images with a wet collodion on metal process. (504) 658-4100. www.noma.org.
  • INNOCENCE, TEMPTATION AND POWER — THE EVOLUTION OF WOMEN IN ART: Opening preview 6 p.m. March 26; exhibit 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. http://www.rauantiques.com">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.
  • BEN FOX-MCCORD — ABSURD DIVINATIONS: Reception Friday, April 15; April 8 through April 17, Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. MFA thesis exhibition of intricate drawings, prints and installations. (504) 314-2228. www.carrollgallery.tulane.edu.
  • REVISITING THE GODDESS: Through April 30, 826 Gravier St., New Orleans. Mixed media mural weaves ancients with contemporary female iconography. (504) 427-9746. www.angelakinggallery.com.
  • 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. http://www.fairynola.com">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. http://www.boydsatellitegallery.com">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. http://www.southernfood.org">www.southernfood.org.