Arts calendar for the week of March 12-19, 2015 _lowres

'Reverse Double Helix' by Takashi Murakami will be included in the Spring Fine Art Auction on Sunday, March 22, at the Westin Canal Place.

  • JEFFREY STENBOM — THANK YOU: Through Friday, 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.
  • WHIMSIES 2015 SPRING ART SHOW: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 14; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, Louise S. McGehee School, 2343 Prytania St., New Orleans. More than 30 local artists displaying paintings, ceramics, sculpture and more. (504) 491-9758.
  • COMPOSITION IN STEEL AND FAVORITE THINGS: Opening reception 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 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. (504) 940-1130. www.neworleanshealingcenter.org.
  • PHOTO-UNREALISM: Through Sunday, 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 Tuesday, March 17, Collins Diboll Art Gallery, Monroe Library, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Drawings by Christopher Deris. (504) 861-5456. www.loyno.edu/dibollgallery.
  • SPRING FINE ART AUCTION: 12:30 p.m. preview, 2 p.m. auction, Sunday, March 22, West New Orleans Canal Place, 100 Rue Iberville, New Orleans. Martin Lawrence Gallery auctions works by Chagall, Picasso, Erte, Lichtenstein, Murakami, Rembrandt, Warhol and others that may also be purchased. RSVP required. (504) 299-9055. www.martinlawrence.com.
  • IMEN DJOUINI — FLUTTER: Reception March 26; open Wednesday, 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.
  • INNOCENCE, TEMPTATION AND POWER — THE EVOLUTION OF WOMEN IN ART: 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. www.rauantiques.com.
  • EXPLORING SAORI — WEAVING FOR ALL AGES AND ABILITIES: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 28, Goldring Hall, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Artists Nancy Rhett and Jenny Pelc explore SAORI hand weaving using the warp as a canvas. High school age and up. (504) 539-9650. www.ogdenmuseum.org.
  • PHIL SANDUSKY: 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.
  • THE MIRROR OF ALCHEMY: 6 p.m. reception April 4, through April 25, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Paul LeBlanc’s paintings, assemblages, lamps, clocks, mirrors and “inspired” contraptions will be included in the exhibit. (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.
  • 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.
  • FROM OUR SHALLOW WATERS — STILL LIVES FROM THE COAST OF NEW ORLEANS: Through April 11, LeMieux Galleries, 332 Julia St., New Orleans. Paintings by Billy Solitario. (504) 522-5988.
  • ON YOUR MARK: Through April 11, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Lane, New Orleans. Artists T.J. Black, Mary Burns, Alex Harvie, Amy Harvie, Brent Houzenga and Jill Mulkey display works ccreated for a live art battle. (504) 293-4721. www.longuevue.com.
  • BEN FOX-MCCORD — ABSURD DIVINATIONS: Reception Friday, April 15; April 8-17, 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.
  • GOING FOR BROKEN: Reception May 2, opening April 18 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.
  • NEW WORKS: Reception May 2, opening April 18 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Art for a Forgotten Faith.” (504) 528-3805. www.cacno.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.
  • 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.