• BODY ELECTRIC: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. opening reception Friday; 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. (504) 568-0955. www.foundationgallerynola.com.
  • MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMEMORATIVE ART EXHIBITION: Reception and panel discussion Saturday 5 p.m.; 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.
  • MANIFEST DESTINY: Through Jan. 31, Soren Christensen Gallery, 400 Julia St., New Orleans. Solo gallery exhibition by Ed Smith, of Baton Rouge. (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. 31, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • HENRY LIPKIS: Opening 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.
  • 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.
  • NEW WORKS: Through Jan. 15, Angela King Gallery, 241 Royal St., New Orleans. Pieces by Paul Tamanian, Michelle Gagliano and Richard Currier. (504) 524-8211. www.angelakinggallery.com.
  • RECONCILIATION: Through Jan. 15, Diboll Art Gallery, Monroe Library, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Work by Peter Biarritz. (504) 861-5456.
  • PAINTINGS BY DEIRDRE DYSON: Through Jan. 16, Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans.
  • SUPERIMPOSED: Through Jan. 20, Antieau Gallery, 927 Royal St., New Orleans. Work by Betsy Youngquist and Celibeth Donnelly. (504) 304-0849. www.antieaugallery.com.
  • SKINS, SHELLS AND MEATS: Through Jan. 20, New Orleans Photo Alliance, 1111 St. Mary St., New Orleans. Assemblages by Elizabeth Stone. (504) 610-4899. www.neworleansphotoalliance.org.
  • 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.
  • 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 Farxmanfarmaian 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: Part of the citywide Prospect.3 exhibition through Jan. 25, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road, New Orleans. (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, CANO exhibit part of Prospect.3. Myrtle Banks School, 1307 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Artists recall milestones of the civil rights movement. cano-la.org.
  • BELOW CANAL, REVERBERATIONS: Through Jan. 25, CANO exhibit part of Prospect.3. St. Maurice Catholic Church, 605 St. Maurice Ave., New Orleans. cano-la.org.
  • CREVASSE 22, SURGE: Through Jan. 25, CANO exhibit part of Prospect.3. 8122 Saro Lane, Poydras. Outdoor sculpture exhibit at site of level breach south of New Orleans. cano-la.org.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • PICTURES OF THE YEAR: Through Feb. 28, Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans. Photos from international competition. (504) 568-6993.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • WOODCARVINGS AND PAINTINGS: J&S Gallery, 3801 Jefferson Highway, Jefferson. 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Saturday. (504) 952-9163.
  • 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.