AFRO-AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER 401 N. Myers St. Ongoing through December 9: "HBCU Football: North Carolina Legacies." Returning for an indefinite run: "Juke Joint," Willie Little's exhibition of childhood memories. For more information, call 704-374-1565.
APPLEWOOD GALLERY 3920 Park Rd. On display through November 30: the works of Terry Thirlon, mixed media paintings; the works of Toni Corrogan in glass; the works of Sharon Augustyniak in photography and selected works by Mary Kelly and Cama Tadlock. Regular gallery hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday from 10am-5pm. For more information call 704-525-6162.
ART GALLERY UNLIMITED 507 E. 36th St. On exhibit through October 27: "Strange World" exhibition of paintings by Clark Hawgood. Ongoing through November 24: "For You And Me" - cartoons by Kulka. Hrs: Tues-Fri noon-6pm. For more info call 704-618-6568 or 704-347-0067.
BLUE PONY GALLERY 3202-A N. Davidson St. Ongoing through October 27: "Sent Messages" - recent work by Margret Kuehni - Monotypes and encaustic paintings. Gallery crawl is October 19. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday - Saturday from 11am-5pm. For more information contact the gallery at 704-334-9390.
BOUDREAUX'S LOUISIANA KITCHEN GALLERY Corner of E. 36th & N. Davidson St. Ongoing exhibit of works by artists from NoDa. Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11:30am-10pm; Fri & Sat, 11:30am-11pm. Call 704-331-9898 or visit www.boudreauxs.com
CAFE BISOUS 1509 Central Ave. Ongoing through October 10 - "Politically Correct?" - a selection of new mixed media paintings by Sherry Beatty. For more information call 704-371-7071.
CENTER OF THE EARTH GALLERY 3204 N. Davidson St. October Exhibit: "The Great Landscape" with the works of Jacob Cooley and Thomas Paquette. The exhibit will run through October 27. Openings first & third Fridays from 6-9:30pm. Hrs: 11am-5pm Tues-Fri, 12noon-5pm Sat & by appt. Details: 704-375-5756 or www.centeroftheearth.com.
CPCC ART GALLERY on the campus of CPCC. Ongoing through October 29: "Keystone Magazine Award Winners" drawings, mixed media, paintings, photography, poetry, prose and sculpture. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday 11am-3pm and Friday 11am-1pm. The reception for the artists is October 11 from 4-6pm. For more information call 704-330-2722.
CHARLOTTE ART LEAGUE 1517 Camden Rd. Ongoing through October 27: "Abstract Expressions" - contemporary abstract art by CAL artists. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday 11am-3pm. All events are free and open to the public. Call 704-376-2787 or visit on the web at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHARLOTTE MUSEUM OF HISTORY 3500 Shamrock Dr. Community of Faiths: The Spiritual and Religious Heritage of the Carolinas Piedmont runs through April 2002. Hours: Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm. Admission is $6/adults, $2/children, $4/students & seniors. For directions or other info, call 704-568-1774.
CHEZ ARLAINE BED & BREAKFAST 425 Pecan Ave. Ongoing through October 31: "Personality" - paintings by Mark Durham. Regular gallery hours are: Tuesday and Thursday 12-2pm, Wednesday 5-7pm and otherwise by appointment. For more information call 704-643-1211 or visit www.arlaineinc.com.
DAVIDSON COLLEGE GALLERIES Belk Visual Arts Center, corner of Griffith St. & Main St., Davidson. Smith Gallery: On display through October 10 "New Paintings on Paper" by Susan Brenner. Van Every Gallery: annual faculty exhibition w/ works by faculty members Herb Jackson, Russ Warren, & Cort Savage. On display October 17-December 5: Permanent Collection Works and Paintings by Corinne Duchesne. Opening lecture by the artist will be October 17 from 7-8pm. Hours: 10am-6pm, weekdays; noon-4pm on weekends. For more info, call 704-894-2519 or 704-894-2344.
THE EVENING MUSE 3227 N. Davidson St. Currently on exhibit: Mixed media pieces by artist in residence Kathryn Hughes-Cooper & new paintings by Duy Huynh. Hours are: Tue-Thurs 4pm-12am, Fri-Sat 4pm-until. For more info call 704-376-3737.
CHRISTA FAUT GALLERY 19818 North Cove Rd., Davidson. Ongoing through October 10: "Extinguishing the Last Century" a solo exhibition of watercolor paintings by Denise Lisiecki. Upcoming: October 12-November 28 - "Moods of the Marsh" a solo exhibition of oil paintings by Janet Powers. Hrs: Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 10am-4pm. For more info, call 704-892-5312.
GALLERY L Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St. On display through November 18: an exhibit of original illustrations by famed children's author and illustrator Kevin Henkes. The exhibit will feature images of his most famous character, Lilly, from Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse - plus other drawings and the bonus of some original pieces from Henke's childhood. For more information call 704-336-2020 or visit online at www.plcmc.org/galleryL.
GALLERY W.D.O 2000 South Blvd, Ste 610, Atherton Mill. On display through November 10: "Pipe Dreams - Metal Sculpture and Toys" by Christina Shmigel. For more information, 704-333-9123.
GASTON COLLEGE 201 Highway 321 South, Dallas. Morris Library: International and Egyptian artifacts & artwork organized by faculty. Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm. For more information, call 704-922-6200.
GASTON COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY Ongoing through November 3 - "A Visual Harvest" a Juried exhibition of two and three-dimensional work by artists from Gaston and the surrounding areas. For more information call 704-852-6025.