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Art Preserve Herb Jackson. A showing of Jackson's small oil paintings on panel, in conjunction with Christa Faut Gallery. Through Jun. 5. Group Exhibit. Benefit for the N. Mecklenburg Animal Rescue featuring animal related paintings and 3-D objects. July-August. 3200 A North Davidson. 704-358-8882.

Bank of America Gallery Objects of Contemplation. An exhibition of selected still life worksfrom the permanent collection of the Weatherspoon Art Museum. Through July 5. Decades. Art from the Collection of Bank of America 1940-1990. July 14-Oct. 30. Hearst Tower, 114 N. Tryon St. 704-386-7324.

Bank of America Plaza Surface Matters. Artists from the Southeast explore surface and materials challenging the viewer to look deeper and stretch their awareness, using newspaper, steel, concrete, monofilament, fiber, acrylics and oil. Curated by Joie Lassiter Gallery. Also at First Citizens, 128 S. Tryon. Through Nov 15. 101 South Tryon Street. 704-373-1464.

Blue Pony Gallery & Press Fragments. A selection of new monotypes and multi-media work by Margret Kuehni. Through June 19. 3202A N. Davidson St. 704-334-9390.

Breathe Art Space East Wind. An exhibit of paintings, embossings, woodcuts and calligraphy by Mona Wu. Through July 3. 228 Caldwell Lane, Suite B, Davidson. 704-896-1799.

Center of the Earth Gallery Louis St. Lewis. NC native St. Lewis is known for colorful bold pop art collages on glass. Through June 19. 3204 N Davidson St. 704-375-5756.

Charlotte Museum of History The Faces of Our State. Through June. Powerful Persuaders: World War II Posters. An exhibit of propaganda posters. Through Sept. 1. Soldier's Stories: War in the First Person. Through Sept. 30. 3500 Shamrock Dr. 704-568-1774.

Christa Faut Gallery Hot Glass Paris / Cold Glass Murano. Glass Exhibition featuring Philip Baldwin and Monica Guggisberg. Through June 30. 19818 N. Cove Rd., Cornelius. 704-892-5312.

Cuvee Wine & Art Gallery Sky Hixson. June 1-July 31. 710 West Trade St. 704-332-5548.

Das Maultier Art Gallery Store/Gallery. Art and design shop located in NODA with affordable art for novice to the serious collector. In the Colony. 3472 N. Davidson St. 704-333-0277.

Discovery Place Mix & Max: Omnimax after hours. The program is aimed at anyone looking for something different. Live music, Omnimax films, food and cash bar. Third Friday of every month. $10 members $12 (non-members). Omnimax. Now showing: Ocean Oasis, NASCAR: The IMAX Experience, T. Rex: Back to the Cretaceous, and Lost Worlds: Life in the Balance. Call or visit website for times. A T. Rex Named Sue. A fully articulated cast of a T. Rex fossil now on display. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.

ElderArt Gallery The Russians Are Coming. An exhibit of select group of Russian paintings by twenty artists who were from Charlotte's Sister City, Voronezh, Russia. Through June 30. Philip Mullen. A solo exhibition of oil paintings. July 2-Aug. 31. New Artists Exhibition. Works included are abstract, impressionistic and mixed media. July 16-Aug. 31. 1427 S. Blvd. 704-370-6337.

The Evening Muse Violeta Moreno. An exhibition of recent paintings. Through July 1. 3227 N. Davidson St. 704-376-3737.

Hart-Witzen Gallery June 4 & 18: Hispanic Latin American Visual Arts Exhibit. 8pm-12am. June 12: Hispanic Latin American Gala, 8pm-2am. Projexorcism. An ambient-fueled electronica film freakout interactive art installation. Thu., July 1, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. The Human Form: figurative visual arts exhibition. Aug. 6; Aug. 20, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. 136 E. 36 St. 704-334-1177.

The Gallery at Carillon Landscapes. An exhibition of paintings, large-scale drawings and wall mounted sculptures by Shaun Cassidy. Through July 16. 227 W. Trade St. 704-334-8840.

Gallery L, Main Library Dali. The Halsman photographs. June 7-Aug. 1. Lunch Box Memories. A rare collection of 75 metal lunch boxes. Aug. 8-Sept. 26. 310 N. Tryon St. 704-336-2020.

Green Rice Designs & Studio Echoes. An exploration into the concept of echoes as it relates to the artwork. Through June 10. 510 E. 35th St. 704-344-0300.

Hidell Brooks Gallery Tony Hernandez. A solo exhibition titled Reflection in King's Blue. Through June 12. 1910 S. Blvd. Suite 130. 704-334-7302.

Hodges Taylor Gallery The Figure: Inside Out, A Psychological Survey of the Human Form. Also on exhibit: Bob Trotman: Recent Sculpture. Both explore the human figure with various media. Through June 27. 401 N. Tryon St. 704-334-3799.

Jerald Melberg Gallery Thomas McNickle. Liberating Convention, new oil paintings and watercolors. May 22-July 3. 625 S. Sharon Amity Rd. 704-365-3000.

Joie Lassiter Gallery Jimmy O'Neal. Primacy of Movement: Works from the Rose Museum "Painting 4" exhibition. Through June 11. Amy Lixl-Purcell. A multi-media exhibit titled Bounce. Opening Reception: June 18. June 18-July 15. John Nickerson. Hotter than July II: Unusual blown and cut glass forms. July 16-Aug. 31. 525 North Tryon Street, Suite 140. 704-373-1464.

JS Pottery Group Exhibition. Featuring painters, jewelers and clay artists. Through May. 27 South Main Street, Belmont. 704-829-0360.