As the headline suggests, here are a few picks of art exhibition openings to check out this weekend in Charlotte as selected by the folks at
Harvey B. Gantt Center For African-American Arts + Culture Spirits and Spaces: The Prints of Michael B. Platt. Platt's works combine images and poetry through the use of digital photography and printmaking. Meet the artist during the opening reception on Fri., April 9, 6 :30 p.m. Exhibition continues through Aug. 15. Harvey B. Gantt Center For African-American Arts + Culture, 551 South Tryon St. 704-547-3700. www.ganttcenter.org.
Joie Lassiter Gallery Solo Exhibitions by Peggy Rivers and Barbara Schreiber. Opening reception on Fri., April 9, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Joie Lassiter Gallery, 1440 S. Tryon St. Ste. 104. 704-373-1464. www.lassitergallery.com.
Mint Hill Arts Spring Student Art Show. Featuring art by area school students and individual art students, from middle school to high school age groups. Opening reception on Fri., April 9, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Exhibition continues through May 6. Grace Building, 7714 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd. 704-545-0894. www.minthillarts.org.
Providence Galley Up Close. Featuring art by Kathy Caudill and Joyce Netzler. Exhibition continues through April 30. 601 Providence Rd., Ste. A. 704-333-4535. www.providencegallery.net.
RedSky Gallery Freedom Park: An Urban Treasure. Featuring works by Terry Thirion. Opening reception on Fri., April 9, 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Exhibition continues through May 6. RedSky Gallery, 1244 East Blvd. 704-377-6400. www.redskygallery.com.