American Association of University Women 494 East Ave. Oils and watercolors by Donald Kramer, through Oct 1 | Tues-Thurs 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 244-8890.
a\v 8 Public Market. Mike Twohig's!mprovised !mplosive Vice; Dennis Smyth's Your General Journey, through Oct 14 | Thu 7-10 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-3 p.m. www.avspace.org.
Arts and Cultural Council 277 N Goodman St. DRAW, painting, photography, sculpture by the DRAW Group, through Oct 12 | Oct 18-Nov 9: Rochester Art Club and Arts & Letters Club of Toronto | Nov 15-Dec 7: Four Corners of Current, painting, prints, sculpture by Lyn Parsons, Angela Amato, Belinda Bryce, Carol Acquilano | Dec 13-Feb 1: Folk art | Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 425-4090, www.artsrochester.org.
Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery SUNY Geneseo.Class Act: Faculty in the Studio, through Oct 5 | Oct 19-Nov 19: Inspired by Her, two- and three-dimensional work inspired by the female form | Nov 30-Dec 14: Up 'Til Now, senior thesis exhibition | Sun-Wed noon-3 p.m., Thu-Sat 5-8 p.m. 245-5814.
BevierGalleryJamesE.BoothBuilding, RIT campus.The American Image, U.S. posters from the 19th and 20th centuries, through Oct 11 | Oct 20-Nov 15: Faculty Exhibition | Dec 8-Jan 9: You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby, self-portraits of artists as children | Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Mon-Thu 7-9 p.m., Sat 1-4:30 p.m., Sun 2-4:30 p.m. 475-7680.
Center at High Falls 60 Browns Race. The Land Beneath, photos by Connie ShermerEhindero, through Oct 31 | Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 325-2030.
Community Darkroom713 Monroe Ave.By Eye: Photographs from the Last 20 Years by Joseph Sorrentino, through Oct 29 | Nov 3-Jan 15: The Natural World, exploring traditional and historic photographic processes | Mon 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Tue-Thu 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 271-5920.
Davison Gallery Roberts Cultural LifeCenter, RobertsWesleyanCollege. Ceramics by Carl Shanahan, Bill Stewart, Marvin Bjurlin, through Oct 1 | Oct 5-Nov 2: Works on Paper, Works on Canvas by Jean Stephens, LannaPejovic, Cathy Chin | Nov 9-Dec 14: Faculty Showcase, featuring Douglas Giebel, MashaRyskin, Alice Barry | Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat 1-4 p.m. 594-6120.
Dyer Arts Center National Technical Institute for the Deaf, RIT campus.Mythology Images by 13 Artists, through Oct 28 | NTID Performing Arts, 1968-Present: A Retrospective, through Sep 30 | Oct 9-Nov 17: Watercolors by Tina Samper | Nov 3-Dec 8: Images by Tom Policano and Tony Toscano, and sculpture by MyungTaek Jung | Dec 11-Jan 12: Remembering Lynn van Campbell; NTID Permanent Collection of Art| Mon-Thu 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fri 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Sat 1-3:30 p.m. 475-6855.
The Friendly Home Gallery 3156 East Ave. Landscapes, Etc., oil paintings by Robert Keim, through Oct 15 | Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 385-0298.
Gallery at Genesee Pottery 713 Monroe Ave. Sep 22-Oct 20: History in the Making, national juried ceramics exhibition | Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. 244-1730, www.geneseearts.org.
Gallery at One Bausch & Lomb Place Clinton Ave and Court St. Meta/morph, mixed-media by Tarrant Clements and Alan Singer, through Nov 17 | Mon-Fri 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
George Eastman House900 East Ave.Pete Turner: The Power of Color, through Feb 4 | Sep 23-Jan 7: Why Look at Animals? contemporary and historical images of animals | Nov 11-Feb 18: Hollywood Lost: The Power of Louise Brooks, photographs celebrating the silent-film star | Nov 15-Dec 14: Sweet Creations, annual gingerbread house display.| Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. $8 ($6 seniors, $5 students, $3 kids 5-12). 271-3361, www.eastmanhouse.org.
HartnettGalleryWilsonCommons, University of RochesterRiver Campus.She Quietly Considers, photographs by Christine Shank, through Oct 1. | Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-6 p.m. 275-4188.
Image City Photography Gallery 722 University Ave. American Society of Media Photographers Showcase, through Oct 8| Oct 11-Nov 5: Out of the Box by Betsy Phillips | Nov 8-Dec 3: Stories by Daniel P. Crozet | Dec 6-24: Members' Show | Wed-Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun noon-4 p.m. 271-2359, www.imagecityphotographygallery.com.
Little Theatre Café 240 East Ave. John Kastner, through Sep 23 | Sep 23-Oct 21: Tim Furgeson | Oct 21-Nov 18: Kathleen Nicastro | Nov 18-Dec 16: Wendy Marks | Dec 16-31: Jill Gussow | Mon-Thu 5-10 p.m., Fri 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-10 p.m. 232-3906, www.little-theatre.com.
MercerGalleryMonroeCommunity College, 1000 E Henrietta Rd. Faculty Exhibition, through Oct 20 | Oct 27-Nov 24: Robert Heischman and Alan Singer | Dec 1-22: Drawing Exhibition | Mon, Wed, Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues and Thurs 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 292-2021, www.monroecc.edu/go/mercer.
Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Ave. Romanticism and the Politics of Taste, through Oct 15 | Oct 1-Dec 31: Georgia O'Keeffe: Color & Conservation | Oct 24-Dec 24: My America: Art from the Jewish Museum | Oct 27-Jan 21: Calling Every Man, Woman, and Child!: American World War I Posters |Wed-Sun 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Thu until 9 p.m. $2-$7, Thu $2 from 5-9 p.m. (Special hours and admission for O'Keeffe exhibit: Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m., Thu noon-9 p.m., Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5-$15.) 473-7720.
Mill Art Center61 N Main St, HoneoyeFalls. Sep 23-Nov 6: Given to Abstraction, invitational of abstract art | Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 624-7740.
More Fire Glass Studio 80 Rockwood Pl.Over the Top! chandelier exhibit, through Dec 10 | Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 242-0450, www.morefireglass.com.
Oxford Gallery 267 Oxford St. Seeing Things: A Festival of Still Life, 31 still-life artists with 70 still-life pieces, through Oct 14 | Oct 21-Nov 25: Works by Edythe Shedden-Cowgil and Jack Wolsky | December: Holiday Show | Tue-Fri noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 271-5885, www.oxfordgallery.com.
Pat Rini Rohrer Gallery 71 S Main St, Canandaigua. Women with Wow, through Oct 22. | Mon-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun 12:30-4 p.m. 394-0030.
PenfieldTown Hall 3100 Atlantic Ave. Penfield Art Association members, through Oct 31 | Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 340-8641.
Printing and Book Arts Center713 Monroe Ave.The Art of War, WWI and WWII propaganda posters from the collection of Jim Malley of Mercury Posters, through Nov 19. 244-9312.
Rare Books and SpecialCollectionsLibraryUniversity of RochesterRiver Campus.Charlie Arnold: The Love of the Visual, career retrospective of the photographer, printmaker, and xerographic artist, through Jan 30. | Mon-Tue & Thu-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Wed 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 275-4477.
Rochester Contemporary 137 East Ave. Systems + Propositions, CarinMincemoyer and Julian Montague, through Oct 8 | The Flowery War, installation by Cindy DeFelice, through Oct 8 | Oct 20-Nov 19: Invited Curators: Monica Duncan and Aaron Miller | Dec 1-Jan 14: Annual Member's Exhibition | Wed-Sun 1-5 p.m. 461-2222, rochestercontemporary.org.
Steve Carpenter Gallery 176 Anderson Ave.Making of a Painting, new works by Steve Carpenter, through Oct 1 | Mon-Thu 1-4 p.m., Fri 1-7 p.m., Sat-Sun 1-4 p.m. www.stevecarpenterstudio.com.
Tower Fine Arts Center Holley St, SUNY Brockport. In the Tower Fine Arts Center Gallery: Sep 29-Oct 24: Hearing Aids and Other Prosthetic Devices, works by Heather Layton and YevgeniyaKaganovich | Nov1-Dec 8: SCALE: A National Drawing Invitational | Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. 395-2805 || In the Rainbow Gallery: Sep 29-Oct 13: Peeping Tom by Jane Askew | Oct 25-Nov 10: Somewhere in Between by Michele Roberts and Erin Aubeuf | Nov 15-Dec 8: Juried Student Art Exhibition | Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m. 395-2805.
Visual Studies Workshop 31 Prince St.Past is Present, contemporary artists working with historical photos, through Oct 28 | November: Ali Secrest and Cassie Worley. 442-8676, vsw.org.
Williams Gallery First Unitarian Church, 220 W Winton Rd. Walkabout, paintings and prints by Jill Kotlarchyk and Elizabeth King Durand, through Oct 9 | Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 271-9070.
LECTURES AND EVENTS
24-Hour Comic Day Oct 7: Writers and artists collaborate on comic-book projects in a marathon day-long session. Rochester Institute of Technology Library, 11 a.m.-11 a.m. 475-5094, www.24hourcomics.com.
Artist Row Art Fair Oct 1: Area artists show and sell; dance and music performances. Rochester Public Market, 280 N Union St, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 428-6907.
Artists Studio Tour Oct 14-15: Self-guided tour of artist studios presented by Genesee Valley Council on the Arts. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 243-6785, www.gvcaonline.org.
George Eastman House "Wish You Were Here" travel photography lectures, 6-7p.m., free with museum admission. Sep 28: Jonathan Moller, "Our Culture is Our Resistance: Repression, Refuge, and Healing in Guatemala" | Oct 19: John Sexton "Recollections: Three Decades of Photographs" | Oct 26: Frederic Roberts "Humanitas" | Nov 2: Gerd Ludwig "Russia --- The Wild, Wild East" | Nov 16: Chris Usher "One of Us: In Hurricane Katrina's Wake" | Nov 30: Joel Meyerowitz "Aftermath: Ground Zero through the Artist's Lens." 900 East Ave. 271-3361, www.eastmanhouse.org.
Greater IthacaArtTrail Oct 14-15, 21-22: Self-guided tour, 46 artists' studios, noon-6 p.m. Maps: www.ArtTrail.com, 800-28-ITHACA.
Naples Open Studio Trail Oct 7-8: Self-guided tour, 18 artists, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Maps: southbristolculturalcenter.org, 396-5950.
Visual Studies Workshop Dec 8: VSW Silent Auction and Holiday Benefit, featuring photos and prints by alumni, local artists and students donated to raise funds for VSW. 6-9 p.m. $10.31 Prince St. 442-8676 x 112.
Albright-KnoxArtGallery1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo.Chuck Close: Self-Portraits, 1967-2005, through Oct 22 | Oct 6-Jan 7: Andrea Zittel: Cirtical Space | Wed-Thu, Sat-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri 10 a.m.-10 p.m. $8-$10, free Fridays 3-10 p.m. 716-882-8700, www.albrightknox.org.
Burchfield-Penney Art Center Rockwell Hall, BuffaloState College.24/12: Nathan Naetzker and YoonsookRyang, through Oct 11 | Doors Open: The Art of Architecture, through Oct 16 | Trees Interpreted: Burchfield and Lavatelli, through Oct 22 | A Life in the Arts: Wendy Warner, through Nov 5 | Craft Art Western New York, through Jan 7 | Oct 21-Dec 31: Squeaky Wheel 20th Anniversary Exhibition | Nov 4-May 13: Charles Burchfield Center 40th Anniversary Exhibition | Nov 10-Jan 14: Recollections/Re: Collections | Tues-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. $5. 716-878-6011, www.burchfield-penney.org.
Cepa Gallery617 Main St, Suite 201, Buffalo.Sep 29-Dec 17: Deviant Bodies 2.0, multi-media exhibition exploring transgender and genderqueer identities. | 716-856-2717, www.cepagallery.com.
CorningMuseum of Glass1 Museum Way, Corning.Glass of the Maharajahs, through Nov 30 | Splitting the Rainbow: Cut Glass in Color, through Nov 1 | Decades in Glass: The '60s, through Jan 6 | Bohemian Glass for the American Collector, through Nov 30 | Nov 16-Mar 16: Worlds Within: The Evolution of the Paperweight | Ongoing attractions include Hot Glass Show and Walk-In Workshop. | Daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $11.25-$12.50, kids free. 800-732-6845, www.cmog.org.
EmersonGalleryHamiltonCollege, Clinton. Sept 22-Dec 30: Native Perspectives: George Longfish and Shelley Niro; WPA Artists: Prints from the Amity Art Foundation | Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat-Sun 1-5 p.m. 315-859-4396, www.hamilton.edu.
Everson Museum401 Harrison St, Syracuse.Miriam Beerman: Eloquent Pain(t), through Jan 7 | Oct 14-Nov 12: On My Own Time, artwork by local businesspeople | Oct 19-Nov 19: The Canary Project, photographs documenting the effect of global warming | Tues-Fri & Sun noon-5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $5. 474-6064, www.everson.org.
GeneseeCenter for the Arts Lobby Gallery Stuart Steiner Theatre, Batavia.Two Unique Visions, sculptures and beadwork by Leah Corey and Mary Ann Scarborough, through Sep 27 |Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sat 8 a.m.-noon. 345-6802.
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center 341 Delaware Ave, Buffalo. Within the Contest of No Contest by Michelle Hines; Corrupture by Bartow and Metzgar, through Oct 21 | Nov 18-Dec 22: Buffalo River Fugues by Margaret Cogswell | Tue-Fri 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat 1-4 p.m. 716-854-1694, www.hallwalls.org.
HerbertF.JohnsonMuseum of ArtCornellUniversity. Robyn O'Neil, through Oct 8 | Dangerous Waters: Three Solo Shows with Sally Smart, Don Doe, Dylan Graham; Innovation/Imagination: Fifty Years of Polaroid Photography; Michael Henderson: Loop Negative One,through Oct 22 | Oct 14-Dec 24: How to Live Forever: Daoism in the Ming and Qing Dynasties | Oct 21-Dec 24: A Private Eye: Dada, Surrealism, and More from the Brandt Collection | Oct 28-Jan 14: Upton Pyne: Photographs by JemSoutham | Nov 4-Dec 17: Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin | Nov 4-26: Façade Projection: Mark Fox's "Vortex" | Vedute: Framing Europe in Old Master Prints; Frank Lloyd Wright Art Glass from Martin House, ongoing | Tue-Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 607-255-6464, www.museum.cornell.edu.
LoweArtGallerySchool of Art and Design, SyracuseUniversity.The Elegant Salon: European Academic Paintings; Reclaiming Midwives: Stills from All My Babies, photos by Robert Gailbrath; Art Noveau: Glass & Pottery, through Oct 12 | Insightful & Incidental: Portraits from the Collection of Robert M. Infarinato, through Oct 15 | Tue-Sun 11-4:30 p.m., Thu until 8 p.m. 315-443-4097, http://suart.syr.edu.
Main Street Gallery 105 Main St, Groton.Arranging Spaces, collage and sculpture by Claire Harootunian and Gail Hoffman, through Oct 22 | Oct 26-Nov 26: National Photography '06 | Thu-Fri noon-7 p.m., Sat 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 607-898-9010, www.mainstreetgal.com.
The Redhouse201 S West St, Syracuse.Call to Silence, oil paintings by Johan Lowie, through Nov 18 | December: paintings by Michael Matthews | 425-0405, www.theredhouse.org.
SchweinfurthArtCenter205 Genesee St, Auburn.Facets of Perception: Contemporary Still Lifes, through Oct 28 | Nov 4-Jan 7: Quilts=Art=Quilts | Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 315-255-1553, www.schweinfurthartcenter.org.
State of the Art Gallery 120 W State St, Ithaca.Members Show, through Oct 1 | Oct 4-29: ArtTrail | Nov 1-29: Eva Capobianco and Ann Welles | Nov 29-Dec 24: Invitational Show | Wed-Fri noon-6 p.m., Sat-Sun noon-5 p.m. 607-277-1626, www.soag.org.
West End Gallery 12 W Market St, Corning.Fall Exhibit, featuring Chris Baker, Dustin L. Boutwell, and Brian M. Hart; In the Silence by Marjorie Lucarelli, through Oct 7 | Oct 12-Nov 17: Recent work by Thomas S. Buechner | Dec 1-Jan 6: Sparkle at the West End Gallery holiday exhibit; Treacy Ziegler | Mon-Thu 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun noon-5 p.m. 607-936-2011, www.westendgallery.net.