Art Upstairs Gallery 112 W. Main St. Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5pm. 923-3900. Through December 31: An all-members show.
BozArt 211 W. Main St. Wednesday-Thursday, 3-9pm; Friday-Saturday, noon-9pm; Sunday, 1-4pm. 296-3919. www.bozartgallery.com. Through December 27: An all-members Christmas show, featuring works in multiple media.
The Bridge/Progressive Arts Initiative 209 Monticello Rd. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-3pm. 984-5669. Through December 31: The Bridge’s “Anniversary Wall,” celebrating the gallery’s five-year anniversary. The Bridge offers a variety of workshops, lectures and events each month.
The Gallery at Fifth and Water 107 Fifth St. SE. Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. 979-9825. Through December 30: “Our Virginia Home,” recent oil paintings by Randy Baskerville.
The Garage 250 N. First St. Visit website to make an appointment. thegarage-cville.com. Through December 31: “This One Will Be Our Peace,” a knitted installation by Maureen Lovett.
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection 400 Worrell Dr. Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-4pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. 244-0234. Through December 20: “What Will Last Beyond Today: John W. Kluge’s Collection of Australian Aboriginal Art.”
La Galeria 218 W. Market St. Call for hours. 293-7003. virginiaartistsinaction.org. Through December 31: Impressionist paintings by Lee J. Nixon.
Les Yeux du Monde 841 Wolf Trap Rd. By appointment only. 973-5566. Through December 31: “From Magic Mountain,” paintings by Russ Warren.
McGuffey Art Center 201 Second St. NW. Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-6pm. 295-7973. Through December 27: An annual Christmas show featuring work by member artists.
Piedmont Virginia Community College 501 College Dr. Monday-Thursday, 9am-10pm; Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 1-5pm. 961-5202. December 11: “Let There Be Light,” the third annual illuminating outdoor art spectacle. (See Feedback, page 31, for more.) Through January 20: The annual faculty art exhibit, featuring work by Beryl Solla, Rob Tarbell, Tom Clarkson, Stacey Evans, Mark Edwards and more.
Second Street Gallery 115 Second St. SE. Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-6pm. 977-7284. secondstreetgallery.org. Through December 31: Textured paintings on Duralene by Sandeep Mukherjee; “High Lonesome,” works in multiple media by Hilary Wilder.
UVA Art Museum 155 Rugby Rd. Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5pm. 924-3592. Through January 3: “Thomas Jefferson’s Academical Village,” a multimedia collection of objects that details plans for the University of Virginia; “The Expanding Eye: Art Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe”; and “Abstract Photography: Selections from Glenstone.”
Restaurants, retailers and public spaces that host regular art events
Angelo 220 E. Main St. Monday-Friday, 11am-6pm; Saturday, 11am-5pm. 971-9256. Through December 31: “Inspiration within a Paradigm,” drawings in multiple media by Tracy Verkerke and hand-stitched bags by Annie Runkle.
Blue Ridge Beads and Glass 1724 Allied St. Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5:30pm. 293-2876. www.blueridgebeads-glass.com. Ongoing: Glass pieces, paintings and instruments by Jerry O’Dell.
C&O Gallery 515 E. Water St. By appointment. 971-7044. Through January 31: A collection of new paintings by John Howard.
C’ville Arts 118 E. Main St. Monday-Thursday, 10am-6pm; Friday, 10am-9pm; Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, noon-6pm. 972-9500. Through December 31: “Just the Perfect Thing for…” an all-members show featuring handcrafted holiday items.
C’ville Coffee 1301 Harris St. Monday-Friday, 7:30am-9pm; Saturday, 8:30am-9pm; Sunday, 9:30am-8pm. 817-2633. Through December 31: Photographs from Kenya by Logan Coleman.
Charlottesville Community Design Center 100 Fifth St. NE. Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. 984-2232. Through January 29: “Neighborhood ReGeneration: The Evolution of Public Housing in Charlottesville,” a collection of informative work from local students and the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
Dean’s Gallery Second floor of Campbell Hall, on the UVA Grounds. arch.virginia.edu/ spot light/lines. Through January 29: “Lines,” a collection of work by UVA associate professor of art and architecture Sanda Iliescu.
Fellini’s #9 200 W. Market St. Call for hours. 979-4279. Through December 31: “The Simple Things,” work by Theresa White.
Milano Café 100 W. South St. Sunday-Wednesday, 7am-7pm; Thursday-Saturday, 7am-9pm. 220-4302. Through January 5: A collection of golfing bear portraits by Beth Hermann.
Moxie Hair & Body Lounge 126-C Garrett St. Call for hours. 979-5556. Through December 31: Floral watercolors by Ashley Behr.
New Dominion Bookshop 404 E. Main St. Monday-Wednesday, Saturday, 9:30-5:30pm; Thursday-Friday, 9:30am-8pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. 295-2552. Ongoing: A group show featuring work by Pam Black, Jim Brewer, Kendall Cox, Gray Dodson, John Howard, Patsy Walsh and Rick Watson.
Northside Library 300 Albemarle Sq. 974-6010. Through December 31: A collection of work by the Piedmont Pastelists.
Omni Hotel 235 W. Main St. Contact for hours. 971-5500. December 9-15: Winners of the Design Your Tree Competition, part of the annual Virginia Gingerbread Christmas.
Paintings & Prose Gallery 406 E. Main St. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. 220-3490. Through January 29: A holiday group show featuring new work by Chris Wharam, Ted Woodward and members of the High Street Clubhouse.
Para Coffee 19 Elliewood Ave. Contact for hours. email@example.com. Through December 31: “A to Z: Letters for Literacy,” custom lettering and typography by countless local artists, to benefit Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle.
Shenandoah National Park Trust 414 E. Market St. Call for hours. 293-2728. Ongoing: Original prints by Hullihen Williams Moore.
Small Special Collections Library Adjacent to Alderman Library, on the UVA Grounds. Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm; Saturday, 1-5pm. Call for holiday hours. Through January 11: “On the Origin of Species at 150: The Evolution of an Idea,” a collection of artifacts tied to Charles Darwin’s seminal text; “From Village to Grounds: Architecture After Jefferson at the University of Virginia”; and several permanent exhibits.
Speak! Language Center In The Glass Building 313 Second St. SE., suite 109. Call for hours. 245-TALK. Through December 31: Watercolors and prints by Charles Matheson.
Spring Street Boutique 107 W. Main St., on the Downtown Mall. Call for hours. 975-1200. Through December 31: “Stained Glass: Traditional/Non-Traditional,” work by Vee Osvalds.
Thornton Hall Gallery On the UVA Grounds. Ongoing: A collection of paintings by Katelyn Sack.
Vanity Hair Salon 971 Second St. SE, in the Frank Ix Building. Call for hours. 977-3332. Through January 4: Works by members of the inmate art program at Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.