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Art GalleriesOpening Reception
“The Art in Food: Farm, Table, Community” is a juried exhibition (March 7-27) in collaboration with the San Jose Museum of Art and more than 50 partners across the Bay Area to organize an extensive community presentation of food, creativity and community from San Francisco to Watsonville. March 7, 5:30-8 p.m. Free. The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, 227 Forest Ave., Palo Alto.
Art GalleriesAnita Seipp Gallery Exhibition
Photos from the "March of the Living" by Raphael Shevelev and Holocaust Responses: Artwork by Lola Fraknoi and Ewa Gavrielov will be on display at Castilleja School's Anita Seipp Gallery. A closing reception for the artists will be held March 8 from 1 to 3 p.m. The exhibit is on display from Feb. 4-March 8, every day except Saturday and Sunday. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Castilleja School Anita Seipp Gllery, 1310 Bryant St., Palo Alto .
Art Galleries'Flesh and Metal: Body and Machine in Early 20th-Century Art'
Artists in the first half of the 20th century involved in movements such as Constructivism, Purism and Precisionism found beauty in the machine aesthetic, while proponents of Dadaism and Surrealism embraced chance, accident and the unconscious as new paths to creativity. Nov. 13-March 16, Wednesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Art Galleries'Embracing Space' Paintings
Paintings by Kyoko Fischer and Sydell Lewis will be shown March 4 to 29. An artist's reception will be held Friday, March 7, 6 to 9 p.m. Artists talks will begin at 7:15 p.m. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto.
Art Galleries'Watercolor Travels' by Mark Garner
“Watercolor Travels – Near ... and Far” by Palo Alto artist Mark Garner, is on display at Gallery 9, featuring watercolor paintings based on adventures both nationally and internationally. An opening reception will be held Sunday, March 9, 3-6 p.m. March 4-30, Tues.-Sat., 11-5 p.m.; Sun., 12-4 p.m. Free. Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos.
Art Galleries'Asian Fusion' Collection
Linda Salter's exhibit features her recent exploration of Chinese art, with brush painting pieces mounted on scrolls as well as others framed in Western style. March 1-31, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
Art GalleriesMemorial Church Tour
Cantor Arts Center docents provide background on the architecture, carvings, mosaics and stained glass windows of Memorial Church and its restoration after the earthquakes of 1906 and 1989. Tours meet at the church entrance. No tours April 18 and Nov. 28. Every Friday at 2 p.m. Free. Memorial Church, 450 Serra Mall, Stanford.
Art Galleries'SpaceCase': Paintings by Jessica Eastburn
The Cañada College Art Gallery presents “SpaceCase,” a series of paintings by local artist Jessica Eastburn. Using traditional manual methods, Eastburn has created paintings that resemble highly-digitalized artwork. A special reception will be held March 18 to celebrate the opening. Monday through Thursday, March 18-April 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Cañada College Art Gallery, Building 9, Room 152, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Redwood City.
Art Galleries'From the Earth, into the Sky' Exhibit
Gallery House presents an exhibition of pottery by Thomas Arakawa and paintings by Maura Carta. A public reception for the artists will be held on Friday April 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit is on display April 1-26, every day except Monday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto.
Art GalleriesSundays at Cantor
On Sundays at the Cantor Arts Center, there are various activities: docent-led family tours, art-making in the studio and focused drawing in the galleries. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Art GalleriesJim Dine and Claes Oldenburg Exhibit
Jim Dine and Claes Oldenburg are two American artists who depict every day objects in various ways; 20 of their prints will be on display. Ongoing from Dec. 11 to April 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Art Galleries'Royal Image: Portraits, Satires, and Life at Court'
The 16 prints and drawings featured in this installation demonstrate how artists depicted European royalty and courtly culture between the 15th and 18th centuries. Works on view include etchings by Romeyn de Hooghe, who created pointed political satires. Wednesday-Sunday, Nov. 27-May 4, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Art Galleries'The Honest Landscape': Photographs by Peter Henry Emerson
Peter Henry Emerson began taking photographs in 1882 in England and soon became an outspoken advocate for fine art photography. This installation presents a selection of Emerson's platinum prints and photogravures featuring the English and Irish countryside. Will be on display Wednesday-Sunday from Nov. 27 until May 4, 2014. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Cantor Arts Center, 328 Lomita Drive, Stanford.
Art Galleries“Capturing Light: The World as We See It”
A curated exhibit of 50 prints by members of the Palo Alto Camera Club, including 12 taken in Havana, Cuba. A percentage of proceeds of print sales will go to Cultural Kaleidoscope, a City of Palo Alto program supporting art in the schools. Public reception on Sun March 30, 2-5 p.m. Free Los Altos Hills Town Hall, 26379 Fremont Road, Los Altos Hills.