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Art Galleries'The Anniversary Collection' by Marsha Heimbecker
The Portola Art Gallery will have on display in October an exhibit of bold oil paintings by San Mateo artist Marsha Heimbecker called "The Anniversary Collection." Oct. 1-31, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
Art Galleries'Explorations in Color'
An exhibit composed of mixed-media watercolor paintings by Rosemarie Gorman will be on display at Gallery 9. Sept. 30-Nov. 1, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Free. Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos.
Art GalleriesTumasov Fine Art Open Studio
This second open studio at Tumasov Fine Art Gallery will feature an artist presenting new work, light refreshments and live piano. Nov. 2, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Tumasov Fine Art Gallery, 823 W. El Camino Real, Mountain View.
Art GalleriesHoliday Card Show
Accent Arts art supply store is accepting submissions to its holiday card contest from artists in elementary school, junior high school, high school and college, as well as professional artists. First, second and third places will be awarded for each group and best of show. Gift certificates will be distributed to winners. Cards should be no greater than 5 inches by 7 inches. Submissions accepted through Nov. 14, 6 p.m. Free. Accent Arts, 392 S. California Ave., Palo Alto.
Art Galleries'Repetition of Themes'
Gallery House will offer an exhibit of abstract paintings by Joyce Savre and paintings by Wendy Fitgerald based on the theme of "landscape and language." A reception with the artists will be held on Oct. 24 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 21-Nov. 15, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Gallery House, 320 S. California Ave., Palo Alto.
Art Galleries'Pomegranate Art' by Linda Tapscott
The Oshman Family JCC will have on display pomegranate wire mesh sculptures by Linda Tapscott in the Goldman Sport & Wellness Complex. Aug. 26-Nov. 15, complex hours. Free. Goldman Sport & Wellness Complex, 3921 Fabian Way, Palo Alto.
Art GalleriesAnnie Fensterstock jewelry
De Novo Fine Contemporary Jewelry will host a show of new work by Annie Fensterstock, which combine traditional gold working with modern designs. She will be at the store on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7 and 8. Nov. 1-22, 10-6 p.m. Free. De Novo Fine Contemporary Jewelry, 250 University Ave., Palo Alto.
Art Galleries'Science, Technology and the Future of Art' and more
The Pacific Art League will hold two new exhibits in November: "Science, Technology & the Future of Art," and a solo mixed-media exhibit called "Rosine Ferber - Playful Vision." An opening reception for the former will be held on Nov. 7 from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday-Friday, Nov. 7-28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, 668 Ramona St., Palo Alto.
Art Galleries'Beauty of Wood Fire' by Misako Kambe
The Portola Art Gallery will have on display an exhibit called "Beauty of Wood Fire," composed of carved ceramic creations by Menlo Park artist Misako Kambe. The work includes pieces produced by wood firing at kiln sites in Oregon and Milpitas. Monday-Saturday, Nov. 1-30, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Portola Art Gallery, 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park.
Art GalleriesTove Norlander and Merrie Asimow exhibit
Bay Area artists Merrie Asimow and Tove Norlander will their work on display throughout the month of November. Asimow will contribute her photography of white horses, landscapes and nature, while Norlander will share her jewelry that combines natural stones with silver and gold. Opening receptions will be held on Nov. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., and Nov. 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 2-30, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Free. Gallery 9, 143 Main St., Los Altos.
Foothill College will have on display an exhibit called "Wanderlust," composed of rich travel photography by Sunnyvale-based artist Harlan Crowder. An opening reception will be held on Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30-Dec. 5, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m-6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free; $3 parking. Foothill College, KCI Gallery, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.
Art GalleriesLee Middleman - Ceramics Open Studio
Lee Middleman will welcome visitors to a winter open studio where he will share his highly-textured, decorative functional ware influenced by his trips to Asia and workshops and symposiums he participated in there. Dec. 6 and 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Lee Middleman's Gallery and Studio, 16 Coalmine View, Portola Valley.
Art Galleries'Echoes from 85 Years, 85 Artists'
Artists Kimm Barnes, Raven Erebus, Joan Schulze and Stefanie Sylvester -- participants in the recent "85 Years, 85 Artists" show at Menlo College -- will contribute more of their work to this new exhibit. Monday-Friday, Oct. 20-Jan. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Menlo College Administration Building, 1000 El Camino Real, Atherton.