1212 Gallery "Virginia Collage Society Exhibit." Opening Aug. 13; runs through Aug. 29. 12 E. 12th St. 233-9957.
Petersburg Regional Art Center "All Media Show," featuring works by various artists. Opening Aug. 14 and on display through Sept 5. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.
1708 Gallery "The Observation Room," featuring an exhibition by the Bridge Club. On display through Aug. 15.
Artspace Gallery "Radius 250." Through Aug. 23. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.
Art Works "July 2009 All Media Art Show." "Landscapes of the Soul," featuring textiles by Miximo Laura. "Impulse," featuring art by Piper Nichole. "Octopus' Garden," featuring work by Richard J. Becker. "The Way I See It," featuring art by Hugh Townsend Harris. "Dimensionality in Clay: Inspirations from Painting, Photographs and Sculpture," featuring art by Carolyn Gabb. Through Aug. 23. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.
Chasen Galleries "Realistically Speaking," featuring art by Klaus Strubel, Rino Gonzalez and Olaf. On display through Aug. 31. 3554 W. Cary St. 204-1048.
Crossroads Art Center "Odd Man Out," featuring works by various artists. "Available … Views of a Field Whose Days are Numbered." Both through Sept. 8. 20016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "The Colors of Haiti," featuring paintings by Haitian artists including Patrick Verneret, Gerald Michael Lafontant and Wilbert Laurent. Through Sept. 6. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.
Ginger Levit Gallery "Un Impressionist FranAais," featuring oils on canvas by Georges Yoldjoglou. Through Sept. 3. 1519 W. Main St. 398-0440.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden "Jeweled Treasures, Small Wonders," featuring insect shadowboxes by Laura Garrett. Through Sept. 7. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.
Library of Virginia "Poe: Man, Myth or Monster," a special exhibit commemorating the 200th birthday of the American author. Through Dec. 5. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.
Linden Row Inn Gallery "Poe's Playground," featuring art inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. Through Aug. 25. 100 E. Franklin St. 783-7000.
Main Art Gallery "Limited Edition: Exploring Printmaking at the University of Mary Washington," featuring works by Jesse Kopp, Andrew Sniffen, Molly Mathusa, Justin Owens and Molly Campbell. Through Aug. 31. 1537 W. Main St., 355-6151.
Metro Space Gallery "Buffon's Needle," featuring works by Melody Gulick. Through Aug. 22. 117 W. Broad St. 643-7125.
Montpelier Center for Arts "James River Art League," featuring oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic paintings by members. Through Aug. 30. 17205 Mountain Road. 883-7378.
North Avenue Library "Solo Show," featuring art by Janet Taylor. Through Sept 1. 2901 North Ave. 646-6675.
Page Bond Gallery "Vitamin C," featuring paintings, photographs and works on paper by various artists. "The Power to Play: From Trash to Treasure," featuring handcrafted toys by children from around the world. Both through Aug. 21. 1625 W. Main St. 359-3633.
Project Space Gallery "A 72 submillimeter banana stuffed kauf drop," featuring art by Dana Frostick, Nutchild, Roman Zelgatas, Ken Jorgensen, Courtney Ford, Jean-Baptiste, and Nic Desantis. Through Aug. 28. 0 E. Fourth St. 338-5508.
Quirk Gallery "After Life: A Skull Exhibition," featuring works by Noah Scalin. Through Aug. 22. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.
Red Door Gallery "2009 Group Exhibition," featuring various artists. On display through Aug. 15. 1607 W. Main St. 358-0211.
Reynolds Gallery "Almost Famous," featuring works by Seth Alverson, Patrick Cadenhead, Ryan Gothrup, Jonathan Marshall, Keith Mendak, Julie Ann Nagle, Maria Pithara and Toshiyuki Tanaka. "Sweet Summertime," featuring works by Isabel Bigelow, Sally Bowring, Janet Decover, Gerald Donato, Josephine Haden, Susan Jamison, Linn Meyers, Jiha Moon, Marc Petrovic, Stephen Talasnik, Rob Tarbell, Heide Trepanier and Jack Wax. Both on display through Aug. 15. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.
Richmond Public Library "Off the Wall Collages," featuring art by Ichshe. "Poe's Women," featuring paintings by Chris Semtner of the most important women in Poe's life and work. "Ink. Paper. Print." Featuring monoprints and illustrations by Meena Khalili. "Rich City Relic: Tragedies and Triumphs," featuring paintings in mixed media by Kevin Lee Curry. On display through Aug. 31. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-6500.
Valentine Richmond History Center "Disciples of Vulcan: Examining the Resilient Oregon Hill Community," featuring a collection of images, maps and ephemera telling the story of the neighborhood. Through November. "Battle for the City: the Politics of Race, 1950s-1970s," featuring images and artifacts from Richmond during the civil-rights movement. Through August. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.
University of Richmond Museums ""Victories, Orbs, and Angels: Byzantine Coins from the Collection." Through Nov. 15. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8276.
Uptown Gallery "Places to Be," featuring works in oil and acrylic by George Crawford and Blanton Seward. "From Bath County to Boca Grande," featuring paintings by William Frable. Both through Aug. 29. "Fabulous Florals," featuring works by various Richmond artists. On display through Sept 26. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343.
Virginia Center for Architecture "Pitch Perfect: Design Excellence in the Region," featuring some of the mid-Atlantic's finest examples of architecture, interior design and preservation projects from 2008. Through Aug. 23. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041.
Virginia Historical Society "Soul Soldiers: African Americans and the Vietnam Era," featuring more than 160 artifacts, photographs, recordings and other displays. "Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam," featuring a cache of Vietnam War soldiers' art. "Bring Paul Home: Phyllis Galanti and Vietnam War POWs," featuring pictures, letters, pamphlets, buttons and posters publicizing the plight of prisoners of war. All through Aug. 30. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "The Alchemy of Pots and Prints IV," featuring art by students of Steven Glass, Mary Holland and Chris Palmer. Through Aug. 14. "Stranger Than Paradise," featuring work by Josephine Haden in the Pauley Center. Through Sept. 13. 200 N. Boulevard. 204-2705.
Visual Arts Center "Faculty + Staff + Board Exhibition." Through Aug. 23. 1812 W. Main St. 353-0094.