Crossroads Art Center "Abstract," an all-media show, opens with a reception and book signing by author Martha Randolph Carr May 19, 6-9 p.m. Through June 8. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "Leisurely Pursuits," photography by Charles Shallette, runs through June. "4-Paws," mixed-media works by Linda Wolitz, Dierdre Justin and Adele Castillo, runs through July 29 and opens with a reception May 21, 4-6 p.m. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6213.
Hanover Tavern A show of photographs by Daniel Gormley runs through May. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. 537-5050.
Sycamore Rouge "Atelier: Paris," screen prints by Janet Gilmore-Bryan, runs through May. 21 W. Old St. 957-5707.
VCU Health Systems The downtown campus galleries display paintings by Ahrung Soonja Woo Kim and Bart Dluhy and an installation by Austina "Mangala" Hume. The Stony Point Medical Park Gallery displays photography by K.B. Basseches. All shows run through June 1. 828-4706.
1212 Gallery "Recent Tonalist Paintings" by Charles Phillip Brooks, "Changing of the Seasons" by Diane Clements and "Illegal Made Legal" by Martin McFadden runs through May 21. 12 E. 12th St. 233-9957.
1708 Gallery "Pulse 2006," the Emerging Artist Biennial, features works by Chris Ashley, Brad Hampton, Rachel Hayes, Steve Karlik, Lisa Fletcher Rundstrom and Anna Von Mertens and runs through May 27. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.
ADA Gallery A show of work by Toronto artist Kim Dorland, painter Bruce Wilhelm and artists curated by local magazine "The Daily Constitutional" runs through May 27. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.
Art6 "McWilliams and Svendsen," sculpture by Susan Svendsen and paintings by Bud Harvey McWilliams, runs through May 28. Upstairs, a show of multi-media works by Mona Mullins Williams runs through May 31. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.
Artemis Gallery "Metamorphosis," featuring mosaics by Tunde Hidvegi, runs through June 10. 1601 W. Main St. 254-1755
Artspace "Living With Conviction," photography and text by inmates at the Piedmont Regional Jail and students at Hampden-Sydney College; "Arbitrary Selection," sculpture by Jim Rettinger; and a retrospective of work by Bea Klein continue through May 21. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.
Art Works Five shows run through May 21: "Spirit of Water," paintings by Juan Aponte; "April All Media Show"; "Color Series" by Crystal Neilson; "Student Shutter Speed Space"; and "Expressions through Paintings" by John Balasa. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.
Ascend, Inc. A show of works by Jeromyah Jones runs through May. 101 W. Broad St. 225-8080.
Brazier Fine Art Gallery "Blooms," a group show of May flowers and gardens, runs May 31. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787.
Chasen Galleries "The Art of Everyday Living," scenes from daily life by Adrian Deckbar, Robert L. Davis, Jack Goldsmith and Jian Wu, runs through May 31. 3554 W. Cary St. 204-1048.
Chop Suey Books "The House of Your Dreams," an exhibition of new paintings and drawings by Dawn Latane, runs through June 4. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.
Curated Culture at Cornerstone Gallery "One Man's Treasure," paintings by Michael Fitt, runs through May 26. 23 W. Broad St. 344-1508.
Eric Schindler Gallery "Policy," new paintings by Vittorio Colaizzi, runs through June 6. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.
Flippo Gallery Randolph-Macon College hosts "Comic Art From the Collection of Dr. M. Thomas Inge" through June 9. 211 N. Center St. 752-3018.
Friend House Gallery A show of Plein Aire paintings by Frank Young runs through June 29. 27 Bollingbrook St. 931-1370.
Gallery5 "Retro-Spectacle," a celebration of Richmond's history featuring photography by Thomas A. Daniel, runs through May. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.
Gallery Art and Design "Chicago in Red," photography by Yvonne Humphries, runs through May 31. 16 S. Dooley St. 355-0102.
Main Art Gallery "The Wind Chill Factory," works by Matt Lively, runs through May 30. 1537 W. Main St. 355-6151.
Nonesuch Art and Apparel Nonesuch celebrates its one-year anniversary with a juried show of found art through May. 918 W. Grace St. 649-4069.
Outre "Eye Candy and Potatoes," photography and mixed-media work by VCU students, through May. 3 W. Broad St. 497-9233.
Petersburg Area Art League "Scenes From the Caribbean," paintings by Richard Leslie, runs through June 4. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611.
Petersburg Regional Art Center An "All Media Show" featuring work by Milly Youngblood Horner, Joyce Maxwell, Nancy Williams, Sara A. Jordan, Christopher Grosvenor and Jamie Tucker runs through June 3. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.
Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The Spotlight Gallery hosts "Adoration: Multi-Cultural Icons," sculpture, photography, painting and other works by Richmond area artists, through June 10. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.
Quirk Gallery "Instance," mixed-media work by jeweler and sculptor Arthur Hash, through June 25. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.
Rentz Gallery "Hidden Richmond," a Style Weekly photography exhibition featuring work by Scott Elmquist and Stephen Salpukas, through June 5. 1700 W. Main St. 358-5338.
Reynolds Gallery A show of paintings by Robert Stuart, work by Steve Bickley and Fred Crist, and "Town and Country" by Cece Cole runs through June 3. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.
Richmond Public Library A show of landscape paintings by Barbara Weinstock, Naples photography by Luciano D'Aria, pottery by Julie Fuller and drawings by Darren Schledt runs through May 31. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4256.
Uptown Gallery "From Realism to Abstractionism," new works by Pat Angevine and Kathy Miller, runs through June 23, and the Maggie Walker Governor's School Exhibition runs through May. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts School Gallery "The Alchemy of Pots and Prints," featuring work by students of the Studio School and artists Steven Glass and Chris Palmer, runs through June 9. 340-1400.
Visual Art Studio "Enter Spaces," a show of new paintings by Kelly Gravely Mattox and mixed media by Kaye Sweeney Lipscomb, is on display through May 26. 208 W. Broad St. 644-1368.
Weinstein JCC "The Magnificent Artwork of Smadar Livne" runs through May 19. 5403 Monument Ave. 545-8607.
White Canvas Gallery "The Art of Teaching," multi-media works by Raymond Berry, Joseph Di Bella, Marlene Jack and Brian Kreydatus, runs through May 31. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776. S