Carroll Reece Museum, 363 Stout Drive, ETSU campus, Johnson City: “Self-taught Art by Any of Its Names,” works by self-taught artists, exhibit open through Sep. 27, museum hours Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
ETSU and General Shale Brick Natural History Museum and Visitor Center, Gray Fossil Site, 1212 Suncrest Drive, Gray: Wayne G. Basler Exhibit Hall, virtual and permanent exhibits; regular site hours, Tues.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 1-5 p.m., $5 adults and children, free for children age 2-under and members.
Grace Community Church, 495 Cardinal Drive, Mills River, N.C.: Saturday, The Photography of 2-Dimensional Art presented by Mac Read, of Black Mountain Photo Arts, 10 a.m.-noon, free and open to the public.
Alta Vista Gallery, 2839 Broadstone Rd, Banner Elk, N.C.: “Looking on the Bright Side,” acrylic paintings by Jeremy Sams, gallery open through Wednesday.
The Art Cellar Gallery, 920 Shawneehaw Ave.,Banner Elk, N.C.: “Bold Scapes,” paintings by Joseph Cave, reception Saturday 4-6 p.m., exhibit open through Oct. 6.
Arts Depot, 314 Depot Square, Abingdon, Va.: Juried Spotlight Gallery, “Around and About,” watercolor by Linda Weatherly and Walter Shroyer, Members Gallery, John Gunther, Mixed Media; Jeff Sutton, Watercolor; Jeana Chapman, Mixed Media; Louis Chapman, Mixed Media; Pennie Anderson, Acrylic; Founders Gallery, 13th annual Wednesday Morning Painters Group exhibition; all exhibits run through Sept. 22.
Art on 16 Contemporary Gallery: 324 S. Commerce St., Marion,VA: “Essence,” Paintings by Lisa B. Boardwine, exhibit opens Saturday with opening reception 7-9 p.m., exhibit open through Oct. 3.