Weekend art picks: New exhibit openings

‘The Buzz Stops Here” at Art Science Gallery

‘The Buzz Stops Here.”  An exhibition on the science and conservation of bees by various artists. Opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Through May 30. Gallery hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5:45 p.m. Thursday. Art. Science. Gallery.916 Springdale Road.  www.artsciencegallery.com

Artist Group at Canopy: Open Studio. More than 30 artists whose studios are in the Canopy arts complex host a weekend open studio event. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Canopy, 916 Springdale Road.

“Gently Fried.” A group exhibition presented by the Los Outsiders curatorial collective about the rapidly changing face of Austin. Through June 13. Opening reception: 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. Saturday. Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center. 600 River St.  http://www.maccaustin.org

 “Recycled: Reclaimed Materials As Works of Art.” Featuring the work of 12 Central Texas artists: Steve Brudniak, Virginia Fleck, Jenn Hassin, Karen Hawkins, Barbara Irwin, Yuliya Lanina, Peter Madden, Wells Mason, John Sager, Johnny Self, Steve Wiman and Dana Younger. Opening reception: 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday. Through May 24. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Georgetown Art Center. 816 S. Main St., Georgetown.  www.georgetownartworks.org.

Detail of Virginia Fleck's "Dot Mandala" at Georgetown Art Center
Detail of Virginia Fleck’s “Dot Mandala” at Georgetown Art Center

“The Smiths and Friends.” Photographs of iconic musicians by Stephen Wright. Opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. Through May 23. Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Modern Rocks Gallery, 916 Springdale Road, Canopy . modernrocksgallery.com.

Author: Jeanne Claire van Ryzin

Jeanne Claire van Ryzin is the arts critic for the Austin American-Statesman. She writes about visual art, theater, dance, music, performance, public art, architecture and just about any combination thereof.

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