The Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts will host a Gallery Opening Reception on Monday, September 21, featuring works from Mary O. Smith, “Plein Distancing”; Devan Cole’s hand-blown glass, “In Search of Land: A Glass Canvas”; and Craig Reynolds, “From Field to Studio” paintings. The reception will also include a book signing with Bill Stone introducing his new work Isaac and Junebug.

The Turner Center’s permanent European porcelain and African Artifacts collections are also on display in the Howard Gallery and Tillman Gallery, respectively.

Following COVID-19 CDC recommended best-practice guidelines, Center staff is committed to adhering to necessary procedures to maintain a clean and safe experience within our galleries, which includes several self-sanitizing stations located throughout the galleries. Masks are required for entrance to the Center, and non-contact temperature checks will used as needed.

The free gallery opening reception on September 21 is from 5 to 7 p.m. All exhibits will remain open in the galleries and on the Turner Center website for the public’s enjoyment through Wednesday, November 4, 2020. For more information, call 229.247.2787. Patrons who need special assistance may contact the Center to make those arrangements.