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Jeremy Long’s “Study for Summer” is part of the “Realism and Its Discontents” at Manchester University in North Manchester.


All weekend – “WATERMEDIA 360 DEGREES” – Also “FortWear,” and “County Fair”; ends Oct. 10; Betty Fishman Gallery, Artlink, Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St.; hours, 424-7195 or

All weekend – “CONTEMPORARY REALISM BIENNIAL 2012” Ends Oct. 28; Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 311 E. Main St.; free admission Sundays and Thursdays; call for hours and prices, 422-6467 or www.fwmoa. org. “Distinguished Lecture Series,” Dr. Esperanca Camara will present “Contemporary Realism in Historical Perspective,” 7 p.m. today, free to members, $5 non-members.

Today and Saturday “PAINTINGS BY DIANE GROENART” – Ends Sunday; “Paintings by Michael Mankin,” Monday through Oct. 31; Firefly Coffee House, 3523 N. Anthony Blvd.; hours, 373-0505 or

Today and Saturday – “ALMOST SOMETHING” – Temporary installation by Sarah Blyth-Stephens; ends Oct. 27; Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery, Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; hours, 421-1200 or

Today and Saturday COLLABORATIVE TOTEM BY PAULA CRILL AND VICKI FLORA” – Ends Saturday; “Acrylic and Mixed Media Paintings on Canvas by Sue Davis and Stoneware Pottery by Kristy Jo Beber,” Tuesday through Nov. 3; Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, 6312 Covington Road; hours, 436-0927.

Today and Sunday – “FACULTY EXHIBITION” – Ends Nov. 26, Link Gallery; “Realism and its Discontents,” ends Nov. 25, Gallery G; Manchester University, North Manchester; hours, 260-982-5334.

Today – “THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF KURT LAWSON” – Ends Oct. 7; First Presbyterian Gallery, 300 W. Wayne St.; free; hours, 426-7421.

Today – “WORKS OF BARB YODER” – Ends Oct. 14; Townhouse Retirement Center Library, 2209 St. Joe Center Road; 483-3116.

Today – “WORKS OF CHERIE DROEGE” – Ends Oct. 14; ResCare Adult Day Service, 3711 Rupp Drive, Suite 106, Triangle Park; hours, 483-2888.

Today “WORKS OF KAREN BIXLER” – Ends Oct. 14; Allen County Retinal Surgeons, 7900 W. Jefferson Blvd.; hours, 436-2181.

Today – “WORKS OF CAROLYN STACHERA AND ANITA TRICK” – Ends Oct. 14; Rehabilitation Hospital, Lutheran Campus, 7970 W. Jefferson Blvd., hours, 453-6100.

Today “WORKS OF JOHN KELTY” – Ends Oct. 14; Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road; 432-1524.

Today WORKS OF DONI ADAM” – Ends Oct. 14; Visiting Nurse Hospice, 5910 Homestead Road; 435-3222.

Today “WORKS OF TONI MURRAY” – Ends Oct. 14; Window Garden Café, 110 E. Wayne St., Floor 13.

Today “WORKS OF CHERYL BURKE AND STACIA ALEXANDER” – Ends Oct. 14; Will Jewelers, 10146 Maysville Road; for exhibit information, call 493-2026.

Today – “WORKS OF VALERIE MCBRIDE AND ANNETTE COLGROVE” – Ends Nov. 30; Citizens Square, second and third floors, 200 Wayne St.; 427-2763.

Today – “WORKS OF PATRICE FARMER” – Ends Oct. 23; Café Verde, Ivy Tech Community College, 1800 N. Anthony Blvd.; 482-9171.

Today – “PHOTOVOICE: STUDENT PERSPECTIVES ON INTERCULTURALISM, DIVERSITY AND EDUCATIONAL ACCESS” – Ends Nov. 9, Good Library Gallery; “Retired Goshen College Art Faculty Show,” ends Nov. 4, Hershberger Art Gallery; Goshen College; hours, 574-535-7418.

Today – “VISIONS 2012” – Works of IPFW Visual Communications and Design Department; ends Nov. 4; Garrett Museum of Art, 100 S. Randolph St., Garrett; hours,

Saturday – “THE MIDWEST DRAWING INVITATION” – Ends Nov. 21; Lupke Gallery, University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring St.; hours, 399-7700. Artist William Harrison, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, North Campus.

Saturday – “TASTE OF COVINGTON” – Art fair; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Covington Plaza.

Saturday – “FASHIONABLE ART: APPAREL FROM THE 1920S AND 1930S” – Ends Oct. 12; University of Saint Francis, Mimi and Ian Rolland Visual Communication Center, 2701 Spring St.; 672-8390.

Sunday – “BLESSINGS ON CANVAS” – Works by Terry Haffner; ends Sunday; Langhinrichs Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Meeting House, 5310 Old Mill Road; hours, 744-1867.

Monday through Thursday – “BIBLICAL PHOTOGRAPHY” – Ends Oct. 6; Robert E. Wilson Gallery, Huntington University, 2303 College Ave.; hours, 260-356-6000.

Monday through Thursday – “DOES ABSTRACT ART HAVE A LIMIT” – Monday through Nov. 13; Visual Arts Gallery, IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; 481-6705 or