Fall Arts Events 

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A World of Silents Fly-by Theatre and Duende Dance Theater present a collaboration of silent film stars and comedians in dance theater. Opens Sept. 18. Sundays, 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 10. $15. 7 Stages Back Stage Theatre, 1105 Euclid Ave.

Atlanta History Center Gone with the Girdle: Freedom, Restraint and Power in Women's Dress. Examines the silhouettes and experiences of Atlanta women from the city's early days to the present. Wide range of clothing and accessories, as well as photographs and stories. Continues through Aug. 31. Metropolitan Frontiers: Atlanta, 1835-2000. Permanent exhibit. Native Lands: Indians and Georgia. Explores 500 years of Native American history in Georgia through images, texts, narrative, audiotapes and videos. Continues through Sept. 19. One Hundred Years: German Consulate in Atlanta. Documents the role German Americans have played in the history and culture of the American Southeast. Opens Sept. 10. Continues through Dec. 31. V for Victory: Georgia Remembers World War II. Examines the individual stories and experiences of Georgians and others who experienced the war years from 1941-1945. Opens Nov. 11. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Continues through Jan. 2. $7-$12. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4000.

Booth Western Art Museum Jim Ford and Jodie Sinclair. Sculpture and photography. Opening reception Aug. 19, 5-7 p.m. Continues through Oct. 10. West by Southwest. Highlights from the collection of the Museum of the Southwest in Midland, Texas. Opening reception Aug. 7, 5-9 p.m. Tue., Wed., Fri., Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Continues through Sept. 26. 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville. 770-387-1300.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Beauty from the Earth. Discover how people around the world have used plants, animals and minerals to create everyday and special-use items. Continues through Jan. 5. The Genomic Revolution. Comprehensive exhibition on genomics. Peachtree Creek: A Natural and Unnatural History. Exhibit of photographs by Dave Kaufman exploring the urban evolution of Atlanta through its waterways. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 16. $10-$12. 767 Clifton Road. 404-929-6300.

Georgia Museum of Art Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Gilded Age. Sculpture. Continues through Sept. 26. Classic Ground. Mid-19th century American painting and the Italian encounter. Opens Oct. 23. Continues through Jan. 2. Masterworks from the New Britain Museum of American Art I and II. Includes portraits by Joseph Badger, John Singleton, more. Opens Oct. 23. Continues through Jan. 2. The Wise and Powerful Wizard. Prints by John Stockton deMartelly. Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tue., Thur.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through Sept. 5. 90 Carlton St., University of Georgia, Athens. 706-542-4662.

High Museum of Art African Gold from the Glassell Collection. African gold work and royal regalia from Akan cultures, featuring over 130 works of gold jewelry, gold-leaf-covered textiles, figurative sculpture and other objects. Continues through Sept. 19. Feast of Color: Paintings from the Noro Foundation. 21 Paintings and two drawings by artists including Picasso, Monet and Pissaro. Continues through Jan. 23. Glories of Ancient Egypt. Broad overview of Egyptian art, including funerary art and objects of daily life. From the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Continues through Sept. 19. Hale Woodruff in Atlanta. The first solo exhibition of Woodruff's paintings in Atlanta since his death in 1980. Continues through Sept. 26. Van Gogh to Mondrian: Modern Art from the Kroller-Muller Museum. Features twenty paintings and drawings by Vincent van Gogh as well as other modern artists. Opens Oct. 19. Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, 12-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 16. $6-$10. 1280 Peachtree St. NE. 404-733-4400.

High Museum of Art Folk Art & Photography Galleries Secret Games. Works by Wendy Ewald. Opens Aug. 28. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 27. 30 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. 404-577-6940.

Jimmy Carter Library & Museum After 9/11: Messages from the World and Images of Ground Zero. Letters, poems, paintings, drawings, quilts, photos and other gifts that poured in after Sept. 11, 2001. Sundays, 12-4:45 p.m.; Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Continues through Jan. 2. 441 Freedom Parkway. 404-865-7100.

Marietta Museum of History Remarkable Women of Marietta and Cobb County. An exhibit in tribute to the development of women's rights on a national, state and local levels and outstanding women citizens from the 1800s to the present. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Continues through April 22. 1 Depot St., Suite 200, Marietta. 770-528-0431.

Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art 11th Annual International Southeastern Pastel Society Exhibition. Collection of juried artwork done in the pastel medium by artists from around the world. Continues through Sept. 26. An American Quilt,. Pat Drew paintings, mixed media. Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Free for members, $5 for non-members. Cathedrals of Man and Nature. Opens Oct. 9. Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4 p.m.; Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21. $3-$5. 30 Atlanta St., Marietta. 770-528-1444.


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