PUBLIC ARTIST TALK: JEFFERY BYRD. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 11:30 a.m., Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. Talk by Jeffery Byrd, a performance and video artist whose time-based works often reflect the details of his life, touching on escape, humor and the relationship between beauty and masculinity. Public welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-867-9624, www.montserrat.edu/galleries/.
OUT & ABOUT. On view through Sept. 29 at St. John’s Episcopal Church events hall, 705 Hale St., Beverly Farms. Paintings of local scenes by North Shore artist Ron Pruett. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Katerina Gates, art exhibits director, 978-526-4979.
MINI MARVELS. On view through Sept. 29 at 24 New Derby St., building No. 2, Artists’ Row, Salem. “Mini Marvels” exhibit has a variety of media and art that has been created in a small space, 8-by-10-inches or smaller. Gallery hours are Thursday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. 978-745-4850, salemartsassociation.org.
“FRIENDSHIP.” Exhibit on view through Oct. 10 at the Cloister Gallery at St. Andrew’s Church, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. Judy Beals, Pat Flaherty, and Sandy Kirkpatrick present a joint exhibit, titled “Friendship,” featuring textiles created by Kirkpatrick and Flaherty, and paintings by Beals. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; Saturday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. www.standrewsmhd.org/cloistergallery.html.
WORK BY ARCWORKS ARTISTS. Through Oct. 3 at the Gallery at Grosvenor Park, 7 Loring Hills Ave., Salem. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. Handicapped-accessible. http://arcworksart.org/, 978-741-5700.
TRIMPIN: “I’VE JUST BEGUN TO TELL YOU.” Trimpin’s work on view through Thursday, Oct. 3, at 17 Cox, 17 Cox Court, Beverly. The artist solely known as Trimpin was born in Germany in 1921 and one of his many artistic achievements includes being a Guggenheim Fellow and a MacArthur “Genius.” Trimpin’s work is featured in “I’ve Just Begun to Tell You,” an exhibit that explores how people relate to sound both internally and externally. www.17cox.com.