BEAR GALLERY’S BUILDING BEVERLY EXHIBIT. Thursday, Oct. 10, 4 to 6 p.m., Beverly Historical Society, 117 Cabot St., Beverly. Montserrat College of Art’s student-run Bear Gallery and the Beverly Historical Society host an exhibit featuring art inspired by architecture found around Beverly. On view through Dec. 7.
PUBLIC ARTIST TALK: ZSUZSANNA ARDÓ. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 11:30 a.m., Montserrat College of Art, 23 Essex St., Beverly. Public artist talk by Zsuzsanna Ardó, a Hungarian-born visual artist, curator and writer whose investigations are expressed both visually and in text, and focus on the immigrant or migrant experience. email@example.com, 978-867-9624, or www.montserrat.edu/galleries/.
MIDDLETON ART ASSOCIATION GUEST DEMONSTRATION. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m., Senior Center, 39 Maple St., Middleton. Featuring Mary Cotter of Middleton, a member of several art groups and winner of many prizes for her art. Participants who want to paint along should bring watercolor paints, paper and masque liquid. Admission is free, refreshments served, and handicapped-accessible. Questions can be directed to Beverley, 978-740-3212.
PAINTINGS BY TOM JEFFERIES. On view throughout October at Stetson Art Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Church of Marblehead, 28 Mugford St., Marblehead. Exhibit features vibrant, colorful and expressive paintings by Swampscott resident Tom Jefferies, a native of Bath, England. After studying design and business in England, Jefferies moved to Boston in 2000 where he worked in the publishing industry. He now paints full time. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. www.tomjefferies.com/gallery.
EXHIBIT RECEPTION. On view through Thursday, Oct. 24, Abbot Public Library, Virginia A. Carten Gallery, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Reception for The Magic of Lines, featuring mixed media paintings by graphic and fine artist Grigor Grigoryants. Exhibit on view through Oct. 24. 781-631-1481, www.abbotlibrary.org.
SECOND WIND. On view through Thursday, Nov. 21, at the Gallery at Grosvenor Park, Grosvenor Park Nursing Center and Rehab, 7 Loring Hills Ave., Vinnin Square, Salem. Second Wind is a collaborative exhibit of paintings by Marblehead residents Linda Lea Bertrand, Barbara Dowd, and Gloucester resident Isobelle K. Brown. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends. Handicapped-accessible. For more information, call 978-741-5700.