Marblehead: Annual Logo Premiere Party, 7 to 9 p.m., The Landing Restaurant, 81 Front St. The winning 2013 Marblehead Festival of Arts logo will be on display. Each year, the festival is represented by a new logo, selected from a design competition. This year’s contest featured more than 40 entries. A panel of judges selected three finalists, then a public ballot at 16 voting locations selected the winner. The finalist’s and semifinalist’s entries will also be on display. Party includes hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. MarbleheadFestival.org.
Wednesday, Jan. 23
Salem: Adequacy of the Public Defender Program, 10 a.m. to noon, Explorers Lifelong Learning Institute, 10 Federal St. Attorney Lawrence J. McGuire will discuss the way poor defendants are represented in legal proceedings. McGuire was the recipient of a Massachusetts Bar Association award for major contributions to the provision of legal services to low-income clients accused of crimes. Donations appreciated from nonmembers in attendance. www.explorerslli.org or 978-744-0804.
Salem: “Renewal and Metamorphosis” exhibit reception, 2 p.m., Salem State University, Winfisky Gallery, Ellison Campus Center, 352 Lafayette St. Featuring Russian photographs from the Navigator Foundation Collection. Showcases Russian photographic accomplishments from World War II through the 1990s. Free admission. On view through Feb. 7. Hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by appointment. 978-542-7890 or salemstate.edu/arts.
Beverly: Illustration Theme Show, 5 to 7 p.m., Montserrat College of Art, 301 Cabot St. Reception for Montserrat’s illustration students. Exhibit on view through Feb. 1. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. firstname.lastname@example.org, 978-867-9604 or www.montserrat.edu/galleries.
Beverly: School for Field Studies Community Lecture, 5:30 p.m., Community Conference Room, Suite 221-E, 100 Cummings Center. The School for Field Studies presents a community lecture by scientists and conservationists Dr. Moses Makonjio Okello, and Dr. Bernard Kissui, exploring the challenges of human-wildlife conflict in East Africa. Free. A reception will follow. Reserve a spot at email@example.com.