BITS & PIECES EXHIBIT RECEPTION. Opening reception for collaborative exhibit titled “Bits and Pieces,” Sunday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cloister Gallery, Church of St. Andrew, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. Joint exhibit by artists Margot Stage and David Crane features artworks created from bits and pieces of wood and cloth. On view through Nov. 20. 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. Handicapped-accessible. http://www.standrewsmhd.org/cloistergallery.html, 781-631-4951.
“RITUAL AND FANTASY.” Tuesday, Oct. 29, 5 to 7 p.m., Spencer Presentation Gallery, Endicott College, 376 Hale St., Beverly. Reception for Endicott art professors Ric Haynes and Mark Towner’s exhibit of new work. Free. On view through Jan. 10, 2014. www.endicott.edu/centerforthearts.
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.
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT. On view through Nov. 17, Marblehead Arts Association, 8 Hooper St., Marblehead. MAA’s newest exhibit theme is “Build, Builders, Buildings,” and features photography from nonmembers and members alike. www.marbleheadarts.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.