What to do in Atlanta: Visual arts | April 8-15

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What to do in Atlanta: Visual arts | April 8-15

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Cecil Stoughton captured this private moment between President John F. Kennedy and his daughter, Caroline, aboard the yacht Honey Fitz off Hyannis Port, Mass., in 1963. It’s included in the exhibit “The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office” at the Booth Western Art Museum. CONTRIBUTED BY CECIL STOUGHTON

Get a behind-the-scenes look at 50 years of the U.S. presidency at the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville.

“Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds.” Through May 24. $12-$19.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.org. For more about this exhibit, go to the AJC's Arts & Culture blog. 

“Imagining New Worlds: José Parlá and Fahamu Pecou.” Through May 24. $12-$19.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.org. For more about these exhibits, go to the AJC's Arts & Culture blog. 

“The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office.” Through June 7. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays (until 8 p.m. Thursdays), 1-5 p.m. Sundays. $10, $8 age 65 and up, $7 students with an ID, free age 12 and under. Booth Western Art Museum, 501 Museum Drive, Cartersville. 770-387-1300, www.boothmuseum.org.

“Bobby Jones: The Game of Life.” Through Nov. 30. Free. Schatten Gallery at the Robert Woodruff Library, Emory University, 540 Asbury Circle, Atlanta. web.library.emory.edu.  

“African Cosmos: Stellar Arts.” Through June 21. $6-$8. Emory University’s Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 S. Kilgo Circle, Atlanta. 404-727-4282, www.carlos.emory.edu.  Read our review of "African Cosmos" here.

“Creating Matter: The Prints of Mildred Thompson.” Through May 17. $6-$8. Emory University’s Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 S. Kilgo Circle, Atlanta. 404-727-4282, www.carlos.emory.edu.  

“Maren Hassinger … Dreaming.” An exhibit by the sculptor, performance artist and director of the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Rinehart School of Sculpture. Through May 16. Suggested donation: $3. 350 Spelman Lane, Atlanta. 404-270-5607, museum.spelman.edu.    

“A Painter’s Profile: The High Celebrates Romare Bearden.” Through May 31.  $19.50; $16.50 ages 65 and older and students (ID required); $12 ages 6-17. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-4444, www.high.org. 

“Dox Thrash: An American Journey.” Through May 10. $19.50; $16.50 ages 65 and older and students (ID required); $12 ages 6-17. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-4444, www.high.org.

“Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak in His Own Words and Pictures.” The exhibition returns to Atlanta with new content and a focus on literacy. Through July 5. $4-$12. William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring St. N.W., Atlanta. 678-222-3700, thebreman.org. 

“Gordon Parks: Segregation Story” and “Leonard Freed: Black in White America.” Through June 7. $12-$19.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.org. 

“Bandits & Heroes, Poets & Saints: Northeast Brazilian Art Exhibit.” Through May 18. Free. Atlanta University Center’s Robert W. Woodruff Library, 111 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta. 404-978-2003, www.auctr.edu. 

“Two of Each: The Nippur Deluge Tablet & Noah’s Flood.” Through July 24. Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University, 571 S. Kilgo Circle N.E., Atlanta. www.carlos.emory.edu. 

“Bodies … The Exhibition.” Ongoing. $16-$24. Premier Exhibition Center at Atlantic Station, 265 18th St., Atlanta. 866-866-8265, www.atlanticstation.com.

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