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

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.

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“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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