Children’s book illustrator and author Mo Willems is the subject of a retrospective at the High Museum. Photo credit: Illustration © 2004 by Mo Willems.

What to do in Atlanta: Visual arts | Aug. 19-26

Check out the work of children's author and illustator Mo Willems at the High Museum of Art. Read more about Mo Willems here.

“The Waters and the Wild”: Alen MacWeeney Photographs of Ireland. Includes images inspired by the poetry of W.B. Yeats. Aug. 22-Jan. 3. $6-$8. Michael C. Carlos Museum, 571 S. Kilgo Circle N.E., Atlanta.www.carlos.emory.edu.

“Outside In.” Graffiti artists with an Atlanta connection. Through Sept. 25. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. Free. Mason Fine Art, 415 Plasters Ave., Atlanta. 404-879-1500, www.masonfineartandevents.com. Read our review here.

“Chinese Master Artist I-Hsiung Ju.” Through Oct. 18. $12; $10 senior citizens, students and military; free for kids under 10. Millennium Gate Museum, 395 17th St. N.W., Atlanta. 404-881-0900, www.thegateatlanta.com. Read our review here.

“Filming the Camps, John Ford, Samuel Fuller, George Stevens: From Hollywood to Nuremberg.” Through Nov. 20. $16.50 adults, $13 seniors 65+, students 13+, $11 youth 4-12, free for members and children under 4. Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, NW. 404-814-4000, www.atlantahistorycenter.comRead our review here.

“Alex Katz, This Is Now.” Through Sept. 6. $19.50, adults; $16.50, students and seniors; $12, ages 6-17; free, children 5 and younger and members. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. 404-733-4444, www.high.orgRead our review of "Alex Katz, This Is Now" here.

“Seriously Silly! The Art & Whimsy of Mo Willems.” Through Jan. 10. $12-$19.50. High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. high.orgRead more about Mo Willems here.

“Los Trompos” (“The Spinning Tops”). An installation from Mexican designers Ignacio Cadena and Héctor Esrawe featuring more than 40 three-dimensional, larger-than-life tops/rides in a variety of colors and shapes. Through Nov. 29. Free. Outside the High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta. www.high.orgRead more about Los Trompos here.

“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 

“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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