Artgasm: This Weekend's Art Openings, January 7-9, 2011

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Fun to say, fun to see: This weekend is your last chance to dance in the future fluid, so get thee to the closing reception of Nate Callaghan and Susan Giger's interactive blacklight show, Dancing in the Future Fluid, The River of the Jungian Jungle at Concrete Ocean Art Gallery. Details on this exhibit and more are in the list below.

Chill, from Dancing in the Future Fluid, The River of the Jungian Jungle. - NATE CALLAGHAN
  • Nate Callaghan
  • Chill, from Dancing in the Future Fluid, The River of the Jungian Jungle.

Dancing in the Future Fluid, The River of the Jungian Jungle: Closing exhibition for Nate Callaghan and Susan Giger's interactive blacklight sculptures and acrylic paintings, respectively. Fri., Jan. 7, 7 p.m., free. Concrete Ocean Art Gallery, 2257 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314-497-0199, www.myspace.com/concreteoceanart.

January Smiles: Original paintings by Craig Downs, the 2010 first place award-winner at Taste of St. Louis. An artist reception takes place Sunday, January 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through Jan. 31, Free, www.craigdownsart.com. Urban Eats Cafe & Bakery, 3301 Meramec St., St. Louis, 314-558-7580, www.urbaneatscafe.com.

Meredith Foster: between the street and window: An opening reception takes place Sunday, January 9, from 2 to 4 p.m. Through Jan. 29, Free. University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-727-3150, www.ucpl.lib.mo.us.

Till Death Do Us Part: Mad Art's tenth anniversary exhibition features work by Stan Chisholm, Kyle Burry, Kalina Mandzholovsk, Jenn Carter and many others. Fri., Jan. 7, 7-11 p.m., free. Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th St., St. Louis, 314-771-8230, www.madart.com.

Editor's note: If you don't see your show listed, please leave the information in the comments (and drop a note to calendar@riverfronttimes.com so we can list it in the online calendar). All art openings are free unless noted. For a full list of all ongoing art shows in the St. Louis area, please click here.

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