In the Galleries: Nervescape, a fantastical, towering installation creature by the Icelandic artist Shoplifter with sound by Kría Brekkan and Prisoner Fantasies: Photos from the Inside, self-portraits of and by inmates organized by artist Dave Adler. Plus project studios, long-term exhibits, and the thrill of the tower! Javelin and Mike Anderson's Canyon Candy is now closed. All free and open to the public noon-5 pm., Tues.-Fri. all summer. 108 Leonard Street, 13th Floor, NYC. 212-233-1096.
August Open House Open Studios: Come to the Clocktower Gallery on Tuesday, August 7 at 6 p.m. for the Clocktower's monthly open house, featuring artist in residence and composer Matthew Ostrowski's new installation for computer-controlled rotary telephones, and a performance by the Ashcan Orchestra in anticipation of its opera, "Apollo's Accidental Answer," which premiers in September. All other galleries, studios, and long-term exhibits are on vew as well. RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.