Scottsdale: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 7380 E. 2nd St. Art is an Idea: The Moquay Collection. Through April 27. Celebrity. Through April 29. www.smoca.org.
Tucson: Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, 1030 N. Olive Rd. Human Interest: Photoessays from the Collection. Through May 27. www.creativephotography.org.
Tucson: Etherton Gallery, 135 S. 6th Ave. The Ephemeral Moment. March 24-June 2. www.ethertongallery.com.
Berkeley: Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, University of California, 2625 Durant Ave. #2250. Grapefruit. Through March 28. Tara Donovan: Colony. A Rose Has No Teeth: Bruce Nauman in the 1960s. Both through April 15, www.bampfa.berkeley.edu.
La Jolla: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St. Transactions: Contemporary Latin and Latino Art. Through May 13. www.mcasd.org.
Los Angeles: Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, UCLA, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. Hammer Contemporary Collection. Through April 8. Mathias Poledna: Crystal Palace. Erik van Lieshout. Both through April 22. Ezra Johnson. Through May 6. Ola Pehrson. Through May 27. www.hammer.ucla.edu.
Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 5905 Wilshire Blvd. The Modern West: American Landscapes, 1890-1950. Re-SITE-ing the West: Contemporary Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Both through June 3. Dan Flavin: A Retrospective. May 13-Aug. 12. www.lacma.org.
Rancho Mirage: Rancho Mirage Public Library. Art and Fame: Photography by Michael Childers. Through June 29. www.ranchomiragelibrary.org.
Riverside: California Museum of Photography, 3824 Main St. Eloi: Stumbling Towards Paradise. Through April 14. www.cmp.ucr.edu.
San Diego: Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St. Eija-Liisa Ahtila: The Hour of Prayer. Through May 27. Modern American Masters. May 20-July 7. www.mcasd.org.
San Francisco: Center for the Book, 300 De Haro St. Bartkowiak's Best: Book Art from the Hamburg Archives. Through April 27. www.sfcb.org.
San Francisco: Fraenkel Gallery, 49 Geary St. Hiroshi Sugimoto: Colors of Shadow. Through March 31. www.fraenkelgallery.com.
San Francisco: Intersection for the Arts, 446 Valencia St. Most Wanted by Taraneh Hemami. May 9-June 30. www.theintersection.org.
San Francisco: Robert Koch Gallery, 49 Geary St. Carl De Keyzer. Through April 28. www.kochgallery.com.
San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 3rd St. Henry Wessel: Photographs. Through April 22. New Work: Sylvie Blocher. Through May 13. www.sfmoma.org.
Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St. An Unobserved Life: Folk Photography by Joe Schwartz. The New Modern: Pre-and Post-War Japanese Photography. Both through April 1. www.sbmuseart.org.
Valencia: California Institute of the Arts, 24700 McBean Pkwy. Eternal Flame. Through April 8. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. April 18-June 17. www.redcat.org.
Walnut Creek: Bedford Gallery, 1601 Civic Dr. Space Is the Place. Through May 27. www.bedfordgallery.org.
Daytona Beach: Southeast Museum of Photography, 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. Henry Diltzi Kiss the Sky: The Music and Culture of the 1960s. Through June 5. www.smponline.org.
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan Ave. Far From Home: Photography, Travel, and Inspiration. Through May 6. www.artic.edu.
Chicago: City Gallery at the Historic Water Tower, 806 N. Michigan Ave. Out of Season: Photographs of the Chicago Summer. Through May 6. (312) 742-0808.
Chicago: Columbia College Chicago Center for Book & Paper, 1104 S. Wabash. MFA in Interdisciplinary Book & Paper Show. April 21-May 19. Action/Interaction: Book/Art Exhibition. May 26-July 7. www.bookandpaper.org. …