Alfa Art Gallery
108 Church Street, New Brunswick, 732-296-7270, www.alfaart.org.
“Spirit of Nature.” Open studio for John Hawaka’s solo exhibition. On view to September 29. Friday, September 16.
18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588, www.lambertvillearts.com.
“Freewheeling.” Featuring works of Richard Harrington and Charles Katzenbach. On view to October 2. A percentage of sales will be donated to Pedals for Progress.
Gail Bracegirdle and Doug Sardo. On view to November 6. Friday, October 7.
Beatrice Bork and Joe Kazimierczyk. On view to December 4. Friday, November 11.
Gallery members group show. On view to January 1, 2012. Friday, December 9.
Arts Council of Princeton
102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777, www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.
“Moment: Memory.” Exhibit of photographs by Jay Plett that record what he found on the streets of Manhattan during the fall of 2001. Plett, a Lawrenceville resident since 1988, composed and shared 72 of the photographs in a hand-printed portfolio he called “Faith Flags.” He produced a limited anniversary edition of 26 lettered and signed copies of the book. Also, member show, “Re: Member.” On view to September 30.
“Inscape.” Recent gouache paintings by Thomas George, a Princeton resident. Co-organized by Princeton Area Community Foundation. Proceeds benefit the Thomas George Fund, which provides grants to emerging artists. On view to October 22. Wednesday, October 5.
19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436, www.artworkstrenton.org.
“Constructed Poetry.” Opening reception for interactive exhibit featuring life-size magnetic poetry set with word cards hung from clotheslines ready for attendees to create works. On view to October 22. Friday, September 16.
Barron Arts Center
582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, 732-634-0413.
In Memoriam: Creative Responses to September 11th. Exhibit honoring the 10th anniversary featuring works by Andrew Edwards, Margie Deangelo, Ray Skibinski, and Jules Weber. Also commemorative posters from the “Voices of 9/11” group, 9/11 artifacts, and other works by guest artists. On view to October 2.
Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art
77 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA, 215-862-5272, www.buckscountygalleryart.com.
Dot Bunn. Exhibit of contemporary painter in the gallery’s Dutch Room. On view to September 30.
4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton, 609-924-7206, www.chapinschool.org.
“This Fragile Earth.” Opening reception for exhibit of mixed media paintings by Lucy Graves McVicker. On view to September 30. Wednesday, September 14.
“Sand and Water.” Exhibit of photography by neuroscientist Charles Gross. He began his serious photography in China where he was influenced by Chinese landscape paintings. On view through October 28. Opening reception is Wednesday, October 5. Monday, October 3.
46 East State Street, Doylestown, PA, 215-348-2011.
Jo-Ann Osnoe. Paintings. On view through September 30.
College of New Jersey
Art Gallery, Ewing, 609-771-2585, www.tcnj.edu.
Faculty Exhibit. On view to October 12. Wednesday, September 14.
“Inter-Mediate.” Exhibition of contemporary Chinese-American art. On view to December 11. Wednesday, October 26.
Community Connection of Princeton HealthCare
University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-497-4069, www.princetonhcs.org.
Ruth Ann Kaufman. Opening reception of an art show and sale featuring watercolors. A portion of the proceeds will benefit UMCP’s Art for Healing program. On view to November 15. Thursday, September 15.
D&R Greenway Land Trust
Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, 609-924-4646, www.drgreenway.org.
Ennis Beley Photography Exhibition. Exhibition featuring the works of the Young Audiences New Jersey project. Each summer, homeless and in-transition Trenton-area boys and girls are given cameras to keep, throughout and after the four-week program. On view to September 15.
“An Institute Woods.” Opening reception for photography exhibit featuring works by Vladimir Voevodsky, professor of mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study. On view to December 2. Sunday, November 6.
14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511, www.photogallery14.com.
10th Anniversary Exhibit. Works of current gallery members. On view to September 25.
Solo exhibit by Rhoda Kassof-Isaac, featuring a technique she terms “photosynthesis.” Street photography by David Miller. Opens Friday, September 30. On view through October 23.
Gallery at Mercer County College
Communications Center, West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589, www.mccc.edu.
“Motus Anima.” Opening reception featuring works by Peter Arakawa and Rita Herzfeld including paintings, prints, and collage works by both artists. Gallery talk on Monday, October 3. On view to October 20. Wednesday, September 21.
Garden State Watercolor Society
D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, 609-924-4646, www.gardenstatewatercolorsociety.org.
“Garden State in Step With Nature.” 42nd annual juried exhibition. On view to October 15.
23 North Main Street, Cranbury, 609-395-0900, www.gourgaudhist.htm.
Winter Series Workshops. Works from class taught by Tamara Woronczuk, Barbara Cox, and Russ Johnson. On view to September 29.
Suburban Artist Guild. Opening reception. On view to November 30. Sunday, November 6.
“Cranbury Gardens IX.” Opening reception of works from Art in the Park. On view to December 31. Sunday, December 4.
Grounds For Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616, www.groundsforsculpture.org.
“HomeFront: Putting the Pieces Together.” Exhibit created by artists from HomeFront’s ArtSpace. On view to September 25.
Premier Outdoor Exhibition. Ribbon-cutting ceremony for “Aerial Roots” by Steve Tobin and the opening of the Meadow, a new seven-acre outdoor gallery. The space will be open four seasons to see how the area changes with light, weather, and foliage. Postponed from Saturday, September 17 due to major weather events. Saturday, October 1.
Historical Society of Princeton
Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road, Princeton, 609-921-6748, www.princetonhistory.org.
“Caring Kids in the Community.” Featuring efforts of young people in the Princeton region who seek to make a difference in people’s lives through community service. On view to October 19.
Hunterdon Art Museum
7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, 908-735-8415, www.hunterdonartmuseum.org.
Variations VIII. Biannual exhibit celebrating “The Love of Clay,” works by New Jersey Artists Guild. Ceramic pieces include functional pots, whimsical and more serious sculpture. Also wood, raku, and sawdust fired works, carvings, paintings, artists books, and majolica. On view to September 18.
Hunterdon County Cultural Heritage Commission
Prallsville Mill, 33 Risler Street, Stockton, 908-788-1488.
“Arte a la Carte.” Invitational exhibition featuring eight Hunterdon artists. On view to September 30.
Michener Art Museum
138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, 215-340-9800, www.michenerartmuseum.org.
“Transmutation and Metamorphosis: The Collages of Ann Irwin.” Irwin apprenticed at Moravian Tile Works in Bucks County and began to create highly-detailed crafted collages using old books, fabric and found objects. On view to October 16.
“Quilt Art: International Expressions.” Exhibit featuring works by contemporary fiber artists from nine European countries. On view to January 1, 2012.
“The Painterly Voice: Bucks County’s Fertile Ground.” First day for exhibit of more than 200 of Bucks County’s finest works by Daniel Garber, Edward Redfield, Fern Coppedge, and others. On view to April 1, 2012. Saturday, October 22.
“Learning to See: Photographs by Nancy Hellebrand.” On view to February 26. Saturday, October 29.
55 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-924-8144, www.morven.org.
“The Ripple Effect.” Opening reception for the water-themed outdoor juried sculpture exhibition inspired by “Liquid Assets: Using and Conserving Water in Our Gardens,” a collaborative initiative of the Garden State Gardens Consortium. On view to October 30. Wednesday, September 21.
“Stars and Stripes: Fabric of the American Spirit.” Exhibit of 100 flags from the Pierce Collection to American Parade Flags, a tribute to America’s national symbol. A variety of configurations and patterns will be on display though October 30.
New Brunswick Library
Heldrich Hotel, 10 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-745-5108, www.nbfpl.org.
“In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak.” Traveling exhibition organized by the Rosenbach Museum in Philadelphia, and developed by Nextbook. The exhibit explores Sendak’s illustrations and picture books revealing connections between his works and Jewish culture and history. On view to October 14.
New Hope Arts Council
2 Stockton Avenue, New Hope, PA, 215-862-9606, www.newhopearts.org.
“Deux Grande Dames.” Exhibit showcasing works of painter Dorothy Grider, and sculptor and printmaker Dee Rosenwald, both longtime residents of New Hope. On view to September 25.
New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery
2A Stockton Avenue, New Hope, 215-862-4586, www.nhsidetracks.com.
“Naked in New Hope ’11.” Opening reception for a group show celebrating the human body featuring works by 95 artists. On view to November 5. Saturday, September 17.
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-6464, www.newjerseystatemuseum.org.
“Artist as Curator and W. Carl Burger: Selected Works.” Exhibit of 20th century art including works by Driggs, Lindner, Saar, Carter, Waitzskin, and Colavita. On view to October 16.
“Remember 9.11: Reflections and Memories from New Jersey.” Exhibit revolving around New Jersey’s reflections and responses to 9/11 including artifacts and oral histories. On view to September 30, 2012.
2619 River Road, New Hope, 215-862-0582, www.phillipsmill.org.
Annual Juried Exhibition. Featuring artists of the Delaware Valley. Through October 29. Jurors for painting and graphics include Frank Rivera of Hightstown and Charles Wells of Washington Crossing for sculpture. Saturday, September 24.
Plainsboro Public Library
9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro, 609-275-2897, www.lmxac.org/plainsboro.
Art Station Studios. Opening reception for an exhibit by artists from Hightstown studio. Woodblock watercolor prints, contemporary silk dye on silk, ceramic clocks, oil and pastel landscapes, portraits, and acrylic and mixed media abstracts and collage. Saturday, September 17.
Princeton Day School
The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700, www.pds.org.
“Fathers.” Paintings by Mel Leipzig. On view to October 6.
Department Faculty Show. Featuring paintings, drawings, photography, ceramics, and sculpture. On view to November 10. Monday, October 17.
Gallery Club and Homefront’s ArtJam Benefit Show. Featuring Jon Sarkin, a painter, Greg Nangle, a glass blower; and Chris Harford, a Princeton based artist and musician. On view to December 15. Monday, November 21.
Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, 609-258-2697, www.princeton.edu.
“George Segal: Sculptor and Photographer.” “George Segal: Sculptor, Painter, Photographer” will be presented by Phyllis Tuchman, art historian, on Sunday, November 6. On view to December 30.
Bernstein Gallery, Robertson Hall, 609-258-2222, www.princeton.edu.
“Sited Memory/Underground Shadows.” Exhibit of large scale drawings by Eve Ingalls. Reception and panel discussion, “Architecture as Memorial,” on Tuesday, October 18. On view through October 21.
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton campus, 609-258-3788, artmuseum.princeton.edu.
“Cartographies of Time.” Exhibit exploring graphic representations of history and the evolution of the modern timeline. On view to September 18.
“The Bunnell Decades.” Exhibition illustrating a selective chronology of the principal exhibitions of photography mounted during Peter C. Bunnell’s time as a professor of the history of photography and modern art at Princeton. On view to October 23.
“The Life and Death of Buildings.” Addresses the long-term flux of built environments, their birth and evolution, disappearance and excavation, as modes of continuity that define history and civilization. On view to November 6.
“Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from Victoria and Albert Museum.” Exhibit of dramatic works focusing on spiritual lives and religious customs of medieval Christians. On view to February 12, 2012. Saturday, December 3.
Raritan Valley Community College
Route 28, North Branch, 908-725-3420, www.rvccarts.org.
“Interior Space: Process and Product.” a group exhibition. On view to September 30.
Red Filter Gallery
74 Bridge Street, Lambertville, 347-244-9758, www.redfiltergallery.com.
“Baptism.” Opening reception for surreal exhibit by Jennifer Hudson. On view to October 23. Friday, September 16.
Luedeke Center, Lawrenceville, 609-921-2663, www.rider.edu/arts.
“Bodies of Work.” Opening reception exhibit by Jamie Greenfield, the teaching chair of art at the Lawrenceville School. She works in painting, mixed media, and sculpture. Artist talk on Thursday, October 6. On view to October 23. Thursday, September 22.
George Nick. Opening reception for an exhibit of paintings. Artist talk Thursday, November 10. On view to December 11. Thursday, November 3.
South Brunswick Library
110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, 732-329-4000, sbpl.info.
“When Winter Comes.” Opening reception featuring works of 37 artists in watercolor, oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, collage, and photographs. On view to December 26. Tuesday, September 20.
Route 31 and West Franklin Avenue, Buildings 100 and I-108, Pennington, 609-737-3322, www.straubecenter.com.
“The World As We Know It.” Multicultural group show featuring depictions of reality through paintings, photography, and poetry. On view to November 25.
West Windsor Arts Council
952 Alexander Road, West Windsor, 609-716-1931, www.westwindsorarts.org.
“Global Rhythms.” Multifaceted exhibit featuring photography, textile, painting, and other two-dimensional works to depict a mosaic of work influenced and inspired by cultures, travel, and traditions. On view to October 14.
Zimmerli Art Museum
George and Hamilton streets, New Brunswick, 732-932-7237, zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu.
“at/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers.” First day of exhibit celebrating Fluxus, an art movement led by George Maciunas and promoted by Yoko Ono, in conjunction with its 50th anniversary. Sculptural objects, assemblages, prints, books, films, and photographs. On view to April 1. Wednesday, September 14.