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Art and Auditions
609-497-4642. "In Darkness & Light: Reflections of Kenya," an exhibit
of recent paintings by Kevin Patrick Kelly. Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for the show that continues to January
609-924-7206. "On the Edge," chrome prints of slot canyons of the
Southwest by Ingeborg Snipes. Open by appointment during school hours,
to January 31.
"Slot canyons are found in the high desert country," explains Snipes,
whose current work is based on photographs made in northern Arizona
and southern Utah. "Scant rainfall tends to come all at once, creating
flash floods. These course through the narrow canyons, scouring the
sandstone into the unusual shapes depicted."
Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. "Striving Struggling," an exhibition of
sculpture and related works by Elice Slafka. To February 4. Gallery
hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; except Wednesday and
Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
609-497-4192. In the Merwick unit library: "Paintings of Fred and
Jennie Angley," to March 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical
center. Open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Street, 609-921-9292. "Going Global: Contemporary fine art from around
the world spanning Princeton, New Jersey, to Reykjavik, Iceland."
Princeton artists include Michael Berger, Jane Eccles, Richard Erdman,
and Robert Sakson; from farther afield, Tanya Kohn, Karolina
Larusdottir, Salvatore Magazzini, and Mary Stork. To January 22.
Large Format Prints of the 1960s and 1970s," continues to April 2. The
museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1
to 5 p.m. Free tours of the collection are every Saturday at 2 p.m.
The permanent collection features a strong representation of Western
European paintings, old master prints, and original photographs.
Collections of Chinese, Pre-Columbian Mayan, and African art are
considered among the museum’s most impressive. Not housed in the
museum but part of the collection is the John B. Putnam Jr. Memorial
Collection of 20th-century outdoor sculpture, with works by such
modern masters as Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, and
George Segal located throughout the campus.
University, 609-258-4790. "Dreamscapes," an exhibition of paintings by
WWS alumna Alexandra Isaievych. Combining her passion for art with an
interest in public policy and economics, Isaievych has worked on
economic assistance programs in Ukraine, an experience that has
strengthened her conviction that "art which provides inspiration for
reclaiming the dignity of the human spirit is as essential as good
economic advice." To January 31. Gallery is open daily from 8 a.m. to
10 p.m. weekdays; weekends from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
609-989-3632. "Picture Trenton," a major exhibition of art in all
media with views of Trenton as the subject, co-sponsored with
Artsbridge, Artworks, and TAWA. To February 20. Museum hours are
Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m.
609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Museum and Domestic Arts
Building, "Beverly Pepper," one-artist show. On the mezzanine, a
thematic photography show, "Focus on Sculpture." Shows continue to
April 16. Gallery hours are Thursday through Saturday, 10
a.m. to 4 p.m., and by appointment.
New additions to the 22-acre landscaped sculpture park include works
by Michele Oka Doner, David Hostetler, J. Seward Johnson Jr.,
Francisco Leiro, John Martini, and Joseph Menna. The park is on the
former state fairgrounds site, with indoor exhibitions in the
glass-walled, 10,000 square foot museum, and renovated Domestic Arts
609-292-6464. "Unseen Treasures: Imperial Russia and the New World,"
an exhibit of historic treasures of the Russian empire. The dazzling
collection of 300 art objects and artifacts from Russian’s famed State
Historical Museum and State Archive is displayed in five historical
settings. Show remains on view through April 16. Admission $10 adults;
$8.50 seniors and students; $6 children. Advance ticket purchase at
800-766-6048 or online at http://www.tickets.com. Exhibit is
open Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 6
p.m. Closed Christmas and New Year’s Day.
The dazzling collection of over 300 art objects and artifacts from
Russia’s famed State Historical Museum and the State Archive are being
seen for the first time outside the Russian Museum since its recently
completed 10-year renovation.
The exhibition takes the visitor on a unique journey beginning
with the formation of the Russian American Company in 1799 and
spanning a period of 200 years and 6,000 miles. From the Imperial
Court of St. Petersburg through the Russian winter in Siberia to the
New World of Alaska and Northern California and back to Moscow for the
coronation of Alexander II, the exhibit tells an adventurous story of
heroism, romance, and spiritual enlightenment through the experiences
of real people who shaped Russian-American relations in the 18th and
Also "The Modernists," an exhibition of gems from the permanent
collection by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Harley, Georgia
O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Helen Torr, and others, to January 23.
"The Regionalists and Precisionists," with works by Thomas Hart
Benton, Charles Burchfield, Stuart Davis, Francis Picabia, and George
Ault, to January 30. On extended view: "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks
through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The Legendary Resin"; "The
Moon: Fact & Fiction."
Trenton, 609-695-0061. "Art from 19th Century to the Present," plus
antiques and interior design. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
609-895-7307. "Looking at the World: Work by Barry Snyder and William
H. Selesnick." To March 10. Exhibit is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m.
Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Hungarian Spark in America,"
an exhibit highlighting Hungarian contributions to the arts, sciences,
humanities, commerce, religious and civic life in America. Extended to
February 27. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.;
Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $3 donation.
School of the Arts Galleries, Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick,
732-932-2222, ext. 838. Annual Fellowship Exhibition continues to
February 11. Also, a retrospective exhibition of works on paper by
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "The Enduring Figure, 1890s to 1970s: Sixteen
Sculptures from the National Association of Women Artists." Show
continues to March 12 when the museum closes for renovation, through
mid-October. Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30
p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Free.
Plainsboro, 609-799-6706. "Portraits in Other Objects" by Eric
Montoya, an artist who exhibits in Los Angeles and New York. The show
features oil portraits whose forms are comprised of other narrative
elements. To February 12. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Thursday, 11
a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6
609-298-3742. The gallery celebrates its fourth year and a new
exhibition season featuring 12 gallery co-op members presenting shows
that change monthly. Gallery hours are Wednesday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.;
Thursday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
609-466-0827. A show of witty three-dimensional constructions by Ted
Crane continues through February. Crane is a member of the Class of
1945 at Princeton University and a self-trained artist; he is
publisher of the Begell House. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
609-683-8092. Featuring color and black-and-white photographs by Harry
Rubel who has been making photographs for 45 years. Also, works by
area artists Patrice Sprovieri, Wayne Mathisen, Annelies van Dommelen,
and Susan Setteducato. Also exhibiting Hsu Dan, Tom Chesar, Larry
Chestnut, Calvin Hart, Clem Fiori, Leslie Neumeyer, Leyla Spencer,
Janet Landau, Jacob Landau, Ellyn Gerberding, and Marge Levine. Hours
are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday to 9 p.m.; and
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Road, 609-921-3272. "Out of the Blue," an exhibition of new paintings
by the physically challenged artists working with Artistic Realization
Technologies, the brainchild of artist Tim Lefens. Begun with students
of the Matheny School and Hospital, and now extended to five New
Jersey facilities, the artists use a laser pointer and an able-bodied
"tracker" to apply paint to canvas. The results, writes Susan
Abdulezer, are "canvases from students whose bodies are frozen, but
whose minds are volcanic." To February 26. Gallery hours are Tuesdays
to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Doylestown, 215-340-9800. "Let Children Be Children: Lewis Hine’s
Crusade Against Child Labor," an exhibition of historic photographs
from the early 20th century. To February 27. Website:
http://www.michenerartmuseum.org. Museum hours
Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to
5 p.m. $5 adults; $1.50 students; children free.
Also on view, an exhibition of figurative outdoor sculpture by
Baltimore artist Barry Johnston, to March 5; and "Recent Gifts: 19th
and 20th-Century Photographs from Alexander Novak and Family," to
Lambertville, 609-397-2226. Pastel landscapes by Julia Akers Gribbin,
to January 22.
Lambertville, 609-397-2300. A show of Charles Fazzino’s whimsical,
three-dimensional paper constructions on big subjects that include New
York, Philadelphia, sports, and the law. To February 28. Open
Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Recent work by James Feehan is featured at the gallery that represents
100 area artists. Gallery hours Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m.;
Thursday & Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Friday & Saturday, 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. To February 15.
females 20s to 50s, speaking and non-speaking parts, and back stage
hands. Call 609-443-5598.
for its spring season on Friday, January 28, and Friday, February
4. Call 609-587-7076.
drama auditions on Saturday, February 12, at 8:30 a.m., at the Kelsey
Theater. Students in grades 10 and 11 from any Mercer County school
are eligible. Those accepted into the free program spend half-days
at their regular high-schools, and the other half at the School of
Performing Arts studying drama, dance, and voice. Contact Jeanette
New York, offers a two-month residency for an artist from New Jersey
working in literature, visual arts, musical composition, film/video,
choreography, or performance art. Room, board, and studio space will
be provided. For application guidelines, call 518-587-4886.
applications from undergraduate and post-graduate college students
interested in an internship in arts administration. Apply at
Call for Entries
and solo portfolios for exhibitions. Submit three slides, resume
Commission is 25 percent; no insurance. Call 609-921-3271.
in Person" series funded by the NEH. The series features in-depth
taped interviews and reading by 13 American poets, including Rita
Dove, A.R. Ammons, W.S. Merwin, Charles Wright, Maxine Kumin, and
others. James Richardson, poet and Princeton professor of English,
will lead the discussion series that beings Monday, February 28, at
7:30 p.m. Call 609-924-9529.
patients to and from treatments, doctor appointments, or just for
a visit. Call 973-379-7500.
volunteers for a study to evaluate a new drug treatment for
Participants should be in good health, and will be given a psychiatric
evaluation and a physical examination. Contact Dr. Karen Hoffman
24-hour hotline for people with problems. A training course for
volunteers begins Tuesday, March 7, at 9:30 a.m. or 7:30 p.m. Classes
are held at Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church, 2688 Main Street, in
Lawrenceville. Call 609-883-2880.
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