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Art by the River

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Art Openings and Area Shows

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Area Galleries

American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset Street, New Brunswick,

732-846-5777. "Holiday Festival of Trees," the

17th annual seasonal festival with holiday decorations from 14

different cultures and religions including Belarus, Denmark, Greece,

Hungary, Scotland, and Latin America. Through January 29. $5 donation.

Festival hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday,

1 to 4 p.m., through February 1.

Also, "Garden, Woodlands, and the Wide World Beyond," an exhibit of

paintings and prints by Evelyn Domjan. Born in Hungary, she trained at

the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest, where she met her husband,

Joseph, also an artist. On view through Sunday, February 12.

Army National Guard Armory, 151 Eggert Crossing Road, Lawrenceville,

609-530-6802. "Field Artillery Annex" features pictures, vehicles,

weapons, equipment, and uniforms used by New Jersey artillery soldiers

from the Revolution to the on-going conflict in Iraq. The curator is

Retired Colonel Donald Kale. Open Tuesday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call to schedule groups.

Arts Council of Princeton, Contemporary Gallery, Princeton Shopping

Center, 609-924-8777. "Telling Our

Stories," a shared show with storyteller Rebecca Kelly, sculptor

Yvonne Love, and book artist Miriam Schaer, opens with a reception on

Thursday, January 12, 6 to 8 p.m. Workshops in conjunction with the

exhibit include "Children’s Story Hour and Book Arts Workshop,"

Saturday, February 4, noon; and "Introduction to Book Arts," Saturday,

February 18, 1 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5

p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dynasty Arts, 20 Nassau Street, Unit F, 609-688-9388. "Last Dynasty,"

oil and watercolor, and limited edition prints. Artist and owner, Lu

Zuogeng, combines Chinese brushwork with Western watercolor. Also,

Chinese antique furniture of Ming and Qing dynasties. The gallery is

open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and Sunday, noon

to 5 p.m.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. Shared show: "Faces of Laos," Jim Hilgendorf,

and "Panoramic Landscapes: The Arctic, Galapagos, and Spain," David H.

Miller. On view through February 5. Gallery hours are Saturday and

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street,

609-921-6748. "U.S. Presidents: Famous Faces

in Princeton Places," documenting presidents who lived in or visited

Princeton; and "The Windmill Turns Slowly: Photographs of the Updike

Farm," an exhibition of photographs by Michael Johnson. On view

through August.

Metuchen Art Works, 15 Station Place, 732-603-9299. "Jack Shapiro Retrospective," a 50-year

retrospective exhibit featuring the abstract expressionist paintings

and alabaster and bronze sculpture of New Jersey artist Jack Shapiro.

Shapiro’s work expresses his profound interpretation of

photojournalism, abstract sculpture, paintings of still life,

portraits, and non-objective arts. On view through January 29. Gallery

hours are Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 9 p.m., and Sunday, 11

a.m. to 5 p.m.

Montgomery Center for the Arts, 124 Montgomery Road, Skillman,

609-921-3272. "Art of Science"

exhibition. On view through February 12. "New Jersey’s Changing Face,"

an exhibit featuring art confronting the issue of New Jersey’s

vanishing landscape and familiar historical sites being changed by

suburban sprawl. On view through February 5. Gallery open Tuesday to

Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Peggy Lewis Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Families," an exhibit of watercolors, prints, scarves,

5-shirts, and painted lampshades in vibrant colors. Maher, who is an

artist, an opera singer, and a teacher, will present operatic

selections with some of her students. On view through January 16.

Gallery open Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; and

Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North Branch

Station, 908-725-2110. Annual juried members show

featuring prints by 25 members. Artwork includes traditional media,

stone lithography and etching, contemporary digital prints, and

assembled sculpture. Through January 28. Gallery hours are Wednesday

through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377. Exhibit by

comic strip artist and children’s book illustrator Nim Ben-Reuven. A

Princeton resident, he graduated from Princeton High School and

Rutgers College. Also on exhibit is the work of Rich Feldman, a

cartoonist who has had his work published in several magazines and on

greeting cards. On view through February 7. Gallery hours are Monday

through Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 6:30 a.m.

to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. "On Stage: Theatrical Photographs by George

Vogel," featuring more than 40 images with a focus on dramatic scenes

and moments from productions at McCarter Theater. On view through

Sunday, January 22.

University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street,

609-497-4069. "Watercolor Paintings," an exhibit by area artist group

Watercolorists Unlimited. On view through Wednesday, January 18. A

portion of the proceeds from the show benefit the establishment of a

new community Breast Health Center. Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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Campus Arts

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. "Passion and

Imagination," a show featuring colorful abstracts, landscapes, and

"impasto" technique paintings. On view to Thursday, February 2.

Gallery is open by appointment during school hours.

Cotsen Children’s Library, Firestone Library, Princeton University,

609-258-2697. Exhibition "Wonderful Stories for Pictures: Hans

Christian Andersen and His Illustrators." Through March 26.

Peddie School, Mariboe Gallery, South Main Street, Hightstown,

609-490-7550. Exhibit by Eric Drotch, opening with a reception and

gallery talk, Friday, January 13, 6:30 to 8 p.m. On view through

Friday, January 27.

Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700. Works in the new sculpture park on the campus: Dana

Stewart with nine-foot bronze cast creatures, Harry Gordon with

massive wood and stone works, and Elizabeth McClue with

larger-than-life ruby red slippers. On view through June 15.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Gallery, 609-497-7990. "Urban Abstractions," an exhibition of gritty urban

landscape inspired by the New Jersey Turnpike by painter Zenna

Broomer. Through February 10. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday,

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 2:30 to 9 p.m.

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788, Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque

galleries are open. "The Legacy of Homer: Four Centuries of Art from

the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris." Through January

15. The museum’s galleries are open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5

p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Tours are given on Saturdays at 2 p.m.

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Civic Square Galleries, 33 Livingston

Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-2222.

"Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper Annual Exhibition." On

view through January 27. Reception on Thursday, January 19, 4:30 p.m.

"How American Women Artists Invented Post-Modernism, 1970-1975," the

inaugural event in a two-year national effort to mark the anniversary

of a pivotal period in women’s art. Works included by feminist artists

Judy Chicago, Joan Snyder, Miriam Schapiro, Nancy Spero, and John

Semmel. On view through January 27. Gallery hours are Monday to

Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Corporate Galleries

Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-252-6275, "Marsh Meditations," a show that brings

together the talent of the Princeton Artists Alliance and the

inspiration of the Hamilton-Trenton marsh. On view through March 26.

Gallery hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends, 1 to 5

p.m. Closed Monday, February 20.

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Art by the River

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. "Annual

Holiday Exhibition," a shared show featuring oil paintings by Albert

L. Bross Jr. and watercolors and acrylics by Vincent Ceglia.

Exhibition through January 16. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m.

ESCA Restaurant and Bar, 18 West Mechanic Street, New Hope, PA,

215-862-7099. Works of Elizabeth Bordner featuring oil paintings on

canvas and wood. On view through February 19.

The Gallery at the Frame Shop, 39 North Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-8939. "Small Works," an exhibit

featuring the works of artists Dot Bunn, Gail Bracegirdle, Joy Barth,

Jeff Gola, Susan Blubaugh, Madeline Taranto. On view through January

15. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Gratz Gallery, 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-4300. "Jan Lipes 2006," his fifth annual exhibit

featuring all new work by the Bucks County painter. On view through

February 12. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday,

noon to 6 p.m.

New Hope Arts, Union Square, West Bridge Street and Union Square

Drive, New Hope, 215-862-3396. Second annual New Hope Sculpture

Exhibition featuring an indoor exhibition of more than 88 works by 43

nationally and internationally recognized artists and an outdoor show

of seven large-scale works installed throughout the town. Through

April, 2006.

Riverbank Arts, 19 Bridge Street, Stockton, 609-397-9330. "Bee Balm

and Shell Peas," an exhibit of oil paintings by David Graeme Baker. On

view through January 15. Open Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m.;

Thursday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.

to 7 p.m.

Songbird Studio, 538 Brunswick Pike (Route 518, outside Lambertville),

609-397-5797. Alisha Hastings-Kimball’s new studio to show and sell

her ceramic works. Her works include pieces from earthenware,

stoneware, and raku clays. The exhibit includes unique works including

pea pod platters and corset wall hangings.

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Art In Trenton

Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-393-8998. "My America," a juried exhibit of more than

50 artists reflecting on the theme of what American means to them. On

view through February 3. Hours are Tuesday to Friday, noon to 6 p.m.;

and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Old Barracks Museum, Barrack Street, Trenton, 609-396-1776.

"Furniture, Curios, and Pictures: 100 Years of Collecting by the Old

Barracks," a display in the exhibit gallery is included in the tour

admission fee. Open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; the last tour is

at 3:50 p.m.

Trenton Artists Workshop Association, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton,

609-394-9436. "Domestic Spaces," a juried exhibition juried by Denis

McGarvey. On view through Saturday, January 14. Gallery hours are

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Area Museums

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632.

"Preserving Our Past: An Inspiring Exhibit Honoring Those Who

Chronicle Our Heritage," features photography by Peter C. Cook,

drawings by Howard Siskowitz, and essays by Gregory Smith. On view

through January 22. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616.

"Visions of the Southwest: Photographs by Eric T. Kunsman," opening

with a reception, Saturday, January 14, 2 to 4 p.m. Gallery hours are

Tuesday to Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the Toad Hall Shop and


Also, "Focus on Sculpture 2006," an annual exhibition of amateur

photography juried by Sandra C. Davis, University of the Arts in

Philadelphia, opening on Sunday, January 15. On view through April 30.

James A. Michener Art Museum, Union Square Complex, Bridge Street, New

Hope, 215-340-9800. New Hope satellite facility opens with the

relocation of the popular, interactive multi-media show, "Creative

Bucks County: A Celebration of Art and Artists," featuring 19th and

20th century painters, writers, composers, and playwrights. Also on

exhibit, "Pennsylvania Impressionists of the New Hope School."

"Objects of Desire," a treasures from private collections. On view

through January 15. Museum admission $6 adults; $2 youth. Tuesday to

Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.;

and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. Closed Mondays.

James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown,

215-340-9800, "The Artists Among Us," a

permanent interactive exhibit dedicated to the history and legacy of

the artists who have made New Hope an internationally recognized arts

colony. It is a permanent exhibition. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.

to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Museum admission $6.50 adults; $4 students.

Also, "Radical Vision: The Revolution in American Photography,

1945-1980," opening Friday, January 13, 6 to 7:30 p.m. On view through

May 28. Also, "Romare Bearden: Enchanter in Time," an exhibit

celebrating one of America’s most important and inventive 20th century

artists. Bearden’s primary medium was the collage, for which he drew

from a variety of literary, musical, and historical sources. Through

Sunday, February 5.

Also, "New Orleans: A Beloved City," an exhibition of photographs

taken in the mid-1980s by Michael A. Smith. More than 40 photos

include the city’s landmarks including Royal Street, the French

Quarter, Lake Ponchartrain, Preservation Hall, and the Superdome.

Through Sunday, February 19. Donations to Museums Helping Museums

invited. "In the Beginning," an installation of sculpture by Bucks

County sculptor Kevin Forest. There are eight works in steel, bronze,

concrete, and river stone on display in the outdoor sculpture area.

Through February 26.

Also, "Louis Bosa: A Keen Eye and a Kind Heart," an exhibition

celebrating the work of the painter in honor of the publication of an

original essay on Bosa by Cher Krause Knight. Through March 5. Gallery

hours: Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5

p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

New Jersey State Museum, Galleries at 225 West State Street, Trenton,

609-292-6464. "Nikon’s Small World," a

touring exhibit recognizing excellence in photography through the

microscope. Through Sunday, January 29. The gallery is open weekdays,

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New Brunswick,

732-932-7237. Ongoing exhibit, "Japonisme: Selections from the

Collection." Also, "Origins of the 20th Century: Watercolors and

Drawings in France, 1875-1915," through Sunday, January 29. Museum

hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Spotlight tours every Sunday at 2 and 3 p.m.

Admission $3 adults; under 18 free. Free admission on the first Sunday

of each month.

Also, "A Witness to War: Edward Steichen’s U.S. Navy Photography, 1942

to 1945." Through January 29. Also, "Original Illustrations for

Children’s Books from the Rutgers Collection." Through February 5.

Also "Soviet Propaganda Posters, Part II." Through January 29. "Eduard

Gorokhovsky." Through January 15. Also,"Selections from the Henderson

Collection of American Stained Glass Design." Through February 19.

Also, "Serialites: Repetition and Narrative in Russian Non-Conformist

Art." Through March 1.

Also, "Creating a Paper Paradise: Illustrations for Dear World by

Takayo Noda." Through February 5. "Breaking the Mold: Sculpture in

Paris from Daumier to Rodin," a comprehensive exhibition document the

aesthetic, thematic, and technical concerns of sculptors in Paris from

1832 to the early years of the twentieth century. Through March 12.

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