Campus Arts

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

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From Modern Art to the Titanic

Area Galleries

A.R.T. Space Gallery, 53 Hulfish Street, Princeton, 609-924-0143.

www.artrealization.org. "The Passion of the Underdogs," an exhibition

of painting and sculpture by contemporary artist working with A.R.T.

at Woodbridge Developmental Center in Woodbridge. On view to May 5.

Gallery hours are weekdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Arts Council of Princeton, Contemporary Gallery, Princeton Shopping

Center, 301 North Harrison Street, 609-924-8777.

www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. "Small Works for a Small Space" and

"Kids Earth Fund." On view to April 15. Gallery hours are Monday to

Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bordentown Gallery, 204 Farnsworth Avenue, 609-298-5556.

www.bordentowngallery.com. "Spring Members Only Show," an exhibit

featuring works by artists with the New Jersey Chapter of the American

Artists Professional League. Opening reception on Sunday, April 23, 1

to 4 p.m. On view through May 14.

Ewing Branch of Mercer County Library, 61 Scotch Road, near Parkway

Avenue, 609-882-3130. "Wildwood Neon: Night Photographs," an exhibit

by Mark Stermer featuring close to 100 vintage motels demolished in

the Wildwood area over the past few years. He has been photographing

vanishing architecture since his student days in Buffalo, New York. He

teaches visual arts at a private school near Philadelphia. Through

April 30.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511.

www.photosgallery14.com. Shared show, "The Photograph: Concept to

Print," by Frank Magalhaes and David C. Wurtzel. On view through April

16. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

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

609-921-6748. www.princetonhistory.org. "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 by Michael Johnson. On view through August.

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

609-921-3272. www.montgomerycenterforthearts.org. "New Jersey Artists

of Indo-Pakistani Original," an exhibition featuring the work of Slona

Benjamin, Fareen Butt, Murali Harathi, and Madhvi Subrahmanian. On

view through April 30. Hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897.

www.lmxac.org/plainsboro. "Nautilus Rising," an exhibit of Liz Adams’

recent works including painting on unbleached muslim on the theme of

the nautilus. On view through April 30. Open Monday and Friday, 9 a.m.

to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday

and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Present Day Club, 72 Stockton Street, 609-924-1014. Gennady Spirin,

illustrator of "Yakov and the Seven Thieves" by Madonna, "Simeon’s

Gift" by Julie Andrews, and his newest title, "A Is for Apple Pie."

Born and raised just outside of Moscow, Spirin lives in Princeton with

his family. He has created more than 40 illustrated children’s books.

Five have been awarded the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators

in New York City, and four have received the prestigious "Best

Illustrated Book of the Year" award from the New York Times. His work

has been compared to Raphael, Jan Van Eyck, and Albrecht Durer. This

exhibit is on view through April 30. Gallery hours Mondays, Tuesday,

Thursdays, and Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Small World Cafe, 14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-4377. "The

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Preserve: Images and Perspectives."

Fifteen garden club photographer’s personal visions of the Stony

Brook-Millstone Watershed Preserve developed over two years. A portion

of the proceeds from the sale benefit the watershed. On view through

May 2.

Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855.

www.triumphbrew.com. "Points of View," an exhibit of oil paintings by

Brian Delacey featuring landscapes of places in Nantucket, Tahoe, the

California Coast, and the South of France, as well as portraits

inspired by road signs and family crests. On view to May 21.

University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street,

609-497-4211. www.princetonhcs.org. "Art First!, an international,

juried exhibition and sale or original art and fine crafts featuring

artists with disabilities. The work of close to 100 artists will be

showcased through the main floor corridors and meeting rooms of the

University Medical Center continues free through May 5. All art is for

sale by the artists with prices ranging from under $100 to $4,000. Art

includes handcrafted baskets, watercolors, oils, acrylics, mixed

media, sculpture, photography, pottery, mosaic, and jewelry. On view

11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. "Places of

Interest," color photography by Gerald Spielman. On view through April

30.

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Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. "B is for Bird," an

exhibit of watercolors by Flemington animal artist Beatrice Bork. On

view through May 2. Gallery is open by appointment during school

hours.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. www.lawrenceville.org. "Black and White," an exhibit of

works from the camera and the collection of M. Jay Goodkind. On view

through April 22. Gallery open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday,

from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center, 609-586-4800,

ext. 3589. www.mccc.edu/community_gallery. "Mercer County Artists

2006," an annual juried exhibition open to all artists living,

working, or studying in Mercer County. Julie Mellby, graphic arts

curator at the Firestone Library of Princeton University, is curator

of show. On view through April 14. Gallery hours Mondays, 11 a.m. to 1

p.m.; Wednesdays, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and

Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

CAPPS, Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7550.

www.peddie.org/capps. Exhibit by painter Ellen Harvey. On view through

April 21. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Numina Gallery, Princeton High School, 151 Moore Street, 609-806-4314.

www.numinagallery.com. "A Mini Survey of Their Work," an exhibit of

works by Raphael Montanez Ortiz and Monique Ortiz-Arndt. Ortiz, known

for his destruction performances in the late 1950s in which he would

dramatically destroy furniture and musical instruments, is a professor

at Rutgers University and founder of Museo del Barrio in New York

City. Through April 28. Open Monday to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Gallery, 609-497-7990.

www.ptsem.edu. "World War II Sketches and Other Work," an exhibition

of artist Sergio Bonotto’s war sketches that won an award from General

George Marshall in 1950. On view through June 2. 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,

www.PrincetonArtMuseum.org. Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque

galleries are open. "Mir Iskusstva: Russia’s Age of Elegance"

featuring artists of the Mir Iskusstva movement which thrived in

Russia around the turn of the 20th century. On view through June 11.

Also, "Andy Warhol: Electric Chair," a series of 10 prints from the

museum’s permanent collection. On view through June 25. 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.

Princeton University, Firestone Library, 609-258-3184.

www.princeton.edu. "O, What a Place for a Lake!" exhibition features

prints from a collection of restored glass plates representing

Carnegie Lake, the Delaware and Raritan Canal, and the Dinky bridge.

On view through September 24. Tours on Sundays, May 7, July 9, and

Saturday, September 2, at 3 p.m. Milberg gallery hours are Monday to

Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m ; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Open

till 8 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Silva Gallery of Art, Pennington School, 112 West Delaware Avenue,

Pennington, 609-737-8069. www.pennington.org. "Havana: A Place Out of

Time," an exhibit by Philadelphia photographer Ron Tarver featuring

close to 30 images taken in Havana in 2000. On view through April 21.

Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.;

Tuesday, noon to 4 p.m.; and Thursday, 3 to 5 p.m.

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

Spring Exhibition" featuring watercolors by Marge Chavooshian and

pastels by Nancy Silvia. Gallery talk by Chavooshian on Sunday, May

21, 3 to 5 p.m. On view through May 28. Gallery is open Wednesday to

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Artists’ Gallery, 30 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588.

www.lambertvillearts.com. "Paintings by Joy Barth and Constance

Basset." On view through May 7.

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

609-397-8939. www.thegallerynj.com. "Common Ground," an exhibit of

landscapes and stills. On view through April 30. Gallery hours are 11

a.m. 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.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville, 609-397-3349.

"Solebury Land Preservation Photography Project," an exhibition by

documentary photographer Mark Ludak, commissioned by Solebury

Township. On view through April 15. Open daily, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

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Art In Trenton

Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-393-8998.

www.trenton-downtown.com. "The Winter and the Spring," a juried

exhibit of more than 25 artists in a variety of media. On view through

May 5. Hours are Tuesday to Friday, noon to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 11

a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Gallery on Lafayette, 46 West Lafayette, Trenton, 609-695-0061.

www.thegalleryonlafayette.com. Exhibit of sculptures, paintings, and

scroll drawings by Gyuri Hollosy. On view through April 22. Gallery

hours are Tuesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m.

to 4 p.m.

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

609-292-5420. www.newjerseystatemuseum.org. "Photographs by

African-Americans: Works in the Collection of the New Jersey State

Museum." On view through April 30. The gallery is open weekdays, 9

a.m. to 4:45 p.m; Saturdays, 9 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.

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Area Museums

Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-924-8144.

www.morven.org. "Capturing the Spirit: Virginia Snedeker and the

American Scene," an exhibit of oil paintings featuring portraits and

city scenes. Snedeker was a long-time resident of New Jersey and the

great-great-great granddaughter of Annis Boudinot Stockton, the first

mistress of Morven. On view through November 26.

Also, "A Place to Take Root: The History of Flowerpots and Garden

Containers in North American," an exhibit of close to 100 pots tracing

the history, exploring the materials and shapes, and tracking the

evolution of American designs in past centuries curated by Susan

Tamulevich. Curator’s tour on Saturday, May 6. Through May 28. $5. On

view Wednesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon

to 4 p.m.


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