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From Modern Art to the Titanic
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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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