Art in Town

Art On Campus

Art in the Workplace

Art In Trenton

To the North

Art by the River

Other Galleries

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Art in Town

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. Wood

engravings by Michelle M. Post. To October 8. Installed on the school

grounds, seven big wood, stone, and bronze sculptures by the Lambertville-based

artist Harry Gordon. Open by appointment during school hours.

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street, 609-497-7330.

"Two Views of Truth," a two-man exhibition of photographs

by Ricardo Barros and sculpture by Vladimir Kanevsky. Gallery hours

are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To October 17.

Barros presents recent work from his "Sculptors Portfolio,"

a series of black-and-white photographs of noted American and European

sculptors. Barros strives to capture in the sculptors and their work

in original and often humorous ways, offering insights into the personalities

of the artists. His subjects include Magdalena Abakanowicz, Marisol,

George Segal, and Vladimir Kanevsky.

Kanevsky will present his newest work in a series of ceramic sculptures

of the human figure.

Doral Forrestal, 100 College Road East, 609-452-7800.

"Water Works," an exhibition of watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle.

The show runs through November 1.

DeLann Gallery, Princeton Meadows Shopping Center, Plainsboro,

609-799-6706. Group show featuring oils by David Thurlow, Inga Steinberg,

Marina Kalinovsky, and Apo Totosyan; sculptures by Amedeo Ferri; and

the works of Sydney Neuwirth. To November 6. 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 p.m.

Firebird Gallery, 15 Witherspoon, 609-688-0775. Original watercolors

by the Russian-born illustrator Gennady Spirin from his new picture

book, "Jack and the Beanstalk," re-told by Princeton author

Ann Beneduce. Artist’s book signing will be Saturday, October 23,

for the show that continues through November. Gallery hours are Tuesday

to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and by appointment.

Medical Center at Princeton, Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4192.

Pastels art show by Kathy Shumway-Tunney, to November 18. In the Merwick

Unit Library, landscapes and house portraits by Betty Hirschmann,

to December 9. Part of proceeds benefit the medical center. Open 8

a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Pringle International Art, 8 Chambers Street, 609-921-9292.

"A Change of Seasons," an exhibition of recent work by European

artists Joe McIntyre, Simon Palmer, and Gabriel Schmitz. Gallery hours

are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To October 16.

Williams Gallery, 8 Chambers Street, 609-921-1142. "A Far

Eastern Perspective," a group show of lithographs by Susumu Endo

of Japan, woodblock prints by Yoshikatsu Tamekane of Japan, and digital

paintings by Cyprian Li of China. To October 16. Gallery hours are

Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Website at

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Art On Campus

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788. "Edward

Lear’s Greece," an exhibition of watercolors, sketchings, and

letters from the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical

Studies in Athens, Greece. Also beginning, "The Trappings of Gentility:

19th-Century British Art at Princeton." Both shows to January

2. "What Photographs Look Like," from the permanent collection.

to October 24. 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.

The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and

Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free tours of the collection are given every Saturday

at 2 p.m.

Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, 609-895-5588. "Beauty

Queens," an exhibition of new works by Carson Fox. The mixed-media

show is composed of rusted dresses made of paper, headpieces and tiaras

of wire, beads, and pins, and funeral wreaths. To October 24. Gallery

hours are Monday to Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m.; Friday to Sunday, 2 to

5 p.m.

Fox’s provocative title is designed to bring to mind a variety of

female images, represented here in a form that heightens the sense

that "beauty, loss, identity, and empowerment are concepts that

mold a woman’s perceptions of herself."

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Art in the Workplace

Educational Testing Service, Carter and Rosedale roads, 609-921-9000.

In the Brodsky Gallery of the Chauncey Conference Center: Samuel Lapenson,

watercolor and mixed-media with watercolor, to October 14. In the

Conant Gallery Lounge B: Randolph Husava, oil paintings, to October


Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New Brunswick,

732-524-3698. In the New Jersey Artist Series, "Portraits"

by Nicole Maynard-Sahar, an exhibition of expressionistic portraiture.

Shorw runs to November 4. Free by appointment.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Building 2, Lawrenceville, 609-896-9060.

"Departures," an exhibition by the Art Group, featuring Princeton

area artists Liz Adams, Nadine Berkowsky, Eva Kaplan, Edith Kogan,

Judith Koppel, Stephanie Mandelbaum, Helen Post, and Gloria Wiernik,

and curated by Gary Snyder of Snyder Fine Art. In the reception area

galleries to November 12. Exhibit is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.

to 5 p.m.

Summit Bancorp Gallery, 301 Carnegie Center at Route 1, 609-987-3200.

"The American Indian Artists’ Exhibition," a group show that

continues to November 29. Exhibition is open daily, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.


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Art In Trenton

Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. Work by Artworks

faculty including Bob Beck, Gail Bracegirdle, Katherine Cogan, Caroline

Gibson, Deborah Hockstein, Margaret K. Johnson, Patricia Kay, Stephen

Kennedy, Micheal Madigan, Barbara Osterman, Kathy Shumay-Tunney, Michelle

Soslau, Erica Stanga, and Alan Taback. Gallery hours are Monday through

Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. To October 10.

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

"Ten x Ten," a group show of women’s book arts organized by

the Printmaking Council of New Jersey. Also showing: "The D&R

Canal and Trenton: A Visual History." Shows continue to October

24. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-6464.

"The Modernists," a single-room exhibition of gems from the

permanent collection by Charles Demuth, Arthur Dove, Marsden Harley,

Georgia O’Keeffe, Alfred Stieglitz, Helen Torr, and others. Museum

hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday, noon to

5 p.m.

Also "Apollo 11 Remembered," an exhibit of commemorative items,

to January 2; "Sunstruck!" an exhibit that explores the cultural

myths, music, literature, archaeological artifacts, and astronomy

of Earth’s nearest star, to March 12. On extended view: "Dinosaur

Turnpike: Treks through New Jersey’s Piedmont"; "Amber: The

Legendary Resin"; "The Moon: Fact & Fiction."

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To the North

Mabel Smith Douglass Library, Rutgers University, 732-932-9407.

In the Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, "Stroke-Mark-Motion,"

an exhibition by feminist performance and conceptual artist and filmmaker

Carolee Schneemann. To November 13.

"There has always been something irrepressible in my work,"

says Schneemann. "Putting my body in a central position in my

art reveals contradictions in our culture. I resist social, erotic,

and esthetic restrains and have opened my energies to finding materials

and forms which celebrate and transcend predicted directions of the


Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts, 33 Livingston Avenue,

New Brunswick, 732-932-2222, ext. 792. "The Y2K Solution, an exhibition

of work by 61 emerging artists currently studying in MFA programs

throughout the Northeast. To October 14. Gallery hours are Monday

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

Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset 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. To January

31. 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.

Quietude Garden Gallery, 24 Fern Road, East Brunswick, 732-257-4340.

Contemporary sculpture by 110 artists in natural outdoor installations

on view through October. Hours are Friday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.,

and by appointment.

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

732-932-7237. "A Sense of Wonder: African Art from the Faletti

Family Collection." Show features 80 works, dating from the 15th

to early 20th century, presenting an overview of the variety of style

and sensibility in African art. To November 24. Museum hours are Tuesday

through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to

5 p.m.

Also on exhibit: "Sources of Japonism: Japanese Woodblock Prints

from the David and Ruth Eisenberg Collection"; and "Let’s

Go: On the Move with Children’s Book Illustration." Both shows

to November 24.

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Art by the River

Bell’s Restaurant, 183 North Union, Lambertville, 609-397-2226.

Still life and landscape paintings by Lisa Mahan, to October 15.

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

Annual Fall Exhibition features paintings by Albert L. Bross Jr.,

watercolors by Harriet Ermentrout, and pastels by Mike Filipiak. To

November 14. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Howard Mann Art Center, 45 North Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-2300. Marc Chagall, signed lithographs, etchings, and posters

from a large private collection. Included are "Bible," "Fables,"

"Paris Opera," "Jerusalem Windows," and others. To

October 10. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5


Nagy Gallery, 20 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-8242.

One-person exhibition of painting and sculpture by Doylestown artist

Sandra Eliot continues to October 28. Educated at Penn State and the

Tyler School of Art, Eliot’s work has been exhibited in Paris, London,

Sydney, and Zurich. She also works as an art teacher and freelance


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

On exhibit, Stephen Hall’s "Meanings and Metaphors," and Susan

Zoon’s "Contents Under Pressure." Both shows run to October

31. Gallery is open daily, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

Tastebuds Cafe, 49 West Ferry Street, New Hope, 215-862-9722.

Watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle, to October 31.

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Other Galleries

The Artful Deposit, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, 609-298-6970.

"Thomas Kelly: Recent Works," an exhibition by the painter

whose quirky scenes capture some of the enigma of life as we know

it. To October 31. Gallery is open Thursday through Saturday, 4 to

7 p.m.

The Artful Deposit, 46 South Main Street, Allentown, 609-259-3234.

"Cats," a group exhibition with works by artists inlcuding

Bill Giacalone, Hanneke DeNeve, Elizabeth Lombardi. Gallery is open

Tuesday through Sunday (call for hours) and by appointment. To November


Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown, 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.

Working with owner Eric Gibbons are curators and artists Beverly Fredericks

and Lana Bernard-Toniolio.

Additional co-op members are Maura Carey, Sarah Bernotas, Richard

Gerster, Robert Sinkus, Mike Pacitti, Michael Bergman, Jane Lawrence,

Charlotte Jacks, Dorothy Amsden, Carmen Johnson, Joh Wilson, and Bob

Gherardi. 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.

Highlands Gallery, Forsgate Country Club, 375 Forsgate Drive,

Jamesburg, 732-521-0070. "Medley," an exhibition of paintings,

hand-made paper, and mixed media works by Anita Benarde. To October

27. Free.

Mariboe Gallery, The Peddie School, 609-490-7550. "Hall

of Heroes," Bob Karstadt’s exhibition of drawings and sculptures

that examine heroes physical, mystical, biblical, historical, popular,

and extraterrestrial. His subjects include Mickey Mouse, Joan of Arc,

Eleanor Roosevelt, Socrates, and John Glenn. To October 15. The gallery

is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery Road,

609-921-3272. Shared show of oils by Helen Post and abstract acrylics

by Helen Gallagher. To October 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday,

9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Morpeth Gallery, 18 North Main Street, Pennington, 609-737-9313.

Landscapes and animal paintings on glass by Mary DeWitt. To October

23. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, Somerville,

908-725-2110. "Reading Blake," a national group show, organized

by Paul Bonelli and Thomas Huck, of prints based on the art, poetry,

and philosophy of William Blake. Show features works evocative of

the visual style Blake used in his etchings as well as contemporary

interpretations. Media include engraving, etching, linocut, lithography,

silkscreen, letterpress, and woodcut. Gallery hours are Wednesday

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


Stony Brook Millstone Watershed, 31 Titus Mill Road, Pennington,

609-737-7592. "Environmental Studies, Computer Collages and Wooden

Ware" by J. Chester Farnsworth, a satirical show of mixed-media

work, To October 30. @HEAD 14 = Other Museums

Burlington County Historical Society, 454 Lawrence Street, Burlington,

609-386-4773. "Wildfowl Decoy Exhibit" by master Burlington

carver Jess Heisler (1891-1943), whose best work ranks among the finest

of the Delaware River school of carving, and works by his friend and

pupil John Marinkos (1915-1999). To January 9. Hours are Monday to

Thursday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Mercer Museum, Pine and Ashland Streets, Doylestown, Pennsylvania,

215-345-0210. "Edward Hicks Country," a companion to the Philadelphia

Museum of Art comprehensive exhibit on Edward Hicks, an exhibit on

the professional and spiritual environment in which the lifelong Bucks

County artist worked. Three related displays explore the 19th-century

craft of ornamental painting, the Quaker meetinghouse environment,

and the iconography of William Penn and the Society of Friends. $5

adult; $1.50 youth. Museum hours are Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to

5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; and Tuesday evening to 9 p.m.

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

215-340-9800. Celebration of American Art features "An Edward

Hicks Sampler," featuring an 1837 version of "Peaceable Kingdom"

and "The Landing of Columbus." Also an exhibition, "Picturing

Washington: Icons and Images of America’s Founding Father." $5

adults; $1.50 students; children free. Museum hours are Tuesday to

Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday evenings to 9 p.m.; Saturday

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

Also "The Philadelphia Ten: A Women’s Artist Group, 1917 to 1945,"

to October 3. "From Soup Cans to Nuts," an exhibition of prints

by Andy Warhol, on loan from the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. The

artist, who died in 1987, is best known for his flamboyant, multiple

silkscreen prints that explore icons of popular culture from the famous

soup to Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Kennedy. To November 21.

Museum hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday

evenings to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed

Mondays. $5 adults; students $1.50; children free.

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