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In the Galleries
Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "Old Traditions, New Beginnings," a major
exhibition celebrating 250 years of Princeton Jewish history, jointly
presented and exhibited at the Jewish Center of Princeton.
This is the first-ever exhibit on the history of Princeton’s Jewish
community, scheduled to coincide with the Jewish Center’s 50th
anniversary. Topics addressed include early arrivals, family life,
social organizations, work and business pursuits, religious
traditions, and anti-Semitism.
609-497-7330. New oil paintings by Andrei Zadorine. Gallery hours are
Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To July 3.
paintings by Gennady Spirin and Charles Santore. Gallery hours are
Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
into Collecting American Folk Art: The Edward Duff Balken Collection
at Princeton," 65 paintings and drawings by major 19th-century figures
who include Zedakiah Belknap, Erastus Salisbury Field, Sarah Perkins,
Ammi Phillips, and Asahel Powers. A native of Pittsburgh, Balken was a
member of Princeton Class of 1897 who later became curator of the
department of prints and drawings at the Carnegie Institute. 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. To June 11.
Also, "Photographs by Barbara Bosworth," a survey exhibition of
panoramic photographs and the debut of the 24-print narrative
sequence, "The Bitterroot River," to June 18; "Yayoi Kusama: Early
Drawings from the Collection of Richard Castellane," to July 30. "The
Dawn of Maya Kings: An Exhibition of an Early Mayan Stela," to July
30; and "Flora and Fauna in Chinese Painting," to July 30.
Century for the Millennium: 100 Treasures from the Collections of the
Princeton University Library," on view in the main exhibition gallery
to November 5.
609-895-7307. "Shapes, Scenes, and Such," a display of artwork by
staff and family members of Stark & Stark. Also, a show of watercolors
by Trenton painter Marguerite Doernbach. Show is curated by Gary
Snyder Fine Art. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September
Carnegie Center, 609-799-6706. "Breakout!" a group show, curated by
DeLann Gallery, with drawings by Cynthia Goodman Brantley, figurative
sculpture by Bob Mataranglo, oils by Adel Al-Hillawi, and quilts by
Barbara Pivnick. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To June 23.
609-890-7777. "Dream Fulfilled, To God be the Glory," an exhibition of
sculpture by Joseph W. Acquah of Ghana, west Africa. Gallery hours are
Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To June 29.
609-586-0616. Spring Exhibition. In the Museum: "Red Grooms:
Sculptures," 40 brightly-painted, humorous sculptures by the New York
City artist. In the Domestic Arts Building, "Bill Barrett: Sculpture
and Painting," bronze sculptures, paintings, and drawings. Also,
"Andrzej Pitynski: Partisans-Freedom Fighters," drawings and models of
the monumental bronze sculpture of Polish partisans and freedom
fighters currently installed near the Hamilton Train Station. Public
hours are Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To July 2.
New work outdoors includes sculptures by Barry Hehemann, Petro Hul,
Sharon Loper, Helena Lukasova, Scott McMillin, and Paul Muick. The
22-acre landscaped sculpture park and water gardens are on the former
state fairgrounds site, with indoor exhibitions in the 10,000 square
foot museum, and renovated Domestic Arts Building.
Trenton, 609-292-6310. "Forgotten Gateway: The Abandoned Buildings of
Ellis Island," Larry Racioppo’s exhibition of the little-known world
of Ellis Island’s abandoned buildings, poignant reminders of their
historical significance and current disrepair, to June 30. Museum
hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5
Also "Building a Collection: Fine Art at the New Jersey State Museum,"
to August 20; "The Art of Jack Delano," July 29 to September 4. On
extended view: "Of Rock and Fire;" "Washington Crossing the Delaware;"
"New Jersey and the Great Ice Age;" "Dinosuar Turnpike;" "A
Convocation of Eagles;" and "Amber: the Legendary Resin."
609-737-2610. Ewing Art Group Members’ Show: works in oil, acrylics,
watercolor, and mixed media. To June 29.
Road, 609-921-3272. "Insights," a shared exhibition by Jane Garvey
Adriance, Dorothy Wells Bissell, and Seow-Chu See; to June 30.
609-397-0275. "Nature’s Mysteries," an exhibition of oils by Edith
Skiba. A resident of Lamberville since 1997, Skiba teaches at College
of New Jersey and at Rutgers. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 1
to 9 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July
609-397-4588. A shared show by Taylor Oughton and Peter Petraglia.
Oughton is a landscape painter featuring on the unspoiled sections of
Bucks County. Petraglia works in abstract realism and surrealism.
Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To
609-397-4590. Photographs by New Jersey multi-media artist Victor
Macarol whose work has been shown at the New Jersey State Museum,
Galerie Fink in Paris, and Galerie Mesmer in Basel, Switzerland. Open
Wednesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. To September 21.
Lambertville, 609-397-7887. "Art for Living Spaces" by Vermont
landscape artist Jake Geer is featured at the gallery where
handcrafted furniture design is exhibited together with fine art.
Geer, whose studio is in Bridgeport, Vermont, takes as his subjects
pastoral vistas, farms and barns, sunrises, and salt marshes. Gallery
is open Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5
p.m. To June 30.
Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "Mihaly Munkacsy in America," featuring works
of the celebrated Hungarian painter who, at the time of his death in
1900, had become the most famous Hungarian in the world. His 1890
commission, "The Conquest of Hungary," can be seen today in the
Hungarian parliament building. His American patrons included Cornelius
and William Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, William Astor, Joseph Pulitzer, and
department store magnate John Wanamaker. Museum hours are Tuesday to
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $5 donation. To
732-257-4340. The contemporary sculpture gallery’s "New Artists, New
Ideas, New Season" show, featuring work by more than 100 artists in
natural outdoor installations. Featured artists include Sarah
D’Alessandro, Charles Welles, and Liz Whitney Quisgard. Gallery hours
are Friday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment.
908-735-8415. "Narratives in Thread," Robert Forman’s exhibition of
figurative and narrative paintings composed entirely of thread with
subjects ranging from self-portraits to documentation of the artist’s
hometown of Hoboken. Also, in the Merck Gallery, an exhibition of
Huichol yarn paintings from northern Mexico, selected by Forman.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 18.
Doylestown, 215-340-9800. "The Art Gene," the annual Bucks County
Invitational, curated by Bruce Katsiff, focuses on four pairs of
related artists: George and Daniel Anthonisen; Robert and Jason Dodge;
Emmet and Elijah Gowin; and Barbara and Mark Osterman. The show
includes videos of the artists discussing their work. To July 2.
Also, the new Children’s Gallery, featuring artwork by children ages 3
to 12, through June 30.
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.
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