Art in Town

Art On Campus

Art In Trenton

Art in the Workplace

Other Galleries

Art by the River

To the North

Other Museums

Call for Entries

Participate Please

Volunteers Wanted

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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

Marsha Child Contemporary, 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330. "Art and the Female Form," paintings, sculpture, and

works on paper by international artists, curated by Megan Gorski.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To

August 30.

Firebird Gallery, 15 Witherspoon, 609-688-0775. Featuring

paintings by Gennady Spirin and Charles Santore. Gallery hours are

Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158

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.

Medical Center at Princeton, Merwick Unit, Bayard Lane,

609-497-4192. Watercolors by Gloria Wiernik. A member of the Garden

State Watercolor Society, Wiernik studied at the Art Students League

in New York, and with artists Jacob Landau and Morton Kaish. Part of

proceeds benefit the Medical Center. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To September 7.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

Library Place, 609-497-7994. "Who is My Neighbor?," an exhibit by

sculptor and theologian Charles McCollough, wood, bronze, and ceramic.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday

to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 9:30 p.m. To July 31.

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Art On Campus

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788. "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; "Photographs by Barbara Bosworth," extended to September 3. 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.

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

Century for the Millennium: 100 Treasures from the Collections of the

Princeton University Library," on view in the main exhibition gallery

to November 5.

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Art In Trenton

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

"Classworks," the annual student and member show featuring work is all

media. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To July

28.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632. "Hidden Truths: Bloody Sunday 1972," an exhibition by 18

photographers documenting Bloody Sunday 1972 when British forces fired

upon a civil rights protest in Derry, Northern Ireland, killing 13

marchers and wounding many others. Curator is Trisha Ziff. Museum

hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4

p.m. To July 23.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street,

Trenton, 609-292-6310. "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." Museum hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.;

Sunday noon to 5 p.m.

Rhinehart-Fischer Gallery, 46 West Lafayette, Trenton,

609-695-0061. Group show of painting, sculpture, and photography by

area artists including Marge Miccio, Eric Fowler, Thom Reaves, Tom

Chiola, Marguerite Doernbach, Joseph Menna, and Erica Stanga. Gallery

hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m. To July 31.

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Art in the Workplace

Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206 and Province

Line Road, 609-252-6275. "Fragile Dependencies," a group exhibit that

takes a close look at delicate relationships in nature. Featured

artists are Joan Roth and Madelaine Shellaby of Princeton, Susan

MacQueen of West Windsor, Simon Gaon, Lori Van Houten, Karon Moss,

Michael Zansky, and the late Rachel bas-Cohain. Gallery hours are

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m.

To September 10.

ITXC Corporation, 600 College Road East, Princeton,

609-921-1142. "Space, Time, and Travel," an international show curated

by the Williams Gallery featuring painting by Tanya Kohn of Mexico,

woodblock prints by Yoshikatsu Tamekane of Japan, and etchings by

Joerg Schmeisser of Australia. Web site: www.wmgallery.com. Gallery is

open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September 1.

Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery, New

Brunswick, 732-524-3698. "Accumulative Strokes" by Tony Khawam, an

exhibition of abstract visions of the contemporary natural and urban

worlds by the Basking Ridge artist. In the New Jersey Artist series.

By appointment, to August 24.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Building 2, Lawrenceville,

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

9.

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Other Galleries

The Artful Deposit, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

609-298-6970. On display and available for purchase, six works in

ceramics by the late James Colavita. Show features his "Portrait of

Susan," a tribute in ceramics to the artist’s wife. Gallery hours are

Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m.

Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-466-0817. "Reflections," a show of watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle

and students who include Kathy Siegfried, Stephanie Lin, Nancy Myers,

William McCarroll, Patrice Sprovieri, Anne S. Williams, and others.

Hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3

p.m. To August 19.

McDowell’s Restaurant, 146 Lawrenceville-Pennington Road,

Lawrenceville, 609-896-1611. Maxwell Nimeck, a retired microbiologist

and avid gardener, shows oil paintings on floral and landscape themes.

To August 29.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. "Color and Light," an exhibition of watercolors by

Beth Kantor. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.;

Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To July 28.

Morpeth Gallery, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-333-9393. Gallery owner Ruth Morpeth celebrates the opening of her

new gallery location with a group show, "Selected Works by

Contemporary Artists." Featured artists include Robert Beck,

Micheal Madigan, Paul Mordelsky, Betty Curtiss, Tomi Urayama, and Ann

Ridings. Also Philadelphia area artists David Shevlino and Christine

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

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Mostly Flowers," an exhibition of oil paintings and

paper mosaics by Leila Bakashvili. The artist came to the area from

Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia, three years ago. She earned degrees in

both medicine and fine arts at Tbilisi University. Gallery hours are

Monday & Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Tuesday & Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5

p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August

12.

Goldsmiths Gallery, 26 North Union Street, Lambertville,

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.

In Rare Form Gallery, 14 Church Street, Lambertville,

609-397-1006. Seven-year retrospective of the Dutch-based Droog Design

company, edited by DMD for area interiors. Show remains on view,

Thursdays through Monday, noon to 5 p.m., to August 16.

Howard Mann Art Center, 45 North Main Street,

Lambertville, 609-397-2300. Graciela Rodo Boulanger, known for her

large-scale works depicting children and animals, shows her

"Millennium Suite," a 12-print limited edition lithograph series.

Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To July 30.

Born in Bolivia, Boulanger was selected as UNICEF’s official artist

for the Year of the Child. Her work is in the collections of the

Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, the Modern Art Center, Zurich, and

other major museums.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-3349. "Family Matters," a solo exhibition by Greek artist

Dimitrios Georges Antonitsis featuring color photographs of drag

queens at home, and "Some Prefer Nettles," a video and sound

installation. Part of sales proceeds go to FACT, an AIDS assistance

organization. Gallery is open daily, except Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. to 5

p.m. To July 14.

"I have always been struck by the fact that photographs that

generally show the life of the transvestite rarely show them in family

situations," says the artist. "The images are disturbingly poetic,

with the emotions of the family clearly captured by the camera."

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To the North

Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts, 33 Livingston

Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-2222, ext. 838. "The Paper Trail:

Douglass Howell and Four Pioneers in the Art of Handmade Paper," an

exibition of works by contemporary artists working at the New

York-based Dieu Donne Papermill and at the Rutgers Ceter for

Innovative Print and Paper. Galleries are open Wednesdays through

Saturdays, from 1 to 8 p.m. To July 29.

The show begins with the work of Howell (1906-94) who transformed

handmade paper into an art form. The four pioneers who followed his

lead are his students Laurence Barker and Golda Lewis, and Walter

Hamady and Clinton Hill. Together their works illustrate the

post-Howell era of sculptural forms, pigmented pulps, embedded

materials, and artists’ books.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch Station, 908-725-2110. The 26th annual Members’ Juried

exhbition of monotypes, woodcuts, etchings, photographs, mezzotints,

and handmade paper. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11

a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To August 26.

Quietude Garden Gallery, 24 Fern Road, East Brunswick,

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.

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Other Museums

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. The 44th annual National Juried Print Exhibition

selected by Kenneth Endick, arts writer and curator. The

not-for-profit museum, founded in 1952, is housed in an 1836 stone

mill on the south branch of the Raritan River in Clinton. Hours are

Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July 30.

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

Doylestown, 215-340-9800. Also, the new Children’s Gallery, featuring

artwork by children ages 3 to 12, through June 30. "Sublime Servers: A

Celebration of Theatrical Possibilities at the Table," a cornucopia of

expressive ceramic sculpture and vessels by 30 artists, organized by

the Baltimore Clayworks and curated by Gail M. Brown. To September 3.

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.

Website: www.michenerartmuseum.org.

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Call for Entries

Phillip’s Mill Art Exhibit is accepting entries for its

71st Annual Art Exhibit that will run from September 23 to October

29 at the mill on River Road, near New Hope. Awards are given in four

categories: oil paintings, watercolor, graphics (excluding photographs

or computer-generated art), and sculpture. Jurors are Phoebe Adams,

sculptor from Philadelphia; Nessa Grainger, watercolorist from Califron;

Harold Kimmelman, sculptor from Ivyland; and Jill Rupinski, oil painter

from Philadelphia. Artists may submit one framed work not previously

shown at Phillip’s Mill. Walk-in registration is September 8 and 9.

Call 215-297-8510.

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Participate Please

The Institute for Experimental Learning and Development

is hosting Tomas Rouzer and his applied somatic arts psychotherapy

workshops and training in three weekend workshops, August 4 to 20.

Cost is $295, including meals and sleep space for out-of-towners.

Reservations require a $100 deposit. Call 609-882-6815.

The Arts Council of Princeton has just published the latest

edition of "Under Age," an anthology of poetry and prose by

writers under 18. This year 51 poems and prose pieces were selected

from 1,000 entries. Editor Mary Jane Rossi writes that "opening

up each submission was like unlocking a bottle of memories and thoughts

and feelings. I knew that I was about to unlock magic in these lovely

pieces." The anthology is available for $6 at the Arts Council,

the Princeton Public Library, Micawber Books, and other area businesses.

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Volunteers Wanted

The American Cancer Society needs volunteers to assist

with day outings throughout the year, coordinating outings to places

such as holiday parties, magic shows, sporting events, and trips to

parks or zoos. Call 732-738-6800 or 609-895-0101.

The Bucks County Audubon Society needs volunteers to help

clean up litter along River Road in Upper Makefield Township, including

the Washington Crossing State Park Visitor Center. Cleanup will take

place on Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to noon. To volunteer, call

215-297-5880.


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