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In the Galleries
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
paintings by Gennady Spirin and Charles Santore. Gallery hours are
Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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
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.
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.
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.
Century for the Millennium: 100 Treasures from the Collections of the
Princeton University Library," on view in the main exhibition gallery
to November 5.
"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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Lawrenceville, 609-896-1611. Maxwell Nimeck, a retired microbiologist
and avid gardener, shows oil paintings on floral and landscape themes.
To August 29.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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