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In the Galleries
"Annual Small Works Show." The juried show is on view in the
WPA Gallery, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 30.
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
Topics addressed include early arrivals, family life, social
work and business pursuits, religious traditions, and anti-Semitism.
On view through March.
A student-curated show featuring prints and graphic arts by Miriam
Schaer, a New York City artist and teacher specializing in new
techniques for one-of-a-kind and limited-edition books. All profits
from sale of works go directly to PHS art programs. Gallery hours
are Monday to Friday, 3 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. To April 6.
Schaer graduated from the Philadelphia College of Art and, in 1984,
became an artist member of the Center for Book Arts. She studied
design and independent printmaking at the School of Visual Arts and
studied silk screen, gum bichromates, monoprints, and chine colle
at the Lower East Side Print Shop. She has taught and had solo
in Ontario, Canada, New York, Washington, D.C., and Budapest.
Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Reflections," works by sculptor
Lynda Juel. A graduate of University of Minnesota, Juel’s playful
yet serious pieces include brooms and vacuums, empty dresses and
that comment on the everyday life of women. 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
1200 Stuart Road, 609-921-2330. "Within the Material World:
Artists From India," a group show featuring 14 contemporary
from India. Curated by Steve Pacia of Bose Pacia Gallery in New York,
the show’s diversity of styles and languages belong to the spirit
of India that recently celebrated 50 years of political and cultural
independence. All profits will be donated to the earthquake relief
effort in India. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. To March 30.
"Ancient Cultures Revisited: Etchings by Jorg Schmeisser, Painted
Panels and Sculpture by Sally Spofford," a presentation of works
reflecting civilizations in Cambodia, Central America, Greece, Japan,
Morocco, Russia, and Turkey. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 24.
609-921-9000. In the Brodsky Gallery of the Chauncey Conference
a collection of woodcarvings by New York artist Irene Gennaro. She
says her colorful carvings, ranging in size from 20 to 70-inches tall,
make reference to the human form and to organic forms in nature.
is open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To March 30.
609-252-6275. "Gold Medal Impressions," a photographic
by photographer Richard A. Druckman. In the exhibit of 100
Druckman explores athletes and the Olympic experience from the 1984
Los Angeles games to the 2000 games in Sydney, Australia. Gallery
hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and
1 to 5 p.m. To April 8.
Corbusier at Princeton: 14 to 16 November 1935," an exhibition
of sketches and works related to the French architect’s Princeton
residency; to June 17. Also, "A Tapestry by Karel van Mander,"
to June 10. "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of
China," an exhibition of Chinese art; to July 1. "Great
Art of the Print in the Western World," to March 19. On extended
view in the Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and
etchings. 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 Graduate School continues its centennial observance with the
"A Community of Scholars: Graduate Education at Princeton,"
an exhibition of more than 100 photographs, documents, and artifacts
that chronicle the evolution of graduate studies at Princeton; to
April 8. Also, James Madison Exhibit commemorates the alumni’s role
in drafing the U.S. Constitution, to April 14. Library is open Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday to 8 p.m.; Saturday and
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Library, 609-258-5049. "Art Deco Paris: 1900-1925," a portrait
of the spirited, affluent Parisian society of the early 20th century
through "pochoir" (or stencil) prints. The show features 100
color prints, including a folio by Matisse, reflecting the era of
jazz, tango, high fashion, and modern art. Library is open Monday
through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday to 8 p.m.; Saturday and
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To April 8.
ACM Siggraph’s Traveling Show, "TechnoOasis," an exhibit of
digital paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, and Web-based
projects by artists throughout the world. Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to
3 p.m. To March 28.
West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Mercer County Artists
2001," the annual juried show. Gallery hours are Tuesday to
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m; Thursday
from 6 to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. To April 6.
732-906-2566. "Trees," an exhibit by Sheila Eichenblatt,
paintings inspired by the Middlesex County area. Eichenblatt earned
her BS and MA degrees from New York University and studied at the
Pratt Institute and the Brooklyn Museum School. Gallery hours are
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To April 20.
Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "The Art of Baron Laszlo Mednyansky in
Context: Works from the Salgo Trust for Education." An exhibition
of works by the turn-of-the-century aristocratic artist who disguised
himself as a pauper to paint grim images of the underbelly of society.
Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday,
1 to 4 p.m. Show runs to September 16. Donation $5.
215-340-9800. "The Photography of Alfred Stieglitz" Georgia
O’Keeffe’s Enduring Gift," a major retrospective of the influential
modernist’s owm works drawn from a major collection given by O’Keeffe
to the George Eastman House in Rochester. To May 20.
Stieglitz was an eloquent proponent of art photography, as artist,
writer, publisher, gallery director, and entrepreneur. The show spans
a multitude of genres, from cloud studies and landscapes, to gritty
and poetric depictions of New York City, to the famed extended
series of his wife, Georgia O’Keeffe.
Also, "Carved, Incised, Burnished and Gilded: The Bucks County
Framemaking Tradition," featuring 50 objects that tell the story
of the region’s well-regarded group of frame artists led by Frederick
Harer and Ben Badura, to March 18. Museum admission $5 adults; $1.50
students. Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
& Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings to 9 p.m.
New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. The newly expanded and renovated museum
features: "American Impressionism: Treasures from the Smithsonian
American Art Museum," to May 20. "The Exotic Flower:
of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French Art," to May 20.
Sum is Greater than the Parts: Collage and Assemblage from the Dodge
Collection," to May 6. "Confrontations: Selections from the
Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, to June 17. "Switch
on the Night: The Amazing Art of Leo and Diane Dillon," to April 1
"Traffic Patterns: Images of Transportation in American Prints
between the Wars," to June 3 "Opening Up: A Half-Century of
Artistic Dialogue between Japan and the West," to April 15.
"A World Of Stage: Designs for Theater, Opera, and Dance from
the Riabov Collection," to March 31.
Museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $3 adults; under 18 free; museum is open
free to the public on the first Sunday of every month. Spotlight Tours
every Sunday at 2 and 2:45 p.m.
609-397-0275. "Marks of Industry" by Ryan Brown. Using a
with powdered charcoal, Brown focuses on objects of transportation
common to people living in a city or industrial area to show the
of aging. 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 April 20.
"Regrouped," a shared show featuring works by Stacie Speer
Scott and Annelies van Dommelen. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday,
and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To April 1.
609-773-0881. March group show includes sculpture by Beverly Ardos
Fredericks, oil painting by Ty Hodanish, and watercolors by Monica
Sebald-Kennedy. Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
To April 1.
"Lambertville & the Surrounding Area," the Lambertville
Society’s 21st annual juried art exhibition. Artist Sally Spofford,
invited to jury the show, selected awards to the following artists:
Marge Chavooshian, Steve Zazenski, Elsa Hermann, Mike Filipiak,
Farnham, Robert Sakson, Vincent Ceglia, George Bramhall, and Ranulph
Bye. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March
"Crilley 2001," an exhibition of new oils by Joseph Crilley
with paintings of Italy, England, and Nova Scotia, as well as Bucks
and Hunterdon County. Many works depict familiar country scenes,
local street scenes, and architectural landmarks such as the New
Train Station. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to
6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To April 1.
609-397-1006. "The Logik of Josh Owen," an exhibition of
furniture and lighting designs. Owen is a 1994 graduate of Cornell
who earned his MFA in furniture design in 1997 at the Rhode Island
School of Design. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 to
5 p.m. and by appointment. To April 30.
"Kings and Queens," the new gallery’s debut exhibit features
works by Van Arno, Rich Borge, Ron English, Ward Sutton, Eric White,
and Ulana Zahajkewycz. Gallery proprietor Jonathan LeVine says he
strives to link nostalgia with modern taste including toys to harness
your imagination. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m.
to 7 p.m. To March 25.
Art: An Exhibition of Trenton Students Art Work." Artworks’
Through Art (LTA) and Access to Art are educational outreach programs
for students in the Trenton public schools. LTA, an educational
developed by the Guggenheim Museum in New York, brings artists into
the schools to work with classroom teachers to reinforce core
concepts through art. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
To March 22.
Trenton, 609-394-4023. "Through the Years in the Trenton
an exhibition of works by Tom Malloy, artist and Trenton resident
since 1923. In the main lobby gallery that is always open. To March
"Ellarslie Open XIX," the annual juried showcase of work by
regional, state, and nationally-known artists. Museum hours are
through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 4 p.m. To April 15.
Recent sculpture by Gary Wertheim. Gallery hours are Monday to
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To March 29.
609-586-0616. Fall-Winter Exhibition. In the Domestic Arts Building:
"James Dinerstein: New Sculpture," recent works in cast
"Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture."
Show continues to April 8. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to
9 p.m., year round; Sunday is Members Day. Adult admission is $4
through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and $10 Sunday. Annual
start at $45.
609-292-6464. "TAWA: Eyes on Trenton," a juried exhibition
of works in all media that focus on the city of Trenton. Juried by
longtime TAWA and New Jersey State Museum member Molly Merlino,
Margaret O’Reilly, and registrar Jana Balsamo, the show features 65
works by 53 artists; to May 10. Museum hours are Tuesday through
9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free.
Also on view, "Americans on the Silver Screen," an exhibit
of movie posters, press books, and lobby cards dating from 1934 to
1970 that explores the role of movies in creating and perpetuating
stereotypes of ethnic Americans. "Reflections of Cultures: African
Art and Craftwork from the Collections," wooden carvings,
textiles, metal work, and a recreation of a Nigerian village in
carvings. On extended view: "The Modernists;" "Fine and
Decorative Arts Collections;" "New Jersey Ceramics, Silver,
Glass and Iron;" "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The
Record;" "Delaware Indians of New Jersey;" "The Sisler
Collection of North American Mammals;" "Of Rock and Fire;
New Jersey and the Great Ice Age;" "Dinosaur Turnpike: Treks
through New Jersey’s Piedmont;" "Amber: the Legendary
and "Washington Crossing the Delaware."
205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-394-9535. Watercolors by Gail
Bracegirdle. Portion of sales benefit museum programs. Gallery hours
are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4:30 p.m.
To April 14.
609-298-6970. A group theme show, "Bedtime Stories," featuring
works by Antonelle, Lombardi, Levine, Kelly, and others. Gallery hours
are Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. To March 31.
A new gallery in the tradition of "Art’s Garage," featuring
the paintings of Hopewell artist Alan Taback. Taback began his career
as a plein-air painter, moved to portraiture, and has most recently
turned to abstract figurative work. The gallery is open weekends,
and by appointment.
An exhibit by wildlife artist Beatrice Bork. Working primarily with
watercolor and gouache, her art focuses on capturing an expressive
moment in nature by observing the daily struggles that are full of
action, drama, or humor. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To March 30.
908-735-8415. "Donna Lish: Changing Metaphor," a one artist
show of abstract sculpture built of beads, plastic threads, and found
objects. Also, the "2001 Annual Members’ Exhibition" featuring
work by area artists in all media, juried by artist and arts writer
Carol Rosen. Museum hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Both shows run to March 18.
Road, 609-921-3272. Recent oil paintings by Don Jordan whose work
has been shown in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. Jordan is
a member of TAWA and Artsbridge. To March 23. In the Upstairs Gallery,
"Explorations," a shared show of drawings, paintings, and
wall pieces by Mary Kramarenko and Stefanie Mandelbaum, to March 29.
"Terza Rima" by mixed-media artists Liz Adams and Stefanie
Mandelbaum, who also work collaboratively under the name, Unified
Field. Adams uses paper molded and treated to resemble beaten metal
in a series reflecting on technology. Mandelbaum creates abstract
canvases. "Terza Rima’s" key work is a large, mixed-media
watercolor constructed in three related parts.
Branch, 908-725-2110. "Mixed Moxie: Creative Highlights from
Artists." Jurors Idaherma Williams, Cori Haveson, and Jim Jeffers
selected 55 pieces of varied media from students across the country.
Best of show awards presented in categories of mixed media,
and photography. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To April 7.
and 40 for roles in "The Diary of Anne Frank." Auditions may
be arranged on an individual basis by calling Dan Spalluto at
from the Easter Bunny to children whose families or friends make a
contribution to help people with arthritis. For a $5 donation, a
and small gift from the Easter Bunny will be sent to the child of
the donor’s choice. Checks payable to the Arthritis Foundation should
be sent with the child’s name, address, age, and sex to: The Bunny
Hutch, c/o Arthritis Foundation, NJ Chapter, 9 Tanner Street-East
Entry, Haddonfield, 08033. Call 856-616-8000.
in their senior year of high school who have demonstrated outstanding
community service, academic and athletic achievements, and leadership
skills. The Ball to benefit Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton,
will be held Friday, November 23, at the Hyatt Regency Princeton.
Call Mary Lovell-Ressalei at 609-394-5181.
Call for Entries
is "An Artistic Discovery 2001." The contest is open to
in grades 9 to 12 living in the 12th Congressional District. Each
participating school chooses three student submission to be included
in the competition. The winning piece of art from each congressional
district is put on display in the corridors of the U.S. Capitol in
Washington D.C. For information, call Representative Rush Holt’s
essay, and poetry contest open to students in grades 8 to 12 who live
within the river basin. The theme is "Delaware: River of
"Entries must be postmarked by Sunday, April 15. Call Bonnie Tobin
region, is sponsoring its 17th annual competition. All accepted
will be reproduced in the summer issue and prize-winning photographers
will exhibit their work at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
$1,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Entries including $20 entry
fee must be received between May 15 and 31. Call 215-891-0214 or
of children or adolescents with mental health issues. The support
groups are every first and third Wednesday, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., at
the Presbyterian Church, 1039 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville. Call
golfers a $40 annual fee to play at the Meadows at Middlesex in
Tamarack Golf Course in East Brunswick, and Raritan Landing in
Registration allows golf at all three year-round courses access to
the automated tee-time reservation system, and reduced greens fees.
Call The Meadows at Middlesex at 609-799-4000 or visit
organizations for the support, development, and/or implementation
of programs which promote conflict resolution or reduce violence by
children. Non-profit organizations, agencies, and municipalities in
Mercer County are eligible. Programs must have a component involving
parents. The maximum award is $500. Call 609-637-4908.
and spiritual weekend retreat for widowed, divorced, and separated
people, beginning Friday, May 4, in Elburon, NJ. Call 732-607-9053.
program designed for 10 to 12-year-olds and their mothers on Saturday,
May 19, at 1:30 p.m. The Father/Son program for 10 to 13-year-olds
and their fathers is Saturday, June 2, at 2 p.m. Young people learn
about changes in the adolescent body, the functions of the
system, and the emotional changes of adolescence. To register call
City children. Young families, single professionals, empty nesters,
and grandparents are all welcome. Call Linda Leyhane at 609-466-7973.
to host an exchange student, receive help with a community project,
have a free speaker, or send a student to study abroad. Call regional
director, Barbara Overton, at 800-251-4938.
Chapter, will travel to Doylestown, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, May
2, for a behind-the-scenes tour of Fonthill, the 44-room castle built
by Henry Mercer. Also visits to the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works,
lunch at Roosevelt’s Blue Star Restaurant, and a guided tour of the
James A. Michener Art Museum. $70 inclusive. Reservation and payment
must be received by March 30. Call Cynthia Edel, 609-737-0352.
River Sojourn," Friday, June 15, through Saturday, June 23.
River Odyssey" covers 70 miles combining canoeing, camping, and
educational programs. The trip begins in Hankins, New York, and ends
on New Jersey’s Maurice River. Call 908-996-0230 or www.drbc.net.
Maryland on Wednesday, April 4, to view the Edouard Manet show at
the Walters Museum, tour the historic Garrett-Jacobs Mansion, and
lunch at the mansion. $72 per person; leave from Lawrence Shopping
Center. Call the Friends office at 609-394-5310.
cruise on the Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Sea visiting Naples,
Florence, Pisa, Valletta, Barcelona, and Monte Carlo. Prices,
airfare, begin at $2,499. The cruise begins Friday, August 3. Call
Margie Cortez at 732-257-6662 or www.eastersealsnj.org.
in paying for instructors, supplies, and finances for their social
and athletic programs. Trenton Police Department places children who
have gotten into trouble with the law in the organization for guidance
and a second chance. Over the last two years, the enrollment has grown
from 200 to 700 children. Not one child in the program has had further
police intervention. Call 609-392-3191 or send contributions to Boys
& Girls Club of Trenton, 212 Centre Street, Trenton 08611.
summer workshop in Princeton beginning Monday, August 13. Designed
for teachers, it covers eight neurodevelopmental areas that affect
learning, and uses comprehensive observations to understand each
learning behavior. The program is based on research by pediatrician
Mel Levine. Tuition is $1,200. Call 888-956-4637 or visit
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