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In the Galleries
"Johnson Atelier Open," a group show featuring over 100 works
from the renowned Johnson Atelier sculpture foundry and stone studio
by 50 present and past artist apprentices and staff members. Museum
hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to
4 p.m. To June 3.
"A," an exhibition of recent sculpture by apprentices of the
Johnson Atelier, featuring Joseph W. Acquah, Gerard Bartlett, Michael
Costantini, Tonyeli Gadzekpo, LaRue Harding, Helena Lukasova, Rafia
Mahli, Joanna Platt, Matthew Ramieri, and Charlott Rosengren. Gallery
hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To May 31.
609-586-0616. Spring sculpture exhibition. In the museum: "`Tennis
Anyone?,’ Sculpture by William King." In the Domestic Arts
sculpture by Leonda Finke and a juried exhibition of photographs of
sculpture. New additions outdoors by James Dinerstein, Brower Hatch,
Larry Steele, John Van Alstine, Jay Wholley, and Yuyu Yang. Open
through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., year round; Sunday is Members Day.
Admission $4 to $10. To July 8.
609-292-6464. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to
4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. "Americans on the Silver
an exhibit of movie posters and other items dating from 1934 to 1970.
"Reflections of Cultures: African Art and Craftwork from the
wooden carvings, basketry, textiles, metal work. In the Cafe Gallery:
Dorothy Wells Bissell’s works in watercolor, oil, and pastel. To June
On extended view: "The Modernists;" "Fine and Decorative
Arts Collections;" "New Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and
Iron;" "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The Archaeological
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."
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. Donation $5. To September 16.
908-735-8415. "Melvin Edwards: The Prints of a Sculptor,"
an exhibit of works on paper by the artist best known for his powerful
work in welded steel. Edwards makes metaphorical references, both
personal and historical, to the African-American experience
cultural references to his extensive travels in Africa. He has taught
at Rutgers Mason Gross School since 1972. Museum hours are Tuesday
to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 3.
609-397-0275. "Wanderings in the Light," an exhibition of
oils and watercolor landscapes by Lawrenceville artist Carole
She recently retired from a 20-year career as a measurement
for Educational Testing Service. 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
A shared show featuring mixed-media works on paper by Alan Klawans
and paintings by Taylor Oughton. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday,
and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To June 3.
609-775-0881. Group show with Maya Bohler, Catherine DeChico, Connie
Olson Edwadinger, Bertrand Juillerat, Linda Nimmer, J.C. Turner, and
Ernest Valtri. To May 27.
Artistic Realization Technologies (A.R.T.) third annual juried show.
The organization that creates new tools and techniques to enable
facing severe physical disabilities gain control of the art-making
process. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.;
and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To June 3.
Directed by Tim Lefens, A.R.T. runs four studio programs that include
the Mercer County Special Services School District and the Woodbridge
Developmental Center. Its artists have exhibited at Rutgers, ABC World
Headquarters, and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Gallery. Created with a
seed grant from the late artist Roy Lichtenstein, A.R.T. is the recent
winner of a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Award.
The gallery celebrates its 21st annual summer exhibition featuring
the paintings and drawings of National Academy artist Harry Leith-Ross
(1886-1973), an artist raised in England who settled near New Hope
in 1935. Also included in the summer show are gallery artists Joanne
Augustine, Gabrielle Baumgartner, Albert Bross, and Marge Chavooshian.
Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 31.
908-996-1470. Shared show by watercolorists W. Carl Burger, professor
emeritus of Kean College, and Nessa Grainger. Gallery is open
& Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.;
and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To May 31.
Joan Elliott’s solo exhibition of 25 large-format watercolor painting.
Trained as an oil painter, a jeweler, and a photographer, Elliott
paints in a highly individualized style featuring a palette of
colors and rich textural variety. To May 30.
annual Phillips’ Mill Photography Exhibition juried by Bob Krist,
a National Geographic photographer. Show is open daily, from 1 to
5 p.m. $3 adults; $1.50 seniors & students. To June 3.
609-397-3349. Shared exhibition by New York-based artists Paul Rice
and Jon Wise. Show features 30 paintings, monoprints, and paper cut
Celtic designs. Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to
5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday. To May 28.
609-298-6970. Limited edition giclee prints by California artist Sally
Weathersby, a still life and landscape painter. Gallery hours are
Thursday through Saturday, 4 to 8 p.m. To May 27.
A giant exhibition of small artworks featuring miniature acrylic
by Florida artist Peggie Hornbrook and works by 30 area artists. Over
200 works will be on exhibit, all priced under $200. Gallery hours
are Wednesdays from 4 to 9 p.m. To May 26.
Sandra Nusblatt’s exhibition of watercolor house portraits and wicker
porch scenes painted in Princeton, Lambertville, Cape May, and other
historic locales. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To May 25.
Road, 609-921-3272. "Visions," a two-person exhibit featuring
colored pencil drawings by Susan Antin and oil pastel drawings by
Helen Post. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.;
Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 31.
"Small Worlds," an exhibit of recent paintings by Christine
Lafuente. Lafuente describes herself of a "painterly realist."
Her still-life and figurative works look for beauty and value in
common objects and moments in life that are easily overlooked.Gallery
hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 2.
Branch, 908-725-2110. "Humanity," a juried exhibition about
diversity on our planet. Juror Wayne Miyamoto of University of Hawaii,
has selected 40 pieces that look at difference and similarity in such
areas as origin and culture, time and place, work and play, politics
and religion. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4
p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To June 2.
609-252-6275. "Off the Wall," an exhibition of works by 27
sculptors affiliated with Rutgers’ Mason Gross School of the Arts,
curated by Kate Somers. Works installed on the grounds, on the rooftop
garden, and in the gallery. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9
a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m. To September
John Goodyear, Geoffrey Hendricks, George Segal, Keith Sonnier, Herk
Van Tongeren, and Jackie Winsor. Also Bright Bimpong, Chakaia Booker,
Carson Fox, Harry Gordon, Julia Kunin, Todd Lambrix, and Patrick
609-895-7307. "Latent Images," an exhibition of photographs
by William Vandever curated by Gary Snyder Fine Art. Vandever works
in black and white, color, hand-colored, and digital photography.
Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To May 25.
"Multichrome/Monochrome," a shared show of ceramic sculptures
by Julie Fox and pastels by Carmela Verna. On view in the WPA Gallery,
weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., show runs to May 25.
Drawings in the American Tradition," to June 17. "Great
II: The Art of the Print in the Western World" and "Spanish
Drawings," to June 10. "Le Corbusier at Princeton: 14 to 16
November 1935," an exhibition of sketches and works related to
the French architect’s Princeton lectures, to June 17. "Italian
Renaissance Drawings," to June 17. 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.
Also on exhibit: "A Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to August
12. "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts of China,"
an exhibition of Chinese art, to November 4. On extended view in the
Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and Measure" etchings.
"The Light of Ancient Athens: A Photographic Journey by Felix
Bonfils, 1868-1887," an historic series of 42 large-format
taken in Beirut by the 19th-century French photographer. More than
800 Bonfils photographs were donated to Princeton in 1921 by Rudolf
Ernst Brunnow, professor of Semitic philology. Coordinated by Don
Skemer, the show is guest curated by Andrew Szegedy-Maszak of Wesleyan
University. To October 7. Open to the public weekdays 9 a.m. to 5
p.m.; Wednesday evenings to 8 p.m.; and weekends, noon to 5 p.m.
609-620-6026. Annual alumni exhibition features works by M. Jay
’45, Cole Carothers ’67, and James Toia ’80. Gallery hours are Monday
to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m.
to noon. To June 2.
732-906-2566. "Sand and Surf," an exhibit of paintings
by nature by Rachelle Karger. A professor of modern languages,
work has been exhibited in New York and New Jersey. Presidential
hours are Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July 2.
Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Preparing the Light," featuring
the stained glass, sculpture, and paintings by Kathleen Nicastro,
a member of the staff of the office of student relations. 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 May 29.
New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. The newly expanded and renovated museum
features: "Confrontations: Selections from the Rutgers Archives
for Printmaking Studios," to June 17. "Traffic Patterns:
of Transportation in American Prints between the Wars," to June
3. "New Acquisitions from Central Asia: Selections from the Norton
and Nancy Dodge Collection of Soviet Nonconformist Art." To July
31. Also "Konenkov," to September 30.
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.
principals, and a barbershop quartet for its production of "Music
Man" to be performed in October at Kelsey Theater. Auditions are
Saturday, June 2. Children age 10 and up at 10 a.m.; adults from 1
to 5 p.m. For appointment call 215-547-3378.
"Anything Goes" on Wednesday and Thursday, June 6 and 7, at
7:30 p.m., at 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset. Roles for men and women over
age 16. Bring tap and jazz shoes, one ballad, and one upbeat song.
To schedule call 732-873-2710.
in grades 3 to 9, is scheduling auditions between Saturday, June 2,
and Saturday, June 16, for new singers for the 2001-2001 season. For
an appointment, call 609-688-1888.
on Monday, June 18, at the Ritz Theater, 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn.
Call 856-858-5230 to schedule audition time.
for new children’s TV cable access program. Send resume and headshot
to Miss Wright, Casting, Staircase Productions, Box 22531, Trenton
furniture, antiques, clothing, housewares, toys, sports equipment,
and books. Bring to Princeton House, Herrontown Road, Princeton, every
Tuesday and Saturday, from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 609-497-4069 to
pick-up of large items. Last day to donate is Saturday, June 2.
camp, drama camp, and teen and adult summer classes. For information,
call 609-924-8777 or visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.
Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 20, at the Chapin School,
Pike. Call 609-448-9369.
of Asian Cultural Resources," a full color compilation of Asian
American artists, Asian cultural groups, and community resources of
Asian culture. For free copies, call the Middlesex Cultural and
Commission at 732-745-4489.
to Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York on Friday, June 15.
A National Historic Landmark with unspoiled scenery and gardens. $75
includes bus, buffet lunch, and garden tour. Call 609-394-5310.
programs including individuals who enjoy math, music, Shakespeare,
poetry, photography, bonzai, nature, science, fractals, tessellations,
improv, or collecting. Call 609-275-2897 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
low-income neighborhoods of New York City this summer. Call Linda
Leyhane at 609-466-7973 or visit www.freshair.org.
experience, and with an enthusiastic willingness to dig in at the
historic Stockton home in Princeton. Call 609-683-4495.
applications for the annual New Hope Outdoor Arts & Crafts Festival
on Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7. All fine art mediums and
artistic crafts are eligible to be juried. Deadline for entries is
Friday, June 1. Call 215-598-3301.
who wish to exhibit in the WPA Gallery. Send or bring up to 15 slides
representative of current work to 102 Witherspoon Street. Call
Ninth Annual Short Story Contest on the theme of "Sympathy for
the Devil." For entry information, call 609-443-3438 or visit
website: www.dreamwater.org/gshw. Entries must be received by
its new artist and song search. For entry information with Thursday,
June 21, deadline, call 615-846-1700 or website:
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