Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Art by the River

Area Galleries

Art in the Workplace

Art in Town

Campus Arts

Auditions

Donations

Participate Please

Volunteer Call

Call for Entries

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In the Galleries

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Art In Trenton

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

"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.

Extension Gallery, 60 Sculptors Way, Mercerville,

609-890-7777.

"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.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Spring sculpture exhibition. In the museum: "`Tennis

Anyone?,’ Sculpture by William King." In the Domestic Arts

Building,

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

Tuesday

through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., year round; Sunday is Members Day.

Admission $4 to $10. To July 8.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

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

Screen,"

an exhibit of movie posters and other items dating from 1934 to 1970.

"Reflections of Cultures: African Art and Craftwork from the

Collections,"

wooden carvings, basketry, textiles, metal work. In the Cafe Gallery:

Dorothy Wells Bissell’s works in watercolor, oil, and pastel. To June

11.

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

Resin;"

and "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

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Area Museums

American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset Street, New

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.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

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

incorporating

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.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Wanderings in the Light," an exhibition of

oils and watercolor landscapes by Lawrenceville artist Carole

Bleistein.

She recently retired from a 20-year career as a measurement

statistician

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

June 22.

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

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.

Artsbridge Gallery, Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

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.

Undercover Gallery, 10 Church Street, Lambertville,

908-359-3098.

Artistic Realization Technologies (A.R.T.) third annual juried show.

The organization that creates new tools and techniques to enable

people

facing severe physical disabilities gain control of the art-making

process. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.;

Saturday

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.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0804.

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.

Louisa Melrose Gallery, 41 Bridge Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-1470. Shared show by watercolorists W. Carl Burger, professor

emeritus of Kean College, and Nessa Grainger. Gallery is open

Wednesday

& 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.

Nagy Gallery, 16 West Bridge Street, New Hope,

215-862-8242.

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

gem-like

colors and rich textural variety. To May 30.

Phillips’ Mill, River Road, New Hope, 215-862-0582. Ninth

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.

Riverrun Gallery, 287 South Main Street, Lambertville,

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.

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Area Galleries

Artful Deposit Gallery, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown,

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.

Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown,

609-298-3742.

A giant exhibition of small artworks featuring miniature acrylic

landscapes

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.

Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-466-0817.

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.

Montgomery Cultural Center, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

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.

Morpeth Gallery, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-333-9393.

"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

simple,

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.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

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.

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Art in the Workplace

Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

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

9.

Featured artists include Alice Aycock, Mel Edwards, Lauren

Ewing,

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

Strzelec.

Stark & Stark, 993 Lenox Drive, Building Two,

Lawrenceville,

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.

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,

609-924-8777.

"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.

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Campus Arts

Art Museum, Princeton University, 609-258-3788.

"Modern

Drawings in the American Tradition," to June 17. "Great

Impressions

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.

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

"The Light of Ancient Athens: A Photographic Journey by Felix

Bonfils, 1868-1887," an historic series of 42 large-format

photographs

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.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts,

Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. Annual alumni exhibition features works by M. Jay

Goodkind

’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.

Middlesex County College, 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison,

732-906-2566. "Sand and Surf," an exhibit of paintings

inspired

by nature by Rachelle Karger. A professor of modern languages,

Karger’s

work has been exhibited in New York and New Jersey. Presidential

Gallery

hours are Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July 2.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

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.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street,

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:

Images

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.;

Saturday

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.

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Auditions

Washington Crossing Repertory Company seeks ensemble,

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.

Villagers Theater announces auditions for Cole Porter’s

"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.

Princeton Girlchoir, a community based choir for girls

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.

Puttin’ on the Ritz announces auditions for

"Harvey"

on Monday, June 18, at the Ritz Theater, 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn.

Call 856-858-5230 to schedule audition time.

Staircase Productions seeks children, teens, and adults

for new children’s TV cable access program. Send resume and headshot

to Miss Wright, Casting, Staircase Productions, Box 22531, Trenton

08607.

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Donations

The Princeton Medical Center’s 2001 Fete Odyssey seeks

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

discuss

pick-up of large items. Last day to donate is Saturday, June 2.

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Participate Please

Arts Council of Princeton offers children summer arts

camp, drama camp, and teen and adult summer classes. For information,

call 609-924-8777 or visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

Chabad of the Windsors announces Gan Israel Day Camp from

Monday, July 9, through Friday, July 20, at the Chapin School,

Princeton

Pike. Call 609-448-9369.

Asia Society in America has published its "Directory

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

Heritage

Commission at 732-745-4489.

Friends of the New Jersey State Museum will take a trip

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.

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Volunteer Call

Plainsboro Public Library seeks adults to help with summer

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 plibrary@lmxac.org.

Fresh Air Fund is seeking families to host children from

low-income neighborhoods of New York City this summer. Call Linda

Leyhane at 609-466-7973 or visit www.freshair.org.

Historic Morven seeks volunteer gardeners, with or without

experience, and with an enthusiastic willingness to dig in at the

historic Stockton home in Princeton. Call 609-683-4495.

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Call for Entries

The Greater New Hope Chamber of Commerce is accepting

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.

Arts Council of Princeton seeks portfolios from area

artists

who wish to exhibit in the WPA Gallery. Send or bring up to 15 slides

representative of current work to 102 Witherspoon Street. Call

609-924-8777.

Garden State Horror Writers is accepting entries for its

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

July 31.

Music City Search of Nashville, Tennessee, is conducting

its new artist and song search. For entry information with Thursday,

June 21, deadline, call 615-846-1700 or website:

www.musiccitysearch.com.


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