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In the Galleries
609-921-0434. Prints dating from the 1940s commissioned by Princeton
University’s Print Club from artists that include John Taylor Arms,
Charles Locke, Leonard Pytlak, and George Jo Mess. On view through
Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "Today’s News, Tomorrow’s
a show celebrating 18,000 photographs taken by the Princeton Packet’s
photographers and donated to the Historical Society’s permanent
The collection documents more than 25 years of development, sprawl,
historic preservation, education, celebrations, and festival, with
images of Princeton’s Latino population, Asian Indians, Southeast
Asians, and Chinese Americans.
Stone Sculpture of Zimbabwe," the annual show and sale to benefit
area homeless families opens. Over 600 works are on exhibit and
for purchase in a range of prices. Civil unrest in Zimbabwe makes
future exhibits uncertain. The show continues through June 17.
When Zimbabwe (formerly called Rhodesia) gained its independence in
1980, it named itself Zimbabwe or "house of stone," for its
carving tradition that dates back to the still-standing Great Zimbabwe
stone enclosures of the 10th and 11th centuries. New York’s Museum
of Modern Art brought the first exhibit of the stone sculpture of
Zimbabwe to this country in 1968.
This year’s exhibit highlights Robert Kwechete’s "Kudu Family"
carved from black iron serpentine, Isaac Chaya’s "Loving
in kwekwe serpentine, and Raymond Chirambadare’s massive piece
Solo exhibition of new paintings by the Belarussian artist Natalya
Zaloznaya. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30
p.m. To June 30.
Paintings on Old Testament themes by Tom Sommerville. An adjunct
at Mercer County College and College of New Jersey, his paintings
are in the public collections that include the Sao Paulo Museum of
Art, Brazil. To July 7.
Library Place, 609-497-7990. National touring show of children’s art,
"Whoever Welcome this Child," on loan from the Presbyterian
Church, created by children ages 5 to 18 as part of the denomination’s
celebration of the Year of the Child. 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 June
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. 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.
609-773-0881. Group show featuring Marcia Boyle, Elizabeth Ernst,
George Graham, Lizan Loch, Jeane Nielsen, William Wolfe, and Robert
Loch. To June 30.
"Boyplay, Fragments, and a Lot of Blue," a show of recent
works by Stacie Speer Scott. Inspired by her son’s play and
she evokes multiple images in her multi-media collage-based works.
Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 25.
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 are gallery artists Joanne Augustine, Gabrielle
Baumgartner, Albert Bross, and Marge Chavooshian. Wednesday to Sunday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 31.
"Mournful Remembrances" featuring limited edition silk screens
and new prints of posters by Frank Kozik, "the king of the modern
day rock poster." His bands include Nirvana, Rolling Stones, Pearl
Jam, and Smashing Pumpkins. Curated by Jonathan Levine. Friday through
Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. To July 31.
Road, 609-921-3272. The first annual Stonebridge Arts Festival with
an invitational exhibit curated by Pamela Sherin and artist Margaret
Kennard Johnson. Exhibiting artists, and future Stonebridge residents
are Mary Bundy, Rhoda Kossof-Isaac, Lore Lindenfeld, Michael Ramus,
and Margaret Johnson. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To July 13.
Recent sculpture by Bobbie Liegl features expressive figures and
cast in bronze as well as intricate sculptures of handmade paper.
Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To July 5.
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. Website:
"New Jersey, the Garden State," an interdisciplinary
of historic tools, prints, and photographs in collaboration with the
Department of Agriculture’s Farming Museum.
Also: "The Art of Giving," to August 26; "Aspects of
to August 26; "The Garden State: A History of Farming in New
to August 31. On extended view: "New Jersey’s Native Americans:
The Archaeological Record"; "Delaware Indians of New
"The Sisler Collection of North American Mammals"; "Of
Rock and Fire"; "Neptune’s Architects"; "The
"New Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and Iron"; "Washington
Crossing the Delaware." In the Cafe Gallery: Dorothy Wells
works in watercolor, oil, and pastel, to June 11.
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
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.
609-258-3197. "For the Love of Books and Prints: Elmer Adler and
the Graphic Arts Collection at Princeton University Library,"
celebrating the 1940 founding of a unique collection. Exhibit
the history and arts of the book through fine examples of printing,
typography, binding, papermaking, calligraphy, and illustration.
include prints by Toulouse-Lautrec and Mary Cassatt, photographs by
Julia Margaret Cameron, and the illustrated Chaucer printed by William
Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
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.
New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. The newly expanded and renovated museum
features: "Confrontations: Selections from the Rutgers Archives
for Printmaking Studios," to June 17. "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.
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.
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