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In the Galleries
Street, 609-924-8777. Juvenile Justice show, the annual show of
by young people in the Juvenile Justice program. Weekdays, 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. To June 29.
Expression, Bordentown photographer Michael Bergman shows "Images
of Walls," color photographs taken while traveling in India. To
609-921-0434. Exhibition of prints dating from the 1940s by Princeton
University’s Print Club. On view are prints by commissioned artists
John Taylor Arms, Charles Locke, Leonard Pytlak, John Menihan, and
George Jo Mess. Images include such campus sights as Clio Hall, Dillon
Gym, Stanhope Hall, and Lake Carnegie. Through August.
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.
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. Part of proceeds benefit the Jewish Center. 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. 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 June 29.
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. "National Juried Print Exhibition," selected
by Anne Steele Marsh, printmaker, painter, and museum founder, and
by artist Mohammad Omer Khalil, whose works are in Metropolitan Museum
of Art, Brooklyn Museum, National Museum of African Art, and the
Institution. Hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July
215-340-9800. "George Nakashima & the Modernist Moment," a
major exhibition that aims to recontextualize the work of George
within the practice of European modernism. Long recognized as a major
force in the American craft movement, guest curator Steven Beyer
the designer from a European perspective, using the works of Finn
Juhl, Carlo Mollino, Alexandre Noll, and others, to demonstrate that
Nakashima is an important figure in international modernism. Museum
hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings to 9 p.m. Admission $5
$1.50 students. To September 16.
Born in Spokane, Washington, George Nakashima studied architecture
at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His interest in woodworking
began when he was living in a Japanese internment camp during World
War II. After the war, he founded his Bucks County Nakashima Studio,
now directed by his daughter, Mira Nakashima-Yarnall.
In the Children’s Gallery: "Kids Get Creative: A Visual
through June 30. Admission to the children’s gallery is always free.
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.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. Continuing exhibitions include: "The
Exotic Flower: Constructions of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French
Art," to July 31. "Confrontations: A Selection from the
Archives for Printmaking Studios," to June 17. "The Uncommon
Vision of Sergei Konenkov (1874-1971)," to November 14. "A
World of Story," to July 31. "New Acquisitions from Central
Asia: Selections from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of
Art from the Soviet Union," to July 31. "Japonisme: Highlights
and Themes from the Collection," ongoing.
Regular museum hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;
Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Call for summer hours. Admission
$3 adults; under 18 free; museum is open free to the public on the
first Sunday of every month. Spotlight Tours Sundays at 2 and 2:45
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.
"Show Virgins II," featuring watercolors by Gail Braceirdle
and 17 of her students. Exhibitors include Carol Arnold, Sally
Gwen Bolger, Eileen Borger, Janet Strauss Carlyle, Amy Gimbel, Diane
Koye, and Barbara Krakovitz. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10
a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To July 28.
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.
Association , Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7592. In the
Buttinger Nature Center, "Small Works of Nature," a juried
theme exhibition. To August 17.
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
"The Sound of Sight," an exhibition of recent sculpture by
Bobbie Liegl. Show features expressive figures and creatures cast
in bronze as well as intricate sculptures constructed from handmade
paper. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To
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.
609-397-0275. "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
609-773-0881. Monthly group show featuring Marcia Boyle, Elizabeth
Ernst, George Graham, Lizan Loch, Jeane Nielsen, William Wolfe, and
Robert Loch. To June 30.
Shared show by two Bernards: paintings by Bernard Ungerleider and
sculpture by Bernard Mangiaracina. Both artists have been active in
the region since the mid-1970s. This is their second shared
Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
To July 1.
"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 expansive, multi-media collage-based
works. Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June
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.
"Leonard Nelson: A Life in Art," works by New York School
artist Leonard Nelson (1912-1993), and a new catalog by art historian
and critic Sam Hunter. Nelson, who has been called a bridge between
modernism and Abstract Expressionism, was born in Camden and studied
at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He had 65 one-man
in New York and Philadelphia, and taught in Philadelphia for some
40 years. The show is a benefit for the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine
Arts. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To July 8.
Exhibition of recent work by James Feehan continues at the Stockton
gallery through July. The gallery represents over 100 area artists.
Gallery hours are Monday to Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10
a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 10
a.m. to 6 p.m.
"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. Gallery hours
are Friday through Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. To July 31.
"The Best of Times," on Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m., and
Monday, June 25, at 6 p.m. Adults, teens, and children over six are
needed. Bring sheet music; accompanist provided. Auditions are at
First Presbyterian Church, Route 34 and Franklin Street, Matawan.
Call for Entries
to exhibit in the WPA Gallery. Please deliver collection of no more
than 15 slides representative of current artwork. Send or bring to
102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Call 609-924-8777.
are now available with an application deadline of Monday, July 16.
Funding categories include painting, works on paper, music
media, design, choreography, and emerging or new genres-visual arts.
Call 410-539-6656, ext. 115, or website:
ninth annual Short Story Contest with 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
Theater Arts Training
students in grades 8 to 12. A veteran of Foundation Theater
her teaching credits include the New Jersey Governor’s School, the
College of New Jersey, and Burlington County College. Classes at the
two-week session include acting, stage combat, lighting, and
Foundation Theater, located at Burlington County College in Pemberton,
begins classes on Monday, July 16. Tuition is $300. Call 609-894-2138.
and vocal music. Students select a major in either performing or
arts, as well as four electives. Monday, June 25, to Thursday, July
19, is for students entering grades 8 to 12 ($500); Monday, July 23,
to Thursday, August 9, is for students entering grades 5 to 8 ($400).
The camp is held at Mercer College. Call 609-586-4800, ext. 3566,
or website: www.mccc.edu.
Princeton-Hightstown Road. Discovery and Explorer Camps begin Monday,
June 18, and run through August 24. Last Blast takes a different trip
each day from Monday, August 27, to Friday, August 31. Call
crew. Call 609-586-4800.
with painting of the exterior of the ship and other on-deck work.
The historic warship will become a museum on the Camden waterfront
on September 2, 2001. Call Joe Fillmyer at 856-966-1652.
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