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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. On view weekdays
from 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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
Street, Lambertville, 609-397-1006. Ceramics by Reinaldo Sanguino
are featured. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m.
and by appointment. To July 31.
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.
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
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 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 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 Bracegirdle
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.
"Contemporary Primitive," an exhibition featuring the works
of Anat Klebanov, Dick de Groot, and Bob Justin. Each artist has their
own eccentric and often whimsical vision, and "although this
at first glance appears crude, it is both sophisticated and
says curator Ruth Morpeth. To July 14.
Branch, 908-725-2110. "Folio: Private Collections Unveiled,"
an exhibition featuring prints by Cindy Sherman, Luigi Rist, Ed
Twins, Nan Goldin, Ben Shahn, Robert Rauschenberg, and others, on
loan from private collections. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Friday,
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To July 14.
Georges Road, South Brunswick, 732-524-3350. Five prominent South
Brunswick artists share a show titled "Five Artists, Five Mediums,
One Township," featuring sculpture by James Barton, cardboard
construction by Gregory Perkell, photography by Harry Rubel, oils
by Ludvic Saleh, and collages by Rena Segal. One view Thursday through
Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. To July 8.
Association, Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7592. In the
Buttinger Nature Center, "Small Works of Nature," a juried
theme exhibition. To August 17.
"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.
609-292-6464. Featured show is "New Jersey, the Garden State,"
an interdisciplinary exhibition of historic tools, prints, and
created in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture’s Farming
Museum. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45
p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Website: www.njstatemuseum.org.
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, 732-846-5777. "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.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. Continuing exhibitions include: "New
Acquisitions from Central Asia: Selections from the Norton and Nancy
Dodge Collection of Soviet Nonconformist Art," to July 31.
Exotic Flower: Constructions of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French
Art," to July 31. "The Uncommon Vision of Sergei Konenkov
(1874-1971)," to November 14. "A World of Story," to July
31. "Japonisme: Highlights and Themes from the Collection,"
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.
in New Brunswick on Monday, August 20, for Equity performers, and
Tuesday, August 21, for non-Equity performers. To enter the lottery,
performers must send required information by Friday, July 13, to the
Alliance at Box 21, Florham Park 07932. Call 973-593-0189.
theater calendar and discount ticket package including the Theater
Sample Series. Call 973-593-0189 or to subscribe to Theater E-News,
accepting entries for its 36th annual tourney, scheduled for Saturday,
July 28, through Saturday, August 4. Divisions are men’s open and
B singles and doubles, women’s open singles and doubles, women’s B
singles, and mixed open doubles. The men’s open singles winner
$1,000; the women’s singles winner receives $400. All participants
receive a T-shirt. Proceeds benefit Contact of Mercer County. Deadline
for entries is Monday, July 23. Call 609-448-2088 for entry
or to volunteer to assist with the tournament.
on any subject and in any style for the 2002 issue of the Artsbridge
literary magazine. Annual dues are $20. Call 215-357-6937. Deadline
for submission is Saturday, September 15.
to exhibit in the WPA Gallery. Please deliver collection of 15 slides
(or less) representative of current artwork. Send or bring to 102
Witherspoon Street, Princeton. Call 609-924-8777.
ninth annual Short Story Contest with the theme of "Sympathy for
the Devil." Call 609-443-3438 or visit website:
Entries must be received by July 31.
workshops for children ages 8 to 11 in Warren Park during July and
August. There are two three-week sessions of theater games, arts and
crafts, music, and dance, meeting half-days, three days a week. Cost
is $30. Call 732-548-2884, option 4.
two-day conflict resolution trainings for teachers, administrators,
and para-professionals. in July and August. For exact dates and to
register call 800-FREE LAW.
or without experience, and with an enthusiastic willingness to dig
in. Call 609-683-4495.
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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