Art in Town

Art by the River

Art in the Workplace

Campus Arts

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Auditions

Call for Entries

Summer Arts

Volunteer Call

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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton , WPA Gallery, 102 Witherspoon

Street, 609-924-8777. Juvenile Justice show, the annual show of

artwork

by young people in the Juvenile Justice program. On view weekdays

from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To June 29.

Borders Books , 601 Nassau Park, 609-514-0040. In the Cafe

Expression, Bordentown photographer Michael Bergman shows "Images

of Walls," color photographs taken while traveling in India. To

June 30.

Cranbury Station Gallery , 28 Palmer Square East,

Princeton,

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.

Historical Society of Princeton , Bainbridge House, 158

Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "Today’s News, Tomorrow’s

History,"

a show celebrating 18,000 photographs taken by the Princeton Packet’s

photographers and donated to the Historical Society’s permanent

collection.

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.

Marsha Child Contemporary , 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330.

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.

Princeton Jewish Center , 435 Nassau Street, 609-921-0100.

Paintings on Old Testament themes by Tom Sommerville. An adjunct

instructor

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.

Princeton Theological Seminary , Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

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.

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Art by the River

Artsbridge Gallery , Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

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.

Artists’ Gallery , 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

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

exhibition.

Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

To July 1.

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.

Gratz Gallery , 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope,

215-862-4300.

"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.

Urban Series 2001 , In Rare Form Gallery, 14 Church

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.

Riverbank Arts , 19 Bridge Street, Stockton, 609-397-9330.

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.

Tin Man Alley , 12 West Mechanic Street, New Hope,

215-862-1110.

"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.

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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.

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Campus Arts

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

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.

Milberg Gallery , Firestone Library, Princeton

University,

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

showcases

the history and arts of the book through fine examples of printing,

typography, binding, papermaking, calligraphy, and illustration.

Treasures

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.

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.

Area Galleries

Hopewell Frame Shop , 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-466-0817.

"Show Virgins II," featuring watercolors by Gail Bracegirdle

and 17 of her students. Exhibitors include Carol Arnold, Sally

Baldino,

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.

1860 House , Montgomery Cultural Center, 124

Montgomery

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.

Morpeth Gallery , 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-333-9393.

"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

artwork

at first glance appears crude, it is both sophisticated and

imaginative,"

says curator Ruth Morpeth. To July 14.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey , 440 River Road, North

Branch, 908-725-2110. "Folio: Private Collections Unveiled,"

an exhibition featuring prints by Cindy Sherman, Luigi Rist, Ed

Ruscha, Starn

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.

South Brunswick Arts Commission , Wetherill Historic Site,

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.

Stony Brook Gallery , Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed

Association, Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7592. In the

Buttinger Nature Center, "Small Works of Nature," a juried

theme exhibition. To August 17.

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Art In Trenton

Extension Gallery , 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,

609-890-7777.

"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

July 5.

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. Featured show is "New Jersey, the Garden State,"

an interdisciplinary exhibition of historic tools, prints, and

photographs

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

Abstraction,"

to August 26; "The Garden State: A History of Farming in New

Jersey,"

to August 31. On extended view: "New Jersey’s Native Americans:

The Archaeological Record"; "Delaware Indians of New

Jersey";

"The Sisler Collection of North American Mammals"; "Of

Rock and Fire"; "Neptune’s Architects"; "The

Modernists";

"New Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and Iron"; "Washington

Crossing the Delaware." In the Cafe Gallery: Dorothy Wells

Bissell’s

works in watercolor, oil, and pastel, to June 11.

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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. "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

Smithsonian

Institution. Hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To July

22.

James A. Michener Art Museum , 138 South Pine Street,

Doylestown,

215-340-9800. "George Nakashima & the Modernist Moment," a

major exhibition that aims to recontextualize the work of George

Nakashima

within the practice of European modernism. Long recognized as a major

force in the American craft movement, guest curator Steven Beyer

re-evaluates

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

adults;

$1.50 students. To September 16.

Zimmerli Art Museum , George and Hamilton streets, New

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.

"The

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,"

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.

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Auditions

New Jersey Theatre Alliance will hold auditions by lottery

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.

The New Jersey Theater Alliance also offers a free summer

theater calendar and discount ticket package including the Theater

Sample Series. Call 973-593-0189 or to subscribe to Theater E-News,

visit (www.njtheatrealliance.com).

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Call for Entries

The Prince James E. Cryan Memorial Tennis Tournament is

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

receives

$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

application

or to volunteer to assist with the tournament.

Writers Gallery is accepting creative prose, poetry,

artwork

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.

Arts Council of Princeton seeks portfolios from area

artists

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.

Garden State Horror Writers is accepting entries for its

ninth annual Short Story Contest with the theme of "Sympathy for

the Devil." Call 609-443-3438 or visit website:

www.dreamwater.org/gshw.

Entries must be received by July 31.

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Summer Arts

Plays in the Park offers Kids-in-the-Park creative drama

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.

Conflict Resolution

New Jersey State Bar Foundation offers free one-day and

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.

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Volunteer Call

Historic Morven seeks potential volunteer gardeners, with

or without experience, and with an enthusiastic willingness to dig

in. Call 609-683-4495.

Battleship New Jersey Museum seeks volunteers to assist

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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