Art in Town

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Campus Arts

Art in the Workplace

Auditions

Theater Training

Guided Trips

Volunteer Call

Participate Please

New Websites

Call for Entries

Corrections or additions?

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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

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. 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.

Marsha Child Contemporary , 220 Alexander Street,

609-497-7330.

Summer group show features gallery artists Georges Mazilu, Andrei

Zadorine, Alexi Raveski, and others. Gallery hours are Tuesday to

Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Show continues through July.

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Art by the River

ABC Gallery , Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street,

609-397-0275. "Images in Cut Paper," an exhibition of

mixed-media

collages by Dar Hosta. Gallery hours are Monday and Thursday, 1 to

9 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday 1 to 5 p.m.;

and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To August 10.

Artists’ Gallery , 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4588.

"Point & Counterpoint," a shared show by Gail Bracegirdle

and Ruth Laks. Bracegirdle works from life to create bold,

representational

watercolors. Laks works in oil pastel and pencil to create abstract

works based on visual cues in her environment. Gallery hours are

Friday,

Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To August 5.

Artsbridge Gallery , Prallsville Mills, Route 29, Stockton,

609-773-0881. Members’ show features Louis Fatta, winner of the

Artsbridge

2001 Gallery Award for Sculpture, with Neil Berstein, Ingeborg Snipes,

Michael Teters, J.C. Turner, and Robert Virgadamo. Gallery is open

Thursday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To July 29.

Atelier Gallery , 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-9992.

"A Moment of Pause," a four-artist show featuring new

paintings

and pastels by Albert Alexander, Susan Stuart, Mike Filipiak, and

Paulette Lidert-Groves. Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m.

to 5 p.m. To July 30.

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. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To

August 31.

Greene and Greene Gallery , 32 Bridge Street, Lambertville,

609-397-7774. The eighth annual Discoveries Exhibition featuring 100

limited edition and individual jewelry pieces in gold, sterling, and

fine metals with precious and semi-precious stones and gems. Artists

include Sarah Graham, collaborators Steven Ford and David Forlano,

Elaine Unzicker, Nina Mann, Larry Seiger, and Debbie Tuch. The gallery

also features contemporary furniture by Jeffrey Greene. The gallery

is open Monday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11

a.m. to 6 p.m. To September 3.

Urban Series 2001 , In Rare Form Gallery, 14 Church

Street, Lambertville, 609-397-1006. "Urban Series 2001,"

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. To July 31.

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." Gallery hours are Friday through Tuesday, 11

a.m. to 7 p.m. To July 31.

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Art In Trenton

Artworks , 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436.

"Splinter

and Spark," a juried exhibition of expertly crafted functional

objects in wood and metal. Exhibiting artists are Jessica Holden,

Robin Lutsey, Ken MacBain, Heather Massinger, Julianna

Molchanova-Menna,

Wendy Most, and Glen Yerkes. Objects include furniture, jewelry, and

"more obscure devices." Gallery hours are Monday through

Thursday

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. To July 26.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum , Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

"TAWA Invitational," the first of two summer shows featuring

five artists of the Trenton Artists’ Workshop Association. Featured

are Angela Barbalace, Florence Moonan, George Olexa, Barbara Osterman,

and Edward Ward. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.

to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. Gallery talks on the show are presented

each Sunday at 2 p.m. To July 29.

Extension Gallery , 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,

609-890-7777.

"Take Your Life Back," a group exhibition of abstract

sculpture,

drawings, and paintings by James Howell, Doug Signorovitch, Robert

Strang, and Benjamin Keating. Opening reception is Saturday, July

21. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To August

2.

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Area Museums

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."

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 and the Modernist Moment,"

a major exhibition that aims to recontextualize the work of George

Nakashima within the practice of European modernism. Guest curator

Steven Beyer re-evaluates the designer from a European perspective,

using the works of Finn Juhl, Carlo Mollino, Alexandre Noll, and

others.

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: Selected

artists from Mason Gross School of the Arts Graduate Program

1990-2000,

curated by Lynne Allen, Judith K. Brodsky, and Jeffrey Wechsler, in

conjunction with SummerFest 2001. "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.

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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Campus Arts

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

Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to August 12. "Recent

Acquisitions"

to September 16. "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. 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. To October 7.

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.

Rutgers’ Mason Gross School , 15 Livingston Avenue, New

Brunswick, 732-932-7511. "Installed Collections," an art

exhibition

featuring work from seven private collections ranging from American

prints to contemporary leading-edge artists. The show includes works

by MFA graduates in visual art at Mason Gross School of the Arts.

In conjunction with Summerfest 2001, to July 28.

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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,

609-895-7386. "Art & Animals," a group show featuring the

work of Betsy Regan, Susan Hanna MacQueen, Leo Ward, Beatrice Bork,

Naomi Savage, and Lynn Sulpy. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday,

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September 7.

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. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 11

a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.

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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Auditions

The Arena Drive rock group is in need of a new drummer

ASAP. Preferred applicants would be between 18 and 22, experienced

playing with other bands, have weekend availability and time for twice

weekly practices. Check out mp3.com to hear the band’s songs. Call

609-516-9321 or E-mail TheArenaDrive@hotmail.com

Theater Guild of New Jersey has auditions for its fall

production on Sunday, July 22, at 2 p.m., and Mondays, July 23 and

July 30, at 7 p.m. at the Yardley Community Center, 64 South Main

Street, Yardley. Needed are men and women over 30, one man in his

20s, and two men over 50. Call 609-924-5952.

Omicron Theater Productions has auditions for men and

women 20 to 50, speaking and non-speaking parts, and backstage help.

Auditions by appointment August 3 through 25. Call 609-443-5598.

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Theater Training

Princeton Rep Summer Shakespeare Festival offers a summer

program in a pre-professional acting conservatory. Limited enrollment.

Registration required. Housing is provided by Princeton University.

All classes are held on Princeton University Campus. To register call

609-921-3682 or visit www.princetonrep.org.

Classes include: Pre-Professional Intensive Program for

ages 15 to college, Monday to Friday afternoons, August 6 to 10, $150.

Young Adult Intensive Program for 10 to 15 year-olds, Monday

to Friday mornings, August 6 to 10, 8 a.m. to noon, $150. Also

Professional

Intensive/The Williamson Physical Technique for ages 18 and up

taught by Lloyd Williamson, Friday through Sunday, August 10, 11 and

12. $180. Williamson is the founder and artistic director of the

Actors

Movement Studio in New York City and professor of movement training

for actors at Rutgers’ Mason Gross School.

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Guided Trips

Stony Brook Millstone Watershed Association has two

upcoming

trips. The first is a van trip for children 6 to 12 years old to

Island

Beach State Park, Thursday, July 19. $45 fee includes transportation.

Also offered is a fossil hunting trip for families and adults to

Poricy

Park in Middletown, Saturday, July 21. The park is home to a bed of

72-million-year-old fossils and the trip will be led by a park

naturalist.

$15. Preregister at 609-737-7592.

Camp Olden Civil War Round Table and Museum is sponsoring

"A Black History Tour of Southern New Jersey," led by Giles

R. Wright, noted historian and lecturer on African-American history.

Tour bus will leave from Hamilton Township Police department parking

lot on Whitehorse-Mercerville Road on Saturday, September 22, at

9 a.m. The tour through Burlington and Camden counties includes five

known sites along the Underground Railroad, slave importation ports

of New Jersey, and 17 historic sites important in New Jersey’s black

history. The cost of $48, $35 for students. Deadline for registration

is August 18. Call 609-585-8900.

Trent House Association is sponsoring a trip up the Hudson

River on Saturday, September 29 at 8:15 a.m. The boat and coach bus

tour visit Philipsburg Manor in Tarrytown, once owned by Frederick

Philips, a contemporary of William Trent, and Sunnyside, the

picturesque

home of author Washington Irving. $80 cost includes transportation

and tours; box lunch is $11. Call 609-989-3027.

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Volunteer Call

Battleship New Jersey Museum seeks volunteers to assist

with painting of the exterior and other on-deck work. The historic

warship will become a museum on the Camden waterfront on September

2. Call Joe Fillmyer at 856-966-1652.

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Participate Please

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is raffling a 2002 BMW Z3

Roadster (retail value $31,495), with the proceeds to fund research

and provide education and support programs. Winning ticket will be

drawn on September 13. Call 732-786-9960.

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New Websites

225th Anniversary of the American Revolution Celebration

Commission announces a new website dedicated to reporting the

events

and activities surrounding the eight-year anniversary of the American

Revolution in New Jersey. Call 609-984-6428 or visit

www.state.nj.us/state/225commission.

Plainsboro Public Library has a new website to manage

your books, questions, and interlibrary loans, with links to schools,

public transportation,job hunting, New Jersey, and even allow quick

e-questions. Call 609-275-2897 or visit www.lmxac.org/plainsboro.

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Call for Entries

Fleet All-Stars invites youth organizations with members

between the ages of 5 and 18 to help their communities through

volunteerism,

teamwork, and creativity. In New Jersey, Fleet will award one $15,000

first place prize, one $7,500 second place prize, a number of $3,000

third place prizes, and $100 to each participating group to defray

project costs. First place winners also receive a visit from one of

the Fleet All-Stars celebrity athletes. The program runs through

Friday,

August 31. For information call Monica Turbett at 908-253-4869 or

www.fleet.com/allstars.


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