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In the Galleries
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.
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
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.
609-397-0275. "Images in Cut Paper," an exhibition of
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.
"Point & Counterpoint," a shared show by Gail Bracegirdle
and Ruth Laks. Bracegirdle works from life to create bold,
watercolors. Laks works in oil pastel and pencil to create abstract
works based on visual cues in her environment. Gallery hours are
Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To August 5.
609-773-0881. Members’ show features Louis Fatta, winner of the
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.
"A Moment of Pause," a four-artist show featuring new
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.
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
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.
Street, Lambertville, 609-397-1006. "Urban Series 2001,"
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. To July 31.
"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.
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
Wendy Most, and Glen Yerkes. Objects include furniture, jewelry, and
"more obscure devices." Gallery hours are Monday through
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. To July 26.
"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.
"Take Your Life Back," a group exhibition of abstract
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
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."
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 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
Museum hours Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday &
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: Selected
artists from Mason Gross School of the Arts Graduate Program
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:
of Femininity in Late 19th-Century French Art," to July 31.
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.
Tapestry by Karel van Mander" to August 12. "Recent
to September 16. "Seeing Double: Copies and Copying in the Arts
of China," an exhibition of Chinese art, to November 4. On
view in the Bowen Gallery, Richard Serra’s "Weight and
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. 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.
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.
Brunswick, 732-932-7511. "Installed Collections," an art
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.
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
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.
"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. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, 11
a.m. to 5 p.m. 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.
Association, Titus Mill Road, Pennington, 609-737-7592. In the
Buttinger Nature Center, "Small Works of Nature," a juried
theme exhibition. To August 17.
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
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.
women 20 to 50, speaking and non-speaking parts, and backstage help.
Auditions by appointment August 3 through 25. Call 609-443-5598.
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.
ages 15 to college, Monday to Friday afternoons, August 6 to 10, $150.
to Friday mornings, August 6 to 10, 8 a.m. to noon, $150. Also
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
Movement Studio in New York City and professor of movement training
for actors at Rutgers’ Mason Gross School.
trips. The first is a van trip for children 6 to 12 years old to
Beach State Park, Thursday, July 19. $45 fee includes transportation.
Also offered is a fossil hunting trip for families and adults to
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
$15. Preregister at 609-737-7592.
"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.
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
home of author Washington Irving. $80 cost includes transportation
and tours; box lunch is $11. Call 609-989-3027.
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.
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.
Commission announces a new website dedicated to reporting the
and activities surrounding the eight-year anniversary of the American
Revolution in New Jersey. Call 609-984-6428 or visit
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.
between the ages of 5 and 18 to help their communities through
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
August 31. For information call Monica Turbett at 908-253-4869 or
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