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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. To August 31.
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, historic
preservation, education, celebrations, and festivals, with images
of Princeton’s diverse populations. Show runs to March, 2002.
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. To September 11.
"Phil Aklonis," dining room exhibition of works by the
Park resident who has worked in the graphics industry since 1978 and
is now employed as a studio artist with Krell Advertising. Part of
sales benefit the Medical Center. On view daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.,
to September 19.
Street, 609-921-1142. Mary Lou and Ernest William Bock celebrate the
gallery’s new home with a "Summer Showcase" of gallery artists
that includes Jerome Collins, Susumu Endo, Richard Erdman, Thomas
George, Margaret K. Johnson, Manfred Mohr, Barbara Nessim, Joerg
Yoshikatsu Tamekane, Allan Tannenbaum, Roman Verostko, and Rolf
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Monday,
noon to 5 p.m.; and by appointment. To September 17.
Acquisitions" features 30 recent gifts and purchases spanning
two millennia. Works on view range from ancient Chinese Han dynasty
funerary figures, the 1968 collaborative Chinese painting
in Justice," and pre-Columbian ceramic figures from the burial
island of Jaina, to George Segal’s "Wall Relief: Torso"
On view to September 16.
Also "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. 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.
John Murdoch and James Freeman. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday,
and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the shared show that runs to
"Amanuensis and Memory," Linda Guenste’s multi-faceted project
features pairs of large portraits and landscapes that examine the
concept of visual memory. The show includes an audio component
by the artist with Doylestown musician, Bob Berry. Gallery is open
Thursday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September 10.
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.
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. Open
Monday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to
6 p.m. To September 3.
James T. Lang, lithographs, colographs, and mixed-media works on
in the Artworks Building. Gallery is open noon to 9 p.m. daily.
908-996-1470. Jerry Cable, new works in oil. Gallery is open Wednesday
& Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday & Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.;
and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To September 15.
609-397-3939. Landscapes and outdoor scenes by Robert MaGaw and John
McDowell Williams. Gallery is open Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m.;
Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. To August 31.
Don Jordan’s solo exhibition, "Organic Mosaics." To September
Exhibition features the unconventional graphics imagery of Shepard
Fairey, creator of the "Andre the Giant Has a Posse" sticker
campaign, designed to reawaken a sense of wonder about the urban
His San Diego graphic design firm, Black Market, helps clients access
his guerrilla style of marketing to consumers. Curated by Jonathan
Levine. Gallery hours are Friday through Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
To September 30.
TAWA Invitations, the second of two summer shows featuring five
of the Trenton Artists’ Workshop Association. Featured are Eleanor
Burnette, Rosina Carosa, Don Jordan, Arlene Milgram, and Deirdre
Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday,
1 to 4 p.m. Artist gallery talks on Sundays at 2 p.m. To September
"No More In My Head," an exhibition of sculpture by Johnson
Atelier apprentice Charlott Regina Rosengren. Gallery hours are Monday
to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To August 30.
609-586-0616. Summer Exhibition. In the Museum, an exhibit by 30
of the National Association of Women Artists. In the Domestic Arts
Building, an exhibit by 20 members of the Sculptors Association of
New Jersey, plus a photography exhibit by Michael Bergman. New
outdoors by Joan Danziger, David Allen Devrishian, Leonda Finke,
Kelsey, Manuel Neri, and Clifford Ward. To September 16.
Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Adult admission
is $4 Tuesday through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and $10
Annual memberships are also offered.
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, to August 31. Also: "The Art of Giving" and
of Abstraction," to August 26. Museum hours are Tuesday through
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Website:
On extended view: "New Jersey’s Native Americans: The
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
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. "The Art of Children’s Books: Illustrators of
County." Also "Jacqueline Ann Clipsham: Forty Years of
a show of ceramics art, bronzes, and works on paper. Museum hours
are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Both shows run to September
The Art of Children’s Books exhibition, curated by Ellen Siegel,
nine contemporary internationally-known illustrators who have made
Hunterdon County their home. The artists include Robert J. Blake,
Calfon, "The Perfect Spot;" John Schoenherr, Stockton,
Owl Moon;" Lena Shiffman, Flemington, "Playing with
Denise Brunkus, Pittstown, "Chocolatina;" Denise Saldutti,
Milford, "The Moon;" and Richard Egielski, Milford, "The
Also in the exhibit are examples of three former Hunterdon
who are no longer living. Wanda Gag, Milford, "Millions of
Flavia Gag, Milford, "Story of Kattor;" and Kurt Wiese,
"Story About Ping."
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. 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.;
& Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Wednesday evenings to 9 p.m.
$5 adults; $1.50 students. To September 16.
Also: "The Spirit of Abstraction: Contemporary Painting from the
Collection" features paintings from the 1950s and ’60s by artists
including Helen Frankenthaler, Grace Hartigan, Karl Knaths, Alan
and Joan Lindley; to October 7. "The Drawings of Robert
an exhibition of abstract works by the artist (1937-1989); to October
28. "The Sculpture of Fred Schmidt," an outdoor exhibit of
six sculptures created by the late steelworker turned sculptor; to
Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Europe: East," an exhibition
with highlights from fine print dealer Marvin Bolotsky’s personal
collection including etchings, mezzotints, and lithographs by artists
from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine, and Russia. Open through
Saturday, September 8, when a closing reception will be held from
2 to 4 p.m. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to
4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. Continuing exhibitions include: "The
Uncommon Vision of Sergei Konenkov (1874-1971)," to November 14.
"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. Admission $3 adults; under 18
free; museum is open free to the public on the first Sunday of every
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
732-524-6957. "Burlington County Art Guild," an exhibition
of works by members of the guild in a variety of media. By appointment
only, through September 20.
Conference Area, 1 Hamilton Health Place, Hamilton, 609-584-6427.
A solo exhibit of watercolors and oils by Maxwell Nimeck, part of
the hospital’s "Art and Soul Program." A reception and
lecture will take place Monday, September 14, from noon to 3 p.m.
Show runs to October 3.
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.
volunteer positions for season featuring works by Bach, Handel, Ray,
Hogan, and Mendelssohn. Call 609-683-5122.
Choral Ensembles and for the Westminster Community Orchestra. Choral
ensembles include a high school honors chorale; and choirs for grades
1 to 8. Call 609-921-7104.
ages, types, and ethnic backgrounds, Equity and non-Equity. Auditions
are by appointment, Saturday, September 8. Send resume and photo by
Friday, August 31, to Casting/Passage Theater, Box 967, Trenton 08605.
members. Auditions are Mondays, September 10 and 17, from 6:45 to
7:30 p.m., at Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton. Website:
or call 609-396-7774.
on Monday, September 10, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and for the adult
choir on Thursday, September 13, at 7:50 p.m. Both auditions are in
Ivy Hall, Trinity Church, 33 Mercer Street, Princeton. Call
its production of "You Can’t Take it With You." Auditions
will be at Kelsey Theater, Mercer College, Saturday and Sunday,
8 and 9, at 1 p.m. Call 609-730-9099.
for the comedy, "The Complete Works of Shakespeare
at Kelsey Theater, Mercer College, on Sunday, September 9, from 3
to 5 p.m., and Monday, September 10, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Call
Tuesdays, September 4 and 11, at 7 p.m., in the First Presbyterian
Church of Matawan, Route 34 at Franklin Street.
or call 732-583-4007.
Hightstown Road, announces auditions for the West Windsor Plainsboro
Dance Company’s "New Age Nutcracker." Auditions Saturday,
September 22. Call 609-799-9677 for appointment.
to enter the annual juried exhibition that will take place September
22 to November 4. Entries must be hand delivered on Saturday,
8, at the Ellarslie Museum in Trenton’s Cadwalader Park. Entry fees
are $25 for non-members. More than $7,000 in prizes will be awarded.
transportation departing from the Montgomery High School parking lot.
"Beauty and the Beast," Sunday, September 23, $78. "42nd
Street," Sunday, October 14, $50. "Phantom of the Opera,"
Thursday, November 8, $70. Preregistration is being accepted at
New York’s Jewish Theological Seminary and the Jewish Museum. $40
includes coach bus, admission to Jewish Theological Seminary tours,
lunch, and tickets to Jewish Museum Chagall exhibit. The Sunday,
14 trip is limited to 98 people, age 12 and up. Call 609-896-4977.
a heritage tour to the Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Center for
Jewish History on Sunday, October 7. The itinerary includes an audio
tour of the museum with the voices of Meryl Streep and Itzhak Perlman
and the exhibit "Citizen Betrayed: The Hungarian Forced Labor
Battalions, 1939-1945." Lunch will be at Katz’s Delicatessen.
The cost of the trip is $40 for non-members; deadline for registration
is September 12. Send checks to the office at 228 Livingston Avenue,
New Brunswick, 08901; or call 732-249-4894.
adults and children including Fresco and Acrylic Painting, Life
and drawing and painting classes for middle and high school students.
Also new are a literature class, Literature Against Apartheid, and
The Teen Scene for teens interested in improvisational scenes. For
a complete listing, call 609-924-8777 or
to fifth grade beginning Saturday, September 29. The program is
with Youth Stages under the supervision of founder Jean Prall
Saturday morning classes will be offered in three, eight-week sessions
beginning September 29, January 26, and April 13. Call 609-586-4800,
ext. 3566 or website:www.kelseytheatre.org.
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