Art in Town

Campus Arts

Art by the River

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Art in the Workplace


Call for Entries

Guided Trips


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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

Cranbury Station Gallery , 28 Palmer Square East,


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.

Historical Society of Princeton , Bainbridge House, 158

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.

Marsha Child Contemporary , 220 Alexander Street,


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.

Medical Center at Princeton , 253 Witherspoon Street,


"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.

Summer Showcase , Williams Gallery, 16 1/2


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.

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Campus Arts

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


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.

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


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


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.

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery , 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville,


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



Atelier Gallery , 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown,


"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.

Coryell Gallery , 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,


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.

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. Open

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

6 p.m. To September 3.

Hanga , 12 West Mechanic Street, New Hope, 215-862-7044.

James T. Lang, lithographs, colographs, and mixed-media works on


in the Artworks Building. Gallery is open noon to 9 p.m. daily.

Louisa Melrose Gallery , 41 Bridge Street, Frenchtown,

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.

Morning Star Gallery , 7 North Main Street, Lambertville,

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.

Nagy Gallery , 16 West Bridge Street, New Hope,


Don Jordan’s solo exhibition, "Organic Mosaics." To September


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


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.

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Art In Trenton

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum , Cadwalader Park,


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


Extension Gallery , 60 Ward Avenue, Mercerville,


"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.

Grounds for Sculpture , 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

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.

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


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

the Delaware."

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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 , 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton,

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

Gingerbread Boy."

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."

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


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

October 28.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey , 440 River Road, North

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.

Zimmerli Art Museum , George and Hamilton streets, New

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


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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


Featured artists include Alice Aycock, Mel Edwards, Lauren


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


Johnson & Johnson World Headquarters Gallery , New


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.

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton , Lower

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.

Stark & Stark , 993 Lenox Drive, Building Two,


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.

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Princeton Pro Musica has chorus auditions for paid and

volunteer positions for season featuring works by Bach, Handel, Ray,

Hogan, and Mendelssohn. Call 609-683-5122.

Westminster Conservatory has auditions for its


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.

Passage Theater seeks multi-talented area actors, all

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.

New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus seeks new singing and support

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.

Trinity Episcopal Church has auditions for the boys choir

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


ext. 103.

Pierrot Productions seeks actors ages 18 to 70 for the

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.

Pennington Players seeks three actors, age 17 and up,

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


Arcadian Chorale has auditions for its fall season on

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.

The Dance Corner in Southfield Shopping Center, 335


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.

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Call for Entries

Garden State Watercolor Society seeks New Jersey artists

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.

Call 609-695-8645.

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Guided Trips

Montgomery Recreation Department offers trips including

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


Adath Israel Congregation is sponsoring a bus tour to

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.

The Jewish Historical Society of Central Jersey is


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.

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The Arts Council of Princeton offers new art classes for

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

Kelsey Theater offers Playshops for children from


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

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