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In the Galleries
show featuring six children’s book illustrators: Jeffrey Allon
Best Jewish Children’s Stories"), Katya Arnold ("The
of Snow Woman"), Bob Byrd ("Finn McCoul and his Fearless
Katie Davis ("Who Hops?"), Thomas F. Yetzerski ("Perfect
and Mary Zisk ("The Best Single Mom in the World") are
Open by appointment during school hours. To November 9.
"The Secret Garden," a solo show of mystical oil paintings
and watercolors by Ukrainian-born Valeriy Skrypka. Open Tuesday to
Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To November 24.
Skrypka was born in the Ukraine in 1964, the son of a non-conformist
painter and Soviet dissident. He received a rigorous classical
at the Ukrainian Academy in Kiev, but broke with tradition as he
his own style that draws on realism, surrealism, Byzantine, and
Exhibit of works by Leonid Gervitz, a graduate of the Odessa Art
who spent 24 years working and teaching in the Russian realist
at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Russia. Open Tuesday
to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday to 9 p.m.; Sunday
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To December 1.
609-921-0434. Oil paintings by New Jersey artist Cynthia A. Dawley.
Monday to Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday to Saturday, 10 a.m.
to 9 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. To November 11.
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
Show runs to March, 2002.
Paintings by Calvin Cobb Hart. Part of sales benefit the Medical
On view in the dining room daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. To November
"Artista Cuba," contemporary Cuban folk art from the
of Jorge Armenteros who has been studying and collecting Cuban art
since 1996. Works from the fine art world as well as rustic art made
of found materials. "At its best, Cuban folk art is vivid,
sensual, and inspiring. In it, you will find a purity of appreciation
for light, color, and life’s simple pleasures," says Armenteros.
609-252-6275. "Up the River," an exhibition of works by more
than 40 Bucks County Impressionists and Modernists, members of the
New Hope and Bucks County art colony now regarded as national
Catalog by Brian Peterson of the Michener Museum in Doylestown.
hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends and
1 to 5 p.m. To November 25.
Artists represented include Edward Redfield, Daniel Garber, Walter
Schofield, Charles Ramsey, Louis Stone, Charles Evans, and Lloyd Ney.
& Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, 732-524-6957. "Laying on
paintings by Jersey City artist David William Cummings. By
To November 5.
Garden State Watercolor Society, fifth annual associate member juried
exhibition; jurors Gary Snyder and Seow-Chu See. Open Monday to
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To November 29.
"Urban Scenes," a shared show by B.A. Keogh and Lisa Mahan,
two Bucks County artists working in a representational style. Part
the show sales donated to the New York Firefighter’s Fund. Gallery
hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To November
609-773-0881. Month-long members’ art show at its gallery in the
mills. Gallery is open Thursday through Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To
"Chaos and Crossroads" featuring paintings by Florence Moonan
and sculptures by Jonathan Hertzel. Gallery is open Thursday to
noon to 5 p.m. To November 12.
Fall show featuring Mike Filipiak, John Loeper, and Harriet
Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To November 11.
Exhibition and sale of a private collection of Walter Emerson Baum
paintings. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To November 4.
James T. Lang, lithographs, colographs, and mixed-media works on
in the Artworks Building. Gallery is open noon to 9 p.m. daily.
609-397-4978. "Apropos," Malcolm Bray’s seventh annual show
of innovative contemporary painting and sculpture. Artists include
Rachel Bliss, Malcolm Bray, Jacques Fabert, Michael Hale, Diane
Bonnie MacLean, Dolores Poacelli, Barry Snyder, Patricia Traub, and
Annelies van Dommelen. Hung upstairs above the antique showroom, show
is open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., to December 31.
"Monster Mash," a show of creepy snarling, and bug-eyed
by Dave Burke and Stephen Blickenstaff. Website: www.tinmanalley.net.
Gallery hours are Thursday to Monday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. To November
The 32nd annual show of the Garden State Watercolor Society juried
by Bruce Currie and Joanne M. Kuebler. Tuesday through Saturday, 11
a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To November 4.
609-586-0616. Fall/Winter Exhibition. Open Tuesday through Sunday,
10 a.m. to 9 p.m., year round; Sunday is Members Day. Adult admission
is $4 Tuesday through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and $10
Annual memberships start at $45. To February 24.
609-292-6464. "American Indians as Artists: The Beginnings of
the State Museum’s Ethnographic Collection," to December 15.
Farming Landscape," to November 11, "Natural Selections:
by Elaine Lorenz," to December 30. "Art by African-Americans
in the Collection," to August 18, 2002. 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
Upcoming Exhibitions: "George Washington and the Battle of
The Evolution of an American Image," November 4 to February 24,
2002. "Images of Americans on the Silver Screen," December
1 to April 14, 2002. "Historic Trenton: Exploring the History
of the Capital City."
"Two Dialogues with Nature," featuring Heinz Gartlgruber’s
abstract floral studies and M. Jay Goodkind’s black-and-white images
of trees. Gallery hours are Saturday, Noon to 6 p.m. and Sunday, 1
to 5 p.m. To October 28.
Show by nine artists of The Art Group, formed in 1992. Members are
J.N. Betz, Judith Koppel, Nadine Berkowsky, Liz Adams, Seow-Chu See,
Helen Post, Stephanie Mandelbaum, Edith Kogan, Gloria Weirnik, and
Edith Hodge Pletzner. Shop hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to
5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To November 10.
Road, 609-921-3272. In the main gallery: a solo show featuring
by Gail Bracegirdle, member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society,
to October 30. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.;
Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
"Big Skies," a shared show featuring landscape paintings by
David Shevlino and Lisa Grossman. Shevlino’s landscapes are inspirited
by the New England and Delaware Valley, whereas Grossman depicts the
flatlands of the Midwest. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6
p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To November 17.
Georges Road, South Brunswick, 732-524-3350. "Mixed," a show
of works by South Brunswick artists Elizabeth Endres, Tufani Mayfield,
Helen Post, Steve Levine, Stephanie Barbetti, and Dan Choman. Web
preview at www.aroundtownonline.com On view Thursday through
Sunday, from 1 to 4 p.m. To October 28.
609-737-7592. "Sense of Place," an exhibition featuring the
fine art and illustrative photography of Phil Moylan, Andy Chen, Marc
Stempel, and George Vogel. To November 10.
Women," a selective survey of the history of photography from
the perspective of the woman photographer, organized by Carol
Drawn from the museum’s collection, it includes works by Julia
Cameron, Anna Atkins, Gertrude Kasebier, Tina Modotti, Sherrie Levine,
Cindy Sherman, and others. To January 6.
Also "What Photographs Look Like," the annual teaching show
for Art History 248, to November 11; "Seeing Double: Copies and
Copying in the Arts of China," an exhibition of Chinese art, to
November 4. 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 every Saturday
at 2 p.m.
609-771-2198. Mercer County Photography Exhibition. Gallery hours
are Monday through Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.; and
Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. To November 7.
609-620-6026. Annual faculty exhibit featuring Brian Daniell, Jamie
Greenfield, Amanda Kamen, Ed Robbins, Allen Fitzpatrick, Leonid
William Vandever, and others. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday,
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; except Wednesday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.
To November 16.
West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Sub/Urban: Landscapes
of the City and Suburbs," with works by MCCC faculty member Jeff
Epstein and guest artists Violet Baxter and Ken McIndoe. Gallery hours
Tuesday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Wednesday evenings 6 to 8
p.m.; Thursday evenings 7 to 9 p.m. To November 8.
609-896-5168. "Moments of Seeing" featuring the black and
white ink paintings and drawings of artist and medical doctor
Franck. Now age 92, Franck’s subjects have included Albert Schweitzer,
Pope John XXIII, and Japanese Buddhist sage Daisetz Tsuzuki. Gallery
hours are Monday to Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m.; Friday to Sunday, 2 to
5 p.m. To October 28.
New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "A People Cried Out: The 1956
and Fight for Freedom in Hungary," an exhibit with photographs
from the Budapest Museum of Military History, curated by Karoly Nagy
Middlesex County College, commemorating the 45th anniversary of the
Hungarian Revolution. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m.
to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To November 4.
908-735-8415. "Compelled," a multidisciplinary exhibition
of sculpture, painting, fiber, and ceramics by artists including
Booker, Ruth Borgenicht, Giovanna Cecchetti, Paul Edlin, Jacob El
Hanani, Jane Fine, Gary Gissler, and Seong Chun. Museum hours are
Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To November 4.
215-340-9800. "Artists of the Commonwealth: Realism in
Painting, 1950 to 2000," an exhibition featuring the work of
recognized realist artists and educators who were born and trained
in Pennsylvania, or who spent their professional careers there.
artists include Diane Burko, Sidney Goodman, Alice Neel, Philip
Nelson Shanks, Andy Warhol, Neil Welliver, and Andrew Wyeth. To
Also: "Taking Liberties: Photographs of David Graham." The
Bucks County photographer, sometimes called a
has worked for 20 years exploring the nation’s heartland with his
view camera, and lovingly recording the creative and offbeat ways
that Americans mark their territory. To January 27.
Open 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. $6.
Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Small Impressions," a national
juried exhibition featuring printmaking, photography, and alternative
media selected by printmaker Zarina Hashmi. Open Wednesday through
Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To October 27.
Brunswick, 732-932-7237. Exhibitions include: "Peeling Potatoes,
Painting Pictures: Women Artists from the Dodge Collection," to
November 4. "From Whistler to Warhol: A Century of American
to November 25. "Robert Motherwell: Abstraction as Emphasis,"
to December 9. "Boxed In: Plane, Frame, Surface," to December
2. "Mother Goose’s Children: Original Illustrations for Children’s
Books from the Rutgers Collection," to December 9. 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 on the first
Sunday of every month. Spotlight tours every Sunday at 2 and 3 p.m.
Continuing exhibitions include: "The Uncommon Vision of Sergei
Konenkov (1874-1971)," to November 14. "Japonisme: Highlights
and Themes from the Collection," ongoing.
<D>Puttin’ On The Ritz has auditions for "The
Mikado" on Sunday, October 28. There are 23 roles available for
ages 20 and up. Ritz Theater is at 915 White Horse Pike, Oaklyn. Call
<D>West Windsor-Plainsboro Upper Elementary School
is collecting clean, "gently worn" coats and jackets, and
new hats, mittens, and gloves, to distribute to needy area families
through Trenton’s Martin House. Staff members Irene Hachat and Joanne
DeGoria chair the projects. Donation day is Saturday, October 27,
10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the school on Grovers Mill Road, Plainsboro.
resources to children and families affected by the September 11
Send donations c/o New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce Foundation,
216 West State Street, Trenton 08608.
condition for its book sale. Donations may be brought to the State
Library at 185 West State Street, Trenton. Call Betty Steckman at
books for disadvantaged children in Middlesex County for the holiday
season. Bring books to the library; or mail contributions payable
to Leah Wagner, Monroe Township Public Library, 4 Municipal Place,
with 25 or more design spaces and generous grounds to be transformed
by top interior decorators and landscape designers into the 12th
Showhouse. Permanent materials may be kept by the homeowner. The
provides funding for community projects to benefit children of Mercer
and Bucks Counties. Call 609-771-0525.
Acting class on Saturday, November 17, from 1 to 4 p.m. John Basil,
producing artistic director of the American Globe Theater in New York,
is the instructor. Workshop is free with preregistration. Call
in an interactive, multi-media format for schools, churches,
and youth groups. "Through the Eyes of a Friend," is about
the Holocaust; "The New American," is about an Irish
and "The Right to Dream" is about the Civil Rights Movement.
listing activities for children, adults, and families in the historic
castle and museum in Doylestown. Call 215-345-0210.
Rutgers University is accepting registrants ages 4 to 12 to explore
movement, modern dance, and ballet technique taught by Pamela
for a four-week Group Study Exchange Program. The group grants travel
and accommodations for men and women hosted by Rotarians in
Mexico, April 22 to May 20, 2002. U.S. citizens working or living
in Mercer, Middlesex, Hunterdon, or Union counties may apply. Call
Kelsey Review 2002
and artists for its annual arts journal, now through May 1, 2002.
Manuscripts and sketches may be sent by artists and writers of any
age who live or work in the county. The publication is distributed
free at libraries and bookstores. Call Robin Schore at 609-586-4800.
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