Art in Town

Art by the River

Area Museums

Campus Arts

Art In Trenton

Art in the Workplace

Auditions

Donations

Call for Entries

Participate Please

Volunteer

Reunion

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In the Galleries

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Art in Town

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street,

609-924-8777.

Deborah Almeida Land and Madelaine Shellaby, recent work. Land is

an art instructor at Princeton Day School; Shellaby is a printmaker

and art teacher at Stuart Country Day School. To May 24.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158

Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. "From Tow Path to Bike Path:

Princeton and the Delaware and

Raritan

Canal," an exhibition that looks at the history and creation of

the canal, the life of death of its workers, and more recent

environmental

and preservation issues. Open Tuesday to Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. Show

runs to March, 2003. Free.

Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street,

609-497-4192.

In the dining room, landscapes by Donna Senopoulos. A member of the

American Watercolor Society, Senopoulos shows her work at Cranbury

Station Gallery, Go For Baroque, and Kanon Gallery. Part of proceeds

benefit the Medical Center. On view daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. To

May 15.

Phil Kramer Gallery, 72 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-1600.

Photographer Phil Kramer’s benefit show, "Heroes Among Us."

Kramer spent five months traveling around Princeton community

photographing

people who give of themselves through humanitarian efforts,

philanthropic

actions, or selfless public service. Admission to exhibit is $15,

donated to one of the charities honored in exhibit. To June 1.

Police, firefighters, conseling services, family services, government

organizations are among the groups represented and profiled in the

exhibit. Open Tuesday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.

to 7 p.m., and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Princeton Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street, 609-921-0100.

"The Eden Series II," an exhibition of paintings by Gilda

K. Aronovic. Open Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and

Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Saturdays. To May 21.

Pringle International Art, 30 Nassau Street, 609-921-9292.

"Humanly Possible," and exhibition of figurative work by David

FeBland, Dan Hughes, and Gabriel Schmitz. Gallery hours are Monday

to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To May 18.

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377.

"The SoHo Blues," Allan Tannenbaum’s show of images of Bruce

Springsteen, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, Keith Richards, as well as

his 1980 photos of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. To June 3.

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Art by the River

Artsbridge, Canal Studios, 243 North Union Street,

Lambertville,

609-773-0881. Group show by Jill Biros, John Boyd, Sheila Coutin,

Catherine DeChico, Marianne Ham, Donald Henderson, Don Jordon, Carol

Magnatta, Jeane Nielsen, and Bill Smith. To June 2. Gallery is open

Thursday to Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

Atelier Gallery, 108 Harrison Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-9992.

"Layers of Time and Space," an exhibit of works on paper

curated

by Barry Snyder and featuring Diana Gonzalez Gandolfi, Margaret K.

Johnson, and Joan B. Needham. Gallery is open Thursday to Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m. To May 27.

Canal Frame-Crafts Gallery, 1093 General Greene Road,

Washington Crossing, 215-862-2021. "Canal Imperssions," juried

exhibit of art inspired by the Delaware Canal, sponsored by the

Friends

of the Delaware Canal. Works in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel,

photography, collograph, stained wood, and wood sculpture. Tuesday

through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To May 25.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville,

609-397-0804.

Annual Spring Exhibition features pastels by Nancy Silvia and

watercolors

by Charles R. Ross. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To May

26.

Goldsmiths Gallery, 26 North Union Street, Lambertville,

609-397-4590. Solo exhibition of silver prints by multi-media artist

Victor Macarol. "My images are gently humorous, often ambiguous,

vignettes on the foibles of humans and other living creatures who

are desperately fighting for survival in an impersonal world,"

says Macarol. The artist is recipient of a New Jersey State Council

on the Arts distinguished artist award. To June 15.

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

215-862-1110.

"Play It Cool," an exhibition of new and rare prints by

California

artist Shag. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, 11 a.m. to

6 p.m. To May 27.

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Area Museums

American Hungarian Foundation Museum, 300 Somerset Street,

New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. "From the Old World to the New

World,"

an exhibit of recent additions to the museum collection featuring

works by nine Hungarian Americans, all of whom emigrated to the U.S.

between 1920 and 1957. Artists are Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Bertha and

Elena De Hellenbranth, Sandor Sugor, Emil Kelemen, Willy Pogany, Tibor

Gergely, Zoltan Poharnok, and Vicent Korda; to April, 2003. Also,

original art and text from the book "Light From the Yellow Star,

A Lesson of Love from the Holocaust" by Robert O. Fisch. To June

9. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and

Sunday,

1 to 4 p.m. $5 donation.

Cornelius Low House Museum, 1225 River Road, Piscataway,

732-745-4177. "Uncommon Clay: New Jersey’s Architectural Terra

Cotta Industry," an exhibition of artifacts and written and oral

histories of New Jersey’s once booming architectural ceramics

industry.

Open Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

On view to May 30, 2003.

Hunterdon Museum of Art, Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. Annual National Juried Print Exhibition selected by

Eileen Foti of Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper. Also

on exhibit, "Eileen Foti: Images of Extinction." Both shows

to June 23. Museum hours are Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown,

215-340-9800. Bucks County Invitational V, the annual show of

contemporary

works features Vincent Ceglia and Lisa Manheim, paintings; sculpture

by Karl Karhuma; and the photography of Claus Mroczynski; to July

7. Outdoors, a group of minimalist sculptures by Maria A. Hall, to

June 30. 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.

Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New

Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "India: Contemporary Art From

Northeastern

Private Collections," the largest exhibition of its kind to be

held in an American museum. Show features more than 100 works from

20 collections, with an emphasis on the post-independence era, 1947

to the present. 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 month. To July 31.

Indian artists include members of the Progressive Artists Group, F.N.

Souza, M.F. Husain, Krishna Ara, and Syed Raza. Also first and

second-generation

Indian modernists Ram Kumar, Tyeb Mehta, Ganesh Pyne, and artists

who have emerged in recent years such as Atul Dodiya and Jitish

Kallat.

Also "In Context: Patterns in Contemporary Printmaking."

"The

Baltics: Nonconformist and Modernist Art During the Soviet Era,"

the first major survey of modernist art produced in Estonia, Latvia,

and Lithuania during the post-Soviet period. "Efim

Ladyzhensky."

"By All Means: Materials and Mood in Picture Book

Illustrations."

All to July 31.

Area Galleries

Extension Gallery, 60 Sculptors Way, Mercerville,

609-890-7777.

Sculpture, drawings, and paintings by Hyung Jun Yum. Gallery hours

are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To May 30.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511.

"Window Works" by Marilyn Anderson, black-and-white cityscapes

taken in London, Dublin, Rome, Prague, and New York. Also "Thirty

Plus Years of Imaging Snow" by Jay Goodkind, enhanced montage

prints of snowscapes photographed over three decades. Gallery hours

are Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. To May 26.

Hopewell Frame Shop, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell,

609-466-0817.

Solo exhibition of Sandra Nusblatt’s watercolors, "From Hopewell

to the Jersey Shore." Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To June 28.

Louisa Melrose Gallery, 41 Bridge Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-1470. "Ed X 3," an exhibit by painters Ed Baumlin,

Ed Bronstein, and Ed Letven. 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 June 10.

Montgomery Center for the Arts, 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, 609-921-3272. "Words & Pictures of the Vietnam War,"

a prizewinning exhibition of photographs by the late Steven H. Warner,

a Montgomery resident killed in Vietnam in 1971. Produced by

Gettysburg

College and the Pennsylvania Humanities group, the exibit appeared

at the Smithsonian Institute in 1995. In the Upstairs Gallery: Hetty

Baiz, watercolors, pastels, and mixed media. Both shows to May 31.

Warner, whose father was a judge in Montgomery Township, attended

Montgomery and Princeton Schools in the 1960s. After graduating from

Gettysburg College and attending Yale, he was drafted in 1969. During

his three years in Vietnam, he photographed soldiers and wrote about

what he saw; both pay homage to the soldiers there. Warner was killed

in an ambush in February, 1971.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North

Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Lumpy Landscapes and Other Bumps

in the Road," an open members show. Gallery hours are Wednesday

through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. To May 18.

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Campus Arts

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788.

"Anthony

Van Dyck: `Ecce Homo’ and `The Mocking of Christ.’" Also, "In

the Mirror of Christ’s Passion: Images from Princeton University

Collections."

Both shows to June 9. 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.

Also "Klinger to Kollwitz: German Art in the Age of

Expressionism,"

an exhibit of prints and drawings that comprises an overview of late

19th and early 20th century German art, to June 9. "Contemporary

Views: Photographs by Paul Berger, Sarah Charlesworth, Barbara Ess,

and Ray K. Metzker," to May 26. "American Drawings and

Watercolors,"

to July 21. "Guardians of the Tomb: Spirit Beasts in Tang Dynasty

China;" to September 1.

Firestone Library, Milberg Gallery, Princeton University,

609-258-3184. "Heroic Pastorals: Images of the American

Landscape."

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and

Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Natural Rhythms Stilled," an

exhibition of photographs by John Hess, a photographer and biology

professor at Central Missouri State University. Gallery hours are

Monday to Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 8 p.m. To

June 28.

College of New Jersey, Art Gallery, Holman Hall,

609-771-2198.

Senior student art 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 May

17.

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Art In Trenton

Capital Health System, Mercer Campus, Trenton,

609-497-9288.

Princeton Photography Club exhibit of both color and black-and-white

photography including nature photography, double exposures, still

life, landscapes, and portraits. In the main lobby, to June 14.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park,

609-989-3632.

Ellarslie Open XX, the 20th annual Ellarslie juried exhibition,

selected

by Anne Fabbri, founding director of the Noyes Museum and now director

of the Paley Design Center at Philadelphia University of the Arts.

Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday,

1 to 4 p.m. To June 16.

Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Adult

admission $4 Tuesday through Thursday; $7 Friday and Saturday; and

$10 Sunday.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton,

609-292-6464. "Cruising Down the Delaware: Natural History You

Can See," an introduction to New Jersey’s natural features by

way of the historic waterway. Included are specimens of bears,

bobcats,

salt marsh turtles, and ancient fossils; to November 3. Museum hours

are Tuesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to

5 p.m.

Also: "Jacob Landau: A Memorial," a selection of 36 works

from the museum’s holdings, in honor of the New Jersey artist who

died last November; to June 30. "Women’s Works: Fine Art from

the Museum’s Collection" to May 12; "Art by African-Americans:

A Selection from the Collection" to August 18; "American

Indians

as Artists: The Beginnings of the State Museum’s Ethnographic

Collection,"

to September 15.

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."

New Jersey State Museum, Cafe Gallery, 205 West

State Street, Trenton, 609-394-9535. Watercolors by Anne-Marie Belli.

A graduate of Princeton University in art history, Belli has worked

at the Whitney Museum and the Guggenheim. Sales benefit the State

Museum collections and publications. To May 12.

9.11 NJ: Response and Reflection, New Jersey State

Museum , Department of State Galleries, 225 West State Street,

Trenton,

609-292-6464. Memorial kiosks and the Memory Wall from Liberty State

Park provide the central focus of "9.11 NJ: Response and

Reflection,"

an exhibit augmented by materials related to New Jersey’s relief

efforts,

an immediate and moving tribute to those lost at the World Trade

Center

on September 11. Galleries are open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.

to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. On view to May 12.

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Art in the Workplace

Gallery at Bristol-Myers Squibb, Route 206, Lawrenceville,

609-252-6275. "Mind/Body," an invitational group exhibition

of works by artists who explore the subject of science and medical

technology using such tools as MRI, X-rays, and microscopic

photography.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and weekends

and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m. To June 23.

Exhibiting artists from New Jersey are Abbie Bagley-Young, Catherine

Bebout, Janet Filomeno, Eileen Foti, Frances Heinrich, Maria Lupo,

Tim Trelease, and Debra Weier. Also featured: Rick Bartow, Justine

Cooper, Irina Nalchova, Fredericka Foster Shapiro, Marina Guitierrez,

Jeanne Jaffe, and Inigo Manglano-Ovalle.

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Auditions

Princeton Opera auditions for HMS Pinafore will be at

Peddie School Saturday, May 18, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday,

May 19, 1 to 5 p.m. All roles are open for actors over 16. Performance

dates are Saturdays and Sundays, July 27 and 28, August 3 and 4. Call

609-737-4314 for appointment.

The New Bordentown Players has auditions for "On

Golden

Pond" by Ernest Thompson on Monday and Tuesday, May 20 and 21,

at 7 p.m., at Crosswicks Community House, Main Street, Crosswicks.

Production, directed by Ellen Voorhees, begins October 11. Call

609-971-6343.

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Donations

Homefront, a non-profit agency serving homeless families

in Mercer County, is offering Mothers’ Day cards to send to loved

ones to acknowledge a $25 donation. The cards are designed and

hand-colored

by homeless children. Donations go to Homefront’s Special Fund for

Mothers. To order call 609-989-1003.

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Call for Entries

The Writers Room of Bucks County in Doylestown has

extended

the deadline for its Screenwriting Contest from May 1 to June 1. First

prize is $1,000 and finalists’ works will be read by two professional

screenwriters. Details, rules, entry forms are online at

www.WritersRoom.net,

or call 215-348-1663.

Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission

announces

grants ranging from $750 to $2,000. Call 732-745-4489 for guidelines

and application.

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Participate Please

Department of Environmental Protection seeks staff for

179 lifeguard positions at Park Service swimming areas. Free testing,

training, and certification. Call Gerry Davies at 609-984-6085.

New Jersey State Council for the Humanities announces

its Teacher Institute, a tuition-free professional development program

of four week-long seminars for public school educators, held in July

at Monmouth University. Teachers receive books, housing, meals, and

professional development credits. Topics are: "Seminar on Science,

Technology and Culture," July 7-12; "Religious Diversity in

America," July 14-19; "Law, Literature and Society," July

21-26; and "New Jersey’s Many Faces," July 28-August 2.

Contact

Nancy Hill, 609-695-4838, or e-mail nhill@njch.org.

Winning Touch Tennis summer championships held at Doral

Hotel in Plainsboro invites area tennis players to enter. Call

609-720-0500

for application.

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Volunteer

El Centro de Recursos para Familias seeks volunteers to

teach computer courses. The multi-service family resource and

community

building service of Catholic Charities for Latino residents offers

free computer classes twice weekly in Trenton. Call 609-392-4089.

Focus On Animals seeks volunteers to foster, transport,

walk dogs, socialize cats, do office work, and plan fundraising

events.

Call 609-275-1280.

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Reunion

West Windsor-Plainsboro High School, Classes of 1976 and

1977, plan a combined 25th high school reunion on the weekend of

November

1 to 3. The organizers seek classmates, addresses of classmates, and

committee members.

Call Scott Kelly at 609-897-8729 or Sharon (Zinsmeister) Hutchinson

at 609-799-5179.


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