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In the Galleries
Summer group exhibition of paintings, drawings, sculpture, and prints.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Art of the Caribbean diaspora. Gallery hours Friday and Saturday,
1 to 6 p.m., and "by chance or by appointment."
Jazz and celebrity paintings by James Lucas of Cranbury. To September
Eastern Perspective: Windows to a Vibrant Culture II," a show
featuring contemporary prints from Japan by Susumu Endo, Yoshikatsu
Tamekane, Reiko Fujinami, and Hamanishi Katsunori. Open Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday, from 1 to 7 p.m. To August 23.
Deities, and Sages in Chinese Painting," to September 29. "The
Peter C. Bunnell Collection," to September 1. "Japanese Woodblock
Prints," a 16-print survey from Suzuki Harunobu (1725) to Hiroshige
(1850s), to September 1. "Guardians of the Tomb: Spirit Beasts
in Tang Dynasty China," extended to September 29. Open Tuesday
through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. Free highlights
tours every Saturday at 2 p.m. www.princetonartmuseum.org.
"Fruit, Butterflies and Reptiles," oil paintings by John Murdoch
and James Freeman. Murdoch is a graduate of the American Academy of
Art in Chicago; Freeman graduated from the Savannah College of Art
and Design. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11 a.m.
to 6 p.m. To September 1.
Annual summer group show highlights works by the nationally-recognized
Trenton-born artist and muralist Charles William Ward (1900-1962).
More than two dozen artists represented in the show that runs to September
8. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
609-397-7774. Ninth annual Discoveries Exhibition featuring 100 limited
edition and individual jewelry pieces. Artists include Karen Bachmann,
Sarah Mann, Donna D’Aquino, Margaret Ellis, and Debra Lynn Gold. Open
Monday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to
6 p.m. To September 2.
609-397-1006. A shared show features paintings by Ed Adams and ceramics
by Reinaldo Sanguino. Gallery hours are Thursday through Monday, noon
to 5 p.m. To August 31.
908-996-1470. "Abstractions and Reflections," a group show
by area artists including Ed Baumlin, W. Carl Burger, Sonya Kuhfahl,
Nadine and Nancy Synnestvedt, and Barbara White. 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 18.
Hope, 215-862-2112. "The Early Paintings" by Gordon Haas,
an exhibit of 40 paintings with subject matter ranging from harness
racing and wildlife to landscape and city scenes.
"Gods and Guerrillas," a three-person show of new paintings
by Ron English, Dalek, and Lisa Petrucci. Open Thursday through Monday,
noon to 7 p.m. To September 30.
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. Museum
hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to
4 p.m. $5 donation.
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.
TAWA Invitational II selected by Donna Gustafson of the Hunterdon
Museum of Art. Selected artists are Rob Greco, Frances Heinrich, Loring
Hughes, Joy Kreves, and Terry Rosiak. Museum hours are Tuesday through
Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To September 15.
908-735-8415. "Post-Systemic Art," an exploration of current
trends in geometric abstraction. Also, "Meghan Wood: Recent Sculpture,"
constructions in fabric, buttons, and thread. Open Tuesday to Sunday,
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To September 15.
215-340-9800. "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men," the seminal
1930s collaboration by writer James Agee and photographer Walker Evans.
Show features 76 Evans photographs, prose from Agee, along with letters
and notebooks documenting their process. Admission $10 adult; $7 students.
Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
609-292-6464. "River of Leisure: Recreation Along the Delaware,"
to November 3. "Cruising Down the Delaware: Natural History You
Can See," an introduction to New Jersey’s natural features by
way of the historic waterway, to November 10. Museum hours are Tuesday
through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m.
State Museum’s Ethnographic Collection," to September 15. "A
Decade of Collecting, Part 1," to January 5. On extended view:
"Art by African-Americans: A Selection from the Collection;"
"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;" "Historical Archaeology of Colonial
New Jersey;" "Painting of Washington Crossing the Delaware."
Trenton, 609-394-9535. Watercolors by Sandra Nusblatt are on display
in the cafe gallery. Born and raised in Trenton, she lives in Lawrenceville.
Commissioned in 1998 to paint a watercolor of Drumthwacket, she enjoys
house and porch scene portraits. Sales benefits New Jersey State Museum.
To September 9.
West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-6464. "A Decade of Collecting,"
works from the museum’s archaeological, ethnographic, and natural
history collections. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., to
January 5, 2003.
East, Plainsboro, 609-452-7800. Solo exhibition or paintings and prints
by Plainsboro resident Donna Senopoulos. Through August 30.
"Watercolor Anarchy," an exhibition by Gail Bracegirdle and
11 of her students. Open Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday,
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. To August 17.
Road, 609-921-3272. "September 11 Quilts: An exhibition of memorial
art quilts" curated by Drunell Levinson of New York. Gallery hours:
Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Sundays 1 to 4 p.m. To
The Manhattan-based quilt project, founded by Drunell Levinson and
sponsored by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, makes a stop at
the center as part of a national tour. The quilt memorial is intended
to provide a way to mourn the September 11 tragedies.
Summer group show. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Suite 208, Morrisville, 215-295-8444. "The Late George Ivers:
Celebrating His Life in Art," an exhibition of prints, etchings,
and engravings by the Polish-born artist who began work as a designer
for Lenox China in 1950. Art director for Cybis Porcelain until his
retirement in 1986, he died in 2001. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5
p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. To August 31.
Branch Station, 908-725-2110. "Food Chain," an international
juried show that looks at the relationship between food and survival.
Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Reception September 8. Free.
"One Woman’s One Man Show," an exhibit of sculpture and photography
by Linda Ogden. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. To August 29.
609-586-0616. Summer Exhibition. Tri-State Sculptors’ Guild, recent
work by 35 artists of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
New additions outdoors by Walter Dusenbery, John Henry, Hartmut Stielow,
Rhea Zinman, and others. To September 29.
Open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., year round; Sunday
is Members Day. Admission is $4 Tuesday through Thursday; $7 Friday
and Saturday; and $10 Sunday. Individual memberships start at $55.
609-586-2366. "The Figure in Bronze," a group show of 40 figurative
sculptures by artists Itzik Benshalom, Bright Bimpong, Noa Bornstein,
Leonda Finke, Gyuri Hollosy, Barbara Lekberg, and others. Tuesday
through Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. To September 15.
Drive, Millburn, has an open call for girls ages 6 to 13, no taller
than 4-foot-10, to play Annie and the orphans in its 25th anniversary
production of "Annie." Casual dress, head shot, and resume
are recommended. Learn "It’s a Hard-Knock Life" and "Tomorrow"
for audition. Audition is Wednesday, August 21, with sign ups 9 to
11:30 a.m. only. Girls’ rehearsals begin October 7, for the production
that runs through December 8.
members are invited to attend rehearsal on Wednesday, September 4,
at 7:30 p.m., College of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station. Follow
the rehearsal, audition may be scheduled with music director Andrew
Megill. Website: www.masterwork.org or call 973-455-7008.
big band era arrangement. Call Harold at 609-409-3334 after 6 p.m.
production of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"
on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 27 and 28, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Montgomery
Middle School, Burnt Hill Road, Skillman. Call 908-904-0489.
Call for Entries
artists, actors, and writers to demonstrate and perform September
21, from 1 to 5 p.m. The festival offers both indoor and outdoor venues
for all the fine and performing arts. Its hallmark is "hands on"
activities for all ages. Writers are invited to join an all-format
literary slam. Call Jinny Baeckler at 609-275-2897 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
submit designs for the decoration of life-sized shark sculptures for
its multi-year, community arts project, "Sharks for the Arts."
Deadline for submissions is October 30. Modeled on successful exhibits
of cows in Zurich, New York, and Chicago, MART plans to install life-sized
sharks throughout the greater Monmouth region by June 2003. "Sharks
were chosen as the ‘canvas’ for our show to reflect the unique maritime
history of our coastal region," says MART’s Marina Alexander.
"As art objects, they offer many distinct challenges that both
fascinate and inspire." Submit examples of art work or specific
designs for a shark. Winning artists’ designs will be offered to sponsors
for realization. Sponsored designs will receive a $2,500 artist’s
honorarium. For application call 732-441-1229 or visit www.sharkart.org.
at reasonable prices at 219 East Hanover Street in downtown Trenton.
The classic office building comprises 100 to 300-square-foot spaces
that can be rented singly or in combination, with natural light, electricity,
heat, and air-conditioning. Access is 24 hours. Call 609-695-8155
in Camden seeks volunteers for maintenance scraping and painting work,
leading tours, chaperoning student encampments, and to host social
events. Anyone age 18 or older interested in volunteering on board
contact Dan Farrell toll free at 866-877-6262, ext. 224 or online
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