Art in the Workplace

Area Galleries

Campus Arts

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Art by the River


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Art in the Workplace

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

609-252-6275. "Hidden Threads," a show of textile art featuring

six veteran New Jersey textile artists, each working with the medium

in a different way. Nancy Staub Laughlin, Patricia Malarcher, Soyoo

Park Caltabiano, Joy Saville, Erma Martin Yost, and Armando Sosa are

featured. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends and holidays,

1 to 5 p.m. To March 16.

Capital Health System , Mercer Campus, 446 Bellevue Avenue,

Trenton, 609-394-4023. "From the Woodcut to the Gene," woodcuts,

glass etchings, and drawings by Walter Culbreth. Open Monday to Friday,

9 a.m. to 8 p.m. To January 24.

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Area Galleries

Arts Council of Princeton , 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777.

Shared show features collages by Deirdre Sheean and pottery by Akiko

Collcutt. Open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To January 17.

Chapin School , 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. "At

Last, Memory Yields," an exhibition of photography and mixed-media

works by artist and architect Christopher Becker. Open by appointment

during school hours. To February 7.

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 on the history

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

environmental and preservation issues. Open Tuesday to Sunday, noon

to 4 p.m.; through March.

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

Landscapes and floral works in watercolors, acrylic, and pastel by

Phyllis Lifschutz. Open Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday

and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Closed Saturdays. To January 26.

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

Shared show features "Along China’s Silk Road" by David H.

Miller, and "October in Provence" by Ingeborg Snipes. Gallery

hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and by appointment.

To February 9.

Hopewell Frame Shop , 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-0817.

Wildlife and nature photographs by Andrew Chen, a veteran nature photographer

whose work has been published in "North American Birds." On

view to February 23. Free.

The Magic Moon Cafe & Junktiques , 9 North Main Street,

Pennington, 609-730-1010. Princeton artist Sergio Bonotto exhibits

recent pen and ink and watercolor prints of scenes in Princeton, Hopewell,

and Montgomery. Open Tuesday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Thursday

5:30 to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. To January

31. Free.

Montgomery Center for the Arts , 1860 House, 124 Montgomery

Road, Skillman, 609-921-3272. Princeton Photography Club’s second

annual juried exhibit of color and black and white photography. Subject

matter includes classic, landscapes, portraits, and abstract. On view

Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m.

To January 26.

Printmaking Council of New Jersey , 440 River Road, North

Branch Station, 908-725-2110. Annual juried members show featuring

award winners Erena Roe, Gary Briechle, and Liz Mitchell. Open Wednesday

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


West Windsor Library , North Post Road, 609-799-0462. Paintings

by Chinese artist Zheng Bixin. The 22 pieces of art for sale during

January benefit the West Windsor Arts Council’s community arts center

in the former Princeton Junction firehouse. To January 30.

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Campus Arts

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

Photographs from the Peter C. Bunnell Collection" (extended) through

February 3. "Lewis Baltz: Nevada and Other Photographs" to

January 19. "The Arts of Asia: Works in the Permanent Collection"

to June 30. Open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday

1 to 5 p.m. Highlights tours every Saturday at 2 p.m.

Milberg Gallery , Firestone Library, Princeton University,

609-258-3184. "Unseen Hands: Women Printers, Binders, and Book

Designers," a Milberg Gallery exhibition curated by Rebecca Warren

Davidson. To March 30.

Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University , Woodrow Wilson

School, 609-258-1651. Photographs by Larry Fink that highlight the

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Community Health Leadership Program.

Created to recognize contributions of unsung health leaders across

the country to community health and health care, the show features

Arlene Goldsmith of New Alternatives for Children and Reverend Kenneth

Robinson M.D. of St. Andrew African Methodist Episcopal Church. Open

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To January 24.

Princeton Theological Seminary , Erdman Hall Gallery, 20

Library Place, 609-497-7990. "Pentimenti: A Decade of Paintings,"

an exhibition of magic realist works by Eileen Kennedy-Dyne inspired

by illuminated manuscripts of the 13th and 14th centuries. Open Monday

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


Gallery at Mercer County College , Communications Center,

West Windsor, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. "Organics," a shared

show of recent works by Illia Barger and Jim Toia. Barger is showing

her luminous, large scale paintings of the interiors of various fruit.

Toia is exhibiting sculptures and prints influenced by his study of

mushrooms. The artists, who have never met before, will also create

a collaborative installation in the gallery. 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 February 20.

Zimmerli Art Museum , George and Hamilton streets, New

Brunswick, 732-932-7237. Exhibitions include: "Paul Signac: A

Collection of Watercolors and Drawings"; to January 19. "Russian

Cover Design, 1920s to 1930s: The Graphic Face of the Post-Revolutionary

and Stalinist Periods"; to March 30. "Sergei Paradjanov Off

Camera: Collages, Assemblages, and Objects," to March 16.

Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday,

noon to 5 p.m. Spotlight tours every Sunday at 2 and 3 p.m. Admission

$3 adults; under 18 free; and free on the first Sunday of every month.

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Art In Trenton

Artworks , 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. Holiday

exhibition of works by art school faculty members including Gail Bracegirdle,

Micheal Madigan, Charles Viera, and others. Open Monday to Friday

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To January 17.

Extension Gallery , 60 Sculptors Way, Mercerville, 609-890-7777.

"Something Old, Something New," an exhibition of bronze sculpture

by Doug DeGaetano. Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To February


Grounds for Sculpture , 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton,

609-586-0616. Fall/Winter Exhibition. In the Museum, new work by glass

artist Dale Chihuly, to April 6. In the Domestic Arts Building "Focus

on Sculpture 2003," an annual juried exhibition of photographs

by amateur photographers. Juror is Hope R. Proper of the Perkins Center

for the Arts. On view to April 6. Also sculpture by Doug DeGaetano,

to February 6.

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 Sunday. Individual memberships start

at $55.

The Urban Word , 449 South Broad, Trenton, 609-989-7777.

Solo show by pop artist Karey Maurice and his exhibit of art from

the 1980s, including works on paper and canvas. To January 31.

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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,"

recent additions featuring works by nine Hungarian Americans who 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 Vincent Korda. Tuesday

to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $5 donation.

Through April.

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.

To May 30.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum , Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632.

Three-man show features woodcuts and intaglio prints by Wendell Brooks,

and sculpture by Johnson Atelier staff member Michael Gyampo, and

his son, Michael Gyampo Jr. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3

p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. To February 23.

Michener Art Museum , 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown,

215-340-9800. "Randall Exon: A Quiet Light," a solo show by

the Philadelphia-area painter and Swarthmore College professor; to

April 27. Also "Retreating to Ideal Environments," works from

the New Hope colony by Daniel Garber, Fern Coppedge, Robert Spencer,

and others; to February 2. Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.;

Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission $6;

$3 students and children.

New Jersey Museum of Agriculture , College Farm Road and

Route 1, North Brunswick, 732-249-2077. "Barnscapes: The Changing

Face of Agriculture in New Jersey," photographs of New Jersey

barns and farmlands, with 42 images by New Jersey landscape photographer

Louise Rosskam. To January 17. $4 adults, $2 children.

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

609-292-6464. "Cultures in Competition: Indians and Europeans

in Colonial New Jersey." Show traces the impact of European settlement

on the native Indians’ way of life after 1600. On extended view: "Art

by African-Americans: A Selection from the Collection;" "New

Jersey’s Native Americans: The Archaeological Record;" "Of

Rock and Fire;" "Neptune’s Architects;" "The Modernists;"

"New Jersey Ceramics, Silver, Glass and Iron;" and "Historical

Archaeology of Colonial New Jersey."

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Art by the River

Artists’ Gallery , 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588.

Co-op gallery begins the new year with a show of small works of art

by all members. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, prints. Friday, Saturday,

and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. To February 2.

Artsbridge Gallery , Canal Studios, 243 North Union Street,

Lambertville, 609-773-0881. Monthly group show features celebrity

portraits by James Lucas. Open Thursday to Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.,

to January 31.

Gratz Gallery , 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-4300.

Exhibition of new oils by Jan Lipes of Solebury. Gallery hours are

Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m. To

February 9.

Louisa Melrose Gallery , 41 Bridge Street, Frenchtown,

908-996-1470. Holiday invitational show of gallery artists including

Ed Baumlin, Ed Bronstein, W. Carl Burger, Christian Corey, Nessa Grainger,

Carol Ross, Rhoda Yanow, and Frank Zuccarelli. 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 January 30.

Papier Sun Art Gallery , 39 North Main Street, Lambertville,

609-397-9022. "Inverted Year: Winter Landscape Paintings of the

Delaware Valley." Susan Twardus, curator and contributing artist,

says the same light and scenery that drew the painters of the New

Hope art colony a century ago, continue to inspire. To January 31.

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The Mighty Oak Players has auditions for "Hollywood

Rythms," a musical celebration, Tuesday and Thursday, January

21 and 23, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Marasco Performing Arts Center,

1629 Perrineville Road, Monroe Township. For appointment call director

Jack Rosmarin, 212-288-4156 (day) or 732-580-7966 (eves).

Call for Entries

Gallery 14 , a cooperative fine art photography gallery

in Hopewell, will hold an open portfolio review for prospective new

members on Saturday, January 18. Interested photographers may drop

off portfolios of 12 to 15 images between 10 a.m. and noon. Guidelines

and information at or call David Miller,


Lambertville Area Chamber of Commerce seeks artists and

crafters for the 22nd annual Shad Festival, Saturday and Sunday, April

26 and 27. For guidelines, call 609-397-0055.

United States Super 8 mm Film and Digital Video Festival

seeks entries. Deadline is Friday, January 24, at noon. For guidelines

call 732-932-8482 or visit

New Hope Arts seeks artists in all media for indoor exhibit

opening May, 2003. Als seeking proposals for larger outdoor works.

Deadline is Saturday, February 1. Call 215-862-3396.

Participate Please

The Delaware Valley Radio Association offers a free local

amateur radio-licensing course on how to get your license. Knowledge

of Morse code is no longer required and there is no minimum age. Course

begins in Pennington, Thursday, January 30, at 7:30 p.m., and runs

for six Thursday night sessions, ending with an exam session. While

course is free, orders for textbooks at $10 each are taken on the

first night’s class. Cost of FCC license exam (payable at test

session) is $12. For information and registration contact the DVRA’s

Don Wright, 609-737-1723 or e-mail

New Jersey Audubon Society is accepting registration for

spring field trips. Trips include "Shore-ly Birding," Saturday,

January 18, in search of wintering waterfowl, gulls and raptors at

Manasquan Inlet. Also "Jones Beach and Beyond," Saturday,

February 1, a winter birding trip to Long Island in search of Snowy

Owls. Pre-registration and advance payment of $15 for non-members

is required. Send payment to Plainsboro Preserve, Box 446, Plainsboro

08536, or call 609-897-9400.

For Youth

Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey seeks young musicians

to join the West Windsor-based orchestra. Open auditions are on Tuesday,

February 4. For audition information:

The Arts Council of Princeton will host a creative writing

workshop for students (including homeschooled students) in grades

6, 7, and 8. The seven-week series, led by Princeton University Creative

Writing Program students, will foster new writing skills. The workshops

will emphasize creative writing, but the participants will also be

instructed in fundamentals of composition, construction, and grammar.

Workshops meet on Monday from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., begining February

3 and continuing to March 24 at the Arts Council’s Paul Robeson Building,

102 Witherspoon Street in Princeton. Series cost is $85 ($70 for members)

and participants must register in advance. For more information, or

to pre-register, log on to,

or call 609-924-8777.

The Shoestring Players offers "Storytelling,"

a winter writing and acting class for students ages 9 to 13. Classes

are Saturdays, February 22 to April 5, at 9:30 a.m. at Rutgers University.

Cost is $100. Register by Saturday, February 8. Call 732-932-9772.

VSA arts of New Jersey and the Mercer County Office for

the Disabled offer programs designed for arts experiences for students

with disabilities. Programs in music, theater, and creative writing

begin in January. Call 732-745-3885.

Princeton Medical Institute seeks children ages 6 to 12

to participate in an investigational study of medication to determine

its effectiveness in children with ADHD. Children both diagnosed and

undiagnosed may be eligible for participation. Call 609-921-6050.

Conserve Wildlife Foundation of New Jersey invites fifth

grade students to enter the art and essay contest, "Species on

the Edge." Students may be in private, public, or home schools.

Call 609-984-6012 for information. Deadline is Tuesday, January 31.

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