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In the Galleries
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
609-258-3184. "Unseen Hands: Women Printers, Binders, and Book
Designers," a Milberg Gallery exhibition curated by Rebecca Warren
Davidson. To March 30.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
"Something Old, Something New," an exhibition of bronze sculpture
by Doug DeGaetano. Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To February
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
Solo show by pop artist Karey Maurice and his exhibit of art from
the 1980s, including works on paper and canvas. To January 31.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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 www.photosgallery14.com or call David Miller,
crafters for the 22nd annual Shad Festival, Saturday and Sunday, April
26 and 27. For guidelines, call 609-397-0055.
seeks entries. Deadline is Friday, January 24, at noon. For guidelines
call 732-932-8482 or visit www.njfilmfest.com
opening May, 2003. Als seeking proposals for larger outdoor works.
Deadline is Saturday, February 1. Call 215-862-3396.
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 Donaa2f@nerc.com
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.
to join the West Windsor-based orchestra. Open auditions are on Tuesday,
February 4. For audition information: www.princetonol.com/groups/yocj.
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 www.artscouncilofprinceton.org,
or call 609-924-8777.
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.
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.
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.
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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