Opening This Week

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton, 609-924-7206. www.chapinschool.org. Wednesday, November 12, 5 to 7 p.m., opening reception for “In the Now,” an exhibit of acrylic, mixed media, assemblage, and collage by Fay Sciarra. On view to December 12.

desChamps Gallery, 7 Lambert Lane, Lambertville, 609-397-2100. www.deschampsgallery.com. Sunday, November 16, 2 p.m., opening reception for “Celebrating the Season,” a holiday show featuring the work of the gallery’s entire roster of award winning artists. On view to January 31.

Gallery hours are Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Saturday, November 15, 7 to 9 p.m., opening reception for an exhibit of works by Lynda Juel and Marie Sturken. Juel’s speciality is additive sculpture and found art manipulation. Sturken presents her work on handmade paper. On view through January 4.

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Fleetwing Gallery, 12 North Main Street, Lambertville, 609-460-4369. www.fleetwinggallery.com. Saturday, November 15, 6 to 9 p.m., opening reception for “Windsor Seat,” a two-person show of contemporary landscape. Melissa Doherty’s oil aerial views create a still-life construction. Joel Adas’ oil paintings of partial landscape suggest a larger picture or context. On view through January 4.

Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-989-9119. www.gallery125.com. Friday, November 14, 6 to 9 p.m., opening reception for “Conflict,” an exhibit of oils by Charles Alden. On view through January 3.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday noon to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. Saturday, November 15, first day for “Barry Parker: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition” featuring welded bronze sculptures inspired by folk tales, literature, and the artist’s travels. Through March 1. Also, first day for “Saving Face: Portraits from the Collection of Robert Infarinato.” On view through March 1. Curator’s lecture by Stephen Perloff on Wednesday, December 3, 1 p.m. Also, first day for “Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection.” On view through March 1.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

New Hope Arts Center, 2 Stockton Avenue, New Hope, 215-862-9606. Saturday, November 15, 7 to 9 p.m., opening reception for “Works in Wood,” a juried national exhibition drawing on contemporary artists working in George Nakashima’s woodworking tradition. $15. Exhibit continues through January with no charge.

Open Thursday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday to 8 p.m.

New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery, 2A Stockton Avenue, New Hope, 215-862-4586. www.nhsidetracks.com. Saturday, November 15, 6 to 9 p.m., opening reception for “4 Beautiful Women” in observance of gallery artist Norma Holt’s 90th birthday. Artists include Holt, Selina Trieff, Rachel Friedberg, and Janet Bishop. On view to January 11.

Peggy Lewis Gallery, Lambertville Public Library, 6 Lilly Street, 609-397-0275. Saturday, November 15, 5 to 8 p.m., opening reception for “Under $300: Evening of the Arts,” an exhibit of landscapes, watercolors, oils, collages, jewelry, sculpture, and portraiture under $300. On view to January 1.

Gallery open Monday to Thursday, 1 to 9 p.m.; Friday, 1 to 5 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Prallsville Mills, Stockton, 609-397-3586. Saturday, November 15, opening reception for “Images of the Mill.”

Present Day Club, 72 Stockton Street, Princeton, 609-924-1014. www.kateleighcutler.com. Thursday, November 13, 5:30 to 7 p.m., opening reception for “Coastal Moods,” an exhibit of acrylic and watercolors by Kate Leigh Cutler. Through December 31.

Gallery hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Wednesdays.

Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700. www.pds.org. Friday, November 14, 5 p.m., opening reception for “Nibbling the White Cube,” curated by MOVIS, a group that meets to discuss theories in contemporary art. On view to December 12. Gallery talk on Sunday, November 16, at 2 p.m.

Open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Gallery, 609-497-7990. www.ptsem.edu. Saturday, November 15, 5 to 7 p.m., opening reception for “Acts of Love,” an exhibit of oil paintings by Corinne Collymore Peters, a Cranbury artist. On view through December 5.

Young Audiences of New Jersey, Gruss Center for Visual Arts, Lawrenceville School, 609-243-9000. www.yanj.org. Sunday, November 16, 3 to 5 p.m., opening reception for “Myself, My Camera, My World,” an exhibit of photography by children who participated in the 2008 Ennis Beley Project, a four-week summer program teaching the art and business of photography to underserved Mercer County youth in partnership with HomeFront. On view through December 17.

Photographs were taken at Grounds for Sculpture, D&R Greenway, Bordentown Marsh, and Wildflower Preserves. Eloise Bruce, a professional poet, led students through the process of developing poems in response to their own images.

In the Galleries

Abud Family Foundation for the Arts, 3100 Princeton Pike, Building 4, Third Floor, Lawrenceville, 609-844-0448. Collection of paintings by Abdias Mendez Robles of San Juan, Puerto Rico. On view to November 25.

A Mano Galleries, 42 South Main Street, New Hope, 215-862-5122. www.amanogalleries.com. “Arts Across the River” highlighting the work of 15 artists and craftsmen featuring fiber art, paper vessels, glass, ceramics, woodturning, photographs, painting, baskets, and jewelry. On view to November 16.

American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. www.ahfoundation.org. “Hollosy: 40 Year Sculpture Retrospective with Paintings and Drawings.” On view to March 22. $5 donation.

Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588. www.lambertvillearts.com. “Everyday Revisited,” an exhibit of works by photographer Bonnie Schorske and painter Carol McClure. On view through November 30.

Gallery hours are Friday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-8777. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. “The Artist’s Eye,” an exhibit of works created by members of the Princeton Artists Alliance in response to a visit to “The Educated Eye,” an exhibit at the Princeton University Art Museum conceived as a celebration of the museum’s 125th anniversary and comprised of key works that represent the range and diversity of the museum’s collection. PAA artists were asked to select a work that they found particularly resonant and create a new work in response. On view through November 26.

Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. www.artworkstrenton.org. “Old’s Cool: An Assemblage of Assemblage Artists” featuring three-dimensional works by Lisa Bagwell, Ricardo Coke, Gene Dembroski, John Fellenberg, D.J. Haslett, Glenn Moore, Joan Needham, Marsha Newman, Michelle Post, Cindy Ridolfino, Sarah Stengle, Michael Wiley, and Jerry Warren. Assemblage workshop on Monday, December 8, at 6 p.m. On view to December 27.

Gallery hours are Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.

Belenikin Art Gallery, 5 Lambert Lane, Lambertville, 609-397-5855. www.belenikin.com. “Remembrances of Things Past” featuring oil paintings by Valeriy Belenikin. The exhibit features new works from his recent trip to Moscow as well as works from his early career. On view to January 15.

Gallery hours Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and by appointment.

BOI’s of New Hope, 9 West Mechanic Street, New Hope, 215-862-8292. www.boisofnewhope.com. “Paints London,” an exhibit by Robert Lebron featuring impressionist paintings. On view to December 4.

Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, noon to late evening.

Brodsky Center Gallery at the Heldrich, 10 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-729-4670. “Geometric Abstraction in Mind,” an exhibition of more than 30 paintings by Thomas Yezza. On view through January 30. Also, “Sacred Spaces: Photographs of Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey” by Mary Cross. On view through January 4.

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

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. “Landscapes: East and West” featuring watercolors and oil paintings by Lucy Graves McVicker and pastels by Nancy Silvia. On view to November 16.

Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Design Within Reach, 30 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-921-0899. www.dwr.com. Interactive works of kinetic sculptor Joshua Kirsch. On view through November 30. Refreshments. Register by E-mail at princeton@dwr.com.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. “Voices for the Marsh 2008,” a juried photography exhibit. On view to December 4.

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

Fiddleheads Restaurant, 27 East Railroad Avenue, Jamesburg, 732-521-0878. www.jamesburg.net/fiddleheads. “Fall Gallery Show,” an exhibit including watercolors, pen and ink, ink washes, and pastels by Maryann Gunia and Tatiana Rodionova. Also, outdoor nature photographs by Jennifer Wiessner. On view through December 30.

Firestone Library, Princeton University, 609-258-3000. “Three Centuries of Political Cartoons,” in the Milberg Gallery, on view through January 18, 2009. “Honoring Secretary of State John Foster Dulles: The Centennial of His Princeton Graduation,” in the Mudd Library, on view through December 31. “The Greek Book from Papyrus to Print,” in the Main Gallery, on view through December 7.

Franklin Township Library, 485 DeMott Lane, Somerset, 732-873-8700. “Beauty in Our Backyard” features nature and cemetery images by Lauren Curtis. Through December 5.

Gallery at Mercer County College, Communications Center, 609-586-4800, ext. 3589. www.mccc.edu. “A Light Without…A Light Within” featuring the works of painters Robert Beck, Joseph Gyurcsak, and Kyle Stevenson. Curated by Tricia Fagan of West Windsor. On view through December 18. Music by Stephen Fuller and Ben Russert. Gallery talk on Thursday, December 11, at 6:30 p.m. Winter Solstice evening on Wednesday, December 17, at 6:30 featuring Wilbo Wright on bass.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. www.photosgallery14.com. “Through the Looking Glass,” a shared exhibit by Rhoda Kassoff-Isaac and John Blackford. To November 16.

Open Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Gourgaud Gallery, 13 North Main Street, Cranbury, 609-395-0900. www.gourgaudhist.htm. “Animal Magnetism,” an exhibit featuring Jennifer Cadoff’s large black and white pieces depicting animals of many varieties. On view through November 30.

Open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. www.groundsforsculpture.org. Outstanding student achievement in contemporary sculpture award exhibition presented by the International Sculpture Center. Works of sculptors Allan Houser and Michael Naranjo featured. On view through April 26.

Grounds For Sculpture, Toad Hall Shop and Gallery, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. www.groundsforsculpture.org. “Twist of Art” featuring the woodturning of Pennsylvania artist, William Smith. On view to December 31.

Howard Gallery of Fine Art, 77 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-5272. www.howard-gallery.com. Annual Dot Bunn fall exhibit of new paintings completed during the past year. On view to November 30.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu. “Dark Dreams: The Prints of Francisco Goya,” a selection from the collection of the Arthur Ross Foundation, and “Pop Art and After: Prints and Popular Culture,” both on view to December 14. “Picture Play: Illustrations Made for Young Booklovers,” through January 11. “Representations of Women from the Riabov Collection,” through January 18. “Prigov,” through January 18. “Collective Actions Archives.” On view to April 12. Also, “Selections from the Limited Editions Club: A Contemporary Prints and Photographs Donation in Honor of Ralph Voorhees.” On view to July 5.

Open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; weekends noon to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays all year; Tuesdays in July. Closed during August.

Ju Painting Studio, 35 Sycamore Place, Kingston, 609-430-1887. “Student Art Exhibit” featuring the works of students of Chinese artist I-Hsiung Ju. Works include Chinese brush paintings by Wen-hua Shui of Plainsboro, Howard Ye of West Windsor, Anna Tang Hu of Kendall Park, Kyung-ah Kim of Princeton, and Yi-tien Yang of Hillsborough. On view weekends through November 23.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. www.lawrenceville.org. “Face to Face: Portraits of Fathers in Philadelphia” and other new works by Daniel Heyman. On view to November 21 and December 2 to 17.

Gallery hours Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. (Closed November 22 to December 1.)

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. “Intertwined: Contemporary Baskets from the Sara and David Lieberman Collection,” through November 2; “Cuba: Campo Adentro,” an exhibit featuring black and white photographs of tobacco farmers, their families, and a rural landscape in Cuba’s Pinar del Rio Province, on view through November 30.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Michener Art Museum, New Hope, 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. “Claus Mroczynski: Sacred Places of the Southwest.” On view through February 1.

Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 pm.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Morpeth Gallery, 43 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-333-9393. www.ruthmorpeth.com. “The Botany of Desire,” an exhibit of large scale floral paintings by Illia Barger, inspired by her experiences as a beekeeper. The scale allows for the intimate exploration of each individual bloom, so that color, quality of light, surface, and shape surround and absorb the viewer, much as they do a bee collecting nectar from a blossom. On view through Sunday, November 30.

Gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, 609-924-8144. www.morven.org. “Picturing Princeton 1783: The Nation’s Capital.” The largest exhibition ever assembled at Morven, it showcases more than 70 portraits, accompanied by archival documents, decorative art, and historic artifacts that tell the story of Congress’ five-month stay in Princeton in 1783.

Princeton Public Library, Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8822. www.princetonlibrary.org. Exhibition of the work of painter, printmaker, portraitist, muralist, and storyboard artist Raymond Brown, and graphic designer and photographer Maia Reim. On view through November 30.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Gallery, 609-497-7990. www.ptsem.edu. “Acts of Love,” an exhibit of works by Corinne Collymore Peters,” an exhibit of oil paintings by the Cranbury artist. Reception is Saturday, November 15, 5 to 7 p.m. On view through December 5.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 1:30 to 9 p.m.

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton campus, 609-258-3788. www.princetonartmuseum.org. “Strangers in a Strange Land: Chinese Art from the Imperial Palaces.” On view to December 14. Also, “Frank Gehry: On Line,” “Jasper Johns: Light Bulb,” and “Body Memory,” all on view to January 4. Also, “Felix Candela: Engineer, Builder, Structural Artist” and “More Than One: Photographs in Sequence,” both on view to February 22.

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 pm.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.

Queenstown Gallery, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-0817. www.thequeenstowngallery.com. “Animal Attraction,” an exhibit of watercolors by Beatrice Bork.

Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rider University, Bart Luedeke Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, 609-896-5033. www.mercerchamber.org. “Rita Baragona and St. Clair Sullivan: A Marriage of Two Minds.” The couple, who met as students at the New York Studio School close to 40 years ago, fell in love at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. On view through December 7. Gallery talk on Thursday, November 13, at 7 p.m.

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, 609-924-4377. www.smallworldcoffee.com. “Work Flow,” an exhibit of Dan Fernandez’s recent mixed media works. On view to December 2.

Straube Center, 100 Straube Center Boulevard, Pennington, 609-737-1308. www.straubecenter.com. “Fall Fine Art Show,” an exhibit featuring works of Brad Browne, Richard Gerstner, Chris Carter, John Stinger, J. Stacy Rogers, and Danielle Auriemma-D’Amico. Also Sunday, December 28. On view to December 28.

Hours are daily 10 am. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m..

Triumph Brewing Company, 138 Nassau Street, 609-924-7855. www.triumphbrew.com. “Kirby Fredendall: New Paintings” featuring abstract paintings. On view through December 7.

Open 11:30 a.m. to closing.

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