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Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, 609-924-7206. www.chapinschool.org. Wednesday, January 9, 5 to 7 p.m., opening reception for "Left Behind," a photography exhibit featuring the works of Lindsay Maiorana of Lawrenceville. On view through February 1. Exhibit may be viewed during school hours.
College of New Jersey, Art Gallery, Holman Hall, Ewing, 609-771-2198. www.tcnj.comedu/~tcag. Wednesday, January 16, is the first day for "Between Heaven & Earth: Transformations & Sacred Place." On view through February 13. Curator’s talk on Wednesday, January 23, 4:30 p.m. followed by reception.
desChamps Gallery, 7 Lambert Lane, Lambertville, 609-397-2100. www.deschampsgallery.com. Sunday, January 13, 1 to 4 p.m., opening reception for "Treasures from the Silk Road," an exhibit of still life paintings by Coulter Watt. On view through February 16. Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Grounds For Sculpture, Toad Hall Shop and Gallery, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. www.groundsforsculpture.org. Saturday, January 12, 2 to 4 p.m., opening for "Altered Spaces," an exhibit featuring photographs by Nancy Ori, a student of Ansel Adams and the juror of "Focus on Sculpture 2007." Through April 20.
Howard Gallery of Fine Art, 77 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-5272. www.howard-gallery.com. Saturday, January 12, 5 to 9 p.m., opening reception for "Let it Snow" includes snow scenes by regional artists featuring watercolors, pastels, and oil paintings. Original works by Sandy Askey-Adams, Jeremy Browne, Dot Bunn, Carol Cymbor, Tom Linker, and Timothy Wadsworth. A concurrent reception also takes place at the same time at the gallery’s Doylestown location in the Cross Keys Place Shopping Center. on view through January 31.
Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. www.lawrenceville.org. Friday, January 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m., opening reception for Margaret Kennard Johnson’s works of wire, mesh, paper, and foil. On view through January 26.
Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7550. www.peddie.org/capps. Friday, January 11, 6:30 to 8 p.m., opening reception and gallery talk in conjunction with shared exhibit by Andrew Harrison and Eric Drotch. Through February 1. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, 609-924-0580. Tuesday, January 15, 5 to 7:30 p.m., opening reception for "Janet Hautau: Terre Air." On view through February 17.
Princeton Jewish Center, 435 Nassau Street, 609-921-0100. www.thejewishcenter.org. Sunday, January 13, 2 to 5 p.m., opening reception for exhibit of abstract paintings by Gilda Aronovic, who began her artistic career inspired by a still life art class run by Sam Feinstein in Princeton.
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-9529. www.princetonlibrary.org. Thursday, January 10, 7 p.m., Rachel Mackow, a photographer and historian, and Barbara Osterman, a watercolor artist, discuss works on display in the second floor reference gallery.
Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Gallery, 609-497-7990. www.ptsem.edu. Monday, January 14, first day for "Jalaja (Born in Water)," an exhibit by Hetal Mistry featuring her ink-drop technique. Opening reception on Saturday, January 19, 3 to 5 p.m. On view through February 22. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 2:30 to 9 p.m.
Rutgers University, Douglass Library Galleries, 8 Chapel
Drive, New Brunswick, 732-932-9407. Tuesday, January 15, first day for "Tiger by the Tail! Women Artists of India Transforming Culture." On view through July 31. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and weekends by appointment.
Also, first day for "Passage to Jersey: Women Artists of South Asian Diaspora in Our Midst," on view through July 31 at the Heldrich Center, 10 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Silva Gallery of Art, Pennington School, 112 West Delaware Avenue, Pennington, 609-737-8069. www.pennington.org. Friday, January 11, 6 to 8 p.m., opening reception for "Water Music," an exhibit of photographs by Marjorie Ryerson. On view through January 31. Open Saturdays and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.
The Noyes Museum, 733 Lily Lake Road, Oceanville, NJ, 609-652-8848. Friday, January 11 is the first day for "Homer’s Odyssey: Works by the Princeton Artists Alliance," featuring a range of interpretations of Homer’s epic poem. On view through April 13. One of the artists, Anita Benarde, whose painting appears at right, will lead a workshop on "Printign Without a Press," at the Noyes on April 12.
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Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. "Landscapes: Two Visions," annual holiday exhibition featuring oil paintings by Albert L. Bross Jr., and watercolors and acrylics by Vincent Geglia. On view through January 13. Gallery is open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
D&R Greenway, Preservation Place, Rosedale Road, 609-924-4646. www.drgreenway.org. "The Road Not Taken: Journeys Into Nature." On view through January 11. Galleries are open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. www.photosgallery14.com. "Unseen Egypt" featuring the works of David H. Miller, and "Body Works," a group show by gallery members. On view through February 3.
Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, 609-921-6748. www.princetonhistory.org. "Princeton in the 1930s," a new exhibit featuring Albert Einstein, Arcade Theater, and Princeton’s social service bureau. On view through July 13.Historian Alan Brinkley, provost of Columbia University, gives a lecture on "Legacies of the New Deal," Thursday, January 17, in the ballroom of the Nassau Inn. It is open to the public.
Plainsboro Preserve, 80 Scotts Corner Road, Plainsboro, 609-897-9400. www.njaudubon.org. "Butterflies, Moths, and Pollinating Insects of the East Coast," an exhibit of 42 paintings of the symbiotic relationship of insects with specific plants vital to its survival. Each illustration depicts the life cycle of the butterfly, moth, or insect. On view through February 14. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Printmaking Council of New Jersey, 440 River Road, North Branch Station, 908-725-2110. www.printnj.org. Annual juried members show featuring prints by 25 members. Artwork includes traditional media, stone lithography and etching, contemporary digital prints, and assembled sculpture. Through January 26. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-4377. www.smallworldcoffee.com. "Havana, Cuba," a photography show featuring works by Patti Naimo Kelly. The collection was made during two trips to Cuba focusing on the natural beauty of the island and the daily life of the people. "I wanted to preserve this moment in history so that those who can’t travel to Cuba can see the beauty and dignity of an island and people in transition," she says. On view through February 5. Cafe hours are Monday to Thursday, 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
South Brunswick Arts Commission, 549 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-329-4000. www.sbtnj.net. "George Segal: An Intimate Portrait," features photography by Donald Lokuta, an insider’s view of the life of the artist. Segal was a longtime resident of South Brunswick. On view through March 28.
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Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, 609-258-3788. www.princetonartmuseum.org. "Ansel Adams, Moonrise: Print the Legend." On view through January 13. "Inhabited Landscapes: Selected Works from the DuBois Schanck Morris Collection." On view through January 20.
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Museum of the American Hungarian Foundation, 300 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, 732-846-5777. www.ahfoundation.org. "Domjan 100: Dynamic Color," an exhibit of 46 abstract paintings by Joseph Domjam. On view through March 1. $5 donation. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
New Jersey State Museum, 225 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-5420. www.newjerseystatemuseum.org. "Selected Works: Art by African Americans in the Museum’s Collection." On view through March 20. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission.
Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu. "Printmaking from Soviet Estonia: Part 2"; "Art Nouveau Illuminated: Lamps from the Sigmund Freedman Bequest"; "The Heritage of Russian Avant-Garde: Vladimir Sterligov School"; "Two Centuries of Hungarian Art: A Gift from the Salgo Trust for Education"; and "Calculation and Impulse: Abstract Prints from the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios."
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Bucks Gallery of Fine Art, 201 SoGratz Gallery, 30 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-4300. www.gratzgallery.com. Solo show featuring the works of Bucks County painter Richard Lennox. On view through February 10. Open Wednesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
Mercer Museum, Pine and Ashland streets, Doylestown, 215-345-0210. www.mercermuseum.org. "Are We Dressed Yet? Accessories and the Stories They Tell," an exhibit of more than 75 rarely-seen objects. Exhibit on view through May 31.
Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. "2-4-6-8: American Cheerleaders and Football Players’; "The Holy Experiment: Violet Oakley Mural Studies"; "John Costanza: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition." 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. "Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront" and "Charles Hargens: American Illustrator." 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.