Openings

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588. Sunday, March 8, 2 to 6 p.m., opening reception for “Madness,” an exhibition exploring chaos, passion, and general craziness. The collection of traditional and contemporary arts is on view to April 5.

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

Bucks Gallery of Fine Art, 201 South State Street, Newtown, PA, 215-579-0050. www.bucksgalleryoffineart.com. Saturday, March 7, first day for “The Landscape Show.” On view to March 30.

Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Saturday, March 7, 7 p.m., opening reception for “Made You Look! The Art of Deception,” an exhibit by Deborah Raven, Eric Schultz, and Natalie Featherton. On view to April 19.

Also, “A Toy Story: Seven Decades of J. Chein and Company, New Jersey Toymaker.” The company, founded in 1903, produced lithographed and stamped metal toys including figures of Popeye, Krazy Kat, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, transportation toys, and banks. Visit from Santa Claus. On view through March 22. Also, “A Taste of Trenton.” On view to March 15.

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

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. www.photosgallery14.com. Friday, March 20, 6 to 9 p.m, opening reception for joint show by photographers Tasha O’Neill and Jeffery Yuan. On view through April 19. Also, “On the Street: NYC, 2008” featuring the works of Marty Schwartz and Joanna Tully; and “Portraits: Mannequins as Mirrors” by Valerie Chaucer-Levine. On view through March 15.

Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-989-9119. www.gallery125.com. Friday, March 13, 6 to 9 p.m., opening reception for “Threads,” a group show of paintings, artwork, and original clothing. On view through May 2. Also, “A Feast for the Eyes.” On view through March 7.

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

Gallery at Mercer County Community College, 1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, 609-570-3588. Wednesday, March 18, 5 to 7:30 p.m., opening reception for Mercer County Artists 2009, a juried group show. The juror is Kristen Accola, former artistic director/curator at the Hunterdon Museum of Art and current director/owner of Accola Contemporary, a gallery in New York City. On view through April 9.

Princeton Windrows, 2000 Windrows Drive, Princeton, 800-708-7007. Monday, March 9, 5 to 6:30 p.m., opening reception for “Emotions,” a selection of paintings by Monroe Township resident Carl Frankel generated by the spirituality and culture of street scenes and everyday life in Israel, as well as reflecting the emotions in sports. Frankel is now semi-retired from a 40-plus year career in the fashion industry in New York and has been painting professionally for several years.

Princeton University Art Museum, 609-258-3788. www.artmuseum.princeton.edu. Saturday, March 7, first day of “Outside In: Chinese and American and Contemporary and Art.” On view to June 7.

Also, “Egypt Unveiled: The Mission of Napoleon’s Savants.” On view to May 10. “Myth and Modernity: Ernst Barlach’s Images of Faust and Nibelungen” features works by the German sculptor, printmaker, and playwright including woodcuts depicting scenes from “Faust” and drawings from “Nibelungen.” On view to June 7.

Open Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.

Queenstown Gallery, 24 West Broad Street, Hopewell, 609-466-0817, www.thequeenstowngallery.com. Saturday, March 21, 5:30 to 8 p.m., opening reception for “Reflections of Memories,” a solo exhibit of paintings by Jerry Farber of Hamilton. On view through May 9.

Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Student Center, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, 609-895-5588, www.rider.edu/arts. Thursday, March 12, 5 p.m., opening reception for “Ellen K. Levy Selected Works,” Tracing parallels between biological and cultural evolution, Levy casts a critical eye on humanity’s place in the early 21st century and explores the interrelationships among art, science, and technology. Artist’s talk on Thursday, March 26, 7 p.m.

Straube Center, 100 and I-108 Straube Center Boulevard, Pennington, 609-737-3322. www.straubecenter.com. Sunday, March 8, 1 to 4 p.m., reception for “Chris Carter Figures.” On view to April 24. Meet the artists on Sunday, March 15, 2 to 4 p.m.

Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.

Twist, 84 Nassau Street, Princeton, 609-454-3057. www.twist-yogurt.com. Saturday, March 7, 7 to 9 p.m., opening reception for “Sublime Colors,” an exhibit of paintings and collages by Elina Lorenz of Princeton. On view to March 31.

Open Monday to Thursday, noon to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon to 11 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.

In the Galleries

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

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

Artful Deposit Gallery, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, 609-298-6970. www.theartfuldeposit.com. “Winter, A Group Show” features 18 artists including Gennady Spirin, Joseph William Dawley, and Mel Leipzig. On view to March 8.

Arts Council of Princeton, 102 Witherspoon Street, 609-924-8777, www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. “Beyond the Document: Color Field Photography.” Through April 4. “Faculty Spotlight: Bruce Berenson. Through April 4. Video Lounge: Michael Paul Britto’s “Dirrrty Harriet Tubman.” Through April 4. “Terrace Project: Harry Gordon.” Through June 27.

Bernstein Gallery, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 609-497-2441, www.princeton.edu/bernstein. “Bought and Sold: Faces of Modern Day Slavery,” photographs of Kay Chernush. On view through March 27.

Buck’s Cafe, 25 Bridge Street, Lambertville, 609-397-7026. “Yesterday’s Tomorrow,” Catherine DeChico’s color photography series is a visual journey thorugh the historical town of Lambertville. On view through March. Open daily from 6:30 a.m.

Bucks County Community College, Hicks Art Center Gallery, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA, 215-504-8531. www.bucks.edu/gallery. First day of “Music as Muse,” an exhibit featuring visual art inspired by jazz and classical music. Opening reception on Wednesday, February 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. On view to March 11. Gallery hours are Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Capital Health System, 433 Bellevue Avenue, Trenton, 609-394-4153. www.capitalhealth.org. Show featuring the works of Robert Sussna. On view to March 20.

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton, 609-924-7206. www.chapinschool.org. “The Streets of Trenton,” works by Louis Russomanno of Trenton. On view to March 6. Open during school hours.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. “Shadows of Time.” On vew to March 15.

Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

D&R Greenway, Preservation Place, Rosedale Road, 609-924-4646. www.drgreenway.org. “Just Below the Surface: Water,” a spotlight on water in human life at many levels emphasizing the connection between land preservation and water quality featuring the fourth juried photography show by Friends of the Marsh. On view to March 13.

Open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

desChamps Gallery, 7 Lambert Lane, Lambertville, 609-397-2100. www.deschampsgallery.com. “Looking North,” recent works by Philip Carrol. On view to March 30.

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

Fleetwing Gallery, 12 North Main Street, Lambertville, 609-460-4369, www.fleetwinggallery.com. Paintings by Jenny Sparkles.

Gilmore Cafe, 118 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-396-1969. “Facing the World,” an exhibition of 24 paintings by Katie Hector of Lawrenceville. On view to March 5.

Gourgaud Gallery, 23 North Main Street, Cranbury, 609-395-0900. www.gourgaudhist.htm. “My Eden,” the art of Diana Ornberg. On view to March 29.

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. www.groundsforsculpture.org. Juried exhibition by amateur photographers. Amanda Means, this year’s juror, is a black and white printer. On view to April 26.

Also, outstanding student achievement in contemporary sculpture award exhibition presented by the International Sculpture Center. Works of sculptors Allan Houser and Michael Naranjo featured. By invitation. On view through April 26.

Grounds For Sculpture, Toad Hall Shop, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. www.groundsforsculpture.org. Exhibit by Amanda Means featuring photography. This year’s “Focus on Sculpture” juror, her work explores the duality of the city and nature. On view to April 5.

Lawrenceville School, Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville, 609-620-6026. www.lawrenceville.org. “Coupling and Driftsteel,” an exhibit of the sculpture and photography of Bruce Lindsay. On view to March 4. Gallery hours Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. “Lynne Allen: Native Dreams and the Hyena.” On view through April 5. “Shifting Ground: Investigations in Contemporary Art” featuring contemporary landscapes by Paula Chamlee, Alan Goldstein, and Paul Matthews. Also “Lucid Dreaming,” an exhibit of dreamlike imagery by contemporary artists. On view through April 12.

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.

Monmouth Museum, Brookdale Community College, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, 732-747-2266. www.monmouthmuseum.org. “Voices of Today’s Children: Through Their Art” presented in conjunction with “The Exhibit: A Journey to Life” featuring suitcases, scrapbooks, maps, artifacts, and video of Holocaust survivors in a multi media interactive exhibition co-presented by the Holocaust, Genocide, & Human Rights Education Center at the school. On view to March 25.

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, with more than 70 portraits, and archival documents, decorative art, and historic artifacts that tell the story of Congress’ five-month stay in Princeton in 1783.

New Hope Sidetracks Art Gallery, 2A Stockton Avenue, New Hope, 215-862-4586. www.nhsidetracks.com. “Beyond the Shadow…” featuring a display of paintings by Robert Steven Koffler of Philadelphia. Conversation with the artist is Saturday, March 14, 6 to 9 p.m. On view to April 12.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, 609-292-6464. “Mel Leipzig: Selected Works.” On view through September 6. Also, “Artist as Curator: Mel Leipzig,” works drawn primarily from the State Museum’s collection of 19th and 20th century figurative paintings. On view through September 6.

Princeton Day School, The Great Road, Princeton, 609-924-6700. www.pds.org. Architecture exhibit. Through March 6. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Princeton University, Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, 609-259-3000, www.princeton.edu. “Beauty and Bravado in Japanese Woodblock Prints: Highlights from the Gillett G. Griffin Collection.” On view to June 7. A lecture on Japanese prints will be given by Julie David, professor of art history, University of Pennsylvania, on Sunday, May 3, 3 p.m. Reception follows.

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

Princeton University, Lewis Center, 185 Nassau Street, 609-258-1500. www.princeton.edu. Senior thesis exhibition featuring the paintings of Maggie O’Toole and Ruthie Schwab. On view to March 13.

Rutgers University, Douglass Library Galleries, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, 732-932-9407. “The Culture of Right, the Rights of Culture” featuring works of Jenny Polak. Through March 9. Gallery talk by Polak on Thursday, February 19, at noon.

Gallery hours Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

South Brunswick Arts Commission, 549 Ridge Road, Monmouth Junction, 732-329-4000. www.sbtnj.net. “Structured for Life: From Sheds to Skyscrapers” exhibit. On view to April 3.

University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4069. www.princetonhcs.org. Exhibition of pastels by Grace Previty Johnston. On view through March 10. Proceeds from the show benefit the maternal child health programs at the medical center.

Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

VSA Arts of New Jersey, Red Horse Gallery, Freehold Raceway Mall, 732-745-3885. www.vsanj.org. Belpanno and Kasey Tararuj in collaboration with exhibits by artists with disabilities. On view to April 3.

Zimmerli Art Museum, George and Hamilton streets, New Brunswick, 732-932-7237. www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu. “Collective Actions Archives.” On view to April 12. “Selections from the Limited Editions Club: A Contemporary Prints and Photographs Donation in Honor of Ralph Voorhees.” On view to July 5. “A Parallel Presence: The National Association of Women Artists, 1889-2009.” On view to April 12. “Into the Garden: Painted Paper Constructions by Takayo Noda.” On view to July 5. “Selections from the Claus and Nina Gruen Collection of Contemporary Russian Art.” On view to July 31.

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.

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