Art in the Workplace

Art by the River

Campus Arts">Campus Arts

Art In Trenton

Area Museums

Auditions

Call for Entries

Participate Please

Volunteer

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In the Galleries: Art in Town

Anne Reid Art Gallery, Princeton Day School, Great Road, 609-924-6700.

"Water," a show featuring the work of Princeton photographer

Susan Hockaday. The large abstract, hand-printed color photographs

feature subject matter from the landscape in Nova Scotia, where she

lives in the summer. She photographs drawings under water in tidal

pools to produce meticulously printed photographs that become a lyrical

pattern of shimmering light. Open weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To February

21.

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.

Medical Center at Princeton , 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4000.

Traditional and contemporary Chinese paintings by Seow-Chu See. A

member of the Garden State Watercolor Society, her work has been shown

in group and solo exhibits throughout the area. To March 19.

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

609-252-6275. "Hidden Threads," a show featuring six New Jersey

textile artists, each working with the medium in a different way.

Soyoo Park Caltabiano, Nancy Staub Laughlin, Patricia Malarcher, Joy

Saville, Armando Sosa, and Erma Martin Yost are featured. Open Monday

to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends and holidays, 1 to 5 p.m. To

March 16.

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Art by the River

Coryell Gallery & Lambertville Historical Society , 8 Coryell

Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. Lambertville Historical Society’s

23d annual juried art exhibition, "Lambertville and the Surrounding

Area." Juror is Mel Leipzig. The show’s eight award-winning artists

are Tom Birkner, W. Carl Burger, Vincent Ceglia, Marge Chavooshian,

Alexander Farnham, Bryan Fisher, Robert Sakson, and Luiz Vilela. Gallery

hours are Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. To March 16.

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Campus Arts">Campus Arts

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

the Unseen: Abstract Photography, 1900 to 1940," to March 23.

"The Arts of Asia: Works in the Permanent Collection" to June

30. Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

Highlights tours Saturdays 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. "Africa’s Lunatics," a photography show

by French photographer Vincent Fougere that depicts how Africa cares

for and treats its mentally ill. After a childhood spent in the Ivory

Coast, Fougere spent eight years traveling across Africa to photograph

its bruised souls. Opening reception is Friday, February 7. Monday

to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 21.

College of New Jersey , Art Gallery, Holman Hall, Ewing,

609-771-2198. The juried National Printmaking Exhibition. Gallery

hours are Monday through Friday, noon to 3 p.m.; Thursday 7 to 9 p.m.;

and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m. To February 19.

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.

Lawrenceville School , Gruss Center of Visual Arts, Lawrenceville,

609-620-6026. In the Hutchins Gallery, "Crossing Borders: The

Photographs of Barbara Beirne," on view to March 4. Gallery hours,

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; and 1 to 4:30 p.m.; Wednesday and

Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Hightstown, 609-490-7550.

Solo show by Matthew Bakkom of Amsterdam. Open Monday to Friday, 9

a.m. to 3 p.m. To February 14.

Princeton Theological Seminary , Erdman Hall, 20 Library

Place, 609-497-7990. "Fabrications," textiles by fabric artist

Carol Sara Schepps, a graduate of the Pratt Institute of Technology

in New York. Reception February 21, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday,

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 2 to 8 p.m. To March 14.

Raritan Valley College Art Gallery , Route 28, North Branch,

908-218-8876. "New Jersey State Council on the Arts 2002 Fellowship

Winners from RVCC" featuring visual artists Christopher Koep,

Jennifer Mazza, Larry McKim, Lynn Mullins, and Gary DiBenedetto, who

teaches music technology. Artists’ talk and reception is Friday, February

14, 5 to 8 p.m. Monday 3 to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, noon to 3 p.m.; Wednesday,

1 to 8 p.m., and Thursday, noon to 3 p.m. To February 20.

Zimmerli Art Museum , George and Hamilton streets, New

Brunswick, 732-932-7237. "George Segal: Sculpture, Paintings,

and Drawings from the Artist’s Studio;" to May 26. Also: "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. 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;

under 18 free; and free on the first Sundays.

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Art In Trenton

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.

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," annual juried exhibition of photographs by

amateur photographers. Juror is Hope R. Proper of Perkins Center for

the Arts. On view to April 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.

Area Galleries

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." To

February 23.

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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 to the collection 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. Museum hours are 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.

Hunterdon Museum of Art , Lower Center Street, Clinton,

908-735-8415. "2003 Annual Members Exhibition," juror Rocio

Aranda-Alvarado of Jersey City Museum. "Drawings by John Patterson:

Process, Reveries, and Accumulations." Open Tuesday to Sunday,

11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To March 8.

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

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

in Colonial New Jersey," a show that 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;"

"Delaware Indians of New Jersey;" "The Sisler Collection

of North American Mammals;" "Of Rock and Fire;" "Neptune’s

Architects;" "The Modernists;" "New Jersey Ceramics,

Silver, Glass and Iron;" "Historical Archaeology of Colonial

New Jersey;" "Washington Crossing the Delaware."

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. "A Home of Our Own," a show that commemorates Levittown’s

50th anniversary featuring the contemporary photographs of Jean Klatchko

and vintage objects from the State Museum; to April 13. Winter hours:

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 adults; $3 students and children.

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Auditions

George Street Playhouse and McCarter Theater, two LORT AEA regional theatres of central New Jersey, will hold auditions on Monday, February 24, for Equity performers, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in New Brunswick. Preference for audition slots will go to performers who are New Jersey residents. To reserve an audition space, call 609-258-6505 before Thursday, February 20, and leave your name and phone number. Audition appointments are on a first come first served basis. You will be notified by return call the time and location of your audition. The audition site is easily accessible by car, train and bus.

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Call for Entries

Montgomery Center for the Arts will award two scholarships this year to high school seniors in the performing arts (music, theatre, dance) and visual arts (fine arts, sculpture, graphic design). High school seniors from Montgomery Township as well as Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer and Middlesex Counties are eligible to compete for the $1,000 scholarships, which will be presented at the Montgomery Center’s Starry Night Gala to be held at the Royce Brook Golf Club on May 3. Deadline for application is March 30. For instructions and application call 609-921-3272.

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Participate Please

Princeton Theological Seminary has a two-day theology and the arts program with lectures, discussion, and a concert for those interested in the interplay between music, scripture, and poetry on healing and wholeness. Workship is Friday and Saturday, February 28 and March 1. Preregister, $80. Call 609-497-7990.

American Cancer Society is accepting advance orders for its fundraising Daffodil Days, now through Friday, March 7. Fresh-cut bunches of daffodils are $7; the official Daffodil Days Vase is $8. Pick-up takes place during the week beginning Monday, March 24, at Princeton Flower Shop, 231 Bakers Basin Road, Lawrenceville. Free delivery is available for orders of $100 or more. Call 800-ACS-2345.

Hadassah Cancer Research Group has a gift wrap booth on Monday to Friday, February 10 to 14, at Quaker Bridge Mall. Call 609-799-8177.

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Volunteer

Friends of the International Center at Princeton University seek volunteer tutors to help foreign graduate students, visiting scholars, and their spouses improve their conversational English. Tutors are matched for at least one year and meet for an hour a week. Call Hanna Hand at 609-258-1170.

Fresh Air Fund seeks host families for New York City children during the summer. For information visit www.freshair.org or call 800-367-0003.


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