In the Galleries: Opening This Week

Artists’ Gallery, 32 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-4588. www.lambertvillearts.com. Opening reception on Saturday, February 9, 3 to 9 p.m, for "Temptations." On view to March 2. Open Fridays to Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Artworks, 19 Everett Alley, Trenton, 609-394-9436. www.artworkstrenton.org. Opening reception on Friday, February 8, 6 to 9 p.m., for "Young Vibes: Trenton Central High School," an exhibition featuring drawings, paintings, jazz, dance, and spoken word. On view through March 1.

Barron Arts Center, 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge, 732-634-0413. Opening reception on Tuesday, February 12, 7:30 p.m., for the Suburban Artist Guild’s exhibition of fine art. On view through February 29. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Bucks County Community College, Hicks Art Center Gallery, 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA, 215-504-8531. Opening reception on Thursday, February 7, 5 to 7 p.m., for "Disasters of War by Goya," selections from the Georgia Museum of Art. Opening reception includes a gallery talk by Fran Orlando and Caren Friedman, and "Goya in Context," a slide lecture presented by art historian Roberta A. Mayer. On view through March 19. Gallery hours: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon.

Chapin School, 4101 Princeton Pike, Princeton, 609-924-7206. www.chapinschool.org. Opening reception on Wednesday, February 6, 5 to 7 p.m., for "Children Book Illustrators Exhibition," an exhibit featuring books by Ponder Goembel, Dar Hosta, Jennifer Hayden, Gennady Spirin, and Nancy E. Wallace. The public is invited. On view through March 7.

D&R Greenway, Preservation Place, Rosedale Road, 609-924-4646. www.drgreenway.org. Opening reception on Friday, February 8, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., for "A Matter of Perspective: Our Personal Landscape. On view through March 21. Open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, 609-333-8511. www.photosgallery14.com. Opening reception on Friday, February 8, 6 to 9 p.m., for "Translations" and "Homage to Sol Lewitt," two shows featuring the works of photographer Rhoda Kassof-Isaac. On view through March 9. Meet the photographer on Sunday, February 10, from 1 to 3 p.m.

Howard Gallery of Fine Art, 77 West Bridge Street, New Hope, 215-862-5272. www.howard-gallery.com. Opening reception on Saturday, February 9, 5 to 9 p.m., for "Make it Personal," an exhibit of Steve Messenger’s horse and pet paintings. On view through February 29. Messenger will be demonstrating his craft by photographing pets at the gallery.

Mason Gross School of the Arts, Civic Square Galleries, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-7511. www.masongross.rutgers.edu. Reception on Thursday, February 7, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., for "Thesis Exhibition I." On view through February 15.

Neem Art, 124 North Main Street, Hightstown, 609-448-7588. Opening reception on Friday, February 8, 6 to 9 p.m., for exhibit of photographic works by Donna L. Clovis of West Windsor. On view through March 1. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 5:30 p.m.

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, 609-258-3788. www.princetonartmuseum.org. Saturday, February 9, is the first day for "Invoking the Comic Muse: Toulouse-Lautrec’s Parody of the Sacred Grove." On view through June 10. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.

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The Artful Deposit Gallery, 201 Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, 609-298-6970. www.theartfuldeposit.com. "Winter…A Group Show." On view through March 9. Gallery hours are Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 1 to 6 p.m.; Friday, 1 to 8 p.m.; and Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.

Arts Council of Princeton, Contemporary Gallery, Princeton Shopping Center, 301 North Harrison Street, 609-924-8777. www.artscouncilofprinceton.org. "2008 Faculty Exhibition," an exhibit featuring original works of art showcasing more than 10 artists. Ceramics, photography drawings, prints, paintings, and mixed media by Aneka Bell, Nina Belfor, Anita Bernarde, Raymond Brown, Dan Fernandez, Antonia Germanos, Cheryl Gross, Michael LaRiccia, Eva Mantell, Amarilis Matteo, John Scott Murdoch, Kathleen Preziosi, Libby Ramage, Patricia Rowe, Hope Van clear, Janet Waronker, and April Zay. On view through March 1. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Artsbridge, Prallsville Mill, Stockton, 609-397-3349. www.artsbridgeonline.com. 2008 Artsbridge Members Show. On view through February 26. All works are for sale. Gallery hours include Thursday to Sunday, February 7 to 10; and Thursday to Saturday, February 14 to 16, noon to 5 p.m.

Coryell Gallery, 8 Coryell Street, Lambertville, 609-397-0804. "Lambertville and the Surrounding Area," the 28th annual juried art exhibition for a show in conjunction with Lambertville Historical Society. On view through March 16. Open Wednesdays to Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.

desChamps Gallery, 7 Lambert Lane, Lambertville, 609-397-2100. www.deschampsgallery.com. "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.

Gallery 125, 125 South Warren Street, Trenton, 609-393-8998. "Elements," a new exhibit. On view through April 5. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Friday noon to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Grounds For Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-586-0616. www.groundsforsculpture.org. "Focus on Sculpture 2008," an annual exhibition of amateur photography. On view through April 27.

Grounds For Sculpture, Toad Hall Shop and Gallery, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, 609-689-1089. www.groundsforsculpture.org. "Altered Spaces," an exhibit featuring photographs by Nancy Ori, a student of Ansel Adams and the juror of "Focus on Sculpture 2007." On view through April 20.

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.

Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, 609-924-0580. "Janet Hautau: Terre Air." On view through February 17.

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.

Plainsboro Public Library, 641 Plainsboro Road, 609-275-2897. www.lmxqac.org/plainsboro. Exhibit of artwork by Jeffrey Lou, a Chinese ink brush painter and watercolorist. He is the founder of "Gallery of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy" in New Jersey. Reception on Saturday, February 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. On view through February 28. Proceeds from sales during the show are being donated by the artist to the Plainsboro Public Library Foundation, in support of the capital campaign for the new library. Gallery hours are Monday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Tuesday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 pm.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 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.

University Medical Center at Princeton, 253 Witherspoon Street, 609-497-4069. www.princetonhcs.org. Exhibition of paintings and prints by Jody Erdman and her son Spencer Mooney. On view through March 13. Proceeds from the show benefit the medical center. Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

West Windsor Arts Council, RMJM Hillier Atrium, 500 Alexander Park, West Windsor, 609-919-1982. www.westwindsorarts.org. Exhibit features works of 25 artists in photography, ceramics, assemblage, bronze, and more. All works are for sale. Open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Free admission. Through February 23.

West Windsor Library, 333 North Post Road, 609-799-0462. "Chinese Calligraphy in the Form of Wood Carvings" by Ming-Yee Chiu. Through February 29.

Campus Arts

College of New Jersey, Art Gallery, Holman Hall, Ewing, 609-771-2198. www.tcnj.edu/~tcag. "Between Heaven & Earth: Transformations & Sacred Place." On view through February 13. Gallery hours are Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, noon to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.

Princeton Theological Seminary, Erdman Gallery, 609-497-7990. www.ptsem.edu. "Jalaja (Born in Water)," an exhibit by Hetal Mistry featuring her ink-drop technique. 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.

Princeton University, Lewis Center, 185 Nassau Street, 609-258-8560. www.princeton.edu. Exhibit of student art and video screenings. On view through February 15. Gallery is open Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rutgers University, Douglass, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, 732-932-9407. "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.

Rutgers University, Douglass, Heldrich Center, 10 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, 732-932-9407. "Passage to Jersey: Women Artists of South Asian Diaspora in Our Midst." On view through July 31. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Area Museums

Ellarslie, Trenton City Museum, Cadwalader Park, 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. "Through the Eyes of the Young Urban Artists," an exhibit featuring the works of students from Trenton public schools. On view through February 24. Thursdays to Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.

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.

Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. "Elsie Driggs: The Quick and the Classical." On view through April 13. 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 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. "Art Nouveau Illuminated: Lamps from the Sigmund Freedman Bequest," through April 20. "The Heritage of Russian Avant-Garde: Vladimir Sterligov School," through March 23. "Two Centuries of Hungarian Art: A Gift from the Salgo Trust for Education." On view through March 16. "Art for Dance: Russian Costume and Stage Designs from the Riabov Collection" and "Russian Dance: Selections from the Donation of Herbert and Ruth Schimmel." On view through July 31.

Art in PA

Gratz 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." On view through March 2. "The Holy Experiment: Violet Oakley Mural Studies." On view through March 30. "John Costanza: Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition." Through February 24. 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. "Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront" and "Charles Hargens: American Illustrator." On view through February 10. 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.

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