Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. Exploring Old Wilmington - Discussion of Wilmington's architecture around 1900. $15; $5 students. 11/10 1 pm. Seeing Our City: Wilmington - Drawings & paintings of Wilmington done by Delaware College of Art & Design students. Closes 12/6. John Sloan - Seeing the City: Sloan's New York - Images of New York in a variety of media. Closes 1/20. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students; $3 youths; free for children under 7 & for all Sundays. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. noon-4 pm.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. www.thedcca.org. Art Salad - Weekly lunchtime art talks. 11/14 noon. Ben Whitehouse - Contemporary landscape paintings. Closes 1/6. Tue., Thu.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Wed. 10 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm.
*FREE* The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1315 Cherry St., 5th Fl.; 215-568-1111. www.fabricworkshop.org. Ongoing: Artist Boxes Collection - Samples, prototypes, swatches & other materials related to the creative process; Commissioned Works of Art Collection - Artwork from the Artist-in-Residence program; Photography & Video Archives - This collection documents the creative process. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. noon-4 pm.
James A. Michener Art Museum 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. Peter Rose: Excursions - Video work focusing on how people perceive the land around them. Closes 11/25. Artists of the Commonwealth - Paintings by PA artists from the first half of the 20th century. Closes 12/2. American Cheerleaders & Football Players - Photography exhibit centering on football. Closes 3/2. $6.50; $6 seniors; $4 students 6-18; free for children under 6, military & family. Tue.-Fri.10 am-4:30 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
James A. Michener Museum, New Hope Branch Union Square, New Hope; 215-862-7633. www.michenermuseum.org. Charles Hargens: American Illustrator - Over a dozen paintings used as Saturday Evening Post covers & related photographs & magazines. Closes 2/10. $5; $4 seniors 60 & over; $2 children 6-18; free for children under 6. Tue.-Fri. & Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Sat. 11 am-6 pm.
Noyes Museum of Art 733 Lily Lake Rd., Oceanville; 609-652-8848. www.noyesmuseum.org. Visualize Photography Foundation - On display in the Community Galley. Closes 11/30. Nancy Cohen - Water Ways: Interpretations - Closes 1/6. $4; $3 seniors, students; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
Pearl S. Buck House 520 Dublin Rd., Perkasie; 215-249-0100. www.psbi.org. Walk-In Tours - Great opportunity to become acquainted with the Pearl S. Buck House. $7; $6 seniors; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 11 am; Sun 1 pm.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Saturday Family Workshops - Fun & creative workshops offer an opportunity for families to work together on a variety of different art projects. $6; $4 children. 11/10 11 am-12:30 pm. Out of the Chateau: Works From the Demuth Museum - Exhibition includes 34 works by Demuth in various watercolor & oil. Closes 12/9. $7; $6 seniors & students; $5 youth 5-18; free for children under 5. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Art After 5 - Fri. 5-8:45 pm. Live music at the museum by artists in a variety of genres. Looking at Men: Renoir Paints the Male Subject - Art lecture by Professor Linda Nochlin of NYU. 11/9 6 pm. Council for Relationships 75th Anniversary Gala - Dinner & talk by Dr. Martin Seligman. $250-$500. 11/10 7-10 pm. Early Bird Read & Look - Stories & crafts for preschoolers. 11/11 10:15-11 am. Tours for Tots - Hands-on activities featuring movement & play. 11/11 11:30 am & 1:30 pm. Secrets & Lies - Lecture on 18th-century French furniture. 11/11 2:30 pm. Independence Starts Here: Work by Disabled Individuals - Work by students with cognitive & communication disabilities. Closes 11/20. Independence Starts Here: Workshop Participant Exhibition - Work by cognitively & communicatively-impared individuals. Closes 12/2. The Book of War - 25 illustrated pages from a centuries-old Indian document. Closes 12/9. $14; $12 seniors; $10 students & youth 13-18; free for children 12 & under. Tue.-Thu., Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm.
*FREE* Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Alfred Stieglitz & the Philadelphia Museum of Art - Approximately 40 pieces by Stieglitz from the museum's collections. Closes 1/31. Passion for Perfection - Costumes by James Galanos, Gustave Tassell & Ralph Rucci. Closes 3/9. Admission free through 12/31, made possible by Wachovia. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.
*FREE* Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Contemporary art that illuminates the Jewish experience. Works by William Anatasi, Chaim Gross, Tobi Kahn & others. Andrea Belag: Vienna Blue - Oil paintings on canvas. Closes 11/26. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm; Sun. 10 am-noon.
Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. 19th-century home of the Rosenbach brothers. House tours available. $8; $5 seniors & students; free for children under 5. Tue., Thu.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Wed. 10 am-8 pm.
Trenton City Museum 319 East State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Ongoing: Decorative Arts Collection - Pottery, ceramics & other objects, most of which were made in the Trenton area; Historical Artifacts Collection - Range of objects from postcards to furniture. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1 pm-4 pm.
University of Pennsylvania - Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. The following all close 12/16: Eileen Neff: Between Us; Ensemble - Guest curated by artist & musician Christian Marclay, features installations & sculptures that make sounds; Jay Heikes - Installation composed of drawings & an assortment of objects used as "props" to activate stories, puns & deadpan humor; Taalman Koch: Fly Thru - Installation based on iT House: an aluminum & glass "kit" house. $6; $3 students, artists & seniors; free for children 12 & under. Wed.-Fri. noon-8 pm, Sat.-Sun. 11 am-5 pm.
*FREE* Ursinus College - Berman Museum of Art Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. G. Noble Wagner: Purity of Surface - Sculpture & Prints - New works in the Main Gallery. Closes 12/21. Eve Peri: Fabstracts - Fiber Forms & Paintings. Closes 12/30. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4:30 pm.
*FREE* Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. Kids Care 14: Celebration of Giving - Join the host of WXPN's Kids Corner & hundreds of school children to celebrate the spirit of giving. Reservations required: 215-247-0948. $5. 11/11 2-4 pm. Angels, Alleys & Animal Acts - Prints. Closes 1/6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.
Galleries 3rd Street Gallery
58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993. www.3rdstreetgallery.com
. Katherine Kurtz: In Transit - A study of movement through space using figurative as well as abstract forms. Closes 12/2.
Artesano Gallery 4446 Cresson St.; 215-483-9273. www.artesanogallery.com. Ricardo Cabrera: Opus Nigrum - Sculpture artist from Colombia. Closes 1/19.
Artists' House 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. The following all close 12/2: Carol Maguire - Oil paintings; Georganna Lenssen - Oil paintings; Hilarie Hawley: New Works - Recent oils & mixed media; Leigh Gustafson - Oil paintings.
B Square Gallery 614 S. 9th St.; 215-625-0692. www.bsquaregallery.com. John Hobbie - Installation. Closes 12/22.
Bambi Gallery 1817 Frankford Ave.; 215-423-2668. www.bambiproject.com. Dominic Episcopo: Dom's Drive-In & Ice Cream - Closes 11/18.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.mayerartconsultants.com. Rebecca Rutstein: Abyss - New paintings. Closes 11/24.
The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org. The following all close 12/2: Gifted - Annual holiday exhibition with work by various artists; Matt Metz & Linda Sikora: New Work - Carved & drawn pots by Metz & jars & teapots by Sikora; Naomi Cleary: New Work - Porcelain dishes with simple floral designs.
Crossroads Coffee House 6156 Ridge Ave.; 215-487-1923. Kevin Bennett: Nature Photography - Closes 11/30.
Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 33rd St.; 215-895-2548. www.drexel.edu/westphal/gallery. Michael Grothusen: Life's Joys/Life's Disappointments - Two steel sculptures reminiscent of a funeral urn, trophy or similar commemorative object. Reception/artist talk 11/14. Closes 12/12.
Drexel University - Picture Gallery 32nd & Chestnut St., 3rd Floor; 215-895-0480. www.drexel.edu/drexelcollection. Houses paintings by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Dusseldorf Academy, Francis Martin Drexel, Astronomical, Musical Clock by David Rittenhouse.
Dupree Studios 703 S. Sixth St.; 215-413-3884. www.dupreestudiosinc.com. James Dupree & Claudia Wells: Trick or Treat - Paintings, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, mixed media. Closes 11/25.
Esther M. Klein Art Gallery 3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188. www.kleinartgallery.org. Frozen Architecture - Photographs taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Closes 12/29.
F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Treacy Ziegler: Migrations - Paintings. Second reception 12/7. Closes 12/22.
Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com. Philadelphia Masters - Works by four highly distinguished photographers. Closes 1/19.
Gallery 51 51 N. Second St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. Focus on the appreciation, conservation, & collection of fine, antique textile art & antique oriental rugs.
Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com. Rob Matthews: Knoxville Girl - Series of drawings capturing the events surrounding a murder in Knoxville. Closes 12/15.
Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Celia Reisman - Paintings of town images. Closes 11/28.
International House of Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org. Daniel Hackett: Lost in the Pines - Photography of the Pine Barrens in New Jersey. Closes 11/30. Four by Four - Video works by Anita Allyn, Sinae Lee, James Rosenthal & Jody Sweitzer. Closes 12/28.
Khmer Art Museum Gallery 319 N. 11th St.; 215-922-5600. www.khmerartgallery.com. Memorial art museum dedicated to the Cambodian people's suffering under the Khmer Rouge. Permanent collection includes stone & wood sculptures, paintings, silver jewelry, copper metals, silk textiles, pottery.
Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Merrill Wagner: Peach Sky Paintings - Closes 11/17.
Locks Gallery 600 Washington Square South; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. The following both close on 11/30: Peter Campus: The Earth Is Nowhere - Digital videos; Susan Moore: Second Skin - Oils & acrylics on canvas.
Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. The Nature of My Art - Oils, pastels, crafts & more by Marita McVeigh & Manayunk Artists' Co-Op members. Closes 11/25. Donations suggested.
The Mill Studios 123 Leverington Ave.; 215-482-2110. www.millstudios.org. Once Upon a Time: An Artistic Collaboration - Works by Rachel Isaac & Rochelle Marcus Dinkin. By appointment only. Baker St. entrance. Closes 12/1.
Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Group Exhibition: Paintings - Anne Caramanico, Ed Marston, Eric Fausnacht & Will Fernandez. Closes 11/25.
Nexus Gallery 1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. New Member Exhibition - Work by new Nexus Gallery artist members. Closes 12/7.
Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. www.pentimenti.com. The following both close 12/15: Glenn Fischer, Matt Haffner & Nate Moore: From a Thousand Pages - Work exploring the conscious & unconscious, film noir & comic books & origami jets; Rebecca Rothfus: Towers - Works on paper featuring towers in various settings.
Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. The following both close 12/30: SunKoo Yuh - Monumental Ceramic Sculptures; Tim McFarlane - Stratum: New Paintings.
Philadelphia Art Alliance Satellite Gallery 210 W. Rittenhouse Sq., 3rd Fl.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Catherine Gontarek - Falling Upstairs: New Paintings - Closes 12/30.
Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. All That We Do: Contemporary Women, Traditional Arts - Photography exhibit documenting the experiences of 9 local women. Closes 4/30. Ongoing: If These Walls Could Talk - Posters, handbills, pictures & other social change-themed memorabilia.
Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. www.philafound.org. Independence Starts Here: All About Art - Work in various media by artists with physical disabilities. Closes 1/2.
Philadelphia International Institute (PII) 242 Race St.; 215-592-1022. Marek Wojtowicz - Paintings. Closes 11/30.
The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org. Doug & Mike Starn: Black Pulse 2000-2007 - Closes 11/21.
Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. The following both close 11/29 with reception 11/9: Anthony Liggins: Passion Manifesto; Tanya Murphy Dodd: Southern Connections.
Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sanson St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Robert Straight: New Paintings - Closes 11/24.
Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. Latin American Contemporary Masters & Mavericks - Paintings. Group show. Closes 11/25.
Show of Hands Gallery 1006 Pine St.; 215-592-4010. Sebastian M. Hushbeck Trienens: At Sea - Sculpture display & sale. Closes 11/10.
Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. Braco Dimitrijevic - The Ways to Post History: A Retrospective - Closes 11/28. Ecstatic Truth: Documenting Herzog 'Documenting' - Work by Werner Herzog accompanied by images of the filmmaker by photographer Beat Presser. Closes 11/15.
The Stratasphere 1854 Germantown Ave.; 215-235-4726. www.thestratasphere.com. Gross Anatomy - Compendium of human anatomy & creativity. Closes 11/10.
University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. The Photo Review: Best of Show - Features the winners of this year's 'Photo Review International Photography Competition.' Closes 12/14. University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/events/rwg/index.cfm. Noguchi/Graham - Dance set designed by renowned sculptor Isamu Noguchi for dancer & choreographer Martha Graham. Reception 11/9. Closes 11/29.
University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Amie Potsic: Thin Skinned Thick - Large-scale black & white photographs of scarred individuals accompanied by an audio component. Reception 11/9. Closes 12/14.
University of the Arts - von Hess Illustration Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu. Greg Spalenka: Illustration - Closes 11/16.
Wexler Gallery 201 North 3rd St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com. Joel Phillip Myers & Mark Peiser - Joint show of new & past works by two pioneers of the contemporary glass movement. Closes 11/24.
Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-922-7775. www.snyderman-works.com. Danish Ceramics - Works by seven Danish ceramic artists range from cast to thrown, geometric to organic. Closes 11/24.Abington Art Center
515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882. www.abingtonartcenter.org
. Art Classes & Workshops for Adults - Jewelry making, photography, ceramics, painting & drawing. Call for specific dates, times & prices. Reg. required. Prices vary. Inside/Outside: Habitat - Outdoor sculpture installation open dawn to dusk. Inside exhibit features drawings, sketches & more related to artists' outdoor works. Closes 11/24. Magical Realism - Otherworldly paintings mixing fantasy & reality. Closes 11/24.
The Arts Scene 530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-644-6555. www.theartsscene.org. Recycled Creativity: The Tipping Point of Cultural Chaos - Paintings & sculptures by five Pennsylvania artists. Closes 11/10.
Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. www.barnstonegallery.com. Through the Looking Glass: An Adventure Into Contemporay Ceramics - Features 5 ceramic artists. Closes 1/20. Watercolors: A Continuum of Style - Works on paper. Closes 1/20.
Delaware County Community College 901 South Media Line Rd., Media; 610-359-5134. www.dccc.edu. Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition - Photography, drawing, painting & waterclor. Closes 11/9.
The Gallery at Cedar Hollow 2447 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-640-2787. Holiday Craft Show - Holiday crafts on display & available for purchase. Closes 12/30.
Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio 30 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-4300. gratzgallery.com. 19th & 20th Century American Paintings - Proceeds generated will go to the Jonathan D. Krist Foundation. Closes 11/30.
Main Line Art Center Old Buck Rd. & Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-525-0272. www.mainlineart.org. Outreach Exhibition - Seeks to help fulfill the mission of "Art for Everyone." Closes 11/19.
Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Crafts & Conversation - Weekly crafting demonstrations, workshops & conversation. 11/13 noon-2:30 pm.
MCGOPA at SPP Galleries (Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists) Inquirer Building, Conshohocken; 610-292-6084. www.mcgopa.org. Defining Moments - Sculpture, paintings & mixed media. Closes 11/11.
Orchard Artworks 520 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-947-9882. www.orchardartworks.org. Art to Wear - Includes glass bead jewelry, bead necklaces, micro purses, sterling chains, painted velvet & knotted scarves & more. Closes 11/30.
Penn Medicine at Radnor 250 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor; 610-902-2000. pennhealth.com/radnor. The Art League Board of Directors Show - Over 300 paintings in all media. Closes 12/1.
Salon des Amis 2321 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-647-6010. Animal Show - Artwork featuring all things animal. Closes 11/10.
The Temple Judea Museum 8339 Old York Rd., Elkins Park; 215-887-2027. The Grimes Collection of Jewish Ephemera - Fine silver, precious textiles, rare books, games, greeting cards, artwork & more. Closes 1/11.Artful Deposit Gallery
201 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown City; 609-298-6970. www.theartfuldeposit.com
. Thomas Kelly: Very Superstitious - Acrylic works. Closes 11/25.
Atlantic City Art Center New Jersey Ave. & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837. www.acartcenter.org. The following both close 11/30: Balderson Studio Artists - Paintings by Lance Balderson & students; Jean Antolini - Mixed media & assemblage pieces.
Center for the Arts in Southern New Jersey 123 S. Elmwood Rd., Marlton; 856-985-1009. www.cfasnj.com. Annual Open Juried Photography Exhibition - Work by many area artists. Opening reception 11/15. Closes 11/21.
Clarkson S. Fisher Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse 402 E. State St., Trenton; 609-989-2065. www.njd.uscourts.gov. Art for Everyone: Murals & Paintings by Charles W. Ward - Features 3 'New Deal' murals & retrospective display of works from 5-decade career. Closes 11/30.
Coryell Gallery 8 Corylel St., Lambertville; 609-397-0804. The following both close 11/11: Charles R. Ross: Watercolors; Michael Filipiak: Pastels.
Creative Genius Art Gallery & Studio 32 N. Main St., Medford; 609-714-1131. www.creativegeniusonline.com. Michele Grady: Hammered! - Wearable art exhibit from jewelry designer Michele Grady. Closes 1/30.
Historic Smithville Mansion Annex Art Gallery Smithville Rd., Eastampton; 609-265-5068. Native American Heritage Month Art Exhibit - Opening reception 11/11. Closes 11/21.
Hopewell Frame Shop 24 W. Broad St., Hopewell; 609-466-0817. www.hopewellframeshop.com. Kathy Shumway-Tunney: Solo Show - Pastel paintings. Closes 11/10.
Howard Mann Art Center 45 N. Main St., Lambertville; 609-397-2300. Leonard Wren: New Canvases - Open air works. Closes 11/11.
Pemberton Community Library 16 Broadway, Browns Mills; 609-890-8262. www.bcls.lib.nj.us/libraries/pemberton. Pemberton Artists Exhibit - All media. Closes 1/4.
Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Pink at Perkins - The Contradictory Character of a Complex Color - Mixed-media exhibition deals with a plethora of subject matter relating to pink. Closes 11/25.Hardcastle Gallery
5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville; 302-655-5230. www.hardcastlegallery.com
. Donna N. Cusano: Further Afield - Paintings. Closes 11/24.
Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. www.somervillemanning.com. Bo Bartlett: Travelogue - Collection of oils & gouaches. Closes 11/10.