Museum and gallery events

Posted: April 13, 2012

Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum 661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville, NJ; 609-704-5495. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. Brandywine Heritage Galleries. Andrew Wyeth Gallery. N.C. Wyeth Gallery. Bayard & Mary Sharp Gallery. Scribner's Magazine: The Early Years in Illustration. Tours of the N.C. Wyeth House & Studio. Regular admission. A Painter's View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio. $12; $6 seniors, students & children 6-12; free under 6 & for all Sun. until noon. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. The Whole of Nature & the Mirror of Art. Free. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. A Secret Book of Designs: The Burne-Jones Flower Book. Closes 4/22. Tales of Folk & Fairies: The Life & Work of Katharine Pyle. Painted Poetry: The Art of Mary Page Evans. Beyond Words: The Symbolic Language of Plants. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. Plein Air Workshop With Mary Page Evans. $55; $35 members. 4/15. 12:30-3:30 pm. $12; $10 seniors; $6 children 7-18; free 6 & under, everyone on Sun.; $25 family of 4. Wed.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. noon-4 pm.

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. The Dufala Brothers: New Work. Intimate Constructions. Under Construction: Part I. Under Construction: Part II. Contraption: Devices in Art. Erin Murray: Municipalia. Sallie Ketcham & Caroline Chen: A Conversation. Closes 4/29. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-8888. Soft Village: Studio Makkink & Bey. Donation suggested: $3; free under 12. Closes 5/6. Mark Bradford: Geppetto. Closes 4/29. Jennifer Steinkamp: The Death of the Moth. Closes 4/29. Donation suggested: $3; free under 12. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm.

Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. First Among Equals. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show. Free. Wed.-Fri. noon-8 pm, Sat.-Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

James A. Michener Art Museum 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Mavis Smith: Hidden Realities. Have Gags, Will Travel: The Life & Times of a New York Cartoonist. $10; $9 seniors; $7.50 students;$5 youth 6-18; free under 6. Tue.-Fri.10 am-4:30 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

La Salle University - Art Museum 1900 W. Olney Ave.; 215-951-1221. Andy Warhol: Portraiture & the Business of Art. Free; donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. Wendel White: Schools for the Colored. Free. Closes 4/15.

Noyes Museum of Art - Hammonton 5 S. Second St., Hammonton, NJ; 609-561-8006. Tue.-Wed. 11 am-6 pm; Thu. 1-9 pm; Fri.-Sat. 11 am-7 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Historic Landmark Building 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. George Tooker's Highway. American Art Starts Here: PAFA Refreshed, Reloaded. Closes 4/29. Moe Brooker: The Evidence of Things Not Seen. Closes 4/15. Cynthia Norton: Freedom Rings Placed Within. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free members & under 5; free for Morris Gallery & ground floor. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit. $15; $12 seniors and students; free under 12. Closes 4/15. After Henry Tanner: African American Artists Since 1940. $15; $12 seniors and students; free under 12. Closes 4/15. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free members & under 5. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern & Contemporary Design. Ted Hallman, Sheila Hicks & Jim Hodges: Secret Garden. 35mm: Photographs from the Collection. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. Permanent Collection. Rachel Kanter: The New Sacred. Free. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.

Rodin Museum Franklin Parkway at 22d St.; 215-763-8100. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. Pen to Publisher: The Life of Three Sendak Picture Books. Hands-on Tours. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students & youth 5-18; free under 5. Tue., Fri. noon-5 pm; Wed.-Thu. noon-8 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-6 pm; closed Mon. and holidays.

The Temple Judea Museum 8339 Old York Rd., Elkins Park; 215-887-2027. Historic Textiles: Contemporary Conversation. Uncommon Threads. Free. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 E State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. Decorative Arts Collection. Fine Arts Collection. Historical Artifacts Collection. Free. Donation suggested: $5; $3 seniors & students. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. Picture Making: Recent Acquisitions in Photography. Donations accepted. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4:30 pm. Closed Mon. & college holidays.

Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. Selections From the Charles Knox Smith Collection. Free. Elaine Kurtz: A Retrospective. Closes 4/22. Elemental: Nature as Language in the Works of Philadelphia Artists. Closes 4/22. Special exhibits: $10; $7 seniors; free children and students. Select galleries: free. Tue.-Thu. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm; Sat. 10 am-6 pm; Sun. 10 am-5 pm.


3rd Street Gallery 58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993. FiberPhiladelphia: Melissa Maddonni Haims & Carol Wisker - Strings + Things. Free. Closes 4/29.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. Sandi Pierantozzi & Neil Patterson: Neighborhood Potters. Free. Closes 4/27.

Art in City Hall 116 City Hall; 215-686-9912. FiberPhiladelphia: Meta-Fiber. Closes 5/11. Artist Exchange. Free. Closes 5/4.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-8440. Carolyn Pyfrom, Peter Van Dyck & Lauren Tilden. Closes 4/29. Sydney McGinley. Closes 4/29. Ronald Washington. Closes 4/29. Laura Renner & Michael Scotko. Closes 4/29. Sunday Reception. Free. 4/15. 1-4 pm.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S. 6th St.; 215-925-2688. Elegant Things and Vile Uses: The Civil War and the United States Capitol Building. Free.

B Square Gallery 614 S. 9th St.; 215-625-0692. Not a Stitch. Free. Closes 4/28.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. German Gomez: Diary Portraits. Free. Closes 4/28.

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 under 12.

Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. Nikolay Milushev: New Work. Free. Closes 5/5.

Chestnut Hill Gallery 8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549. John Stango: Nationally Renowned Pop Artist. Free. Closes 4/28.

The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. Andrea Keys Connell: ...Gently Down the Stream.... Free. Closes 4/15.

Crane Arts 1400 N. American St.; 215-232-3203. FiberPhiladelphia: Distinguished Educators. Free. Closes 4/15.

Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 3215 Market St.; 215-895-2548. Literacy Within Reach. Free. Closes 5/4.

Drexel University - Picture/Rincliffe Gallery 32d & Chestnut St., 3d Floor; 215-895-0480. The Iconography of the Dragon: East and West. Free. Closes 5/11.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. Gregory Prestegord: New Paintings. Free.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. Shizuko Kimura: The Poetics of Form. Free. Closes 4/14.

Gallery 339 339 S 21st St.; 215-731-1530. Nadine Rovner: Somewhere Not Here. Closes 5/5. Yuichi Hibi: 127. Free. Closes 5/5.

Gallery51 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-413-3191. Gallery 51 Collection. Free.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. Mia Rosenthal: American Landscapes. Closes 4/14. Sharka Hyland: Show, Don't Tell. Free. Closes 4/14.

Gravers Lane Gallery 8405 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-1603. Joanna Manousis. Free. Closes 5/10.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. Emily Richardson: New Work. Closes 4/28. Recalibrations: Textile Exhibit. Free. Closes 4/28.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. Synchronicity: Textile Exhibit. Free. Closes 4/27.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. Indigo at Indigo: Indigo-dyed Textiles from Africa. Free. Closes 4/28.

Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2d St.; 215-925-5389. Jon Poblador: Living Mountain. Free. Closes 4/14.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. Orit Hofshi: Pharos. Closes 4/13. Louise Nevelson. Free. Closes 4/13.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. Joan McNamara: Breathing Space. Free. Closes 4/29.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. Matt Haffner: A Slight Spectacle. Free. Closes 4/28. Travis Childers: Naturally Inorganic. Free. Closes 4/28.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. Sondra Sherman: Found Subjects. Closes 4/21. Andrea Donnelly: Binary. Closes 4/21. A Sense of Place. Closes 4/21. Janet Koplos: American Studio Pottery. Free. 4/17. 7 pm.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. ArtWell: Ten Years Of Poetry, Art & Possibility. Free. Closes 4/25.

Philadelphia Sketch Club 235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298. 149th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 4/21.

The Plastic Club 247 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9324. Photographs of Jazz Musicians. Closes 4/26. Jazz Show. Free. Closes 4/26.

The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. Emma Wilcox: Where it Falls. Free.

Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. Alejandro Mendoza: Location, location, location. Free. Closes 4/28.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3d St.; 215-592-0232. Blues Moves. Free. Closes 4/29.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. Constructed Paintings and Drawings From Ballinglen. Free. Closes 4/29.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. John Cage: How to Get Started. Donations accepted. Tulse Luper in Philadelphia: Peter Greenaway's 92 Suitcases. Free. Closes 4/21.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. 8th International Fiber Biennial. Free. Closes 4/28.

Twelve Gates Gallery 305 Cherry St.; 267-519-2737. Damon Kowarsky: If you see the city from here. Free. Closes 4/28.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. William G. Middleton: Body Aesthetic. Free. Closes 5/6.

University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. Rebekah Schmidt Rocha: Private Spaces, The Backyard Project. Free. Closes 4/27.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. C. Thomas Lewis: Arcanumresearch - Quantifying the Complexities of the Puzzle. Free. Closes 4/27.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. Howard Werner & Michelle Stuhl. Free. Closes 4/28.

The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3d St.; 215-923-8000. Turning to Art in Wood: A Creative Journey. Donations accepted. Closes 4/21.

Abington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882. Material Witnesses: Manhattan Quilters Guild. Free. Penn State Abington Senior Show. Free. Closes 4/18. Coffee Break. $5; free for members. 4/14. 10-11:30 am.

Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. Ray Leight: Shadowless. Free.

Haverford College - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-896-1287. And the Winner Is.... Closes 4/20. Black-Tie Tailgate. Free. Closes 4/19.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Judith Kniffin. Free. Closes 4/29.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. Daniel Strawser Wood Carving Show and Carving Demonstration. Free. 4/14. 10 am-3 pm.

New Hope Arts Center 2 Stockton Ave., New Hope; 215-862-9606. Sculpture 2012. $10 donation. Closes 5/12.

Pennswood Village Art Gallery 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd., Newtown; 215-968-9110. Suzanne Douglass. Free. Closes 4/29.

Rosemont College - Lawrence Gallery 1400 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr; 610-527-0200. Narratives and Portraits. Free. Closes 4/13.

Stover Mill Gallery 852 River Road, Rte. 32, Erwinna; 610-294-9420. Paintings from the River Valley. Free. Closes 4/29.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. Made You Look. Free. Closes 5/8.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. ArtQuilt Elements 10th Anniversary Exhibition. Free. Closes 5/12. Gallery Tours. Free. Closes 5/12. Oil Painting From the Found Environment Workshop. $225. Closes 4/15. Summer Art Camp Open House. Free. 4/14. 10 am-2 pm.

Widener University Art Gallery 14th St., Chester; 888-943-3637. RMS Titanic: 100 Years. Free. Closes 5/11.

Artists' Gallery 18 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588. Sharing the Moment. Free. Closes 5/6.

Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. Capital City Student Art Show. Free. Closes 4/24.

Home Fine Art Gallery 2 Church St., Mount Holly; 609-261-8634. Celebrating 10 Years of Art Quilts and Challenges. Free. Closes 4/29.

Rowan University - Art Gallery 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro; 856-256-4521. High/Low Density. Free. Closes 5/12.

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