Museum and gallery events

Posted: May 04, 2012

Art Museums & Institutions

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

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Scribner's Magazine: The Early Years in Illustration. Closes 5/20. $12; $6 seniors, students & children 6-12; free for children under 6 & for all Sun. until noon. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. www.chemheritage.org. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. Closes 6/3. Mary Page Evans Poetry Reading. 5/9. 2:30-4 pm. $12; $10 seniors; $6 children 7-18; free for children 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. www.thedcca.org/. The Dufala Brothers: New Work. Free. Closes 5/13. Intimate Constructions. Free. Closes 5/20. Under Construction: Part 1. Free. Closes 6/3.Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-8888. www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org. Soft Village: Studio Makkink & Bey. Donation suggested: $3; free for children under 12. Closes 5/6. Donation suggested: $3; free for children under 12. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm.

Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. First Among Equals. Free. 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. www.michenerartmuseum.org. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. $15; $13 seniors; $11 students with ID; $7.50 children 6-18; free for children 6 and under. $10; $9 seniors; $7.50 students;$5 youth 6-18; free for children 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. www.lasalle.edu/museum. Andy Warhol: Portraiture & the Business of Art. Donations accepted. Free; donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org/. .

Noyes Museum of Art - Hammonton Five S. Second St., Hammonton; 609-561-8006. www.noyesmuseum.org/hammonton.html. Tue.-Wed. 11 am-6 pm; Thu. 1 pm-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. www.pafa.org. George Tooker's Highway. Cynthia Norton: Freedom Rings Placed Within. Closes 5/27. PAFA & Dr. Barnes. Ray Yoshida: Of, To & From. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free for members & children 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. www.pafa.org. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free for members & children under 5. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern & Contemporary Design. Ted Hallman, Sheila Hicks & Jim Hodges: Secret Garden. 35mm: Photographs from the Collection. Closes 5/27. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. Pen to Publisher: The Life of Three Sendak Picture Books. Hands-on Tours. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students & youth 5-18; free for children 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. www.kenesethisrael.org/mus.htm. Historic Textiles: Contemporary Conversation. Free. Uncommon Threads. Free. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 East State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Decorative Arts Collection. Free. Fine Arts Collection. Free. Historical Artifacts Collection. Free. Home on the Canal: Bridge & Lock Tenders Houses on the Delaware & Raritan Canal. 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. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Picture Making: Recent Acquisitions in Photography. Annual Student Exhibition. Donations accepted. Closes 5/11. 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. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. Selections From the Charles Knox Smith Collection. Free. Special exhibits: $10; $7 seniors; free for 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.

Galleries

1st Fri 3rd Street Gallery 58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993. www.3rdstreetgallery.com. Kristine Flannery. Free. Closes 5/27.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. www.allenslane.org. Wonder of the World. $18 advance; $20 day of show. Closes 5/19.

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

1st Fri Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. Adam Vinson. Free. Closes 5/27. Ted Walsh. Free. Closes 5/27. Patrick Crofton. Free. Closes 5/27. Robert Sampson. Free. Closes 5/27.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S. 6th St.; 215-925-2688. www.philaathenaeum.org. Elegant Things & Vile Uses: The Civil War & the United States Capitol Building. Free. Closes 5/18.

Carol Schwartz Gallery 101 Bethlehem Pike; 215-242-4510. www.carolschwartzgallery.com. Tony LaSalle Celebrates Spring. included in admission. Closes 5/31.

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. www.philadelphiacfa.org. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 children under 12. The View from 915. Free. Closes 5/31.

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

Chestnut Hill Gallery 8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549. www.chestnuthillgallery.com. Tom Steigerwald's Secret Garden: A Season to Remember. Closes 5/26.

1st Fri The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org/. Small Favors VII. Free. Closes 6/1. Sue Tirrell: New Work. Free. Closes 5/27.

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

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

1st Fri F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.thefangallery.com. Gregory Prestegord: New Paintings. Free.

Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com/. Nadine Rovner: Somewhere Not Here. Free. Closes 5/5. Yuichi Hibi: 127. Free. Closes 5/5.

Gallery51 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. Gallery 51 Collection. Free.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com/. Jill O'Bryan: Rock, Paper, Breath. Free. Closes 6/2.

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

1st Fri Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. highwiregallery.com. Daniel Bachman. Free. 5/8. 7:30 pm.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. www.indigoarts.com/. East Africa Encounters: Contemporary Art from Kenya & Tanzania. Free.

1st Fri Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Marcia Hafif: Late Roman Paintings. Free.

1st Fri LGTripp Gallery 47-49 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-3110. www.lgtrippgallery.com. DOCUMENTS: abstraction, landscape, culture. Free. Closes 6/2. First Friday Reception. Free. Closes 6/1.

1st Fri Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Jennifer Bartlett: Addresses (1976-78). Free. Closes 5/25. Thomas Chimes: Symbolic Landscapes (1958-62). Free. Closes 5/25.

Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.mrartcenter.org. Art Exhibit. Free. Closes 5/27.

1st Fri Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Regeneration. Free. Closes 5/27.

Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Recipro-city. Free. Closes 6/2. More Stitch Witchery. Free. Closes 5/26.

Philadelphia Sketch Club 235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298. www.sketchclub.org. The 2012 Members Exhibition Show & Sale. Free. Closes 5/19.

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

1st Fri Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com/. Alejandro Mendoza: Location, location, location. Free. Closes 5/19.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Jan Baltzell: New Work. Free. Closes 5/19.

Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com/. Paint it Now Opening Reception. Free. 5/4. 7 pm.

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

Abington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882. www.abingtonartcenter.org. Material Witnesses: Manhattan Quilters Guild. Free. Closes 5/13. Art & Sole: 5K Run/Walk. $25; $12 children. 5/5. 9 am-12 pm.

Bucks County Community College - Hicks Art Center Gallery 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-504-8531. ww.bucks.edu/news/culture/hicks. Annual Student Exhibition. Free. Closes 5/8.

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford; 610-566-1713. www.communityartscenter.org. Designer Show House. $25. Closes 5/27.

Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. gratzgallery.com. Ray Leight: Shadowless. Free. Closes 5/13.

1st Fri Historic Kennett Square 106 W. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-8188. www.historickennettsquare.com. First Friday Art Stroll. Free.

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

Stover Mill Gallery 852 River Road, Rte. 32, Erwinna; 610-294-9420. www.stovermill.com. Preserve Us: Traditional and Contemporary Botanicals. Free. Closes 5/27.

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

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. ArtQuilt Elements 10th Anniversary Exhibition. Free. Closes 5/12. Gallery Tours. Free. Closes 5/12. Family Culinary Series: Incredible Italian Favorites. $50 per adult/child pair. 5/10. 6-8 pm.

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

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

Great Bay Gallery 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point; 609-653-4991. www.greatbayartgallery.com. Absolutely Abstract. Free. Closes 5/26.

Markeim Arts Center Lincoln Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8585. www.markeimartcenter.org. Popcorn & Playbills: Musicals on the Silver Screen. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 5/4. 7:30 pm.

Perkins Center for the Arts Moorestown 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Members & Faculty Exhibition. Free.

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

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. www.somagallery.net. Inspired Brushstrokes: A Teacher and Her Artistic Influence. Free. Closes 5/13.

Verdadism Art Gallery 220 S. Berlin Rd., Clementon; 856-346-3131. www.soraida.com/verdadism.htm. Verdadism: Twenty Years of Speaking Out Against Racism, Sexism and Injustice. Still Relevant Today. Free. Closes 5/26.

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