Museum and gallery events

Posted: May 18, 2012

Art Museums & Institutions

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

Barnes Foundation 300 North Latchs La., Merion Station; 610-667-0290. $15 (reservations required), free for active duty military families 5/30-9/5. Thu.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. Scribner's Magazine: The Early Years in Illustration. Closes 5/20. Tours of the N.C. Wyeth House & Studio. Regular admission. Closes 5/27. A Painter's View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio. $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. 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. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. Closes 6/3. 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. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. Meet the Artist: Mary Page Evans. 5/19. 11 am-12 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. Intimate Constructions. Free. Closes 5/20. Under Construction: Part 1. Free. Closes 6/3. Under Construction: Part II. Free. Closes 6/10. Contraption: Devices in Art. Free. Erin Murray: Municipalia. 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. 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. 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. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Mavis Smith: Hidden Realities. Closes 5/20. Have Gags, Will Travel: The Life & Times of a New York Cartoonist. Offering of the Angels: Treasures From the Uffizi Gallery. $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. 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. Cape May's 20th Century Renaissance. Free. .

The Noyes Gallery at Hammonton 5 S. Second St., Hammonton; 609-561-8006. Clip, Cut; Paper Thin. Free. 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. George Tooker's Highway. Cynthia Norton: Freedom Rings Placed Within. Closes 5/27. PAFA & Dr. Barnes. Ray Yoshida: Of, To & From. American Art Starts Here: PAFA Refreshed, Reloaded. $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. $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. Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern & Contemporary Design. Ted Hallman, Sheila Hicks & Jim Hodges: Secret Garden. Craft Spoken Here. 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. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. Picture Making: Recent Acquisitions in Photography. Donations accepted. Closes 6/1. Harry Bertoia: Four Decades of Drawings. Donations accepted. Closes 6/3. 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. Haunting Narratives: Detours From Philadelphia Realism, 1935 to the Present. Salvatore Pinto: A Retrospective Celebrating the Barnes Legacy. 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.


3rd Street Gallery 58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993. Kristine Flannery. Free. Closes 5/27.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. Martina Johnson-Allen: Interiors. Free. Closes 6/8. Wonder of the World. $18 advance; $20 day of show. Closes 5/19.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-8440. Adam Vinson. Free. Closes 5/27. Ted Walsh. Free. Closes 5/27. Patrick Crofton. Free. Closes 5/27. Robert Sampson. Free. Closes 5/27. Julia Levitina. Free. Closes 5/27. Noah Buchanan. Free. Closes 5/27. Thelma Grobes. Free. Closes 5/27. Christina Weaver. Free. Closes 5/27.

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

B Square Gallery 614 S. 9th St.; 215-625-0692. Twelve by Twelve. Free.

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

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. 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. Michael Smith & Linda Billet: Facets. Free. Closes 6/9.

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

The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. 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. Social Issues and Design. Free. Closes 6/8.

Dupree Gallery 703 S. 6th St.; 215-413-3884. Jane Zhang. Free. Closes 5/26.

Esther M. Klein Art Gallery 3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188. Without Walls. Free. Closes 6/16.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. Gregory Prestegord: New Paintings. Free. Carlo Russo: Recent Paintings. Free. Closes 5/26.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. Kate Stewart & Ward Davenny: Civil Dusk. Free. Lanny Sommese: Off the Wall - On the Wall. Free. All Together Now. Free. 5 Into 1. Free.

Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. Kelli Connell: Double Life. Free. Andrea Modica: Best Friends. Free.

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

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

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. Doom Ribbons. $6. 5/18. 8 pm. Tristan Dahn. $6. 5/22. 7:30 pm.

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

Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. Marcia Hafif: Late Roman Paintings. Free. Closes 6/16.

LGTripp Gallery 47-49 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-3110. DOCUMENTS: abstraction, landscape, culture. Free. Closes 6/2.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. 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. Art Exhibit. Free. Closes 5/27.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. Regeneration. Free. Closes 5/27.

Old City Jewish Art Center (OCJAC) 119 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-1222. A Tribute to Women. Free. Closes 5/24.

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

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. Jacque Liu: Milk Drunk. Free. Shane McAdams: Down & Out the Rabbit Hole. Free.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. Flat Out: Screen Print Installation. Periphery: Multimedia Works. Shiny Monsters: An Installation by Adam Wallacavage.

Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. Harvey Finkle & Kathy: Shimizu: We Cannot Keep Silent. Free.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. Art Ability: A Celebration of Artists With Disabilities. Free.

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

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 5/19.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3rd St.; 215-592-0232. David Febland: Running in Place. Free. Closes 5/27.

Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. Fran Gallun: Mixed Media Paintings. Free. Closes 5/26. Ken Tutjamnong: Oil on Aluminum. Free. Closes 5/26.

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

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. John Cage: How to Get Started. Donations accepted.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. Keith Ragone & Jack Larimore. Free.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. Michele Gallagher: Recent Works. Free. Closes 6/3.

University City Arts League 4226 Spruce St.; 215-382-7811. Traction Company: Group Art Exhibition. Free. Closes 6/7.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-7030. Wild Nature. Free.

Abington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882. Uncorked: Pairings of Art, Wine & Food. $75; $55 designated driver. 5/18. 7:30-10 pm.

Cedar Maze 252 Cafferty Rd., Pipersville; 610-294-9106. 14th Annual Spring Art Show. Free. Closes 5/20.

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

Main Line Art Center 746 Panmure Rd., Haverford; 610-525-0272. Professional Artists' Exhibition. Free. Closes 6/13.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Community Art Exhibit. Free. Closes 5/30.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. Scherenschnitte Papercutting Workshop. $25. 5/19. 9 am-3 pm.

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

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. Laura Rafferty & Frank Kolbmann: 2Good Stories. Free. Closes 6/5.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. Plein Air Festival. Free. Faculty Exhibition. Free. Painting the Landscape In Plein Air. $345. Closes 5/23. Family Culinary Series: Doughnuts. $50 per adult/child pair. 5/24. 6-8 pm.

Artists' Gallery 18 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588. Habitat Inhabitants. Free. Closes 6/3.

Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. The Guild of Papermakers: Not Just Pulp. Free. Closes 6/9.

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

Home Fine Art Gallery 2 Church St., Mount Holly; 609-261-8634. All in the Family: Art in the Family. Free. Closes 5/25.

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences 120 Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars; 609-494-1241. In Stitches. Free. LBIF Faculty Exhibition. Free.

Markeim Arts Center Lincoln Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8585. Power of the Flower. Donations accepted. Closes 5/25. Children's Green Earth Art Contest. Free. 5/19. 9 am-12 pm. Creative Vision Photography Workshop. $60. 5/19. 12:30-4:30 pm.

Perkins Center for the Arts Moorestown 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. Members & Faculty Exhibition. Free. Closes 6/17.

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. May Exhibition. Free. Closes 6/17.

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

Gallery 919 Market 919 Market St., Wilmington; 302-229-3266. Beth Palser. Free. Closes 5/25.

Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art 406 Federal St., Dover; 302-674-2111. Jewels of the Generations. Free. Picturing WWI. Free.

Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. American Masters. Free. Closes 5/31.

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