Museum and gallery events

Sculpture by Emily Hermant, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts.
Sculpture by Emily Hermant, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts.
Posted: August 03, 2012

Art Museums & Institutions

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

The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000. Conversations With the Collection. $15. 8/3. 6:30 pm. Form & Function: Ensembles for the Living Room, Bedroom & Beyond. $12. 8/3. 7:30 pm. $18; $15 seniors 65 and over; $10 students and children 17 and under. Sat.-Mon., Wed.-Thu. 9:30 am-6 pm; Fri. 9:30 am-10 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. A Painter's View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio. Summer Sojourns: Art on Holiday. Tours of the N.C. Wyeth House & Studio. Regular admission. $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. Tales of Folk & Fairies: The Life & Work of Katharine Pyle. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. Nina Katchadourian: Once Upon a Time in Delaware/In Quest of the Perfect Book. 100 Works for 100 Years. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. Art Is Tasty. $10. Closes 8/3. First Friday. Free. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. 100 Works for 100 Years Curator Gallery Chat. 8/8. 11:30-12:30 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. Emily Hermant: New Work. Closes 8/26. Carson Zullinger: Entropy. Mary Giehl: Functioning Systems. & the WORD Is.... Fragile Boundaries. Right Here, Out There. Aryal Ames. Art on the Town. Free. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-8888. Jennifer Steinkamp: The Death of the Moth. Closes 8/26. Mark Bradford: Geppetto. Closes 8/26. Pae White: Summer XX. Closes 8/31. $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. Closes 8/12. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show. Closes 8/12. Abigail DeVille: Untitled. Free. Closes 8/12. 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. Offering of the Angels: Treasures From the Uffizi Gallery. $15; $13 seniors; $11 students with ID; $7.50 children 6-18; free 6 and under. Closes 8/12. To Stir, Inform & Inflame: The Art of Tony Auth. Marlene Miller: I Look, I Listen. $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. Recent Gifts: A World of Art. Closes 8/15. 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, 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. 113th Annual Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition. Free. $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. Dive Deep: Eric Fischl & the Process of Painting. $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. Closes 8/26. Craft Spoken Here. Closes 8/12. Cy Twombly: Sculptures. Mary Ellen Mark: Prom. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. Hands-on Tours. Closes 8/31. Who Owns Ulysses? Closes 8/26. Maurice Sendak: A Legacy. $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. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 E State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. Home on the Canal: Bridge & Lock Tenders Houses on the Delaware & Raritan Canal. Closes 8/19. Decorative Arts Collection. Fine Arts Collection. Historical Artifacts Collection. Trenton Makes. Free. Closes 9/1. 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. Francoise Gilot: Transitions. Free. Annual Juried Exhibition. Free. Closes 8/12. Free. 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. Take a Seat! Adirondack Chairs, Re-Interpreted. Doris Staffel: Painter, Teacher. Alex Kanevsky: Artist, Curator, Juror. 1, 2, Rhythm and Blue. Closes 9/2. 71st Annual Juried Exhibition. Selections From the Collection. Selections From the Charles Knox Smith Collection. Free. 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.


1st Fri 3rd Street Gallery 58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993. The Light Room Members' Annual Group Exhibition. Free. Closes 8/26.

The Arts Garage 1533 Ridge Ave.; 215-765-2702. Caribbean Mondays. Free. Philly Sound Sessions. $10 advance; $12 day of show.

Asian Arts Initiative 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. Jeonghan Yun & Choonhyang Yun: Paper Play. Free. Closes 8/17.

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. 2012 Ed Bacon Student Design Competition Entries. Free. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 under 12.

1st Fri The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. Marge Brown Kalodner Graduate Student Exhibition. Free. Closes 8/12.

Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 3215 Market St.; 215-895-2548. Sum of Parts: Art Exhibit of Work by Henry Bermudez and Michelle Marcuse. Free.

1st Fri F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. Group Show. Free. Closes 8/31.

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1616 Walnut St., Ste. 100; 215-545-7562. A Complete Die. Free. Closes 8/24.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. Materials Transformed: The Art of African Sculpture. Free. Closes 8/31.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. Kate Stewart & Ward Davenny: Civil Dusk. Free. Closes 8/18.

Gallery51 51 N. 2d St.; 215-413-3191. Gallery 51 Collection. Christopher Windle: New & Newer. Free. Closes 8/31.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. East Africa Encounters: Contemporary Art from Kenya & Tanzania. Free. Closes 9/1.

1st Fri James Oliver Gallery 723 Chestnut St., 4th Fl.; 215-923-1242. Joe Meiser: Influx. Free. Closes 8/4.

1st Fri Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2d St.; 215-925-5389. To Be Looked At..., Close To.... Free. Closes 8/31.

1st Fri LGTripp Gallery 47-49 N. 2d St.; 215-923-3110. RSVP 3. Free. Closes 8/18.

1st Fri Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. 2012 Invitational. Free. Closes 8/29. First Friday Reception. Free. 8/3. 5-8 pm.

Old City Jewish Art Center (OCJAC) 119 N. 3d St.; 215-923-1222. Turning Darkness to Light. Free. 8/3. 5-9 pm. Turning Darkness to Light. Free. Closes 8/30.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. Flat Out: Screen Print Installation. Closes 8/5. Periphery: Multimedia Works. Closes 8/5. Shiny Monsters: An Installation by Adam Wallacavage. Closes 8/19.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. Art Ability: A Celebration of Artists With Disabilities. Free. Closes 8/24.

1st Fri Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3d St.; 215-592-0232. Duetto. Free. 8/3. 6-10 pm. First Friday Reception. Free. 8/3. 6-10 pm.

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

1st Fri Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. Recovered Delights: The Inventive World of Found Object Sculpture. Free. Closes 8/15.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. Melissa M. Bryant: Interlude. Free.

University of Pennsylvania - VanPelt-Dietrich Library Center, Kamin Gallery 3420 Walnut St.; 215-898-7555. Wonders of the Microscope. Free. Closes 8/17.

University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. Rita Maas: Reality TV. Free. Closes 8/3.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. Paula McCartney: Bird Watching. Free. Closes 8/3.

1st Fri Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. American Masters: A Celebration of 50 Years of Studio Glass. Free.

1st Fri The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3d St.; 215-923-8000. allTURNative: Form + Spirit 2012. Free.

Abington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882. Barley Juice. $10. 8/9. 7 pm.

Chester County Art Association Exton Square Studio 260 Exton Square Pky., Exton; 610-696-5600. Emmy Krick: Come Into My Garden. Free. Closes 8/18.

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford; 610-566-1713. Havana '59 Exhibit. Free. Closes 8/18.

Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. Extraordinary Paintings From a Private Collection. Free. Closes 8/31.

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

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Mary Kane, Sabine Rehm, Ann Keech, & Barbara Bugliani. Free.

Pebble Hill Art Gallery 320 Edison-Furlong Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-3428. Kevin Cooper. Free. Closes 8/26.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. 44 Square Feet. Free. Closes 8/7.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. 2012 Student Works Exhibit. Free. Closes 8/17. Plein Air and Devon Horse Show Paintings. Free. Rebels WithART a Cause. Closes 8/24. Play with Your Food: Creative Food Sculpture Demonstration. Free. 8/8. 11:30-12:15 pm.

Abstract Expressions Contemporary Art Gallery 70 High St., Mount Holly; 609-267-7513. ABstract EXpressions Art Gallery Summer Show. Free. Closes 8/31.

Artists' Gallery 18 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588. Water Light. Free. Closes 8/5.

Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. Positively Transparent: Watercolor Meets Glass. Free. Closes 8/25.

Great Bay Gallery 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point; 609-653-4991. Alley Art: Discovering Wabi-Sabi. Free. Closes 8/31.

Hammonton Arts Center 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; 609-567-5306. The Simple Life Juried Art Exhibit. Free. Closes 8/28.

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences 120 Long Beach Blvd., Harvey Cedars; 609-494-1241. LBIF Faculty Exhibition. Free. Closes 8/16.

Ocean Galleries 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor; 609-368-7777. Autumn de Forest: Child Prodigy. Free. Closes 8/12.

Rago Arts & Auction Center 333 N. Main St., Lambertville; 609-397-9374. Walk-in Appraisal Day. Free. Closes 8/27.

Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts 22 N. High St., Millville; 856-327-4500. Summer ACE. Free. Closes 8/11.

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. August Exhibition. Free. Closes 9/2.

Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2d Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. The Longest Light of Summer. Free. Closes 9/1.

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