Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. www.chemheritage.org. 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. www.delart.org. Tales of Folk & Fairies: The Life & Work of Katharine Pyle. Closes 9/9. Nina Katchadourian: Once Upon a Time in Delaware/In Quest of the Perfect Book. Closes 9/16. 100 Works for 100 Years. Closes 9/16. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. Closes 9/30. The Aesthetic Moment: The Art of Still Life. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. First Friday. Free. Highlights Tour. Closes 9/30. Exhibition Tour. Closes 9/30. $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. www.thedcca.org/. Carson Zullinger: Entropy. Closes 9/9. Mary Giehl: Functioning Systems. Closes 9/16. & the WORD Is.... Fragile Boundaries. Closes 9/16. Right Here, Out There. Aryal Ames. Alison Stigora New Work. Art on the Town. Free. Closes 9/7. 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. $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. www.icaphila.org. 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. To Stir, Inform & Inflame: The Art of Tony Auth. Marlene Miller: I Look, I Listen. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Story, Symbol, Self. $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. www.lasalle.edu/museum. Art Faculty Exhibition. Closes 9/12. 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/. Cape May's 20th Century Renaissance. Free.
The Noyes Gallery at Hammonton 5 S. Second St., Hammonton, NJ; 609-561-8006. www.noyesmuseum.org/hammonton.html. 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. www.pafa.org. George Tooker's Highway. American Art Starts Here: PAFA Refreshed, Reloaded. 113th Annual Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition. Free. Closes 9/9. $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. www.pafa.org. Dive Deep: Eric Fischl & the Process of Painting. Closes 9/30. $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. www.philamuseum.org. 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. www.rodephshalom.org. Permanent Collection. Free. Immanence: The Art of Tobi Kahn - 1987-2012. Free. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.
Rodin Museum Franklin Parkway at 22d St.; 215-763-8100. www.rodinmuseum.org. Rediscovering Rodin. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.
Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. Maurice Sendak: A Legacy. 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. www.kenesethisrael.org/mus.htm. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 E State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. 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. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Francoise Gilot: Transitions. Closes 9/23. Photographs of Change: The Berman Museum in Transition. Closes 9/30. 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. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. Doris Staffel: Painter, Teacher. Closes 9/30. Alex Kanevsky: Artist, Curator, Juror. Closes 9/30. 71st Annual Juried Exhibition. Closes 9/30. Selections From the Collection. Closes 9/30. 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. www.3rdstreetgallery.com
. Demetra Tassiou-Panidis: Escapes. Free. Closes 9/30. John James Pron: Fracking Rome. Free. Closes 9/30.
Art in City Hall 116 City Hall; 215-686-9912. creativephl.org/tagged/Art-in-City-Hall. Gathering Voice: Learning Through Photography at Moore. Free.
1st Fri Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2d St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. Invitational Group Show. Free. Closes 9/30.
The Arts Garage 1533 Ridge Ave.; 215-765-2702. theartsgarage.com. Philadelphia Live Arts & Philly Fringe: Stop Kiss. $15. Closes 9/14. Philly's New Era Hip-Hop Showcases. $10. Caribbean Mondays. Free.
Asian Arts Initiative 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. www.asianartsinitiative.org. Into the Picture: Images of Asian Pacific America by Corky Lee. Donations accepted. Closes 10/5.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.bridgettemayergallery.com. Paul Oberst: Morphic Forms and Bronzes. Free. Closes 9/29.
Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. www.philadelphiacfa.org. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 under 12. 2012 Ed Bacon Student Design Competition Entries. Free. Closes 9/21. Greetings From Philadelphia. Free.
Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. www.ceruleanarts.com. Ron Wyffels & Michael Moore: Graphic Possibilities. Free. Closes 9/29.
1st Fri The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org/. Derek Au. Closes 9/30. Pots at Rest. Closes 9/30. Darien Johnson. Free. Closes 9/30.
Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 3215 Market St.; 215-895-2548. www.drexel.edu/westphal/gallery. Sum of Parts: Art Exhibit of Work by Henry Bermudez and Michelle Marcuse. Free. Closes 9/28.
The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. www.thegalleriesatmoore.org. Graduate Thesis Exhibitions. Closes 9/29. The Long Now. Closes 10/3. Visionary Designers. MFA Sneak Peek. Free. Closes 9/29.
International House of Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org/. The Woman Represented. Free.
1st Fri Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Ann Agee: The Kitchen Sink. Edna Andrade: Works on Paper - 1959-1962. Free.
1st Fri Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Drew Zimmerman, Eric Ashleigh & Heidi Sorensen: What I Don't Know Can't Hurt You. Free. Closes 9/30.
Old City Jewish Art Center (OCJAC) 119 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-1222. www.jewishartcenter.com/. Tishrei. Free. Closes 9/27.
Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Jerry Gonzalez & El Comando De La Clave. $25 advance; $30 day of show. 9/9. 7 pm.
Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org/. Harvey Finkle & Kathy Shimizu: We Cannot Keep Silent. Free. Closes 9/27.
Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. www.philafound.org. Teen Machines. Free.
Philadelphia International Institute (PII Gallery) 242 Race St.; 215-592-1022. www.piigallery.com. Asya Livshits: Selected Works. Free. Closes 9/29.
1st Fri Projects Gallery 629 N. 2d St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com/. Margery Amdur: Amass. Free. Closes 9/29.
1st Fri Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3rd St.; 215-592-0232. www.rodgerlapellegalleries.com. Fred Danziger: Time and Place. Free. Closes 9/30.
Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. www.therosenfeldgallery.com. Paul Behnke: Like Giants. Closes 9/30. Tremain Smith. Free. Closes 9/30.
Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. John Cage: How to Get Started. Donations accepted.
1st Fri Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. www.snyderman-works.com/. Jury Smith & Doug Herren. Free. Closes 9/29.
Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. twenty-twogallery.com/. Melissa M. Bryant: Interlude. Free. Closes 9/9.
University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/about/rosenwald-wolf-gallery. Dave McKenzie: Everything's Alright, Nothing's Okay! Free. Closes 9/28.
1st Fri Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com/. American Masters: A Celebration of 50 Years of Studio Glass. Free. Closes 9/29.
White Stone Gallery 4219 Main St.; 215-482-7700. www.whitestonegallery.com. Phyllis Thomas' Unearthed and Revealed. Free. Closes 9/29.
1st Fri The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-8000. centerforartinwood.org. allTURNative: Form + Spirit 2012. Free.
Bucks County Community College - Hicks Art Center Gallery 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-504-8531. ww.bucks.edu/news/culture/hicks. Political Lines: Commentary & the Art of Editorial Cartooning. Free.
Countryside Gallery 2 S. State St., Newtown; 215-968-2246. www.countrysidegalleryandframing.com. Seachange. Free. Closes 9/28.
Gallery on High 254 E. High St., Pottstown; 610-326-2506. www.galleryonhigh.com. Threads of a Story: Continued. Free.
1st Fri Historic Kennett Square 106 W. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-8188. www.historickennettsquare.com. First Friday Art Stroll. Free.
Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Mary Kane, Sabine Rehm, Ann Keech, & Barbara Bugliani. Free. Closes 9/9.
New Hope Arts Center 2 Stockton Ave., New Hope; 215-862-9606. www.newhopeartsinc.org. Savor. Free. Closes 9/9. Savor Gala. $45 advance; $50 day of event. 9/9. 6-9 pm.
Rosemont College - Lawrence Gallery 1400 Montgomery Ave., Bryn Mawr; 610-527-0200. www.rosemont.edu/news/events/blogs/index.php/f. Anne Milner: Nature's Skirt. Free. Closes 9/28.
Travis Gallery 6089 Lower York Rd., New Hope; 215-794-3903. www.travisgallery.com. Hidden Places. Free. Closes 9/29.
Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. www.tymegallery.com. Inner Essence XV. Free. Closes 9/8.
Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Plein Air and Devon Horse Show Paintings. Closes 9/7. 2012 Faculty Exhibition. Closes 9/29. 2012 Fall Members Exhibition. Free. Closes 9/29.
Rowan University - Art Gallery 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro; 856-256-4521. www.rowan.edu/fpa/artgallery. Harsh Realities. Free. Closes 10/6. Delaware College of Art & Design 600 N. Market Street, Wilmington; 302-622-8000. www.dcad.edu. From the Studio: 16th Annual Faculty Exhibition. Free. Closes 10/5.