Museum and gallery events

"Ides of March Study" by Andrew Wyeth, watercolor on paper, 1974, in the exhibition "Ides of March" at the Brandywine River Museum through May 19. It's one of 30 or so preparatory studies revealing Wyeth's meticulous craftsmanship.
"Ides of March Study" by Andrew Wyeth, watercolor on paper, 1974, in the exhibition "Ides of March" at the Brandywine River Museum through May 19. It's one of 30 or so preparatory studies revealing Wyeth's meticulous craftsmanship. (The Andrew and Betsy Wyeth Collection)
Posted: April 05, 2013

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. $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. Andrew Wyeth's Ides of March: The Making of a Masterpiece. $12; $8 seniors; $6 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. X-Ray Vision: Fish Inside Out. 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. Closes 4/28. State of the Art: Illustration 100 Years After Howard Pyle. Gertrude Kasebier's Photographs of the Eight: Portraits for Promotion. Imagined Places: The Art of Alexi Natchev. Creative Powers: Selections from Art Ability. First Friday. Free. Closes 5/3. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. $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. imPerfect City: A User-Generated Community. Kerry Adams: This Space Is Intentionally Left Blank. Closes 4/21. Implied Narrative: Contemporary Figurative Drawing. Drift: A Series of Citywide Engagements. Philemona Williamson: New Work. 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. Changing Scenes: Points of View in Contemporary Media Art. $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. White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart. 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. The Mind's Eye: 50 Years of Photography by Jerry Uelsmann. Closes 4/28. The Brush Is Mightier Than the Sword. Transformations II: Works in Steel by Karl Stirner. $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. Charles Searles: The Mask of Abstraction. Free; donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

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

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. A New Look: Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre. Closes 4/14. Modern Women at PAFA: From Cassatt to O'Keeffe. Companion (Passing Through). $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. Gallery 128. Free. Robert Ryman: Philadelphia Prototype. The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World. Closes 4/7. $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 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. Chinese Snuff Bottles. New York Dada. Treasures of the Alfred Stieglitz Center: Photographs from the Permanent Collection. Closes 4/7. Notations: Sean Scully. Great & Mighty Things: Outsider Art From the Jill & Sheldon Bonovitz Collection. The Art of Golf. $20; $18 seniors 65 and over; $14 students and children 13-18; free 12 and under. Tue. & Thu., Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Wed. & Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. Cy Twombly: Sculptures. Closes 4/28. Paula Scher & Seymour Chwast - Double Portrait. Closes 4/13. Journeys to New Worlds. All Dressed Up: Fashions for Children & Their Families. $20; $18 seniors 65 and over; $14 students and children 12-18; free under 12. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. Permanent Collection. Fran Gallun: Imagined Israel. Closes 4/15. Free. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.

Rodin Museum Franklin Parkway at 22d St.; 215-763-8100. Rediscovering Rodin. $8; $7 seniors 65 and over; $6 students and children 13-18; free 12 & under. Wed.-Mon. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. 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. 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. More Than a Rug - Tapestries, Paintings & Sculpture. Free. Closes 4/19. Chinese Painting Lecture/Demonstration. $10. 4/7. 2 pm. 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. Jennifer Karady: In Country - Soldiers' Stories From Iraq & Afghanistan. Free. Closes 4/7. 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. Selections From the Charles Knox Smith Collection. Objects of Desire: Philip Jamison Collection. Philip Jamison Watercolor: The Spirit of Chester County. Free. Charles Searles: A Focus on the Figure. The Promise of Peace: Violet Oakley's United Nations Portraits. 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. Opus Novum. Free. Closes 4/28. Space Whale Orchestra. Free. 4/6. 1-3 pm.

1st Fri Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2d St.; 215-923-8440. Year of the Woman. Free. Closes 4/28.

Asian Arts Initiative 1219-23 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. That Person Who Is Your Creation: Iranian Women Exploring the Feminine Self. Closes 4/26. First Friday Open House. Free. 4/5. 6 pm.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. Radcliffe Bailey: Notes. Free. Closes 4/27.

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

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists 1521 Locust St.; 215-546-7775. Berlin: Landscape of Memory. Free. Closes 4/26.

Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. Richard Estell: Natural Order. Free. Closes 4/13.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. Life, Legend and Landscape in Japanese Prints. Free. Closes 4/28.

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

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. Christine Hiebert: Space For the Mark. Free. Closes 4/27.

Gravers Lane Gallery 8405 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-1603. Ken Bova: Notes and Observations. Free. Closes 4/27. Window Installations: Leslie Pontz. Free. Closes 4/27.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. Celia Reisman: A Certain Slant. Free. Closes 4/27. Victoria Barnes: Half Way Up. Free. Closes 4/27.

1st Fri Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. Charmaine's Names. $6-$8. 4/6. 8 pm. Dganit Zauberman: Body of Work. Free. Closes 4/28.

Icebox Project Space 1400 N. American St.; 215-782-2718. Victory for Tyler. Free. Closes 4/13.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. Gond and Beyond: Tribal Artists from India. Free.

1st Fri Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2d St.; 215-925-5389. Tim Schwartz & Ian White Williams: Fjord Club Wagon. Free. Closes 4/27.

1st Fri LGTripp Gallery 47-49 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-3110. Michelle Marcuse & Yvonne Love. Free. Closes 4/27.

Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. Rewind and Review. Free. Closes 4/28.

1st Fri Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. Etta Winigrad: Ceramic Sculpture. Free. Closes 4/28.

Old City Jewish Art Center (OCJAC) 119 N. 3d St.; 215-923-1222. First Friday Reception. A Taste of Shabbos. Beginnings. Free. Closes 4/25.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. Mark Khaisman: It Is, On the Other Hand, A Very Beautiful Bag. Free. Closes 4/13. Anne Lindberg: Chroma. Free. Closes 4/13.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. The Tool at Hand. Closes 4/28.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. Fresh Eyes / Fresh Artists. Free. Closes 4/19.

Philadelphia International Institute (PII Gallery) 242 Race St.; 215-592-1022. Robert Moss-Vreeland. Free. Closes 4/27.

Philadelphia Sketch Club 235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298. Faad Ghoraishi: A to Z. Free. Closes 4/28.

The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. Fiat Lux. Forth Estate: Recent Editions. Free.

1st Fri Projects Gallery 629 N. 2d St.; 267-303-9652. The Frontier. Free.

Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. Val Rossman. Closes 4/28. Diane Pieri. Free. Closes 4/28.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2d Fl.; 215-569-9433. Robert Straight: Shadows & Reflections. Free.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. Barbara Bullock: Chasing After Spirits. Free. Closes 4/21.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. John Cage: How to Get Started. Camille Henrot: How to Live Together? Closes 5/4. Zoe Beloff: The Days of the Commune. Donations accepted.

1st Fri Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. Storylines: Sculptures & Drawings by Norma Minkowitz. Free. Closes 4/27.

Temple University - Tyler School of Art 2001 N. 13th St.; 215-777-9144. Allison Hardt: goodmorning i love you goodbye. Closes 4/6. Dominique Ellis: Palimpsests. Free. Closes 4/6.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. Michael J. Moore Jr.: Context and Circumstance. Free. Closes 4/7.

University City Arts League 4226 Spruce St.; 215-382-7811. Chili Bowl. $20. 4/7. 1-5 pm.

University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. Joyce Robins: Ceramic Painting/Painted Ceramic. Free. Closes 4/10.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. Alida Fish: Tissue. Free. Closes 4/26.

University of the Arts - von Hess Illustration Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6240. The Art of Jessica Hische. Free.

1st Fri Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. New Visions. Free. Closes 4/27.

1st Fri The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3d St.; 215-923-8000. Challenge VIII: Bartram's Boxes Remix. Mark Gardner: Call-and-Response. Hans and Jakob Weissflog: Bordering on the Impossible. Free.

Bucks County Community College - Hicks Art Center Gallery 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-504-8531. Bucks County High School Art Exhibition. Free. Closes 4/7.

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford; 610-566-1713. Paper Space. Free. Closes 4/26.

Darlington Arts Center 977 Shavertown Rd., Marcus Hook; 610-358-3632. Pastel Pastiche: A Potpourri of Impressions from Around the Delaware Valley. Free. Closes 4/5.

Haverford College - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-896-1287. White Boys. Free. Closes 5/3.

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

Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. Diane Hark: Philadelphia - Places of Prominence. Free. Closes 4/30.

Main Line Art Center 746 Panmure Rd., Haverford; 610-525-0272. Urban Pop: 9th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition. Free. Closes 4/12.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Amie Potsic: Made In China. Free. Closes 4/28.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. Traditional Oil Painting Workshop. $240. Closes 4/30. Daniel Strawser Wood Carving Show. Free. Closes 4/6.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. Young at Art: Fur, Feathers & Scales... Oh My. Closes 4/12. Unique Visions: Artworks by Students From the Timothy School. Closes 4/12. Reigning Cats & Dogs. Free. Closes 5/4. Animal Adoption Day Art Workshops. $5 per activity. 4/6. Noon-3 pm. Introduction to Zentangle. $50; $5 materials fee. 4/11. 7-9 pm.

1st Fri Gallery 50 50 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton; 856-575-0090. Dennis Tawes: Turn Off the Lights. Free. Closes 4/26.

Ocean Galleries 9618 Third Ave., Stone Harbor; 609-368-7777. Poetic Visions: Dali & Miro. Free. Closes 4/6.

Rowan University - Art Gallery 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro; 856-256-4521. Cosmobilities. Free.

Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2d Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. Christine Lafuente: Beauty & Revelations. Free. Closes 4/12.

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