THIS WEEK: Jan. 24 to 30, 2014
Pictures in Wood, digital images transferred to wood by photographer Dennis Gold. Opens tonight with a reception from 5 to 7 with entertainment by the Shavertown 4 performing on mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, guitar, recorder, banjo and mandolin as well as vocals. Through February at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
Classical Masters: The Grandeur of Rome, with more than 100 etchings, prints and engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1778) and Luigi Rossini (1790-1857) that capture the elegance, architecture and antiquities of ancient Rome. Opens Saturday and continues through March 2 with a special lecture “Drawing on the Ruins of Rome: Roman Architecture and the Etchings of Piranesi and Rossini” by architect Russell Roberts at 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, with a reception after the evening lecture. Pauly Friedman Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-674-6250.
Nature’s Landscapes Big and Small, photographs of scenic local landscapes by Laurinda Faye Rubin. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Jan. 29: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-629-3061.
The Art of Lawrence Russo, paintings, sculptures, photographs and artifacts by the artist who created the statue of Christ the King atop the King’s College Administration Building. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 31: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4. 570-823-6244.
Ted Michalowski: Live Ink, improvisational drawings using an eye-dropper process and inspired by live music. Also: paintings by Bernard Mangiaracina of Honesdale and mixed-media works by Mark Charles Rooney of Hazleton. Artists for Art (AFA) Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Feb. 1: noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Contemplation and Expression, abstract works by Andrzej Szynal. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Feb. 3: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Rock-n-Roll Picture Show, photographs of rock musicians by John Levandoski. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Feb. 14: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.
The Art of Illustration, with works by artists Ted Michalowski, Tiffany Mulhern, John O’Connell, Michael Scholl, Gerry Stankiewicz, Megan Marie Tucker and Beth Tyrrell. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Feb. 20: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
Spirited Energy, works conveying the action and energy of human activity in a variety of media from watercolors to graphite by artist Michael Hiscox of Dallas. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Building, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through Feb. 24: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Samara: A Mid-Century Dream Home, original furniture, architectural fragments, rare archival materials, home-decor ephemera, video footage and reproductions of documents and architectural drawings telling the story of a young couple and the world-famous architect working together to build an American dream home. The Gallery at Penn College, Madigan Library, One College Drive, Williamsport. Through March 29: 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays; 2 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. 570-320-2445.
Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, works by artists from Verve Vertu Center of the Deutsch Institute. Speech-Language Pathology Department, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. On display through April: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-674-8255.
A World Apart: The Legacy of George Gabin, paintings by the late artist, whose works have been described as “meticulous representation.” Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Through May 11: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 570-408-4325.
D-Day 1944: Accept Nothing Less Than Full Victory, an exhibit on the planning, execution and aftermath of the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944 with historic photographs and artifacts. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Feb. 7 to June 16: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Women for the Arts, selections from the permanent collection honoring contributions women have made to the arts. Opens Feb. 7 with a presentation by Josephine Dunn in Brennan Hall at 5 p.m. followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton. Through March 14: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Exhibit, the 33rd annual event with artwork by local students in grades 7 to 12, sponsored by Joe and Sue Hand of Dallas. Opens March 2 with a reception 1 to 4 p.m. at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through April 2: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-675-5094.
Recent Acquisitions, paintings, prints, sculpture and works on paper recently added to the museum’s collection. Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. March 10 to 23: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-348-6207.
Ever-Changing Light, recent landscape paintings by Collier B. Parker including pieces painted along the Lackawanna River and in Tuscany, Italy. Opens March 22 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 3: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-348-6207.
Sharks! A multidisciplinary exhibit highlighting the power of sharks in nature and popular conception including photography of South Africa’s great white sharks, shark-related artworks and cultural artifacts. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. July 5 to Sept. 8: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Sacred Symbols in Sequins, works by skilled Haitian flag makers that form mosaics of religious imagery of Europe and America as well as symbols brought from Africa centuries ago by captive slaves. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Sept. 26 to Dec. 29: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 570-346-7186.
Art Submissions are being accepted for the 33rd annual Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Contest for students in grades 7 to 12 in Dallas, Lehman, Tunkhannock and Northwest Area school districts. Deliver entries to Sue Hand’s Imagery, 35 Main St., Dallas between Feb. 10 and 19. Photographs must be at least 8-by-10, and no entry may exceed 45 inches in any direction. Entry forms available at 570-675-5094 or suehand.com.