THIS WEEK: Feb. 21 to 27, 2014
Third Friday Exhibit of works by members of the Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 tonight. 570-288-1020.
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 Monday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Pictures in Wood, digital images transferred to wood by photographer Dennis Gold. Through February at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
Photography Showcase, black-and-white images by students from West Scranton High School. Cross Valley Federal Credit Union, 815 Smith St., Scranton. Through Feb. 28: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 570-823-6836.
Art of George Schelling, paintings by the acclaimed wildlife artist. Through February at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
New Hues of Nature, photography of the natural world by Sarah Jayne. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Feb. 28: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.
Art of the City, a comprehensive exhibit of artwork from students of the Scranton School District’s 11 elementary schools. Also: works by AFA member the late Judith Kitzman. Artists for Art (AFA) Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through March 1: noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
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. Pauly Friedman Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through March 2: 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.
A Desperate Imagination, works by metal sculptor Thomas McCabe with detailed creations made mostly of reclaimed metals. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through March 2: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Fine Arts Faculty Showcase, works by 19 fine-arts professors including painting, sculpture, ceramics, glass pieces, installations, mixed media, graphic design and more. Linder Gallery Keystone College, La Plume. Through March 10. Hours vary: call 570-945-8335.
Women for the Arts, selections from the permanent collection honoring contributions women have made to the arts. 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.
Art Jam! An eclectic mix of oils, watercolors, photography and mixed media by local artists Margaret Elaine Engel, Alicia Lindgren, Kaitlyn Kishbaugh and Jane Kishbaugh. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through March 21: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.
All Aboard? An exhibit documenting America’s enforced segregation from the 1880s into the 1960s through Jim Crow laws providing separate but equal accommodations for black people. Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Through March 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. 570-340-5200.
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 to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day. Also: “WWII on the Homefront,” a community art exhibit with new works created by members of local historical societies, veterans associations and regional schools representing elements of life on the homefront. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through 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.
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.
The Middle of Nowhere, photographs by Thomas Pickarski taken in Iceland, Greenland and New Zealand. Opens March 7 with a reception 6 to 8:15 p.m. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through March 30: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-510-5028.
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.
Crossing Disciplines: Text and Image in the Work of J.M. Dunn, works by the art history professor exploring the intersection that exists between visual images and written words. Included: abstractions based on works by Dante, Cervantes and El Greco. March 24 to April 11 with an exhibit lecture by the artist 5 p.m. April 4 in Brennan Hall, followed by a gallery reception. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton.
Student Exhibition, including three-dimensional designs, drawings and paintings. April 27 to May 9 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. on May 2. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
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.