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THIS WEEK: APRIL 26 to MAY 2, 2013

Art of Lavona Daniels and Christine Sheffler. Opens tonight with a reception 4 to 6. Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Through July 31: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 836-3200.


Three Artists from Elmhurst, works by Maron Craig Bielovitz, Madge Austin and Judith Youshock in a variety of media including watercolors, oils and photography. Opens tonight with a reception 5 to 7. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through June 3: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.


Luzerne County in the Civil War. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Opens Saturday with a reception 4 to 6 p.m., which includes a book signing for the society’s latest publication “Serving Their County, Defending the Commonwealth, Saving the Union: Stories and Images of Luzerne County Soldiers at Gettysburg.” Continues through Dec. 21: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Reservations for opening: 823-6244.


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. Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. On display through April 2014: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 674-8255.


Art of Anna Ostapiw, along with pieces by Karen Mahalik, Pat Knecht, Lou Pontone, Rob Kobrzynski and Kyle Lavery including paintings, photography and blown glass. With a Art Talk by Ostapiw 2 p.m. Sunday. B & B Art Gallery, 222 Northern Blvd., South Abington Township. Through May 10: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 585-2525.


ONGOING EXHIBITS

Three Artists: Three Years Later, a group show by artist Ryan Hnat, ceramic potter Skip Sensbach and photographer Marguerite Fuller. Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 823-0518.


Time and Landscape, art works by Kathe Frantz. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Saturday: noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 969-1040.


Moving Forward, works by graduating seniors at Keystone College. At both Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton, and ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 207-1815 or 969-1040.


Senior Art Exhibition, by students majoring in sculpture, painting, illustration, art therapy, photography, graphic design and art education. Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Sunday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 348-6278.


Art of Rich Scott, paintings of local buildings and areas of Wyoming Valley. Through Tuesday at Fidelity Bank, 247 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. A percentage of sales will be donated to Making a Difference Ministries. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 899-2264.


The TV Show, watercolors, photography and book art by Ivana Pavelka. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3313.


A Collection of Two Masters, paintings and photography by Michael Molnar and Sam Cramer. Schulman Gallery, Campus Center, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0727.


Nature All Around Us, photographic images of nature by artists Terry Flatt, Jim Bell, Marc Beerman, Eric Goins and Narlene Jacobs. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Thursday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.


A 42-Foot Trip to Mexico and Other Sketchbook Adventures, illustrations by Barbara Remington, known for her J.R.R. Tolkien book-cover art. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 4: 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. 348-6278.


Student Exhibition, the 25th annual event showcasing works by students in mass communication, sculpture and drawing classes. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through May 4: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900.


Imagination and Spirituality: Public Sculptures of the University of Scranton Commons, showcasing the creation of several large-scale public sculptures on campus with photographs and detailed information on each. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, University of Scranton. Through May 10: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 941-4214.


Art Exhibit, watercolors, acrylics and pencil works by sisters Allison, Sarah and Caroline Stallard of the Back Mountain. Citizens Bank, Welles Street and Wyoming Avenue, Forty Fort. Through May 16: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. 675-5094.


Our People, Our Land, Our Images, 51 works of photography of indigenous people taken by three generations of indigenous photographers from North and South America, the Middle East and New Zealand. Through May 19, then reopens June 4 through Aug. 11 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.


Out There, a mix of nature, landscapes and urban cityscapes on metallic paper by Brooklyn photographer Jim Sewastynowicz. The Fly on the Wall Gallery, Dragonfly Cafe, 9 E. Broad St., Hazleton. Through May 23: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays; 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 454-1214.


Railroad Perspectives, works by artist Claire Marcus based on photographs taken at Steamtown National Historic Site and maps from the Lackawanna Historical Society collection. Catlin House, 232 Monroe Ave., Scranton. Through May 28: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3841.


Pennsylvania from Above, aerial photography by Peter Stern including farms, towns, bodies of water, quarries and coal mining areas across the state. Through June 2 at the Pauly Friedman Art 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. 674-6250.


Recent Landscapes, 21 paintings in a style “somewhere between realism and impressionism” by Mountain Top artist Thomas Stapleton. MacDonald Room of the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through June 7: 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. 674-6250.


Italian Riviera, 2008, photography by Mark Cohen. Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through June 14: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 348-6278.


Northeastern Pennsylvania Professors of Ceramic Art, works by Skip Sensbach (Misericordia University), Matt Povse (Marywood University), Jared Jaffee (Keystone College) and Jean Adams (Wilkes University). Through June at Moscow Clayworks, 223 N. Main St., Moscow. Hours by appointment. 357-1627.


What’s in the Cloud? Bats on the Atlantic Coast, photographs and current research on bats in Pennsylvania and the Caribbean. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through July 1: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5. 346-7186.


The Blood Is the Life: Vampires in Art & Nature, a multidisciplinary exploration of vampires in fact and fiction along with bloodsucking creatures in nature, literature, film and contemporary art. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through July 2: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $5. 346-7186.


The Miracle of the Bells, an exhibit covering the story of the “real” Olga (Trotzski) Treskoff of Glen Lyon who became a successful Broadway producer and was the inspirations for a 1948 movie partially filmed in Glen Lyon. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Aug. 31: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 823-6244.


FUTURE EXHIBITS

Unimpeded Imagination, eclectic art work by Jordan Fees, Chantal Rich and Ashley Ruth Truitt. Opens May 3 with a reception 6 to 10 p.m. offering food, drinks and meet-and-greets with the artists. New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. Through May 25: Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 878-3970.

Street Work, photographs by Rolfe Ross. Opens May 3 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through June 3: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 510-5028.


Natural Wonderland, nature-inspired paintings by watercolorist Kathy Bradley. Opens May 4 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through May 30: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.


Dark Shadows: Silhouette Workshop, the basics of photographic transfer using digital photography, watercolor and pencils. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. May 8 and 29. $30. Reservations: 346-7186.


15 Interpretations of Reality, works by students of trompe l’oeil artist Joel Carson Jones. Opens May 10 with a reception 6 to 9 p.m. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through June 7: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 287-5589.


Art in Nature: Beeswax Candles and Birchwood Holders, build candle holders from recycled wood and hand dip all-natural beeswax candles. Materials provided. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. 9 a.m. to noon May 11. $20. Registration: 842-1506.


Civil War Exhibit, local treasures and memorabilia including a diorama of the Battle of Gettysburg, uniforms, post-war photos of local soldiers, ammunition, coins and letters. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. June 1 to July 31. Open during movie screenings. 996-1500.


Steampunk Jewelry, creating Gothic-style jewelry with Lolita’s Addiction of Hamlin. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. June 5. $30. 346-7186.


Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen, the 7th juried exhibition of works by area artists shown in four Lackawanna County venues. Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 at the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University, the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, the AFA Gallery and ArtWorks Gallery, both in downtown Scranton. 348-6211.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Call for Entries, for the 7th annual Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen Exhibition with $3,000 in cash awards and solo exhibition opportunities to take place Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 in four Lackawanna County venues. Deadline: June 15. Information at 348-6211 or marywood.edu/galleries.


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