THIS WEEK: Aug. 2 to 8, 2013
Gardening Mind, colorful floral acrylics by Jason Kresock along with new paintings by Nina Davidowitz. Opens tonight with a reception 6 to 8:30 at Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Sept. 2: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3313.
Pink Party, an exhibit of the Murals of Hope painted on race days of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure organization. With a silent auction, refreshments, raffle baskets, entertainment by Music for Models and a cash bar. Hilton Scranton and Conference Center, 100 Adams Ave. 6 to 8 tonight. $10. 969-6072.
Sidewalk Surfing: The Art & Culture of Skateboarding, a multi-disciplinary exhibit on the roots of skateboarding including artifacts and artwork on the cultural importance of the sport. Opens today at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Dec. 30: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 346-7186.
Our Picturesque Landscape, the ever-changing world of nature as seen through the lens of the Pocono Photo Club. Opens Saturday with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Sept. 3: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
A Vision of Three, art work by Rob Hay, Ryan Ward and Mark Webber. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0732.
Art Exhibit, with paintings by Travis Prince, Joanne Benson, Lisa Cunningham and Chris Lathrop; photography by Joe Statuto and steel sculpture by Basil Kutch. B & B Art Gallery, 222 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit. Through Aug. 9: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 585-2525.
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 Aug. 11 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Frank Wyso: Coal Country, an exhibit focusing on the anthracite coal region by regional outsider artist Frank Wysochansky. Eckley Miners Village, Highland Road, off Route 940, Eckley. Through Aug. 31: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 636-2070.
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 inspiration 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.
Toulouse-Lautrec and His World, the art and life of the French impressionist who painted during the Belle Epoque Era, capturing its famous singers, actors and other characters of the cabarets and cafes. Included: 150 works on paper accompanied by passages from French literature, photographs and other objects. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Through Sept. 1: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 610-432-4333.
Art Exhibit, oil paintings by Thomas Stapleton, ceramics by Barbara Shaffer and photography by Charles Shaffer. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Sept. 7: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 823-0518.
Luzerne County in the Civil War. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 21: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 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. On display through April 2014: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 674-8255.
Phone-tography Exhibit, photographs taken with cell phones. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Aug. 16 to Sept. 5. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0732.
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.
Life in Susquehanna County: Images in Time and Space, a digital photography contest, sponsored by the Edward L. Rose Conservancy, to highlight the rural beauty of the area. Categories include landscapes, wildlife, children in nature, black and white photos and junior photographers. $10 per entry with a limit of five. Deadline: Aug. 15. Complete rules and guidelines at elrose.org.