Last updated: March 16. 2013 9:24PM - 103 Views

Story Tools:

Font Size:

Social Media:
THIS WEEK: FEB. 8 to 14, 2013


The Art of Calligraphy, a show by the Calligraphers Guild of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Through Feb. 28 with a Meet-the-Artists reception 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 996-1500.



Penmen, Artists and Educators: 125 Years of the Zaner-Blower Penmanship Company, American ornamental penmanship from the late 19th and early 20th centuries focusing on the company's educational work in the classroom. Opens Monday and continues through April 14 in the Heritage Room, fifth floor of the Weinberg Memorial Library, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. Limited hours for spring break March 22 to April 1. 941-4000.



American Hands: A Visual Celebration of Traditional Tradespeople, more than 100 photographs by Sally Wiener Grotta of artisans including Navajo rug makers, a Pennsylvania Dutch tinsmith, wool and flax spinners, basket makers and more. Through Feb. 28 with a reception 5:30 p.m. Wednesday including an artist's talk From Hand to Heart to Mind. Heritage Room, fifth floor of the Weinberg Memorial Library, 900 Mulberry St., University of Scranton. 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. 941-4000.



Collages, a talk by artist Betty Bryden followed by a hands-on workshop. Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Thursday with workshop 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 16. 288-1020.


ONGOING EXHIBITS


Bodies Revealed, a special opportunity to see inside real anatomical, carefully preserved specimens dissected in vivid poses, showing detailed structure and functions of the human body. Included: the damage caused to internal organs by unhealthy behaviors such as smoking. Through Sunday at the Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Boulevard Bypass, Allentown. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. $11.95, $8.95 children plus $10 special exhibition fee. 484-664-1002.



Photography Now, a group exhibit of eight contemporary photographers. Through Sunday at the Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. 454-0092.



Jenuine Design, musically inspired paintings and drawings by Jennie Lee Allegretto. Through Feb. 21 at the Dragonfly Café, 9 E. Broad St., Hazleton. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays; 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 454-1214.



Drawing on Our Faith, artwork by the En Plein Air Society. Through Feb. 22 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0727.



Fanboy February, art work by Gary Bird, Kevin Callen and Shane Schilling evoking imagery and characters of the 1990s. New Visions Studio & Gallery, 201 Vine St., Scranton. Through Feb. 23: noon to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 878-3970.



Norman Rockwell's 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers, the iconic works by America's favorite illustrator depicting genre scenes of everyday life in 20th-century America along with a 120-minute film American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell. Through Feb. 28 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 674-6250.



Watercolor and Photography: A Great Mix, works by husband-and-wife team Nancy and Gary Embich, spotlighting nature, the outdoors and Smokey Bear. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Feb. 28: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 629-3061.



Lost Depots and Railroad Rails, watercolors by Dallas artist Sue Hand including plein-air paintings of the old Weatherly station, the Nicholson Bridge and the baggage station at Moscow. Through Feb. 28 at Citizens Bank, Wyoming Avenue and Welles Street. 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.



Soaring Gardens Artists Retreat: The First 10 Years, works by artists who received residencies at the Laceyville retreat, which welcomes visual artists, writers and composers. Special event: Soaring Gardens Live, with music by Pamplemousse, readings by Helen Limon and an artist's talk by Kip Deeds along with a gallery tour 3 to 5 p.m. on March 2. Exhibit runs through March 15: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 941-4214.



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, 49 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through March 15: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 823-6244.



Flow, an exhibit organized into three themes of Water as Power, Life Source and Environmental Concern with 29 works from the Sheldon Museum of Art by artists including Wayne Thiebaud, William Theophilus Brown, Harry Callahan and others. Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Through March 17: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.



Art of Alyssa Amori, more than 60 pieces depicting animals, flowers, foliage and local scenes. Through March 29 at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. 969-6029.



Illuminations, paintings by Kingston artist Nina Davidowitz. ArtWorks Gallery & Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through March 30: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 207-1815.



Within, art work by Lisa Wray. Through April 25 at the Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 836-3200.



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.


FUTURE EXHIBITS


Relive Ragtime, ragtime music and collectibles of the era. Kitson & Company Gallery, 34 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 22. Free. 996-1500.



A Closer Look, photography by Lawrence Lang. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King's College, Wilkes-Barre. Feb. 25 to April 5 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. March 15. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900.



Painterly Pursuits, landscapes and figure paintings by Wyalusing artist Brian Keeler. Opens March 1 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. and a meet-the-artist open house 1 to 5 p.m. March 3. Rodger Lapelle Gallery, 122 N. Third St., Philadelphia. Through March 31: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. 215-592-0232.



Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Exhibit, the 32nd annual contest for students in grades seven to 12. Opens March 3 with a reception 1 to 4 p.m. at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through March 26: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0727.



A Walk Through Nature's Glory, landscapes and scenes from nature by artist Diane Tice. Opens March 22 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Covington Township. Through April 19: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.



Art in Nature, making spring decorations with artist Salley Robertson. Bring a glass jar. Lackawanna Environmental Institute. 10 Moffat Drive, Covington Township. 9 a.m. to noon March 23. $20 includes materials. Registration: 842-1506.



Our People, Our Land, Our Images, a program of Exhibits USA, a national division of Mid-America Arts Alliance and the National Endowment for the Arts. April 9 to May 19 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.


ANNOUNCEMENTS


Bus Trip, to view the exhibits of the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia at its new location, which includes some of the greatest European and American masters of impressionism and early modern art. Leaves from the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, 7 a.m. April 11 and returns approximately 10 p.m. $135 includes transportation and guided tour of the museum. Reservations: 996-1500.

Comments
comments powered by Disqus


Featured Businesses


Poll



Mortgage Minute