First Posted: 5/25/2013
THIS WEEK: May 31 to June 6, 2013
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. Opens Saturday and continues through July 31. Open during movie screenings. 996-1500.
Reinhard Images, photographs by Dave and Lisa Reinhard spotlighting wildlife and the natural environment. Opens Saturday with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through July 1: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
Enchanting Love, photographs illustrating love by Valerie Piccola. Opens Saturday with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Fly on the Wall Gallery, Dragonfly Cafe, 9 E. Broad St., Hazleton. Through July 18: 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.
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. Opens Sunday at the Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Continues through Sept. 1: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 610-432-4333.
Pennsylvania from Above, aerial photography by Peter Stern including farms, towns, bodies of water, quarries and coal mining areas across the state. Also: “Recent Landscapes” by artist Thomas Stapleton of Mountain Top. Through Sunday with a closing meet-the-artists reception 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 674-6250.
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. Reopens Tuesday and continues 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.
Steampunk Jewelry, creating Gothic-style jewelry with Lolita’s Addiction of Hamlin. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. $30. Reservations: 346-7186.
Come Paint with Me, an invitation to en plein air artists to paint on the grounds of the Grey Towers National Historic Landmark in Milford. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Bring your own materials and meet at the main entrance gate for orientation. 296-9630.
Street Work, street photography by Rolfe Ross. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Monday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 510-5028.
Three Artists from Elmhurst, works by Maron Craig Bielovitz, Madge Austin and Judith Youshock in a variety of media including watercolors, oils and photography. Lackawanna College Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through Monday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Annual Student Exhibit, with graphics, paintings, photography and portfolios by commercial-art majors. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0727.
15 Interpretations of Reality, works by students of trompe l’oeil artist Joel Carson Jones. 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.
Italian Riviera, 2008, photography by Mark Cohen. Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through June 14: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 348-6278.
The Figure Observed, a graduate exhibit with works by photographer Lori Ann Brunetti, ceramicist Lisa Caruso and sculptor Tory A. Utt. Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through June 14: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 348-6278.
A Few of My Favorite Things, 50 color and black-and-white photographs by Michelle Leonard of Pikes Creek ranging from flowers and architecture to motorcycles and people. Through Aug. 2 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. June 21. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900, ext. 5328.
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.
For the Senses, a group exhibit by photographer Katie Larsen-Lick of Mountain Top, mixed media artist Mary-Beth Korutz-Killian of Plymouth and ceramic artist Jeff Kuratnick of Clarks Summit. Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through July 6: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 823-0518.
Art of Lavona Daniels and Christine Sheffler. Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Through July 31: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 836-3200.
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.
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. 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. On display through April 2014: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 674-8255.
Something from Nothing, sculptures, paintings and pen-and-ink drawings by the reclamation artist Dan Becker. Also: “The Auto As Art,” paintings by Sam Barresse. Opens June 7 with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through July 31: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3313.
Marylou Chibirka: Portraits, Landscapes and Florals, works by the Dalton artist at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery along with “Todd Jeffreys: Wheel Thrown Clay Works” and “Tim Weaver: Recent Watercolors” in the adjacent MacDonald Art Gallery. Opens June 8 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through July 31: 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.
The Art Niche Student Exhibition. Sweet Allie’s Cafe, 31 Tunkhannock Highway, Dallas. June 10 through July 5: 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays; 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. 696-5515.
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.
Allentown Art Museum Bus Trip to view “Toulouse-Lautrec and His World,” the Paris impressionist who captured colorful images of the city’s cabarets and cafes. Sponsored by the Marywood Life Long Learners on Thursday. Departs from Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton, at 8:30 a.m. $46. Reservations: 383-0544.
Philadelphia Bus Trip, for guided tours of the Barnes Museum and Rodin Museum. Sponsored by the Hazleton Art League on June 23 with departure from Genetti Hotel on Route 309 at 9 a.m. with a 7:30 p.m. return. $115 includes brunch at Fork Restaurant. Reservations: 454-0092 or 453-1337.
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.