THIS WEEK: May 26 to June 1
“Bringing the Giant to Its Knees: the History of the Giant’s Despair Hillclimb,” exploring the 110-year history of one of America’s greatest motor races. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through July 15.
Some Infinities: A tribute to the life and vision of Kate Paul, a collection of paintings, etchings and sculptures in response to the idea of trying to understand both small moments in space and great expanses. Converge Gallery, 140 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. Through May 27. No admission fee. 570-417-6737.
Denise Tomasura, an eclectic collection of words by Tomasura will be on display. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. The exhibit will be open through June 9. The exhibit is free and open to the public. For more information, call 570-592-1946.
Recent Works, with photographs by Dr. Henry Smith, pastel paintings by Joe Kluck and marble sculptures by Charles Welles, Marquis Art & Frame second floor gallery, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through June 24. Info, 570-823-0518.
I Come to Save the Day, a multi-disciplinary exhibit exploring the animal powers of comic book superheroes and supervillains and incorporating contemporary art pieces and historical artifacts to illustrate how these characters influenced American history and global popular culture. Through July 17 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open 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.
Wyoming County’s Industrial Past Exhibit, photos and artifacts evoke the memory of newspapers, sawmills, grist mills, feed mills, woolen mills, shoe and dress factories and many other businesses. On display at Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, from June 12 through Aug. 31. Exhibit can be viewed during movie showings and by appointment, 570-996-1500.
Favorite Images from Around the World, an exhibit of photographs from Great Britain, Africa, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Norway and more by Terry Flatt, opening reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3 at Monroe County Conservation District’s Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Exhibit remains on display through June 29. Info, 570-629-3061