This Week: Oct. 20 to 26
The Last Coal Breaker, local photographer Lorena Beniquez will display her photos of the area’s anthracite heritage from Monday through Friday through Nov. 3 at the Widmann Gallery on the King’s College campus in Wilkes-Barre. Free and open to the public. Information: Michelle Leonard at 570-208-5900 ext. 5328.
Juried Exhibit, by the members of the Wyoming Valley Art League. Circle Center for the Arts, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20. Exhibit on display through Dec. 7. Information: 570-288-1020.
Translations In Perceptions, an exhibition of recent paintings by Robert R. Husty. Geisinger Health Plans Insurance Store, 2266 Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace, Wilkes-Barre Township. 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through Oct. 31.
‘Back to the Beginning,’ an exhibit, celebrating the 50-year history of Luzerne County Communty College. Schulman Gallery on the campus in Nanticoke, through Dec. 22.
The Recent Works of Yael Govseyeff Kahanov, features a collection of glass on copper sculpture, woodcut prints and engravings. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Open through Oct. 31. 570-287-5589.
“This Momentous and Tragic Day”: Hurricane Agnes at 45, open through December at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. This exhibit looks back at the devastating flood that affected the lives of many Valley residents. Using photographs, documents and objects associated with the storm and its aftermath, the exhibition explores what happened, how we recovered and asks, “Could it happen again?” Hours will be noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Info, 570-823-6244.
Rodin: Portraits of a Lifetime-Selections from the Iris & B Gerald Cantor Collections. The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University will join major art galleries around the world in celebrating the centenary of the death of the French sculptor, Auguste Rodin. Twenty works of art will be on display, comprising 17 bronze works by Rodin and three portraits of him by his contemporaries. Through Dec. 9, with an opening reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 9. 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 570-674-6400.
Peter J. Canavan, author and personal safety expert, will present his book, “The Ultimate Guide to College Safety,” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Canavan will sign books after the lecture, and books will be available for purchase. Seating is limited. For early registration, call 570-287-2017.