November 28, 2012

Area Exhibits 11/28/12

Art for Healing Gallery, University Medical Center of Princeton, Route 1, Plainsboro, is showing watercolors by Joel Popadics through January.

Artists’ Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, presents “Patterns & Meaning: Alan J. Klawans and Andrew Werth,” through December 2. Both artists use the computer as a tool in creating their work. Visit

Arts Council of Princeton, Paul Robeson Center, 102 Witherspoon Street, has outdoor sculpture by Mike Gyampo on view through March 30 on the Michael Graves Terrace. Visit

Bernstein Gallery at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, has paintings by Hanna von Goeler through December 6.

Bray Gallery, 202 North Union Street, Lambertville, shows recent paintings by Joseph Bottari and Malcolm Bray, and photography by Andrew Wilkinson, December 8-January 6. The opening reception is December 8, 6-9 p.m. Call (609) 397-1858 for information.

Cafe 44, 44 Leigh Avenue, shows “PLAYBACK! Paintings by James
Bongartz” through December 16. Call (609) 924-3900.

D&R Greenway Land Trust, 1 Preservation Place (off Rosedale Road), presents a Decoy Exhibit Lecture by Bob White, Dean of Delaware River Carvers, Jay Vawter Collection, November 29 from 7-8:30 p.m. Call (609) 924-4646 to register. On December 6 at 7:30 p.m., the Princeton Photography Club presents a slide lecture by Ricardo Barros, “Tone, Voice, Message and Photographic Visions.” Visit

Firestone Library at Princeton University, has in its Milberg Gallery “Woodrow Wilson’s Journey to the White House,” through December 28. “First X, Then Y, Now Z: Thematic Maps” runs through February 10 in the main exhibition gallery. “Your True Friend and Enemy: Princeton and the Civil War” shows in the Mudd Manuscript Library Cotsen Children’s Library through July 31. “Into the Woods: A Bicentennial Celebration of the Brothers Grimm” is on view through February 28.

Gallery and Academy of Robert Beck, 204 North Union Street, Lambertville, presents paintings by Alex Cohen, December 8-December 28. “Small Captivations” is the title. Opening receptions are December 7, 6-9 p.m. and December 9, 1-4 p.m. Call (215) 603-6573.

Gallery at Chapin, 4101 Princeton Pike, has “Abstract Drawings and Paintings” by Pat Martin through December 14. Call (609) 924-7206.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, shows photography by Rhoda Kassof-Isaac and Barbara Osterman through December 16. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. or by appointment.

Historical Society of Princeton, Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, is showing “Einstein at Home” and “From Princeton to the White House,” which celebrates the 100th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson, through January 13. At the Updike Farmhouse on Quaker Road, “Call to Action: How a President Used Art to Sway a Nation,” World War I posters from the collection, and “A Morning at Updike Farmstead: Photographs by the Princeton Photography Club” are open through December 15, 12-4 p.m. For more information visit

The James A. Michener Art Museum at 138 South Pine Street in Doylestown, Pa., has “Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Story, Symbol, Self,” through December 30. “Parting Gifts: Artists Honor Bruce Katsiff” is on view through December 9. Visit www.michener

The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, on the Rutgers campus in New Brunswick, has “Lynd Ward Draws Stories: Inspired by Mexico’s History, Mark Twain, and Adventures in the Woods” through June 23, 2013. Through January 6, “Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists” will be on view, from the collection of drawing collectors Wynn and Sally Kramarsky. “In the Company of Women: Prints by Mary Cassatt” runs through March 3. “Le Mur’ at the Cabaret des Quat’z Arts is on view through February 24.

Lawrence Art & Frame Gallery, 2495 US1, Lawrenceville, presents new paintings by Bill Plank through December 9.

Lewis Center for the Arts’ Lucas Gallery, 185 Nassau Street, will feature work by those studying video, graphic design, and photography December 4-14. An opening reception is December 4, 4-6 p.m. Free public lectures by faculty members continue with filmmaker Su Friedrich on December 5. Visit

Morven Museum & Garden, 55 Stockton Street, presents “Portrait of Place: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints of New Jersey, 1761-1898” through January 13. Museum hours are Wednesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. on. Group tours of 10 or more can be arranged any day by advance reservation. Visit

Prallsville Mill, Route 29 in Stockton, holds a holiday exhibition and sale by Princeton Artists Alliance, to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy, December 8-22. Artists include Jim Perry, Richard Sanders, Margaret Johnson, Harry Naar, Lucy Graves McVicker, and others. Naar will give a gallery tour December 8 at 1 p.m. Charles McVicker will give a tour December 15 at 1 p.m. Call (609) 924-2660 for information.

Present Day Club, 72 Stockton Street, presents “From Oysters to Artichokes: a new look at still life paintings,” through December 20. Artists Heather Barros, Betty Curtiss, Meg Brinster Michael, Stephen S. Kennedy, and Mary Waltham are in this show. Call (609) 430-0897.

Princeton Day School’s Anne Reid ‘72 Art Gallery will present “Secret Lives,” featuring art by faculty and staff, through December 19. Paintings, drawings, photography, video, ceramics, and sculpture are included. Visit for times.

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, is showing photography by Mary Cross (“Egyptland”) and painter Ifat Shatzky through December 31 as part of “The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art and Society” series taking place in nine area venues. (609) 924-9529 or www.prince

The Princeton University Art Museum has works by Parastou Forouhar, Mona Hatoum, Sigalit Landau,
Shirin Neshat and Laila Shawa on view through January 13 as part of “The Fertile Crescent” project. “Dancing into Dreams: Maya Vase Painting of the Ik’ Kingdom” is on exhibit through February 17. “City of Gold: Tomb and Temple in Ancient Cyprus” is on view through January 20. Museum hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. Call (609) 258-3788.

Rago Arts and Auction Center, 333 North Main Street, Lambertville, presents Newark Museum curator Ulysses Grant Dietz speaking on “The Lower End of Splendor: Middle Class Jewelry in Context,” December 4 at 6 p.m. A reception begins at 5 p.m. Call (609) 397-9374 to RSVP.

Rider University Art Gallery, Bart Luedeke Center, Rider campus, Lawrenceville, presents “Alterations: A Retrospective,” sculptures by Joan B. Needham, through December 2. Visit

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, is showing photographs by Henry Vega, “Floral Still Lifes,” through December 3. Paintings by Maxine Shore are on view December 5-21. The opening reception is December 7, 5-8:30 p.m.

West Windsor Arts Center, 952 Alexander Road in West Windsor, has “Off the Wall” affordable art available at its one-day sale on December 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jewelry, ceramics, fiber art, and more are included in this juried market. Visit