The Arts Council of Princeton at Paul Robeson Center has sculpture by Jonathan Shor on view on the terrace through September 29. The Annual Members Show is in the Taplin Gallery September 8-29. The opening reception is September 8 from 4-6 p.m. For more information call (609) 924-8777 or visit www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.
Artists’ Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, has “Expressions in Wood, Glass and Bamboo,” works by Charlie Katzenbach and Norine Kevolic, September 7-30. The opening reception is September 8, 4-7 p.m. Visit www.lambertvillearts.com.
Bernstein Gallery at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, has works by Negar Ahkami, Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh, Zeina Barakeh, Ofri Cnaani, Parastou Forouhar, and Shadi Ghadirian as part of “The Fertile Crescent” project, through October 19.
Cafe 44, 44 Leigh Avenue, is showing “Art + 10” September 7-October 1. The opening reception is September 7 from 6-8 p.m. Paintings and photography, subtitled “A Slice of Life,” are the subject of the show, which will include works by Heather Stoddardt Barros, James Bongartz, Betty Curtiss, Jeannine S. Honstein, Stephen Kennedy, Ryan Lillienthal, Meg Brinster Michael, Tasha O’Neill, Katja De Ruyter, Gill Stewart, Karen Stolper, and Mary Waltham.
College of New Jersey Art Gallery, Pennington Road, Ewing, is presenting “Bruce Rigby: Recent Work” through October 11 in honor of Mr. Rigby’s retirement from teaching. Visit www.tcnj.edu/artgallery.
D&R Greenway, Johnson Education Center, 1 Preservation Place, presents “Sustainable Harvest: Creating Community Through the Land,” a mixed-media show about farmland, iconic farm structures, and new perspectives on crops and creatures, through November 9. The artists’ reception is September 14 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Firestone Library at Princeton University, has in its Milberg Gallery “Woodrow Wilson’s Journey to the White House,” through December 28. In Cotsen Children’s Library through September 30 is “Noah’s Art: Designing Arks for Children.”
Gallery at Chapin, 4101 Princeton Pike, has “Yardsong: A Botanical Adventure” through September 28. The show is of digital photography by Madelaine Shellaby. The opening reception is September 13 from 5-7 p.m. Call (609) 924-7206.
Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, shows “Sanctuary II” by Edward Greenblat, “A View of South Beach” by Martin Schwartz, and “Spiritual Places,” a group show by AgOra, September 8-October 7. The opening reception is September 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. or by appointment.
Gourgaud Gallery, Cranbury Town Hall, 23-A Main Street, Cranbury, hosts the “Winter Workshop Series Exhibit” by workshop artists including Linda Gilbert, Colleen Cahill, and Hannah Ellis September 8-30. The opening reception is September 9, 1-3 p.m. Visit www.cranbury.org.
Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, presents Ming Fay’s “Canutopia” installed in the new East Gallery through February 15. Artists displayed in other GFS galleries through September include Sharon Engelstein, Willie Cole, and Marilyn Keating. See www.groundsforsculpture.org.
Historical Society of Princeton, Updike Farmstead on Quaker Road, “The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson: American Impressionist” is on display through September 15. Opening hours are Saturday and Wednesday from 12-4 p.m. For more information visit www.princetonhistory.org.
Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton shows sculpture by Nancy Cohen and ceramics by Bill Macholdt through September 9. Visit www.hunterdonartmuseum.org.
The James A. Michener Art Museum at 138 South Pine Street in Doylestown, Pa., has a permanent exhibit, “Intelligent Design: Highlights of Arts and Crafts Studio Craft Movements,” featuring works by Wharton Esherick, George and Mira Nakashima, David Ellsworth, and others. “To Stir, Inform, and Inflame: The Art of Tony Auth” is on view through October 21. “I Look, I Listen: Works on Paper by Marlene Miller” is exhibited through October 14.
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 September 29-March 3.
Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, has works by artists Jananne Al-Ani, Fatima Al Qadari, Monira Al Qadari, Ofri Cnaani, Diana El Jeiroudi, Ayana Friedman, Ariane Litman, Ebru Ozsecen, Nil Yalter and Laila Shawa through September 9 as part of “The Fertile Crescent” project. Hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
MCCC Gallery, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, is showing “Roger Hane and The Big Idea,” works by the illustrator Roger Hane, through October 4. An opening reception with Hane biographer Robert C. Hunsicker is Saturday, September 15, 12:30-3 p.m. Mr. Hunsicker will present a slide lecture September 24, 7 p.m. Visit www.mccc.edu/gallery.
Morven Museum & Garden, in collaboration with the Arts Council of Princeton, presents “The Garden at Night: Photographs by Linda Rutenberg” through September 16. Museum hours are Wednesdays-Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Group tours of 10 or more can be arranged any day by advance reservation. There is free on site parking.
Outsider Art Gallery, 10 Bridge Street, Suite 4, Frenchtown, has a show of work by artists from the Canary Islands and England through November 1.
Phillips’ Mill on River Road in New Hope, Pa. has issued a call for artists to participate in the 83rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition, to be held September 22-October 27. Works must be by a living artist and completed within the last five years. Submit work September 7, 2-7 p.m. and September 8, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit www.phillipsmill.org for applications.
Princeton Brain and Spine Care Institute at 731 Alexander Road, suite 200, presents “The Activity of Form,” a photography exhibit by Laura McClanahan, Greg McGarvey, Barbara Osterman, and Larry Parsons, through September.
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street, is showing photography by Mary Cross (“Egyptland”) and painter Ifat Shatzky from September 15-December 31 as part of “The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art and Society” series taking place in nine area venues. (609) 924-9529 or www.princeton
The Princeton University Art Museum presents “Encounters: Conflict, Dialogue, Discovery” through September 30. The show includes more than 60 works from the museum and private collections and mixes media, historical period and place of origin. “Root and Branch,” which explores the form of a tree in art and includes several art forms, runs through November 25. The Museum has installed 12 sculptures by Ai Weiwei at Scudder Plaza, in front of Robertson Hall, through July 2013. Works by Parastou Forouhar, Mona Hatoum, Sigalit Landau, Shirin Neshat and Laila Shawa are on view through January 13 as part of “The Fertile Crescent” project. 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.
Quiet Life Gallery, 17 North Main Street, Lambertville, shows “Fearless Fighters’ Portraits” by Elise Dodeles through September 30. Visit www.quietlifegallery.com.
Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, has an exhibit called “The Future is Female 2.0” through the month of September.
South Brunswick Arts Commission seeks applicants for “Places of Our Lives,” a juried exhibit open to central Jersey artists in all media except photography, for an exhibit October 9-January 13 at The Gallery in South Brunswick Municipal Building, Monmouth Junction. Applications are due Friday, September 7, on disk or email. Visit www.SBAarts.org or call (732) 329-4000 ext. 7635.
Stover Mill Gallery, 852 River Road, Erwinna, Pa., will have “Brush and Chisel,” paintings and sculpture by Christine McHugh and Ron Bevilacqua, through September 23. The opening reception is September 9, 1-5 p.m; meet the artists September 15. Visit cmart
worksonline.com or call (215) 804-5612.
West Windsor Arts Center Gallery, 952 Alexander Road, Princeton Junction, will show “Memory of Here, Memory of There: Fertile Crescent Dialogues” through October 12. Part of “The Fertile Crescent” project. Artist Reception September 8, 6-8 pm. Visit www.WestWindsorArts.org for more information.