June 13, 2012

Area Exhibits 6/13/12

Art All Night, at Roebling Wire Works, 675 South Broad Street, Trenton, June 16, 3 p.m. to June 17, 3 p.m. Free, 24-hour art show with entertainment, food, and a list of special events ranging from a Hula Hoop Lounge to a walking tour of the Roebling Works with historian Clifford Zink. Artists of all ages and levels are invited to submit one piece of art in any medium or format, on June 15 from 5-9 p.m. or June 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Millyard Park entrance. Visit artworkstren

Artists’ Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, is showing “Water Light,” watercolors by Eric Rhinehart and Carol Sanzalone, opening July 6. An opening reception is July 7, 4-7 p.m. Visit www.lambertvillearts.com.

The Arts Council of Princeton at Paul Robeson Center has “Poolscapes and Swimmers,” with drawings of the old Princeton Community Pool by Stephanie Magdziak and Ronald Berlin, through July 28. For more information call (609) 924-8777 or visit www.artscouncil

Artsbridge at New Hope Arts, 2 Stockton Avenue, New Hope, presents the 18th Annual Juried Show through June 24. The show is open Thursdays-Sundays, noon-5 p.m. Visit www.arts

Artists’ Gallery, 18 Bridge Street, Lambertville, presents “Absorptions and Immersions,” an exhibit of watercolors and photographs by Gail Bracegirdle and John Treicher through July 1.

Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art, 77 West Bridge Street, New Hope, Pa., presents new bar and tavern interior scenes by Steve Messenger through June 30. Visit www.buckscountygalleryart.com.

D&R Greenway, 1 Preservation Place off Rosedale Road, presents “Crossing Cultures,” art celebrating the biodiversity of habitats, in the Marie L. Matthews Galleries. In the Olivia Rainbow Gallery, work from the Ennis Beley Photography Project, a summer student program, is on display. Both shows are through July 27.

Ellarslie, Trenton’s City Museum in Cadwalader Park, opens “Trenton Makes” on June 23 with a reception from 6-9 p.m. This is the Trenton Artists Workshop Association’s Trenton/New York Visual Art Exhibition, which will also feature a show at the Prince Street Gallery in Soho. Works by Mel Leipzig, Jon Naar, Aubrey Kauffman, Leon Rainbow, Linda Osborne, and others are included. The show runs through September 1. Call (609) 989-3632.

Firestone Library at Princeton University is showing “A Fine Addition: New & Notable Acquisitions in Princeton’s Special Collections” through August 5 in its Main Gallery. In the library’s Milberg Gallery, “Capping Liberty: The Invention of a Numismatic Iconography for the New American Republic” is on view through July 8. The Princeton University Numismatic Collection is showing historically important pieces in the Boyd Room of the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.

Gallery 14, 14 Mercer Street, Hopewell, shows “The Elephant and the Rainbow” by Charlie Gross through July 1. Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. or by appointment.

Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, presents Ming Fay’s “Canutopia” installed in the new East Gallery. Artists displayed in other GFS galleries include Sharon Engelsein, Willie Cole, and Marilyn Keating. See www.groundsforsculpture.org.

Historical Society of Princeton at Bainbridge House, 158 Nassau Street, Princeton, is presenting “Einstein At Home,” an exhibit featuring home furnishings, personal memorabilia, and photographs of Albert Einstein with family, friends, colleagues, and national dignitaries, through August 19. Admission is $4 per person; free to HSP members. At the HSP’s Updike Farmstead on Quaker Road, “The Art of First Lady Ellen Axson Wilson: American Impressionist” is on display. 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. “Have Gags Will Travel: The Life and Times of a New York Cartoonist” will look at the work of Sylvia Getsler through July 1. “Offering of the Angels,” a selection of 45 Renaissance and Baroque masterworks from the Uffizi Gallery, is on view through August 10.

The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, on the Rutgers campus in New Brunswick, is hosting a series of original children’s book illustrations until June 24. Rachel Perry Welty’s first solo show, “24/7,” runs through July 8. “Aspects of Architecture: The Prints of John Taylor Arms” is on display through July 31. The museum is offering free admission this summer to all active military duty personnel and their families, through Labor Day. On July 11, Art After Hours includes an exhibition tour of “Aspects of Architecture” and a performance by the band Cotton at 7 and 8 p.m.

Joan Perkes Fine Art Gallery, 202 North Union Street, Lambertville, is showing “Reveries,” contemplative portraits in the tradition of the Renaissance masters by Ken Hamilton, through July 9.

Lawrence Art & Frame Gallery, Lawrence Shopping Center, Texas Avenue and Brunswick Pike, Lawrence, presents an exhibit of paintings by Bill Plank through June 22. The gallery is open Mondays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesdays-Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Morven Museum & Garden, in collaboration with the Arts Council of Princeton, opens “The Garden at Night: Photographs by Linda Rutenberg” June 15. The opening reception is June 14, 5:30-7:30 p.m. The artist will lecture on June 15 at 10 a.m. about her work. To reserve tickets for the lecture ($12 friends of Morven; $15 general public), visit www.morven.org or call (609) 924-8144, ext. 106. 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. There is free on site parking.

Mudd Manuscript Library at 65 Olden Street, Princeton University, is presenting “She Flourishes,” showcasing the history of women at Princeton, through August 31. The show documents the struggles and accomplishments of women associated with the University.

Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, is showing “Thoughts on Paper” by Princeton artist Anita Benarde, through July 1.

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street, Trenton, is showing work by New Jersey artist Mayumi Sarai through July 1, and “Botanica Magnifica: Photographs by Jonathan Singer” through August 26.

Plainsboro Library Gallery, 9 Van Doren Street, Plainsboro, presents works in mixed media by Liz Adams through June 28.

Princeton Art Gallery, 20 Nassau Street, shows the works of Ma Xinle through June 29. The artist specializes in paintings of animals and hopes to raise awareness of environmental protection through his work. Hours are 12-6 p.m. or by appointment. A meet-the-artist reception is June 23, 2-5 p.m.

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.

The Princeton University Art Museum presents “Princeton and the Gothic Revival: 1870-1930,” 40 works of art never before exhibited, through June 24. “Encounters: Conflict, Dialogue, Discovery” will be up from July 14-September 30. The show includes more than 60 works from the museum and private collections and mixed media, historical period, and place of origin. “Root and Branch,” which explores the form of a tree in art and includes several art forms, opens July 14 and runs through November 25. 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.

Princeton University Office of Gender and Sexuality in 113 Dickinson Hall is presenting “Roles with a Punch,” collages and paintings by Stacie Speer Scott, through June 30.

Mason Gross Galleries, Rutgers University, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, presents “Audrey Flack: Recent Pages from an Ancient Past,” through June 30.

Small World Coffee, 14 Witherspoon Street, has works by artists Kyle Walsh through the end of June, followed by Johanna Furst through the end of July. “The Future is Female 2.0” runs the month of September.

Straube Center, Route 31 and Franklin Avenue, Pennington, presents “The Inception of an Era” through August 31. Works in all media are by artists who have graduated from colleges and universities within the past five years. Visit www.straubecenter.com.

Thomas Sweet Cafe, Montgomery Shopping Center, Skillman, is showing “Old Masters 2,” the second annual exhibit by artists from Hannah Fink’s class at the Princeton Senior Resource Center, through June 30. Works range from still life to landscape, in a variety of media. An opening reception is June 14 from 7-9 p.m.