Museum and gallery events
Art Museums & InstitutionsAfrican American Museum 701 Arch St.; 215-574-0380. www.aampmuseum.org. The History of Christianity - Elder Paul E. Jones speaks. 9/29 11 am-1 pm. Embracing the Black Body, Enhancing Black Beauty - Class on low-self esteem & self-hatred among African-American women & how to boost self-image. 9/29 noon-2 pm. $8; $6 children & seniors. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
Barnes Foundation 300 North Latchs La., Merion; 610-667-0290. www.barnesfoundation.org. Renoir Lecture Series: Renoir & the Experimental Landscape - Lecture Series given in conjunction with the 'Renoir Landscapes' exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (PMA). Reservations: 610-667-0290 x2255. $35 includes parking, gallery adm. & lecture. Gallery open at 6 pm. 9/28 7 pm. Docent-led Tours - Work by Matisse, Van Gogh, other impressionists & post-impressionists. Ongoing. Guided Garden Tours of the Arboretum - Tours may be canceled due to inclement weather. $10 (reservations required). Fri.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.
Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Fall Harvest Market - Demonstrations of apple cider pressing & apple butter making, live music, folktales, kids games & activities, workshops, regional artists & more. 9/29-9/30 10 am. Guided Gallery Tours With Victoria Wyeth - Call for tour schedule. 610-388-8326. Flights into Fantasy: The Kendra & Allan Daniel Collection of Children's Illustration. Closes 11/18. $8; $5 seniors, students & children 6-12; free for children under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.
Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. Glory of Stories - Fri. 10:30 am. $2. Children's storytime & craft activity. Starving for Art - Thu. noon. Guided tour followed by informal discussion over lunch. The Cultivated Eye: Brandwine Valley Photographers - Nature photography. Closes 10/23. In Company With Angels - Colored glass windows created by Tiffany Studios in 1902. Closes 4/30. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students; $3 youths; free for children under 7 & for all Sundays. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. noon-4 pm.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. www.thedcca.org. Women in Art 1907-2007 - Lecture series on women who've influenced art both as artists & subjects. $15; $5 students. 10/2 5:30-7 pm. Charles Burwell - Abstract pieces, paintings & works on paper. Closes 10/28. Dale Shuffler - Improbable, fun & funky ceramic creations. Closes 11/4. Ben Whitehouse - Contemporary landscape paintings. Closes 1/6. Tue., Thu.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Wed. 10 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm.
*FREE* The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1315 Cherry St., 5th Fl.; 215-568-1111. www.fabricworkshop.org. Selections From the Permanent Collection - Works by internationally recognized artists Louise Bourgeois, Mona Hatoum, Kiki Smith & others. Closes 9/29. Ongoing: Artist Boxes Collection - Samples, prototypes, swatches & other materials related to the creative process; Commissioned Works of Art Collection - Artwork from the Artist-in-Residence program; Photography & Video Archives - This collection documents the creative process. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. noon-4 pm.
James A. Michener Art Museum 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. The Body in Contemporary Art - Illustrated art lecture. $15. 10/2 1-2 pm. The following all close 10/21: Fire & Ice - Watercolors & drawings by Marine Warrant Officer Michael Fay; Soldier - Photographic portraits by Suzanne Opton of military men & women shortly after their return from deployment; Roger Loos - Outdoor installation featuring abstract & semi-abstract stone sculptures. Peter Rose: Excursions - Video work focusing on how people perceive the land around them. Closes 11/25. Artists of the Commonwealth - Paintings by PA artists from the first half of the 20th century. Closes 12/2. The Dispassionate Body - 16 large-scale nude paintings by acclaimed realist painter Philip Pearlstein. Closes 1/6. $6.50; $6 seniors; $4 students 6-18; free for children under 6, military & family. Tue.-Fri.10 am-4:30 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
James A. Michener Museum, New Hope Branch Union Square, New Hope; 215-862-7633. www.michenermuseum.org. Gershwin to Gillespie: Portraits in American Music - Photographs of music legends taken by Annie Leibovitz, Ansel Adams & more. Closes 10/7. Ongoing: The Artists Among Us - Interactive mosaic of local artists & images; Creative Bucks County: A Celebration of Art & Artists - Spotlights the county's artist/creative residents. $5; $4 seniors 60 & over; $2 children 6-18; free for children under 6. Tue.-Fri. & Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Sat. 11 am-6 pm.
Noyes Museum of Art 733 Lily Lake Rd., Oceanville; 609-652-8848. www.noyesmuseum.org. Jr. Duck Stamp Program - On display in the Young-at-Art Gallery (YAG). Closes 9/30. Senior Artists: 4 Seasons Community Residents - Displayed in Community Gallery. Closes 9/30. Nancy Cohen - Water Ways: Interpretations - Closes 1/6. $4; $3 seniors, students; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
Pearl S. Buck House 520 Dublin Rd., Perkasie; 215-249-0100. www.psbi.org. Personal Pearl Exhibit - Highlights of the exhibit & guided tour include elegant, custom gowns & suits that Pearl Buck wore. Closes 10/31. Ongoing: Walk-In Tours - Great opportunity to become acquainted with the Pearl S. Buck House; Chinese Calligraphy & Art Exhibit - Ongoing silent auction of exhibit pieces. $7; $6 seniors; free for children under 6. Open Tue.-Sat at 11 am; Sun at 1 pm.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Painting collection features over 1,800 pieces of some of the most important & recognizable works in American art. Saturday Family Workshops - Sat. 11 am-12:30 pm. Fun & creative workshops offer an opportunity for families to work together on a variety of different art projects. $6; $4 children. Out of the Chateau: Works From the Demuth Museum - Includes 34 works by Demuth in various watercolor & oil. Closes 12/9. $7; $6 seniors & students; $5 youth 5-18; free for children under 5. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Art After 5 - Fri. 5-8:45 pm. Live music at the museum by artists in a variety of genres. The Bizarre & the Beautiful: Silks of the 18th Century - 13 exquisite silk items from the museum's collections. Closes 9/30. Celebrating American Craft - Display of outstanding American craft items. Closes 9/30. Pop Art & Its Affinities - Pop art from the '60s & '70s. Closes 9/30. Early Bird Read & Look - Stories & crafts for preschoolers. 9/30 10:15-11 am. Family Gallery Tour - Themed art tours for families. 9/30 11:30 am & 1:30 pm. Medieval Art Stops - Ancient art demonstrations & discussion. 9/30 11 am-2 pm. 10/4 10 am-5 pm. Renoir Landscapes - Opens 10/4. Approximately 70 landscape paintings by Renoir. Closes 1/6. Regular admission plus $22-$24; $20-$22 seniors; $18-$20 students & children 13-18; $12-$14 children 5-12. Japanese Literati Culture in the Edo Period - 17th-century Japanese response to the Chinese literati movement. Closes 10/30. Particulars of Place: Photo Portfolios From the Collection - Showcases artists who have created portfolio boxes containing prints which explore "place." Closes 11/3. Bosch & Bruegel in the John G. Johnson Collection - Works by Hieronymous Bosch & followers & Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Closes 11/23. Kiefer, Polke, Richter - Features work by several significant painters who arose from post-WWII Germany. Closes 11/25. Tibetan Ritual Arts - Exhibit on Tibetan art & the rituals built around it. Closes 11/30. The Book of War - 25 illustrated pages from a centuries-old Indian document. Closes 12/9. Alfred Stieglitz & the Philadelphia Museum of Art - Approximately 40 pieces by Stieglitz from the museum's collections. Closes 1/31. $14; $12 seniors; $10 students & youth 13-18; free for children 12 & under. Tue.-Thu., Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm.
*FREE* Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Alfred Stieglitz & the Philadelphia Museum of Art - Approximately 40 pieces by Stieglitz from the museum's collections. Closes 1/31. Passion for Perfection - Costumes by James Galanos, Gustave Tassell & Ralph Rucci. Closes 3/9. From the Renaissance to the Surreal - Celebrates the wide variety of pieces the museum has received as gifts. Closes 4/30. A Conversation in Three Dimensions - Selections from the permanent collection, including works by Picasso, Kiefer, Chamberlain & more. Closes 5/25. Admission free through 12/31, made possible by Wachovia. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.
*FREE* Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Contemporary art that illuminates the Jewish experience. Works by William Anatasi, Chaim Gross, Tobi Kahn & others. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm; Sun. 10 am-noon.
Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. 19th-century home of the Rosenbach brothers. House tours available. Dracula: The Making of a Monster - Learn how Bram Stoker created his classic horror story. Also features a children's reading corner & costume area. Closes 11/4. $8; $5 seniors & students; free for children under 5. Tue., Thu.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Wed. 10 am-8 pm.
Trenton City Museum 319 East State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Eric Mintel Quartet - Live jazz performance. $15. 9/28 7 pm. Garden State Watercolor Society - Annual juried exhibition. Closes 11/4. Ongoing: Decorative Arts Collection - Pottery, ceramics & other objects, most of which were made in the Trenton area; Historical Artifacts Collection - Range of objects from postcards to furniture. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1 pm-4 pm.
University of Pennsylvania - Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. The following all close 12/16: Eileen Neff: Between Us; Ensemble - Guest curated by artist & musician Christian Marclay, features installations & sculptures that make sounds; Jay Heikes - Installation composed of drawings & an assortment of objects used as "props" to activate stories, puns & deadpan humor; Taalman Koch: Fly Thru - Installation based on iT House: an aluminum & glass "kit" house. $6; $3 students, artists & seniors; free for children 12 & under. Wed.-Fri. noon-8 pm, Sat.-Sun. 11 am-5 pm.
*FREE* Ursinus College - Berman Museum of Art Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Eve Peri: Fabstracts - Fiber Forms & Paintings. Closes 12/30. G. Noble Wagner: Purity of Surface - Sculpture & Prints. Closes 12/30. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4:30 pm.
*FREE* Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. The North American Print Conference 2007 - Impressions of Philadelphia: 1683-1960 - Focuses on historical prints & maps of & from Philadelphia. Registration: 215-242-4750. E-mail: Lucas@philaprintshop.com. $40. 9/29 2-5 pm. Gallery Talk With Curator of Collections - Douglass Paschall. 10/4 2 pm. Studio Art Classes - Classes in painting, drawing & watercolor for children & adults. Call 215-247-0948 for registration & general information. Narratives: Meaning in Context - Selected works by photography & honors art students from Wissahickon H.S. Closes 10/28. Angels, Alleys & Animal Acts - Prints. Opening reception 9/29. Closes 1/6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.
Philadelphia3rd Street Gallery 58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993. www.3rdstreetgallery.com. Judith Viner: Flower Show - Oil paintings. Closes 9/30. Ruth Humpton: Black/White/+ - Black & white photography with added materials. Closes 9/30. Tony Rocco - Aguablanca: Cali Colombia's Infamous Shantytown - Photography. Closes 10/28.
Allens Lane Art Center Gallery Allens Lane; 215-248-0546. www.allenslane.org. Fall Classes Open House - Building tours, ALAC student performances & opportunity to meet instructors. 9/29 4-6 pm. Robert Fluhr: PEACE - Cut-out artwork. Opening reception 9/29. Closes 10/29.
Artists' House 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. September Group Exhibition - Paintings, drawings & pastels by five artists. Closes 9/30.
ArtStar 1030 N. 2nd St.; 215-238-1557. www.artstarphilly.com. Merrilee Challiss: Menagerie - Mixed media paintings on wood, limited edition prints & handmade/printed tote bags. Closes 10/14.
B Square Gallery 614 S. 9th St.; 215-625-0692. www.bsquaregallery.com. Insect Invitational: Group Show - Closes 9/29.
Baobab Park 11th St.; 215-636-1666. Evoking Spirit, Embracing Memory - Exhibit honoring the spirit & accomplishments of North Philly people & groups. Closes 10/31.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.mayerartconsultants.com. Elyce Abrams: Glow. Closes 9/29.
Cerealart 149 N. 3rd. St.; 215-627-5060. www.ceralart.com. Ira Cohen Photoworks - "Naga" photographs & back-lit transparencies "From The Mylar Chamber." Closes 10/30.
Chestnut Hill Gallery 8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549. www.chestnuthillgallery.com. Anniversary Celebration & Art Sale - Works by new artists & old favorites. Closes 9/29.
The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org. The following all close 9/30: Andy Shaw: Tableware - Evelyn Shapiro Foundation Fellowship Exhibit; David S. East: The Bio Home Show - Chemistry & biology-themed sculpture; Kirsten Kieffer: New Work - Elegantly-crafted ceramic vessels.
Drexel University - Picture Gallery 32nd & Chestnut St., 3rd Floor; 215-895-0480. www.drexel.edu/drexelcollection. Houses paintings by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Dusseldorf Academy, Francis Martin Drexel, Astronomical, Musical Clock by David Rittenhouse. Ongoing.
Esther M. Klein Art Gallery 3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188. www.kleinartgallery.org. The Great Society - Investigates the unfulfilled dreams of utopia. Closes 9/29.
F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Serge Zhukov: Recent Paintings - October's featured artist. Opening reception 9/28. Closes 10/27.
Falling Cow Gallery 732 S. Fourth St.; 215-627-4625. www.fallingcow.org. Tim Bowen: Hodgepodge - Over 100 paintings & mixed-media works. Fundraiser. Closes 9/29.
Fleisher Art Memorial 719 Catherine St.; 215-922-3456. www.fleisher.org. Walter Plotnick, Roger Matsumoto & Richard Ryan: Challenge 1 - Annual exhibition series committed to enriching & expanding people's lives through art. Closes 10/6.
Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com. Tina Barney: World Stage - Portraits exploring the play between appearance & reality. Closes 10/27.
Gallery 51 51 N. Second St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. Focus on the appreciation, conservation, & collection of fine, antique textile art & antique oriental rugs. Ongoing.
Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com. Astrid Bowlby: A Certain Density - 18 pen & ink drawings. Closes 10/27.
Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Chris Nissen - Colorful landscape & town scenes. Closes 9/28. Johnson Hom & Charles Kaufmann - Forest scenes & country landscape paintings. Closes 10/27.
International House of Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org. Multicultural Youth eXchange's YPhilly Identity Mural - Murals created by Philadelphian & Turkish youth. Closes 9/28. Vernacular Spectacular - Video works curated by Colette Copeland. Closes 10/26.
Jenny Jaskey Gallery 969 N 2nd St.; 215-253-9874. www.thetowergallery.com. Mark Shetabi: Elevation - Installation, paintings & sculpture. Closes 10/26.
Khmer Art Museum Gallery 319 N. 11th St.; 215-922-5600. www.khmerartgallery.com. Memorial art museum dedicated to the Cambodian people's suffering under the Khmer Rouge. Permanent collection includes stone & wood sculptures, paintings, silver jewelry, copper metals, silk textiles, pottery.
Locks Gallery 600 Washington Square South; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Eileen Neff: Photographs - Coincides with a major presentation of the last 10 years of Neff's work, on display at Institute of Contemporary Art. Closes 9/29. Robert Zakanitch: The Lace Series - Zakanitch is a New York-based painter associated with the Pattern & Decoration movement of the '70s. Closes 9/29.
Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Art Show - Works by members of the Manayunk Artists' Co-Op as well as diverse work from private collections. Closes 9/30.
Mew Gallery 906 Christian St.; 215-625-2424. www.mewgallery.org. Debutante Set: New Work by The Other Women - Drawings, paintings, photography & sculpture. Closes 11/2.
Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Lydia Hamilton Brown: Life in the Black Hole - Over 250 books, journals, collages & paintings on the art-making process. Closes 9/30. Etta Winigrad: One & New - Renowned sculptor working in clay & mixed media. Closes 10/28.
Nexus Gallery 1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. Elaine Erne: The Lives & Traumas of Stuffed Animals - Series of drawings reflecting childhood anguish & pain. Closes 9/30. Jody Sweitzer - Mix of animation, installation & video work. Closes 9/30.
Old City Between Front & 5th; 215-440-7000. www.oldcity.org. Old City Sidewalk Sale - Bargains, food & more. Rain date 10/6. 9/29 11 am-5 pm. NMAJH Groundbreaking Ceremony - Ceremony commemorating the advent of the construction of the new National Museum of American Jewish History. 9/30 11 am.
Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. The Exquisite Corpse - Collaborative art project featuring 9 artists from NY & Philly. Closes 10/13. Miriam Singer - Mixed media & works on paper. Closes 10/13.
Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. www.pentimenti.com. Kevin Finklea: I Know What I Want & I'm Certain I Can't Have It - Series of paintings integrating landscape imagery & memories of specific places. Opening reception 9/28. Closes 10/27. Rachel Bone: Remedies - New works on paper inspired by a myriad of subjects. Opening reception 9/28. Closes 10/27.
Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. SunKoo Yuh - Monumental Ceramic Sculptures - Closes 12/30. Tim McFarlane - Stratum: New Paintings - Closes 12/30.
Philadelphia Art Alliance Satellite Gallery 210 W. Rittenhouse Sq., 3rd Fl.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Catherine Gontarek - Falling Upstairs: New Paintings - Closes 12/30.
Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. All That We Do: Contemporary Women, Traditional Arts - Photography exhibit documenting the experiences of 9 local women. Opening reception 9/28. Closes 4/30. Ongoing: If These Walls Could Talk - Posters, handbills, pictures & other social change-themed memorabilia.
Philadelphia International Institute (PII) 242 Race St.; 215-592-1022. Asya Livshits - New paintings. Closes 9/30. Peter J. Obst: Bridges by Modjeski - Closes 9/30.
The Philadelphia Print Shop 8441 Germantown Ave.; 215-242-4750. www.philaprintshop.com. North American Print Conference: Impressions of Philadelphia - Focuses on historical prints & maps of/from Philly. Reg. required. $40 single day. 9/28 9 am-5:30 pm, 9/29 2-7 pm.
Philadelphia Sketch Club 235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298. www.sketchclub.org. Phillustration '07 - Open juried exhibition of illustration work in all media by some of the best contemporary artists. Closes 9/30.
The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org. The North American Print Conference 2007 - Impressions of Philadelphia: 1683-1960 - Focuses on historical prints & maps of & from Philadelphia. Registration: 215-242-4750. E-mail: Lucas@philaprintshop.com. 9/30. Doug & Mike Starn: Black Pulse 2000-2007 - Closes 11/21.
Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com. Henry Bermudez & Florence Putterman: Paper Cuts - Features works of & on paper. Closes 9/29. Steve Cope: Night Watch - Solo exhibition of paintings. Closes 9/29. Jen Blazina: Reflection - Vintage photographs, silk-screened on frosted glass. Closes 10/27.
Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. www.therosenfeldgallery.com. Nikolay Milushev - Mixed media paintings. Closes 10/7. Sharon Bowar - Oil on canvas. Closes 10/7.
Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. Arlene Love: Walking Distance - Photos taken within walking distance of artist's studio in Center City. Closes 10/3. Larry Walker - Paint, textures & diverse materials to create paintings that explore the complexities & challenges of life. Closes 10/3.
Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sanson St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Robert Straight: Laser Cut - Laser cut paper on canvas. Closes 10/13.
Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. German Video Art From the Kunstmuseum Bonn: Joseph Beuys to Today - Video works featuring a selection of German artists from the 1960s-present. Closes 10/13. Donation suggested: $2; $1 children & students.
Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com. Broadside Battle: Call for Entries - Broadside is usually a public notice or advertisement printed on one sheet of paper. Call for details & contest information. Entries due by 10/1.
The Stratasphere 1854 Germantown Ave.; 215-235-4726. www.thestratasphere.com. Multiplicity - Uses the characteristics of the multiple to the artist's own visual ends. Closes 9/29.
Temple University - Temple Gallery 259 N. Third St.; 215-925-7379. www.temple.edu. (Re)print - Artists' works reflect commitment to community, collaboration & concept of fine print. Closes 11/3.
Twenty Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. Alfred Ortega: Selected Works - Paintings & monotype prints. Closes 10/11.
University of Pennsylvania - Burrison Gallery 3611 Walnut St.; 215-898-4618. Laurel Wood Ramsden: Sojourner - Paintings. Closes 10/19.
University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Ron Brignac: Portraits - Photographs explore recalling visual images from a visit to a person's personal environment. Closes 10/26.
University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/events/rwg. L'Autre - Photos by Tanyth Berkeley, Rineke Dijkstra, Suzanne Opton, Jessica Roberts, Thomas Ruff & Sarah Stolfa. Closes 10/14.
University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. David Jordano - Simple Faith: African-American Community Churches of Chicago - Photos depicting the unique character of African-American storefront churches. Closes 10/26.
Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-922-7775. www.snyderman-works.com. Gary DiPasquale & Brook Marks-Swanson - Ceramics by DiPasquale & mixed media works by Marks-Swanson. Closes 9/29.
Pennsylvania suburbsAbington Art Center 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882. www.abingtonartcenter.org. Art Classes & Workshops for Adults - Jewelry making, photography, ceramics, painting & drawing. Call for specific dates, times & prices. Reg. required. Prices vary. Inside/Outside: Habitat - Outdoor sculpture installation open dawn to dusk. Inside exhibit features drawings, sketches & more related to artists' outdoor works. Closes 11/24. Magical Realism - Otherworldly paintings mixing fantasy & reality. Closes 11/24.
The Arts Scene 530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-644-6555. www.theartsscene.org. Erica Brown: Painting, a Passionate & Maddening Dance - 40 new, mostly abstract paintings in encaustic, acrylic & mixed media. Closes 10/6.
Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. www.barnstonegallery.com. John Costanza: Reflections - Paintings & sculptures. Closes 9/30.
Briar Bush Nature Center 1212 Edgehill Rd., Abington; 215-887-6603. www.briarbush.org. Rhythms of Nature - Philadelphia Calligraphers' Society exhibit. Closes 9/30.
Chester County Art Association 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester; 610-696-5600. www.chescoart.org. Dennis Haggerty: A Retrospective at Sixty - Retrospective of 40 years of paintings. Closes 10/5.
The Gallery at Cedar Hollow 2447 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-640-2787. Wearable Art & Jewelry Show - Hand-crafted jewelry & other accessories on display & available for purchase. Closes 10/31.
Howard Gallery of Fine Art 77 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-5272. www.howard-gallery.com. Timothy Wadsworth: Oils & Watercolors - Pennsylvania landscapes with focus on historical architecture & rural settings. Closes 9/30.
Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. www.langmangallery.com. Kimberly Willcox: Story Poles - Contemporary spin on primitive forms using found objects. Closes 9/30.
Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Crafts & Conversation - Weekly crafting demonstrations, workshops & conversation. 10/2 noon-2:30 pm.
Midlantic Gallery Arts Consortium 19 N. 7th St., Perkasie; 215-453-1208. mgarts.org. Banned - Group show explores censorship in the arts. Closes 9/29. Call for Artists: Women, A Celebration - Entries sought that are by, for or about women.
Montgomery County Community College - West Campus 101 College Dr., Pottstown; 610-718-1800. www.schuylkillriver.org. Scenes of the Schuylkill 2007 Juried Art Show - Closes 10/28.
Penn Medicine at Radnor 250 King of Prussia Rd., Radnor; 610-902-2000. pennhealth.com/radnor. The Art League Board of Directors Show - Over 300 paintings in all media. Closes 12/1.
Phillips' Mill Community Association 2619 River Rd., New Hope; 215-862-0582. www.phillipsmill.org. 78th Annual Juried Art Exhibition - Paintings, graphics, sculpture & other mediums. Closes 10/28.
Phoenix Village Art Center 207 Bridge St., Phoenixville; 610-983-9430. www.phxsg.org/pvac. Florence Umanoff & Freda Hirsch - Semi-abstract figurative sculpture work by Umanoff as well as fashion illustrations by local artist Freda Hirsch. Closes 10/2.
Salon des Amis 2321 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-647-6010. Animal Show - Artwork featuring all things animal. Closes 11/10.
Travis Gallery 6089 Lower York Rd., New Hope; 215-794-3903. www.travisgallery.com. Peter Fiore: The Luminous Landscape - 2007 oil paintings. Closes 9/29.
Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. www.tymegallery.com. Basic Insticts - Work by Edna M. Davis, Wendy Vroom, Shobha Menon & Sharon Steinhofer. Closes 10/5.
The Upstairs Gallery Rte. 202 & Street Rd., Lahaska; 215-794-8486. www.theupstairsgallery.com. Sun-Kissed - Group exhibit. Closes 9/28.
Viking Culinary Arts Center One Town Pl., Ste. 100, Bryn Mawr; 610-526-9020. www.vikingcookingschool.com. Collaborative/26 - Works by 26 painters & printmakers in collaboration. Closes 9/29.
West Chester University - Mitchell Hall S. Church St., West Chester; 610-436-2755. www.wcupa.edu. The following all close 9/28: John Horn - Drawings from a sculptor's point of view; Thomas Hitner: Perpetual State of Mind - 3D clay works; Trisha Dawn Coggins & Ercia Loustau: Scatter - Photography by Coggins & sculpture by Loustau.
New JerseyAtlantic City Art Center New Jersey Ave. & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837. www.acartcenter.org. Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition - Work by Hispanic artists. Closes 9/30. Antonio Puri: In Sights - Abstract works exploring inner beauty. Closes 10/31. Pop Lloyd Committee Exhibition - Closes 10/31.
Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission 250 S. Park Dr., Collingswood; 856-858-0040. 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition - Barnes Foundation Education Coordinator John Gatti serves as juror. Opening reception 10/7. Closes 11/3.
Coryell Gallery 8 Corylel St., Lambertville; 609-397-0804. Charles R. Ross - Watercolors. Reception 9/30. Closes 11/11. Michael Filipiak - Pastels & paintings. Reception 9/30. Closes 11/11.
Gloucester County Historical Society Museum 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. ...And Baby Makes Three - Features artifacts related to "bringing up baby" from pre-Victorian times to the mid-20th century. Closes 10/28.
Hammonton Arts Center 107 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; 609-567-5306. www.hammontonartscenter.org. Indian Summer Art Exhibit - Works from area artists produced during the summer months. Closes 9/30.
Historic Smithville Mansion Annex Art Gallery Smithville Rd., Easthampton; 609-265-5068. Juried Art Exhibit - Annual exhibit with awards presentation. Closes 10/28.
Hopewell Frame Shop 24 W. Broad St., Hopewell; 609-466-0817. www.hopewellframeshop.com. Sauman Choy: Solo Show - Paintings. Closes 10/9.
Hopkins House 250 S. Park Dr., Haddon Township; 856-868-0040. arts.camden.lib.nj.us. 33rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition - Features fine arts & crafts in all media. Artists' reception 9/30. Closes 11/3.
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences 120 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven; 609-494-1241. www.lbifoundation.org. Craft Gallery - Display of unique juried crafts including clay, wood, metal, paper, fabric, glass & jewelry. Closes 10/31.
Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County 218A Sunset Rd., Willingboro; 609-835-2900. Michael Block: Visions of Italy - Photographs of Italy by award-winning artist. Opening reception 10/4. Closes 11/2.
DelawareDelaware College of Art & Design 600 N. Market Street, Wilmington; 302-622-8000. www.dcad.edu. Artists Ourselves XI: Annual Faculty Exhibiton - Closes 10/22.
Hardcastle Gallery 5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville; 302-655-5230. www.hardcastlegallery.com. Steven J. White: Deeper Reasons - Watercolor landscapes. Closes 9/29.
Rehoboth Art League 12 Dodds Ln., Rehoboth Beach; 302-227-8408. www.rehobothartleague.org. Biennial Regional Juried Exhibition - Artwork in all media by regional artists. Closes 10/28. Ceramic Masks of Many Cultures - Retrospective by Amelie Sloan. Closes 10/28.
Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. www.somervillemanning.com. Jon Redmond: Out of the Ordinary - Closes 10/6.