African American Museum
701 Arch St.; 215-574-0380.
. $8; $6 children & seniors. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
Barnes Foundation 300 North Latch's La., Merion; 610-667-0290. www.barnesfoundation.org. 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.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. www.thedcca.org. Carrie Ann Baade: Paintings - Closes 5/20. Michele Kong: Sculptural Installation - Closes 6/17. Tue., Thu.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Wed. 10 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm.
*FREE* La Salle University - Art Museum 1900 W. Olney Ave.; 215-951-1221. www.lasalle.edu/museum. Frank Hyder: Lost World - Contemporary mixed media exhibit. Closes 6/15. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 2 pm-4 pm.
Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Quentin Morris: Paintings & Drawings - Closes 5/19. Fri.-Sat. 11 am-5 pm & by appointment.
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Conserving a Tibetan Altar - Restored Tibetan altar & information about the restoration process. Closes 5/27. Celebrate Korea: A Decade of Collecting - Approximately 50 Korean items collected since 1997. Closes 6/30. 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. $12; $9 seniors; $8 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 Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Joshua Meyer Exhibition - Painting exhibit. Closes 8/31. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm; Sun. 10 am-noon.
Ursinus College - Berman Museum of Art Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Student Exhibition - Student work in a variety of media. Closes 5/13. A Sense of Place: Photographs by Bob Reichley. Closes 6/15. 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. Caroline Harris - Mary Cassatt: Portrait of the Artist As a Young Woman - Lecture will examine Cassatt's early life & training & her involvement with the Impressionist group. $15; free for students. 5/13 2 pm. Edna Andrade: Sensational - Drawings by the artist. Closes 6/24. Woodmere's Permanent Art Collection - Paintings, sculpture, prints & drawings, with a focus on works by artists from the Philadelphia area.Ongoing. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1 pm-5 pm.
3rd Street Gallery
58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993.
. Joann Doneen & Sylvia Hamerman-Brown. Closes 5/27.
Artists' House 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. May Group Exhibition - Paintings & etchings from five artists. Closes 5/27.
Borowsky Gallery Broad St.; 215-446-3027. www.gershmany.org. Cross/Walks: Weaving Fabric Row - Multi-thread art project. Closes 8/14.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.mayerartconsultants.com. Clark Gibson: Time Frame - Paintings & drawings. Closes 5/26.
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (formerly Creative Artists Network) 237 S. 18th St., Ste. 3A; 215-546-7775. www.cfeva.org. Anki King - Drawings & paintings by 2005 CFEVA graduate. Closes 5/31. International Opportunities for Artists - Workshop aimed at artists. Call 215-546 -7775 x11 for more information.
Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. www.ceruleanarts.com. Alexander Cheves: Careful Skies, the Sun & Some - Works inspired by the landscape & architecture of artist's hometown in California's Central Valley. Closes 6/15.
The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org. Clay in Mind - Best ceramic work created by New Jersey Public High School students. Closes 5/12. Small Favors II - Miniature, wall-mounted artworks. Closes 5/14. Plates & Platters Salon Style - Dessert plates, salad plates, dinner plates & serving platters will all be included. Closes 5/27.
F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Lilian Walsh - New paintings & drawings. Closes 5/26.
F.U.E.L. Collection 249 Arch St.; 215-592-8400. www.fuelcollection.com. Calm Collective - Works by Justin Berger, Maggie Casey, Jungmi Lim, Kenneth Parris III & others. Closes 5/26. Call for Artists: Red Bull Art of Can - Call for Red Bull can-inspired original artwork. Deadline is 6/13.
Falling Cow Gallery 732 S. Fourth St.; 215-627-4625. www.fallingcow.org. Paper Cuts - Paper works by Sarah Daub, Leslie Mutchler & Adam Parker Smith. Closes 5/12.
Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com. Edward McHugh: Arrangements - Recent photographs. Opening reception 5/11. Closes 7/21.
Gallery 51 51 N. Second St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. True Blue - Indigo-dyed & traditional textiles from Africa & Asia. Closes 6/30. Gallery 51 Collection - 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. Laurie Reid: Works On Paper - Works in gouache, colored pencil & watercolor. Closes 6/16.
Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Marlene Rye - Imaginitive & playful landscapes. Closes 5/25.
JMS Gallery 8236 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill; 215-248-4649. www.jmsgallery.com. David Foss, Claire Giblin, Joe Mooney & Kimberly Stemler - Abstract works in various media. Opening reception 5/12. Closes 6/16.
Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Quentin Morris: Paintings & Drawings - Closes 5/19.
Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Faces & Places - Portraits & figurative art along with original work in a variety of media by the Manayunk Artists' Co-Op. Closes 5/27.
Moderne Gallery 111 N. Third St.; 215-923-8536. www.modernegallery.com. David Roth: The Interference Color Paintings - Paintings created with a reflective paint that seems to change colors. Closes 7/14.
Moore College of Art & Design 20th St.; 215-568-4515. www.moore.edu. Fashion Show 2007: Key to the Future - Senior, Junior & Sophomore students show their collections.
Nexus Gallery 137 N. Second St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. Philadelphia Center for the Photographic Image: Photolmage '07 - Photography competition. Closes 5/30.
Pageant Soloveev Gallery 607 Bainbridge St.; 215-925-1535. www.pageantsoloveev.com. Belted Bronze - Recital in Eight Dimensions - Terry Adkins After Bessie Smith - Solo exhibit from Terry Adkins, inspired by the life of singer Bessie Smith. Closes 6/18.
Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Jim Houser: This Beating Heart Acts as a Timer - Closes 5/19. Daniel Oliva: Nightscapes - Paintings featuring aerial view of cities & coastal scenes. Closes 5/19.
Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Emily Royer: Construction Sites - Simply drawn forms with sporadic applications of gouache. Opening reception 5/17. Closes 8/23. Jessica Doyle: Intimate Environments - Drawings, paintings, photography & video. Opening reception 5/17. Closes 8/23. Kiff Slemmons: Re:Pair & Imperfection - New pieces of art created from fragments of other artists' works they consider imperfect. Opening reception 5/17. Closes 8/23. Kip Deeds: Towards a 49th State - Prints, collage, graphite, paint & watercolor. Opening reception 5/17. Closes 8/23.
Philadelphia Art Alliance Satellite Gallery 210 W. Rittenhouse Sq., 3rd Fl.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Carol McHarg: Design Against Nature - Artist draws on the subjects of geology, cartography & landscape history for inspiration. Opening reception 5/17. Closes 8/23.
Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. If These Walls Could Talk - Posters, handbills, pictures & other social change-themed memorabilia. Ongoing.
Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com. Orly Cogan - Don't Forget to Rescue the Princess! - Female figures stitched onto vintage fabric with pre-existing embroidered images. Closes 5/27.
Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. www.therosenfeldgallery.com. Francis Gregory DiFronzo & Alan Soffer Exhibit - Oil, encaustic & mixed-media paintings. Closes 5/27.
Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. Ron Starr: Energy From the Gut - Sculptural vessels & wall panels in ceramic & glass media on display in Gallery Salon. Closes 5/31. Sam Gilliam: White Papers & Painting - National & international icon of the contemporary art scene. Closes 5/31.
Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. George Quasha: Zero Point Axis - Axial stones, axial works on paper, axial video. Closes 5/23. Richard Torchia: Grotto - Camera obscura installation by Philadelphia-based artist Richard Torchia. Closes 5/23. The Truth in Photography - 16 photographs by French artist & novelist Hervé Guiber. Closes 5/23.
Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com. May Exhibit: Works by Pittsburgh Artists - Please call for gallery hours. Closes 5/31.
Temple University - Temple Gallery 45 N. Second St.; 215-925-7379. www.temple.edu. MFA Thesis Exhibitions - New work by some of the country's brightest emerging artists. Closes 5/19. Damien Moppett - Mixed media solo exhibition. Ends 12/28.
Topstitch Boutique 311 Market St. 2nd Fl.; 267-322-4057. Do Claw - New canine paintings by Julie Stone Waring. Closes 5/25.
University of the Arts - Arronson Gallery 320 South Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu. Photography Alumni Show - Closes 5/11.
University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/events/rwg/index.cfm. MFA Book Arts/Printmaking Thesis Exhibition - Closes 5/15.
University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Sophomore Photography Show: Recent Work - Recent work of sophomore photography students in the Media Arts Department. Closes 5/23.
University of the Arts - von Hess Illustration Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu. Greg Spalenka - Closes 5/25.
Vox Populi 319A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Micah Danges: Spring House, Robert Chaney: Rear Window & Linda Yun: Left - Low-hi holograms, collage, video, small handmade objects, drawings, photographs. Closes 5/27.
Wood Turning Center 501 Vine Street; 021-592-3800. www.woodturningcenter.org. Coming of Age: Emerging & Established Wood Artists - Closes 5/19.
Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-922-7775. www.snyderman-works.com. Reiko Ishiyama - sculptural work. Closes 6/15.
The Arts Scene
530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-644-6555.
. Maria Jose Martin & Christopher Bradshaw: Crossing Borders - Spanish & American tunes from ages past. Nature Mystics - Work in a variety of media by six Philadelphia artists. Closes 5/26.
Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. www.barnstonegallery.com. John Costanza: Enliven, Emerge, Enlighten - Ceramic sculpture exhibition. Closes 5/12.
BOI's of New Hope Art Gallery 9 West Mechanic St., New Hope; 215-862-8292. www.BOIsofnewhope.com. Mechanic Street Fete - Face painting, live music, pottery demonstrations, plein air painters, dancing & much more. 5/12 noon-6 pm. Second Saturday in New Hope - Bill Harris will demonstrate portrait wash paintings in oil. 5/12 5-9 pm. Andre Gisson: Workings of a French Impressionist - Paintings. Closes 6/2.
Brush & Palette 123 E. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-4565. www.brushandpalette.net. Charlene Thomforde: Recent & Varied Works - Watercolors, mixed media & oil pastels. Closes 5/23.
Bucks Gallery of Fine Art 201 S. State St., Newtown; 215-579-0050. www.bucksgalleryoffineart.com. Journeys Traveled Together - Works by international artist Sica, a contemporary painter, sculptor & printmaker. Closes 5/21.
Chester County Art Association 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester; 610-696-5600. www.chescoart.org. High School Art Show - Closes 5/19.
Darlington Arts Center 977 Shavertown Rd., Boothwyn; 610-358-3632. www.darlingtonarts.org. Kathy Johnston: May Gallery Exhibit - Closes 5/31.
The Gallery at Cedar Hollow 2447 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-640-2787. The Spring Boutique Craft & Art Show - Pottery, jewelry, fine art & more in all media. Closes 5/31.
The Great Frame Up 235 Lancaster Ave., Frazer; 610-640-4002. www.frazer.thegreatframeup.com. Laura Ducceschi - Exhibit of photographs. Closes 6/1.
Howard Gallery of Fine Art 77 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-5272. www.howard-gallery.com. Luiz Villela - Oil paintings. Closes 5/31.
Midlantic Gallery Arts Consortium 19 N. 7th St., Perkasie; 215-453-1208. mgarts.org. Jazz Exhibition - Invitational exhibition of artists exploring the influences & interpretation of jazz. Opening reception 5/11. Closes 5/26.
Myles Cavanaugh Fine Art 12 Church St., Lambertville; 609-273-2983. www.mylescavanaugh.com. Myles Cavanaugh: Spain Revisited - Show of paintings & drawings from a recent trip to southern Spain. Closes 5/31.
New Hope Arts Center - Sidetracks Art Gallery 2A Stockton Ave., New Hope; 215-862-4586. www.nhsidetracks.com. The Dreaming Eye - Jefferson Hayman: photographs; Charles Devigne: works on paper. Closes 5/28. Artists reception 5/12 6 pm-9 pm.
Orchard Artworks 520 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-947-9882. www.orchardartworks.org. Nicole Dul: Phases - Print & photography exhibit. Closes 5/27.
Pebble Hill Gallery 320 Edison-Furlong Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-3428. pebblehillchurch.org. Greg Schultz - Photographys. Closes 5/27.
Pennswood Village Art Gallery 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd., Newtown; 215-968-9110. Alice Sims-Gunzenhauser - Specializes in drawing with soft graphite. Closes 6/17.
Salon des Amis 2321 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-647-6010. Academy Women - Paintings & sculpture by women alumnae of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Closes 5/26.
SPP Galleries Rte. 23, West Conshohocken; 610-292-6048. www.mcgopa.org. Collage/Mixed Media Juried Exhibition - Juried by Philadelphia sculptor, painter & draftsman Anthony Visco. Closes 5/28.
Stover Mill Gallery 852 River Road, Rte. 32, Erwinna; 610-294-9420. Doug Sardo: The Color of Light - Over 80 paintings by pastel artist Sardo. Closes 5/27.
The Temple Judea Museum 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park; 215-887-2027. Chutzpha, Schmaltz, Whimsy & Realism - Features the art of award-winning caricaturist & realist painter Deborah Schafer. Closes 6/29.
The Upstairs Gallery Rte. 202 & Street Rd., Lahaska; 215-794-8486. www.theupstairsgallery.com. Terry Davis - New works by painter Davis. Closes 6/1.
Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood, Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.com. Letters by Design: A Year of Calligraphy - Student works from a year-long calligraphy workshop. Closes 5/11. Plein Air Festival Exhibition - Paintings of landscapes & architecture of historic Main Line region. Closes 5/26.
32 Coryell St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588.
. Marc Reed & Beatrice Bork: Occupants & Outcasts - Animal & city paintings. Opening reception 5/11. Closes 6/3.
Atlantic City Art Center New Jersey Ave. & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837. www.acartcenter.org. Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey: Portraits of Resistance - Presented in partnership with the Richard Stockton Holocaust Research Center. Closes 5/31.
Crepe & Ribbon 116 Kings Hwy. East, Haddonfield; 856-428-3111. www.thecrepeandribbon.com. Toni Parisi Exhibit - Watercolor portraits, landscapes & oil paintings. Opening reception 5/18. Closes 5/31.
Full Moon Cafe 23 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-1096. Elinor Soll Cohen: Remembering Japan - Photographs of large & small cities of Japan. 25% of proceeds will go to charity. Closes 6/30.
Gallery 14 14 Mercer St., 2nd Fl., Hopewell; 609-333-8511. www.photosgallery14.com. Joanna Tully & Marty Schwartz - Double Take: Two Photographers, Two Coney Islands - Exhibit of photographs. Closes 5/27.
Gloucester County Historical Society Museum 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. Silhouettes & Olde Lace - Cut-paper silhouettes & antique lace. Closes 6/29.
Hawthorne Gallery 697 Stokes Rd., Rte. 541, Medford; 609-654-8026. Reflections of Medford Lakes - An evolving panorama/perspective of original art & floral design. Floral designs will change every 3 to 4 days. Closes 5/20.
J.B. Kline & Son Gallery 25 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7026. Marvin Silverstein & Robert DeChico: Churches & Other Elegant Structures - Three-dimensional paper sculptures & photographic impression. Opening reception 5/12. Closes 5/27.
Jim's of Lambertville 6 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7700. www.artnet.com/gallery/574/jims-of-lambertville.html#. The Thrilla in Lambertvilla XVII - Paintings by various artists. Closes in Aug.
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences 120 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven; 609-494-1241. www.lbifoundation.org. Gloria Martin Scholarship Opportunity for Students - High school/college students interested in ceramic arts/handbuilding. Contact LBIF office for application. Application due by 6/4. Craft Gallery - Display of unique juried crafts including clay, wood, metal, paper, fabric, glass & jewelry. Closes 10/31.
Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Watercolor Exhibition - Juried by well-known watercolorist, Nessa Grainger. Closes 5/20. The Dumpster Divers Exhibition - Features the work of 25 Philadelphia Dumpster Divers. Opening reception 5/12. Closes 6/9.
Riverbank Arts 19 Bridge St., Stockton; 609-397-9330. www.riverbankarts.com. David Graeme Baker: Recent Paintings & Drawings - Rich visual investigations of landscapes, interiors & studies. Closes 6/17.
5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville; 302-655-5230.
. The Artists of Ashland Hollow - Multi-artist exhibit in various media. Closes 5/31.