Art Museums & Institutions

African American Museum

701 Arch St.; 215-574-0380.

. Raymond Holman Jr. - Photographs & profiles of individuals caring for people with Alzheimer's. Closes 6/15. $8; $6 children & seniors. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

Barnes Foundation

300 North Latchs La., Merion; 610-667-0290.

. Work by Matisse, Van Gogh, other impressionists & post-impressionists. $10 (reservations required). Fri.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Brandywine River Museum

Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700.

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Bonsai Show - Bonsai display from Brandywine Bonsai Society. 6/6-6/7 9:30 am-4:30 pm.$8; $5 seniors, students & children 6-12; free for children under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

1st Fri

Delaware Art Museum

2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590.

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Glory of Stories - Children's storytime & craft activity. $3. Fri. 10:30 am. Art on the Town. Free admission & cash bar. 6/6 5:30-8 pm. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students; $3 youths; free for children under 7 & for all on Sun. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. noon-4 pm.

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts

200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466.

. Sonya Clark: Groom Room - Artworks crafted from hair combs. FiberPhiladelphia 2008 event. Closes 6/15. $5; $3 students & seniors; free for children under 12. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

1st Fri

James A. Michener Art Museum

138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800.

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Dog's First Friday Fun - Animal rescue informational fair & live music by Faith & Reason. 6/6 6-9 pm. Phillip Mentor: A Spiritual Odyssey - Baritone presents a concert of spirituals. $15; $5 students. 6/8 2-4 pm. $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.

Noyes Museum of Art

733 Lily Lake Rd., Oceanville; 609-652-8848.

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Celebrating Fred Noyes - Abstract works filled with lush color & whimsical form. Closes 7/27.$4; $3 seniors, students; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

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Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600.

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Over 1,800 paintings, featuring some of the most important & recognizable works in American art. Academy First Friday - Live music, refreshments, cash bar, access to galleries. 6/6 5-7 pm. $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.

. Art After 5: Scythian. 6/6 5-8:45 pm. Art Museum Folk Dancing - Beginners welcome. $3. 6/10 8-10:30 pm. Precious Possessions: The American Craft Collection - FiberPhiladelphia 2008 event. Closes 6/29. $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.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building

Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100.

. Fashioning Kimono: Art Deco & Modernism in Japan - Approx. 90 kimono in a variety of styles. Closes 7/20. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE*

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art

615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747.

. 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.

Rodin Museum

Franklin Parkway at 22nd St.; 215-763-8100.

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Public Tours - Tue., Thu. & Sun., 1st & 3rd Sat. 1 pm. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library

2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600.

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19th-century home of the Rosenbach brothers. Sendak's 80th Birthday Bash: I'll Be You & You Be Me - Celebration of the author featuring live music & birthday cake. 6/10 5:30-7:30 pm. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students & youth; free for children under 5. Tue., Thu.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Wed. 10 am-8 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion

319 East State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632.

. Pottery, ceramics & other objects, most of which were made in the Trenton area. Ellarslie Open XXVI & the Second Salon des Refuses - Annual exhibit focusing on local talent. Closes 6/22. Suggested donation: $5; $3 seniors & students. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

University of Pennsylvania - Institute of Contemporary Art

118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108.

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Trisha Donnelly: Solo Exhibition - Installation featuring sculpture, drawing, photographs, text, sound, video & painting. $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.

. Berman Museum of Art(ist's) Auction - Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live music by the Mascaro-Newman Duo & more. Reservations required. 6/6 6:30 pm. Everything I See Is New & Strange - Retrospective of Walter Inglis Anderson. Reception 6/8. Closes 8/24. In the Moment - Retrospective compilation of oil paintings by Richard Goldberg. Reception 6/8. Closes 8/17. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4:30 pm.

*FREE*

Woodmere Art Museum

9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476.

. Hail Sacred Genius: Drawings by Benjamin West - West was arguably the American colonies' first art superstar. Closes 6/8. Chestnut Hill Presbyterian Nursery School - Pre-K students represented by an array of paintings, drawings, fiber arts & sculpture. Closes 6/8. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.

Galleries

Philadelphia

1st Fri

3rd Street Gallery

58 N. 2nd St.; 215-625-0993.

. Francine Shore: Casaluna - Recent paintings exploring varieties of light on color. Closes 6/29.

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Artists' House Gallery

57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440.

. Yesterday, Today & Tommorow - Work in a variety of media by over 40 artists. Opening reception 6/8. 1-4 pm. Closes 6/29.

1st Fri

Bridgette Mayer Gallery

709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893.

. Kate Davis Caldwell: Rapture - Mixed media works. Closes 7/19.

Calderwood Gallery

1622 Spruce St.; 215-546-5357. Calderwood 2: Design 1960-1980 - Design in the time of mod, pop, op, fab & glam. Closes 8/31.

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (formerly Creative Artists Network)

237 S. 18th St., Ste. 3A; 215-546-7775.

. Pittsburgh Selections - Feat. work by artist members of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Closes 6/13.

Cerulean Arts

1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647.

. Portraits of Places: Watercolors by Richard Estell - Opening reception 6/6. Closes 7/18.

Chestnut Hill Gallery

8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549.

. 4-Person Group Show - Works by Susannah Hart Thomer, James McFarlane, John Lear & Bill Roberts. Closes 6/20.

1st Fri

Coral Street Arts House

2446-68 Coral St.; 215-427-0350. Elevated: East vs. West on the Blue Line - Group show w/works focusing on the influence of SEPTA's Blue Line. Closes 6/30.

Da Vinci Art Alliance

704 Catharine St.; 215-829-0466.

. Envisioning Othello - Inspired by Lantern Theater Company's production of Shakespeare's tragic play. Opening reception 6/7. Symposium & closing 6/29.

Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery

33rd St.; 215-895-2548.

. Master Prints from the Thomas Segal Gallery - Works by Sol Lewitt, Ellsworth Kelly, Cy Twombly & Jasper Johns. Closes 6/6.

Drexel University - Picture Gallery

32nd & Chestnut St., 3rd Floor; 215-895-0480.

. Paintings of houses by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Dusseldorf Academy, Francis Martin Drexel, Astronomical, Musical Clock by David Rittenhouse.

Dupree Studios

703 S. 6th St.; 215-413-3884.

. James E. Dupree: Revision - Recent mixed media. Closes 7/31.

Esther M. Klein Art Gallery

3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188.

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Odor Limits - Scent-themed exhibit exploring a variety of contemporary themes. Closes 6/28.

1st Fri

F.A.N. Gallery

221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155.

. Carlo Russo: Recent Paintings - Closes 6/28.

Fleisher Art Memorial

719 Catherine St.; 215-922-3456.

. ARTSpiration - Workshops, craft booths, dance performances & more. 6/7 10 am-4 pm. Fleisher Faculty Exhibition - Work in a variety of media. Closes 9/26.

Gallery Joe

302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752.

. Line & Time & Space - Work by Isabel Albrecht, Sharka Hyland, Sebastian Rug & Bruce Pollock. Closes 6/28. Samantha Simpson & Rachel Perry Welty - Ballpoint drawings & sculpture, drawings & video. Closes 6/28.

Gross McCleaf Gallery

127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138.

. Mary Wallman & Max Mason - Floral & still life pastels & baseball-themed oils & pastels. Closes 6/9. Phyllis Purves-Smith & Mark Bockrath - Detailed coastal scenes & landscapes by Purves-Smith, tree & countryside pastels by Bockrath. Closes 7/2.

International House of Philadelphia

3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125.

. Netanel Eliezer: Personal Landscapes - Photography exploring the lives of International House residents. Closes 6/6. Style Tribes v6.0 - Works exploring the connection between fashion, music, media & some social groups. Reception 6/11. Closes 8/22.

James Oliver Gallery

723 Chestnut St., 4th Fl.; 215-923-1242.

. The Effect! A Pop Art Blast - Features 29 artists' comtemporary interpretations of the '60s Pop Art Movement. Closes 6/21.

Khmer Art Museum Gallery

319 N. 11th St. (at Wood St.); 215-922-5600.

. Devoted to the art of Cambodia, including paintings, sculptures, carvings, jewelry, percussion instruments & decorative arts of both traditional & contemporary perspectives. The Lost Art of Arthur Meltzer - Cache of recently discovered work, not seen in nearly 40 years. Closes 6/30.

Larry Becker Contemporary Art

43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389.

. Dove Bradshaw: Radio Rocks - Stone structures with radios incorporated into them. Closes 6/21.

Locks Gallery

600 Washington Square South; 215-629-1000.

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Joy Feasley: Weaving Spiders Come Not Here - Closes 7/11.

Manayunk Art Center

419 Green La.; 215-482-3363.

. Manayunk Artists Co-Op Exhibition - Work in various styles by members of the Artists' Co-Op. Closes 6/29.

1st Fri

Mt. Airy

Germantown Ave.; 215-967-1422. Mt. Airy First Friday - Area stores, galleries & restaurants will be open until 9 pm. This month features the first-ever roaming silent auction. 6/6 5-9 pm.

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Muse Gallery

52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310.

. Lisa Fox - Dream-like, mystical, pagan-themed acrylics & mixed media. Closes 6/29.

Newman Galleries

1625 Walnut St.; 215-545-9298.

. 2008 Philadelphia Sketch Club Members Exhibition. Closes 6/30.

Nexus Gallery

1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103.

. Rebecca Gilbert - Experimental print work. Virginia Batson - Philadelphia-based artist works in a wide range of media. Both close 6/6. NEXUSselects - Juried exhibit featuring work by students from area art colleges & universities. Closes 7/4.

Pentimenti Gallery

133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990.

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Summer Journeys, Summer Dreams - D. Charneco, H. Hutchinson, A. Robson, B. Roosevelt, P. Villinski & M. Zamora. Opening reception 6/6. Closes 7/12.

Philadelphia Folklore Project

735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106.

. All That We Do: Contemporary Women, Traditional Arts - Photography exhibit documenting the experiences of 9 local women. Closes 6/14.

1st Fri

Philadelphia International Institute (PII)

242 Race St.; 215-592-1022.

. Maria Shapiro: Household Saints; Sylvia Salvat: Pastel Paintings. Both close 6/28.

Philadelphia Sketch Club

235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298.

. B.A. Keogh: Broken Boundaries - Mixed-media exhibition by Sketch Club member Barbara Keogh. Closes 6/29.

The Print Center

1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090.

. Benjamin Edwards: Triumph of Democracy. Closes 8/2.

Sam Quinn Gallery

4501 Spruce St.; 267-408-5769.

. Melinda Steffy: Particular Memories (Amid the Vast Emptiness of Forgetting) - Small mixed media pieces created with homemade pigments, secondhand fabrics, found objects, family keepsakes & more. Closes 6/13.

1st Fri

Sande Webster Gallery

2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003.

. Yesterday & Today: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Alumni Invitational - Exhibit occurs in tandem with the juried Alumni Exhibition at the Academy. Closes 7/27.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery

1710 Sanson St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433.

. Anne Seidman. Closes 6/7.

Space 1026

1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630.

. Brooke Inman & Leah Beeferman: Orbital Debris - Drawings. Closes 6/28.

1st Fri

Temple Gallery

259 N. Third St.; 215-925-7379.

. Volume Attempts: The Space of Books - Focuses on relationship of books to contemporary visual arts. Closes 10/25.

Twenty Two Gallery

236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. Carol Woolford: Landscapes & Flowers - Pastels & fiberwork. Closes 6/12.

University of the Arts - Gallery 1401

211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300.

. Mary Ruth Moore: A Room With Good Light - Closes 8/8.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery

211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300.

. Carol Golemboski: Psychometry - Closes 8/8.

1st Fri

UPenn - Burrison Gallery

3611 Walnut St.; 215-898-4618.

. Shirley Steele: Symbiosis - Recent digital prints. Closes 7/4.

1st Fri

Vox Populi

319 A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236.

. Solid Gold - Works by 24 emerging artists from the Philadelphia area & around the country. Closes 6/30.

Wexler Gallery

201 North 3rd St.; 215-923-7030.

. In-Between: Group Show - Group show explores the transitory nature of relationships, self-perception, emotion & mortality. Closes 6/28.

White Stone Gallery

4219 Main St.; 215-482-7700.

. Wayne Berger & Barbara Februar: Restoration - Gold, silver & copper leafed abstracts & contemporary paintings. Closes 6/29.

Yo! Gallery

113 N. 23rd St.; 215-990-5150. yodarkroom.com. Hinda Schuman & Linda Johnson: The Pennsylvania Project - 16 photographic pieces. Closes 6/15.

Pennsylvania suburbs

1st Fri

Abington Art Center

515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown; 215-887-4882.

. Dr. Sam Segal: Insects of Dutch Still-Life & Old-Master Paintings - Gallery talk by world-renowned botanist & art historian. Reception to follow. 6/6 7 pm.

Barnstone Gallery

388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140.

. Jennifer Maria Meyer: Revive Treasures, Rekindle Memories - Wearable art combining old & new styles. Closes 6/30.

Brush & Palette

123 E. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-4565.

. Janice Ritenuti: Fusion - Metal & enamel wall hangings. Art Stroll reception 6/6. Closes 6/12.

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Downtown Hatboro

York Rd., Hatboro; 215-956-9540.

. First Friday Hatboro - Celebration of the arts. Visit website for full schedule of activities. 6/6 6-9 pm.

The Gallery at Cedar Hollow

2447 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-640-2787. Handcrafted Bridal Display. Closes 12/31.

Image Makers Art Inc. Gallery

12 W. Mechanic St,, New Hope; 215-862-4858.

. Leader in acquisition & exhibition of artworks by famous musicians & actors.

Langman Gallery

2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333.

. Virginia Klauder-McKenna: Vignettes - Mixed media paintings by Delaware Valley artist. Closes 6/30.

Main Line Art Center

Old Buck Rd. & Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-525-0272.

. Main Line Collects Philadelphia - Works created since 1950 by Philadelphia artists. Closes 6/10.

MCGOPA at SPP Galleries (Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists)

Inquirer Building, Conshohocken; 610-292-6084.

. MCGOPA Summer Art Show. Closes 8/14.

Newman & Saunders Galleries

120 Bloomingdale Ave., Wayne; 610-293-1280.

. Contemporary American Realists. Closes 6/19.

Orchard Artworks

520 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-947-9882.

. Grain of Salt: Feminine Symbols & Identities including collaborative works, by Brooke Schmidt & Nicole Patrice Dul. Closes 6/29.

Stover Mill Gallery

852 River Road, Rte. 32, Erwinna; 610-294-9420. How We 3 See - Oil paintings by Tatiana Alexeeva, Paul McGinn & Beth Schoenleber. Closes 6/22.

New Jersey

Atlantic City Art Center

New Jersey Ave. & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837.

. Intergenerational Art Exhibit. Closes 6/29.

Center for the Arts in Southern New Jersey

123 S. Elmwood Rd., Marlton; 856-985-1009.

. Children & Teen Exhibition. Opening reception 6/8. Closes 6/20.

Gloucester County Historical Society Museum

58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. Sports Memorabilia Mania - Closes 7/27.

Hopkins House

250 S. Park Dr., Haddon Township; 856-868-0040. arts.camden.lib.nj.us. Object/Desire - Group show. Closes 6/7.

Jim's of Lambertville

6 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7700.

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Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences

120 Long Beach Blvd., Beach Haven; 609-494-1241.

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Contemporary Repetition: Sculptural Media. Closes 6/16.

Perkins Center for the Arts

395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488.

. Members & Faculty Exhibit - Work in a variety of media. Closes 6/22.

Peter McPhee Fine Arts

9416 Second Ave., Stone Harbor; 609-368-8288.

. Spring Exhibition - Robert Mead Jones, Bonnie Beauchamp-Jones, Neal McPheeters & Miro Sinovcic. Closes 6/30.

Delaware

Chase Center on the Riverfront

800 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-425-3929.

. American Society of Marine Artists National Exhibition. Closes 7/5.

Delaware Visitor Center & Galleries

406 Federal St., Dover; 302-739-4266. Women in Leadership - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow - Historical exhibit on women who've made a significant impact on Delaware. Closes 12/31.