Art Museums & Institutions

African American Museum

701 Arch St.; 215-574-0380.

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. The first institution built by a major U.S. city to house & interpret the life & work of African Americans. $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. Work by Matisse, Van Gogh, other impressionists & post-impressionists. Guided Garden Tours of the Arboretum - Tours may be canceled due to inclement weather. $12 (RSVP required). Fri.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Berman Museum of Art Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Folk Art From the David Bronstein Collection - Theorems & paintings by David Ellinger, chalkware, tinware, stoneware, wood carvings & similar. Opening reception 6/7. Closes 8/29. Donations accepted. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4:30 pm. Closed Mon. & college holidays.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Everyman's Metal: 17th-, 18th- & 19th-Century Pewter in America - Antique pewter exhibit demonstrating the metal's versatility & common usage. Closes 7/19. $10; $6 seniors, students & children 6-12; free for children under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

*FREE* Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. www.chemheritage.org. Slowlife - Multimedia exhibit using time lapse photography & film to show how plants react to their environments. Closes 12/31. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm. Closed on holidays.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. Linda Waggoner: Fire Light - Waggoner discusses Howard Pyle's influence on Angel De Cora's art. Booksigning follows. 5/30 1 pm. Glory of Stories - Fri. 10:30 am. $3. Ancestry & Innovation - Work in a variety of media by self-taught contemporary African-American artists. Closes 7/12. Out of the Commonplace: The Folk Art of Delaware - Featuring utilitarian pieces for work or home as well as pieces that celebrate history &/or deeply-held beliefs. Closes 8/16. John Sloan in Philadelphia & New York - Realist painter known for his depictions of NYC & Philadelphia. Closes 9/20. $12; $10 seniors; $6 students & children 7-18; free for children 6 & under; $25 family of 4; free for everyone on Sun. Wed.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. noon-4 pm.

*FREE* Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. www.thedcca.org. Caroline Lathan-Stiefel: Layer City - Site-specific installation featuring a yurt-like structure of pipe cleaners, plastic, felt, pins & fishing weights. Closes 6/7. Christina Bothwell: Transitory Presence - Sculptor who works with glass. Closes 6/21. Graham Dougherty: Other Rooms - Abstract takes on architectural interiors. Closes 7/5. The American Scene - Group exhibition featuring images of people that capture elements of American life. Closes 8/2. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1222 Arch St.; 215-568-1111. www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org. Tristin Lowe, Virgil Marti, Peter Rose & Ryan Trecartin: New Work. Closes 8/31. Donation suggested: $3; free for children under 12. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat. noon-4 pm.

*FREE* Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. Dirt on Delight: Impulses That Form Clay - Features significant work in clay by 22 artists spanning 4 generations. Closes 6/21. Pathways to Unknown Worlds - Art, manuscripts & video produced by & about prominent Afro-Futurist Sun Ra & associates. Closes 8/2. Tavares Strachan: You Can Do Whatever You Like - The artist's experimental rocket launching documented through video, photos, drawings & sculpture. Closes 8/2. Odili Donald Odita: Third Space - Site-specific temporary work for the ramp that links 1st & 2nd floor galleries. Closes 12/6. Wed.-Fri. noon-8 pm, Sat.-Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

James A. Michener Art Museum 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown; 215-340-9800. www.michenerartmuseum.org. From Swords to Plowshares - Display of metal art created by WWI & WWII soldiers during downtime. Closes 5/31. Reg. adm. plus $4. Pulp Function - Exhibit on creative usage of handmade paper pulp, recycled paper, paper cuts, papier-mâché & similar. Closes 6/28. Work, War & Wilderness: Pennsylvania WPA Posters 1937-1943 - Posters created by PA artists who were funded by the Works Progress Administration as part of FDR's 'New Deal.' Closes 8/2. $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.

La Salle University Art Museum 1900 W. Olney Ave.; 215-951-1221. www.lasalle.edu/museum. Susan Moore: Second Skin - Small-scale drawings created while the artist was in Rome. Closes 5/29. Donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 2-4 pm.

Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Going Green - Artists from the Manayunk Artists' Co-Op interpret the theme in various ways. Closes 5/31.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org. What Were They Thinking: 160 Years of Bad Taste - Exhibit on how styles have changed with the times. Closes 11/8. $2; $1 children 3-12. Call for times.

Noyes Museum of Art 733 Lily Lake Rd., Oceanville; 609-652-8848. www.noyesmuseum.org. David Ahlsted: Reality Reconstructed - Masterful paintings of beach scenes, harbor scenes, still lifes & the like. Closes 6/7. National Association of Women Artists: Celebrating 120 Years - Works by members of the oldest professional women's fine arts organization. Closes 8/30. $4; $3 seniors, students; free for children under 6. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4:30 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Over 1,800 paintings, featuring some of the most important & recognizable works in American art. 108th Annual Student Exhibition. Closes 5/31. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 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. Cezanne & Beyond - 60 of the artist's paintings, drawings & watercolors & work by several artists inspired by him. Closes 5/31. $24; $22 seniors; $20 students & youth 13-18; $14 children 5-12; free for children 4 & under (incl. reg. adm.). Live Cinema: Tim Hyde - Video & collaged photos exploring the relationship between architecture, time & visual perception. Closes 6/21. Heroism & Treachery - Seven 16th & 17th-century illustrations showing an act of heroism or justice benefitting an Islamic ruler. Closes 6/28. The Privilege of Paint: Portraits From the Courts of India - 16th & 17th-century portraits from the Mughal empire. Closes 6/28. Peaks of Faith: Buddhist Art of the Himalayas - Works spanning nearly a thousand years, from across the Himalayan region & neighboring areas. Closes 7/09. Philadelphia Treasures - Display of two iconic masterworks by Augustus Saint-Gaudens & Thomas Eakins. Closes 7/19. A Director's Vision: The Legacy of Anne d'Harnoncourt - Labels mounted throughout the museum highlight some of the pieces acquired during d'Harnoncourt's tenure. Closes 7/19. $14; $12 seniors; $10 students & youth 13-18; free for children 12 & under. Through 5/31: Mon.-Thu., Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Richard Schultz: Five Decades of Design - Several works created over half a century by legendary outdoor furniture designer Richard Schultz. Closes 5/31. Hello! Fashion: Kansai Yamamoto, 1971-1973 - Fashion exhibit with designs by one of the founding fathers of Japanese contemporary fashion. Closes 6/09. Daido Moriyama: Tokyo Photographs - Approx. 45 photos taken in & around Tokyo in the 1980s. Closes 6/30. Shopping in Paris - Examples of Parisian fashion from between 1850 & WWI, as well as American fashions inspired by them. Closes 9/09. A Taste for Modern - Selection of 23 chairs from an important group given to the museum by Jeanne Rymer. Closes 9/20. Henri Matisse & Modern Art on the French Riviera - 40 works from the Museum's collection & local private collections. Closes 11/1. $7. 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. Zeva Oelbaum: Hand to Hand - Photographs of the words & scribbles Oelbaum found in the backs of old books. Closes 6/26. 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. www.rodinmuseum.org. Sculptures, finished bronzes, plaster studies, drawings, prints, letters & books by French artist Auguste Rodin. Public Tours - Tue., Thu. & Sun., 1st & 3rd Sat. 1:30 pm. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. Dr. Douglas Wilson: Lincoln's Words - Renowned Lincoln scholar discusses the statesman's adeptness with words.Included in admission. 6/3 6 pm. Fine & Decorative Arts - Paintings, prints, ceramics, metal, glass, portrait miniatures, furniture, textiles, jewelry & more. Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Broadsides - First editions, incunabula, illuminated texts, children's literature & more. Finding Lincoln - Showcase of original Abraham Lincoln documents including speeches, letters & notes. Closes 8/30. $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. www.ellarslie.org. The Ellarslie Open XXVII - Over 100 works in a variety of media by regional artists. Closes 6/14. Taste of Trenton - Some of the best known products made in Trenton are highlighted in this exhibit. Closes 9/30. American Belleek, Cybis & Boehm Porcelain. Closes 11/09. Donation suggested: $5; $3 seniors & students. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville; 800-998-4552. www.wheatonarts.org. Paul Stankard & Stankard Studio - Glass art by Paul Stankard, Katherine Stankard Campbell, Christine Stankard Kressley & Pauline Stankard Iacovino. Closes 5/31. Weaving Cultural Heritage - Hand-woven Romanian rugs from the collection of Margaret Mukherjee. Closes 9/20. Treasures From the Collection: Museum of American Glass - Celebrates 40 years of collecting & focuses on the most significant pieces in the collection. Closes 12/31. $10; $9 seniors; $7 students; Free for children 5 & under. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

*FREE* Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. Contemporary Voices: 69th Annual Juried Exhibition - 50-75 works of art encompassing the traditional & the avant-garde in all media. Closes 6/7. A Romance With the Land - American landscape paintings from different eras in art. Closes 6/14. Total Relief: Prints From Blocks - Relief prints creatd via the woodcut or wood engraving technique. Closes 6/14. Intention: Nine Philadelphia Sculptors - Works by Warren Engle, Robert Roesch, Warren Holzman, Martha Gelarden, Scott Kaylor, Barry Parker, Jeanne Jaffe & more. Closes 8/2. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.

Galleries

Philadelphia

3rd Street Gallery

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

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. Sally Walker: Of Space & Place - New canvases of acrylic & collage. Closes 5/31. Jean Plough: Extending the Field - Abstract paintings comprised of large color fields. First Friday reception 6/5. Closes 6/28.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. www.allenslane.org. Henrietta & Reinhold Edelschein: A Closer Look - Sculpture based on cubism, African aesthetics, nature & fantasy landscape paintings. Closes 6/12.

Aphrodite Gallery 620 S. Fifth St.; 215-829-4986. www.aphroditegallery.us. Hataiiia - Photos of feminine curves using dramatic reflection of light. Closes 7/19.

Area 919 919 N. 5th St.; 215-627-3311. www.area919.com. Amie Potsic: Skin Stories - Large scale silver gelatin prints portraying flesh, wounds & scars. Closes 5/30.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. May artists: Jennifer Hall, Jerry Ross, Julia McGeehan, Laura Renner, Mark Heid, Rita Klinger, Thelma Grobes & Tony Rosati. Closes 5/31.

Asian Arts Initiative 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. www.asianartsinitiative.org. Chinatown In/flux: Future Landscapes - Four site-specific installations at AAI & surrounding streets. Closes 8/2.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S. 6th St.; 215-925-2688. www.philaathenaeum.org. Enchanting Simplicity: Children's Book Illustration Past & Present - Featuring children's books from the Athenaeum's legacy collection & examples of contemporary illustration. Closes 8/7.

AxD Gallery 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250. www.a-x-d.com. AIGA Philadelphia Show Some Love Design Awards - Featuring advertising, book design, catalogs, invitations, logos, packaging, video/film, websites, photography, textiles & more. Closes 5/30.

Bridge Club of Center City 1616 Walnut St., Ste. 6NT; 215-732-1148. www.bridgeclubofcentercity.com. Marjorie Grigonis & Stella Untalan: Marks to Make - Dual exhibit featuring abstract paintings, oil on canvas, & drawings. Closes 6/30.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.bridgettemayergallery.com. Elyce Abrams: Long Distance - Panoramic acrylic on panel paintings. Closes 5/30.

Bucks County Visitors Center 3207 Street Rd., Bensalem; 215-639-0300. Herman Hinitz: Photography as a Fluid Canvas - Photography exhibit combining elements of Science, Technology & Computer Processing. Closes 7/1.

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists 1521 Locust St.; 215-546-7775. www.cfeva.org. Art is Ageless - Featuring art produced during the 2008 NewCourtland Artist Fellowship as part of the 'Comfort & Joy' program. Closes 6/12.

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists - Barclay Building 237 S. 18th St., Ste. 3A; 215-546-7775. www.cfeva.org. Song Yi Kim - Exhibit of CFEVA alumnus' work. Closes 6/19.

Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. www.ceruleanarts.com. Yasuji Paul Hamanaka: Look Closer - Set Me Free - Mixed media works exploring the concept of yin & yang: polarities that make up a unified world. Closes 6/26.

The Clay Studio 139 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org. Julia Galloway: Quiescent - Featuring work by potter Julia Galloway of the University of Montana. Sharif Bey: Snag - Bey is an Assistant Professor of Art Education at Winston Salem State University. Small Favors IV: Benefit Exhibition & Sale - Miniature, wall-mounted art by over 180 artists. All closing 5/31.

The Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia 1616 Latimer St.; 215-735-1057. www.cosclub.org. Linda Dubin Garfield: Light Relumed - Works exploring the mystery of memory & the magic of place. Closes 6/24.

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St.; 215-829-0466. www.davinciartalliance.org. Confederation of Artistic Entanglement - Yuan Army will be presenting a group exhibition. Closes 5/31.

The Design Center at Philadelphia University 4200 Henry Ave.; 215-951-2860. www.philau.edu/designcenter. George Nakashima & Knoll: The Making of an Object - Original prototypes, samples & sketches in honor of the reintroduction of Nakashima's Straight Back Chair. Closes 6/5. Donations accepted.

Disston Saw Works 6795 State Rd.; 215-563-2970. John Phillips & Carolyn Healy: Running True - Video, audio & sculpture come together to reflect the industry & imagination of the building's history. Hidden City Philadelphia event. Closes 6/28.

Drexel University 3141 Chestnut St.; 215-895-0480. www.drexel.edu. Rose Eichenbaum: The Dancer Within - Photography exhibit from the Smithsonian. Closes 6/21.

bold]Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 33rd St.; 215-895-2548. www.drexel.edu/westphal/gallery. Andrea Modica - Selection of work by Guggenheim fellow & Westphal College professor Andrea Modica. Closes 6/5.

Drexel University - Picture Gallery 32nd & Chestnut St., 3rd Floor; 215-895-0480. www.drexel.edu/drexelcollection. Paintings by Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, artists of the Barbizon School, Dusseldorf Academy, portraits by Francis Martin Drexel & 18th century Astronomical, Musical Clock by David Rittenhouse.

Drexel University - Rincliffe Gallery 32nd & Chestnut Sts.; 215-895-0480. www.drexel.edu/drexelcollection. Rose Eichenbaum: The Dancer Within - Traveling photography exhibit from the Smithsonian. Closes 6/21.

Dupree Studios 703 S. Sixth St.; 215-413-3884. www.dupreestudiosinc.com. Second Annual Figure Drawing Exhibition - Works on paper in various media & techniques will be on exhibition. Closes 5/31.

Edge Gallery 72 N. 2nd St.; 215-413-7072. www.edgegalleryllc.com. Monika Dalkin & Noelle Stoffel: Two Women, Two Visions - Exhibit exploring the contrasts & similarities between the work of these two artists. Closes 5/31.

Esther M. Klein Art Gallery 3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188. www.kleinartgallery.org. The Fab Show - Exhibit featuring several digital fabricators, small machines that use 3-D printing to create solid objects. Closes 7/3.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Charles Newman - Recent paintings. Closes 5/31.

Fleisher Art Memorial 719 Catharine St.; 215-922-3456. www.fleisher.org. Johanna Inman, Yvonne Lung & Constantina Zavitsanos: Wind Challenge 3 - Photos of old books, video installation regarding Chinese immigrants & sculptures themed around time. Closes 7/3.

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1616 Walnut St., Ste. 100; 215-545-7562. www.fleisherollman.com. Tristin Lowe & Paul Swenbeck: Mocha Dick in the Invisible World - Feltwork, ceramics & metallic alien plantlike forms. Closes 6/13.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. www.library.phila.gov. Cantate Domino - Selection of medieval music manuscripts from the Rare Books department. Closes 6/26. Scenes of Life - Work created by artists participating in the Works Progress Administration's Philadelphia workshop. Closes 7/10.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. www.thegalleriesatmoore.org. Lecture: Pepón Osorio - MacArthur award-winning installation artist, Pepón Osorio, will give a lecture in the Stewart Auditorium. 5/31 1:30-2:45 pm. 5 Into 1 Annual Student Exhibition - 2009 Moore College graduate, Jennifer Willett, curates this annual exhibit featuring work by senior & graduate students. Opening reception 5/29. Closes 6/20. InSights: Lee Stoetzel - Installation featuring a 20-foot by eight-foot bicycle made of Pecky cypress. Closes 7/4. Ryan Humphrey: Fast Forward - BMX bike-themed installation with bike ramps, a wall-hugging rug & several takes on Duchamp's 'Bicycle Wheel.' Closes 9/19.

Gallery 51 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. Gallery 51 Collection - Focus on the appreciation, conservation, & collection of fine, antique textile art & antique oriental rugs. Ongoing.

Globe Dye Works 4500 Worth St.; 215-288-4554. www.globedyeworks.com. Globe Dye Works: Layers - Premiere exhibition, featuring work by 13 regional artists. Closes 6/7.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Paul Dusold - Still Life oil paintings. Thomas Dougherty: Small Paintings - Oil paintings of towns & landscapes. Both close 6/2.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. www.highwiregallery.com. Barbara Spadaro: From Fact to Fables - Investigates boundaries between humans & animals, & juxtaposes the realities of wild ecosystems, farming, & need for nutrition. Closes 5/31.

Historical Society of Pennsylvania 1300 Locust St.; 215-732-6200. www.hsp.org. India Merchants - Exhibit on the ships & men that made the long trek from the U.S. to India after the Revolution. Closes 8/21.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. www.indigoarts.com. Visiones 2: New Art From Cuba - Exhibit coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Cuban revolution. Closes 6/6.

International House of Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org. Ashley John Pigford: Sound of Sight - Video art that transposes banal situations into "synesthetic experiences." Closes 7/31. Moore College of Art & Design: Celebrating Diversity - Work in a variety of media by local grade school students. Closes 7/3.

James Oliver Gallery 723 Chestnut St., 4th Fl.; 215-923-1242. www.jamesolivergallery.com. Guy Stanley Philoche: Untitled Series - Panes of color arranged in a structural grid with a window-like feel. Closes 6/20.

Knapp Gallery 162 N. 3rd St.; 267-455-0279. www.knappgallery.com. Jon Eckel - Watercolors, oils & drawings. Closes 6/28.

Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Marcia Hafif: From the Table of Pigments & Fresco Paintings - Frames consisting of one or two brightly-hued colors. Closes 5/30.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Edna Andrade: Toward Infinity - Paintings & works on paper. Closes 6/13. Elizabeth Osborne: '70s Still Life. Opening reception 6/5. Closes 7/3.

Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Going Green - Artists from the Manayunk Artists' Co-Op interpret the theme in various ways. Closes 5/31.

Mt. Airy Contemporary Artists Space 25 W. Mount Airy Ave.; 215-764-5621. www.mountairycontemporary.com. And So On & So Forth - Exhibition designed to mimic how social networking happens. Closes 6/6.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Etta Winigrad: Ceramic Sculptures - Etta Winigrad will be exhibiting new ceramic sculptures. Closes 5/31.

Newman Galleries 1625 Walnut St.; 215-563-1779. www.newmangalleries.com. The Annual May Sale – 10% to 50% off original artworks throughout the month. Ends 5/30.

Nexus Gallery 1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. Libbie Soffer: Of Time & Place - Layered abstract art. Peter Alele: Entanglements & Ephemeras - Featuring works that use biological processes in the creation of narratives. Both close 6/5.

Pageant Soloveev Gallery 607 Bainbridge St.; 215-925-1535. www.pageantsoloveev.com. Jessica Doyle: Gold Mountain - Selectively-colored works featuring a mix of drawing & painting. Closes 6/21.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. www.pentimenti.com. The Colors Of The Week - Exhibit spotlighting gallery artists with a weekly rotation. Rebecca Rothfus: In the Open - Paintings themed around landscape, architecture & the evolvement of the 21st century. Both close 5/30.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Stanley Lechtzin: Five Decades 1959-2009 - Career retrospective of the works of metal designer & jewelry artist Lechtzin. rEvolution - Works by former & present Jewelry & Metals faculty members from The University of the Arts. Both close 7/26.

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.; Rethinking Plenty of Good Women Dancers - Exhibit on tap history. Tue. & Thu. 10 am-6 pm. Storied Objects - Paintings, stories & instruments from people with important tales to tell. Ongoing. Thu. 10 am-6 pm.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. www.philafound.org. Community Murals, An Appreciation - Features photographs that chronicle the transformation of neighborhoods. Closes 10/14.

The Philadelphia Inquirer Building 400 N. Broad St., Philadephia; 215-854-4531. www.philly.com. Aleksandra Mir: Newsroom 2009 - Prints examining how the Inquirer has portrayed women's issues & feminism over the years. Hidden City Philadelphia event. Closes 6/28.

PII Gallery 242 Race St.; 215-592-1022. www.piigallery.com. Marek Wojtowicz & Katarzyna Kalyta - Joint exhibition. Closes 5/30.

Philadelphia Sketch Club 235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298. www.sketchclub.org. Richard Harrington: Parked Cars - Richard Harrington is a Bucks County illustrator with over 30 years of experience. Closes 6/27.

The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org. 83rd Annual International Competition: Printmaking - Juried by Shelly Bancroft & Peter Nesbett of 'Art on Paper' & Triple Candie. Closes 8/1. Andrew Jeffrey Wright: Movement I, Movement II & a Sculpture - Philadelphia-based artist who helped found Space 1026. Closes 8/1.

Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com. Aqui Estamos - Curated show of contemporary Cuban art. Caleb Weintraub - Mixed media narrative paintings. Both close 5/30.

The Random Tea Room & Curiosity Shop 713 N. Fourth St.; 267-639-2442. therandomtearoom.blogspot.com. Disorders of Fantasy: The Art of Mitchell Landsman - Unicorn gauche imagery. Closes 5/29.

Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art 173 W. Girard Ave.; 267-519-3884. www.rebekahtempleton.com. Bubble 'n' Squeak - Group show featuring work by first-year MFA students. Closes 6/20.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. Third St.; 215-592-0232. www.rodgerlapellegalleries.com. May Salon - Works by gallery artists will be on display. Closes 5/31.

Sage Projects 333 South St.; 215-574-1418. sageset.blogspot.com. Tenuous Magic Parts - Works in various media that challenge the relationship between art objects & the exhibition space. Closes 5/31.

Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. Alonzo Davis: Series of Seven & Power Poles - Lush & complex sculptural pieces incorporating bamboo. Ron Starr - Reaching: The Elegance of Vessels - Starr's glass pieces reflect abstract imagery referencing the organic shapes of trees. Both close 6/1.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Jan Baltzell - Abstract mixed media work. Michael Gallagher - New paintings. Both close 6/6.

The Schuylkill Center 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd.; 215-482-7300. www.schuylkillcenter.org. Gimme Shelter - Displays of 6 functional woodland shelters designed to raise awareness about sustainable building/living. Closes May, 2010.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. My Dog Speaks - Exhibit highlighting the ever apparent bond between humans & their four legged friends. Closes 6/9.

Shadow's Space 1248-50 North Front St.; 215-425-1275. Climb Back in the Window - Group show of paintings, installations & photographic works. Closes 6/10.

Shiloh Baptist Church 2040 Christian St.; 215-735-2089. Inigo Manglano-Ovalle: Sonambulo - 11 minute looping sound installation that resembles a field recording of a summer rainstorm. Steven Earl Weber: Like Lambs - Sculpture/video installation addressing questions of faith. Both are Hidden City Philadelphia events & close 6/28.

Skybox at 2424 Studios 2424 East York St.; 215-717-6490. www.2424studios.com/home.php. MFA Book Arts/Print Making Thesis Exhibition. Closes 6/7.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. 1:5:25 - Video works grouped into five categories: architecture, language, sex, the body & technology. Closes 6/13.

Smile Cafe & Gallery 105 S. 22nd St.; 215-564-2502. www.kens-art.com. Stray Light & New Dimensions - Local artists & teachers Ted Warchal & Sarah Pohlman. Closes 6/8.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. www.snyderman-works.com. Jan Morgen: New Works - Paintings with a focus on texture. Closes 6/20.

Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com. The Moth, The Flame, The Returning Comet, & The Golem - Features work by Derek Weisburg & Matt Rebholz. Closes 5/29.

The Stratasphere 1854 Germantown Ave.; 215-235-4726. www.thestratasphere.com. Women With a View - Ten women artists interpret their world view through the common element of a window. Closes 6/6.

Temple University - Tyler School of Art 2001 N. 13th St.; 215-777-9144. www.temple.edu/tyler/exhibitions. M/J/C-C Alumni Exhibition - Work by Tyler School of Art alumni. Closes 5/30.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. Valerie Carroll & Reta Sweeney - Oil paintings & mixed media. Closes 6/7.

University City Arts League 4226 Spruce St.; 215-382-7811. www.ucartsleague.org. Annual Kid's Art Exhibition - Student work from the Arts League's after-school classes & Penn Alexander outreach classes. Closes 6/6.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Ian van Coller - Looking Forward: Portraits of South African Women - Work by South African photographer who lives & teaches in the U.S. Closes 8/7.

UPenn - Arronson Gallery 320 South Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu. MFA Book Arts/Printmaking Alumni Show - Juried show of recent post-graduation work. Closes 6/30.

UPenn - Arthur Ross Gallery 220 S. 34th St.; 215-898-2083. www.upenn.edu. John Moore: Thirteen Miles From Paradise - Industrial landscape paintings. Closes 6/14.

UPenn - Van-Pelt Dietrich Library Center 3420 Walnut St.; 800-390-1829. www.library.upenn.edu. Did Censorship Make the French Enlightenment? - Exhibit on focuses on texts by Moliere, Voltaire, Diderot & others. Closes 6/13. John Milton at 400 - Rare pamphlets, illustrated editions of 'Paradise Lost' & Milton-related items from various periods. Closes 8/17.

Vox Populi 319 A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Charles Hobbs: Secret Passage - Interactive installation w/sculpture, wall-mounted ink drawings & theremin music. Dana Levy: Re:collecting - Two short videos that investigate memory, collecting & complexities of living with the past. Joseph Hu & Mauro Zamora: Forest Reverie - Individual works referencing Edgar Allan Poe's poem. Roxana Perez-Mendez: Todo Tiene Su Final - New installation referring to the immigrant experience & the eternal struggle for hope & certainty. Stefan Abrams: Doppelgangers - Works exploring the strange phenomena of the double. All closing 5/31.

Wexler Gallery 201 North 3rd St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com. Neoteric Matter: New Studio Jewelry - Work pushes the boundary of their craft beyond decoration using new media & digital technology. Closes 6/27.

White Stone Gallery 4219 Main St.; 215-482-7700. www.whitestonegallery.com. Makoto Fujimura: Psalms of Ascent - New works by internationally acclaimed Nihonga artist. Closes 6/20.

The Witch American Bistro 1401 E. Moyamensing Ave.; 215-462-1200. thewitchbistro.com. Owen Fitter: Photography - Exhibit featuring the panoramic photography of Owen Fitter. Closes 5/31.

Wood Turning Center 501 Vine St.; 215-923-8000. www.woodturningcenter.org. The Art of Opening - Hand-made limited production corkscrews & wine bottle stoppers. In Balance: Metal & Wood - Work by Robyn Horn, Todd Hoyer, Stoney Lamar & William Moore. Both close 7/18.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Abington Art Center

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

. Forever Young, Celebrating Seven Decades of Art - Installations tell the early story of the organization as it transformed from the Old York Road Art Guild into Abington Art Center, a museum, Sculpture Park, studio school & cultural center. Closes 7/26.

Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. www.barnstonegallery.com. Michael Bartmann: Degree of Enclosure - Landscapes. Closes 5/30.

Beresford Gallery Willowdale Town Center, Kennett Square; 610-347-1247. Sporting Art Group Show - Extensive collection of sporting art & portraits, including work by several world-renowned sporting artists. Closes 12/2.

BOI's of New Hope Art Gallery 9 West Mechanic St., New Hope; 215-862-8292. www.BOIsofnewhope.com. Kevin Murphy: American Master - Figurative oil paintings. Closes 6/7.

Bucks County Visitors Center 3207 Street Rd., Bensalem; 215-639-0300. Herman Hinitz: Photography as a Fluid Canvas - Photography exhibit combining elements of Science, Technology & Computer Processing. Closes 7/1.

Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art 77 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-5272. www.buckscountygallery77.com. Katharine Krieg: Insideout - Watercolor landscapes. Closes 5/30.

Bucks Gallery of Fine Art 201 S. State St., Newtown; 215-579-0050. www.bucksgalleryoffineart.com. Edie Wells Bristol: A Retrospective, 1989-2009 - Still life & semi-abstract work created with a brush & palette knife. Closes 6/1.

Chester County Art Association 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester; 610-696-5600. www.chescoart.org. CCAA Members' Open Exhibition - Work in a variety of media by members of the Chester County Art Center. Closes 6/19.

Dada Art Gallery 217 East High Street, Pottstown; 484-941-6424. www.jamesenders.com. Mir: Open Mind - Mir is a digital illustration artist specializing in the female form. Closes 5/30.

Delaware County Community College 901 Media Line Rd., Media; 610-359-5134. www.dccc.edu. 2009 Graphic Design Student Exhibit - Accomplished works by students in various graphic design classes. Closes 6/1.

Haverford College - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-896-1287. www.cantorfitzgeraldgallery.org. Sylvia Kim & Juliana Magnifico - Large-scale tree drawings & multimedia work exploring themes of desertion & connection. Closes 5/31.

J. Lewis Crozer Library 620 Engle St., Chester; 610-494-3454. www.delcolibraries.org/cr.htm. Chester Clippers Art Show - Exhibit of artwork by students at Smedley Allied Health High School. Closes 6/6.

Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. www.langmangallery.com. A Spot of Tea: Five Contemporary Teapot Artists - Interpretation of a functional or non-functional teapot form utilizing an array of materials & unconventional forms. Closes 6/30.

MCGOPA at SPP Galleries (Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists) Inquirer Building, Conshohocken; 610-292-6084. www.mcgopa.org. Annual Spring Juried Show 2009 - Juried by Michael W. Schantz of the Woodmere Art Musuem. Artist's reception 6/6. Closes 6/27.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. www.mhep.org. Bits & Pieces - Patchwork or applique quilts made with assorted bits of fabric. Closes 8/22.

Newtown Public Library 201 Bishop Hollow Rd., Newtown; 610-353-1022. www.newtownlibrary.org. Susan Tulp: Landscapes - Artist Susan Tulp will exhibit her oil landscapes. Closes 5/31.

Orchard Artworks 520 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-947-9882. www.orchardartworks.org. Beauties & Their Beads III - Unique jewelry by Gail Simons, Diane Worthington, Carolyn Ipri, Arlene Wartenberg & Kathy Makransky. Closes 5/31.

Pennswood Village Art Gallery 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd., Newtown; 215-968-9110. Robert Beck - Oil paintings. Closes 7/12.

Phillips' Mill Community Association 2619 River Rd., New Hope; 215-862-0582. www.phillipsmill.org. Photographic Exhibition - Over 140 photographs by artists from PA, NJ & around the country. Closes 6/21.

Radclyffe Gallery & Framing 6236 Lower York Rd., New Hope; 215-862-2153. www.radclyffegallery.com. Spring Thaw Exhibit. Closes 5/30.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. www.tymegallery.com. Lisa Pauciello: Content of Character - Paintings, sculpture & pottery. Closes 6/9.

The Upstairs Gallery Rte. 202 & Street Rd., Lahaska; 215-794-8486. www.theupstairsgallery.com. Janet Cebular: Pottery - This exhibit features Cebular's exquisite, whimsical pottery. Miniatures for Mothers - Exhibit of artwork no bigger that 8 x 10. Both close 6/5.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Plein Air 2009 - Featuring work by over 30 of the country's finest "plein air" artists. Closes 6/27.

Zebra-Striped Whale 12 S. State St., Newtown; 215-860-4122. www.zebrastripedwhale.com. Donna Lovely: It's Wild Out There - Animal photographs. Closes 6/30.

New Jersey

All Fired Up

602 Haddon Ave., Collingswood; 856-833-1330.

. Rainbow Paint for MANNA - The paint-your-own pottery studio will donate all standard sitting fees to the Metropolitan Area Neighborhood Nutrition Alliance. 6/4.

Appel Gallery 1301 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; 856-424-4444. www.katzjcc.org. Many Voices - ARTsisters present an exhibit of paintings, prints, mixed media, watercolors & photography. Closes 6/30.

Artists' Gallery 32 Coryell St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588. www.lambertvillearts.com. Beatrice Bork & Joe Kazimierczyk - Watercolors of animals & landscape oils. Closes 5/31.

Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. www.artworkstrenton.org. The Salon at Artworks - Featuring over 60 works by regional artists. Closes 6/13.

Atlantic City Art Center New Jersey Ave. & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837. www.acartcenter.org. Marian Reinheimer, Ronald J. Komara & Edward Lea - Exhibit of watercolors, travel photography & the work of an award-winning photojournalist. Closes 5/31.

Evearts Gallery 55 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield; 856-354-3260. www.eveartsgallery.com. Anthony Morrow: Solo Show - Etchings, paintings, monotypes & prints. Closes 6/1.

Gallery 50 50 E. Commerce St., Bridgeton; 856-575-0090. www.gallery50.org. Quilts: Heirlooms Made for Today - Group exhibit. Closes 5/29.

Gloucester County Historical Society Museum 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. Down the Aisle: Brides of Yesteryear - Bridal dresses & accessories from the 1800's through the 1980's. Closes 8/7.

Hammonton Arts Center 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; 609-567-5306. www.hammontonartscenter.org. Student Invitational Arts Exhibit - The exhibit will highlight the talents of St. Joseph's High School students working in a variety of media. Opening 6/1. Closes 6/12.

Home Fine Art 2 Church St., Mount Holly; 609-261-8634. www.homefineart.org. Jan Terry: Transitions. Closes 5/31. Ben Cohen: Draped/Undraped - Examinations of the nude using color & design. Closes 6/28.

J.B. Kline & Son Gallery 25 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7026. www.jbkline.com/gallery.html. Nancy Shill: 2009 Collages - Recent mixed media work. Closes 5/31.

La Bella Art Gallery & Gifts 715 E. Landis Ave., Vineland; 856-264-3711. www.bellaartgallery.com. Mary Toliver: Rustic Ways - Vintage-style furniture & floral paintings with a vintage, Victorian flavor. Closes 5/30.

Markeim Art Center Lincoln Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8585. www.markeimartcenter.org. Portrait of a Community - Oil portraits completed by members of Natalie Italiano's portrait class. Closes 5/30.

Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Juried Watercolor Exhibition - Juried by Lorraine Riesenbach, director of Artists' House Gallery in Philadelphia. Closes 6/14.

Peter McPhee Fine Arts 9416 Second Ave., Stone Harbor; 609-368-8288. www.petermcpheefinearts.com. Stephen Tanis, Robin Dawn Frey, Natalie Italiano & Neal McPheeters - Still lifes, oils, landscape paintings & figurative work. Closes 6/30.

Queenstown Gallery 24 West Broad St., Hopewell; 609-466-0817. thequeenstowngallery.com. Renee Kumar: Cracks in the Road & Other Stories - Watercolors. Closes 7/10.

Roosevelt Public School 2A School Lane, Roosevelt; 609-448-2798. www.rps1.org. Welcome Sound: Audio Art Inside Roosevelt Homes - 13 homes & 17 sound installations by established & emerging artists from the Roosevelt, Princeton & New York City areas. 5/30.

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. www.somagallery.net. Harriett Sosson: Humor, Satire & the Political Absurd - Paste-up collages. Matthew Rose: Confessions, Obsessions & Indiscretions - New & selected works by internationally recognized collage artist Matthew Rose. Both close 6/14.

Delaware

Hardcastle Gallery

5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville; 302-655-5230.

. Wachovia Securities Team Event: Client Art Exhibition - Work by W. James McGlynn, Lore Evans, June Jenkins Peterson, Claire Murray & more. Closes 5/30.

University of Delaware - Mechanical Hall Gallery 114 College Sq, Newark; 302-831-2792. www.udel.edu. James Newton: The Art of Delineation - Exhibit highlighting techniques & images of Professor Emeritus James Newton addressing self, race, memory & legacy. Closes 7/26.