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. Shade Gardens Under Mature Trees - Class on gardening in tree-shaded areas. $75. 6/23 9:30 am. $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. Closes 8/29. Artists Equity Association 60th Anniversary Exhibition - Over 80 2-D & 3-D works by member artists. Closes 9/4. 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. Fruits of Summer: Nineteenth-Century American Still Life - Fruit as still life through the lens of summer is explored in this exhibit of more than 50 works of art. Closes 9/7. Tours of N.C. Wyeth House & Studio - See where N.C. Wyeth worked & where he raised his family. Includes a display of still lifes by Wyeth & his family. Ends 11/22. $5. 10 am-3:15 pm. $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.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. 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. 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 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 & 2d 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. June Balloon - Work by students in Museum art classes & programs at area schools. Closes 6/27. 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. Carole Frances Lung: Hired Out - Prison cell installation created on-site, w/ walls & ceiling woven from inmate clothing & donated clothes. Closes 10/18. An Evolving Legacy: 20 Years of Collecting at the Michener - 20th anniversary exhibit w/ over 100 pieces from the permanent collection. Closes 1/3. $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.

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. 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. Painting Collection - Over 1,800 paintings, most important & recognizable works in American art. Public Treasures/Private Visions - Work by 10 noted Hudson River School artists from private collectors & on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Closes 9/30. $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. Summer Family Studio - Fun, creative activities for families with a monthly changing theme. 6/21 10 am. 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 benefiting 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. Spectacle: Photographs From the Collection - Exhibit on how photographers from the 1800s through today have documented spectacular events & their observers. Closes 9/7. $14; $12 seniors; $10 students & youth 13-18; free for children 12 & under. Tue.-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. Daido Moriyama: Tokyo Photographs - Approx. 45 photos taken in & around Tokyo in the 1980s. Closes 6/30. Something to Wear: Fashion in Print, 1850-1925 - Exhibit on fashion & consumer culture as reflected in publications. Closes 7/26. Shopping in Paris - Examples of Parisian fashion 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 22d 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 & 3d Sat. 1:30 pm. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-10 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. 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. Money Matters - Exhibit on the role money plays in James Joyce's 'Ulysses' & presents background information on Dublin's economy circa 1904. Closes 6/28. Finding Lincoln - Showcase of original Abraham Lincoln documents including speeches, letters & notes. Closes 8/30. Maurice Sendak: A Sendakian Sampler - Drawings A to Z - A selection of Sendak works that have been arranged alphabetically & into 26 different themes. Closes 9/13. $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. 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. 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. Intention: Nine Philadelphia Sculptors - Works by Warren Engle, Robert Roesch, Warren Holzman, Martha Gelarden, Scot 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. Second St.; 215-625-0993.

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. Jean Plough: Extending the Field - Abstract paintings of large color fields. Closes 6/28.

7 Gallery 504 South St. Growing - Group show with work in a variety of media that explores the theme of 'growing.' Closes 7/5.

915 Studio Building 915 Spring Garden St.; 215-232-5459. www.915studios.com. 3D Printing With MakerBot - Join MakerBot co-creator Zach Hoeken for a workshop on D3 printing & modeling. 6/20.

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.

Arcadia Boutique 819 N. 2d St.; 215-667-8099. www.arcadiaboutique.com. Jesse Beamesderfer: Paper Dolls - This is an exhibit of photorealistic pen & ink drawings of the women in high-fashion magazines. Closes 8/30.

Area 919 919 N. 5th St.; 215-627-3311. www.area919.com. Abby Schmidt: Waxed - Melted wax & painted assemblages examining the lives of children affected by poverty & war. Closes 7/18.

Art In City Hall 701 City Hall; 215-683-2078. www.artincityhall.org. In Your Dreams - Juried exhibit features works that reveal fantastic & other-worldly desires & aspirations. Closes 9/11.

Artista Gallery 7151.5 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2450. www.artistagallery.info. Angela Duffin & Sharon Bartmann - Featuring jewelry by Angela Duffin & ceramics by Sharon Bartmann. Closes 6/27.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. New Faces Exhibition - Work by 14 artists. Mostly oil paintings w/some pastels & drawings. Closes 6/28.

Asian Arts Initiative 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. www.asianartsinitiative.org. Urban Convergence - Work by various artists w/a contemporary feel & an urban edge. Closes 7/31. 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 (AlwaysbyDesign) 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250. www.a-x-d.com. Carey Netherton: Outgrowths - Exhibit explores how new life can be bestowed upon an object when coupled with another. Closes 7/18.

Basekamp 723 Chestnut St., 2d Fl.; 215-206-8176. www.basekamp.com. Hegemonic Bar 2: Another Round - Interactive art installation. Closes 7/9.

Blue Lotus Gallery 1314 Sansom St.; 215-545-2800. www.bluelotusgallery.com. Kishor Kayastha: Himalayan Visions - Photographs. Opening reception 6/19. Closes 7/19.

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. Back On My Feet Benefit Exhibition - 10" x 10" works by local & gallery artists, benefiting the nonprofit Back On My Feet, which aids area homeless. Closes 7/31.

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. Pittsburgh Biennial Selections - Select works from last year's exhibition. Closes 7/22.

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.

Chester County Art Association 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester; 610-696-5600. www.chescoart.org. Art4Barter - This is a bartering art show where artists haggle for goods or services for their pieces. CCAA Members' Open Exhibition - Work in a variety of media by members of the Chester County Art Center. Both close 6/19.

Chester County Art Association Exton Square Studio 260 Exton Square Pky., Exton; 610-696-5600. Christa Krumbhaar: Mixed Media Collages. Christy Maurer: Expressionist Landscapes Both close 6/27.

The Clay Studio 139 N. 2d St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org. Melissa Mytty: Pickles & Pop - Imaginative ceramic teacups on wall-mounted platforms. Rebecca Chappel: New Work - Exhibit featuring multipart ceramic vases individually designed to hold different types of flowers. Both close 6/28.

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. Envisioning Romeo & Juliet - This is an award exhibition for members' work, with the theme inspired by Shakespeare's 'Romeo & Juliet'. Closes 6/28.

Disston Saw Works 6795 State Rd.; 267-597-3808. 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 - Picture Gallery 32d & 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 32d & Chestnut Sts.; 215-895-0480. www.drexel.edu/drexelcollection. Rose Eichenbaum: The Dancer Within - Traveling photography exhibit from the Smithsonian. Closes 6/21.

Dupree Gallery 703 S. Sixth St.; 215-413-3884. www.dupreestudiosinc.com. James E. Dupree: If Not Now, When? - New mixed media works by James E. Dupree inspired by the election of Barack Obama. Closes 8/31.

Edge Gallery 72 N. 2d St.; 215-413-7072. www.edgegalleryllc.com. Robert Langford: New Abstractions - New modernist paintings. Closes 6/28.

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. Thomas Zehdner - Recent landscapes & cityscapes. Closes 6/27.

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. Frenz: Performances - Live music by Meg Baird & Greg Weeks, comedy by Able Brown & film screening w/live sound track provided by Alan Licht. 6/19. Frenz - Works by 11 artists selected by musician Will Oldham, who performs as Bonnie Prince Billy. Closes 8/29.

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. 5 Into 1 Annual Student Exhibition - 2009 Moore College graduate, Jennifer Willett, curates this annual exhibit featuring work by senior & graduate students. Closes 6/20. InSights: Lee Stoetzel - Installation featuring a 20-by-8-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. Bicycle Design's Commuter Bike for the Masses Competition - Exhibit on one blog's contributions to creating dialogues on how bicycling can contribute to sustainable communities. Closes 10/19.

Gallery 51 51 N. 2d St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. Boyoung Moon: Color in Warp & Weft - New textiles. Closes 7/17.

Gallery 339 339 S. 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com. Yale MFA Photography 2009: We Belong Together - Work by the 2009 graduates of Yale's prestigious photography program. Closes 8/29.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Ben Schwab: Graphite - Graphite drawings. Kevin Muente: Seasonal Drift - Detailed oils of landscapes & nature scenes. Both close 6/26.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. www.highwiregallery.com. Northwest Artists Collective: Gone Fishin' - Highwire Gallery hosts the Northwest Artists Collective's new show, 'Gone Fishin''. Closes 6/28.

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.

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 windowlike feel. Closes 6/20.

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

Lisa M. Reisman et Cie, LTD 1714 Rittenhouse Sq.; 215-735-2781. lisart.com. La Fete du Savon - Vintage French perfume & soap labels from the 19th & 20th centuries. Closes 7/31.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Elizabeth Osborne: '70s Still Life. Closes 7/3.

Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Within - Photography by Pamela Martin & new work by members of the Manayunk Artists' Co-Op. Closes 6/28.

Midwives Collective 1241 Carpenter St.; 215-625-0993. www.midwivescollective.com. MERGE: Recent Works - A showcase of two-dimensional pieces by Collective members. Closes 6/27.

Mugshots Coffeehouse & Cafe 110 Cotton St.; 215-482-3964. www.mugshotscoffeehouse.com. Building Perspective - Photos by & about children living on Mumbai construction sites. Benefits Mumbai Mobile Creche & International Design Clinic. Closes 7/4.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Nancy E.F. Halbert: E-Motion - Figurative works that evoke emotions through the depiction of movement & motion. Closes 6/28.

Newman Galleries 1625 Walnut St.; 215-563-1779. www.newmangalleries.com. Philadelphia Sketch Club Members' Exhibition & Sale - Work in a variety of media by Philadelphia Sketch Club members. Closes 7/3.

Nexus Gallery 1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. NEXUSselects - Juried exhibit of work by graduating seniors from the Philadelphia area's array of schools & programs. Closes 7/3.

Old City Jewish Art Center 119 N. 3d St.; 215-923-1222. www.firstfridayshabbos.com. Ten Mitzvot Art Exhibition - Works in a variety of media, some w/Judiasm-related themes. Closes 6/25.

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. Think Global, Go Local - Work by Piper Brett, Alexis Granwell, Gloria Huang, Jason Austin, E.J. Herczyk & Alexsandr Mergold. Closes 7/18.

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 University of the Arts. Both close 7/26.

Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. Tatreez: Palestinian Women's Embroidery in Philadelphia - Local Palestinian women artfully sustain heritage & community through the beauty that is tatreez. Closes 8/6. 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.

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. 83d Annual International Competition: Printmaking - Juried by Shelly Bancroft & Peter Nesbett of 'Art on Paper' & Triple Candie. Andrew Jeffrey Wright: Movement I, Movement II & a Sculpture - Philadelphia-based artist who helped found Space 1026. Both close 8/1.

Projects Gallery 629 N. 2d St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com. Summer in the City - Philadelphia artists with an urban & mixed media flavor. Closes 8/1.

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. 3d St.; 215-592-0232. www.rodgerlapellegalleries.com. Spring Salon - Works by gallery artists including Fred Danziger, Christine McGinnis, John Klinkose & many others. Closes 6/28.

Sage Projects 333 South St.; 215-574-1418. sageset.blogspot.com. Personal Boundaries - Exhibit exploring the psychological & physical spaces that place limits upon the human body & consciousness. Closes 7/12.

Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. Anthony Liggins: Interconnected Souls & Kindred Spirits - Colorful mixed media paintings incorporating items & materials like 3D objects, yarn, wood & layers. Gabe Tiberino: Recent Work - Recent landscape & figurative work. Both close 7/1.

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. Sidney Goodman: Strange Clarity - Paintings & drawings. Opening reception 6/19. Closes 7/28.

Shiloh Baptist Church 2040 Christian St.; 267-597-3808. 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.

Silica Galleries 908-A N 3d. St.; 215-627-3655. www.silicagalleries.com. Elizabeth Briggs-Fandek: A Doll Show - Doll-like figures with glass heads & fabric bodies. Closes 7/5.

Smile Cafe & Gallery 105 S. 22nd St.; 215-564-2502. www.kens-art.com. Joroko & Yow: Intuitive Bricolage - Mixed media exhibition. Closes 6/29.

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. Sequoia Miller: New Work in Clay - Sequoia Miller is a functional ceramic artist from Olympia, Wash. Closes 6/30.

Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2d Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com. Matthew Palladino & Eric Shaw: New Works - Representations of the human figure by Palladino & recent drawings by Shaw. Closes 6/25.

Twelve Gates Gallery 305 Cherry St.; 267-519-2737. www.twelvegatesgallery.com. The Opening - Watercolors, gouache on wasli paper & lithographs. Closes 6/27.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. twenty-twogallery.com. Michael Smith: Conceptual Glances - An exhibit of the artist's work, mainly acrylic on wood. Sarah B. Pohlman: Life Soup - Exhibit of Seattle-based landscape painter's work. Both close 7/3.

University City Arts League 4226 Spruce St.; 215-382-7811. www.ucartsleague.org. Hidden Gems of West Philadelphia - This exhibit features art from the stellar but little-known collection of Sylvia Egnal. Closed 7/5.

University of the Arts - 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.

University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Orville Robertson: New York City Street Corners - Street photography by the founding publisher & former editor of Fotophile. Closes 8/7.

University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/see-do/rwg.html. Irma Boom, Gunnar Kaldewey & Hedi Kyle: The Hybrid Book - Book art by three pioneering artists. Closes 6/30.

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 - Van-Pelt Dietrich Library Center 3420 Walnut St.; 800-390-1829. www.library.upenn.edu. 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., 3d Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Dustin Sparks: No. 3, Configuration Space - Philadelphia-based sculptor whose work explores the idea of an overlooked ephemeral existence. Gabriel Boyce: Zeus - Works exploring iconography, nature & sex, with an eye to the humorous. Joseph Hu & Mauro Zamora: Forest Reverie - Individual works referencing Edgar Allan Poe's poem. Michael Paul Britto - Video art. Vydavy Sindikat: Commuter's Dreams - Installation documenting a series of performances on New York public transit. All closing 6/28.

Wexler Gallery 201 N 3d St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com. Myra Mimlitsch-Gray: Anti/icon/clastic. A retrospective of work by metalsmith & sculptor Myra Mimlitsch-Gray. Neoteric Matter: New Studio Jewelry - Work pushes the boundary of their craft beyond decoration using new media & digital technology. Both close 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.

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.

Beresford Gallery Willowdale Town Center, Kennett Square; 610-347-1247. George McMonigal & Booth Malone - Paintings & sculpture. Closes 7/11. Sporting Art Group Show - Extensive collection of sporting art & portraits, including work by several world-renowned sporting artists. Closes 12/2.

Brush & Palette 123 E. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-4565. www.brushandpalette.net. Arlene & Deanna Finocchiaro: Found Treasures - Original designs including lampwork glass, detailed beadwork in bracelets, earrings, necklaces & pins. Ongoing.

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 Chapman Gallery 46 E. State St., Doylestown; 215-348-2011. www.thechapmangallery.com. Taylor Oughton & Jim Lukens - Local landscapes, still lifes & illustrations. Closes 6/30.

The Great Frame Up 235 Lancaster Ave., Frazer; 610-640-4002. www.frazer.thegreatframeup.com. As We See It: Six Perspectives - Art show featuring works of 16 artists. Closes 6/29.

Historic Smithville Mansion Annex Art Gallery Smithville Rd., Eastampton; 609-265-5068. Dumpster Diver - Repurposed objects that have been thrown or given away. Closes 7/8.

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 nonfunctional teapot form utilizing an array of materials & unconventional forms. Closes 6/30.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Ceramic bowls by Harry Rollnick are available while they last for a donation to "Ingenu," an art outreach program for untrained artists in Philadelphia. Julia Hogan - Experimental paintings & abstract Southwest landscapes. Closes 6/21.

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. 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. Kathy Temean Exhibit - Ciclee prints & etchings. Closes 6/30.

Orchard Artworks 520 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-947-9882. www.orchardartworks.org. Dwelling: Personal Space & the Self - This exhibit has works on paper by Brook Schmidt, Nicole Patrice Dul, & Gloria Klaiman. Closes 7/12.

Pebble Hill Peace Gallery 320 Edison-Furlong Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-3428. pebblehillchurch.org. Elaine Tassy: Quilts & Fiber Art - Uses fabric paints & dyes to create wall-hanging on silks, muslin & other fabrics. Closes 6/28.

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.

Toro Gallery 2511 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley; 215-947-3894. www.torogallery.com. Andrew Sacks: Lupus Foundation of America Benefit Exhibition - Photography display & sale to benefit the Lupus Foundation of America's Philadelphia Tri-State Chapter. Closes 6/20.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. www.tymegallery.com. Annette Alessi & Marge Feldman: Night & Day - Pastels by Alessi & "surrealscapes" by Feldman. Closes 7/7.

The Upstairs Gallery Rte. 202 & Street Rd., Lahaska; 215-794-8486. www.theupstairsgallery.com. Just Painters - 'Just Painters' work in a variety of mediums, ranging from watercolors, pastels & oils. Closes 6/30.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Art Dolls: The Diversity of Figure & Form - Storytelling doll ensembles created using a variety of media. Closes 6/26. 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

Artists' Gallery

32 Coryell St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588.

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. West Meets East - Landscape & garden photographs & drawings of Japan. Closes 7/5.

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.

Camden County Library - William G. Rohrer Memorial Branch 15 MacArthur Blvd., Westmont; 856-854-2752. 43d Annual Seniors Juried Art Exhibition - Work by Camden County seniors. Closes 6/30.

Colette Oswald Photography 40 Tanner St., Haddonfield; 856-428-1911. www.coletteoswaldphoto.com. Bruce Murray Sr.: America's Pastime, 1920-1940 - Baseball, historic & Americana photography. Closes 8/1.

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.

Great Bay Gallery 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point; 609-653-4991. www.artistsofgreatbaygallery.org. Charlotte Carney - Marine paintings. Closes 7/18.

Historic Smithville Mansion Annex Art Gallery Smithville Rd., Eastampton; 609-265-5068. Dumpster Diver - Exhibit repurposing objects that have been thrown or given away. Closes 7/8.

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

Hopkins House 250 S. Park Dr., Haddon Township; 856-868-0040. arts.camden.lib.nj.us. Photo Op-Op-Op - W/work by Thomas Camp, Annette Defe, Ben Panter, Melissa Panter, Ken Hohing & more. Closes 6/27.

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

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. www.somagallery.net. Stephen Steinmetz: Retrospective - Paintings, wood carvings & drawings. Opening reception 6/20. Closes 7/26.

Delaware

Hardcastle Gallery

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

. Sand & Surf - Beach & ocean-themed art. Closes 6/27.

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.