Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum

661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville; 609-704-5495.

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. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm.

African American Museum 701 Arch St.; 215-574-0380. www.aampmuseum.org. Barkley L. Hendricks: Walkin' With Walker. Closes 1/3. $8; $6 children & seniors. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.

Barnes Foundation 300 North Latchs La., Merion Station; 610-667-0290. www.barnesfoundation.org. Docent-led Gallery Tours. Thru 8/31: Wed.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm. Sept.-June Fri.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Dolls From the Ann Wyeth McCoy Collection. Closes 1/10. Brandywine Heritage Galleries. Andrew Wyeth Gallery. N.C. Wyeth Gallery. Bayard & Mary Sharp Gallery. $10; $6 seniors, students & children 6-12; free for children under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. www.chemheritage.org/. The Whole of Nature & the Mirror of Art. Free. Closes 1/1. Transmutations: Alchemy in Art. Free. Closes 1/1. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. Fantasies & Fairy Tales: Maxfield Parrish & the Art of the Print. Closes 1/10. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. Masterpieces in Miniature. Closes 1/10. $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.

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. www.thedcca.org/. Elettrostatica. Free. Closes 1/3. Jamey Grimes: Throughfall. Free. Amy Orr: Plastic Culture. Free. Talia Greene: (Dis)order. Free. Closes 1/10. Juan Perdiguero: Paisajes Macacos (Macaco Landscapes). Free. Closes 1/3. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-1111. www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org. Donation suggested: $3; free for children under 12. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4 pm.

Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. Dance With Camera. 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. An Independent Spirit: The Art & Life of R.A.D. Miller. Closes 1/3. Charles W. Ward: Paintings for People. Virginia Maksymowicz: Aesthetic Distance. $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. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 2 pm-4 pm.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org/. $2; $1 children 3-12.

Noyes Museum of Art - Hammonton Five S. Second St., Hammonton; 609-561-8006. www.noyesmuseum.org/hammonton.html. $4; $3 seniors, students; free for children under 6. Wed.-Fri. 10 am-5 pm; Sat. 10 am-6 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Painting Collection. Sculpture Collection. Robert Ryman: Philadelphia Prototype - 2002. Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool. $15; $12 seniors and students with ID; $10 children 5-18. Closes 1/3. Shallow 1-21, PAFA. Closes 1/3. Cigar Box Purses Decoupage Designs. 12/19. 11 am-12:30 pm. Free Sundays Series. Free. Closes 1/3. Lost Dreams on Canvas. 12/20. 2-4 pm. $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. The Two Qalams: Islamic Arts of Pen & Brush. Closes 1/10. Ragas & Rajas: Musical Imagery of Courtly India. Frederick Sommer Photographs. Closes 1/3. Isamu Noguchi at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective. Closes 1/10. Bruce Nauman: Days. A Purer Taste of Forms & Ornaments. Arts of Bengal: Wives, Mothers, Goddesses. Chinese Snuff Bottles. New York Dada. Stories & Images in East Asian Art. Wrought & Crafted: Jewelry & Metalwork, 1900-Present. Hans Memling: Tondos. 2009 Design Excellence Award: Marcel Wanders. $125-$250. 12/21. 7 pm. $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. www.philamuseum.org. Common Ground: 8 Philadelphia Photographers in the '60s & '70s. Inspiring Fashion: Gfits From Designers Honoring Tom Marotta. Jun Kaneko. Bruce Nauman: Giorni. Marcel Wanders: Daydreams. Kantha: The Embroidered Quilts of Bengal. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Permanent Collection. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.

Rodin Museum Franklin Parkway at 22nd St.; 215-763-8100. www.rodinmuseum.org. Public Tours. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. Too Many Thoughts to Chew: A Sendak Stew. Closes 1/17. Sue Johnson: Moore Adventures in Wonderland. Friend or Faux: Imitation & Invention From Innocent to Fraudulent. $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. Decorative Arts Collection. Free. Fine Arts Collection. Free. Historical Artifacts Collection. Free. Doubletake: A Portrait Project. Closes 1/3. Elizabeth Miller-McCue and Bruce Rigby. Closes 1/3. Utility & Artistry: Works of the Stangl & Fulper Potteries. Donation suggested: $5; $3 seniors & students. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

Ursinus College - Berman Museum of Art Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Philadelphia Water Color Society International Exhibition of Works on Paper. Closes 12/18. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-4:30 pm. Closed Mon. & college holidays.

Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. Third Woodmere Triennial of Contemporary Photography. Closes 1/3. Severo Antonelli. Closes 1/3. 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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. Small Works XII. Free. Closes 12/20.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. www.allenslane.org. The Decorative Arts Holiday Show. Free. Closes 12/23.

Art In City Hall 701 City Hall; 215-686-9912. www.phila.gov/artincityhall. Paper Works!. Free. Closes 1/15.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. Small Works Exhibit. Free. Closes 12/24.

Asian Arts Initiative 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. www.asianartsinitiative.org. Colette Fu: We are Tiger-Dragon People. Free. Closes 12/23.

AxD Gallery (AlwaysbyDesign) 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250. www.a-x-d.com. Michael Broderick: Naughty. Free. Closes 12/31.

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists 1521 Locust St.; 215-546-7775. www.cfeva.org/. Holiday Art Shop. Free. Closes 12/18.

The Clay Studio 139 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org/. Gifted: The Clay Studio's Annual Holiday Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/3.

Crane Arts 1400 N. American St.; 215-232-3203. www.cranearts.com. Ethnographic Terminalia. Free. Closes 12/20.

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St.; 215-829-0466. www.davinciartalliance.org. Deck the Halls! Holiday Show & Sale. Free. Closes 12/27.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Outside-In. Free. Closes 12/26.

Fleisher Art Memorial 719 Catharine St.; 215-922-3456. www.fleisher.org/. Annual Young People's Exhibition. Closes 12/18.

Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com/. Edward Dimsdale: Agulhas. Free. 8x10 and Under. Free.

Gallery51 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. Gallery 51 Collection. Free. Woven Lines: All Art Is Derivative. Free. Closes 12/31.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com/. Very Very Large Drawings. Free.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Chris Burnside. Free. Closes 12/29. Adrienne Eichelburg. Free. Closes 12/29.

International House of Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org/. Penn Abroad Photo Concert. Free. Closes 1/8.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Danielle Bursk, Caroline Lathan-Stiefel & Laura Watt: Microfibers. Free. Closes 1/16. Edition/Addition. Free.

Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Small Works. Donations accepted. Closes 12/20.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Small Works Show. Free. Closes 12/27.

Newman Galleries 1625 Walnut St.; 215-563-1779. www.newmangalleries.com. Annual Holiday Exhibition & Sale. Free. Closes 12/31.

Nexus Gallery 1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org/. Supergirl!. Free.

Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Shelter. Free. Closes 12/18. Greetings From the Welcome House. Free. Closes 12/18.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. www.pentimenti.com/. Mesocosmos & A Narrow Path. Free. Closes 12/18.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. State of the Union: Contemporary Craft. $5; $3 seniors and students. Closes 1/3.

Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org/. Tatreez: Palestinian Women's Embroidery in Philadelphia. Free. Storied Objects. Free.

Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com/. Print Out. Free.

Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com/. Charles Searles: Free Spirit. Free. Closes 12/31. James Brantley: Transference of Light. Free. Closes 12/31.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Ted Larsen: New Work. Free. Michael Kessler: New Surfaces. Free.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. Dislocation, Displacement, Encounter. Free. Energy Fields. Free.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. Philippe Bourgois & Jeff Schonberg: Righteous Dopefiend. Free. Closes 12/31. The Return of the Horse: Painting in the Ambivalent Present. Free. Closes 12/26.

Smile Cafe & Gallery 105 S. 22nd St.; 215-564-2502. www.kens-art.com. Asian Vision. Free. Closes 1/5.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. www.snyderman-works.com/. Kim Kamens. Free. Closes 1/15.

Temple University - Tyler School of Art 2001 N. 13th St.; 215-777-9144. www.temple.edu/tyler/exhibitions. Who We Are: Selections From the African American Art Collection of Lewis Tanner Moore. Free. Closes 12/19.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. twenty-twogallery.com/. Carter Leidy: Recent Paintings. Free. Closes 1/3.

University of Pennsylvania - Van-Pelt Dietrich Library Center 3420 Walnut St.; 800-390-1829. www.library.upenn.edu. Werner Pfeiffer: Book-Objects & Artist Books. Free.

Vox Populi 319 A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Stefan Abrams: It's a Wonderful Life. Free. Closes 1/3. Leah Bailis: Demo. Free. Closes 1/3. David Bowen: if/then. Free. Closes 1/3. Pablo Colapinto: Proof Against The Prying. Free. Closes 1/3.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com/. Migrant Garden. Free. Closes 12/24.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Abington Art Center

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

. Solo Series '09: Kip Deeds. Free. The Annual Juried Show. Free.

Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. www.barnstonegallery.com. That was Then... This is Now. Free.

Chester County Art Association 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester; 610-696-5600. www.chescoart.org. Subject to Change. Free. Closes 12/18.

King of Prussia Mall 160 N. Gulph Rd., King of Prussia; 610-265-5727. www.kingofprussiamall.com. Rockwell's America: Celebrating the Art of Norman Rockwell. $5; $4 with donation of a canned good or non-perishable item.

Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. www.langmangallery.com. Art Jewelry 2009. Free. Closes 12/31. Contemporary Menorahs. Free. Closes 12/31.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Reflections in Glass.

Z Gallery 109 Gay St., West Chester; 610-696-5515. Green Art Furniture. Free.

New Jersey

Artworks

19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436.

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. A-Team Gallery Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/2.

Jim's of Lambertville 6 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7700. www.artnet.com/jimsoflambertville.html. Stayin' Alive. Free. Closes 12/31.

Rago Arts & Auction Center 333 N. Main St., Lambertville; 609-397-9374. www.ragoarts.com. Walk-in Appraisal Day. Free.

Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts 22 N. High St., Millville; 856-327-4500. www.riverfrontcenter.org. Artful Giving and Spirited Surprises. Free. Closes 12/29.

Delaware

Delaware College of Art & Design

600 N. Market Street, Wilmington; 302-622-8000.

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. Still Moving: Independent Animation. Free. Drawing Marathon Curated Show. Free.

Hardcastle Gallery 5714 Kennett Pike, Greenville; 302-655-5230. www.hardcastlegallery.com. Simboli: A Family Tradion in Art. Free. Closes 12/31.

Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. www.somervillemanning.com/. Greg & Jon Mort: Explorations. Free. Closes 1/2.