Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum

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

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. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.

Barnes Foundation 300 N Latchs La., Merion Station; 610-667-0290. www.barnesfoundation.org. $15 (reservations required). Thu.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Imaginary Beasts of Royal Lacey Scoville. Closes 1/9. Donald Pywell: Golden Impressions of Andrew Wyeth. Closes 1/9. Brandywine Heritage Galleries. Andrew Wyeth Gallery. N.C. Wyeth Gallery. Bayard & Mary Sharp Gallery. Guided Gallery Tours With Victoria Wyeth. $10; $6 seniors, students & children 6-12; free under 6. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. www.chemheritage.org. Marvels & Ciphers: A Look Inside the Flask. Free. Closes 12/10. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. May Morris: A Belief in the Power of Beauty. Closes 1/2. Leonard Baskin: Art From the Gift of Alfred Appel Jr.. Closes 1/9. Marc Sijan: Ultra-Realistic Sculpture. Different Views: Painters of the Olsher Lifelong Learning Institute. Highlights Tour. Closes 12/19. Exhibition Tour. Closes 12/19. $12; $10 seniors; $6 students & children 7-18; free 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/. In Canon. Closes 1/2. Susan Myers: Sleight of Hand. Closes 1/9. Katie Baldwin: Things Left Behind. Free. 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. Joan Jonas: Reading Dante III. Closes 1/9. Donation suggested: $3; free under 12. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm.

Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. Set Pieces. Free. 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. Art Speaks: Contemporary Art Connections. Closes 1/2. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Patricia Goodrich: Ordinary to Extraordinary. $10; $9 seniors; $7.50 students;$5 youth 6-18; free under 6. 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. Sidney Goodman: Small Paintings. Closes 12/10. Donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 2-4 pm.

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts 1048 Washington St., Cape May; 609-884-5404. www.capemaymac.org/.

Noyes Museum of Art - Hammonton 5 S. Second St., Hammonton; 609-561-8006. www.noyesmuseum.org/hammonton.html. Tue.-Wed. 11 am-6 pm; Thu. 1-9 pm; Fri.-Sat. 11 am-7 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Ye Great Mogul of the Sketch Club. Closes 12/12. Tom LaDuke: run generator. Free. Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits & Self-Portraits. $15; $12 seniors & children 13-18; free 12 & under (incl. adm. to the permanent collection). Closes 1/2. Same: Difference. $15; $12 seniors and children 13-18; free 12 and under. Closes 1/2. Portrait of the Artist. $15; $12 seniors and children 13-18; free 12 and under. Closes 1/2. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free for members & 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. Eakins on Paper. Closes 1/2. Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics. Threaded Adornment: Four Centuries of English Embroidery. Chinese Snuff Bottles. New York Dada. Pleasures & Pastimes in Japanese Art. Closes 12/31. A Glimpse of Paradise: Gold in Islamic Art. Monumental 'Miniatures': Large-Scale Paintings from India. Michelangelo Pistoletto: Cittadellarte. Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956 - 1974. Virtues & Vices: Moralizing Prints in the Low Countries, 1550-1600. $16; $14 seniors 65 and over; $12 students and children 12-18; free under 12. 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. An Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew. Closes 1/9. Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition & Innovation in Menswear. Mark Cohen: Strange Evidence. Alessi: Ethical & Radical. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Permanent Collection. The Dura Europos Project: An Ancient Site Revisited Through 21st Century Eyes. Free. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.

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

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. Hands-on Tours. $10; $8 seniors; $5 students & youth 5-18; free under 5. Tue., Fri. noon-5 pm; Wed.-Thu. noon-8 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-6 pm; closed Mon. and holidays.

The Temple Judea Museum 8339 Old York Rd., Elkins Park; 215-887-2027. www.kenesethisrael.org/mus.htm. Mon.-Thu. 9 am-5 pm; Fri. 9 am-8 pm; Sun. 9:30 am-1 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 E State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Decorative Arts Collection. Free. Fine Arts Collection. Free. Historical Artifacts Collection. Free. Ceramics Invitational. Free. Closes 1/2. Donation suggested: $5; $3 seniors & students. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-3 pm; Sun. 1-4 pm.

Berman Museum of Art at Ursinus College Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Karl J. Kuerner: All My Places - Landscapes, Portraits & Whimsy. Closes 12/15. Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Legacies of Baseball. Closes 12/15. Donations accepted. 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. Collecting Ourselves: Then, Now and Next. Free. John Folinsbee & American Modernism. $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, and free students and children. Free. 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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. Annual Group Exhibition. Free. Closes 12/24.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. www.allenslane.org. Decorative Arts Holiday Show. Free. Closes 12/22.

Aphrodite Gallery 620 S. Fifth St.; 215-829-4986. www.aphroditegallery.us. The Seduction of Faerie. Free. Closes 1/2.

Area 919 919 N. 5th St.; 215-627-3311. www.area919.com. View: Three Video Artists. Free. Closes 12/29.

Artista Gallery 7151 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2450. www.artistagallery.info. Janet Theophano. Free. Closes 12/29.

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

The Arts Garage 1516 Parrish St.; 215-765-2702. theartsgarage.com. Artiphax. $5 after 11 pm. KrAzE KaRaoKe. $5.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S. 6th St.; 215-925-2688. www.philaathenaeum.org. William Birch: Picturing The American Scene. Free. Closes 1/8.

AxD Gallery (AlwaysbyDesign) 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250. www.a-x-d.com. Between Then and Now. Free. Closes 1/7.

Basekamp 723 Chestnut St., 2nd Fl.; 215-206-8176. www.basekamp.com. Plausible Artworlds. Free. Closes 12/28.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.bridgettemayergallery.com. Charles Burwell: Structuring Desire/Desiring Structure. Free. Closes 12/17. Clint Takeda: Kissing Walls. Free. Closes 12/17.

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. www.philadelphiacfa.org. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 under 12. Closes 1/8.

The Center for Emerging Visual Artists 1521 Locust St.; 215-546-7775. www.cfeva.org/. Gregory Brellochs, Danielle Bursk & Brooke Hine: The Imagined. Free. Closes 12/17. Art Show: The Imagined. Free with admission. Closes 12/17. CFEVA Direct Dialogue Lecture Series: Defining Success for Artists Part 1. $12. 12/16. 5:30 pm.

Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. www.ceruleanarts.com. Richard Estell: Wild Nearby. Free. Closes 1/7.

Chestnut Hill Gallery 8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549. www.chestnuthillgallery.com. 5th Anniversary Holiday Show. Free. Closes 12/23. 5th Anniversary Holiday Show Reception. Free. 12/11. 6-8:30 pm.

The Clay Studio 139 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org/. Gifted. Closes 1/2. Chris Berti: Birds. Free. Closes 12/31.

Crane Arts 1400 N. American St.; 215-232-3203. www.cranearts.com. Zoe Cohen: Wind & Weather. Free. Closes 12/19.

Da Vinci Art Alliance 704 Catharine St.; 215-829-0466. www.davinciartalliance.org. Members' Holiday Art Exhibition & Sale. Free. Closes 12/29.

Esther M. Klein Art Gallery 3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188. www.kleinartgallery.org. Machinato Causa. Free. Closes 1/1.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Rick Buttari: Recent Paintings. Free. Holiday Group Show. Free.

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1616 Walnut St., Ste. 100; 215-545-7562. www.fleisherollman.com. Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. Big, Long Answers to Big, Long Questions. Lee Arnold, Sarah Gamble, Andrew Gbur. Studio Visit 1: Alex Da Corte. Free. 12/11. 11 am-noon.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. www.library.phila.gov. Frank H. Taylor: Ever-Changing Philadelphia. Closes 12/31. The Art of Cameras. Free. Closes 12/29.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. www.thegalleriesatmoore.org/. Project 35. Design/Lab 2010. Urban Camouflage: Selections from Jumpstart Fashion Show. Closes 1/5. Practice and Process: 2010 Faculty Triennial Exhibition. Closes 12/11. Celebrating Creativity: Philadelphia Youth in Arts Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/8.

Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com/. Rita Bernstein: Ghost of Summer. Free.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com/. New Talent 2010. Free. Closes 12/18.

Globe Dye Works 4500 Worth St.; 215-288-4554. www.globedyeworks.com. ENDANGEREDCITY. $10. 12/10. 7 pm.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. www.highwiregallery.com. Open-Call: Small Works Exhibit. Free. Closes 12/26. Matta Gawa. $5. 12/10. 8 pm.

International House of Philadelphia 3701 Chestnut St.; 215-387-5125. www.ihousephilly.org/. The Basics Trilogy. Free.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. www.indigoarts.com/. International Holiday Show. Free.

James Oliver Gallery 723 Chestnut St., 4th Fl.; 215-923-1242. www.jamesolivergallery.com. Allegories and Allegiances. Free.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Ann Agee: Rules of the Pattern. Closes 12/30. Lynda Benglis: Flow and Flesh. Free. Closes 12/30.

Manayunk-Roxborough Art Center (MRAC) 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.mrartcenter.org. Local Scenes. Free. Closes 12/19.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Kathryn F. Lee: Flat and Floating. Free. Closes 12/31.

Newman Galleries 1625 Walnut St.; 215-563-1779. www.newmangalleries.com. The Martinos: A Legacy of Art. Free. Closes 12/31.

Old City Jewish Art Center (OCJAC) 119 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-1222. www.jewishartcenter.com/. 'Light' Art Exhibition. Closes 12/30. Meet the Artists Reception. Free. 12/12. 2-4 pm.

Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. First Person Arts: First Person Museum. Free. Closes 12/18. Dave Holland. $25. 12/11. 7 pm. Cabaret Red Light: Nutcracker. $25. Closes 12/19.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. www.pentimenti.com/. From Russia With Love. Free. Closes 12/18. Gary Geddes: Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things. Free. Closes 12/18.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. The Sitting Room: 4 Studies. Closes 1/9. Saturday Morning Reading Series: Philadelphia Young Playwrights. Free. 12/11. 11 am.

Philadelphia International Institute (PII Gallery) 242 Race St.; 215-592-1022. www.piigallery.com. Ewa Zeller. Closes 12/31. Sercihan Alioglu. Free. Closes 12/31.

Philadelphia Sketch Club 235 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9298. www.sketchclub.org. Annual Legacy Art Show & Sale. Free. Closes 12/11.

The Plastic Club 247 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9324. www.plasticclub.org. The Winter Images. $8-$12. Closes 12/28.

The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org/. Stalking the Wild Asparagus. Free. Daniel Traub: Lots. Free.

Projects Gallery 629 N. 2nd St.; 267-303-9652. www.projectsgallery.com/. Vivian Wolovitz: Second Nature. Free. Closes 12/18.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3rd St.; 215-592-0232. www.rodgerlapellegalleries.com. Patricia Traub: Biophila. Free. Closes 12/31. Jeanine Leclaire: Borrowing Souls and Other Awkward Moments. Free. Closes 12/31.

Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. Art On The Square: Blox Box. Closes 12/31. 5 Under 40. Closes 12/31.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Susan Fenton: Work From Ballinglen. Free. Closes 1/8.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. Wear the Art. Free. Closes 1/2.

The Slingluff Gallery 11 W. Girard Ave.; 215-307-1550. www.slingluffgallery.com. Dave Delaney: Solvent. Free. Closes 12/26.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. Sergius Pankejeff: The Wolf Man Paints!. Donations accepted. John Cage: How to Get Started. Donations accepted.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. www.snyderman-works.com/. Wesley Anderegg & Rachel Bliss: Dogs Not Made in Heaven. Free. Gentleman's Night. Free. 12/10. 4-7 pm.

Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com/. Art Auction. 12/10. 7 pm.

Temple University - Tyler School of Art 12th St.; 215-777-9144. www.temple.edu/tyler/exhibitions. Surface Deposit. Free.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. twenty-twogallery.com/. Simone Spicer. Free. Closes 1/9.

University of Pennsylvania - VanPelt-Dietrich Library Center, Kamin Gallery 3420 Walnut St.; 215-898-7555. www.library.upenn.edu/vanpelt. Wharton Esherick & the Birth of the American Modern. Free.

University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Best of Show: The Photo Review 2010 Competition Prize Winners. Free. Closes 12/10.

University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/see-do/rwg.html. Summer MFA Thesis Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/5.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Michael Rauner: The Visionary State - A Journey Through California's Spiritual Landscape. Free. Closes 12/10.

Vox Populi 319 A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Quadruple-Consciousness. Free.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com/. Leah MacDonald. Free. Closes 12/31.

Wood Turning Center 501 Vine St.; 215-923-8000. www.woodturningcenter.org. Michael Peterson: Evolution - Revolution. Free.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Abington Art Center

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

. Sculpture Park Tours. Free. Closes 1/2. Annual Juried Show. Free. Sweet Beats Family Music Event. $5; free for members. 12/12. 1 pm.

BOI's of New Hope Art Gallery 9 W Mechanic St., New Hope; 215-862-8292. www.BOIsofnewhope.com. John T. Eiseman: New Works. Free. Closes 12/31.

Bucks County Community College - Hicks Art Center Gallery 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-504-8531. www.bucks.edu/news/cultural/gallery/. Challenge VII: dysFUNctional. Free.

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford; 610-566-1713. www.communityartscenter.org. Best Holiday Sale Ever. Free. Closes 12/11.

Darlington Arts Center 977 Shavertown Rd., Marcus Hook; 610-358-3632. www.darlingtonarts.org. A Charlie Brown Christmas With the Eric Mintel Quartet. $10. 12/11. 8-9:30 pm.

The Gallery at Cedar Hollow 2447 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-640-2787. Holiday Craft Fair. Free. Closes 12/30.

Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. gratzgallery.com. Henry Snell: A Legacy of Influence. Free.

Haverford College - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-896-1287. www.haverford.edu/exhibits. In & With: Contemporary Korean Art. Free. Closes 12/12.

Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. www.langmangallery.com. Art Jewelry 2010 & Contemporary Menorahs. Free. Closes 12/31.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Edwina Brennan: New Works. Free.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. www.mhep.org. Pennsylvania German Folk Art. Donation suggested: $5. Closes 12/31. Theorem Painting Workshop. $55 plus materials fee of $34. 12/11. 9 am-3 pm.

MCGOPA at SPP Galleries (Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists) Inquirer Building, Conshohocken; 610-292-6084. www.mcgopa.org. 2010 Fall Juried Show. Free. Closes 12/10.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Craft Forms 2010. Christopher Reis: Glass and Light. Lisa Tyson Ennis: Time Passing. Free.

New Jersey

Abstract Expressions Contemporary Art Gallery

70 High St., Mount Holly; 609-267-7513. ARTsisters. Free.

Artists' Gallery 18 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588. www.lambertvillearts.com. Home for the Holidays. Free.

Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. www.artworkstrenton.org. The Nature of Things. Free. Closes 12/30.

Atlantic City Art Center New Jersey Ave. and the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837. www.acartcenter.org/. Winter Membership Show. Free.

Hammonton Arts Center 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; 609-567-5306. www.hammontonartscenter.org. Members Holiday Party & Volunteer Appreciation Night. Free. 12/16. 5-9 pm.

Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. A Winter's Tea. $35; free 2 and under. 12/12. 3-5 pm.

Rago Arts & Auction Center 333 N. Main St., Lambertville; 609-397-9374. www.ragoarts.com. David Rago. $20. 12/13. 6 pm.

Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts 22 N. High St., Millville; 856-327-4500. www.riverfrontcenter.org. Artful Giving Exhibition. Closes 12/30. Lighten Up. Free. Closes 12/30.

Rowan University - Art Gallery 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro; 856-256-4521. www.rowan.edu/fpa/artgallery. Skin Deep. Free. Closes 12/21.

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. www.somagallery.net. St. Barnabas Painters. Free. Closes 12/23.

Delaware

Delaware College of Art & Design

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

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. Storytelling with Quill & Brush. Free. Closes 12/18.

Gallery 919 Market 919 Market St., Wilmington; 302-229-3266. Kevin Fleming. Free. Closes 12/31.

Hardcastle Gallery 5714 Kennett Pike, Greenville; 302-655-5230. www.hardcastlegallery.com. Delaware By Hand. Free. Closes 12/31.

Somerville Manning Gallery Breck's Mill, 2nd Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271. www.somervillemanning.com/. Peter Sculthorpe: Recent Works. Free. Closes 12/31.