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Art Museums & Institutions African American Heritage Museum 661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville; 609-704-5495. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm. Barnes Foundation 300 N. Latchs La., Merion Station; 610-667-0290. $15 (reservations required). Thu.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.

Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum

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


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

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

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. 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. $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. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. 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. Closes 1/16. Different Views: Painters of the Olsher Lifelong Learning Institute. Closes 1/23. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. $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. In Canon. Free. Closes 1/2. Susan Myers: Sleight of Hand. Free. Closes 1/9. Katie Baldwin: Things Left Behind. Free. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-1111. Joan Jonas: Reading Dante III. Closes 1/9. Donation suggested: $3; free for children under 12. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm.

Institute of Contemporary Art 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. 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. Art Speaks: Contemporary Art Connections. Closes 1/2. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Patricia Goodrich: Ordinary to Extraordinary. Closes 1/23. $10; $9 seniors; $7.50 students;$5 youth 6-18; free for children 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. Donations accepted. 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. .

Noyes Museum of Art - Hammonton Five S. Second St., Hammonton, N.J.; 609-561-8006. Tue.-Wed. 11 am-6 pm; Thu. 1 pm-9 pm; Fri.-Sat. 11 am-7 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. Tom LaDuke: run generator. Free. Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits & Self-Portraits. $15; $12 seniors & children 13-18; free for children 12 & under (incl. adm. to the permanent collection). Closes 1/2. Same: Difference. $15; $12 seniors and children 13-18; free for children 12 and under. Closes 1/2. Portrait of the Artist. $15; $12 seniors and children 13-18; free for children 12 and under. Closes 1/2. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free for members & 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. Eakins on Paper. Closes 1/2. Informed by Fire: Highlights of American Ceramics. Closes 1/30. Threaded Adornment: Four Centuries of English Embroidery. Closes 1/30. 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. Closes 1/16. Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956 - 1974. Closes 1/16. Virtues & Vices: Moralizing Prints in the Low Countries, 1550-1600. $16; $14 seniors 65 and over; $12 students and children 12-18; free for children 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. A Eakins Masterpiece Restored: Seeing The Gross Clinic Anew. Closes 1/9. Tailoring Philadelphia: Tradition & Innovation in Menswear. Mark Cohen: Strange Evidence. Closes 1/30. Alessi: Ethical & Radical. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

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

Rodin Museum Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. at 22d St.; 215-763-8100. Donation suggested: $3. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

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

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

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 East State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. 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. 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. Collecting Ourselves: Then, Now and Next. Free. John Folinsbee & American Modernism. $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, and free for students and children. Free. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1-5 pm.



Third Street Gallery

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


. Invitational Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/30.

Aphrodite Gallery 620 S. 5th St.; 215-829-4986. The Seduction of Faerie. Free. Closes 1/2.

Art in City Hall 701 City Hall; 215-686-9912. Dysfunctional Furniture. Free. 11th National Arts Program Exhibtion at Philadelphia. Free.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2d St.; 215-923-8440. Peter Van Dyck: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30. Melissa Bateman: Portraits. Free. Closes 1/30. Kathy Hayden: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30. Susan O'Reilly: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30. Tony Morinelli: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30. Beverly Benson: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30. Michael Edwards: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30. Rosemary Ignarri: Oil Paintings. Free. Closes 1/30.

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

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

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

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

Clay Studio 139 N. 2d St.; 215-925-3453. Gifted. Free. Closes 1/2. Chris Berti: Birds. Free. Closes 12/31.

Crane Arts 1400 N. American St.; 215-232-3203. Inscrutable. Free. Italian Video Today: Social & Individual Identity. Free. Melinda Steffy: Myth/Memory. Free.

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

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. Rick Buttari: Recent Paintings. Free. Closes 1/29. Holiday Group Show. Free. Closes 1/29.

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1616 Walnut St., Ste. 100; 215-545-7562. Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. Free. Big, Long Answers to Big, Long Questions. Free. Lee Arnold, Sarah Gamble, Andrew Gbur. Free. Closes 1/15.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. Frank H. Taylor: Ever-Changing Philadelphia. Free. Closes 12/31.

Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-965-4045. Project 35. Free. Design/Lab 2010. Free. Urban Camouflage: Selections from Jumpstart Fashion Show. Free. Closes 1/5. Celebrating Creativity: Philadelphia Youth in Arts Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/8.

Gallery 339 339 S. 21st St.; 215-731-1530. Rita Bernstein: Ghost of Summer. Free. Closes 1/29.

Gallery51 51 N. 2d St.; 215-413-3191. Gallery 51 Collection. Free. Alan Magee: Tapestries. Free. Closes 12/31.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. New Year's Eve Party. Donation suggested: $5. 12/31. 9 pm.

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

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. International Holiday Show. Free. Closes 1/29.

James Oliver Gallery 723 Chestnut St., 4th Fl.; 215-923-1242. Allegories and Allegiances. Free. Closes 1/15.

Muse Gallery 52 N.2d St.; 215-627-5310. Kathryn F. Lee: Flat and Floating. Free. Closes 12/31.

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

Nexus Gallery 1400 N. American St.; 215-629-1103. Nexus Alumni Invitational. Free.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. The Sitting Room: 4 Studies. Closes 1/9.

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

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

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3d St.; 215-592-0232. Patricia Traub: Biophila. Free. Closes 12/31. Jeanine Leclaire: Borrowing Souls and Other Awkward Moments. Free. Closes 12/31. On the Move. Free.

Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. Art on the Square: Blox Box. Closes 12/31. 5 Under 40. Closes 12/31.

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

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

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. Sergius Pankejeff: The Wolf Man Paints!. Donations accepted. Closes 1/22. John Cage: How to Get Started. Donations accepted.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. Wesley Anderegg & Rachel Bliss: Dogs Not Made in Heaven. Free. Closes 1/11.

Temple University's Tyler School of Art 12th St.; 215-777-9144. Surface Deposit. Free.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. Simone Spicer: Actually. Free. Closes 1/9.

University of Pennsylvania's VanPelt-Dietrich Library Center, Kamin Gallery 3420 Walnut St.; 215-898-7555. Wharton Esherick & the Birth of the American Modern. Free.

University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. Summer MFA Thesis Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/5. University of the Arts Thesis Exhibition 2010. Free. Closes 1/14.

Vox Populi 319 A N. 11th St., 3d Fl.; 215-238-1236. Quadruple-Consciousness. Free. Closes 1/30.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. Leah MacDonald. Free. Closes 12/31.

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

Pennsylvania suburbs

Abington Art Center

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


. Annual Juried Show. Free. Closes 1/30. Sculpture Park Tours. Free. Closes 1/2.

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

Bucks County Community College's Hicks Art Center Gallery 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-504-8531. Challenge VII: dysFUNctional. Free.

Bucks County Gallery of Fine Art 77 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-5272. Life's a Party - Solo Show by Pearl Mintzer. Free. Closes 1/30.

Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. Henry Snell: A Legacy of Influence. Free. Closes 1/30.

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

Main Line Art Center Old Buck Rd. & Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-525-0272. Annual Members' Juried Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/15.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Edwina Brennan: New Works. Free. Closes 1/16.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. Pennsylvania German Folk Art. Donation suggested: $5. Closes 12/31.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. Pottery and Craft Show. Free. Closes 1/8.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. Craft Forms 2010. Free. Closes 1/22. Christopher Reis: Glass and Light. Free. Closes 1/22. Lisa Tyson Ennis: Time Passing. Free. Closes 1/22.

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. Home for the Holidays. Free.

Atlantic City Art Center New Jersey Ave. and the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837. Winter Membership Show. Free. Closes 1/30.


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. Delaware by Hand. Free. Closes 12/31.

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