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Art Museums & Institutions African American Heritage Museum 661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville; 609-704-5495. Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art. Donations accepted. Closes 1/6. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.

Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum

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


. Grass Roots: African Origins of an American Art. Donations accepted. Closes 1/6. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. Brandywine Heritage Galleries. Andrew Wyeth Gallery. N.C. Wyeth Gallery. Bayard & Mary Sharp Gallery. Masterpieces by Andrew Wyeth from the Collections. Jamie Wyeth: Sammy in the Sky. Closes 1/15. $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. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. Escape to Adventure: Focus on Arthur E. Becher. Closes 1/15. Anne Truitt: Luminosities. Closes 1/8. Howard Pyle: American Master Rediscovered. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. Masterpieces in Miniature: A Celebration of Howard Pyle. Closes 1/8. Artists of the Studio Group. Closes 1/15. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. $12; $10 seniors; $6 children 7-18; free 6 & under, everyone on Sun.; $25 family of 4. Wed.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Sun. noon-4 pm.

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. Lynne Harlow, Marthe Keller & Rossana Martinez: Fluid. Christopher Manzione: Excavatum. Masters of the Visual Universe. Susan Brandt: Five Stumps. Free. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-8888. Nick Cave: Let's C. 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. Charline von Heyl. 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. Quilt Art: International Expressions. Closes 12/31. The Painterly Voice: Bucks County's Fertile Ground. Nancy Hellebrand: Learning to See. $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. Donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 2-4 pm by appointment.

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

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

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Historic Landmark Building 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. George Tooker's Highway. Jayson Musson: Hennessy Youngman & Nathaniel Snerpus Present - The Grand Manner. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free members & under 5; free for Morris Gallery & ground floor. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. Gallery 128. Free. Robert Ryman: Philadelphia Prototype. here. $15; $12 seniors and students with ID; $10 children 13-18; free 12 and under. Closes 12/31. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free 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. Isamu Noguchi at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Chinese Snuff Bottles. New York Dada. Dutch Treat: A Glimpse of Holland's Golden Age. Closes 12/31. $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. Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern & Contemporary Design. Tristin Lowe: Under the Influence. Zaha Hadid: Form in Motion. Live Cinema/Peripheral Stages: Mohamed Bourouissa & Tobias Zielony. Closes 1/15. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. Permanent Collection. Carnival City: The Wondrous World of Esther Hamerman. Free. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.

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

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-10 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. Creature Comforts: Collecting Natural History at the Rosenbach. 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. Wordworks: Precious Heritage. Free. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 E State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. Decorative Arts Collection. Free. Fine Arts Collection. Free. Historical Artifacts Collection. Free. 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. Flirting With Abstraction. Closes 1/8. Mary G.L. Hood & Philadelphia Modernism. Closes 1/8. Kids Care 18. Free. Closes 12/18. Selections From the Charles Knox Smith Collection. Free. Special exhibits: $10; $7 seniors; free children and students. Select galleries: free. Tue.-Thu. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm; Sat. 10 am-6 pm; Sun. 10 am-5 pm.



3rd Street Gallery

58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993.


. Katherine Kurtz: Recent Painting. Free. Closes 12/30. Michelle Malkasian Weisberg: Journey. Free. Closes 12/30.

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

AxD Gallery (AlwaysbyDesign) 265 S. 10th St.; 215-627-6250. StripWorks: Body on Metal. Free. Closes 12/31.

B Square Gallery 614 S. 9th St.; 215-625-0692. Bryan Willette. Free. Closes 12/22.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. Karmic Abstraction. Free. Closes 12/31.

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. Constructing Play. Free. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 children under 12.

The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. Gifted: The Clay Studio's Annual Holiday Exhibition. Free. Closes 12/31.

Crane Arts 1400 N. American St.; 215-232-3203. Prospect. Free. Closes 12/30.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. Rick Buttari: New Paintings. Free. Closes 12/31. Joshua Koffman: Sculpture. Free. Closes 12/31.

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1616 Walnut St., Ste. 100; 215-545-7562. Paul Swenbeck: Dor & Oranur. Free. Joan Nelson. Free.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. Celebrate Philadelphia Performers. Free. Closes 12/31.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. PaPer View. Free. Closes 1/14.

Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. William Larson: The Cut. Free. Phillip Toledano: A New Kind of Beauty. Free.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. Marilyn Holsing: Further Tales of Young Marie Antoinette. Closes 1/7.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. Phyllis Purves-Smith: Being There - Connections With Nature. Closes 12/30. Kevin Muente: Traces. Free. Closes 12/30.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. Art for the Urban Collector. Free. Closes 12/23. Cuddle Magic. $8. 12/16. 8 pm.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. Legacy of the Oshogbo Master: Prince Twins Seven-Seven. Free.

LGTripp Gallery 47-49 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-3110. Focus: Fourth Annual Abstract Photography Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/7.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. Elizabeth Osborne: Watercolors. Closes 12/31. Super Vision. Free. Closes 12/31.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. 34th Anniversary Show. Free. Closes 1/1.

Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. Mi-Kyoung Lee: Symbiosis. Free. Closes 12/17. Lynnette Shelley: Animalia. Free. Closes 1/6. Hershel & the Hanukkah Goblins. $25; $16 children. Closes 12/31.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. Hadieh Shafie: Ketabeh Eshghe. Closes 12/17. Ilene Sunshine: Offshoot. Free. Closes 12/17.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. Miss Rockaway Armada: Let Me Tell You About a Dream I Had. Closes 12/30.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. MyXing It Up: 2001-2011. Free.

The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. Robert Asman: Silver Mine. Free.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3d St.; 215-592-0232. Sandra Hoffman: Textures of Nature. Jeanine Leclaire: Otherwise Unseen.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. Michael Kessler: Recent Work. Free.

The Slingluff Gallery 11 W. Girard Ave.; 215-307-1550. New Works by Joe Waks: The Neo Socio Absurdist Series. Free. Closes 12/31.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. Some Thought on Argentina in the 1970s: Historicizing the Political in Art. Donations accepted. Closes 12/31.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. Bruce Metcalf: Venus Adorned. Closes 1/14. Holiday Jewelry Exhibition. Closes 1/14. Jillian Moore. Free. Closes 1/14.

Temple University - Tyler School of Art 12th St.; 215-777-9144. Coffree Mondays. Free.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. Jean Plough: East of the Sun. Free. Closes 1/8.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. Hideaki Miyamura. Free. Abstract Forms of Pablo Picasso & Wendell Castle. Free.

The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3d St.; 215-923-8000. Turning to Art in Wood: A Creative Journey. Donations accepted.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Abington Art Center

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


. Coffee Break. $5. Closes 12/17. Sweet Beats Family Music Event. $10 per family. 12/18. 1-1:30 pm.

The Art Trust 16 W. Market St., West Chester; 484-467-1664. Gifted: Art Is for Giving. Free.

Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. It Ain't Easy Using Green: Watercolors by Don Shoffner. Free.

Chadds Ford Gallery 1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford; 610-459-5510. The Original. Free. Closes 12/31.

Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. Pennsylvania Impressionists and the New Hope Circle. Free. Closes 12/31.

Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. Art Jewelry 2011. Free. Closes 12/31.

Longwood Art Gallery 200 E State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-0146. Michele Byrne. Free. Closes 12/31.

Main Line Art Center 746 Panmure Rd., Haverford; 610-525-0272. Play: Toying With Art. Free. Closes 1/11.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Deborah Leavy: Beneath the Surface. Free. Closes 1/8.

Pennswood Village Art Gallery 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd., Newtown; 215-968-9110. Earl B. Lewis. Free. Closes 1/8.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. Hand Painted Porcelain. Free. Closes 1/10.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. Craft Forms 2011. Free. Green From the Get Go: International Contemporary Basketmakers. Free. Philagrafika: 2001-2011 Invitational Portfolio. Free.

New Jersey

Artists' Gallery

18 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588.


. Holiday Lights. Free.

Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. 10 x 10 Art Exhibit. Free. Closes 12/31.

Hammonton Arts Center 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton; 609-567-5306. Miniature Art Show. Free. Closes 12/28. Miniature Train Show. Free. Closes 12/28. Clifford Maddox's Art Show. Free. Closes 12/28. Listeners Lounge.

Rowan University - Art Gallery 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro; 856-256-4521. Cultural Constructs. Free. Closes 12/17.