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Art Museums & Institutions African American Heritage Museum 661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville, NJ; 609-704-5495. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.

Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum

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


. 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. Scribner's Magazine: The Early Years in Illustration. Closes 5/20. Tours of the N.C. Wyeth House & Studio. Regular admission. A Painter's View: The Andrew Wyeth Studio. $12; $6 seniors, students & children 6-12; free under 6 & for all Sun. until noon. Daily 9:30 am-4:30 pm.

Chemical Heritage Foundation 315 Chestnut St.; 215-925-2178. The Whole of Nature & the Mirror of Art. Free. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. 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. Tales of Folk & Fairies: The Life & Work of Katharine Pyle. Painted Poetry: The Art of Mary Page Evans. Beyond Words: The Symbolic Language of Plants. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. Slow Art Day. 4/28. 11 am-1 pm. $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. The Dufala Brothers: New Work. Closes 5/13. Intimate Constructions. Closes 5/20. Under Construction: Part I. Under Construction: Part II. Contraption: Devices in Art. Erin Murray: Municipalia. Free. Sallie Ketcham & Caroline Chen: A Conversation. Free. Closes 4/29. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-8888. Soft Village: Studio Makkink & Bey. Closes 5/6. Mark Bradford: Geppetto. Closes 4/29. Jennifer Steinkamp: The Death of the Moth. Closes 4/29. 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. First Among Equals. Free. Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Show. 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. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Mavis Smith: Hidden Realities. Closes 5/20. Have Gags, Will Travel: The Life & Times of a New York Cartoonist. Offering of the Angels: Treasures From the Uffizi Gallery. $15; $13 seniors; $11 students with ID; $7.50 children 6-18; free 6 and under. $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. Andy Warhol: Portraiture & the Business of Art. Free; donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

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. American Art Starts Here: PAFA Refreshed, Reloaded. Closes 4/29. Cynthia Norton: Freedom Rings Placed Within. PAFA & Dr. Barnes. Ray Yoshida: Of, To & From. $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. $10; $8 seniors & students; $6 youth 5-18; free members & under 5. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. Collab: Four Decades of Giving Modern & Contemporary Design. Ted Hallman, Sheila Hicks & Jim Hodges: Secret Garden. 35mm: Photographs from the Collection. $7. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. Permanent Collection. Rachel Kanter: The New Sacred. 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 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. Pen to Publisher: The Life of Three Sendak Picture Books. 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. Historic Textiles: Contemporary Conversation. Uncommon Threads. 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. Historical Artifacts Collection. Home on the Canal: Bridge & Lock Tenders Houses on the Delaware & Raritan Canal. 4/27. 6-8 pm. Home on the Canal: Bridge & Lock Tenders Houses on the Delaware & Raritan Canal. 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. Picture Making: Recent Acquisitions in Photography. Harry Bertoia: Four Decades of Drawings. Annual Student Exhibition. Closes 5/11. 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. 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.


. FiberPhiladelphia: Melissa Maddonni Haims & Carol Wisker - Strings + Things. Closes 4/29. Kristine Flannery. Free.

Allens Lane Art Center 601 W. Allens Ln.; 215-248-0546. Sandi Pierantozzi & Neil Patterson: Neighborhood Potters. Free. Closes 4/27.

Art in City Hall 116 City Hall; 215-686-9912. FiberPhiladelphia: Meta-Fiber. Closes 5/11. Artist Exchange. Free. Closes 5/4.

Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2nd St.; 215-923-8440. Carolyn Pyfrom, Peter Van Dyck & Lauren Tilden. Closes 4/29. Sydney McGinley. Closes 4/29. Ronald Washington. Closes 4/29. Laura Renner & Michael Scotko. Closes 4/29. Adam Vinson. Ted Walsh. Patrick Crofton. Robert Sampson. Julia Levitina. Noah Buchanan. Thelma Grobes. Christina Weaver. Free.

Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S. 6th St.; 215-925-2688. Elegant Things & Vile Uses: The Civil War & the United States Capitol Building. Free. Closes 5/18.

B Square Gallery 614 S. 9th St.; 215-625-0692. Not a Stitch. Free. Closes 4/28.

Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. German Gomez: Diary Portraits. Free. Closes 4/28.

Center for Architecture 1218 Arch St.; 215-569-3186. Walking Tour: Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. $15; $5 under 12. The View from 915. Free.

Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. Nikolay Milushev: New Work. Free. Closes 5/5.

Chestnut Hill Gallery 8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549. John Stango: Nationally Renowned Pop Artist. Free. Closes 4/28.

The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. Small Favors VII. Sue Tirrell: New Work. Free.

Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 3215 Market St.; 215-895-2548. Literacy Within Reach. Free. Closes 5/4.

Drexel University - Picture/Rincliffe Gallery 32nd & Chestnut St., 3d Floor; 215-895-0480. The Iconography of the Dragon: East and West. Free. Closes 5/11.

F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. Gregory Prestegord: New Paintings. Free.

Gallery 339 339 S 21st St.; 215-731-1530. Nadine Rovner: Somewhere Not Here. Closes 5/5. Yuichi Hibi: 127. Free. Closes 5/5.

Gallery51 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-413-3191. Gallery 51 Collection. Free.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. Jill O'Bryan: Rock, Paper, Breath. Free.

Gravers Lane Gallery 8405 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-1603. Joanna Manousis. Free. Closes 5/10.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. Emily Richardson: New Work. Free. Closes 4/28. Recalibrations: Textile Exhibit. Free. Closes 4/28.

Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. Synchronicity: Textile Exhibit. Free. Closes 4/27.

Indigo Arts 1400 N. American St. #104; 215-765-1041. Indigo at Indigo: Indigo-dyed Textiles from Africa. Free. Closes 4/28.

Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. Jennifer Bartlett: Addresses (1976-78). Closes 5/25. Thomas Chimes: Symbolic Landscapes (1958-62). Free. Closes 5/25.

Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. Joan McNamara: Breathing Space. Closes 4/29. Regeneration. Free.

Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. Recipro-city. More Stitch Witchery. Free. Closes 5/26.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. Matt Haffner: A Slight Spectacle. Free. Closes 4/28. Travis Childers: Naturally Inorganic. Free. Closes 4/28.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. Pop-Up Boutique. Free. Closes 5/3. The Craft of Tea. $15; $5 members. 4/29. 2 pm. So You Want to Be an Entrepreneur. 5/2. 6 pm.

The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. Emma Wilcox: Where it Falls. Free.

Projects Gallery 629 N. 2d St.; 267-303-9652. Alejandro Mendoza: Location, location, location. Free. Closes 4/28.

Rodger LaPelle Galleries 122 N. 3d St.; 215-592-0232. Blues Moves. Free. Closes 4/29.

Schmidt/Dean Gallery 1710 Sansom St., 2nd Fl.; 215-569-9433. Jan Baltzell: New Work. Free. Closes 5/19.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. Constructed Paintings and Drawings From Ballinglen. Free. Closes 4/29.

Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. John Cage: How to Get Started. Donations accepted.

Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. 8th International Fiber Biennial. Free. Closes 4/28.

Twelve Gates Arts 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-253-8578. Damon Kowarsky: If You Look at the City From Here. Free. Closes 4/28.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. William G. Middleton: Body Aesthetic. Free. Closes 5/6.

University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. Rebekah Schmidt Rocha: Private Spaces, The Backyard Project. Free. Closes 4/27.

University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. C. Thomas Lewis: Arcanumresearch - Quantifying the Complexities of the Puzzle. Free. Closes 4/27.

Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-7030. Howard Werner & Michelle Stuhl. Free. Closes 4/28.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Abington Art Center

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


. Material Witnesses: Manhattan Quilters Guild. Closes 5/13. Precious Metals: From the Jewelry Studio. Free. Closes 5/13.

Bucks County Community College - Hicks Art Center Gallery 275 Swamp Rd., Newtown; 215-504-8531. Annual Student Exhibition. Closes 5/8. Opening Reception: Annual Student Exhibition. Free. 4/29. 1-4 pm.

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford; 610-566-1713. Designer Show House. $25.

Darlington Arts Center 977 Shavertown Rd., Marcus Hook; 610-358-3632. Homegrown Two. 4/27. 8 pm.

Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio 68 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. Ray Leight: Shadowless. Free. Closes 5/13.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. Judith Kniffin. Free. Closes 4/29.

New Hope Arts Center 2 Stockton Ave., New Hope; 215-862-9606. Sculpture 2012. $10 donation. Closes 5/12.

Pebble Hill Art Gallery 320 Edison-Furlong Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-3428. SiriOm Singh. Free. Closes 4/29.

Pennswood Village Art Gallery 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd., Newtown; 215-968-9110. Suzanne Douglass. Free. Closes 4/29.

Stover Mill Gallery 852 River Rd, Rte. 32, Erwinna; 610-294-9420. Paintings from the River Valley. Free. Closes 4/29.

Tyme Gallery 17 W. Eagle Rd., Havertown; 610-853-1215. Made You Look. Free. Closes 5/8. Psychic Fair and Jewelry Party. Free. 4/28. 11 am-4 pm.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. ArtQuilt Elements 10th Anniversary Exhibition. Free. Closes 5/12. Gallery Tours. Free. Closes 5/12.

Widener University Art Gallery 14th St., Chester; 888-943-3637. RMS Titanic: 100 Years. Free. Closes 5/11.

New Jersey

Artists' Gallery

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


. Sharing the Moment. Free. Closes 5/6.

Great Bay Gallery 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point; 609-653-4991. Absolutely Abstract. Free. Closes 5/26.

Home Fine Art Gallery 2 Church St., Mount Holly; 609-261-8634. Celebrating 10 Years of Art Quilts and Challenges. Free. Closes 4/29.

Markeim Arts Center Lincoln Ave., Haddonfield; 856-429-8585. Power of the Flower. Donations accepted. Closes 5/25.

Perkins Center for the Arts Moorestown 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. Members & Faculty Exhibition. Free.

Rago Arts & Auction Center 333 N. Main St., Lambertville; 609-397-9374. Walk-In Appraisal Days. Free. Closes 4/30.

Rowan University - Art Gallery 201 Mullica Hill Rd., Glassboro; 856-256-4521. High/Low Density. Free. Closes 5/12.

SOMA NewArt Gallery 31 Perry St., Cape May; 609-898-7488. Inspired Brushstrokes: A Teacher and Her Artistic Influence. Free. Closes 5/13.

Verdadism Art Gallery 220 S. Berlin Rd., Clementon; 856-346-3131. Verdadism: Twenty Years of Speaking Out Against Racism, Sexism and Injustice. Still Relevant Today. Free. Closes 5/26.