Art Museums & Institutions

African American Heritage Museum

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

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. 101 Quilts. Donations accepted. Closes 12/15. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.

The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000. www.barnesfoundation.org. $18; $15 seniors 65 and over; $10 students and children 17 and under. Sat.-Mon., Wed.-Thu. 9:30 am-6 pm; Fri. 9:30 am-10 pm.

Brandywine River Museum Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Pop-Up! Illustration in 3-D. Closes 1/6. $12; $8 seniors; $6 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. www.chemheritage.org. 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. www.delart.org. The Storyteller's Art: Reimagining America Through Illustration. Closes 12/30. The Aesthetic Moment: The Art of Still Life. Closes 1/6. Young Artists Exhibition. So Beautifully Illustrated: Katharine Richardson Wireman & the Art of Illustration. Closes 1/6. Centennial Juried Exhibition. 12x12. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. First Friday. Free. Highlights Tour. Exhibition Tour. 28th Annual Holiday House Tour. $25 advance; $30 day of tour. 12/8. 10 am-4 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. www.thedcca.org/. Alison Stigora New Work. Closes 12/9. Kelly Kozma: Play Next Episode. Closes 12/16. Young Country: Rural Themes in Art. Joe Girandola: Rise & Fall - Monumental Duct Tape Drawings. Freak Antique: Contemporary Art Curios. Free. Tue., Thu.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Wed. & Sun. noon-5 pm.

The Fabric Workshop & Museum 1214 Arch St.; 215-568-8888. www.fabricworkshopandmuseum.org. $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. Jeremy Deller: Joy in People. Closes 12/30. Excursus III: Ooga Booga. Free. Closes 12/16. 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. The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Story, Symbol, Self. Closes 12/30. Parting Gifts: Artists Honor Bruce Katsiff, Director/CEO, 1989-2012. Closes 12/9. Suspended Harmonies: Fiber Art by Ted Hallman. Making Magic: Beauty in Word & Image. $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. Strategic Ambiguity: The Obscure, Nebulous, and Vague in Symbolist Prints. Free; donations accepted. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm.

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

The Noyes Gallery at Hammonton 5 S. Second St., Hammonton, NJ; 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 - Historic Landmark Building 118-128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. A Mine of Beauty: Landscapes by William Trost Richards. Closes 12/30. A New Look: Samuel F.B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre. Building a Masterpiece: Frank Furness' Factory for Art. Closes 12/30. $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. www.pafa.org. $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. www.philamuseum.org. Cy Twombly: Sculptures. Shipwreck! Winslow Homer & The Life Line. Closes 12/16. Ronaldus Shamask: Form, Fashion, Reflection. Paula Scher & Seymour Chwast - Double Portrait. $20; $18 seniors 65 and over; $14 students and children 12-18; free under 12. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.

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

Rodin Museum Franklin Parkway at 22d St.; 215-763-8100. www.rodinmuseum.org. Rediscovering Rodin. Second Saturday Sketch: Depicting Hands & Feet. 12/8. 10:30 am. $8; $7 seniors 65 and over; $6 students and children 13-18; free 12 & under. Wed.-Mon. 10 am-5 pm.

Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. Hands-on Tours. Closes 12/30. Maurice Sendak: A Legacy. $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. Engaged With Democracy: Our Passions, Our Visions. Free. Closes 12/21. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.

Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 E State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. Trenton Makes Pottery: The Stoneware of James Rhodes. Decorative Arts Collection. Fine Arts Collection. 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. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Four Visions/Four Painters. Roger Chavez: Interstitial Spaces - Void & Object. Free. 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. Selections From the Charles Knox Smith Collection. Free. Generations: Louise Fishman, Gertrude Fisher-Fishman & Razel Kapustin. Closes 1/6. Murray Dessner: A Retrospective. Closes 1/6. 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.

Galleries

Philadelphia

1st Fri

3rd Street Gallery

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

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. Solo Show - Kathleen Shaver. Closes 12/30. Paper Moon - Rex Sexton. Free. Closes 12/30.

Art in City Hall 116 City Hall; 215-686-9912. creativephl.org/tagged/Art-in-City-Hall. The West Collection. Free.

1st Fri Artists' House Gallery 57 N. 2d St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. Annual Small Works Exhibition. Free. Closes 12/23.

The Arts Garage 1533 Ridge Ave.; 215-765-2702. theartsgarage.com. Philly's New Era Hip-Hop Showcases. $10. Closes 12/23. Caribbean Mondays. Free. Closes 12/24.

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

Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. www.ceruleanarts.com. Stories Left Untold. Free. Closes 12/8.

Chestnut Hill Gallery 8117 Germantown Ave.; 215-248-2549. www.chestnuthillgallery.com. Manufactured in Philadelphia: Paintings by Chuck Connelly. Free. Closes 12/22.

1st Fri The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org/. Gifted. Free. Closes 12/30.

1st Fri F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.thefangallery.com. Kate Kern Mundie: New Paintings. Free. Closes 12/29.

Free Library of Philadelphia 1901 Vine St.; 215-686-5322. www.library.phila.gov. Ryan Parker. Free. Closes 12/31.

The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. www.thegalleriesatmoore.org. Emma Salamon: Vanitas. Closes 12/8. Shizu Saldamando: All Tomorrow's Parties. Free. Closes 12/8.

Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com/. Small Scale: Expansive Visions. Closes 1/5. Lynn Clibanoff: Down. Free. Closes 1/5.

Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Douglas Martenson: Around the Bend - Recent Paintings. Closes 12/29. Elizabeth Geiger: Recent Paintings. Free. Closes 12/29.

1st Fri Highwire Gallery 2040 Frankford Ave.; 215-426-2685. highwiregallery.com. BYO Print Members Exhibition. Free. Closes 12/28. Marshall Allen. $10. 12/8. 8 pm. Cactus Truck. $6-$8. 12/9. 7:30 pm.

1st Fri James Oliver Gallery 723 Chestnut St., 4th Fl.; 215-923-1242. www.jamesolivergallery.com. Patterns & Narratives. Free.

1st Fri LGTripp Gallery 47-49 N. 2d St.; 215-923-3110. www.lgtrippgallery.com. Annual Abstract Photography Exhibition. Free.

1st Fri Locks Gallery 600 S. Washington Sq.; 215-629-1000. www.locksgallery.com. Works on Paper. Free. Sarah McCoubrey: Fate and Transport. Free.

1st Fri Muse Gallery 52 N. Second St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. Celebrating 35 Years! Part One. Free. Closes 12/30.

Newman Galleries 1625 Walnut St.; 215-563-1779. www.newmangalleries.com. Isa Barnett. Free. Closes 12/29.

Old City Jewish Art Center (OCJAC) 119 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-1222. www.jewishartcenter.com/. Infinite Light. Free. Closes 12/27.

Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. John Hollenbeck. $25; $18.75 students and seniors. 12/7. 8 pm.

Pentimenti Gallery 133 N. Second St.; 215-625-9990. www.pentimenti.com/. Jackie Tileston: This is Elsewhere. Free. Closes 12/15. Francesca Pastine: Unsolicited. Free. Closes 12/15.

Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Emily Cobb: Legends. Closes 12/9. Shop on the Square. Closes 12/9.

Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. www.philafound.org. Teen Machines. Free.

Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. www.therosenfeldgallery.com. Annual Small Works Show. Free. Closes 12/29.

Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. David Borgerding. Free. Closes 12/9. Joan Wadleigh Curran: Accumulation. Free.

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

1st Fri Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. www.snyderman-works.com/. Larry Spaid. Free.

Temple University - Tyler School of Art 2001 N. 13th St.; 215-777-9144. www.temple.edu/tyler/exhibitions. Lizzie Ridout: Welcomes. Jennifer Danos: 2018 North 12th Street. Catherine Bertola: Unseen By All But Me Alone. Hilary Berseth. Tom Friedman: Untitled. Mierle Laderman Ukeles. Free. Closes 12/15.

Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22d St.; 215-772-1911. twenty-twogallery.com/. Lens Through Time. Free. Closes 12/9.

University of Pennsylvania - VanPelt-Dietrich Library Center, Kamin Gallery 3420 Walnut St.; 215-898-7555. www.library.upenn.edu/vanpelt. Lesley Haas: Paper - A Deckled Edge. Free.

University of the Arts - Printmaking Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6322. www.uarts.edu. Georgia Deal & Graham Watson. Free. Closes 12/14.

1st Fri Wexler Gallery 201 N. 3d St.; 215-923-7030. www.wexlergallery.com/. Philipp Aduatz & Esque Studio. Free.

1st Fri The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-8000. centerforartinwood.org. Your Personal Hang-Ups. Donations accepted. Robin Wood's Cores Recycled: Exhibition & Fundraiser. Donations accepted. First Friday Gallery Talk. 12/7. 6:30 pm. Festive Winter Art. $25. 12/8. 1-4 pm.

Pennsylvania suburbs

Chadds Ford Gallery

1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford; 610-459-5510.

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. Christmas in Miniature Exhibit. Free. Closes 12/30.

Community Arts Center 414 Plush Mill Rd., Wallingford; 610-566-1713. www.communityartscenter.org. Best Holiday Sale Ever. Free. Closes 12/8.

Darlington Arts Center 977 Shavertown Rd., Marcus Hook; 610-358-3632. www.darlingtonarts.org. ARTsisters Group Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/4. Angela Sheik. $15. 12/7. 8 pm.

Haverford College - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-896-1287. www.haverford.edu/exhibits. What Can a Body Do? Free. Closes 12/16.

1st Fri Historic Kennett Square 106 W. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-8188. www.historickennettsquare.com. First Friday Art Stroll. Free. Closes 12/7.

Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. www.langmangallery.com. 30th Anniversary Exhibition of Art Jewelry 2012. Free. Closes 12/30.

Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Emmy Lou Packard. Free. Closes 12/31.

Mennonite Heritage Center 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville; 215-256-3020. www.mhep.org. Pennsylvania German Folk Art Sale. Closes 12/29.

Swarthmore College - List Gallery 500 College Ave., Swarthmore; 610-328-7811. Tom Uttech: Adisokewinini. Free. Closes 12/16.

Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Craft Forms 2012. Free. Body Language: Contemporary Art Jewelry. Free. Craft Vendor Day. 12/8. 11 am-5 pm. Holiday Gingerbread House Decorating. $75 per parent/child pair; $50 additional children. Closes 12/15. Holiday Drop & Shop. $45. Closes 12/16.

New Jersey

Artists' Gallery

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

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. 17th Annual Holiday Exhibition: The 18 Artists of Artists' Gallery. Free.

Perkins Center for the Arts Moorestown 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Works on Paper. Free. Closes 12/9.

Delaware

Somerville Manning Gallery

Breck's Mill, 2d Floor, Greenville; 302-652-0271.

. Robert C. Jackson: Paintings. Closes 12/8. Peter Sculthorpe. Free. Closes 12/29.