African American Museum
701 Arch St.; 215-574-0380.
. Art of African Women: Empowering Traditions - Photography by Margaret Courtney-Clarke. Closes 5/6. $8; $6 children & seniors. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. noon-5 pm.
Barnes Foundation 300 North Latch's La., Merion; 610-667-0290. www.barnesfoundation.org. Docent-led Tours - Work by Matisse, Van Gogh, other impressionists & post-impressionists. ongoing. Guided Garden Tours of the Arboretum - Tours may be canceled due to inclement weather. $10 (reservations required). Fri.-Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm.
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington; 302-656-6466. www.thedcca.org. Constructs - Group exhibition related to construction. Closes 5/6. Carrie Ann Baade: Paintings - Closes 5/20. Michele Kong: Sculptural Installation - Closes 6/17. Karin Kirch: Embroidery - Closes 7/8. Tue., Thu.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Wed. 10 am-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 1-5 pm.
*FREE* La Salle University - Art Museum 1900 W. Olney Ave.; 215-951-1221. www.lasalle.edu/museum. Frank Hyder: Lost World - Contemporary mixed media exhibit. Closes 6/15. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sun. 2 pm-4 pm.
Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Quentin Morris: Paintings & Drawings - First Friday with the artist. 5/4 - open until 9 pm. Closes 5/19. Fri.-Sat. 11 am-5 pm & by appointment.
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Conserving a Tibetan Altar - Restored Tibetan altar & information about the restoration process. Closes 5/27. Celebrate Korea: A Decade of Collecting - Approximately 50 Korean items collected since 1997. Closes 6/30. The Bizarre & the Beautiful: Silks of the 18th Century - 13 exquisite silk items from the museum's collections. Closes 9/30. Celebrating American Craft - Display of outstanding American craft items. Closes 9/30. $12; $9 seniors; $8 students & youth 13-18; free for children 12 & under. Tue.-Thu., Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm.
*FREE* Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Joshua Meyer Exhibition - Painting exhibit. Closes 8/31. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm; Sun. 10 am-noon.
Ursinus College - Berman Museum of Art Main St., Collegeville; 610-409-3500. www.ursinus.edu/berman. Student Exhibition - Student work in a variety of media. Closes 5/13.A Sense of Place: Photographs by Bob Reichley. Closes 6/15. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-4 pm; Sat.-Sun. Noon-4:30 pm.
*FREE* Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. Edna Andrade: Sensational - Drawings by the artist. Closes 6/24. Woodmere's Permanent Art Collection - Paintings, sculpture, prints & drawings, with a focus on works by artists from the Philadelphia area. Nancy Heller - Shocking Portraits, Luscious Landscapes & Seductive Stained Glass - Slide lecture on the lives & art of Alice Neel, Diane Burko & Judith Schaechter. 5/7 10:30 am. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 1 pm-5 pm.
3rd Street Gallery
58 N. Second St.; 215-625-0993.
. Joann Doneen & Sylvia Hamerman-Brown - Recent work by Doneen & landscape paintings by Hamerman-Brown. First Friday: 5/4 5-9 pm. Closes 5/27.
Artists' House 57 N. Second St.; 215-923-8440. www.artistshouse.com. May Group Exhibition - Paintings & etchings from five artists. Opening reception 5/6. Closes 5/27.
Borowsky Gallery Broad St.; 215-446-3027. www.gershmany.org. Cross/Walks: Weaving Fabric Row - Multi-thread art project. Closes 8/14.
Bridgette Mayer Gallery 709 Walnut St.; 215-413-8893. www.mayerartconsultants.com. Clark Gibson: Time Frame - Paintings & drawings. Opening reception 5/4 6-8:30 pm. Closes 5/26.
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (formerly Creative Artists Network) 237 S. 18th St., Ste. 3A; 215-546-7775. www.cfeva.org. Anki King Exhibition - Drawings & paintings by 2005 CFEVA graduate. Closes 5/31.
Cerulean Arts 1355 Ridge Ave.; 267-514-8647. www.ceruleanarts.com. Alexander Cheves: Careful Skies, the Sun & Some - Works inspired by the landscape & architecture of artist's hometown in California's Central Valley. Closes 6/15.
The Clay Studio 139 N. Second St.; 215-925-3453. www.theclaystudio.org. Clay in Mind - Best ceramic work created by New Jersey Public High School students. Closes 5/12. Small Favors II - Miniature, wall-mounted artworks. Closes 5/14. Plates & Platters Salon Style - Dessert plates, salad plates, dinner plates & serving platters will all be included. Closes 5/27. May exhibitions opening reception: 5/4 5-9 pm.
Drexel University - Leonard Pearlstein Gallery 33rd St.; 215-895-2548. www.drexel.edu/westphal/gallery. Lorie Peters Lauthier Collects - Art by multiple artists from the collections of Lorie Peters Lauthier. Closes 5/4.
F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.fanartgallery.com. Lilian Walsh - New paintings & drawings. Opening reception 5/4 5-9 pm. Closes 5/26.
F.U.E.L. Collection 249 Arch St.; 215-592-8400. www.fuelcollection.com. Calm Collective - Works by Justin Berger, Maggie Casey, Jungmi Lim, Kenneth Parris III & others. Closes 5/26. Opening reception 5/4 7 pm.
Falling Cow Gallery 732 S. Fourth St.; 215-627-4625. www.fallingcow.org. Paper Cuts - Paper works by Sarah Daub, Leslie Mutchler & Adam Parker Smith, Closes 5/12.
Gallery 339 339 South 21st St.; 215-731-1530. www.gallery339.com. Guariglia & Chen: Qì - Artists explore themes of universal energy, ritual, spirituality & eastern philosophies through video & still photography. Closes 5/5.
Gallery 51 51 N. Second St.; 215-413-3191. www.gallery51.net. True Blue - Indigo-dyed & traditional textiles from Africa & Asia. Closes 6/30.
Gallery Joe 302 Arch St.; 215-592-7752. www.galleryjoe.com. Laurie Reid: Works On Paper - Works in gouache, colored pencil & watercolor. Opening reception 5/4. Closes 6/16.
Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Marlene Rye Exhibit - Imaginitive & playful landscapes. Closes 5/25.
JMS Gallery 8236 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill; 215-248-4649. www.jmsgallery.com. Jeremias Paul: My Invented Country - Photography series focused on human interaction with the environment. Closes 5/5. John Greig - Figurative sculpture exhibition. Closes 5/5.
Larry Becker Contemporary Art 43 N. 2nd St.; 215-925-5389. www.artnet.com/lbecker.html. Quentin Morris: Paintings & Drawings - First Friday with the artist. 5/4 - open until 9 pm. Closes 5/19.
Manayunk Art Center 419 Green La.; 215-482-3363. www.manayunkartcenter.org. Faces & Places - Portraits & figurative art along with original work in a variety of media by the Manayunk Artists' Co-Op. Opening reception 5/6. Closes 5/27.
Moderne Gallery 111 N. Third St.; 215-923-8536. www.modernegallery.com. David Roth: The Interference Color Paintings - Paintings created with a reflective paint that seems to change colors. Closes 7/14.
Nexus Gallery 137 N. ,Second St.; 215-629-1103. www.nexusphiladelphia.org. Philadelphia Center for the Photographic Image: Photolmage '07 - Photography competition. Closes 5/30.
Pageant Soloveev Gallery 607 Bainbridge St.; 215-925-1535. www.pageantsoloveev.com. Belted Bronze: Recital in Eight Dimensions - Terry Adkins After Bessie Smith - Solo exhibit from Terry Adkins, inspired by the life of singer Bessie Smith. Closes 6/18.
Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Jim Houser: This Beating Heart Acts as a Timer - Closes 5/19.
Philadelphia Art Alliance 251 S. 18th St.; 215-545-4302. www.philartalliance.org. Thru 5/6: Bean Finneran: Realms - Abstract sculptures. Jon Clark & Angus Powers: Gravity - Glass sculptures. Justyna Badach: Bachelor Portraits. Shauna Frischkorn: Game Boys. Tara O' Brien: Entelechy.
Philadelphia Folklore Project 735 S. 50th St.; 215-726-1106. www.folkloreproject.org. If These Walls Could Talk - Posters, handbills, pictures & other social change-themed memorabilia. Ongoing.
The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org. Thru 5/5: Daniel Heyman: Abu Ghraib Detainee Interview Project. Ditta Baron Hoeber - Books: Photographic Sequences - Photography. James Stogdill: Dream - Photography exhibit.
Rosenfeld Gallery 113 Arch St.; 215-922-1376. www.therosenfeldgallery.com. Francis Gregory DiFronzo & Alan Soffer Exhibit - Oil, encaustic & mixed-media paintings. Closes 5/27.
Sande Webster Gallery 2006 Walnut St.; 215-636-9003. www.sandewebstergallery.com. Thru 5/31: Ron Starr: Energy From the Gut - Sculptural vessels & wall panels in ceramic & glass media on display in Gallery Salon. Sam Gilliam: White Papers & Painting - National & international icon of the contemporary art scene. May exhibit opening reception 5/4.
Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. Thru 5/6: D.S. Nicholas: Army of Me - Mixed media work with architectural influences. Joan Wadleigh Curran: Cycles - Solo exhibition featuring drawings & paintings.
Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. Thru 5/23: George Quasha: Zero Point Axis - Axial stones, axial works on paper, axial video. Richard Torchia: Grotto - Camera obscura installation by Philadelphia-based artist Richard Torchia. The Truth in Photography: The Work of Hervé Guibert - Sixteen photographs by French artist & novelist Hervé Guiber.
Space 1026 1026 Arch St., 2nd Fl.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com. May Exhibit: Works by Pittsburgh Artists - Please call for gallery hours. Opening reception 5/4. Closes 5/31.
Temple University - Temple Gallery 45 N. Second St.; 215-925-7379. www.temple.edu. MFA Thesis Exhibitions - New work by some of the country's brightest emerging artists. Closes 5/19. Damien Moppett - Mixed media solo exhibition. Ends 12/28.
Twenty Two Gallery 236 S. 2nd St.; 215-772-1911. Georganna Lenssen: Animals & Men - Oil paintings. Closes 5/10.
University of the Arts - Arronson Gallery 320 South Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu. Photography Alumni Show. Closes 5/11.
University of the Arts - Gallery 1401 211 S. Broad St., 14th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Zoe Strauss: If You Break the Skin - Multi-media exhibition containing both printed & projected imagery from the Philadelphia-based photographer/installation artist. Closes 5/6.
University of the Arts - Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu/events/rwg/index.cfm. MFA Book Arts/Printmaking Thesis Exhibition - Closes 5/15.
University of the Arts - Sol Mednick Gallery 211 S. Broad St., 15th Fl.; 215-717-6300. www.uarts.edu. Gabe Martinez: Current Mischief - Photography exhibit exploring the theme of male sexuality. Closes 5/4. Sophomore Photography Show: Recent Work - Recent work of sophomore photography students in the Media Arts Department. Closes 5/23.
University of the Arts - von Hess Illustration Gallery 333 S. Broad St.; 215-717-6480. www.uarts.edu. Greg Spalenka - Closes 5/25.
Vox Populi 319A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Micah Danges: Spring House, Robert Chaney: Rear Window & Linda Yun: Left - Low-hi holograms, collage, video, small handmade objects, drawings, photographs. Opening reception 5/4. Closes 5/27.
Wood Turning Center 501 Vine Street; 021-592-3800. www.woodturningcenter.org. Coming of Age: Emerging & Established Wood Artists - Closes 5/19.
The Arts Scene
530 E. Union St., West Chester; 610-644-6555.
. Nature Mystics - Work in a variety of media by six Philadelphia artists. Opening reception 5/5. Closes 5/26.
Barnstone Gallery 388 W. Pothouse Rd., Phoenixville; 610-917-0140. www.barnstonegallery.com. John Costanza: Enliven, Emerge, Enlighten - Ceramic sculpture exhibition. Closes 5/12.
BOI's of New Hope Art Gallery 9 West Mechanic St., New Hope; 215-862-8292. www.BOIsofnewhope.com. Andre Gisson: Workings of a French Impressionist - Exhibit of paintings. Closes 6/2.
Brush & Palette 123 E. State St., Kennett Square; 610-444-4565. www.brushandpalette.net. Charlene Thomforde: Recent & Varied Works - Watercolors, mixed media & oil pastels. Closes 5/23.
Bucks Gallery of Fine Art 201 S. State St., Newtown; 215-579-0050. www.bucksgalleryoffineart.com. Sica: Journeys Traveled Together - Works by international artist Sica, a contemporary painter, sculptor & printmaker. Closes 5/21.
Chadds Ford Gallery 1609 Baltimore Pike, Chadds Ford; 610-459-5510. www.awyethgallery.com. Scarborough Fair - Recent works by Paul Scarborough. Closes 5/6.
Chester County Art Association 100 N. Bradford Ave., West Chester; 610-696-5600. www.chescoart.org. CCAA Gala Exhibition - Juried works on display at the gallery. Closes 5/4.
The Church of Saint Asaph Conshohocken State Rd., Bala Cynwyd; 610-664-0966. saintasaphs.org. Carol Wisker: Paintings/Collage/Assembledge - Work focuses on the crowding of the landscape. Closes 5/6.
Darlington Arts Center 977 Shavertown Rd., Boothwyn; 610-358-3632. www.darlingtonarts.org. Kathy Johnston: May Gallery Exhibit - Opening reception 5/5. Closes 5/31.
The Gallery at Cedar Hollow 2447 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-640-2787. The Spring Boutique Craft & Art Show - Pottery, jewelry, fine art & more in all media. Closes 5/31.
Greenshire Arts Consortium 3620 Sterner Mill Rd., Quakertown; 215-538-0976. www.greenshirearts.org. Fine Arts Group Exhibition - After 4/14, viewing by appointment. Call 215-538-0976. Closes 5/4.
Howard Gallery of Fine Art 77 W. Bridge St., New Hope; 215-862-5272. www.howard-gallery.com. Luiz Villela Exhibition - Art exhibit. Closes 5/30.
Mixed Media Gallery 323 S. Main St., Doylestown; 215-345-0980. www.mixedmediaart.com. Life-Drawing & Painting Sessions.
New Hope Arts Center - Sidetracks Art Gallery 2A Stockton Ave., New Hope; 215-862-4586. www.nhsidetracks.com. The Dreaming Eye - Jefferson Hayman: photographs; Charles Devigne: works on paper. Closes 5/28. Artists reception 5/12 6-9 pm.
Orchard Artworks 520 Tomlinson Rd., Bryn Athyn; 215-947-9882. www.orchardartworks.org. Nicole Dul: Phases - Print & photography exhibit. Opening reception 5/5. Closes 5/27.
Pebble Hill Gallery 320 Edison-Furlong Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-3428. pebblehillchurch.org. Greg Schultz Exhibit - Photography exhibit. Closes 5/27.
Pennswood Village Art Gallery 1382 Newtown-Langhorne Rd., Newtown; 215-968-9110. Alice Sims-Gunzenhauser - Specializes in drawing with soft graphite. Closes 6/17.
Salon des Amis 2321 Yellow Springs Rd., Malvern; 610-647-6010. Academy Women - Paintings & sculpture by women alumnae of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Closes 5/26.
SPP Galleries Rte. 23, West Conshohocken; 610-292-6048. www.mcgopa.org. Collage/Mixed Media Juried Exhibition - This exhibit will be juried by Philadelphia sculptor, painter & draftsman Anthony Visco. Closes 5/28.
Stover Mill Gallery 852 River Road, Rte. 32, Erwinna; 610-294-9420. Doug Sardo: The Color of Light - Over 80 paintings by pastel artist Sardo. Closes 5/27.
The Temple Judea Museum 8339 Old York Road, Elkins Park; 215-887-2027. Chutzpha, Schmaltz, Whimsy & Realism - Features the art of award-winning caricaturist & realist painter Deborah Schafer. Closes 6/29.
Travis Gallery 6089 Lower York Rd., New Hope; 215-794-3903. www.travisgallery.com. Dean F. Thomas: Speaking of Now - Landscapes in oil by Dean F. Thomas. Closes 5/5.
The Upstairs Gallery Rte. 202 & Street Rd., Lahaska; 215-794-8486. www.theupstairsgallery.com. Printmaker's Show - Works by Liz Gates, Dave Hoke & Barbara Zietchick. Closes 5/4. Paintings by Terry Davis - New works by painter Terry Davis. Closes 6/1.
Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood, Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.com. Letters by Design: A Year of Calligraphy - Student works from a year-long calligraphy workshop. Closes 5/11. Plein Air Festival Exhibition - Paintings of landscapes & architecture of historic Main Line region. Closes 5/26.
Atlantic City Art Center
New Jersey Ave. & the Boardwalk, Atlantic City; 609-347-5837.
. Holocaust Survivors of South Jersey: Portraits of Resistance. Opening reception 5/6 1 pm. Closes 5/31.
Full Moon Cafe 23 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-1096. Elinor Soll Cohen: Remembering Japan - Photographs of large & small cities of Japan. 25% of proceeds will go to charity. Opening reception 5/10. Closes 6/30.
Gallery 14 14 Mercer St., 2nd Fl., Hopewell; 609-333-8511. www.photosgallery14.com. Joanna Tully & Marty Schwartz - Double Take: Two Photographers, Two Coney Islands - Exhibit of photographs. Closes 5/27.
Gloucester County Historical Society Museum 58 N. Broad St., Woodbury; 856-848-8531. Silhouettes & Olde Lace - Cut-paper silhouettes & antique lace. Closes 6/29.
Hawthorne Gallery 697 Stokes Rd., Rte. 541, Medford; 609-654-8026. Reflections of Medford Lakes - An evolving panorama/perspective of original art & floral design. Floral designs will change every 3 to 4 days. Closes 5/20.
J.B. Kline & Son Gallery 25 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7026. Marvin Silverstein & Robert DeChico: Churches & Other Elegant Structures - 3-dimensional paper sculptures & photographic impression. Opening reception 5/12. Closes 5/27.
Jim's of Lambertville 6 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-7700. www.artnet.com/gallery/574/jims-of-lambertville.html#. The Thrilla in Lambertvilla XVII - Paintings by various artists. Opening reception 5/5. Closes Aug.
Perkins Center for the Arts 395 Kings Hwy., Moorestown; 856-235-6488. www.perkinscenter.org. Watercolor Exhibition - Juried by well-known watercolorist, Nessa Grainger. Closes 5/20. Watercolor Slide Presentation: Experimenting With Landscapes - Slide presentation with Nessa Grainger. 5/6 2 pm.
Riverbank Arts 19 Bridge St., Stockton; 609-397-9330. www.riverbankarts.com. David Graeme Baker: Recent Paintings & Drawings - Rich visual investigations of landscapes, interiors & studies. Opening reception 5/4. Closes 6/17.
5714 Kennett Pike, Centreville; 302-655-5230.
. The Artists of Ashland Hollow - Multi-artist exhibit in various media. Opening reception 5/4. Closes 5/31.