African American Heritage Museum
661 Jackson Rd., Newtonville; 609-704-5495.
. Tue.-Fri. 10 am-3 pm.
The Barnes Foundation - Philadelphia 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-278-7000. www.barnesfoundation.org. Permanent Collection. Strength &Splendor: Wrought Iron from the Musee Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen. Closes 1/4. $22; $20 seniors 65 & over; $10 students & children 18 & under; free for children under 6. Wed.-Mon. 10 am-5 pm. Closed Tue. Open 6-9 pm every First Friday and select Fri. evenings.
Brandywine River Museum of Art Rte. 1 & Rte. 100, Chadds Ford; 610-388-2700. www.brandywinemuseum.org. Natural Selections: Andrew Wyeth Plant Studies. A Brandywine Christmas. Closes 1/3. $15; $10 seniors; $6 students & children 6-12; free for children 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. Science at Play. Free. Mon.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm; 1st Fri. 10 am-8 pm; Sun. noon-4 pm.
Delaware Art Museum 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington; 302-571-9590. www.delart.org. Helen Farr Sloan, 1911-2005. Closes 1/10. Poetry in Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelite Art of Marie Spartali Stillman. Reconstructed Elements. Closes 1/3. Howard Pyle & His Students. John Sloan. American Art, 19th Century to the Present. The Copeland Sculpture Park. Howard Pyle Murals. Winter Arts Festival. $5. Closes 12/12. $12; $10 seniors; $6 children 7-18; free for children 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/. The Golden Touch. Free. Milana Braslavsky: Nature Morte. Free. William Lamson: Action for the Delaware. 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. Mon.-Fri. 10 am-6 pm; Sat.-Sun. noon-5 pm.
University of Pennsylvania - Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) 118 S. 36th St.; 215-898-7108. www.icaphila.org. Josephine Pryde: lapses in Thinking By the person i Am. Free. Closes 12/27. Christopher Knowles: In a Word. Free. Closes 12/27. Free. Wed. 11 am-8 pm; Thu.-Fri. 11 am-6 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. James A. Michener: A Living Legacy. Visual Heritage of Bucks County. Paul Grand: Beyond the Surface. Blanket Statements. Linden Frederick: Roadside Tales. Gallery Talk: Paul Grand - Beyond the Surface. Closes 12/30. Town & Country Players Holiday Concert. $15. Closes 12/13. Piercing Together Culture: Quilts of Southeastern Pennsylvania. 12/15. 1-2 pm. English Paper Piecing. Closes 12/16. $18; $17 seniors; $16 college students with ID; $8 children 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. www.lasalle.edu/museum. 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 Museum Shop at Hammonton 5 S. Second St., Hammonton; 609-561-8006. www.noyesmuseum.org/hammonton.html. Annual Holiday Bazaar. Free. Closes 12/30. Tue.-Wed. 11 am-6 pm; Thu. 1 pm-9 pm; Fri.-Sat. 11 am-7 pm.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Historic Landmark Building 118 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Mia Rosenthal: Paper Lens. Closes 1/3. Stone & Metal: Lithographs & Etchings by Norman Lewis. $15; $12 seniors over 60 and students; $8 youth 12-18; free for children under 12 and military. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts - Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building 128 N. Broad St.; 215-972-7600. www.pafa.org. Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis. Seachange: Abstraction in Norman Lewis' Time. Peculiar Velocity. $15; $12 seniors over 60 and students; $8 youth 12-18; free for children under 12 and military. Tue.-Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Sun. 11 am-5 pm.
Philadelphia Museum of Art 26th St. & Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of David Heath. Audubon to Warhol: The Art of American Still Life. $25; $23 seniors; $20 students and youth 13-18; free for children 12 and under. Closes 1/10. Joseph Kosuth: Plays of / for a Respirateur. Notations/Joseph Marioni: Paintings, 2000-2015. $20; $18 seniors 65 and over; $14 students and children 13-18; free for children 12 and under, Pay-What-You-Wish on Wed. nights and 1st Sun. Tue. & Thu., Sat.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Wed. & Fri. 10 am-8:45 pm.
Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building Fairmount Ave.; 215-763-8100. www.philamuseum.org. Cy Twombly: Sculptures. Art of the Zo: Textiles from Myanmar, India & Bangladesh. Work on What You Love: Bruce Mau Rethinking Design. Drawn From Courtly India: The Conley Harris & Howard Truelove Collection. Picture This: Contemporary Photography & India. $20; $18 seniors 65 and over; $14 students and children 12-18; free for children under 12. Tue.-Sun. 10 am-5 pm.
Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art 615 N. Broad St.; 215-627-6747. www.rodephshalom.org. Free. Mon.-Thu. 10 am-4 pm; Fri. 10 am-2 pm.
Rodin Museum Franklin Parkway at 22nd St.; 215-763-8100. www.rodinmuseum.org. $8; $7 seniors 65 and over; $6 students and children 13-18; free for children 12 & under. Wed.-Mon. 10 am-5 pm.
Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008-2010 Delancey Pl.; 215-732-1600. www.rosenbach.org. $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.
The Temple Judea Museum 8339 Old York Rd., Elkins Park; 215-887-2027. www.kenesethisrael.org/mus.htm. Mon.-Fri. 9 am-5 pm.
Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion 319 East State St., Trenton; 609-989-3632. www.ellarslie.org. NJM: Proud to Celebrate Our Trenton Roots. Donations accepted. Closes 1/10. Impressions: Art of the Print. Donations accepted. Closes 1/2. Alice Revisited. Donations accepted. Closes 1/9. Clifford W. Zink: Mercer Magic. 12/13. 2 pm. Donations accepted. 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. Aftermath: Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz. Free. Closes 12/22. Tyger, Tyger: Lynn Chadwick & the Art of Now. Free. Closes 12/22. Tue.-Sat. 11 am-4 pm.
Woodmere Art Museum 9201 Germantown Ave.; 215-247-0476. www.woodmereartmuseum.org. We Speak: Black Artists in Philadelphia, 1920's-1970's. The Weight of Watercolor: The Art of Eileen Goodman. A Christmas Carol (1951). Donation suggested: $5. 12/15. 7:30 pm. Special exhibits: $10; $7 seniors; free for 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. 2nd St.; 215-625-0993.
. Carol Albrecht: Nature, Waxing & Waning. Free. Closes 12/20. Magdalena Elias: Everything is Illuminated. Free. Closes 12/20.
Asian Arts Initiative 1219-1223 Vine St.; 215-557-0455. www.asianartsinitiative.org. Susan Nam: Freestyle - Philadelphia Street Photography. Donations accepted.
Athenaeum of Philadelphia 219 S. 6th St.; 215-925-2688. www.philaathenaeum.org. Industrial Philadelphia Past & Present. Free. Closes 12/31.
BahdeeBahdu 309 Cherry St.; 215-627-5002. www.bahdeebahdu.com. Exhibition by Dolores Poacelli. Closes 1/1.
Carol Schwartz Gallery 101 Bethlehem Pike; 215-242-4510. www.carolschwartzgallery.com. The Art of Tony LaSalle. Free. Closes 12/31.
Crane Arts 1400 N. American St.; 215-232-3203. www.cranearts.com. Smashed Label: XFree?. Free. Closes 12/31.
Esther Klein Art Gallery (EKG) 3600 Market St.; 215-966-6188. www.kleinartgallery.org. Marguerita Hagan: Scintillare. Free. Closes 12/22.
1st Fri F.A.N. Gallery 221 Arch St.; 215-922-5155. www.thefangallery.com. New Year's Show of Gallery Artists.
Fleisher/Ollman Gallery 1216 Arch St.; 215-545-7562. www.fleisherollman.com. Chris Johanson & Johanna Jackson: House of Escaping Forms. Free.
The Galleries at Moore College of Art & Design 20th St. & The Parkway; 215-965-4045. www.thegalleriesatmoore.org. Strange Currencies: Art & Action in Mexico City, 1990-2000. Free. Closes 12/12. Alternative Currencies. Free. Closes 12/12. Selections From Jumpstart. Free. Closes 12/12. Art of Exceptionality. Free. Closes 12/12.
Gross McCleaf Gallery 127 S. 16th St.; 215-665-8138. www.grossmccleaf.com. Jeffrey Reed: Recent Paintings. Free. Closes 12/30.
1st Fri Muse Gallery 52 N. 2nd St.; 215-627-5310. www.musegalleryphiladelphia.com. The 38th Anniversary Show. Closes 12/27.
Painted Bride Art Center 230 Vine St.; 215-925-9914. www.paintedbride.org. Shawn Theodore: The Avenues. Free.
Philadelphia Foundation - Community Art Gallery 1234 Market St., Ste. 1800; 215-563-6417. www.philafound.org. Exhibition: Perpetually "Plastic". Free.
The Plastic Club 247 S. Camac St.; 215-545-9324. www.plasticclub.org. Geometry, Graphics & Text. Free. Closes 12/23.
The Print Center 1614 Latimer St.; 215-735-6090. www.printcenter.org/. Gabriel Martinez: Bayside Revisited. Free. Closes 12/19. Recollection. Free. Closes 12/19. The Print Center 100: Highlights in History. Free. Closes 12/19.
Schmidt Dean Gallery 1719 Chestnut St; 215-569-9433. www.schmidtdean.com. Some New Stuff/Some New People. Free.
Seraphin Gallery 1108 Pine St.; 215-923-7000. www.seraphingallery.com. Robert Goodman: Smoke & Mirrors. Free.
Slought Foundation 4017 Walnut St.; 215-701-4627. slought.org. Straying: Diary of a Cold Universe. Free.
1st Fri Snyderman-Works Gallery 303 Cherry St.; 215-238-9576. www.snyderman-works.com/. John Souter: Forbidden Fruit. Free. Song of Sixpence: Thread Stories by Ed Bing Lee. Free.
Space 1026 1026 Arch St.; 215-574-7630. www.space1026.com. Art Auction. 12/11. 7 pm.
Temple University - Tyler School of Art 2001 N. 13th St.; 215-777-9144. www.temple.edu/tyler/exhibitions. Chairs From Philadelphia. Free. Marco Godoy: Claiming the Echo. Free. Closes 12/11. Presidential Doodles. Free. Closes 12/11. Pepon Osorio: reForm. Free.
Twelve Gates Arts 51 N. 2nd St.; 215-253-8578. twelvegatesarts.org. Annu Palakunathu Matthew & Gauri Gill: Ruins & Fabrications. Free. Closes 12/12.
Twenty-Two Gallery 236 S. 22nd St.; 215-772-1911. twenty-twogallery.com/. Katherine Sandecki: Recent Work. Free. Closes 1/3.
University City Arts League 4226 Spruce St.; 215-382-7811. www.ucartsleague.org/. Annual Holiday Craft Show and Sale. Closes 12/20.
Vox Populi 319 A N. 11th St., 3rd Fl.; 215-238-1236. www.voxpopuligallery.org. Mary Patten: Panel. Free. Catherine Pancake: Bloodland. Free. Edgar Endress: BON DIEU BON. Free. Mark Stockton: Of Consequence. Free.
1st Fri The Center for Art in Wood 141 N. 3rd St.; 215-923-8000. centerforartinwood.org. Art in Wood: Philadelphia's American Craft Council Fellows. Free.
Gratz Gallery & Conservation Studio
5230 Silo Hill Rd., Doylestown; 215-348-2500. gratzgallery.com. An Extraordinary Holiday Painting Sale. Free.
Haverford College - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery 370 Lancaster Ave., Haverford; 610-896-1287. www.haverford.edu/exhibits. The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall. Free. Closes 12/13.
Langman Gallery 2500 Moreland Rd., Willow Grove; 215-657-8333. www.langmangallery.com. Art Jewelry, 2015. Free. Closes 12/31.
Main Line Art Center 746 Panmure Rd., Haverford; 610-525-0272. www.mainlineart.org. State of the Art Center: Members' Exhibition. Free. Closes 1/7.
Main Line Unitarian Church 816 S. Valley Forge Rd., Devon; 610-688-8332. www.mluc.org. Meditation and Mindfulness Half-Day Retreat. Free. 12/12. 9 am. A Performance by the U.S. Army Chorus. Free. 12/13. 4:30 pm.
Wayne Art Center 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne; 610-688-3553. www.wayneart.org. Craft Forms. Free. Holiday Drop & Shop. Varies. Closes 12/13.
18 Bridge St., Lambertville; 609-397-4588.
. Small Works in a Small Town: 20th Anniversary Celebration. Free.
Artworks 19 Everett Alley, Trenton; 609-394-9436. www.artworkstrenton.org. 10x10 Red Dot Exhibition. Free. CJ Harker: Trenton Blacksmiths. Free. Ruee Gawarikar: Chaos & Calm. Free.