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Events for 10/21/18 (Sunday)
ART AT KINGS OAKS PRESENTS 26 AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS ON BUCKS COUNTY FARM
Kings Oaks, 756 Worthington Mill Road, Newtown, PA 18940 (map)
Date: 10/17/18-10/21/18 Time: Receptions 6 - 9pm 10/5 & 2 - 5pm 10/21. Hours: 10am - 5pm Sat - Sun, 12 - 5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs; 12 - 8pm Fri. Closed Tue    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Art at Kings Oaks
CONTACT: 215-603-6573   |    EMAIL
Art at Kings Oaks, the much-anticipated pop-up art exhibition near Newtown, Pennsylvania, returns for the sixth year this October 5 - 21. The exhibition features: paintings, works on paper, sculpture, ceramics, and textiles works from 26 renowned and emerging artists in an historic barn and chapel. With more than 800 visitors annually, this artist-lead exhibition brings artwork from across the U.S., France, and Israel to Bucks County. Exhibiting Artists: Rotem Amizur, Brett Baker, Charity Baker, Show More...Linda Brenner, Alex Cohen, Dennis Congdon, François Dupuis, Perky Edgerton, Miriam Hitchcock, Kenichi Hoshine, Martina Johnson-Allen, Albert Kresch, John Lees, Heidi Leitzke, Aubrey Levinthal, Susan Lichtman, David Ludwig, Dan Miller, Kristen Peyton, Ron Prigat, Brian Rego, Jacqueline Shatz, Clintel Steed, Gwen Strahle, Robert Winokur, John David Wissler. Co-curated by Art at Kings Oaks Directors painter Alex Cohen and theatre artist Clara Weishahn. Admission is free, artwork is for sale. Free onsite parking. Opening reception 6 - 9pm Friday, October 5, closing reception 2 - 5pm Sunday, October 21. Open from 10am - 5pm Sat - Sun; 12 - 5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs; 12 - 8pm Fri, and by appointment. Closed Tues. Kings Oaks, 756 Worthington Mill Road, Newtown, PA 18940. Call 215-603-6573 for more information.. ...Show Less
CRAFTS IN THE MEADOW FALL INVITATIONAL CRAFT SHOW
Tyler Park Center for the Arts, 10 Stable Mill Trail, Richbotro, PA 18954 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-10/21/18 Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: (267) 218-0290   |    EMAIL
The Crafts in the Meadow Fall Invitational Craft Show is a fine art and craft event showcasing excellence in craftsmanship alongside a festive weekend Show More...of live music, performing arts and refreshments. For information on entering the juried show, classes, workshops or studio space please contact our director Jennifer Miller.. ...Show Less
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
STOVER MILL GALLERY
Stover Mill Gallery, 852 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-10/21/18 Time: Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Tinicum Civic Association
CONTACT: 610-294-9420   |    EMAIL
The 7th Juried Art Exhibition
Over 50 Regional Artists representing all mediums - Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography and sculpture.
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
AMERICAN MODERNS: THE LEGACY OF GERRY AND MARGUERITE LENFEST
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 6/2/18-10/21/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
At the turn of the century, artists began to rebel against traditional modes of expression and exhibition. Although it is frequently associated with Impressionism, Show More...the Delaware Valley region launched some of the most important developments that transformed American art in the 20th century: the roots of the Ashcan School; the leading proponents of Precisionist painting; and some of the first artists to explore non-objective painting.
A remarkable gift of 27 works from Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest in 1999 enabled the Michener Art Museum to highlight the significant contributions to the development of modern art in America as seen through the prism of our region. Artists such as Charles Frederick Ramsey, Louis Stone, Charles Evans, Lloyd Ney, and Charles Rosen were actively engaged in the artistic dialogue that resulted in major shifts in American art at mid-century. For the first time in thirty years, these works will be on view together in one gallery, underscoring the lasting contributions of our region's artists to the evolution of 20th-century American art.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
CRAFTS IN THE MEADOW 2018
Tyler Park Center for the Arts, 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro, PA 18954 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-10/21/18 Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2672180290   |    EMAIL
The Crafts in the Meadow Fall Invitational Craft Show is a juried fine art and craft event showcasing excellence in craftsmanship alongside a festive Show More...weekend of live music, performing arts and refreshments. Pets are not permitted at this event.
Over 120 artists will be attending this year featuring: Glass Art, Ceramics, Woven & Fiber Art, Jewelry, Fine Art, Photography, Metal Work, Wood & unique art mediums.
Our musical preformers this year are: Gypsy Stew, Mike Mettalia and Midnight Shift, Larry Saklad, The Fermenters, and Triad.
Sponsored by Thompson Toyaota, Penn Community Bank and PA-DCNR.
For additional information visit our website at http://tylerparkarts.org/crafts-in-the-meadow/. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
PUMPKIN DAYS
Tyler Arboretum, 515 Painter Road, Media, PA 19063 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-10/21/18 Time: 10am - 5pm both days    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6105669134   |    EMAIL
The weekend's fun and entertainment includes daily balloon sculpting and magic shows with Judy Tudy the Clown, and live music with the Three in One Band Show More...(Saturday), and the Red Wheelbarrow Trio (Sunday). Learn to hula hoop with our friends from SpinCo, enjoy free popcorn and Gatorade thanks to our friends from Nolan Painting, get a different take on the petting zoo and enjoy hands on time with classical musical instruments thanks to the DELCO Symphony Orchestra, and be sure to stick around for afternoon discovery of PA Wildlife and Awesome Owls with our friends from the Indian Run Environmental Center. Add food trucks, beer tasting, pumpkin racing, a bounce house, face painting, hayrides, an obstacle course, scarecrow making, and pumpkins to buy, and there's something for all the family!
Reserve parking and buy admission and activity tickets online.
Free admission for Tyler members.
Non-members: $15 for adults, $13 for seniors (65+) $9 for youth, students, and active military with valid ID. Children age 2 and under are admitted free.
Certain activities inside the event are by carnival-style ticket, available at an extra fee. Main parking at Penn State Brandywine, with shuttles to and from Tyler. Reserve premium parking at Tyler. All accessible parking at Tyler is free.. ...Show Less
BOO AT THE ZOO
Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)
Date: 10/21/18 Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm   
CONTACT: 2152435375   |    EMAIL
Boo at the Zoo
NOW CELEBRATE THREE WEEKENDS!
SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS
OCTOBER 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DAILY
Philadelphia Show More...Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo extravaganza returns for THREE spooky weekends with an added Halloween treat - children admission is just $10!
Don't be a scaredy cat....check out Philadelphia Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo. Set out on a not-so-spooky adventure through "Extinction Graveyard" and run wild at the trick-or-treat stations situated around the Zoo. Dress up in your favorite costume, enjoy festive fall offerings available for purchase (think hot apple cider!) and have a bootiful Halloween! Happy Haunting!. ...Show Less
HALLOWEEN SENSORY SENSITIVE EVENTS
Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103 (map)
Date: 10/21/18 Time: 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17; 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. Oct. 21    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 4846641002   |    EMAIL
Sensory Sensitive Events at the Da Vinci Science Center feature a quiet environment full of hands-on, interactive fun!
We have partnered with Good Show More...Shepherd Occupational Therapists to perform an environmental assessment of the Science Center in order to provide the best possible experience to visitors with special sensory needs.
Educators have completed specialized training to aid in their ability to facilitate our exhibits for individuals looking for heightened or diminished sensory input for almost all of our exhibits.
Explore Jack-O-Lantern Lane, our Halloween walk-through experience, and experiment with FrankenToys, Monster Masks, Squishy Circuits, and more in Leo's Creativity Studio: Frankenstein's Lab.
Check out our It's Alive! Live Science Show at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 21.
Plus, meet some of the Lehigh Valley's premier organizations offering family support services for learners of all shapes, sizes, and needs.. ...Show Less
ROXEY BALLET'S DRACULA
Canal Studio Theater, 243 North Union st, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-10/21/18 Time: Oct 19 at 7pm Oct 20 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 21 at 1pm and 4pm Oct 26 at 7pm Oct 27 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 28 at 1pm and 4pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Roxey Ballet
Dracula is the perfect way to spend the Halloween Season. Mark Roxey successfully combines contemporary choreography, brilliant videography, striking Show More...minimalist sets, lavish costumes and world-class artistry to recreate Dracula. Get ready to experience this scary ballet! Sink your teeth into the Gothic tale of Dracula as he struggles against the power of the cross and his love of Lucy. This is the show you have been waiting for!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/22/18 (Monday)
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/22/18-10/27/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/23/18 (Tuesday)
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/22/18-10/27/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
DANIEL GARBER: ROMANTIC REALIST
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/23/18 Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Dana Garber Applestein, an artist and graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), presents a personal portrait of her grandfather, Daniel Show More...Garber, one of Pennsylvania's most prominent
landscape painters. Garber's style combines realism and fantasy with precise draftsmanship and decorative technique, emblazoning all in vibrant, shimmering colors. As a master instructor at PAFA for more than 40 years, Garber left a lasting influence on generations of painters.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/24/18 (Wednesday)
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/22/18-10/27/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/25/18 (Thursday)
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
EXHIBIT: "THE ART OF JOSEPHINE W. PENNYPACKER"
Pennypacker Mills Historic Site, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA 19473 (map)
Date: 10/25/18 Time: Tues-Sat: 10 am to 4 pm; Sun: 1 to 4 pm Closed Mondays & County Holidays    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102879349   |    EMAIL
The late nineteenth century saw popularity in works of art among women, especially watercolors. On display will be watercolors, charcoal drawings, oil Show More...paintings, and pencil drawings of Josephine Pennypacker. Included on all tours.
All ages, free, suggested donation $2 per person.
Pennypacker Mills is the home of Pennsylvania Governor Samuel W. Pennypacker (1903-1907) and his family. Set on 170-acres of bucolic farmland, the mansion is completely furnished and houses an extensive collection of official and personal artifacts of the Pennypacker family. Operated by the County of Montgomery, the site is open year-round for guided tours, seasonal events, educational programs, changing exhibits, and special programs. Closed Mondays and County Holidays.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/22/18-10/27/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/26/18 (Friday)
SOLO SHOW / GEORGE DONOVAN
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 9/30/18-10/26/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit Watercolors by George Donovan
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/22/18-10/27/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
THESE THINGS I CARRY ART EXHIBIT AT CAIRN UNIVERSITY
Connie A. Eastburn Gallery, Cairn University, 200 Manor Avenue, Langhorne, PA 19047 (map)
Date: 9/17/18-10/26/18 Time: Gallery Hours: 8:30 am-4:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Cairn University
CONTACT: 215.702.4382   |    EMAIL
Kimberly Stemler was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. The exhibit primarily revolves around landscapes that are densely patterned, layered, and focused Show More...on color. These landscapes, while abstracted, have the ability to give the viewer a sense of connection to place, time, and moment. The paintings can feel nostalgic and almost recognizable, like a fuzzy memory. Her work tends to revolve around objects that are also evocative, wistful, and full of remembrance in a manner that is reminiscent of an old photo. Kimberly holds a BFA in painting from Tyler School of Art, Temple University.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
BUCKS COUNTY'S FIRST ART HOTEL EXHIBITION AND ART SALE
The Centre Bridge Inn, 2998 River Road, New Hope, PA 18938 (map)
Date: 10/26/18 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: GRATZ GALLERY AND CONSERVATION STUDIO
CONTACT: 2153482500   |    EMAIL
It is with great excitement and anticipation that beginning on October 5, 2018, we are presenting Bucks County's first Art Hotel venture to our communities Show More...of art enthusiasts far and near. With Bucks County's already rich artistic history, its large selection of galleries, art events and festivals, the culinary offerings, the beauty of its landscape at all seasons, and its deeply rooted tradition of historic Inns, the blending of art and hospitality comes as a natural next step.
In this first Art Hotel exhibition and art sale, we are thrilled to have brought together one of Bucks County's most treasure Inns, one of the area's most established Fine Art galleries and the works by an African American expressionist painter from Philadelphia.
Having a keen sense of appreciation for this area's cultural diversity, curator Stephanie Lisle was inspired to combine the colorful and lively world of art exhibitions with the atmosphere of comfort and tranquility at the Centre Bridge Inn in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The beautiful, historic, and well established Center Bridge Inn is not only a perfect get away retreat in bucolic Bucks County, it is set in the idyllic landscape of the Delaware River, perfect backdrop for weddings, romantic dinners and overnight stays during all seasons. Their selection of eight sophisticated and tastefully decorated guest rooms already feature themed artwork by Bucks County contemporary and traditional artists.
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio has been a leading authority on American Art, and an important member of the Bucks County art community for almost 40 years. Specializing in 19th and 20th century American paintings, with a focus on painters from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gratz Gallery offers a wide selection of Fine Art from Impressionism to Modern Art. In addition to art investment Gratz Gallery offers custom framing and fine art conservation services. Included in the gallery's extensive selection of art, is a collection of works by African American expressionist painter Bernard Harmon.
Bernard Harmon (1935 - 1989) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1935. Harmon was primarily a portrait painter and a well loved teacher in the Philadelphia area. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia Museum School and Temple's Tyler School of Art. Beloved by many, Harmon taught in the Philadelphia School District, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the University of the Arts, and at Drexel University. Harmon's portraits were commissioned by Philadelphia Jazz organist Jimmy Smith and Mayor Richardson Dilworth. Bernard Harmon was considered a Renaissance man by friends and colleagues for his interests not only in art but music and theater as well. He was familiar and friends with many contemporary African American artists such as Doc Thrash, Selma Burke, Paul Keene Jr., Allen Freelon and Charles Searles. His work has a loose expressionist style that can be related to the work of Alice Kneel.
When visiting the Delaware River community, stop in for dinner and a drink, listen to live music on the weekends, stay for the night, and get enchanted by the colorful art of Bernard Harmon. But don't wait too long; exhibitions will change just as the seasons do.
The Center Bridge Inn is located at 2998 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938. Their hours of operations are by appointment for events, and restaurant hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12 - 9 pm and Sunday 5 - 8pm. For more information please visit their website at www.centrebridgeinn.com
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio is located at 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902. Gallery hours are by appointment, Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm, and Sunday 12 - 6pm.
For more information on their inventory and services, please visit www.gratzgallery.com. ...Show Less
COLLAGE IT!
Greater Norristown Art League, 800 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 (map)
Date: 10/26/18 Time: 6:30 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610.539.3393   |   
BYOB; Escape your busy lifestyle and zen out! In this workshop, you will create your own cut paper mandala while enjoying a glass of your favorite beverage. Show More...You will feel relaxed while you cut colors and patterns to arrange into a unique design. No experience needed. Required materials: At least one magazine. ...Show Less
ROXEY BALLET'S DRACULA
Canal Studio Theater, 243 North Union st, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 10/26/18-10/28/18 Time: Oct 19 at 7pm Oct 20 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 21 at 1pm and 4pm Oct 26 at 7pm Oct 27 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 28 at 1pm and 4pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Roxey Ballet
Dracula is the perfect way to spend the Halloween Season. Mark Roxey successfully combines contemporary choreography, brilliant videography, striking Show More...minimalist sets, lavish costumes and world-class artistry to recreate Dracula. Get ready to experience this scary ballet! Sink your teeth into the Gothic tale of Dracula as he struggles against the power of the cross and his love of Lucy. This is the show you have been waiting for!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/27/18 (Saturday)
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
STOVER MILL GALLERY
Stover Mill Gallery, 852 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920 (map)
Date: 10/27/18-10/28/18 Time: Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Tinicum Civic Association
CONTACT: 610-294-9420   |    EMAIL
The 7th Juried Art Exhibition
Over 50 Regional Artists representing all mediums - Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography and sculpture.
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/22/18-10/27/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
BOO AT THE ZOO
Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)
Date: 10/27/18 Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm   
CONTACT: 2152435375   |    EMAIL
Boo at the Zoo
NOW CELEBRATE THREE WEEKENDS!
SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS
OCTOBER 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DAILY
Philadelphia Show More...Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo extravaganza returns for THREE spooky weekends with an added Halloween treat - children admission is just $10!
Don't be a scaredy cat....check out Philadelphia Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo. Set out on a not-so-spooky adventure through "Extinction Graveyard" and run wild at the trick-or-treat stations situated around the Zoo. Dress up in your favorite costume, enjoy festive fall offerings available for purchase (think hot apple cider!) and have a bootiful Halloween! Happy Haunting!. ...Show Less
FREE ANTIQUE APPRAISALS
Locati LLC, 1425 East Welsh Road, Maple Glen, PA 19002 (map)
Date: 10/27/18 Time: Every Saturday, 10am-12pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-619-2873   |    EMAIL
Free Antique Appraisals every Saturday morning from 10am-noon at Locati LLC in Maple Glen, Pennsylvania.
WATERCOLOR - TRICKS AND TECHNIQUES
Greater Norristown Art League, 800 West Germantown Pike, East Norristown, PA 19403 (map)
Date: 10/27/18 Time: 10:00 am    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610.539.3393   |   
We will try various resists, texturing and "printing" techniques that can be incorporated into your paintings. Some folks call it "cheating," but we call Show More...it "being creative." If you bring a sketchbook along with your watercolors, you will be able to take notes about your experiments to save for your own experiments. After a 20+ year career designing printed fabrics and wall coverings, Gail Bracegirdle began doing artwork in transparent watercolor full time. She began sharing her skills through teaching in 1993 and very much enjoys it. Over the years, sketchbooks have become a constant in her work. She uses them as a diary, teaching aid, planning tool, and source of ideas for her paintings. Gail currently has classes through the Continuing Education Department at Bucks County Community College, Artworks Trenton, and the Princeton Arts Council.. ...Show Less
ROXEY BALLET'S DRACULA
Canal Studio Theater, 243 North Union st, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 10/26/18-10/28/18 Time: Oct 19 at 7pm Oct 20 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 21 at 1pm and 4pm Oct 26 at 7pm Oct 27 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 28 at 1pm and 4pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Roxey Ballet
Dracula is the perfect way to spend the Halloween Season. Mark Roxey successfully combines contemporary choreography, brilliant videography, striking Show More...minimalist sets, lavish costumes and world-class artistry to recreate Dracula. Get ready to experience this scary ballet! Sink your teeth into the Gothic tale of Dracula as he struggles against the power of the cross and his love of Lucy. This is the show you have been waiting for!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/28/18 (Sunday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
STOVER MILL GALLERY
Stover Mill Gallery, 852 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920 (map)
Date: 10/27/18-10/28/18 Time: Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Tinicum Civic Association
CONTACT: 610-294-9420   |    EMAIL
The 7th Juried Art Exhibition
Over 50 Regional Artists representing all mediums - Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography and sculpture.
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
POISONS AND ANTIDOTES
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 9/4/18-10/28/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
September 4th- October 28th
Artist reception- Friday, September 7th from 6 PM - 9 PM
Some energies shroud in the shadows while some shine strong Show More...and brightly, such are the forces that push and pull amongst us. From toxic foes to altruistic Samaritans, we are surrounded by other's motives, left to our own volition in the aftermath. It is up to us to wither under, thrive on, possibly even pass along. With personal reflection, what side of the line do we stand on, with the healers and do-gooders or with the cruel and mischievous?
Poisons and Antidotes present the duality of the damages and the remedies. A collection of artist portrayals of malicious intents and selfless healers throughout history, in the myths, as well in our contemporary times. From symbols to epic stories to iconic embodiments of the deeper workings within the human spirit and the physical. The rain can heal and nourish some, while others writhe in pain.

Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.
Invited
Jenny Arcus
Nick Baxter
Perry Devick
Justin Harris
Greg Jaskot
Jon Krause
Michele Melcher
Kathryn Noska
John Tarrao. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
BOO AT THE ZOO
Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)
Date: 10/28/18 Time: 10:00 am-4:00 pm   
CONTACT: 2152435375   |    EMAIL
Boo at the Zoo
NOW CELEBRATE THREE WEEKENDS!
SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS
OCTOBER 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. DAILY
Philadelphia Show More...Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo extravaganza returns for THREE spooky weekends with an added Halloween treat - children admission is just $10!
Don't be a scaredy cat....check out Philadelphia Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo. Set out on a not-so-spooky adventure through "Extinction Graveyard" and run wild at the trick-or-treat stations situated around the Zoo. Dress up in your favorite costume, enjoy festive fall offerings available for purchase (think hot apple cider!) and have a bootiful Halloween! Happy Haunting!. ...Show Less
MEDIEVAL FESTIVAL
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 10/28/18 Time: 1-5pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: Visitor Services 267-502-2990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum's Medieval Festival presents the arts and culture of the Middle Ages uniquely interpreted by skilled professionals renowned for their Show More...knowledge and craftsmanship.
At the same time, visitors to the castle-like former home during the festival have a rare opportunity to freely tour its galleries, walk through some family living spaces and ride the elevator to the tower for its inspiring views-all for the festival's budget-friendly admission price.
The Medieval Festival delivers something for everyone. This is a chance for families and individuals of all ages to watch and learn about-and sometimes try their hand at-crafts that were integral to European life in the Middle Ages.
Admission includes self-guided tours of the castle and tower: $10 adults, $8 seniors 65+ and students with ID. Free for members and children 3 and under. Come in medieval costume to win a prize.
New this year! Two fun activities for all ages are made possible with the help of students from Bryn Athyn College's "The Viking World" history class (included in admission fee).
--Viking Selfie Station. Accessorize from items in the Museum's prop box and pose for a selfie with students dressed as these Norse explorers, merchants, warriors or pirates from the Middle Ages. "Viking" derives from an Old Norse word that means "to raid."
--Rune Writing. Learn about rune writing-using a character "alphabet" dating from the time before Northern Europe became Christianized-from your Viking helpers and try your hand at making your own rune.
Please note: For this event the elevator stops at the 1st and 5th floors and the Tower only. Please use the stairs while exploring Glencairn Museum's galleries on all other floors. No wheelchairs beyond the 1st floor. No backpack-style baby carriers. Photography for private use is permitted. No flash, tripods, selfie sticks or videography.
This is the only time of the year to experience this selection of artisan-level crafts at Glencairn. The galleries and grounds are also open for self-guided and cell-phone audio tours. The Castle Café in the Upper Hall offers seating, along with beverages and snacks available for purchase from Be Well Bakery & Café. Free & ample parking.
Besides the Viking activities, demos & activities include
Stained Glass
Weaponry
Illuminated Manuscripts
Vocal Music
Printing Press
Going on Pilgrimage: The Pilgrim's Self-Guided Quest
Musical Instruments. ...Show Less
ROXEY BALLET'S DRACULA
Canal Studio Theater, 243 North Union st, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 10/26/18-10/28/18 Time: Oct 19 at 7pm Oct 20 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 21 at 1pm and 4pm Oct 26 at 7pm Oct 27 at 4pm and 7pm Oct 28 at 1pm and 4pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Roxey Ballet
Dracula is the perfect way to spend the Halloween Season. Mark Roxey successfully combines contemporary choreography, brilliant videography, striking Show More...minimalist sets, lavish costumes and world-class artistry to recreate Dracula. Get ready to experience this scary ballet! Sink your teeth into the Gothic tale of Dracula as he struggles against the power of the cross and his love of Lucy. This is the show you have been waiting for!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
STILL LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/28/18 Time: 2-4pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A program within our fall exhibit, Sketched Out: The Beginnings of a Masterpiece. "Bring Your Own Easel" and enjoy an afternoon of still life drawing Show More...in the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Each weekend will feature a different set of artifacts from our collection that will challenge your artistic skills with interesting shapes, textures, and designs. This is a fantastic opportunity for local artists to practice their sketching in a unique, historic environment and perfect for students to fill their portfolio!
When: Every 2nd & 4th Sunday October-February, 2PM-4PM
Cost: $5 for Non-Members, FREE for HBMS Members. ...Show Less
Events for 10/29/18 (Monday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/29/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/30/18 (Tuesday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/29/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 10/31/18 (Wednesday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
HOT OFF THE PRESS: PRINTING AND PAPERMAKING
National Museum of Industrial History, 602 E 2nd St, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (map)
Date: 5/4/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-694-6644   |    EMAIL
The National Museum of Industrial History's (NMIH) latest exhibit, Hot Off the Press: Printing and Papermaking, a hands-on look at how the printed word Show More...revolutionized the spread of knowledge throughout the world, debuts this week. From the Gutenberg press to linotype machines, like those seen in the hit movie The Post, NMIH's exhibit gives an in-depth and interactive look at how printing presses, paper, and ink were used to spark the most influential industry on the planet.
The exhibit includes rare printings, including 17th Century translations, the first German-translated Bible printed in the Colonies, and the Ephrata Martyrs' Mirror, the largest book printed in Colonial America. Paired with these texts are working printing presses that visitors will be able to use to print take-home mementos, a one-of-a-kind scale model of a Fourdrinier papermaking machine, and mosaics saved from the now-demolished Bethlehem Steel Printery.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
SHOPPING & DINING IN BRISTOL: THEN & NOW EXHIBIT
Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, PA 19007 (map)
Date: 10/29/18-10/31/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: (215) 788-7891   |    EMAIL
From catchy radio jingles to winning the national Small Business Revolution contest, most everyone in Lower Bucks County has a memory of shopping or dining Show More...in Bristol Borough. As we reminisce, you are invited to join us Friday, October 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an opening reception for Shopping & Dining in Bristol: Then & Now, a new exhibit at the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe Street. The exhibit highlights the history of small business in Bristol from the founding of the Borough to present day businesses and activities. Throughout the exhibit, visitors will view photographs, records, and memorabilia depicting the transformation of various types of business in Bristol over the years. The exhibit's interactive features offer visitors the opportunity to reminisce about Bristol's bustling past and celebrate in its renewed growth through today's local businesses. Registration is not required for this free, family-friendly event. The exhibit continues during regular Library hours through Wednesday, October 31, 2018.
This program is offered by the Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library in support of the PA Forward | Pennsylvania Libraries initiative. Libraries are key to powering progress and elevating the quality of life in PA by fueling the types of knowledge essential to success: Basic Literacy, Information Literacy, Civic and Social Literacy, Health Literacy, and Financial Literacy.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/1/18 (Thursday)
NEW FEATHERS - A PLAYWRIGHT READING SERIES OF NEW THEATRICAL WORK - SHORTS NIGHT!
James A. Michener Art Musuem, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/1/18 Time: 6:15pm - pre-show gathering & 7pm show    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: James A. Michener Art Musuem & New Feathers Productions
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
New Feathers: A Playwright Reading Series presenting new, literary works from award-winning playwrights of the region, including the Princeton Witherspoon Circle! November Shorts Specially Presented November 1st are Theatrical Shorts featuring six new 10-15 minute plays, selected shorts are as follows: A Slap In The A__ by Ken Kaissar, Jugs by Shelli Pentimall Bookler, Try The Fortune Cake by Barry M Putt, The Tale Of The Spooky Turnip by Greg Nanni, Animals by Kerri Kochanski, The Faint Taste Of Show More...Cat Food And Sour Milk by Barbara Blumenthal Ehrlich, Cast includes: James Jeseberger, Brianna Lynn, Keith Maliszewski, Alexandra Voelmle and Hayden Saunier. Direction by Joey Perillo. $20 general admission for each performance - Includes latest museum exhibit access, pre-show gathering at 6:15 - 6:45 - light refreshments served and 7pm show. ...Show Less
NEW FEATHERS - A PLAYWRIGHT READING SERIES OF NEW THEATRICAL WORK - SHORTS NIGHT! in James A. Michener Art Musuem
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEETING
James Lorah House Auditorium, Broad St, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/1/18 Time: 7:30pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
Doylestown Art League Monthly Meeting, Thurs 7.30pm Nov 1, guest speaker Barbara Lewis, public welcome. For details see Upcoming Events at www.doylestownartleague.com
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/2/18 (Friday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 9/9/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
JIM LARD CERAMIC EXHIBIT HOSTED BY DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium Gallery, 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/7/18-11/2/18 Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of ceramic artist Jim Lard. The wood-fired porcelain and stoneware ceramics Show More...show entitled, "com-ple-men-tar-i-ty," will open Aug. 1 and run through Nov. 2 in the University's Life Sciences Building.
"We are excited to show the work of Jim Lard in the Life Sciences Building gallery as part of the University's Arts on Campus initiative," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "DelVal is planning to offer additional exhibits, and we hope to enrich the campus and the community by bringing in a variety of artists."
Lard, who is from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, earned his MFA from Louisiana Tech University, where here studied both furniture design and ceramics. He has taught at Harrisburg Area Community College since 1993, where he was a department chair from 1995 to 2002. Lard's work can be found in numerous public and private collections. His most recent commission, for a wall relief, can be seen at the Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
Lard considers himself a "maker." He is known for his keen material sensibility and an appreciation for fine craft. His aesthetic sensibility and visual vocabulary are informed by the incredible wonder of nature, as well as music, dance, and architecture. Lard said he appreciates and seeks to convey visually, things that simply cannot be communicated otherwise.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Aug. 1 through Nov. 2. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
BUCKS COUNTY'S FIRST ART HOTEL EXHIBITION AND ART SALE
The Centre Bridge Inn, 2998 River Road, New Hope, PA 18938 (map)
Date: 11/2/18 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: GRATZ GALLERY AND CONSERVATION STUDIO
CONTACT: 2153482500   |    EMAIL
It is with great excitement and anticipation that beginning on October 5, 2018, we are presenting Bucks County's first Art Hotel venture to our communities Show More...of art enthusiasts far and near. With Bucks County's already rich artistic history, its large selection of galleries, art events and festivals, the culinary offerings, the beauty of its landscape at all seasons, and its deeply rooted tradition of historic Inns, the blending of art and hospitality comes as a natural next step.
In this first Art Hotel exhibition and art sale, we are thrilled to have brought together one of Bucks County's most treasure Inns, one of the area's most established Fine Art galleries and the works by an African American expressionist painter from Philadelphia.
Having a keen sense of appreciation for this area's cultural diversity, curator Stephanie Lisle was inspired to combine the colorful and lively world of art exhibitions with the atmosphere of comfort and tranquility at the Centre Bridge Inn in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The beautiful, historic, and well established Center Bridge Inn is not only a perfect get away retreat in bucolic Bucks County, it is set in the idyllic landscape of the Delaware River, perfect backdrop for weddings, romantic dinners and overnight stays during all seasons. Their selection of eight sophisticated and tastefully decorated guest rooms already feature themed artwork by Bucks County contemporary and traditional artists.
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio has been a leading authority on American Art, and an important member of the Bucks County art community for almost 40 years. Specializing in 19th and 20th century American paintings, with a focus on painters from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gratz Gallery offers a wide selection of Fine Art from Impressionism to Modern Art. In addition to art investment Gratz Gallery offers custom framing and fine art conservation services. Included in the gallery's extensive selection of art, is a collection of works by African American expressionist painter Bernard Harmon.
Bernard Harmon (1935 - 1989) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1935. Harmon was primarily a portrait painter and a well loved teacher in the Philadelphia area. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia Museum School and Temple's Tyler School of Art. Beloved by many, Harmon taught in the Philadelphia School District, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the University of the Arts, and at Drexel University. Harmon's portraits were commissioned by Philadelphia Jazz organist Jimmy Smith and Mayor Richardson Dilworth. Bernard Harmon was considered a Renaissance man by friends and colleagues for his interests not only in art but music and theater as well. He was familiar and friends with many contemporary African American artists such as Doc Thrash, Selma Burke, Paul Keene Jr., Allen Freelon and Charles Searles. His work has a loose expressionist style that can be related to the work of Alice Kneel.
When visiting the Delaware River community, stop in for dinner and a drink, listen to live music on the weekends, stay for the night, and get enchanted by the colorful art of Bernard Harmon. But don't wait too long; exhibitions will change just as the seasons do.
The Center Bridge Inn is located at 2998 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938. Their hours of operations are by appointment for events, and restaurant hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12 - 9 pm and Sunday 5 - 8pm. For more information please visit their website at www.centrebridgeinn.com
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio is located at 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902. Gallery hours are by appointment, Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm, and Sunday 12 - 6pm.
For more information on their inventory and services, please visit www.gratzgallery.com. ...Show Less
5TH ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW
The Laceworks Framing Studio of Stuart Clark, 287 S Main Street, Lower Rear Level, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/4/18 Time: Friday, 7-9, Saturday, 12-7, Sunday 12-5   
CONTACT: 2152304111   |    EMAIL
5th ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW AND SALE
November 2-4 & 9-11, 2018
"5TH Annual Points of View", an Art Show and Sale featuring five local artists, Show More...will once again be presented for two weekends at the Laceworks at 287 S. Main Street, Lambertville, Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th, and Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th.The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Friday, November 2 from 7 - 9 pm. The show continues both weekends, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5. For more information, contact JeanneChesterton@gmail.com or Ilene@IleneRubin.com.

Once again, the show will be held at The Laceworks, at the framing studio of Stuart Clark. It is located on the lower rear parking lot side of the Laceworks building. Parking is free and abundant. Entrances are on the street side or around the back on the lower level. Look for the banners and flags.
Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin have been creating Art Shows in the Bucks County area for four years, and now five years. Along with a who's who list of local artists, they have found that joining talent with location to exhibit and sell art has been quite the lucrative endeavor. It's a win-win for any serious collector of art or a casual tourist wanting to go home with a little piece of Bucks County in the New Hope/Lambertville area.

A few of the aspects that they like so much about the Point of View Art Show at the Laceworks are that the art of Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin along with Pat Powell, Rose Marie Strippoli, and, Gail Bracegirdle, complement each other while individually, are visually very different. There is something for everyone with little to no overlap of style or range. Also, each in their own right have amassed their own following and niche in an otherwise crowded art field in the Bucks County region. It's a unique blend with a wide price range, so that anyone who is a collector will certainly have a diverse choice, while a casual tourist will easily find a treasure in a treasure box of a gallery.

All art is for sale. Jeanne Chesterton paints realistic still life subjects. She chooses worn, rusty objects but sets up a composition with finesse and imagination. Concentrating mostly on landscapes, Ilene Rubin's paintings explode with color, and will be showcasing Bridges and Water, along with a few small still life pieces. Pat Powell has combined a creative mixture of form, color and mixed media. Rose Marie Strippoli uses shape and color to impart a nonrepresentational vision that is unique and full of movement. Gail Bracegirdle manipulates watercolor paint as a conductor extracts the best from their musicians; with skill, sensitivity and accomplishment.

Ilene Rubin is a national award winning Bucks County artist and author. Concentrating mostly on landscapes and still life paintings in Oils and Pastels, Rubin's paintings explode with color. Her paintings have been accepted into juried art shows in Colorado, Illinois, and, the communities in and around Bucks County, PA and South Jersey. She also has published two novels, both available on Amazon.com. Ilene's art has been shown on the Natural Awakenings Magazine cover as well as at the Phillips Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Show. She is co-founder of the Broads With Brushes artist group. Ms. Rubin will be showing new paintings created in the last year, including a few selections which, while a departure from her recognizable style, are still true to her urgent desire to capture the vanishing highways and byways. According to Ms. Rubin, "It's a moment in time that I'm compelled to take hold of. It could be a split second along the road or by a field, when I see something that captures the timeless dignity of this place that is so pastoral and serene, and, simultaneously vibrant and growing. Those places might disappear through development all too soon and I feel compelled to capture them before they're gone. With still life, there is a simple yet defined energy that reveals how we view the things surrounding us, and that challenges me to give them dimension and charm. These are the movements and moments I want to paint. This is why I paint; because I breathe."

Having established her reputation as a still life painter in the realist tradition, Jeanne Chesterton is excited once again to be exhibiting her paintings in the annual "Points of View" show. She's pleased to be introducing more than a dozen new pieces which feature her ever popular metals, glassware, florals and fruit. As to be expected, Chesterton's compositions manifest harmony as she establishes a comfortable relationship among her objects. Staging the tableau is as important to her as is the layering of color and attention to detail. Chesterton is an award-winning artist and has exhibited in over 200 shows including Phillips' Mill and the Ellarslie Open.

Patricia MCI. Powell: As a long time resident of Bucks County, she has found a perfect place to inspire and rekindle an old passion for art and painting. Says Pat, "I restarted painting at Bucks County Community College and continue with private and group lessons as well as workshops. I have shown and sold at local shows and have gifted many works to family and friends in whom I have perceived a liking or desire to give them a home. My philosophy regarding my work is to be inspired by what I see, be it nature or a still life composition or portrait, and to create my own interpretation in what I hope is a painterly way. I also hope my paintings make the viewer happy, thoughtful or jog a memory of the near or distant past. I think art should speak to the viewer and take him or her to another place of his or her own. Seeing something "new" in the same painting is always a wondrous discovery. I think my paintings are usually about color, geometry and often a touch of whimsy. Who wouldn't be inspired by living in Bucks County with our wonderful history, changing scenery and variety of landscapes from rolling hills, to river scenes, to deep quarries? I'm not sure how it happened, but it was a serendipity moment when I decided to incorporate paint chips in my art work. Two pieces have been accepted at Phillips Mill and both have found good homes."

Rose Marie Strippoli: "I feel that my art has been a metamorphosis, a reflection of my life's experiences. My artistic experiences have come full circle in a way, the archetypical Mandala; ever present, insistent in its pattern. As for choices, I love it all. I immerse myself in a variety of media, vehicles for my artistic intent, proclaiming the message of the moment. What will it be today?"

Gail Bracegirdle: "I chose the fascinating world of watercolor because I was drawn to the clean, environmentally sensitive nature of this medium", she says. "Every painting is a journey and challenge. I love experimenting with various textures and styles of watercolor papers and pigments - always searching for the perfect combination of surface and paint to create a specific effect. If I can think of yet another way to make art with watercolors, I'll try it. This has lead me into using my watercolors to create monotypes, and recently, even adding collage for textural elements. In my representational paintings, I paint objects and places I find intriguing. However, whether I'm working in a representational way or with abstracted forms, my goal is to share the excitement of my experiences with the observer." Since 1993 Gail has been teaching watercolor and finds it to be a wonderfully enjoyable and rewarding experience. During that time, she has been a faculty member of Arts Council of Princeton, Bucks County Community College, ARTWORKS Trenton, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, and at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. A signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, her paintings are actively exhibited in juried, group and solo shows throughout the region, have won awards, and are held in private collections in the United States, Europe and Australia.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/3/18 (Saturday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
STOVER MILL GALLERY
Stover Mill Gallery, 852 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920 (map)
Date: 11/3/18-11/4/18 Time: Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Tinicum Civic Association
CONTACT: 610-294-9420   |    EMAIL
The 7th Juried Art Exhibition
Over 50 Regional Artists representing all mediums - Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography and sculpture.
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
GUIDED TOUR OF LACE, NOT LACE
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 11/3/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-8415   |    EMAIL
Guided Tour of Lace, not Lace: Contemporary Fiber Art from Lacemaking Techniques with Curator Devon Thein.
5TH ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW
The Laceworks Framing Studio of Stuart Clark, 287 S Main Street, Lower Rear Level, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/4/18 Time: Friday, 7-9, Saturday, 12-7, Sunday 12-5   
CONTACT: 2152304111   |    EMAIL
5th ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW AND SALE
November 2-4 & 9-11, 2018
"5TH Annual Points of View", an Art Show and Sale featuring five local artists, Show More...will once again be presented for two weekends at the Laceworks at 287 S. Main Street, Lambertville, Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th, and Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th.The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Friday, November 2 from 7 - 9 pm. The show continues both weekends, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5. For more information, contact JeanneChesterton@gmail.com or Ilene@IleneRubin.com.

Once again, the show will be held at The Laceworks, at the framing studio of Stuart Clark. It is located on the lower rear parking lot side of the Laceworks building. Parking is free and abundant. Entrances are on the street side or around the back on the lower level. Look for the banners and flags.
Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin have been creating Art Shows in the Bucks County area for four years, and now five years. Along with a who's who list of local artists, they have found that joining talent with location to exhibit and sell art has been quite the lucrative endeavor. It's a win-win for any serious collector of art or a casual tourist wanting to go home with a little piece of Bucks County in the New Hope/Lambertville area.

A few of the aspects that they like so much about the Point of View Art Show at the Laceworks are that the art of Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin along with Pat Powell, Rose Marie Strippoli, and, Gail Bracegirdle, complement each other while individually, are visually very different. There is something for everyone with little to no overlap of style or range. Also, each in their own right have amassed their own following and niche in an otherwise crowded art field in the Bucks County region. It's a unique blend with a wide price range, so that anyone who is a collector will certainly have a diverse choice, while a casual tourist will easily find a treasure in a treasure box of a gallery.

All art is for sale. Jeanne Chesterton paints realistic still life subjects. She chooses worn, rusty objects but sets up a composition with finesse and imagination. Concentrating mostly on landscapes, Ilene Rubin's paintings explode with color, and will be showcasing Bridges and Water, along with a few small still life pieces. Pat Powell has combined a creative mixture of form, color and mixed media. Rose Marie Strippoli uses shape and color to impart a nonrepresentational vision that is unique and full of movement. Gail Bracegirdle manipulates watercolor paint as a conductor extracts the best from their musicians; with skill, sensitivity and accomplishment.

Ilene Rubin is a national award winning Bucks County artist and author. Concentrating mostly on landscapes and still life paintings in Oils and Pastels, Rubin's paintings explode with color. Her paintings have been accepted into juried art shows in Colorado, Illinois, and, the communities in and around Bucks County, PA and South Jersey. She also has published two novels, both available on Amazon.com. Ilene's art has been shown on the Natural Awakenings Magazine cover as well as at the Phillips Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Show. She is co-founder of the Broads With Brushes artist group. Ms. Rubin will be showing new paintings created in the last year, including a few selections which, while a departure from her recognizable style, are still true to her urgent desire to capture the vanishing highways and byways. According to Ms. Rubin, "It's a moment in time that I'm compelled to take hold of. It could be a split second along the road or by a field, when I see something that captures the timeless dignity of this place that is so pastoral and serene, and, simultaneously vibrant and growing. Those places might disappear through development all too soon and I feel compelled to capture them before they're gone. With still life, there is a simple yet defined energy that reveals how we view the things surrounding us, and that challenges me to give them dimension and charm. These are the movements and moments I want to paint. This is why I paint; because I breathe."

Having established her reputation as a still life painter in the realist tradition, Jeanne Chesterton is excited once again to be exhibiting her paintings in the annual "Points of View" show. She's pleased to be introducing more than a dozen new pieces which feature her ever popular metals, glassware, florals and fruit. As to be expected, Chesterton's compositions manifest harmony as she establishes a comfortable relationship among her objects. Staging the tableau is as important to her as is the layering of color and attention to detail. Chesterton is an award-winning artist and has exhibited in over 200 shows including Phillips' Mill and the Ellarslie Open.

Patricia MCI. Powell: As a long time resident of Bucks County, she has found a perfect place to inspire and rekindle an old passion for art and painting. Says Pat, "I restarted painting at Bucks County Community College and continue with private and group lessons as well as workshops. I have shown and sold at local shows and have gifted many works to family and friends in whom I have perceived a liking or desire to give them a home. My philosophy regarding my work is to be inspired by what I see, be it nature or a still life composition or portrait, and to create my own interpretation in what I hope is a painterly way. I also hope my paintings make the viewer happy, thoughtful or jog a memory of the near or distant past. I think art should speak to the viewer and take him or her to another place of his or her own. Seeing something "new" in the same painting is always a wondrous discovery. I think my paintings are usually about color, geometry and often a touch of whimsy. Who wouldn't be inspired by living in Bucks County with our wonderful history, changing scenery and variety of landscapes from rolling hills, to river scenes, to deep quarries? I'm not sure how it happened, but it was a serendipity moment when I decided to incorporate paint chips in my art work. Two pieces have been accepted at Phillips Mill and both have found good homes."

Rose Marie Strippoli: "I feel that my art has been a metamorphosis, a reflection of my life's experiences. My artistic experiences have come full circle in a way, the archetypical Mandala; ever present, insistent in its pattern. As for choices, I love it all. I immerse myself in a variety of media, vehicles for my artistic intent, proclaiming the message of the moment. What will it be today?"

Gail Bracegirdle: "I chose the fascinating world of watercolor because I was drawn to the clean, environmentally sensitive nature of this medium", she says. "Every painting is a journey and challenge. I love experimenting with various textures and styles of watercolor papers and pigments - always searching for the perfect combination of surface and paint to create a specific effect. If I can think of yet another way to make art with watercolors, I'll try it. This has lead me into using my watercolors to create monotypes, and recently, even adding collage for textural elements. In my representational paintings, I paint objects and places I find intriguing. However, whether I'm working in a representational way or with abstracted forms, my goal is to share the excitement of my experiences with the observer." Since 1993 Gail has been teaching watercolor and finds it to be a wonderfully enjoyable and rewarding experience. During that time, she has been a faculty member of Arts Council of Princeton, Bucks County Community College, ARTWORKS Trenton, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, and at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. A signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, her paintings are actively exhibited in juried, group and solo shows throughout the region, have won awards, and are held in private collections in the United States, Europe and Australia.. ...Show Less
MCQUEEN DOCUMENTARY W/ RECEPTION AND TOUR AT NEW HOPE ARTS
ACME Screening Room, 25 South Union, Lambertvile, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/3/18 Time: 4:30 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6094835237   |    EMAIL
McQueen Documentary w/ Reception and Tour at New Hope Arts - We will have a light reception with appetizers and wine plus a private tour of the Fiber, Show More...Fabric, Fashion Exhibit with Carol Cruickshanks.
Reception at 4:30pm at NHArts;
Exhibit Tour at 5pm;
Film 6pm at the ACME.
McQueen is a personal look at the extraordinary life, career and artistry of Alexander McQueen. Through exclusive interviews with his closest friends and family, recovered archives, exquisite visuals and music, McQueen is an authentic celebration and thrilling portrait of an inspired yet tortured fashion visionary.
Watch Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OjX3ZbsfbU
Rated R, 1 hour 51 minutes. ...Show Less
FREE ANTIQUE APPRAISALS
Locati LLC, 1425 East Welsh Road, Maple Glen, PA 19002 (map)
Date: 11/3/18 Time: Every Saturday, 10am-12pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-619-2873   |    EMAIL
Free Antique Appraisals every Saturday morning from 10am-noon at Locati LLC in Maple Glen, Pennsylvania.
CONTRAST THEME ART SHOW
Greater Norristown Art League, 800 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 (map)
Date: 11/3/18-11/4/18 Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610.539.3393   |   
What do most artists love? Contrasts! GNAL's annual Theme Show this year will focus on your interpretation of Contrasts.
Artist Shelley Esaak defined Show More...contrast as "... a principle of art. When defining it, art experts refer to the arrangement of opposite elements (light vs. dark colors, rough vs. smooth textures, large vs. small shapes, etc.) in a piece so as to create visual interest, excitement, and drama."
Use the words visual interest, excitement, and drama to get your creative juices flowing! Contrast can play a gamut of roles, from traditional artwork to abstract, from patterns to surrealism, in sculpture and photography.. ...Show Less
YARDLEY FINE ARTISANS HOLIDAY SHOW
Lower Makefield Community Center, 1550 Oxford Valley Road, Yardley, PA 19067 (map)
Date: 11/3/18 Time: noon to 6 pm   
Yardley Fine Artisans Holiday Show, Saturday, November 3, noon to 6 pm. Featuring paintings by Connie Dierks, Arlene Freed and Jo-Ann Osnoe; handprinted Show More...wearable art by Harshita Lohia; ceramics by Joyce Inderbitzin and jewelry by Lara Ginzburg. We will have lots of affordable creations for holiday gift giving. There will also be food and snacks to purchase from DeLorenzo's "The Burg" food truck and Guru's Indian Cuisine. At the new Lower Makefield Community Center, 1550 Oxford Valley Road, Yardley, PA 19067.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/4/18 (Sunday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
STOVER MILL GALLERY
Stover Mill Gallery, 852 River Road, Erwinna, PA 18920 (map)
Date: 11/3/18-11/4/18 Time: Saturday and Sunday 1-5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Tinicum Civic Association
CONTACT: 610-294-9420   |    EMAIL
The 7th Juried Art Exhibition
Over 50 Regional Artists representing all mediums - Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, photography and sculpture.
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
ART OF BRYN ATHYN'S NISHAN YARDUMIAN
Glencairn Museum, 1001 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 (map)
Date: 4/22/18-11/4/18 Time: Tour exhibition Tu-Fri during 2:30pm "Highlights Tour," Sat-Sun 1-4:30pm (walk-ins welcome)    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2675022990   |    EMAIL
Glencairn Museum mounts an exhibition of 20 paintings and drawings by the late Bryn Athyn artist and arts instructor Nishan Yardumian (1947-1986). "A Show More...Window to the Soul: Nishan Yardumian's Biblical Art" opens Sunday, April 22, during the Museum's annual Sacred Arts Festival and continues through Sunday, November 4, in Glencairn's Upper Hall exhibition space.
Yardumian taught painting in Bryn Athyn for many years, at both the Academy of the New Church Secondary Schools and Bryn Athyn College. A painter as well as a teacher, he was passionate about both professions. According to Yardumian, "Painting aims at the universal with the hopes that each individual can find his identification with it. Teaching aims at the individual with the hope of developing the universal."
Siri Hurst, Nishan Yardumian's widow, who owns many pieces of her late husband's work, says, "For the past five years, as I've taken a day each summer to archive Nishan's remaining art work, I noticed how he was drawn to the subject of 'heavenly appearances.' This theme coincided with my own philosophic reflections on how appearances reveal but also conceal, and this led me to suggest to Glencairn an exhibit that could include this theme.
"Two pieces in this exhibition are favorites of mine. I love 'Bethlehem' because it illustrates a story we can all relate to, of an idea-something of God-that is born within us. 'Annunciation to Shepherds' shows movement: Nishan saw the angel as 'appearing' and changing us, and the drama such change can represent.
"When I modeled for Nishan, I would watch his eyes. The intensity made me feel he was probing an idea beyond the observation. He often said, 'In the end it is not what we paint pictures of, but what we paint pictures from.' I think the key to understanding his art is to realize from what he painted.
"Nishan was deeply spiritual, and saw the discipline of painting and drawing as analogous to the struggle to see the truth. He said, 'Paintings don't re-direct the wind; they realign the heart.'
"He loved to paint stories from the Bible because of what they mean in our lives. Although religious imagery wasn't popular in the art world of his day [1970s and '80s], his work found a receptive home at Glencairn Museum whose mission supports an appreciation for our common spiritual history."
"Yardumian liked the idea that just as an artwork reflects and shapes the values of a home, a museum reflects and shapes the values of a community," says Dr. Martha Gyllenhaal, a close friend of Yardumian and currently Associate Professor of Art and Art History and head of the Art Department at Bryn Athyn College. She was exhibit coordinator for Glencairn's first solo Nishan Yardumian exhibition in 1987, a year after his death.
"So it is fitting that a number of homes have lent their cherished Biblical paintings to Glencairn Museum [for this exhibition]. Yardumian thought that attending an art exhibit is a reciprocal act between the artist and viewer: each brings their best self to the process, which results in a marvelous exchange of insights."
While there is no charge to view "A Window to the Soul," donations are accepted and access is included in tour and event admission.
Besides stated times, visitors may call for an appointment and when attending the Sacred Arts and Medieval Festivals. The exhibition is closed April 29 and May 26 for two concerts and on July 4.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
BEGINNER BOBBIN LACE WORKSHOP
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 11/4/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-8415   |    EMAIL
Try your hand at the traditional art of bobbin lacemaking in this beginner workshop.
5TH ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW
The Laceworks Framing Studio of Stuart Clark, 287 S Main Street, Lower Rear Level, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/4/18 Time: Friday, 7-9, Saturday, 12-7, Sunday 12-5   
CONTACT: 2152304111   |    EMAIL
5th ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW AND SALE
November 2-4 & 9-11, 2018
"5TH Annual Points of View", an Art Show and Sale featuring five local artists, Show More...will once again be presented for two weekends at the Laceworks at 287 S. Main Street, Lambertville, Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th, and Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th.The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Friday, November 2 from 7 - 9 pm. The show continues both weekends, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5. For more information, contact JeanneChesterton@gmail.com or Ilene@IleneRubin.com.

Once again, the show will be held at The Laceworks, at the framing studio of Stuart Clark. It is located on the lower rear parking lot side of the Laceworks building. Parking is free and abundant. Entrances are on the street side or around the back on the lower level. Look for the banners and flags.
Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin have been creating Art Shows in the Bucks County area for four years, and now five years. Along with a who's who list of local artists, they have found that joining talent with location to exhibit and sell art has been quite the lucrative endeavor. It's a win-win for any serious collector of art or a casual tourist wanting to go home with a little piece of Bucks County in the New Hope/Lambertville area.

A few of the aspects that they like so much about the Point of View Art Show at the Laceworks are that the art of Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin along with Pat Powell, Rose Marie Strippoli, and, Gail Bracegirdle, complement each other while individually, are visually very different. There is something for everyone with little to no overlap of style or range. Also, each in their own right have amassed their own following and niche in an otherwise crowded art field in the Bucks County region. It's a unique blend with a wide price range, so that anyone who is a collector will certainly have a diverse choice, while a casual tourist will easily find a treasure in a treasure box of a gallery.

All art is for sale. Jeanne Chesterton paints realistic still life subjects. She chooses worn, rusty objects but sets up a composition with finesse and imagination. Concentrating mostly on landscapes, Ilene Rubin's paintings explode with color, and will be showcasing Bridges and Water, along with a few small still life pieces. Pat Powell has combined a creative mixture of form, color and mixed media. Rose Marie Strippoli uses shape and color to impart a nonrepresentational vision that is unique and full of movement. Gail Bracegirdle manipulates watercolor paint as a conductor extracts the best from their musicians; with skill, sensitivity and accomplishment.

Ilene Rubin is a national award winning Bucks County artist and author. Concentrating mostly on landscapes and still life paintings in Oils and Pastels, Rubin's paintings explode with color. Her paintings have been accepted into juried art shows in Colorado, Illinois, and, the communities in and around Bucks County, PA and South Jersey. She also has published two novels, both available on Amazon.com. Ilene's art has been shown on the Natural Awakenings Magazine cover as well as at the Phillips Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Show. She is co-founder of the Broads With Brushes artist group. Ms. Rubin will be showing new paintings created in the last year, including a few selections which, while a departure from her recognizable style, are still true to her urgent desire to capture the vanishing highways and byways. According to Ms. Rubin, "It's a moment in time that I'm compelled to take hold of. It could be a split second along the road or by a field, when I see something that captures the timeless dignity of this place that is so pastoral and serene, and, simultaneously vibrant and growing. Those places might disappear through development all too soon and I feel compelled to capture them before they're gone. With still life, there is a simple yet defined energy that reveals how we view the things surrounding us, and that challenges me to give them dimension and charm. These are the movements and moments I want to paint. This is why I paint; because I breathe."

Having established her reputation as a still life painter in the realist tradition, Jeanne Chesterton is excited once again to be exhibiting her paintings in the annual "Points of View" show. She's pleased to be introducing more than a dozen new pieces which feature her ever popular metals, glassware, florals and fruit. As to be expected, Chesterton's compositions manifest harmony as she establishes a comfortable relationship among her objects. Staging the tableau is as important to her as is the layering of color and attention to detail. Chesterton is an award-winning artist and has exhibited in over 200 shows including Phillips' Mill and the Ellarslie Open.

Patricia MCI. Powell: As a long time resident of Bucks County, she has found a perfect place to inspire and rekindle an old passion for art and painting. Says Pat, "I restarted painting at Bucks County Community College and continue with private and group lessons as well as workshops. I have shown and sold at local shows and have gifted many works to family and friends in whom I have perceived a liking or desire to give them a home. My philosophy regarding my work is to be inspired by what I see, be it nature or a still life composition or portrait, and to create my own interpretation in what I hope is a painterly way. I also hope my paintings make the viewer happy, thoughtful or jog a memory of the near or distant past. I think art should speak to the viewer and take him or her to another place of his or her own. Seeing something "new" in the same painting is always a wondrous discovery. I think my paintings are usually about color, geometry and often a touch of whimsy. Who wouldn't be inspired by living in Bucks County with our wonderful history, changing scenery and variety of landscapes from rolling hills, to river scenes, to deep quarries? I'm not sure how it happened, but it was a serendipity moment when I decided to incorporate paint chips in my art work. Two pieces have been accepted at Phillips Mill and both have found good homes."

Rose Marie Strippoli: "I feel that my art has been a metamorphosis, a reflection of my life's experiences. My artistic experiences have come full circle in a way, the archetypical Mandala; ever present, insistent in its pattern. As for choices, I love it all. I immerse myself in a variety of media, vehicles for my artistic intent, proclaiming the message of the moment. What will it be today?"

Gail Bracegirdle: "I chose the fascinating world of watercolor because I was drawn to the clean, environmentally sensitive nature of this medium", she says. "Every painting is a journey and challenge. I love experimenting with various textures and styles of watercolor papers and pigments - always searching for the perfect combination of surface and paint to create a specific effect. If I can think of yet another way to make art with watercolors, I'll try it. This has lead me into using my watercolors to create monotypes, and recently, even adding collage for textural elements. In my representational paintings, I paint objects and places I find intriguing. However, whether I'm working in a representational way or with abstracted forms, my goal is to share the excitement of my experiences with the observer." Since 1993 Gail has been teaching watercolor and finds it to be a wonderfully enjoyable and rewarding experience. During that time, she has been a faculty member of Arts Council of Princeton, Bucks County Community College, ARTWORKS Trenton, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, and at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. A signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, her paintings are actively exhibited in juried, group and solo shows throughout the region, have won awards, and are held in private collections in the United States, Europe and Australia.. ...Show Less
CONTRAST THEME ART SHOW
Greater Norristown Art League, 800 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 (map)
Date: 11/3/18-11/4/18 Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610.539.3393   |   
What do most artists love? Contrasts! GNAL's annual Theme Show this year will focus on your interpretation of Contrasts.
Artist Shelley Esaak defined Show More...contrast as "... a principle of art. When defining it, art experts refer to the arrangement of opposite elements (light vs. dark colors, rough vs. smooth textures, large vs. small shapes, etc.) in a piece so as to create visual interest, excitement, and drama."
Use the words visual interest, excitement, and drama to get your creative juices flowing! Contrast can play a gamut of roles, from traditional artwork to abstract, from patterns to surrealism, in sculpture and photography.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/5/18 (Monday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/6/18 (Tuesday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/7/18 (Wednesday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
CRITIQUE NIGHT
AOY - Artists of Yardley, 949 Mirror Lake Road, Yardley, PA 19067 (map)
Date: 11/7/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-493-1205   |    EMAIL
Moderated by Marc Schimsky. First Wednesday of every month
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/8/18 (Thursday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
BUCKS COUNTY SCULPTURE SHOW OPENING RECEPTION
Bridges at Warwick, 1600 Almshouse Road, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/8/18 Time: 5 to 7 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce
CONTACT: 215-348-3913   |    EMAIL
The Bucks County Sculpture Show Founded by Dr. Selma Burke is sponsored by The Lomax Companies. The Show is the first of its type in Bucks County, founded Show More...over three decades ago by Dr. Burke, an American sculptor and a member of the Harlem Renaissance movement. Dr. Burke is best known for a bas relief portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt which inspired the profile found on the obverse of the dime. She described herself as "a people's sculptor" and created many pieces of public art, often portraits of prominent African-American figures like Duke Ellington, Mary McLeod Bethune and Booker T. Washington.
The Lomax family honors her legacy by sponsoring this show which features sculptures by the region's premier sculptors. Submissions are still being accepted.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
LOU SCHELLENBERG GALLERY TALK AT DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18 Time: 5:30 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delaware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
On Thursday, Nov. 8, Schellenberg will visit campus for a gallery talk and opening reception, which will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Atrium Gallery on the second floor of the University's Life Sciences Building. There is no cost to attend the opening and guests do not need to register in advance.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SCHOOL'S OUT NJEA CONVENTION WORKSHOPS
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-11/9/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-8415   |    EMAIL
MADE IN AMERICA CAREER CONNECTION DAYS
Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-11/10/18 Time: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 484-664-1002   |    EMAIL
Made in America Career Connection Days bring together the fun and engagement of Da Vinci Science Center-style hands-on learning with the opportunity to Show More...meet real professionals working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Explore the future of engineering, manufacturing, coding, and transportation with professionals from ATAS International, Inc., Dell, Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, Intertek, LCTI, We Discover Geeks, and more! Plus, don't miss TONS of hands-on activities that will show your future scientist just how FUN STEM can be!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/9/18 (Friday)
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SCHOOL'S OUT NJEA CONVENTION WORKSHOPS
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-11/9/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-8415   |    EMAIL
BUCKS COUNTY'S FIRST ART HOTEL EXHIBITION AND ART SALE
The Centre Bridge Inn, 2998 River Road, New Hope, PA 18938 (map)
Date: 11/9/18 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: GRATZ GALLERY AND CONSERVATION STUDIO
CONTACT: 2153482500   |    EMAIL
It is with great excitement and anticipation that beginning on October 5, 2018, we are presenting Bucks County's first Art Hotel venture to our communities Show More...of art enthusiasts far and near. With Bucks County's already rich artistic history, its large selection of galleries, art events and festivals, the culinary offerings, the beauty of its landscape at all seasons, and its deeply rooted tradition of historic Inns, the blending of art and hospitality comes as a natural next step.
In this first Art Hotel exhibition and art sale, we are thrilled to have brought together one of Bucks County's most treasure Inns, one of the area's most established Fine Art galleries and the works by an African American expressionist painter from Philadelphia.
Having a keen sense of appreciation for this area's cultural diversity, curator Stephanie Lisle was inspired to combine the colorful and lively world of art exhibitions with the atmosphere of comfort and tranquility at the Centre Bridge Inn in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The beautiful, historic, and well established Center Bridge Inn is not only a perfect get away retreat in bucolic Bucks County, it is set in the idyllic landscape of the Delaware River, perfect backdrop for weddings, romantic dinners and overnight stays during all seasons. Their selection of eight sophisticated and tastefully decorated guest rooms already feature themed artwork by Bucks County contemporary and traditional artists.
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio has been a leading authority on American Art, and an important member of the Bucks County art community for almost 40 years. Specializing in 19th and 20th century American paintings, with a focus on painters from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gratz Gallery offers a wide selection of Fine Art from Impressionism to Modern Art. In addition to art investment Gratz Gallery offers custom framing and fine art conservation services. Included in the gallery's extensive selection of art, is a collection of works by African American expressionist painter Bernard Harmon.
Bernard Harmon (1935 - 1989) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1935. Harmon was primarily a portrait painter and a well loved teacher in the Philadelphia area. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia Museum School and Temple's Tyler School of Art. Beloved by many, Harmon taught in the Philadelphia School District, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the University of the Arts, and at Drexel University. Harmon's portraits were commissioned by Philadelphia Jazz organist Jimmy Smith and Mayor Richardson Dilworth. Bernard Harmon was considered a Renaissance man by friends and colleagues for his interests not only in art but music and theater as well. He was familiar and friends with many contemporary African American artists such as Doc Thrash, Selma Burke, Paul Keene Jr., Allen Freelon and Charles Searles. His work has a loose expressionist style that can be related to the work of Alice Kneel.
When visiting the Delaware River community, stop in for dinner and a drink, listen to live music on the weekends, stay for the night, and get enchanted by the colorful art of Bernard Harmon. But don't wait too long; exhibitions will change just as the seasons do.
The Center Bridge Inn is located at 2998 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938. Their hours of operations are by appointment for events, and restaurant hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12 - 9 pm and Sunday 5 - 8pm. For more information please visit their website at www.centrebridgeinn.com
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio is located at 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902. Gallery hours are by appointment, Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm, and Sunday 12 - 6pm.
For more information on their inventory and services, please visit www.gratzgallery.com. ...Show Less
5TH ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW
The Laceworks Framing Studio of Stuart Clark, 287 S Main Street, Lower Rear Level, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/9/18-11/11/18 Time: Friday, 7-9, Saturday, 12-7, Sunday 12-5   
CONTACT: 2152304111   |    EMAIL
"5TH Annual Points of View", an Art Show and Sale featuring five local artists, will once again be presented for two weekends at the Laceworks at 287 Show More...S. Main Street, Lambertville, Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th, and Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th.The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Friday, November 2 from 7 - 9 pm. The show continues both weekends, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5. For more information, contact JeanneChesterton@gmail.com or Ilene@IleneRubin.com.
Once again, the show will be held at The Laceworks, at the framing studio of Stuart Clark. It is located on the lower rear parking lot side of the Laceworks building. Parking is free and abundant. Entrances are on the street side or around the back on the lower level. Look for the banners and flags.
Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin have been creating Art Shows in the Bucks County area for four years, and now five years. Along with a who's who list of local artists, they have found that joining talent with location to exhibit and sell art has been quite the lucrative endeavor. It's a win-win for any serious collector of art or a casual tourist wanting to go home with a little piece of Bucks County in the New Hope/Lambertville area.
A few of the aspects that they like so much about the Point of View Art Show at the Laceworks are that the art of Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin along with Pat Powell, Rose Marie Strippoli, and, Gail Bracegirdle, complement each other while individually, are visually very different. There is something for everyone with little to no overlap of style or range. Also, each in their own right have amassed their own following and niche in an otherwise crowded art field in the Bucks County region. It's a unique blend with a wide price range, so that anyone who is a collector will certainly have a diverse choice, while a casual tourist will easily find a treasure in a treasure box of a gallery.
All art is for sale. Jeanne Chesterton paints realistic still life subjects. She chooses worn, rusty objects but sets up a composition with finesse and imagination. Concentrating mostly on landscapes, Ilene Rubin's paintings explode with color, and will be showcasing Bridges and Water, along with a few small still life pieces. Pat Powell has combined a creative mixture of form, color and mixed media. Rose Marie Strippoli uses shape and color to impart a nonrepresentational vision that is unique and full of movement. Gail Bracegirdle manipulates watercolor paint as a conductor extracts the best from their musicians; with skill, sensitivity and accomplishment.
Ilene Rubin is a national award winning Bucks County artist and author. Concentrating mostly on landscapes and still life paintings in Oils and Pastels, Rubin's paintings explode with color. Her paintings have been accepted into juried art shows in Colorado, Illinois, and, the communities in and around Bucks County, PA and South Jersey. She also has published two novels, both available on Amazon.com. Ilene's art has been shown on the Natural Awakenings Magazine cover as well as at the Phillips Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Show. She is co-founder of the Broads With Brushes artist group. Ms. Rubin will be showing new paintings created in the last year, including a few selections which, while a departure from her recognizable style, are still true to her urgent desire to capture the vanishing highways and byways. According to Ms. Rubin, "It's a moment in time that I'm compelled to take hold of. It could be a split second along the road or by a field, when I see something that captures the timeless dignity of this place that is so pastoral and serene, and, simultaneously vibrant and growing. Those places might disappear through development all too soon and I feel compelled to capture them before they're gone. With still life, there is a simple yet defined energy that reveals how we view the things surrounding us, and that challenges me to give them dimension and charm. These are the movements and moments I want to paint. This is why I paint; because I breathe."
Having established her reputation as a still life painter in the realist tradition, Jeanne Chesterton is excited once again to be exhibiting her paintings in the annual "Points of View" show. She's pleased to be introducing more than a dozen new pieces which feature her ever popular metals, glassware, florals and fruit. As to be expected, Chesterton's compositions manifest harmony as she establishes a comfortable relationship among her objects. Staging the tableau is as important to her as is the layering of color and attention to detail. Chesterton is an award-winning artist and has exhibited in over 200 shows including Phillips' Mill and the Ellarslie Open.
Patricia MCI. Powell: As a long time resident of Bucks County, she has found a perfect place to inspire and rekindle an old passion for art and painting. Says Pat, "I restarted painting at Bucks County Community College and continue with private and group lessons as well as workshops. I have shown and sold at local shows and have gifted many works to family and friends in whom I have perceived a liking or desire to give them a home. My philosophy regarding my work is to be inspired by what I see, be it nature or a still life composition or portrait, and to create my own interpretation in what I hope is a painterly way. I also hope my paintings make the viewer happy, thoughtful or jog a memory of the near or distant past. I think art should speak to the viewer and take him or her to another place of his or her own. Seeing something "new" in the same painting is always a wondrous discovery. I think my paintings are usually about color, geometry and often a touch of whimsy. Who wouldn't be inspired by living in Bucks County with our wonderful history, changing scenery and variety of landscapes from rolling hills, to river scenes, to deep quarries? I'm not sure how it happened, but it was a serendipity moment when I decided to incorporate paint chips in my art work. Two pieces have been accepted at Phillips Mill and both have found good homes."
Rose Marie Strippoli: "I feel that my art has been a metamorphosis, a reflection of my life's experiences. My artistic experiences have come full circle in a way, the archetypical Mandala; ever present, insistent in its pattern. As for choices, I love it all. I immerse myself in a variety of media, vehicles for my artistic intent, proclaiming the message of the moment. What will it be today?"
Gail Bracegirdle: "I chose the fascinating world of watercolor because I was drawn to the clean, environmentally sensitive nature of this medium", she says. "Every painting is a journey and challenge. I love experimenting with various textures and styles of watercolor papers and pigments - always searching for the perfect combination of surface and paint to create a specific effect. If I can think of yet another way to make art with watercolors, I'll try it. This has lead me into using my watercolors to create monotypes, and recently, even adding collage for textural elements. In my representational paintings, I paint objects and places I find intriguing. However, whether I'm working in a representational way or with abstracted forms, my goal is to share the excitement of my experiences with the observer." Since 1993 Gail has been teaching watercolor and finds it to be a wonderfully enjoyable and rewarding experience. During that time, she has been a faculty member of Arts Council of Princeton, Bucks County Community College, ARTWORKS Trenton, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, and at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. A signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, her paintings are actively exhibited in juried, group and solo shows throughout the region, have won awards, and are held in private collections in the United States, Europe and Australia.. ...Show Less
MADE IN AMERICA CAREER CONNECTION DAYS
Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-11/10/18 Time: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 484-664-1002   |    EMAIL
Made in America Career Connection Days bring together the fun and engagement of Da Vinci Science Center-style hands-on learning with the opportunity to Show More...meet real professionals working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Explore the future of engineering, manufacturing, coding, and transportation with professionals from ATAS International, Inc., Dell, Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, Intertek, LCTI, We Discover Geeks, and more! Plus, don't miss TONS of hands-on activities that will show your future scientist just how FUN STEM can be!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/10/18 (Saturday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
THE CONSERVATORY ARTISTS GUILD FALL EXHIBITION AND SALE
The Conservatory, 4059 Skyron Drive, Doylestown, PA 18902 (map)
Date: 11/2/18-11/10/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153407979   |    EMAIL
Join us for The Conservatory Artists Guild Fall Exhibition and Sale. All sales help support The Conservatory's charitable outreach programs. The Guild Show More...is comprised of 70 eclectic artists! The Guild's mission is to provide artistic support, educational experiences, exhibition opportunities and to advance the appreciation of art and our community's talented artists. Visit us at http://www.myconservatory.org/programs-and-classes/conservatory-artists-guild/ for a list of all our members.
Opening Reception: Friday, November 3rd
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Exhibit Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sunday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
5TH ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW
The Laceworks Framing Studio of Stuart Clark, 287 S Main Street, Lower Rear Level, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/9/18-11/11/18 Time: Friday, 7-9, Saturday, 12-7, Sunday 12-5   
CONTACT: 2152304111   |    EMAIL
"5TH Annual Points of View", an Art Show and Sale featuring five local artists, will once again be presented for two weekends at the Laceworks at 287 Show More...S. Main Street, Lambertville, Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th, and Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th.The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Friday, November 2 from 7 - 9 pm. The show continues both weekends, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5. For more information, contact JeanneChesterton@gmail.com or Ilene@IleneRubin.com.
Once again, the show will be held at The Laceworks, at the framing studio of Stuart Clark. It is located on the lower rear parking lot side of the Laceworks building. Parking is free and abundant. Entrances are on the street side or around the back on the lower level. Look for the banners and flags.
Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin have been creating Art Shows in the Bucks County area for four years, and now five years. Along with a who's who list of local artists, they have found that joining talent with location to exhibit and sell art has been quite the lucrative endeavor. It's a win-win for any serious collector of art or a casual tourist wanting to go home with a little piece of Bucks County in the New Hope/Lambertville area.
A few of the aspects that they like so much about the Point of View Art Show at the Laceworks are that the art of Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin along with Pat Powell, Rose Marie Strippoli, and, Gail Bracegirdle, complement each other while individually, are visually very different. There is something for everyone with little to no overlap of style or range. Also, each in their own right have amassed their own following and niche in an otherwise crowded art field in the Bucks County region. It's a unique blend with a wide price range, so that anyone who is a collector will certainly have a diverse choice, while a casual tourist will easily find a treasure in a treasure box of a gallery.
All art is for sale. Jeanne Chesterton paints realistic still life subjects. She chooses worn, rusty objects but sets up a composition with finesse and imagination. Concentrating mostly on landscapes, Ilene Rubin's paintings explode with color, and will be showcasing Bridges and Water, along with a few small still life pieces. Pat Powell has combined a creative mixture of form, color and mixed media. Rose Marie Strippoli uses shape and color to impart a nonrepresentational vision that is unique and full of movement. Gail Bracegirdle manipulates watercolor paint as a conductor extracts the best from their musicians; with skill, sensitivity and accomplishment.
Ilene Rubin is a national award winning Bucks County artist and author. Concentrating mostly on landscapes and still life paintings in Oils and Pastels, Rubin's paintings explode with color. Her paintings have been accepted into juried art shows in Colorado, Illinois, and, the communities in and around Bucks County, PA and South Jersey. She also has published two novels, both available on Amazon.com. Ilene's art has been shown on the Natural Awakenings Magazine cover as well as at the Phillips Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Show. She is co-founder of the Broads With Brushes artist group. Ms. Rubin will be showing new paintings created in the last year, including a few selections which, while a departure from her recognizable style, are still true to her urgent desire to capture the vanishing highways and byways. According to Ms. Rubin, "It's a moment in time that I'm compelled to take hold of. It could be a split second along the road or by a field, when I see something that captures the timeless dignity of this place that is so pastoral and serene, and, simultaneously vibrant and growing. Those places might disappear through development all too soon and I feel compelled to capture them before they're gone. With still life, there is a simple yet defined energy that reveals how we view the things surrounding us, and that challenges me to give them dimension and charm. These are the movements and moments I want to paint. This is why I paint; because I breathe."
Having established her reputation as a still life painter in the realist tradition, Jeanne Chesterton is excited once again to be exhibiting her paintings in the annual "Points of View" show. She's pleased to be introducing more than a dozen new pieces which feature her ever popular metals, glassware, florals and fruit. As to be expected, Chesterton's compositions manifest harmony as she establishes a comfortable relationship among her objects. Staging the tableau is as important to her as is the layering of color and attention to detail. Chesterton is an award-winning artist and has exhibited in over 200 shows including Phillips' Mill and the Ellarslie Open.
Patricia MCI. Powell: As a long time resident of Bucks County, she has found a perfect place to inspire and rekindle an old passion for art and painting. Says Pat, "I restarted painting at Bucks County Community College and continue with private and group lessons as well as workshops. I have shown and sold at local shows and have gifted many works to family and friends in whom I have perceived a liking or desire to give them a home. My philosophy regarding my work is to be inspired by what I see, be it nature or a still life composition or portrait, and to create my own interpretation in what I hope is a painterly way. I also hope my paintings make the viewer happy, thoughtful or jog a memory of the near or distant past. I think art should speak to the viewer and take him or her to another place of his or her own. Seeing something "new" in the same painting is always a wondrous discovery. I think my paintings are usually about color, geometry and often a touch of whimsy. Who wouldn't be inspired by living in Bucks County with our wonderful history, changing scenery and variety of landscapes from rolling hills, to river scenes, to deep quarries? I'm not sure how it happened, but it was a serendipity moment when I decided to incorporate paint chips in my art work. Two pieces have been accepted at Phillips Mill and both have found good homes."
Rose Marie Strippoli: "I feel that my art has been a metamorphosis, a reflection of my life's experiences. My artistic experiences have come full circle in a way, the archetypical Mandala; ever present, insistent in its pattern. As for choices, I love it all. I immerse myself in a variety of media, vehicles for my artistic intent, proclaiming the message of the moment. What will it be today?"
Gail Bracegirdle: "I chose the fascinating world of watercolor because I was drawn to the clean, environmentally sensitive nature of this medium", she says. "Every painting is a journey and challenge. I love experimenting with various textures and styles of watercolor papers and pigments - always searching for the perfect combination of surface and paint to create a specific effect. If I can think of yet another way to make art with watercolors, I'll try it. This has lead me into using my watercolors to create monotypes, and recently, even adding collage for textural elements. In my representational paintings, I paint objects and places I find intriguing. However, whether I'm working in a representational way or with abstracted forms, my goal is to share the excitement of my experiences with the observer." Since 1993 Gail has been teaching watercolor and finds it to be a wonderfully enjoyable and rewarding experience. During that time, she has been a faculty member of Arts Council of Princeton, Bucks County Community College, ARTWORKS Trenton, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, and at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. A signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, her paintings are actively exhibited in juried, group and solo shows throughout the region, have won awards, and are held in private collections in the United States, Europe and Australia.. ...Show Less
MADE IN AMERICA CAREER CONNECTION DAYS
Da Vinci Science Center, 3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-11/10/18 Time: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 484-664-1002   |    EMAIL
Made in America Career Connection Days bring together the fun and engagement of Da Vinci Science Center-style hands-on learning with the opportunity to Show More...meet real professionals working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Explore the future of engineering, manufacturing, coding, and transportation with professionals from ATAS International, Inc., Dell, Girl Scouts of Eastern PA, Intertek, LCTI, We Discover Geeks, and more! Plus, don't miss TONS of hands-on activities that will show your future scientist just how FUN STEM can be!. ...Show Less
FREE ANTIQUE APPRAISALS
Locati LLC, 1425 East Welsh Road, Maple Glen, PA 19002 (map)
Date: 11/10/18 Time: Every Saturday, 10am-12pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-619-2873   |    EMAIL
Free Antique Appraisals every Saturday morning from 10am-noon at Locati LLC in Maple Glen, Pennsylvania.
INTRO TO ANCIENT FORM OF MOSAIC
Greater Norristown Art League, 800 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 (map)
Date: 11/10/18 Time: 10:00 am    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610.539.3393   |    EMAIL
Join us for this one day introduction class in the ancient form of mosaics. Students will learn how to choose and prepare the substrate. Various materials Show More...available to adhere tile, glass and found objects. We will finish with grouting and ways to display your final piece. Students will have a variety of colorful materials to choose from to create their piece. If you have special trinkets, old china, stones or jewelry you'd like to incorporate into your piece bring it along and we will discuss options for patterns and layouts. Come join the fun!. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/11/18 (Sunday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
IMPRESSIONS ON PAPER: HENRY SNELL
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 South Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 7/14/18-11/11/18 Time: Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 4:30 pm Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Michener Art Museum
CONTACT: 2153409800   |    EMAIL
Henry Bayley Snell (1858-1943) was born and raised in Richmond, England but emigrated to the United States at the age of seventeen to study at the Art Show More...Students League in New York. Snell was an eminent landscape painter who specialized in marine paintings and was part of the New Hope School of landscape painters, first arriving in Bucks County to visit William L. Lathrop and his family. Snell and his wife permanently settled in New Hope around 1925 with Snell teaching portraiture at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, often supplementing students' education by bringing them to the St. Ives artist colony in Cornwall for the summer.
Snell's drawings and watercolors of his travels to Cornwall and beyond are a special part of the Michener's collection of impressionist works on paper. As many of these works on paper have never been exhibited at the Museum, Impressions on Paper: Henry Snell offers both a special glimpse at the treasures in the Michener's vault as well as a scholarly examination of a regional painter capturing impressions abroad.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
GUIDED TOUR OF LACE, NOT LACE
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 11/11/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-8415   |    EMAIL
Guided Tour of Lace, not Lace: Contemporary Fiber Art from Lacemaking Techniques with Curator Devon Thein.
DROP-IN LACEMAKING PROGRAM
Hunterdon Art Museum, 7 Lower Center Street, Clinton, NJ 08809 (map)
Date: 11/11/18 WEBSITE
CONTACT: 908-735-8415   |    EMAIL
5TH ANNUAL POINTS OF VIEW ART SHOW
The Laceworks Framing Studio of Stuart Clark, 287 S Main Street, Lower Rear Level, Lambertville, NJ 08530 (map)
Date: 11/9/18-11/11/18 Time: Friday, 7-9, Saturday, 12-7, Sunday 12-5   
CONTACT: 2152304111   |    EMAIL
"5TH Annual Points of View", an Art Show and Sale featuring five local artists, will once again be presented for two weekends at the Laceworks at 287 Show More...S. Main Street, Lambertville, Friday, November 2nd through Sunday, November 4th, and Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th.The show will begin with an Opening Reception on Friday, November 2 from 7 - 9 pm. The show continues both weekends, Saturday 12-7 and Sunday 12-5. For more information, contact JeanneChesterton@gmail.com or Ilene@IleneRubin.com.
Once again, the show will be held at The Laceworks, at the framing studio of Stuart Clark. It is located on the lower rear parking lot side of the Laceworks building. Parking is free and abundant. Entrances are on the street side or around the back on the lower level. Look for the banners and flags.
Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin have been creating Art Shows in the Bucks County area for four years, and now five years. Along with a who's who list of local artists, they have found that joining talent with location to exhibit and sell art has been quite the lucrative endeavor. It's a win-win for any serious collector of art or a casual tourist wanting to go home with a little piece of Bucks County in the New Hope/Lambertville area.
A few of the aspects that they like so much about the Point of View Art Show at the Laceworks are that the art of Jeanne Chesterton and Ilene Rubin along with Pat Powell, Rose Marie Strippoli, and, Gail Bracegirdle, complement each other while individually, are visually very different. There is something for everyone with little to no overlap of style or range. Also, each in their own right have amassed their own following and niche in an otherwise crowded art field in the Bucks County region. It's a unique blend with a wide price range, so that anyone who is a collector will certainly have a diverse choice, while a casual tourist will easily find a treasure in a treasure box of a gallery.
All art is for sale. Jeanne Chesterton paints realistic still life subjects. She chooses worn, rusty objects but sets up a composition with finesse and imagination. Concentrating mostly on landscapes, Ilene Rubin's paintings explode with color, and will be showcasing Bridges and Water, along with a few small still life pieces. Pat Powell has combined a creative mixture of form, color and mixed media. Rose Marie Strippoli uses shape and color to impart a nonrepresentational vision that is unique and full of movement. Gail Bracegirdle manipulates watercolor paint as a conductor extracts the best from their musicians; with skill, sensitivity and accomplishment.
Ilene Rubin is a national award winning Bucks County artist and author. Concentrating mostly on landscapes and still life paintings in Oils and Pastels, Rubin's paintings explode with color. Her paintings have been accepted into juried art shows in Colorado, Illinois, and, the communities in and around Bucks County, PA and South Jersey. She also has published two novels, both available on Amazon.com. Ilene's art has been shown on the Natural Awakenings Magazine cover as well as at the Phillips Mill 86th Annual Juried Art Show. She is co-founder of the Broads With Brushes artist group. Ms. Rubin will be showing new paintings created in the last year, including a few selections which, while a departure from her recognizable style, are still true to her urgent desire to capture the vanishing highways and byways. According to Ms. Rubin, "It's a moment in time that I'm compelled to take hold of. It could be a split second along the road or by a field, when I see something that captures the timeless dignity of this place that is so pastoral and serene, and, simultaneously vibrant and growing. Those places might disappear through development all too soon and I feel compelled to capture them before they're gone. With still life, there is a simple yet defined energy that reveals how we view the things surrounding us, and that challenges me to give them dimension and charm. These are the movements and moments I want to paint. This is why I paint; because I breathe."
Having established her reputation as a still life painter in the realist tradition, Jeanne Chesterton is excited once again to be exhibiting her paintings in the annual "Points of View" show. She's pleased to be introducing more than a dozen new pieces which feature her ever popular metals, glassware, florals and fruit. As to be expected, Chesterton's compositions manifest harmony as she establishes a comfortable relationship among her objects. Staging the tableau is as important to her as is the layering of color and attention to detail. Chesterton is an award-winning artist and has exhibited in over 200 shows including Phillips' Mill and the Ellarslie Open.
Patricia MCI. Powell: As a long time resident of Bucks County, she has found a perfect place to inspire and rekindle an old passion for art and painting. Says Pat, "I restarted painting at Bucks County Community College and continue with private and group lessons as well as workshops. I have shown and sold at local shows and have gifted many works to family and friends in whom I have perceived a liking or desire to give them a home. My philosophy regarding my work is to be inspired by what I see, be it nature or a still life composition or portrait, and to create my own interpretation in what I hope is a painterly way. I also hope my paintings make the viewer happy, thoughtful or jog a memory of the near or distant past. I think art should speak to the viewer and take him or her to another place of his or her own. Seeing something "new" in the same painting is always a wondrous discovery. I think my paintings are usually about color, geometry and often a touch of whimsy. Who wouldn't be inspired by living in Bucks County with our wonderful history, changing scenery and variety of landscapes from rolling hills, to river scenes, to deep quarries? I'm not sure how it happened, but it was a serendipity moment when I decided to incorporate paint chips in my art work. Two pieces have been accepted at Phillips Mill and both have found good homes."
Rose Marie Strippoli: "I feel that my art has been a metamorphosis, a reflection of my life's experiences. My artistic experiences have come full circle in a way, the archetypical Mandala; ever present, insistent in its pattern. As for choices, I love it all. I immerse myself in a variety of media, vehicles for my artistic intent, proclaiming the message of the moment. What will it be today?"
Gail Bracegirdle: "I chose the fascinating world of watercolor because I was drawn to the clean, environmentally sensitive nature of this medium", she says. "Every painting is a journey and challenge. I love experimenting with various textures and styles of watercolor papers and pigments - always searching for the perfect combination of surface and paint to create a specific effect. If I can think of yet another way to make art with watercolors, I'll try it. This has lead me into using my watercolors to create monotypes, and recently, even adding collage for textural elements. In my representational paintings, I paint objects and places I find intriguing. However, whether I'm working in a representational way or with abstracted forms, my goal is to share the excitement of my experiences with the observer." Since 1993 Gail has been teaching watercolor and finds it to be a wonderfully enjoyable and rewarding experience. During that time, she has been a faculty member of Arts Council of Princeton, Bucks County Community College, ARTWORKS Trenton, the Abington Art Center in Jenkintown PA, and at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton NJ. A signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society, her paintings are actively exhibited in juried, group and solo shows throughout the region, have won awards, and are held in private collections in the United States, Europe and Australia.. ...Show Less
CHRIS STANLEY PRESENTING - "THE MONUMENTS MEN"
Greater Norristown Art League, 800 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403 (map)
Date: 11/11/18 Time: 2:00 pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Greater Norrisotwn Art League
CONTACT: 610.539.3393   |    EMAIL
The true story about a World War II platoon made up of curators and professors, and how they rescued millions of artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves.
Second Show More...Sundays are FREE and available to the public, as well as GNAL members.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
STILL LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 11/11/18 Time: 2-4pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A program within our fall exhibit, Sketched Out: The Beginnings of a Masterpiece. "Bring Your Own Easel" and enjoy an afternoon of still life drawing Show More...in the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts. Each weekend will feature a different set of artifacts from our collection that will challenge your artistic skills with interesting shapes, textures, and designs. This is a fantastic opportunity for local artists to practice their sketching in a unique, historic environment and perfect for students to fill their portfolio!
When: Every 2nd & 4th Sunday October-February, 2PM-4PM
Cost: $5 for Non-Members, FREE for HBMS Members. ...Show Less
Events for 11/12/18 (Monday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/13/18 (Tuesday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
DIRECT CONNECT MS SUPPORT GROUP NETWORK
The Silverman Gallery, 4920 York Rd., Holicong, PA 18928 (map)
Date: 11/13/18 Time: 10am-noon    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Run For Research
CONTACT: 267-446-5110   |    EMAIL
This innovative and much-needed community service directly benefits Multiple Sclerosis patients. It is designed to provide an interactive, life changing, Show More...and inspirational environment MS patients will have the opportunity to be a part of on a monthly basis. A carefully selected line-up of therapeutic resources and recreational activities and educational presentations have been put into place to create a healing framework that will enable participants to experience positive connections within themselves and to form bonds with others. The purpose of this support group is to present MS patients with a motivational forum and vital self-help tools to aid them with the daily challenges brought on by the unpredictable and debilitating symptoms multiple sclerosis unleashes. Ultimately our aim is to dramatically improve the quality of life for the chronically ill. The same heart and soul and deliberation we put into orchestrating our indelible and successful MS research fundraisers has been put into creating and developing DIRECT CONNECT. Please join us...$10 donation/session. Pre-registration required. Patient round trip transportation provided if needed.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/14/18 (Wednesday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/15/18 (Thursday)
NEW FEATHERS - A PLAYWRIGHT READING SERIES OF NEW THEATRICAL WORK - THREE ONE-ACTS
James A. Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18938 (map)
Date: 11/15/18 Time: 6:15pm - pre-show gathering & 7pm show    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-340-9800   |    EMAIL
New Feathers: A Playwright Reading Series presenting newest, literary works from award-winning playwrights throughout the region, including the Princeton Witherspoon Circle! November "One-Acts" Specially Presented on November 15th are: PeopleSpeak by John Augustine, Secedin From Eden by John McDonnell, Celebrity by John Augustine. Cast includes: Tyler Horn, Judith Lightfoot-Clarke, Megan Malloy, Joey Perillo, Clayton Prince, Neima Lunsford. Direction by John Augustine. Includes latest museum exhibit Show More...access, pre-show gathering at 6:15 - 6:45; light refreshments served and 7pm show. Cost $20.00 ...Show Less
NEW FEATHERS - A PLAYWRIGHT READING SERIES OF NEW THEATRICAL WORK - THREE ONE-ACTS in James A. Michener Art Museum
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/16/18 (Friday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
BUCKS COUNTY'S FIRST ART HOTEL EXHIBITION AND ART SALE
The Centre Bridge Inn, 2998 River Road, New Hope, PA 18938 (map)
Date: 11/16/18 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: GRATZ GALLERY AND CONSERVATION STUDIO
CONTACT: 2153482500   |    EMAIL
It is with great excitement and anticipation that beginning on October 5, 2018, we are presenting Bucks County's first Art Hotel venture to our communities Show More...of art enthusiasts far and near. With Bucks County's already rich artistic history, its large selection of galleries, art events and festivals, the culinary offerings, the beauty of its landscape at all seasons, and its deeply rooted tradition of historic Inns, the blending of art and hospitality comes as a natural next step.
In this first Art Hotel exhibition and art sale, we are thrilled to have brought together one of Bucks County's most treasure Inns, one of the area's most established Fine Art galleries and the works by an African American expressionist painter from Philadelphia.
Having a keen sense of appreciation for this area's cultural diversity, curator Stephanie Lisle was inspired to combine the colorful and lively world of art exhibitions with the atmosphere of comfort and tranquility at the Centre Bridge Inn in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The beautiful, historic, and well established Center Bridge Inn is not only a perfect get away retreat in bucolic Bucks County, it is set in the idyllic landscape of the Delaware River, perfect backdrop for weddings, romantic dinners and overnight stays during all seasons. Their selection of eight sophisticated and tastefully decorated guest rooms already feature themed artwork by Bucks County contemporary and traditional artists.
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio has been a leading authority on American Art, and an important member of the Bucks County art community for almost 40 years. Specializing in 19th and 20th century American paintings, with a focus on painters from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Gratz Gallery offers a wide selection of Fine Art from Impressionism to Modern Art. In addition to art investment Gratz Gallery offers custom framing and fine art conservation services. Included in the gallery's extensive selection of art, is a collection of works by African American expressionist painter Bernard Harmon.
Bernard Harmon (1935 - 1989) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1935. Harmon was primarily a portrait painter and a well loved teacher in the Philadelphia area. He was a graduate of the Philadelphia Museum School and Temple's Tyler School of Art. Beloved by many, Harmon taught in the Philadelphia School District, at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, at the University of the Arts, and at Drexel University. Harmon's portraits were commissioned by Philadelphia Jazz organist Jimmy Smith and Mayor Richardson Dilworth. Bernard Harmon was considered a Renaissance man by friends and colleagues for his interests not only in art but music and theater as well. He was familiar and friends with many contemporary African American artists such as Doc Thrash, Selma Burke, Paul Keene Jr., Allen Freelon and Charles Searles. His work has a loose expressionist style that can be related to the work of Alice Kneel.
When visiting the Delaware River community, stop in for dinner and a drink, listen to live music on the weekends, stay for the night, and get enchanted by the colorful art of Bernard Harmon. But don't wait too long; exhibitions will change just as the seasons do.
The Center Bridge Inn is located at 2998 River Rd, New Hope, PA 18938. Their hours of operations are by appointment for events, and restaurant hours are Thursday, Friday and Saturday 12 - 9 pm and Sunday 5 - 8pm. For more information please visit their website at www.centrebridgeinn.com
Gratz Gallery and Conservation Studio is located at 5230 Silo Hill Road, Doylestown, PA 18902. Gallery hours are by appointment, Wednesday - Saturday, 10am - 6pm, and Sunday 12 - 6pm.
For more information on their inventory and services, please visit www.gratzgallery.com. ...Show Less
TREES OF HISTORIC BETHLEHEM
1810 Goundie House, 505 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 11/16/18-1/13/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
Explore a winter wonderland of Christmas trees beautifully decorated by the Bethlehem Garden Club and Marche Maison! Dispersed across four historic sites Show More...(1810 Goundie House, Kemerer Museum, Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, and the Single Sisters' House), Trees of Historic Bethlehem will amaze visitors with decorations and ornaments inspired by historic artwork from our collection. Presented in conjunction with our Sketched Out exhibit, each Tree will be paired with a piece of artwork such as a painting, tapestry, or sculpture and accompanied by a Holiday Putz. View these dazzling trees and vote for your favorite. Enjoy our annual tree display as part of your family's holiday tradition or start a new tradition this year! Please visit our website for a complete listing of dates and times.. ...Show Less
HOLIDAY PUTZ TRAIL
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 11/16/18-1/13/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
View the Holiday Putz Trail! A Putz is a traditional Moravian decoration that features ornate figurines, animals, and building scenes to tell the Nativity Show More...Story. These miniature replicas depict various settings of the Nativity story using ornate, hand-crafted figurines. Each set may feature animals, buildings, and amazing details to recreate the holiest of scenes.
Our Holiday Putz Trail is a collection of displays at four of our historic sites (Kemerer Museum, Moravian Museum Gemeinhaus, Single Sisters' House, and 1810 Goundie House). An additional Putz Trail location is at the Central Moravian Church.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/17/18 (Saturday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be experienced and enjoyed for generations to come.. ...Show Less
FRANK ARCURI - A SOLO EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK
Patricia Hutton Galleries, 47 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 10/20/18-11/18/18 Time: Opening Reception: Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm. Followed by normal gallery hours.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2153481728   |    EMAIL
Frank Arcuri - Solo Exhibition of recent work. An award-winning Master still life painter, Frank Arcuri studied and taught at the Art Students League. Show More... He has exhibited in New York, London, and Hong Kong. Like the Dutch Masters who inspire him, his compositions are splendid in their colors and dramatic in their use of light and shadow. Meet the artist at a reception on Saturday, October 20, 5 - 8 pm.. ...Show Less
LOCAL ARTIST SERIES
Bucks County Visitor Center, 3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA 19020 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-1/4/19 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Visit Bucks County
CONTACT: 215-639-0300   |    EMAIL
Visit Bucks County coordinates with local creative minds to display an array of art exhibitions throughout the year that are displayed in the Visitor Show More...Center Main Gallery and Theater. This exhibition series offers elevated exposure for the featured local artists and the opportunity for the public to view and purchase these unique masterpieces free of charge.. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY 118TH ANNIVERSARY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave., Wayne, PA 19084 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: daily - check Wayne Art Center times of operation    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: public_relations@pwcsociety.org   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years. ...Show Less
PHILADELPHIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF WORKS ON PAPER
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maple wood Ave., Wayne, PA 19087 (map)
Date: 10/14/18-11/20/18 Time: see Wayne Art Center for daily times    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Philadelphia Watercolor Society
CONTACT: 610-688-3553   |    EMAIL
The Philadelphia Water Color Society(PWCS) is hosting the 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper. The exhibition includes not only Show More...water colors but pastel, acrylic, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pen & ink, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. The PWCS was founded in 1900 to bring attention to those artists using aqueous media. The first exhibit was held at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Since then, various appropriate locations are selected to be the home of the art show each year. The exhibition has gained an international reputation for displaying some of the most creative artwork by a select group of artists.
This year, the Juror of Selection is Alan Wylie of British Columbia and the Judge of Awards is Alvaro Castagnet of Montevideo, Uruguay. The show opens on Sunday, October 14th at the Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pa. It continues through to November 20, 2018 at 5:00P.M.
All works are for sale and all entries must be no older than 3 years.. ...Show Less
MADE IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401 (map)
Date: 7/3/18-2/1/19 Time: 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 6102720297   |    EMAIL
Made in Montgomery County @ The Historical Society of Montgomery County
Experience a sample of some of the many items produced in Montgomery County Show More...from its establishment in 1784 to the present day; each item tells the story of the makers and craftspeople who produced these goods.
June 30, 2018, through February 1, 2019
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Free Exhibit Open: Monday & Thursday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday 1 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Call for Saturday Hours
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; or hsmcpa.org. ...Show Less
DOYLESTOWN ART LEAGUE MEMBERS SHOW
The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt 611, Warrington, PA 18976 (map)
Date: 11/11/18-11/30/18 Time: 9 to 5    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Doylestown Art League
The Doylestown Art League's 59th Annual Members Fall Show, November 11 - 30, at The Health and Wellness Center, 847 Easton Road, Rt. 611, Warrington, Show More...Pa. Fine art works by local artists include drawings and paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel. Opening reception Sunday November 11, 2-4pm. All welcome.. ...Show Less
SERENITY ART EXHIBITION
Capital Health Medical Center - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ 08534 (map)
Date: 8/30/18-11/26/18 Time: 9am - 9pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
CONTACT: 6092815887   |    EMAIL
Capital Health-Hopewell, in partnership with the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, will be presenting "SERENITY," an art exhibition this month featuring the Show More...artworks and personal reflections of the Artists of Yardley (AOY), a non-profit organization, dedicated to nurturing the creative spirit of the community.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception to view the show and watch the talents of dancers from The Pennington Studio, on Thursday, August 30, from 6 to 7:30pm in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery located in the second floor atrium at Capital Health - Hopewell, One Capital Way, Pennington, NJ, . Light refreshments will be served. The show runs through November, 2018.
The mission of the Arts & Healing Program at Capital Health recognizes that spending time in the hospital can be stressful for all -- patients, visitors, caregivers and healthcare workers alike. Art shows held in the Investors Bank Art & Healing Gallery at Capital Health - Hopewell provide visitors a respite from the difficulties of the day by featuring beautiful, engaging and inspirational works of art in its rotating art gallery. Whereas medicine can heal the body, art can heal the soul.. ...Show Less
BIG TALENT, SMALL WORKS ANNUAL SALES EXHIBITION
Black Moth Gallery, 18 East Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, Ardmore, PA 19003 (map)
Date: 11/6/18-12/30/18 Time: 6 PM - 9 PM    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 610-642-1500   |    EMAIL
2nd Annual Small Works Sales Exhibition
November 6th- December 30th
A holiday art show and sale from some of the areas most talented artists. Show More...A wide variety of affordable pieces under $450.00. Find a small gem for yourself or someone on the gift list!
Artists:
Rachael Bridge
Megan Buccere
Jennifer L. Manzella
Jason Goldberg
Mike Sgier
Don Shoffner
Christine Stoughton
Artist reception Friday, November 16th at 6 PM - 9 PM
Open to the public; please join us for the opening reception for a first look and to meet the artists for personal insights into their striking work. Wine and light fare will be served compliments of awarding winning JPM Catering.. ...Show Less
ARTS ON CAMPUS BRINGS LOU SCHELLENBERG EXHIBIT TO DELAWARE VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Delaware Valley University Life Sciences Building Atrium (Second Floor), 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 11/8/18-1/31/19 Time: 9am-7pm    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Delware Valley University
Delaware Valley University will host a special exhibit, celebrating the work of painter Lou Schellenberg. The show entitled, "Contemporary Landscape Paintings: Show More...Rural Pennsylvania," will open Nov. 8 and run through Jan. 31 in the second-floor atrium of the University's Life Sciences Building.
"The University's Arts on Campus initiative is working to enhance the experience for both students and visitors to Delaware Valley University's campus by providing a variety of art exhibits," said DelVal Director of Continuing and Professional Studies Admission Linda Lefevre. "We are pleased to host Lou Schellenberg's show and hope that the campus and community will take advantage of the opportunity to see her work on our campus."
Schellenberg, who lives near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, earned her MFA at the University at Albany. After receiving her MFA, Schellenberg accepted a full-time teaching position in Pennsylvania where she continues to live and paint. She is a founding board member of the Mount Gretna School of Art, an intensive summer painting program.
Schellenberg's art has been exhibited in numerous group and solo shows in galleries, art centers, and museums throughout the U.S. and Canada. She has won many awards including a fellowship from the Massachusetts Artists Foundation, and first place in Pennsylvania's Art of the State exhibit.
Over the many years of looking at, teaching, and creating art, Schellenberg has remained committed to observation as a starting point in drawing and painting. Her work is best described as landscape paintings that include architectural elements. Her paintings reflect a love of rural places, changing seasons, and the human relationship with nature.
Tickets:
The exhibit will be open to the public at no cost Nov. 8 through Jan. 31. Guests do not need to register in advance. The work will be on display on the second floor of the Life Sciences Building.. ...Show Less
FREE ART EXHIBIT AND MONTHLY MEETING
Warminster Twp Free Library, 1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA 18974 (map)
Date: 9/21/18-11/30/18 Time: all day    WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Bucks-Mont Art League
CONTACT: 2156744292   |    EMAIL
Members of the Bucks-Mont Art League are now exhibiting their art works at the Warminster Township Free Library. These works of art will be on display Show More...from September 4 through November 30, 2018. Stop in and enjoy this free art exhibit. All works are eligible for purchase.
Do you love ART? Do you like to paint? Come to the Bucks-Mont Art League monthly meeting on October 16, 2018 at the Ben Wilson Center, 580 Delmont Avenue, Warminster. This October's meeting will be an "All Members Art Display Show". Meetings are from 6 to 8 pm. Come and join in on the fun. Monthly meetings are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month.. ...Show Less
FREE ANTIQUE APPRAISALS
Locati LLC, 1425 East Welsh Road, Maple Glen, PA 19002 (map)
Date: 11/17/18 Time: Every Saturday, 10am-12pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215-619-2873   |    EMAIL
Free Antique Appraisals every Saturday morning from 10am-noon at Locati LLC in Maple Glen, Pennsylvania.
TREES OF HISTORIC BETHLEHEM
1810 Goundie House, 505 Main St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 11/16/18-1/13/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
Explore a winter wonderland of Christmas trees beautifully decorated by the Bethlehem Garden Club and Marche Maison! Dispersed across four historic sites Show More...(1810 Goundie House, Kemerer Museum, Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, and the Single Sisters' House), Trees of Historic Bethlehem will amaze visitors with decorations and ornaments inspired by historic artwork from our collection. Presented in conjunction with our Sketched Out exhibit, each Tree will be paired with a piece of artwork such as a painting, tapestry, or sculpture and accompanied by a Holiday Putz. View these dazzling trees and vote for your favorite. Enjoy our annual tree display as part of your family's holiday tradition or start a new tradition this year! Please visit our website for a complete listing of dates and times.. ...Show Less
HOLIDAY PUTZ TRAIL
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 11/16/18-1/13/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
View the Holiday Putz Trail! A Putz is a traditional Moravian decoration that features ornate figurines, animals, and building scenes to tell the Nativity Show More...Story. These miniature replicas depict various settings of the Nativity story using ornate, hand-crafted figurines. Each set may feature animals, buildings, and amazing details to recreate the holiest of scenes.
Our Holiday Putz Trail is a collection of displays at four of our historic sites (Kemerer Museum, Moravian Museum Gemeinhaus, Single Sisters' House, and 1810 Goundie House). An additional Putz Trail location is at the Central Moravian Church.. ...Show Less
SKETCHED OUT: THE BEGINNINGS OF A MASTERPIECE
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem, PA 18018 (map)
Date: 10/19/18-2/24/19 WEBSITE     Sponsored by: Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
CONTACT: 6103608687   |    EMAIL
A masterpiece often begins with a humble sketch. Sketching is a crucial process for creative people, and though the term "sketch" instantly brings to Show More...mind fine art, the processes of drafting and planning expands beyond the field of art. You're invited to take a look inside the planning process through the quick sketches people make. Rarely exhibited sketches from local artists including Joseph Cantieni, Emil Gelhaar and, J. Carroll Tobias will accompany completed works on display. See embroidery plans from students at the Ladies' Seminary, City planning documents, building blueprints, and more! Don't miss out on this exhibition of sketchbooks on loan from members of the Lehigh Art Alliance and Bethlehem Palette Club! Come explore how great creations began with a single stroke of the pencil! Please visit our website for specific dates and times.
Cost: $12 for Adults, $9 for Children (ages 4-17), FREE for HBMS Members
Contact: 1-800-360-TOUR. ...Show Less
Events for 11/18/18 (Sunday)
LACHMAN GALLERY 64TH ANNUAL ART SHOW
Lachman Gallery in Peddler's Village, Street Road, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 11/10/18-12/30/18 Time: Open 7 days    WEBSITE
Sponsored by: Lachman Gallery
CONTACT: 215.794.5500/Arlene Lachman   |    EMAIL
"Lachman Gallery 64th Annual Art Show" by Bucks County artist, Al Lachman. Celebrating 64 years of fine art and one of the oldest and largest art galleries in PA. Lachman is renowned as a master colorist and his paintings are garnered for their luminous color. Join us at Lachman Gallery, Peddler's Village, for this special annual event!
SOLO SHOW / JOHN MERTZ
The Upstairs Gallery, Shop#10 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931 (map)
Date: 10/28/18-11/30/18 Time: 10am to 6pm    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 2676886029   |    EMAIL
Solo Exhibit local scenes by John Mertz
IN THE MUSEUM WE TRUST: 30 YEARS OF ART AT THE MICHENER
Michener Art Museum, 138 S. Pine Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (map)
Date: 9/15/18-1/3/19 Time: Regular Museum hours    WEBSITE
CONTACT: 215.340.9800   |   
Since the Michener Art Museum opened its doors in 1988, it has expanded both its vision and its collection, which now numbers more than 3,500 paintings, Show More...sculptures, photographs, and works on paper. The Michener is the proud steward of these artworks for the community. Many of these objects came to the Museum through significant gifts and bequests. In the Museum We Trust commemorates these legacies, explores the stories behind the art and the collectors, and celebrates the generosity of individuals who transfer their private collections into the public trust, ensuring that their art will be expe