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Exhibits

Barrie Maguire’s ‘I Remember Ireland’ opens tonight at Scranton’s Melberger Arts Center gallery, 123 Wyoming Ave., with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m. View art such as this, ‘The Tackled Pony,’ through Nov. 26.

You’ll surely recognize something of worth in ’Beyond Recognition: The Art of Alan Magee,’ in place now at Wilkes University’s Sordoni Art Gallery, 150 South River St., Wilkes-Barre. This one’s called ’Dolmen’ and is an acrylic on canvas from a private collection.

OPENING THIS WEEK

Northeast Photography Club, annual exhibit of juried selections from members’ submissions. Opens today and continues through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 346-7186 or everhart-museum.org.

Barrie Maguire: I Remember Ireland, an exhibit of paintings and prints. Opens tonight with an Artist Talk at 5:30 followed by a reception 6 to 8. Continues through Nov. 26 at the Melberger Arts Center Gallery, 123 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 239-2459.

The Spice of Life, a show by Pennsylvania sculptor and painter Jack Eagle, who creates works in marble, wood and bronze. Presented by the Hazleton Art League at the George B. Markle Gallery, 225 East Broad St., Hazleton. Opens Saturday with a reception at 7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 20. Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.; Monday, 7 to 9 p.m. 788-8859.

Art Exhibit, watercolors rooted in the natural world by Barbara Kaplanski along with abstract sculpture in wood, marble and clay by Robert Bergstrasser. Through Nov. 19 with a reception Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Hours: Friday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 836-3622.

Emerging Artists Exhibition, the fourth invitational event presenting art by area high-school students that pays homage to their teachers. Coordinated by Dallas artist Sue Hand. Opens Monday and continues through Dec. 21 with Meet-the-Artists Receptions Nov. 10, 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. with a Gallery Talk at 7 p.m. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 208-5900.

Statements and Symbols, selected paintings and prints from the Maslow Collection. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Feb. 4 with a Gallery Talk scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 348-6278.

CURRENT EXHIBITS

Todd Stone: Witness, watercolors and photographs taken of the 9/11 terrorist attacks from six blocks away. Through Sunday at the James A. Michener Museum, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 215-340-9800.

Korean Artist Ran Hwang, an exhibit of Buddhist-influenced works including light installations, paintings and works using beads, feathers, broken glass, pins and thread. Through Wednesday at the Haas Gallery of Art, Bloomsburg University. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. 389-5134.

Artist and Metalsmith Liz Revit is the guest artist at the meeting of the Wyoming Valley Art League, 239 Schuyler Ave., Kingston. Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. A workshop follows Nov. 11, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $20. 288-1020 or wval.org.

Wyoming Valley Art League Fall Members Show. Through Nov. 10 at Midtown Village, downtown Wilkes-Barre. Call 333-0533 for hours.

Form and Structure, the 2006 Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Art Exhibit, the 4th biennial collaboration held concurrently at four local galleries. Through Nov. 11 at the AFA Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave. Scranton. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 969-1040.

Still Looking at America, watercolor and oil paintings of rural and urban Americana by Dickson City artist Greg Hagen. Through Nov. 11 at Lizza Art Studios, 155 Bridge St., Tunkhannock. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 836-8806.

The Human Condition, the 2006 Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Art Exhibit, the 4th biennial collaboration held concurrently at four local galleries. Through Nov. 12 at the Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; until 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 348-6278.

Art Exhibit by Danville artists Mark Irwin (wood sculpture) and Ken Conner (acrylic paintings). Through Nov. 12 at Artspace Gallery, 221 Center St., Bloomsburg. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, noon to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 784-0737.

Interior/Exterior, the 2006 Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Art Exhibit, the 4th biennial collaboration held concurrently at four local galleries. Through Nov. 12 at the Linder Gallery, Miller Library, Keystone College, LaPlume. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 4 to 10 p.m. 945-6965.

Herb Weigand – Recent Paintings, works by the painting instructor and chairperson of East Stroudsburg University’s Department of Art. Through Dec. 8 with a reception Nov. 15, 7 to 8 p.m. Madelon Powers Gallery, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg University. Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Nov. 23 to 27. 422-3483.

Nature Immortalized, the 2006 Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Art Exhibit, the 4th biennial collaboration held concurrently at four Lackawanna County galleries. Through Nov. 15 at the Hope Horn Gallery. Hyland Hall, University of Scranton. Hours: Sunday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m. with evening hours Wednesday, 6 to 8 p.m. 941-4214.

Unfamiliar Skin: Martha Posner, an installation by the Pennsylvania artist whose sculptural creations borrow from the world of myth and fairy tales. Through Nov. 19 at the Sharadin Art Gallery on the campus of Kutztown University. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Information: kutztown.edu or marthaposner.com.

Capturing Realism, an exhibit by students of artist Anthony Waichulis, displaying art works in the style of the Old Masters tradition of trompe l’oeil illusion. Through Nov. 21 at the MacDonald Gallery, College Misericordia, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 674-6250.

Sharon Bowar: Etchings, small-scale hand-painted etchings of Italian gardens. Through Nov. 30 at Something Special, 23 West Walnut St., Kingston. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 288-8386.

Moments in Space, an exhibit of watercolors, pen-and-ink and colored-pencil works by Shannon Rother. Through Nov. 30 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 829-4210.

People, Places, Things: Photographs by Ward Roe including images of landscapes “in a most general sense,” the human figure and pictures based on iconography and pop culture. Through Dec. 6 at Camera Work Gallery at the Marquis Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 344-3313 or cameraworkgallery.org.

Beyond Recognition: The Art of Alan Magee, more than 40 works in several media, ranging from paintings to digital photomontage, book illustration to tapestry, highlighting a 30-year career. Through Dec. 10 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Open daily, noon to 4:30 p.m. 408-4325.

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings, a traveling exhibition organized by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibit provides a vivid look at the first steps taken by the Nazis to suppress freedom of expression. Through Dec. 15 at the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 West Fourth St., Williamsport. Gallery hours: Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 326-3326.

Seven Years of Bridges to El Salvador, a display of past and present initiatives and collaborative efforts to build solidarity between the People of El Salvador and the University of Scranton. Through Dec. 17 at the Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 11:30 p.m. 941-6341.

The International Correspondence School of Scranton, artifacts tracing the history of the ICS, an early 20th-century pioneer in distance learning. Included: marketing materials, textbooks and photographs from the 1890s to the 1990s. Through Dec. 17 at the Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 11:30 p.m. 941-6341.

Parts of the Process: Peter Hoffer Past and Present, 70 works by the Marywood University-based artist including drawings, printmaking, two-dimensional media and monoprint collages, created during the past 30 years. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $5. 346-7186 or everhart-museum.org.

Pathfinders: Forging Lives, Founding Home, a collaboration between Scranton School District students and resident artist Liz Parry-Faist to explore Scranton’s place in the region’s history, culture and future. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $5. 346-7186 or everhart-museum.org.

Wearing Propaganda: Textiles on the Home Front in Japan, Britain and the United States 1931-1945, an examination of 20th-century textile designs as a reflection of the times including home-front slogans and military imagery, clothing and accessories, textile samples, posters and photographs. Through Jan. 7 at the Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St., Allentown. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $10 plus museum admission. 610-432-4333 or allentownartmuseum.org.

Old Masters 2006, an exhibit of works based on principles of the Old Masters craft of painting by students enrolled in the commercial-art program. Through Jan. 31 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College Campus Center, Nanticoke. Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 3:30 to 5:45 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, noon to 4 p.m. 740-0732.

Wilkes-Barre Bicentennial Exhibit, more than 200 photographic images tracing the 200-year history of the city including buildings, floods, tornadoes, street scenes and historic homes. Through Feb. 28 at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 823-6244.

UPCOMING EXHIBITS

Paintings of the Endless Mountains by Wyalusing-area artist George Schelling. Opens Nov. 10 and continues through Dec. 31 at the Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 836-3622.

Cider Painters of America, 22nd annual exhibit and sale of miniature paintings by both local and international artists. Opens Nov. 12 with a reception 1 to 5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 29 at the Waterlily, 103 East Overbrook Road, Dallas. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 675-7778.

Holiday Show, an exhibit of fine arts and crafts including paintings, pottery, jewelry, ceramics and more. Nov. 18 to Jan. 18 at the Blue Heron Gallery, 121 Main St., Wyalusing. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 746-4922.

Juried Student Exhibition, 21st annual show of works by University of Scranton students. Nov. 27 to Dec. 8. Reception: Dec. 3, 2 to 4 p.m. with an awards ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton. Hours: Sunday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Wednesdays, 6 to 8 p.m. 941-4214.

Holiday Giving, a festive medley of Christmas fine arts and crafts, including wood designs by Joe Noto, stoneware by Todd Jeffries, watercolors by Sue Hand, fabric batiks by Lenore Fiore-Mills, jewelry by Nancie Krywicki, colored-pencil drawings by Mary Lou Steinberg and photography by students of Lisa Shearer. Cash and carry. Nov. 29 to Dec. 20 at the MacDonald Gallery, College Misericordia, 301 Lake St., Dallas Township. Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m.; Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 674-6250.

Earl Lehman: Nature and Man, landscapes and abstract paintings by the Lackawanna County artist. Dec. 1 through Jan. 31 at the Melberger Arts Center Gallery, 123 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 499-5202.

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