Collected Works, a varied collection of mixed media paintings by artist Kelly Olszyk. Opens tonight with a reception 6 to 8. Continues through Oct. 16 at the Schulman Gallery, Campus Center, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5.
The Photography of Mike Coviello . . . A Retrospective, works by the late photographer, one of the founders of the Northeast Photo Collective. Opens tonight with a reception 6 to 8:30. Continues through Nov. 3 at Camerawork, Marquis Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 510-5028.
Hexagon Exhibit Project, with 300 hexagons created by school students from around the world in celebration of Interdependence Day. Also: rug samples by designer Diane Paparo and a collection of photographs depicting illegal child labor in the rug industry along with Rugmark’s child-labor free rug certification program designed to eradicate it. Opens today and continues through Sept. 30 at the Melberger Art Center, 123 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 357-3843.
Clay and Light, sculpture and jar forms exploring light and space by Jordan Taylor. Opens Thursday and continues through Oct.18 with a reception Oct. 11, 3 to 5 p.m. followed by a Gallery Talk. Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 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.
Day to Day, photography by Ivana Pavelka. Opens Thursday and continues through Oct. 18 with a Gallery Talk Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. and an Artist’s Reception Oct. 11, 3 to 5 p.m. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 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.
Memory Maps, conceptual digital art based on memories and secrets within family life by Bloomsburg University digital art professor Sue O’Donnell. Through Sept. 11 with a closing reception and illustrated artist talk Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 389-4708.
Something Old, Something New, art works by Marylou Steinberg, Scarlett Cussell and Sabine Thomas. Through Saturday at Marquis Art & Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 823-0518.
Ancient Microworlds, innovative photographs of fossil specimens by Giraud Foster and Norman Barker, magnified more than 30 times their true size. Through Monday 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, $3 students and seniors, $2 children. 346-7186.
Ornamental Impressions, student art from the Howard Gardner School inspired by the exhibit “Ancient Microworlds.” Included: paper marbling and mono-print rubbings to reflect fossil patterns. Through Monday at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $5, $3 students and seniors, $2 children. 346-7186.
Coal and Water: Life Forms from the Coal Age to the Present, 100 wood sculptures created by artist Gene Moyer illustrating how carbon and water interacted to form ancient life, with an emphasis on the creatures of the Coal Age. Through Sept. 13 at the Anthracite Heritage Museum, McDade Park, off Keyser Ave., Scranton. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 963-4804.
This Year the Art is TWICE as Free! The second annual exhibit of art work donated by artists from around the world which is given to art appreciators for free. Through Sept. 13 at Paper Kite Press Studio & Gallery, 443 Main St., Kingston. Opens Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. or by appointment. 328-8658 or wordpainting.com.
Art of Ryan Frania, an exhibit of drawings and paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, charcoal and colored pencils by the seventh-grade student at Wyoming Seminary Lower School. Through mid-September at Citizens Bank, Wyoming Avenue and Welles Street, Forty Fort. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. 675-5094.
Theology, an exhibit of works by local artist Theodore Scazafabo which combine digital objects and elements of nature. Closes Sept. 18 with a reception and gallery talk, 6 to 8 p.m. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 208-5900, ext. 5328.
Art of Ashley Nicole Arbaiza. Through Sept. 30 at Sense and Serendipity Gallery, 218 Center St., Dushore. Wednesday, 9:30 a.m. to noon; Thursday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 928-7025.
Hard Coal Mining in Northeastern Pennsylvania: A Look Back, historical photographs. Through Oct. 4 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Open daily, noon to 4:30 p.m. 408-4325.
Future Past, a journey through the past 30 years of imagery by photographer Robert Holborn Brown Jr. Through Oct. 4 at Artspace Gallery, 221 Center St., Bloomsburg. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 784-0737.
Guiding Light, an exhibit of large and extraordinary glass sculptures by Tunkhannock artist Christopher Ries. Through Oct. 25 in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 674-6250.
The Light of Italy: Our Greco-Roman Heritage, art inspired by ancient Greece and Rome by 20 artists and poets from Northeastern Pennsylvania. Through Nov. 20 at the Blue Heron Gallery, 121 Main St., Wyalusing. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 746-4922.
Tools That Built Scranton, 1900s-era tools from the Lackawanna Historical Society. Through Dec. 31 at the William J. Nealon Federal Courthouse, 235 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon. 344-3841.
Naturally Photogenic, photographic images from the foothills of Northeastern Pennsylvania by local artist Sally Robertson. Opens Sept. 15 with a reception scheduled for Sept. 18, 5 to 7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 5 at the Lackawanna Environmental Institute, Route 435, Covington Township (near Moscow). Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 842-1506.
Third Friday Artist, works by art therapist Carrey Mudlock who works in oils, acrylics, sanguine pencil and charcoal along with faux finishes and murals. Meet the artist Sept. 18, 5 to 8 p.m. during the Third Friday Art Walk. Barnes & Noble Wilkes-King’s Bookstore, 7 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. 208-4700.
Third Friday Art Walk, self-guided tour of Wilkes-Barre and Kingston galleries offering a variety of art exhibits, studio tours, spoken word, historical exhibits, entertainment and refreshments. Hop on the trolley for a free ride to the galleries. Sept. 18, Oct. 16, Nov. 20 and Dec. 18, 5 to 8 p.m. Arts Walk maps available at participating venues. 823-0518 or wordpainting.com.
The Faces and Places We SERVE, photographs collected during various SERVE (Students Engaged in Reflective Volunteer Experiences) service trips through the past few years reflecting the faces and atmosphere of a variety of cultures from around the world. Opens Sept. 21 and ends Oct. 2 with a closing day reception 6 to 8 p.m. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 208-5900.
Day of the Dead: Art & Culture in the Americas, Mexican folk art, masks, a community ofrenda (or altar), Catrinas (fancily dressed female skeletons), cultural artifacts and contemporary art celebrating the rich culture of Central and South America and their special holiday to remember the dead. Sept. 25 to Dec. 31 with a reception Oct. 1, 6 to 8 p.m. ($25) and a Community Day Celebration Nov. 1, noon to 4 p.m. Everhart Museum, Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $5, $3 students and seniors, $2 children. 346-7186.
Celebrating Ancestors, works by area students inspired by important people in their lives. Sept. 25 to Dec. 31. Everhart Museum, Nay Aug Park, Scranton. 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.
Airing of the Quilts, with handmade creations by award-winning quilter Dixie McGregor. Oct. 1 through Nov. 13 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open daily during movie screenings. 996-1500.
Photography Exhibit by members of the Northeast Photo Club. Opens Oct. 2 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 29 at One Point Showroom, 101 Pittston Ave., Scranton. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 687-0545.
The Stained Glass Windows of Williamsport, a showcase of 19th-century stained glass windows from area churches, some manufactured by New York’s Tiffany Company. Opens Oct. 2 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Continues through Jan. 23 at the Thomas T. Taber Museum, 858 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. 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.
Something for Everyone, the 5th annual art show and sale with original pieces by local artists including watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics, pencils and mixed media. Open Oct. 4 with a reception 3 to 5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 10 at the Glenburn Township Building, 3110 Waterford Road, Dalton. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. 954-1489.