THIS WEEK: Sept. 27 to Oct. 3, 2013
Fourth Friday Exhibit, with art works by the Nicholson Painters. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 6 to 7:30 tonight. 996-1500.
Art Show and Sale, the ninth annual event with works by regional artists including Joanne Benson. Opens Sunday with a reception 3 to 5 p.m. at the Glenburn Township Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. Through Dec. 12: 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 563-1177.
Airing of the Quilts, a collection of quilts of the Civil War Era using fabrics of the time including indigos and shirtings. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Opens Tuesday and continues through Nov. 15. Open during movie screenings. 996-1500.
117th Annual Exhibition of the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club including work by Debbie Baer of Hunlock Creek. National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York City. Opens Tuesday and continues through Oct. 25 with a benefit reception 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 ($25). Gallery hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 212-475-3424.
Seventy Years of Painting, landscape paintings by Carol Oldenburg and Earl Lehman. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Saturday: noon to 5 p.m. 969-1040.
Gates to Infinity, paintings by Colombian artist Pilar Jimenez consisting of parallel planes with textures and colors “that ruffle the canvas.” Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Saturday: noon to 5 p.m. 969-1040.
Back Roads and Backyards, paintings and photography of local scenery and Monroe County landmarks by three generations of the Eckley family: Pat, Tara and Ava. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Monday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
Hexagon Project VII: Our Reality, Our Hope, Our Change, visual art in all media by students age 9 to 18 from around the world demonstrating interdependence and issues-based global activism. Connell Gallery, 125 N. Washington Ave., Scranton and The Library Express, Steamtown Mall, 300 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Monday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at the Connell Gallery; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays at The Library Express. 877-1653 or 558-1670.
BIG THINGS, little people, works by artist and architect Brad Earl along with new paintings by Nina Davidowitz. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 344-3313.
Quilt On, an exhibit of new works by Sabine Thomas depicting “The Airing of the Quilts” event in Tunkhannock. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Oct. 4: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 288-8386.
Words as Images, works by six artists who use text to express visual images and ideas including Christina Galbiati of Hazleton. Gallery at Penn State Lehigh Valley, 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley. Through Oct. 11: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 610-285-5000.
Crayons & Care II, artwork by the children of Litewska Hospital in Warsaw, Poland, with all sale proceeds donated to the hospital’s children’s art program. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Oct. 17: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 740-0732.
Kindred Spirits, the art of Ellen Jamiolkowski and Judith Lynn Keats. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre with a Third Friday reception 5 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 18. Through Nov. 2: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 823-0518.
The Art of Balliet, 40 compositions by realism artist Justin Balliet in charcoal, graphite and oils. Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Through Oct. 20: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Healing Through Art, energetic abstract watercolors by Cliff Enright. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Oct. 20: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 348-6278.
Emerging Artists Exhibition, the 11th invitational coordinated by local artist Sue Hand, with works by area high school students. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through Oct. 25: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 208-5900, ext. 5328.
Capturing Realism, the biennial exhibit of works by instructors, alumni and apprentices from the nationally renowned studios of the Ani Art Academies and modern master Anthony J. Waichulis. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through Oct. 31: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 674-6250.
Works from the Studio: A Collaborative Exhibition, eclectic works done in the studio of Virginia Sosik in various media. Artists include Karen Clifford, Regina Donovan, Heidi Fedor, Peggy Gladys, Celeste Gilmartin and many more. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through Nov. 1: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 842-1506.
Wildlife Art, scenes from the great outdoors in oils and acrylics by Noxen artist Charles J. Kovalick. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Nov. 15: open during movie screenings. 996-1500.
Luzerne County in the Civil War. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 21: noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 823-6244.
Sidewalk Surfing: The Art & Culture of Skateboarding, a multi-disciplinary exhibit on the historical roots of skateboarding including artifacts and artwork on the cultural importance of the sport. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Dec. 30: noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. 346-7186.
Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, works by artists from Verve Vertu Center of the Deutsch Institute. Speech-Language Pathology Department, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. On display through April 2014: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 674-8255.
This Show Is for the Birds, bird photographs, both serious and humorous, by Northeast Photography Club members Ray Listanski and John Goldman. Opens Oct. 4 with a reception 6 to 8:15 p.m. at CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Oct. 29: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 510-5028.
Genre Photography: A Walk in Our Shoes, a First Friday exhibit of paintings and photographs by artist Kaitlin Staples, inspired by a trip to Civita Castellana, Italy. Scranton Cultural Center, 420 N. Washington Ave. 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4. 344-1111.
Art in Bloom, with flower displays by the Hazleton Area Garden Club inspired by paintings in the collection of the Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St., Hazleton. 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4; 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 and 6. $5. 454-5877.
All Creatures Great and Small, photographs of creatures of the earth by members of the Older Adult Learning Center of East Stroudsburg. Opens Oct. 5 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Oct. 30: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 629-3061.
Annual Art Exhibit of works by the Martin’s Creek Artists. United Methodist Church, 64 State St., Nicholson. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. Refreshments served. 942-6995.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, music and refreshments at 17 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18. 288-1020.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen, the 7th juried exhibition of works by area artists shown in four Lackawanna County venues. Oct. 19 to Nov. 13 at the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University, the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, the AFA Gallery and ArtWorks Gallery, both in downtown Scranton. 348-6211.
Infusing the Arts in Our Community, the 2013 Arts Alive Visual Arts Faculty Exhibit including ceramics, mixed media, 3D/sculpture, graphic arts, illustration, painting and more by faculty including Stefanie Colarusso, Earl W. Lehman, Elizabeth Parry-Faist, Leigh Pawling, Gina Rice, Skip Sensbach and more. Opens Oct. 26 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 7: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 348-6278.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, music and refreshments at 17 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15. 288-1020.
Call for Entries, for the annual Fall Art Expo Oct. 12 and 13 at the Forksville Fairgrounds in Sullivan County offering $1200 in cash prizes. Pieces accepted through Sept. 30. 928-8927. Information and applications at http://sullivanarts.org.
World War II Combat Veterans are invited to have a free portrait taken by local photographer Steve Lewis, who is seeking to capture the spirit of veterans for a future exhibit. Information at 592-2938.