THIS WEEK: Oct. 25 to 31, 2013
Old Masters Exhibit, artwork by students, faculty, graduates and community members exhibiting the techniques of the Old Masters. Opens tonight with a reception 6 to 8. Schulman Gallery, Campus Center, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Nov. 28: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
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 Saturday 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. 570-348-6278.
Jim Lennox: Sculptures and Paintings, 20 hollow-form sheet-metal sculptures along with several paintings. Opens Tuesday in the Sordoni Gallery Annex, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Artist’s reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Through Dec. 15: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Visual Literacy: Paintings by Chad Stanley, oil paintings by the college professor with ink or acrylic under-sketching with subjects culled from literature. Opens Tuesday in the Sordoni Gallery Annex, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Artist’s reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Through Dec. 15: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 408-4325.
Endless Quilts, watercolors depicting scenes from Tunkhannock’s ‘Airing of the Quilts’ festival by Sabine Thomas. Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. 570-836-3622.
This Show Is for the Birds, bird photographs, both serious and humorous, by Northeast Photography Club members Ray Listanski and John Goldman. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-510-5028.
Endeavors: A Photographic Journey, large-format photography by Back Mountain artist Bill Stritzinger. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.
All Creatures Great and Small, photographs of creatures of the earth by members of the Older Adult Learning Center of East Stroudsburg. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.
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 Thursday: 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. 570-674-6250.
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. 570-842-1506.
Kindred Spirits, the art of Ellen Jamiolkowski and Judith Lynn Keats. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Nov. 2: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.
Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen, a juried exhibition of works by area artists shown in four Lackawanna County venues: the Hope Horn Gallery of the University of Scranton, the Afa Gallery and ArtWorks Gallery & Studio in downtown Scranton and the Mahady Gallery of Marywood University. Through Nov. 13. 570-348-6211 or 570-941-4214.
Marks, a national juried exhibit by U.S. artists including Aljean Ryan, Rosemary Meza-DePlas (who draws with human hair), Jim Pearson and Ronald Gonzalez along with Pocono artists Miharu Lane, Lynn Palumbo and Penny Ross. Madelon Powers Gallery, Normal and Marguerite streets, East Stroudsburg University. Through Nov. 14: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. 570-422-3483.
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. 570-996-1500.
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. Through Nov. 15. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
Works in a Series, selections by 18 photographers including Danielle Coons, Curtis Salonick, Darren Elias, Mike Burnside, Carla Reck, Paul Mazza, Lisa Kinkle Maris, Allison Maslow and more. Through Nov. 30 at the Wyoming Valley Art League, 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre.
Recent Works by Joseph Opshinsky, vibrant paper media images created through a meticulous process of hand-cutting and layering paper. Friedman Art Gallery, Nesbitt Academic Commons, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, University Drive and Old Route 115, Lehman Township. Through Dec. 1: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays; 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays; 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays. 570-675-2171.
Art Show and Sale, the ninth annual event with works by regional artists including Joanne Benson. Glenburn Township Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. Through Dec. 12: 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-563-1177.
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. 570-823-6244.
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. 570-346-7186.
Four Artists Return, works by Sue Hand, Joe Weldon, Jan Henning and Barbara Kapalski. Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Through Dec. 31: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-836-3200.
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. 570-674-8255.
Cartoonathon, a 24-hour marathon with Wilkes-Barre writer and cartoonist Bob Heim to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s. With interactive art projects and brief cartooning workshops and classes. The lobby of the Genetti Best Western Hotel, 77 E. Market St., Wilkes-Barre. Midnight to midnight Nov. 1. 570-829-0181.
Angling and Landscape Art, by Stroudsburg artist Don Baylor. Opens Nov. 2 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monroe County Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Dec. 2: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.
Timothy Buckwalter: Wandering Phantoms Living and Dead, a mixed-media presentation of paintings, photographs, found objects and sculptural pieces by the San Francisco-based artist. Opens Nov. 2 with a reception 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 3. Linder Gallery, Keystone College, La Plume. Through Dec. 1. Hours vary; call 570-945-8335.
Places I Love, vibrant depictions of the Pennsylvania landscape by Ellen Nathan. Opens Nov. 8 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Lackawanna Environmental Institute, 10 Moffat Drive, Moscow. Through Dec. 6: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-842-1506.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits, music and refreshments at 17 venues in downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15. 570-288-1020.
Fall Foliage Photo Contest. Stop by to register at Eckley Miners Village Museum, then roam the village to capture fall-foliage photos. Submit your best ones by Nov. 8. Prizes awarded. $5 entry fee per photo. 570-636-2070.
Museum Bus Trip, to tour the Museum of the City of New York and the Frick Collection to view exhibits on “The Gilded New York” and “Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals — Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis.” Sponsored by the Pauly Friedman Gallery of Misericordia University, the trip includes dinner at the Four Seasons, breakfast, all admissions and fees and shopping time. Leaves 7:30 a.m. Nov. 14 from the East End Center, East End Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre. $225. Reservations: 570-655-3420.