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First Posted: 1/22/2015

THIS WEEK: Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 2015

Winter Book Sale. Marian Sutherland Kirby Library, 35 Kirby Ave., Mountain Top. Through Feb. 3 with hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 570-474-9313.

Open Mic Night, sharing of creative works including poetry, short stories, drama and creative nonfiction. Sponsored by the Campion Literary Society at the McGowan School of Business, West Union and North River streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. Jan. 30. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

Writing Workshop, informal writing classes sponsored by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 4. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Robert Indiana from A to Z, nearly 100 works from the Father of Pop Art, focusing on word art, American themes, bright colors and simple compositions. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Through Jan. 25 with hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 610-432-4333.

Five for the New Year, works by Nance Brown, Arthur Miller, Richard Griffith, Diane Grant Czajkowski and Sarrah Dibble-Camburn. Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 W. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Jan. 25 with hours 1 to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. 570-836-3622.

American Pop: The Prints, works by some of the most recognizable names in Pop Art including Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Mel Ramos, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol and Ed Ruscha. Allentown Art Museum, 31 N. Fifth St. Through Jan. 25 with hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays; noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 610-432-4333.

Picture Perfect, an exhibit of nature photography by the Monroe County 4-H Photography Club. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Jan. 29 with hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

Selections from the Art Collections, recent works on paper including photographs and prints drawn from the Suraci and Maslow collections. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Jan. 31 to Feb. 22 with hours 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.

The Germans in Luzerne County, an exhibit exploring the history, culture and contributions of German immigrants of the 19th century. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4. 570-823-6244.

Steppin’ Out, works by nine recent graduates of Marywood University showing a variety of two- and three-dimensional works. Also: photo assemblages by Daina Krumins and collage photography by Lori Remmel. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

Wedding Gowns of Wyoming Valley, traditions from the 18th century to the present including dresses and accessories from the museum’s collection. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4. 570-823-6244.

Tenth Anniversary Photography Show, by gallery founders Ross Rolfe, Michael Poster, Ivana Pavelka-Mirabelli and Bernie Andreoli. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Jan. 31 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-510-5028.

Landscape Exhibit, with works by Nicolene Fulton, Steve Kager, Mircea Rotaru-Putna, Gail Zambor and Sophia Byorek. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. Through Feb. 15 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.

The Civil War Horse, an art-and-photography exhibit by Diane Grant Czajkowski in remembrance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Hoyt Library, 248 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. Through Feb. 28 with a talk “Conversations from the Artist’s Perspective and Inspirations” 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5. Library hours: 1 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-2013.

Marchers of the Movement, an exhibit by photographer Jim Gavenus focusing on social injustice, civil rights and the human condition. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through Feb. 26 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

Jackson and Simon Exhibit, ethereal landscapes by Morgan Simon and both whimseical and realistic still lifes and portraits by Nicholson artist Ben Jackson. Through Feb. 28 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie showings. 570-996-1500.

Fantastic Universe: Fusing Fantasy and Reality, works by Spanish painter, sculptor and ceramicist Joan Miro, internationally noted as one of the most talented Surrealist painters. Also: “Morrell Devlin: Photography — Frozen Flowers,” using the science of freezing flowers to examine the escaping frozen bubble trails. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through March 7 with hours 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.

Faculty and Alumni Art Exhibit. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through March 10 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, colorful new works created by artists of the Deutsch Institute’s Verve Vertu Art Studio. Speech-Language Pathology Department, John J. Passan Hall, Lower Campus, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April, 2015 with hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-674-8255.

FUTURE

February Exhibit, works by Scott Mitchell Putesky and Michael X Rose (“a painter of doom, horror and doubt”). Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Feb. 5 to 28 with an opening reception 6 p.m. Feb. 6. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition for Northeast Pennsylvania, award-winning works by regional students. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Feb. 7 to March 1 with hours 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.

Nature’s View, a photography exhibit by The Older Adult Learning Center Photo Club. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Opens Feb. 7 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continues through Feb. 27: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.

Cellblock Visions: Set Free in the Penitentiary, drawings, paintings and objects made within the last 30 years by inmates of penitentiaries in six states, curated by prison-arts instructor Phyllis Kornfeld. Opens Feb. 9 with a Gallery Lecture 5 p.m. Feb. 27 in Room 228 of Brennan Hall followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through Friday, March 13 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.

The Endless Mountains Spirit, works in clay by artists who frequented the farm of Mary Caroline Richards and Paulus Berensohn. March 21 to May 8 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. April 18. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Hours: 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.

Senior Art Exhibition, a group show by majors in art education, art therapy, graphic design, illustration, painting and sculpture. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. March 28 to April 26 with hours 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.

Intricacies of the Feminine Spirit: Ceramics by Nanette Burti, a series of vessels exploring the feminine spirit by the Dalton artist. Opens April 13 with a Gallery Lecture 5 p.m. April 17 in Room 228 of Brennan Hall followed by a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through Friday, May 1 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.

Student Exhibition, works by students created both independently and in art classes. Opens Monday, May 4 with a reception scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. on May 8. Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through May 15 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.