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First Posted: 12/24/2014

EXHIBIT OPENINGS THIS WEEK

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. Opens Jan. 2 with a First Friday reception 6 to 9 p.m. Continues through Jan. 31 with hours noon to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Black White Color, an exhibit of new works by artist Mary Lou Steinberg including large, handmade paper castings, non-objective acrylic paintings and abstracted chair portraits. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Jan. 3 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Faculty and Alumni Exhibit. Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Opens Jan. 9 with a reception scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. on Jan. 23. Continues through March 10 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.

Marchers of the Movement, an exhibit by photographer Jim Gavenus focusing on the human condition, social injustice and civil rights. Opens Jan. 12 with a reception scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16. 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.

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. Opens Jan. 24 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. Continues 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.

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.

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.