First Posted: 12/5/2014
THIS WEEK: Dec. 10 to 16, 2014
JCC Book Club, a discussion of “The Invisible Thread” by Laura Schroff. Jewish Community Center, 60 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre. Noon on Dec. 11. 570-824-4646.
Adult Book Discussion of “The Silkworm” by Robert Galbraith. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon on Dec. 13. 570-693-1364.
Book Signing, with Jim Remsen, author of “Visions of Teaoga,” a coming-of-age story for young readers exploring events in local Native American history. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 2 p.m. Dec. 13. 570-829-4210.
Book Signing, with Michael Lisicky, author of “Shop Pomeroy’s First,” chronicling the history of the local department store. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 6 p.m. Dec. 15. 570-829-4210.
Emerging Artists Exhibition, the 12th invitational coordinated by artist Sue Hand with works by area high school students. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 12 with gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Faculty Exhibition 2014, works by 11 artists including Richard A. Fuller (in tribute), Jean C. Adams, Sharon Cosgrove, Beverly Glennon, Herbert Simon, Mary Lou Steinberg, Sara Moore and more. Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Through Dec. 14 with hours noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 570-408-4325.
Graduate Exhibition, ceramics, sculpture, painting and printmaking by graduate students. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 19 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. 570-348-6211.
Sacred Symbols in Sequins, works by skilled Haitian flag makers that form mosaics of religious imagery of Europe and America as well as symbols brought from Africa centuries ago by captive slaves. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Dec. 29 with hours 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.
What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night! A family-oriented exhibit of playful dinosaurs created by Refe and Susan Tuma. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Dec. 29 with hours 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.
The Art of Barry Everson, paintings capturing the beauty and serenity of nature including local landscapes. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Through Dec. 31. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
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.
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.
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.