First Posted: 12/2/2014
THIS WEEK: Dec. 3 to 9, 2014
Fall Writers Workshop, with the King’s College Campion Society. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Free. 570-693-1364.
The Civil War Horse, an exhibit and artist’s talk by Diane Grant Czajkowski who discusses her perspectives and creative inspirations for the paintings. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4. 570-287-2013.
The AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display at the Campus Center of Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 5; noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 6. 570-740-0509.
Book Signing, with former Pennsylvania congressman Joseph M. Hoeffel, author of “The Iraq Lie: How the White House Sold the War.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 3 p.m. Dec. 7. 570-829-4210.
Book Signing, with Edward Sebesta, co-editor of “Neo-Confederacy: A Critical Introduction” and “The Confederate and Neo-Conferderate Reader.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 5 p.m. Dec. 7. 570-829-4210.
EXHBIT OPENINGS THIS WEEK
Tenth Anniversary Photography Show, by gallery founders Ross Rolfe, Michael Poster, Ivana Pavelka-Mirabelli and Bernie Andreoli. CameraWork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Opens Dec. 5 and runs 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.
Picture Perfect, an exhibit of nature photography by the Monroe County 4-H Photography Club with a reception scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 6. 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.
Graduate Exhibition, ceramics, sculpture, painting and printmaking by graduate students. Opens Dec. 6 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Continues 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.
Illustration II: A Sampler of American Golden Age Illustration, a range of styles in vintage illustration and early animation by Norman Rockwell, Dean Cornwell, James Montgomery Flagg, Herbert Morton Stoops, Franklin Booth, Walt Disney Studios and more. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 7 with gallery 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.
Chicks with Balls, paintings by award-winning, nationally known artist Judy Takacs depicting strength, courage and success of unsung heroines in everyday life. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through Dec. 9 with hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
Salvador Dali Exhibit, including “The Divine Comedy,” a series of 40 colorful woodblock prints interpreting Dante’s work; and “Dali: The Halsman Photographs,” surrealistic images of Dali by photographer Philippe Halsman. Also: “Musings of a Private Collector,” including oil paintings, etchings and prints. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through Dec. 10 with gallery 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.
Emerging Artists Exhibition, the 12th invitational coordinated by artist Sue Hand with works by area high school students. Through Dec. 12. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. 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.
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.
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.