THIS WEEK: June 10 to 16, 2015
Members Exhibition, a group show of works in a variety of media. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through June 13 with a Gallery Talk 7 p.m. June 10. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Wild Beauty: The Artful Nature of Shenandoah National Park, a selection of photos by Wilkes-Barre native Sandy Long from her time spent in the national park. Opens June 12 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. at the Looking Glass Art Gallery, Hawley Silk Mill, 8 Silk Mill Drive, Hawley. Continues through June 27 with hours 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays. 570-647-6407.
Members Exhibition, a group show of works in a variety of media. Through June 13 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Phantasma, images of distorted reality by photographers Michael Angelo Demonico of Hazleton, Fawn Marie Tomlinson of Bloomsburg and Lynn Marie Viercinski of Dallas. Through Aug. 11 with an artists discussion 6 to 8 p.m. June 20. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Nanette Vacher: Coming Home, recent paintings including “Closure,” the image of a Vietnam veteran’s experience visiting The Wall. The Upstairs Gallery, 3 W. Union St., Shickshinny. Through June 26 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays but call to confirm. 570-542-4075.
The Boys Are Back in Town, watercolors and oils by Tim Weaver and mixed media, watercolors and pottery by John Clark. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through June 26 with hours 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.
Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game, an overview of the local baseball scene from the 19th century to the present with historical images and artifacts combined with contemporary art works by William Chickillo. Players from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will visit for “meet and greets” 11 a.m. to noon on June 27, Aug. 1 and 22. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Oct. 12 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. $7, $5 seniors, $3 children. 570-346-7186.
Grayce Swet: Retrospective, 35 paintings including portraits, landscapes and still lifes. Hazleton Art League Gallery, 225 E. Broad St. Through June 27 with gallery hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-817-1075.
Sudden Intuition: Paintings by Sharon Cosgrove, 50 paintings that depict figurative, still life and nature compositions. Also: “Roz Weinberger Ceramics: For the Love of Horses.” Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through June 30 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.
Economical Creations, wood-burning and crochet items with a natural flair, created from discarded materials by artist Deborah Lacey. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through June 30 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.
Chasing Dragons, a collection of paintings “expelling emotions, energy and passion,” by the artist who created “The Ribbon” sculpture on the Wilkes-Barre River Common. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through July 1 with gallery hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Student Exhibit, including drawings, paintings, animations, photographs, computer graphics, original music and portfolios by communication-arts students. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through July 2 with hours 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
World War II: Luzerne County Answers the Call, photographs, memorabilia, uniforms and more tracing the role played by local resident in World War II, both on the homefront and the war front. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Aug. 29 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4, $2 children. 570-822-1727.
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits at 10 locations throughout downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. June 19, July 17, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18.
To Your Health! The Science, Culture & Art of the Cocktail, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s botanical, decorative art and ethnographic collection along with historic artifacts from regional lenders focusing on alcohol production and consumption as well as how the cocktail reflects popular culture and societal mindset. July 3 to Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open 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.
Dinovember, a family-oriented exhibit featuring the photography of Refe and Susan Tuma, authors of “What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night.” Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Open 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.
Call for Art, for the Northeastern Biennial Twenty Fifteen held at four Lackawanna County galleries. Accepting works in the categories of painting, photography, mixed media and three-dimensional work with cash prizes awarded. Artists must live and work within a 100-mile radius of Scranton. Download forms from marywood.edu/galleries or call 570-348-6211. Deadline for submission: June 14.