Speak and See Listings: June 21 to 27

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‘Here I Come to Save the Day,’ an exhibit exploring comic book superheroes and supervillains, is on display at the Everhart Museum in Scranton through July 17.
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This Week, June 21 to 27

LECTURES

Your Art in the Marketplace, a free panel discussion by three art professionals about how to get your art seen and purchased by potential buyers. Northampton Community College Monroe Campus, 2411 PA-715, Tannersville. 6:30 p.m. June 22. 570-476-4460.

LGBT 101, a free discussion and seminar with Dr. Helen Davis of Wilkes University and the NEPA Rainbow Alliance. Learn about the LGBT community, what it stands for and what resources are available. Light refreshments will be served. The Osterhout Free Library, 71 S Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6 p.m. June 27. Register by calling 570-821-1959.

OPENING EXHIBITS

Retrospective art exhibit, featuring forty years of photography by Bloomsburg University professor Vera Viditz-Ward. June 22 to Sept. 21 at the Haas Gallery of Art at the University, 400 E Second St., Bloomsburg. Reception 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21, with an artist lecture at 1:15. Free and open to the public. 570-389-5134.

Wayne County Art Powered by Pecha Kucha, an evening of slide images and talk presentations by Wayne County Arts Alliance Artists followed by an informal meet and greet. 7 p.m. June 22 at the Cooperage Project, 1030 Main St., Honesdale. Donations collected at the door. 570-253-2020.

The Best of the Susquehanna Women’s Imaging Society, featuring a diverse group of women from the Susquehanna River Valley collaboratively showing their finest work. Luzerne County Community College Shulman Gallery, 1333 S Prospect St., Nanticoke. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, June 23 to Sept. 26. Opens with a reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 23. Free and open to the public. 570-740-0727.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

Cats, Canines, & Cubism, the title of the June Opening exhibit at ArtWorks Gallery & Studio, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. The exhibit is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday until June 26. Free and open to the public.

Recent Works, with photographs by Dr. Henry Smith, pastel paintings by Joe Kluck and marble sculptures by Charles Welles, Marquis Art & Frame second floor gallery, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through June 24. Info, 570-823-0518.

Portraits and Perennials, a collection of paintings in acrylic on canvas by Jason Kresock, with selected pieces from the “Perennial Point” series and recent female portraiture, will be on display. Something Special, 230 Walnut St., Kingston. The exhibit opens June 10 with an artist reception 5 to 8 p.m. and will remain until July 7. For more information, call 570-592-1946.

Wyoming County’s Industrial Past Exhibit, photos and artifacts evoke the memory of newspapers, sawmills, grist mills, feed mills, woolen mills, shoe and dress factories and many other businesses. On display at Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock, from June 12 through Aug. 31. Exhibit can be viewed during movie showings and by appointment, 570-996-1500.

Bringing the Giant to Its Knees: the History of the Giant’s Despair Hillclimb, exploring the 110-year history of one of America’s greatest motor races. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays through July 15.

Recent Works, with photographs by Dr. Henry Smith, pastel paintings by Joe Kluck and marble sculptures by Charles Welles, Marquis Art & Frame second floor gallery, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays through June 24. Info, 570-823-0518.

Favorite Images from Around the World, an exhibit of photographs from Great Britain, Africa, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Norway and more by Terry Flatt, through June 29 at Monroe County Conservation District’s Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Info, 570-629-3061570-346-7186.

Here I Come to Save the Day, a multi-disciplinary exhibit exploring the science, culture and art of comic book superheroes and super villains and incorporating contemporary art pieces and historical artifacts to illustrate how these characters influenced American history and global popular culture. Opens with a party 6 p.m. Feb. 2 offering themed cocktails and heavy hors oeuvres ($75). Continues Through July 17 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.

Atelier Joel Carson Jones, features hyper-realistic oil paintings, drawings, etchings and engravings by 14 past and present apprentices of Joel Carson Jones. Mainstreet Gallery, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through July 31. Free and open to the public. 570-287-5589.

UPCOMING EXHIBITS

Redefining Nature Photography, presented by Camerawork Gallery, featuring photographs by Shane McGeehan which explore human nature by manipulating and altering scenes in the natural world. The exhibit will open with a reception, 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. July 7, and will be shown through July 29. The gallery is located in the lower level of Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Free and open to the public. 570-344-3313.

Capturing Realism 2017, featuring 50 international artists of the Ani Art Academics. The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Opens with a meet-the-artists reception 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. July 8. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday until August 26. 570-674-6250.

The Melting Pot, an open-call, juried show with cash prizes for best pieces. July 10 to Aug. 18 at the Exchange Gallery, 24 E Main St., Bloomsburg. Artists’ reception 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. July 15. ExchangeArts.org.

‘Here I Come to Save the Day,’ an exhibit exploring comic book superheroes and supervillains, is on display at the Everhart Museum in Scranton through July 17.
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/web1_heroes-1-re-untoned.jpg‘Here I Come to Save the Day,’ an exhibit exploring comic book superheroes and supervillains, is on display at the Everhart Museum in Scranton through July 17. Weekender file photo