This Week, July 5 to 11
Her Views, His Visions, the latest body of landscape paintings by artists Morgan Simon and Benjamin Jackson in ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Opens with a reception 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 7, and runs through August 1. Gallery hours Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment. Free and open to the public. 570-351-6694.
Soulstice, an exhibit featuring over a dozen local artists. The theme is nature, and will be at The Globe Store, 123 Wyoming Ave., Scranton. The exhibit will open with a reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 7, and will run until July 21. Refreshments will be served at the reception.
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.
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, through Sept. 26. Free and open to the public. 570-740-0727.
Retrospective art exhibit, featuring forty years of photography by Bloomsburg University professor Vera Viditz-Ward. Through Sept. 21 at the Haas Gallery of Art at the University, 400 E Second St., Bloomsburg. Free and open to the public. 570-389-5134.
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, 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.
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.
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.