THIS WEEK: Nov. 18 to 24, 2015
Hemingway and the Lost Generation, a talk by Ernest Hemingway scholar Linda Patterson Miller. Mary Kintz Bevevino Library, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 1:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Free. 570-674-6400.
Book Discussion of “My Sister’s Grave” by Robert Dugoni. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19. Refreshments served. 570-823-0156.
In Bloom: Views from the Gardens, works by Sabine Thomas, Mary Lou Steinberg, Diane Czajkowski, Tobi Balin Grossman, Linda Keck, Earl Lehman, Leigh Pawling and more. Opens Nov. 20 with a reception 5 to 8 p.m. Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Continues through Jan. 16 with hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-823-0518.
Open Doors, works by Denise Tomasura in a variety of mediums ranging from watercolors to photography. Through Dec. 18 with a Meet the Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Holiday Affordable Art Exhibit and Sale, with pieces priced under $100. Opens Nov. 20 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. Continues through Dec. 20. 570-454-0092.
Book Signing, with Cheryl A. Kashuba and Roger DuPuis II, authors of “Scranton.” Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre Township. 1 p.m. Nov. 21. 570-829-4210.
Holiday Art Auction, original high quality works by regional artists including oils, watercolors, sculpture, pottery, batik, photography, wood, acrylic and mono prints. With hors d’oeuvres, desserts, champagne, open bar and live music. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 6 p.m. Nov. 21. Reservations: 570-969-1040.
Disabilities Didn’t Get Us Down, works by 13 students from ArtWorks Tunkhannock Studio. Meet the artists at a reception 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 22. Continues through Nov. 30 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
Great Books at Hayfield, a discussion of “Anecdotes of Destiny” by Isak Dinesen. Hayfield House Community Room, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Old Route 115, Lehman Township. 7 p.m. Nov. 23. Free with refreshments served. 570-675-9269.
Breaking Free, new works by artist Sabine Thomas. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Nov. 20 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.
Dia de Muertos, colorful Mexican-style masks and paintings celebrating the annual Day of the Dead by local artist Sam Barrese. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Nov. 30 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Scenic Beauty Around the World, photographs of scenic beauty from Africa, New Zealand, Europe, Canada and the United States by Terry Flatt. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through Nov. 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.
Members Exhibition, juried works by members of the Wyoming Valley Art League. Through Dec. 1 at Circle Centre for the Arts, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays. 570-288-1020.
The Mother of God and the Saints, icons and relics on loan from St. Tikhon’s Monastery and the Metropolitan Museum of the Orthodox Church of America. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through Dec. 6 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. 570-340-6000.
100 Under $100, works by regional artists all priced at under $100. Through Dec. 10 at the Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-740-0727.
Annual Art Show and Sale, the 11th annual exhibit with works by regional artists. Through Dec. 10 at the Glenburn Township Municipal Building, 54 Waterford Road, Dalton. 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. 570-954-1489.
We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach, an exhibit celebrating the 125th anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Through Dec. 11 with hours 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 11:30 p.m. Sundays. 570-941-4000.
Eclectic Mix, paintings, pottery, sculpture and collage by Marie T. Perks. Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Through Dec. 11 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.
Cider Painters of America, the annual exhibit of miniature paintings (3” x 5”) by regional and international artists. Through Dec. 12 at Main Street Gallery, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.
New Mythologists: The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse & the Little Mermaid, an installation, paintings, printmaking and performance by artist David Mazure, re-examining the biblical myth of the Four Horsemen, representing conquest, war, famine and death. Through Dec. 12 at the Sordoni Gallery, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 570-408-4325.
Not a Fish, art works by John Mitchell, who combines imagistic, representational still life and the suggestion of landscape. Pauly Friedman Art Gallery, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Also in the adjacent MacDonald Art Gallery: “Photo Extractions: Places and Things” by fine-arts photographer Jacqueline Evans. Through Dec. 12 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.
Advent Calendars, an exhibit of this holiday tradition as interpreted by 10 regional artists. Also: 24 Haiku Poems for Advent by Melissa Whalen Haertsch. Butternut Gallery, 204 Church St., Montrose. Through Dec. 24 with hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Closed on Thanksgiving and open until 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve. 570-278-4011.
Lake Carey Discovered in Painting, oil paintings of the lake by resident Amy Colley. Through Dec. 31 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
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. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 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.
Everhart Botanica, selections from the Twining Herbarium of historical plant specimens including native plants and introduced species. Through Dec. 31 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. 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.
Inner Perfect Center, landscape paintings and abstract imagery by Earl Lehman. Through Dec. 31 at Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Dinovember, a family-oriented exhibit featuring the photography of Refe and Susan Tuma, authors of “What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night.” Through 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.
Merry Christmas, Moritz: Dollhouse Gallery, a display of dollhouse treasures highlighting the work of German-based dollhouse manufacturer Moritz Gottschalk from the 1860s. Also: “100 Years of Gift Giving,” an exhibit tracing gifting practices through the ages. Through Jan. 10 at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, 427 N. New St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.
All Dolled Up: Polly and Her Sisters, a showcase of German doll making along with doll furniture, clothing and interpretive displays. Through Jan. 10 at the Moravian Museum, 66 W. Church St., Bethlehem. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 800-360-8687 or historicbethlehem.org.
Fearless Genius, a lecture by award-winning photographer Douglas Menuez who, for 15 years, photographed the behind-the-scenes stories of discovery, failure, sacrifice and success of Steve Jobs and other leaders of the Digital Revolution. Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. 7 p.m. Dec. 1. Free. 570-613-2222.
Graduate Exhibition, works by graduate students in printmaking, photography and art education. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Dec. 5 to 18 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. 570-340-6000.