THIS WEEK: April 20 to 26, 2016
Earth Week Art Show, a display of environmental art work by faculty, staff, students and members of the local community. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library, 300 Monroe Ave., University of Scranton. 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. April 20 and 21; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. April 22. 570-941-6793.
Luncheon with a Special Author, the annual event sponsored by Friends of the Back Mountain Memorial Library with guest author David Pupa (“The Magician”). Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, 458 Pioneer Avenue, Dallas. 11 a.m. April 21. $27. 570-675-1182.
The Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery-book club will discuss “Mortal Fear” by Greg Iles. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. April 21. A limited number of books are available on a first come, first served basis for $2. 570-823-0156.
Art & Architecture in Cinema, a documentary on the exhibition “Renoir: Revered and Reviled,” about the influential Impressionist who subsequently rejected that style and went in a completely new direction — with extraordinary results. Cinemark, 40 Glenmaura National Blvd., Moosic. 7 p.m. April 21. $15. 570-961-5943.
Annual Art Show and Sale, with paintings by landscape artist Earl Lehman. Self-Discovery Wellness Arts Center, 200 Lake St., Montrose. Opens April 22 with a reception 4 to 9 p.m. Continues through May 22 with hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 570-278-9256.
Shakespeare Lives! A festival celebrating Shakespeare’s unique contribution to world literature with noted Shakespeare scholars and performers offering lectures, discussions and scenes from “Hamlet.” Presentations include “Performing Shakespeare’s Language,” “Shakespeare Lives: Past, Present and Future,” “Will Power: 1616-2016,” “Shakespeare and Gender” and more. Brennan Hall and other campus venues, University of Scranton. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 23. $25 includes a lunch buffet. Registration: 570-941-6206.
Georgiana Cray Bart: Flowers, recent paintings, drawings and collages by the Wilkes-Barre artist and art teacher. Opens April 23 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. Continues through May 12 at Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 570-947-8387.
Great Books at Hayfield, an informal discussion of “Oedipus the King” by Sophocles. Hayfield House Community Room, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. April 25 with a buffet supper at 6 p.m. and discussion at 7 p.m. 570-675-2171.
The Golden Moment, paintings by impressionist artist Renee Emanuel. Also: landscape paintings by Bill Teitsworth in the exhibit “Painting Places.” Pauly Friedman Art Gallery and the adjoining Marquis George MacDonald Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April 23 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.
Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak, paintings referencing a shattered world by the Holocaust survivor. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, University of Scranton. Through April 29 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
Crystal Wagner Installation, a multi-dimensional art work using alternative materials by the artist-in-residence and 2002 alumna. Linder Gallery, Miller Library, Keystone College, La Plume. Through April 29 with hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. most Fridays and Saturdays; 4 to 10 p.m. most Sundays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. 570-840-2323.
Living Observations, works by Alex Seeley and Michael LaMaster. Artists for Art, Second Floor Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through April 29 with hours noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Portraits of Our Community, art works portraying people in the Central Susquehanna Valley including portraits, photographs, videos, interviews and other media. Through April 29 at the Exchange Gallery, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Hours vary; see mooseexchange.org for details or call 570-317-2596.
Ineffable, paintings, drawings, photography, print media, printmaking, book arts, sculpture, glass, ceramics and graphic design by Keystone College senior art students. Through April 29 at both Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave. and ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave. in downtown Scranton. 570-969-1040 or 570-207-1815.
Senior Art Exhibition, works by undergraduate students in art education, art therapy, graphic design, illustration, painting and photography. Through May 1 at the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. 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. 570-348-6278.
Wildlife Art, oils and acrylics by Linda Stockman. Through May 2 at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. most Saturdays. 570-629-3061.
Clipped, Ripped and Reassembled, new works in paper collage by Pamela M. Parsons. Suraci Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 8 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.
Student Exhibition, drawings, paintings, three-dimensional works and more. May 2 to 13 with a reception 6 to 8 p.m. May 6 at the Hope Horn Gallery, Fourth Floor, Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
Feats of Six Hands, works by three ceramic artists: Jack Troy, Archie Johnson and Ruth Cohen. Through May 15 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. 570-408-4325.
Members Juried Show, paintings, drawings, sculpture, fiber arts, mixed media and photography. Through May 30 at the Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-288-1020.
The Two Languages of Earl Lehman, both representational and abstract paintings of local landscapes. Through May with a closing reception 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 22. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.
#EverhartSnaps: Community Art at the Everhart, photos taken by community members throughout the years at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through June 6. 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.
Between the Covers: Altered Books in Contemporary Art, found and mass-produced books transformed into sculptures and installations of all shapes and sizes. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through June 6. 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.
Group Exhibit, with works by sculptor/carver David Green, realism painter Michael E. Hockenbury and watercolorist Keith Hunter. Through June 25 at Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-823-0518.
The Roaring ’20s, an exhibit covering major trends of the age including art, entertainment, Prohibition and bootlegging, criminals, music and dances as well as 30 dresses representing the fashion of the era. Through September 3 at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-823-6244.