THIS WEEK: May 11 to 17, 2016
Burnt Impressions, a display by Elisabeth Samanas of works in pyrography, the art of creating images on wood by “drawing with fire.” Friedman Art Gallery, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, 1269 Old Route 115, Lehman Township. Opens May 13 with a reception and artist’s talk 5 to 8 p.m. Continues through May 27 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 12:15 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon to 3 p.m. Fridays. 570-675-2171.
Book Signing, with Maxim W. Furek, author of “Sheppton: The Myth, Miracle & Music.” The Rosetti Mansion, 1005 Vine St., Scranton. Noon on May 14. Refreshments served. 347-209-7551.
Ansel Adams: Masterworks, 47 works by legendary photographer Ansel Adams depicting elegant details of nature, architectural studies, portraits and breathtaking landscapes. Opens May 15 with a reception 1 to 5 p.m. at the Pauly Friedman and Marquis George MacDonald Art Galleries, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Continues through Sept. 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.
Life Drawing, two-hour, self-guided sessions with a nude model. Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. May 17. $7; $2 students. 570-969-1040.
Georgiana Cray Bart: Flowers, recent paintings, drawings and collages by the Wilkes-Barre artist and art teacher. Through May 12 at Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-947-8387.
Student Exhibition, drawings, paintings, three-dimensional works and more. Through May 13 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.
Life Was Her Art, Chinese paintings and Annamese pottery by Ana Maria Carmona Cusick. Maslow Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through May 21 with hours 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-348-6278.
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.
On Vienna, a selection of works inpsired by and documenting the Marywood University European Study Tour in 2016. Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through May 26 with hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Four Eyes, a series of landscapes and abstract works by Earl Lehman and Mickey Campbell. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Through May 26 with hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Communications Media Student Exhibition, works by King’s College students in mass communication classes including print advertisements, logos, posters, magazine spreads, photography, CD covers and web designs. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. Through May 27 with hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
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.
Melange, works by Master of Fine Arts students Annmarie E. Holler (painting) and Eva Polizzi (clay). Through June 3 at the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for the Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Hours: Hours: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-348-6278.
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.