THIS WEEK: Aug. 24 to 30, 2016
Dana Kotler: A Few Uncertainties, recent paintings that highlight the juxtapositions of a variety of subjects and surfaces in a nearly collage-like manner. Through Sept. 30 with an Artist Talk 6:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Circle Centre for the Arts, Wyoming Valley Art League, Rear 130 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays. 570-288-1020.
Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths, a group exhibit of works by contemporary artists who find inspiration in Greek and Roman mythology. Aug. 30 to Oct. 12 at the Sordoni Art Gallery, Stark Learning Center, 150 S. River St., Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. 570-408-4325.
Arrangements on Paper, image collages and abstract works by Al Pierce and Sarah Proctor Perdew. Through Aug. 26 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
From Near and Far, works by local and international apprentices, alumni, teachers and associates of the Ani Art Academies, an international non-profit art school. Through Aug. 26 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
TRIO, photographs from the gallery curators Lori Ryan, Bernie Andrioli and Rolfe Ross. Through Aug. 27 at Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-344-3313.
Dancing Vulture Designs, miniature likenesses of creatures great and small made of mixed media including needle-felting, shadow boxes, wood-burnings and more by Melissa Benzinger-McGlynn. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through August 31 with hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-629-3060.
Brush & Lens: A Mother and Son Exhibit, paintings by Lorraine Petyo Elias and photography by her son Darren Elias. Through Sept. 2 at Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through 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.
Ansel Adams: Masterworks, 47 works by legendary photographer Ansel Adams depicting elegant details of nature, architectural studies, portraits and breathtaking landscapes. A lecture on the exhibit will take place Sept. 19 by associate professor of history and government Dr. Brian Caruso in Walsh Hall at 2 and 5 p.m. The exhibit continues through Sept. 30 at the Pauly Friedman and Marquis George MacDonald Art Galleries, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Gallery 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.
Some Enchanted Land: The Paintings of John Willard Raught, local landscapes by the Dunmore native who received international recognition for his works. 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.
Wolves, Magic Mirrors & Spinning Wheels: The Anatomy of Fairy Tales, a multi-disciplinary exhibit highlighting the museum’s collection of contemporary art to illustrate how fairy and folk tales are archetypal stories inspiring and interpreting popular culture. 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. Closed Christmas Day. 570-346-7186.