THIS WEEK: Sept. 14 to 20, 2016
Third Friday Art Walk, with exhibits at several downtown venues along with entertainment, crafters and more. Downtown Wilkes-Barre. 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16. 570-288-1020.
Emerging Artists Exhibition, the 14th annual invitational with works by area high school students, coordinated by artist Sue Hand. Meet the artists at a reception 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 16. Continues through Sept. 23 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
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.
Selections from the Permanent Collection, 40 art works in all media including paintings, sculpture and prints. Through Sept. 18 at the Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. Gallery hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Fridays; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 570-454-0092.
Illuminations, works by local artists Leigh Pawling and Sharon Cosgrove. Through Sept. 29 at ArtWorks Gallery, 503 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Gallery hours: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-207-1815.
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 at the 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.
Layers of Light, an exhibit by painter and muralist Leigh Pawling of 15 to 20 vibrantly colored acrylic and mixed media works. Through Sept. 30 at the Rusty Flack Art Gallery, Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Ave., Wyoming Seminary, Kingston. Hours: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays. 570-270-2160.
Building 1, works by New York photographer Susan Rosenberg Jones featuring images of her neighbors, diverse in age and ethnicity, in the Tribeca section of Manhattan who live in a triplex of 39-story buildings. Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through Sept. 30 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Interdependence Day Hexagon Project, art works in hexagon shapes created by local students and community groups. Former Disney Store, Second Floor, Marketplace at Steamtown, Lackawanna Avenue, Scranton. Through Sept. 30 with hours 4 to 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 570-877-1653.
Iris Johnston: Fresh Hell, colorful abstract paintings exploring the breakdown of perception in dreams and memories. Also: fabric art and zines of poetry and short stories. Through Oct. 6 at Adezzo, 515 Center St., Scranton. Gallery hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays; 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays. 570-955-0130.
These Days: Prints by Mark Ciocca, numerous works addressing contemporary social issues. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, Jefferson Avenue and Linden Street, Scranton. Through Oct. 7. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Sundays to Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
The Eclectic Collection: Something Extra Special, works by the Verve Vertu Art Studio. Through Oct. 8 at Something Special, 23 W. Walnut St., Kingston. 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. 570-288-8386.
Persistence: The Continuing Influence of Classical Myths, a group exhibit of works by contemporary artists who find inspiration in Greek and Roman mythology. Through Oct. 12 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.
The Artist’s Garden, a solo show of original paintings by Maine artist Julia Einstein, inspired by a love of flowers and botanicals. Through Oct. 29 at Mainstreet 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.
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.
Railroad Photography of Daniel Troy, works capturing the industrial beauty of railroad equipment against the natural beauty of North American landscapes. Through Dec. 31 at Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 570-340-5200.