THIS WEEK: April 22 to 28, 2015
Luncheon with a Special Author, the 27th annual event with guest speaker Barbara Ross, author of the Maine Clambake Mystery series. Appletree Terrace, Newberry Estate, 458 N. Pioneer Ave., Dallas. 11 a.m. April 23. $27. Reservations: 570-675-1182.
Baseball Dreams: They Played the Game, an overview of the local baseball scene from the 19th century to the present with historical images and artifacts combined with contemporary art works by William Chickillo. Players from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will visit for “meet and greets” 11 a.m. to noon on April 25, May 23, June 27, Aug. 1 and 22. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through Oct. 12 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $7, $5 seniors, $3 children. 570-346-7186.
Children’s Art Exhibit, works by artists in kindergarten through 12th grade. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Noon to 3 p.m. April 26. 570-693-1364.
Perhaps in a Dream, digital photography with dreamlike scenes by Joe Statuto. Also: wartime photography of South Vietnam by soldier John Hudanish and encaustic art by Kathryn LeSoine. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. April 30 to May 23 with a First Friday reception 6 p.m. on May 1. Gallery hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Marywood in Paris, works by 21 Marywood students influenced by their spring-break class in Paris. Through April 25 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.
Artist Celebration, a showcase of art works by the top 10 visual artists from WVIA-TV’s 2014-15 “Artist of the Week” program. Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston. Through April 25 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-287-5589.
A Cool Look at the Ice Industry, a celebration of winter and the tradition of ice harvesting in the Pocono Mountains through historic artifacts and images. Through April 26 at Steamtown National Historic Site, 300 Cliff St., Scranton. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 570-340-5200.
Jose Luis Corella: Paintings, a realism exhibit by a rising star of the contemporary Spanish art scene whose works are so detailed, they appear to be photographs. Pauly Friedman Gallery, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April 26 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.
Senior Art Exhibition, a group show by majors in art education, art therapy, graphic design, illustration, painting and sculpture. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Through April 26 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. 570-348-6278.
The 70th Anniversary of the Conclusion of World War II, an exhibit honoring University of Scranton alumni who served in World War II. Through April 26 at the Weinberg Memorial Library, University of Scranton. Hours vary daily. 570-941-6341.
Suzanne Maria Rossetti Memorial Juried Art Show, the 34th annual event with works by students in grades 7 to 12 from Dallas, Lake-Lehman, Tunkhannock and Northwest school districts. Schulman Gallery, Luzerne County Community College, 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke. Through April 28 with hours 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-675-5094.
Venturing Trespasser, nature drawings with an eerie and intriguing atmosphere by local artist Sara Cortazar. Marquis Art and Frame, 515 Center St., Scranton. Through April 28 with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-344-3313.
Dancing Vulture Designs, mixed media by artist Melissa Benzinger including soft sculptures, art dolls, jewelry and more with a nature theme. Through April 29 at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. 570-629-3061.
Exceptional Art — Exceptional Artists, colorful new works created by artists of the Deutsch Institute’s Verve Vertu Art Studio. Speech-Language Pathology Department, John J. Passan Hall, Lower Campus, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Through April 30 with hours 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-674-8255.
Intricacies of the Feminine Spirit: Ceramics by Nanette Burti, a series of vessels exploring the feminine spirit by the Dalton artist. Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through May 1 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
The Endless Mountains Spirit, works in clay by artists who frequented the farm of Mary Caroline Richards and Paulus Berensohn. Through May 8 at the Suraci 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.
Artists X Three, a group show with paintings by Kevin Snow and Betsy Havira along with jewelry by Jacqueline Snow. Through June 6 at Marquis Art and Frame, 122 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. 570-823-0518.
Where Will You Travel Next? Destinations in Paintings: The Kasten Collection, 32 art works providing a visual tour of lands and locations frequented by artists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries including England, France, Germany and Austria. Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Scranton. Through June 8 with 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.
World War II: Luzerne County Answers the Call, photographs, memorabilia, uniforms and more tracing the role played by local resident in World War II, both on the homefront and the war front. Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Through Aug. 29 with hours noon to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. $4, $2 children. 570-822-1727.
The End of Nowhere: Stories and Photographs, works by former Dallas Township native Thomas Pickarski. Opens May 1 with a reception 6 to 8:15 p.m. Continues through June 1 at Camerawork Gallery, 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.
Nature Up Close and Personal, award-winning nature and wildlife photography by Marlana Holsten and James Chesnick. Opens May 2 with a reception 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg. Through June 1 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.
Student Exhibition, works by students created both independently and in art classes. Opens Monday, May 4 with a reception scheduled 6 to 8 p.m. on May 8. Hope Horn Gallery, fourth floor of Hyland Hall, Linden Street and Jefferson Avenue, University of Scranton. Through May 15 with hours noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Fridays; 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 570-941-4214.
Calling All Artists. Area artists are invited to participate in the Earth Day celebration to be held 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 26 at ForEvergreen Nature Preserve in Stroud Township by displaying and selling their work. $25 includes a 12-by-12 outdoor space along with limited indoor space. Information at 570-424-1514 or [email protected]
Call for Art. The Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton is seeking 4” by 6” pieces of art to be sold for $50 at its Art Sale and Fundraiser June 26 to 28. Deadline for submission: June 1. For details, email [email protected]
Call for Art, for the Northeastern Biennial Twenty Fifteen held at four Lackawanna County galleries. Accepting works in the categories of painting, photography, mixed media and three-dimensional work with cash prizes awarded. Artists must live and work within a 100-mile radius of Scranton. Download forms from marywood.edu/galleries or call 570-348-6211. Deadline for submission: June 14.