Speak and See Listings: June 1 to 7, 2016

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‘Flare: Iron Through the Lens,’ a juried exhibit of photographs illustrating the process of casting iron opens June 2 at Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton. Pictured is a photograph by Alex Seeley.
‘Acadian Glen,’ the center portion of an oil triptych by local artist Sue Hand will be on display in the Widmann Gallery of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre from June 6 through Aug. 12.

THIS WEEK: June 1 to 7, 2016

Tapestry of Dreams, photographs “that illustrate stories without words” by Chala Janpraphasakul. June 2 to 24 with a First Friday reception 6 to 9 p.m. June 3. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

Flare: Iron Through the Lens, juried photographs by a group of artists illustrating its relation to iron and the process of casting. June 2 to 24 with a First Friday reception 6 to 9 p.m. June 3 at the Fire at the Furnace event, Scranton Iron Furnaces, 159 Cedar Ave. Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna St., Scranton. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. 570-969-1040.

St. Stephen’s Book Club, a discussion of “Funny Boy” by Shyan Selvadurai. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 35 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 1 p.m. June 4. Open to all. 570-825-6653.

Summart Exhibition, 22 works showing the various styles of 12 Turkish artists. Also: works by local artist Leigh Pawling. Linde Corporation, 118 Armstrong Road, Pittston. 2 to 5 p.m. June 5. Hors d’oeuvres by the Woodlands Resort. Info at summart.org.

The Light in the Forest, art work by Sue Hand, crafted with palette knife oil depicting the serenity of forests and wildlife on triptychs. June 6 to Aug. 12 with a Meet-the-Artist reception 6 to 8 p.m. July 15. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, North Main and West Jackson streets, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

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: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. 570-348-6278.

Let Me Introduce Myself, a series of personal postcards designed by artists to share their individual personalities, inspired by the “Griffin and Sabine” books. Through June 4 with a closing reception 6 to 8 p.m. The Exchange Gallery, 24 E. Main St., Bloomsburg. Hours vary; see mooseexchange.org for details or call 570-317-2596.

#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 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.

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 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.

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.

Celebrate Paintings, works by artists Morgan Simon and Ben Jackson. Through June 30 at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Open during movie screenings. 570-996-1500.

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.

FUTURE

Get Creative @ the Engine House, an outdoor arts-and-photography program along the D&L Trail with sessions by artists Mary Beth Lesko, Susan Sponenberg and Tim Weaver and photographer Curtis Salonick. Classes include “Painting Woodland Wildlife” at 10 a.m.; “Watercolor Impressions” at 11 a.m. and “Drawing Mother Nature” and “Outdoor Photography Techniques” at noon. Meet at the Engine House, 99 Towanda St., White Haven. June 11. $15. Registration: 570-443-8776 or whitehavenlibrary.com.

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. July 15 to 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.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Life Drawing, two-hour, self-guided sessions with a nude model. Artists for Art, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. 7 to 9 p.m. June 21, July 19 and Aug. 16. $7; $2 students. 570-969-1040.

‘Flare: Iron Through the Lens,’ a juried exhibit of photographs illustrating the process of casting iron opens June 2 at Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton. Pictured is a photograph by Alex Seeley.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.3-exhibits-seeley_alex_flare_exhibition.jpg‘Flare: Iron Through the Lens,’ a juried exhibit of photographs illustrating the process of casting iron opens June 2 at Artists for Art Gallery in Scranton. Pictured is a photograph by Alex Seeley.

‘Acadian Glen,’ the center portion of an oil triptych by local artist Sue Hand will be on display in the Widmann Gallery of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre from June 6 through Aug. 12.
http://theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_6.3-exhibits-SueHand-center-Acadian-Glen.jpg‘Acadian Glen,’ the center portion of an oil triptych by local artist Sue Hand will be on display in the Widmann Gallery of King’s College in Wilkes-Barre from June 6 through Aug. 12.
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