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Exhibits

‘Spring Thaw’ is among the works of art by Earl W. Lehman on display at the Butternut Gallery in Montrose through June 15.

Keystone College student and costume designer Marian Wezmar displays this creation titled ‘Juliet’ among other modern interpretations of figures from Shakespearean literature and ancient Greek culture in an exhibit at Camerawork Gallery in Scranton through June 1. Details at cameraworkgallery.org.

OPENINGS AND EVENTS

Theme Show Invitational Art Exhibit, 11th annual event with works by 16 area artists depicting coal breakers, landscapes of Wales, water lilies, Adirondack chairs, nature scenes, church steeples, birds, skyscapes, abstract scenes, lighthouses and portraits. Sue Hand Imagery, 35 Main St., Dallas. Today, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, and Memorial Day, 2 to 4 p.m. 675-5094.

ONGOING EXHIBITS

National Geographic: The Art of Exploration, more than 100 illustrations contributed by artists to National Geographic magazine to highlight articles on science, history and geography. Through Sunday at the Allentown Art Museum, 31 North Fifth St., Allentown. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 610-432-4333 or allentownartmuseum.org.

Collaboration, paintings by architect Kunihiko Matsui and Joan Mead, who specializes in chigirie, Japanese torn-paper collage art. Through May 30 at the Wyoming County Courthouse Gallery, 1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 836-3200.

Creating an Identity: Latino Artists in Northeastern Pennsylvania, an exhibit showcasing the art works of five talented Latino artists in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Included: sketches by David Castro, oil landscapes by Henry Rodriguez, watercolors and charcoal sketches by Rod Gereda, acrylic paintings by Alina Tellez-Bueno and depictions of Mexican festivals by Hector Tellez. Through May 30 at the Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 208-5875.

Le Salon des Arts Ménagers: Posters of the Modern French Home 1945-1982, an exhibition of posters depicting the French government’s ideal of the “modern home” of the 1950s and ‘60s as a model of cleanliness and harmony including colorful images to promote appliances of the time. Through May 30 at the Lore Degenstein Gallery on the campus of Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove. Hours: Monday through Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Closed during school breaks. 372-4059.

Photography Exhibit, images by Neil Langdon of scenes inspired by nature. Through May 31 at Artist Matter, 1675 River Road, Jenkins Township. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 654-8395.

Locus Focus, works by Brie T. Cha, Christa Felice, Rob Hay, Marguerite Innes, Cathy Noto and Jessica Zekus. Through May 31 at Artists for Art Gallery, 514 Lackawanna Ave., Scranton. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. 969-1040.

Flocks and Feathers: Birds in Science, Culture & Art, an interpretive look at the bird specimens in the permanent collection alongside cultural objects that use feathers or depict birds as well as contemporary art inspired by birds. Through June 1 at the Everhart Museum, 1901 Mulberry St., Nay Aug Park, Scranton. Museum hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. $5, $3 students and seniors, $2 children. 346-7186 or everhart-museum.org.

Still and Silent, a show of photographs by Ivana Pavelka and Ted Harrison along with costume designer Marian Wezmar. Through June 1 at Camerawork Gallery, 515 Center St., Scranton. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 344-3313 or cameraworkgallery.org.

On the Rolling Sea, works inspired by trips to the beach and a Mediterranean cruise by artists Sara Baker and D. Keigh Earisman. Through June 1 at Artspace Gallery, 221 Center St., Bloomsburg. Hours: Thursday through Saturday, noon to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. 784-0737 or artspace-bloomsburg.com.

Jewel Tones, jewelry by Abigail Porter and watercolors and woodcuts by Penny Ross. Through June 15 at the Shawnee Gallery, Worthington Avenue, Shawnee on Delaware. Hours: Thursdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 420-9404.

Sacred Ground, art work by Earl W. Lehman. Through June 15 at the Butternut Gallery, 42 Church St., Montrose. Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. 278-4011.

Student Art Exhibit by students in the Commercial Art program. Through June 17 at the Schulman Gallery of Luzerne County Community College, 1333 South Prospect St., Nanticoke. Hours: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 740-0319.

Fiber and Florals, a group exhibit of textiles, weaving and stitchery. Complemented by a three-day exhibit of floral arrangements inspired by the fiber exhibit which opens with a reception June 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. Both exhibits continue through June 29 at the Endless Mountains Council of the Arts, 302 West Tioga St., Tunkhannock. Hours: Friday through Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m. 836-3622.

The Maslow Collection, an exhibit of significant pieces from the collection including works by Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Sherrie Levine, Chuck Close, Sandy Skoglund and many others. Through June 27 at the Mahady Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 348-6278 or marywood.edu/galleries.

Masters Exhibition, works by graduate students including Renee Ciampi (painting), Amy Ahearn (photography), Erin McMahon (printmaking), Karen Reid (sculpture) and Jessica Zekus (ceramics). Through June 27 at the Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Ave., Scranton. Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. 348-6278.

Mixed Media Exhibit with landscape and still-life fabric collage by Richard Derby, mixed media and acrylic on canvas by abstract artist LL Eveland and handcrafted jewelry by Jacqueline Havira. Through June 28 at Marquis Art & Frame Second Floor Gallery, 122 South Main St., Wikes-Barre. Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 823-0518.

Color Fiesta! Art works by Karen Poels, handmade basketry by Mary Lou Keck and new sculptures by Sean Brady. Through June 30 at Modern Vintage Gallery, 96 South Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 822-9900.

Leigh Pawling: Flatware and More. Through July 11 at Something Special, 23 West Walnut St., Kingston. Hours: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 288-8386.

150 Treasures – 150 Years, an exhibit celebrating the sesquicentennial of the Luzerne County Historical Society. Included: the table on which Nathan Denison signed the surrender after the Battle of Wyoming in 1778, the original fireplace grate on which Jesse Fell conducted his experiment with anthracite coal, the three-piece silver set from the U.S.S. Wilkes-Barre from World War II, the flag carried by Ricketts’ Battery during the Civil War, various campaign posters, 19th-century prints and a life-size replica of Sitting Bull. Through Aug. 30 at the Luzerne County Historical Society Museum, 69 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. Hours: Tuesday through Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 823-6244.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Visions of the Susquehanna: 250 Paintings by American Masters, a bus trip to the Roberson Museum in Binghamton for a guided tour of the exhibit along with dinner at J. Michaels Restaurant. May 30 with a 10 a.m. departure from the Sears store at the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre Township. Sponsored by the Cultural Council of Luzerne County. Information and reservations: 408-4439 or cclcarts.org.

Art in the Barn. The Lands at Hillside Farms in Trucksville seeks barn-themed art work for a planned juried show June 6 to 15 celebrating the Year of the Barn in Pennsylvania. Offering prizes from $100 to $1000. Call 696-4500 or email chris@thelandsathillsidefarms.org.

The Blue Heron Gallery is accepting submissions from poets and artists for its summer and fall show “Fire – Light and Heat” which opens Aug. 8. Applications and entry form available at blueheronart.org. Deadline: June 15.

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