Published: September 5, 2007
Museums and exhibits have varying schedules; please callfor exact days, hours and prices. A-SPACE , 4722 Baltimore Ave., 215-727-0882. THE OTHER SEPTEMBER 11TH, Features work by Philadelphia-based artists commemorating the murder of Chilean musician Victor Jara by agents of Pinchet in 1973. The show will explore the word "terrorism" and its most recent uses to describe attacks by a stateless group. Runs through Sept. 20.
ABINGTON ART CENTER , 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown, 215-887-4882. INSIDE/OUTSIDE: HABITAT, Features sculptures by Brandon Ballengee, Austin Thomas and Simon Draper, which depict concepts and questions regarding the wellfare of human and non-human habitats. Runs through Nov. 24. MAGICAL REALISM, Features paintings mixing fantasy and reality by Marilyn Holsing, Susana Viola Jacobson, Steve Kenny, Deirdre Murphy, Walter Benjamin Smith and Aaron Delamatre. Runs through Nov. 24. Opening reception Fri, Sept. 7, 6-8pm. *
ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES , 19th St. & the Parkway, 215-299-1000. THE COMPLEAT HERBAL, Features medical botany publications from as early as the 16th century. Runs through Dec. 31.
ADOLPH AND ROSE LEVIS SPORTS MUSEUM , 401 S. Broad St., 215-446-3032. PERMANENT EXHIBIT, Features memorabilia from inductees into the Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Ongoing.
ADVENTURE AQUARIUM , 1 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ, 856-365-3311. WEST AFRICAN RIVER EXPERIENCE, Features two massive Nile hippos (3,000 pounds each), porcupines and more than 20 species of African birds in a free-flight aviary. Ongoing. SHARK REALM, Features a 40-foot walk-through shark tunnel and 550,000-gallon tank, which contains more than 20 sharks and 850 other fierce sea creatures. Ongoing.
AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM , 701 Arch St., 215-574-0380. EXCAVATION OF OUR HISTORY: DIGGING UP THE PAST, Features artifacts and pictures of the First African Baptist Church excavation. Runs through Sept. 16.
ALLENTOWN ART MUSEUM , 5th & Court sts., Allentown, 610-432-4333. THE ART OF WARNER BROS. CARTOONS, Features a comprehensive overview of the legendary Hollywood animation studio and the most popular cartoon characters in U.S. history. Included are over 150 drawings, paintings, videos and animated works by directors such as Chuck Jones, Tex Avery, Friz Freleng and Bob Clampett. Curated by Lee A. Vedder. Runs through Sept. 16. BEAD-DAZZLED: DECORATION IN VICTORIAN AMERICA, Features beadwork from the museum's collection. Runs through Sept. 9.
AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY , 104 S. 5th St., 215-440-3400. UNDAUNTED: FIVE AMERICAN EXPLORERS, Features exhibits on five explorers with Philadelphia connections: naturalist painter John Audobon, Arctic explorer Elisha Kane, freshwater ecologist Ruth Patrick, specimen collector Titian Peale and astronomer, surveyor and inventor David Rittenhouse. Runs through Dec. 28.
ART IN CITY HALL , City Hall, Broad & Market sts., 2nd & 4th floors, 215-686-2803. ART OF THE CITY, Features photographs and mixed-media work by 39 Philadelphia-based artists who are inspired by the city. Runs through Oct. 5.
THE ARTS SCENE , 530 E. Union St., West Chester, 610-644-6555. PAINTING, A PASSIONATE AND MADDENING DANCE, Features 40 abstract paintings by West Chester-based artist Erica Brown, who experiments with encaustic, acrylic and mixed media. Runs through Oct. 6. Opening reception Thu, Sept. 6, 6-10pm. *
ATLANTIC CITY ART CENTER , Boardwalk & New Jersey Ave., Atlantic City, NJ, 609-347-5837. TOUCHING THE VOID, Features work by abstract expressionists Alan Soffer, Libbie Soffer, Sandy Neiman Lovitz, Antonio Puri and Arthur Secunda, who use vibrant colors and rich textures to explore spatial relationships and the complexity of human emotion. Runs through Sept. 30.
ATWATER KENT MUSEUM , 15 S. 7th St., 215-685-4830. THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF RADIO, Features antique radios from Atwater Kent, Philco and RCA, as well as early radio broadcasts. Runs through Sept. 16. A GREAT COMPANY IN A GREAT CITY, Features highlights from a collection of etchings, lithographs and engravings many of which reference important events in Philadelphia history recently donated to the museum by the Insurance Company of North America. Runs through Dec. 1.
BARTRAM'S GARDEN , 54th St. & Lindbergh Blvd., 215-729-5281. LOOKING OUT, LOOKING IN, Features paintings by Ed Bronstein, who has been painting in and around the garden for seven years. Runs through Sept. 27.
BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY , Camden Waterfront, NJ, 856-966-1652. CAMDEN'S NY SHIPBUILDING CORP., Features the Amateur Radio Station, which gives patrons the opportunity to communicate with museum shops all over the world. Ongoing.
BOOK TRADER , 7 N. 2nd St., 215-925-0511. WE ARE WHAT WE CARRY: POCKETBOOK PORTRAITS, Features an installation by printmaker and mixed-media artist Linda Dubin Garfield exploring the relationship between women and their favorite accessory. Runs through Sept. 10.
BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM , US Rt. 1, Chadds Ford, 610-388-2700. CAPTURING NUREYEV: JAMES WYETH PAINTS THE DANCER, Features paintings and drawings of Rudolf Nureyev as captured by James Wyeth. Also on display are costumes, sketchbooks and memorabilia. Ongoing. FLIGHTS INTO FANTASY, Features nearly 100 drawings and paintings by famous illustrators of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kay Nielsen, Jessie Smith, W.W. Denslow, Erest Shepard, Ludwig Bemelmans, Dorothy Lahtrop and E. Boyd Smith. Runs through Nov. 18.
CHELTENHAM CENTER FOR THE ARTS , 439 Ashbourne Rd., Cheltenham, 888-715-5589. THROUGH THE LENS, Features photographs by Art Brener, Melvin Chappell, Robert Cassway, Diana Hochner, Deb Hughes, Caryn Koffman, Aaron Miller, Gene Pembroke, Mickie Rosen, Neal Siegel, Robert Wentzel and the late Emanual Weiss. Runs through Oct. 6.
CHERRY HILL LIBRARY , 1100 N. Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, NJ, 856-667-0300. ADORNMENT, Features jewelry by members of the South Jersey Bead Society. Runs through Oct. 12.
CHESTER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY , 225 N. High St., West Chester, 610-692-4800. A QUILT SAMPLER, Features 30 19th-century regional quilts from the permanent collection, as well as related photographs and memorabilia. Runs through Sept. 16.
DELAWARE ART MUSEUM , 2301 Kentmere Pkwy., Wilmington, DE, 302-571-9590. THE CULTIVATED EYE: BRANDYWINE VALLEY PHOTOGRAPHERS, Features nature photography by regional artists who capture the unfamiliar in our everyday world. DECEITS AND FANTASIES, Features photographs of gardens by 16 American and European artists. Some worship gardens for their calm and beauty, while others explore the tension between the aesthetic pleasure we take from gardens and the fear inspired by nature's scale, power and caprice. Runs through Sept. 16.
DELAWARE CENTER FOR THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS , 200 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE, 302-656-6466. MFA BIENNIAL, Features work by 35 current regional MFA students. Schools include American University, Towson and UArts. Runs through Sept. 9. THE ADMINISTRATOR, Features interactive installation pieces by Michael Aurbach, who uses satire and caustic wit to challenge those in positions of higher authority and expose abuses of power. Runs through Sept. 23. REVOLUTION, Features several 24-hour long, single shot films by Ben Whitehouse that document the earth's revolution from different locations. Also on display are stylized paintings by Whitehouse inspired by the footage. Runs through Jan. 6. WITNESS/DIARY, Features ordinary objects made engrossing in their presentation by photographer and installation artist Rebecca Dietz, who uses different contexts of light, space and color. Runs through Sept. 9. SYMBIOSIS, Features ceramic pieces by Dale Shuffler, who reorganizes shapes, patterns and forms found in plants, insects and flowers in his exploration of the natural worldís interrelations. Runs through Nov. 4. PAULA CAMENZIND, Features stoneware and porcelain pieces by Paula Camenzind, who focuses first on the pot and then on surface decor. Her work is significantly influenced by traditional Chinese ceramic design. Runs through Oct. 31.
DELAWARE COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN , 600 N. Market St., Wilmington, DE, 302-622-8000. ARTISTS OURSELVES, Features work by the faculty and staff of Delaware College of Art and Design. Runs through Oct. 22.
DENIM SOCIETY , 627 N. 2nd St., 215-923-0536. ROYAL ANTIQUITIES, Features photographs of women by Hannan Saleh, who frequently incorporates elaborate jewelry similar to that worn by ancient royalty. Runs through Sept. 12.
EAST AFRICA RESOURCE AND STUDY CENTER , 3809 Pearl St., 215-382-3191. PERMANENT COLLECTION, Features artifacts from sub-Saharan environments, including Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania. Ongoing.
FABRIC WORKSHOP AND MUSEUM , 1222 Arch St., 215-568-1111. SELECTIONS, Features mixed-media work from the permanent collection by Louise Bourgeois, Mona Hatoum, Kiki Smith, William Wegman, Isaac Julien and Iran De Espirito Santo. Runs through Sept. 29. STOREFRONT, Features a window installation by Mark Bradfod and Juan Carlos Avendano, who use photographs and unfinished wood beams to create the illusion of an interior space under construction. Runs through Sept. 26.
FRANKLIN INSTITUTE , 20th St. & the Parkway, 215-448-1200. THE GIANT HEART, Features a gigantic walk-through model of a human heart. Ongoing. TUTANKHAMUN AND THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE PHAROAHS, Features 50 artifacts from the tomb of Tutankhamun, as well as 70 more from other rulers of the Golden Age. Runs through Sept. 30.
GERM BOOKS & GALLERY , 308 E. Girard Ave., 215-423-5002. ONEIRIC IMPERIUM, Features a sound installation and street art project by Bood Samel, which transports visitors to an apocalyptic world where post-industrial noise, neo-folk, black metal and Satanism interweave and intermingle. Runs through Sept. 30.
GERMANTOWN HISTORICAL SOCIETY , 5501 Germantown Ave., 215-844-0514. AT HOME IN GERMANTOWN, 1750-1900, Features period domestic objects, including furniture, pottery, porcelain, silver, metalwork, tableware, kitchenware, personal hygiene items, needlework, children's games and toys. Ongoing.
GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE , 18 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton, NJ, 609-586-0616. REMINISCENCE, Features contemporary weavings, glassworks, paintings and sculptures that reference the tradition-oriented world of domestic art. Together, they honor the exhibition space's former role as part of the New Jersey State Fairgrounds. Runs through Sept. 23. SCULPTOR OF GLASS, Features galss works by Richard Jolley, a contemporary pioneer in the medium known for making line drawings on curved glass surfaces. The exhibition is divided into categories that mirror various stages of his career. Runs through Sept. 23.
HAGLEY MUSEUM & LIBRARY , 298 Buck Rd., Wilmington, DE, 302-658-2400. SURPRISING ARTISTRY, Features watercolor paintings by Francis B. Crowninshield of each of the three homes and gardens where he and his wife, Louise du Pont Crowninshield, lived. Runs through Dec. 31. HAGLEY AT 50: EXPLODING WITH HISTORY, Features photographs and artifacts following the history of Hagley from its humble beginnings as an abandoned gunpowder mill. Runs through Dec. 30.
HARRITON HOUSE , 500 Harriton Rd., Bryn Mawr, 610-525-0201. KEEPING UP WITH THE JONESES, Features an interactive exhibit that tells the story of the Welsh in the U.S., beginning with the arrival of the first settlers during colonial times. Runs through Nov. 30.
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE SHOP , 631 N. 3rd St., 215-922-3745. THE ADVENTURES OF OREO BOY AND WIGGA MOUTH, Features postcard-sized works by Michale Adrion chronicling the comic adventures of best friends Oreo Boy (a white-acting black man) and Wigga Mouth (a black-acting white man). Runs through Oct. 29.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY , 1654 DeKalb St., Norristown, 610-272-0297. PAST TIME PURSUITS, Features objects that help explain how people in the past spent their free time. Ongoing.
HUGH MOORE PARK , 30 Centre Square, Easton, 610-559-6613. JOSIAH WHITE CANAL BOAT, Features tools used to make canal boats, old vessels and the cargo that the boats carried. Rides on the canal boat are also available. Ongoing.
INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART , 118 S. 36th St., 215-898-7108. ENSEMBLE, Features sculpture pieces and interactive installations by Harry Bertoia, Yoko Ono, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Terry Adkins, Doug Aitken, Noah Sheldon, Evan Holloway, Jon Kessler, Angela White, Yoshi Wada, Dennis Oppenheim, Jim Hodges, Martin Creed and Paul Ramirez, among others. Runs through Dec. 16. BETWEEN US, Features photographs by Philadelphia-based artist Eileen Neff, whose work charts the modern critical shift from camera to computer. Runs through Dec. 16. JAY HEIKES, Features an installation composed of drawings, a cement and brass bed of nails, a digital cuckoo clock and a stylized rat trap. The entire project is inspired by a joke about an impatient pirate and his snarky parrot. Runs through Dec. 16. FLY THROUGH, Features an installation by Linda Taalman and Alan Koch, which is based upon their iT House, an aluminum and glass "kit house" that has been produced and installed on several sites in California. Vinyl graphic "outfits" by Jim Iserman, Liam Gillick, Sarah Morris and Renee Petropoulos will cover the windows. Runs through Dec. 16. Opening reception Thu, Sept. 6, 6-8pm. *
LAVA SPACE , 4134 Lancaster Ave., 215-387-6155. ART AT LAVA, Features installations by Harmony Thompson, Zoe Cohen, Bilwa, Elysa Voshell, JJ Tiziou, Mary Tasillo, Cecily Anderson, Sarah Phillips, Jodi Netzer and Dominic Lepore. Works include wheat-pasted posters, murals, tile mosaics, site-specific sculptures and a solar-powered installation. Runs through Nov. 30.
MARVIN SAMSON CENTER FOR THE HISTORY OF PHARMACY , 600 S. 43rd St., 215-596-8800. CIRCA 1821, Features decorative and functional objects crafted within or imported into the United States throughout the first half of the 19th century, exploring premier design influences at the time. Runs through Sept. 14.
MENNONITE HERITAGE CENTER , 565 Yoder Rd., Harleysville, 215-256-3020. AS LARGE AS PALACES, Features barn re-creations, historical photographs and diagrams of architecture in celebration of German barns in Pennsylvania. Runs through Oct. 30.
MERCER MUSEUM , 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown, 215-345-0210. DOLLS FROM THE ATTIC, Features antique collections of dolls and dollhouses. Ongoing.
MICHENER ART MUSEUM , 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown, 215-340-9800. FIRE AND ICE, Features paintings of soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan by Marine Corps "combat artist" Michael Fay. A reservist from Virginia, Fay is one of just three such artists in the Marines. Runs through Oct. 21. SOLDIER, Features photographic portraits by Suzanne Opton of men and women recently returned from military tours of Iraq or Afghanistan. Runs through Oct. 21. STONE CARVINGS, Features abstract stone sculptures by Roger Loos in this outdoor display. Runs through Oct. 21. EXCURSIONS, Features two videos ("The Geosophist's Tears" and "Rotary Almanac") by video artist Peter Rose, who splices and superimposes nature footage in confusing, entrancing ways to make viewers think about how they perceive land. Runs through Nov. 25.
MICHENER ART MUSEUM-NEW HOPE , 500 Union Square Dr., New Hope, 215-340-9800. CREATIVE BUCKS COUNTY, Features the work of visual artists, authors, playwrights, lyricists and composers who have lived and worked in Bucks County. Artists include Pearl S. Buck, Daniel Garber, Oscar Hammerstein II, Dorothy Parker, Jean Toomer and Charles Scheeler. Ongoing. GERSHWIN TO GILLESPIE: PORTRAITS IN AMERICAN MUSIC, Features 50 photographic portraits of composers and musical performers such as George Gershwin, Dizzy Gillespie, Leonard Bernstein, B.B. King, Frank Sinatra, Janis Joplin and Bob Dylan. Photographers include Edward Steichen, Annie Leibovitz, Ansel Adams and Art Kane. Runs through Oct. 7.
MORRIS ARBORETUM , 100 Northwestern Ave., 215-247-5777. LIVING FOSSIL: METASEQUOIA, Features viewing platform sculptures that allow visitors to experience ancient trees from their lower canopy branches. Ongoing. GARDEN RAILWAY DISPLAY, Features 12 different miniature rail lines, two cable cars and nine bridges. The landscape around it is carefully constructed out of all natural materials. Runs through Oct. 8.
MUGSHOTS COFFEEHOUSE , 110 Cotton St., 215-482-3964. MIKE COLL, Features new work by the local photographer and woodworker, including hours-long exposures that experiment with the use of lasers and the movement of the sky's lights. Runs through Sept. 30. SCREENS 'N' SPOKES ART SHOW, Features screenprints by rock poster artists in celebration of art, bikes and the community they inspire. Proceeds benefit the Screens 'N' Spokes team in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Shore Bike Ride. Runs through Sept. 30.
NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER , Independence Mall, 525 Arch St., 215-409-6600. THE STORY OF WE THE PEOPLE, Features rare historical artifacts, including a letter sent by George Washington to Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders" jacket and items pertaining to Lincoln's assassination. Ongoing.
NATIONAL LIBERTY MUSEUM , 321 Chestnut St., 215-925-2800. VOYAGE THROUGH FAITH, Features wall-sized images that convey Biblical stories and a trilogy of Marc Chagall oil paintings of crucial aspects of the Muslim, Christian and Jewish traditions. Runs through Nov. 1.
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY , Independence Mall, E. 55 N. 5th St., 215-923-3811. FORSHPEIS: A TASTE OF JEWISH AMERICANA, Features almost 10,000 items meant to capture the daily lives of American Jews from the 1880s to the present, with emphasis on food and food practices. Included are deli menus, matzo ball recipes and bar mitvah cake designs. Ongoing.
NOYES MUSEUM OF ART , 733 Lily Lake Rd., Oceanville, NJ, 609-652-8848. IMPRESSIONS OF THE SHORE, Features paintings by Philadelphia native Paul Keene created over a period of 35 years, including his "Cape May," "Sky Window" and "Slave Ship" series. Runs through Nov. 11. SIGNATURE ARTIST EXHIBITION, Features works by 16 New Jersey artists including Rea Smith, Alex Alampi and Phyllis London. This is the second of three annual exhibitions of the museum's signature artist members, and displays the works of artists from Camden, Cumberland, Burlington, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean and Salem counties. Runs through Oct. 28.
OLD FIRST REFORMED CHURCH , 4th & Race sts., 215-922-4566. THROUGH THE WINDOW: INSIGHTS INTO THE SPIRITUALITY OF AIDS, Features work by Lois Wilson, who uses salvaged windows and other materials to explore the spiritual insights of people living with HIV/AIDS. Runs through Oct. 19.
PENN MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY , 3260 South St., 215-898-4000. AMARNA, ANCIENT EGYPT'S PLACE IN THE SUN, Features artifacts from the era of Egypt's most famous ruler, King Tutankhamun. Included are statues, jewelry and religious amulets. Runs through Oct. 15.
PHILADELPHIA FOLKLORE PROJECT , 735 S. 50th St., 215-726-1106. WE TRY TO BE STRONG: 28 YEARS OF HMONG TEXTILES IN PHILADELPHIA, Features textiles and needlework by more than 30 Hmong women, representing four generations of artists. Included is the work of Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun, which highlighst the utility of folk culture in the face of war, displacement and resettlement. Runs through Sept. 7.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART , 26th St. & the Parkway, 215-763-8100. TIBETAN RITUAL ARTS, Features Tibetan-Buddhist ritual images and implements drawn from the museum's collection of Himalayan art, including a domestic alter. Runs through Nov. 20. PARTICULARS OF PLACE: PHOTO PORTFOLIOS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION, Features images from the portfolios of Paul Caponigro, Paul Strand, John Divola, Laurie Brown, Alen MacWeeney and James Fee. Runs through Nov. 4. PARIS/NEW YORK, 1949-1959, Features paintings by Ellsworth Kelly from the 10 years over which he abandoned traditional painterly methods and began experimenting with the hard-edged, color field minimalism that came to define his career. Runs through Feb. 24. BOSCH AND BRUEGEL, Features detailed, colorful paintings by Rennaisance painters Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Breugel and their followers. Most Bosch works focus on religious figures, paradise or damnation, while Breugel paid serious attention to the lives and customs of peasants. Runs through Nov. 23. CELEBRATING AMERICAN CRAFT, Features pieces from the museum's collection of contemporary American crafts. Runs through Sept. 30. PORTRAIT OF A PROFESSOR, Features the first in Thomas Eakins' series of portraits of physicians and scientists, which shows Jefferson Medical College professor Benjamin Rand immersed in work in his home office. The painting, which won great critical acclaim after its 1876 unveiling, is displayed alongside related works by Eakins and his contemporaries. Runs through May 31. NOTATIONS, Features paintings by three of postwar Germany's most important artists: Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke and Gerhart Richter. Each struggled with questions of how to go about life and art in the wake of Germany's war crimes, and in doing so produced large bodies of work defined equally by conceptual complexity and technical mastery. Runs through Nov. 25. THE BOOK OF WAR, Features 25 detailed folios from the 1598 "Book of War," a manuscript memorializing the conquests of the Mughal empire of central Asia. This is the first time that these pages (owned by the Free Library of Philadelphia) have been displayed together. Runs through Dec. 9. CELEBRATE KOREA, Features 50 Korean screen paintings, hanging scrolls, pieces of furniture and ceramics acquired by the museum in the last decade. Runs through Sept. 23.
READING PUBLIC MUSEUM , 500 Museum Rd., Reading, 610-371-5850. ENGAGING HOLLYWOOD, Features photographic portraits of Hollywood actors, musicians, models and directors by celebrity photographer Andrew Orth. Runs through Sept. 30.
ROCKWOOD MUSEUM , 610 Shipley Rd., Wilmington, DE, 302-571-7776. REFLECTIONS FROM ANTIQUITY, Features interactive exhibits designed to convey a sense of what life in the 1930s was like for Wilmington's Bringhurst family. Included are documents, paintings, stone etchings, photographs and 3D simulations. Runs through Dec. 30.
ROSENBACH MUSEUM & LIBRARY , 2008-2010 Delancey Pl., 215-732-1600. DON'T KILL THE WEATHERMAN!, Features two animated films by Martha Colburn. Both draw inspiration from contemporary environmental catastrophes, trends in American culture and a 15th-century French manuscript titled "The Three Pilgrimages." Runs through Sept. 16.
SCHUYLKILL CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION , 8480 Hagy's Mill Rd., 215-482-7300. GREEN MACHINE, Features site-specific works exploring the relationship between art, nature and technology. Included is Chris Vecchio's Supplemental Shrubbery Sounds Source in which motion-sensitive modules are placed along the path and emit both "natural" and "man-made" sounds, altering the forest's atmosphere and encouraging questions about nature and technology. Runs through Oct. 30.
VISUAL ARTS CENTER OF NEW JERSEY , 124 Diamond Hill Rd., Berkeley Heights, NJ, 908-709-8820. A CELEBRATION OF TREES, Features photographs by Nancy J. Ori, who experiments with lighting and atmosphere in her work with landscapes and trees. Runs through Oct. 1.
WHEATON VILLAGE , 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ, 609-825-6800. THE FIRES BURN ON, Features an exploration of 20 years of glassmaking in Millville and the impact of Millville's glass industry on World War II. Ongoing.
WINTERTHUR MUSEUM & COUNTY ESTATE , 5105 Kennet Pike, Winterthur, DE, 800-448-4907. QUILTS IN A MATERIAL WORLD, Features more than 40 quilts that highlight early American history and the lives of American quiltmakers. Runs through Sept. 16.
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