The Morning Call (Sunday)
Works in Wood: Functional and nonfunctional works, studio furniture, turnings, constructions, sculpture and vessels in which artists use wood as their primary media. In-Gallery and virtual exhibition and sale. Opens Nov.
21. Through Jan. 6. New Hope Arts, 2 Stockton Ave., New Hope. new hope arts. org.
Permian Monsters: Life Before the Dinosaurs: Step back in time 290 million years to when bizarre-looking creatures dominated life on land and sea, and dinosaurs had not yet evolved. Opens Nov. 21. Through Jan. 16. The Academy of Natural Sciences, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. 215-299-1000. ansp.org.
ALLEN TOWN ART MUSEUM ,31 N.
Fifth St., Allentown. 610-432-4333. Ai Weiwei: Golden Age: With golden handcuffs, surveillance cameras, and Twitter birds woven into elaborate patterns, Ai Weiwei’s Golden Age wallpaper expresses the tension between government control and personal freedom in the digital age. Collecting Across Cultures: Japanese Textiles in the West: Installation explores Japan’s rich textile traditions as well as the legacy of Western collectors. Through Nov.
22. Evolution of the Spiritual: Europe to America: How the Madonna has been depicted over time and cultures, includes paintings from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Through Jan. 3. Prints and Protest, 1960-1970: Explores artists’ diverse responses to causes such as the Civil Rights and antiwar movements. Through Jan. 24. Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #793A: Vibrant color ink washes. allentownartmuseum.org.
AMERICA ONWHEELS, 5 N. Front St., Allentown. 610-432-4200. What’s
In a Name? Creation, Innovation, Acceleration, & Fame: Cars manufactured between 1911 and 1957, all manufactured by the Hudson Motor Company and the Essex Motor Company including the 1953 Hudson Hornet
4-door sedan that was the first model ever to be featured in a NASCAR race. americaonwheels.org.
ARTHAUS GALLERY,TWOCITY CENTER, 645 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Transformation Decoded: Unimagined Possibilities: Work from artists representing diverse communities, centers thematically on how these artists grapple with cultural identity and life’s transformative process through icons and mythos. Through Dec. 31. BRADBURY-SULLIVAN LBGT COMMUNITYCENTER POP-UP GALLERY, 21 N. Seventh St., Allentown Arts Walk, Allentown. 610-347-9988. #MascFem: New paintings by Broadway makeup artist Joe Dulude II. Through Jan. 15. bradburysullivancenter.org. BRANDYWINE RIVER MUSEUM, 1 Hoffman’s Mill Road, Chadds Ford. 610-388-2700. Betsy James Wyeth: ATribute: 20 Andrew Wyeth works, depicting his wife and muse, created over the decades. Through Jan. 10. brandywine.org.
CBDAMERICAN SHAMAN, 7727 Glenlivet Drive West, Fogelsville. 484656-7771. Christine Thatcher: Through
CAPITAL BLUE, PROMENADE SHOPS CENTERVALLEY, 2845 CenterValley Parkway, Center Valley. Jacqueline Lewis: Photography. Through Dec. 31.
DAVINCI SCIENCE CENTER, 3145 Hamilton Boulevard Bypass, Allentown. 484-664-1002. Under the Canopy: Animals of the Rainforest: Exhibit introduces visitors to 15 different species of rainforest animals including lizards, snakes, and a two-toed sloth. Advance reservations required. Through Jan. 3. davincisciencecenter.org.
EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY, MADELON POWERS GALLERY,200 Prospect St., East Stroudsburg. a small world: Virtual exhibit exploring the similarities of social class between black and white America, artists Jennifer Zackin and Sanford Biggers present their own childhood silent footage from the 1970’s of both their families. Through Dec. 31. The Sally Project: Online exhibition features local and national artists, writers, performers, and historians intrigued by women like Sarah“Sally” He min gs, the mixed-race slave woman who had six children with Thomas Jefferson, whose lives have been erased or marginalized. Virtual presentation by Brooklyn curators JoAnne McFarland and Sasha Chavchavadze, 6 p.m. Nov. 18. Through May 31. esu.edu. JAMES A.M I CHEN ER ART MUSEUM, 138 S. Pine St., Doylestown. 215-3409800. Rising Tides: Contemporary
Art and the Ecology of Water: Work by seven local artists investigating the effects of global warming, climate change, pollution, and related environmental concerns on bodies of water and aquatic species including large-scale painting, works on paper, sculpture and installation. Reserved timed tickets. Through Jan. 10. michenerartmuseum.org.
LAURA’S CUSTOM FRAMINGAND
FINE ARTSHOP, 1328 Chestnut St., Emmaus. 610-928-8622. Parkland
Art League Exhibit: All-member art exhibition and sale. Virtual reception, 4 p.m. Nov .17 onwww. park land art league. com. Through Dec .31. park land art league. com.
LEHIGH VALLEY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL, 321 E. Third St., Bethlehem. 610-868-2971. InVision Photography Remote Exhibition: Through Nov. 30. charterarts.org.
LOWERMACUNGIE LIBRARY, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. 610-9666864. Paintings: Janet Payeski. Through Nov. 30.
MERCER MUSEUM, 84 S. Pine St., Doylestown. 215-345-0210. 200 Years of Bucks County Art: Over 100 works, including paintings by Charles Willson Peale, Edward Hicks, Martin Johnson Heade, Thomas Hicks, Thomas Otter, William Lathrop and Daniel Garber, as well as Jonathan and William Trego, Edward Trego, Samuel DuBois, Robert Street, Samuel Moon, more. Through Dec. 31. mercermuseum.org. MI CHEN ER ART MUSEUM ,138 S.
Pine St., Doylestown. 215-340-9800. Fern Coppedge: NewDiscoveries: Highlights Michener’s recent acquisition of four winter landscapes by the Pennsylvania Impressionist. Reserved timed tickets. Through
April 18. Syd Carpenter: Portraits
of Our Places: Exhibition of 11 largescale pieces highlights Carpenter’s connection between sculpture and the art of gardening. Through Feb. 28. michenerartmuseum.org. NATIONAL CANAL MUSEUM ,2750 Hugh Moore Park Road, Easton. 610-923-3548. Where Creativity Flows: Two Centuries of Art Inspired by our Canal: Historic and contemporary artworks, novels and children’s books, folk art, and film that capture the history and beauty of canal life. Works by Local artists on display alongside clips from films including 1835 and 1955 remake of “The Farmer Takes a Wife”and tributes to public art murals. Through Dec. 20. canals.org.
NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER, 525 Arch St., Philadelphia. 215409-6600. The 19th Amendment: HowWomenWon the Vote: 100 artifacts, including a rare printing of the Declaration of Sentiments from the first women’s convention at Seneca Falls, a ballot box used to collect women’s votes in the late 1800s, Pennsylvania’s ratification copy of the 19th Amendment, as well as various “Votes for Women”ephemera. Advanced timed tickets required. Through Dec. 31. constitutioncenter.org. NATIONAL MUSEUM OF INDUSTRIAL HISTORY, 602 E. Second St., Bethlehem. 610-694-6644. Machines of Interest: Two dozen original prints from New York-based photographer Stephen Mallon’s collection spanning life on the rails to deconstruction in the
recycling yard to tracing the elements of human-made machines. Through March 7. nmih.org.
NEWARTS PROGRAM, 173 W. Main
St., Kutztown. 610-683-6440. Boxes: Patricia Goodrich, visual artist and poet. Through Dec. 13. newartsprogram.org. POCONOARTS COUNCIL, 701 Main
St., Stroudsburg. 570-476-4460. Members’Exhibit: Pocono Arts Council works in acrylic, oil, mixed media, photography, watercolor, works on paper, 3-D works, fine crafts. View the exhibit online or in-person. Through Dec. 4. poconoarts.org.
SIGAL MUSEUM, 342 Northampton St., Easton. 610-253-1222. Destination: Northampton County: Celebrates inclusivity, diversity, and community through the sharing of stories of those who settled in Northampton County long ago as well as today. Advanced online timed ticket purchase required. Through Dec. 26. sigalmuseum. org.
STUDIO B FINE ARTGALLERY, 39A E. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown. 484332-2757. Still Roaring 2020: Fine art in all media from local women artists who embody the spirit of feminism found in the Flappers of 1920. Participating artists are Lizzie Beetles, Susan Biebuyck, Anne Chase, Suzanne Fellows, Angela Izzo, Kachina Leigh, Michelle Neifert, Kate Perkins, Karen Palcho, Abby Ryder, Erika Stearly, Kristen Woodward, and Daniella Yacono. View the exhibit online or inperson. Through Dec. 27. studiobbb.org.
THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL SCIENCES, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia. 215-299-1000. Wildlife Photographer of the Year: 100 of the world’s best wildlife photographs organized and produced by the Natural History Museum in London. Through Feb. 14. ansp.org.
THE BANANAFACTORY, 25 W.
Third St, Bethlehem. 610-332-1300. InVision Photo Festival: As Time Goes By (Digital Exhibit): Acollection of abstract photographic prints from photographer Alyssha Eve Csuk, covering sites like Bethlehem Steel, as well as slate quarries and scrap yards across the United States. Artist talk, 11 a.m. Nov. 14, Blue Cinemas of the ArtsQuest Center. Vision Exhibitions gallery tours, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 21;
6-7 p.m. Nov. 19; $7, registration required. Through Jan. 3. Last Cast 25 CommunityArt Juried Exhibition: A digital exhibition focused on photography and photo-based artwork featuring Bethlehem Steel. Part of Last Cast
25 and InVision. Jurors are National Museum of Industrial History’s Glenn Koehler, former Bethlehem Steel worker and photographer Bruce Ward and ArtsQuest’s Nicole Gencarelli. Through Jan. 3. steelstacks.org.
THE BANANA FACTORY, BANK O GALLERY, 25 W. Third St., Bethlehem. 610-332-1300. InVision Photo Festival: 100 Black Dads Project (Virtual Exhibit): Highlights the loving, hard working, and nurturing side of Black fathers in America from photographer Lucy Baber. InVision Exhibitions gallery tours, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 21; 6-7 p.m. Nov. 19; $7, registration required. Through Jan. 17. bananafactory.org.
THE BANANAFACTORY, CRAYOLA GALLERY, 25 West Third St., Bethlehem. 610-332-1300. 11th Annual InVision-Photo Based Art Juried Exhibition (Virtual Exhibit): Inspired by Emily Dickenson’s poem“We Grow Accustomed to the Dark,”written in response to a time of personal loss and national uncertainty during the Civil
War. Artists will consider what darkness represents presently, and how we can adjust our eyes to it moving forward through photography’s lens. Three main themes artists followed are Unexpected Heroes, Connection and Community, and A Light in the Dark. InVision Exhibition gallery tours, 10-11 a.m. Nov. 21 and 6-7 p.m. Nov. 19; $7, registration required.
THE READING PUBLIC MUSEUM,
500 Museum Road, Reading. 610-3715850. Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray: An intimate look at Frida Kahlo, Mexico’s most prolific and well-known female artist, through the photographic lens of her long-time friend and lover, Nickolas Muray. Through Jan. 18. readingpublicmuseum.org. ZOELLNERARTS CENTER, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem. 610-758
3615. Doing Democracy: Photography from the George Stephanopoulos Collection: Explores the unfolding process of American democracy through an array of photographs that shine a light on significant events of the 20th century and the present featuring world leaders, the media, politicians, civil rights movements, and everyday Americans. Viewing appointment required. Through May 21. luag.lehigh.edu.