The Morning Call (Sunday)

ART EXHIBITS

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OPENING

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.

ONGOING

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

Dec. 31.

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.

 ?? CONTRIBUTE­D PHOTO ?? “Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray,”an exhibition of photograph­s on view at the Reading Public Museum through Jan. 18.
CONTRIBUTE­D PHOTO “Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray,”an exhibition of photograph­s on view at the Reading Public Museum through Jan. 18.

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