(MORRISTOWN, NJ) -- The Morris Museum is presenting an exhibition of contemporary art exploring the medium of fiber by Black artists whose practice is based in the U.S. until October 24, 2021. The Social Fabric: Black Artistry in Fiber Arts, An Exhibition in Homage to Viki Craig features 62 works by 26 established and emerging artists, and includes quilting, embroidery, tapestry, sculpture, and mixed-media assemblages.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- D&R Greenway Land Trust has reopened its Marie L. Matthews Art Gallery at its Johnson Education Center in Princeton with the aptly named exhibit "Recovery" in partnership with the Garden State Watercolor Society. This river-focused 51st Annual Juried Exhibition will be available for reserved timed viewings from August 11 through October 17, 2021. Along with the juried exhibit, in the lobby of the Johnson Education Center, visitors will be greeted with the Garden State Watercolor Society's 3rd Annual Art Installation of over 100 mini-paintings illustrating aspects of the Delaware River, displayed among river stones.
(GLASSBORO, NJ) -- Philadelphia-based artists Nadia Hironaka and Matthew Suib, known for their fantastical moving images and alternate realities, have created a new immersive film and installation for Rowan University Art Gallery. Field Companion, set in a microcosmic forest is based loosely on the pine barrens that dot Southern New Jersey. The exhibition runs from September 7th to October 30, 2021. There will be an opening program on Thursday, September 16 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm.
(JERSEY CITY, NJ) -- Iconography, old and new, exists in our everyday lives. It is incorporated through a less traditional sense in Paul Leibow's work. In his new solo show"FeelLicks," figuration merges with abstraction, and the resulting paintings, installation, and sculpture present us with a visual playground of dark humor. Novado Gallery presents "FeelLicks," a solo exhibition of new works by Paul Leibow from September 10 through October 16, 2021.
(MADISON, NJ) -- Cheryl Harper’s Passages: An Installation in Progress comes to the Korn Gallery at Drew University in Madison now through October 22, 2021. Harper, a 1976 alum of Drew, returns to present a exhibition that encompasses her reckoning of marrying into a family that enslaved for over 150 years in the United States and as a member of the post-Holocaust generation in America who only recently discovered how some members of her family met their ends as Jews in Czechoslovakia in 1942. The annihilation of Jews and the luck of immigration in her family was only a decade removed from her birth.
(NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ) -- A groundbreaking exhibition documents the image, influence, and activism of Angela Davis. Angela Davis—Seize the Time was developed at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, where it is now on view. With some 220 objects, Seize the Time not only examines Davis’s arrest, incarceration, trial and the national and international campaigns to free her, but also positions her as a continuing touchstone for contemporary artists. The exhibition will be on view at the Zimmerli from now through June 15, 2022.
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- Raritan Valley Community College's Arts & Design department will present Landscapes, an exhibition showcasing the work of New Jersey artists Katrina Bello, Jason Bereswill, and Sean Mount, September 27-October 22, in the Art Gallery at the College’s Branchburg campus.
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Newark Arts will celebrate its 20th Newark Arts Festival this fall with a headline exhibit honoring legendary entertainer and New Jersey native Dionne Warwick. Dionne Warwick: Queen of Twitter is sponsored by Audible, in partnership with the GRAMMY Museum Experience™ Prudential Center. The exhibit will debut on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 6:00pm-9:00pm in a pop-up gallery at the Hahne & Co. Bldg. on Broad Street. The exhibit will run until October 29, 2021.
(HAWTHORNE, NJ) -- "Absurdities, Contrasts, Conflicts, and Contradictions" by Michael Murphy, "Common Humanity" by Juan Ramiro Torres and "Verses, Over the Waves" by Jesse Wright are currently on view and will run through January 9, 2022, at the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House in Hawthorne. An opening reception for the exhibit will take place Thursday, October 7th from 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
(PRINCETON, NJ) -- "Piranesi on the Page" tells the story of how Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720-1748), the foremost printmaker in 18th-century Europe, made the book the center of his artistic production. The exhibition runs in the Ellen and Leonard Milberg Gallery, located in the Firestone Library lobby, Princeton University, from October 8 through December 5, 2021.