Luzerne County Historical Society Museum
(69 South Franklin Street)
HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday, 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
“Points of View: Luzerne County Landscapes”
DATES: March 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018
The exhibit will detail Luzerne County’s rich and varied history through landscape art, from Revolutionary War battles to coal mining, from Native American settlements to posh hotels and downtown department stores.
Native Americans of Wyoming Valley King’s College Widmann Art Gallery
The permanent exhibit on the Native American inhabitants of the area includes local artifacts ranging from stone implements of the Archaic period to the archeological evidence of European influence.
"This Momentous and Tragic Day": Hurricane Agnes at 45
This exhibit looks back at the devastating flood that affected the lives of many Valley residents. Using photographs, documents and objects associated with the storm and its aftermath, the exhibittion explores what happened, how we recovered and asks, "Could it happen again?"
Visitors: if you are planning on visiting the Museum on Saturday, please call us in advance to ensure we will be open for your visit.
More information: www.luzernehistory.org or 570-823-6244.
(Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, between N. Main and N. Franklin Sts.)
HOURS: Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Last Coal Breakers
DATES: October 2 - November 3
This exhibit features a collection of photographs by Lorena Beniquez documenting two local coal breakers: the Huber Breaker in Ashley and the Old Saint Nicholas Breaker in Mahanoy City.
More information: www.kings.edu or 570-208-5900, ext. 5328.
Marquis Art & Frame Second Floor Gallery
(122 South Main Street):
HOURS: 9:00 PM - 5:00 PM; Third Friday from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DATES: September 15 - November 3
The Marquis Second Floor Gallery presents "Natural Connections” - an exhibition of new works in clay by artist Ellen Jamiolkowski and watercolors by artist John Clark, exploring and emphasizing the interconnection between nature, the environment, and the human psyche.
More information: www.marquisartframe.com or 570-823-0518.
The Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University
(Sordoni Art Gallery, 141 South Main Street)
HOURS: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 PM -5:00 PM; Saturday-Sunday, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Andy Warhol "15 Minutes: From Image to Icon"
DATES: October 6 - December 20
Pennsylvania artist Andy Warhol changed how we view art. Inspired by pop culture, Warhol’s imagery defined the new age of fine art and influenced society, to be a creator of pop culture in turn. This exhibition examines the artist’s inspiration, process, and his wide influence upon both fine and commercial art.
More information: http://wilkes.edu/SordoniArtGallery.
Wyoming Valley Art League's Circle Center for the Arts
(130 South Franklin Street):
HOURS: Tuesday-Thursday, 12:00 PM -4:00 PM; Third Friday Art Walk, 5:00 PM -8:00 PM
WVAL Members' Exhibit
DATES: October 20 - December 7
The WVAL'S Members' Fall Juried Exhibit features recent two-dimensional and three- dimensional artworks of WVAL members in a variety of mediums and styles. Free and open to the public.