JAMES A. MICHENER ART MUSEUM
“The Painterly Voice: Buck’s County’s Fertile Ground” now-April 1: More than 200 works exploring the county’s legacy in painting.
WESTMORELAND MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART
“Brian Ferrell: Transitions of Form” now-April 8: Functional sculpture in one-of-a-kind furniture. “The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design” now-April 8: Iconic and historic chairs from the mid-1800s to today’s studio movement. “The Westmoreland Juried Biennial” April 28-July 22.
“10th Annual Juried Spring Fine Arts and Crafts Festival” March 24-25: The Reading-Berks Chapter of the PennsylvaniaCraft show featuring international and region master craftspeople and artisans and Kutztown University students.
LANCASTER MUSEUM OF ART
“Rafael Ferrer: Works on Paper” March 30-May 27: Paintings inspired by visiting the studios of American and European masters.
THE CENTER FOR ART IN WOOD
“Turning to Art in Wood: A Creative Journey” now-April 21: More than 100 exceptional art works from the museum collection. “Hooked on Wood: The Allure of the Fish Decoy” May 18-July 21: The history and craft of fishing lures explored with over 100 modern fish decoys and historical works. “Life Aquatic” May 18-July 21: Art work inspired by water, sea animals and plants from six artists.
THE CLAY STUDIO
“Small Favors VII” now-April 1: Small ceramic works.
“Imagine Africa With the Penn Museum” now-Sept. 16: A 12-month community engagement project.
PENNSYLVANIA ACADEMY OF THE FINE ARTS
“Henry Ossawa Tanner: Modern Spirit” now-April 15: Exhibition examining the career and life of the artist who studied at the academy 1879 to 1885.
PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART
“Van Gogh Up Close” now-May 6: Exhibition of 40 of Van Gogh’s later works that explore the changes in his painting style in the final years of his life. “Isamu Noguchi at the Philadelphia Museum of Art” now-summer 2012: Debut installation of the Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden is a collection of sculptures by American and Japanese artists.
“Howard Werner & Michelle Stuhl” now-April 28: Works by furniture maker Howard Werner and paintings by his wife, Michelle Stuhl. “Narrative Thread: Orly Cogan, Erin Endicott, Flore Gardner, Donna Rosenthal, Diem Chau” now-April 28: In connection with Fiber Philadelphia 2012, the gallery presents a group exhibition exploring innovative stitching and assembly techniques.
CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART
“Maya Lin” now-May 13 Spare yet powerful works. “Picturing the City: Downtown Pittsburgh, 2007-2010″ now-March 25: Presents 86 recent images from nine contemporary photographers who call the city their home. “Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story” now-April 15: A retrospective by this photojournalist.
SOCIETY FOR CONTEMPORARY CRAFT
“Transformation 8: Contemporary Works in Small Metals; The Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize” now-June 30: Biennial show with 33 metalsmiths. The winner of the prize receives $5,000.