Spring has arrived in South Jersey and the Society of New Jersey Artists and Gallery 50 in Bridgeton offers the "Harbingers of Spring" exhibit in tribute to the season.
Images of daffodils, baby animals, budding trees, farmers' fields, and people gardening are depicted in the paintings on display through the end of the month.
The show is sponsored by Martini Shoes of Vineland. Founded in 1948, the Society of New Jersey Artists draws artists from throughout southern New Jersey.
The Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Gallery 50 is located at 50 East Commerce St., in Bridgeton. Call 856-575-0090 or go to www.Gallery50.org.
•"Women In The Arts" juried art show, through March 28, Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. Go to www.hammontonartscenter.org
•The works of Carmelia Ziegler will be exhibited through March at the Atlantic County Library, 451 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton. The exhibit is presented by The Hammonton Arts Center. Go to www.hammontonartscenter.org
•The Stockton College Visual Arts Faculty presents the Visual Arts Alumni Exhibition to March 30 in the newly constructed art gallery in L-wing adjacent to the Stockton Performing Arts Center, main campus, Galloway Township. Eighty-two alumni that graduated between 1978 and 2011 will be represented in this exhibition utilizing both floors of the art gallery. The art gallery is free and open to the public from noon to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays.
•"Simply Seasons ... From Life and Studio," oil landscapes by painter Chuck Law, will exhibit through March 31 in "The Studio" gallery at Latz's By the Bay, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. The event is part of an ongoing partnership between the restaurant and Great Bay Gallery to present exhibits by local artists. For more information call 609-788-8838 or visit www.LatzsByTheBay.com. For Great Bay Gallery hours call 609-653-4991 or visit www.greatbayartgallery.com.
•Call for entries for Juried Photography Exhibit, drop off until March 28, Focal Point Photography Group, Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton. Entry fee and registration information at 609-457-4892 or www.hammontonartscenter.org
•Call for entries for "Art in the Basin," outdoor fine arts show at Historic Gardner's Basin in Atlantic City, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 14. Artists must submit photographs of their work for approval by May 31. Call 609-653-7006 or e-mail email@example.com.
•Katherine Mott will exhibit her mixed-media work entitled "Graffiti" at The Studio on the second level dining room at Latz's By The Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point, April 1 through June. For information contact Great Bay Gallery 609-653-4991.
•4th Annual Plein Air Competition, April 7, sponsored by Hammonton Arts Center Noyes Museum of Art/Hammonton, register 7 to 9 a.m. at Noyes Gallery, 5 South Second St., Hammonton, entry fee $30. Works judged by Mary Cantone, director of William Ris Gallery, Stone Harbor. Go to www.hammontonartscenter.org.
Cape May County
•The Cape May Artists Cooperative will feature the work of Robin Hippel and Christine Peck in its gallery at the West End Garage through April 6. Call 609-770-8261.
•"Birds in Snow/Textures in Clay," works by photographer Scott Whittle and potter Susan Ross, is exhibited through March at Harbor Gallery, located at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May. All of the art in the exhibit is for sale. Call 609-884-2736.
•Watercolor and ink artist Jen Tracy will exhibit her works through March 31 at the Ocean City Art Center, located in the Community Center at 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City. All artwork in the show is for sale. Call 609-399-7628 or go to www.oceancityartscenter.org
•"Schools for the Colored," a collection of 50 photographs by Wendel White, distinguished professor of art at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, along with a photo exhibit of Cape May's Franklin Street School, is on exhibit at Carriage House Gallery, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Both exhibits open Saturdays through April 14; Sundays April 1, 15; Mondays through Thursdays, April 2 through 12. Admission is free and gallery hours vary. Call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278.
•Ocean City Fine Arts League exhibits "Signs of Spring" show through March 31 at its gallery, located at 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. For more information call 609-814-0308 or visit oceancityfineartsleague.org
•Call for artists for April competition and exhibition, "Water," Ocean City Fine Arts League, Art on Asbury Gallery, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City, drop-off by April 2. For fees and registration call 609-814-0308 or visit oceancityfineartsleague.org
•"Sheet Music Covers, A Decorative Art," graphics and artwork from World War I- and World War II-era sheet music covers, new exhibit at Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum, Historic Hangar No. 1, Cape May Airport, 500 Forrestal Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. $10 adults, $8 children, free for age 3 and younger. Call 609-886-8787.
Cumberland County and West
•Artist Professional Development Workshop, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 14, Riverfront Renaissance Center in Millville, sponsored by South Jersey Cultural Alliance and New Jersey State Council on the Arts, open to New Jersey artists, registration $25. www.sjca.net/artist or call SJCA office 609-645-2760.
•Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, Glasstown Road, Millville, offers free admission to the Museum of American Glass during its winter operating schedule through March. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. The current exhibit is: "Pioneers of American Studio Glass: Edris Eckhardt, Maurice Heaton, Frances and Michael Higgins." Call 800-998-4552 or 856-825-6800 or go to www.wheatonarts.org
•Professor Lisa Festa, of Georgian Court University, will speak on the topic, "Master Artist Vincent Van Gogh, Expressionist and Visionary," 7 p.m. March 26 at Stafford Library, 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin. Preceding the lecture will be an artists reception from 6 to 7 p.m. to honor three exhibiting artists from Pine Shores Art Association: Pat Johnson, Brad Thomas and Carol Neugebauer. Their art will remain on the library's gallery walls to April 30. Call the library at 609-597-3381 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org
•Local artist Alex Stillano is featured in a one-man show running through March at the Pine Shore Art Association gallery, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin. The gallery is open to the public through March from 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information call 240-462-8963 or visit www.pineshoresartassociation.org
•Pine Shores Art Association, 94 Stafford Ave., Manahawkin, weekly open studio sessions: Sundays: Portraits, 1 to 3 p.m.; Mondays: Portraits, 7 to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays: Artists Helping Artists, 7 to 9 p.m.; Wednesdays: "Do Your Own Thing" 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Thursdays: Life Drawing, 7 to 9 p.m. Call 609-597-3557 or www.pineshoresartassociation.org
Items for Art Gallery should be sent two weeks in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Lucia C. Drake, The Press of City, 11 Devins Lane, Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.