About 30 works created by student artists from Mainland Regional High School are featured in a new exhibit at Great Bay Gallery in Somers Point in a collaboration between the gallery and the community to highlight the arts.

Gallery director Kathleen Arleth says staff spent the past few weeks working with art teacher Laura Comisky to select pieces and assist the students with preparing the works for presentation. The group exhibit is being shown in partnership with the Somers Point Business Association's third annual Restaurant Week from Nov. 2 to 11.

A kickoff event is slated for 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road. The students' artwork will be exhibited and the event includes light refreshments, a bartender competition, a cooking demonstration and dessert tasting. Attendees are asked to make a suggested donation of $5 for the Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

The Somers Point Business Association has selected the Community FoodBank of New Jersey as the recipient of the donations from the preliminary events as well as during Restaurant Week.

The student art exhibit at Great Bay Gallery runs to Nov. 17. The gallery is located at 829 Bay Ave. Hours during the exhibit are 1 to 6 p.m., Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call 609-653-4991 or go to www.greatbayartgallery.com

Atlantic County

•The Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, hosts a juried "Fine Arts & Crafts Exhibit" Nov. 5 through 27. An artist's reception will be held 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Refreshments will be served and the event is open to the public. Go to www.hammontonartscenter.org

•The paintings of Sweetwater artist Barbara Burdell Maxwell are exhibited at the Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, through October. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The gallery is open 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Call 609-567-5360 or go to www.hammontonartscenter.org

•The photography of Pam Werner is the featured exhibit for the month of October at the Hammonton Branch of the Atlantic County Library System, located at 451 S. Egg Harbor Road. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 609-561-2264 or go to www.hammontonartscenter.org

•The work of Haddonfield artist Peter Ehlinger will be exhibited through November at the Hammonton Branch of the Atlantic County Library System, 451 Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton. Ehlinger works in watercolors with pen and ink and the majority of his works are Asian influenced. The exhibit is sponsored by the Hammonton Arts Center, 219 Bellevue Ave. Call 609-567-5360.

•Two new fall exhibits are scheduled for the Stockton College Art Gallery through Nov. 17. "Learning from New Jersey" will be housed in the upper gallery, with paintings by Tim Daly and Valeri Larko. "Perception Shift" will occupy the lower gallery, featuring Wade Aaron, Sienna Freeman, John Langdon, Bovey Lee, Kristen Neville-Taylor, Ryan Livingstone, Michelle Vitale Loughlin and Mat Ollig. The gallery is located adjacent to the Performing Arts Center, main campus, off Jimmie Leeds Road, Galloway Township. Hours are noon to 7:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is free. www.stockton.edu/artgallery

•Great Bay Gallery, 829 Bay Ave., Somers Point, will present a group exhibit by the art students from Mainland Regional High School, through Nov. 17. The students' work also will be exhibited 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro as part of Restaurant Week kickoff. Great Bay Gallery hours during the exhibit are 1 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.Call 609-653-4991 or go to www.greatbayartgallery.com

•Photographs of Atlantic City boss Enoch "Nucky" Johnson and other Atlantic City icons and landmarks can be viewed in "The Atlantic City Experience: The Roaring '20s," a new exhibit at the Atlantic City Historical Museum, located on Garden Pier, New Jersey Avenue and the Boardwalk in Atlantic City. The museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is free. Call 609-347-5839 or go to www.atlanticcityexperience.org

•Hammonton Arts Center's juried exhibit, "Takin' it to the Streets," runs through Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the HAC gallery, 219 Bellevue Ave. First place was awarded to Gary Moore of Hammonton; Ellen Locicero of Mullica Hill received second place; and Don Martelli of Sicklerville was the third place winner. Go to www.hammontonartscener.org

•Currently on exhibit at The Noyes Museum of Art of Stockton College, located at 733 Lily Lake Road, Galloway Township: "Noyes Signature Artists Exhibition," through Nov. 25; "Feast for the Eyes: The Art of Food," through Jan. 13; "Dendrology: The Nature of Trees," through Jan. 20; "Finding Home: Seth Camm," through Jan. 27. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, with extended hours until 8 p.m. Thursdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call 609-652-8848 or go to www.noyesmuseum.org

•"101 Quilts," new exhibit at the African American Heritage Museum of Southern NJ, runs to Dec. 15. The museum is located at the Martin Luther King Center, 661 Jackson Road, Newtonville. Admission is free, donations accepted. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays by appointment. Call 609-704-5495 or go to www.aahmsng.org

•A new exhibit by Phyllis C. London, "18 Collected Images," featuring watercolors, acrylics and giclee prints, can be seen in the upstairs gallery of Latz's By The Bay Restaurant, 801 Bay Ave., Somers Point. The exhibit will continue through December. Call 609-788-8838 or go to www.LatzsByTheBay.com. Call Great Bay Gallery at 609-653-4991.

Cape May County

•Artwork from the "Art on Asbury" gallery of the Ocean City Fine Arts League will be displayed through March 2013 in Shore Medical Center's Surgical Pavillion gallery, located on the second floor. All artwork on display was created by local artists who reside in the South Jersey area. A gallery reception will be held 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2. It is open to the public and light refreshments will be served. All artwork is for sale. In addition to the "Art on Asbury" artwork, a special wall is dedicated to the works created by the Arc of Atlantic County students and their teachers. The students, with the help of "Art on Asbury" artists Susan Rau, Jennifer Bird and Thelma Snyder, recently completed a mural at the Arc of South Jersey offices on Delilah Road in Egg Harbor Township. Call 609-814-0308 or go to oceancityfineartsleague.org

•Harbor Gallery, located at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., presents "Holiday Artists Marketplace" during November and December. The public is invited to meet the artists at a reception 6 p.m. Nov. 2. This show features works with a focus on nature. All art is original and for sale, with a portion of sales supporting the Nature Center. The gallery plans to have artist demonstrations throughout the two months. Call 609- 898-8848.

•Call to Artists: "Anything Goes" November show by the Ocean City Fine Arts Leage, at the "Art On Asbury" Gallery, 608 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. Entries accepted Nov. 1 to 5, with fee of $5 for members, $10 nonmembers. A meet-the-artist reception and awards presentation will be held 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and the event is free and open to the public. The show will run through the end of November. Call 609-814-0308 or go to oceancityfineartsleague.org

•Richard Stockton College Professor of Art Michael McGarvey will exhibit his wood engravings at Ocean City Arts Center in October. The Arts Center is located at 1735 Simpson Ave. and is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call 609-399-7628 or go to www.oceancityartscenter.org

• The Ocean City Fine Arts League exhibits "Autumn," through the end of October. The gallery is open 10 am. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays. All artwork by local artisans are for sale. Call 609-814-0308 or go to oceancityfineartsleague.org

•William Ris Gallery in Stone Harbor celebrates the fall migration with an exhibit for birders that runs through mid-October. Painters exhibiting include David Ahlsted, Robert Barrett, June Hartley, Ron Orlando, Paula Waterman and Valerie Waywell. The gallery is located at 9400 Second Ave., and is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 609-368-6361 or go to www.williamris.com

•The Cape May Artists' Cooperative will feature the work of members Barbara Colosi, Lee Hajduk and Jody Swope, in its gallery at the West End Garage, 484 West Perry St., Cape May, through Nov. 8. Call 609-770-8261.

•Harbor Gallery's new exhibit, "Raptors," shows the works of local award-winning photographers Tina Giaimo and Don Merwin. Harbor Gallery is located at the Nature Center of Cape May, 1600 Delaware Ave., in Cape May. All artwork is for sale. A portion of sales will support the Nature Center. Call 609-898-8848.

•Call to Artists: The annual Juried Art Show will be held at the Ocean City Arts Center throughout November. Art will be received for judging through Oct. 26. An awards ceremony will be held 7 p.m. Nov. 9, the public is invited. Go to www.oceancityartscenter.org or call 609-399-7628. The Ocean City Arts Center is located in the Community Center, 1735 Simpson Ave.

•SOMA NewArt Gallery exhibits Sandra Bloodworth's "Urban Principals," and new watercolors by Samuel Donovan through Nov. 25. The gallery is located at 31 Perry St., in Carpenters Square Mall. Hours are: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays through Mondays. For more information visit SOMA online at www.somagallery.net or call 609-898-7488.

•"On The Wing," a new exhibit at the Sluice Creek Gallery, located in the N.J Audubon's Cape May Bird Observatory, 600 Route 47 North, Goshen, is on display to Oct. 30. The show includes historic illustrations, decorative decoys, bird prints, reed baskets and illustrations, all by South Jersey artists. A portion of sales benefits C.M.B.O. Call 609-861-0700.

•Rosalie Hettenbach is the featured artist in the newly renovated A Ca Mia restaurant, 524 Washington Street Mall in Cape May. Her exhibit of 29 oil paintings is on display through December. Call 609-465-6008.

Cumberland County and West

•Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, 22 N. High St., Millville, exhibits the following through Nov. 10: Associate Artist Show II, in the North Gallery; Rae Jaffe, Mary Ann Kline, Debra Kayata and Seppo Siimes, in the Witt Gallery; Emily Leurtzing and Cheryl Knowles-Harrigan in the Associates Artist Alcove. Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays to Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, extended to 9 p.m. on third Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Call 856-327-4500 or go to www.rrcarts.com

•Gallery 50, Inc., 50 East Commerce St., Bridgeton, exhibits "Landscapes and Water Scenes" by painter Tina Madonia, and "Classically Inspired Vessels" by potter and glass artist John D. Marselis, through Oct. 26. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call 856-575-0090 or go to www.gallery50.org

Ocean County

•Samantha Palmeri: New Paintings, on exhibit Nov. 11 to Dec. 31, at the Art House Gallery, located at 182 N. Main St., Manahawkin. An opening reception with the artist will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 11. The gallery is open year round. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Call 609-978-4278 or go to www.arthousegallery.net

•Tom Doyle is the artist of the month for the Pine Shores Art Association. His exhibit of 42 portraits and landscapes can be viewed through Oct. 30 at the gallery located at 94 Stafford Ave., in Manahawkin. Hours are 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays, 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays, and 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Go to www.pineshoresartassociation.org

• Pine Shores Art Association is co-sponsoring an art show and art history lecture 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 12, at the Stafford Library, 129 N. Main St., Manahawkin. From 6 to 7 p.m., the public is invited to a free Holiday Artist Reception featuring the works of Pine Shores' artists Carol Sapp, Mary Walker-Baptiste, Paul Hartelius, Elaine Burnett, Irene Bausmith, Pat Morgan and Ilomay Pedicini. Their group exhibit will be on display in the library's gallery from November to the end of January, and art is available for purchase. Art History Professor Lisa Festa of Georgian Court University will discuss "Master Artist Henri Matisse: Color, Form and Pattern," at 7 p.m. The event is free, but preregistration is requested. Call Pine Shores at 609-597-3557 or the library at 609-597-3381.

•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

View complete listings www.PressofAC.com/ATS.

Items for Art Gallery should be sent two weeks in advance to ldrake@pressofac.com or mailed to Lucia C. Drake, The Press of Atlantic City, 11 Devins Lane, Pleasantville, N.J. 08232.