“Saints, Angels, Omens and Masked Men,” an exhibition of paintings by Mars native Zach Brown will be on display through Oct. 6 at the gallery on the third floor of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the campus of St. Vincent College, Latrobe.
Brown’s works reference ancient mythology and religious imagery and are characterized by their use of gold, silver and copper leaf.
A centerpiece of the show will be his Archangel Michael, a triptych measuring 18 feet wide.
Regular gallery hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Information: 724-805-2197 or http://gallery.stvincent.edu.
“Layers: Places in Peril” will be on display Tuesday through Nov. 9 at the University Museum on the first floor of John Sutton Hall at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
An opening reception will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday.
Artist Judith Waller and earth scientist James Brey have collaborated on several projects to explain and illustrate the environmental threats confronting many of the world’s natural landscapes and vital cities.
The exhibition explains how the fragile environment in which we live can be dramatically impacted by the global climate and human interaction.
Museum hours are 2 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, noon to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays and noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays.
An exhibition of works by Jude Harzer and Margi Weir will be on display through Oct. 13 in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts, Penn State Altoona.
The galleries are open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and before and during all performances.
Harzer has participated in both solo and group exhibitions in New York City and New Jersey. Her paintings belong to both national and international private collections.
Weir’s awards include first prize in the juried exhibition at the Las Vegas Center for Contemporary Art in 2012, the prize for Best Work on Paper in the first Southwest Biennial at the Albuquerque Museum in 2006 and Best of Show in New Directions in Fiber at CORE New Art Space, Denver, Colo., in 2004.
Information: 949-5452 or www.altoona.psu.edu.
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