FOUR SEASONS IN THE EAST VILLAGE Cityscape paintings of local scenes by Patricia Melvin are on display at the Crooked Tree Creperie, 110 St. Mark’s Place, (between 1st Avenue and Avenue A.) 212-533-3299. Thru August.

‘FOOD FOR LIFE’ AT WFC Photo exhibit on hunger at the World Financial Center. The photographs by James Mollison “tell the stories of people around the world caught in humanitarian crises and how, thanks to WFP Food aid, they endure and build new lives.” Sponsored by United Colors of Benetton and the World Food Program. Courtyard Gallery, thru Aug. 22.

BISSINGER AT WESTBETH Pictured above is a photograph by Westbeth resident Karl Bissinger, taken in Morocco in 1955. It is of the crenellated adobe walls of the Glaoui’s Summer Palace. Part of the “Summer-Light Show” at the Westbeth Gallery, 155 Bank St. 212-989-4650. Opens July 24 and runs thru Aug. 29.

South Street Seaport Gallery with exhibit by Klara Tamas. Opening reception Fri., July 9, 6 to 9 p.m. Symbol Gallery, 226 Front St. 646-283-1263.

ON EXHIBIT AT SALMAGUNDI “La Robe de Boudoir (Reflections)” By Frank Desch. The Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave

KEVIN FRANK on exhibit at the George Billis Gallery, 511 West 25th St, 212-645-2621, Tues – Sat, 11-6. Thru July 17.

STARS/STRIPES exhibit on display at Broadway Windows, Broadway at East 10th St. The work of Village sculptor Bates Wilson. Pictured above is “Firefighters Memorial Flag.” Thru July 5. 212-998-5751.

ON VIEW AT SALMAGUNDI “In Harbor,” by Siguard Skou, just one of the paintings on display at the Salmagundi Club, 47 Fifth Ave.

SHABBAT IN THE MISSISSIPI DELTA – “Shalom Y’All” a new exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, tells the story of the Southern Jewish experience through 44 black-and-white photographs by Bill Aron. Above, a table set for the traditional Shabbat meal overlooks a field of cotton in Cary, Mississippi. Opens June 7 and runs thru Sept. 13. Special event, Mon, June 7 at 7:30: Aron and partner, Vicki Reikes Fox, will discuss their 10-year collaboration researching southern Jewish life. 36 Battery Place, 646-437-4200, www.mjhnyc.org.

EXHIBIT AT NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN Featuring the work of Judith Lowry, whose piece, “Welgatim’s Song,” is pictured above. June 5 – August 29. Opening reception June 3 at 5 p.m. 1 Bowling Green. 212-514-3743

MAGNUM PHOTOS OF NEW YORK SUBWAYS on display at Grand Central Terminal. Includes works by photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson and Inge Morath. Lower level dining concourse.

JEFFREY REED Exhibits at the George Billis Gallery. 511 West 25th St., 212-645-2621. Thru June 12.

PHOTO EXHIBIT OF FEMALE ATHLETES on display at the World Financial Center Courtyard Gallery. Pictured above is the United States women’s 4×100 meters relay team. From left: Inger Miller, Gail Devers, Chryste Gaines and Gwen Torrence laugh during their victory lap after winning the gold at the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta. Exhibit runs April 15 thru June 6. Free. 212-945-0505 or www.worldfinancialcenter.com.

TRIBECA ART WALK See the studios and meet the artists on the annual Tribeca Open Artist Studio Tour (TOAST) to be held Sat., Sun and Mon., April 24-26, 1 pm to 6 pm each day. Participants’ work is currently on display in a picture window of New York Law School, 47 Worth St. Beginning April 17, ongoing slide show of art work will run continuously each night at Franklin Station Café, 222 West Broadway at Franklin St. Pictured above is “LGA to BHM” a photograph by Angelique LeDoux.

SCOUTING IN CHINATOWN In a neighborhood as diverse as Chinatown, the Boys, Girls and Cub Scouts of America played a pivotal role in introducing immigrant children to American society during the early half of the 20th Century. “Be Prepared: Scouting in New York Chinatown” is the new exhibit at the Museum of Chinese in the Americas. Includes images from 1918 through the 1940s. Above: “Portrait of Troop 50, February 1918.” 70 Mulberry St, 2nd Floor 212-619-4785.

NYPD’s FIRST WOMEN ON PATROL are being honored at the police museum. Among the many exhibits is a uniform and artifact display illustrating the transformation of uniforms from “policewoman” to the gender-neutral, female “police officer” of today. 100 Old Slip, 212-480-3100, www.nycpolicemuseum.org

KRAPPY KAMERAS AT TRIBECA’S SOHO PHOTO GALLERY The annual exhibit features images produced using equipment ‘from the lowest end of the technological scale.’ Demonstrates how artists can use any piece of equipment to create engaging photographs. Soho Photo Gallery is now in Tribeca at 15 White St., 212-226-8571, www.sohophoto.com

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH AT POLICE MUSEUM The New York City Police Museum presents ‘Women on Patrol,’ an exhibit exploring the 1970s, when female police officers achieved ‘equality among the ranks.’ Opens Thurs., March 4, 100 Old Slip, four blocks south of South Street Seaport. 212-480-3100, www.nycpolicemuseum.org.

The American indian community house, 708 Broadway, 2nd fl., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-598-0100, x240: “E-Motion,” group exhibition, through July 3.

American primitive gallery, 594 Broadway, #205, Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-966-1530: “Dogs & Cats from Different Eyes,” group exhibition, through June 12.

andrew edlin gallery, 529 W. 20th St., 6th fl., call for hours, 212-206-9723: TOM DUNCAN, select mixed media works, through June 5.

Ansonia windows, corner of 6th Ave. & W. 10th St., 7 days, 212-255-0838: JOYCE POMMER, paintings & mixed media, through June 7.

Anton kern gallery, 532 W. 20th St., call for hours, 212-367-9663: “antePOP – Drawings 1958-1962,” work by ANDY WARHOL, through June 5; JOHN LURIE, drawings, through June 5.

Artists space, 38 Greene St., 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3970: “Repeat Performance,” group exhibit of artists who use other’s work as a starting point for their own process, through July 3.

Blue heron arts center, 123 E. 24th St., Tue.-Sun., 1-5 p.m., 212-979-5000: “Streets & Trees,” ELLEN ADLER, paintings, through June 14.

Carolina nitsch editions, 101 Wooster St., call for appointment, 212-966-4095: Call to see new editions by numerous artists including LOUISE BOURGEOIS, OLAFUR ELIASSON & LAURA OWENS, open ended.

Cavin-morris gallery, 560 Broadway, Suite 405 B, Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-3768: “American Art Brut,” group exhibition, through June 5.

The center for book arts, 28 W. 27th St., Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 212-481-0295: Call for current exhibition information.

Cfm gallery, 112 Greene St., call for appointment, 212-966-3864: STEVE CIESLAWSKI, new paintings, through June 6; Call now for details about the Gallery’s offerings of print & sculpture editions.

Claire oliver fine art, 529 W. 20th St., call for hours, 212-929-5949: “Asylum,” new paintings by PAMELA WILSON, through June 12.

Cooper union, Foundation Building, 3rd Ave. at E. 7th St., Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., noon-5 p.m., 212-353-4232: End of the year show, featuring student’s work from all disciplines in one exhibition, through June 19.

Deitch projects, 76 Grand St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-343-7300: “Global Village Idiot,” new work by JOHN KESSLER, through June 5.

Denise bibro fine art, 529 W. 20th St., 4th fl., call for hours, 212-647-7030: “Works from the Scott Collection,” paintings by WILLIAM SCOTT, through June 5; “Staying on Point,” group exhibition of figure drawings, through June 5; “Drawing Survey,” recent works by EUNICE AGAR, June 8-July 3.

THE EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE art school & gallery, 197 E. Broadway, Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-9 a.m., Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-780-2300: “Our Creative Heritage,” photographs by DAVID FINN of sculpture by alumni of the Educational Alliance, through May 27.

Eickholt gallery, 427 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 646-613-9610: “Seeing is Believing,” inaugural group exhibition, through May.

Eldridge street project, 12 Eldridge St., Wed., Sat.-Sun., 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., 212-219-0903: “Gates of Light,” outdoor media installation illuminating the synagogue, by ROSE BOND, through Aug. 1.

Elizabeth harris gallery, 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-463-9666: “Fancy,” JOHN MONTI, new work, through May 28; “Night New York,” group exhibition, June 3-July 23.

Feigen contemporary, 535 W. 20th St., call for hours, 212-929-0500: DAVID KRAMER & GILES LYON, new workm through June 26.

Fraunces tavern museum, 54 Pearl St., Tue., Wed., Fri., 10 a.m.-5 pm., Thu., 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-425-1778: Call for information about current exhibitions, open houses & other events this winter at the museum, $2-$3.

Gallery 438, Seward Park High School, 350 Grand St., call for hours or appointment, 917-562-8468: “Toil, Sweat & Tears: Immigrant Women at Work on the Lower East Side,” student-curated group exhibit, through June 30.

Gallery 138, 138 W. 17th St., Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-633-0324: “Brown Vs. Board of Education 1954-2004,” group exhibition, through June 17.

A gathering of the tribes gallery, 285 E. Third St., call for hours, 212-475-3174: “Expressions/Reflections,” printmaking group exhibition, through May 30; “Omni Series: Art & Genetics in a Digital Age,” science/art installation by CHRIS TWOMEY, June 3-July 30.

Hebrew union college, One West Fourth St., call for hours, 212-824-2205: “The Art of Aging,” group exhibition, through June 25, 2004.

Jack shainman gallery, 513 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-645-1701: “A Kick in the Pants,” paintings by ELIZABETH CRAWFORD, May 27-July 26; “One Big Self: Prisoners in Collaboration,” DEBORAH LUSTER & C.D. WRIGHT, May 27-June 26.

June kelly gallery, 591 Broadway, Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-226-1660: “Conceptual Abstractions,” oils on mylar with collage by NANETTE CARTER, May 27-June 26.

Kim foster gallery, 529 W. 20th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-229-0044: “Traces,” sculpture by DIANE SAMUELS, through June 12.

Leica gallery, 670 Broadway, Tue.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-777-3051: “Platon: On a Clear Day,” photography exhibition, through June 19.

Location one, 26 Greene St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 212-334-3347: Artists in residence group exhibition, various work in this third annual show, May 28-June 30.

The lower east side tenement museum, 91 Orchard St., call for hours, 212-431-0233: “Eat/Live/Work/Pray,” installation on the history of the Lower East Side by ADAM LUBINSKY & GARY STOLTZ, through June 12.

Manhattan graphics center, 481 Washington St., Mon., 6-10 p.m., Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-219-8783: FRANCIS DOSNE, intaglio prints, June 1-30.

Mimi ferzt gallery, 114 Prince St., call for hours, 212-343-9377: “Europe,” new works by NIKOLAI MAKAROV, through May 30.

Museum of chinese in the americas, 70 Mulberry St., 2nd fl., Tue.-Sun., noon-6 p.m., Fri., noon-7 p.m., 212-619-4785: “Living Through History: Chinatown Stories,” large collection, open ended; “General Lee’s Banquet Room,” conceptual work by CINDY SURIYANI, through July.

National arts club, 15 Gramercy Park South, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sat.-Sun., 1-5 p.m., 212-274-8250: Call for current exhibition information.

National association of women artists fifth ave. Gallery, 15 W. 16th St., Tue.-Thu., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.: “A Joyful Noise,” Jewish themed steel sculpture by JANET INDICK, through Aug. 15; 80 Fifth Ave at 14th St., Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-675-8257: IRWIN ROSENHOUSE, memorial exhibition, June 1-15.

New museum of contemporary art, 583 Broadway, call for Summer hours, 212-219-1222: Call for information on current exhibitions which include a retrospective of work by JOHN WATERS.

NEW YORK CITY FIRE MUSEUM, 278 Spring St., Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 691-1303: Classic firefighting equipment & art, ongoing.

New york public library, Tompkins Square Gallery, 331 E. 10th St., Wed., 4-7 p.m., Fri.-Sat., 2-5 p.m., 212-228-4747: “My Neighborhood,” prints & pastels by OLGA MARYSCHUK, June 1-30.

New york studio school, 8 W. 8th St., call for hours, 212-673-6466: “Drawing as Part of the Process,” work by RACKSTRAW DOWNES, through June 12.


NYU BObst library, 70 Washington Square South, Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-998-2596: “The Nicholas Wahl Papers,” a major archival collection, ongoing.

NYU grey art gallery, 100 Washington Sq. East, Tue., Thu.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed., 11 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-998-6780: “Worldscapes: The Art of Erro,” paintings by Eceland’s celebrated artist ERRO, through July 17.

NYU washington square windows, Washington Square East, 24 hours/7 days, 212-998-5748: “Chicken Stories,” installation by SLOANE TANEN, through May 31.

The painting center, Project Room, 2nd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-343-1060: LINDSAY MCCRUM, recent work, through June 19; “Many Worlds,” paintings by ALISON BERRY, through June 19.

Paul kasmin gallery, 239 Tenth Ave., Tue.-Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-563-4474: “Peace Paintings,” work by ROBERT INDIANA, through May 29; “Promenade,” paintings & plasters by SANTI MOIX, June 3-July 10.

PEn & Brush Club, 16 E. Tenth St., Tue.-Sun., 4-7 p.m., 212-475-3669: Call for Entries: 58th Annual Sculpture & Metallic Art Exhibition, for women artists, for Prospectus send SASE to P&B to the attention of Sculpture; “Celebrating Women’s Creativity,” fine craft group exhibition, May 28-June 8.

Phyllis kind gallery, 136 Greene St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-925-1200: GILLIAN JAGGER, recent works on paper, through May 29.

Ricco maresca gallery, 529 W. 20th St., 3rd fl., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 212-627-5117: “NATURE MORTE,” photography by JAYNE HINDS BIDAUT, through June 12; “Florilegium,” daguerreotypes by MARK KESSELL, through June 12.

Robin rice gallery, 325 W. 11th St., Thu.-Sat., 1-7 p.m., Sun., 1-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-366-6660: JOSE PICAYO, new photographs, through June 27.

Ronald feldman fine arts, 31 Mercer St., Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon., by appointment, 212-226-3232: “History Lessons & Clandestine,” multimedia installations by RICO GATSON, through May 28.

SALMAGUNDI CLUB, 47 Fifth Ave., daily, 1-5 p.m., 255-7740: “An American Institution,” great American paintings from the Club’s permanent collection, through May 30; Call for current exhibition information.

Slingshot project, 66 Crosby St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m., 212-343-9694: NANCY BROOKS BRODY & RAJKAMAL KAHLON, paintings, through May 29.

Sunshine factory and cafe, 11 Essex St., Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 212-420-7240: “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Chicken,” paintings by MARCY WASSERMAN, through July 8.

Synchronicity space fine arts, 106 W. 13th St., Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m., 646-230-8199: “The Studio School,” selected artists & alumni from the school, May 25-June 19.

Tracy williams, Ltd., 313 W. 4th St., Tue.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m., or by appointment, 212-229-2757: “Translation,” paintings and drawings by OLAV CHRISTOPHER JENSSEN, through June 19.

uzi n.y. gallery, 120 Ave. C, Wed.-Sat., 3-7 p.m., 212-420-8103: “Clutter Paintings,” paintings of installations by CINDY TOWER, extended through June 12.

Washington square outdoor art exhibit, streets surrounding Washington Square Park, call for hours, 212-982-6255: May 29-31 & June 5-6-Annual art exhibit turns Greenwich Village into an open-air art gallery, 74th annual year, on view on University Place from 12th to 3rd St. and Washington Place from Washington Sq. E. to Mercer St., call for more details.

Yeshiva university museum, 15 West 16th St., Tue.-Thu., Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 212 -294-8330: “Vienna: Jews and the City of Music, 1870-1938,” unprecedented historical exhibition, through June 30; “A Joyful Noise,” painted steel sculptures.