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Art Access Gallery will feature "Brian & Joe: New Work" through July 24. The exhibit showcases the collaborative work of Brian Kershisnik and Joseph Adams. Kershisnik is a professional artist represented by several galleries throughout the West, including Chase Fine Art in Salt Lake City. Adams, his neighbor, has Down syndrome. "I collaborate with Joe because there are paintings that I cannot make alone, that we can do together," says Kershisnik. "We both very much enjoy it."

- Tom Mangelson's book, "Polar Dance: Born of the North Wind," has been recognized by Independent Press magazine as the best coffee table/gift book published in 1997. "Polar Dance" has been called the definitive collection on polar bears and was selected from hundreds of entries for excellence in editorial and design.- Lorretta Derr will exhibit her oils and watercolors of local scenes at Grass Roots, 12215 S. 900 East, Draper, on Saturday, June 20 from 2-5 p.m. For more information call 571-5177.

- Spend a casual summer evening with local artists and their art at John and Jude Marsh's home at 603 E. Redondo Ave. The event will take place from 6-10 p.m. Featured artists are Michelle Evans, Adam Finkle, Nikolai and Pavel Krisochenko, Laura Lasco, Allen Lund, Debra Macfarlane, Gallio Marzano, Kasia Peterson and Steven Sheffield. For more information call 484-4255.

WORKSHOPS AND LECTURES

- Ray Wheeler, wildnerness photographer, will present a slide lecture of his work at the Robber's Roost Bookstore, 85 W. Main, Torrey, Wayne County. The lecture will be on Saturday, June 20, 7 p.m.

- The Bountiful/Davis Art Center is having summer art classes. Registration is under way for classes in watercolor, pastel, drawing, sculpture and more. For more information and registration call 292-0367.

- The Framework Gallery in the University Mall in Orem is having its "Arts in the Window" demonstrations on Saturday throughout June. Ron Russon will demonstrate fly tying on June 20 from 1-4 p.m. On June 27 "The Art of Watercolor" will be demonstrated by Rett Ashby from 1-4 p.m.

- The Museum of Church History and Art will continue its five-part lecture series titled "Israel, Jerusalem and the Temple," supplementing its current display, "Toward the Eter-nal Center: Israel, Jerusalem and the Tem-ple." The fourth lecture, "Israel, Jerusalem and the Temple: A Jewish Perspective," will be Thursday, June 18, 7 p.m. at the museum. The lecturer will be Rabbi Frederick Wenger of Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake City..

- Internationally recognized master book artist Claire Van Vliet will present a two-week intensive workshop from June 15-26. The workshop will be at the University of Utah art department, Room 258, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.