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<lst>Discovery Too, 7247 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, presents "Lest We Forget: Three Perspectives on Hurricane Katrina," Saturday, Aug. 25. 7-11 p.m. A special showing by three artists who witnessed the devastation first-hand: Carol Guzy - one of the world’s foremost photojournalists and recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes, Scotlund Haisley – painter and Executive Director of The Washington Animal Rescue League, Bill Manley – painter and Katrina evacuee. Proceeds of sales benefit The Washington Animal Rescue League’s two-year anniversary animal rescue mission to New Orleans on Aug. 26 of this year.

Montgomery College will celebrate the talents of its fine arts faculty from all three campuses with a joint art exhibit, "Unity and Diversity," from Aug. 31 - Oct 2. "Unity and Diversity" will be on display at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, located in the Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. A reception with the exhibit’s artists will be held Sunday, Sept. 9 from 1-4 p.m. A talk by the exhibit’s curator, Virginia Mecklenburg, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. The exhibit and talks are free and open to the public. The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 240-314-8682.

The 37th Annual Labor Day Art Show at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo will take place in the historic Spanish Ballroom. The free event, sponsored by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, will be held on Sept. 1, 2 and 3 from noon to 6 p.m. The show features the work of more than 200 artists—both adults and children—from the mid-Atlantic region. Many artists have a connection to the Park, either as students or teachers. The opening reception on Friday, Aug. 31, from 7-9 p.m. is open to the public, and many participating artists are expected to attend. The Park will also host an Open House in conjunction with the art show on Saturday, Sept. 1, from noon - 4 p.m. Call 301-634-2222.

The Foundry Gallery, 1314 18th St., NW, Washington, DC, will present "Third Person Singular by Potomac Artist Debra Naylor, Sept. 5-30. An opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 7 6-8 p.m. Gallery hourse are Wednesday – Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Call 202-463-0203 or visit www.foundrygallery.org.

The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, will exhibit "Women’s Reflections" by the Women’s Caucus for the Arts, with work by 45 artists, Sept. 5-25. A meet the artist reception will be Sept. 9 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Museum hours are Sundays, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Mondays thru Thursdays 12-4 p.m. Call 301-897-1518.

Watercolor Exhibit. This exhibit features watercolors by instructors and students of the Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo. Exhibit runs Sept. 8 - Oct. 7, in the Popcorn Gallery (Arcade Building). Admission is free. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m. Contact 301-634-2222 or visit www.glenechopark.org.

"New Glass Adventures" will be on display at the Art Glass Center at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, Sept. 8-23. "New Glass Adventures" is an exhibition exploring many varied techniques in kilnformed glass. An opening reception will be Saturday, Sept. 8, from 4-6 p.m. Gallery hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Contact Wendy Jarcho at 301-320-0987 or wdjarcho@comcast.net.

Visit Clara Barton National Historic Site at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, during September and October and view "The Art of Clara Barton," a gallery showing of artwork depicting Clara Barton, scenes from her life and the National Historic Site. The exhibit will also include Clara Barton’s own artwork. An opening reception on Sept. 15 from 7-9 p.m. will include a Lamplight Tour of the National Historic Site. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Thursday and weekends, 1-4 p.m. The show will run Sept. 15 – Nov. 1.

<ro>Last Chance

<lst>The Colored Pencil Society of America, 15th annual international exhibition will be at the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, through Aug. 25. Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free. Call 301-581-5200.

The Glenview Mansion, Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville will present work by Chuck Bress (B&W Gelatin photographs), Sherill Anne Gross (paper collage) and Josh Yavelberg (oil painting on canvas), through Aug. 28. An artist talk will be held Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Thursday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Visit www.rockville.gov or call 240-314-8682.

<ro>Ongoing

<lst>Free exhibits of emerging artist work and art sales at the Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery, Aug. 24, 25 and 26 feature work from the Yellow Barn's Bahamas Workshop. Located in the Yellow Barn Studio at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda will present "Women in the Arts," through Aug. 30. Gallery hours are Monday- Thursday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Call 301-581-5200 or visit www.strathmore.org.

Concept Foundry Gallery, 4731 Elm Street, Second Floor, Bethesda, will present its newest exhibition, "Fragile Beauty: The Coral Reef Paintings of Lee Winestone," through Aug. 30. The gallery is open Monday-Friday, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call 301-907-7201, ex. 101. Visit www.conceptfoundry.com.

An exhibit by members of the Advanced Master Printing class will be presented through Aug. 31 by Photoworks. Look for images covering a variety of approaches to photography. Photoworks is a traditional and digital photography studio located in the Arcade building. Exhibit runs during regular gallery hours, which are Sundays and Wednesdays, 1-8 p.m. and at all times during day and evening classes. The show is in the Photoworks Studio, Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Admission is free. Call Karen Keating at 301-229-7930 or 301-229-4313.

Student Art Show. The exhibit features works by students of all ages, created in classes at Glen Echo Park. Works may include painting, drawing, ceramics, glass, sculpture, jewelry and more. Regular exhibit hours are from noon to 6 p.m. The show runs through Sept. 3 in the Popcorn Gallery, Arcade Building at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Admission is free.

The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo exhibits continually in the Art Glass Center Gallery. These exhibits feature the work of resident artists Diane Cab, Christine Hekimian, Bev and Zayde Sleph, and Bobbi Vischi. Sculpture, vessels, functional art, and jewelry are also for sale. All exhibited work is made at the Art Glass Center Studio. The Art Glass Center also produces other exhibits featuring resident artists, faculty, students and invited artists. The gallery and studio are open to the public on the weekends and by appointment. Contact Bobbi Vischi at BBVischi@comcast.net.