The Bethesda Artist Market is accepting submissions for the September and October dates. Selected artists will be invited to participate in the Bethesda Artist Markets on Saturday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Deadline for application and slide submission is Monday, July 9, 5 p.m. For a complete submission form visit www.bethesda.org, call 301-215-6660 or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Bethesda Artist Market, c/o Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.
<lst>The Yellow Barn Studio and Gallery at Glen Echo Park presents free exhibits of emerging artist work and art sales. Featured artists for June 23 and 24, as well as June 30, TBA. Located in the Yellow Barn Studio. Every Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.
Creative Partners Gallery, 4600 East West Highway, Bethesda will present "Stories of the Body" with artwork by Martin Slater, July 8 – Aug. 4. A reception will be held July 13 from 6-9 p.m. Call 301-772-9441.
The Bethesda Artist Market will return on Saturday, July 14, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The event will feature artwork and crafts for sale by local and regional artists including painting, photography, jewelry, clay, wood, glass and fiber. The Bethesda Artist Market is free to the public and will be held in the Bethesda Place Plaza, located at the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue. Visit www.bethesda.org or call 301-215-6660.
<lst>Beyond the Image Spring Class Exhibit will run through June 24 at the Arcade building in Glen Echo Park. An exhibit by the members of the spring photo class taught by Mark Power. Look for unique images by these students covering a variety of approaches to photography. Gallery hours are Sundays and Wednesdays, 1-8 p.m. and at all times during day and evening classes. Call Karen Keating at 301-229-7930 or 301-229-4313. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.
Work by the Gaithersburg Camera Club will be on exhibit at The Dennis and Philip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, through June 26. Gallery hours are Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Monday - Thursday, noon-4 p.m. Call 301-897-1518.
<lst>Through June 30 the Bethesda Library, 7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda, will display fiber art pieces by Ginger McLaughlin and art quilts by Janet Wildman. Call 240-777-0970.
Creative Partners Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, presents "Flowing Color," Watermedia Painting by Grace Peterson, through July 7. An opening reception will be held June 8, 6-9 p.m. An meet the artist event will be June 9, 1-4 p.m. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12-6 p.m. Call 301-951-9441 or visit www.creativepartnersart.com.
The Bethesda Painting Awards is downtown Bethesda’s annual juried art competition that exclusively honors painters. The show will run through July 11 at the Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E, Bethesda. Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Contact 301-215-6660 or www.bethesda.org.
The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo will celebrate its new status as a non-profit corporation with an exhibit in the recently opened Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo National Park. The exhibit, titled "POSSIBILITIES...," will feature art glass sculpture, vessels, and wall art, created especially for the gallery space by Resident Artists. The exhibit will run through July 15, and there will be an opening reception from 4-6 p.m., June 9. Gallery Hours are Saturday and Sunday 12-5 p.m., and by appointment. Visit www.glenechopark.org, or call 301-634-2226.
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.