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Fine Arts

<ro>Coming

<lst> The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda will present "New Work" March 2-30, with work by Pilar Jimenez, Marilyn Banner, Joyce Ellen. An opening reception will be held Sunday, March 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sundays; Mondays to Thursdays, 12-4 p.m. Call 301-897-1518.

Marie Ringwald, painting and sculpture will be presented at Gallery Neptune, 4901 Cordell Ave., Bethesda, March 5-29. An opening reception will be held March 14, 6-9 p.m. Gallery hours are Wednesday - Saturday, 12-7 p.m. Free. Call 301-718-0809.

The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo presents "Pathways: The Artists’ Journey," an exhibit of kiln-formed art, from March 8 through March 30. The exhibit will feature glass sculpture, vessels, and wall art created by five local area emerging artists. The show will be on exhibit weekends from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Art Glass Center in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. There will be a reception on Saturday, March 8 from 5-7 p.m. where the artists will all be available to discuss their work. Contact Bobbi Baumann Vischi at 703-850-9783.

The Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, will present Metalwork 2008, March 11 – April 4. It is the 14th Biennial Show by the artist members of the Washington Guild of Goldsmiths. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. An opening reception will be March 14 from 6-9 p.m. Call 301-951-9441 or visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com.

<ro>Last Chance

<lst>"Art you my Valentine?," inspired by love and romance, will be at the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda through Feb. 28. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday, 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.

Montgomery Blair High School student Julie Zhu will present her senior portfolio of oil paintings at the Yellow Barn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, March 1 and 2. The gallery is open from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. A reception for the artist is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. on March 1, in the gallery. Call 301-371-5593 or Julie.J.Zhu@gmail.com.

<ro>Ongoing

<lst>Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, presents "The Beauty of Nature" by Maryland based landscape painter Loriann Signori, through March 8. An opening reception will be Friday, Feb. 8 from 6-9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 12-6 p.m. Call 301-951-9441 or visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com.

The Photoworks gallery is open every Sunday and Wednesday, 1-8 p.m., and during all scheduled classes and workshops at, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Call 301-229-7930 or visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.

Glassworks is the DC area's first glass school located in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. When classes are not in session, the studio is open for visitors to observe glassblowing and view the work of resident artist Rick Sherbert. Call 301-229-4184 or visit www.ricksherbertglass.com.

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.

Glen Echo Pottery. Glen Echo Pottery maintains ongoing exhibits in the Glen Echo Pottery Gallery in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. These feature a special selection of work by resident artists, instructors and students. Every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 301-229-5585 or visit www.glenechopottery.com.

Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Free exhibits of emerging artist work and art sales. Each weekend features the work of a different artist. Every Saturday and Sunday from 12 - 5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.