Fine Arts, July 9-15

Fine Arts, July 9-15


<lst>An exhibition by members of the Advanced Master Printing class taught by Frank "Tico" Herrera will be at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, July 9-Aug. 29. Look for images covering a variety of approaches to photography. In the Photoworks Studio. Wednesdays and Sundays, 1-8 p.m., and at all times during day and evening classes. Admission is free. Call 301-229-7930 or visit

The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts at Rockville), 155 Gibbs St., Rockville, presents "From Farm to Market", July 17 through Aug. 17. This exhibit explores the impact food has on people’s lives, revealing ways in which it influences relationships in how it is produced and how it is portrayed through a variety of art mediums. This summertime exhibition features work by local area artists who look to food as their sources and inspirations for their work. Opening reception July 17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Visit

"Tropics to Tundra," solo show by Barbara French Pace at the Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, July 25, 26, 27. Gallery hours are Friday-Sunday, 12-5 p.m. Reception: Saturday, July 26, 5-8 p.m. Visit

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<lst>'Dancing in Thin Places' a collection of painted works by Blair Davenport-Anderson will be on display at Framer McGee's Gallery for the July 11 Bethesda Art Walk. A 'meet the artist' wine and cheese reception will be from 6-9 p.m. at 4936 Hampden Lane, Bethesda. Call 301-656-4090.


<lst>"Flight Fantasy" will be at The Dennis and Philip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, through July 30. Gallery hours are Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 12-4:30 p.m. Reception: July 13, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Call 301-897-1518.

Puppetry Exhibtion. The Popcorn Gallery and the Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park, 7400 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, present an exhibition of puppets, through July 27. Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. Call 301-634-2222 or visit

The Foundry Gallery, 1314 18th St., N.W. Washington, DC, will present recent paintings and prints by its only husband/wife members, Ann and Philip Bennet of Bethesda, through July 27. An opening reception will be July 11 from 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 12-6 p.m. Call 202-463-0203.

Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, welcomes experimental fiber artist Deb Jansen from through Aug. 2. Gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12-6 p.m. An opening reception will be Friday, July 11 from 6-9 p.m. Call 301-951-9441.

The exhibit "Good Advice" will survey almost 200 years of American advice books, aimed at helping people to improve their lives from top to bottom. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 21, at the Beall-Dawson House, 103 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville. Museum hours are 12-4 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday. Included with museum admission ($3 adults/$2 seniors & students).

The exhibit "Breakfast" is a vignette-style exhibit, on display throughout the Beall-Dawson House, 103 W. Montgomery Ave., Rockville, in conjunction with the exhibit "Good Advice." The vignettes include a family breakfast, formal breakfast, breakfast in bed, breakfast preparation, and even George Washington's breakfast and will be on display through Sept. 21. Included with museum admission ($3 adults/$2 seniors & students). Call 301-762-1492 or

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

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

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

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

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