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Fine Arts, July 23-29

<ro>Last Chance

<lst>"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 www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

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 www.glenechopark.org.

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. Call 202-463-0203.

<ro>Ongoing

<lst>Teen artists are invited to participate in the Rockville Library Teen Summer Art Show 2008 by submitting original pieces of art depicting what the process of metamorphosis means to them. Metamorphosis is the theme for this year’s Teen Summer Reading Program. The art may be in the form of a painting, sculpture, song, poem, etc. and must demonstrate the concept of metamorphosis. Entries must be submitted to the Rockville Library no later than Aug. 11. Selected entries will be displayed at the library beginning Aug. 21. Call 240-777-0170.

"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. Call 301-897-1518.

"Revolution of Love" A Collection of new works by Sarah Bieda. Artist Sarah Bieda, will introduce her most recent paintings of expressive psychological figures and intimate landscapes, at the Yellow Barn Gallery, at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Aug. 1-3. The Gallery is open Friday through Sunday, 12 – 5 p.m. An opening reception will be held on August 1, from 5-7 p.m. in the Yellow Barn Gallery. Call 301- 371- 5593 or visit www.yellowbarnstudio.com.

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. Call 301-951-9441.

The Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts (VisArts at Rockville), 155 Gibbs St., Rockville, presents "From Farm to Market", 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. Visit www.VisArtsCenter.org.

Osuna Art, 7200 Wisconsin Ave., Artery Plaza Lobby, Bethesda, will present "James Hilleary, Painting from the ‘60s" and pieces from the Washington Color School through Aug. 20. Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday, 12-5 p.m. Call 301-654-4500 or visit www.osunaart.com.

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, through 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 www.glenechophotoworks.org.

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 www.montgomeryhistory.org.

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.