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<lst>Local artist, Jacquelyn Jouvenal, will present her most recent paintings of the Maryland coastal countryside in a one-month exhibit at the Landow Gallery, located in the Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. The "Coastal Wetlands" exhibition will run April 1-30. The opening reception is Saturday, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Weekends by appointment only.

"Reflective Interludes of Life," oils, watercolors and prints will be on display at The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, April 2-29. Gallery hours are Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Monday -Thursday, 12-4:30 p.m. An opening reception will be April 6, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free. Call 301-897-1518.

The Dennis And Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda presents "Reflective Interludes" April 2-29. The show will feature artwork from Stanley Barnes,Arthur Copperidge, Gwen Cottman, Jeannette Glover, Lester Gunter,Michael Platt, Preston Sampson,Deborah Singletary, and Ron Walton. An opening reception will be Sunday, April 6 from 12-3:30 p.m. Gallery hours are Sundays, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Monday – Thursday, 12-4 p.m. Call 301-897-1518.

Photoworks at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, presents "Mindscapes," an exhibition of work by Bill Barton, Roberto Kamide, Damon M. Lombard, April 11 – May 12. Gallery hours are Wednesdays and Sundays, 1-8 p.m. Opening reception, April 12, 5-7 p.m. Call 301-229-7930 or visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.

Beatrice Hamblett’s photography will be on display at Gallery Neptune, 4901 Cordell Ave., Bethesda, April 9 – May 3. Gallery hours are Wednesday - Saturday, 12-7 p.m. An opening reception will be April 11, 6-9 p.m. Free. Call 301-718-0809.

Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, will present "Italian Pleasures," work by photographer Richard Lasner, April 8 – May 3. An opening reception will be Friday, April 11, from 6-9 p.m. Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 12-6 p.m. Call 301-951-9441.

Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District is accepting submissions for The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. The 6th annual juried art competition awards $14,000 in prize monies to four selected artists. Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 10 and up to 15 artists will be invited to display their work from Sept. 3 – Sept. 28, in downtown Bethesda at Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, located at 4728 Hampden Lane. Original painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber art, digital, mixed media and video are accepted. For a submission form, visit www.bethesda.org or send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc., c/o The Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD 20814.

<ro>Last Chance

<lst>The Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo will present recent paintings by Potomac artist Bobbi Shulman on Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. A reception for the artist will be held on Saturday, March 29 from 5-8 p.m. The public is invited to all events.

Marie Ringwald, painting and sculpture will be presented at Gallery Neptune, 4901 Cordell Ave., Bethesda, throug March 29. 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, 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. Contact Bobbi Baumann Vischi at 703-850-9783.

The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda will present "New Work" through March 30, with work by Pilar Jimenez, Marilyn Banner, Joyce Ellen. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sundays; Mondays to Thursdays, 12-4 p.m. Call 301-897-1518.

<ro>Ongoing

<lst>The Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, will present Metalwork 2008, through 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. Call 301-951-9441 or visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com.

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).

Osuna Art, 7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, will present works by Howard Mehring through April 5. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 12-5 p.m. Call 301-654-4500 or visit www.osunaart.com.

The Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, will present a select exhibition of work by Brockie Stevenson, a nationally recognized artist and resident of the town of Glen Echo, through April 27. Gallery hours are Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. Call 301-634-2222 or visit www.glenechopark.org.

Local artist, Jacquelyn Jouvenal, will present her most recent paintings of the Maryland coastal countryside in a one-month exhibit at the Landow Gallery, located in the Landon School, 6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda. The "Coastal Wetlands" exhibition will be open through April 30. The opening reception is Saturday, April 5, from 6-8 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Weekends by appointment only.

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.