<cal2>Twelve downtown Bethesda galleries will open their doors from 6–9 p.m. on Friday, July 10 for the Bethesda Art Walk. Guided tours give Art Walk patrons the opportunity to learn about downtown Bethesda’s galleries as well as their current shows and exhibiting artists. The tour will visit participating downtown Bethesda galleries and studios.
On Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the Bethesda Artist Market will feature 25 local artists who will display and sell their fine art and fine craft. The Bethesda Artist Market will also feature continuous musical entertainment. Both events are free.
Bethesda Art Walk tours meet at the Bethesda Metro Center, located at the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue. For a list of participating galleries, visit www.bethesda.org.
The Bethesda Artist Market is located in the Bethesda Place Plaza, at the corner of Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue. Free parking is available in the Woodmont Avenue/Old Georgetown Road garage. The event site is located two blocks north of the Bethesda Metro Center.
<cl>Participating Art Walk Galleries include:
<lst>Guided TourDiscovery Galleries, Ltd., 4840 Bethesda Ave.
Discovery Too, 7247 Woodmont Ave.
Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E
Gallery Frame Avenue, 4919 Cordell Ave.
Gallery Neptune, 5001 Wilson Ln.
Upstairs Art Studios, 4948 St. Elmo Ave., Ste.208
Washington School of Photography, 4850 Rugby Ave.
Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Hwy. Additional Art Galleries (not part of guided tour) Framer McGee’s Gallery, 4936 Hampden Ln.
Lightwave, 4915-B Fairmont Ave.
Orchard Gallery, Art & Framing, 7917 Norfolk Ave.
St. Elmo’s Fire Gallery, 4928 St. Elmo Ave.
<cl>Participating Artist Market Artists include:
<lst>Jamie Agins, Cabin John, MD – jewelry/glass
Michael Auger, Gaithersburg, MD – painting
Michele Banks, Washington, D.C. – painting
Karen Clark, Baltimore, MD – jewelry
Michele Cormier-Attfield, Bethesda, MD – painting
Ann Drewing, Sandston, VA – jewelry
Courtney Gillen, Washington, D.C. – jewelry
Victoria Horner, Charlottesville, VA – handbags
Wayland House, Washington, D.C. – woodblock prints
Brendan Kager, Bethesda, MD – glass
Nancy Kahn DeMulder, Silver Spring, MD – jewelry
Sharon Kincheloe, Staunton, VA – painting
Jeannette Landphair, Bethesda, MD – mixed media
Laughter Pieces, Alexandria, VA – painting
Kimberlie Moy, Rockville, MD – jewelry
Sara Rivera, Bethesda, MD – jewelry
Navin Sarma, Rockville, MD – photography
Daniel Schreiber, Bethesda, MD – photography
Joe Shymanski, Washington, D.C. – photography
Richard Toft, Accomac, VA – painting
Joel Traylor, Mt. Rainier, MD – painting
David Wardrup, Owings, MD – woodturning
Sandra Zacharia, Chevy Chase, MD – jewelry
<cl>Bethesda Artist Market Entertainment
<lst>10 a.m.-12 p.m.: Dave Cosby (jazz)
12:30-2:30 p.m.: Ellen Cherry (indie)
3-5 p.m.: ilyAIMY (indie)
Visit www.bethesda.org or call 301/215-6660.