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Guided Art Walk Tour

July 10-11

<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.

Participating Art Walk Galleries include:

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.