<cal1>Now through Nov. 7
<cal2>Perspectives by Rob Hauck. Minimalist conceptual paintings on paper and canvas. Many paintings reference familiar images and unique experiences of coastal New England — fishermen’s buoys, or a boatyard fire — or the ordinary — numbers — all aim at evoking emotional responses in the viewer. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday noon to 6 p.m. At 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441.
<cal1>Now through Nov. 15
<cal2>Process: Word and Image, a photography exhibit. Works by John Borstel and Matthew M. Smith. Mark Power, Photoworks faculty member, serves as curator. Each artist employs a range of strategies to synthesize image with text. Discussion by the artists on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 12:30 p.m. Open Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sundays and Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. or by appointment. At Photoworks Gallery, located on the first floor of the Arcade Building, in historic Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo. Visit www.glenechophotoworks.org.
<cal1>Now through Nov. 29
<cal2>"Transformed Threads." Art quilts with Diane Garrison, Melanie Grishman, Rabbi Joanne Heiligman, Barbara Hollinger, Verena Levine, Susanne McCoy, and Janet Wildman. Meet the artist reception on Sunday, Nov. 1 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Free admission. At The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call 301-897-1518 Museum Hours: Sunday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays 12 noon-4 p.m.