Patrons can delight in 11 downtown Bethesda galleries at the Bethesda Art Walk scheduled for Friday, Aug. 13 from 6-9 p.m. The Bethesda Art Walk allows art lovers to visit downtown Bethesda’s gallery community on the second Friday of every month.
On Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., the Bethesda Artist Market will feature more than 20 local and regional 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’s galleries feature painting, sculpture, photography, pottery and mixed media. Many galleries change exhibits monthly and hold receptions showcasing the featured artist in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk. Attendees are invited to delight in the artwork, enjoy free refreshments and to shop at these unique and inspiring galleries.
The Bethesda Art Walk will continue through 2010 on Sept. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12 and Dec. 10.
Participating Galleries and Studios:
Discovery Galleries, Ltd., 4840 Bethesda Ave.
Orchard Gallery, Art & Framing, 7917 Norfolk Ave.
Discovery Too, 7247 Woodmont Ave.
St. Elmo’s Fire Gallery, 4928 St. Elmo Ave.
Fraser Gallery, 7700 Wisconsin Ave., Suite E
Upstairs Art Studios, 4948 St. Elmo Ave.
gallery 360, 4836 Rugby Ave.
Urban Country, 7117 Arlington Rd.
Gallery Neptune, 4901 Cordell Ave.
Washington School of Photography, 4850 Rugby Ave.
Lenore’s Place, 7720 Wisconsin Ave.
Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Hwy.
Call 301-215-6660 or visit www.bethesda.org.