<cal1>Now Through Jan. 9
<cal2>Holiday Art Show and Sale. Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Browse and buy fine artworks at Glen Echo Park’s annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, presented by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture. The exhibition will feature works by resident artists, instructors and invited artists and will include glass, ceramics, jewelry, photographs, paintings, and more. In the Popcorn Gallery. Additional holiday hours on weekdays and weekends will be posted at www.glenechopark.org. The Art Show will be open for the Winter’s Eve event on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Call 301-634-2222 or visit glenechopark.org.
<cal1>Now Through Dec. 28
<cal2>"The Nature of Things." Contemporary works by Nebiur Arellano, Anita Bretzfeld, Jo Fleming, Mina Oka Hanig, Geri Smith, and Novie Trump. At the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call 301-897-1518.
<cal1>Now Through Dec. 19
<cal2>Annual Members Show. Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents its 16th annual juried Friends of the Yellow Barn Members Show. Call 301-371-5593, or visit yellowbarnstudio.com.
<cal1>Now Through Dec. 31
<cal2>Holiday Show. Featuring pottery, jewelry, wearable art, paintings, prints, and photos—small and large, sculpture and mobiles. The Gallery will be filled with beautiful works of original design that make great holiday gifts. At Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441. Contact Jean Hirons firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301-340-3198. Visit www.waverlystreetgallery.com
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<cal1>Dec. 8 Through Feb. 8
<cal2>Painting with Fire. The Unique Art of Peter Kephart. Artist’s reception is Wednesday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. In Zenith’s Gallery, Chevy Chase Pavilion, Gallery on level 2 next to Embassy Suites Hotel. www.zenithgallery.com
<cal1>Dec. 9 Through Jan. 24
<cal2>Janet Matthews and Bert Shankman. Photoworks, Glen Echo Park’s resident photography studio and teaching facility, presents works by Janet Matthews and Bert Shankman. Open Saturdays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays and Mondays, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 301-634 -2274 or visit glenechophotoworks.org.
<cal2>Winter's Eve. 6 to 9 p.m. Start the Holiday Season at Glen Echo Park’s "Winter’s Eve." Enjoy performances, holiday crafts for kids, a hot chocolate bar and popcorn! Browse and buy fine artworks at the Holiday Art Show in the Popcorn Gallery. Many of our resident artists' studios will also have works for sale, including the Art Glass Center, Glassworks, Glen Echo Pottery, and more. Call 301-634-2222 or visit glenechopark.org.
<cal2>Coffee & Critique. 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. A monthly Sunday morning photo jam session at Photoworks studio. Bring photos to a morning critique led by a Photoworks faculty member. Enjoy the camraderie of your peers, along with coffee and bagels and a lively discussion of your images. Call 301-634 -2274 or visit glenechophotoworks.org.
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<cal1>Now through Dec. 20
<cal2>"Fabric: On and Off the Wall." An exhibit by Bethesda artist Dominie Nash and Alexandria artist Anne Buchal. At Gallery Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac. Call 301-299-7087.