Fine Arts

Fine Arts

<cal1>Now Through July 31

<cal2>Photographs by Timothy A. Ruane. An exhibit entitled "Images in Motion: An Experiment in Digital Photography" by Timothy A. Ruane is on display at the Potomac Community Library, 10101 Glenolden Drive, Potomac. Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 1-8 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, closed. Call 240-777-0690.

<cal1>July 5-27

<cal2>Threads of Change. Free admission. Meet the Artist’s Reception is July 11 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Fiber Art with Ruth Cohen, Floris Flam, Candice Edgerly, Carol Nicholas, Sarah Pavlik and Donna Radner. At the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call 301-897-1518.

<cal1> Now Through Aug. 1

<cal2>"The Silver Speaks: Stories in Wearable Art." The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture is pleased to present an exhibition of work by Glen Echo Park’s newest artist-in-residence, Blair Anderson. In this collection of new works, Anderson depicts both personal themes as well as political, environmental, and women’s issues using the craft of silversmithing. Wearable but provocative, both sculpture and jewelry, the titles include, "21 Gun Salute" which incorporates an actual shell casing from a 21 gun salute, and "Oil Spill" depicting the BP disaster. Other works incorporate precious gems, and more unconventional components like rare volcanic ash that the artists collected in Kilauea. In the Popcorn Gallery. Saturdays & Sundays, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. An Artist Reception will be held on Saturday, July 3, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visit for details.

<cal1>July 6 Through July 31

<cal2>"Exploration." New Work by Gallery Artists. Reception on Friday, July 9 from 6-9 p.m. Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. Contact Liz Lescault or call 301-772-9340. Visit

<cal1>July 9-11

<cal2>"Schneier & Schneier," a dual exhibit of paintings and prints by Leslye Morgan Schneier of Paris, France, and Joanna Schneier of New York City, opens Friday July 9 at noon at the Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. An open reception with the artists is scheduled for Saturday, July 10, from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit runs from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on July 9, 10 and 11.

The works by Leslye Morgan Schneier consist of paintings and water colors of Paris, paintings of still life and a serigraph print of the Glen Echo Carousel. Four different serigraph prints of the old Walt Whitman High School will also be shown and a reproduction of a print of the Sycamore Store on MacArthur Boulevard. Joanna Schneier will present paintings on wood and canvas that depict a variety of colorful scenes of New York City and also portraits.

All events are open to the public. Contact the Yellow Barn Gallery at 301-371-5593 or the National Park Service, Glen Echo, at 301-492-6229.

<cal1>July 16-18

<cal2>Recent Works by Sheri Bartholow & Patricia Nylin. Artist reception on Saturday, July 17 from 5-7p.m. Maryland artists, Sheri Bartholow and Patricia Nylin will present recent oil paintings at Glen Echo Yellow Barn Gallery. Ms. Bartholow’s work is representational and largely focused on figures, including many portrait studies. Ms. Nylin’s work is also representational and focuses on classical still life paintings. The show will be on display: July 16-18; Friday 12-5 p.m.; Saturday 12-7 p.m.; Sunday 12-5 p.m. At the Yellow Barn Gallery, 3700 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo; call 301-492-6229.

<cal1>July 17 – Sept. 12

<cal2>Photoworks "New Faculty" Exhibit. Photoworks, Glen Echo Park's resident photography studio and teaching facility, presents works by Sora DeVore, Robb Hill, and Michael Lang. Reception and Meet the Artists TBD. Visit for details.

<cal1>Sunday/July 18

<cal2>Coffee & Critique. A monthly Sunday morning photo jam session at Photoworks studio. Bring photos to a morning critique led by a Photoworks faculty member. Enjoy the comradery of your peers, along with coffee and bagels and a lively discussion of your images. In the Photoworks Studio from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Call (301) 634 -2274 or visit

<cal1>July 23 – July 25

<cal2>"Personal Views" by Cathy Hirsh. Landscapes, Florals, Still Lifes and Abstracts in Oil, Acrylic and Watercolor. Artist reception: Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24, 6-8 p.m. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works by Cathy Hirsh. In the Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. See, email Cathy at, or call 301-787-0120.

<cal1>July 30 – August 1

<cal2>Paintings by Don Srull. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works by Don Srull. In the Yellow Barn Gallery. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call (301) 371-5593 or visit

<cal1>Now Through July 31

<cal2>Trees of Life II. At the Chevy Chase Pavilion's Zenith Gallery. Meet the Artists Reception: Wednesday, May 19, from 6-8 p.m. 10 percent of sales from this exhibit will be donated to American Forests’ Global ReLeaf Campaign. At Chevy Chase Pavilion, 5335 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Chevy Chase.