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Fine Arts

<cal1>Saturday/Aug. 7

<cal2>Kiln Club Sale. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some 27 potters are clearing out their studios this year; ceramics are sold as low as $5. At Bethesda Elementary School, 7600 Arlington Road, Bethesda, at the intersection of Wilson Lane and Old Georgetown Road. Visit www.kilnclubwdc.com

<cal1>Aug. 8 to Sept. 7

<cal2>Portraits of Life. Features six of the area's top professional, female artists and aims to capture moments in daily life through the eyes of different artists using a variety of painting mediums. At Glenview Mansion Art Gallery, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Artist’s reception is Sunday, Aug. 8 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

<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> 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 glenechopark.org for details.

<cal1>Now 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 lescault@earthlink.com or call 301-772-9340. Visit

www.waverlystreetgallery.com

<cal1>Now Through 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 glenechophotoworks.org for details.

<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 yellowbarnstudio.com.

<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.

<cal1>July 31 – Sept. 12

<cal2>Mind and Matter: New Faculty Exhibition. Photoworks, Glen Echo Park's resident photography studio and teaching facility, presents works by four of Photoworks’ accomplished new faculty members Robb Hill, Terri Weifenbach, Michael Lang and Sora DeVore. Robb Hill’s documentary series of black and white photographs are a record of life in the Chicago neighborhood called Back of the Yards. Terri Weifenbach’s painterly landscapes of the woods in and around the DC metro area employ color and line to convey the energy of abstract expressionist painting. Michael Lang’s images explores the lively yet sensitive atmosphere in "be bar," a local bar in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Sora DeVore’s black and white photographs are from a 14-year long project "The Ramirez Family, Oaxaca, Mexico." An opening reception will be held Saturday, July 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. An Artists Talk is TBD. Visit glenechophotoworks.org.

<cal1>Aug. 6-8

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

<cal1>Aug. 7 – Sept. 6

<cal2>5th Annual Student Art Show. The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture presents the 5th Annual Student Art Show, featuring two and three-dimensional work created at Glen Echo Park by students of all ages and levels. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Aug. 7, from 3 to 5 p.m. The exhibition, in the Park’s Popcorn Gallery, is open Saturdays and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. and by special arrangement. Call 301-634-2222 or visit glenechopark.org.

<cal1> Aug. 13–15

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

<cal1>Aug. 20-22

<cal2>"The Way We See it." Paintings by Kathy Brady & Carolina Correa. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works by Kathy Brady and Carolina Correa. In the Yellow Barn Gallery. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call 301- 371-5593 or visit yellowbarnstudio.com.

<cal1>Aug. 28–29

<cal2>Costa Rica, Bahamas Workshop Exhibition. The Yellow Barn Studio, Glen Echo Park’s resident painting and drawing studio, presents works created by workshop participants who visited the Guanacaste Region in Costa Rica and workshop participants who visited Elbow Cay in the Bahamas. In the Yellow Barn Gallery. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Call (301) 371-5593 or visit yellowbarnstudio.com.