Fine Arts

Fine Arts


Image by Timothy Hyde, "Seawall Shops, Galveston Island, 2008."

<cal1>March 19 to April 18

<cal2>Mirror to the World. Documentary Photography 2010. Photoworks Gallery at historic Glen Echo Park is proud to present its 2nd Annual ‘Mirror to the World’ exhibition of documentary photography, featuring the work of eight photographers from the D.C. area. Opening reception is Friday, March 19 from 6-9 p.m. Photoworks Gallery is located on the first floor of the Arcade Building, at 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo. Visit:

<cal1>March 20-21

<cal2>"Students of Glen Kessler." Instructor and artist Glen Kessler presents highlights from the work of his many students. Reception is Saturday, March 20 from 5-7 p.m. The show will feature nearly 100 paintings and drawings from almost 30 artists. Featured artists include Cathy Grubman, Samantha Guerry, Amy Sabrin, Malathi Jayawickrama, Ray Immerman, Susan Shalowitz, Linda Cohen, Jim Hochron, Kathryn Lane, Kate Setzler, Jules Levine, Alex Leggin, Carolina Correa, Margarita Brovkina, Shannon Hood, Ron Jensen, Dian Levy, Madeleine Schaller, MaryLouise Roach, Homa Assar, Don Fredericksen, Shirley Cahill, Tanya Nguyen, Antonette Bowman, Quinlan Maggio, Leslie Kraff, Tom Semmes, Don Srull, and Glen Kessler. At The Yellow Barn Gallery, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Call 301-371-5593.

<cal1>Saturday/April 10

<cal2>Yarns and Spinning with Sally Jenkins. 10 a.m. to noon. Free. Sally Jenkins will present information on two different types of wool yarn, woolen and worsted. Sponsored by the Potomac Fiber Arts Guild. At St. James Episcopal Church, 11815 Seven Locks Road, Potomac. Go to

<cal1>March 9 to April 3

<cal2>Clay, Copper, Wood and Fire. Wood-fired pots by John Snyder and New Work by Gallery Artists. At Waverly Street Gallery, 4500 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441.

<cal1>Now Through March 14

<cal2>"Cut Slash Paste: Collage Work By Chris Lawson and Jared Ragland." Reception is Friday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. At Photoworks Gallery on the first floor of the Arcade Building, at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo. Visit

<cal1>Now through March 27

<cal2>"Points of Departure." From 752 entries, discover the top winners in VisArts’ newest photography exhibition, Points of Departure. VisArts Center’s third annual photography exhibition is juried by a panel of Canon’s professional photographers, named "Explorers of Light". At VisArts Center 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville. Visit, or call 301-315-8200.

<cal1>Now Through April 28

<cal2>"Observations of Light and Place." Free admission. An opening reception for the artists will be held Sunday, March 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. Features travel and street scenes by Sabine Dickens, architectural studies by Judy Gross, landscapes by Judith MacArthur, and kiln-formed glass pieces by Jamie Agins. Congregation Har Shalom is at 11510 Falls Road, Potomac. Call 301-299-7087 or see

<cal1>March 3-28

<cal2>Collage of Artists. Glass, enamel, fiber and assemblage with artists Cindy Brandt, Ann Citron, Ruth Gowell, Lea Topping, and Claudia Vess. Meet the artists reception Sunday, March 7 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.

<cal1>Now Through March 14

<cal2>A Collage Exhibit by Chris Lawson and Jared Ragland. At Photoworks Studio, Glen Echo Park's resident photography studio and teaching facility, presents "A Collage Exhibit by Chris Lawson and Jared Ragland." Opening reception to be announced. Gallery is open Saturday, 1 – 4 p.m., and Sunday and Monday 1 – 8 p.m., or by appointment. Call 301-634-2274.

<cal1>Now Through March 6

<cal2>21+21. Waverly Street Gallery’s 2nd Annual Invitational Show. The 21 artists whose work is regularly featured in the Waverly Street Gallery, have invited 21 other artists to exhibit their work. Reception is Friday, Feb. 12 from 6-9 p.m. At Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441.