Fine Arts

Fine Arts

<cal1>Feb. 5 to March 5

<cal2>"Touch of Love." Exhibit9 Gallery’s collection of paintings, photographs, prints, jewelry and more. With artists Fataneh Dadkhah (photography), Parisa Faghih (painting and children's book author), Elizabeth Grusin-Howe (print maker), Nasser Ovissi (water color and prints), Hanna Beth Sanford (watercolor), and Darab Shabahang (Persian calligraphy on copper). Opening reception is Feb. 5 and 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. At E9 Gallery, 10116 Lloyd Road, Potomac. Call Sarah Barzmehri at 202-276-9419 or visit

<cal1>Feb. 27 to April 27

<cal2>Focus on Color. An exhibit by photographers Deborah Gillham, Marsha Liebl, and Judy Reisman and glass-on-metal artist Susana Garten. Artists’ reception Sunday, March 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. At Gallery Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac, MD. Call 301-299-7087.

<cal1>Now Through March 27

<cal2>Expressionist Journey of Multi Media. By Vian Shamounki Borchert. At Kentlands Mansion Gallery’s Second Floor, 320 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Call 301-258-6394 for viewing appointment.

<cal1>Now Through Feb. 27

<cal2>Six Expressions-Six Visions. Free. With artists Diane Jeang, Galina Kolosokaya, Jamaliah Morais, Elizabeth Stecher, Joanne Wasserman, and Homayoun Yeroushalmi. Meet the Artist’s Reception is Sunday, Feb. 6 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. At the Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. Call 301-897-1518.

<cal1>Now Through March 1

<cal2>"Eternity Suite." Works by Levon Jamgochian on paper and wooden sculptures, and Kirk Waldroff’s mixed media. The show will open with a free reception and a chance to meet the artists Sunday, Feb. 6, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Arec Jamgochian (violin) and Irina Kats (piano) will entertain visitors between 2 and 3 p.m. At the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville. Visit the City's website at or contact Julie Farrell at 240-314-8682 or

<cal1>Now Through Feb. 21

<cal2>"Brush, Stone and Wood." Free. An exhibit by artists David Firestone, Carolyn Thorington, and Phil Brown. At Gallery Har Shalom, 11510 Falls Road, Potomac. Call 301-299-7087.

<cal1>Now Through Feb. 21

<cal2>Fabric of Survival and Portraits of Life: Holocaust Survivors of Montgomery County. Free admission. Gallery Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Visit or call 301-581-5100.

<cal1>Feb. 8 Through March 5

<cal2>Invitational Show. Waverly Street Gallery’s 3rd Annual Invitational Show. 21+21 will feature nationally and locally recognized artists working in almost every medium — painting, sculpture, photography, jewelry, and ceramics. Reception is Friday, Feb. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. Guest Artists: Carol Barsha, Lynda Smith-Bugge, JoAnn Clayton, Ellen Cornett, Pat French, Clara Graves, Paul Guilderson, Trudi Ludwig Johnson, Sunhee Jung, Lori Katz, Bonny Lundy, Barbara Mandel, Hunt Prothro, Gloria Rall, Massimo Righini, Diane Santarella, Matt Sesow, Greg Staley, Caryl Stern, Caroline Thorington, Pamela Zulli. At Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Call 301-951-9441.

<cal1>Feb. 12-13

<cal2>"Varying Degrees of Tension." Painting and Drawings by Sam Miller. Artist’s reception on Saturday, Feb. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. At the Glen Echo Yellow Barn Gallery. Call 1-301-371-5593.

<cal1>March 12-29

<cal2>Exhibition of Fine Art Glass. "Emerging Voices – An Artist’s Journey Class." The exhibition will display for sale the works by local artists Jennifer Carroll, Steve Gibson, Kristi Provasnik, Eluned Schweitzer, Lynda Slayen, and Mary Wactler. Opening Reception is Saturday, March 12 from 4-6 p.m. At The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo, Jerry Zayde Sleph Gallery, 7300 Mac Arthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Call 301-634-2273.