March 23 to May 6
"In Medusa's Company." Ceramic artist Judith Kornett's works at the Schlesinger Center Margaret W. & Joseph L. Fisher Gallery at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. Opening Reception Saturday, March 31, from 3 – 5 p.m. with Artist’s Talk at 4 p.m.
Now Through April 1
20 Years on The Avenue. The 20th Anniversary Committee invites you to celebrate DRA’s 20 years on “The Avenue” with past and present masterpieces. This member-only show runs from March 2-April 1, and will be juried from outside our DRA family of members. (www.VeroneauMusic.com). Running March 3- April 1 special exhibits of Del Ray Artisans’ history will be featured. Visit www.TheDelRayArtisans.org.
Now through April 1
"Large and Little" Ceramic Guild Show. At Scope Gallery, 105 North Union St., Ground Floor Studio 19, Alexandria. Call Scope Gallery at 703-548-6288 or visit www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope.
Now Through April 2
"Play" Exhibit. Free. Artist Victoria Cowles provides hands-on art activities for children. “Play” is The Art League’s kick-off for Minds Wide Open: Virginia Celebrates Children in the Arts. At the Art League, 105 North Union Street, Alexandria. Call 703-683-1780 or www.theartleague.org
Now through April 4
Winds of Change. Featuring enameled jewelry, wall pieces and bowls. At the Enamelists Gallery at the Torpedo Factory, 105 North Union St., Alexandria. Open daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Extended hours on Thursdays til 9 p.m. Call 703-836-1561.
Now Through April 29
Japan's Gift to Nature. Solo exhibit of Oriental Brush Paintings celebrating 100th anniversary of planting of the cherry trees in D.C. Art exhibition at Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Road, Alexandria. Meet the artist's reception is Sunday, March 25 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Visit www.Greenspring.org.
Now Through April 29
The Garden Path. Consistency and Change in Botanic Art. The Garden Path contains works by members of the Botanical Art Society of the National Capital Region (BASNCR), and is curated by botanical artist Marcia DeWitt.
Special Programs include:
A gallery talk with Karen Coleman: The Path of Botanic Art on Sunday, April 1 at 4 p.m.
Children's Workshop: Flowers, Textures, and Leaves
Saturday, April 14 at 3 p.m.
- Janet Egan Design Trunk Show (during Alexandria's Historic Garden Tour) on Friday, April 20 at 4 to 7 p.m. / Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At the Athenaeum. Free, but space is limited so place call 703-548-0035 to make reservations.
April 2 to 29
The Kiln Club Annual Show. Featuring works by clay artists. Novie Trump, a Northern Virginia sculptor, will judge the show. Reception and awards presentation on April 12 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. At the Scope Gallery, 105 North Union Street, ground floor Studio 19, Alexandria. Call 703-548-6288, visit www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope.htm and www.kilnclubwdc.com
April 5 to 30
Somewhere in the Orient II. Elegant sculptural forms and garments, inspired by the Far East, are the subject of “Somewhere In The Orient II,” a solo exhibit of raku ceramic work by Marcia Jestaedt. Opening reception and meet the artist: April 12, 6:30 – 8 p.m. At the Art League, 105 North Union St., Alexandria. Visit www.theartleague.org.
April 21 to May 4
"Impressions." Featuring works by Nancy Varipapa. Opening reception is Saturday, April 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. At the Vander Zee Gallery, 105 S. Lee St., Old Town Alexandria. Visit www.NancyVaripapa.com.
Clay Portrait Workshop with Rich Jones. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Workshop fee is $130 members; $140 nonmembers. Sponsored by the Del Ray Artisans. www.TheDelRayArtisans.org