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Art Whino II

173 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Md. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-6 p.m. Sundays. 703/462-4135, www.artwhino.com

• Leah Basset. Reception 6 p.m.-midnight April 25.

• Mary Spring. Reception 6 p.m.-midnight May 30.

Fairfax Art League Gallery

Second floor, Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, University Drive and Main Street, Fairfax. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 703/273-2377, www.fairfaxartleague.com

• “Spotlight on the Arts.” Through May 1. Reception with refreshments 2-4 p.m. April 19. Free.

Target Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703/838-4565.

• Annual Jury/Newly Juried Artists Exhibition. The work of newly juried Torpedo Factory artists. Through April 27. Reception 2-4 p.m. April 27.


Aaron Gallery

1717 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. 202/234-3311, www.aarongallerydc.com

• Alice Kiderman and Robert Cole. Sculpture. Through April 30.

Alex Gallery

2106 R St. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday or by appointment. 202/667-2599, www.alexgalleries.com

• Contemporary American and European painting, sculpture and work on paper.

Artfx Gallery

3 Church Circle, Annapolis. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. first Sunday of each month. Closed Monday. 410/990-4540, www.artfxgallery.org

• Works by 70 artists and crafters: pottery, jewelry, glass, sculpture, soy and beeswax candles, etched leaves, jewelry boxes, photography and paintings.

ArtInsights Animation and Film Art Gallery

Reston Town Center, 11921 Freedom Drive, Reston. 703/478-0778, www.artinsights.com

• “Heroes of the Negro Leagues.” The original watercolor art used by illustrator and DC Comics Art Editor Mark Chiarello for his book. Through May 30.

Artists’ Gallery

American City Building, lobby, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Columbia. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday and by appointment. 410/740-8249, www.artistsgallerycolumbia.com

• “Going Ape: Photos of Primates.” Dr. Carl Segal’s photos of zoo animals, taken over 20 years. Through April 25.

The Art League Gallery

105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Free and open to the public. 703/683-1780, www.theartleague.org

• “Interplay: Humanity and Nature.” The April membership show. Through May 5.

• “Interaction.” Amy Lin’s solo artist exhibit. Through May 5.

Art Whino II

173 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Md. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-6 p.m. Sundays. 703/462-4135, www.artwhino.com

• Foox: The art of David and Jessica Foox. Through April 19.

The Athenaeum

201 Prince St., Alexandria. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 703/548-0035, nvfaa.org

• The home of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association.

Bernstein Gallery

Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. 202/399-7993, www.atlasarts.org

• Linda Durkee: Collages and Paintings. Through April 17.

Bethesda Art Walk

Meet at Bethesda Metro Center, Old Georgetown Road and Wisconsin Avenue. 301/215-6660 or bethesda.org.

• Bethesda Circulator tours stop at 13 galleries and studios 6-9 p.m. second Friday of each month. Free.

Broadway Gallery

12231 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax. 703/273-2388, www.broadwaygalleries.net

• Howard Behrens. New originals and giclees inspired by a recent trip to Giverny, France. Through April.

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery

Washington DC Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays. Closed on Jewish holidays. Free. 202/777-3208, www.washingtondcjcc.org

• “L(a)ttitudes.” Ten contemporary artists explore mapping borders and boundaries of Israel and Palestine. Through June 2.

Del Ray Artisans Gallery

2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Noon-4 p.m. Thursday, Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 703/838-4827, www.thedelrayartisans.org

• “Art Music.” The April all-member show. Through April 27.

District Fine Arts Gallery

1639 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/328-9100, www.dfaonline.com

• “Revelation.” Recent black-and-white still photographs by Gene Markowski. Through May 31.

Embassy of Sweden

The “Discover Sweden” program. 2900 K St., NW. Noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. Free; no tickets required. 202/467-2600, www.swedenabroad.com/washington

• “Ennesbo.” Artist Sandra Binion explores the small farming village in southern Sweden where her family has lived and worked for more than 300 years. Through June 8.

• Watercolors by Stanislaw Zoladz. A Swedish artist with Polish roots captures the Nordic light of the Swedish landscape winter and summer. Through June 8.

• “The Red Houses.” Photographer Olle Norling’s images zero in on Sweden’s ubiquitous falu red paint and the way the red color changes over the course of a day and with the change of seasons. Through June 8.

• “Folk Costume Details.” Exhibit on the design and creation of a large tapestry inspired by details on Swedish folk costumes. Created by Helena Hernmarck for the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis. A documentary by Tommy Hellstrom follows the process of creating the tapestry. Through June 8.

• “New Sweden: Creative Design.” Concepts in film, design, fashion and graphic design by 32 students from the well-known Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm. Through June 8.

Fraser Gallery

7700 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 301/718-9651, www.thefrasergallery.com

• John Winslow: “Air Rites.” Through May 31.

Gallery A

2106 R St. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/667-2599, www.alexgalleries.com/agallery.html

Galerie Lareuse

2820 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 202/333-1505.

• Limited edition, original lithographs and etchings by Picasso, Matisse, Miro, Chagall, Dali and many others.

Gallery Neptune

4901 Cordell Ave., Bethesda. Noon-7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 301/718-0809, www.galleryneptune.com

• “Beatrice Hamblett: Landing.” Through May 3.

Gallery 10

1519 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Free. 202/232-3326, www.gallery10dc.com

• R.E. Levine: “Patterns: Echo Shift and Rescript.” Works on canvas, panel and paper with oil crayons, ink washes, stamps and text. Through April 26.

Govinda Gallery

1227 34 St. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/333-1180, www.govindagallery.com

International Visions, the Gallery

2629 Connecticut Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. 202/234-5112, www.inter-visions.com

• James Phillips, Adjer Cowan, Michael Harris. Through May 3.

The Jerusalem Fund Gallery

2425 Virginia Ave. NW. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. 202/338-1958, www.thejerusalemfund.org/gallery

• “Wall Stories.” New works by Mary Tuma. Fabrics, fibers and three-dimensional art. Through May 9.

Marsha Mateyka Gallery

2012 R St. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 202/328-0088, www.artnet.com/gallery/715/marsha-mateyka-gallery.html

• “Dragons Adrift: The New Chinese Landscape.” Recent drawings by Nancy Wolf. Through April 19.

Meridian International Center

Cafritz Galleries, White-Meyer House, 1624 Crescent Place NW. 2-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday. 202/667-6800, www.meridian.org

• “Jam Session: America’s Jazz Ambassadors Embrace the World.” More than 80 images, posters and other materials on the tours of jazz musicians selected by the U.S. State Department to serve as roving cultural ambassadors — including Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Dave Brubeck, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Benny Carter and Sarah Vaughan. Part of the Brubeck Festival. Through July 13.

Mexican Cultural Institute

Jose Clemente Orozco Gallery, 2829 16th St. NW. 202/728-1647, portal.sre.gob.mx/imw

Multiple Exposures Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 703/683-2205, www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/multiple_exposures.htm

• “New Work” by Colleen Henderson and “Figuratively Speaking” by Grace Taylor. Through May 4.

The National Academies

Keck Center, 500 Fifth St. NW. By appointment. 202/334-2436, www7.nationalacademies.org/arts/exhibitions_schedule.html

• “Coexistence.” Paintings by Joan Wadleigh Curran explore the growth, decay, regeneration and reclamation of plants and man-made objects. First Floor Gallery. Through May 30.

National Academy of Sciences

2100 C St NW. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Admission free. Photo ID required. Closed May 26 and July 4. 202/334-2436, www7.nationalacademies.org/arts/exhibitions_schedule.html

• “The Last Iceberg.” Photographs by Camille Seaman taken in Antarctica and the Arctic regions of Svalbard and Greenland. Rotunda Gallery. Through May 30.

• “Taxa.” Paintings of nearly 400 species of animals by Isabella Kirkland, the title suggesting a taxonomic classification. Upstairs Gallery. Through Aug. 25.

Osuna Art

7200 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 301/654-4500, www.osunaart.com

• Sculpture (pre-1900), antiques, color field works, modern, old masters.

Pensler Galleries

2029 Q St. NW. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/328-9190.

• “19th and 20th Century American and European Masters.” Continues indefinitely.

S. Dillon Ripley Center

International Gallery, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily except Dec. 25. 202/633-1000, www.si.edu/visit/whatsnew/Ripley.asp

• “Graphic Eloquence: Limited-Edition Prints From the Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program.” Permanent.

Scope Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. second Thursday of the month for Torpedo Factory Art Nights. 703/548-6288, www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope.htm

• An exhibition space for pottery and ceramic art.

• Kiln Club annual juried show. Through May 4.

Randall Scott Gallery

1312 14th St. NW. 202/332-0806, www.randallscottgallery.com

Signature Theatre

Mead Theater lobby, 2800 S. Stafford St., Arlington. 703/820-9771, www.sig-online.org

• “Colored Lights.” A retrospective exhibition of the career of the Broadway songwriting partners John Kander and Fred Ebb, drawing on materials and artifacts of their writing partnership. Through June 22.

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

600 I St. NW. 202/408-3100, www.sixthandi.org, www.ticketmaster.com

• “Jewish Life In Turkey Then and Now: The Historic Synagogues of Turkey.” Photographs detailing the architecture of Turkey’s 50 remaining synagogues, the history of Jews in the Ottoman Empire as the largest Jewish population in any Muslim country, and their cultural legacy in modern Turkey. Presented in cooperation with the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum. Through May 20.

Studio Gallery

2108 R St. NW. 1-7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday; 1-8 p.m. Friday; 1-6 p.m. Saturday. 202/232-8734, www.studiogallerydc.com

TaBois-Bonhomme Galerie d’Art

1800 Old Meadow Road, Suite 113, McLean. Noon-5 p.m. Saturday; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and by appointment. 703/442-7588, www.ctabois.com

Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 703/838-4565, www.torpedofactory.org

• 82 artist studios, six galleries, the Art League School, the Alexandria Archaeology Museum.

Touchstone Gallery

406 Seventh St. NW, second floor. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 202/347-2787, www.touchstonegallery.com

• “ZaMZaM Arts: Figurine.” Exploring the Muslim female experience post 9/11. Work by Laura Falzon, Sangbin Im, Richard Jochum, Kevork Mourad, Aphrodite Desiree Navab, and Sarah Siddiqui. Through May 4.

University of Maryland Art Gallery

1202 Art/Sociology Building, University of Maryland, College Park. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday. www.artgallery.umd.edu

• “Power to the People: The Influence of Popular Culture on Contemporary Art.” Notable American and British Pop artists Andy Warhol, Larry Rivers, Mel Ramos, R.B. Kitaj, Richard Lindner, Patrick Caulfield, more. Through April 26.

Watergate Gallery

Watergate Mall, 2552 Virginia Ave. NW. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday or by appointment. 202/338-4488, www.watergategalleryframedesign.com

Waverly Street Gallery

4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda. Noon-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 301/951-9441, www.waverlystreetgallery.com

• “Italian Pleasures.” Photographs by Richard Lasner and new work by gallery artists. Through May 3.

Zenith Gallery

413 Seventh St. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. 202/783-2963, www.zenithgallery.com

• “Trees of Life.” Works by more than 30 artists in a mixed-media show featuring trees in all their forms, to mark the gallery’s 30th anniversary. Through April 27.

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