Thursday, February 28, 2008


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,

• “La Femme: Celebration of an Icon.” Art works exploring the female being and its allure. March 4-April 7. Reception 2-4 p.m. March 9.

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,

• “The Spirit of Del Ray.” Marking the Town of Potomac centennial with original painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, fiber arts, ceramics, and mixed medium artwork. March 7-30. Reception with silent auction 7-10 p.m. March 7.

Gallery Neptune

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

• “Marie Ringwald, NEW.” March 5-April 5. Reception 7-9 p.m. March 8.

International Visions, The Gallery

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

• Preston Sampson. March 5-April 5. Opening reception 6:30-10:30 p.m. March 5.

Signature Theatre

Mead Theater lobby, 2800 S. Stafford St., Arlington. 703/820-9771,

• “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. March 11-June 22.

Target Gallery

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

• “Five Senses.” An all-media exhibition featuring artwork that must incorporate two or more senses. March 6-April 6. Reception: 6-8 p.m. March 13. Gallery Talk by curator F. Lennox Campello, 7 p.m. March 13.

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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

• Springfest ‘08. Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center fundraiser. Wine and sangria tastings; live music; dance performance; sneak preview of “Five Senses” at Target Gallery; light fare. 7-9 p.m. March 5. $25, $30 presale; $35, $40 at the door.


Aaron Gallery

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

Alex Gallery

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

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.

Artomatic International Glass Exhibit

The Shops at Georgetown Park, 3222 M St. NW. Noon-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Free and open to the public. 202/298-9222,

• “Glass3.” Glasswork, glass-blown sculptures and narrative glasswork through etching, writing and video projection by international, national and local glass artists. Through March 9.

Art Whino

717 N. Saint Asaph St., Alexandria. Noon-6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. 703/462-4135,

• “Trip on Memory Lane.” The solo show of pointillist JoKa, who paints with toothpicks. Through March 15.

• Collaboration featuring 13 new artists. Through March 15.

The Athenaeum

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

• “Black/White.” The work of Reuben Breslar. Through March 26.

Bethesda Art Walk

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

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

Luther W. Brady Art Gallery

George Washington University, 805 21 St. NW. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays. 202/994-1525,

• “Out of the Chateau: Works from the Demuth Museum.” More than 30 works that span the career of modernist artist Charles Demuth (1883-1935), from early childhood drawings to late floral works. Through March 14.

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,

• “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,

• “Creative Challenge — Again!” Thirty artists create art using only a boxful of found objects. Through March 2.

District Fine Arts Gallery

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

• “Alter Ego.” Drawings, paintings and prints by Elliott Negin and Groover Cleveland. Through April 5.

Fairfax Art League Gallery

Second floor, Old Town Hall, University Drive and Main Street, Fairfax. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday. 703/532-2787,

Fraser Gallery

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

• Seventh Annual International Photography Competition. A group exhibition of finalists selected by Catriona Fraser. Through March 8.

Gallery A

2106 R St. NW. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 202/667-2599,

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,

• “Closer.” Small scale art by Michael Janis, Willie Marlowe, Mars Tokyo. Through March 1.

Gallery 10

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

• Lucy Blankstein and Ellouise Schoettler. Images from photos, manipulated to reveal personal glimpses. Through March 1.

Govinda Gallery

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

The Jerusalem Fund Gallery

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

• “Cut Down By the Sky.” Paintings by Zahi Khamis. Through March 14.

Meridian International Center

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

• “Five American Voices.” Selections from the Freedom Place Collection of Stuart Marshall Bloch and Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch. More than 30 works by Romare Bearden, Benny Andrews, Robert Freeman, Alma Woodsey Thomas and Richard Yarde. Through March 16.

Multiple Exposures Gallery

Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. 703/683-2205,

• Juried Member Show. Kit and Gary Putnam, jurors. Through March 2.

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,

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

Randall Scott Gallery

1312 14th St. NW. 202/332-0806.

• Lawrence Gipe: “Arrivals and Departures.” Through March 1.

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,

• The Kiln Club: “Tea Party.” Tea pots, tea bowls, mugs, sugar and creamer, cake trays, jam jars and other tea-service accessories. Through March 9.

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,

Torpedo Factory Art Center

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

• 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,

• Tenth Annual National All-Media Exhibition. Through March 8.

• “Beyond.” Works of Ronar (Anca Jurj). Annex B. Through March 8.

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. Closed March 17-22.

• “Sweet: The Graphic Beauty of the Contemporary Rock Poster.” Through March 29.

University Town Center

Lobby, Building 3, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville.

• “No Permission Needed.” Mixed media by M. Gasby Brown. Through Feb. 29.

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,

• “Twelve Painters.” Works ranging from landscapes to abstractions by Linda Bankerd, Eva Jacob, Jill Cantrill, Francisca Kan, Beth Cartland, Joan Kennedy, Lee Casey, Rose Nygaard, Helen Daniel, Anna Otchin, Merilyn Beyrer Dean, June Shadoan. Through Feb. 28.

Waverly Street Gallery

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

• “The Beauty of Nature.” Pastel Landscapes by Loriann Signori and new work by gallery artists. Through March 8.

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,

• “Golden Light.” Paintings by Robert Freeman. At Zenith Gallery. Through March 9.

• “Black Matter.” Three-dimensional mixed media and sculpture by 18 Washington area artists from the Black Artists of DC collective. Alternative Gallery Space at 1111 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 8 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, by appointment Saturdays and Sundays. Through March 16.

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