- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 10, 2008

OPENING

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

• “Place Settings.” Jill Banks’ solo artist exhibit. Through Jan. 30. Reception 2-4 p.m. Jan. 13. The artist will create a “Place Settings” set-up in the solo artist gallery, and paint from life noon-5 p.m. Jan. 19, 20, 26 and 27.

Art Whino

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

• “A Dream Remembered, an Endless Pause.” Solo show of J. Coleman. Jan. 18-30. Reception 6 p.m.-midnight Jan. 18.

Del Ray Artisans Gallery

2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. Noon-4 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays; noon-4 p.m. Sundays. 703/838-4827, www.thedelrayartisans.org

• “Rejected/Accepted.” Multimedia show of top work that hadn’t made it to the gallery walls. Jan. 11-Feb. 3. Reception 7-10 p.m. Jan. 11.

Fraser Gallery

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

• “Committed.” Drawings by Fiona Foss and mixed media installations by Stephanie Booth and Dawn Gavin explore the obsessive side of creativity. Jan. 11-Feb. 2. Reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 11.

International Visions, The Gallery

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

• Adam Abdalla (Sudan), Stanley Agbontaen (Nigeria), Sokey Edorh (Togo). Jan. 9-Feb. 23. Reception 6:30-9 p.m. Jan. 19.

Randall Scott Gallery

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

• Lawrence Gipe: Arrivals and Departures. Jan. 26-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, www.torpedofactory.org/galleries/scope.htm

• The Kiln Club: “Tea Party.” Tea pots, tea bowls, mugs, sugar and creamer, cake trays, jam jars and other tea-service accessories. Feb. 11-March 9.

Torpedo Factory Art Center

105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703/838-4565, www.torpedofactory.org

• “Snowy Winter Nights.” Second Thursday Art Night event. Browse open studios, talk with artists. Refreshments, candy buffet, scavenger hunt, free prize drawing. 6-9 p.m. Jan. 10. Free.

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

• “Double Vision.” One space, 60 local artists. Through Feb. 3. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 11.

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

• “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. Jan. 15-Feb. 28. Reception 5-8 p.m. Jan. 19.

Waverly Street Gallery (formerly Creative Partners Gallery)

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

• Stitched. Fiber Vessels by Maria Simonsson and New Work by Gallery Artists. Through Feb. 2. Reception 6-9 p.m. Jan. 11.

Woodrow Wilson International Center

One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Fourth Floor Atrium, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202/691-4000, www.wilsoncenter.org

• “Amazonia Photography.” Photographs produced for a special report on the Brazilian Amazon published in November 2007 by the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo. Jan. 16-March 19. Reception, with remarks by Lee H. Hamilton of the Wilson Center; Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, Brazil’s ambassador to the United States; and Ricardo Gandour, managing director and executive editor of O Estado, 6 p.m. Jan. 16, following seminar on environmental preservation in the Amazon (see Lectures listings). Free and open to the public but advance reservations required for the reception through the Web site. Photo ID required for entry.

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

• “Viewpoints.” Works by Spanish painter Cavadonga Sarragua Leyva and Washington area painter Ted Kliman, both new to the gallery. Jan. 10-Feb. 3.

CONTINUING

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.

Art Whino

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

• Collaboration featuring 20 new artists: Through January.

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

• “Wild Imaginations: Works of Six Self-Taught Artists From the American South.” Works by Howard Finster, James Harold Jennings, Nellie Mae Rowe, James Arthur Snipes, Jimmy Lee Sudduth, Mose Tolliver. Through Jan. 27.

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.

Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery

1529 16th St. NW. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday. Closed on Jewish holidays. Free. 202/777-3208.

District Fine Arts Gallery

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

• “Hit Me With Music.” Paintings, photographs and sculpture by Leon Armour Jr., Ken Butler, Chester Simpson, Leah Tinari. Through Feb. 2.

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, www.fairfaxartleague.com

• “Jackie Granzow.” January Artist of the Month. Through Feb. 7.

Federal Reserve Board

Marriner S. Eccles Building, 20th Street off Constitution Avenue NW. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays except federal holidays. 24-hour advance registration required. 202/452-3778.

• “Contemporary Turkish Painting From the Art Collection of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.” Thirty modern and contemporary artworks by 24 Turkish artists explore the revolution in Turkish arts since the founding of the new republic in 1923. Through Jan. 18.

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

• “See What You Want to See.” Mark Behme, Ed Bisese, Elaine Langerman, Violetta Manavis. Through Feb. 2.

Gallery 10

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

• Sculpture Invitational. Through Jan. 27.

Govinda Gallery

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

Inter-American Development Bank

Cultural Center, 1300 New York Ave. NW. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Free. 202/623-3774.

• “Artful Diplomacy: Art as Latin America’s Ambassador in Washington, D.C.” Latin American art owned by embassies and government delegations. Through Jan. 30.

International Visions, the Gallery

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

Meridian International Center

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

• “Life at the Edge: The Big Thaw.” Fifty photographs by National Geographic photographers that depict the effects of global warming on the polar regions. Through Jan. 20. Free.

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

• Juried member show. Juror Barbara Tyroler. Through Feb. 3.

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.

Randall Scott Gallery

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

• Margo Quan Knight: Intervals. Through Jan. 12.

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

• “Cases: Mexican Folk Art From the Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex.” The work of master artisans representing urban, rural and indigenous communities across Mexico. Through Jan. 27.

• Mexican Treasures of the Smithsonian. Art and artifacts in the Smithsonian’s collections, ranging from pre-Columbian indigenous objects to contemporary artworks. Through Jan. 27.

• “Worthy of the Nation: The Planning of Washington, D.C., from L’Enfant to the National Capital Planning Commission.” Approximately 75 photographs and illustrations that depict the challenges associated with planning Washington, D.C. Through Feb. 14.

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

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

Moses Social Hall, 600 I St. NW. Noon-3 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays. 202/789-0900, www.sixthandi.org

• “Jewish Washington: Scrapbook of an American Community.” Chronicling the history of the Washington area’s Jewish community from 1795 to the present. Through Jan. 10.

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

Target Gallery

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

• “Molded Earth: New Trends in Contemporary Ceramics.” Twenty works by 18 artists, including five from the Washington area. Through Jan. 20.

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