- The Washington Times - Thursday, March 27, 2008

OPENING

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. March 29-May 30. Reception, with the artist in person, 2-5 p.m. March 29.

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. April 5-19. Reception 6 p.m.-midnight April 5.

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. Opening April 5. Reception and book signing 1-5 p.m. April 5.

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. April 12-May 31. Reception 5-8 p.m. April 12.

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.” April 9-May 3.

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. April 10-May 3. Reception 6:30-10:30 p.m. April 12.

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. March 28-May 9. Reception 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 28. Free.

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. April 3-July 13.

Mexican Cultural Institute

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

• “The Migrant Project.” Mexican migrant workers in California, a photo documentary by Rick Nahmias. Through April 11. Free.

• Cesar Chavez Day program to honor the legacy of the leader of the United Farm Workers of America. Speakers from the Migration Policy Institute, Farmworker Justice, the AFL-CIO. Round-table discussion 5 p.m. March 31; presentation of the exhibit by Mr. Nahmias 6:30 p.m. Reception follows.

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

• “Taxa.” Paintings of nearly 400 species of animal by Isabella Kirkland, the title suggesting a taxonomic classification. Upstairs Gallery. April 10-Aug. 25.

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

• Kiln Club Annual Juried Show. April 7-May 4. Reception: 6-9 p.m. April 10.

CONTINUING

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

• Works by Lucas White, Rob Tarbell and Cindy Neuschwander. Through April 2.

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.

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

• “Reality Remixed.” Solo show of photo mosaics by Darren Smith. Through April 7.

• “La Femme: Celebration of an Icon.” Art works exploring the female and her allure. Through April 7.

Art Whino

717 N. St. Asaph St., Alexandria. Noon-6 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays. 703/462-4135, www.artwhino.com

• Texas Made: Spotlight on 10 Texas-Based Emerging Artists. Through April 4.

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.

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

• “The Spirit of Del Ray.” Marking the Town of Potomac centennial with original painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, fiber arts, ceramics, and mixed medium artwork. Through March 30.

District Fine Arts Gallery

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

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

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 Photography.” Through April 3.

Fraser Gallery

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

• Lida Moser: A Retrospective. A look at the 60-year career of one of America’s most respected photographers. Through April 5.

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

• “Marie Ringwald, NEW.” Through April 5.

Gallery 10

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

• Felisa Federman: “Barcode.” Through March 29. Special gallery hours for this show: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday and by appointment at 301/299-6042 ext. 2.

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

• Preston Sampson. Through April 5.

• James Phillips, Adjer Cowan, Michael Harris. April 10-May 3. Reception 6:30-10:30 p.m. April 12.

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.

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

• Recent Work by Clifford Wheeler. Solo show. Through April 6.

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

• Monkey Portraits. Anthropomorphic photographs of monkeys and apes by Jill Greenberg. Upstairs Gallery. Through April 1.

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

Osuna Art

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

• Paintings by Howard Mehring. Through April 5.

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.

• “I Am Who I Pretend to Be.” Works by Cara Ober. Through April 12.

Russian Cultural Center

1825 Phelps Place NW. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 202/265-3840, www.rccusa.org.

• Anatoly Kostovsky. A 50-year retrospective marks the artist’s 80th birthday. Presented by the Russian Art Gallery of Cary, N.C. Through March 29. Free. 919/468-1800, www.RussianArt.us.com

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.

• Ceramic Guild Annual Juried Show. Through April 6.

Randall Scott Gallery

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

• I Am Who I Pretend To Be. Works by Cara Ober. Through April 12.

Russian Cultural Center

1825 Phelps Place NW. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. 202/265-3840, www.rccusa.org.

• Anatoly Kostovsky. A 50-year retrospective marks the artist’s 80th birthday. Presented by the Russian Art Gallery of Cary, N.C. Through March 29. Free. 919/468-1800, www.RussianArt.us.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

Target Gallery

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

• “The Five Senses: More than Meets the Eye.” An all-media exhibition featuring artwork that must incorporate two or more senses. Through April 6.

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

• “Sun and Shadow” by Cynthia Young. Through April 6.

• “Life is Too Serious” by Marcia Coppel. Through April 6.

• “A Digital Kama Photoshop Exhibit” by Anil CS Rao. Annex A. Through April 6.

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

• “Sweet: The Graphic Beauty of the Contemporary Rock Poster.” Through March 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, www.watergategalleryframedesign.com

Waverly Street Gallery

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

• “Metalwork 2008.” The 14th Biennial Show by the artist members of the Washington Guild of Goldsmiths. Forty-five artists with more than 100 of their newest creations of jewelry, sculpture, flatware, hollow ware and whimsical objects. Also new work by gallery artists. Through April 4.

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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