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Galleries in Metro DC

Find art galleries throughout Metro DC on CultureCapital. Check here for DC art galleries' opening receptions, art exhibitions and artist talks in galleries showing contemporary and traditional art, paintings, prints, fine art, photography, glass sculpture and more. Whether you're browsing or buying, the CultureCapital art gallery section can help you stay in touch with the DC Art Scene.

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Glass Unpolished: Explorations of Time, Nature and Technology
Workhouse Arts Center
Thru Sun, September 7
Three artists from Virginia and Maryland use glass as a means to dig into the conceptual nature of discovery, time, fiction and experiment.
4th Annual Workhouse Clay National
Workhouse Arts Center
Thru Sun, September 7
This exhibition represents the depth and breadth of contemporary functional and sculptural ceramic artworks being created throughout the country.
Structures
The Art League Gallery
Thru Mon, September 8
A showcase of work by Art League sculptors and 3-D artists.
2014 National Heritage Award Fellows at the Reston Multicultural Festival
Reston Community Center at Lake Anne
Sat, September 27
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) National Heritage Fellowships are the nations highest honor in folk and traditional arts. Presented annually by NEA, the fellowships recognize folk and traditional artists for their lifetime achievement, artistic excellence, and contributions to our nations traditional arts heritage.
Art Mirrors Culture: Multicultural Festival Exhibition
Reston Community Center at Lake Anne
Wed, September 3 thru Mon, October 6
To help celebrate the September 27 Reston Multicultural Festival on Lake Anne Plaza, area artists are displaying two- and three- dimensional works of art in many mediums works that relate to their cultural heritage.
Contemporary Realism
The Art League Gallery
Wed, September 3 thru Mon, October 6
Contemporary Realism, our September exhibit, will include works referencing the Greek Classical Realism style, portrayed in a straightforward and realistic manner.
Grace Hartigan: 1922–2008
Strathmore
Sat, September 6 thru Sun, November 9
Compatriot of mid-century masters Jackson Pollock, Larry Rivers, Helen Frankenthaler, Willem and Elaine de Kooning, Knox Martin and Frank O’Hara, the groundbreaking artists of the “New York School,” or as they were known then, the Cedar Tavern Circle. Her works are in the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of Art, The Baltimore Museum of Art and many private collections.
Highlights
The Art League's 60th Anniversary Celebration Lobby Project: Anthony Palliparambil Jr.
Thru Fri, August 29
1200 First St. NE
In Our Gallery: Penelope Barringer’s FLORA{L}
Thru Sun, August 31
Torpedo Factory Art Center
Transient States
Thru Sun, August 31
Target Gallery
Fall Art Walk - Galleries on Book Hill
Fri, September 12
Robert Brown Gallery
ApocalyptiCAT
Thru Wed, October 1
Goethe-Institut
Raya Bodnarchuk: Bronze Sculpture
Fri, September 12 thru Sat, October 4
Neptune Fine Art
The South African Sketchbook
Fri, September 12 thru Sat, October 4
Robert Brown Gallery
“Electronic Aesthetics”
Fri, September 5 thru Sun, October 5
Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
New Paintings by Sheep Jones
Sat, September 6 thru Sun, October 12
Gallery plan b
Axis
Tue, September 2 thru Sat, October 18
Brentwood Arts Exchange