Art Galleries: Art Shows, Art Receptions, Artist Talks

Look here for the latest shows from regional and national artists at DC's Art Galleries featuring contemporary and traditional paintings, prints, fine art, photography, glass sculpture and more.  CultureCapital's Art Gallery section includes shows, artist talks and receptions. And sign up here to receive our Museum & Art Gallery Seasonal e-newsletter launching this Fall!

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October Open Exhibit juried by Debbie Millman

The Art League
Thru Nov. 3
Debbie Millman is a writer, designer, educator, artist, brand consultant and host of the podcast Design Matters.

Minhwa: The Beauty of Korean Folk Paintings

Korean Cultural Center DC
Thru Oct. 21
An exhibition of works by 19 living artists following in the footsteps of an iconic art tradition, in partnership with the Korean Minhwa Center at Keimyung University.

Earthly Elements Earth, air, fire, water - and spirit

Waverly Street Gallery
Thru Nov. 2
Earth, air, fire, and water are vital and they are interconnected by spirit.

6@35 - Fabricating Culture

Zenith Sculpture Space
Thru Jan. 4, 2020
Washington Sculptors Group supports area sculptors by collaborating with other arts organizations, helping develop careers and exhibiting artwork.

$100 & Under Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Nov. 1 – Dec. 1
The art will be sold on an art-to-go basis. Sold artwork will be replaced each week with new work.

Elizabeth Casqueiro: Ballyhoo

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Thru Nov. 2
Focused on the games, comics, and advertisements which influenced her while she was growing up in Portugal, Elizabeth Casqueiro pays tribute to the joy and passion they generated as well as their telescopic reach into adulthood.

ReVisions by Ellyn Weiss

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Thru Dec. 1
ReVisions is a joint exhibition of new work by Ellyn Weiss and Richard Dana, longtime friends and sometime collaborators.

Tom Greaves: Middlemost Daft

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Thru Nov. 2
In a series of assemblages depicting the middle of an unfinished short story, Tom Greaves challenges the viewer to question what is real and what is fake as we consider how our unintentional and perhaps unknown biases shape what we believe to be the truth.

Nano Sculptures

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Thru Nov. 17
A Series of Small Works in Bronze by John D. Antone

Color Solo Show by by Rebecca McNeely

Gallery Clarendon
Dec. 7, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
In December, the Overlook at Gallery Clarendon features Color, a solo show of acrylic and oil abstract paintings by Rebecca McNeely.


Zenith Gallery
Thru Nov. 16
An exhibition that pays hommage to endangered animals during the Climate crisis.

Figuratively Speaking Gallery Exhibit

Arts Barn
Thru Nov. 18
“Figuratively Speaking” features the work of photographer Patricia Stockman, sculptor Makuda Francis Uduh, and drawing artists and painters Johan Lowie and Myron Barnstone.


Opening Reception: The Migrant Quilt Project

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sat. Nov 9

Receptions: enDANGERd

Zenith Gallery
Oct. 20 – Nov. 16

Fine Art in Miniature

The Mansion at Strathmore
Nov. 16, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Opening Reception: Shades of Pastel

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sun. Nov 17

Assembly 2019

Arlington Arts Center
Thru Dec. 22

Opening Reception: Fine Art in Miniature

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sun. Nov 17

Perspective: Hubert Jackson & Carolyn Goodridge

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thru Oct. 20

Cat Gunn

Montpelier Arts Center
Thru Oct. 27

Iberoamerican Architecture and Urban Spaces

Dupont Underground
Thru Oct. 27

Hill Center Galleries

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thru Dec. 1
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