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!


Hot Hits

August Solo Show B.D. Richardson Gone Fishin'

The Art League
Thru Sep. 8
Photographer B.D. Richardson uses historic and alternative photographic techniques to explore local maritime history.

Scenes of Scotland Solo Show by Shelley Micali

Gallery Clarendon
Nov. 3 – Dec. 7
In November in Gallery Clarendon's Overlook Gallery: "Scenes of Scotland" Solo Show by Shelley Micali.

Chaos Art Exhibition

Gallery Underground
Oct. 1 – 25
In October, Gallery Underground's Focus Gallery features "Chaos," an all-member show with the provocative theme of various kinds of mayhem depicted in all media.

Fresh Meat Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Thru Sep. 1
Join us at Del Ray Artisans for a special exhibit, "Fresh Meat" (August 2-September 1, 2019) featuring artwork by Del Ray Artisans' newest members from 2018-2019.

Capitol Hill Art League presents all-media Road Trip Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sep. 14 – 28
The Capitol Hill Art League presents an all-media art exhibit Road Trip open to the public.

September Zeitgeist Exhibit

The Art League
Sep. 10 – Oct. 6
This exhibit, juried by Zoey Frank, explores the concept of artists throughout history capturing the spirit of their time in a variety of visual ways, acting as bellwethers for the current cultural climate.

Illustration Exhibit

The Art League
Sep. 10 – Oct. 6
The Illustration Special Exhibit, juried by illustrator Will Varner, will be featured in September alongside the Zeitgeist exhibit.

Say it With Flowers - A fiber art exhibit by Anne Smyers

Reston Community Center
Sep. 16 – Oct. 31
This exhibit reflects Anne’s love of flowers and propensity to work with botanical images.

Uncommon Alexandria Art Exhibit

VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
Thru Sep. 29
“Uncommon Alexandria” art exhibit at the VCA Alexandria through Gallery Without Walls features artwork by Del Ray Artisans members inspired by common scenes of our daily lives as locals.

Capitol Hill Art League presents Pop-up Earth Wind & Fire Exhibit

Frame of Mine
Sep. 6 – 30
Members of the Capitol Hill Art League will present their interpretations of “Earth, Wind and Fire” at a pop-up show.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents the Migrant Quilt Project

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Oct. 28 – Dec. 9
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents the Migrant Quilt Project. Open to the public.

Veronica Melendez Photography Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Thru Sep. 9
The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop presents an exhibit of the works of Veronica Melendez, recipient of CHAW’s 2019 Darkroom Artist Residency.

Spotlights

Opening Reception: The Migrant Quilt Project

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sat. Nov 9

Artist Talk: Reparations Realized

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Sun. Oct 6

Artists reception: Chaos Art Exhibition

Gallery Underground
Fri. Oct 4

Opening Reception: The all-media Go Dark Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sat. Oct 5

Pottery on the Hill Preview Reception

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Nov 1

Opening Reception: Veronica Melendez Photography Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sat. Aug 31

6 @ 35 - Fabricating Culture

Zenith Sculpture Space
Wed. Sep 18

Closing Reception/Artist Talk: Nano Sculptures

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Sun. Nov 17
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