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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Maryland Photography Alliance Gallery Exhibit

Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
Thru Jan. 21, 2020
Founded in 2017, the mission of the Maryland Photography Alliance (MPA) is to promote collaboration, cooperation, and the sharing of resources among member clubs.

The Allure of Color - Recent Work by Grace E. Peterson

Waverly Street Gallery
Thru Dec. 7
An exhibition of recent paintings by Grace E. Peterson.

Marissa Long: Borrowed from Dust

Arlington Arts Center
Thru Dec. 22
Borrowed from Dust is a meditation on memory, loss, and impermanence.

Recollection: Reinterpreting Tradition and Heritage

Korean Cultural Center DC
Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 3, 2020
A group exhibition of painting, photography, and sculpture works by five Korean artists who radically reinterpret a variety of classic forms into the visual language of contemporary art.

Small Treasures

Zenith Gallery
Thru Jan. 11, 2020
Jewelry, wall art, sculpture, ceramics, wearable art and many items you may have dreamed of owning and giving are all on display and for sale at Zenith Gallery’s Holiday show, Small Treasures.

Some Things Old/Most Things New - Explorations at Gravity Press by Alec Simpson

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Dec. 6, 2019 – Jan. 12, 2020
This exhibition resents monotypes and monoprints by Alec Simpson.


Del Ray Artisans
Jan. 10 – Feb. 2, 2020
“Tangerine” is a juried exhibit featuring art from local area artists and is guaranteed to bring warmth and brightness to January’s wintry blahs.

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.

Holiday Show A multi-media show by Waverly Street Gallery Artists

Waverly Street Gallery
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
A multi-media show & sale by Waverly Street Gallery Artists.

Creature Comforts Art Exhibit

VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital
Thru Jan. 26, 2020
Gallery Without Walls program features artwork of the animals in our lives by Del Ray Artisans members.

Scenes of Scotland Solo Show by Shelley Micali

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

Out of Joint - Small Drawing by Karen Schiff

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Thru Feb. 23, 2020
These playing-card-sized drawings, made with graphite and watercolor pencil, twist and pull at the classic forms of the modernist grid.


CHAMPS Holiday Sip & Shop and Hill Center Galleries Opening Reception

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Mon. Dec 9

World Press Photo Exhibition

Dupont Underground
Thru Dec. 8

Shades of Pastel

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Fine Art in Miniature

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thru Jan. 5, 2020

Opening reception: Tangerine

Del Ray Artisans
Fri. Jan 10, 2020

Assembly 2019

Arlington Arts Center
Thru Dec. 22

Artists reception: A Taste of Winter

Gallery Underground
Fri. Dec 6
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