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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Places in Paper - Guild of American Papercutters

Studio 3700
Thru Dec. 8
The Places in Paper exhibit features the work of thirty-four artists from seventeen states and Lithuania who all use cut paper in their artwork, sponsored by the Guild of American Papercutters in partnership with Arlington Arts.

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.

A Taste of Winter

Gallery Underground
Dec. 2 – 27
In December Gallery Underground's Focus Gallery features "A Taste of Winter," an all-member exhibition featuring winter landscapes and culinary themes.

Road Trip Solo Show by Pattee Hipschen

Gallery Underground
Oct. 28 – Nov. 29
In November Gallery Underground's Focus Gallery features Pattee Hipschen’s solo show “Road Trip.”


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

Chaos Art Exhibition

Gallery Underground
Thru Oct. 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.

Art Inspired by The Twilight Zone Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Thru Oct. 27
“Art Inspired by The Twilight Zone” will take you on a journey through a wondrous land of imagination with a collection of art influenced by Rod Serling’s classic television series.

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

Waverly Street Gallery
Nov. 3 – Dec. 7
An exhibition of recent paintings by Grace E. Peterson.

Olney Art Association Gallery Exhibit

Kentlands Mansion
Thru Nov. 11
Arts on the Green presents a collection of works by members of the Olney Art Association in a juried exhibition hosted for the third year at Kentlands Mansion.

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

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

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.

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.


Laurie Breen

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thru Nov. 3

Cat Gunn

Montpelier Arts Center
Thru Oct. 27

Closing Reception/Artist Talk: Nano Sculptures

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Sun. Nov 17

Sushama Parikh

Montpelier Arts Center
Thru Oct. 27

Opening Reception: Resonance

Korean Cultural Center DC
Fri. Nov 1

Shades of Pastel

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


The Mansion at Strathmore
Thru Oct. 20

Opening Reception: The Migrant Quilt Project

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sat. Nov 9

Fine Art in Miniature

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