Art Galleries in DC Metro

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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Winners' Circle Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Thru Aug. 17
Winners Circle – exhibit of the season’s award winners. CIRCLE EXHIBIT. CHAL Season’s Award Winners have their own group exhibit.

Finding Home: Blending Visual Art and Poetry Exhibit

Reston Community Center at Lake Anne
Jul. 30 – Aug. 24
Visual art meets poetry in Finding Home, a collaboration between visual artist Morgan Johnson Norwood and poet Sally Toner at RCC Lake Anne’s Jo Ann Rose Gallery.


Publick Playhouse
Thru Aug. 3
Charles Reiher’s focus is on color and movement.

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.

Line of Sight

Waverly Street Gallery
Sep. 8 – Oct. 5
Line of Sight refers to the direction in which a person must look in order to see a particular object.

Showcasing 30 Years from the DCAC Archives

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Thru Jul. 21
Since it’s founding in 1989, DCAC has been the cultural hub of activism, resistence, and inclusion.

Off the Wall

Waverly Street Gallery
Thru Aug. 3
This exhibition will feature three-dimensional, free-standing artworks created by twenty seven artists from across the United States.

July Exhibit: For the Love of Art

Reston Community Center
Thru Aug. 18
Watercolor, Acrylic and Mixed Media Exhibit by Angie Magruder.

The Art League July Open Exhibit

The Art League
Thru Aug. 4
Open exhibits do not limit theme, medium, process or content.

10 Years of Silver Works: Looking Back and Forward Looking

Glen Echo Park
Thru Jul. 28
The Glen Echo Park Partnership presents “10 Years of SIlverWorks: Looking Back and Forward Looking” by SilverWorks Resident Artist Blair Anderson.

The 2 Sides Project, Special Edition Exhibit and Film

Del Ray Artisans
Sons and daughters of those killed on opposite sides of the Vietnam War have come together for the first time.


DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Jul. 26 – Aug. 16
Since 1989, thousands of artists have participated in 1460 Wallmountables, DCAC’s annual summer open exhibition.


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