Art Galleries in Metro DC

Find out where to buy art in Metro DC here. Check CultureCapital's Gallery section for exhibitions, artist talks and receptions from galleries showing contemporary and traditional paintings, prints, fine art, photography, glass sculpture and more.  

Hot Hits

Gallery Exhibit: Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association

Kentlands Mansion
Thru Jul. 7
The GFAA provides a forum for members to collaborate on activities that expand on their individual artistic backgrounds, with emphasis on two-dimensional art.

Ben Tolman & David Nash: Drawings

gallery neptune & brown
Thru Jun. 14
Inspired by the complexities of urban geography, artist Ben Tolman executes highly detailed and time-consuming drawings of imagined city landscapes.

The Light of Venice Art Exhibition

Gallery Underground
May. 27 – Jun. 28
In the summer of 2018, eleven Virginia painters traveled to Venice for adventure and a plein air painting expedition.

Mechanical Reproduction

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Jun. 3 – Aug. 10
With an enigmatic collection of objects, artist Matt Wilt seeks to blurb the boundaries between two-dimensional and the three-dimensional approaches to art making.

Chinese Art Deco Posters: 1914-1935 & Dennis Lee Mitchell: Smoke Drawings

gallery neptune & brown
Jun. 22 – Jul. 23
The early 20th century saw an influx of international companies eager to break into the expansive Chinese market, selling textiles, tobacco, chemicals, insurance, and pharmaceuticals.


Publick Playhouse
Jun. 6 – Aug. 3
Charles Reiher’s focus is on color and movement.

Outside the Box 2019

Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Thru Jun. 2
The exhibition features recent works by Glen Echo Pottery faculty and advanced students and celebrates the artists’ constant artistic evolution.

Six new solo exhibitions

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thru Jun. 23
Hill Center presents rotating exhibits by regional artists in the exquisitely renovated Civil War-era Old Naval Hospital. Current exhibits include.

Sacred Feminine Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Thru Jun. 2
Our modern world still skews away from honoring the sacred feminine. This show explores female energy, the power of life and birth… to ideas, expressions, dreams, life and all of existence.

Art in Meditation – the Chakras Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Jun. 6 – 30
Area artists interpreting the chakra energies.

Not so Far Away: Regional Landscapes Solo Show

Gallery Clarendon
Jun. 5 – Jul. 7
Featured in the Overlook Gallery during June is Ingrid Mateszewski’s "Not So Far Away: Regional Landscapes," a solo show of oil and acrylic landscapes in the Greater Washington, D.C. area.

May Art Walk in the Park

Glen Echo Park
Jun. 7 – Sep. 6
Come join us for some refreshments while you walk around the park watching artists work.


Montpelier Instructors Showcase: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Sun. Jul 7

Capitol Hill Art League for Artists' Choice Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Thru Jun. 1

Artist Reception: Change/Transformation

Waverly Street Gallery
Fri. Jun 14

Opening Reception: Mechanical Reproduction

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Sat. Jun 8

Sculpture Exhibition: Opening Reception

Montpelier Arts Center
Fri. Jun 7

Art on Tap

The Art League
Fri. Jun 7

Artist Talk: Change/Transformation

Waverly Street Gallery
Sun. Jun 23

Artist Talk with Hitomi & Takuro Shibata

The Art League
Fri. Jun 14

Six new solo exhibitions

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thru Jun. 23
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