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

Sacred Feminine Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
May. 3 – 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.

The Work of Susan Lyon

Stone Tower Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Thru Apr. 28
This April, world-renowned portrait artist Susan Lyon is showcasing her work at the Stone Tower Gallery at Glen Echo Park.

Ben Tolman & David Nash: Drawings

gallery neptune & brown
May. 4 – Jun. 14
Inspired by the complexities of urban geography, artist Ben Tolman executes highly detailed and time-consuming drawings of imagined city landscapes.

Kristina Penhoet : Indeterminate Identities

Waverly Street Gallery
Thru May. 4
In her new series of work in fiber, Kristina Penhoet explores the definition of identity and its meanings by examining the ways in which we categorize people and the potential repercussions of such classifications.

Emerging Artists

Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
Thru Apr. 22
The City presents “Emerging Artists,” an exhibition featuring a wide variety of media, including painting, drawing, collage, and photography, by up-and-coming artists.

Roman Holiday

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Thru May. 18
Jennifer R. A. Campbell’s compositions call attention to the chaotic world of humanity, while conversely investigating the various elements that inform the ways we interact.

Jill Tanenbaum and Cathy Abramson

Montpelier Arts Center
Thru May. 26
Tanenbaum and Abramson showcase glassworks and paintings that feature the colors, shapes, and energy found in and around urban settings.


DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Thru Apr. 28
Then/Again remembers the first opening at DCAC on June 16, 1989.

Art in Meditation – the Chakras Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Jun. 6 – 30
“Art in Meditation – the Chakras” features area artists interpreting the chakra energies.

Crisis Mode: Endangered Earth

Zenith Gallery
Thru May. 11
The environmental crisis on earth is not new but everyday becomes more critical and it will determine our future.

Space Cowgirls: Ciara Barsotti

Park View Gallery at Glen Echo Park
Thru Apr. 27
The exhibition is a series that explores humanity’s relationship with the land and this planet we call “Earth."

Women who Work, Care, and Create

Zenith Sculpture Space
Thru Apr. 27
Throughout history, women have been excluded in virtually every field. Even when women are included, their achievements are overlooked and forgotten.


Opening Reception: Mechanical Reproduction

Brentwood Arts Exchange
Sat. Jun 8

Artist/Curator Talk & Closing Reception: Then/Again

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Sun. Apr 28

Hill Center Galleries

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thru Apr. 28

Opening Reception: Ben Tolman & David Nash: Drawings

gallery neptune & brown
Sat. May 4

Kristina Penhoet : Indeterminate Identities

Waverly Street Gallery
Sat. Apr 27
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