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

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.

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.

Art Connection in the Capital Region Presents: Moving Walls

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Thru Jul. 31
Moving Walls is an art exhibition and placement project organized by the Art Connection in the Capital Region (ACCR) in collaboration with the Atlas Performing Art Center.

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

gallery neptune & brown
Thru Jul. 27
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.

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.

Black & White Art Exhibit

Gallery Clarendon
Thru Aug. 4
Gallery Clarendon’s Overlook Gallery features "Black and White," a group show interpreting an artist’s classic “colorless” approach but with a twist.


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

Art Walk in the Park

Glen Echo Park
Aug. 2 – Sep. 6
Come join us for some refreshments while you walk around the park watching artists work.


Eleven Eleven Sculpture Space
Thru Aug. 17
Working in an array of media, Nancy Frankel has found her niche in sculpture.

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.

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.


Opening Reception: Fresh Meat Art Exhibit

Del Ray Artisans
Fri. Aug 2

Open Site: Mixed Media Works by Korean Artist Tae Eun Ahn

Korean Cultural Center DC
Thru Aug. 7

Solo Exhibitions

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Thru Sep. 8

Opening Reception: Wallmountables

DC Arts Center (DCAC)
Fri. Jul 26

Closing Reception: July Exhibit: For the Love of Art

Reston Community Center
Sun. Aug 18

Off the Wall - Opening Reception

Waverly Street Gallery

Opening Reception: Ursula Miller

Harmony Hall Arts Center

Opening Reception: Veronica Melendez Photography Exhibit

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Sat. Aug 31

Curator's Tour for Adults

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sat. Jul 20
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