During “Tea Time” at the Scope Gallery, Ceramic Guild members display vases, teapots, cups, mugs, serving plates and bowls, and sugar and creamer sets — all ready to help set the table for afternoon tea. July 6-Aug. 6 in Studio 19 of the Torpedo Factory. Call 703-548-6288.

The all-media membership show at The Art League Gallery is on display in Room 21 July 6-Aug. 7. The show is juried by Hank Harmon. Concurrent with the show is “Decompositions,” a display of photographs by Pamela Zilly. Opening reception for both is Sunday, July 9, 2-4 p.m. Call 703-683-1780 or visit

Through July 9, “Common Threads” at the Potomac Craftsmen’s Fiber Gallery, features many needlework techniques such as embroidery, sewing, needle lace and other creative forms. Jewelry, fiber sculptures, wall hangings and additional unique items will be exhibited. In Studio 18 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.

“The Civil Rights Movement in Virginia,” a traveling exhibition sponsored by the Virginia Historical Society, explores the Civil Rights Movement and its aftermath in Virginia. On display through July 10 at the Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday. Free. Visit or call 703-838-4356.

A mixed-media show helps “Mix It Up” at the Potomac Craftsmen’s Fiber Gallery, July 11-Aug. 6. In Studio 18 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St. 703-548-0935 or

The Torpedo Factory will be open until 9 p.m. as part of Second Thursdays in Old Town on Thursday, July 13.

Abstract This! by the Del Ray Artisans, runs weekends through July 16 at the Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave. Gallery hours are Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sundays noon-4 p.m. Visit or call 703-838-4827.

The Torpedo Factory’s Target Gallery presents “Show Me Your Metal,” through July 16. This juried exhibition features works in or about metal.

Through July 17, the Springfield Art Guild’s Annual Juried Show will be on display at River Farm, 7931 East Boulevard Drive. 703-768-5700 ext. 114 or

Art at City Hall, a juried exhibition sponsored by The Art League, the Del Ray Artisans and the City of Alexandria is on display Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., through July 21.

Ray Parisi’s mini-show is on display in the Enamelists Gallery, room 28 of the Torpedo Factory, through Aug. 6. Call 703-836-1561.

Multiple Exposures Gallery has “A Capital Idea” with a member show of fine art photography, juried by Lillian Fitzgerald, through Aug. 6 in Studio 312 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St. Call 703-683-2205.

Printmakers Inc. presents a special group show by the membership as a whole, through Aug. 31 in Studio 325 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St. The Gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 703-683-1342.

Fort Ward Museum, 4301 W. Braddock Road, exhibits “Off the Pages of Godey’s: A Guide to the Domestic Sciences” through the end of 2006. Admission is free. Call 703-838-4848.