35,000 hand-drawn circular dots by Art League member Amy Lin at the Schlesinger Center, 3001 N. Beauregard St., runs through June 10. E-mail or visit

Fantasies in watercolor by Ken Koskela, through June 18 at the Prince Royal Gallery, 204 S. Royal St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

“Mutual Inspirations,” a unique exhibition of etchings and encaustic paintings by Carolyn Witschonke. Inspired by two different media, Witschonke uses the imagery and similarity of effects from both paintings and prints to create images that reflect each other in content yet maintain the originality of each image. In Studio 325, Printmakers Inc., in the Torpedo Factory through June 30.

Liquid Color, Liz Lescault’s hand-crafted sculptural vessels are distinguished by their complex glazed surfaces in reds and oranges. Multiple glaze layers and firings create veils of transparent glaze which allows the viewer to look into a mirrored surface of liquid color. Through June 30 at Kelly’s Art & Frame, 510 N. Washington St. 703-549-3313 or Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.

Through July 2, the Enamelists Gallery, in Studio 28 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., presents “Foiled Again.”

Concurrent photography exhibits at the Multiple Exposures Gallery of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., are “Listen to the Stream” by Roberto Kamide, and Valerie Makepiece’s “A Sense of Snow”. There will be an artists reception June 10, 2-4 p.m., and the shows run through July 3.

Nan Haid juries “Paint Alexandria” through July 3, with an opening reception Sunday, June 11, 2-4 p.m. In the Art League Gallery, Room 21 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.

Platters of all shapes and sizes are the June show, on display through July 5, at the Scope Gallery, Studio 19 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St. Besides platters, other functional and decorative pottery items for home and gift giving by members of the Kiln Club are featured. Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 703-548-6288.

Common Threads at the Potomac Craftsmen’s Fiber Gallery, featuring 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. Through July 9 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. The exhibit will be 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.

Abstract This! by the Del Ray Artisans, an exhibit highlighting the less traditional side of the art spectrum, 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. Juror David Hess is a sculptor based in Baltimore. He has exhibited throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and his work can be seen at various locations including the Baltimore-Washington International Airport, the Baltimore Museum of Industry, and the American Visionary Art Museum. Reception Thursday, June 8, 6-9 p.m.

Through July 17, the Springfield Art Guild’s Annual Juried Show will be on display at George Washington’s River Farm, 7931 East Boulevard Drive. The show will feature original artwork of a botanical nature by members of the Springfield Art Guild.

The show will be exhibited on the lower floor of the estate house at River Farm, which is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The public is welcome and there is no admission charge. Contact Trish Gibson, AHS Events Manager and Curator of Buildings, at 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.

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.