From May 17 to 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

Photo collage by Judith L. Smith is displayed in the show Crossings, the first exhibit for Gallery West’s reopening in Alexandria at 1213 King St. The show runs through May 22. Contact the artist at 202-233-2127 or, or visit

The Target Gallery hosts Not to Scale, an exhibition investigating scale and the perceptions of size through May 28. The show will be juried by David C. Levy, former director of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and the Parsons School of Design in New York City.

Myriad Forms of Glass Show. This exhibit includes the juried work of 30 National Capital Art Glass Guild Artists. Works include wall sculptures, some jewelry, sculptural vessels, fused bowls, pitchers, vases and kiln-formed art glasses. Exhibitions in two galleries, Arts Afire Glass Gallery, 102 N. Fayette St. and Arts Afire Craft Gallery, 1117 King St. Show runs through May 31. Admission is free. Call Joseph M. Egerton 703-548-1197 or Susan Klauck 703-838-9785. Visit or e-mail

New Works by Sheep Jones are on display at The Athenaeum, 201 Prince St. through June 4 This show includes all new works by local artist Sheep Jones, featuring her interpretation of organic botanicals, insects, fish and other natural figures in contemporary forms. Jones is a Maine native who teaches watercolor at The Art League School in Alexandria and the Washington Glass School in Washington, D.C.

Two exhibits run through June 4, at the Multiple Exposures Gallery. They are concurrent photography exhibits The Many Moods of White Sands by Alan Sislen and A Tibetan Odyssey by Grace Taylor. The gallery, in Studio 312 of the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St., is open daily 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

“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.

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.