Art Gala, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 2 through 4. More than 300 original paintings and prints are featured when Kelly’s Art & Frame, 510 N. Washington St., celebrates their first anniversary. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday. or 703-549-3313.

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.

Fired Up at the Scope Gallery, Studio 19 in the Torpedo Factory, through June 4. Ceramic Guild members picture the varied ways they fire their pots with photos of the kilns they use. Raku, wood, soda, electric, and gas are some of the firing techniques illustrated.

“Lotus.” Artist Bobbi Pratte shows her series of oil paintings celebrating the lotus, inspired by her travels through Egypt. Shown with the All-Media Membership Black & White Show at the Art League in the Torpedo Factory, 105 N. Union St.

Open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. Sunday or 703-683-1780. Through June 5.

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 lets viewers look into a mirrored surface of liquid color. June 5 through 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.

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.

“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.

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.