Fine Arts

Fine Arts

The Dennis and Phillip Ratner Museum, 10001 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda will present "Creative Expressions" through Sept. 28. Museum hours are 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sundays and 12-4 p.m. Mondays – Thursdays. Call 301-897-1518.

Yellow Barn Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, is holding an exhibit on the artwork of Brett Busang, entitled "A Place Not Unlike Your Own Redux." An artist reception will be held for Busang on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 5-7 p.m. Contact Brett Busang at 202-906-0502.

The Photoworks gallery is open every Sunday and Wednesday, 1-8 p.m., and during all scheduled classes and workshops at, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. An exhibition of photographs by Jim Sherwood and Don Fear is in show through Oct.19. Call 301-229-7930 or visit

The Bethesda Art Walk’s guided tours return on Oct. 10. The participating galleries and studios are Discovery Galleries, Heineman Myers Contemporary Art, Discovery Too, Lightwave, Framer McGee’s Gallery, Fraser Gallery, Gallery Frame Avenue, Orchard Gallery, St. Elmo’s Fire Gallery and Washington School of Photography. Call 301-215-6660 or visit

Glassworks is the D.C. area's first glass school located in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. When classes are not in session, the studio is open for visitors to observe glassblowing and view the work of resident artist Rick Sherbert. Call 301-229-4184 or visit

The Art Glass Center at Glen Echo exhibits continually in the Art Glass Center Gallery. These exhibits feature the work of resident artists Diane Cab, Christine Hekimian, Bev and Zayde Sleph, and Bobbi Vischi. Sculpture, vessels, functional art, and jewelry are also for sale. All exhibited work is made at the Art Glass Center Studio. The Art Glass Center also produces other exhibits featuring resident artists, faculty, students and invited artists. The gallery and studio are open to the public on the weekends and by appointment. Contact Bobbi Vischi at

Glen Echo Pottery. Glen Echo Pottery maintains ongoing exhibits in the Glen Echo Pottery Gallery in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. These feature a special selection of work by resident artists, instructors and students. Every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Call 301-229-5585 or visit

Yellow Barn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. Free exhibits of emerging artist work and art sales. Each weekend features the work of a different artist. Every Saturday and Sunday from 12 - 5 p.m. Call 301-371-5593 or visit

The Bethesda Art Walk allows art lovers to visit downtown Bethesda’s gallery community from 6-9 p.m. on the second Friday of every month. Many galleries change exhibits monthly and hold receptions showcasing the featured artist in conjunction with the Bethesda Art Walk.

Glassworks is currently closed for renovation. For more information, call (301) 634-2222.

An exhibition of works by artists who have joined Glen Echo Park’s resident arts community over the past year will be on display Oct. 4-19 in the Popcorn Gallery in Glen Echo Park, Saturdays and Sundays 12-6 p.m. Free. Call 301-634-2222 or visit

Bring photos to a morning critique led by a faculty member at the Photoworks Studio in Glen Echo Park on Oct. 19 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and enjoy coffee and bagels. Call 301-229-7930 or visit

An exhibition of portraits by photographer Emily Whiting is on display from Oct. 24-Nov. 30 at the Photoworks Gallery in Glen Echo Park every Sunday and Wednesday, 1-8 p.m. Free. Call 301-229-7930 or visit