Saturday, December 03, 2016

Art exhibits around Bethesda this month

There are several special art exhibits around downtown Bethesda this month. Two are pop-ups, and one is at a gallery.

Bethesda Library - Today to December 31

Gel Jamlang of Artworks Fine Art Studio at 7740 Old Georgetown Road has organized an exhibition of paintings by 16 female artists at the Bethesda Library at 7400 Arlington Road. The women are from the studio's Adult class, and come from a variety of professional backgrounds and countries around the world, and their media and subjects are equally diverse.

Join them for the opening reception from 3:00-5:00 PM today, or stop by throughout the month to view the works.

Waverly Street Gallery - Friday, December 9, 5:00-9:00 PM

The gallery at 4600 East-West Highway is hosting "A Bright Night for the Arts," to kick off a holiday exhibition on Friday, December 9, from 5:00-9:00 PM. All of the artists and designers will be from the Washington, D.C. area. Media will include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, glass art, jewelry and photography. Artists will be on hand at the event.

Food and beverages will be served, and the event is free. There is a Montgomery County public parking facility right next to the gallery.

Peripoint Building - Today to December 18
Works by Elyse Harrison
on display at the Peripoint Building

Art Pop Up Bethesda is showcasing three artists in the Peripoint Building, the distinctive triangular building at 5001 Wilson Lane, where the lane meets Old Georgetown Road and Arlington Road. The artists are Lisa Brotman, Marta Gutierrez, and Elyse Harrison.

Hours of the exhibit are as follows:

Thursday-Friday: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, 3:00-6:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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