A painting by Betsy Forster at Touchstone Gallery.
An award-winning news photo at Carroll Square Gallery.
A painting by Wolf Kahn at Addison/Ripley Fine Art.
A work by Franz Jantzen at Hemphill Fine Arts.
A work by Sue Johnson in the show
A mixed-media piece by Kesha Bruce at Morton Fine Art.
A work by Joe Mayer at Pam Foss Fine Art Gallery.
A work by Mei Mei Chang at Adah Rose Gallery.

Fall Art Guide

Top exhibits on the local gallery scene


Addison/Ripley Fine Art
Contemporary works by local and national artists. November 15 to January 11, 2014: Wolf Kahn: paintings and works on paper. 1670 Wisconsin Avenue, NW; 202-338-5180; addisonripleyfineart.com 

Carroll Square Gallery
Through November 22: “National Eyes of History,” winners of the first-ever White House News Photographers Association’s national political photography contest. 975 F Street, NW; 202-347-7978; carrollsquare.com

Abstract art and Realism. 1358 Florida Avenue, NE; 202-588-8750; connersmith.us.com

Cross MacKenzie Gallery
Local and national ceramic artists, painters, photographers, potters and sculptors.November 8 to December 11: “China Paintings,” oils by Leslie Parke. December 13 to January 8, 2014: “Small Worthy Works,” a group show of small treasures. 2026 R Street, NW; 202-333-7970; crossmackenzie.com

G Fine Art
Promotes international art, pushing the boundaries of traditional media. 1350 Florida Avenue, NE; 202-462-1601; gfineartdc.com

Guarisco Gallery
19th- and early 20th-century European and American paintings and sculpture. 1120 22nd Street, NW; 202-333-8533; guariscogallery.com 

Heiner Contemporary
Introducing a variety of artists to the region. November 15 to January 6, 2014: “CURIO,” a contemporary twist on 16th-century display cabinets. 1675 Wisconsin Avenue, NW; 202-338-0072; heinercontemporary.com

Hemphill Fine Arts
Works of emerging and established artists. Through November 27: “Represent” showcases 90 works by 30 artists who have helped build and enrich the gallery, in celebration of its 20th anniversary. 1515 14th Street, NW; 202-234-5601; hemphillfinearts.com 

Industry Gallery
A showcase of contemporary design that turns industrial materials into high-concept furniture. 2100 M Street, NW; 571-293-1740; industrygallerydc.com

Long View Gallery
Contemporary American painting, sculpture and jewelry by regional and nationally known artists. Through November 24: Tony Savoie. November 28 to December 31: Amy Genser. 1234 9th Street, NW; 202-232-4788; longviewgallerydc.com

Morton Fine Art
A combination of traditional gallery space and mobile pop-up galleries in unconventional locations. November 8 to 29: “Ghost Stories,” a solo exhibit by Laurel Hausler. December 14 to January 8, 2014: “Guardians,” new paintings by Kesha Bruce. 1781 Florida Avenue, NW; 202-628-2787; mortonfineart.com

Parish Gallery
Showcases contemporary visual arts by both African-American and local artists. 1054 31st Street, NW (Canal Square); 202-944-2310; parishgallery.com 

Touchstone Gallery
Artist-owned gallery of contemporary works. November 1 to 24: “Through A Different Lens” explores member artist perspectives in photography and other media. 901 New York Avenue, NW; 202-347-2787; touchstonegallery.com 

Zenith Gallery
Paintings, sculptures, tapestries and more, available in person and online. November 15 to December 28: “The Strange World of Cassie Taggart,” oil paintings, giclées and sculpture. 1429 Iris Street, NW; 202-783-2963; zenithgallery.com


Allen Levy Studios
Abstracts exploring color, light and luminosity. Lorton Workhouse Arts Center, Building 5, Studio 511, 9601 OX Road, Lorton; 703-786-6045; allenlevystudios.com

Combines Gallery 222, King Street Studios and the Loudoun Academy of the Arts to showcase local art. 12 Cardinal Park Drive, SE, Leesburg; 703-777-8043; loudounartsquare.org

Berkley Gallery
Traditional American sculpture and paintings. 40 Main Street, Warrenton; 540-341-7367; berkleygallery.com 

Broadway Gallery
Fine art and custom picture framing gallery with frequent events and seminars. 5641 B General Washington Drive, Alexandria; 703-354-2905; broadwaygalleries.net 

Color Wheel Gallery 65
Representing the region’s premier artists. December 16 to 30: Judith Peck, one woman show. 1374 Chain Bridge Road, McLean; 703-356-6345; cwgallery65.com

The Torpedo Factory Art Center
Three floors of galleries and studios. David Cochran: commissioned family portraits and murals. Studio 317; 703-684-7855. davidcochran.com. Greg Knott: photography. Studio 3; 202-255-3222; gregknott.com. 105 North Union Street; 703-838-4565; torpedofactory.org


Adah Rose Gallery
DC-area art is showcased, plus “non-artist,” in-gallery art creations including music and poetry. November 14 to December 28:  “The User Name Sense of a Self” showcases the works of John James Anderson and Mei Mei Chang. 3766 Howard Avenue, Kensington; 301-922-0162; adahrosegallery.weebly.com

Gallery 44
International artwork and extensive framing selections. 9469 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City; 410-465-5200; gallery44.com 

Marin-Price Galleries
November 2 to November 25: “Hennessy & Hennessy,” an exhibit of landscape oil paintings. November 30 to December 24: “William Woodward,” depictions of everyday life and landscapes. 7022 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase; 301-718-0622; marin-pricegalleries.com

McBride Gallery
Paintings, bronze sculpture, original graphics and sepia photography. Through November 17: “Oil Painters of America,” a juried show. 215 Main Street, Annapolis; 410-267-7077; mcbridegallery.com 

Merritt Gallery
Diverse collection from traditional to contemporary. November 7 to 16: “Dennis Sheehan: Capturing a Moment,” showcasing traditional landscape paintings. December 5 to 21: “Bob Dylan: Drawn Blank Series,” original paintings and limited editions on paper. 5445 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase; 301-564-4447; merrittgallery.com 

Pam Foss Fine Art Gallery
Contemporary Modernist sculpture and paintings. November 2 through 23: “Women’s Rights: An Artist’s Perspective.” November 25 through January 26, 2014: an exhibit of gallery artists’ work. 202 South Talbot Street; St. Michaels; 410-745-0400; pamfossfineart.com

Renaissance Fine Art
Traditional and contemporary works on canvas, paper and in sculpture. November 7 to 16: “Anke—Where Dreams Meet Reality” displays Surrealist works by Anke Schofield. December 5 to 14: “Urban Abstraction: Siddharth Parasnis, 2013,” displays abstracted urban landscape paintings. Village of Cross Keys, 88 Village Square, Baltimore; 410-484-8900; renaissancefinearts.com 

Shereen’s Exquisite Fine Art Gallery
Representing local and national artists. 216 N. Market Street, Frederick; 301-351-8671; shereensfineartgallery.com

South Street Art Gallery
Contemporary artwork emphasizing the Mid-Atlantic and Eastern Shore regions. 5 South Street, Easton;  410-770-8350; southstreetartgallery.com