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Artlist Oct. 24 to 31

Venues are in Fredericksburg unless otherwise noted. Contact gallery for hours.

810 Weekend Gallery, 810 Caroline St. Works displayed in the entrance gallery. Watercolors by Beverley Coates, plus variety of art mediums and photography by regional artists Jen Callahan, Penny Parrish, Nancy Williams and Kathleen Willingham. 540/371-4099.

Art First Gallery, 824 Caroline St. “October,” the art of Jane Snead. Through Oct. 28. 540/371-7107;

Artful Dimensions Gallery, 911 Charles St. Woven art by Diane Kowalski. Through Oct. 28. 540/899-6319;

Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. “Two by Two,” pottery by Marianne Cordyack and photography by Gerry Gantt, both Virginia artists. Through Nov. 4. 703/494-0584;

Arts Center in Orange, 129 E. Main St., Orange. “Race to the Races,” exhibit celebrates the Montpelier Hunt Races with works by a variety of artists. Through Nov. 30. 540/672-7311;

Atrium Gallery Art Studio, 526-2 Wolfe St. Works by Nancie Harris. Watercolors and acrylic paintings of egrets and other birds, Chinese embroidery, kimonos and jewelry. 540/538-6072.

Backdoor Gallery, 4500 Plank Road, Suite 1012. “Venus: Lessons of a 21st-Century Goddess,” artwork by Anne Timpano. Through Nov. 2. 540/786-4455; or

Bistro Bethem, 309 William St. Photographs by Nicholas Scarpinato. 540/371-9999;

Brush Strokes Gallery, 824 Caroline St. “Venice-Wrapped in Canvas,” photographs by Bob Gibson. Through Oct. 27. 540/368-0560;

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Atrium Gallery, 1201 Caroline St. Mosaic artwork by Cathy Ambrose Smith. Through Oct. 31. 540/372-1144;

The Creative Side Inc., 513 Jackson St. Student art works from Fredericksburg, and Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. 540/846-8920; thecre

Ed Jaffe Gallery, 108 W. Main St., Orange. Marble sculpture, abstract and 3-D wall-sculpture paintings by Ed Jaffe. 540/672-2400;

Esco Limited, 116 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. Artworks by Elizabeth Escobar. 301/922-4487.

Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St. Enhanced panel version of the Virginia Historical Society’s signature sesquicentennial exhibition, “An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia.” Through Dec. 8. 540/371-3037;

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St. 50th anniversary Regional Juried Exhibition. Through Oct. 25. 540/373-5646;

The Gallery at 915, 915 Lafayette Blvd. Art by Alan Howard and other local artists. 540/226-1947;

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth. Works by early-20th-century artist Gari Melchers and other artists, plus period furniture, objects and books in the Melchers home. 540/654-1015;

General’s Ridge Winery, 1618 Weldons Drive, Hague. Artwork by Holly Harman, inspired by the Northern Neck. Through October. 804/450-8002;

Gresham House Gallery, 205 Queen St., Tappahannock. Paintings, pottery, glass, jewelry and woodworking by Virginia artists. 804/443-2753;

Griffin Bookshop and Coffeebar, 723 Caroline St. Mixed media artwork by Yanina Angelini-Young. Through October. 540/899-8041.

Historic Fredericksburg Foundation at the Fielding Lewis Store, 1200 Caroline St., Fredericksburg. “Vintage Route 1 Exhibit Series,” a collection of historical images and stories. 540/371-4504;

Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. “The Art of Wine,” paintings and photographs that portray Ingleside’s winemaking process and surroundings, by Colonial Beach Artists’ Guild members. Through Nov. 19. 804/224-8687 or 804/224-7200;

James Madison Museum, 129 Caroline St., Orange. Three-part exhibit about African-American history in Orange County. 540/672-1776;

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Suite 101, Colonial Beach. “Open Spaces,” impressionist plein air paintings by Kathleen Walsh and landscape/seascape photography by Kathryn Murray. Through Nov. 3. 804/224-7200;

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St. Jack Brown’s Tattoo Revival Group Show, on display through October. 540/371-7255;

Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier. Artwork by the James River Art League. Through October. 804/883-7378;

Ponshop Studio and Gallery, 712 Caroline St. Artwork by Baltimore-based artist Ashleigh Dueker. Through October. 540/656-2215;

Populuxe Fredericksburg, 107 William St. “Crayons on Canvas,” works by Lisa Wyland. 804/214-0312;

Potomac River Fisheries Commission, 222 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. Works in clay, fiber and charcoal by Theresa Alo. 804/224-7148.

Pots & Palettes, 1104 Sophia St. Ongoing photography exhibit, photos taken in and around Fredericksburg. 540/373-7046;

Pottery by Hand, No. 10 A-B Hawthorne St., Colonial Beach. Pottery creations by more than 30 artists. 804/224-7148.

The Railstop Restaurant, 6476 Main St., The Plains. “New Works of Carol Iglesias.” Through October. 540/253-9797;

Riverview Inn, 24 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. “Street Style,” photographs. 804/224-7148.

Studio A and Gallery, 1011-A Princess Anne St., Upstairs gallery. Artwork by artist Joe Gayhart. Through October. 540/368-2120 or

Tanya M. Richey Studio Gallery, 817 Caroline St. Oktoberfest pandas, Halloween cards, Christmas ornaments, new watercolors and acrylics. Through October. 540/841-7344;

Tarver Harris Design Studio at JarrettThor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Suite 102, Colonial Beach. Abstract art, silk designs and painted furniture. Through Nov. 3. 804/224-7200;

Visions by Shirl, 118 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. Resident artists showcasing a variety of artwork from fiber to photography. 703/303-1743.

Walker Fine Arts Center Baker Gallery, Woodberry Forest School, off U.S. 15 about four miles north of Orange. “Piedmont PIEMONTE,” paintings and photographs by the Firnew Farm Artists’ Circle. Through Nov. 2. 540/672-3990;

Water Street Studio Writing and Arts, 915-A Sophia St., Fredericksburg. Writing, art class, fine art by Elizabeth Seaver, Lynette Reed and Susan Carter Morgan. writingand;

Weadon Studios and Fine Art, 305 Hanson Ave., Suite 130. Photography by Ruth Ann Lowery, Jessica Mowery, Norma Woodward, Michael Crockett and Amanda Ward. 540/368-5157.

Wegner Wildlife Gallery, 905 Caroline St. Paintings by brothers Steven and Stewart Wegner. 540/373-5662;


To have gallery information included in Weekender, send details to no later than the Monday before an exhibit opens.