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Art shows: What to see this week at area galleries

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 a variety of art mediums and photography by regional artists Penny Parrish, Nancy Williams and Kathleen Willingham. 540/371-4099.

Art First Gallery, 824 Caroline St. All-member exhibit. Through Feb. 2. 540/371-7107;

Artful Dimensions Gallery, 911 Charles St. All-member show. Through Feb. 2. 540/899-6319;

Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. “New Beginnings,” painting and printmaking by Roger Frey, fine silver and bronze jewelry by Sherry Chaples and carved eggshells by Tina Kannapel. Through Feb. 3. 703/494-0584;

Arts Center in Orange, 129 E. Main St., Orange. New paintings by Pennsylvania artist John David Wissler. Through Jan. 31. 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. New art by Kristi Zerull and Asya Baldwin. Through Jan. 28. 540/786-4455; or

Bistro Bethem, 309 William St. Artwork by Brandon Newton. Through Feb. 9. 540/371-9999;

Brush Strokes Gallery, 824 Caroline St. All-member show. Through Feb. 2. 540/368-0560;

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

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. Reimagined artwork and handcrafted jewelry pieces by Elizabeth Escobar. 301/922-4487.

Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center, 1001 Princess Anne St. “The Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center at 25 Years,” photographs chronicling the history of the museum. Through spring. 540/371-3037;

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St. Members Gallery: Featured artists Michael C. Habina and Sandra Staley. Through Jan. 31. “It’s Small,” national juried exhibit. Through Jan. 31. 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;

Ingleside Vineyards, 5872 Leedstown Road, Oak Grove. “The Art of Wine,” showcasing the wine-making process, wines and surroundings of Ingleside Vineyards. Through Jan. 19 in the Pavilion. 804/224-8687 or 804/224-7200;

James Madison Museum, 129 Caroline St., Orange. Three-part exhibit about African-American history: “Post-Emancipation in Orange,” “Forgotten Patriots of the American Revolution” and “Slavery in the Rappahannock District.” 540/672-1776;

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Suite 101, Colonial Beach. Works by Ebbie Hynson, who turns 94 years old, and other artists. Through January. 804/224-7200;

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St. “LibertyTown’s Students’ Show.” Through Feb. 3. 540/371-7255;

Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier. “A Horse of Course,” works in a variety of mediums showing how the horse has inspired artists through the ages. Jan. 29 to March 1. 804/883-7378;

P. Rose Gallery, 709 Caroline St. Works by local artists. 540/371-8499;

Ponshop Studio and Gallery, 712 Caroline St. “Holiday Hangover Party,” fine art by Leslie Brier, Cameron Limbrick, Crystal Rodrigue, Nicholas Candela and James Walker and new ceramics by Scarlett Pons. Through Jan. 31. 540/656-2215;

Populuxe Fredericksburg, 107 William St. Recent Outsider and Art Brut work from the Populuxe Collection. 804/214-0312;

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. Work by John Barber and Michelle Annino and 40 other artists. 804/224-7148.

Riverview Inn, 24 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. New artwork by Andrea Clement and Velia Jacobo. 804/224-7148.

Sophia Street Studios, 1104 Sophia St. Art, pottery, jewelry and more from many artists. 540/372-3459;

Studio A and Gallery, 1011-A Princess Anne St., Upstairs gallery. Arts and crafts by a variety of local artists. 540/368-2120;

Tanya M. Richey Studio Gallery, 817 Caroline St. Scenes from Fredericksburg Christmas ornaments, new watercolors and acrylics. 540/841-7344;

Tappahannock Art Gallery, 200 Prince St., Tappahannock. “Men at Work,” photography show by local novelist and photographer Sarah Collins Honenberger. Through Feb. 10. Opening Reception Friday, Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m. 804/445-5131;

Tarver Harris Design Studio at JarrettThor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Suite 102, Colonial Beach. New paintings and silk scarf designs, available for sale. 804/224-7200;

University of Mary Washington, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, College Avenue at Thornton Street. “Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2014,” with juror Jack Rasmussen. Through Feb. 28. Opening Reception Thursday, Jan. 23, 5-7 p.m.; juror’s talk, 5:30 p.m. 540/654-1013;

University of Mary Washington, duPont Gallery, College Avenue at Thornton Street. “Ghosts: Clint Bagwell.” Today through Feb. 2. Opening reception Jan. 23, 5-7 p.m. Free. 540/654-1013;

Walker Fine Arts Center Baker Gallery, Woodberry Forest School, off U.S. 15 about four miles north of Orange. “FACES (Social Media Portraits in 25 Minutes or Less),” paintings by Rob Deane. Through March 6. 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. writing;

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.