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ARTS: Local Arts Calendar
COMPILED BY EMILY JENNINGS / THE FREE LANCE-STARVenues are in Fredericksburg unless otherwise noted. Contact gallery for hours.
Art First Gallery, 824 Caroline St. “Undressed Art,” all-member exhibition. Through Feb. 25. 540/371-7107; artfirstgallery.com.
Artful Dimensions Gallery, 911 Charles St. “Smoke, Fire and Clay,” artworks by Christine Lush-Rodriguez. Through February. 540/899-6319; artfuldimensionsgallery.com.
Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. “Longing for Spring,” photography by Gerry Gantt of Fairfax and fused glass by David and Dale Barnes of Sterling. Through March 4. 703/494-0584; theartistsundertaking.com.
Arts Center in Orange, 129 E. Main St., Orange. “Spring Training,” multimedia exhibit by a variety of local artists on the theme of baseball. Through March 30. Opening Reception tonight, 5-7 p.m. 540/672-7311; artscenterinorange.com.
Backdoor Gallery, 4500 Plank Road, Suite 1012. High Impact photographs by Jennifer Bookout, and works by additional artists. Feb. 9 to April 9. Opening Reception Saturday, Feb. 9, 5-7 p.m. 540/786-4455; backdoorhhgallery.org.
Brush Strokes Gallery, 824 Caroline St. “Earth in Focus” all-member exhibit. Through Feb. 24. 540/368-0560; brushstrokesfredericksburg.com.
Central Rappahannock Regional Library Atrium Gallery, 1201 Caroline St. “Skipper’s Summer Sojourn,” photography of Sandy Leigh Skipper, today through Feb. 28. 540/372-1144; crrl.org.
The Creative Side Inc., 513 Jackson St. Student artworks from Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania and Stafford counties. 540/846-8920; thecreativesideinc.com.
Colonial Beach Artists Guild, Second Friday Art Walk, starting at Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Suite 101, Colonial Beach. Art Walk Reception tomorrow, 6-9 p.m. 804/214-9739; colonialbeach artistsguild.org.
Ed Jaffe Gallery, 108 W. Main St., Orange. Marble sculpture, abstract and 3-D wall sculpture paintings by Ed Jaffe. 540/672-2400; edjaffe.com.
810 Weekend Gallery, 810 Caroline St., works displayed in several galleries along the hallway. Latest watercolors by Beverley Coates, artwork in several mediums by local artists Jen Callahan, Pat Knock, Penny Parrish, Steve Schwartz, Kathleen Willingham, and Nancy Williams. 540/371-8100.
Esco Limited, 116 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. Art Walk Reception tomorrow, 6-9 p.m. Artworks by Elizabeth Escobar. 301/922-4487.
Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St. “Books & Words,” works by 26 area artists with a wide variety of interpretations and techniques; and “Woodturnings” by Phil Hall, art pieces produced on a lathe in a variety of local timber felled by storms. 540/373-5646; fccava.org.
The Gallery at 915, 915 Lafayette Blvd. Battle of Fredericksburg diorama. Through Feb. 15. 540/226-1947; gallery915.com.
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 Melcher home. 540/654-1015; garimelchers.org.
Gresham House Gallery, 205 Queen St., Tappahannock. Paintings, pottery, glass, jewelry and woodworking by Virginia artists. 804/443-2753; greshamhousegallery.com.
Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Suite 101, Colonial Beach. Art Walk Reception tomorrow, 6-8:30 p.m. 804/224-7200; jarretthor.com.
LaLa’s Hair Studio, 215 Washington Ave., Colonial Beach. Art Walk Reception tomorrow, 6-9 p.m. 804/224-7712.
LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St. “Art on Canvas,” by Randolph Gatling, through Feb. 24. 540/371-7255; libertytownarts.com.
Live an Artful Life Gallery, 6474 Main St., The Plains. “New Works of Carol Iglesias,” soft pastels. 540/253-9797; liveanartfullife.com.
The Loft, 107-B E. Davis St., Culpeper. Upstairs gallery. Works by photographers, painters, potters, weavers, sculptors, printmakers and jewelers. Vintage and home décor items. 540/359-2975; culpeperloft.net.
Montpelier Center for Arts & Education, 17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier. Works by Richmond native John “Jack” Waddie Woodson, an illustrator of international reputation, on display the month of February. 804/883-7378; montpeliercenter.org.
Party Elegance, 716 Caroline St. Paintings by Betsy Glassie. 540/899-7770; party-elegance.com.
Ponshop Studio and Gallery, 712 Caroline St. Featuring the latest works by featured local artists in a variety of mediums, including handmade jewelry. 540/656-2215; ponshopstudio.com.
Positive Image Barbershop, 70 Doc Stone Rd. suite 113, Stafford. Special art exhibit in honor of Black History Month, Sat. Feb. 9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 540/657-6060.
Potomac River Fisheries Commission, 222 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. Art Walk Reception Friday, Feb. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. 540/224-7148.
Pots & Palettes, 1008 Sophia St. Ongoing photography exhibit, photos taken in and around Fredericksburg. 540/373-7046; potsandpalettes.com.
Pottery by Hand, No. 10 A-B Hawthorne St., Colonial Beach. Resident artist display, including mosaics, stained glass and more. Art Walk Reception tomorrow, 6-9 p.m. 804/224-7148.
Riverview Inn, 24 Hawthorne St., Colonial Beach. Art Walk Reception tomorrow, 6-9 p.m. 804/224-7148.
Sophia Street Studios, 1104 Sophia St. Pottery of Trista Chapman, paintings by Anne Parks, Kristi Zerull, Karen Whelpley and RIck Klingbeil and photography by Sue Henderson. 540/372-3459; sophiastreetstudios.com.
Studio A and Gallery, 1011-A Princess Anne St. Upstairs gallery. Fabric art and jewelry by Jen Kuhn. Through Feb. 8. 540/368-2120 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tanya M. Richey Studio Gallery, 817 Caroline St. 540/841-7344; tmrart.com.
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, 206 High St., Portsmouth. “Abstracted Action: Works by Phil McKenney.” Through March 31. 757/393-8031; vshfm.com.
University of Mary Washington, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, College Avenue at Thornton Street. “The Art of the Book.” Through Feb. 22. 540/654-1013; galleries.umw.edu.
University of Mary Washington, duPont Gallery, College Avenue at Thornton Street. “Double-Booked,” works by Brian Davis and Lauren Jacobs. Through Feb. 10. 540/654-1013; galleries.umw.edu.
Virginia Wine Experience, 826 Caroline St. Upstairs gallery. “Seeing Red in a Valentine’s Day World,” interpretations by several local artists. 540/847-9231; ejosephzwines.com.
Visions by Shirl, 118 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. Resident artist display. Art Walk Reception Friday, Feb. 8, 6-9 p.m. 703/303-1743.
Walker Fine Arts Center Baker Gallery, Woodberry Forest School, off U.S. 15 about four miles north of Orange. “Phantom City,” paintings by Wilfredo Ortega. Through Feb. 28. 540/672-3990; woodberry.org.
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; worksbywegner.com.
Westmoreland County Museum, 43 Court Square, Montross. “Art & Wine Wednesdays,” Feb. 20, 5 to 8 p.m. Works on display and for sale by local artist Holly Harman. 804/493-8440.
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