810 Weekend Gallery, 810 Caroline St. New works by Beverley Coates (watercolors), Penny A. Parrish (photography) and Lynn Abbott (acrylics and oils). First Friday reception 6-8:30 p.m. 540/371-4099.

Art First Gallery, 824 Caroline St. All Member Show. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m., with live music from Alex Harvell of Free By Running. 540/371-7107; artfirstgallery.com.

Artful Dimensions Gallery, 922 Caroline St. “Members Collaborate,” featuring creations by members who were randomly matched. Through Feb. 25. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/899-6319; artfuldimensionsgallery.com.

Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. “Art for Midwinter” group show. Through Feb. 4. “Ready to Bloom,” watercolors by Mary Rose Janya and salt-fired pottery by Marianne Cordyack. Feb. 5 to March 4. Meet the Artists reception Feb. 9, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 703/494-0584; artistsundertaking.com.

The Arts Center in Orange, Morin Gallery, 129 E. Main St., Orange. “On the Edge of Abstraction: Paintings by Nancy Wallace & Trisha Adams.” Through Jan. 31. 540/672-7311; artscenterinorange.com.

Atrium Gallery Art Studio, 526–2 Wolfe St. Works by Nancie Harris. Acrylic and watercolor paintings, Chinese embroidery, turquoise jewelry and cigar boxes. 540/538-6072.

Backdoor Gallery, 819 Caroline St. Works by local artists. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/371-3900; backdoorgallery.org.

Brush Strokes Gallery, 824 Caroline St. “Pandemonium,” works by Ben Childers. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/368-0560; brushstrokesfredericksburg.com.

Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. “Born at the Bottom of the Ship,” works by James and Zsudayka Nzinga Terrell. Jan. 31 to March 4. Opening reception Feb. 9, 6-8 p.m. 703/330-2787; center-for-the-arts.org.

Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 1201 Caroline St. Johnny Johnson’s Annual Arts Workshop Exhibit, featuring a variety of paintings in watercolor, acrylic, multimedia and oils. Through January. 540/372-1144; librarypoint.org.

Coldwell Banker Elite, 233 N. Irving Ave. Colonial Beach. Paintings, wall art, jewelry and art objects by Colonial Beach Artists’ Guild members.

Community Bank of the Chesapeake, 425 William St. Community Art Series: works by Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts. fccava.org.

Darbytown Art Studio, 241 Charles St. Featured artist will be photographer Michelle Pierson. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 804/334-5156; facebook.com/DarbytownArt.

Fredericksburg Baptist Church, 1019 Princess Anne St. “Images of Light,” works from all of the Micah Ecumenical Ministry churches. 540/373-4402.

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St. Frederick Gallery: “All Photography.” Members Gallery: “The Flow of Nature,” works by Jane Forth and Marilyn Hayes. Through Februrary. First Friday reception 6–8:30 p.m. 540/373-5646; fccava.org.

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth. Rotating works by early-20th-century artist Gari Melchers. Included with museum admission. 540/654-1015; garimelchers.org.

The James Monroe Museum, 908 Charles St. New exhibit: “James Monroe: the Library of a President,” include books owned by James Monroe, as well as those obtained by the Museum that are contemporary editions of works known to be in his personal collection. 540/654-1043; jamesmonroemuseum.umw.edu.

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. The Artists’ Alliance: “Spirits Bright,” works that resemble Christmas card illustrations by featured artist Karen Julihn; and painting, photography, encaustic, basketry, jewelry and pottery by member artists. Plus paintings and decorative minerals by Carl and Joyce Thor. Through March 3. 804/224-6007.

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St. “Heart on a Platter, A Curated Exhibition of Plates and Platters,” Feb. 1-24. First Friday reception 5–9 p.m. 540/371-7255; libertytownarts.com.

Mary Washington Hospital, hallway gallery on first floor. New paintings by local artists through March 1. Barbara Taylor Hall is featured artist. A portion of sales benefit hospital; buy works during gift shop hours.

The Museum at Colonial Beach, 128 Hawthorne St., Colonial Beach. Closed for the winter season and will reopen in April. 804/224-3379; museumatcolonialbeach.com.

National Museum of the Marine Corps, 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle. “Hollywood Leathernecks: Movie Posters Inspired by Marines” offers glimpse into how Marines have been portrayed in American movies from the 1920s to today. Combat Gallery: “A World at War The Marine Corps and U.S. Navy in World War I,” works by numerous artists that feature depictions of WWI in various mediums. Through April. 877/653-1775; usmcmuseum.com.

The Old Stone Warehouse, the Famous Unknown Art Gallery, 923 Sophia St. Drawings and paintings of Florida by Jack Edlund, local artworks and historical artifacts. Call for hours. 540/207-1071.

PONSHOP Studio and Gallery, 712 Caroline St. Works by local artists. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/656-2215; ponshopstudio.com.

Sammy T’s, 801 Caroline St. Art Exhibit and Sale, featuring paintings, photographs and fabric art. One hundred percent of proceeds go to Moss Free Clinic. Jan. 31 to April 3. Opening reception Feb. 5, 5-7 p.m. with light appetizers and a cash bar. 540/371-2008; sammyts.com, mossfreeclinic.org.

Sidney E. King Art Center, 121 Main St., Bowling Green. Works by featured artist Mandy Young. On display through March. Opening reception noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. sidneyekingartcenter.org.

Sophia Street Studios, 1104 Sophia St. Works by local artists. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/372-3459; sophiastreetstudios.com.

Tappahannock Art Gallery, 200 Prince St. “Treasures,” works by wood sculptor John Vaughan and a collection of his folk art and signature pine furniture made with his son Brackett at the Hoskins Creek Table Company in Tappahannock. Through March 3. 804/925-1011.

Visions by “Shirl,” 116 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. Closed for January and will reopen in February. 703/303-1743.

Wegner Gallery, 520 Wolfe St. Paintings by brothers Steven and Stewart Wegner. 540/373-5662; worksbywegner.com.

Woodberry Forest School, Walker Fine Arts Center, Baker Gallery, located 4 miles north of Orange on Route 15. “OSA: The Jewel of Costa Rica,” photographs by Manuel Sanchez and paintings by Dominique Astruc and Bob Anderson. Through March 1. 540/672-3900.

—Compiled by Gail Choochan

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