Artful Dimensions

Elizabeth Woodford is the featured artist this month at Artful Dimensions Gallery. Her exhibit, ‘Stitch,’ is on display through Oct. 28.

Days and hours of operation may vary. Call ahead or see website before visiting venue.

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. “Eye Candy,” works by jewelry artist Sandra Kennelly. Through Oct. 27. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/371-7107;

Artful Dimensions Gallery, 922 Caroline St. “Stitch,” works by Elizabeth Woodford. Through Oct. 28. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/899-6319;

Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, 309 Mill St., Occoquan. “Autumn Venue,” salt-fired stoneware by Marianne Cordyack and oil Paintings by Maria Martin. Through Oct. 7. 703/494-0584;

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;

Brush Strokes Gallery, 824 Caroline St. “Home and Away…A Fine Art Journey There and Back Again,” paintings by Lynn Abbott. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. 540/368-0560;

Central Rappahannock Regional Library, Fredericksburg. “Strong Men & Women in Virginia History,” traveling exhibition honoring seven distinguished African American leaders, including former Fredericksburg mayor Lawrence Davies. Through Oct. 30. Reception in honor of Lawrence Davies, Oct. 11, from 6-7:30 p.m. View 2019’s honorees at

Coldwell Banker Elite, 233 N. Irving Ave., Colonial Beach. New works, including photography, paintings and jewelry, by members of the Colonial Beach Artists’ Guild. 202/271-6050.

Colonial Beach Brewery, 215C Washington St., Colonial Beach. Works by local artists. 540/538-1443.

Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce, 106 Hawthorn St., Colonial Beach. Works by artist and painter Eric Nelson will be featured. 804/224-8145.

Darbytown Art Studio, 241 Charles St. Photography by Jeanne Jackson. First Friday reception 6-9 p.m. Meet Jackson and C. Renee Martin, who have joined the studio and will display their photography on a permanent basis. 804/334-5156;

Dockside Realty, 104 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. Works by Dave Johnson (pen and ink on rice paper); and Gallery Two: Micki Costello (pen and ink, watercolor, oils and pastels). 757/435-5578.

Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St. Frederick Gallery: Works by Susan Tilt and Tarver Harris. Members Gallery: works by Dawn Whitmore. Through September. First Friday reception 6–8:30 p.m. 540/373-5646;

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;

James Madison Museum of Orange County Heritage, 129 Caroline St., Orange. Permanent exhibitis: “Presidents Room,” “Black History Room,” “Paleo and Native Americans Room” and “Hall of Agriculture and Transportation.” 540/672-1776;

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;

Jarrett Thor Fine Arts, 100 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. The Artists’ Alliance: “Autumn Greetings,” works focusing on flowers and scenes of our region by Beverley Coates. Plus photography, pottery, jewelry and basketry. Through Oct. 6. 804/224-6007.

The John J. Wright Cultural Center Museum, 7565 Courthouse Road, Spotsylvania. “They Has A Mind to Work: A Century of African American Education in Spotsylvania County.” 540/582-7583;

LibertyTown Arts Workshop, 916 Liberty St. “ORANGE, a National Juried Exhibition.” Through Oct. 27. First Friday reception 5–9 p.m. 540/371-7255;

Louisa Arts Center, Purcell Art Gallery, 212 Fredericksburg Ave., Louisa. “Geometric Sandbox.” Through Nov. 15.

Mary Washington Hospital, hallway gallery on first floor. New paintings by local artists. Featured artist: Kandra Orr. Through Nov. 1. A portion of sales benefit hospital; buy works during gift shop hours.

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;

Potomac River Fisheries Commission, 222 Taylor St., Colonial Beach. Works by a variety of artists from the Mattawoman Art Center in Md. 540/372-2066.

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

Tappahannock Art Gallery, 200 Prince St. “Wider Horizons,” photography by local author and artist Sarah Collins Honenberger from her travels throughout the world. Through Oct. 13. 804/925-1011.

UMW Galleries. duPont Gallery, College Avenue at Thornton Street: “Thanks in Advance: Jason Robinson,” through Dec. 8. Ridderhof Martin Gallery, between Seacobeck and Thornton Streets on College Avenue: “Embodiment: Figurative Works from UMW’s Permanent Collection,” through Oct. 6. 540/654-1013;

UUFF Art Gallery, 25 Chalice Road. “Nature’s Still Voice,” featuring guest artists Christine Long, James Hinz, Marsha Chaves, and Nancy Wing. Opening reception Oct. 6, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Through Nov. 25. Workshop: “Drawing and Painting—An Easier Way,” with Christine Long. Oct. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $35. To register, call/text 540/287-7230.

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

Westmoreland County Museum, 43 Court Square, Montross. Works by Kelly Stitzer and Jackie Kaiser. Oct. 16, 5-7 p.m.

—Compiled by Gail Choochan

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