Summer Arts Guide 2019

Local exhibits and performances you won't want to miss, from country, rock and hip-hop legends to marauding pirates and a building-size public art project.


Through Sept. 7

Jason Horowitz: “Ashton Heights Re:Seen”

Local photographer Jason Horowitz uses his smartphone camera and the Photo Sphere/Street View app to create abstract panoramas of the local landscape. Free. Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington,

June 22-July 21

Amanda Browder: “City of Threads”

Visiting artist Amanda Browder’s large-scale fabric installation will wrap the entire facade of the Arlington Arts Center with a patchwork of colorful fabrics donated and sewn by members of the local community. Free. Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington,

“Circe” by Anya Getter. Courtesy photo.

June 24-July 26

Gallery Underground July Member Show

See multimedia works by Arlington Artist Alliance members, including gallery directors Sandi Parker and Steena Fullmer. Free. Gallery Underground, 2100 Crystal Drive, Suite 2120-A, Arlington,

Painting by Egyptian artist Adham Badawy



July 13-Aug. 18

Contemporary Egyptian Art

Falls Church Arts presents an international showcase of works on papyrus (the medium on which the Dead Sea Scrolls were created) by members of an artists’ group in Cairo. Free. FCA Gallery, 700-B W. Broad St., Falls Church,
July 29-Aug. 30


Members of the Arlington Artists Alliance create works depicting the four elements believed to be essential to life. The concept of the four elements can be found in many ancient religions as well as in astrology. This juried show is curated by Nancy Pane Fortwengler, president of the Art League. An opening reception will be held Aug. 2, 5-7 p.m. Gallery Underground, 2100 Crystal Drive, Suite 2120-A, Arlington,
Aug. 1-31

“Behold How Eloquent I Am in My Silence”

Afghan artist Sughra Hussainy’s artworks incorporate elements of traditional Arabic and Persian calligraphy, illumination and miniature painting. Meet the Baltimore-based artist at a free reception on Aug. 9 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Studio Pause, Rinker Community Center (Gates of Ballston), 2nd Floor, 4108 Fourth Street N., Arlington,


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