Chasen Galleries "Realistically Speaking," featuring art by Klaus Strubel, Rino Gonzalez, and Olaf. Opening Aug. 1 and on display through Aug. 31. 3554 W. Cary St. 204-1048.
1212 Gallery "Manchester National Juried Fine Art Exhibition: Small Works 2009," featuring 71 works by 40 artists from the United States and Canada. On display through Aug. 2. 12 E. 12th St. 233-9957.
1708 Gallery "The Observation Room," featuring an exhibition by the Bridge Club. On display through Aug. 15.
Anderson Gallery "Small World and Autoportraits," featuring photography by Martin Parr. "The Way Out West," featuring works by Michelle Van Parys. "Home 2," featuring video by Olaf Breuning. "On Location," featuring drawings by Theresa Pollak. All on display through Aug. 1. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.
Artspace Gallery "Radius 250." On display through Aug. 23. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.
Art Works "July 2009 All Media Art Show." "Landscapes of the Soul," featuring textiles by Miximo Laura. "Impulse," featuring art by Piper Nichole. "Octopus' Garden," featuring work by Richard J. Becker. "The Way I See It," featuring art by Hugh Townsend Harris. "Dimensionality in Clay: Inspirations from Painting, Photographs and Sculpture," featuring art by Carolyn Gabb. On display through Aug. 23. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.
CafAc Gutenberg Gallery "Intersections," featuring photography by Ravi Sattuluri. On display through July 31. 1700 E. Main St. 497-5000.
Chasen Galleries "Through My Eyes," featuring art work by Angus, Oana Lauric, and Miro Sinovcic. On display through July 31. 3554 W. Cary St., 204-1048.
Chop Suey Gallery "Ride the Wild," featuring inspired doodles by Steve Crandall and Evan Venditti. On display through Aug. 9. 2913 W. Cary St. 422-8066.
Crossroads Art Center "Odd Man Out," featuring work by various artists. "Available … Views of a Field Whose Days are Numbered." Both on display through Sept. 8. 20016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "The Colors of Haiti," featuring paintings by Haitian artists including Patrick Verneret, Gerald Michael Lafontant and Wilbert Laurent. On display through Sept. 6. "Subsequent: Images from the Lower Ninth," featuring Dan Currier's documentary photographs from Hurricane Katrina. On display through July 31. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.
Elegba Folklore Society "The Fathers of Benin," featuring bronze sculptures from West Africa's Republic of Benin." On display through July 31. 101 E. Broad St. 644-3900.
Eric Schindler Gallery "Recent Work," featuring art by Thomas Van Auken. On display through July 31. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.
Ghostprint Gallery "The Tillinghast Family Portraits," featuring charcoal portraits and soft sculpture. On display through Aug. 1. 220 W. Broad St. 344-1557.
Ginger Levit Gallery "On the Beach: Landscapes and Waterscapes," featuring art work by Larry Horowitz. On display through Aug. 31. 1519 W. Main St. 398-0440. "Rural Virginia Panorama," featuring works by David Zuck. On display through Aug. 31. 6200 W. Club Lane. 398-0440.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden "Jeweled Treasures, Small Wonders," featuring insect shadowboxes by Laura Garrett. On display through Sept. 7. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.
Library of Virginia "Poe: Man, Myth or Monster," a special exhibit commemorating the 200th birthday of the American author. On display through Dec. 5. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.
Linden Row Inn Gallery "Poe's Playground," featuring art inspired by Edgar Allan Poe. On display through Aug. 25. 100 E. Franklin St. 783-7000.
Main Art Gallery "Limited Edition: Exploring Printmaking at the University of Mary Washington," featuring art work by Jesse Kopp, Andrew Sniffen, Molly Mathusa, Justin Owens and Molly Campbell. On display through Aug. 31. 1537 W. Main St., 355-6151.
Metro Space Gallery "Buffon's Needle," featuring art work by Melody Gulick. On display through Aug. 22. 117 W. Broad St. 643-7125.
Montpelier Center for Arts "James River Art League," featuring oil, pastel, watercolor and acrylic paintings by members. On display through Aug. 30. 17205 Mountain Road. 883-7378.
North Avenue Library "Solo Show," featuring art by Janet Taylor. On display through Sept 1. 2901 North Ave. 646-6675.
Page Bond Gallery "Vitamin C," featuring paintings, photographs, and works on paper by various artists. "The Power to Play: From Trash to Treasure," featuring handcrafted toys by children from around the world. Both on display through Aug. 21. 1625 W. Main St. 359-3633.
Petersburg Regional Art Center "All Media Show." On display through Aug. 1. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.
Project Space Gallery "A 72 submillimeter banana stuffed kauf drop," featuring art by Dana Frostick, Nutchild, Roman Zelgatas, Ken Jorgensen, Courtney Ford, Jean-Baptiste, and Nic Desantis. On display through Aug. 28. 0 E. Fourth St. 338-5508.
Quirk Gallery "After Life: A Skull Exhibition," featuring works by Noah Scalin. On display through Aug. 22. "Small Story," featuring art work by NiCote. On display through July 25. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.
Red Door Gallery "2009 Group Exhibition," featuring work by various artists. On display through Aug. 15. 1607 W. Main St. 358-0211.
Reynolds Gallery "Almost Famous," featuring art work by Seth Alverson, Patrick Cadenhead, Ryan Gothrup, Jonathan Marshall, Keith Mendak, Julie Ann Nagle, Maria Pithara and Toshiyuki Tanaka. "Sweet Summertime," featuring work by Isabel Bigelow, Sally Bowring, Janet Decover, Gerald Donato, Josephine Haden, Susan Jamison, Linn Meyers, Jiha Moon, Marc Petrovic, Stephen Talasnik, Rob Tarbell, Heide Trepanier and Jack Wax. Both on display through Aug. 15. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.
Richmond Public Library "Nature and Architectural Photography," featuring photography by Alice Quirk. "Exposed to Crows," featuring images in paint by Nick Pollok. "Eyes Guys, Architecture and the Flowing Form," featuring sculpture and photography by Mark Shively. All on display through July 31. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-6500.
Valentine Richmond History Center "Disciples of Vulcan: Examining the Resilient Oregon Hill Community," featuring a collection of images, maps and ephemera telling the story of the neighborhood. On display through November. "Battle for the City: the Politics of Race, 1950s-1970s," featuring images and artifacts from Richmond during the civil rights movement. On display through August. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.
University of Richmond Museums "Faces and Flowers: Painting on Lenox China." On display through June 28. "Victories, Orbs, and Angels: Byzantine Coins from the Collection." On display through Nov. 15. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8276.
Uptown Gallery "Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Docents' Exhibit." On display through July 25. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343. "Places to Be," featuring works in oil and acrylic by George Crawford and Blanton Seward. "From Bath County to Boca Grande," featuring paintings by William Frable. Both on display through Aug. 29. 1305 W. Main St. 353-8343.
Virginia Center for Architecture "Pitch Perfect: Design Excellence in the Region," featuring some of the mid-Atlantic's finest examples of architecture, interior design and preservation projects from 2008. On display through Aug. 23. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041.
Virginia Historical Society "Soul Soldiers: African Americans and the Vietnam Era," featuring more than 160 artifacts, photographs, recordings and other displays. "Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam," featuring a cache of Vietnam War soldiers' art. "Bring Paul Home: Phyllis Galanti and Vietnam War POWs," featuring pictures, letters, pamphlets, buttons and posters publicizing the plight of prisoners of war. All on display through Aug. 30. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "The Alchemy of Pots and Prints IV," featuring art by students of Steven Glass, Mary Holland and Chris Palmer. On display through Aug. 14. "Stranger Than Paradise," featuring work by Josephine Haden in the Pauley Center. On display through Sept. 13. 200 N. Boulevard. 204-2705.
Visual Arts Center "Faculty + Staff + Board Exhibition." On display through Aug. 23. 1812 W. Main St. 353-0094.
Visual Art Studio "Ladies to Lunch," featuring new paintings by Kay Shuster. "City Dwellers," featuring new paintings by Sally Valentine. "Bad Boys," featuring new sculptures by Jim McHenry. "Alfa," featuring oil paintings by Dan Rhett. "Masterpiece of the Month," featuring work by Dan Belanger. On display through Aug. 7. 280 W. Broad St. 644-1368.