OPENINGS

ART LEAGUE -- Carol Purcell Baliles, Tapestry Painting in Watercolor, opens Friday, continuing through Oct. 7 at 101 N. Union St., Alexandria.

FRANZ BADER -- Otto Natzler ceramics, opens Tuesday, continuing through Oct. 3. "Turkish Fairytales," serigraphs and paintings by Zeki Findikoglu, through Saturday at 2001 I St. NW.

BAUMGARTNER -- Gottfried Helnwein, paintings and drawings, opens Wednesday, continuing through October at 2016 R St. NW.

CAPRICORN -- George Dombek watercolors, opens Friday, continuing through Oct. 2 at 4849 Rugby Ave. Bethesda.

KATHLEEN EWING -- "Animal Portrait Show," opens Friday, continuing through Oct. 22 at 3020 K. St. NW.

GALERIE INTI -- "Homage to the People of Chile," photographs by Naul Ojeda, opens Friday, continuing through Oct. 11 at 1470 Irving St. NW.

GALLERY 4 -- Cas Neer, early architectural drawings, opens Friday, continuing through September at 115 S. Columbus St. Alexandria.

GALLERY K -- New works by gallery artists, opens Tuesday, continuing through Oct. 3 at 2032 P St. NW.

GRACE -- Paintings, prints, sculpture, photographs, stained glass, opens Sunday, continuing through Oct. 11 at 11400 Washington Plaza West, Reston.

B R KORNBLATT -- "The Pool Paintings," Dorothy McGahee series of oils, watercolors, pastels; Richard Estes, "Urban Landscapes III," open Saturday, continuing through Oct. 7 at 406 7th St. NW.

LANSBURGH's -- George Porter, "Patterns & Textures," photography, opens Friday, continuing through Oct. 6. Paintings by Pat Helsing, Lee Newman, Alice Corbett, Liz Pozen, Lynne Oakes, opens Tuesday, through Oct. 1. Photography by Dennis Deloria: Focus on the Dance Exchange, through Sept. 29; Kit-Kueng paintings, Judy Todd pottery, through Sept. 20; Sandra Litz mixed media, Helene Steene monoprints, Joan Stolz, pastels, George Koch, painting/collage, through Tuesday. In windows at 418 7th St. NW.

McCRILLIS GARDENS -- Prints, Paper & Paint, group show opens Saturday, continuing through Sept. 27 (sponsored by Montgomery County Recreation Dept.) at 6910 Greentree Rd., Bethesda.

McINTOSH DRYSDALE -- Pete Omlor, recent paintings, opens Saturday, continuing through Oct. 6 at 406 7th St. NW.