Art for the Holidays

Holiday exhibits, shows & sales at area galleries and artists collectives

Gallery 57 West 

The artists of Gallery 57 West are creating holiday magic with a Gallery Gift Giveaway countdown. Daily from December 1 thru 24, enter to win a personally selected creative gift by a Gallery 57 artist; sign the guest book and share your experience on social media with #57westgiveaway to enter; also enter by sharing social media posts, liking their page, making a purchase or singing up for the newsletter. 57 West St., Annapolis: www.gallery57west.com

McBride Gallery 

See and shop small-scale artworks by gallery artists and friends during the Small Gems show; meet artist Victor Nizovstev at an open house Dec. 3, 7-9pm. Annapolis: www.McBrideGallery.com 

[email protected] 

See the holiday show Artful Sparkle now thru Dec. 27; masks, limited gallery numbers, and physical distance precautions required. Th-Su 11am-5pm, [email protected], North Beach: www.artworksat7th.com

CalvART Gallery  

Celebrate the winter season by viewing the new show Holiday Marketplace, feature works of local artists in a setting reminiscent of an old country store and market; Open house Dec. 12 (1-5pm) includes to-go hot apple cider and cookies. Show runs thru Jan. 3 (11am-5pm Th-Su). CalvART Gallery, Prince Frederick: www.calvartgallery.com 

Annmarie Garden 

Discover a dazzling display of hand-crafted ornaments made by over 20 regional artists in the Ornament Show & Sale. The ornaments are hung on trees displayed in the Main Gallery of the Arts Building. Also shop the Small Works Show & Sale in the Main Gallery thru Jan. 1. This exhibit showcases small-scale artwork, no larger than 20″ x 20″, priced to sell, and make great one-of-a-kind holiday gifts. Solomons: www.annmariegarden.org