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Glenview Mansion Art Gallery will host a reception Sunday to celebrate the opening of the gallery’s latest exhibit.

The exhibit, which will feature work from several artists in a variety of media and styles, runs through Aug. 29.

What: Glenview Mansion Art Gallery exhibit opening.

When: 1:30-3:30 p.m., Sunday.

Where: 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville.

Information: Julie Farrell, jfarrell@rockvillemd.gov or 240-314-8682; rockvillemd.gov/arts; or 240-314-8660.

The show includes works from photographer Richard Weiblinger, painter Patricia Hilton and a group of abstract artists known as The Friday Group.

Weiblinger has an “extremely creative eye” and produces beautiful photos utilizing creative lighting, said Julie Farrell, director of the Glenview gallery and an arts program specialist for the city of Rockville.

The Friday Group comprises artists who have been working at Montgomery College for several years on three-dimensional abstract artwork, according to a news release.

The artists work with media including wood and metal, and some of their pieces are quite large, Farrell said.

Hilton, of Cumberland, draws inspiration from Western Maryland’s mountains and waterways, according to the release.

The Glenview Mansion gallery is open year-round, with new exhibits every month, Farrell said.

The gallery shows a wide variety of work; most is by artists from the Washington, D.C., metro area, she said.

Sunday’s reception runs from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., and will feature refreshments and music by jazz performer Nancy Scimone.

rmarshall@gazette.net