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Ongoing exhibits

June 29, 2006

'Sisters Speak'

Just Lookin' Gallery is exhibiting artwork (including Midnight Journey," above) by 11 contemporary black women artists, including paintings, hand-made paper and drawings. The show continues through Sunday, Aug. 27, at the gallery, at 40 Summit Ave. in Hagerstown. For information, call 301-714-2278 or 800-717-4278.

Digital prints

A show of digital prints by Lisa Sheirer is on display at Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. The show continues through Sunday, July 9. Call 301-698-0656 or go to www.delaplaine.org.

Blues and baseball

The Washington County Arts Council gallery features paintings by Mick Williams, who painted the poster art for the 2006 Western Maryland Blues Fest (above). Also on display are classic baseball photos from the collection of Carl Kidwiler and artwork in various media produced by prison inmates. The shows continue through Saturday, July 8, at the gallery at 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.

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Watercolor paintings

Work by Clear Spring artist, Cindy Downs. Continues through Friday, June 30. Valley Antiques & Uniques, 108 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5070.

'Divergence'

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Works by Dorothea Barrick, Rebecca Harris, Ami Plessinger, and Pat Sukerkar are on display. Continues through Saturday, July 1. Council for the Arts office and gallery, 159 S. Main St. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Call 717-264-6883.

Nine artists

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The Barnhart Studio Group, a group of nine artists who studied under Jeff Barnhart, exhibit paintings in a variety of media. Concludes Saturday, July 1. Wallspace Gallery & Framing, 1769 Lincoln Way East. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 717-264-7210 or go to www.wallspace.com.

Print show

BOONSBORO - "Footprints: Block prints from La Alpujarra to the Potomac River" by TeMahoa Love, features hand-pressed prints. Concludes Sunday, July 2. Antietam Arts, 16 N. Main St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Call 301-432-0605.

Vintage photographs

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Photographs from the 1930s and 1940s taken by Adams County, Pa., farmer and photographer Charles "Jim" Lott. Continues through Wednesday, July 5. Majestic Theater Gallery, 25 Carlisle St. Gallery hours are noon to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; noon to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Call 717-677-7514 or go to www.americasarts.com.

Quilt exhibit

CUMBERLAND, Md. - Antique American quilts are on display. 1 to 4 p.m. today through Sunday, July 2; Thursday, July 6; and Friday, July 7. Concludes July 7. C. William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts, 104 Washington St.

Student art invitational

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - "Sorbet: A Time to Cleanse the Palette" is the title of the Gettysburg High School Student Art Invitational. Featured are nine student artists. Continues through Sunday, July 30. Hard Bean Caf, 17 Lincoln Square. Call 717-528-8378 or e-mail dogandswan@hotmail.com.

'Then and Now'

Artist Gretchen Wachs returns to her hometown of Hagerstown with an exhibition of paintings, prints and ceramics. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 6. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Baltimore Painted Furniture

Painted furniture by David Wiesand, inspired by early 19th-century design in Baltimore. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 6. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

'Down the Bridal Path'

FREDERICK, Md. - "Down the Bridal Path" explores the wedding traditions of Frederick County. Continues through November. Historical Society of Frederick County Museum, 24 E. Church St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. $3.

'Beyond the Battles'

The exhibit shows the effects on the farms and towns of Washington County and of the local battles and troop movements during the Civil War. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Continues through Friday, Dec. 1. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Hagerstown. Call 240-313-2839 or e-mail lhendrickson@washco-md.net.

Vision exhibit

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