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Exhibits

August 03, 2006

'Then and Now'



Artist Gretchen Wachs returns to her hometown of Hagerstown with an exhibition of paintings, prints and ceramics. Concludes 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



Victorian-styled painted furniture by David Wiesand, inspired by early 19th-century design in Baltimore. Concludes 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.




'Sisters Speak'



Artwork by 11 contemporary black women artists, featuring paintings, hand-made paper, drawings and more. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 27. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. The show will be available for viewing online at www.justlookin.com. For information, call 301-714-2278 or 800-717-4278.

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Spectrum Seven



Valley Art Association will feature an exhibit by the Spectrum Seven, comprised of Valley Art Association members Eliane Ambrose, Donna Bingaman, Marguerite Cyr, Becky Dietrich, Donna Mason, Elisabet Stacy-Hurley and Marjorie Tressler. Opening reception 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call 301-797-6813.




Abstract art



Artwork by Mirjana Golubovic (including "Land of Magicians," below) will be on display. Continues through Thursday, Aug. 31. Meet the artist from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hag-erstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 301-791-6191 or go to www.csagi.org.




'Dynamic Perspectives'



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - The show features four artists whose works combine dynamic contrasts. The feature artists are Ruth Durbin, Susan Shaffer, Frank Tkac and Lynn Uhlmann. Continues through Saturday, Sept. 2. Council for the Arts' office and gallery, 159 S. Main St. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Call 1-717-264-6883.




Train photos



"Arrested Motion" features artfully lit photos of 1950s trains. Continues through Sept. 24. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free; donation requested. 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. For information, call 301-739-5727.




Photography show



FREDERICK, Md. - Martin L. Heavner's photographs visually celebrate the gift of each day in his exhibit, "Brand New Day." Continues through Sunday, Oct. 15. Reception 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656, ext. 115.




'Down the Bridal Path'



FREDERICK, Md. - Presentation of the wedding traditions of Frederick County. Continues through November. Historical Society of Frederick County Museum, 24 E. Church St. Admission is $3. For more information, call 301-663-1188 or go to www.hsfcinfo.org.




'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.




'Brush and Torch'



FREDERICK, Md. - Husband and wife artists Griff and Mary Garwood will exhibit their metal sculptures and watercolor paintings. Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5. New Gallery at The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center.




Classics from the '50s



An exhibit "Life was Different in Black and White" portrays daily artifacts from the 1950s, including an early portable TV, a console radio, transistor radio, hula hoops, vacuum tubes, TV programs and more. 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, and noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17; also weekdays by arrangement. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-597-9010 or go to www.greencastlemuseum.org.




Abstracts



Artwork by Raymond Yosuico will be on display. Continues through Thursday, Aug. 31. Reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 25. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 301-791-6191 or go to www.csagi.org.

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