Valley Art Association
Valley Art Association features a new members show during September. Paintings in the exhibition are works done by new members. Opening reception 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call 301-797-6813.
Art in the Hallway
Norman Ford, a Valley Art Association member, displays his paintings. Paintings may be purchased through the hospital gift shop. A portion of the proceeds from the sales will be donated to Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.
FREDERICK, Md. - Four artists, each with a distinct perspective and approach to art, are showcased in "Contemporary African-American Artists." Show includes "sky ladders," left, by Alonzo Davis. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 1. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-698-0656 or go to www.delaplaine.org.
GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Featured are Anna Stienstra, Corey Evan Williams and Patrick J. Donmoyer. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 1. Hard Bean Caf, 17 Lincoln Square. Call 717-528-8378 or e-mail email@example.com.
FREDERICK, Md. - Martin L. Heav-ner's photographs visually celebrate the gift of each day in his exhibit, "Brand New Day." Continues through Sunday, Oct. 15. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656, ext. 115.
FREDERICK, Md. - Ron Roberson's "Epiphany Series" paintings. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 22. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-698-0656, ext. 115 or go to www.delaplaine.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 Washington County's farms and towns of 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 50-panel exhibit highlights how the eye and the brain work together to create vision. It also explores how researchers are developing ways to protect sight from visual disorders and diseases. Artifacts include 50 glass eyes. Continues through Jan. 23, 2007. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission costs $5 to $7.
The Train Room
Model train displays feature the New York Central Railroad running the rails, a D.C. transit trolley and men pumping a hand car up and down a hillside. The Train Room, 360 S. Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown. Call 301-745-6681 or go to www.The-Train-Room.com.
Dual solo shows
Two solo shows, "Nature Series No. 1" and "Seeing Green," feature artwork by Nancy McLoughlin and Phyllis Jacobs. The shows run through September at The Artists' Gallery of Frederick, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 301-696-8187.
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts presents "Arrested Motion: 1950s Railroad Photographs by O. Winston Link" - photos of 20th-century trains. The show continues through Sept. 24. The museum is in 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.
Marshall Dupuie displays his photography in a show entitled "Photo Tripping: A Visual Journey" at Hood College's Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. The show continues through Sunday, Oct. 1. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.