Ongoing on exhibits

October 05, 2006

Local artists' show closes

On Sunday, Oct. 8, the Washington County Arts Council Gallery wraps up its show of original works of art by artists who reside or work in Washington County. The show includes Rhianon Lightner's "Pizza on the Beach", above. The gallery is at 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, and by appointment. Go to

Paintings from the East

An exhibit of paintings (including the Japanese cat above) from Asia and the Middle East are on display at AIIA (Antiques to Art) in Shepherdstown, W.Va. The show includes a selection of miniatures from Persia and India and continues through Sunday, Oct. 29. The gallery is on W.Va. 230 about a mile from Shepherdstown. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call 304-876-0659.

One scene, many views

James Condron has painted in nearly the same location almost daily for the past year, using color to represent the vibrations of form and space. A show of his paintings, such as the example above, is on display through Sunday, Oct. 29, at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Call 301-698-0656.


Ongoing exhibits

'Passages East'

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - "Passages East" features the paintings of Baltimore artist John Viles. Continues through Friday, Oct. 13. Wilson College's Bogigian Gallery, 1015 Philadelphia Ave. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. Call 717-264-4141, ext. 3305.

Art faculty exhibit

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Shippensburg University's art department faculty members display their art. Continues through Saturday, Oct. 21. Open house from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Oct. 21. Shippensburg University's Kauffman Gallery at Huber Art Center, 1871 Old Main Drive. Call 717-477-1530.

Paintings from poetry

FREDERICK, Md. - Ron Roberson's "The Epiphany Series" is a group of paintings born out of the experience of writing poetry. 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

Local artist exhibit

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Becky Dietrich exhibits her work. Continues through Wednesday, Oct. 25. Penn State Mont Alto's Museum of Temporary Art, first floor of the General Studies Building. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Call Freya Qually at 717-749-6202.

Quilts, weavings and beads

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Chambersburg Quilt Guild's quilted wall hangings; BeadWrights' bead creations; and hand-woven items by Robin Saulsbery. Continues through Saturday, Oct. 28. The Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St. 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.

Fall regional exhibition

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Inaugural show of local artists' works. Continues through most of October. The Arts Centre, Federal Courthouse and Post Office, 300 W. King St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call 304-263-0224, e-mail talk@theartcen, or go to

'Glances of Grace'

Paintings by Kenyan-born artist Grace Kisa (such as "Wind and String Trio," below) are on display. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 29. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-714-2278 or 800-717-4278; e-mail; or go to

Beaver Creek School memories

Beaver Creek School Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays through October. Beaver Creek School Museum, Beaver Creek Church Road. Free.

Watercolor paintings

NEW OXFORD, Pa. - Cora Shifflett displays a selection of watercolors through October. Main building at Cross Keys Village - The Brethren Home Community, U.S. 30 and Pa. 94. The exhibit is open during regular business or visiting hours. Call 717-624-5203.

'Reality and Imagination'

FREDERICK, Md. - The exhibit features recent works by Irina Smulevitch. Continues through October. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 301-696-8187.

'Aliens Among Us'

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Susan Ellis presents photographic portraits of insects. Continues through Wednesday, Nov. 1. Penn State Mont Alto's Library. Open daily to the public. Call Carol Maholtz at 717-749-6042.

'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

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