October 19, 2006

Quilts, weavings and beads

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., Chambersburg, Pa. 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.

Death in the late Victorian era

The exhibit features photographs, garments and children's caskets from the museum collection, as well as documentation from the Brunswick Death Registry during the late Victorian era. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 12. Brunswick Railroad Museum, 40 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, Md. For information, call 301-834-6266, e-mail, or go to

Paintings from poetry

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., Frederick, Md. 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


Art faculty exhibit

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Shippensburg University's art department faculty members display their artwork. 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.

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.

Paintings by James Condron

FREDERICK, Md. - 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. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 29. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call 301-698-0656.

'Paintings From the East'

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - An exhibit of paintings from Asia and the Middle East, including a selection of miniatures from Persia and India. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 29. AIIA (Antiques to Art), W.Va. 230. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Call 304-876-0659.

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 or go to

'Glances of Grace'

Paintings by Kenyan-born artist Grace Kisa 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

Three Baltimore artists

FREDERICK, Md. - Tom Well, Frank Chetelat and Michael William Kirby will display their artwork. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 29. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center's Kline and F&M Galleries, 40 S. Carroll St. Call 301-698-0656.

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. Continues through October. Main building and Harmony Ridge Community Center exhibit areas 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.

'Two Worlds, 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. Free and open to the public. Call Carol Maholtz at 717-749-6042.

Photographic retrospective

FREDERICK, Md. - A show of photos by photographer and painter Walt Folger. Continues through Wednesday, Nov. 1. Frederick Community College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 301-846-2513.

Find Art in the Ordinary

FREDERICK, Md. - Finding Art in the Ordinary: Ceramics by Peter Pinnell, an exhibition of ceramic works showcasing the theoretical events that take place in the kiln. Reception 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20. Continues through Friday, Nov. 10. Hood College's Hodson Gallery of Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. Call 301-696-3526 or e-mail

'The Art of the Poster'

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Early posters from the studio of Dog & Swan. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 26. Hard Bean Cafe, 17 Lincoln Square. Call 717-528-8378 or e-mail

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