Artwork given by AAUW
Works donated to the museum by the American Association of University Women are on display. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 26. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Open daily except Monday. Call 301-739-5727.
FREDERICK, Md. - 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; 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. $3.
Art in hospital hallways
Art in the Hallway will feature Noelle Miller. Paintings may be purchased through the hospital gift shop; a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Washington County Hospital Auxiliary. Continues through November. Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-8663.
Glen Sabetto's paintings are on display through Thursday, Nov. 30. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc., 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, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.casgi.org.
'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 email@example.com.
'Among Friends: Drawings by Dooijewaard & Singer'
Works by museum founder William Henry Singer Jr. and Dutch artist Willem Dooijewaard are on display. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 10. 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.
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. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $5 to $7.
The exhibit uses interactive displays to teach the public about women's bodies and how to stay healthy. The exhibit is from the National Health Sciences Consortium. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. $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., Hagers-town. For information, call 301-745-6681 or go to www.The-Train-Room.com.
Museum anniversary show
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts celebrates its 75th anniversary with its first archival retrospective exhibition. The exhibition tells the history of the institution and includes milestone acquisitions from the permanent collection. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 7. 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.
Joanna Athey of Charles Town, W.Va., is exhibiting a variety of collages at South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St., Summit Point, W.Va. A reception is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12. The show continues through November. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The library is closed Friday.
Making art visible
A show of William Waite's paintings is on display at the Kauffman Gallery in Shippensburg University's Huber Art Center. The show continues through Friday, Nov. 10. The university is at 1871 Old Main Drive in Shippensburg, Pa. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday and by appointment. Call 717-477-1530 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.