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Ongoing exhibits

January 04, 2007

'Celebrating 75 Years'

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts celebrates its 75th anniversary with an archival retrospective exhibition. Concludes 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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727 or go to washcomuseum.org.

Photography class show

Works by students in Hagerstown Community College's Level 2 Photography class will be displayed. Continues through mid-January. HCC's Valley Mall Center. Free.

Works by visual-arts students

FREDERICK, Md. - Works by students in each art class. Continues through Wednesday, Jan. 31. Frederick Community College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike. Call Wendell Poindexter at 301-846-2513.

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Art in the hallway

Teri Birkhauser, a Valley Art Association member, will display her paintings during the month of January. Paintings may be purchased through the hospital gift shop. Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-8663.

Valley Art Association show

Art from Valley Art Association members is being displayed. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 4. 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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

Vision exhibit

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. Continues through Saturday, June 30. 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. Call 301-790-0076.

Model trains

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, For information, call 301-745-6681 or go to www.the-train-room.com.

Local landmarks

Photographs of landmarks in City Park are on display. Contemporary School of the Arts & 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, e-mail ronlytle3@netzero.net or go to www.csagi.org.

Symbols of peace and hope

The third annual "One Hundred Doves" exhibit features roughly 100 pieces created by local artists under a theme of peace and hope, symbolized by the dove. The show, which includes a painting, above, by Eliane Ambrose, continues through Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-791-3132.

Tiny art treasures

Doyle W. Elison's watercolor-and-ink "Barn Pool Reflection" is part of Miniature Art 2006, a show of more than 200 paintings, drawings and three-dimensional works at Council for the Arts, Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. None of the artworks are larger than 4 inches by 6 inches. The show concludes Saturday, Jan. 6. Call 717-264-6883 or go to www.in nernet.net/council forthearts.

Mellow Yellow

Ed Paschke's 1984 lithograph "Viseon" is part of "Art from the '60s, '70s and '80s," a display of art from the collection of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 4, at the museum in Hagerstown's City Park. 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.

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