Ongoing exhibits

February 15, 2007

'Red Hat Wisdom'

Rebecca Pearl's exhibit of 34 original watercolor paintings and accompanying limited-edition prints that served as the illustrations for a book entitled "Red Hat Wisdom, Humor for the Better Half of Your Life." Exhibit concludes Saturday, Feb. 17. Benjamin Art Gallery, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown.

Wild and Wonderful Fibers

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - Wearable, sculptural and decorative fiber artworks by 16 West Virginia artists are featured. Concludes Sunday, Feb. 18. The Ice House, corner of Independence and Mercer streets. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Paintings, drawings and sculpture

FREDERICK, Md. - Paintings, drawings and sculpture by Jos Pedreaez are on display. Concludes Sunday, Feb. 18. The Side Gallery at The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. For information, call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656, ext. 115.


Watercolor paintings

FREDERICK, Md. - Watercolor paintings by Irina Smulevitch are on display. Concludes Sunday, Feb. 18. The New Gallery at The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. For information, call 301-698-0656, ext. 115.

Faculty artwork

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - The art faculty at Shepherd University presents an exhibit that includes photography, mixed media, sculpture, graphic design, painting, drawing and printmaking. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 18. Shepherd University's Scarborough Library. Call 304-876-5421.

Baltimore Watercolor Society

FREDERICK, Md. - Baltimore Watercolor Society will display the work of more than 30 area watercolorists who have been juried into the society as members. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 25. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656, ext. 115.

New work inspired by old

FREDERICK, Md. - New works by Jan McIntyre Lamb, including "New Space," below, will be on display during February. These paintings are inspired by the artist's earlier work. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 25. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 301-696-8187.

'Recycled Matter'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Features the mixed-media artwork of Sonya Evanisko. Continues through Wednesday, Feb. 28. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St. Call 304-263-0224.

Art in the Hallway

Tina Stonestreet, a Valley Art Association member, will display her paintings during Art in the Hall for February. Paintings may be purchased through the hospital gift shop. A portion of sales proceeds will be donated to Washington County Hospital Auxiliary. Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Call 301-790-8663.

Aloha Night

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Local photographer Charles "Chip" Palmer and his wife, Teresa, will display a selection of their prints taken on trips to the Hawaiian Islands. The exhibit is on display through February. Meteor Caf, 324 W. Stephen St. Call 304-267-5414.


The expressionist works of Mark Adams are on display. Each multi-hued piece of acrylic or pastel has been shaped by the artist's struggles with mental illness. Continues through the end of February. University System of Maryland at Hagerstown Library, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. For information, call 240-527-2717.

Freeman Henry Morris Murray

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - As part of its Black History Month celebration, the public is invited to attend the opening of a new exhibit, "Freeman Henry Morris Murray: Devoted to Equality and Justice for All." Continues through February. John Brown Museum's second floor, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Shenandoah Street. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Ranger-led programs of the Storer College campus will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. Meet at the park visitor center for the Storer College tours. Call 304-535-6029.

Watch the birdy

Local photographer Wil Hershberger's display of wildlife photographs will conclude this weekend with the final show of the play "Over the Tavern" on Sunday, Feb. 18, at Old Opera House's Heiler Gallery, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Call 304-725-4420.

Process-oriented paintings

Steve Pearson will exhibit his paintings that show the process of their creation at The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. The show continues through Sunday, Feb. 25. Call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656, ext. 115.

Don't avert your eyes

Nearly 70 images are on display in the 2007 Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Photos feature landscapes, still lifes, portraits, figures, abstracts and digital effects. The show continues through Sunday, April 22. Hours at the museum, in City Park in Hagerstown, are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

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