July 05, 2007

'Fantasy and Reality'

Paintings by West Virginia artist Sibyl MacKenzie will be on display. Artist's reception noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 14. Continues through Tuesday, July 31. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.


Photographs by Cindy Stegle of Frederick, Md., will be on display. Continues through Thursday, Aug. 30. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Call Jean Frank at 301-698-0656, ext. 100.

Fashions of the 1930s

"The 1930s: Prosperity is Just Around the Corner" features items ranging from a hobo's suit to a Hollywood-inspired evening gown. Continues through Thursday, Aug. 2. Shippensburg University Fashion Archives and Museum, lower level of Harley Hall, Shippensburg, Pa. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and by appointment. Call 717-477-1239 or go to


Ongoing shows

Face value

A show of American portraits from the museum's permanent collection. Continues through Sunday, July 8. 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. Free; donations requested. Call 301-739-5727.

Paintings and sculpture

FREDERICK, Md. - Vince Coates displays his watercolors, acrylics and sculpture in a show titled "Early Mornings and Late Nights." Continues through Wednesday, July 11. Frederick Community College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Free. Call 301-846-2513.

Regional juried art exhibition

FREDERICK, Md. - A variety of artwork by regional artists. Continues through Sunday, July 22. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Go to

Chair Parade 2007

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Decorated child-size rocking chairs will be on display at businesses throughout the Chambersburg area as part of Chair Parade 2007. All chairs are available for purchase via silent auction 7 p.m. Friday, July 27. Continues through Thursday, July 26. Call 717-264-6883.

'What's the Big Idea?'

GETTYSBURG, Pa. - Art by Shirley Armstrong, Stefi Horwath, JD Pyshnik and Rob Bass. Continues through Sunday, July 29. Hard Bean Cafe, 17 Lincoln Square. Call 717-528-8378.

Art in the hallway

Zelma Lushbaugh, a Valley Art Association member, will have paintings on display during July. Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. Paintings may be purchased through the hospital gift shop. A portion of the proceeds from the sales will be donated to the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary. Call 301-790-8663.

July artist of the month

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Lu Mattern of Waynesboro, Pa., will be the July artist of the month. Her work will be on display through July. Chambersburg Hospital, 112 N. Seventh St. Call 717-267-3000.

Body Carnival: The Science and Fun of Being You!

Body Carnival features 18 interactive, carnival-themed displays teaching visitors about the human body while investigating force, pressure, light, color and more. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed on holidays. Continues through September. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission costs $3 to $7. Go to

Anniversary gifts

Paintings and other artwork donated in honor of the museum's 75th anniversary. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 2. 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.

Belle Boyd House

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Ongoing exhibits feature the Civil War, the history of Belle Boyd and Martinsburg, World War II and early-American toys. Belle Boyd House Museum, 126 E. Race St. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Group tours can be arranged by calling 304-267-4713.

Beaver Creek School Museum

The two-room school, built in 1904, is operated as a museum by the Washington County Historical Society. 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Beaver Creek School Museum, Beaver Creek Church Road. Free. Call 301-797-8782.

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