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Ongoing exhibits

August 30, 2007

'Key Artists of Frederick'

"Key Artists of Frederick" is in honor of the Keys to Frederick project. The exhibit features 30 6-foot-tall fiberglass keys decorated by 30 artists. Each artist was also invited to submit one additional piece of artwork. The exhibit continues through August at Cultural Arts Center gallery, 15 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 301-662-4190 or go to www.frederickartscouncil.org.

Photographs and ceramics

"Eye to Eye: Reflecting Through Lens and Clay" includes photographs by seven local photographers and sculptural raku ceramics by Brad McNew of Chambersburg. The exhibit continues through Friday, Aug. 31 at Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 717-264-6883 or go to www.innernet.net/councilforthearts.

Anniversary gifts

Paintings and other artwork that were donated in honor of the museum's 75th anniversary is on display through Sunday, Sept. 2, at 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.

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'Key Ingredients: America by Food'

The Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit features photographs, illustrations and artifacts that explore American and local culture through foodways: procurement, preparation and presentation of the things we eat. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 4. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65), 7 miles south of Hagerstown. Hours are 10 a.m. noon Monday, 9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment. Call 240-313-2839. Free.

Land, water, winter

FREDERICK, Md. - Nancy McLoughlin's latest work is an exploration of land and water in pastels and acrylics inspired by Lilypons Water Gardens and the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers near her home. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 30. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Diane Sibbison at 301-698-0656.

Photographs and oils

Photographs by Jennifer Fountain and oils by Suzanne Stultz, such as the one above, are on display. Continues through Friday, Aug. 31. Also, photographs by James Meade, Matt Prince, Tom Radley and Ron Lytle; artwork by Leslie Norris, David Heatwole, Travis Horst and Bob Savidge; jewelry by Kathy Maher; pottery by Jessica Craver; and stained glass by Sheila Brannon. Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191.

Interactive science for kids

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

'No Tresspassing'

FREDERICK, Md. - A new photography series by Shepherd University senior Cynthia Mason. Using black and white sheet film and a single, unfiltered lense on a large-format camera, Mason has captured local dilapidated manufacturing and industrial sites. Continues through Saturday, Sept. 15. Reception 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1. The Delaplaine Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. 301-698-0656.

Nautical art

"Under Sail" features nautical works from the museum's collection of marine-inspired subjects. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 30. 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.

Artist of the month

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Multimedia artist Terah Ware is the featured artist of the month for August Continues through August. Not Right Minded? Art Supplies, 406 W. Race St. Call 304-283-6657.

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.

A photo a day

FREDERICK, Md. - Kristian Thacker took at least one Polaroid camera shot each day for a year between May 2006 and May 2007. This exhibit features a selection of these photos. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Jean Frank at 301-698-0656, ext. 100.

Woodcarver Frank Feather

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Woodcarvings by Frank Feather are on display. Continues through Tuesday, Oct. 23. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Museum hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. weekends. Museum admission charge. Call 717-762-4723.

New work by Michael Maginnis

Maginnis displays new work. Continues through Friday, Sept. 14. Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, or by appointment. Call 301-791-3132.

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