Ongoing exhibits

September 06, 2007

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

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.

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 beginning May 2006. An exhibit featuring a selection of these photos continues through Sunday, Oct. 14. 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.

Paintings 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.

'Remember Steve Irwin'

SHEPHERSDSTOWN, W.Va. - Kristina Crea presents an exhibit "Remember Steve Irwin," a show in memory of the late "Crocodile Hunter." The exhibit features Crea's acrylic and oil paintings and sculptures. The paintings were inspired by Irwin's dedication to wildlife. Continues through Friday, Sept. 28. Hours are 4 to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday. National Conservation Training Center, 698 Conservation Way. Call 304-876-7276.

Two artists open show

FREDERICK, Md. - A new show at The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md., consists of paintings by James Germaux and sculptures by Robert Sibbison. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 30. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 301-696-8187 or go to

Art in the hallway

Denny Bingaman, a Valley Art Association member, has paintings on display through September. Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown.

Oil paintings and prints

FREDERICK, Md. - Painter Jan McIntyre Lamb will exhibit her collection, "Bravo Cortona! Oil Paintings on Panels and Hand Pulled Prints." Continues through Wednesday, Oct. 3. Frederick Community College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 301-624-2863.

New paintings

SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. - Paintings by Wilson Webb. South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St. Continues through October. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; call for weekday hours. Call 304-724-7008 or e-mail

'Gramma's Apron'

Aprons worn by local residents and their ancestors. 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; donation requested.

'Just Art'

Greencastle, Pa., artist Eliane Ambrose's abstracts, still lifes and outdoor paintings are on display during September at Mansion House Art Gallery through Sunday, Sept. 30. The gallery is in City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Black-and-white photos

Shepherd University senior Cynthia Mason created a photography series of local dilapidated manufacturing and industrial sites by using a single, unfiltered lens on a large-format camera. A show of these images is on display through Saturday, Sept. 15, at Delaplaine Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., in Frederick, Md. Call 301-698-0656.

Artwork by inmates

Art created by inmates at Maryland Correctional Institution is on display through Friday, Sept. 7, at the library of the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown. Call 240-527-2717.

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