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Ongoing exhibits

September 27, 2007

'Remember Steve Irwin'

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Kristina Crea presents an exhibit "Remember Steve Irwin," a show in memory of the late "Crocodile Hunter" star. The exhibit features Crea's acrylic and oil paintings and sculptures. 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.

'Tattoo: History. Design. Tradition'

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - An exhibition of the artistry of tattooing. Sponsored by Council for the Arts in Chambersburg, Pa. Continues through Friday, Sept. 28. The SHAPE Gallery, 39 W. King St. Free. Hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Go to www.shapeart.org.

'Zero Gravity'

FREDERICK, Md. - Chul-Hyun Ahn showcases his paintings expressing a chaotic space of non-gravity. Continues through Saturday, Sept. 29. Hood College's Hodson Gallery in the Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

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Two artists

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

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. Continues through September. Admission costs $3 to $7. Go to www.discoverystation.org.

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.

Art in the hallway

Paintings by Denny Bingaman, a Valley Art Association member, are on display through September. Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown. A portion of the proceeds from sales will be donated to Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

Art by Barbosa and Dobbin

FREDERICK, Md. - Mixed media installations by Maria Barbosa and photography by Steven Dobbin (such as the image at right). Continues through Sunday, Sept. 30. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Free. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-698-0656 or go to www.delaplaine.org.

'Just Art'

Greencastle, Pa., artist Eliane Ambrose exhibits abstracts, still lifes and outdoor paintings during September. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 30. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Oil paintings and prints

FREDERICK, Md. - Painter Jan McIntyre Lamb exhibits her collection, "Bravo Cortona!" 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.

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. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 14. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call Jean Frank at 301-698-0656, ext. 100.

Tramp art show

The exhibit draws from the collections of Lewis Allen and Doug Bast, and will highlight an art form only recently garnering the attention it deserves. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 18. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. 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.

Wilson's work

Paintings by Wilson Webb are on display at South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St., Summit Point, W.Va. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; call for weekday hours. The exhibit continues through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Call 304-724-7008 or e-mail cmasonwhf@aol.com.

'Visions of the Susquehanna'

"Foundry" by Matthew Daub is part of an exhibit at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown of views along the Susquehanna River, which flows from New York state to the Chesapeake Bay. The exhibit features 250 years of paintings by American masters. A gallery talk will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Dec. 2. 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.

Regional artists

Christopher Robinson's "The Island" is part of a show of work by 33 regional artists through Saturday, Oct. 20, at The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 304-263-0224 or go to www.theartcentre.org.

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