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Ongoing exhibits

November 01, 2007

Faculty art show

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Twelve Shepherd University faculty members are exhibiting works featuring a variety of media including photography, painting, sculpture and collage in the reading room of the Scarborough Library. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Nov. 3. Free. Call 304-876-5397.

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.

'Gramma's Apron'

Aprons used by local residents and their families' earlier generations. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 4. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, Sharpsburg Pike (Md. 65), 7 miles south of Hagerstown. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Call 240-313-2839. Free.

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Art show dedicated to animals

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - "Spiritual Personifications and Creative Animalizations" will involve an array of styles and media including paintings, photographs, rugs, rocks and digital art. Continues through Friday, Nov. 30. Charles Town Visitors Center/Fire Hall Gallery, 108 N. George St.

Blenko Glass museum pieces

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - "Blenko: West Virginia's Gift to the World" includes more than 100 pieces from the collections of the Huntington Museum of Art and West Virginia State Museum. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 4. Ice House, corner of Independence and Mercer. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.macicehouse.org.

'Illumination'

FREDERICK, Md. - A showcase of works by Linda Pelez-Dorian, adjunct professor of art at Kean University in Union, N.J. Continues through Monday, Nov. 5. Hood College's Hodson Gallery in the Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. For information, e-mail organ@hood.edu.

Miniature paintings

"Art for the Animals" miniature paintings are on display through Saturday, Nov. 10, at Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St. Paintings are available through a silent auction; proceeds benefit Humane Society of Washington County. Call 301-733-2060, ext. 237.

'Tramp Art'

Drawing from the collections of Lewis Allen and Doug Bast. 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.

'Iron Oxide'

FREDERICK, Md. - "Iron Oxide: Remnants and Artifacts," new works by Craig Leonardi are on display. Show continues through Sunday, Nov. 25. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St.

'Shadows & Iron'

FREDERICK, Md. - An exhibit featuring the work of two local artists, husband and wife Griffith L. and Mary G. Garwood. Continues through November. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St. Go to www.weinbergcenter.org or call 301-600-2828.

Mother, daughter art exhibit

MONT ALTO, Pa. - Sarah and Robyn Jacobs exhibit their paintings. The exhibit includes portraits, landscapes, nudes, abstracts and other scenes. Continues through Thursday, Dec. 13. Penn State Mont Alto Museum of Temporary Art. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Call 717-749-6056.

'A Colorful Life'

FREDERICK, Md. - Self-taught artist Eric Carter displays his paintings in the Gardiner Pavilion titled, "A Colorful Life." Reception from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Show continues through Friday, Dec. 21. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St.

Beadwork exhibit

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - The Shippens-burg University Fashion Archives and Museum opens the fall semester with a show of beadwork on women's clothing. Exhibit continues through Friday, Dec. 7. Shippensburg University's Fashion Archives and Museum, lower level of Harley Hall, 1871 Old Main Drive. Noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 717-477-1239.

Art of 'The Gettysburg Review'

An exhibition featuring paintings from 14 artists (such as "Harrison Street" by Melissa A. Miller, shown above) whose work has appeared in Gettysburg College's literary journal, "The Gettysburg Review." Continues through Sunday, Dec. 2. Gettysburg College's Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, Pa. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 4 p.m. weekends.

Three-artist installation

Artwork by R.L. Croft (whose piece shown above was made from old gas price signs), Andy Charneco and Ken Huston. Charneco's compositions were created from sounds recorded by percussive or interactive actions performed on the sculptors' work. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 25. Reception 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Call 301-698-0656, e-mail info@delaplaine.org, or go to www.delaplaine.org.

'Visions of the Susquehanna'

The exhibit features 250 years of paintings by American masters (such as Matthew Daub's "Foundry," shown above). Exhibit continues through Sunday, Dec. 2. 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.

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