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Ongoing exhibits

January 31, 2008

Art in the library

Watercolor paintings by Roxanne Shields are on display through February at South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St., Summit Point, W.Va. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 304-724-7008.

' True Companions: Student Perspectives'

The exhibit features animal portraits by Chambersburg Area Senior High School art students, including this image by Rachel Hess. Meet the artists from 4 to 6 p.m. today. Continues through Saturday, Feb. 9 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. For information about the exhibit, call 717-264-6883.

20th anniversary reunion exhibit

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. --  The Arts Centre presents some of the artists who were featured in its opening exhibit in 1987 and its 10th anniversary show. The artists are Jan Heath, Jonathan Heath, Frank Herrera, Don Miller, Michael Nuetzal, Diana Suttenfield and Cathy Wilkin. Continues through Saturday, Feb. 2. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St. Call 304-263-0224.

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World War posters

"Designing for Victory 1914-1945: Posters from the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center," features posters used by the military. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 3. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown.

'New Year -- New Visions'

Tenth annual "New Year -- New Visions" exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 3 at Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-714-2278.

Vintage music machines

"Making Music: Mechanical Organs from the Snyder Collection" features mechanical organs lent by local collectors Russell and Rosie Snyder. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 10. Russell Snyder will give live performances of mechanical organ music at 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. 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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

Loaded Brush

A 20-year survey of works by Margaret Ann Kennedy will be on display. Continues through Tuesday, Feb. 12. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com or call 301-791-3132.

Frederick's Legacy: The Art of Helen L. Smith

FREDERICK, Md. -- Helen L. Smith documented the people and landscapes of Frederick County until her death in 1997 at age 103. She made a living creating painted objects: clock faces, hand painted china, and tole painted wood and metal objects and furniture. She produced thousands of silhouettes of Frederick folk, provided illustrations for newspapers, advertisements and in 1979 she created the Frederick City's seal from her own logo designed in 1945. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 17. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-698-0656.

Juxtapositions: Original prints by Penn's Woods Printmakers

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The exhibition shows differing printmaking processes and techniques. Subjects include landscape, still life, figure and abstraction. Exhibit continues through Friday, Feb. 22. Wilson College's Bogigian Gallery on the second floor of Lortz Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave.

'Self'

FREDERICK, Md. -- A group show featuring introspective portraits. Twenty percent of sales will go to downtown Frederick's Soup Kitchen. Continues through Sunday, Feb. 24. The Artists Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday and by appointment. Go to www.the-artists-gallery.org.

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