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Ongoing exhibits

April 10, 2008

' Changing the Face of Power'

A photographic exhibit by Melina Mara of 14 female senators who are transforming Capitol Hill. The show continues through Tuesday, April 15. Frederick Arts Council, 15 W. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. Call 301-662-4190 or go to www.frederickartscouncil.org.

Betty Lou's Got the Blues

Betty Lou Magoun's lifetime of work is on display. Meet the artist, eat hors d'oeuvres and peruse the variety of styles while listening to blues music. Reception 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 11. The exhibit continues through Tuesday, April 29 at Benjamin Art Gallery, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

' Forever Strong Womanhood'

The women in Terah Ware's paintings exist in a world of confinement, represented by an Edwardian corset and other garments, that are meant to enhance their beauty. Continues through Saturday, June 21. Redbrick Gallery, 404 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-261-1089.

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Student art exhibition

FREDERICK, Md. -- A multimedia exhibition featuring artwork by Hood College students. Exhibit continues through Monday, April 14. Hood College's Hodson Gallery in Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Call Youngmi Organ at 301-696-3526 or e-mail organ@hood.edu.

Moonlight and Roses

The exhibition focuses specifically on the qualities of moonlight and roses. Historical and contemporary works from the museum's permanent collection as well as pieces from private collectors are used to explore this theme. Continues through Sunday, April 20. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org. 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.

Folk art

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Folk artist Joyce Hamilton is the featured artist for April. Her paintings include rural landscapes, barns, mountains, houses and fields. Artist's reception 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 12. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, April 30. Not Right Minded? Art Supplies, 406 W. Race St. Call 304-283-6657.

Seventh annual box show and silent auction

FREDERICK, Md. -- An exhibit and auction benefit artists' co-op. Member artists and guest artists are each given a wooden cube with one open end. The boxes are transformed into an often surprising treasure -- an end product one might not think a box could be. Continues through Saturday, April 26. Closing reception and last chance to bid is 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26. The Artists Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday and by appointment. Go to www.the-artists-gallery.org.

Into the Garden

Marie McCafferty invites the public "Into the Garden" with a showing of her garden landscapes and floral paintings. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Continues through Sunday, April 27. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown.

Exhibit and art auction

FREDERICK, Md. -- Exhibit pieces were donated from the private collections of Dr. Fred and Teena Broadrup and Dr. George and Pamela Lewis. The artwork includes nine original paintings by Frederick artist Helen Smith, plus the work of other notable artists. Viewing began Saturday, April 5; and concludes with a silent auction from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 27. Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 W. Patrick St. For information, call 301-600-2828 or stop by the box office 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Architecture show

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Wood, metal, glass and paper are transformed into sculpture, furniture and design artworks by 15 regional and local artists. The exhibit continues through Sunday, April 27. Ice House Gallery. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.macicehouse.org.

Leaf botanical art

FREDERICK, Md. -- Bruce Wilson's leaf botanical art is on display. Continues through Wednesday, April 30. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. For information, call 301-698-0656, ext. 100.

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