Ongoing shows

April 24, 2008

'Visual Literacy'

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Show and sale of artwork by Shepherd students. Students will donate all proceeds to the Shepherd University foundation in memory of fellow art student Sara Beth Chroussis. Continues through Friday, April 25. Shepherd University Bookstore. Call 304-876-5219 or go to

Borrowed Earth: A Reflection on Progress

An exhibit of Washington County High School student artwork. The students' whose work is on display have been selected by their high school visual art instructors to participate in Washington County Arts Council's Educated Guess Project. The program is a crash course in the professional world of visual arts, galleries and working artists. Continues through Saturday, April 26. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown.

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. The Artists Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday and by appointment. Go to


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. Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Concludes 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 Fred and Teena Broadrup and George and Pamela Lewis. The artwork includes nine original paintings by Frederick artist Helen Smith, plus the work of other notable artists. Viewing 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

Betty Lou's Got the Blues art show

An exhibit of Betty Lou Magoun's lifetime of work. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, April 29. Benjamin Art Gallery, Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

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. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, April 30. Not Right Minded? Art Supplies, 406 W. Race St. Call 304-283-6657.

April Student of the Month

BLUE RIDGE SUMMIT, Pa. - Doretta Wisler's work is on display. Oils, watercolor pencil and pencil originals, cards and prints will be available. Exhibit on display until April 30. Steve's Studio/Gallery, 13194 Monterey Lane at Tracey's Corner. Call 717-794-2003.

'Concrete abstraction'

Fabric, nails, and newspaper are some of the things that the artists have added to their pieces in the exhibit "Concrete Abstraction." The show concludes on Sunday, May 4. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Avenue in Hagerstown. Free. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Call 301-714-2278 or go to

Faculty art show

The faculty art show features 17 faculty artists exhibiting a host of work that includes ceramics, painting, jewelry, drawing, video, prints and sculpture. The show continues through Saturday, April 26. Hagerstown Community College's Kepler Theater, Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 301-790-2800, ext. 221.

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