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Ongoing exhibits

May 15, 2008

Fine art, fine poetry

Jessie Lynn Courson presents "Creation Upon Creation," a fine art and poetry exhibit. Artist's reception is from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 17. The exhibit continues through Sunday, June 1 at Old Opera House, 204 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Call 304-725-4420 or 888-900-7469.

Installation art

A sculpture installation titled "Transplant" by Ellen Hill and Carien Quiroga is on display at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center's Kline Gallery, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. The exhibit continues through Saturday, May 31. Call 301-698-0656, ext. 115.

'Eclectic Visions'

Drawings, prints and collages by Daryl Ewan, Ruth Jordan and Rebecca Myers are on display. The exhibit continues through Saturday, May 17. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 717-264-6883 or go to www.innernet.net/councilforthearts.

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Valley Art Association exhibit

Members of Valley Art Association present an exhibition of recent works. The exhibit includes a variety of media, including still life works, landscapes and portraits. Continues through Sunday, May 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.

' No Menstruating Women Beyond This Point'

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A collection of artwork by Wilson College student Sumayal Shrestha. Shrestha's paintings narrate her life experiences in the U.S. The exhibit continues through Sunday, May 18. On What Grounds, 162 Lincoln Way East. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on weekends. For information or an appointment, contact Shrestha at sshrestha@wilson.edu.

Works on paper

A collection of serigraph and wood block prints as well as pastel drawings by local artist Judith Einstman. The exhibit continues through Friday, May 23. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown.

Dream House Revisited

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The show features sculpture by Dow Benedict. The exhibit examines preconceptions about the idea of house and home. Exhibit continues through Friday,

May 23. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 304-263-0224 or go to www.theartcentre.org.

Pleasant painting

Lucy Ecker presents a solo show, "Pleasant Painting." The exhibit continues through Sunday, May 25. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Call 301-797-6813.

Western Maryland scenic photography

HANCOCK -- A solo photography exhibit by Ron Lytle. Continues through the end of May. Sideling Hill Exhibit Center, 3000 Sideling Hill. Call 301-678-5442.

Nature photographer

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- S.J. Brown, a nature photographer, is the featured artist for May. The exhibit continues through May 31. Not Right Minded Art Supplies, 406 W. Race St. Call 304-283-6657.

Recent pastels

FREDERICK, Md. -- Recent pastel paintings by Lou Gagnon are on display. Continues through Sunday, June 1. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St. Call 301-698-0656, ext. 115.

Delectable Mountains Quilt Show

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Ongoing show and sale of quilts. The exhibit continues through Sunday, June 1. Ice House Gallery, corner of Independence and Mercer streets. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.morgancounty-wv.org and click on "Delectable Quilts."

Solo exhibits

FREDERICK, Md. -- Two exhibits, "The Accidental Artist" by Phyllis Jacobs, and "Virginius Island, Harpers Ferry" by Nancy McLoughlin, are on display. The exhibits run through

Sunday, June 1. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 301-696-8187.

Art students exhibit works

FREDERICK, Md. -- Visual arts students display the best of their artwork in a juried show. The exhibit continues through Tuesday, June 3. Frederick Community College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery in F Building, Opossumtown Pike. Call Wendell Poindexter at 301-846-2513.

'New Beginnings'

Anna Glodek, a Maryland oil and watercolor artist, will display her figure and flower painting exhibit. The show continues through Thursday, June 5. University System of Maryland at Hagerstown Library, West Washington Street, downtown Hagerstown. To view her collection, go to www.foundry-gallery.org/Glodek/index.htm.

'Forever Strong Womanhood'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- 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. Call 304-261-1089.

Photo exhibit

HANCOCK -- Hancock Area Photo Club is holding an exhibit featuring photographers Jeanie Corbett, Keith Kirk, Lana Patton, Thomas Rock, Tracy Salvagno and Sam Judge. Continues through Monday, June 30. War Memorial Library.

On the Trail of New Treasures

The exhibit shows the process followed for each item added to the museum including cataloging, labeling research and safe storage of each item for display. Continues through Saturday, July 12. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Museum hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. To schedule tour on other days, call 240-313-2839.

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