Ongoing exhibits

May 22, 2008

'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

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 and click on "Delectable Quilts."

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.


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

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.

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.

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.

Art of BH Brody

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- The work of colorist and contemporary landscape painter BH Brody will be on display and for sale. Exhibit continues through May. Barrows Sollenberger Group and Barrows Wealth Management, 239 Lincoln Way East. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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.

'Creation Upon Creation'

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. -- Jessie Lynn Courson presents "Creation upon Creation," a fine art and poetry exhibit. The exhibit continues through Sunday, June 1. Old Opera House.

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.

'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.

Beaver Creek School Museum

The two-room structure, built in 1904, is operated by the Washington County Historical Society. 1 to 4 p.m. Beaver Creek School Museum, 9702 Beaver Creek Church Road. School classes and home-schooling groups may tour the building during the week by appointment. Free. Call 301-797-8782.

Building America's Canals

A traveling exhibit with hands-on activities to experience canal engineering firsthand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Cushwa Basin, 205 W. Potomac St., Williamsport. Free. For information, call 301-582-0813.

Historic museum reopening

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- The Historic Shepherdstown Museum re-opens after being closed for restoration and revitalization. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. Entler Hotel, corner of German and Princess streets. The season runs through October. Call 304-876-0910.

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