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Ongoing exhibits

July 03, 2008

'An Eye for Detail'



CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- LaVerne Hill of Chambersburg and Linda Pedersen of Waynesboro, display their artwork in a show entitled, "An Eye for Detail." The exhibit continues through Thursday, July 3. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St. 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.

'On the Trail of New Treasures'



The exhibit shows the process followed for each item added to the museum. Continues through Saturday, July 12. Washington County Rural Heritage Museum, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, south of Hagerstown. Museum hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. To schedule a tour, call 240-313-2839.

Miniatures and more



Valley Art Association hosts its annual miniature show, and an exhibit of photography, lithographs, etchings, block prints, silk screens, hand-pulled prints, originals and more. The miniature show continues through Sunday, July 27; the all-member photograph exhibit continues through Sunday, June 29. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-797-6813.

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Photographs



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Photographer Rick Lowman is the featured artist for July. Artist's reception from 6 to

8 p.m. Friday, July 11. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, July 30. Not Right Minded? Art Supplies, 406 W. Race St. Call 304-283-6657.

Ellen Lanyon retrospective



An exhibition of Ellen Lanyon's surrealistic paintings. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Aug. 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; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

Pastels from the permanent collection



An exhibit highlighting the variety of effects and technique achieved through the use of pastels. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 17. 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. Call 301-739-5727.

The Iliad and the Odyssey: Paintings by James Robert Stewart



The exhibition features many of Stewart's large-scale paintings that focus on the narratives of "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey." Exhibit continues through Sunday, Aug. 17. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727. Museum 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.

Alluring Locales: A Travelogue of Paintings



Exhibit highlights how artists have been inspired by far off lands and beautiful views. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Aug. 24. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727. Museum 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.

Art glass of the golden age



Array of glassware made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A variety of producers and styles are represented. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 7. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727. Museum 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.

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



WILLIAMSPORT -- A traveling exhibit with hands-on activities to experience canal engineering firsthand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. continues through October 12. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Cushwa Basin, 205 W. Potomac St. Free. For information, call 301-582-0813.

Historic museum reopened



SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- The Historic Shepherdstown Museum is reopened 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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