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Ongoing shows

July 31, 2008

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.

Ceramic sculptures



FREDERICK, Md. -- Victoria Coulter displays her ceramic sculptures in an exhibit entitled "Sharing Space." Callie Badorrek exhibits her ceramic sculpture in a show entitled "Embracing Your Inner Monster." The shows continue through Tuesday, Aug. 5. Hood College's Hodson Gallery in the Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. Call 301-696-3471.

New paintings and prints



SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- New paintings and prints by sisters Roselyn Sanders Mendez and Miriam Sanders are on display. Exhibit continues through Friday, Aug. 15. Blue Moon Café, 200 E. German St. E-mail wvlimner@aol.com.

'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." The show 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.

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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.

'Fireworks'



BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Wood-fired ceramics. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 24. Ice House. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Spectrum Seven



A show of solidarity by seven local women artists including Eliane Ambrose, Donna Bingaman, Marguerite Cyr, Becky Dietrich, Donna Mason, Elisabet Stacy-Hurley and Marjorie Tressler. Continues through August. University of Maryland Library, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 240-527-2716 or 240-527-2760.

Paintings and sculptures



MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- Paintings and sculptures by Doreane Conrad, Hilda Eiber and Paul Hutchings. Reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 26. The exhibit continues through Saturday, Sept. 6. Redbrick Gallery, 404 W. King St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and by appointment. Call 304-261-1089, go to www.redbrickartists.com, or e-mail rbgallery@wvdsl.net.

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 Friday, Oct. 10. 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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