Ongoing exhibits

March 05, 2009

Love and Dance

The exhibit includes works by members of the art community who were challenged to visually interpret the theme Love and Dance. Continues thorugh Wednesday, March 11. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Call 301-791-3132 or e-mail

West Virginia Hall of Fame exhibit

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. - An exhibit featuring more than 100 items from recordings and their covers to an Edison cylinder and Sen. Robert Byrd's prized fiddle. Exhibit continues through Sunday, March 15. Morgan County Public Library. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon

Juried exhibition displaying the work of amateur and professional photographers from Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and the District of Columbia. Continues through Sunday, March 22. 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 or go to


Art by local artists

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -C.J. Stahl, Dee Freeman-Jones and Bryan Rotz will display their artwork in an exhibit, "Hidden Narratives." Exhibit continues through Saturday, March 28. The Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday;11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Currents: Trends for Young Visual Arts

Middle and high school students in Washington County Public Schools exhibit artwork. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, March 31. University System of Maryland at Hagers-town, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 240-527-2722.

Numerous pieces by amateur artists

FREDERICK, Md. - Monocacy National Battlefield will feature the work of local amateur artists. Continues through March. Monocacy National Battlefield visitor center, 4801 Urbana Pike. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Women's History Month exhibit

THURMONT, Md. - The exhibit tells the story of Bessie Darling and Mazie Bowman, two women who played important roles in the local tourism industry in the early 20th century. Learn how Bessie's tragic death sparked local legend and haunted Mazie until her death half a century later. Continues through March. Catoctin Mountain Park's visitor center, off Md. 77.

Oil and acrylic paintings

URBANA, Md. - Oil and acrylic paintings will be on display. Continues through Wednesday, April 1. Urbana Regional Library.

Chinese porcelain

Blue and white porcelains produced during the Qing Dynasty (1644 to 1912) will be displayed. More than 100 pieces of blue and white Chinese porcelain from the collections of Ben Summerford and Kenneth Main. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 19. 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.

Three Maryland artists

An exhibition of artwork by John Ross Key, Hugh Bolton Jones and Clark Marshall. Continues through Sunday, June 14. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727.

RMS Titanic and Morse Code exhibits

Features a historically accurate, 15-foot-long, hand-built replica of the famous ship. The Morse Code exhibit is on loan from NBC-25 news director Mark Kraham and includes his collection of Morse Code telegraph equipment and historic memorabilia. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagers-town. Admission costs $7; $6, ages 2 to 17; $5, ages 55 and older and military; free for ages younger than 2. Go to

Williamsport: The Town that was Nearly Capital of the United States

WILLIAMSPORT - The exhibit tells the story of how President George Washington considered Williamsport as a possible location for the Federal capital and visited the town in October 1790 to survey the location. C&O Canal National Historical Park. Open Wednesday through Saturday.

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