Ongoing exhibits

March 26, 2009

Youth art exhibit

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Students from Martinsburg, Musselman and Hedgesville high schools will exhibit work in various media including painting, drawing and sculpture. Exhibit continues through Friday, March 27. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.

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 www.council

Work by local artists

Artists include Alisa Anderson, Marty Weishaan, Satomi Pirrone, Jim Isakson, Bert Nayfack, David Heatwole, Carl Butler, Morgan Ballard and Michelle Sakhai. Continues through March. Contemporary Art Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Call 301-791-6191, go to or e-mail


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 Hagerstown, 32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 240-527-2722.

Art in the hallway

Diane Wollard, a Valley Art Association member, will have paintings on display at Washington County Hospital's Art in the Hallway for March. A portion of the sales will be donated to the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary.

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. Call 301-663-9388.

Student art exhibit

FREDERICK, Md. - A multimedia exhibition featuring artwork by Hood College students. Exhibit from Wednesday, March 18, through Wednesday, April 8. Hood College's Hodson Gallery in the college's Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. For information, e-mail Jan Razauskas at

Dual artist exhibit

"Africa and China: A Visual Odyssey" features works by Jim Strongin. Recent works by Joe Campbell features ceramics that are inspired by vessels made for use in traditional Japanese tea ceremonies. Continues through Wednesday, April 15. The Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or e-mail

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.

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