Ongoing exhibits

August 29, 2009

Works by students and instructors

Show of works by Washington County Museum of Fine Arts students and instructors closes after today. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

'Retirement Pleasures'

Artwork by Ted and Lucille Murray. Exhibit concludes after today. Mansion House Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813.

Artwork by Suzee White

Last day for artwork by Suzee White. Exhibit concludes after today. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, or go to

Art in the hallway

Paintings by Jean Strike, a Valley Art Association member, are displayed. Paintings may be purchased through the hospital gift shop. Washington County Hospital, East Antietam Street, Hagerstown.

Artistry of Diane Steece

SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. -- Selected works by Diane Steece of Shepherdstown are exhibited. Exhibit continues through August. South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday.


African art

BERKELEY SPRINGS, W.Va. --Morgan Arts Council presents Art Africa, an exhibit of art produced by the women of Kampala, Uganda, and African sculpture and masks from Queen Street Gallery. Exhibit continues through today. Ice House Gallery, corner of Independence and Mercer. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Dog Days of Summer

FREDERICK, Md. -- A benefit show and open house to support the Frederick County Humane Society and Greyhound Pets of America's Frederick/Maryland chapters. Exhibit continues through Monday, Aug. 31. Blaney Fine Arts Gallery, 601 W. Patrick St. Call 561-707-7518 or e-mail

Antique musical organs

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- The display includes manual bellows-type organs to the Polyphone (a large coin-operated disc player). The exhibit concludes today. Noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Admission with paid museum tour. Call 717-762-4723.


FREDERICK, Md. -- Frederick Camera Clique's annual competition. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Sept. 2. Frederick Communitiy College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike. Go to

Ceramics and paintings

FREDERICK, Md. -- An exhibition of ceramics and paintings by Hood College adjunct faculty members, Pamela Theis and Sam Lacombe. Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Sept. 2. Hood College's Hodson Gallery in the Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. E-mail

Belle Boyd House

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The Belle Boyd House is open for the 2009 season. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Closed all federal holidays. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St. Free, donations accepted.

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., Hagerstown. 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.

Building America's Canals

WILLIAMSPORT -- The traveling exhibit blends science and history through hands-on activities that allow children and adults to experience canal engineering firsthand. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Sunday, Oct. 11. Free. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Trolley Barn Building at Cushwa Basin. Call 301-582-0813.

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