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Ongoing exhibits

October 08, 2009

Canal exhibit wraps up

WILLIAMSPORT -- Children and adults can experience canal engineering firsthand through Sunday, Oct. 11. Free. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Trolley Barn Building at Cushwa Basin. Call 301-582-0813.

Paintings and sketches

Artwork by Evan Shepherd will be exhibited through Wednesday, Oct. 28. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132.

Art in the hallway

Terry Shotton displays paintings during October. Washington County Hospital, East Antietam Street, Hagerstown.

Belle Boyd

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The Belle Boyd house is open for the 2009 season. Belle Boyd House, 126 E. Race St. Free, donations accepted.

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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 www.discoverystation.org.

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 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 301-582-0813 to confirm hours of operation.

Lasting Impressions

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- Paintings by Dee Henry, Heather McAreavy and Barbara Strite will be displayed. Reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Oct. 31. The Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 717-264-6883 or go to www.councilforthearts.net.

The Nancy Rodig Regional Exhibit opening

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. -- The exhibit includes work of artists living and working in the region. The jurored show has a variety of fine art work. The exhibit continues through Oct. 31. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St. Call 304-263-0224 or e-mail justis@theARTcentre.org.

Sunil Sukla retrospective

FREDERICK, Md. -- Watercolors and mixed media subjects by Sunil Sukla will be on display. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 1. During the opening individuals can also view an open rehearsal from Equinox Dance Co. Plus local poet John Holly will host a Poe-try Celebration by reading works by Edgar Allan Poe. Readings will occur on the hour, as the bell tolls.

Two shows

FREDERICK, Md. -- Linda Agar-Hendrix will display her sculpture and photography inspired by rock formations in the Greek Cyclades and the Aegean's cerulean blue waters. Lesa Cook will display her paintings, scultpure and drawings in the tradition of classical realism. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 1. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday or by appointment. Call 301-696-8187 or go to www.the-artists-gallery.org.

Garnet Jex: Views of Harpers Ferry

Garnet Jex visited Harpers Ferry with fellow artists from the Landscape Club of Washington for more than 40 years and many of the paintings in the exihibition are from these visits. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010. 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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

Etchings, drypoints, aquatints

More than 20 of Charles W. Dahlgreen's prints. Opening reception from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit continues through Jan. 17. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

Friends and Members Collect exhibition

A glimpse into the art collections of the museum's members and friends. Exhibit continues through Jan. 24, 2010. 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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 301-739-5727.

'The Unwritten War: A Visual Story of the Civil War'

Paintings from various artists will be exhibited. Continues through Saturday, March 21, 2010. 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 6 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

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