Ongoing exhibits

May 20, 2010

Art students show

Art work by high school and middle school students in Washington County Public Schools. Exhibit continues through Sunday, May 30. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free; donations requested. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Painting, poetry and prose

Spectrum Seven, a group of seven women who frequently paint together, display their work. Continues through Sunday, May 30. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813.


FREDERICK, Md. - Art expresses the season of spring. Exhibit continues through Sunday, May 30. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 301-696-8187, e-mail or go to


'The Muses of John Holly'

FREDERICK, Md. - John Holly exhibits his artwork. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, June 1. Cultural Arts Center of Frederick County, 15 W. Patrick St. Call 301-662-4190 or go to http://www.frederick

Palmer retrospective

A 25-year retrospective of works by Charly "Carlos" Palmer. The exhibit continues through Sunday, June 6. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave. Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-714-2278 or 800-717-4278 or e-mail

'Contrast in Place and Paint'

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Paintings by Dorothea Barrick are on display. Exhibit continues through Saturday, June 12. Redbrick Gallery, 404 W. King St. Call 304-261-1089 or go to .

Local quilts

SUMMIT POINT, W.Va. - Quilts by the Stitching with Mary Quilt Guild are on display. Open daily except Friday through June 30. South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St. Call 304-724-7008.

Local artist retrospective

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - More than 60 pieces of Emily Clayton Bishop's sculptures, watercolors and charcoal portraits are on display. Continues through the end of August. Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main St. Call 717-762-4723.

Civil War sesquicentennial

An interpretive exhibit featuring landscapes, portraits, sculpture, prints and archival material commemorating the Civil War. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 19. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagers-town. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

An art tribute to Poe

"Tell-Tale Hearts, Ravens and Black Cats: An Artistic Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe" features art that parallels or illustrates stories and poems by Poe. Continues through Sunday, Nov. 7. Gallery 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. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Japanese culture for kids

A family-friendly exhibit features comic books, food packaging, religious paraphernalia and other items from everyday Japanese life; plus woodblock prints and textiles from the museum's permanent collection. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 7. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagers-town. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Children's science and history exhibits

Museum features a 15-foot-long, hand-built replica of the Titanic, which sank April 15, 1912, a Morse Code exhibit, a dinosaur exhibit featuring a full-scale model of a Triceratops skull and a NASA exhibit. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission costs $7; $6, ages 4 to 17; $5, ages 55 and older and military; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-790-0076 or go to .

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