Ongoing exhibits beginning Dec. 16

December 15, 2010

Parade of Wreaths
Fourteen creatively decorated wreaths are on display in stores in downtown Chambersburg, Pa., through Friday, Dec. 17. Silent auction proceeds will be shared among the artists and the Council for the Arts. Call 717-264-6883. For online images of the wreathes, go to

Holiday exhibition
The show includes work by local artists and craftsmen and features photography, paintings, pottery, hand-blown glass, jewelry and more. Exhibit runs through Saturday, Dec. 18. SHAPE Gallery, 39 W. King St., Shippensburg, Pa. Gallery hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Call 717-532-2559 or go to

Gallery 7 show
An exhibit of work by regional artists is on view through Saturday, Dec. 18. Gallery 7, 107 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-3284 or e-mail

Hancock photo contest
Images shot in and around Hancock by local residents. Continues through Friday, Dec. 31. War Memorial Library, 220 Park Road, Hancock. Call the library at 301-678-5300 or e-mail

‘Bountiful Harvest’

Nature’s bounty portrayed by more than a dozen artists. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 2. The Ice House, corner of Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Community art show
Choose Civility is the theme of this year’s community art show. Local artists display their paintings, drawings, sculpture and glasswork. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Jan. 5. Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132.

Student exhibit
Visual arts students at Frederick Community College conclude the fall semester with a show. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Jan. 5. FCC’s Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, off Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-846-2513 or e-mail

Landscapes by Yeager
Oil and pastel landscapes by artist Marti Yeager are on display through Saturday, Jan. 8. The Blue Parrot Bistro, 35 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, Pa. Call Yeager at 717-352-7930.

Paintings by Jeff Barnhart
Paintings by Chambersburg, Pa., artist Jeff Barnhart. The exhibit includes pastels and oils of local scenes and Mexican landscapes. Continues through Saturday, Jan. 8. Franklin County Area Development Corporation, 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg. Call 717-264-6883.

Abstract expressionist
Eli Kince exhibits his abstract expressionist paintings through Jan. 9. Just Lookin’ Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., downtown Hagerstown. Call  301-714-2278.

Images of urban architecture
Industrial and architectural scenes by Rick Dula, Roland Kulla and Stephen Magsig. Through Sunday, Jan. 9. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Portrait show
Portraits by members of the Maryland Society of Portrait Painters. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 16. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or go to


A calligraphic exploration of communication by Allison Long Hardy is on display through Sunday, Jan. 23. Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick, Md. Free admission. Call 301-698-0656 or go to

Interactive art
Vince Coates exhibits his art work in a show titled “Toy Mon and Mr. Clean.” Reception at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 20. Thurmont Regional Library gallery, Thurmont, Md. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays. Free. For more, go to

Children’s museum
Museum features a dinosaur exhibit 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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