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Ongoing exhibits beginning Jan. 13

January 12, 2011
  • ???Treasures of the Vault??? exhibition series will feature an exhibit of miniature painted portraits and silhouettes. Anne Verplanck will give a lecture on portrait miniatures in America on Sunday, Jan. 16. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 17. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.
???Treasures of the Vault??? exhibition series will feature an exhibit of miniature painted portraits and silhouettes. Anne Verplanck will give a lecture on portrait miniatures in America on Sunday, Jan. 16. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 17. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

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 www.wcmfa.org.

Monoprints
Calligraphic work 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 www.delaplaine.org.

Governors' signatures
The Brumbaugh Collection of Pennsylvania governors' signatures will be displayed. Exhibit closes Thursday, Jan. 27. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Donations accepted. Call 717-597-9010 or go to www.greencastlemuseum.org.

Paintings and collages
Paintings by Aric Sites and collages by Melissa Smith will be on display. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14. Continues through Wednesday, Feb. 2. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.

Hood faculty exhibit
An exhibition of ceramics, drawings and paintings by Hood College adjunct faculty members Shawn Grove, Bradley Birkhimer, Dixon Brady and Gary Cuddington will be on display. Friday through Wednesday, Feb. 9. Hodson Gallery in the Tatem Arts Center at Hood College, off Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, Md. Contact Milana Braslavsky at braslavsky@hood.edu.

Interactive art
Vince Coates exhibits his art work in "Toy Mon and Mr. Clean." Exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 20. Thurmont Regional Library gallery, 76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont, Md. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays. Free. For more, go to www.vincecoates.com.

Quilt show at Ice House
More than 30 art quilts stitched by a group of seven fabric artists from Virginia and Maryland will be on display. Ice House Gallery, corner of Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Art walk begins at 5 p.m. at Mountain Laurel Gallery, 1 N. Washington St., downtown Berkeley Springs. Exhibit continues through Feb. 27. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.macicehouse.org.

Traveling exhibit
"Visions of the Universe: Four Centuries of Discovery," a NASA-funded exhibit celebrating achievements of astronomy over the centuries. H. John Woods from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies will talk about the Hubble Telescope. Tri-State Astronomers will host an outdoor skywatch. The exhibit continues through Friday, March 4. Smithsburg Library, 66 W. Water St., Smithsburg. Call 301-824-7722.

Show of miniature portraits
"Treasures of the Vault" exhibition series will feature an exhibit of miniature painted portraits and silhouettes. Anne Verplanck will give a lecture on portrait miniatures in America on Sunday, Jan. 16. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 17. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Children's museum
Museum features a dinosaur exhibit, a NASA exhibit and a 12-foot-long model of the Titanic. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission costs $5 to $7. Call 301-790-0076 or go to www.discoverystation.org.

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