Ongoing exhibits for April 28

April 27, 2011

Portraits of animals
Lynda Cook’s paintings of animals in a show called “Fur, Fins and Feathers.” Concludes Friday, April 29. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Student art
Saint Maria Goretti student show. Light refreshments and live music. Concludes Saturday, April 30. Contemporary School for the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191 or go to

Portraits of families
“In Our Family: Portraits of All Kinds of Families,” a touring photo-text display. Concludes Saturday, April 30. Penn State Mont Alto’s library, 1 Campus Drive, Mont Alto, Pa. Call 717-749-6044 or email

Art in the Hallway
Art by Laura Shindle will be on display through the end of April. Meritus Medical Center, corridor between the medical center lobby and the Same Day Services welcome center, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Part of proceeds from art sales will benefit Meritus Medical Center Auxiliary. Email

A display of pots, baskets and other artwork useable as containers. Concludes Sunday, May 1. Ice House Gallery, Independence and Mercer streets, downtown Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

‘The Playful Spirit’
The exhibit features the work of artists Vince Coates and Anne Quinlan. Concludes Sunday, May 1. The Cultural Arts Center, 15 N. Market St., downtown Frederick, Md. Call 301-662-4190 or go to

Student honors exhibit
Contemporary fine arts in a variety of media. Exhibit continues through Monday, May 2. Shepherd University’s Frank Center Gallery, off W.Va. 45, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Go to

Watercolor exhibit
Paintings by American Watercolor Society artists. Continues through Sunday, May 8. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Doug Moulden’s acrylic paintings on shaped plywood explores natural places. Exhibit continues through Thursday, May 19. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., downtown Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-698-0656 or email

‘Personal Landscapes’
An exhibition of textiles by Colorado artist Regina Benson. Exhibit continues through Sunday, May 22. The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, 40 S. Carroll St., downtown Frederick, Md. Free. Go to

Hot air balloon sculptures
A display of 27 balloon-shaped, street sculptures are on downtown Hagerstown sidewalks. The balloons will remain up until Wednesday, June 15. Brochures showing locations are available in downtown businesses. Call 301-766-8850 or go to

Children’s museum
Museum features an exhibition on Japanese culture, 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; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-790-0076 or go to

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