Ongoing exhibits for Aug. 4

August 03, 2011

Bar stool parade
Regional artists have decorated 20 bar stools with themes ranging from dolphins to seascapes, herb gardens to toad stools. Silent auction bidding is at Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa., and conclude at The Capitol Theatre’s “Pop the Cork” Wine Festival on Saturday, Aug. 27. Exhibit continues through Friday, Aug. 19. Stools are on display at local businesses. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Artists of the Grid
The exhibit features artists from California to Boston, whose work follows, and sometimes breaks, the structure of a grid. Continues through Sunday, Aug. 7. Ice House Gallery, corner of Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

‘Camp’ Ritchie history
Artifacts and photos portraying the history of the Civil War Battle of Monterey Pass, a turn-of-the-century ice company harvesting ice from lake Royer, and the World War II-era Camp Ritchie. The exhibit continues through Aug. 13. Miller House Washington County Historical Society, 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-797-8782 to arrange tours. Admission is $3 or $3; free for ages 14 and younger. Go to

‘Fossils’ in clay
“Rising to Challenge, Interpreting Fossil in Clay” will showcase the work of T. Brantley Burns. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Aug. 14. Hood College’s Hodson Gallery in Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Gallery hours, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Email

Vintage and new tablecloths
An assortment of tablecloths from the collection of Felicia Hollingshead will be displayed. Noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday through Monday, Aug. 22. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-597-9010 or go to

Art educators exhibit
Chambersburg Council for the Arts art educators will display their paintings. Continues through Aug. 26. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg. Pa. Part of Chambersfest. Call 717-264-7101.

Glen Sabetto’s paintings are on display through Wednesday, Aug. 31. Franklin County Area Development Corp., 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.

Celebrating Archaeology in Washington County
Traveling exhibit featuring historical objects found near Cearfoss, Big Pool and Mount Aetna. Exhibit continues through August. Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Welcome Center, 6 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3246 or go to

Cumberland Valley Artist
The 79th annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition features 47 works of art by regional artists. Continues through Sept. 4. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City park, Hagerstown. Free; donation requested. Call 301-739-5727 or visit

Ben Jones retrospective
A retrospective of work by local painter and teacher R. Benjamin Jones. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 18. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free admission; donations requested. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Art in the Library
Paintings by Charles Town, W.Va., artist Patricia Phillips will be displayed. Reception Sunday, Aug. 14, 2 to 4 p.m. Exhibit continues through the end of September. South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St., Summit Point, W.Va. Call 304-725-6227.

19th-century American Art
A show drawn from the museum’s collection. Continues through Feb. 12. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 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.

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