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Ongoing exhibits for Aug. 11

August 10, 2011
  • The Washington County Museum of Fine Art is showing an exhibit of early American paintings from it collection of 7,000 items.
The Washington County Museum of Fine Art is showing an exhibit of early American paintings from it collection of 7,000 items.

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 www.councilforthearts.net.

‘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 mbraslavsky@hood.edu.

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 www.greencastlemuseum.org.

Artwork by Andy Iverson
Colorful, graphic paintings by Andy Iverson will be on display. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, Aug. 30. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.

Art in the hallway
Gail Cox will be the featured artist for August. Artists donate 25 percent of sales to the auxiliary. Meritus Medical Center, corridor between the medical center lobby and the same day services welcome, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown.

Design student exhibition
“History Remembered: Kaplan University Design Student Exhibition” will feature digital photographs from field trips to Harpers Ferry, W.Va., and Gettysburg, Pa. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, Aug. 30. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132.

Watercolors
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 www.marylandmemories.org.

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 www.wcmfa.org.

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 www.wcmfa.org.

Membership exhibit of best paintings
Valley Art Association member exhibit of best paintings. There will be a memorial wall honoring Clyde Roberts. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Sept. 25. Mansion House Art Center, City Park, Hagerstown. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Call 301-797-6813 or go to www.valleyartassoc.com.

Art in the Library
Paintings by Charles Town, W.Va., artist Patricia Phillips will be displayed. 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 www.wcmfa.org.

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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