Ongoing exhibits for Sept. 1

September 01, 2011
  • Glassware, textiles and other artist-designed housewares are on display at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts through Sept. 16.
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Cumberland Valley Artist
The 79th annual Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition features 47 works of art by regional artists. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 4. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City park, Hagerstown. Free; donation requested. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

American decorative arts
Glassware, household fabrics and other decorative, utilitarian objects from the museum’s collection. Exhibit continues through Friday, Sept. 16. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Watercolor show
Work by members of the West Virginia Watercolor Society. Continues through Sunday, Sept. 18. The Ice House, corner of Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

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

Student art exhibit
McKenzi Lovell from Boonsboro Middle School will display artwork. Continues through Thursday, Sept. 22; reception, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown.

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

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.

Paper cuttings
Eclectic musician Jad Fair will display cut-paper artwork through Monday, Oct. 17. Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont, Md. Call 301-600-7200 or go to

Founders exhibition
A new exhibit honoring the 29 Washington County citizens who founded the Washington County Historical Society a century ago. Exhibit continues through the rest of the calendar year. Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Admission is $5; $3 seniors and students; free for ages 14 and younger. Call 301-797-8782 or go to

Drawings by Nanette Hatzes will be on display. The exhibit continues through Saturday, Jan. 14. Blue Parrot Bistro, 35 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, Pa. Call 717-337-3739.

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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