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Ben Jones show closes, and other ongoing exhibits for Sept. 15

September 15, 2011
  • The show of paintings by local artist Ben Jones wraps up this weekend at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.
The show of paintings by local artist Ben Jones wraps up this weekend at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

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 email drastelli@wcmfa.org.

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 www.macicehouse.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.

Connections
Paintings by Nancy McLoughlin and Melissa Miller will be on display. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Sept. 25. The Artists’ Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Call 301-696-8187 or go to www.the-artists-gallery.org.

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.

Annual abstract show
Grand opening celebration of the new Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education’s SHAPE Gallery and the launch of the exhibit, “Question Reality.” Exhibit continues through Friday, Sept. 30. SHAPE Gallery, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg, Pa. Go to www.shapeart.org.

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Valley Art Association members Ted and Lucille Murray will be on display through September. Paintings may be purchased at the gift shop, and each artist will donate 25 percent of the proceeds to benefit Meritus Medical Center Auxiliary. Meritus Medical Center, corridor between the medical center lobby and the Same Day Services welcome center, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown.

Wildlife art
Display of wildlife art by local artists. Paintings by LaVerne and Yvette Hill as well as student artists will be on display. Exhibit continues through Friday, Oct. 28. The Council for the Arts of Chambersburg, 159 S. Main St. Call 717-264-6883.

Permanent collection
An exhibit from the Shippensburg University Permanent Art Collection. Exhibit continues through Friday, Nov. 11. Shippensburg University, Kauffman Gallery in Huber Art Center, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg. Call 717-477-1530 or email brculb@ship.edu.

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 www.washcomdhistoricalsociety.org.

Drawings
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 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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