Ongoing exhibits for Sept. 29

September 28, 2011
  • SHAPE Gallery's show of abstract works closes this weekend.
SHAPE Gallery's show of abstract works closes this weekend.

Art in the Library
Paintings by Charles Town, W.Va., artist Patricia Phillips will be displayed. Exhibit concludes Friday, Sept. 30. South Jefferson Public Library, 49 Church St., Summit Point, W.Va. Call 304-725-6227.

Annual abstract show
The new Shippensburg Arts Programming and Education’s SHAPE Gallery features the exhibit “Question Reality” through Friday, Sept. 30. SHAPE Gallery, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg, Pa. Go to

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Valley Art Association members Ted and Lucille Murray is on display through Friday, Sept. 30. Paintings are for sale; 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.

‘One Woman’s Vantage Point’
Artwork by Becky Dietrich is on display. Her paintings include watercolor, acrylic and etchings. Exhibit concludes Friday, Sept. 30. Oller House, 138 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Admission is free. Call 717-762-1747 to make sure the museum is open.

Student show
Paintings, drawings and photographs by 16 students of the Chambersburg Arts Council’s classes. Exhibit concludes Friday, Sept. 30. Grove Family Library, 101 Ragged Edge Road South, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-816-7568.

Remembering Sept. 11
An exhibit that honors the memory of those killed in the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and celebrates the freedoms that form the backbone of our nation. Exhibit concludes Friday, Sept. 30.  Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted. Call 717-597-9010 or go to

‘Lost in a Dream’
A show of artwork by Johan Lowie. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, Oct. 4. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to

‘My Favorite Things’
Franklin County Historical Society — Kittochtinny will present an exhibit of works in two-dimensional media by local artists. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Oct. 8. Old Jail, 175 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call 717-264-1667 or email

Mary Hochendoner
Mary Hochendoner’s paintings are on display through Friday, Oct. 14. Wilson College’s Bogigian Gallery on the second floor of Lortz Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Free. Call 717-264-4141, ext. 3305.

Appalachian photos
Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Volume III, photographic art exhibit. Continues through Friday, Oct. 14. Shepherd University’s Scarborough Reading Room, off King Street, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Go to

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

Wearable art
Warm and Wearable handcrafted art show. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 6. Ice House Special Exhibit Gallery, 138 Independence St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. The gallery will also be open Fridays, Sept. 30, and Oct. 7. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

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

Founders exhibition
An exhibit honoring the 29 Washington County citizens who founded the Washington County Historical Society a century ago. Exhibit continues through December. 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

Paintings by Betty Koontz
Oil and pastel paintings by Betty Koontz will be on display. Sponsored by the Council for the Arts. Exhibit continues through Friday, Jan. 13. Franklin County Area Development Corp., 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

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

‘Wyeth Family’
Artwork by members of the Wyeth family are on display through Sunday, Jan. 15. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Valley Art Association show
Artists of Valley Art Association will display artwork highlighting milestones in the decades-long relationship between the museum and the association. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 22. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to

Modern impressionism
“Rustica: An Exhibition of Work by Robert Patierno” will feature prints, drawings and paintings. The artist will speak at 3:30 p.m. Sunday; reception 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 22. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, off Virginia Avenue, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or email

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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