Ongoing exhibits for Feb. 2

February 01, 2012
  • A show of art by 20 African and black artists concludes Sunday, Feb. 5, at Just Lookin Gallery in downtown Hagerstown.
A show of art by 20 African and black artists concludes Sunday, Feb. 5, at Just Lookin¿ Gallery in downtown Hagerstown.

‘New Year, New Visions’
Twenty African and black artists will show works. Concludes Sunday, Feb. 5. Just Lookin’ Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., downtown Hagerstown. Free admission; open to the public. Go to

‘Picture This’ photo show
Photos by four local photographers will be on display through Friday, Feb. 17. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Free admission. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Books by Maurice Sendak
Maurice Sendak is best known as the illustrator of more than 100 picture books, including “Where the Wild Things Are” and “In the Night Kitchen.” Exhibit continues through Thursday, Feb. 23. Williamsport Memorial Branch Library, 104 E. Potomac St., Williamsport. Call 301-223-7027 or go to

‘Celebrate Community’
Franklin County Historical Society-Kittochtinny will present an open exhibition “Celebrate Community” in conjunction with the 2012 IceFest theme “Celebrate: 10 Years of IceFest.” Exhibit continues through Saturday, Feb. 25. Minehart Lecture Hall at the Old Jail, 175 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-1667.

Ceramics, paintings and charcoal drawings are featured in a new show. Through Sunday, Feb. 26. Ice House, corner of Mercer and Independence streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Free admission. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

Artists Joe Abbott, Ashley Bensel and Erin Gillespie will display drawings and paintings using oil, acrylic and mixed media. Exhibit continues through Saturday, March 10. On What Grounds coffee shop, 162 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-4443.

Paintings by Cindy Haden Baker
Oil paintings by Chambersburg, Pa., artist Cindy Haden Baker will be on display. Exhibit continues through Friday, April 13. Franklin County Area Development Corp., 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.

Art teachers and students
The works of teachers and students will be exhibited in “Museum Art School Reunion Exhibition: Creating, Inspiring and Educating Artists for 80 Years.” Exhibit continues through Saturday, April 14. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or email

American Decorative Arts
This exhibition examines the stories and histories of objects from the museum’s collection of American decorative arts as well as the importance of the pieces and their utilitarian value will be examined. Exhibit continues through Saturday, July 28. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. 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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