Ongoing exhibits for Feb. 23

February 23, 2012
  • This painting is part of a show of art by members of the local community at the Old Jail in Chambersburg, Pa. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Feb. 25.
This painting is part of a show of art by members of the local community at the Old Jail in Chambersburg, Pa. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Feb. 25.

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.” Today is the final day of the exhibit. 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.

‘Be My Valentine’
Valley Art Association members will display heart-themed artwork through Sunday, Feb. 26. Mansion House Art Center, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813 or go to

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

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Audrey Mentzer will be on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Feb. 29. Artwork is in the hallway near the information desk at Meritus Medical Center, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. A portion of the proceeds benefits Meritus Medical Center. Call 301-790-8144 or email

Antique valentines
An exhibit of antique valentines from the museum’s Carl collection. Most of the cards date from the early 20th century. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-9010, go to or follow on Twitter @greencastlemuzm.

Art teachers’ art
Artwork by Washington County art educators. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, March 6. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to

Coffeehouse art
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.

Student artwork
An exhibition featuring artwork in a variety of media by Hood College students. Exhibit continues through Sunday, March 11. Hood College’s Hodson Gallery in Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Free. Email

High school student art
Students from Franklin, Adams, Cumberland and Fulton counties in Pennsylvania and Washington County, Md., will display their artwork. The artwork was judged by the college art faculty. Exhibit continues through Friday, March 16. Wilson College’s Bogigian Gallery, second floor of Lortz Hall, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-4141, ext. 3305, or email

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

Textured imagery
Doug Moulden will display his artwork. Exhibit continues thorugh Sunday, April 22. Thurmont Regional Library Art Gallery, 76 E. Moser Road., Thurmont, Md. Hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and Mondays. Call 301-600-7212.

American Decorative Arts
Household 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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