Ongoing art and history exhibits for March 22

March 22, 2012
  • "Frosted Gingko Leaves" by Sara Howell of Gainesville, Va., was selected best of show in the annual Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon, now on display at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown.
By Sara Howell

‘Five Photogs, Five Visions’
Featured photographers are Michael Berry, Jarrett Nash, Jeannine Brewer, Sanjay Suchak and David Wonderling. Exhibit concludes Monday, March 26. Cultural Arts Center, 15 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick. Call 301-662-4190.

Primary Colors group exhibit
Primary Colors, a group of seven local area watercolor artists, displays members’ work. There will also be handmade necklace slides and original handmade greeting cards on display. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, March 28. Mansion House Art Gallery, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 240-420-5424.

War of 1812 exhibit
An exhibit about the young United States’ war against Great Britain, fought mostly in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay. Exhibit continues thorugh Thursday, March 29. Boonsboro Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. Call 301-432-5723.

‘Legendary Film Stars from the Golden Age of Movies’
The exhibit includes photos, movie posters, original sheet music, Jean Harlow’s dressing room key at MGM, a necklace worn by Greta Garbo and other items. Exhibit continues through Friday, March 30. Allison-Antrim Museum’s German Bank Barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free; donations accepted. Call 717-597-9325, go to

Emerging Student Exhibition
Students from Mt. Aetna Adventist Elementary School exhibit their work. Continues through Saturday, March 31. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call Ron Lytle at 301-791-6191 or go to

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Wayne Kell is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through Saturday, March 31. 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

Georgetown paintings
Douglas Kinnett opens a new exhibit of his Georgetown Series paintings. Exhibit continues through Saturday, March 31. Arts & Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County’s AHA Fire Hall Gallery in the Charles Town Visitors Center, 108 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Go to

‘Color Notes’
The exhibit features the work of Linda Kirvan. Exhibit continues thorugh Saturday, March 31. Gallery 322, 322 N. Market St., Frederick, Md.

‘Wild About Fabric’
Kathi Garten displays her fabric art. The exhibit continues through Friday, April 6. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Hours are 10 a.m. to 2p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Call 717-264-6883.

A dual-artist exhibition featuring photographs by Jamie Turner and Chris Heurich. Paintings by Jeff Driscoll are also be exhibited. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, April 3. Washington County Arts Council Gallery, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or email

Cindy Haden Baker
Oil paintings by Chambersburg, Pa., artist Cindy Haden Baker are 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 are 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

Artwork by local youths
The Morgan Arts Council observes March Youth Art Month with an exhibit of art by local youths. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 15. Ice House Gallery, Independence and Mercer streets, Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-2300 or go to

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
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

Civil War trains
An authentic scale model Civil War railroad display in 3-D terrain demonstrating rail travel during the Civil War. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 30. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Admission, $5 to $7. 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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