Paintings at the hospital, decorative arts at the museum and other ongoing exhibits for May 31

May 31, 2012

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Eliane Ambrose will be on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues today. 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

Spring show
Ten local artists will showcase their work. Exhibit concludes Saturday, June 2. Gallery 7, 107 E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-3284.

Large vessels
An exhibition of large-scale, wood-fired ceramic storage vessels by Matthew Gaddie. Exhibit concludes Sunday, June 3. Hood College’s Hodson Gallery, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Email

Paintings and watercolor sketches by Ann Schaefer will be on display. Continues through Sunday, June 10. First Saturday reception, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 2. Gallery 322, 322 N. Market St., Frederick, Md. Call 240-529-7743 or go to

Treasures from the attic
“Potpourri — Treasures from the Attic” will include a naval uniform from the Spanish-American War, a 1866 ball gown, 1834 hatbox, a quilt, Native American pieces and ancient Egyptian oil and salt lamps. Exhibit continues through the end of June. Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. $5; $3, seniors and students; ages 14 and younger admitted free. Call 301-797-8782 to make sure that staff or volunteers will be available to conduct a tour. Go to

American Decorative Arts
This exhibition shows objects from the museum’s collection of American decorative arts. Exhibit continues through Saturday, July 28. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Go to

The Newcomer House
The Newcomer House, an historic structure at Antietam National Battlefield will be open. Continues through October. Antietam National Battlefield, Md. 34 one-half east of Sharpsburg. Go to

Star-Spangled War of 1812
Five 200-year-old artifacts will be displayed until 2014, including Sgt. Jacob Huyett’s military uniform jacket, shown, and the hand-written records of Capt. John Miller of Sharpsburg. Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-797-8782. $5; $3, seniors and students; free for children 14 and younger. 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.

The Herald-Mail Articles