Ongoing art and history exhibits for Oct. 11

October 11, 2012
  • This 200-year-old uniform is part of a show at the Miller House in downtown Hagerstown.The display includes fashions from 1790 to 1930 -- a variety of gowns, dress military uniforms from 1812 to 1898 and some childrens clothing.
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Del Martin will display his stoneware pottery. Exhibit concludes Friday, Oct. 12. Contemporary School for the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Email

'Simple Pleasures'
Franklin County Historical Society — Kittochtinny will present an exhibition in conjunction with the Death by Chocolate event in October. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Oct. 20. Minehart Lecture Hall at the Old Jail, 175 E. King St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-1667 or email

'The Beautiful Exit'
A collection of artworks by Michael Brown and Liz Carroll. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 4. Lion’s Lair Gallery and Gifts, 81-B N. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va.

The dead at Antietam
A few days after the Battle of Antietam, photographer Alexander Gardner photographed the human cost of war. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Dec. 1. Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. Call 301-416-2395.

'Gender Politics at Wilson College'
Exhibit examines the role of Wilson College women during the suffrage movement. Includes correspondence from several U.S. presidents. Exhibit continues through Friday, Dec. 21. Wilson College’s Hankey Center for the Education and Advancemenet of Women, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Call Amy Lucadamo at 717-262-2049.

Fashions 1790 to 1930
Clothing worn by Washington County women over the period of 1790 to 1930, dress military uniforms from 1812 to 1898 and some children’s clothing. Continues through the holiday season. Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $5; $3, seniors and students; free for ages 14 and younger. Call 301-797-8782 or 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

Jean Strike displays her oil paintings of local landscapes, flowers and unique subjects. Exhibit continues through Friday, Jan. 11. Franklin County Area Development Corporation, 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Valley of the Shadow
Original works of art, artifacts and archival materials, detailing the story of Washington County and the Battle of Antietam. Exhibit continues through Saturday, July 27. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727 or email

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.

An exhibition of works created by Tony Zizzi and Deb Feller. Exhibit continues through Friday, Oct. 26. SHAPE Gallery, 20 W. King St., Shippensburg, Pa. Go to

Three painters
“New Wave: Paintings” by Sam Dalious, Luke Jones and Kelly Neibert will be on display. Exhibit continues through Friday, Oct. 26. The Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.

Civil War Backstories
Valley Art Association members’ exhibit on how citizens and properties were affected over the past 150 years. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Mansion House Art Center, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813 or go to

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