Ongoing art and history exhibits: Weekend beginning Oct. 18

October 17, 2012


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 are on display 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

'Metal-Phorically Speaking'

Aluminum and copper repousse works by Jamaal Sheats.  Display continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Just Lookin' Gallery, 40 Summit Ave., Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-714-2278.


The Jefferson County Photography Project features the people, events and streets of Shepherdstown, W.Va., taken in black and white. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Bridge Gallery, 8566 Shepherdstown Pike, Shepherdstown, W.Va. Go to

Two exhibits

"Red," a group show by gallery members, and "360 Degrees," paintings by Colleen Clapp will be on display. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. The Artists' Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Call 301-696-8187 or go to

'Spirits Unleashed' and 'Maryland Memories'

Exhibits by Spectrum Seven and Donna Godlove. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, Oct. 30. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132.

Oil paintings

Artist and poet, Eliane Ambrose's original, contemporary impressionism, abstracts and still lifes in oil. Are on display through October. Local Exposure, 70 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Call 717-749-7700.


Wood-fired pottery by artist Jack Troy on display. Display continues through Tuesday, Oct. 30. Hood College, Whitaker Gallery, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Contact Ryan Browning at

Art in the Hallway

Artwork by June Savannah is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the hallway near the information desk at Meritus Medical Center, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. Call 301-790-8144 or email


Pastels and paintings by Marti Yeager are on display. Exhibit continues through October. On What Grounds coffee shop, 162 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-4443.

Return of Special Orders 191

 Gen. Lee's original "Lost Orders" and unpublished correspondence about its discovery by Union soldiers. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center, 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, Md. Free. Call 301-662-3515 or go to

The Newcomer House

The historic structure at Antietam National Battlefield has interpretive displays including On The Home Front and In The Heat of Battle. Open through October. Antietam National Battlefield, Md. 34 one-half east of Sharpsburg. Go to

Art of daily living

Margaret and Kevin Hluch will display their works in a show titled "Sundries: Essential Objects for the Art of Daily Living." Exhibit continues through Thursday, Nov. 1. Frederick Community College's Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md.

'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.


Four local women will display their cross-stitch creations. Exhibit continues through November. South Jefferson Public Library, corner of Summit Point Road and Chruch Street, Summit Point, W.Va. Call 304-725-6227 or go to

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.

'From Suffragists to Officeholders: 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.

Fabulous 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 will display 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

Paintings, prints and mixed media

Laura Lewis Shindle will display her artwork. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 13. The Blue Parrot Bistro, 35 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883 or go to

Star-Spangled War of 1812

Five 200-year-old artifacts, parts of the permanent collection of the Washington County Historical Society, will be displayed until 2014. 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

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.

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