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Ongoing art and history exhibits for Nov. 1

October 31, 2012
  • Margaret and Kevin Hluch's art display, Sundries: Essential Objects for the Art of Daily Living, concludes today at Frederick Community College.
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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 concludes today. 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.

Warm and Wearable
Nearly a dozen artists from the region are featured in all exhibit with the theme of wearable art. Also triaxial wall pieces will also be on display. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 25. Ice House, corner of Independence Avenue and Mercer Street. Free admission. Call 304-258-2300 or go to www.macicehouse.org.

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

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.

Historical fashions
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 www.washcomdhistoricalsociety.org.

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 www.discoverystation.org.

Paintings
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 www.councilforthearts.net.

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 www.councilforthearts.net.

Still Life: The Painted Image
An exhibit of realistic still life paintings by contemporary artists, some traditional and some more innovative. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 30. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-739-5727.

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 www.washcohistoricalsociety.org.

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 drastelli@wcmfa.org.

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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