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Ongoing art and history exhibits for Nov. 8

November 07, 2012

‘ST-493’
An exhibition of Digital Fine Art Printing student. Exhibit continues through Thursday, Nov. 15. Shippensburg University, Kauffman Gallery, 1871 Old Main Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. Call 717-477-1530.

WJEJ’s 80th year
Washington County Historical Society will host the exhibit, which will celebrate the 80-year history of WJEJ. The exhibit is open for a limited time. The Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $5; $3, seniors, students; and those ages 14 and younger admitted free. Call 301-797-8782. Museum hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.

Paintings
James Williams II paints comic book-like narratives. Lauren Boilini creates large-scale oil paintings. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 18. Hood College’s Hodson Gallery, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Email browning@hood.edu.

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.

‘Sticks & Stones’ and ‘Inside-Outside’
A solo exhibition by Lisa Tarkett Reed and photographs by Marc Weinberg will be on display. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Nov. 25. The Artists’ Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call 301-696-8187 or go to www.the-artists-gallery.org.

‘Darkness of My Night and the Brightness of My Day’
Artwork by Doug Moulden will be on display. Continues through Tuesday, Nov. 27. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Marjorie Tressler is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through Thursday, Nov. 30, 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 donna.schnurr@meritushealth.com.

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.

Industrialization and women’s suffrage
November’s exhibit will be “The Progressive Era and Women’s Suffrage.” Continues through November. Noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-9010, go to www.greencastlemuseum.org.

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.

Fashions 1790 to 1930
Clothing worn by Washington County women, men and children. 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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