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Ongoing art and history exhibits for Nov. 29

November 28, 2012
  • Four local women display their cross-stitch creations through Nov. 30 at South Jefferson Public Library Summit Point, W.Va.
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Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Marjorie Tressler is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Concludes Friday, 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 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 “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.

‘Something from Nothing’
Mosaic art pieces by local artisans, Amanda Footen and Megan Lewis. Show continues through Dec. 2. Lion’s Lair, 81-B N. Washington St., Berkeley Springs, W.Va. Call 304-258-0066 or email info@lionslairgalleryandgifts.com.

Gender politics at Wilson
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.

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.

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Tamara Hoffman is on display and for sale through the gift shop beginning Dec. 1. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Dec. 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.

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.

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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