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Ongoing art and history exhibits for Dec. 6

December 06, 2012
  • A display of 200-year-old artifacts are on display through 2013 at Miller House Museum, the museum of the Washington County Historical Society, in downtown Hagerstown.
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Suffrage politics
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 www.washcomdhistoricalsociety.org.

‘The Darkness of My Night, the Brightness of My Day’
Artwork by Doug Moulden is on display. Continues through Saturday, Dec. 29. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.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 displays her oil paintings of local landscapes, flowers and unique subjects. Exhibit continues through Friday, Jan. 11. Franklin County Area Development Corp., 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883 or go to www.councilforthearts.net.

Paintings, prints, mixed media
Laura Lewis Shindle displays 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, are on display through 2013. 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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