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Ongoing arts and history exhibits for Jan. 3

January 02, 2013
  • Washington County Museum of Fine Arts presents "Still Life: The Painted Image," an exhibit of realistic still life paintings by contemporary artists. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 30.
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts presents "Still Life: The Painted Image," an exhibit of realistic still life paintings by contemporary artists. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 30.

Miniature Art 2012
More than 200 original works of art is on display, including oil, watercolor and acrylic paintings; drawings; hand-pulled prints and sculpture. Exhibit concludes Friday, Jan. 4. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.

Student-juried show
Frederick Community College Visual Arts Department students is featured in a juried art show. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Jan. 9. Frederick Community College’s Mary Condon Hodgson Art Gallery, Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Md.

Paintings
Jean Strike displays 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, 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.

Etchings
Prints by Anne Finucane are on display. Exhibit continues through Monday, Jan. 14. Adams County Arts Council, 125 S. Washington St., Gettysburg, Pa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 717-334-5006.

‘The Yellow Wall-Paper’
Artist and writer Charlotte Perkins Gilman, who was discouraged from pursuing a career to preserve her health, rejected these ideas in a short story titled “The Yellow Wall-Paper.” Exhibit continues through Saturday, Jan. 26. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $5.50 to $7.50, free for ages younger than 10. Call 301-695-1864, ext. 10, email pryprograms@civilwarmed.org or go to www.civilwarmed.org.

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Carol Wilks is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, Jan. 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.

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.

Antietam photographs
Re-created 1862 photographic exhibition, “The Dead at Antietam,” is on display. Exhibit continues through Thursday, Feb. 28. National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, Md. $5.50 to $7.50, free for ages younger than 10. Call 301-695-1864, ext. 10, email pryprograms@civilwarmed.org or go to www.civilwarmed.org.

Star-Spangled War of 1812
Five 200-year-old artifacts, parts of the permanent collection of the Washington County Historical Society, 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 on the story 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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