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Ongoing art and history exhibits for Jan. 24

January 24, 2013
  • Nineteenth-century 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. An exhibit of her life concludes Saturday, Jan. 26, at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Md.
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Jefferson County photos
“A Photographic Impression of Jefferson County” is a look at what Jefferson County looked like in the late 1970s and early ’80s, with photographs by Hali Taylor. Exhibit concludes Saturday, Jan. 26. AHA! Fire Hall Gallery, 108 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va. Email cfraula@me.com.

‘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 concludes 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.

‘Long After They Came For Us’
Chris Noel will display artwork based on America’s disposable culture. Co-op members will also display an assortment of new works. Exhibits concludes Sunday, Jan. 27. The Artists’ Gallery, 4 E. Church St., Frederick, Md. Hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Go to www.the-artists-gallery.org.

Student art
Students from Kaplan University’s digital photography course will display their photographs. Exhibit continues through January. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, email ronlytle3@netzero.net or go to www.csagi.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.

The art of Michael Douglas Jones
“Union: The Courier Journals” is a mixed media art/journal exhibit commemorating the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War and includes the book Michael Douglas Jones published by the same name. The exhibit continues through Sunday, Feb. 3. Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont, Md. Call 301-600-7212.

‘Shades of Black and White’
Barbara Randall will exhibit her embroidery and Adam Wilson will display his photographs. Exhibit continues through Friday, Feb. 15. Council for the Arts, 159 S. Main St., Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883.

New works and paintings
New works from the advanced studio art class and paintings by Ski Holm will be on display. Exhibit continues through mid-February. Reception, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8. Mercersburg Academy, 300 E. Seminary St., Mercersburg, Pa. Call 717-328-2151.

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.

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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