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Ongoing art and history exhibits for April 12

April 12, 2013
  • The juried Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon features work by photographers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond. The final day of the exhibit is Sunday, April 14, at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown.
Photo by Bruce Wilder

Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon
The juried photographic competition features work by photographers from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, the District of Columbia, and beyond. Exhibit on view through Sunday, April 14. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-739-5727 or go to www.wcmfa.org.

Student art
Three Hood College seniors will showcase their artwork. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 14. Hood College’s Hodson Gallery in Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Valley Art members’ exhibit
Lucy Ecker and Eliane Ambrose will exhibit their artwork. Exhibit continues through Wednesday, April 17. Contemporary Art Gallery, 4 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Antietam photographs
Photographs taken at the Battle of Antietam by Matthew Brady’s assistant, Alexander Gardner, will be on display. Continues through Thursday, April 18. Hood College’s Beneficial-Hodson Library, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Go to www.hood.edu/library.

Student artwork reception
Greencastle-Antrim High School senior showcase art exhibition. Each student wrote a theme paper and explored it through art by using various media including paint, ceramics, clay and photography. Exhibit continues through Friday, April 19. Allison-Antrim Museum’s barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Call 717-597-9010, go to www.greencastlemuseum.org or follow on Twitter @greencastlemuzm.

Watercolor and oil paintings
Chambersburg artist Jean Strike displays her artwork. Exhibit continues through Friday, April 19. On What Grounds, 162 Lincoln Way East, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-4443.

Paintings
Shippensburg, Pa., artist Viktoriya Hoover displays her paintings. Exhibit continues through Friday, April 19. Franklin County Area Development Corp., 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883 or go to www.councilforthearts.net.

Faculty art show
Ten faculty artists will exhibit works including ceramics, painting, jewelry, drawing, mixed media and sculpture. Continues through Tuesday, April 23. Reception 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 13. Hagerstown Community College’s Kepler Center, off Robinwood Drive, east of Hagerstown. Call 240-500-2221 or email jhbontempo@hagerstowncc.edu.

Photographs of food cycle
“Food: A Feast for the Eyes” will feature photographs by Edwin Remsberg. The photographs will chronicle the food cycle, from production to consumption, including photographs of the American farmer. Continues through Thursday, April 25. Bernard Brown Center, 629 N. Market St., downtown Frederick, Md. Call 240-344-4757.

‘Memory: Things Said/Things Unsaid’
The mixed-media art/poetry exhibit of works by Alexandra Zealand. Exhibit continues through Thursday, April 25. Thurmont Regional Library, 76 E. Moser Road, Thurmont, Md. Free. Call 301-600-7212 or email edingle@frederickcounty md.gov.

Painting series
Beck Metzbower will show a new series of abstract paintings and sculptures titled Metzbower. Exhibit continues through Saturday, April 27. The Thought Lot, 37 E. Garfield St., Shippensburg, Pa. Go to www.beckmetzbower.com.

Member show
Valley Art Association member Trish Suder will display her oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 28. Mansion House, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-797-6813.

‘My Mountain Highlands’
An exhibit by Frank Ceravalo featuring photographs of the hills of West Virginia. Sponsored by the Washington Street Artists’ Cooperative. Exhibit continues through Sunday, April 28. Firehall Gallery, 108 N. George St., Charles Town, W.Va.

Paintings and photographs reception
Patrick Hiatt’s “A Maryland Decade” will feature paintings, and “The Eye Test 2” will feature photographs by Benita Keller’s advanced photography class at Hagerstown Community College. Exhibits continue through Tuesday, April 30. Washington County Arts Council, 34-36 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to www.washingtoncountyarts.com.

Art in the Hallway sale
Artwork by Donna Mason is on display and for sale through Tuesday, April 30, in the hallway left of 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.

Floral photography
Floral photography by M.J. Bennett. 8 a.m. to noon daily through Tuesday, April 30. The Devonshire Arms, 107 S. Princess St., Shepherdstown, W.Va.

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.

Student art
Finalists in the 2013 Trilogy Fine Arts Competition will display their artwork. Pieces will be on display through February 2014. Trilogy Professional Center, 1165 Imperial Drive, Hagerstown. Go to www.cwchagerstown.com.

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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