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May 7, 2002
Studio Club meets Ski Holm will show slides of his oil paintings and talk about his creative process during the meeting of Waynesboro Studio Club on Tuesday, May 21, at 7 p.m. at Oller House, 138 W. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Call Donna Bingaman, 1-717-762-8394.
NEWS
June 13, 2008
Contemporary School for the Arts and Gallery Inc. in downtown Hagerstown held an art reception on June 7 with solo artists Jennifer Fountain and Carl Butler. Fountain showed photos of her six-week trip to Asia-Thailand. The photos depict the culture of how the people in those countries live and work. Butler displayed his oil paintings from scenery to local gardens as well as two paintings of 9/11. Both artists are from Frederick, Md. The exhibits will be displayed through June at the gallery at 4 W. Franklin St.
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by ANDREA ROWLAND | February 26, 2004
andrear@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - An exhibit at the Chambersburg Area Council for the Arts' new gallery features more than 50 oil paintings and woodturnings by Franklin County artists. Oil paintings by Chambersburg artists Cindy Haden and Jean Strike, Waynesboro artists Eliane Ambrose and Virginia Hair and Greencastle painter Joanne Hafer, and woodturnings created by Jim Mills of Chambersburg will be on display through Saturday, March 27, at the spacious new gallery in the renovated Capitol Theatre Center, 159 S. Main St. in Chambersburg.
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December 31, 2009
APRIL 8, 1919-DEC. 30, 2009 SILVER SPRING, Md. - Doris Elizabeth Newsom, 90, of Silver Spring, Md., died peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Ravenwood Nursing Home in Hagerstown, Md. Born April 8, 1919, in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Bernard and Svea Colleen Detterburg-Hammarlund. Doris was the last surviving sibling of Sidney B. and George G. Hammarlund. She served in the U.S. Navy as a wave. She retired from Sears. Following her retirement, she produced oil paintings.
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by ANDREA ROWLAND | September 19, 2004
ST. THOMAS, Pa. - Artist Ami Plessinger's work transcends a single medium. At her home studio and barn wood shop near St. Thomas, she draws in pen and ink, paints in oils and watercolors, and carves wooden carousel horses. Plessinger has designed corporate logos and commemorative stamps, painted wall murals and depicted rural Pennsylvanian life with paint on a fiberglass gas pump that now stands in McConnellsburg, Pa., as part of the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor program. The Huntington, W.Va.
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by ANDREW SCHOTZ | July 23, 2002
martinsburg@herald-mail.com Is that really a Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington on the wall at the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library? Maybe. Barry Hagen of Hagen and Hagen Appraisers Inc. in New Market, Md., who appraised the painting for the library, said it's possible, but he can't be sure. Nancy Pollak of Art Care Associates in Frederick, Md., who restored the painting for the library, said it is "strikingly similar" to Stuart's well-known portraits of Washington.
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July 18, 2004
Smithsburg Pride Days SMITHSBURG - Activities include craft vendors, childrens' games and activities, pony rides, dunk tank, Civil War living history encampment, raptors display, model railroad display and more. Special events today include a community worship service, church open houses, concerts and Civil War re-enactment. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Throughout Smithsburg. Open gymnastics MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Martinsburg-Berkeley County Parks and Recreation and Flip-Over Gymnastics offers open gymnastics on Sunday afternoons.
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April 16, 2009
Benefit art show Apple Valley Painters' first benefit art show. Works of art will be sold at a silent auction, which continues through Saturday, April 18. Howard's Art Supplies & Frames of Hagerstown, Dual Highway, Hagerstown. All money raised will benefit the Humane Society of Washington County in memory of Kitty Maurer. Go to www.applevalleypainters.com Chinese porcelain Blue and white porcelains produced during the Qing Dynasty (1644 to 1912) will be displayed.
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October 24, 2012
Civil War Backstories Valley Art Association members' exhibit on how citizens and properties were affected over the past 150 years. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Mansion House Art Center, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813 or go to www.valleyartassoc.com . Photography The Jefferson County Photography Project features the people, events and streets of Shepherdstown, W.Va., taken in black and white. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Bridge Gallery, 8566 Shepherdstown Pike, Shepherdstown, W.Va.
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October 24, 2012
Civil War Backstories Valley Art Association members' exhibit on how citizens and properties were affected over the past 150 years. Continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Mansion House Art Center, 501 Highland Way, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813 or go to www.valleyartassoc.com . Photography The Jefferson County Photography Project features the people, events and streets of Shepherdstown, W.Va., taken in black and white. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Oct. 28. Bridge Gallery, 8566 Shepherdstown Pike, Shepherdstown, W.Va.
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NEWS
September 6, 2012
Oil paintings Cindy Haden Baker's oil paintings are on display. Exhibit continues through Saturday, Sept. 8. The Blue Parrot Bistro, 35 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, Pa. Call 717-264-6883. American Decorative Arts This exhibition shows objects from the museum's collection of American decorative arts. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Sept. 16. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free. Go to www.wcmfa.org . 'Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War' Reception for traveling exhibition.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 29, 2012
Art in the Hallway Artwork by Jean Strike is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Final day of show is today. 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 barbara.resh@meritushealth.com . 'Smithsburg and the Arts' Artwork and poetry by historical Smithsburg residents are on display through today. Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown.
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May 18, 2012
'Art and Earth' Creations by 36 artists from West Virginia and eight other states are on display in the Berkeley Arts Council's 2012 Art and Earth Juried Exhibit. Exhibit concludes Saturday, May 19. The Arts Centre, 300 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Call 304-263-0224, email information@berkeleyartswv.org , or go to www.berkeleyartswv.org/juried_exhibit.php . Shepherd student art show Morgan Wisniewski's paintings of women and James Graeter's surreal landscapes are on display.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 20, 2012
1. Back to his roots Lars Prillaman and Friends will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Musselman High School, 126 Excellence Way, Inwood, W.Va. Prillaman is a former student in the Berkeley County Orchestra program and is now a fiddler and music producer. His band has performed on Mountain Stage radio show. $5; $2 students. Call 304-263-2916, go to www.bc-strings.org or email evaprice@frontier.com . 2. Serene works of art Oil paintings by Chambersburg, Pa., artist Cindy Haden Baker are on display now through Friday, April 13, at Franklin County Area Development Corp., 1900 Wayne Road, Chambersburg, Pa. Hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; and 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Friday.
NEWS
September 27, 2010
A fallen leaf sits in rain water that has motor oil running through it in a parking lot in Hagerstown on Monday.
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December 31, 2009
APRIL 8, 1919-DEC. 30, 2009 SILVER SPRING, Md. - Doris Elizabeth Newsom, 90, of Silver Spring, Md., died peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009, at Ravenwood Nursing Home in Hagerstown, Md. Born April 8, 1919, in Providence, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Thomas Bernard and Svea Colleen Detterburg-Hammarlund. Doris was the last surviving sibling of Sidney B. and George G. Hammarlund. She served in the U.S. Navy as a wave. She retired from Sears. Following her retirement, she produced oil paintings.
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