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News and Announcements Archive



At TAG in February 2019
January 31, 2019

  The Associates TAG Associate Members exhibit work including painting, photography and sculpture. Come to the OPENING RECEPTION on First Saturday, February 2, 5–9 pm. The show runs from February 1 to 24. Participating artists are: Luc Fiedler Lori Rounds  Tina Lund Bonny Lundy Sandra Fritter Karen Winston-Levin Paula Rubin-Wexler Linda Sherman Gillian Collins TAG/The Artists Gallery 216 N. Market St., Frederick, MD  21701 TheArtistsGalleryFrederick.com GALLERY… read more

At TAG in January
January 3, 2019

Share WTF! Whiskey, Tango, Foxtrot A provocative exhibition featuring TAG members and invited artists to express their feelings over current events and today’s realities. Invited guests include: Cathy Abramson, Julio Cesar Diaz, Jane Dunsmore, Marty Ittner, Beckie Laughlin, Nancy McLoughlin, Meredith Morris, Joan Plato, Linda Sherman, and Mary Weis-Waldhorn. OPENING RECEPTION: First Saturday, January 5, 5–9 pm SHOW HOURS: January 4–27,… read more

At TAG in December
December 11, 2018

Share Artists Wilkin and Jenkins on Exhibit at TAG This month, TAG features work by two talented artists. Cathy Wilkin and Richard John Jenkins. The shows open this Friday and run through December 30. Work by all TAG members is also on display in the rear galleries. OPENING RECEPTION: First Saturday, December 1, 5–9 pm In "Falling Into Istanbul", Cathy Wilkin's evocative, dream-like collages address themes as… read more

At TAG in November
October 16, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Excavations and Discovery"A series of paintings byColleen Clapp and Marion L. Griffin November 2–25, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, November 3, 5:00–9:00 pm During November TAG/The Artists Gallery presents a two woman show by painters Colleen Clapp and Marion… read more

At TAG in October
September 13, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "HOME EMOH"A series of paintings by Jan McIntyre-Creager&  "SILENT CONVERSATIONS"  A series of paintings by Marie Riccio October 5–28, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, October 6, 5:00–9:00 pm During October TAG/The Artists Gallery exhibits paintings by Jan McIntyre-Creager and… read more

At TAG in September
August 29, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Mannequins & Mimes"A series of photographs by Jim Mitchell&  "Elbow Grease:The not-so-still lives of old whippers, strippers, beaters, grinders and mashers"  A series of paintings by Kathleen Carroll August 31–September 30, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, September 1, 5:00–9:00… read more

Le Salon at TAG 2018
August 2, 2018

Share SHOW DATES: August 3–26 OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, August 4, 5–9 pm LE SALON AT TAG 2018 is held every August to showcase the original work of regional artists, TAG members and nonmembers alike. On display are a wide variety of works, hung in salon style. Sales are buy and go; walk home with your favorite piece on the spot. For more information… read more

At TAG in July
June 16, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Between the Lines"A series of paintings by Linda Constant Robinson&  "Skyscape"  A series of paintings by Michael Kraniski July 6 – 29, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, July 7, 5:00–9:00 pm During July, two painters— Linda Constant Robinson and… read more

HCC Janet Salter Portraiture Class Fall 2018
June 6, 2018

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June 2018 at TAG
May 23, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Prints & Paintings 2018"A series of prints and paintings by Linda Slattery Sherman&  "This Way Through" A series of digital collages by Patricia Stockman June 1 – July 1, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, June 2, 5:00–9:00 pm In June… read more

Meet the Author - Ginny Fite
May 12, 2018

Share   Ginny Friedlander Fite—an award-winning journalist who has covered crime, politics, and all things human—is the author of the dark mystery thrillers, Cromwell’s Folly, No Good Deed Left Undone, and Lying, Cheating, and Occasionally Murder featuring Detective Sam Lagarde.A graduate of Rutgers University and Johns Hopkins University, her 40-year career in communications included posts as editor of the Frederick… read more

Lee Weaver: An Art Teacher and His Students
April 26, 2018

Share The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the May 2018 exhibit: Lee Weaver: An Art Teacher and His Students Exhibits run May 3, 2018 through May 29, 2018 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018… read more

May 2018 at TAG
April 20, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Chester, Pennsylvania"A series of photographs by Mark Rothkopf&  "Another Sleepless Night" A series of new paintings by Dan Coomes May 4 – May 27, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, May 5, 5:00–9:00 pm During May there will be two new… read more

April 2018 at TAG
March 27, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents Members to show new work in“TAG Wide Open” April 6–April 29, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, April 7, 5:00–9:00 pm During April TAG/The Artists Gallery will have a group exhibition entitled “TAG Wide Open.”  Members of this artist-owned gallery… read more

March 2018 at TAG
February 20, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents On & Off the Wall, the 17th AnnualBox ShowTAG’s Box Show returns— with a twist March 2–March 25, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, March 3, 5:00–9:00 pm If it’s March it must be time for the box show at… read more

February 2018 at TAG
January 19, 2018

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents Annual Associates ShowWork by the ten TAG Associates February 2–February 25, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, February 3, 5:00–9:00 pm In February, TAG/The Artists Gallery features its “Annual Associates Show.” This group exhibit showcases common threads and points of… read more

January 2018 at TAG
December 22, 2017

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "ARTrage!"Work by gallery members and invited artists will comment on pressing issues that confront our world. January 5–January 28, 2018 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, January 6, 5:00–9:00 pm TAG/The Artists Gallery will present a show in January called "ARTrage!” … read more

January 2018 - John Neal Mullican and Elayne Rogge
December 21, 2017

Share The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the January 2018 exhibits: John Neal Mulican: Portraits and More & Elayne Rogge: Expressive Landscapes. Exhibits run January 5, 2018 through January 30 2018 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday,… read more

December 2017 at TAG
November 22, 2017

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Town and Country"A series of paintings by Christina Lund&  "Undercurrent" A series of paintings by Christine Stovall December 1–December 31, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, December 2, 5:00–9:00 pm In December TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions. Christina… read more

November 2017 at TAG
October 20, 2017

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Hidden In View" Photography by Marc Weinberg&  "Entropy" A series of paintings by Sarah Higgins November 3–November 26, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, November 4, 5:00–9:00 pm In November TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature solo exhibitions of photographs by Marc… read more

October 2017 at FCC
September 15, 2017

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents"Mysterious Intentions"at Frederick Community College "The Quiet Within the Noise" A series of paintings by Marion Griffin&  "Patterns of Change" A series of work by Lori Rounds October 7–November 1, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  Saturday, October 7, 5:00–7:00 pm Opening on October… read more

October 2017 at TAG
September 15, 2017

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presentsLight and Gravity: Two artists explore the elementsin painting and sculpture "Gravity and Other Scientific Facts" Sculptures by Luc Fiedler&  "In a Certain Light:Scenes of Frederick & Beyond" A series of paintings by Tom Semmes October 6–October 29, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First… read more

MSO Announces New Executive Director
August 29, 2017

Share MSO Announces New Executive Director HAGERSTOWN, Md. – August 29, 2017 – The Board of Directors of the Maryland Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that Stephen Marc Beaudoin has been named the new Executive Director, effective September 11. Beaudoin succeeds Michael Jonnes who is retiring from the position after a career of 34 years managing orchestras and having… read more

September Exhibits
August 24, 2017

Share The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the September 2017 exhibits: Jannon Baer: Ascension & Margaret Huddy: Blue Ridge Odyssey. Exhibits run August 31, 2017 through September 26, 2017 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, August 31,… read more

September 2017 at TAG
August 22, 2017

Share TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Flowers and Figures" A series of paintings by Joanna Morrison&  "Departure" A solo exhibit by Patricia Stockman September 1–October 1, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, September 2, 5:00–9:00 pm In September TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions of… read more

HCC Janet Salter Portraiture Class Fall 2017
July 26, 2017

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August Exhibits
July 22, 2017

Share The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the August 2017 exhibits: Jenna Line: The Art of Resilience & Bill Davis: Some of My Favorite Things. Exhibit runs July 28, 2017 through August 29, 2017 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be… read more

MSO Seeks Operations Manager and Education Coordinator
July 5, 2017

Share MARYLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAOperations Manager and Education Coordinator-Full Time, Exempt Reports to: Executive Director                   Supervises: Personnel Manager, Production Manager, Librarian Duties and Responsibilities: The Operations Manager and Education Coordinator will be responsible for all details related to the MSO’s performances and educational programs to ensure that productions are run smoothly and in a fiscally responsible manner. Develop the annual master… read more

July 2017 Exhibit
June 23, 2017

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the July 2017 exhibit: The Valley Art Association: Art for Everyone Since 1938. Exhibit runs June 30, 2017 through July 25, 2017 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, June 30,… read more

July 2017 at TAG
June 15, 2017

  TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Closer" A series of collage pieces by Julie Maynard&  "Roll With It" A solo exhibit by Cathy Wilkin June 30–July 30, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, July 1, 5:00–9:00 pm Maynard and Wilkin at TAG in July: rolling with the… read more

June 2017 at TAG
May 20, 2017

  TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Glimpses of Nirvana" A solo exhibit of photographs by Mark Rothkopf&  "SunSational"A group exhibition of work by all members of the Gallery June 2–June 25, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, June 3, 5:00–9:00 pm Mark Rothkopf will have a… read more

May 2017 at TAG
April 21, 2017

  TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Four Times Three" A series of four triptychs by Colleen Clapp&  "Revelations in Faces and Flowers" A solo exhibit by painter Linda Constant Robinson May 5–May 28, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, May 6, 5:00–9:00 pm TAG/The Artists Gallery will… read more

April 2017 at TAG
March 18, 2017

  TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Into the Night" A solo exhibit by photographer Jim Mitchell&  "Portraits and Still Lifes" A solo exhibit by painter Kate Miller March 31–April 30, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, April 1, 5:00–9:00 pm In April TAG/The Artists Gallery will… read more

April 2017 Exhibits
March 18, 2017

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the April 2017 exhibits: Monika Wertman: Taking Shape-Anatomy of an Athlete and Janet Salter and her HCC Students: Body & Soul. Exhibits run March 30, 2017 through May 2, 2017 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening… read more

March 2017 at TAG
February 22, 2017

  TAG Squared, the 16th Annual Box Show, opens March 3rd at TAG/The Artists Gallery in Frederick, MD. This popular exhibit offers visitors the chance to view the work of over 70 artists in a variety of styles and media. Participating artists are thinking 'outside the full box' by bringing back the use of a 10" wooden square panel to… read more

March 2017 Exhibits
February 22, 2017

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the March 2017 exhibits: Jon Parks: Southern Exposure and Lesley Whalley: Colorful Language. Exhibits run March 3, 2017 through March 28, 2017 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, March 3,… read more

MSO Seeks Executive Director
February 6, 2017

  MARYLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Maryland Symphony Orchestra welcomes nominations and applications for the position of Executive Director,available in the late spring or early summer of 2017. The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is Western Maryland’s premier professional orchestra serving audiences from the quad-state region that also includes Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Orchestra attracts the finest musicians… read more

February 2017 at TAG
January 24, 2017

  TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "Tangents: Points of Contact" An Exhibit of Work by TAG Associate Members   February 3–26, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N February 4, 5:00–9:00 pm   Opening this weekend, TAG/The Artists Gallery exhibit “Tangents: Points of Contact” will showcase the common threads and… read more

Art Educators Exhibit
January 12, 2017

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the February 2017 exhibit: The 7th Annual Washington County Art Educators. Exhibit runs February 3, 2017 through February 28, 2017 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017 from 5pm to 7pm. Save read more

Women's Center Art Exhibit 2017
December 28, 2016

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January 2017 at TAG
December 20, 2016

  TAG/The Artists Gallery of Frederick presents "It Isn't Always Pretty" An exhibit by TAG members and featured guest artists addressing the pressing issues of our time   January 6–29, 2017 O P E N I N G   R E C E P T I O N  First Saturday, January 7, 5:00–9:00 pm   TAG/The Artists Gallery will present a… read more

December 2016 at TAG
November 19, 2016

  In December TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature two exhibitions.  Linda Slattery Sherman will have a solo show titled “Suburban Wildlife: An Abstraction of Life in the 'hood.”  In addition all the members of the cooperative will take part in “White and Beyond White:  A Seasonal Show and Sale.”Through paintings and monoprints, Linda Sherman explores the nature of the wildlife… read more

November 2016 Exhibits
October 22, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the November 2016 exhibits: Ben McAfee & Amy Phelps: Presence and Erica Kempler: Rhythms, Changes & Transformations. Exhibits run October 28, 2016 through November 29, 2016 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD in the heart of the A&E District.     An Opening Reception will be held… read more

November 2016 at TAG
October 14, 2016

  Two solo exhibitions will open at TAG/The Artists Gallery in November: Jan McIntyre-Creager’s new series of paintings and prints and Marie Riccio’s show of contemporary still life oil paintings.“Time And Again” is an exhibit of work by Jan McIntyre-Creager (formerly Jan McIntyre Lamb) portraying the buildings and objects of the past as they appear in the present.The work was… read more

October 2016 at TAG
September 17, 2016

  In October TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions: Nancy McLoughlin’s “Tables, Chairs” and Joan Tarbell Plato’s “We Want Clean Water!”“Almost every day we sit in a chair, often at a table,” McLoughlin says. “Our thoughts are about why we are there, but somewhere in our subconscious we are interacting with the table and the chair. They are… read more

October 2016 Exhibit
September 17, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present the October 2016 exhibit: Paintstravaganza: Works by Goodloe Byron. Exhibits run September 30, 2016 through October 25, 2016 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm. SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave read more

Pfister and Friends
August 30, 2016

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September 2016 at TAG
August 23, 2016

  In September TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions.Joanna Morrison will show “Influences,” which she describes as “a departure from my usual sculpture and painting style. “After a 2015 life painting class, I began to explore my interests in painting figures and portraits,” she says. “Others have compared me to Diego Rivera. I have also painted figures in… read more

September 2016 Exhibits
August 20, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present two exhibits in September 2016: Rebecca Grace Jones: New Paintings andStephen Sheredy: Artwork Selection. Exhibits run August 26, 2016 through September 27, 2016 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm. SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave read more

Le Salon at TAG 2016
August 5, 2016

  TAG/THE ARTISTS GALLERY will host its annual unjuried show in August. “Le Salon at TAG 2016” will be held at 216 N. Market Street in downtown Frederick from Aug. 5 through 28, with an opening reception on First Saturday, Aug. 6, from 3 to 9 pm. This is an excellent opportunity offered to all artists, aspiring and professional, to… read more

August 2016 Exhibits
July 28, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present two exhibits in August 2016: Luis Vega: Expressing Culture andLinda Barnhart: Encountering Creation. Exhibits run July 29, 2016 through August 23, 2016 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD.     An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, July 29, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm. SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave read more

July 2016 Exhibits
June 22, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present two exhibits in July 2016: T. Jeff Driscoll: Scenes of Snow, Soldiers, and Assorted Subjects andCermaic Art by Cookie Redding. Exhibits run June 30, 2016 through July 26, 2016 at the Gallery, 34 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD.     An Opening Reception will be held on Thursday, June 30,… read more

At TAG in July: Maynard’s ‘Mass Produced Pigeons’ and Bowers’ ‘Nature’s Colors’
June 17, 2016

  In July TAG/The Artists Gallery will feature two solo exhibitions.  Julie Maynard will show mixed media collage and sculpture in “Mass Produced Pigeons,” while  Charles W. Bowers will show photo-based images in his "Nature’s Colors Textures Patterns" series.  Maynard’s “Mass Produced Pigeons” looks at how things cut from the same pattern develop a stubborn individuality.  The installation is anchored… read more

June 2016 Blues Fest Exhibits
May 25, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present two exhibits in June 2016:Larry Poncho Brown: 2016 Blues Fest Artist andLocal Elementary School Students: 2016 Blues Fest Children's T-Shirt Contest. Larry Poncho Brown: 2016 Blues Fest Artist will be exhibiting his artwork along with the winning piece for this year's Blues Fest poster.Local Elementary School Students: 2016 Blues Fest… read more

Griffin and Higgins to exhibit at TAG in June
May 17, 2016

  In June two artists— Marion Griffin and Sarah Higgins— will have solo exhibitions at TAG/The Artists Gallery.Marion Griffin will show work inspired by gardens in an exhibition titled “Interpretations.” “The joy of contemplation is at its peak when I am one with nature,” explained Griffin. “As a long time meditator, I am inspired by the beauty of gardens, especially… read more

May 2016 Exhibits
April 29, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to present two exhibits in May 2016:Ricky Havens: "Spiritual Warfare" andAll Fired Up!: "Clay Artists of Wright Hand Studio". "All Fired Up-Clay Artists of Wright Hand Studio" who will be exhibiting include: Lisa Allen, Jennie Avila, Christina Doucette, Jay Frantz, Christine Henderson, Laura Jones. Mark Keener, Lisa Leisinger, Janet Meyland, Marjorie Poling,… read more

Art of Photography One Day Workshop
April 26, 2016

Come spend the day with your camera! Saturday May 14th, 2016: You start the day before you even arrive at Sanctuary Studios with a Scavenger Hunt for 20 easy to find items that you photograph and then bring your best 20 shots to share with everyone while we have coffee, pastries, and fresh fruit at 9:30am.  Of course there is… read more

Jacobs and Wilkin to have exhibitions at TAG
April 22, 2016

  TAG/The Artists Gallery will have two solo exhibitions in May. Phyllis Jacobs will show a range of work in “My Favorite Things.”  A member of the gallery since 1992, Jacobs has been thinking about what it means to be an artist. “We are your eyes and ears,” she says.  “We are the human extensions of your sensory apparatus.  We… read more

Regret and Opportunity
March 24, 2016

  Join poet Robert C. Murray on his third adventure into verse as he shares his clever observations about this and other worlds (that one can safely assume he is imagining). As usual he covers everything from life to death, with some duck sauce thrown in for good measure (you'll see). If you enjoyed "Stand Right, Walk Left", and "Blue.… read more

Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown Opening Night Celebration
March 18, 2016

  The Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown Partners with AMVETS and Horizon Goodwill for Opening Night Celebration; April 1st in HagerstownHagerstown, MD - The Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown is partnering with the national non-profit AMVETS and the Hagerstown-based Horizon Goodwill to celebrate veterans and highlight the needs to put America’s heroes back to work. Maryland International Film Festival-Hagerstown Executive Director, Tracie… read more

Rubin-Wexler to exhibit “Mostly Landscapes” at TAG
March 18, 2016

  Paula Rubin-Wexler will have a solo exhibition of paintings at TAG/The Artists Gallery in April.  Rubin-Wexler is known for her big skies and abstracted landscapes.  Her latest exhibit, “Mostly Landscapes: A Point of View,” showcases her deep understanding of the moods, colors and atmosphere of the vistas she loves to paint.  Primarily a plein air painter, her work celebrates… read more

Charles Town - Washington Street Artists Co-Op
March 15, 2016

  Washington Street Artists Co Op108 North George St Downtown Charles Town304-724-2090www.washingtonstartists.org There will be lots to talk about in Downtown Charles Town starting next month! Our Washington Street Artists are working with local artists to bring a fabulous April to the Gallery. We will begin with the Washington High School Art Club under direction of Sam Nelson from Thursday,… read more

April 2016 Exhibits
March 15, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the April 2016 exhibits: Robert & Kitty Nalewaik: View of Two HemispheresandBeth Carey: Rêves/Dreams The exhibits will run March 31, 2016 through April 26, 2016 with an opening reception on Thursday, March 31, 2016 from 5-7 pm. read more

Engine Room Art Space 2016 Exhibits
March 15, 2016

  We have the rest of our year set up! This list is just the highlights of the upcoming year. Expect to see lots of exciting events including a series of portriats documenting 4 decades in live sittings, "Homs" - a performance piece with interactive aspects, surreal and photo realistic paintings, murals, photography and projection installations, more opportunities to show… read more

Little Crossings Festival
March 10, 2016

  Applications are welcomed from committed makers of all mediums: painters, jewelers, sculptors, leatherworkers, woodworkers, weavers, photographers, and other handmade goods. The broader the variety, the better! Initial, tentative attendees include: Fiddlehead Woodworking from Markleysburg, PA; Deep Creek Lavender from Accident, MD; She’s So Pretty from Lonaconing, MD; and Sang Run Soaps from McHenry, MD. All art booths should have… read more

Ukrainian Egg Workshop
March 9, 2016

Learn How to Make Ukrainian Eggs! Join us for Ukrainian Egg Workshop Saturday, March 12th     10am - Noon or 1pm - 3pm     $10.00 per person This is a two hour workshop where you will learn how to make your own Ukrainian Eggs.  It teaches you the basics of how to use the equipment, what you'll need to… read more

Potomac River Artists Guild Exhibit
March 2, 2016

  The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the March 2016 exhibit: Potomac River Artists Guild: Visions of a Group. The exhibit will run March 4, 2016 through March 31, 2016 with an opening reception on Friday, March 4, 2016 from 5-7 pm. read more

BISFA Senior Salon
February 29, 2016

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The Women's Club presents a Wine and Cheese Tasting
February 27, 2016

  FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 20166:00 – 9:00 PM$15/PER PERSON Join the Women's Club for this wonderful evening of tastings. Shawn Clopper will share his expert knowledge of different wines featured at GORDON GROCERY. After the Tasting, these wines may be purchased by the glass or bottle with the club receiving 50% of the proceeds. The Waltz Family Farm in Smithsburg… read more

“Boxology”: In praise of the Box at TAG/The Artists Gallery
February 19, 2016

  If it’s March it must be time for the box show at TAG/The Artists Gallery!  The fifteenth annual show, titled “Boxology,” will sing the praises of the humble box— though many of the entries will be so transformed that the box itself may be hard to find. For this popular show, gallery artists and guests are given standard 8-inch… read more

“Playlist” at Cafe Nola
February 10, 2016

Everyone has their own “playlist” that inspires them. In March we’ll be celebrating the transformation of audio into visuals. We’re looking for the way that music inspires your artwork, maybe it’s a musician, instrument, music venue, or a certain song. How does music influence your work? I’m happy to announce that we’re open for submissions for “Playlist” at Cafe Nola!… read more

New Voices: 6x6 A group show of TAG Associates
February 3, 2016

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 6, 5-9 pm In February, TAG/The Artists Gallery features a group show called “New Voices: 6x6.” This is the first group exhibit of the new TAG Associates and includes selections from six members whose work includes ceramics, photography, and oil paintings. Phil Berneburg’s masterful ceramics are part of a recent series, "Deep Time." These functional works… read more

6th Annual Washington County Art Educators
January 20, 2016

February 5, 2016 through March 1, 2016 with an opening reception on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 5-7pm. Washington County Art Educators 2016 - Guidelines/Entry Form read more

Premiere exhibit of TAG/The Artist’s Gallery Associate Members
January 14, 2016

In February, TAG/The Artists’ Gallery features a group show called “New Voices: 6x6.” This is the first group exhibit of the new TAG Associates and includes selections from six members whose work includes ceramics, photography, and oil paintings.Phil Berneburg’s masterful ceramics are part of a recent series, "Deep Time." These functional works of art reference the ancient history of stone… read more

January 2016 Exhibits
December 30, 2015

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the January 2016 exhibits:Donna Bingaman: Romancing the Canvas & Denny Bingaman: Wild Eyes Photography. The exhibits will run January 7, 2016 through February 2, 2016 with an opening reception on Friday, January 8, 2016 from 5-7 pm. read more

TAG/The Artists’ Gallery to celebrate its 25th anniversary!
December 18, 2015

   TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will start the new year with a celebration of its 25th birthday. In 1990 sixteen artists came together to form a cooperative and stage exhibits at Mahogany Craft in Frederick. In 1993 the group moved to its own space on East Church Street, opening new solo and group shows every month.    Twenty-five years after its… read more

December at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery
November 24, 2015

Frederick, Md.— In December TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will feature a show by Christina Lund, who will exhibit a series of paintings titled “In and Out.” Lund’s show features landscape paintings that have a feeling of exuberance thanks to her brush strokes and choice of colors. Lund has lived in Frederick, Md., since 1977. She studied art in Minnesota, Lebanon, France,… read more

Shepherd University Art Market
November 17, 2015

Date/Time: Friday, December 4, 2015 from 3:00: 7:00pmLocation: Center for Contemporary Arts (Phase I, rooms 112-115)Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV 25443Hosted By: The Visual Arts Collective, a non profit student group at Shepherd University and a active part of the Department of Contemporary Arts and Theater.Recognized by the State of West Virginia as a Program of Distinction, the Department of Contemporary… read more

Appalachian Pastel League
November 11, 2015

Save the date, December 5, 1-3 Pm at the Allegany Arts Council. We will be offering a free seminar on the uses of Oil Pastel. Everyone over the age of 17 will be very welcome to attend. No need to be a member to enjoy the hands on seminar. All needed supplies will be provided. Learn the differences in the… read more

November at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery
October 16, 2015

In November TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will feature solo shows by photographer Marc Weinberg and by Brady Wilks, who will show work that uses photography as a starting point.   Marc Weinberg says the title of his show, “Sky’s The Limit,” can mean many things. The online site Phrase Finder defines it as “There is no apparent limit” and puts its origins… read more

Women's Center Art Gallery presents-"Happiness"
September 22, 2015

The exhibit opened on September 14th. The show runs through January 8, 2016. Please join the artists as they share their Happiness inspirations through art. All are welcome to our gallery from Frederick Memorial Hospital. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm.We are located at 7211 Bank Ct., Frederick, MD 21703Rebecca JacksonRatha S.FMH Crestwood Curators(240) 215-1460http://www.fmh.org/crestwoodart read more

Rothkopf and Heatwole at TAG in October
September 18, 2015

In October, TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will feature two solo shows.Mark Rothkopf will present a show of photographs entitled “Outer Limits”.  “I`ve been wandering this planet for years and made pictures as far away as Iceland and as close as my doorstep,” says Rothkopf.  “I’ve done this with large format film and printed in a darkroom. Still do. I guess I`m… read more

October 2015 Exhibt - Ben & Ira Lourie
September 18, 2015

Two Brothers: Converging Visions - Diverging Views The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the October 2015 exhibit. The Exhibit will run October 2, 2015 through October 27, 2015 with an opening reception to be held on Saturday, October 3rd from 2 to 4pm.Washington County Arts Council 34 S. Potomac Street Hagerstown, MD 21740 (301) 791-3132 www.washingtoncountyarts.com • gallerymanager@washingtoncountyarts.com read more

Freedom Of Expression At The Ice House
September 16, 2015

BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV—Morgan Arts Council presents the works of 20 artists in a new exhibit, Freedom of Expression, in the Ice House Gallery.  Daniele Piasecki curates this show, which is open now and will hold an artist reception on October 23rd at 7:30pm.  The exhibit lasts until November 8. The exhibit features both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works in a variety… read more

Collage Studio at the Art Attic
September 13, 2015

Join Ashley, from Oak Rain Studio, for collage night, September 18th. I've seen the scrumptious vintage papers she's gathering for class, and I'm drooling! No experience necessary. Bring your ideas and Ashley can help you bring them to life. Come make some new friends, relax, and make something great! $10 per person. Call Ashley at (724) 366-4792 for more information… read more

Scratch Art Class
September 2, 2015

Mountainside Creative Scratch Art Class, Sept 19, 1-4PM. Instructor: Donna Housel. Cost is $40 - all supplies are included. Age 17 and older. Register at mountainsidecreative.com. If you've never worked with scratchart as a medium, this will be a new look at drawing.  The Ampersand Co is donating the clapboards and patterns for this class.  We will begin slowly by… read more

Possible New Soft Pastel League
August 29, 2015

For all interested parties, there will be a meeting at the Allegany Arts Council on Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 1pm-3pm.  This meeting will be to discuss the probability for the creation of a Pastel League in the Cumberland area. We have a very fine Watercolor Society and Colored Pencil Society in this area. I’d like to see a Soft… read more

Washington County Arts Council 2016 Exhibit Schedule Announced!
August 20, 2015

  The Washington County Arts Council is proud to announce the exhibit schedule for 2016. Congratulations to all the artists!You may view the detailed schedule here:http://www.washingtoncountyarts.com/2016-exhibits read more

September at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery
August 14, 2015

Frederick, Md. Two members of TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will have solo shows in September.Frederick artist Colleen Clapp will exhibit new paintings entitled “Stepping Stones.” Clapp continues to explore abstract painting with a series of large and majestic pieces that use many layers of color, texture and shape to achieve, she says, “a sense of controlled energy while simultaneously aiming for… read more

DAN NAVARRO House Concert!
July 15, 2015

You are cordially invited to a House Concert: DAN NAVARRO dannavarro.com Sunday, August 9, 2015 6:30 - 8:30 (doors open at 5:00) Heyser/Hudson 304 North High Street Funkstown, MD 21734 Munchies and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. Concert will be a potluck style - please feel free to bring food to share and BYOB. There is no cover charge - we… read more

August at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery
July 11, 2015

What does it mean? TAG answers the big questionsIn August TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will feature a group show called “Talkin’ About It OUT LOUD.” The two dozen members of TAG will show work that demonstrates their individual approaches to creating art.Meet the TAG artists to talk about the story behind each piece in this month’s show. Ask all those questions… read more

Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art 2015
July 10, 2015

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the December 2015 exhibit "Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art 2015".The exhibit will run December 4, 2015 through December 30, 2015 with an opening reception/award ceremony on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5-7 pm.Awards sponsored by the Hagerstown A&E District and supported by The City of Hagerstown. For questions… read more

July 2015 Exhibit: John & Shari Kuhn
June 18, 2015

John & Shari Kuhn: Perspectives The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the July 2015 exhibit. The Exhibit will run June 26, 2015 through July 28, 2015 with an opening reception to be held on Friday, June 26 from 5 to 7pm.Washington County Arts Council 34 S. Potomac Street Hagerstown, MD 21740 (301) 791-3132 www.washingtoncountyarts.com • gallerymanager@washingtoncountyarts.com read more

July at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery
June 18, 2015

• Sarah Higgins, “Beached”Two solo shows will be featured at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery in July. Sarah Higgins will show recent paintings in an exhibit entitled “Distortions.”  “Much of my work starts out rather spontaneously with a series of lines,” Higgins says.  “Spaces are filled, lines removed, shapes changed, colors blended. A lot of thought goes into this— for me art… read more

Kaleidoscopic Collage and Landscapes featured at TAG
May 20, 2015

In June TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will feature a solo show by Cathy Wilkin entitled “Cricket Myths.” Wilkin’s large collages are filled with a riot of color and pattern that she calls “kaleidoscopic, phantasmagoric entertainments.”For Wilkin, “It always starts with a craving for color— colors waiting to be coerced and directed into that magical world that makes me feel totally, exuberantly… read more

HCC announces dates for annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series
May 15, 2015

Hagerstown Community College’s Alumni Association recently announced its concert schedule for the 11th annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series. All concerts are free and are open to the public. The schedule of events is as follows: • Sunday, May 31: The United States Air Force Airmen of Note• Wednesday, June 24: The United States Navy Commodores • Sunday,… read more

Open MSO Position
May 15, 2015

MARYLAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA - OPERATIONS ASSISTANT The Maryland Symphony Orchestra, a professional orchestra based in Hagerstown, MD, is seeking an Operations Assistant. This position is part-time, based on the rehearsal and performance schedule of the MSO. The individual will report to the Operations Manager and also work with the Executive Director and Music Director to insure that production issues are… read more

Our Beautiful County at the Women's Center Art Gallery
April 30, 2015

Our Beautiful County at the Women's Center Art Gallery opens on May 4th 2015.Art in various media reflecting our county including covered bridges, barns, landscapes, battlefields and more. Come on out to our art exhibit with an art reception on May 8th from 5 to 7pm. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm.                           Rebecca Jackson… read more

May 2015 Exhibits: Carol Wilks: Carol's Impressions and Donna Whitford Housel: Nature-Variable, Visual, Variety
April 17, 2015

Donna Whitford Housel: Nature-Variable, Visual, Variety and Carol Wilks: Carol's Impressions The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the April 2015 exhibit. The Exhibit will run April 30, 2015 through May 26, 2015 with an opening reception to be held on Friday, May 1 from 5 to 7pm.Washington County Arts Council 34 S. Potomac Street Hagerstown, MD 21740… read more

Stovall and Morrison to show work at TAG in May
April 17, 2015

During May there will be two solo shows at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery.Joanna Morrison’s “In the Balance” will feature new sculptures created from wood and mixed media. With a theme of balance and movement, these pieces are inspired by Alexander Calder's stabiles: stand-alone interlocked pieces made of wood, not metal. Some are richly painted, while others are natural wood.Morrison said she… read more

Shepherd University Capstone Exhibitions
April 16, 2015

The Department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University is pleased to announce a series of exhibitions that will feature artwork by forty graduation seniors, each pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design, Painting & Drawing, or Photography/Computer Imagery. The 2013 Capstone Exhibitions will take place April 23-26 in various venues in the… read more

Jacobs and McLoughlin have shows at TAG in April
March 21, 2015

Frederick, Md.  In April, TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will feature solo shows by two of the cooperative’s long-time members.  Nancy McLoughlin will exhibit paintings and drawings in a show titled “Bridges.”  Phyllis Jacobs’ show of mixed media work is titled “Presents From Past Endeavors.” This is the second exhibit in McLoughlin’s series exploring tunnels and bridges, many of them based on… read more

April 2015 Exhibit: Benita Keller
March 6, 2015

Benita Keller: In a Fragment of a Second - 30 years of Photographyfeaturing Landscapes of Washington County The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the April 2015 exhibit. The Exhibit will run March 26, 2015 through April 28, 2015 with an opening reception to be held on Saturday, March 28 from 2 to 4 pm.Washington County Arts Council… read more

Art in Bloom 2015
March 6, 2015

The Hagerstown Garden Club and the Washington County Museum of Fines Arts are finalizing the planning for the Art in Bloom 2015 fundraiser.The Hagerstown Garden Club and the Washington County Museum of Fines Arts are finalizing the planning for the Art in Bloom 2015 fundraiser which will be held at the museum the weekend of March 27-29, 2015. Everything is… read more

March 2015 Exhibit
February 20, 2015

Mark Youngblood: A Vision and a Smart Phone andThe Barbara Ingram Class of 2015 Visual Artists The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce theMarch 2015 exhibit. The Exhibit will run February 27, 2015 through March 24, 2015 with an opening reception to be held on Friday, February 27 from 5 to 7 pm. Washington County Arts Council 34… read more

TAG Box Show: “Return of the Cube”
February 20, 2015

TAG Box Show is back: it’s the “Return of the Cube” TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will hold its 14th annual Box Show this year, and it’s all about tradition.  The show will take place in its traditional month of March and the boxes will be in their traditional format: the Cube. In 2013 TAG’s popular show was “unBoxed,” with artists working… read more

Wright Hand Studio Pottery Classes
February 20, 2015

The second 7-week session begins 3/2/2015 and runs to 4/22/2015. Classes are offered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings 5:30-9:00PM and Tuesday and Wednesday days 10:00AM-1:30PM.The cost for a seven-week session is $210.00. There is a discount for signing up for two 7-week sessions (fourteen weeks total) with the cost being $400.00. Fee includes one bag of clay, glazing, and firing… read more

One Day Workshop for Shutterbugs
February 6, 2015

Like to take photos?  Then shake off the winter blahs and have some fun with your camera.  Sign up for the “One Day Workshop for Shutterbugs” on Saturday February 28, 9:30 to 5:00 pm. You start taking photos before you attend by finding and photographing 20 items in a Photographer’s Scavenger Hunt.   Bring your best 20 shots to the workshop,… read more

Le Salon at TAG 2015
February 3, 2015

OPENING RECEPTION  First Saturday, February 7, 5 - 9 pm TAG/The Artists Gallery will hold its annual unjuried show in February.  “Le Salon at TAG 2015” will be held at 216 N. Market Street from Feb. 6 through 28, with an opening reception on First Saturday, Feb. 7, from 3 to 9pm.  Dozens of area artists, both aspiring and professional, are exhibiting work… read more

New Year Group Show
January 2, 2015

OPENING RECEPTIONFirst Saturday, January 3, 5 - 9 pm In January TAG/The Artists’ Gallery will hold a "New Year Group Show." The exhibition will include work by long-time members as well as by the cooperative’s newest members: collage artist Cathy Wilkin and painters Linda Constant Robinson and Sarah Higgins. This show will run from Jan. 2 through Feb. 1, with a… read more

Women's Center Art Gallery presents: "Women's Center Art Exhibit 2015"
December 30, 2014

Women's CenterArt Exhibit 2015FMH Crestwood7211 BANK COURT, FREDERICK MD 21703EXHIBIT RUN: January 12-May 1, 2015OPENING RECEPTION: Friday January 16, 5:00-7:00P.M. All are welcome.Enjoy light refreshments and see original works of art, including oil,watercolor, mixed media and photography, from some of Frederick’smost talented artists.Most of the artwork featured will be available for sale, with a portionof the proceeds beneting the Women’s… read more

Executive Director Search
December 30, 2014

Arts Alliance of Greater Waynesboro is looking for an Executive Director! This is a great opportunity for a qualified candidate to have a major role in determining the future of the arts in Waynesboro, PA!  Candidates must have strong business and/or non-profit, leadership, communication (written and verbal), marketing, and organizational skills and a deep appreciation of the arts. The full… read more

The 5th Annual Washington County Art Educators
December 17, 2014

The 5th Annual Washington County Art EducatorsInvitational Exhibit 2015 The Washington County Arts Council invites all art educators in Washington County’s public and private schools to enter work for our February exhibit. This is an invitational exhibition and all work will be accepted. Each educator is allowed to submit two works that have been completed within the last two years.… read more

December at TAG/The Artists Gallery
December 2, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION December 6, 5 - 9 pmGALLERY HOURSFridays, Saturdays, 12 - 8 pm and Sunday, 12 - 5 pm, or by appointmentAdditional hours during November: Saturdays, 6-9 pmPlease call (301) 696-8187 during gallery hours.During December, Julie Maynard will have a solo show at TAG/The Artists’ Gallery.  “Mytho/Logical” will feature two-and three-dimensional paper collages and wood carvings inspired by the… read more

Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art 2014
November 18, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the December 2014 exhibit "Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art 2014".The exhibits will run December 5, 2014 through December 30, 2014 with an opening reception/award ceremony on Friday, December 5, 2014 from 5-7 pm.Awards sponsored by the Hagerstown A&E District and supported by The City of Hagerstown. For questions… read more

New WCAC Website!
November 17, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its new website! Fresh design and color Reformatted to be quickly seen on mobile phones and tablets Easy to use Calendar, including pictures Artist Registry is simple, straightforward and effortless. Each registrant can post his or her photo, contact information, an artist statement and two to four jpegs of art. “Gallery… read more

TAG/The Artists Gallery Exhibits
October 31, 2014

October 31 - November 30 FACES OF CUBA Charles Bowers BIRD HABITATS  Joan Tarbell Plato OPENING RECEPTION  November 1, 5 - 9 pm CHARLES BOWERS will have a show at TAG/The Artists Gallery entitled “Faces of Cuba: An Photographic Exhibition.”  To celebrate the exhibition’s opening on Sat., Nov. 1, there will be music by solo guitarist and instrumentalist Kevin Burnes… read more

Marjorie Tressler & Janie Moltrup Exhibits
October 11, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the November 2014 exhibits, “Marjorie Tressler: Be Big, Bold & Beautiful” and "Janie Moltrup: Textures in Nature". The exhibits will run October 31, 2014 through December 2, 2014. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, October 31, 2014 from 5-7pm at the Gallery located at 34 South Potomac St., Suite… read more

MSO Job Opening
October 8, 2014

Job Description CLICK HERE read more

Phaze 2 Gallery Exhibition OCT. 13th – NOV. 6th
September 16, 2014

The Department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University Phaze 2 Gallery presents an exhibition of photography by Melissa K. Stallard from October 13th – November 6th. Stallard is an Ohio-based contemporary photographer and Assistant Professor of Art at the University of Akron, Mary Schiller Myers School of Art, Akron, Ohio. She is exhibiting work from her series "This… read more

1st Annual Arts in the Park
September 13, 2014

Bill van Gilder Teapot Click here for Press Release. Saturday, September 13, 2014 10am - 5pm &Sunday, September 14, 2014 11am - 4pmin downtown Waynesboro, PA. Exhibitor Information: Click here Exhibitor Application: Click here Deadline: Until Filled... read more

Julie Maynard Exhibit
July 17, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the August 2014 exhibit, “Julie Maynard: Territyor” The exhibit will run August 1, 2014 through August 26, 2014. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 from 5-7pm at the Gallery located at 34 South Potomac St., Suite 100, in the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Hagerstown.… read more

Annual Community Art Show Submissions Request
July 17, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. invites local artists working in any medium to submit their best new work for WCAC’s “Annual Community Art Show: The Best Local Art of 2014.” The juried community art exhibit will run from December 5, 2014 through December 30, 2014 with an opening reception on Friday, December 5 from 5pm to 7pm. Guidelines and… read more

Grant Guidelines and Application Available
July 1, 2014

The Board of Directors of the Washington County Arts Council announces that the FY 2015 Community Arts Development Grant Guidelines and Application now available at www.washingtoncountyarts.com or by calling Mary Anne Burke at (301) 791-3132. Awards are made possible through the Maryland State Arts Council’s Community Arts Development program which “provides funds and technical assistance to the local arts councils… read more

Beck Metzbower & Mary Jo Bennett
May 2, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the May 2014 exhibits, “Beck Metzbower: METZBOWER” & "Mary Jo Bennett: Floral Impressions: The Art of Nature". The exhibits will run May 2, 2014 through May 27, 2014. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 5-7pm at the Gallery located at 34 South Potomac St., Suite… read more

Copyright Basics for Artists Workshop
April 5, 2014

Saturday, April 5 at Noon in the Bowman Gallery of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. “Pictorial, graphic, or sculptural” works are protected by federal copyright law. But that protection isn’t unlimited. Find out from MD|VLA volunteer attorney Henry Abromson of Miles & Stockbridge where those sometimes shifting boundaries lie and what you need to do stay on the… read more

3 Teachers Exhibit
March 28, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the April 2014 exhibit, “3 Teachers”. Artists include: Todd Geiman, Doris Hoopengardner & Don Viar. The exhibit will run March 28, 2014 through April 29, 2014. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, March 28, 2014 from 5-7pm at the Gallery located at 34 South Potomac St., Suite 100, in… read more

MSAC A&E District Outstanding Achievement Award 2014
March 18, 2014

Governor of the State of Maryland, to The Hagerstown Arts & Entertainment District has won the Arts & Entertainment District Outstanding Achievement Award from the Maryland State Arts Council! Below is the Governor's Citation: Hagerstown Arts and Entertainment District, Greetings Be it known: That on behalf of the citizens of this State, in recognition of Your commitment to advance Hagerstown… read more

HCC Art Faculty Exhibit 2014: A Momentary Lapse of Reason
February 28, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the March 2014 exhibit, “HCC Art Faculty Exhibit 2014: A Momentary Lapse of Reason”. Artists include: Joan Bontempo, Elizabeth Carey, Audra Haddock-Martenot, Kathryn Keely, Benita Keller, Benjamin McAfee, Tom Renner, Janet Siegmann Salter, Ellen Smith, Hench Smith & Steve Wright. The exhibit will run February 28, 2014 through March 25, 2014.… read more

The Art Educators of Washington County Exhibit
January 11, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the February 2014 exhibit, “The Art Educators of Washington County”. The exhibit is an opportunity for the community to view recent works by Washington County’s public, private and home-school art educators. The exhibit will run January 31, 2014 through February 26, 2014. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, February… read more

Stephen Wright & Jennie Avila
January 3, 2014

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce the January 2014 exhibit, “Paintings, Percussion, Pots & Performance”. Artists Jennie Avila and Steve Wright will be performing during the opening reception. The exhibit will run January 3, 2014 through January 28, 2014. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday, January 3, 2014 from 5-7pm at the Gallery located at… read more

The Best Loacl Art 2013: Annual Community Show
December 5, 2013

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its December 2013 exhibit, “The Best Local Art 2013: Annual Community Show - Big Ideas". The Washington County Arts Council will host an opening reception on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 5-7 pm at the gallery located at 34 S. Potomac Street in the Arts & Entertainment District in downtown Hagerstown.… read more

Craver & Qunell Exhibits
September 11, 2013

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its October 2013 exhibits, “Jessica Craver: Sacred & Secluded” and "Cassandra Qunell: Ambivalence". Jessica Craver began her artistic expression by filling the pages of her sketchbook with variations of multi-pointed, angular shapes in pencil and ink. Fascinated by the lines, curves and sharp points, she found herself continuously evaluating the relationship… read more

Lee Weaver Exhibit
August 30, 2013

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its September 2013 exhibit, “Lee Weaver: Paintings”. After graduating college with a degree in education, Mr. Weaver became an art teacher in the Maryland public school system. During summers he worked as a coordinator and director in the state's Gifted and Talented Summer Centers. Eventually Mr. Weaver became Supervisor of Fine… read more

Patrick Hiatt and Benita Keller Exhibits
March 23, 2013

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its April 2013 exhibits, “A Maryland Decade” by Patrick Hiatt and "The Eye Test 2" by Benita Keller's Hagerstown Community College Advanced Photography Class. “Hiatt's work is strongly oriented toward drawing the human figure and incorporates broad interest in history and mythology. His paintings of Pan, of Dancing Satyrs, of Chirion… read more

The Wednesday Portrait Group Exhibit
March 1, 2013

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its March 2013 exhibit, “Lets's Face It: An Exhibit of Work by The Wednesday Portrait Group”. The Wednesday Portrait Group has been in existence since 1962 as a group of artists from surrounding areas who meet in Hagerstown to draw and paint. The exhibit showcases the different styles and models they… read more

The Art Educators of Washington County Exhibit
February 1, 2013

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its February 2013 exhibit, “The Art Educators of Washington County.” The exhibit is an opportunity for the community to view recent works by Washington County’s public, private and home-school art educators. The exhibit will run February 1, 2013 through February 26, 2013. The Opening Reception will be held on Friday February… read more

ARGO Book Signing
December 14, 2012

ARGO Book Signing Meet ARGO author Tony Mendez Washington County Arts Council Friday, December 14, 2012 5pm – 7pm 14 W Washington Street Off the Square in downtown Hagerstown Sponsored by the City of Hagerstown Hagerstown Washington Co. Convention & Visitors Bureau Washington County Arts Council. read more

Annual Membership Meeting
November 6, 2012

The Washington County Arts Council will hold its annual Membership Meeting on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at the Gallery, 14 W Washington Street just off the square in downtown Hagerstown. Board President, James Pierné and board member Joan Bontempo will distribute the FY 2012-2013 Community Art Development awards. Mr. Pierné will also recognize the WCAC volunteers, outgoing board members Michael… read more

Doug Moulden Exhibit
October 23, 2012

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its November 2012 exhibit, “The Darkness of My Night and the Brightness of My Day” by Doug Moulden. Moulden studied art from a very young age with the help of his mother, a primitive painter and exceptional quilter. He studied drawing at the Corcoran and graduated Cum Laude from Virginia Commonwealth… read more

New Gallery Manager
October 3, 2012

The Washington County Arts Council announces that Chris Brewer has joined the organization as its new Gallery Manager/Administrative Assistant. Mr. Brewer is a local freelance graphic artist originally from Germantown, Ohio. He holds an Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design degree from Kaplan University. He considers that he “has always been an artist” and works in oil painting, sketching… read more

Spectrum Seven & Donna Godlove Exhibits
September 26, 2012

"Spirits Unleashed," an exhibit of original paintings by the artists of Spectrum Seven: Eliane Ambrose, Donna Bingaman, Marguerite Cyr, Becky Dietrich, Donna Mason, Elisabet Stacy-Hurley and Marjorie Tressler and an exhibit of pastels titled “Maryland Memories” by Donna Godlove will be on display at the Washington County Arts Council in October 2012. The exhibits run from 10/5/2012 through 10/30/2012. According… read more

Garnet Jex & David Wonderling Exhibits
August 22, 2012

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its September 2012 exhibits, “Upper Potomac in the Civil Way by Garnet Jex” and “Conflict in Blue and Gray” the work of David Wonderling. “Upper Potomac in the Civil Way by Garnet Jex” exhibit is presented by the Sharpsburg Maryland Historical Society; partial funding has been provided by The Heart of… read more

Shirley Fout Miller & St. James Students Exhibits
April 25, 2012

The Washington County Arts Council is pleased to announce its May 2012 exhibits, “Shirley Fout Miller, Lady With A Quill Pen” and “Saint James School Student Art Exhibit.” Ms. Miller is an artist and award-winning interior designer. As a young child, Ms. Miller was diagnosed with tuberculosis and subsequently hospitalized at the State Sanatorium in Sabillasville, Maryland. While there, she… read more

Family & Friends of Clyde Roberts
March 28, 2012

Local artist Cindy Roberts Downs says she had a “standing painting date with my father, watercolorist, Clyde Roberts. We became a familiar sight with all our gear set up in the rural countryside…..I give my father full credit for instilling this passion of art in me and I am still continuing our tradition.” Downs and five other local artists will… read more

2012 Community Arts Development Grants
October 25, 2011

James Pierné, president of the Board of Directors of the Washington County Arts Council, Inc. will distribute the 2012 Community Arts Development Grants on November 7, 2011 at the WCAC Gallery at 4:00 PM. Awards made possible through the Maryland State Arts Council will be presented to the following: Organization Project Ballet & All that Jazz The BTJ Dancers The… read more

NEW Artist Registry
February 25, 2011

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc announces that its new “Artist Registry” on the Washington County Arts Council, Inc. website is now “live.” The Artist Registry has been made possible through generous support from DH Web and the City of Hagerstown. • The Artist Registry has been added to the left main menu of the WCAC home page (www.washisngtoncountyarts.com). •… read more