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MUSEUM schedule for Thanksgiving

Posted on:Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 @ 4:31 pm

The museum will be closed Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving. The museum will be open Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26.  

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Call for Entries! Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers

Posted on:Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 @ 3:27 pm

The information for the Cumberland Valley Artists and Cumberland Valley Photographers can be found at their respective links below. The deadline to enter is November 26, 2017! The exhibition will occur February 4 – April 7, 2018. http://wcmfa.org/call-for-entriescva/ http://wcmfa.org/call-for-entries-cvp/  

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November 11, 2017 Reception, Art Workshop and Gallery Talks for Two Exhibitions

Posted on:Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 @ 8:46 am

Reception, November 11, 2017/4:00 – 7:00 p.m./FREE Skateboard Deck Design Workshop/November 11, 2017/4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m./art classroom Join Rori Cannon Daughtridge and Bettina Messersmith to create a unique design for your decks. Suggested donation of $10. Email educ.marketing@wcmfa.org or call 301-739-5727 to register. Space is Limited. This workshop is sponsored by Bustin’ Boards. Gold …

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Art Workshops and Classes

Posted on:Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 @ 10:21 am

Holiday Wreaths, Indigo Dye Scarves Click Here to View More

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Blue Star Museums

Posted on:Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 @ 2:05 pm

WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSUEM OF FINE ARTS TO PARTICIPATE IN BLUE STAR MUSEUMS Memorial Day through Labor Day 2017  Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue …

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Eudora Welty: Southern Narratives

Posted on:Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 @ 8:41 am

On View: July 15, 2017 – October 22, 2017 One of America’s best known writers, Eudora Welty (1909 – 2001) captured the people and spirit of the American South, in both words and images. While employed as a publicity agent for the Works Progress Administration (WPA), Welty took photographs in her free time. Direct and …

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Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers Popular Choice Winners

Posted on:Thursday, April 20th, 2017 @ 3:04 pm

The winner of the Popular Choice Award for Artists Sponsored by Howard’s Art Supplies and Frames (Hagerstown, MD) is Kent Roberts of Hagerstown, MD for his watercolor painting entitled “Fowl Mood.” The winner of the Popular Choice Award for Photographers Sponsored by LA Camera (Chambersburg, PA) is Daniele Piasecki, Martinsburg, WV for her photograph entitled …

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Drawing Class for Grades 4-8

Posted on:Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 @ 10:07 am

Saturday, June 10, 17, 24 2017   10:00 - 12:00 p.m. How do they do it?  Cartoonists, portrait painters, animators, muralists, fine artists….they all have one thing in common. They all must have a strong understanding in the foundation of drawing! Get some helpful hints and guidance while we lay the groundwork for all your artistic endeavors. We …

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CUSHWA INTERN AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Posted on:Saturday, February 11th, 2017 @ 11:53 am

JEAN CUSHWA ART SCHOLARSHIP  The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Announces the Jean Cushwa Art Scholarship Award.  The $1,000 Scholarship will be awarded to one Graduating High School Senior who resides in Washington County, Maryland. The student must plan to pursue a career in Visual Art, Art History, Art Education, Design, Architecture, or Museum …

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2017 Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers Exhibition Award Winners

Posted on:Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 @ 3:19 pm

http://wcmfa.org/cumberland-valley-artists-and-photographers-award-winners/ Back Row: Debra Cooper, Sterling “Rip” Smith, Patrick Dillon, Bruce Wilder, Elaine Wolfe, Patricia Hilton Front Row: Frank Herrera, James Crowley, Beamie Young, Arthur Hayes, Alice Newton, Hollis McCullough   Here is the list of winners from our January 29th ceremony. The exhibition will be up through April 9th, 2017.   Sponsored By: Conservit, …

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