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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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Mary Jo Arnoldi Dinner and Lecture

Posted on:Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 @ 11:56 am

The Ciwara Masquerade: Performing Work, Memory and Identity in contemporary Mali March 29, 2016/6:00 p.m. Dinner/7:00 p.m. Lecture/RSVP by March 24, 2017! The Bamana are one of the oldest ethnic people in what is today the Republic of Mali. The Bamana maintain a culture that is deeply rooted in the spiritual tradition of performance. Masks …

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2017 Raffle Winners

Posted on:Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 @ 11:58 am

The 2017 Raffle, held on March 2 and raised $18,640 for the Museum.   Much gratitude to the volunteers, prize donors, and the many supporters who purchased raffle tickets. Top Ticket  seller – Teresa Barr sold 210 tickets. Sandy King, Hagerstown, MD             R. Bruce Carson Jewelers: $5,000 Shopping Spree Prudence Heaney, Hagerstown, MD Getaway to Scurlock Farms, …

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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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Adult and Youth Art Classes for Winter 2017

Posted on:Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 @ 10:06 am

Click here to sign up for classes

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Museum Holiday Schedule

Posted on:Thursday, December 8th, 2016 @ 10:37 am

Please note: The Museum will open late on December 16 at 10:00 a.m. The museum will be CLOSED: December 23, 24, 25, 26 (Closed Mondays), 31 2016 and January 1, 2, 2017.  

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85th Anniversary Gala Held at Museum

Posted on:Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 @ 10:31 am

85th Anniversary Gala… Hopes, Wishes, and Dreams Fullfilled! The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, Maryland held its 85th Anniversary Gala on October 8, 2016. The Honorary Co-Chairs were First Lady of Maryland, Yumi Hogan and Museum Trustee, Howard S. Kaylor. The reception and gala sold out. In her remarks, Yumi Hogan thanked …

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Perry/Brandenburg Concert Featuring Alexander Wu, piano

Posted on:Tuesday, August 30th, 2016 @ 2:38 pm

Alexander Wu, Piano, “Bach to the Future: Classical and Jazz.”  September 25, 2016, 2:30 p.m., $10 Non-members/Members- FREE/Children 12 and under FREE Yamaha Piano Artist, Alexander Wu has established himself as an eclectic performer in both the classical and jazz worlds. The Washington Post praised, “Wu’s exuberant etudes on Gershwin songs and the dreamy Ellington’s …

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Winners of #HappyinHagerstown Photo Contest feature Museum

Posted on:Thursday, August 18th, 2016 @ 2:30 pm

Visit Hagerstown-Washington County CVB Announces WINNERS OF 2nd Annual #HappyinHagerstown photo contest   HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND –The Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) is pleased to announce the top three winners of its second annual #HappyInHagerstown photo contest. This year ‘s selection committee had to choose from nearly 1,000 photographs taken throughout Washington County, …

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