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First Lady Yumi Hogan to Serve as an Honorary Co-Chair of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts’ Sold Out 85th Anniversary Gala

Posted on:Friday, June 24th, 2016 @ 1:00 pm

“85 Years of Hopes, Dreams, and Wishes”   The  Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown, Maryland has announced plans for its 85th Anniversary Year. The Museum’s doors first opened on September 16, 1931, to much excitement and fanfare, as the community celebrated the magnanimous gift of Anna Brugh Singer and William Singer, Jr. …

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Kokedama Presentation and Gallery Talk

Posted on:Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 @ 3:04 pm

Kokedama (Bonsai 2.0) Presentation: June 18, 2016/1:00 p.m./Free RSVP educ.marketing@wcmfa.org or (301)739-5727 West Virginia Professor of the Year, Sonya Evanisko presents“Like Moss Between the Cracks”- living sculptural kokedama. Based on her past exhibit at Shepherd Univerisity,  relates the moss  filling the cracks to kintsugi, where a crack in pottery is replaced with gold and the repair becomes …

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Congratulations to Cushwa Scholarship Winner, Emileigh Ebersole

Posted on:Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 @ 9:24 am

Emileigh Ebersole is the 2016 Cushwa Scholarship Winner. Emileigh will graduate from the Barbara Ingram School for the Visual Arts in June and will attend the University of the Arts in Philadelphia majoring in Illustration. The announcement was part of the Washington County Public Schools’ Art Awards Ceremony. Ebersole was selected in 2015 to attend Savannah …

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Thomas Pandolfi, Piano Concert

Posted on:Thursday, May 5th, 2016 @ 8:58 am

Edmunds Musical Trust – Thomas Pandolfi, Piano June 26/2:00 – 4:00 p.m./ Reception to Follow Ticketed Event/$25.00 non-members/$20.00 members Purchase tickets over the phone 301-739-5727 or at http://wcmfa.org/concerts-lectures-2/ Sponsored by The Etchison Family

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WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS REPRESENTS MARYLAND ON FLIPKEY’S LIST

Posted on:Thursday, April 14th, 2016 @ 8:30 am

WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS REPRESENTS MARYLAND ON FLIPKEY’S LIST OF OF “TOP MUSEUMS WORTH TRAVELING FOR” throughout the 50 states HAGERSTOWN, MARYLAND – The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts (WCMFA) was recently featured on FlipKey’s travel blog as one of the nation’s “Top Museums Worth Traveling For.” The museum represents the state of …

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Membership Meeting

Posted on:Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 @ 1:51 pm

All members are invited to the annual membership meeting on Thursday, March 17! 9:00 a.m. Breakfast then Year in Review, Raffle Drawing and more! RSVP by March 11th 301-739-5727

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March April Calendar of Events

Posted on:Friday, March 4th, 2016 @ 8:53 am

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Internship and Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on:Friday, February 26th, 2016 @ 11:08 am

Internship and Scholarship Opportunities INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY  The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts offers internships to qualified college students with an interest in Art, Art History, Art Education, or Museum Studies. In an environment of supervised, hands-on learning, internships allow students to become familiar with the day-to-day operations of the museum and to contribute to …

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2016 Annual Membership Meeting

Posted on:Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 @ 3:03 pm

Members- Join us Thursday, March 17! 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Complimentary Breakfast 10:00 a.m.- Year in Review, Raffle Drawing

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Illustrated Lecture: Artist Joseph DeWeese Holston

Posted on:Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 @ 10:32 am

Sunday, March 20, 2016/2:30 p.m./Free Mr. Holston is a Takoma Park-based artist. His work, Jazz At Takoma Station, is featured in the Kerstein Gallery at the museum. The  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Phillips Collection, and Georgia Museum of Art are among the many galleries in which his works are included. More information on Mr. Holston …

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