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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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William Merritt Chase’s Fish, Plate, and Copper Container

Posted on:Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 @ 11:05 am

William Merritt Chase’s Fish, Plate, and Copper Container  is featured in the publication of the museum’s highlights One Hundred Stories. The painting is on view in the Smith Gallery, along with magnificent examples of 18th and 19th century American Art from the museum’s permanent collection. William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) was one of the most renowned and …

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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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