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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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Adult and Youth Art Classes for Winter 2017

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

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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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