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Hagerstown native William S. Dutterer brings wit and mystery to paintings

Posted on: Tuesday, December 6th, 2022 @ 8:45 am

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator   We hope that you enjoy this new acquisition from the collection. If you visit the museum, we invite you to see the work, which is on view in the lobby corridor.   William S. Dutterer (American, 1943–2007) Mask, 1978 Acrylic on canvas 66″ H x …

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Waynesboro, Pa., native Robert Ecker’s ‘Archetype, for VFJ’ serves up a tiny turkey

Posted on: Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 @ 8:57 am

Robert Ecker

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator In celebration of Thanksgiving, we hope that you enjoy this print in our collection.   Robert Ecker (American, 1936‒2017) Archetype, for VFJ, 1979 Mezzotint 3 7/8″h x 3 7/8″w Collection of Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Gift of the Artist in honor of the Museum’s …

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Dragonflies decorate Daum Frères glass vase on view with ‘The Pages of PAN’

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 @ 3:30 pm

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator To mark the special exhibition From the Pages of PAN: Art Nouveau Prints, 1895‒1900 (on view through January 29, 2023), we hope that you enjoy this Art Nouveau vase in our collection. If you visit, the work is on view in the Kerstein Gallery.   Daum Frères, Nancy, …

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Artist Jasper Francis Cropsey captures autumn in oil with two paintings in our collection

Posted on: Tuesday, November 15th, 2022 @ 3:19 pm

By Audrey Scanlan-Teller, Ph.D., Independent Scholar, Elizabeth Johns, Ph.D., Former Trustee and Museum Scholar, and Daniel Fulco, Ph.D.,Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator With autumn well underway, we hope you enjoy this painting in our collection. If you visit, this work is on view in the Smith Gallery.   Jasper Francis Cropsey (American, 1823‒1900) Autumn Landscape with View of …

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‘Halloween Parade’ brings the feeling of New York Village tradition to life

Posted on: Thursday, October 27th, 2022 @ 9:06 am

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator As Halloween approaches, we hope you enjoy this print in our collection. Sarah Sears (American, b. 1953) Halloween Parade, 1987 From “New York” series Etching and aquatint 21.5″h x 15.75″w Bequest of Donald M. Gillett, Hagerstown, MD, 2018.2.17 Collection of Washington County Museum of Fine Arts …

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Art nouveau Johann Loetz Witwe Glassworks vase is on display with ‘From the Pages of PAN’ exhibition

Posted on: Thursday, October 27th, 2022 @ 8:54 am

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator To mark the opening of the new exhibition From the Pages of PAN: Art Nouveau Prints, 1895‒1900 (on view through January 29, 2023), we hope that you enjoy this Art Nouveau vase in our collection. If you visit, the work is on view in the Kerstein Gallery. Johann …

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Celebrating National Hispanic Month by shining a light on Cuban artist René Portocarrero

Posted on: Thursday, October 27th, 2022 @ 8:39 am

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we hope that you enjoy this painting in our collection. René Portocarrero (Cuban, 1912–1985) Gran Familia (Great Family), 1952 Watercolor, gouache, and ink on paper 14 9/16″h x 10 11/16″w Gift of the Pan American Union, Washington, DC, A0966,57.0216 Collection …

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Exploring Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s ‘La Revue Blanche (The White Review)’

Posted on: Thursday, October 13th, 2022 @ 8:30 am

By Daniel Fulco, Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator  To mark the opening of the new exhibition From the Pages of PAN: Art Nouveau Prints, 1895‒1900 (on view through January 29, 2023), we are sharing this print in our collection. This work is currently on display in the Taylor Gallery, located in the lobby corridor.   Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, …

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In memory of Dr. Elizabeth Johns: A look at Nicolaus Koni’s ‘Opus 1 (Portrait of Marian Anderson)

Posted on: Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 @ 1:38 pm

By Elizabeth Johns, PhD & Daniel Fulco, PhD, Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator Our Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator Daniel Fulco has selected and written this WeekendArt in memory of Dr. Elizabeth Johns, who researched and worked with the museum’s collection for many years, as well as serving as a trustee. We will miss her …

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As we celebrate Joseph Holston’s ‘Color in Freedom’ don’t miss his other works in our collection

Posted on: Sunday, September 25th, 2022 @ 1:52 pm

  By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator   To mark the opening of the new exhibition Joseph Holston, Color in Freedom: Journey along the Underground Railroad (on view through January 14, 2023), we hope that you enjoy this print in our collection. This work is currently on display in the Small Exhibits Gallery   .Joseph …

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