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Museum accepting bids for insurance

Posted on:Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 @ 12:07 pm

INVITATION TO BID The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is inviting you to bid for the Fine Arts/Fine Arts Transit/Comprehensive/General Liability Insurance Package/Workman’s Comp/ and the Directors and Officers …

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Museum welcomes intern Katelyn Bard from Hagerstown Community College

Posted on:Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 @ 9:29 am

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts announces its newest intern, Katelyn Bard from Hagerstown Community College. Bard, 20, of Clear Spring, Pennsylvania, is a visual arts major at HCC. She …

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Museum will be closed March 29 for holiday; open Easter weekend

Posted on:Thursday, March 14th, 2024 @ 8:25 am

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will be closed Good Friday, March 29. The museum will be open during regular hours for Eastern weekend, Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. to …

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts Hosts Invite Congress to Visit Their Museum

Posted on:Thursday, September 14th, 2023 @ 8:35 am

HAGERSTOWN, Maryland – To connect members of Congress with their state museums, the American Alliance of Museums encourages its members every August to Invite Congress to Visit Your Museum. The …

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts welcomes two new board members

Posted on:Tuesday, August 15th, 2023 @ 1:12 pm

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has announced two new members to the Board of Trustees, Tracy Holliday and Antonio Tobias “Toby” Mendez. “We are happy to …

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts names new Director of Development

Posted on:Thursday, July 13th, 2023 @ 12:19 pm

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Elizabeth “Beth” Smith has joined the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts as Director of Development.  A Washington County native, Smith started her new position on July …

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Museum will be closed in the afternoon of Aug. 8

Posted on:Thursday, July 6th, 2023 @ 9:20 am

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will be closed Tuesday, Aug. 8, from noon to 2 p.m. to allow employees to attend a staff picnic. The museum will be open …

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A message from our Director: It’s Easy to Visit the MFA, and It’s Good for You!

Posted on:Thursday, January 5th, 2023 @ 8:40 am

By Sarah J. Hall, Executive Director I have found myself, throughout calendar year 2022, quoting an article by Arthur C. Brooks that I read in The Atlantic last January. In …

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Museum now offers free docent-led tours

Posted on:Thursday, November 10th, 2022 @ 12:41 pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts offers free public tours of our exhibitions with one of our trained docents. The following dates and times are available: Thursday, Feb. 2 – …

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Traffic advisory for the morning of March 16: St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest near Museum

Posted on:Wednesday, March 13th, 2024 @ 9:37 am

A traffic advisory for Saturday, March 16, in and around downtown Hagerstown has been issued by the City of Hagerstown, which might affect Washington County Museum visitors. Weather permitting, the  …

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Museum will be closed July 4

Posted on:Tuesday, June 20th, 2023 @ 8:33 am

In observance of Independence Day, the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will be closed Tuesday, July 4. The museum will reopen at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 5.

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Museum closed for Good Friday; open for Easter weekend

Posted on:Thursday, March 30th, 2023 @ 1:57 pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will be closed Friday, April 7, for Good Friday. The museum will be open from Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., …

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