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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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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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Traffic advisory Saturday for St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest near City Park

Posted on:Tuesday, March 14th, 2023 @ 2:03 pm

Weather permitting, on the morning of Saturday, March 18, the St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest event will be held on the streets of Hagerstown. The event consists of 5K and …

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Maximilien Luce’s color lithograph captures the colors of nature

Posted on:Friday, February 3rd, 2023 @ 2:10 pm

By Daniel Fulco, Ph.D., Agnita M. Stine Schreiber Curator To mark the conclusion of the special exhibition From the Pages of PAN: Art Nouveau Prints, 1895‒1900 (ending January 29, 2023), …

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WCMFA announces closings this week for holidays

Posted on:Tuesday, December 20th, 2022 @ 11:52 am

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has announced holiday hours. The museum also will be closed Saturday, Dec. 31, and Sunday, Jan. 1. The museum reopens Jan. 3, at 10 …

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