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Boonsboro High School junior is WCMFA’s new marketing/videographer youth apprentice

Posted on:Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 @ 4:33 pm

HAGERSTOWN, MD – Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is proud to announce Salomeh Grullon as the new Marketing/Videographer Apprentice as part of Washington County Public Schools Youth Apprenticeship Maryland …

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Prints Penn’s Woods Printmakers on display at museum

Posted on:Thursday, November 17th, 2022 @ 3:54 pm

  Prints by members of Penn’s Woods Printmakers, based in Chambersburg, Pa., are currently on display in the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts’ glass hallway gallery. Earlier this month, …

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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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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts displays painting by portraitist Cecilia Beaux on loan from Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Posted on:Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 @ 11:31 am

Editor’s note: The date of the painting’s last day on display has been changed to Dec. 6. The release below reflects that information. HAGERSTOWN, MD – American artist Cecilia Beaux lived …

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WCMFA hosts Invite Congress to Museum Day

Posted on:Thursday, August 18th, 2022 @ 3:41 pm

  HAGERSTOWN, MD – Every August, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) encourages its members to invite representatives and senators to visit their museums for Invite Congress to Museum Day. …

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Museum to be closed from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17

Posted on:Tuesday, August 16th, 2022 @ 12:33 pm

Washington County Museum will be closed Wednesday, Aug. 17, from noon to 2 p.m. to allow the museum to have its annual staff picnic. The museum will be open from …

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Call for Entries- Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers Exhibitions

Posted on:Thursday, August 11th, 2022 @ 8:36 am

  The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has announced a call for entries for the Cumberland Valley Artists (CVA) and Cumberland Valley Photographers (CVP) Exhibitions. Entries will be accepted from September …

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts discovery helps stolen artwork return to German museum; Drawing currently on display at Hagerstown for limited time

Posted on:Thursday, August 4th, 2022 @ 9:50 am

  HAGERSTOWN, Md. – A rare Baroque painting discovered to be stolen from the holdings of a German collection nearly 60 years ago is being returned, thanks to the Washington …

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A note from the Director: Mujadara Memories and Everyday Life

Posted on:Tuesday, July 12th, 2022 @ 2:43 pm

  By Sarah J. Hall, Director I’m writing a special message today to let you know that we currently have a convergence of particularly strong and special programming — a …

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Howard S. Kaylor honored as museum’s Trustee Emeritus

Posted on:Thursday, June 23rd, 2022 @ 12:57 pm

Howard S. Kaylor was recognized Wednesday, June 22, by the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts as Trustee Emeritus. A special reception, attended by family and friends, was held following …

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