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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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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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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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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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