Allure of the Near East: Treasures From the Huntington Museum of Art, June 18 to August 21

Posted on:Thursday, June 16th, 2022 @ 4:27 pm

  WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS TO HOST ALLURE OF THE NEAR EAST: TREASURES FROM HUNTINGTON MUSEUM OF ART EXHIBITION   HAGERSTOWN, MD Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will host a special traveling exhibition Allure of the Near East: Treasures from the Huntington Museum of Art featuring 45 exquisitely crafted items from a …

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Traffic alert for June 18 near City Park

Posted on:Wednesday, June 15th, 2022 @ 11:23 am

Traffic alert for those traveling near City Park on Saturday, June 18. The Antietam Velo Club will hold its Downtown Criterium bicycle race in the City Center. The race route consists of a loop on portions of W. Washington Street, S. Potomac Street, W. Baltimore Street, Hood Street, and Summit Avenue; the race route will …

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts receives $3.5M from State of Maryland

Posted on:Thursday, May 26th, 2022 @ 10:31 am

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The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a total of $3.5 million in funding from the State of Maryland. Released over a two-year period, the funding will support the creation of a new Education Center as well as renovations and improvements to the museum’s historic building. …

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People’s Choice winners named for Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers Exhibition

Posted on:Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 @ 8:44 am

A Maryland artist and a Pennsylvania photographer were named People’s Choice Award winners in the Cumberland Valley Artists and Photographers Exhibition. This annual exhibition, a tradition at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, has an 89-year history of showcasing artists in the region. Marcia Palmer, of Woodstock, Maryland, won the People’s Choice Award, artists division, …

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WCMFA will be closed Good Friday

Posted on:Thursday, March 31st, 2022 @ 4:54 pm

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts will be closed April 15, in observance of Good Friday. The museum will reopen Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. The museum will also be open for Easter Sunday, April 17, at 1  to 5 p.m.

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Traffic advisory around City Park Tuesday, March 29

Posted on:Monday, March 28th, 2022 @ 9:25 pm

On Tuesday, March 29, a commemoration event will be held at the Vietnam War Veterans Monument along South Walnut Street. Beginning at 11:00 AM, S. Walnut Street will be closed to all traffic between Antietam Street and Park Circle, and W. Baltimore Street will be closed to traffic between S. Prospect Street and S. Walnut …

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Masks are now optional for WCMFA visitors

Posted on:Sunday, March 13th, 2022 @ 9:32 am

According to the CDC’s tool for measuring community-level risk, Washington County, Maryland, is currently at low-risk for COVID-19 transmission. Masking is now optional for Museum visitors. This goes into effect Sunday, March 13. At this level, masks are optional indoors for people who are vaccinated, not at high risk, have not tested positive, are not …

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is closed due to weather March 12

Posted on:Saturday, March 12th, 2022 @ 7:57 am

Due to the storm, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is closed March 12. The Museum will reopen Sunday, March 13, at 1 p.m.

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St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest postponed until March 19

Posted on:Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 @ 8:39 am

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UPDATE: St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest is postponed until March 19. HAGERSTOWN — Weather permitting, on the morning of Saturday, March 19, the St. Patrick’s Day Run Fest event will be held on the streets of Hagerstown and adjoining roads in Washington County. The event consists of 5K and 8K races that begin and end …

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Annual Meeting scheduled for March 3

Posted on:Friday, February 25th, 2022 @ 8:43 am

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts’ Annual Meeting is set for Thursday, March 3, at 3 p.m. This year’s meeting will be hosted virtually. To join, click on this Zoom link,

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