Ongoing art and history exhibits for Dec. 13
"Neatness Counts" by Linda Rossin, received an honorable mention at the 2012 Miniature Art show on display at Council for the Arts in Chambersburg, Pa. The penny (not part of the art) indicates the size of the painting. (By Linda Rossin / December 13, 2012)
Exhibit examines the role of Wilson College women during the suffrage movement. Includes correspondence from several U.S. presidents. Exhibit continues through Friday, Dec. 21. Wilson College’s Hankey Center for the Education and Advancement of Women, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, Pa. Call Amy Lucadamo at 717-262-2049.
A display of toys received for Christmas by children from the late 1800s through the 1950s. The 1860 museum house will be decorated as homes would have been during the Civil War era. Allison-Antrim Museum and Barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Call 717-597-9010, go to www.greencastlemuseum.org or follow @greencastlemuzm on Twitter.
An exhibition featuring works in photography, ceramics, painting, printmaking, graphic design and drawing by Hood College studio art faculty members. Exhibit continues through Friday, Dec. 21. Hood College’s Hodson Gallery in Tatem Arts Center, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Md. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fashions 1790 to 1930
Clothing worn by Washington County women over the period of 1790 to 1930, dress military uniforms from 1812 to 1898 and some children’s clothing. Continues through the holiday season. Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $5; $3, seniors and students; free for ages 14 and younger. Call 301-797-8782 or go to www.washcomdhistoricalsociety.org.
‘Music of Christmas’ display
Seven garden clubs from Washington County decorate the 1825 Miller House for the season, interpreting holiday musical selections using flowers, greenery and collateral materials. Exhibit continues through Friday, Dec. 28. Miller House, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. $5; $3, seniors and students; free for ages 14 and younger. Call 301-797-8782 or go to www.washcomdhistoricalsociety.org.
Civil War trains
An authentic scale model Civil War railroad display in 3-D terrain demonstrating rail travel during the Civil War. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 30. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Admission, $5 to $7. Go to www.discoverystation.org.
Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Tamara Hoffman is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Dec. 30, in the hallway near the information desk at Meritus Medical Center, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. A portion of the proceeds benefits Meritus Medical Center. Call 301-790-8144 or email email@example.com.
Emerging student exhibit
Featuring students from Mount Aetna Adventist Elementary School. Reception 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2. Exhibit continues through Monday, Dec. 31. Contemporary School of the Arts & Gallery Inc., 4 W. Franklin St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-791-6191, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.csagi.org.
Photography club exhibition
A retrospective of works by members of Jefferson County Photography Club. Exhibit continues through Monday, Dec. 31. Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library, 101 W. King St., Martinsburg, W.Va. Go to www.jcpc.org.
Miniature Art 2012