”Art of the Musical Instrument” — through Aug. 9, Tevis Gallery, Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. Guest curator Ryan A. Koons, Ph.D., focuses on musical instruments as crafted art objects with diverse histories as well as objects that create beautiful sounds. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and during special events. 410-848-7272 or www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org.
Cub Creek Foundation Ceramics Exhibit — through Aug. 18, Hood College, Whitaker Campus Center Gallery, 401 Rosemont Ave., Frederick. Features work from the founder, John Jessiman, and former and current residents of Cub Creek. Gallery hours 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. 301-696-3285 or www.hood.edu.
”Oceans of Creativity” — through Aug. 25, Artists on Market, 201 Market St. West, Gaithersburg. Gaithersburg Artist Collective members’ show. Gallery hours are 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, 3 to 9 p.m. Fridays, noon to 9 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 6 p.m. Sundays. http://artistsonmarket.com.
”Athletes Bodies” — through Aug. 25, Engine Room Art Space, 36 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. Explores how a sport or discipline leaves its mark on a serious participant. Photographs by Monika Wertman. Gallery hours are 2 to 7 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.engineroomartspace.com.
• ”Simply Santa Fe” — through Aug. 27, Washington County Arts Council, 34 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown. New encaustic artwork by Santa Fe artist Lori Niland Rounds. Artist talk 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 301-791-3132 or www.washingtoncountyarts.com.
”All Together Now” — through Aug. 31, Eastside Artists’ Gallery, 313 E. Patrick St., Frederick. All 13 gallery members will share their artworks throughout the month of August. Paintings, photographs, jewelry, fiber arts, ceramics, mixed media, sculpture. Light refreshment will be served. Regular gallery hours 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. https://eastsideartistsgallery.com.
Le Salon: Unjuried Art Show — through Aug. 31, TAG/The Artists Gallery, 216 N. Market St., Frederick. Original artworks. Gallery hours are noon to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 301-696-8187 or www.theartistsgalleryfrederick.com.
”Sketchbook” — through Sept. 1, Gallery 322, 322 N. Market St., Frederick. Group show celebrates the gallery’s 10th year and provides a window into the process of making art. Gallery hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 240-815-7777 or http://gallery322.com.
”The Radiant Pastel” — through Sept. 1, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Plein air pastels by Tara Will. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or www.delaplaine.org.
”Last Call” — through Sept. 1, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Photography by Karen Commings. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or www.delaplaine.org.
”Inner/Outer Space” — through Sept. 1, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Mixed-media drawing and sculpture by Lisa Tarkett Reed. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or www.delaplaine.org.
”Perfectly Misunderstandable” — through Sept. 1, District Arts, 15 N. Market St., Frederick. Land-cut paper art by Rosa Leff, known for her obsession with powerlines and urban landscapes. The gallery’s 30 other artists also have work on display. 301-695-4050 or https://districtarts.com.
• New Partners Show — through Sept. 1, NOMA Gallery, 437 N. Market St., Frederick. Celebrating the gallery’s newest partners: Judith Kornett, Jim Roberts, Brian Slagle and Virginia Sperry. Gallery talk 7 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15 featuring Kelly Phoebus, owner of the former Gallery 505. Gallery hours are 4 to 8 p.m. Fridays, noon to 8 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. 240-367-9770 or www.nomagalleryfrederick.com.
• Over 70 Show — through Sept. 1, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 S. Carroll St., Frederick. Works in a variety of media created by artists over age 70. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 301-698-0656 or www.delaplaine.org.
”Big, Bold and Beautiful” — through Sept. 2, Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. www.gaithersburgmd.gov and 301-258-6350.
Frederick County Art Association Exhibit — through Sept. 6, Women’s Center Art Gallery, FMH Crestwood, 7211 Bank Court, Frederick. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. 301-845-8640.
”New Perspectives” — through Sept. 9, Kentlands Mansion Gallery, 320 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg. Works by the Maryland Pastel Society. Gallery hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. 301-258-6425 or www.gaithersburgmd.gov.
”Transformation: Art of the Americas” — through Oct. 6, The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore. The objects on view, including gold jewelry, stone sculptures, musical instruments, and a painted ceramic burial urn. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.Tuesday through Sunday. $15.95 adults, $13.95 ages 60 and older, $9.95 students or children, under age 6 free. 410-547-9000 or https://thewalters.org.
”The Blues and the Abstract Truth: Voices of African American Art” — through Jan. 12, 2020, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. From the Harlem Renaissance to mid-century abstraction and turn-of-the-century postmodernism, these works by the 50 artists in the exhibition are testimonies to the lives of African Americans. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 301-739-5727 or www.wcmfa.org.
• ”By the Light of the Silvery Moon: A Century of Lunar Photographs” — through Jan. 5, 2020, National Gallery of Art, Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 50+ works include a selection of photos from the unmanned Ranger, Surveyor and Lunar Orbiter mission that led up to Apollo 11, close-up views of 3-inch-square areas of the lunar surface and NASA photos. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is always free. www.nga.gov.
”Mid-Century Master: The Photography of Alfred Eisenstaedt” — through Jan. 12, 2020, Hillwood Museum, 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. Focuses on his timeless images of life in the mid-20th century and the era’s most celebrated figures. $18 adults, $15 seniors, $10 college students, $5 ages 6 to 18, under age 6 free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. www.hillwoodmuseum.org.
• Newly listed galleries or galleries with open houses.
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