Lecture: Should I like abstract art? | Your Town

Happy fall, you all!

Should I like abstract art?

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Chris Coltrin, Ph.D., will discuss the strengths and weakness of abstract art as a communicative medium on Thursday, Oct. 11, at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

The event features dinner at 6 p.m. and lecture at 7:15 p.m. The cost is $25 for the general public and $20 for museum members. For the lecture only, the cost is $5 for the general public, and it is free for museum members.

Halloween and fall crafts

Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., will be holding several Halloween and fall crafts activities in the STEAM Machine Art Room on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The activities are suitable for children of all ages and are free with the price of admission into the museum.

South End Neighborhoods 1st Group to meet

The South End Neighborhoods 1st Group will meet on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Fire Hall on the corner of First Street and Guilford Avenue from 7 to 8 p.m.

Please come see what is happening and what will be going on in the South End neighborhood community.

Yoga Nights at the Museum

Nancy Poole, a registered yoga instructor, will lead sessions suitable for beginner and intermediate levels on the heated floors of the Atrium of the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.

The sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 3, 17 and 24 and Nov. 7 and 14.

The cost is $50 for the full session, and $10 for drop-ins.

Hagerstown Lions Club

District 22-W Gov. Gerry Beachy will visit the Hagerstown Lions Club on Tuesday.

All club members should plan to be present as he shares his plans for Lions in service.

Museum accepting Treasure Sale donations

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is holding its 19th Treasure Sale hosted by the Singer Society — the volunteer organization of the museum — from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3.

New or gently used items being accepted include antiques, jewelry, artwork, silver, china, glassware, kitchenware, lawn and garden items, toys and games, sporting goods, holiday décor, furniture, records, CDs, DVDs, and men’s and women’s accessories such as furs, hats, scarves, handbags and belts.

No appliances, electronics, clothing, bedding, upholstered furniture or books, please.

For pickups and more information, call 301-739-5727. Items may be brought to the museum. All gifts are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

All proceeds support the museum’s educational programs, exhibits and public events.


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