Artist saves bay's past on canvas

October 01, 1998|By TaNoah Morgan | TaNoah Morgan,SUN STAFF

Artist Frank Wright remembers Maryland's Eastern Shore and the Chesapeake Bay when the water was clear and grasses grew in abundance. He details those memories in vivid colors on canvas in "Annapolis and the Bay, Paintings 1989 to 1996."

The exhibit is on display in the Cardinal Gallery at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Chase Street in Annapolis through Oct. 17.

The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except Thursday, when it closes at 8: 30 p.m. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Information: 410-263-5544.

State sponsors canoe trips with guides on Potomac

Looking for an exciting weekend getaway? How about a canoe trip? The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is sponsoring guided trips on the Potomac River through the Glen Ridge State Forest for a nature watch.

Meals, equipment and transportation are included in the $50 fee for day trips and $100 for overnight trips. Tents and personal gear are not included.

A day trip is scheduled Oct. 17. An overnight trip is set for Oct. 10 and 11.

Information: 301-777-2139 or 301-478-3124.

Pub Date: 10/01/98

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