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Arts: museums, literature

November 20, 2003|By Sarah Schaffer

Vintage illustrations

Frederick Stuart Church's vintage illustrations are on display at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown.

After serving in the Civil War, Church took drawing lessons at the Chicago Academy of Design before moving to New York City to become an artist.

More than 60 of his whimsical works, including postcards and Harper's Bazar magazine illustrations from the 1880s, will be on view through Jan. 4.

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is at 91 Key St., Hagerstown. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. For more information, call 301-739-5727 or visit www.washcomuseum.org.

Sculpture show

School 33 Art Center presents David Page's sculptures in Small Comforts.

The solo show includes a number of human-scale works that mix natural and industrial materials, from leather to steel.

Small Comforts runs through Dec. 2 in the center's Gallery II.

School 33 Art Center is at 1427 Light St. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. For more information, call 410-396-4641 or visit www.school33.org.

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