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May 27, 2004|By Sarah Schaffer

African-American art collection at the BMA

Community, heritage and cultural pride are spotlighted in Celebration and Vision: The Hewitt Collection of African-American Art, a new exhibit at the Baltimore Museum of Art.

Opening Sunday, the large display includes more than 60 paintings and works on paper by renowned artists, including Hale Woodruff, Henry O. Tanner and Romare Bearden.

The show is scheduled to remain on display through Aug. 22.

The Baltimore Museum of Art is at 10 Art Museum Drive. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and college students. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. The museum is open until 8 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month. Call 410-396-7100 or visit www.artbma.org.

`Small to Large'

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John's College in Annapolis presents Small to Large: Anne Arundel County Juried Exhibition.

The first of its kind for the gallery, this show opens Tuesday and will feature more than 75 two- and three-dimensional works by local artists.

Small to Large runs through June 20.

St. John's College's Mitchell Gallery is in Mellon Hall at 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays. Call 410-626-2556 or visit www.sjca.edu.

D-Day photographs

The human drama of a military engagement is chronicled in Normandy Portraits: 60th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, opening Sunday at the Montpelier Cultural Arts Center.

Portraits of local soldiers are mixed with 150 photographs of the battle -including shots of the 1944 amphibious landing and the aerial bombardment - that were selected from the Army Signal Corps and U.S. Coast Guard collections of the National Archives.

The exhibit will remain on view through Aug. 21.

The Montpelier Cultural Arts Center is at 12826 Laurel-Bowie Road, Laurel. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Call 410-792-0664.

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