'Painting the Light' Oil paintings by plein air artist Tim Bell are on display at McBride Gallery, 215 Main St., Annapolis, through Sunday, May 9. Hours are noon to 5:30 p.m. Information: 410-267-7077.
'James Earl: Drawings, Sketchbooks, and Prints' Exhibit will be on display through May 16 in St. John's College's Lillian Vanous Nutt Room of the Greenfield Library, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Information and library hours: 410-626-2548 or stjohnscollege.edu.
'Notes & Essays: Eastern Shore Paintings' Works by Elissa O'Loughlin are on display through May 28 at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely. Show is part of the arboretum's exhibition series of work on natural themes by regional artists. Gallery hours and information: 410-634-2847 or adkinsarboretum.org.
Art exhibits "Ron Markman: Recent Work" and "Possibilities of Watercolor" by Erika Walsh runs through June 20 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Information: 410-263-5544 or marylandhall.org.
Art exhibits "Paintings Presented by Pen Women" and "New Beginnings" by Barbara Victor, runs through June 27 at The Gallery at 333, in the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. A reception will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. May 16. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and after services on Sundays. Information: 410-266-8044.
Permanent exhibit Works by Roxie Munro, Sy Mohr, Sally Comport and others can be found at the Annapolis Collection, 45 West St., Annapolis. Information: 410-280-1414.