Anne Arundel County exhibit briefs

May 20, 2011

'Rite of Spring' Abstract oil pastels on paper by Ruth Pettus are on view through Friday, May 27, at the Adkins Arboretum visitors center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or

'Boat Lines and Boat Hulls' An exhibit of abstract maritime photography by Frances Borchardt will be on display through July 4 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. All artwork is for sale and part of the proceeds will benefit the museum's education programs. Admission is free. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. The last day of the show coincides with Annapolis' Fourth of July fireworks display on the Chesapeake Bay. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Art exhibit Main St. Gallery presents recent works in oil by Russian artists Yuri and Victoria Bondarenko. Show runs through June 5 at 216A Main St. in Annapolis. Hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Information: 410-280-2787 or

'Quilting the Waterway' An exhibition by Leslie Berns will be on display May 31-July 29 at the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 25. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or

'Spring-at Last!' Paintings by Carolyn Councell are on display through June 30 at Gallery 333, 333 Dubois Road in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Sunday, May 22. Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday. Information: 410-266-8049.

'Visions of the Bay' An exhibition of paintings by Ruth Ostrander will be on display through July 2 at Wimsey Cove Framing & Art, 3141 Solomons Island Road in Edgewater. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 410-956-7278.

Art exhibit The Washington Calligraphers Guild 35th anniversary juried exhibit is on display in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis, through June 5. The exhibit features more than 75 works by calligraphers and lettering artists from the guild's U.S. and international members. Most artwork is for sale. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. The park charges a daily vehicle entry fee of $6 per car. Information: 410-222-1777.

Shady Side history "Memories and Mementos: The History of Shady Side Schools from 1868 to 1978," an exhibit researched by the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society, is on display at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Hours and information: 410-867-4486 or

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.

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