'Water's Edge' An exhibit by artists influenced by the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding estuaries will be on view from Friday, Aug. 3 through Sept. 30 at the River Gallery, 1000 Main St. in Galesville. A reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 30. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays-Sundays and by appointment. Information: 410-867-0954.
'American Impressionism' A solo show for Bill Schmidt that features plein-air paintings from the Chesapeake Bay, as well as Baltimore, Washington and New England, is on view through Sunday, July 29, at McBride Gallery, 215 Main St. in Annapolis. Hours are noon to 5:30 p.m. Information: 410-267-7077.
Two-person show An exhibition featuring the works of Sam Dixon and Bill Jaeger is on view through Sunday, Aug. 5, at Main Street Gallery, 216A Main St. in Annapolis. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com.
Shore artists A group of artists from the Eastern Shore presents "Nautical Art Showcase" through Aug. 26 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. Admission is free, but donations are suggested. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
Pastel society An exhibit of watercolors by members of the Maryland Pastel Society is on view through Sunday, July 29, in the Willow Gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Information: 410-222-1777.
'From Paris to Silopanna' An exhibit by Lou Janesko is on display through Sunday, July 29, in the Garden Gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Park charges a daily vehicle entry fee of $6 per car. Information: 410-867-0078 or friendsofquietwaterspark.org.
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. Information: 410-867-4486 or shadysidemuseum.org.
Annapolis collection 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.