'At the Surface' Paintings by Channing Houston are on view through Sunday, Feb. 24, in the Martino Gallery at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-263-5544 or marylandhall.org.

'New Beginnings' Paintings and drawings by E. Lynn Coates will be on view through Sunday, Feb. 24, at the 333 Gallery at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Information: 410-266-8044.

'Flying Pigs & Other Creatures' A collection of giclee prints and oil paintings by Russian-American artist Victor Nizovtsev will be on view through Thursday, Feb. 28, at Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-544-2299.

'Evolving Layers' Monotypes and mixed-media works by Stephanie Nadolski will be on view through Sunday, March 31, in the Garden Gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 2 p.m to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The park charges a daily entry fee of $6 per car. Information: 410-222-1777.

Early maps on display The exhibit "Envisioning the World: The First Printed Maps 1472-1700" will be on view Friday, March 1, through April 13 at St. John's College's Mitchell Gallery, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 3. For gallery hours and information, call 410-626-2556 or go to stjohnscollege.edu.

'Freedom Bound' The exhibit about resistance to servitude and slavery in the Chesapeake region is on view through March 2, 2014, at the Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Information: 410-267-6656.

Eastern Shore views The exhibit "Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland's Eastern Shore" is on view through Friday, March 29, in the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. For hours and information, call 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or go to adkinsarboretum.org.

Inspiring women In recognition of Women's History Month, the exhibit "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" will be on view through Sunday, March 31, in the Andrew G. Truxal Library at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4:45 p.m. Sundays. Information: 410-777-2211.

'Traveling the World' An exhibit featuring photographs Lynn Abercrombie and her husband, Tom, took for National Geographic magazine is on view until spring at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Information: 410-867-4486 or captainaverymuseum.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 House 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.