oil paintings "Oil & Water," paintings in oil by Lee Alban and watercolors by Sam Dixon, are on display through Aug. 7 at Main St. Gallery, 216A Main Street in Annapolis. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com.
Photographs "Music to Our Ears: The Sounds of the African American Experience at Carr's and Sparrow's Beaches" is on view through Sept. 4 at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays-Saturdays, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays. Free admission. Information: 410-216-6180 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
'Strokes of Genius' Exhibition of paintings will be on display through Aug. 7 at the Maryland Federation of Art's Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 24. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 410-268-4566.
'Two Cruise' Exhibit of maritime paintings and illustrations by Christine and David O'Neill is on view through Aug. 21 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. All artwork is for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the museum's education programs. Admission is free. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Information: 410-295-0104 or go to amaritime.org.
'Wonders of the Deep' Exhibit of photos of marine life by Mark Royer will be on display in the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park, through Aug. 7. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and weekends by appointment by calling Nancy Saarlas at 410-647-0135. Information: 410-647-2550.
Exhibition "In de Caribbean," an exhibit by artist and musician David Boothman, is on view through Thursday, July 28, in the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts' Balcony Gallery, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Information: 410-263-5544 or go to marylandhall.org.
Exhibition Oil paintings by John Taylor and woodcarvings by Ernie Muehlmatt and Kathy Boyle will be on display through Thursday, July 28, in the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts' Chaney Gallery, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Information: 410-263-5544 or go to marylandhall.org.
'Forest Arch' Outdoor exhibit of sculptures created from materials found in the forest by Howard and Mary McCoy will be on view through Sept. 15 at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or adkinsarboretum.org.
Art exhibit The Annapolis Watercolor Club's Biennial Open Juried Exhibit will be on view at the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis, through Saturday, July 30. Exhibit will feature works of floral-, landscape- and water-related images created by the club's members and watercolor artists at large. All artwork is for sale. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays-Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays. Information: 410-867-0078. The park charges a daily vehicle fee of $6 per car.
'Quilting the Waterway' An exhibition by Leslie Berns will be on display through Friday, July 29, at the Adkins Arboretum's Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or adkinsarboretum.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. Hours and information: 410-867-4486 or shadysidemuseum.org.
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.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun