'Maritime Images of Neill Slaughter' Exhibit of 30 paintings in oil, acrylic and watercolor inspired by a life on the sea and shore will be on display Aug. 26, through Oct. 2 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. An artist's reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 26. All artwork is for sale, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the museum's education programs. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
Oil paintings Oil paintings by Christine Graefe Drewyer and Nancy Peach will be on view Wednesday, Aug. 24, through Sept. 11 at Main St. Gallery, 216A Main Street in Annapolis. An opening reception will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. Information: 410-280-2787 or mainstreetfineart.com.
'American Landscapes' An exhibition of 70 original works depicting the American landscape is on view through Sept. 10 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, Aug. 21. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Sundays. Information: 410-268-4566.
'In Retrospect: Is There a Style or Not?' Works in a variety of media by Donna Self will be on view through Sept. 18 in the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and weekends by appointment. Information: 410-647-2550.
'The Art of Design' Works by Anne Arundel Community College architecture, interior design and construction management students are on display through Sept. 9 at the Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 410-777-2043 or aacc.edu/studentlife.
'Water, Water and Water' An exhibition of large Chinese ink and watercolor paintings on rice paper is on display through Sept. 30 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.
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.
'Two Cruise' Exhibit of maritime paintings and illustrations by Christine and David O'Neill is on view through Sunday, 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.
'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.
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