'For the Beauty of the Earth' Landscape and nature paintings by Becky Johnson and Marlene Sweger are on display through Nov. 25 in the gallery of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and weekends by appointment. Information and appointments: 410-647-0135.
Autumn celebration McBride Gallery's 27th annual "Autumn Celebration of Art" opens Sunday, Oct. 28, and runs through Nov. 18 at 215 Main St. in Annapolis. The show features more than 35 artists exhibiting more than 100 works in oil, watercolor, ceramics and bronze. A meet-the-artists reception takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28. The featured artist, Scott Lloyd Anderson, will give a talk at 2 p.m. Information: 410-267-7077.
'Kevin Fitzgerald 2012' A solo show featuring works in oil by Eastern Shore artist Kevin Fitzgerald runs through Nov. 18 at Main Street Gallery, 216A Main St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Closed Tuesdays. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com.
Juried show Benfield Gallery hosts its annual Fall Juried Exhibition through Nov. 17 at 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Severna Park. Two- and three-dimensional work is included in the exhibit. A reception with light refreshments will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 10. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays. Information: 410-544-2299.
'Dance of the Seasons' An exhibition of botanical paintings by Katherine Allen is on view through Nov. 30 at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. The show is part of the arboretum's exhibition series of work on natural themes by regional artists. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0, or adkinsarboretum.org.
AACC faculty AACC's Visual Arts Faculty Show will be on view through Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Cade Center gallery on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays). Information: 410-777-7028 or aacc.edu/cadegallery.
'Boat Lines' and 'Boat Hulls' A two-part exhibition of abstract photography by Frances Borchardt is on view through Wednesday, Oct. 31, at 49 West Gallery, 49 West St. in Annapolis. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to midnight Mondays through Fridays and 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends. Information: 410-626-9796.
'Journey Through Textures: Weavings by Jessica Clow and Margaret O'Brien' The exhibition is on view through Nov. 11 in the gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. Information: 410-222-1777 or friendsofquietwaterspark.org.
'Artful Octogenarians: Watercolor and Oil by Bush Keeler and David Keeler' An exhibition of the brothers' work runs through Nov. 11 in the Willow Gallery at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. Information: 410-222-1777 or friendsofquietwaterspark.org.
'Traveling the World' An exhibit featuring photographs Lynn Abercrombie and her late husband, Tom, took for National Geographic magazine will be on view beginning Nov. 2 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.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun