'Six Artists — Six Directions' An exhibition of works by artists influenced by the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding estuaries opens Thursday, Nov. 15, and runs through Jan. 30 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
'Form and Fabric IV' A group exhibit and sale by local artists opens Wednesday, Nov. 14, and runs through Jan. 6 in the Willow 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, Nov. 18. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends. Information: 410-222-1777.
'Strokes of Genius' The Maryland Federation of Art presents "Strokes of Genius: Fine Art Painting Exhibition" through Saturday, Nov. 24, at the Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Information: 410-268-4566.
Juried show Benfield Gallery's annual fall juried exhibition, "Reflections of Fall," will be on view through Saturday, Nov. 17, at 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-544-2299.
At Maryland Hall "Connections" and "Landy Hales: Layered Posters," are on view through Dec. 7 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-263-5544 or marylandhall.org.
'For the Beauty of the Earth' Landscape and nature paintings by Becky Johnson and Marlene Sweger are on display through Sunday, 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 through 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" runs through Sunday, 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. Information: 410-267-7077.
'Kevin Fitzgerald 2012' A solo show featuring works in oil by Eastern Shore artist Kevin Fitzgerald runs through Sunday, Nov. 18, at Main Street Gallery, 216A Main St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Tuesdays. Information: 410-216-7166 or mainstreetfineart.com.
'Dance of the Seasons' An exhibition of botanical paintings by Katherine Allen is on view through Friday, 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.
'Journey Through Textures' The exhibition of weavings by Jessica Clow and Margaret O'Brien is on view through Sunday, 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' An exhibition of paintings by brothers Bush and David Keeler runs through Sunday, 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 are on view 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 © 2014, The Baltimore Sun