'Just in Time for the Holidays' An exhibit of works by plein-air painters that reflect the quiet, snow-covered environment of the holiday season runs through Dec. 31 at Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena. A reception will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1; light refreshments will be served. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-544-2299.
'From Painting to Painting as Sculpture' An exhibit featuring the works of Lilian Thomas Burwell is on view through Dec. 31 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 noon Sundays. Information: 410-266-8044.
'Exclusively 6x6 Small Paintings' Exhibition opens runs through Dec. 24 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.
'Six Artists — Six Directions' An exhibition of works by artists influenced by the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding estuaries 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 runs through Jan. 6 in the Willow 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.
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.
'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.
'Traveling the World' An exhibit featuring photographs Lynn Abercrombie and her late husband, Tom, took for National Geographic magazine are on view and continue until spring at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Information: 410-867-4486 or captainaverymuseum.orghttp://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.orghttp://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