The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts’ annual membership meeting will be Thursday, March 21, from 9 to 11 a.m.
Breakfast begins at 9 a.m. in the Howard and Anne Kaylor Atrium and ends with the review of the year, which begins at 9:45 a.m. in the Bowman Concert Gallery.
The highlight of the meeting will be the presentation of the volunteer of the year award.
Al Martin, chairman of the museum’s membership committee, will kick off the spring membership drive.
Rebecca Massie Lane, musuem director, will provide a year in review and the morning will conclude with the drawing of the annual raffle winners.
Art in Bloom event
The 11th annual Art in Bloom, hosted this year by the Hagerstown Garden Club, will be held at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts March 22 and 23.
It will display the creativity of interpreting paintings, sculptures and decorative arts using floral arrangements.
Garden clubs, educational groups and organizations from the region will participate. The event is free and open to the public.
A preview evening catered by LJ’s and The Kat Lounge will be held Friday, March 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. The reception costs $30 per person and will allow attendees to be the first to view the arrangements while they are at their greatest freshness.
Advanced reservations only are available at the museum. Space is limited to 350 people; no walk-ins will be allowed. All proceeds from the weekend will benefit free admission and art programs at the museum.
The floral interpretations will continue Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
An opportunity to help sponsor Art in Bloom is available through Wednesday. For more information, call 301-739-5727.
“Passion Through the Lens — A Photographic Journey into the Wild,” will be presented by Jim Kern on Sunday, March 24, at 2:30 p.m. at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.
The show is being held in conjunction with the museum’s exhibition of the 80th Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon.
Tickets cost $5 for nonmembers and are free for museum members and those ages 12 and younger.
Tickets are available by calling the museum at 301-739-5727 and will also be available at the door.