Anne Arundel County exhibits

'Flying Pigs & Other Creatures: Art for the Young at Heart' A collection of giclee prints and oil paintings by Russian-American artist Victor Nizovtsev will be on view Friday through Feb. 28 at Benfield Gallery, 485 Jumpers Hole Road in Pasadena. A reception with light refreshments will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-544-2299.

'Six Artists, Six Directions' An exhibition of works by artists influenced by the Chesapeake Bay and surrounding waterways runs through Thursday at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Information: 410-295-0104 or

'A Brush with Nature' Paintings of animals and plants native to the Eastern Shore by Jonathan Shaw are on view through Friday 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

'David Hayes: A Sculptor of Space and Nature' Steel sculptures by David Hayes will be on display through Feb. 17 at St. John's College's Mitchell Gallery, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. For gallery hours and information, call 410-626-2556 or go to

'I Am You — A Peace Project' The paintings of Ahni Salloway are on view through Feb. 17 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. Mondays and Wednesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The park charges a daily entry fee of $6 per car. Information: 410-222-1777 or

'At the Surface' Paintings by Channing Houston are on view through Feb. 24 in the Martino Gallery at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information: 410-263-5544 or

'New Beginnings' Paintings and drawings by E. Lynn Coates will be on view through Feb. 24 at the 333 Gallery at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Information: 410-266-8044.

'Traveling the World' An exhibit featuring photographs Lynn Abercrombie and her husband, Tom, took for National Geographic magazine are on view until spring at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Information: 410-867-4486 or

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

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.

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