Spring show The Muddy Creek Artists Guild's fifth annual spring show, "Artists on the Half Shell," concludes, Sunday, May 5, at Galesville Memorial Hall, 925 Main St. Works by members include more than 250 paintings, pastels, photographs, prints, sculpture, pottery, textiles, jewelry and mixed media. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free admission. Information: muddycreekartistsguild.org.
'Evolution' Collage and paintings by C.L. Bigelow will be on view through June 25 at Gallery 333, 333 Dubois Road in Annapolis. An opening reception will take place from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon Sundays. Information: 410-266-8044.
Student art Works by more than 80 students are on display in Anne Arundel Community College's annual Student Art Show through Wednesday, May 8, in the Cade Center Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 410-777-7028 or aacc.edu/cadegallery.
'Nature Happens Every Day' The photography of Michael Land and Richard Arnold will be on view through Saturday, May 11, at 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. 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.
'Watercolor: Bold & Beautiful' A solo show by Bruce Handford is on view through Sunday, May 19, at McBride Gallery, 215 Main St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5:30 p.m. Sundays, and open Thursdays until 9 p.m. Information: 410-267-7077 or mcbridegallery.com.
'Expressions of Childhood' An exhibit featuring artwork by children in the Anne Arundel Community College's Child Development Center will be on view through Wednesday, May 29, in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 410-777-2218 or aacc.edu/studentlife.
'One Hundred Footsteps' A collection of 50 poems and 50 collages by Jennifer Wallace and Katherine Kavanaugh is on display through Friday, May 31, at the Adkins Arboretum Visitors Center, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Hours and information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0; or adkinsarboretum.org.
'Boats of the Bay' An exhibit displaying the works of 12 local artists in various media is on view through June 30 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 2nd St. Noon to 4 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays. Information: amaritime.org.
'Anima Mundi' The exhibit "World Soul" featuring more than 25 sculptures by Claire McArdle will be on view through June 9 in the Chaney and Martino galleries at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Information: 410-263-5544 marylandhall.org.
'Freedom Bound' The exhibit about resistance to servitude and slavery in the Chesapeake region will be on view through March 2, 2014, at the Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Information: 410-267-6656.
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, CT Now