Art on paper The Maryland Federation of Art presents the 36th annual Art on Paper Exhibition through Sunday, April 28, at the Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. Information: 410-268-4566 or mdfedart.org.

'Saltwater Surf Art' An exhibition by Sheila Faye will be on display through May 1 at 49 West Cafe, Winebar and Gallery, 49 West St. in Annapolis. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to midnight Sundays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Information: 410-626-9796.

Spring show Muddy Creek Artists Guild holds its fifth annual spring show, "Artists on the Half Shell," May 3-5 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 8 p.m. May 3-4, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 5. Free admission. Information: muddycreekartistsguild.org.

'Annapolis and Beyond' Watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings by Carolyn Councell will be on view through Friday, May 3, 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 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Information: 410-266-8044.

'Evolution' Collage and paintings by C.L. Bigelow will be on view May 5 through June 25 at Gallery 333, 333 Dubois Road in Annapolis. A 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.

'One Hundred Footsteps' A collection of 50 poems and 50 collage drawings by Jennifer Wallace and Katherine Kavanaugh is on display through 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.

'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.

Photographs Photos by Melissa Kangas, a member of the Muddy Creek Artists Guild, will be on view through April at Wimsey Cove Maps & Art, 103 Annapolis St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Information: 443-995-8978.

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.