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. Information: 410-268-4566 or mdfedart.org.

'Saltwater Surf Art' An exhibition by Sheila Faye will be on display through Wednesday, 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.

'Expressions of Childhood' Exhibit featuring artwork by children in the Anne Arundel Community College's Child Development Center, will be on view May 1-29 in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts Gallery, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday. Information: 410-777-2218 or aacc.edu/studentlife.

Spring show Muddy Creek Artists Guild holds its fifth annual spring show, "Artists on the Half Shell," Friday-Sunday, 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-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.

'Boats of the Bay' 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. Museum is open from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday-Sunday. Information: amaritime.org.

'Anima Mundi' The exhibit "World Soul" featuring more than 25 sculptures by Claire McArdle will be on view through Sunday, 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.

Photographs Photos by Melissa Kangas, a member of the Muddy Creek Artists Guild, will be on view through April 30 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.

'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.