Art exhibitions | visual arts

Amazing Tablescapes Briefing— 5:30 p.m. September 8, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, 401 Museum Drive, Hagerstown. Interested in becoming a designer in person or online? Go to the Atrium to find out more. RSVP or 301-797-5727.

“Phantasmagoria” – until August 27, Carroll Arts Center, 91 W. Main St., Westminster. Five local artists express the weird and the fantastic through abstraction, surrealism and the effects of time through a variety of mediums. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. 410-848-7272 or

William E. Bennett