Landscape Paintings Capture Beauty of Great Outdoors

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Article by: Joe Clark,

LARGO, Md.—Experience Ninety-nine Years and Counting: An Exhibition by the Washington Society of Landscape Painters, now through February 23 in Marlboro Gallery on the Largo campus of Prince George’s Community College (PGCC). As one of the oldest active artists’ organizations in the nation, the society’s 40-juried members gather on location to interpret the beauty and pristine nature of a variety of landscapes. For the second time in four years, the Washington Society of Landscape Painters has collaborated with the college to display their creations. Ninety-nine Years and Counting is one of the group’s largest showings. 

“From its inception in 1913, members have ardently pursued painting out-of-doors, promoting both the environmental and conservation movements,” said Thomas Berault, director of Marlboro Gallery. “Prince George’s Community College is proud to bring this special exhibit to the community free of charge,” he added. 

The public is invited to a reception, February 9, 6–8 p.m. in Marlboro Gallery. For more information, call 301-546-0967. 

 Prince George’s Community College is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Two-year Education (CAE2Y) designated by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security for the years 2010 to 2015. Established in 1958, Prince George’s Community College provides transfer and career programs that help students transfer to four-year colleges and universities and prepare them for the workforce. Each year, 40,000 students take part in more than 200 academic programs and workforce development and continuing education courses. Located in Largo, Maryland, Prince George’s Community College has additional sites at Joint Base Andrews, University Town Center in Hyattsville, Laurel College Center, Skilled Trades Center in Camp Springs, and Westphalia Training Center in Upper Marlboro. For more information, visit the college website at    


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