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The Dahesh Museum presents "Revealing the Holy Land: The Photographic Exploration of Palestine" as depicted by mid-19th-century European photographers. The 91 vintage prints show daily life in the Levantine terrain now divided into Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria. Through Aug. 28 at the museum, 601 Fifth Ave. (at 48th Street). Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. Call 212-759-0606.
The Rocky Gap Music Festival at Allegany College of Maryland features country, rock and folk musicians, and line and swing dancing. Artists include Deana Carter, Bryan White, Bill Kerchin & Too Much Fun and Trace Adkins. Performers are onstage Friday from 4 to 10:30 p.m. and Saturday and next Sunday from noon to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 Friday and $33 Saturday and Sunday. Allegany College outdoor athletic complex, Willowbrook Road one mile south of Interstate 68, east of Cumberland.
"Horse Attitudes: Examining the Equine" at the Contemporary Art Center of Virginia displays works exploring the enduring iconic power of the horse, including sculpture by Deborah Butterfield, photographs by Sal Lopes and Mary Noble Ours and paintings by Theodore Waddell and Ashley Collins. A companion exhibit, "Horse Country," featuring drawings, paintings and mixed-media works by four artists from the Hampton Roads region, is on view through Sept. 5 in the center's Fleming Gallery. Through Aug. 31 at the art center, 2200 Parks Ave. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. $3 adults; $2 seniors and students. Call 757-425-0000.