Among the great pleasures of "Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea," the exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, is that visitors can get up close and personal with some of the masterworks on display. Instead of towering high on museum walls, viewers can come close enough to...
Though it's hard to beat Baltimore for holiday cheer, that suburb to the south — also known as the District of Columbia — puts its own distinctive spin on the season. Below are a few activities in the nation's capital that are worth checking out in the coming weeks:
A stunning new exhibit on the Virgin Mary at a Washington museum includes an etching by Rembrandt so intentionally hazy it seemingly captures the precise moment in which the aged Madonna passes from life to death.
A Baltimore woman filed suit Monday in federal court asking a judge to order the France Merrick Performing Arts Center to provide open-captioned performances for its hearing-impaired patrons.
Someone had broken into the old milk house. The thief had hacked away at the vines growing over the whitewashed brick walls, then cut through the lock and removed the entire metal device — lock, latch and all.
In 1914, the Baltimore Museum of Art was founded with one painting and no place to hang it.
During his decades on the road, Gary Thomas either was a side man for or hung around with such jazz world glitterati as Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock.
The Baltimore Museum of Art is going back to its future.