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  • Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising

    Lewis Museum struggles with attendance, fundraising
    The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, which opened in Baltimore with great fanfare in 2005, has fallen short of attendance and fundraising goals — forcing the state to shore up its finances. During the past...
  • Couple finds urban living an eclectic delight

    Couple finds urban living an eclectic delight
    Like many empty-nesters, Karyn and Don Haasen flirted with the idea of a change in lifestyle — the kind that comes with a new home in a different locale. In their case, the move was from suburban Bel Air to a renovated rowhouse in the Upper Fells...
  • Next Lunar Bay Festival will not be at Harford's Steppingstone Museum

    Next Lunar Bay Festival will not be at Harford's Steppingstone Museum
    Organizers of the Lunar Bay Music and Arts Festival expect to soon secure a new and larger venue for next year's jam-band festival, after parting ways with operators of the Steppingstone Farm Museum, the venue for the inaugural 2013 festival. The...
  • Why the Nazis feared modern art

    Why the Nazis feared modern art
    The recent discovery in Munich of what are reported to be more than 1,500 major artworks confiscated or banned by the Nazis is a reminder of how totalitarian regimes tend to view art as so dangerous a potential adversary as any enemy army. In the case...
  • It's in their nature to be abstract at Kish Gallery exhibit

    It's in their nature to be abstract at Kish Gallery exhibit
    The two artist-exhibit "Perspectives" at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House actually involves a shared perspective. Both Karen Carpenter and Irene Whitaker use acrylic and mixed media to make abstract paintings; and both artists also study with...
  • Cam's mom says thank you to hundreds who came out for carnival [Elkridge]

    Cam's Carnival — a fundraising event on behalf of 3-year-old Cameryn Rehbein — was recently held at Daniels Restaurant in Elkridge. Cameryn is the daughter of Maureen and Joey Rehbein, and granddaughter of lifelong Elkridge residents Luanne...
  • Coloring their world one room at a time

    Coloring their world one room at a time
    On a corner in a quiet Ellicott City neighborhood is the ranch-style home of Michael and Kathleen Van Meter. Snuggled into a third of an acre of tall elm trees, the brick house neatly meets the aspirations for any young couple weary of renting and ready...
  • Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf

    Local artists to sell their wares at Sugarloaf
    Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out." He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...
  • Ballet Theatre opens 31st season with a true 'Beauty'

    Ballet Theatre of Maryland's artistic director, Dianna Cuatto, has opened the 31st season for the state's premier professional ballet company with a proven winner, "Beauty and the Beast." Cuatto's choreography, combining romantic elements of Jean...
  • AVAM's 'Human, Soul & Machine' explores technology's power

    AVAM's 'Human, Soul & Machine' explores technology's power
    Kenny Irwin Jr. has seen the future, and it is fast and fierce — intergalactic travelers catching flights from an Afghan spaceport, extraterrestrials so weary of human warfare they swoop down and blast away our weapons. The 39-year-old artist says...
  • 'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum

    'Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum' opens Sunday at Walters Art Museum
    Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies. Both were the sons of powerful fathers. They didn't come into their own until they reached middle age, when they were widely acknowledged as two of the premier financiers of the Gilded Age. Both displayed an...
  • Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together

    Columbia connection at the heart of Art Promotion Together
    They're the first to acknowledge that they make an unlikely foursome. A Polish artist's daughter and three artists representing America, Nigeria and the Dominican Republic have forged an alliance to advance their individual creative visions —...