| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When the architects at the Baltimore firm Hord Coplan Macht were hired in the spring of 2012 to design a new dormitory for the Maryland Institute College of Art, they had to act quickly: Students were scheduled to move into the building in less than a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Artists working outdoors are at the mercy of the weather. That explains why so many of the paintings, watercolors and pastels have a rainy day feeling in the Howard County Arts Council's exhibit "Paint It! Ellicott City." If there were a theme song for...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit at the Meeting House Gallery has the punning title "Snap Decisions." It's clear that a lot of planning went into these photographs before they were snapped, because the compositions and lighting are carefully thought...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
The Maryland Historical Society is deeply saddened by the death of Isabel Klots, a longtime and steadfast supporter. A selection of paintings donated over the course of almost a half-century grace the second floor gallery walls and the Klots family...
| Sep 3, 2013
Welcome back to work. Summer is almost over, and the fall dining event season is about to kick into gear. This fall's highlights include the 30th edition of the Maryland Wine Festival, Baltimore's 20th Dining Out for Life event, the fifth go-round for...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:31 AM
Works of art can be said to exist fully only when they are put on view.
It's the encounter with the viewer that makes art, well, art. And there are certain, straightforward ways we expect those encounters to occur when entering a museum —...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Baltimore City's Cylburn Arboretum is an artist's paradise, which is why painter Patricia Bennett has been drawn to the 207-acre grounds of trees and gardens since 2005.
But unlike other artists who dot the landscape of the longtime city park, Bennett,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The "Summer '13" show at C. Grimaldis Gallery brings together an eclectic, invigorating mix of artists and media.
It's a great opportunity to get up close with, say, the late Grace Hartigan's bold and massive — 6-and-half-feet-by-11-feet —...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Towson Arts Collective board members believe that when it comes to finding just the right space, the third time's going to be the charm when the art group moves a couple storefronts east on West Chesapeake Avenue.
"This space will truly fulfill our...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 4:59 AM
The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:19 AM
A deliberately cracked ceramic platter, entitled "Platter," hangs prominently on a wall at the new art gallery Schulman Project, on The Avenue in Hampden.
Made by artist Steven Young Lee, director of the Archie Bray Foundation, in Helena, Mont., it...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
It is in Marian Gliese's nature to see the natural world in a slightly abstracted and very colorful way. Her exhibit of paintings at the Artists' Gallery, "Nature's Kaleidoscope," features trees, birds, flowers and landscapes that reflect this artist's...