| Apr 24, 2014
| 4:58 PM
How do you celebrate the 100th birthday of a man who never relished a lot of fuss, and who preferred to save his cake-cutting skills for parties that honored the city he created and loved?
That's the question a cast of Columbia pioneers, business...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:28 AM
Devin Mack was in a figurative drawing class at Ithaca College more than a decade ago when his professor handed him a roll of wire and said, "Here, make a figurative drawing out of this."
Mack, who was studying cinema and photography at the school, made...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:02 AM
Hackerman House, one of the three buildings that make up the Walters Art Museum, will be closed for about two and a half years beginning July 1, a museum official announced Friday.
In addition, galleries housing 19th century art on the fourth floor of...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:38 AM
A tiny Renoir landscape with a romantic back story will be unveiled March 30 at the Baltimore Museum of Art — 62 years, four months and 14 days since it last was seen publicly.
"The Renoir Returns" will reunite the 1879 painting "Paysage Bords...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:51 PM
For proof that kids love pizza, have a look at Everett Stimler's "Folk Art House." A 5th grader at Lisbon Elementary School, Stimler made this painting by applying acrylic paint to the lid of a pizza box. And several other students in a new art exhibit...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:20 AM
If a tree falls in the forest, artisans from the Chesapeake Woodturners could turn the natural imperfections of the wood into lasting beauty.
Members of this craft group, including Laurel residents Margaret Lospinuso and Jeff Bridges, are displaying...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:38 AM
This year, the designers of the Baltimore Symphony Associates Decorators' Show House had an unusual problem: getting visitors to take their eyes off the views outside the $3.5 million penthouse on the 23rd floor of Silo Point long enough to look at the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:19 PM
From the moment it was created in 1879, a tiny landscape of the River Seine by Pierre-Auguste Renoir has been characterized by a tangled weave of embellishments, layers and knots.
When the Impressionist master sat down to dash off a quick oil sketch...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:41 PM
It has been said that April showers bring May flowers. Let's hope those are not snow showers. Most people have seen enough white stuff to last for a while.
The 5th District Volunteer Fire Department appreciated the great turnout during a break in...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:11 PM
The lawyer representing a Virginia woman seeking to retain a tiny landscape painted by the Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir cast doubt Friday on Baltimore Museum of Art's evidence that it owns the painting.
In documents filed in the U.S....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art.
During a hearing Friday,...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia is a patch of nondescript land used mainly as a pathway for the tens of thousands of people who attend concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion each year.
But a new development plan calls for a dramatic makeover...