| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:59 AM
The sound of harmonized voices echoed through the halls of Lansdowne High School on Tuesday morning.
"Four, three, two," Micah Smith said while striking the keys of a piano as 25 students began to sing under his direction.
Smith is a professional...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Two very different perspectives on urban life are on view in the exhibit "The City: Paintings by Robert Tennenbaum and Linda Press" at Howard Community College's Rouse Company Foundation Gallery.
Tennenbaum's aerial views of various cities are from so...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:01 AM
Tucked in the very back of the Bean Hollow, a cozy coffee shop at the base of Ellicott City's Main Street, there's a black and white table with thunderbolt designs and a side panel that, when removed, reveals a not-so-secret trove of notes and drawings...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:01 AM
At dawn in the spring and fall, Lynne Parks walks through the streets downtown, gathering the bodies of birds.
Hermit thrushes. Common yellowthroats. Rose-breasted grosbeaks whose markings give them the appearance of being streaked with blood.
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The work of a pair of local artists will be featured on posters for the Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show and the Bay Bridge Boat Show.
A watercolor painting of a powerboat cruising under the spans of the Bay Bridge under a pink and yellow sky will...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 5:03 AM
In the early years of Columbia, William Cochran often rode his bike from his family's home in Clarksville to explore the new city, where the fountain in man-made Wilde Lake and other examples of public art made an indelible impression.
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture, are the finalists in the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize.
The prize, which provides the winner with a $25,000 fellowship award that will...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....