| Aug 19, 2013
| 9:04 AM
Last week saw another important date in this exceptionally anniversary-filled year -- the centennial of Italian tenor Ferruccio Tagliavini (Aug. 14, 1913 - Jan. 29. 1995) -- and I just had to take note, however belatedly.
I know I get way too caught...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Although Eileen Williams works in fabric and Deborah Berman works in paper collage, these two artists share a collage-oriented artistic sensibility in their separate exhibits at the Columbia Art Center.
Williams calls her show "Celebration of Women...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:50 AM
For its 16th year, Carroll County's Festival of Wreaths is shaking things up a little. Once held on the first floor of the Carroll Arts Center, the popular fundraiser is moving to the second floor, allowing the center to open its annual Gallery of Gifts...
| Sep 13, 2013
Author Josh Ruebner will discuss and sign "Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19, at the Owen Brown Community Center, 6800 Cradlerock Way in Columbia. Ruebner is the national...