| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance has established a new grant program dubbed the "Rubies" that will distribute $120,000 during 2014 to support the "long-dreamed of or newly inspired creative projects" of local artists.
Funding from the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:26 AM
After an 18-month hiatus, the Contemporary Museum resurfaced Tuesday with a shortened name -- The Contemporary -- and a return to its original, nomadic model.
Founded in 1989 and "dedicated to redefining the concept of the museum," the organization...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:40 PM
Charlie "Fruit Man" McLean has been "a-rabbing" in Baltimore for more than 40 years, and he still can't think of a better way to spend his time.
As a boy, he rode with the men who sold fresh produce in the streets from their brightly colored horse-drawn...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 7:10 PM
A federal court in Virginia was asked Friday to determine the proper ownership of a miniature landscape painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and allegedly purchased for $7 in a box of odds and ends in a rural flea market.
The complaint filed in U.S....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
On a recent Thursday night at Tatu in Power Plant Live, the lights were dim and the crowd lively. But the 50-some patrons didn't come for the stylish Asian cuisine — they wanted to sip cocktails and work on their brush strokes.
The event —...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Visitors can watch artists from the Mid-Atlantic region as they paint the old buildings and unique landscapes up and down the streets of the historic district during the fourth annual Paint It! Ellicott City.
The three days of painting begins Friday,...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Visitors to the Phillips Collection, the exceptional modern art museum near Washington's Dupont Circle, may do a double-take when they stop to admire El Greco's "The Repentant St. Peter."
The bold painting of the apostle, made around 1600, is...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:15 AM
I was glad to see The Sun editorial board express strong support for the Baltimore art scene and the role that organizations like The Contemporary play in the vitality of the city's cultural life ("The Contemporary returns," July 8).
Yet it is with some...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Over past two weeks, the hallways on the third floor of Perry Hall High School have undergone a transformation.
Inspirational works of art printed from the Internet, oil paintings and sketches wallpaper the lockers while students and teachers can be...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:37 PM
At first glance — best shielded, given the sun's fierce glare reflected from all the chrome — the 7,500-pound, 29-feet-long "Finnjet" suggests transport for intergalactic travelers with a pronounced sense of humor.
More than 80 lights and...