| Nov 14, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The group exhibit "Art Howard County 2013" showcases quite an assortment of subjects and styles at the Howard County Arts Council. Juror Fahimeh Vahdat, chairwoman of visual arts at Howard Community College, has picked work demonstrating the artistic...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:50 AM
The operators of the Arts by the Bay Gallery in Havre de Grace will celebrate five years of being part of the downtown area this weekend.
A gala reception will be held at the gallery, which is at 500-B Warren St., Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., followed...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:29 AM
There are plenty of ways to celebrate the season locally. Here are just a few festive occasions.
Main Street, Ellicott City, visitellicottcity.com
On Dec. 6, shops in Historic Ellicott City will stay open until midnight and the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:22 AM
When visual artist Diana Marta came across a mannequin in the back room of a Baltimore gallery in 2012, she didn't know the seemingly innocuous discovery would lead to an exhibit opening this week at the Howard County Center for the Arts in Ellicott City,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 5:54 PM
A federal court judge has turned down a request to throw out two documents that support the Baltimore Museum of Art's contention that it should be awarded an 1879 Renoir landscape, "Paysage Bords de Seine."
The attorney for Marcia "Martha" Fuqua, a...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Lise Lorentzen, of Bel Air, won a white ribbon in the "National Exhibition of Folk Art in the Norwegian Tradition" at Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum.
The exhibition is Vesterheim's major summer show and was held June 11 to July 27. The awards...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Ceramic artist Brian Beckenheimer admits that after owning As the Wheel Turns, a store in Harborplace for 27 years, and doing art shows for 34 years, "I was totally burned out."
He sold his house in Owings Mills last year and took the year off, moving...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Assertive colors grab your attention in the group exhibit "Local Color 2013" at the Artists' Gallery. It doesn't hurt that the artistic subject matter merits such bright treatment.
For a burst of pure color, have a look at Etarae Weinstein's quilt...
| Aug 9, 2013
Sunday, Aug. 11
Sierra cinema The Anne Arundel chapter of the Sierra Club will hold a screening of the film, "Gasland," at 3 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 301 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis. Discussion will follow. Information: maryland.sierraclub.org....
| Oct 6, 2013
Kenny Irwin Jr. has seen the future, and it is fast and fierce — intergalactic travelers catching flights from an Afghan spaceport, extraterrestrials so weary of human warfare they swoop down and blast away our weapons.
The 39-year-old artist says...
| Oct 5, 2013
Henry Walters and J.P. Morgan were frenemies.
Both were the sons of powerful fathers. They didn't come into their own until they reached middle age, when they were widely acknowledged as two of the premier financiers of the Gilded Age. Both displayed an...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The two-story abstract mural — featuring a pharaoh's headpiece, a cotton field and fire spewing out of rowhouse windows — showed up suddenly this summer on a vacant house in North Baltimore.
The artwork at 4727 Old York Road came with a...