| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:23 AM
The Artists' Gallery is telling it like it is by giving its all-member exhibit the title "Something for Everyone!" Most of its monthly exhibits feature one or two members and also have a sampling of work by other members, but this show has all of its...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:02 AM
On Saturday, crowds of people will gather at St. John's Church in Charles Village to experience the eighth annual Pile of Craft. It is, organizers say, a different sort of craft show.
About 50 vendors will be there selling items in a variety of media,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:05 AM
Benjamin Moore Paint is conducting a "Main Street Matters" campaign to revitalize 20 Main Streets across the country. Ellicott City's Main Street is one of the nominees.
Go to http://www.paintwhatmatters.com and click on the state of Maryland on the...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Art and Civil War enthusiasts will both be drawn to the Carroll County Arts Center over the next two months.
The Carroll County Arts Council recently unveiled its “Images of the Civil War” exhibit in time for the 150th anniversary of the...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:11 PM
It sounded like a Baltimore-themed idea that made sense. To celebrate a century of screen painting, 100 new, colorful window screens would be installed along the commercial district of Highlandtown, in the very heart of the neighborhoods where this...
| 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....
| Dec 25, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Carol Bartlett, a choreographer who had been the Peabody Preparatory dance department's artistic director for 25 years, died of cancer Dec. 15 at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 67.
"She was the backbone and inspirational leader of the Peabody...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:48 PM
He has used a chain saw to carve intricate wooden sculptures for years, but when Mark Acton won a commission to hew two big new statues by the reservoir in Druid Hill Park, he wasn't sure he could pull it off.
His material would be two tree stumps, each...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Once upon a time, people interested in taking a picture used a device known as a camera. Taking pictures was all that this device did. It could never make phone calls. Or play music and video.
The pictures were captured on something called film, which...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 10:13 AM
Museums are popular destinations during the holiday season. After people have opened presents, eaten more than they should and otherwise spent quantity time and hopefully quality time with family and friends, they may develop cabin fever. Most people will...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Daniel Reed's flair for decorating and interior design — especially during the holiday season — is immediately evident at the front door of his very modern duplex in Baltimore's Clipper Mill development. To visit this home is to slip into a...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 6:46 AM
The marriage of two disciplines, mathematics and art, may seem an unlikely union given an artist’s innate desire for free expression. Meet Helaman Ferguson, whose sculpture is known for its root in mathematical design.
Ferguson, of North Laurel,...