| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
When the architects at the Baltimore firm Hord Coplan Macht were hired in the spring of 2012 to design a new dormitory for the Maryland Institute College of Art, they had to act quickly: Students were scheduled to move into the building in less than a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:15 AM
Artists working outdoors are at the mercy of the weather. That explains why so many of the paintings, watercolors and pastels have a rainy day feeling in the Howard County Arts Council's exhibit "Paint It! Ellicott City." If there were a theme song for...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:30 AM
It seems appropriate that the three-artist exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council, "Tension and Flow: Sculpture in Flux," sprawls over so much of the floor and walls in its Gallery I. Art will seem to cover much of Howard County this weekend, as the...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The two artist-exhibit "Perspectives" at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House actually involves a shared perspective. Both Karen Carpenter and Irene Whitaker use acrylic and mixed media to make abstract paintings; and both artists also study with...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Cam's Carnival — a fundraising event on behalf of 3-year-old Cameryn Rehbein — was recently held at Daniels Restaurant in Elkridge. Cameryn is the daughter of Maureen and Joey Rehbein, and granddaughter of lifelong Elkridge residents Luanne...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 1:02 PM
On a corner in a quiet Ellicott City neighborhood is the ranch-style home of Michael and Kathleen Van Meter. Snuggled into a third of an acre of tall elm trees, the brick house neatly meets the aspirations for any young couple weary of renting and ready...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:10 AM
The National Gallery of Art's "Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909-1929: When Art Danced with Music" is a must-see exhibit for dance fans. This exceptionally beautiful exhibit takes you step by step through one of the great periods in dance history....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 2:18 PM
If there's one work that economically and poetically encapsulates the theme of the new exhibit "Ashe to Amen," it's a black-and-white photograph of a well-thumbed Bible, flipped open and lying atop an African drum.
The 1989 gelatin print by Chester...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:59 PM
If the usual summertime cultural fare — pops concerts, lightweight novels for beach reading, escapist movies — has you hankering for something more substantive and stimulating, head over to the Baltimore Museum of Art.
The new exhibit in the...
| 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...