| Dec 28, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Art museums always come in handy during the holidays, when so many people are looking for enjoyable ways to while away the hours with friends and family — or to escape from friends and family.
This weekend, consider checking out the Baltimore...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Arthur J. Gutman, a retired insurance broker and former H.L. Mencken Society president, died of respiratory failure Nov. 27 at Gilchrist Hospice Care. The former North Baltimore resident was 101.
Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Adolph B. Gutman...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Tonight, we celebrate the season with the lighting of Baltimore's Washington Monument. But unless we take needed action, we are at risk of losing this festive tradition — along with one of our city's most iconic landmarks.
Sadly, the monument...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Ask bookstore owner Benn Ray which he prefers, Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, and he will give you a straight answer.
"I prefer the one that's going to bring in the most money," said Ray, president of the Hampden Village Merchants...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 4:04 AM
This schedule will be in effect Monday:
Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties; and in Annapolis and Baltimore City.
Closed in all jurisdictions.
Open in Anne Arundel...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 12:50 PM
One of the ways in which Renaissance artists explored their world was by painting increasingly realistic portraits. Even when they depicted historical, religious and mythic subjects, they often relied upon the people around them to serve as models.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Anthony Thomas Carozza II, a retired engineer who served in the Army Corps of Engineers and was a world traveler, died of stroke complications Nov. 10 at Symphony Manor in Roland Park. The Guilford resident was 83.
Born in Catonsville, he was the son...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Six finalists were announced Wednesday for the 2013 Janet & Walter Sondheim Prize — and the prestigious award is edging more toward alternate media than it ever has before.
The candidates in the running to win the eighth annual award include two...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:11 PM
More than five years after a financial crisis ravaged the U.S. economy, the Baltimore Museum of Art has finally run out of options.
Museum administrators announced Monday that after exhausting other cost-cutting measures, they have laid off 14 employees,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 9:06 AM
It's one of the ironies of the art world that major cultural institutions like the Baltimore Museum of Art are home to priceless collections of paintings, sculpture and other works by the world's greatest masters, yet they often struggle to come up with...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Katye Byram, of Stevenson, was recently hired by Baltimore School for the Arts as Development Associate. Prior to BSA, Byram owned Winters Media Group, a printing company in New York City that specialized in marketing solutions. Byram has also served on...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 1:37 PM
Patricia Modell, a successful TV and film actress in the 1950s and '60s who became a well-known philanthropist in Baltimore with her husband, former Ravens owner Arthur Modell, died Wednesday at the age of 80.
Mrs. Modell was admitted two weeks ago to...