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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...
Alice Pinkham Davies, who helped thousands of clients with their business careers as the co-owner of a resume writing service, died of Alzheimer's disease Thursday at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 85 and lived in Towson. Born Alice Arnold Pinkham in...
May 5 Tour de Cure: 10-, 22-, 32- and 63-mile bike rides raise money to fight diabetes. 410-265-0075 x4675 or email@example.com 5 Camp Day 2012: Family fun at Centennial Park. Expo of area camps. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Contact Dawn Thomas as 410-313-4623...
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ON THE SITE... Forest Hill girl seriously injured in lawnmower accident: A 5-year-old girl needed a double foot amputation after the Monday night accident. Obama to visit Baltimore on June 12: President Obama will make what could turn out to be his only...
Baltimore's Walters Art Museum has received a $265,000 National Endowment for the Humanities grant to put toward digitizing its collection of medieval manuscripts and making it available, via computer, to the general public. The three-year project,...
The trustees of the Contemporary Museum announced Monday that they have voted unanimously to suspend operations May 31. That will be the last day for the executive director and four part-time staff members. Plans to secure a new home for the museum have...
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Gary Vikan, who has been a dynamic force at the helm of the Walters Art Museum for 18 years, will leave the post of director in June 2013, or when his successor is in place. "I really made the decision in November 2008, when I was 62," Vikan said, "but...
A bequest from Washington, D.C. arts patron Jean Montgomery Riddell, who died last year at the age of 100, has enriched the holdings of the Walters Art Museum with more than 260 objects of enameled Russian silver from the 17th through early 20th...
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More than 10,000 items in the Walters Art Museum — about a third of the total collection — can now be viewed and downloaded online for free, without copyright restrictions. The museum's collection is "basically public domain," said Dylan...
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Twelve years ago, Walters Art Museum curator Will Noel opened a parcel and discovered what he calls "Archimedes' brain in a box." Thus began a search for buried treasure — in this case, the lost writings of Archimedes of Syracuse, a famed Greek...
Ashley Boycher has always considered public museums "magic places." "Growing up with modest means in rural Louisiana sure will make a kid curious about the world," said Boycher. That curiosity never left her, and she now has been at the Walters for 18...
Roseanna V. Perkins, a retired Ruxton Country School teacher, died of cancer March 27 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Glen Arm resident was 62. Roseanna Villa was born in Baltimore and raised in Overlea on Springwood Avenue. She attended St....
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