| Jan 11, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Margaret W. "Margie" Brooks, a homemaker, volunteer and avid gardener, died Dec. 28 of a cerebral hemorrhage at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 93.
The daughter of an insurance executive and a homemaker, Margaret Eloise Wells was born in...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 3:17 PM
The storms of winter 2010 shut down roads, cancelled classes, closed up shops and nearly ended a signature Baltimore event before it started.
On a cold January night, organizers of the Pratt Contemporaries' inaugural Black and White Party watched the...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 10:53 AM
If you have a small child, you're used to avoiding situations where there's an expectation of quiet. Flying's no fun, the theater's out, and museums are off the list too.
But rethink that last one: The Walters Art Museum has a program called Waltee's...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:37 PM
A stroll through a Baltimore antique shop has turned up an unsuspected treasure — a rare photograph of Mary Edmonia Lewis, the first 19th century African-American sculptor to receive international recognition.
The Walters Art Museum, which...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:05 AM
We've all been admiring the festive decorations on so many homes in Lutherville. Several communities have held decorating contests to recognize the most special of these homes.
The Lutherville Community Association has selected homes in particular...
| 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...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The Walters Art Museum, a trail-blazer in digitizing its collection and making it available online, has reached an agreement with Stanford University Libraries to give more than 100,000 high-res images of medieval manuscripts what is being called "a...
| May 10, 2013
| 4:55 AM
A neglected 19th-century Baltimore artist gets some 21st-century recognition in an exhibit at the Walters Art Museum. "New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville" includes all 16 of his surviving paintings, some of his drawings and...
| 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,...