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  • Waltee's Cubs programs entertains the 18-months-and-younger set

    Waltee's Cubs programs entertains the 18-months-and-younger set
    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...
  • Walters Art Museum finds rare photo of African-American sculptor

    Walters Art Museum finds rare photo of African-American sculptor
    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...
  • Lutherville: Thanks to those who provided holiday bright spots

    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...
  • Holiday viewing at the Walters, BMA

    Holiday viewing at the Walters, BMA
    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...
  • Arthur J. Gutman, insurance broker

    Arthur J. Gutman, insurance broker
    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...
  • Monumental undertaking

    Monumental undertaking
    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...
  • Baltimore pulls plug on Kanye West video events; events happen anyway

    Update: It looks like West was able to prevail, to an extent: At about 9 p.m., Def Jam Records tweeted that a projection would take place on the Walters Art Museum, 45 minutes earlier than the originally scheduled time in what appeared to be an attempt to...
  • Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it

    Want a sculpture? A new jaw? Pizza? Just print it
    Thanks to 3D printing, American society may be about to boldly go where no one has gone before. A Johns Hopkins scientist is seeking to adapt the technology to grow human jaw bones — potentially revolutionizing implant procedures. A Halethorpe...
  • Ten objects that sum up Gary Vikan's life

    Ten objects that sum up Gary Vikan's life
    Editor's note: This is the first in a series of occasional features on prominent local residents and the possessions they treasure. You can get a pretty good idea of someone's journey through life by looking at the objects with which he surrounds...
  • At Walters' Richard Caton Woodville exhibit, a 20th painting discovered

    At Walters' Richard Caton Woodville exhibit, a 20th painting discovered
    For the past 158 years, art historians thought that the painter Richard Caton Woodville, the James Dean of his generation, had completed just 19 paintings before he died of a morphine overdose in 1855 at age 30. Now, we know that there were 20. Joy...
  • Stanford University to preserve Walters Art Museum's digital manuscript collection

    Stanford University to preserve Walters Art Museum's digital manuscript collection
    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...
  • Caton connection delivers at Walters

    Caton connection delivers at Walters
    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...