| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Nine Baltimore arts groups, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Artscape, have received a total of nearly $2.53 million in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.
The grants, announced Wednesday, included...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:48 PM
In one of the city's first historic preservation battles, Baltimore residents paid $17,000 in 1924 to save the soaring Phoenix Shot Tower from a wrecking ball and a future as a Union Oil Company gas station.
Today, preservationists are again rallying...
| Apr 25, 2014
Let's go shopping, dear readers!
The Havre de Grace Community-wide Yard Sale is Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (raindate Sunday April 27). Spaces are still available, 410-939-6562 for $10 (benefits Havre de Grace Historic Preservation Commission). Downtown...
| Apr 25, 2014
The Bainbridge Museum hosted a tour group from EdenWald Retirement Center on April 15. Thanks to museum volunteers Wayne Hill, Ramona Bunn and Alexander Winkowski Jr. for opening the museum on a Tuesday morning. For those who are interested in helping out...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:54 PM
William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:50 PM
On a visit to the Havre de Grace Decoy Museum, it is possible to see on display carved ducks valued at hundreds and even thousands of dollars each alongside artifacts – rusted carving tools, spent shotgun cartridges, old wooden boxes and the like...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:11 PM
The lawyer representing a Virginia woman seeking to retain a tiny landscape painted by the Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir cast doubt Friday on Baltimore Museum of Art's evidence that it owns the painting.
In documents filed in the U.S....
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A tiny water view painted by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is finally headed back to the city where a judge has ruled that it belongs — 62 years, one month and 24 days after it was reported stolen from the Baltimore Museum of Art.
During a hearing Friday,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
N. Jay Jaffee might not be among the best known American photographers of the 20th century, but a sizable and engrossing exhibit of his works at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, makes it obvious that he deserves much wider recognition....
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:05 AM
The B&O Railroad Station Museum, Ellicott City Station, is again offering its spectacular Holiday Festival of Trains at the station through Jan. 26. If you have been before, I'm sure you will be going again, and if you haven't,well, get yourself and...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Neither snow, nor rain, nor scheduling dilemmas could keep the Candlelight Tour of Havre de Grace from putting on a festive show once again.
After the event was postponed a week following a sneak snowstorm Dec. 8, several private homes, businesses,...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:29 AM
George J. Voith, a retired CSX executive and rail and streetcar photographer who was a founding member of the Baltimore Streetcar Museum, died Monday of dementia at his Northwood home. He was 87.
"George is one of the last of the original guys who...