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  • Walters Art Museum's Hackerman House to close for renovations

    Walters Art Museum's Hackerman House to close for renovations
    Hackerman House, one of the three buildings that make up the Walters Art Museum, will be closed for about two and a half years beginning July 1, a museum official announced Friday. In addition, galleries housing 19th century art on the fourth floor of...
  • 'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum

    'For Whom It Stands' exhibit opens at Reginald Lewis Museum
    The artist Sheila Pree Bright has spent her adult life trying to sort through her mixed feelings about the American flag. It's just a red, white and blue bolt of cloth. But all the Atlanta resident has to do is glance up casually and see one at the...
  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • Walters Art Museum awarded $913K in grants

    Walters Art Museum awarded $913K in grants
    The Walters Art Museum announced Monday that it's been awarded $913,000 in grants to support renovations and exhibitions at the museum, including a special show on Islamic art scheduled to open next year. That sum is made up of six individual...
  • Good Friday schedule and closings

    Good Friday schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Friday, April 18: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel and Carroll counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Open in Baltimore, Frederick, Harford and Howard counties. Courts Open in all jurisdictions....
  • Harford County attractions funded by General Assembly, but not fully

    Harford County attractions funded by General Assembly, but not fully
    As the tourism community continues to grow in Harford County, several go-to historical and educational attractions in the county requested state funding during the 2014 legislative session in Annapolis. The requests, including those for the Harford de...
  • Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants

    Baltimore arts groups receive more than $2.5 million in NEA grants
    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...
  • Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower

    Tour hours expanding for historic Phoenix Shot Tower
    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...
  • Memorial Day schedule and closings

    Memorial Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, May 26: Government offices Closed in all jurisdictions. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Libraries Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all jurisdictions. Trash/recycling No...
  • 9/11 museum should not be about gifts [Letter]

    I wonder why America is so obsessed with the idea of peddling mementos, keepsakes and souvenirs. The newly opened museum in New York dedicated to Sept. 11 atrocities committed against our nation has a gift shop that has among its myriad items...
  • Baltimore-area wedding venues to fit your budget

    Baltimore-area wedding venues to fit your budget
    It's one of the most important wedding decisions — where to, you know, have the wedding. Apart from finding a spot that fits your unique tastes and themes, there's the matter of timing. Some wedding consultants suggest booking one year or more in...
  • 'The Simpsons' riff on BMA's long-lost Renoir in latest episode

    'The Simpsons' riff on BMA's long-lost Renoir in latest episode
    "Law & Order" is usually the TV show known for its "ripped from the headlines" plots, but Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" seems to have been inspired by a recent legal case involving the Baltimore Museum of Art. In the episode, Lisa's guinea pig...