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  • Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia again being sought

    Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia again being sought
    The annual search is on for photos and other types of memorabilia relating to the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad and its narrow gauge predecessors. Members of the Old Line Museum in Delta, Pa., and other Ma & Pa buffs, collectively calling...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Anne Arundel County Police Volunteers are needed for the department's Reserve Officer program, a uniformed position to assist officers in traffic control, administrative duties, community relations, etc.  Volunteers must be older than 21 and undergo a...
  • After 62 years, Renoir landscape returns home to BMA

    After 62 years, Renoir landscape returns home to BMA
    A tiny landscape by Impressionist master Pierre-Auguste Renoir was returned to the Baltimore Museum of Art Friday afternoon – more than 62 years after the artwork mysteriously disappeared while it was on exhibition. FBI investigators drove to...
  • Richard Lansburgh, clothier

    Richard Lansburgh, clothier
    Richard M. Lansburgh, a retired clothier, philanthropist and patron of the arts, died of multiple organ failure Tuesday at the Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center, one day before his 92nd birthday. He lived in North Baltimore. He was born during a record-...
  • BMA exhibit explores German Expressionism

    BMA exhibit explores German Expressionism
    Dresden was the place for artistic jolts in 1905. Operagoers were treated to the sight of a severed head, formerly attached to John the Baptist, being handed up from a cistern to a salivating Salome. Thick harmonies and bold splashes of tone color...
  • Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'

    Orioles' Adam Jones to receive honor at 'Babe's Birthday Bash'
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will receive this year's Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award on Thursday during the annual Babe's Birthday Bash. Each year, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation gives the award to recognize "an active or former...
  • African Art Museum shines light on the continent [Column]

    Doris Ligon may be Baltimore born and bred, but she can't seem to get her mind off Africa. "I was in my 30s before I heard anything positive about Africa," recalls Ligon, 77, who, along with her late husband, Claude, opened the African Art Museum of...
  • '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...
  • Farm Heritage Museum could use a seamstress [West Friendship]

    Love to sew? Virginia Frank would love to hear from you. The Howard County Living Farm Heritage Museum in West Friendship is in search of a seamstress to sew some "period" costumes for use by tour guides at the museum. The organization will provide...
  • Baltimore's 'Monuments Men' [Editorial]

    Baltimore's 'Monuments Men'  [Editorial]
    This weekend, Baltimore moviegoers will get their first look at "The Monuments Men," the long-awaited film by director and actor George Clooney about the Allied effort during World War II to recover thousands of priceless artworks looted by the Nazis...
  • Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'

    Baltimore writer's research filled with 'Soul'
    Some show up with pie or casserole, but Baltimore writer Ericka Blount Danois was told to bring her recently purchased "Best of Soul Train" DVDs to her family's Thanksgiving dinner in 2009. When Todd Steven Burroughs, her Morgan State University...
  • Baltimore Museum of Art receives major gift of contemporary photography

    Baltimore Museum of Art receives major gift of contemporary photography
    The Baltimore Museum of Art has received its most significant gift of contemporary photography in more than 25 years. Baltimore collectors Tom and Nancy O'Neil have given the institution two dozen color and black-and-white works by 19 important...