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Baltimore Sun's 2017 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Doreen Bolger

Baltimore Sun's 2017 Business and Civic Hall of Fame honoree: Doreen Bolger

Doreen Bolger's impact on Baltimore's art scene could scarcely be overstated. As director of the Baltimore Museum of Art, she not only dramatically elevated the museum's curatorial standards (upgrading how artwork is displayed and explained to visitors) and improved the organization's finances, but she better connected the museum to Charm City. Under her guidance, the century-old institution became more relevant than ever — displaying not just the great French Impressionist treasures of sisters Etta and Claribel Cone but of local artists as well.

That Ms. Bolger believes the greatest triumph of her...

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