| May 22, 2011
When the Weiss family dreams of escape, a breezy vacation with water, boat rides and luxurious views, they can be kicking their shoes off within 40 minutes.
And they live in Howard County.
To do it, the Weisses have forsaken the Atlantic, turned their...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:37 PM
In the 1990s, crowds packed the Walters Art Museum to see a touring show of artifacts from the reign of China's first emperor. They flocked as well to the Baltimore Museum of Art to see a collection from London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:59 AM
BEST CELEBRITY: John Waters
Before "The Wire" made Baltimore the cultural proxy for dysfunctional locales, John Waters' sense of the absurd put our often-incorrigible and provincially original burg on the map with movies such as "Hairspray," "Polyester"...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Walters Museum: Jane Meyerhoff's floral still lifes collection will be donated to the Walters Art Museum by philanthropist Robert Meyerhoff.
Jane Meyerhoff loved flowers, but she was allergic to their fragrance and couldn't have them in the house.
| Apr 8, 2012
Congratulations to Glenelg Country School senior Hailey Kim, who recently earned national recognition in the 2012 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
Hailey's winning painting titled, "Beyondness,"...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Emilio Martinez's first exposure to art came early in life, when his parents took him to the Visionary Art Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Art.
"I think I was, like, an infant," said the Roland Park native.
But his first exposure may have been even...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Andy Warhol said we'll all get our 15 minutes of fame, but he didn't say those minutes had to be consecutive.
For 69-year-old Sharon Garry, they come at the rate of about two per year and they come at the Preakness, Maryland's Day at the Races at Pimlico...
| May 21, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Virginia Beach continues to grow, adding restaurants, retail, meeting space and other improvements. The Laskin Road Gateway's $100 million development continues with the goal of transforming the surrounding 31st Street and oceanfront area into a...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Like a bee doing a waggle dance to signal a field full of pollen, or a cat rubbing up against a fence post to make a scent chart of its territory, GPS artist Michael Wallace maps out a virtual Baltimore during his bike trips around the city.
| Nov 23, 2011
| 9:06 AM
John Waters doesn't love all holidays. "I think Santa Claus should team up with the tooth fairy and kill the Easter bunny," he says. But Christmas? Christmas he loves unconditionally, without irony.
For the past decade, he's been touring every December...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 7:25 AM
A 12-foot-long white banner with black letters has been suction-cupped to the first-floor windows of the former Craig Flinner art gallery at Charles and Centre streets. It reads:
"Future home of the Contemporary Museum. Opening January, 2012."
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Andy Warhol died in 1987, but he continues to make headlines.
This is almost literally the case with a National Gallery of Art exhibit, "Warhol: Headlines," that showcases screenprints and paintings whose design imitates that of a newspaper front page....