The Baltimore artist Amy Sherald has known since the fall of 2016 that she had been selected to paint the portrait of former first lady Michelle Obama. The nearly 18-month build-up came to an end Monday, as her artwork and Kehinde Wiley's portrait of Barack Obama were publicly unveiled.
The Maryland Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ fifth annual Kindness for Paws Art Show at the White Marsh Mall Sunday raised about $3,000 for homeless and hurting animals, officials said.
Historic Main Street will offer a Mardi Gras-themed scavenger hunt on Feb. 10 and some local restaurants will offer New Orleans-inspired menu items. Valentine's specials will also be featured throughout the week.
Herbert E. Wilgis Jr., a retired career diplomat who later became president of a Baltimore engineering and environmental testing firm, died Friday in his sleep at his Wilmington, N.C. home. The former Towson resident was 82.
Five trophy and prize packages awarded to those receiving the most in-person votes, as well as five prize packages awarded to those earning the most online votes. The overall grand prize winner will be chosen based on the number of combined in person and online votes received.
From his birthplace in the Eastern Shore to Baltimore and Washington, where he spent his last years, here’s a list of lectures, performances, exhibits and discussions happening throughout the region to celebrate Douglass’ legacy on his 200th birthday.
Derek Williams is a regional artist currently showing his original acrylic and oil paintings at the GFWC Woman’s Club of Westminster Gallery at the Carroll County NonProfit Center in Westminster. The show, “A New Year in Art,” began Jan. 12 and runs through May 18.
Charles R. "Hap" Hazard, a former Baltimore Sun artist who was known for his pen and ink drawings that ranged from wildlife to city neighborhoods to detailed portraits of news makers, died TuesdayJAN23 from complications of diabetes at his Owings Mills home. He was 70
While I think museums have indeed come a long way, a larger ethos of utilitarianism, a sense that the success of an enterprise can only be measured by the numbers it generates — the money it generates — impedes us. What would I like to see? Here's a list.
The true metric of an art museum's success cannot be simple attendance, but relevance achieved through a determined and unerring focus on the values of diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice. Living these values should be our only goal.
Sharon Gribbin-Lindemon is a local artist from New Windsor. Gribbin-Lindemon grew up in Silver Spring. Every Sunday, her mother and father would pack up her and her four brothers after church and take them to the National Gallery of Art and the other museums of the Smithsonian Institution in Washi
Parkville freelance artist Kyle Yearwood creates ethereal, entrancing visual artworks and animation in hopes of inspiring self-love. In December, his piece “I heard the Black girls in Baltimore can fly" went viral.
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop, performed Saint-Saens' "Carnival of the Animals" with a new rap text written and narrated by Wordsmith on a program that included other French classics and Philip Glass' Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists.
The portrait from Amy Sherald, a graduate and faculty member of the Maryland Institute College of Art, will be unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery alongside the portrait of former President Barack Obama.
we’re here to help you fill in those dates with some of the things to look forward to in the upcoming year, from Carroll’s most long-running traditions to the movies and TV shows that’ll be hitting screens in the new year.
Exhibit at the Maryland Historical Society mixes historic items with vivid paintings by Baltimore-born David Brewster, who tackles such subjects as homophobia, race, urban decay, crime and suburban sprawl.