Sculptor and craftsman David Knopp of Towson, who creates unique furniture out of plywood, currently has an exhibit at the American Visionary Art Museum. In 1012, he won the Mary Sawyer Baker Artist Award and one of his desks was even used in the television series "Veep" during filming in Maryland.
Historians and architects have a $5 million plan to repair the pillar that was closed to the public three years ago for safety reasons. They expect it to reopen for tours — and a panoramic view of the city from 178 feet above Charles Street — for its bicentennial on Independence Day, 2015. By January, scaffolding will begin to enclose the monument for repairs from decades of water damage to the marble, stones and bricks..
It seems appropriate that the three-artist exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council, "Tension and Flow: Sculpture in Flux," sprawls over so much of the floor and walls in its Gallery I. Art will seem to cover much of Howard County this weekend, as the arts council's annual "Road to the Arts" features coordinated receptions for exhibits in various galleries in Ellicott City, Columbia, Historic Savage Mill and Fulton.
The two artists who have separate exhibits at Howard Community College are artists-in-residence at Baltimore Clayworks. Although their exhibited sculptural objects incorporate ceramics, as you would expect, these are mixed medium creations whose materials also include wood and metal.
The 132nd Maryland State Fair, which begins Friday, Aug. 23 and runs through Monday, Sept. 2 at the Timonium Fairgrounds, will continue to offer its array of rides, livestock shows, horse racing, and games.
The Columbia Photo Artists' exhibit at the Meeting House Gallery has the punning title "Snap Decisions." It's clear that a lot of planning went into these photographs before they were snapped, because the compositions and lighting are carefully thought out.
Moments before D.C. police found Jiamei Tian hiding in a bathroom stall at Washington National Cathedral, a family of tourists had spotted her in a back pew of the Children's Chapel guarding two bags and muttering softly in a foreign language.
By By Peter Hermann and Keith L. Alexander and The Washington Post
Four years of work culminated in the unveiling of a bronze bobcat statue Tuesday at Bel Air High School, to honor the school's mascot, plus the memory of the much-loved football coach, the late Albert "Al" Cesky.
A lot is being done to get people out and about in Bel Air, like First Fridays, which resume in May. And if you're going to try and bring people downtown, it's got to look nice. Bel Air is going a long way toward doing that
Development proposals, both public and private, have fallen through over the years, and the island has been overrun by thousands of birds. But members of the family that owns Fort Carroll and they still have hopes for it.
If every picture tells a story, there are dozens of stories being told in the current exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council. "Visual Storyteller: Narrative in Art" features artwork in various media by students in the Howard County Public School system.
Saturday was the 12th annual Chocolate & Candy Festival in downtown Bel Air, but for several Harford County families, it was their first time making their way around the floor of the Bel Air Armory, sampling various local vendors' sweet treats.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh will be inducted into the Cradle of Coaches Association and immortalized with a statue at Miami University's Yager Stadium, the school's Director of Athletics David Sayler announced today.
As a prelude to its popular Chocolate & Candy Festival next month, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance is planning a special movie night later this month, along with a new Chocolate & Art Walk. This year's festival, a rite of spring in Bel Air, will also feature the unveiling of the first "Hearts of Harford" sculptures, a new public arts project launched last year by the town government and the alliance.
Charles L. Hayes, who was former secretary and senior vice president of Monumental Life Insurance Co., died Sunday of cancer at the Brookshire Hospice in Hillsborough, N.C. The former Towson resident was 85.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun