American Visionary Art Museum

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Visionary Artist & Whirligig Creator, Vollis Simpson, Dead At 94

There are things that make Baltimore unlike any other city. One of those is the American Visionary Art Museum.

06/07/2013

On Time: Feb. 24, 2013

Kai Jackson spoke with Dr. Michael Cox, the founder of AVAM, and two brothers of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

02/24/2013

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Smithsonian Plans Overhaul Of D.C.’s Renwick Gallery

The Smithsonian American Art Museum plans to close its Renwick Gallery near the White House next year for its first major renovation in 40 years.

02/20/2013

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Best Bizarre Statues Or Public Art In Baltimore

For better or worse, the city of Baltimore contains many unique works of art in public places. Some pieces ignite controversy while others, no matter how odd they may appear, inspire. These are the must-sees when it comes to bizarre artwork right here in Baltimore.

10/01/2012

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Dishin’ With Downtown Diane

Here’s a look at what’s going on around town for the week of Aug. 27, 2012.

08/28/2012

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Dishin’ With Downtown Diane

Here’s a look at what’s going on around town for the week of Aug. 5, 2012.

08/09/2012

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Dishin’ With Downtown Diane

Here’s a look at what’s happening around town.

07/11/2012

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Maryland Disability Law Center Provides Help For Baltimore Family

Every year, thousands of disabled people in Maryland find themselves being denied benefits from federal, state and local governments. One family found success with the Maryland Disability Law Center in Hampden.

06/04/2012

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Best Iconic Works Of Art In Baltimore

One of the best ways to determine the personality of a city is though its art. Enjoy these iconic works which remain integral to Baltimore’s identity.

05/14/2012

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Best Culture On A Budget In Baltimore

City residents can enjoy a good symphony, broadway production or private art showing all throughout the year. When saving is a priority, Baltimore has tons to offer.

04/09/2012

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Art Review: ‘All Things Round: Galaxies, Eyeballs And Karma’ At American Visionary Art Museum

It’s a motif that has fascinated artists, theologians and philosophers for centuries. And now the circle – and all its iterations and implications – is the central theme of the American Visionary Art Museum’s 17th annual, nearly yearlong exhibition.

01/09/2012

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Art Review: ‘What Makes Us Smile?’ At American Visionary Art Museum

Currently, AVAM is hosting the exhibition “What Makes Us Smile?” in honor of the museum’s 15th anniversary. With only a couple of weeks left in the yearlong exhibition, Baltimoreans with a sense of humor and art aficionados alike can escape the heat and humidity through Sept. 4 to meet their chuckle quota for the day.

07/25/2011

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