Baltimore Museum Of Art
It is difficult to think of the Native American people, the Cherokee, Sioux, Iroquois,and hundreds of other tribes, without feeling sadness at all that was taken from them. Yet their cultures continue to thrive even today, as evident in literature, art and community events. As November is National Native American History month, it is the perfect time to learn about this unique aspect of American society.
Police have located a 60-year-old theft report from the day a Renoir painting disappeared from the Baltimore Museum of Art that matches the description of an artwork that sold for $7 recently at a flea market. Now an art theft expert says the museum has a strong case to get it back.
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It’s that time again for the awe-inspiring Artscape, which celebrates creativity in all its forms. Head over to view the talents of more than 150 artists and craftsmen, listen to a wide variety of music and participate in hands-on activities.
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.
The true art behind photography comes with the ability to capture the essence of a moment in time. The photography galleries of Baltimore collect many of these moments in the hopes of connecting with you.
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.
In current economic times when planning a spring vacation to Disney or even a visit to a closer amusement park may not be a realistic option for a family of five, it’s smart to think ahead, do a little research, and plan a spring break that is affordable, educational and tons of fun!
“It looks like a painting. But it is reality,” said Baltimore Museum of Art visitor Toby Brookes of Columbia, Maryland. She stood in front of German Photographer Candida Höfer ‘s interior of the Library of the Archiginnasio in Bologna, Italy, adding, “You can’t escape the crack in the marble floor even in the beauty of this photo. This is a fabulous portrait of a building that is in use.”
The new show at the Baltimore Museum of Art is unlike any displayed anywhere in a long time. “Print by Print: Series from Durer to Lichtenstein” displays works that are rarely shown in public. The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) has one of the most impressive print collections in the country, with nearly 60,000. “Because of their sensitivity to light, we can’t show works on paper,” explained Rena Hoisington, curator at the BMA. “Prints stay in boxes to protect them from light and dust.”
State Sen. Catherine Pugh will announce her decision on whether to run for mayor next week.
No matter what you’re interested in, odds are you’ll find an exhibit about it in Baltimore. Here are five of the best museums in the city.