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Basilica Marks Pope John Paul II’s Baltimore Visit

A significant holy event at the Vatican is expected to draw millions to Rome this weekend. Two pontiffs will be named saints, including Pope John Paul II. The late pope has a special place in the hearts of many in Baltimore after his visit here in 1995.

04/24/2014

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Art Exhibit At Reginald F. Lewis Museum Highlights Baltimore Youth Refugees

There’s a new and unusual exhibit opening Wednesday at Baltimore’s Reginald F. Lewis Museum. It features artwork by local students who are refugees.

04/23/2014

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Smithsonian To Host Summer Sleepovers For Students

A “Night at the Museum” will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer.

04/20/2014

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Spy Museum Eyes Fact, Fiction Of ‘The Americans’

Museum visitors in Washington are getting a look at real Soviet-era spy gear compared with props from TV’s spy drama “The Americans.”

04/10/2014

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Guide To Baltimore’s Port Discovery

When cabin fever strikes on a rainy spring day, and the kids loudly voice their boredom, take them downtown to Port Discovery. With lots of amazing exhibits, both permanent and visiting, your child won’t be able to pick a favorite.

04/04/2014

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Exhibit Explores Baltimore’s Banjo History

A new museum exhibit explores the history of the banjo in Baltimore, home to the first U.S. banjo factory.

04/01/2014

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New Negro League Baseball Museum Opens In Baltimore County

It is Opening Day for the new Negro League Baseball Museum in Baltimore County. Organizers spent decades and thousands of dollars collecting artifacts.

03/27/2014

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Air And Space Museum Reopens After Evacuation

Museum officials say the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum has reopened after being evacuated when a suspicious briefcase was found near an unconscious person in one of the galleries.

03/26/2014

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Prom Photo Venue Makes Schools Reserve Time

The Hagerstown student tradition of shooting prom and homecoming photos in a museum’s outdoor rose garden causes such traffic jams that the museum is making high schools pay for the privilege.

03/13/2014

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Cornell President Named New Head Of Smithsonian

A heart doctor and Ivy League university president who also plays the saxophone and flute was named the next leader of the Smithsonian Institution on Monday, combining his love of the arts and sciences at the world’s largest museum and research complex.

03/10/2014

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Smithsonian American Art Opens ‘Modern Realism’

The Smithsonian American Art Museum is opening a new exhibition to showcase examples of modern realism from 20th century artists.

02/28/2014

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American Art Takes Over D.C.’s Phillips Collection

One of the great art patrons of the 20th century who built the nation’s first modern art museum in Washington is offering a broad new look at the evolution of American art through a collector’s eye beginning 100 years ago.

02/27/2014

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