It’s the end of an era for a fixture on the boardwalk in Ocean City. A popular and unique store is leaving after 50 years of giving beachgoers something to look and talk about.
The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore says it has digitized and catalogued more than 600 American paintings and other artworks, making them available for download and public use.
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is awarding the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler Galleries a $1 million grant to help conserve Chinese paintings.
Paintings and photographs depicting the raw reality of the Civil War marked a major change in American art that tossed out romantic notions of war.
The Smithsonian Institution is creating a traveling exhibit with Morgan State University to feature rare paintings by African-American artist William H. Johnson.