By Arius BevinsApproximately 25 people gathered in the gallery at 5502 Harford Road for the annual student art show; brightly colored, glittery paper hearts and the melted crayons glued to a piece of wood, tribal inspired masks made out of recycled items, colorful self portraits, and hand painted ceramic turtles and peacocks. Get into it here: Read the full story here.
By Arius BevinsDespite the inclement weather with the ice and snow on the ground on Harford Road, inside the Hamilton Art Gallery, 12-year-old Rayne Kunn was beaming with pride. “That looks really good,” said Ayanna Sharif, a Morgan State University senior as she admired The American Horror Story-inspired painting titled Brooke’s Knit Headband that Rayne had done for the First Friday art show. Approximately 25 people gathered in the gallery at 5502 Harford Road for the annual student art show. There was artwork all around; brightly colored, glittery paper hearts and the melted crayons glued to a piece of wood, […]
By Meaca Downing, Benjamin McKnight III and Kendra Branch (Baltimore, MD) – Baltimore City residents will be voting on a $400,000 bond issue for the Baltimore Museum of Art on Tuesday. If the measure passes, the money will fund safety renovations at the century-old institution. The funding will go towards the final phase of museum renovations begun several years ago. The Baltimore City Fire Marshal mandated that the BMA “work toward, and eventually be, one-hundred percent sprinkled,” said Anne Mannix-Brown, BMA’s communications director. Phase One of the three-phase plan was the reopening of the Contemporary Wing in November 2012. […]
By Camille Harrison, Herman Fogus and Andrew Cephas There are cracks in the stairs from years of foot-traffic and the museum’s family center has seen better days but on November 4, voters will have a chance to change all that. On the ballot, Question E, is a $400,000 bond issue for the Walters Art Museum which is asking for the money to help fund renovations and improvement. The Walter’s joins three other cultural institutions, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Aquarium and The Discovery Center in requesting funds this year. All four organizations intend to use the money for […]