The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Tuesday promoted interim director and former Hopkins Krieger School dean Daniel Weiss to the position of president and chief executive officer.
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A leader in Baltimore’s arts community is leaving town to become the president of United States Artists.
The Walters Art Museum is using the start of construction work on Hackerman House to outline a new vision for its Mount Vernon campus, from the way directors refer to certain buildings to what they display inside.
One of Baltimore’s beloved fine art museums is going medieval this Saturday.
I remember the first time I went to the Evergreen Museum, a Johns Hopkins-owned house/art museum in North Baltimore. As I wandered around the rooms, admiring the furniture, I noticed a striking, small painting in the corner. “That?” the tour guide said. “It’s a Picasso.”
Baltimore has such grandly impressive art museums that it’s easy to forget about the Evergreen, but that’s a mistake: the house/museum’s period rooms also include some of the most exciting post-Impressionist art on view in Baltimore, including paintings by Modigliani, Degas, and, yes, Picasso. And the art hasn’t stopped coming in, either — in recent years, the museum has acquired or been gifted paintings, sculptures, and design objects, many of which haven’t been on display before.