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The distinctive, Victorian-style towers of the Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries Building. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Md. Family Loans 19 Paintings to Smithsonian American Art

Rarely seen American paintings from a private family collection in Maryland will be going on view at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

03/13/2015

Artwork by Carolyn Anne Watts

Md. Woman Uses Sister’s Art to Highlight Mental Illness

A Baltimore woman who lost her sister, Carolyn Anne Watts, to depression is looking to open up a discussion on mental illness through her sister’s art, WNEW’s Jenny Glick reports.

03/11/2015

Artist Jon McNaughton's latest piece, "Obama Foreign Policy." (Credit: jonmcnaughton.com)

Controversial Artist Creates New Obama Foreign Policy Critique

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — Artist Jon McNaughton released a new painting Monday critiquing President Barack Obama on foreign policy. McNaughton is known for his controversial work, often mixing religion with politics. His latest work includes a […]

03/02/2015

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The Best Gift Ideas to Bring Back From a Trip

This list will give you an idea of what gifts are best to bring back from a trip.

02/26/2015

America's first museum of modern art started as a house. (Credit: phillipscollection.com)

Phillips Collection Crowdfunding for Art Project

The Phillips Collection is turning to the crowd to raise money for a new program to accompany a major exhibition focused on the artwork of Jacob Lawrence.

11/10/2014

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Artist is Turning National Mall Into Massive Portrait

The iconic National Mall will soon transform into an enormous 6-acre portrait made out of sand and soil.

09/15/2014

This storefront in Anacostia displays debris that is supposed to resemble art, but neighbors say it is disrespectful. (Photo Credit: Matt DelSignore/All News 99.1)

Controversial Art Display in Anacostia is Made of Debris, Trash

People in the District of Columbia’s Anacostia neighborhood are confused and upset over two storefronts that have been filled with trash and debris for an art installation.

09/12/2014

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D.C. Judge Approves Merger of Corcoran Gallery of Art

One of the nation’s oldest museums and its art college will be allowed to merge with two larger institutions, effectively dissolving one of the few independent art galleries in the nation’s capital, a judge ruled Monday.

08/18/2014

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New Mural Being Unveiled at D.C. Aquatic Facility

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray will help unveil a new mural at a city aquatic facility near Eastern Market.

07/31/2014

'Art Cars' ride through downtown Baltimore during Artscape 2014 on July 19, 2014. (credit: Samantha Silver/All-News 99.1)

Baltimore Artscape: Abstract Art, Food and Attractions

Abstract artwork, lively music, aerial acrobatics, interactive games and face-painting – it is the wonder that is Artscape.

07/19/2014

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