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  • Walters Art Museum raises $30 million for endowment

    The Walters Art Museum has raised $30 million in its Sharing the Gift fundraising campaign.
  • Merlene Adair

    Merlene Adair
    Merlene Adair, a retired Baltimore City Community College dean, died of congestive heart failure Feb. 10 at Northwest Hospital. She was 78 and lived in Pikesville. Born Merlene Elmira Day in Heathsville, Va., she was the daughter of James Day and Elmira...

    The Washington Monument yields a secret

    The Washington Monument yields a secret
    Baltimore's Washington Monument revealed its biggest secret as a contractor was digging a pit for a septic tank. George Wilk II was overseeing the work in the shadow of the 178-feet column. As the contractor dug six feet into the earth, Wilk spotted the...

    Walters' Gilded Age gala belies Baltimore's blue-collar roots

    Walters' Gilded Age gala belies Baltimore's blue-collar roots
    This year the Walters Art Museum is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a stunning exhibition of works purchased by William and Henry Walters during their lifetime and bequeathed to the city in a major act of public philanthropy. The annual donor gala...

    Decatur H. 'Deke' Miller III

    Decatur H. 'Deke' Miller III
    Decatur H. "Deke" Miller III, former chairman and managing partner of the Baltimore law firm of Piper & Marbury, now DLA Piper US LLP, who was also a philanthropist and patron of the arts, died Monday at Johns Hopkins Hospital of complications from lung...