The museum refused a Freedom of Information request, stating that it is a private entity and therefore not subject to the MPIA.
Walters Art Museum
A Somber Sculpture of the First Black Actor to Play Othello
When Ira Aldridge took the London stage in 1825, he became the first black actor to portray Shakespeare’s Othello.
The Hidden History of Recycling in Medieval Art
It’s easy to forget that a historic artifact preserved in a museum is not a static object.
Smithsonian Joins Forces with 14 Museums to Pool Data on American Art
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has launched the American Art Collaborative, a consortium of 14 museums across the country coming together to create what you might call the art-world version of the Digital Public Library of America.
Baltimore’s Walters Art Museum Posts 1/3 Of Its Collection Online
“More than 10,000 items in the Walters Art Museum — about a third of the total collection — can now be viewed and downloaded online for free, without copyright restrictions.” [Baltimore Sun]