Category Archives: Museums

New “Toynbee Tile” Sighting @ Park & Franklin

Where: Crosswalk at corner of Park Avenue & W. Franklin Street Spotted: Friday, May 2, 2014 Mount Vernon is the new home of “Toynbee Tile” sightings. As I walked into work at the Enoch Pratt Central Library this morning, I … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Eck-sibition Opening Reception

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Friday, December 13, 2013 Maryland Institute College of Art Fox Building, 1303 W. Mount Royal Ave. By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) Friday night marked the opening reception for two must-see exhibitions at the Maryland Institute College of Art’s Fox … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Ecks-ibition

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) Johnny Eck – the legendary hometown “Half Man” sideshow performer, Hollywood actor (Tod Browning’s 1932 “Freaks“) and latter-day screen painter – will soon be the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Maryland Institute … Continue reading

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New “Toynbee Tile” Sighting

Walter’s Art Gallery crosswalk, North Charles and Centre Street Spotted: October 15, 2013 by Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) Heads up to my observant pal Brian Manning (poet, hipster librarian and once-and-future Portlandian who writes the blog bmoretrashy) for spotting … Continue reading

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