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Walters’ director Vikan stepping down after 27 years (access required)

The best thing about the Walters Art Museum, according to Gary Vikan, is a Saturday afternoon. “You just stand in that lobby and watch parents and children and young couples, African Americans, Hispanics — this is what a museum should be,” said the Mount Vernon museum’s director. Vikan, 65, has served in his position for 18 years ...