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Events Saturday, November 1, 2014

Literacy in the Arts

Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Time: 04:30 PM–06:30 PM

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Discover meaningful connections between the collections of the Walters Art Museum and the English Language Arts anchors of the Common Core Standards. Walters educators will guide small groups through a series of in-depth activities that integrate visual and language arts.

William and Henry Walters invite you on a private tour of their global galleries. Journey alongside this influential family that built a diverse and expansive collection of artwork later gifted to the people of Baltimore City. Let the Walters family inspire you to create original, collaborative masterpieces with your family. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

William and Henry Walters invite you on a private tour of their global galleries. Journey alongside this influential family that built a diverse and expansive collection of artwork later gifted to the people of Baltimore City. Let the Walters family inspire you to create original, collaborative masterpieces with your family. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour

Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

Art Cubs Pre-Toddler Program: A Long Time Ago…

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Art Cubs invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children 13–23 months of age to sing and sway in the museum galleries during this 60-minute class. Each program includes activities that strengthen rhythm and movement within our galleries and age-appropriate activities in the comfort of our private studio. Wobbling and waltzing are welcome!

Art Tots Program: When I Grow Up…

Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

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Explore the art of the Walters! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old and their favorite adults. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Toddler workshops are 60-minutes in length and led by specially trained museum educators.

STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 3

Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Time: 04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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In the third workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session focuses on objects from the Medieval and Renaissance collections.

Make Night: Monoprints

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:30 PM

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Please join Elissa O’Loughlin, former senior paper conservator at the Walters and the National Archives, for an evening of hands-on making as we create monoprints. Make Night is a unique, dynamic museum program blending good wine and craft beer, great company, and fantastic art-making experiences led by local creative minds. Pre-registration required. One complimentary drink ticket included.


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From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/26/14 - 04/17/16

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Shelley M. Bennett's book provides fresh insights into the lives, fortune, collecting, and philanthropy of three generations of California’s Huntington family during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about their phenomenal art acquisitions, which culminated in the founding of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in southern California. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation. This Gilded Age Talk celebrates the new installation, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. A book signing follows. Copies will be available for purchase in the Walters’ Museum Store.

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