Saturday, June 21, 2014
12:00 PM–02:30 PM
Creative Alliance and the Baltimore Resettlement Center present World Refugee Day at the Walters Art Museum. Celebrate Baltimore as the proud home to talented refugees and immigrants who will share their stories through dance, music, and spoken word. Learn Congolese dance, participate in a collaborative art project, and see an exhibition of artwork by students who visited the Walters through a partnership with Maryland Institute College of Art's Community Art Collaborative.
Art Exhibition, featuring Baltimore City Community College’s Refugee Youth Project, New Roots, and VisionWorkshops
Sculpture Court, Level 2A
Art Activity: Path of Change
Studio B, Lower level
Congolese Dance Lesson
Sculpture Court, Level 2A
International Dance and Music featuring:
Slaves to Fashion, Congolese film by Evodie Ngoy
Spoken Word by Liberian artist Bilphena Yahwon
Nepali Song by Damberi Acharya
Burundi Dance by Jacqueline Ndayizeye
Mexican, Colombian, Bolivian, and Brazilian dance by Cinco Naciones Unidas (Five Nations United)
Auditorium, Lower Level
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World Refugee Day
Creative Alliance and the Baltimore Resettlement Center present World Refugee Day at the Walters Art Museum. Celebrate Baltimore as the proud home to talented refugees and immigrants who will share their stories through dance, music, and spoken word.
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
The Walters Art Museum
Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall
Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book, "Stand Up Straight and Sing!" Tickets $25 (includes one book).
Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present an engaging talk, exploring the production of ancient American textiles, their significance, and their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.
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Folger Consort Performs A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500
Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The Folger Consort, the early music ensemble-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, will present a 90-minute concert featuring vocalists, winds, and strings. This premiere performance is inspired by the Walters’ Madonna and Child with Angels, currently on view in our Italian Galleries.