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Events December 19, 2013

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013–Thursday, December 18, 2014
Every Thu

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM
Every Thu

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Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series

Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013–Sunday, April 13, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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Painter Jacob Lawrence is known for using a series format to render in colorful expressive imagery and text the narrative stories of historical African American figures like Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. Each of the eight works on view in Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series (1990) describes a passage from the book of Genesis in the King James version of the Bible.

Egypt's Mysterious Book of the Faiyum

Date: Sunday, October 6, 2013–Sunday, January 5, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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The Book of the Faiyum is an exquisitely illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt. One of the most intriguing ancient representations of a place ever found, the papyrus depicts the Faiyum oasis, located to the west of the Nile, as a center of prosperity and ritual. Egyptian jewelry, papyri, statues, reliefs and ritual objects will illuminate the religious context that gave rise to this enigmatic text, which celebrates the crocodile god Sobek and his special relationship with the Faiyum.

Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013–Sunday, May 18, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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During the late 19th and early 20th century, fine book binding enjoyed a golden age of creativity and lavish decoration. These handmade, individual and highly personal objects were made not only to protect the texts they contained, but also to be admired and appreciated as portable decorative masterpieces in their own right.

Homeschool Workshop: Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum Ages 5-6

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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The Book of the Faiyum is an illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt depicting the Faiyum oasis, located to the west of the Nile. In this special exhibition workshop students will uncover the mysteries surrounding this ancient papyrus and life in ancient Egypt.

Homeschool Workshop: Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum Ages 7-9

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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The Book of the Faiyum is an illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt depicting the Faiyum oasis, located to the west of the Nile. In this special exhibition workshop students will uncover the mysteries surrounding this ancient papyrus and life in ancient Egypt.

Homeschool Workshop: Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum Ages 13-16

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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The Book of the Faiyum is an illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt depicting the Faiyum oasis, located to the west of the Nile. In this special exhibition workshop students will uncover the mysteries surrounding this ancient papyrus and life in ancient Egypt.

Homeschool Workshop: Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum Ages 10-12

Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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The Book of the Faiyum is an illustrated papyrus from Greco-Roman Egypt depicting the Faiyum oasis, located to the west of the Nile. In this special exhibition workshop students will uncover the mysteries surrounding this ancient papyrus and life in ancient Egypt.


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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

Spring Break Art Activities

Date: 04/16/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

FREE No registration required Drop in, make, and take! Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday April 16 – Green Gardens 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday April 17 – Picnic Prints 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 18 – Weather Collages

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: 04/17/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

FREE No registration required Drop in, make and take! Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio! 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wednesday April 16 – Green Gardens 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Thursday April 17 – Picnic Prints 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday April 18 – Weather Collages

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