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Events for March 23, 2014

Jacob Lawrence

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

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.

Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

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

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.

Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: Sunday, February 23, 2014–Sunday, May 11, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has inspired the creation of extraordinary ceramic containers. This exhibition outlines the history of some of Japan’s major schools of ikebana and displays a wide variety of contemporary ceramics created in harmony with the most modern floral conventions.

Drop-In Art Activities: Read & Grow

Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014–Monday, March 31, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Open a book and spread your leaves! Discover new ways of folding paper and writing poetry! Create artwork that celebrates literary growth! Take inspiration from our special exhibition, Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, as we create floral arrangements that help us tell our own stories!

Baltimore Youth Art Month Exhibition

Baltimore Youth Art Month Exhibition

Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014–Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum and Baltimore County Public Schools celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibit of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection and classroom activities.

ArtAccents Bilingual Tour: Nature/La Natureleza

Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

ArtAccents Bilingual Family Tours offer children 6-12 years old and their adult companions an opportunity to immerse themselves in art and language. Acentos Artisticos, toures dirigidos por educadores bilingües para familias ofrecen a los niños entre los 6-12 años y sus acompañantes una oportunidad para practicar el Ingles y el Español.

Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Walk-In Tour: Castles and Cathedrals

Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Enjoy a free, docent-led tour examining castles and cathedrals in medieval art. This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours highlighting different parts of the collection.

Intercambio: Tours in English and Spanish

Intercambio: Tours in English and Spanish

Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

Learning Spanish? Have fun with art and language in the Walters Art Museum as part of the bilingual (Spanish and English) gallery series called Intercambio.

Intercambio: Visita en Español e Inglés

Intercambio: Visita en Español e Inglés

Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

¿Aprenda inglés? Disfrútese del arte y del lenguaje en el Museo de Arte Walters haciendo parte de de la serie bilingüe en las galerías llamada -- Intercambio.

Ceramics 101 Workshop

Ceramics 101 Workshop

Date: Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time: 12:00 PM–03:00 PM

This one-day workshop will take you into the galleries to find inspiration for your own ceramic masterpiece. Then, return to the studio with teaching artist Amanda Pellerin to hand-build your own work of ceramic art.