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Events July 10, 2014

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.

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014–Sunday, August 17, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the finalists for the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Artists will compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition.

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014–Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Sea & Sky (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Sea & Sky (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: A Walk in the Woods (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: A Walk in the Woods (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

Before Care: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 08:00 AM–09:00 AM

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Before Care, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.


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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.

Museum Hours

Date: 10/30/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM

Jem Cohen’s elegant drama Museum Hours is the story of an unexpected friendship between Johan, a museum guard, and Anna, a enigmatic visitor, set against the backdrop of the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the city of Vienna. The museum becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world. 107 min. NR.

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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