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Events July 04, 2013

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013–Sunday, August 11, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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The Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) present the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition. Artists compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition. Held in conjunction with Artscape (July 19–21), America’s largest free arts festival, the finalists and semifinalists exhibitions are presented in partnership with the Walters and Maryland Institute College of Art.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Summer Safari (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Join us on a safari in search of furry and feathered creatures throughout our museum! Travel the world, creating artwork inspired by the animals, textures, and colors found in far-reaching lands. Campers will mark their maps with each piece of art they make in our studio. Join us at the end of the week as our skilled travelers take you on an exciting animal expedition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Summer Safari (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Join us on a safari in search of furry and feathered creatures throughout our museum! Travel the world, creating artwork inspired by the animals, textures, and colors found in far-reaching lands. Campers will mark their maps with each piece of art they make in our studio. Join us at the end of the week as our skilled travelers take you on an exciting animal expedition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Hiding in the Museum (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Pack your magnifying glass this week as we become detectives together. Look closely; can you find the clues to discover where our animals are hiding? Listen closely; can you hear the sounds that our animal friends are making? Textured touch sculptures and kinetic creatures are just some of the creations we will make together! End the week by meeting our new furry friends in our art zoo!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Hiding in the Museum (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Pack your magnifying glass this week as we become detectives together. Look closely; can you find the clues to discover where our animals are hiding? Listen closely; can you hear the sounds that our animal friends are making? Textured touch sculptures and kinetic creatures are just some of the creations we will make together! End the week by meeting our new furry friends in our art zoo!


Featured Events

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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