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Events Sunday, June 1, 2014

Thursday Nights at the Walters

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

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

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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.

American Artists Abroad

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014–Sunday, June 22, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others.

Drop-In Art Activities: Play the Part

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014–Sunday, June 1, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

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

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All the Walters is a stage! What is your character’s story? Tell your tale through set design, props, and even masks! Move, dance, and give voice to all of the art that you make with us in May.

Last Chance to See Hackerman House

Date: Sunday, June 1, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Join Curator Robert Mintz for an exclusive last look at Hackerman House. Discover the Arts of Asia through sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more.

ArtKids PreSchool: In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore three-dimensional art! In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

ARTKIDS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM: In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore three-dimensional art! In Her Hands: The Story of Sculptor Augusta Savage by Alan Schroeder. You and your child will use all of your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

Drop-In Art Activities: Sculptural Forms

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014–Sunday, June 29, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

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

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We will be stacking our art-making skills high this June as we explore just what it takes to sculpt! Visit our Drop-in Art Activities each week to construct sculptures with different three dimensional materials. Mold and manipulate with a variety of tools to create stunning sculptures!

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Date: Sunday, June 8, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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This free tour of nineteenth-century art covers a wide variety of styles of American and European painting and sculpture from 1800 to 1900. No reservations are required; just walk in!


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Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall

Date: 12/05/14

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

Date: 12/11/14

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.

Folger Consort Performs A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500

Date: 12/14/14

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.

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