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Events Monday, July 1, 2013

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013–Sunday, August 11, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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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!

Explore contemporary art! An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers by Natasha Wing. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

Explore contemporary art! An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers by Natasha Wing. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

Site Unseen. Gregory Vershbow

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013–Sunday, September 8, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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This exhibition of photographs by contemporary artist Gregory Vershbow explores the interactions of art objects within environments and circumstances ordinarily beyond public view. In storage facilities and conservation laboratories, and at monuments under restoration, Vershbow photographs art objects wrapped in plastic, protected by foam, nested in boxes and set in surprising juxtapositions with other objects from different eras.


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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.

American Artists Abroad

Date: 04/19/14 - 06/22/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members)! A private collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics serves as the introduction to the traditional way of flower arranging, called “ikebana.” Works of art in different media from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

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