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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

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Events Friday, August 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.

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: Blueprints & Buildings (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. First and second graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Blueprints & Buildings (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. First and second graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Amazing Architects (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. Third through fifth graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Amazing Architects (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. Third through fifth graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!

Before Care: Buildings & Blueprints, Amazing Architects

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 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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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.

Lords, Ladies & Mummies: The Story of Highclere Castle, the Real Downton Abbey

Date: 01/03/15

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Join architectural historian Curt DiCamillo as he explores Highclere Castle, the setting for the PBS television series Downton Abbey.

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