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Events Sunday, January 25, 2015

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013–Friday, December 18, 2015

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.

Watch a Conservator at Work

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014–Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

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Did you know that people who preserve and restore artwork are called art conservators? Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014–Sunday, April 17, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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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 Pen to Press: Experimentation and Innovation in the Age of Print

Date: Saturday, November 22, 2014–Sunday, April 12, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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This exhibition explores that moment of tension, beginning with the publication of Gutenberg’s Bible in 1455, when printing was a new, experimental medium. The result was a fascinating interplay of formats that led to hybrid works, failed experiments, and entirely new forms of books. This story is especially pertinent now, as we are experiencing our own technological revolution, moving from printed book to digital publishing.

Drop-in Art Activities: Exploration

Date: Saturday, January 3, 2015–Sunday, January 25, 2015
Every Sat, Sun

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

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Pack your bags, we’re going on an adventure this month! Travel by plane, train, or automobile to see all the sights in our collection. We will create important tools for our trip – a map, telescope, and passport!

Maryland Art Education Association Student Art Show

Date: Monday, January 5, 2015–Monday, January 26, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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The Walters Art Museum and the Maryland Art Education Association celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibit of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection.

Walk-in Tour: Art of the Ancient World

Date: Sunday, January 25, 2015

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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“Art of the Ancient World” highlights works of art related to life in Egypt, the Ancient Near East, Greece, and Rome.

Howard County Public Schools Student Art Show

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015–Monday, February 23, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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The Walters partners with Maryland school systems to host student art shows at the museum, culminating in a reception for the students.


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Rye Rocks at the Walters: A Drinks Party

Date: 01/31/15

Time: 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Celebrate William and Henry Walters, and their gift to the city of Baltimore, at a rye whiskey tasting sponsored by the Women's Committee.

Gallery Talk: Images of the African Diaspora in the Walters' Collection

Date: 02/05/15

Time: 06:30 PM - 07:00 PM

Jackie Copeland, Special Advisor on Strategic Partnerships, leads a half-hour-long tour and discussion exploring African American identity.

ArtBytes 3 Hackathon

Date: 02/06/15 - 02/08/15

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum will host its third annual hackathon, ArtBytes 3, during which technology and creative communities work together to build programs and applications that enhance the museum experience for visitors.

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