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Events for Sunday, April 19, 2015

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

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

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.

Watch a Conservator at Work

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

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

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

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.

Rinehart

Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble

Date Sunday, March 29, 2015–Sunday, August 30, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

This spring, the Walters story continues with an exhibition exploring the workshop of 19th-century sculptor William Henry Rinehart.

Drop-in Art Activities: Nature

Drop-in Art Activities: Nature

Date Saturday, April 4, 2015–Sunday, April 26, 2015
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Bring the outside in at the Walters. This month we're letting nature inspire us. We'll investigate how artists painted impressionist landscapes and use natural materials to create sculptures and collages. Happy Spring!

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show

Date Monday, April 13, 2015–Monday, April 20, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Walters Art Museum and the Anne Arundel County Public Schools celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibition of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection.

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show Reception

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show Reception

Date Sunday, April 19, 2015
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

In celebration of the Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Art Show, the Walters will host a reception for participating students and their families.

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Walk-in Tour: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum began as the private passion of two men, William T. Walters (1819–1894) and his son, Henry (1848–1931), but grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore. Explore our new installation in this week's Sunday walk-in tour.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Nature (Morning Session)

Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Hike through the museum and discover the natural beauty of art! Discover how artists throughout history used nature as inspiration. Then squeeze clay through your fingers and make a nature-inspired creation of your own in the studio.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tour: Nature (Afternoon Session)

Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Hike through the museum and discover the natural beauty of art! Discover how artists throughout history used nature as inspiration. Then squeeze clay through your fingers and make a nature-inspired creation of your own in the studio.

John and Berthe Ford Annual Lecture: Establishing Authenticity in Traditional Chinese Painting

John and Berthe Ford Annual Lecture: Establishing Authenticity in Traditional Chinese Painting

Date Sunday, April 19, 2015

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

How does one distinguish an authentic Chinese painting from a copy or forgery? This lecture examines some of the key issues involved in the appreciation of Chinese painting.

Art Cubs Pre-Toddler Program: Planting a Rainbow

Date Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Art Cubs invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children 13–23 months of age to sing and sway in the museum galleries during this 60-minute class. Wobbling and waltzing are welcome!

Art Tots Toddler Program: Spring Has Sprung

Date Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Time 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Explore nature in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity.

Gallery Talk: Sebastian Martorana

Gallery Talk: Sebastian Martorana

Date Thursday, April 23, 2015

Time 06:30 PM–07:00 PM

Sculptor Sebastian Martorana leads a half-hour-long tour and discussion in the special exhibition "From Rough Stone to Living Marble," linking traditional practices with contemporary pieces.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Nature and Landscape

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Nature and Landscape

Date Saturday, April 25, 2015

Time 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

Discover the endless possibilities of landscape drawing; learn to draw natural forms and capture atmosphere. Recommended for ages 9–13.

Walk-In Tour: Rinehart

Walk-In Tour: Rinehart's Studio: Rough Stone to Living Marble

Date Sunday, April 26, 2015

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

William Walters sponsored Baltimore sculptor William Henry Rinehart’s first trip abroad in 1855. Explore the complex collaborative process by which Rinehart produced his extraordinary marble sculptures.

Art Tots Toddler Program: Spring Has Sprung

Date Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Time 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

Explore nature in art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity.