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Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall

Date: Friday, December 5, 2014

Time: 07:00 PM–09:00 PM

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Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book Stand Up Straight and Sing! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Tickets $25 (includes one book).

Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture

Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

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Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present “Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture.” During this engaging talk, Dr. Tiballi will explore the production of ancient American textiles, examine their significance, and discuss their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.

The Folger Consort, the early music ensemble-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library since 1977, will present A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500, 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. You won’t want to miss this special holiday program performed on the beautiful Sculpture Court.

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

Date: Saturday, January 3, 2015

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

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

Make Night: Manuscript Illumination

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Time: 06:00 PM–07:30 PM

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Practice hand-coloring manuscript pages, using paint and gold leaf, while learning about our current exhibition "From Pen to Press."

FREE! MLK Jr Family Festival

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM–04:00 PM

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Celebrate the life and achievements of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through theatrical and musical performances.

Peabody Strings Orchestra

Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

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Promising young musicians from the Peabody Institute's Performance Academy for Strings will perform an hour-long concert of classical music.

Rye Rocks at the Walters: A Drinks Party

Date: Saturday, January 31, 2015

Time: 07:00 PM–10:00 PM

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


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Featured Events

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! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. 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 “Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture.” During this engaging talk, Dr. Tiballi will explore the production of ancient American textiles, examine their significance, and discuss 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 since 1977, will present A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500, 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. You won’t want to miss this special holiday program performed on the beautiful Sculpture Court.

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