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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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This exhibition, composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, will explore music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages. Musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

Bonneau Caprece Jazz Series and WEAA 88.9 FM presents Jazz @ The Walters

Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014

Time: 06:30 PM–09:00 PM

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Firm Roots featuring Brad Collins performs. Experience the hybrid of jazz, blues, funk, and R&B inspired by the traditions of organic American music interpreted by Brad Collins, one of Baltimore's favorite saxophone players. Tickets are $25 (20% off for members of the Walters and WEAA 88.9 FM.)

Member Tour - The Doris Duke Collection: Treasures and Treatments

Date: Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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We invite members to join Meg Craft, Head of Objects Conservation, and Stephanie Hulman, Assistant Conservator of Objects, for a look at the Doris Duke collection and its necessary treatment.

In the Galleries: Words and Jazz

Date: Thursday, September 4, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

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Join us in our Renaissance and Baroque galleries as we explore musical interpretations of some of our most dramatic works of art. Visitors will engage in dialogue about the art in the galleries with John Shields, the Walters’ Manager of Docent Programs, and jazz violinist David Schulman, who will provide musical interpretations. You won't want to miss this unique gallery experience.

STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 1

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Time: 04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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In this introductory session, join Walters conservators, scientists, and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This first session must be attended by all participants. Case studies involving ancient Egyptian materials and the Archimedes Palimpsest will highlight discoveries achieved through scientific examination.

STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Parts 1-4

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014–Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Time: 04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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In this series of four workshops, join Walters conservators, scientists, and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. Select this option to register for all four parts of the series.

Mysteries of the Star-Spangled Banner Manuscript

Date: Thursday, September 11, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

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Did you know that the Star-Spangled Banner manuscript once traveled the entire United States by train? Or that it was used as an attraction to sell War Bonds? Or that it was once owned by the Walters Art Museum? The mysteries of this historical document, now in the collection of the Maryland Historical Society, are the topic of a lecture given by Elissa O'Loughlin, former senior paper conservator at the Walters Art Museum and the National Archives and Records Administration.

Make at the Walters: Paint Party

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:30 PM

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Please join us for our first in a series of creative Make at the Walters programs. Make nights are unique, dynamic museum programs that let you be creative. Led by a local artist, the Make night Paint Party will let you mix and mingle and take home a masterpiece of your own making. Pre-registration required. One complimentary drink ticket included.


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Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: 06/28/14 - 10/12/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

This exhibition, composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, will explore music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages. Musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

Bonneau Caprece Jazz Series and WEAA 88.9 FM presents Jazz @ The Walters

Date: 08/28/14

Time: 06:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Firm Roots featuring Brad Collins performs. Experience the hybrid of jazz, blues, funk, and R&B inspired by the traditions of organic American music interpreted by Brad Collins, one of Baltimore's favorite saxophone players. Tickets are $25 (20% off for members of the Walters and WEAA 88.9 FM.)

Member Tour - The Doris Duke Collection: Treasures and Treatments

Date: 09/03/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

We invite members to join Meg Craft, Head of Objects Conservation, and Stephanie Hulman, Assistant Conservator of Objects, for a look at the Doris Duke collection and its necessary treatment.

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