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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Open until 9 p.m. each Thursday, the Walters welcomes you to discover the collection, take in a gallery talk, make art, and spend time with friends.

Concert: Art and Music Bring us Together

Concert: Art and Music Bring us Together

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Time: 07:00 PM–08:00 PM

Daniel Colin Xavier Rich, baritone, and Samuel Springer, piano, of Morgan State University will present a night of compositions from the 18th through the 20th century, highlighting the broader connections between art and music, in the Museum’s beautiful Sculpture Court.

The Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open

The Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Back for a second year, this program highlights the examples of taxidermy that are found in the Museum’s collection as well as the vibrant practice of contemporary alternative taxidermists. The event includes a talk with Walters curator Joaneath Spicer, a taxidermy presentation by Divya Anantharaman, a book signing with Robert Marbury, and the 2nd Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open competition with Bazaar Baltimore.

Marvels of the Chamber of Wonders

Marvels of the Chamber of Wonders

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016

Time: 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

In conjunction with the Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open, curator Joaneath Spicer will discuss the concept behind assembling the museum’s Chamber of Wonders, highlighting key examples of taxidermy along the way.

The Science of Art Teacher Workshop

The Science of Art Teacher Workshop

Date: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Time: 04:30 PM–07:00 PM

Join the Walters’ conservators, scientists, and educators to explore the many connections between science and art. This hands-on technical workshop will introduce participants to materials techniques used by conservators and scientists that result in the care and treatment of works of art from the Walters’ collection.

The Walters Gala 2016: A Feast for the Senses

The Walters Gala 2016: A Feast for the Senses

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 06:00 PM–12:00 AM

Enjoy cocktails on the sculpture court, dinner in the galleries, and dancing into the night at this not-to-be-missed black-tie gala supporting the Walters.

The Walters Party 2016: A Medieval Revelry

The Walters Party 2016: A Medieval Revelry

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 09:00 PM–12:00 AM

Don’t miss one of Baltimore’s most anticipated events, the Walters Party, Saturday, October 15. Limited tickets available! Enjoy festive cocktails and an open bar, a DJ and dancing, and delectable desserts on the Sculpture Court. This year’s Party, A Medieval Revelry, is inspired by stunning new exhibition A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe, which opens to the public on October 16. Hosted by the Walters Enthusiasts, a young members group that supports the museum.

A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016–Sunday, January 8, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The art of medieval Europe—luminous stained glass windows, church bells with their mesmerizing sounds, and tapestries depicting fragrant gardens—stirred the senses. This international loan exhibition brings together more than 100 paintings, tapestries, metalwork, manuscripts, and prints from museums in the United States and abroad, including masterpieces from the Walters’ collection.

Make Night: Scents of the Medieval Era

Make Night: Scents of the Medieval Era

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016

Time: 06:00 PM–09:00 PM

In this workshop you will blend your own medieval “scentscape,” which you will transform into a perfume or a home fragrance. California-based artist Brian Goeltzenleuchter will guide you in a hands-on, nose-on exploration of popular medieval scents.

Día de los Muertos Community Celebration

Día de los Muertos Community Celebration

Date: Sunday, October 30, 2016

Time: 12:00 PM–03:00 PM

Join us for our community celebration of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. The museum will be observing this cultural and religious holiday with traditional folk dance performances by Bailes de Mi Tierra, art-making activities, and a community altar created by local artist Edgar Reyes.

New Sounds for Silent Films

New Sounds for Silent Films

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Time: 07:00 PM–08:30 PM

A trip to the cinema in the early days of film meant listening to a live soundtrack, which might change from venue to venue. In conjunction with the special exhibition A Feast for the Senses, the Walters and the Maryland Film Festival have invited three musicians to create new soundtracks for three silent films. Artists include Ami Dang, Jamal Moore, and Wume. Films include Moon 1969, Asparagus, and more!

Make Night: Pressed Flower Arranging

Make Night: Pressed Flower Arranging

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016

Time: 06:30 PM–09:00 PM

Gardens in the Medieval World were the site of sensational experiences with loved ones and within the self. Create your own hanging gardens by arranging pressed flowers in frames with Liz Vayda of b.Willow.