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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013–Thursday, December 18, 2014

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.

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

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Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members)! A private collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics serves as the introduction to the traditional way of flower arranging, called “ikebana.” Works of art in different media from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Legacy Tea

Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Time: 02:00 PM–04:00 PM

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Members of the Walters Legacy Society are honored at annual private Legacy Society Tea that includes a private tour of our special exhibition or the permanent collection. This is a private event for members of the Walters Legacy Society.

Walters Enthusiasts Taste & Tour

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

Time: 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

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Join the Walters Enthusiasts for a perfect pairing of Japanese art and sake. Enjoy a private tour of "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics" with Robert Mintz, Chief Curator and Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas Quincy Scott Curator of Asian Art, coupled with a special tasting of a selection of Japanese sake.

Kimono Demonstration and Trunk Show

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014

Time: 02:00 PM–04:00 PM

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Please join Paul MacLardy, owner of Arise Bazaar and author of several books on the art of the kimono, for an enlightening afternoon on the Sculpture Court. This program will include a talk on the history of the kimono, including different styles and occasions for wearing kimono, as well as kimono dressing demonstrations and a trunk show. You won’t want to miss this special Mother’s Day weekend event.

Members Tour: The Walters Legacy and Islamic Art

Date: Thursday, May 29, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

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Part of our series of Members Tours. We invite members to join Amy Landau, Associate Curator of Manuscripts and Islamic Art, for this exclusive tour. This tour will explore the legacy and significance of the Walters' vast collection of Islamic art and manuscripts.


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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

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.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.

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