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Events for Saturday, April 30, 2016

Watch a Conservator at Work

Watch a Conservator at Work

Date: Friday, January 29, 2016–Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our conservators during our viewing times. We hope you enjoy this "behind the scenes" look at conservation work in the museum. Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli

A Renaissance Original: Carlo Crivelli

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016–Sunday, May 22, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

This winter the Walters presents a new view of the Italian Renaissance. See the work of one of the most original and innovative painters in fifteenth-century Italy, Carlo Crivelli of Venice. This intimate exhibition showcases his luminous paintings, with their lavish use of gold, suggesting the materiality of goldsmiths’ work and luxury textiles.

Madame de Pompadour, Patron and Printmaker

Madame de Pompadour, Patron and Printmaker

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2016–Sunday, May 29, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

New this winter is an exquisite exhibition that explores the story of Madame de Pompadour, the influential mistress of King Louis XV of France, best remembered as an enthusiastic patron of the arts. Less well known are the works of art she made and collected. On view here for the first time are selections from the Suite of Prints, an extremely rare first-edition set of etchings created by the royal mistress in the 1750s and purchased by Museum founder Henry Walters from a Parisian book dealer in 1895.

Drop-In Art Activities: The Natural World

Drop-In Art Activities: The Natural World

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016–Sunday, May 1, 2016
Every Sat, Sun

Time: 11:00 AM–04:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Experience nature in full bloom and discover scenes from the great outdoors inside our galleries.

Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibition

Arts Every Day Student Art Exhibition

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016–Sunday, May 1, 2016
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Walters Art Museum is excited to host exhibitions on the museum’s Sculpture Court that highlight artworks by Maryland students, this exhibition celebrates the artistic achievements of Arts Every Day students. A reception for students, teachers, and families will take place on April 28, 2016 from 5–8 p.m.