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Planning to visit the Walters Art Museum? Check the holiday hours and events.

Events Thursday, December 18, 2014

"From Rye to Raphael" Homeschool Workshop Ages 10-12

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–03:30 PM

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Who were William and Henry Walters? What was life like in Baltimore during the 1800s? Join us for an exciting day of learning at the Walters Art Museum and the Maryland Historical Society. In this joint workshop, students will spend the morning exploring the MD Historical Society to learn about 19th century life in Baltimore. In the afternoon, students will discover the rich history of the Walters family and the collection that developed into the museum we know today.

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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In this monthly workshop taught by artists, students develop their drawing skills through observation and practice in the Walters’ galleries. Students may work with instructors during a single session to learn basic drawing skills or attend multiple sessions to build a cohesive portfolio. This workshop, designed exclusively for 13-17 year-olds, is offered simultaneously with our monthly workshops for 5-12 year-olds on the third Thursday of the month, September–May; 1:15-3:30 p.m.

Lords and ladies, come hither! Wander through our medieval galleries in search of merchants, knights, and fantastical creatures. Imagine yourself as noble men and women living in the Middle Ages. Artisans, travel into our studio to design a game for the entertainment of the royal court. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Lords and ladies, come hither! Wander through our medieval galleries in search of merchants, knights, and fantastical creatures. Imagine yourself as noble men and women living in the Middle Ages. Artisans, travel into our studio to design a game for the entertainment of the royal court. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour

Date: Sunday, December 21, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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In the spirit of the season, come enjoy a tour examining religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. This tour will feature Renaissance and Baroque paintings depicting the birth of Christ. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Seeing Pattern

Date: Sunday, December 21, 2014

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Due to unforeseen circumstances, this program has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your continued interest and support of the Walters Art Museum.Due to unforeseen circumstances, this program has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your continued interest and support of the Walters Art Museum.

Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour

Date: Sunday, December 28, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Highlights of the Walters explores painting, sculpture, and the decorative arts from antiquity to the 19th century. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

Winter Break Activities

Date: Wednesday, December 31, 2014–Friday, January 2, 2015

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Come in out of the cold and make some art with us! Join us for special ArtCart appearances and winter-inspired art activities all week long.


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

Date: 01/03/15

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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

Downton Abbey Season 5 Screening and Party

Date: 01/03/15

Time: 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM

The Walters Art Museum welcomes Maryland Public Television (MPT) as they host the Season 5 premiere of Downton Abbey.

Make Night: Manuscript Illumination

Date: 01/15/15

Time: 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

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

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