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Events Thursday, April 17, 2014

Homeschool Workshop: Explorers and the Age of Discovery (Ages 13-16)

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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Imagine that you are setting out on a journey to a strange new land. What will you bring with you? What do you think you will find? Students will examine works of art from the Walters’ collection and explore the stories of explorers throughout history and the cultural exchanges that took place between Europe and other regions of the world as a result of travel, trade, and colonization.

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio. These activities are free, with no registration required.

Spring Break Art Activities

Date: Friday, April 18, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio. These activities are free, with no registration required.

WALK, WONDER, & CREATE TOURS: Bloom & Prune 11AM

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Greetings from Japan! Discover contemporary ceramic containers inspired by the Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana. Let nature be your muse as you arrange a floral collection of your own!

WALK, WONDER, & CREATE TOURS: Bloom & Prune 1PM

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Greetings from Japan! Discover contemporary ceramic containers inspired by the Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana. Let nature be your muse as you arrange a floral collection of your own!

American Artists Abroad

Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014–Sunday, June 22, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures.

Walk-In Tour: Highlights of the Walters

Date: Sunday, April 20, 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 is one of the free, weekly walk-in tours. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!

ART TOTS PROGRAM: Sprouts

Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

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ArtTots is our early childhood museum program specially designed just for 2-3 year olds and their favorite adult! Each ArtTots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Explore Japanese art!


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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.

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: 04/17/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio. These activities are free, with no registration required.

American Artists Abroad

Date: 04/19/14 - 06/22/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures.

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