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Events Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Gala 2014: Carnevale di Venezia Gala

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–12:00 AM

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Join us for a spectacular evening in Venice. Enjoy aperitifs on the Palazzo, dinner in the Galleries, and dancing into the night. Be sure to follow your meal with a cocktail at Harry's Bar.

pARTy at the Walters: Carnevale di Venezia

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014

Time: 09:00 PM–12:00 AM

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Join us for the annual pARTy at the Walters, presented by the Walters Enthusiasts! Enjoy dancing, desserts, and an open bar at the premier event of the fall season. Attendees will also get a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". Don't forget your festive mask for this Carnevale di Venezia!

Highlights of the Walters Walk-In Tour

Date: Sunday, October 19, 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.

Straight lines, curved lines, thick lines too! Meander through our collection in search of dashes, marks, and bands. Are you drawn to the rounded line of a circle, the sharp lines of a triangle, or perhaps the angled lines of a rhombus? Work collaboratively to discover, identify, and organize the elements of art throughout the museum. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Straight lines, curved lines, thick lines too! Meander through our collection in search of dashes, marks, and bands. Are you drawn to the rounded line of a circle, the sharp lines of a triangle, or perhaps the angled lines of a rhombus? Work collaboratively to discover, identify, and organize the elements of art throughout the museum. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Art Tots Program: The Artist's Apprentice

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM

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Explore the Elements of Art! Learning is fun at the Walters for children 2–3 years old and their favorite adults. Each Art Tots class will introduce toddlers to art and the museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery play activities, and an art activity. Toddler workshops are 60-minutes in length and led by specially trained museum educators.

Art Cubs Pre-Toddler Program: Paint by Number

Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Art Cubs invites parents, grandparents, and caregivers with children 13–23 months of age to sing and sway in the museum galleries during this 60-minute class. Each program includes activities that strengthen rhythm and movement within our galleries and age-appropriate activities in the comfort of our private studio. Wobbling and waltzing are welcome!

STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Time: 04:30 PM–07:00 PM

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In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection.


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The Art of Ancient Hairdressing

Date: 10/02/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

See ancient sculpture in a whole new way through the eyes of hairdressing archaeologist Janet Stephens. Find out how ancient Greeks and Romans created their elaborate and beautiful hairstyles without hairspray, bobby pins, or even shampoo!

Pop-Up Book-making Workshop with Paul Johnson

Date: 10/02/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Have you even been intrigued by “pop-up” books? Did you know that today’s pop-up books and movable toy theaters trace their origins back more than one hundred and fifty years? In this workshop you’ll make your own pop-up toy theater. The workshop for adults will be led by Paul Johnson, one of the U.K.’s most distinguished paper engineers. Registration fee includes materials. Register online for this event.

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Date: 10/03/14

Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

Please join us for the first concert of the year in the Peabody on the Court Music Series, featuring saxophonist Susan Summers. Held on the Renaissance Sculpture Court, these free concerts are presented on select First Fridays in partnership with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University.

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