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

Events By Tag: Drop-In Art Activities

Drop-In Art Activities: Flowers & Vessels

Date: Saturday, April 5, 2014–Monday, April 28, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Travel to Japan with us and explore the colors and smells of Japanese flowers! Squish clay into a vase, create new species of flowers with a needle and thread, and design a garden using printmaking! Take inspiration from our special exhibition, Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, as we explore the simple beauty of Asian art!

Drop-In Art Activities: Play the Part

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014–Sunday, June 1, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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All the Walters is a stage! What is your character’s story? Tell your tale through set design, props, and even masks! Move, dance, and give voice to all of the art that you make with us in May.

Drop-In Art Activities: Sculptural Forms

Date: Saturday, June 7, 2014–Sunday, June 29, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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We will be stacking our art-making skills high this June as we explore just what it takes to sculpt! Visit our Drop-in Art Activities each week to construct sculptures with different three dimensional materials. Mold and manipulate with a variety of tools to create stunning sculptures!

Drop-In Art Activities: Aquatic Art

Date: Saturday, July 5, 2014–Sunday, July 27, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Peek through a porthole, row your boat, and dive deep into waves as we explore the deep blue sea! Design colorful steer ships and push shells into clay to explore texture. Sail through our collection to discover creatures of the deep!

Drop-In Art Activities: Treasures

Date: Saturday, August 2, 2014–Sunday, August 31, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Find inspiration in the many special objects that the Walters holds within its walls and explore a sparkling treasure trove of precious materials in our art studio! Come back each weekend to make a different treasure to wear, hold, or gift!


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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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