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Marvelous Myths Ages 5-6 Homeschool Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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What is a siren? Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who was the strongest hero in the ancient world? In this mythology workshop, students discover the narrative belief systems of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Students identify the visual attributes of mythological characters in ancient works of art and apply their new knowledge to create their own works of art in the studio.

Marvelous Myths Ages 7-9 Homeschool Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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What is a siren? Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who was the strongest hero in the ancient world? In this mythology workshop, students discover the narrative belief systems of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Students identify the visual attributes of mythological characters in ancient works of art and apply their new knowledge to create their own works of art in the studio.

Marvelous Myths Ages 10-12 Homeschool Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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What is a siren? Why did the ancient Egyptians make mummies? Who was the strongest hero in the ancient world? In this mythology workshop, students discover the narrative belief systems of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome. Students identify the visual attributes of mythological characters in ancient works of art and apply their new knowledge to create their own works of art in the studio.

Teen Homeschool Drawing Workshop

Date: Thursday, November 20, 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.

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.

Portraits and People Ages 5-6 Homeschool Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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What does your portrait say about you? Students uncover stories about people from the past by examining sculpted and painted portraits. In the studio, participants view examples of portraits throughout history and practice drawing techniques to create their own self-portrait.

Portraits and People Ages 7-9 Homeschool Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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What does your portrait say about you? Students uncover stories about people from the past by examining sculpted and painted portraits. In the studio, participants view examples of portraits throughout history and practice drawing techniques to create their own self-portrait.


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Members Opening - From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/25/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members are invited to an exclusive evening reception. Be among the first to view this exciting installation celebrating the lives and legacy of Henry and William Walters and hear a talk by Jo Briggs, the Walters’ Assistant Curator of 18th- and 19th-Century Art.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Gesture Drawing

Date: 10/25/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Let go of preconceived notions of drawing and find freedom in line, expression, and mark-making. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

Sensory Morning

Date: 10/26/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family. Enjoy the collections of the Walters Art Museum during quiet, less stimulating hours. Tour selected galleries, participate in multiple hands-on stations that include tactile activities, visual supports, and interpretive materials, and create a work of art in the comfort of a private studio.

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