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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013–Thursday, December 18, 2014

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

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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.

Thursday Evening Gallery Talk: Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

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During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, fine bookbinding enjoyed an extraordinary period of creativity and artistic expression. Join exhibition curator Diane Bockrath for a tour of the focus show Bookbindings from the Gilded Age and an exploration of these fascinating objects.

Walters Enthusiasts Taste & Tour

Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014

Time: 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

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Join the Walters Enthusiasts for a perfect pairing of Japanese art and sake. Enjoy a private tour of "Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics" with Robert Mintz, Chief Curator and Mrs. and Mrs. Thomas Quincy Scott Curator of Asian Art, coupled with a special tasting of a selection of Japanese sake.

James Dean, Liberace, and Others: The Wills of LGBT Icons

Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

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What did Gertrude Stein leave to Alice B. Toklas? How did Truman Capote benefit his longtime companion and create his charitable foundation to reward excellence in literary criticism? From the debt-ridden estate of Oscar Wilde to the substantial fortune of Andy Warhol, what lessons can be learned from the administration of these famous estates? Join Michael E.S. McCarthy of U.S. Trust for an intriguing look into the wills of these and other LGBT icons.

LGBT Lecture: Protecting Your Legacy

Date: Thursday, June 19, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:30 PM

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U.S. Trust and the Walters Art Museum invite you to attend a presentation on personal financial planning and estate planning for same-sex couples. Professional advisors will lead a panel discussion on the legal and financial issues members of the LGBT community face as individuals, couples, and families, whether married or not, and how they can address them to ensure that their families and choices are protected. A question-and-answer session will be held immediately following the presentation.

Thursday Night Film: The Great Confusion - The 1913 Armory Show

Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014

Time: 06:00 PM–07:30 PM

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This new documentary reveals the organization of the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art, known as the Armory Show. The first large exhibition of modern art in America, the Armory Show both infuriated and inspired visitors, changing how Americans came to understand art. The film by independent filmmakers Michael Maglaras and Terri Templeton, features more than 60 works by American and European painters and sculptors. Running time 84 min. NR

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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.

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.

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)! A private collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics serves as the introduction to the traditional way of flower arranging, called “ikebana.” Works of art in different media from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

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