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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.

William and Henry Walters invite you on a private tour of their global galleries. Journey alongside this influential family that built a diverse and expansive collection of artwork later gifted to the people of Baltimore City. Let the Walters family inspire you to create original, collaborative masterpieces with your family. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

William and Henry Walters invite you on a private tour of their global galleries. Journey alongside this influential family that built a diverse and expansive collection of artwork later gifted to the people of Baltimore City. Let the Walters family inspire you to create original, collaborative masterpieces with your family. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Lords and ladies, come hither! Wander through our medieval galleries in search of merchants, knights, and fantastical creatures. Imagine yourself as noble men and women living in the Middle Ages. Artisans, travel into our studio to design a game for the entertainment of the royal court. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Lords and ladies, come hither! Wander through our medieval galleries in search of merchants, knights, and fantastical creatures. Imagine yourself as noble men and women living in the Middle Ages. Artisans, travel into our studio to design a game for the entertainment of the royal court. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Sail the high seas, ride the tracks, and hit the road during this month’s celebration of new adventures. Travel the world to discover centuries of distinctive art created by diverse cultures. Make the Walters your destination for globally inspired art. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Sail the high seas, ride the tracks, and hit the road during this month’s celebration of new adventures. Travel the world to discover centuries of distinctive art created by diverse cultures. Make the Walters your destination for globally inspired art. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.


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Collateral Damage: The Fate of Cultural Property during Armed Conflict

Date: 09/21/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

The 2003 looting of the Iraq National Museum shocked the world. But despite new efforts to save world treasures, the loss of cultural property during armed conflicts is on the rise. Corine Wegener, Smithsonian Cultural Heritage Preservation Officer, will talk about her work as a U.S. Army “Monuments Man” in Iraq. Terry Drayman-Weisser, the Walters’ Director of Conservation and Technical Research, will describe damage to Iraq’s ancient Nimrud ivories and continuing efforts to preserve Iraq’s cultural heritage. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape

Date: 09/27/14

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. Explore the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

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!

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