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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017
Every Thu

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM
Every Thu

Open until 9 p.m. each Thursday, the Walters welcomes you to discover the collection, take in a gallery talk, make art, and spend time with friends.

ART/SOUND/NOW: Bonnie Jones and Lafayette Gilchrist

ART/SOUND/NOW: Bonnie Jones and Lafayette Gilchrist

Date: Thursday, August 25, 2016

Time: 07:00 PM–08:30 PM

Electronic artist Bonnie Jones will use the themes of migration, mobility, and impermanence to highlight the Renaissance and Medieval collections. Jazz pianist Lafayette Gilchrist will use his compositions to examine the components of great civilizations in the Egyptian galleries.

Back to School Teacher Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, September 1, 2016

Time: 05:00 PM–07:00 PM

Invite a colleague and explore the Walters’ collection. Chat with museum educators about your classroom needs and get ideas for the upcoming school year. Register in advance for a free drink ticket. Stay late and discover how the Walters comes alive on Thursday nights.

Better Than the Original: A Conversation about Reuse in Art and Culture

Better Than the Original: A Conversation about Reuse in Art and Culture

Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016

Time: 07:00 PM–08:30 PM

Join curator Lynley Herbert, fashion writer and stylist Zoey Washington, and furniture designer Will Holman for a conversation about the resourcefulness of artists and craftspeople, past and present.

Make Night: Wooden Hula Hoops

Make Night: Wooden Hula Hoops

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016

Time: 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

Hula hoops are fun and functional and a great excuse to feel like a kid again! Build, sand, and paint your own hula hoop using wood from deconstructed Baltimore homes with the Station North Tool Library and Surface Project and learn firsthand how materials can be reused in creative ways.

The Second Annual Baltimore Taxidermy Open

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

Back for a second year, this event highlights and explores the examples of taxidermy that are found in the Museum’s collection as well as the vibrant practice of alternative taxidermy by contemporary artists. Join Curator Joaneath Spicer for a talk on taxidermy at the Walters; Bazaar Baltimore for a taxidermy competition on the sculpture court; Divya Anantharaman for taxidermy demonstrations; and Robert Marbury for a special awards ceremony.

Game Night at the Walters

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016

Time: 06:30 PM–07:15 PM

Many contemporary tabletop games have relationships or even origins in the medieval period. Jason Corace, Sam Sheffield, and the MICA Game Design department will explain this evolution in gaming using examples from the special exhibition A Feast for the Senses. Spend the evening trying your hand at dozens of games from the past and present.

A Feast for the Senses Teacher Happy Hour

Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016

Time: 05:00 PM–07:00 PM

Invite a colleague and come for an informal tour of our special exhibition, A Feast for the Senses: Art and Experience in Medieval Europe. Register in advance for a free drink ticket. Stay late and discover how the Walters comes alive on Thursday nights!