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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

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

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

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.

Make Night: Plastic Bag Crafts

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2016

Time: 06:00 PM–09:00 PM

What should you do with that growing pile of plastic bags slowly taking over your kitchen? Guest artist Thea Canlas will show you some easy techniques to turn the plastic bag, a seemingly universal and endless resource, into a useful DIY object. In this workshop, participants will learn how to make “plarn,” or plastic yarn, which can be used for knitting, crocheting, and sewing.

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

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

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.

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!