The Walters Art Museum is open Thursdays until 9 p.m., Sponsored by BGE.
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016–Monday, December 18, 2017Every Thu
Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PMEvery 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.
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.
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.
Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016
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!