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Make Night: Gold Jewelry

Make Night: Gold Jewelry

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015

Time: 06:30 PM–09:00 PM

Baltimore Jewelry Center instructors will give a firsthand look at gold alloying, finished examples of which are on view in the special exhibition "Gold of the Ancient Americas." Participants will learn the fundamental metalworking techniques of chasing & repoussé to create a copper badge brooch.

Make Night: A Moment to Breathe

Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015

Time: 06:30 PM–08:30 PM

This Make Night begins with a discussion of Asian art from the Walters’ collection, followed by a kundalini yoga workshop for all skill levels in the serene Renaissance Sculpture Court. Simple breathing techniques paired with physical motions will strengthen your body; the art will open your mind.

Make Night: Portraiture

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time: 06:00 PM–08:30 PM

This introductory drawing workshop will examine works in the Walters’ collection that use dramatic light and shadow to carve portraits out of darkness. Participants will create charcoal drawings as they observe both figurative sculptures and a live model on the sculpture court.

Drawing from the Classics Teacher Workshop

Date: Saturday, November 21, 2015

Time: 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

Educators will share strategies and techniques for teaching observational drawing using museum objects.