Sunday, September 19, 2010–Sunday, January 2, 2011
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
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The Walters celebrates the creative mind of renowned artist and children's book illustrator Walter Wick, the creator of the Can You See What I See? and the co-creator of the I Spy book series, read and loved by millions of children and adults around the world. In addition to large-format color photos, the exhibition includes several models built by Wick and his team which serve as the photographic illustrations in his books. One of Wick's most recent books, Can You See What I See on a Scary, Scary Night?, includes models and illustrations inspired in part by the Walters' Chamber of Wonders.
This exhibition is free for members and children 17 and under. Tickets are available for purchase online.
School Tours are Free!
Register for a K-12 guided tour, studio or outreach of the Walter Wick exhibition. Tours of the special exhibition are free for K-12 students. Two chaperones per 10 children are admitted for free. Additional chaperones pay the $10.00 special exhibition fee.
Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic is organized by the New Britain Museum of American Art. The exhibition at the Walters Art Museum is made possible through the generosity of The Wieler Family Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Women’s Committee of the Walters Art Museum, The CANUSA Corporation Charitable Fund, The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation, The Nancy Patz Reading Fund, The Van Dyke Family Foundation, The Linehan Family Foundation/The Ivy Bookstore, Meredith and Adam Borden/The London Foundation, Lynn and Philip Rauch, Mr. and Mrs. Austin George, The Susan Katzenberg Fund and Kate and David Powell.
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Walter Wick: Games, Gizmos and Toys in the Attic
The Walters celebrates the creative mind of renowned artist and children's book illustrator Walter Wick, whose I Spy and Can You See What I See? books have been read and loved by millions of children and adults around the world.
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Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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