Saturday, April 24, 2010
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Come celebrate the colors, sights, and sounds of Asia. Connect with China, India, and Japan through costumes, music, dance, and storytelling from these far-away lands! Create artwork inspired by ancient traditions and learn amazing techniques from local artists.
11:00 a.m., Spilling Ink
performing Katha: Tales from India
1:00 p.m., Hua Sha Chinese Dance Center
performing Traditional Chinese Dances
3:00 p.m., GRAND FINALE: Taikoza
, performing Japanese Drumming
Special Guests Throughout the Day
10-3 p.m., Stephen Parlato
, providing demonstrations from his book, Dragons Love
10-3 p.m., Deborah Quirk
provides Yoga demonstrations
12-3 p.m., Shizumi
, providing hands-on demonstrations of Japanese origami and costume
12-3 p.m., Priya DasSarma
, providing Indian sari demonstrations
Art Activities and More
10-3 p.m., Scale a Dragon
collaborative art activity
10-4 p.m., Indian and Tibetan inspired Sand Paintings
and Chinese inspired Calligraphy Brush Painting
10-4 p.m., Seek, Find, & Pose activity
10-3 p.m., Early Childhood Area
in collaboration with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, inspired by One Leaf Rides the Wind
Special Exhibitions and Launch of Asian Art Family Guide
10-5 p.m., Crossing Borders
, Photographs and poetry by Patterson High School, Refugee Youth Program students during a 6-week VisionWorkshops program
10-5 p.m., Japanese Cloisonne Enamels
from the Stephen W. Fisher Collection
10-5 p.m., Pick up a copy of the new Asian Art Family Guide
For more information, contact 410-547-9000, ext. 300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FREE Asian Spring Family Festival
Connect with China, India, and Japan through costumes, music, dance, and storytelling from these far-away lands!
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
The Walters Art Museum
Members Opening - From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story
Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Members are invited to an exclusive evening reception. Be among the first to view this exciting installation celebrating the lives and legacy of Henry and William Walters and hear a talk by Jo Briggs, the Walters’ Assistant Curator of 18th- and 19th-Century Art.
Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Gesture Drawing
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Let go of preconceived notions of drawing and find freedom in line, expression, and mark-making. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.
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Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family. Enjoy the collections of the Walters Art Museum during quiet, less stimulating hours. Tour selected galleries, participate in multiple hands-on stations that include tactile activities, visual supports, and interpretive materials, and create a work of art in the comfort of a private studio.