- Monday, April 19, 2010
- 07:00 PM–09:00 PM
Register for this event online or call 410-547-9000, ext. 667
Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison, Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Mood Disorders Center, will share her knowledge and expertise of art and the creative mind in a lecture sponsored by the Women's Committee of the Walters Art Museum. Her lecture, entitled "Psychiatry and the Arts", will be held on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium of the Walters Art Museum. A wine and cheese reception will be held immediately after the lecture.
Dr. Jamison is co-author of the standard medical text on manic-depressive illness, which was chosen in 1990 as the most outstanding book in biomedical sciences by the American Association of Publishers. She is the author of Touched with Fire, An Unquiet Mind, Night Falls Fast, Exuberance, and Nothing was the Same. Dr. Jamison has written more than 100 scientific articles about mood disorders, suicide, creativity, and lithium. She is the recipient of numerous national and international scientific awards, including a MacArthur "Genius" Award.
A wine and cheese reception will be held immediately after the lecture.
Watch Conservators at Work at the Conservation Window
Date: 11/30/12 - 11/30/14
Time: 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our conservators during our viewing times. We hope you enjoy this "behind the scenes" look at conservation work in the museum.
Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo's Ben Ezra Synagogue
Date: 03/02/13 - 05/26/13
Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This show focuses on a work of exceptional historical importance: an intricately decorated and inscribed wood panel believed to come from the famous Ben Ezra synagogue of Old Cairo (Fostat), Egypt, which has captivated public imagination for over a century.
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Constellation Thursday Nights
Date: 03/10/13 - 06/02/13
Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our new café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.