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FREE Medieval Family Festival

Date
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Time
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
FREE Medieval Family Festival

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! An epic Medieval Family Festival approaches! Explore a royal kingdom from corner to corner, where your entire family will meet colorful characters, learn about medieval artists and guilds, create dazzling artwork and much more. Marvel at lively performers and feats of medieval might all day! While you're here, celebrate the debut of the new Medieval Art Family Guide, and visit the special exhibition Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics and Devotion in Medieval Europe for FREE. Dress up as a medieval lord or lady, take your place in the court, and much more!

DAZZLING PERFORMANCES:

11a.m. - Mark Jaster, performing  A Fool Named “O”
12p.m. - Choregraphie Antique, performing Medieval Dancing, accompanied by The Splendid Shilling Consort
1p.m. - Fight School, performing Sword History 101
3p.m. - GRAND FINALE: Ballet Theatre of Maryland, performing Excalibur

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Roland Park Elementary/Middle School Kindergarten, presenting Castle Characters
Enoch Pratt Free Library, presenting Play Along with Rapunzel Early Childhood Area

This festival is made possible by a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Treasures of Heaven exhibition.

Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or familyprograms@thewalters.org for more information.

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