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Drop-in Art Activities: Medieval Kingdoms

Friday, April 1, 2011Sunday, May 1, 2011
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

Lovely ladies and kind sirs! Be an apprentice in our medieval workshop! Travel back in time with us and join a guild, or two, as we create fairytale tapestries, gleaming metalwork, regal costumes, royal portraits and colorful glass art.

Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required. Drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Join museum educators as they help families create artful projects related to the
collection, special exhibitions, and family programs. Check out our monthly themes and
visit often to participate in a different project each weekend!

Schedule of April Activities

  • April 2-3 Fairytale Tapestries
  • April 9-10 Mighty Metalsmiths
  • April 16-17 Capes and Crowns
  • April 23 Free Medieval Family Festival (10a.m.-4p.m.)
  • April 24 A Regal Profile
  • April 30-1 Glowing Glass

Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or for more information.

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