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Saturday, March 5, 2011
01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Calling all scouts! The Walters Art Museum invites Girl Scouts to learn about the wonderful world of art while earning merit badges. This interactive, two-hour program includes:
Guided tour of selected artworks by a trained educator
Hands-on art activity based on specific badge guidelines
Specially-designed Walters' participatory patch
Just for Brownies! Global Girls
Treasure boxes, secrets, and stories of great travels abound during this special program just for scouts! Along your museum journey, visit the special exhibition, Treasures of Heaven, where you will peek into golden reliquary boxes, then, hear stories of ancient art lost on the high seas! We view art from across the globe and through the ages! Everyone will make an original masterpiece based on their adventure.
Brownies will work toward their Listening to the Past badge, Junior Girl Scouts will work toward their Globe Trotting badge, and Cub Scouts will work toward their Art Academics Pin or Belt Loop during this interactive, two-hour program!
Pre-registration is required for this program and a fee is due at the time of registration.
Please include all participating scouts' names and ages when registering online.
Price: $10 per scout; no charge for adult chaperones.
Thursday Nights at the Walters
Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14
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 café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.
Thursday Night Film: Rashomon (1950)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
A Japanese classic by acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa, Rashomon tells the story of a murdered samurai through four different points of view; each story revealing a different version of events. The witnesses: a woodcutter, a bandit, the samurai’s wife, and the dead samurai himself, all have a story to tell, but how do we know which one is telling the truth? Please join us for a special screening of this masterpiece of world cinema. Japanese, subtitled in English. Running time: 88 min.; NR.
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Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members)! A private collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics serves as the introduction to the traditional way of flower arranging, called “ikebana.” Works of art in different mediums from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.