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Lunch & Learn: Revealing the Mysteries of Medieval Reliquaries Through Scientific Analysis

Date
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Time
12:15 PM–01:15 PM

In this lecture Glenn Alan Gates, a Conservation Scientist, will discuss how three major analytical instruments were used to answer questions about works from the Treasures exhibition.

This event is part of our regular "Lunch & Learn Lecture Series." Join us on the first Thursday of each month. Bring your light lunch to the Walters' Graham Auditorium and enjoy lectures by curators, conservators, scholars and artists covering a range of topics related to the Walters exhibitions, collections and areas of interest. Lunch & Learn talks are free to the public.

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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.

American Artists Abroad

Date: 04/19/14 - 06/22/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

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 media from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

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