Monday, January 16, 2012
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! Come together to celebrate the life and triumphs of one of our nation’s greatest heroes, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Special guests will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other heroes from the Civil Rights Movement through performances and stories, and all ages are invited to share their dreams, personal heroes, and peaceful testimonies through art projects and collaborative community activities! Don’t miss one of the most popular festivals of the season!
Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
PERFORMANCES & SPEECHES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
All performances take place in the Graham Auditorium, Lower Level & Level 1
10:00 am Baltimore Urban Debate League presents award-winning student speeches
11:00 am Rayn Fall Dance Ensemble and Dancing Many Drums Theatre Group perform Daybreak of Silence: The Great Society
12:00 pm Dr. King’s I Have A Dream speech (1963)
1:30 pm Sparky & Rhonda Rucker perform Freedom is a Constant Struggle
3:00 pm Urban Artistry performs Fast Feet, Spin and Glide
ART ACTIVITIES & MORE!
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mighty Message Megaphones, Studio A, Family Art Center
Kids Build Community, Studio B, Family Art Center
Pay-It-Forward Tokens, Level 2 Lobby
10:00 am - 3:00 pm Helping Hands Community Project, Sculpture Court, Level 2A
10:00 am - 3:00 pm MLK Day of Service Sculpture Court, Level 2A
Meet and learn about community organizations.
Collaborate with new friends on the Kids Build Community project!
Play in the Early Childhood Community Helper Corner!
Meet Waltee! Keep an eye out for our cuddly lion cub and give him a hug!
Family Programs are supported by the Robert E. and Jane B. Meyerhoff Fund at the Baltimore Community Foundation
PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY: The Walters Art Museum occasionally photographs Family Programs activities for future promotional purposes. If you do not want your child photographed, please notify the museum in writing.
Did we take your picture? Look for festival pictures posted on our Flickr page, http://www.flickr.com/photos/waltee/
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.