Saturday, April 21, 2012
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Travel back in time to explore the magnificence of Ancient American civilizations. Experience the sounds and colors of Meso, Central and South America. Have your face painted as your spirit animal! Build a monumental Mayan temple in the Sculpture Court "Rainforest", make your own Inca-inspired artwork and be thrilled by vibrant performances of traditional music and dance. Come early to receive a special giveaway. Enjoy FREE admission to the special exhibition, Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift.
Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES & EVENTS:
PERFORMANCES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!
11 am: Cantare performs The Legend of Viracocha - Pre-Columbian Music
Graham Auditorium, Lower Level
1 pm: John Jarimillio performs Aztec Dances of Mexico, Graham Auditorium, Lower Level
3 pm: GRANDE FINALE: Inca Son performs Music and Dance of the Andes, Graham Auditorium,
ART ACTIVITIES & MORE!
10 am-4 pm:
Pan Flute People, Studio A, Family Art Center
Wooly Woven Patterns, Studio B, Family Art Center
Chocolate/Cacao Cups, Level 2 Lobby
10 am-3 pm: Enoch Pratt Free Library presents the Play with Red Hen Early Childhood Area, Level 3 Lobby
10 am-3 pm: Rainforest Adventure, Sculpture Court, Level 2A
Imagine you are deep in the rainforest. What will you see and hear in the leafy canopy?
- Create your own Secret Code Stela!
- Kids Build Mayan Temple!
- Be inspired by Mosaic Masks from Mi Segunda Casa.
- Experience the Rainforest, a New Lens video installation.
- Search for artwork with the Ancient Americas Seek & Find.
11 am-2 pm Become your spirit animal through face painting by A Face in the Crowd,
Sculpture Court, Level 2A
Meet Waltee! Keep an eye out for our cuddly lion cub and give him a hug!
Family Programs are supported in part by the Robert E. and Jane B. Meyerhoff Fund at the Baltimore Community Foundation.
This exhibition has been organized by the Walters Art Museum. The exhibition has been made possible through the generous contributions of John Bourne, the Women’s Committee of the Walters Art Museum, the Selz Foundation, and the Ziff Family, through its endowed exhibition fund for the arts of the ancient Americas.
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, 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.
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.
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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 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.