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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Junior and Brownie Girl Scout Museum Day: Can You Dig It?

Date
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Time
01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Event is sold out

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 Juniors & Brownies!
Archaeologists and potters alike will uncover the treasures of the Ancient Americas. Navigate through the jungles and mountains of Meso, Central, and South America on a guided tour of our special exhibition Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection Gift. As you travel, imagine life in these ancient civilizations, encountering pottery,ceramics, jewelry, instruments, legends and more from
hundreds of years ago. Let your active imaginations take on this quest as you make an original work of ceramic art inspired by this Precolumbian collection. Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts will work towards their Ceramics and Clay badge, and Cub Scouts will work towards their Art Pin or Belt Loop during this two-hour voyage!

Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 325 or familyprograms@thewalters.org for more information. Pre-registration is required. Spring 2012 (February - July) program registration will begin in January 2012:

January 3 - Member registration begins
January 9 - Public registration begins.

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