Sunday, June 10, 2012
12:00 PM–03:00 PM
The Refugee Youth Project and the Walters present International Family Day, highlighting the global roots of our community. Join Refugee Youth Project in celebration and enjoy this year's theme—Explore Global Peace.
The Refugee Youth Project (RYP) is a Baltimore City Community College program that provides after-school academic support and art enrichment programming to Baltimore refugee youth. The Walters partners with RYP to enhance programming through field trips to the museum and outreach projects.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Cultural Art Activities on the Sculpture Court
An exhibition of art created by refugee and immigrant youth will be on display, featuring the unveiling of RYP’s Mandala. The Mixed Media Mandala Installation will display themes of personal identity, issues of security with one’s self: physically, mentally and spiritually. Other activities include:
Photography created by RYP Patterson High School students in partnership with VisionWorkshops
Representatives from Baltimore refugee and immigrant social service organizations
Video inspired by the refugee experience
RYP and Friends' talent show, "Talents from Around the World," in the Graham Auditorium.
For more information, call 410-547-9000, ext. 323 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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International Family Day
International Family Day highlights the global roots of our community. Join Refugee Youth Project in celebration and enjoy this year's theme--Explore Global Peace.
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
The Walters Art Museum
Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Explore the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.
The Art of Ancient Hairdressing
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
See ancient sculpture in a whole new way through the eyes of hairdressing archaeologist Janet Stephens. Find out how ancient Greeks and Romans created their elaborate and beautiful hairstyles without hairspray, bobby pins, or even shampoo!
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Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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