- 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 email@example.com.
Watch Conservators at Work at the Conservation Window
Date: 11/30/12 - 11/30/14
Time: 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Take advantage of the opportunity to talk with our conservators during our viewing times. We hope you enjoy this "behind the scenes" look at conservation work in the museum.
Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo's Ben Ezra Synagogue
Date: 03/02/13 - 05/26/13
Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This show focuses on a work of exceptional historical importance: an intricately decorated and inscribed wood panel believed to come from the famous Ben Ezra synagogue of Old Cairo (Fostat), Egypt, which has captivated public imagination for over a century.
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Constellation Thursday Nights
Date: 03/10/13 - 06/02/13
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 new café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.