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Drop-in Art Activities: Coming Up Roses

Date
Tuesday, May 1, 2012Thursday, May 31, 2012
Time
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

Everything is coming up roses, daisies and even vegetables!  How does your garden grow? Show us your green thumb this month when we create plant and garden art from paper, wire, felt and more!  We’ll provide the supplies; all you need to bring is a fertile imagination!

Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required – drop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Join museum educators as they help families create artistic projects related to the collection and special exhibitions. Check out our monthly themes and visit often to participate in a different project each weekend!

SCHEDULE OF MAY ACTIVITIES
May 5-6     Pretty Paper Posies
May 12-13   Gorgeous Gazebos
May 19-20   Dig a Diorama
May 26-27   Hilarious Herbal Hats

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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.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

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.

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