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

Drop-in Art Activities: Family Traditions

Saturday, December 1, 2012Sunday, December 16, 2012
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

In December, spend time in our studio while you create and celebrate family traditions at The Walters. Uncover what many families may share in common across cultures and throughout the ages. Discover what makes your family unique and special!  Pay artistic tribute to the people who matter most in your life. Throughout the month, we’ll help you depict your family in many different ways through a variety of media.

Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration is required. Drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you! Recommended for ages 3 and up and their families.

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


  • December 1st and 2nd – Family Mandalas
  • December 8th and 9th – Collage a Scrapbook
  • December 15th and 16th – A Complete Tea Set
  • December 21-23 & Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – Winter Break Activities


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