Saturday, April 13, 2013
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
Special exhibit is free!
No registration required.
Just walk in and enjoy!
Stroll through Baltimore's cobblestone streets as we experience life in the 19th century. Sit on a stoop and have a conversation with your Victorian neighbors and open the newspaper to read all about riding the rails and sailing on steamships. Share your stories using a printing press and send a secret message using Morse Code, play in our 5th annual early childhood area, and enjoy captivating performances all day long! Strap on your suspenders as we create Victorian art together! High School students who participated in New Eyes on America: Student Response will be honored. Visit the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, for FREE today!
Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 300 or email@example.com for more information.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:30 a.m. - New Eyes on America: Student Response student celebration, Graham Auditorium, Level 1
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Silhouettes by Hand creating profile portraits, Scuplture Court, Level 2A
11 a.m.-3 p.m. - Baltimore Print Studios demonstrating the printing press, Sculpture Court, Level 2A
10 a.m.-3 p.m. - Enoch Pratt Free Library & The Walters presenting Play with The Princess & The Pea early childhood area
Meet Waltee! Keep an eye out for our cuddly lion cub and give him a hug!
10 a.m.-3 p.m. - George Esperanza performing Phydeaux's Flying Flea Circus & Wahoo Medicine Show, Sculpture Court, Level 2A
11 a.m.-1 p.m. - Cast of Thousands performing Living Pictures, Special Exhibition, Level 1
1 p.m.-2 p.m. - Happenstance Theater perfoming Pinot & Augstine, Graham Auditorium, Level 1
ART ACTIVITIES & MORE!:
10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Awesome Albums & Transportation Shadow Puppet Theaters, Studios A & B, Family Art Center
10 a.m.-4 p.m. - KidsCreate the News & Secret Message Jewelry, Sculpture Court, Level 2A
10 a.m.-4 p.m. - Spinning Illusions, Level 2 Lobby
PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY: The Walters Art Museum occasionally photographs Family Programs activities for future promotional purposes. If you do not want your child photographed, please notify the museum in writing.
The exhibition has been generously sponsored by the Women’s Committee of the Walters Art Museum and Wilmington Trust, with grant funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Wyeth Foundation for American Art, the Bernard Family, Charlesmead Foundation, Frederick and Mary Louise Preis, and other generous individuals.
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FREE Victorian Family Festival
Stroll through Baltimore's cobblestone streets as we experience life in the 19th century. Share your stories using a printing press and send a secret message using Morse Code, play in our 5th annual early childhood area, and enjoy captivating performances all day long! Strap on your suspenders as we create Victorian art together! Visit the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, for FREE today!
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
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Collateral Damage: The Fate of Cultural Property during Armed Conflict
Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
The 2003 looting of the Iraq National Museum shocked the world. But
despite new efforts to save world treasures, the loss of cultural property
during armed conflicts is on the rise. Corine Wegener, Smithsonian
Cultural Heritage Preservation Officer, will talk about her work as a U.S.
Army “Monuments Man” in Iraq. Terry Drayman-Weisser, the Walters’
Director of Conservation and Technical Research, will describe damage
to Iraq’s ancient Nimrud ivories and continuing efforts to preserve Iraq’s
cultural heritage. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation.
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.
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