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Drop-in Art Activities: Books! Libros! Livre!

Date
Sunday, September 1, 2013Sunday, September 29, 2013
Time
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday
Drop-in Art Activities: Books! Libros! Livre!

Don’t judge a book by its cover…design the cover instead! In September, join us to celebrate National Literacy Month and the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. Open up a story and discover the many languages and cultures throughout the museum. Read, write, paint and sculpt in our studio with other authors and artists. Flip through our collection to find inspiration in curly calligraphy and beautiful bindings. 

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

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!

September Activities Schedule

  • September 7th-8th – Cylinder Seal Stories
  • September 14th-15th – Biblioteca Bookplates
  • September 21st-22nd – Ceramic Calligraphy
  • September 28th-29th – Secret Book Bindings  

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Featured Events

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.

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: 04/17/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio. These activities are free, with no registration required.

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.

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