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

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  

Add to Calendar 09-01-2013 10:00:00 09-29-2013 15:00:00 15 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. Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration is required. Drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you! 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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