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

Walk, Wonder & Create Tour: Climb Mt. Olympus 1PM

Date
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Time
01:00 PM–02:00 PM
Registration for this event is closed.

Adorn yourself in laurel wreathes and medals as we trek up the mountains of Greece. Prepare to     meet the heroes and legends of this ancient civilization, as seen throughout a variety of sculptural art and artifacts. Join the ranks of the men and women of this influential culture as you become an allegorical figure of your own!

Recommended for ages 6-8. One guardian per two children required.

Graduated from our pre-k program?  Join the big kids and their adults for our popular Walk, Wonder, and Create family tours! For ages 6 and up, this once-a-month 45-minute experience allows families to enjoy an interactive tour of the Walters’ collection, and then create artwork that relates to the theme of the tour.

Please note: Online pre-registration required. Fall 2013 (August-January) Program registration will be available in July: July 1 - Member registration begins; July 8 - Public registration begins. Museum members can register early for this popular series!

In the event this program is sold out, please email family programs to be placed on the wait list.

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