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Sunday, November 3, 2013
01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Calling all scouts! The Walters Art Museum invites Boy Scouts to learn about the wonderful world of art while earning merit badges. This interactive, two-hour program includes:
• Guided tour of selected artworks by a trained educator
• Hands-on art activity based on specific badge guidelines
• Specially-designed Walters’ participatory patch
Just for Cub Scouts!
Price: $10 per scout; no charge for adult chaperones.
From farmers to Pharaohs and tombs to temples, uncover the mysterious culture of ancient Egypt! Imagine life along the banks of the flooding Nile as we explore The Walters’ extensive collection of art and artifacts from the ancient world. Spend your afternoon discovering daily life and sacred rituals, come face to face with deities, and decode the secret messages left behind by scribes. Guided by a Museum Educator, your scouts’ voyage through desert storms and along the world’s longest river will showcase the gods, traditions, and relics of the once thriving ancient civilization of Egypt. Meander into our studios to create a work of art inspired by the treasures found in our galleries. Daisy Girl Scouts will work towards their Tula Petal, Brownie Girl Scouts will works towards their Potter badge, Junior Girl Scouts will work towards their Playing the Past badge, and Cub Scouts will work towards their Art Academics Pin or Belt Loop during this interactive, two-hour exploration!
Contact (410) 547-9000, ext. 325 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Pre-registration is required.
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!
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Scout Museum Days: Secrets of Egypt
The Walters Art Museum invites Cub Scouts to learn about the wonderful world of art while earning merit badges. During this interactive, two-hour program for Cub Scouts, uncover the mysterious culture of ancient Egypt, discover daily life and sacred rituals and create a work of art inspired by museum treasures.
600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum)
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Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts
Date: 06/28/14 - 10/12/14
Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music
explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts
during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were
thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.
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.
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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.