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Saturday, November 16, 2013
01:00 PM–03:00 PM
Calling all scouts! The Walters Art Museum invites Girl 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 Jr. & Brownie Girl 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 work towards their Potter badge. Junior Girl Scouts will work towards their Playing the Past badge. 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 email@example.com 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 Girl Scouts to learn about the wonderful world of art while earning merit badges. During this interactive, two-hour program for Jr. and Brownie Girl Scouts, uncover the mysterious culture of ancient Egypt, discover daily life and sacred rituals and create a work of art inspired by museum treasures.
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Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.