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Sunday, November 17, 2013
01:00 PM–02:30 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 Daisies!
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!
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.
Thursday Night Film: Rashomon (1950)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
A Japanese classic by acclaimed director Akira Kurosawa, Rashomon tells the story of a murdered samurai through four different points of view; each story revealing a different version of events. The witnesses: a woodcutter, a bandit, the samurai’s wife, and the dead samurai himself, all have a story to tell, but how do we know which one is telling the truth? Please join us for a special screening of this masterpiece of world cinema. Japanese, subtitled in English. Running time: 88 min.; NR.
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Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics
Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members)! A private collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics serves as the introduction to the traditional way of flower arranging, called “ikebana.” Works of art in different mediums from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.