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

Baltimore Book Festival Weekend

Date
Friday, September 27, 2013Sunday, September 29, 2013
Time
12:00 PM–05:00 PM
Baltimore Book Festival Weekend

Visit our booth on Charles Street for fun book-themed activities and don't forget to stop in the museum for our many activities.

Now in its final weekend, focus show, Living by the Book: Monks, Nuns and Their Manuscripts displays medieval books not as stagnant, dusty tomes, but living objects with remarkable stories to tell about a monastic culture that flourishes to this day.

Now on view, Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series features eight works, each describing a passage from the book of Genesis in the King James version of the Bible.

Visit our Book Sale at the Museum Store and enjoy discounts on a huge selection of art books and museum catalogs.

At the conservation window, talk with our conservators as they work to preserve book and paper art objects. All weekend, from 12:30-4pm.

Drop-in Art Activities: "Books! Libros! Livres!" for book-themed art activities for the whole family Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Join us for one of our free, weekly walk-in tours this Sunday at 1 p.m. featuring highlights of the collection of the Walters Art Museum

Art Books and Rare Books from area merchants on the Walters Sculpture Court.

Add to Calendar 09-27-2013 12:00:00 09-29-2013 17:00:00 15 Baltimore Book Festival Weekend Join us for a variety of book-themed activities for the Baltimore Book Festival, in the Mount Vernon Park right outside the museum. See an exhibition of medieval manuscripts. Watch how paper conservators do their work. Browse the museum store for art books and museum catalogues. 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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