The Walters Art Museum


Close

Be reminded about this event

Previous August 2014Next
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
VIEW ALL August EVENTS

Choose a Category of Events








 

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

Thursday Evening Gallery Talk: Being black and rich (or poor) in Renaissance Europe

Date
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time
06:00 PM–07:00 PM
Thursday Evening Gallery Talk: Being black and rich (or poor) in Renaissance Europe

FREE
No registration required
Meet in Centre Street Lobby at 5:45 p.m.

Join us in the galleries to explore what it meant to be not only rich or poor but also black in Renaissance Europe.  Dr. Joaneath Spicer,  James A. Murnaghan Curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art, will discuss works of art revealing ways artists represented the status of black and white Europeans.  This tour will include versions of “Three Kings Adoring the Christ Child,” and other works in our Chamber of Wonders and Renaissance Galleries such as the exceptional Wealthy Black Man now on loan.

Add to Calendar 02-06-2014 18:00:00 02-06-2014 19:00:00 15 Thursday Evening Gallery Talk: Being black and rich (or poor) in Renaissance Europe Join us in the galleries to explore what it meant to be not only rich or poor but also black in Renaissance Europe. Dr. Joaneath Spicer, James A. Murnaghan Curator of Renaissance and Baroque Art, will discuss works of art revealing ways artists represented the status of black and white Europeans. This tour will include versions of “Three Kings Adoring the Christ Child,” and other works in our Chamber of Wonders and Renaissance Galleries such as the exceptional "Wealthy Black Man" now on loan. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

Back to list view

Featured Events

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: 06/28/14 - 10/12/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

This exhibition, composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, will explore music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages. Musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

Member Tour - The Doris Duke Collection: Treasures and Treatments

Date: 09/03/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

We invite members to join Meg Craft, Head of Objects Conservation, and Stephanie Hulman, Assistant Conservator of Objects, for a look at the Doris Duke collection and its necessary treatment.

In the Galleries: Words and Jazz

Date: 09/04/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Join us in our Renaissance and Baroque galleries as we explore musical interpretations of some of our most dramatic works of art. Visitors will engage in dialogue about the art in the galleries with John Shields, the Walters’ Manager of Docent Programs, and jazz violinist David Schulman, who will provide musical interpretations. You won't want to miss this unique gallery experience.

All Featured Events