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

FREE Asian Art Family Festival

Saturday, April 12, 2014
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
FREE Asian Art Family Festival

Special exhibition is FREE.
No registration required.
Just walk in and enjoy!

Discover 2,000 years of Japanese culture through art, theater, and a special tea ceremony performance. Listen to traditional Japanese music and channel the plants, animals, and environments of Asia through yoga poses. Create a haiku, make a mask, paint a vase, and build a pagoda. Take a deep breath in the midst of our amazing Asian art collection and visit the special exhibition, Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, for FREE today!

Fun for the entire family!

10 a.m. – 4 p.mEnoch Pratt Free Library & the Walters present Issun Boshi: A Japanese Folktale 

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Film screenings of Kihachiro Kawamoto’s Bunraku Puppetry

10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.–3:00p.m. Baltimore Yoga Village presents Yoga in the Museum

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Shizumi presents Exploring the Arts of Japan

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Chinese Theater Works presents Tiger Tales

3 p.m. – 4 p.m. GRAND FINALE: Washington Toho Koto Society presents Springtime in Japan

Art Projects

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Ceramic Vases - Studio A

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Towering Pagodas - Studio B

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Noh Masks - Level 2 Lobby

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Hopping Haikus – Sculpture Court

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Paper Vessels- Sculpture Court

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Botanical Drawings - Sculpture Court

Meet Waltee! Keep an eye out for our cuddly lion cub and give him a hug!


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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.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

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). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.

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