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

FREE Asian Art Family Festival

Date
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Time
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!

Add to Calendar 04-12-2014 10:00:00 04-12-2014 16:00:00 15 FREE Asian Art Family Festival 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! 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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