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

Drop-In Art Activities: Treasures

Date
Saturday, August 2, 2014Sunday, August 31, 2014
Time
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

Find inspiration in the many special objects that the Walters holds within its walls and explore a sparkling treasure trove of precious materials in our art studio! Come back each weekend to make a different treasure to wear, hold, or gift!

Every Saturday and Sunday join museum educators as they help families create artful projects related to the collection, special exhibitions, and family programs. No registration is required. Drop in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Check out our monthly themes and visit often to participate in a different project each weekend!

August 2 & 3 – Chatelaines

August 9 & 10 – Miniature Portraits

August 16 & 17 – Treasure Boxes

August 23 & 24 – Amulets

August 30 & 31 – Valuable Vessels

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