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

Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia

Date
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Time
02:00 PM–03:00 PM
Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia

Discover the Arts of Asia through sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more. The Walters' collection of Asian Art includes pieces from China, Japan, Korea, Nepal, India, and many other regions, set off beautifully by their galleries in Hackerman House. Objects shown on the tour are chosen by the docent.This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours. Special Saturday tours run 5/17, 5/31, 6/14, and 6/28 to give visitors a final chance to see the Asian art collection in its current installation.

Hackerman House closes for renovations at the end of June--don't miss out!

Add to Calendar 06-29-2014 14:00:00 06-29-2014 15:00:00 15 Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia Discover the Arts of Asia through sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more. Hackerman House closes for renovations at the end of June--don't miss out! This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours. 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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