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

Drop-In Art Activities: Lyrical Literature

Date
Saturday, September 6, 2014Monday, September 29, 2014
Time
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

Share your stories using many different art materials this month! Stamp, roll, and illuminate as we explore literature throughout the Walters collection. Learn what it takes to be an author, journalist, and graphic designer with us every weekend in September.

Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required – drop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Join museum educators as they help families create artful projects related to the collection, special exhibitions, and family programs. Check out our monthly themes and visit often to participate in a different project each weekend!

 

September 6 & 7 – Brilliant Banners

September 13 & 14 – Bind a Book

September 20 & 21 – Medieval Manuscripts

September 27 & 28 – Stamp a Scroll

Add to Calendar 09-06-2014 10:00:00 09-29-2014 15:00:00 15 Drop-In Art Activities: Lyrical Literature Share your stories using many different art materials this month! Stamp, roll, and illuminate as we explore literature throughout the Walters collection. Learn what it takes to be an author, journalist, and graphic designer with us every weekend in September. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY Remind Me

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Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

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

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

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Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape

Date: 09/27/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Explore the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

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