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

FREE! The Walters Story Family Festival

Date
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Time
10:00 AM–04:00 PM
FREE! The Walters Story Family Festival

Travel back in time to explore the lives of William and Henry Walters. Meet the founding family and experience what their lives were like! Collect and curate your very own art collection inspired by our special exhibition, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. Special guests will use music, puppetry, video, and storytelling to immerse you in the world of the Walters family! Visit our newly installed galleries to celebrate family traditions and Baltimore history!

SPECIAL GUESTS

Look for Waltee, the Walters’ beloved lion cub!

PERFORMERS

  • 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m. & 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Victorian Dance Ensemble: Enjoy dance performances and even learn a step or two
  • 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. & 1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. The Susquehanna Youth Ballet in Residence at EMC Performing Arts Studio, Ashley Spears, Director: Witness the grace that the Gilded Age has inspired
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Eric Henning: Delight in old-fashioned magic
  • 2:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m. MICA Thespian Club: Catch a performance of Mark Twain’s ‘Twain plus Twain’

ART ACTIVITIES (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)

  • The World’s Fair Sculptures – Paris’ Tower & Chicago’s Great Wheel
  • Curating and Collecting
  • Photo Booth Art
  • For the Love of Landscapes     

 

Add to Calendar 11-08-2014 10:00:00 11-08-2014 16:00:00 15 FREE! The Walters Story Family Festival Travel back in time to explore the lives of William and Henry Walters. Meet the founding family and experience what their lives were like! Collect and curate your very own art collection inspired by our special exhibition, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. Special guests will use music, puppetry, video, and storytelling to immerse you in the world of the Walters family! Visit our newly installed galleries to celebrate family traditions and Baltimore history! 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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Members Opening - From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/25/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members are invited to an exclusive evening reception. Be among the first to view this exciting installation celebrating the lives and legacy of Henry and William Walters and hear a talk by Jo Briggs, the Walters’ Assistant Curator of 18th- and 19th-Century Art.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Gesture Drawing

Date: 10/25/14

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. Let go of preconceived notions of drawing and find freedom in line, expression, and mark-making. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

Sensory Morning

Date: 10/26/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family. Enjoy the collections of the Walters Art Museum during quiet, less stimulating hours. Tour selected galleries, participate in multiple hands-on stations that include tactile activities, visual supports, and interpretive materials, and create a work of art in the comfort of a private studio.

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