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Salviati and the Antique

Date
Monday, October 20, 2008Sunday, November 2, 2008
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Salviati and the Antique

Like many other artists, glassmakers of the late 19th century were inspired by the splendor of ancient glass made accessible to them through recent excavations.  Drawing on various qualities of ancient glass—techniques, motifs, shapes, and colors—Salviati & Co. in Venice produced stunning new creations. By pairing ancient glass objects with their 19th-century counterparts, this exhibition of approximately 14 objects reveals the ancient sources for Salviati & Co. artists and their creative responses to earlier glassmaking techniques and aesthetics.

Add to Calendar 10-20-2008 10:00:00 11-02-2008 17:00:00 15 Salviati and the Antique Drawing on several examples from the ancient world, this Focus Exhibition explores the work of 19th-century glass artists and their antique inspirations. 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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From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/26/14 - 04/17/16

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Shelley M. Bennett's book provides fresh insights into the lives, fortune, collecting, and philanthropy of three generations of California’s Huntington family during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about their phenomenal art acquisitions, which culminated in the founding of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in southern California. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation. This Gilded Age Talk celebrates the new installation, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. A book signing follows. Copies will be available for purchase in the Walters’ Museum Store.

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