The Walters Art Museum


Close

Be reminded about this event

Previous October 2014Next
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 
VIEW ALL October EVENTS

Choose a Category of Events








 

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

Mapping the Cosmos

Date
Saturday, February 2, 2008Sunday, July 27, 2008
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Mapping the Cosmos

Visit the maps exhibition website →

Scheduled to coincide with Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, this focus show will present images of the universe taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. Hubble images have been instrumental in discovering new facts about the cosmos and in tracking its evolutionary history over billions of years. These panoramas of time and space are “maps” of scientific data, but they are also aesthetic objects of striking power and beauty.  Organized in collaboration with the Space Telescope Science Institute, this exhibition is the first joint venture with The Johns Hopkins University’s Program in Museums and Society. Mapping the Cosmos: Images from the Hubble Space Telescope is organized by the Walters Art Museum, the Space Telescope Science Institute, and The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences of The Johns Hopkins University. Contributing support has been provided by Constellation Energy.

Baltimore will host a Festival of Maps in conjunction with the Walters' maps show. 

Add to Calendar 02-02-2008 10:00:00 07-27-2008 17:00:00 15 Mapping the Cosmos Scheduled to coincide with the exhibition Maps: Finding Our Place in the World, this focus show will present images from space taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

Back to list view

Featured Events

STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date: 10/22/14

Time: 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection.

Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

Member Preview Hours

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

All Featured Events