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

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Drop-in Art Activities: Mummies & Myths

Date
Saturday, October 5, 2013Sunday, October 13, 2013
Time
10:00 AM–03:00 PM on Saturday, Sunday

Spend the entire month of October exploring ancient Egypt with us! Discover how the pyramids were built and create one of your own. Decorate a mummy mask and visit our very own museum mummy, “Mery”! Try the same artistic tools and techniques that people used thousands of years ago. Celebrate our special exhibition, Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum, at our Free Egyptian Family Festival on Saturday, October 26th from 10am-4pm!

Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration is 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!

October Activities Schedule

  • October 5th – 6th – Sun Scarabs
  • October 12th-13th – Mummy Masks
  • October 20th-Nile River Resists
  • October 26th-Free Egyptian Family Festival
  • October 27th-Pop-up Pyramids

Add to Calendar 05-10-2013 10:00:00 13-10-2013 15:00:00 15 Drop-in Art Activities: Mummies & Myths Spend the entire month of October exploring ancient Egypt with us! Discover how the pyramids were built and create one of your own. Try the same artistic tools and techniques that people used thousands of years ago. Celebrate our special exhibition, Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum, at our Free Egyptian Family Festival on Saturday, October 26th from 10am-4pm! Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration is required. Drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you! 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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