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FREE Chinese New Year Festival

Date
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Time
12:00 PM–03:00 PM
FREE Chinese New Year Festival

FREE
No registration required.

Good luck and fortune begin at The Walters Art Museum! Join us for traditional Chinese performances in honor of the year of the Horse. Those born under the sign of the horse are energetic, hard working, and quick-witted- let’s celebrate together!

Performances & Tours

12:30 p.m. Baltimore Chinese School Performance

1 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe Performance

1:30 p.m. Baltimore Chinese School Performance

2 p.m. Johns Hopkins University Lion Dance Troupe Performance

2:30 p.m. Animals in Asian Art Tour

 

Art Activities & More

10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Curio Cabinets, Studio A, Family Art Center

12 noon - 3 p.m. Good Luck Characters, Studio B, Family Art Center

12 noon - 3 p.m. Lucky Red Envelopes, Level 2 Lobby

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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

American Artists Abroad

Date: 04/19/14 - 06/22/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date: 04/27/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members)! A private collection of contemporary Japanese ceramics serves as the introduction to the traditional way of flower arranging, called “ikebana.” Works of art in different media from the permanent collection will add social and aesthetic context to the ceramics. Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

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