Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013–Sunday, August 11, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
The Walters Art Museum and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) present the Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition. Artists compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition. Held in conjunction with Artscape (July 19–21), America’s largest free arts festival, the finalists and semifinalists exhibitions are presented in partnership with the Walters and Maryland Institute College of Art.
Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013
Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM
Join us on a safari in search of furry and feathered creatures throughout our museum! Travel the world, creating artwork inspired by the animals, textures, and colors found in far-reaching lands. Campers will mark their maps with each piece of art they make in our studio. Join us at the end of the week as our skilled travelers take you on an exciting animal expedition!
Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM
Pack your magnifying glass this week as we become detectives together. Look closely; can you find the clues to discover where our animals are hiding? Listen closely; can you hear the sounds that our animal friends are making? Textured touch sculptures and kinetic creatures are just some of the creations we will make together! End the week by meeting our new furry friends in our art zoo!
Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM
Explore contemporary art! An Eye for Color: The Story of Josef Albers by Natasha Wing. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013–Sunday, September 8, 2013
This exhibition of photographs by contemporary artist Gregory Vershbow explores the interactions of art objects within environments and circumstances ordinarily beyond public view. In storage facilities and conservation laboratories, and at monuments under restoration, Vershbow photographs art objects wrapped in plastic, protected by foam, nested in boxes and set in surprising juxtapositions with other objects from different eras.
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013–Sunday, July 28, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Marvel at Minimalism, get excited over Expressionism and delve into Dada! In celebration of hosting the special Janet and Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize exhibition this July, we will look toward the art stars of the 20th century for our inspiration. Add color, subtract graphite and stack paint to create your own gallery-worthy work!
Date: Sunday, July 7, 2013
Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM
This one of our free, weekly walk-in tours compares Asian and Western art. On Sundays, the Walters offers docent-led tours of a different part of the collection. No reservations are required. Just walk in.
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. Create a work of art in the comfort of a private studio.
Date: Monday, July 8, 2013–Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Time: 09:30 AM–03:30 PM
Use the Walters' collection, work with teaching artist, Amanda Pellerin and create arts integrated lessons in this three-day workshop led by the Walters and Young Audiences/Arts for Learning. Participants earn 1 MSDE CPD.
Date: Monday, July 8, 2013–Friday, July 12, 2013
Travel back to a moment in history! Each day, we will explore a different time and place, experiencing what life was like for children long ago and far away. Trek the globe while filling sketchbooks with drawings of special objects we find along the way. Create their clothing, make their music and read their stories to discover just how similar we all are. At the end of the week, join us as we act out scenes from the past!
Every day campers will open their mailboxes to discover secrets and stories from the past! Spend each day in a different gallery collecting clues from ancient Greece, Egypt, India and beyond! Using our imaginations, we will create artwork with exotic materials inspired by the people, stories, and cultures we find around the world. At the end of the week, families are invited to hop into our time machine to share our discoveries!
Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013–Sunday, September 29, 2013
Today, medieval books are treated as works of art, untouchable treasures to be locked away in cabinets. Yet many were intended for regular use as vital components of everyday life for monks and nuns.
Time: 07:00 PM–09:00 PM
The winner of the eighth annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize will be announced. The works of all finalists will be on exhibition June 29 - August 11. Join us in celebration of some of the region's greatest artists.
Date: Sunday, July 14, 2013
Partake in a free, docent-led tour highlighting French art in the Walters' collection. This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours. No reservations required; just walk in and enjoy!
Date: Monday, July 15, 2013–Friday, July 19, 2013
Take a deep breath in the midst of our amazing Asian art collection this week. We will create calm and beautiful pieces of art inspired by nature. Together, we will move our bodies like bamboo in the breeze and dragons in the air. Learn about a variety of Asian traditions through stories and spark your imagination during a special camp tea ceremony. End the week by practicing yoga surrounded by original art created by our campers!
Create artwork inspired by natural elements found in our Asian art collection. Squish mud, splash water and touch the sky as we create original work of art in the studio. Discover the plants, animals, environments and legends depicted in Asian art – just watch out for the fire-breathing dragon!Campers will use sumi-e ink, clay and other art materials to depict the many fables and traditions that Asian art has to tell. We will end the week with a nature filled exhibition!