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Events Monday, July 1, 2013

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize Finalists Exhibition

Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013–Sunday, August 11, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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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.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Summer Safari (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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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!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Summer Safari (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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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!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Hiding in the Museum (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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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!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Hiding in the Museum (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 1, 2013–Friday, July 5, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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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!

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.

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.

Site Unseen. Gregory Vershbow

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013–Sunday, September 8, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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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.


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Make Night: Monoprints

Date: 11/20/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Please join Elissa O’Loughlin, former senior paper conservator at the Walters and the National Archives, for an evening of hands-on making as we create monoprints. Make Night is a unique, dynamic museum program blending good wine and craft beer, great company, and fantastic art-making experiences led by local creative minds. Pre-registration required. One complimentary drink ticket included.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Contour and Continuous Drawing

Date: 11/22/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall

Date: 12/05/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book Stand Up Straight and Sing! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Tickets $25 (includes one book).

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