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Events Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013–Thursday, December 18, 2014

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

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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.

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014–Sunday, August 17, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the finalists for the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Artists will compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition.

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014–Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

Before Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids, The Mysteries of Egypt

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 08:00 AM–09:00 AM

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Before Care, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids (Full Day)

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: The Mysteries of Egypt (Full Day)

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: The Mysteries of Egypt (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!


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From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/26/14 - 04/17/16

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Shelley M. Bennett's book provides fresh insights into the lives, fortune, collecting, and philanthropy of three generations of California’s Huntington family during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about their phenomenal art acquisitions, which culminated in the founding of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in southern California. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation. This Gilded Age Talk celebrates the new installation, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. A book signing follows. Copies will be available for purchase in the Walters’ Museum Store.

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