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Events for January 24, 2014

Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series

Date Saturday, September 14, 2013–Sunday, April 13, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Painter Jacob Lawrence is known for using a series format to render in colorful expressive imagery and text the narrative stories of historical African American figures like Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman. Each of the eight works on view in Jacob Lawrence's Genesis Series (1990) describes a passage from the book of Genesis in the King James version of the Bible.

Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

Bookbindings from the Gilded Age

Date Saturday, October 26, 2013–Sunday, May 18, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

During the late 19th and early 20th century, fine book binding enjoyed a golden age of creativity and lavish decoration. These handmade, individual and highly personal objects were made not only to protect the texts they contained, but also to be admired and appreciated as portable decorative masterpieces in their own right.

Art Bytes Hackathon Kickoff Session

Date Friday, January 24, 2014

Time 05:00 PM–09:00 PM

During the hackathon kickoff event, technology and creative communities will join together to propose programs and applications inspired by art or to enhance the museum experience. Technologists, innovators, scholars and artists will coalesce into teams in the Walters’ Sculpture Court to design and develop their solutions. This is the first part of a weekend-long event.

ArtBytes

ArtBytes

Date Friday, January 24, 2014–Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

At this hackathon event, technology and creative communities work together to build programs and applications inspired by art or to add to the museum experience.