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Events for January 26, 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.

Drop-In Art Activities: Heroes and Legends

Date: Saturday, January 4, 2014–Sunday, January 26, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

In January, lace up your gladiator boots and polish your javelins to celebrate the upcoming Olympic season. Honor your own heroes through painting and portraiture. Join us in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr., as well as heroes from the past and present, at our Family Festival on Monday, January 20th from 10am-4pm! Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration is required. Drop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

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.

ArtAccents Bilingual Tours: Sports/Desportes

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

ArtAccents Bilingual Family Tours offer children 6-12 years old and their adult companions an opportunity to immerse themselves in art and language through interactive gallery tours led by educators who are fluent in Spanish and English.

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Walk-In Tour: Nineteenth-Century Art

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

This free tour of Nineteenth-Century Art examines a wide variety of styles of painting and sculpture from America and Europe from 1800 to 1900. No reservations are required, just walk in!

Intercambio: Tours in English and Spanish

Intercambio: Tours in English and Spanish

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

Learning Spanish? Have fun with art and language in the Walters Art Museum as part of the bilingual (Spanish and English) gallery series called Intercambio.

Intercambio: Visita en Español e Inglés

Intercambio: Visita en Español e Inglés

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

¿Aprenda inglés? Disfrútese del arte y del lenguaje en el Museo de Arte Walters haciendo parte de de la serie bilingüe en las galerías llamada -- Intercambio.

Art Bytes Hackathon Awards Ceremony

Date: Sunday, January 26, 2014

Time: 02:30 PM–04:30 PM

Join us for the exciting culmination of a weekend-long event where technologists, innovators, scholars, and artists convene at the Walters Art Museum to create technology enabled solutions that re-invent and re-imagine the Walters' collection.