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Events February 16, 2013

Drop-In Art Activities: Lanterns & Firecrackers

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013–Monday, February 25, 2013
Every Sat, Sun

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

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year by lighting up the night sky with us this February! Make lucky art inspired by the museum’s colorful Asian art collection and traditions of this lunar holiday. Slither your way into the Year of the Snake as we create snake sculptures, bright lanterns, sparkling skies filled with firecrackers, and banners to hang in your home. Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required–drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Walk, Wonder & Create Tour: Travel the Zodiac

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Travel the Chinese Zodiac in search of feathered, scaly and furry animals! Become sneaky detectives, using your eyes to look far and wide to spot all of our animal friends. Explore the museum's Asian art collection to learn about the traditions of the Chinese New Year from each rat, dog and rooster we meet. We’ll end our tour in the studios, creating Sneaky Slithering Snakes in honor of the Year of the Snake.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Travel the Zodiac 1PM

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Travel the Chinese Zodiac in search of feathered, scaly and furry animals! Become sneaky detectives, using your eyes to look far and wide to spot all of our animal friends. Explore the museum’s Asian art collection to learn about the traditions of the Chinese New Year from each rat, dog and rooster we meet. We’ll end our tour in the studios, creating Sneaky Slithering Snakes in honor of the Year of the Snake.

Peabody Preparatory Strings

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Please join us for a morning of delightful music as the Walters welcomes Peabody Preparatory Strings. A potpourri of Preparatory String Ensembles performs both treasured and new works, including Fiocco's Allegro, Bachman's Seville, and a contemporary work, "The Cold", by John Yankee. Performing will be the Peabody Violin Choir, Kreisler Violin Group and the Preparatory String Ensemble under the direction of Christian Tremblay, Andrea Picard Boecker and Matthew Horwitz-Lee, respectively.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Travel the Zodiac 11AM

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Travel the Chinese Zodiac in search of feathered, scaly and furry animals! Become sneaky detectives, using your eyes to look far and wide to spot all of our animal friends. Explore the museum’s Asian art collection to learn about the traditions of the Chinese New Year from each rat, dog and rooster we meet. We’ll end our tour in the studios, creating Sneaky Slithering Snakes in honor of the Year of the Snake.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Travel the Zodiac 1PM

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Travel the Chinese Zodiac in search of feathered, scaly and furry animals! Become sneaky detectives, using your eyes to look far and wide to spot all of our animal friends. Explore the museum’s Asian art collection to learn about the traditions of the Chinese New Year from each rat, dog and rooster we meet. We’ll end our tour in the studios, creating Sneaky Slithering Snakes in honor of the Year of the Snake.


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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date: 10/22/14

Time: 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection.

Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

Member Preview Hours

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

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