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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.


Featured Events

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!" Tickets $25 (includes one book).

Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture

Date: 12/11/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present an engaging talk, exploring the production of ancient American textiles, their significance, and their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.

Folger Consort Performs A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500

Date: 12/14/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

The Folger Consort, the early music ensemble-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, will present a 90-minute concert featuring vocalists, winds, and strings. This premiere performance is inspired by the Walters’ Madonna and Child with Angels, currently on view in our Italian Galleries.

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