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Events February 21, 2013

Homeschool Workshop: Art Detectives! 5-6

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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A work of art can hold lots of secrets; secrets that have remained hidden for centuries! Discover what hidden stories are revealed when conservators clean, x-ray and analyze works of art. Students will uncover the mysteries and secrets of objects from the Walters' collection and get a look at how art and science connect in the Walters' conservation lab.

Homeschool Workshop: Art Detectives! 7-9

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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A work of art can hold lots of secrets; secrets that have remained hidden for centuries! Discover what hidden stories are revealed when conservators clean, x-ray and analyze works of art. Students will uncover the mysteries and secrets of objects from the Walters' collection and get a look at how art and science connect in the Walters' conservation lab.

Homeschool Workshop: Art Detectives! 10-12

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Time: 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

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A work of art can hold lots of secrets; secrets that have remained hidden for centuries! Discover what hidden stories are revealed when conservators clean, x-ray and analyze works of art. Students will uncover the mysteries and secrets of objects from the Walters' collection and get a look at how art and science connect in the Walters' conservation lab.


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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! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. 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 “Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture.” During this engaging talk, Dr. Tiballi will explore the production of ancient American textiles, examine their significance, and discuss 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 since 1977, will present A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500, 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. You won’t want to miss this special holiday program performed on the beautiful Sculpture Court.

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