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Events February 09, 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!

ArtKids Preschool Program: Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore Chinese art! Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac by Ed Young. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.


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Omnivorous Collectors

Date: 10/26/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Like J.P. Morgan and other members of the Gilded Age elite, Henry Walters was an “omnivorous” collector of art. To mark the opening of From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story, Walters curator Jo Briggs, Christine Nelson, Drue Heinz Curator of Literary and Historical Manuscripts at the Morgan Library and Museum, and John Ott, associate professor at James Madison University consider how discriminating purchasing cemented social relationships at the turn of the century.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/26/14 - 04/17/16

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

Sensory Morning

Date: 10/26/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with Sensory Processing Disorders and their entire family. Enjoy the collections of the Walters Art Museum during quiet, less stimulating hours. Tour selected galleries, participate in multiple hands-on stations that include tactile activities, visual supports, and interpretive materials, and create a work of art in the comfort of a private studio.

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