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Events for March 15, 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.

Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date Sunday, February 23, 2014–Sunday, May 11, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has inspired the creation of extraordinary ceramic containers. This exhibition outlines the history of some of Japan’s major schools of ikebana and displays a wide variety of contemporary ceramics created in harmony with the most modern floral conventions.

Drop-In Art Activities: Read & Grow

Date Saturday, March 1, 2014–Monday, March 31, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Open a book and spread your leaves! Discover new ways of folding paper and writing poetry! Create artwork that celebrates literary growth! Take inspiration from our special exhibition, Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, as we create floral arrangements that help us tell our own stories!

Baltimore Youth Art Month Exhibition

Baltimore Youth Art Month Exhibition

Date Wednesday, March 5, 2014–Sunday, March 23, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

The Walters Art Museum and Baltimore County Public Schools celebrate students' artistic achievements with an exhibit of artwork inspired by the Walters' collection and classroom activities.

Walk, Wonder and Create Tour: An Hour in Japan

Date Saturday, March 15, 2014

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Set sail for an island-hopping adventure! Across our country and over the Pacific, join the fleet as we explore the art of Japan. From haiku to kabuki, let the art of this ancient civilization inspire master works of your own.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Tour: An Hour in Japan

Date Saturday, March 15, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Set sail for an island-hopping adventure! Across our country and over the Pacific, join the fleet as we explore the art of Japan. From haiku to kabuki, let the art of this ancient civilization inspire master works of your own.