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Events for March 20, 2014

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date Thursday, September 5, 2013–Friday, December 18, 2015
Every Thu

Time 05:00 PM–09:00 PM
Every Thu

Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

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.

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.

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 5-6

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 5-6

Date Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has been inspired by the philosophies, literature and aesthetics of Japan throughout history. In this special exhibition workshop students will discuss the art of Ikebana and the influence of nature in Asian art.

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 7-9

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 7-9

Date Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has been inspired by the philosophies, literature and aesthetics of Japan throughout history. In this special exhibition workshop students will discuss the art of Ikebana and the influence of nature in Asian art.

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 10-12

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 10-12

Date Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has been inspired by the philosophies, literature and aesthetics of Japan throughout history. In this special exhibition workshop students will discuss the art of Ikebana and the influence of nature in Asian art.

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 13-16

Homeschool Workshop: Ikebana & Nature in Asian Art Ages 13-16

Date Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

The Japanese art of flower arranging, or ikebana, has been inspired by the philosophies, literature and aesthetics of Japan throughout history. In this special exhibition workshop students will discuss the art of Ikebana and the influence of nature in Asian art.

Members Tour: Book Bindings from the Gilded Age

Members Tour: Book Bindings from the Gilded Age

Date Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time 06:00 PM–07:00 PM

Part of our series of Members Tours. We invite members to join us for a tour of "Book Bindings from the Gilded Age," led by Abigail Quandt, Head of Book and Paper Conservation, and Diane Bockrath, Archivist/Librarian. This tour will explore the rarely seen books in this exhibition from multiple perspectives, and will examine the techniques and materials employed to showcase the book binder's craft.

Thursday Night Film: Tokyo Story (1953)

Thursday Night Film: Tokyo Story (1953)

Date Thursday, March 20, 2014

Time 06:00 PM–08:15 PM

A heartbreaking tale of the ever-evolving parent-child relationship, director Yasujiro Ozu’s masterpiece, Tokyo Story was shot from cameras low to the ground, the point of view one would have when sitting on a traditional Japanese tatami mat. Japanese, subtitled in English. Running time: 136 min.; NR