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Events for March 24, 2013

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo

Threshold to the Sacred: The Ark Door of Cairo's Ben Ezra Synagogue

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013–Sunday, May 26, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

This show focuses on a work of exceptional historical importance: an intricately decorated and inscribed wood panel believed to come from the famous Ben Ezra synagogue of Old Cairo (Fostat), Egypt, which has captivated public imagination for over a century.

Drop-in Art Activities: In the News

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013–Sunday, March 31, 2013
Every Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Extra! Extra! Make art all about it! Write, wear and build newsworthy objects and inventions from the 19th Century. Take inspiration from the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, as we collaborate with a famous Baltimore poet and send your words across the globe! Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required—rop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville

Date: Sunday, March 10, 2013–Sunday, June 2, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

Painter of iconic works of American genre, Richard Caton Woodville (1825–55) led a life of paradox. His humorous characterizations of life, realistic depictions of interiors and use of narrative detail give access to a fascinating period of American and European history.

New Eyes on America: Student Response

New Eyes on America: Student Response

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2013–Sunday, June 9, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

The Walters Art Museum is working with five high schools from Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Frederick County to create a focus show related to the special exhibition New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville.

Intercambio- Tour in Spanish and English

Intercambio- Tour in Spanish and English

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

Learning Spanish? Have fun with art and language in the Walters Art Museum as part of the bilingual (Spanish and English) gallery series called -- Intercambio.

Intercambio - Visita en Español e Inglés

Intercambio - Visita en Español e Inglés

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

¿Aprenda inglés? Disfrútese del arte y del lenguaje en el Museo de Arte Walters haciendo parte de de la serie bilingüe en las galerías llamada -- Intercambio.

Intercambio -- Visitas en Inglés y Español

Intercambio -- Visitas en Inglés y Español

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

¿Aprenda inglés? Disfrútese del arte y del lenguaje en el Museo de Arte Walters haciendo parte de de la serie bilingüe en las galerías llamada -- Intercambio.

Intercambio - Tours in English and Spanish

Intercambio - Tours in English and Spanish

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Time: 03:00 PM–04:30 PM

Learning Spanish? Have fun with art and language in the Walters Art Museum as part of the bilingual (Spanish and English) gallery series called -- Intercambio.

Walk-In Tour: Portraits - Who Am I?

Walk-In Tour: Portraits - Who Am I?

Date: Sunday, March 24, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

"Portraits: Who Am I?" examines personalities from antiquity through the 19th century. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy this free docent-led tour.