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Events March 03, 2013

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

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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.

Walk-In Tour: East Meets West - Asian and Western Art

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Partake in a free, docent-led tour highlighting works in the Asian and Western art collection. This is part of our weekly series of free walk-in tours.

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

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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!

Cub Scouts Museum Day: Travel the Silk Road

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–03:00 PM

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Just for Cub Scouts! Follow the Silk Road, share whimsical stories and create a work of art inspired by scenes of Ancient China while earning merit badges during this interactive, two-hour exploration!

Sensory Morning

Date: Sunday, March 3, 2013

Time: 09:00 AM–11:00 AM

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Join us for a morning of accessible museum programming designed specifically for children with autism and their entire family! Enjoy the collections of The Walters Art Museum during quiet, less stimulating hours. Tour the 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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Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: 09/05/13 - 12/18/14

Time: 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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.

Spring Break Family Art Activities

Date: 04/17/14

Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Take a break and explore the new season with some spring-inspired art! Stop by an ArtCart or make your own work of art in the studio. These activities are free, with no registration required.

American Artists Abroad

Date: 04/19/14 - 06/22/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Tourists, students, expatriates, cosmopolitans, and explorers, American artists traveled widely during the nineteenth century. This exhibition explores this theme and features work by Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, and James McNeill Whistler, among others. It celebrates the completion of a grant-funded project, sponsored by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, to catalogue and photograph more than 600 American paintings, drawings, and miniatures.

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