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Events for April 27, 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.

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.

Drop-in Art Activities: Paint me a Story

Drop-in Art Activities: Paint me a Story

Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013–Sunday, April 28, 2013
Every Sat, Sun

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

In April, roll up your sleeves and put on your smocks as we explore paint together! We’ll take a close look at paintings from the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, and learn how to use paint in brand new ways to tell our own stories. Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required—drop-in, make, and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Illustrate the News 11AM

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Work together as reporters, journalists, editors, designers and illustrators to produce a newspaper of your very own! What news is important to you? Put your pen to paper and set your type to share stories about your life with one another. We will interview characters found throughout the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, to find our front page story!

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Illustrate the News 1PM

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Work together as reporters, journalists, editors, designers and illustrators to produce a newspaper of your very own! What news is important to you? Put your pen to paper and set your type to share stories about your life with one another. We will interview characters found throughout the special exhibition, New Eyes on America: The Genius of Richard Caton Woodville, to find our front page story!