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Events for April 27, 2014

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: Flowers & Vessels

Date Saturday, April 5, 2014–Monday, April 28, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Travel to Japan with us and explore the colors and smells of Japanese flowers! Squish clay into a vase, create new species of flowers with a needle and thread, and design a garden using printmaking! Take inspiration from our special exhibition, Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, as we explore the simple beauty of Asian art!

American Artists Abroad

American Artists Abroad

Date Saturday, April 19, 2014–Sunday, June 22, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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

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.

ArtAccents Bilingual Tour: Flowers/Flores

Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

ArtAccents Bilingual Family Tours offer children 6-12 years old and their adult companions an opportunity to immerse themselves in art and language. Acentos Artisticos, toures dirigidos por educadores bilingües para familias ofrecen a los niños entre los 6-12 años y sus acompañantes una oportunidad para practicar el Ingles y el Español.

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Walk-In Tour: Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Take the opportunity to tour our spring exhibition with its curator, for only the price of an exhibition ticket (free for members). Meet Dr. Robert Mintz in the Centre Street lobby for this installment of our Sunday walk-in tours.

Intercambio: Tours in English and Spanish

Intercambio: Tours in English and Spanish

Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

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, April 27, 2014

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.

Ceramics 101: April 27

Ceramics 101: April 27

Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time 12:00 PM–03:00 PM

Offered in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this one-day workshop will take you into the galleries to find inspiration for your own ceramic masterpiece. Students will then return to the studio with instructor and professional artist Amanda Pellerin to hand-build their own work of art. Slabs and coils of clay will be combined to create organic or geometric forms with pressed and incised designs.

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Ikebana Floral Demonstration by Ikebana International

Date Sunday, April 27, 2014

Time 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

Held in conjunction with our special exhibition Designed for Flowers: Contemporary Japanese Ceramics, this program, one in a series of three, will feature masters from Ikebana International demonstrating the art of Ikebana for a live audience. Ikebana, a traditional form of artistic expression, combines organic material, most notably flowers, and specially chosen vessels, as seen in the special exhibition, into works of art that are aesthetically unique to Japanese culture.