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Events for May 16, 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: Architectural Elements

Date Sunday, May 5, 2013–Monday, May 27, 2013

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

We will be stacking our art-making skills high this May as we explore just what it takes to build! Visit our Drop-in Art Activities each week to construct a different design element that helps our buildings look great and stand strong. Look through and open up your art to a world of architecture.

Homeschool Workshop: Drawing and the Elements of Art 5-6

Homeschool Workshop: Drawing and the Elements of Art 5-6

Date Thursday, May 16, 2013

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

Led by a professional teaching artist, this workshop will focus on the elements of art, basic studio techniques, observational drawing and extended looking. Participants will create art both in the galleries and in our studio classes. Ideal for the student who wants to learn the basics or improve upon their fine arts skills.

Homeschool Workshop: Drawing and the Elements of Art 7-9

Homeschool Workshop: Drawing and the Elements of Art 7-9

Date Thursday, May 16, 2013

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

Led by a professional teaching artist, this workshop will focus on the elements of art, basic studio techniques, observational drawing and extended looking. Participants will create art both in the galleries and in our studio classes. Ideal for the student who wants to learn the basics or improve upon their fine arts skills.

Homeschool Workshop: Drawing and the Elements of Art 10-12

Homeschool Workshop: Drawing and the Elements of Art 10-12

Date Thursday, May 16, 2013

Time 01:15 PM–03:30 PM

Led by a professional teaching artist, this workshop will focus on the elements of art, basic studio techniques, observational drawing and extended looking. Participants will create art both in the galleries and in our studio classes. Ideal for the student who wants to learn the basics or improve upon their fine arts skills.