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Events June 15, 2013

Drop-in Art Activities: Escape to India

Date: Sunday, June 2, 2013–Sunday, June 30, 2013
Every Sat, Sun

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

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Sail down the Ganges River to a place of vibrant color, spicy smells and mesmerizing music. Spend the entire month of June escaping to India with us! Travel through the Thar desert to collect sand to create your mandala. Wear your rhythmic jewelry and listen to the sound of each step as you hike the Himalayas. Join us as we explore the outline of an elephant using light-make sure to hold on tight as he carries us on a journey through the art of India!

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Path to Peace 11AM

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

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Follow in the footsteps of many important gods and goddesses as we explore Indian art throughout Hackerman House. We will look closely at shiny gold figures, circular paintings and solid stone sculptures that tell us the story of a captivating culture. Together we will find a peaceful space and use all of our senses to travel across the world to India. We’ll make our way to the studios to create patterned sand mandalas and spread messages of peace.

Walk, Wonder, & Create Tour: Path to Peace 1PM

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Follow in the footsteps of many important gods and goddesses as we explore Indian art throughout Hackerman House. We will look closely at shiny gold figures, circular paintings and solid stone sculptures that tell us the story of a captivating culture. Together we will find a peaceful space and use all of our senses to travel across the world to India. We’ll make our way to the studios to create patterned sand mandalas and spread messages of peace.


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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date: 10/22/14

Time: 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection.

Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

Member Preview Hours

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

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