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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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Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape

Date: 09/27/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Explore the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

The Art of Ancient Hairdressing

Date: 10/02/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

See ancient sculpture in a whole new way through the eyes of hairdressing archaeologist Janet Stephens. Find out how ancient Greeks and Romans created their elaborate and beautiful hairstyles without hairspray, bobby pins, or even shampoo!

Pop-Up Book-making Workshop with Paul Johnson

Date: 10/02/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Have you even been intrigued by “pop-up” books? Did you know that today’s pop-up books and movable toy theaters trace their origins back more than one hundred and fifty years? In this workshop you’ll make your own pop-up toy theater. The workshop for adults will be led by Paul Johnson, one of the U.K.’s most distinguished paper engineers. Registration fee includes materials. Register online for this event.

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