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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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Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: 06/28/14 - 10/12/14

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

This exhibition, composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, will explore music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages. Musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

Member Tour - The Doris Duke Collection: Treasures and Treatments

Date: 09/03/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

We invite members to join Meg Craft, Head of Objects Conservation, and Stephanie Hulman, Assistant Conservator of Objects, for a look at the Doris Duke collection and its necessary treatment.

In the Galleries: Words and Jazz

Date: 09/04/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Join us in our Renaissance and Baroque galleries as we explore musical interpretations of some of our most dramatic works of art. Visitors will engage in dialogue about the art in the galleries with John Shields, the Walters’ Manager of Docent Programs, and jazz violinist David Schulman, who will provide musical interpretations. You won't want to miss this unique gallery experience.

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