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Events July 15, 2014

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date: Saturday, June 28, 2014–Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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Composed of approximately twenty manuscripts and objects, Seeing Music explores music in its relationship with philosophy, religion, and the arts during the Middle Ages, when musical harmony and dissonance were thought to mirror the perfection of heaven as well as the disorder of evil.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Faces & Figures (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Design a costume, step into a frame, and become a portrait in profile! Campers will explore the faces and figures made by different cultures throughout history and celebrate what makes each person unique through a variety of art-making processes. Students will showcase their own two-dimensional and three-dimensional portraits in a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Faces & Figures (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Design a costume, step into a frame, and become a portrait in profile! Campers will explore the faces and figures made by different cultures throughout history and celebrate what makes each person unique through a variety of art-making processes. Students will showcase their own two-dimensional and three-dimensional portraits in a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Powerful Portraits (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Design a costume, step into a frame, and become a portrait in profile! Campers will explore the faces and figures made by different cultures throughout history and celebrate what makes each person unique through a variety of art-making processes. Students will showcase their own two-dimensional and three-dimensional portraits in a special exhibition!

Before Care: Faces & Figures, Powerful Portraits

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 08:00 AM–09:00 AM

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Before Care, from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.

After Care: Faces & Figures, Powerful Portraits

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 04:15 PM–05:30 PM

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After Care, from 4:15 p.m.-5:30 p.m., allows families to pick up campers until 5:30 p.m.. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects until families arrive.

Before and After Care: Faces & Figures, Powerful Portraits

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 08:00 AM–05:30 PM

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Before and After Care allows families to drop off campers beginning at 8 a.m. and pick up campers until 5:30 p.m. Museum educators will play games with campers and lead them in drawing projects.

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Powerful Portraits (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 14, 2014–Friday, July 18, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Design a costume, step into a frame, and become a portrait in profile! Campers will explore the faces and figures made by different cultures throughout history and celebrate what makes each person unique through a variety of art-making processes. Students will showcase their own two-dimensional and three-dimensional portraits in a special exhibition!


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From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/26/14 - 04/17/16

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

Museum Hours

Date: 10/30/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM

Jem Cohen’s elegant drama Museum Hours is the story of an unexpected friendship between Johan, a museum guard, and Anna, a enigmatic visitor, set against the backdrop of the Kunsthistorisches Museum and the city of Vienna. The museum becomes a mysterious crossroads that sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world. 107 min. NR.

The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Shelley M. Bennett's book provides fresh insights into the lives, fortune, collecting, and philanthropy of three generations of California’s Huntington family during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about their phenomenal art acquisitions, which culminated in the founding of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in southern California. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation. This Gilded Age Talk celebrates the new installation, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. A book signing follows. Copies will be available for purchase in the Walters’ Museum Store.

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