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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!


Featured Events

Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall

Date: 12/05/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book, "Stand Up Straight and Sing!" Tickets $25 (includes one book).

Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture

Date: 12/11/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present an engaging talk, exploring the production of ancient American textiles, their significance, and their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.

Folger Consort Performs A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500

Date: 12/14/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

The Folger Consort, the early music ensemble-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, will present a 90-minute concert featuring vocalists, winds, and strings. This premiere performance is inspired by the Walters’ Madonna and Child with Angels, currently on view in our Italian Galleries.

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