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Events July 18, 2014

Watch Conservators at Work

Date: Friday, October 4, 2013–Monday, October 20, 2014
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 12:30 PM–04:00 PM
Every Fri, Sat, Sun

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Did you know that people who preserve and restore artwork are called art conservators? Watch a conservator at work in the galleries. Inquire at the Information Desk about times and locations.

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

Date: Saturday, June 21, 2014–Sunday, August 17, 2014
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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Presented by the Walters and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, this exhibition will show the work of the finalists for the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. Artists will compete for top honors and a $25,000 fellowship in the Greater Baltimore area’s most prestigious arts competition.

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.


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Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

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

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

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.

STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Parts 1-4

Date: 09/10/14 - 12/10/14

Time: 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

In this series of four workshops, join Walters conservators, scientists, and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. Select this option to register for all four parts of the series.

Make Night: Paint Party

Date: 09/18/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM

Please join us for our first in a series of new “Make Night” programs, held on the third Thursday of every month. Make Nights encourage you to explore your own creativity while you mix and mingle. Led by a local artist, this Thursday’s Paint Party will let you take home a masterpiece of your own making.

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