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Events July 02, 2014

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.

Before Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids, The Mysteries of Egypt

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 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: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 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.

After Care: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 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: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids, The Mysteries of Egypt

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 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.

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids (Full Day)

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Hieroglyphs & Pyramids (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, June 30, 2014–Thursday, July 3, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Campers will become archaeologists and dig deep to discover the many mysteries of Egypt! In the galleries they will discover mummies, gods and goddesses, and crocodiles. In the studio they will paint on papyrus, write in hieroglyphs, and make monumental sculptures inspired by the scribes and artists of ancient Egypt. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a special exhibition!


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Watch Conservators at Work

Date: 10/24/14 - 10/20/15

Time: 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM

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.

Drop-in Art Activities: Medieval Times

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

Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Travel back in time to experience the lives of knights and kings! Touch chain mail, design a protective shield, and arrange colors and shapes to shine in the sun. Visit our Knights Hall to play a game of chess and then design a board game of your very own in our studio!

The Christmas Story in Art Walk-In Tour

Date: 12/21/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

In the spirit of the season, come enjoy a tour examining religious art that celebrates the story of Christmas. This tour will feature Renaissance and Baroque paintings depicting the birth of Christ. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

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