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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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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date: 10/22/14

Time: 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection.

Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

Member Preview Hours

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

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