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Events July 24, 2014

Thursday Nights at the Walters

Date: Thursday, September 5, 2013–Thursday, December 18, 2014
Every Thu

Time: 05:00 PM–09:00 PM
Every Thu

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Discover how the Walters comes alive at night! Every Thursday from 5-9 p.m., you can wander the galleries, see special exhibitions for FREE, eat in our café and find the perfect gift at the museum store.

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: Myths & Fables (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Myths & Fables (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Once Upon a Time (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Sing it loud, write it down, design a comic book, and build a set! Campers will discover works of art that tell stories from all around the world. They will explore the elements of stories and share their own tales during an interactive exhibition!

Before Care: Myths & Fables, Once Upon a Time

Date: Monday, July 21, 2014–Friday, July 25, 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.


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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.

Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Gesture Drawing

Date: 10/25/14

Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NEW! Join us for a brand-new family drawing workshop! Young artists are invited to strengthen their observational drawing skills and build their portfolios while exploring works of art in the Walters’ collection. Let go of preconceived notions of drawing and find freedom in line, expression, and mark-making. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

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