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Events July 30, 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: Buildings & Blueprints, Amazing Architects

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 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: Buildings & Blueprints, Amazing Architects

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 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: Buildings & Blueprints, Amazing Architects

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 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: Blueprints & Buildings (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. First and second graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Blueprints & Buildings (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. First and second graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: Amazing Architects (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 28, 2014–Friday, August 1, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Delve into design and observe the built environment. Third through fifth graders will become architects and city planners as they draw their own blueprints and build their dream community. Families are invited to join us at the end of the week for a walking tour of the campers’ collaborative city!


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Gallery Drawing Family Workshop: Language of Shape

Date: 09/27/14

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. Explore the principles and basic language of shape as we learn to simplify visual complexity. Recommended for ages 9–13 and their favorite adults.

The Art of Ancient Hairdressing

Date: 10/02/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

See ancient sculpture in a whole new way through the eyes of hairdressing archaeologist Janet Stephens. Find out how ancient Greeks and Romans created their elaborate and beautiful hairstyles without hairspray, bobby pins, or even shampoo!

Pop-Up Book-making Workshop with Paul Johnson

Date: 10/02/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Have you even been intrigued by “pop-up” books? Did you know that today’s pop-up books and movable toy theaters trace their origins back more than one hundred and fifty years? In this workshop you’ll make your own pop-up toy theater. The workshop for adults will be led by Paul Johnson, one of the U.K.’s most distinguished paper engineers. Registration fee includes materials. Register online for this event.

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