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Events July 08, 2014

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: Sea & Sky (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

1st-2nd Grade Summer Art Camp: Sea & Sky (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:15 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: A Walk in the Woods (Full Day)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–04:15 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

3rd-5th Grade Summer Art Camp: A Walk in the Woods (Morning Only)

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 2014

Time: 09:00 AM–12:30 PM

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Dive down, branch out, and reach up! Campers will use their imaginations to feel, hear, and smell what it would be like to step into the many landscape paintings that fill the museum. They will explore outdoor environments from ancient Greece, Egypt, India, and beyond! In the studio participants will create artwork inspired by natural elements and bring the outside in for a special exhibition!

Before Care: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 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: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 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: Sea & Sky, A Walk in the Woods

Date: Monday, July 7, 2014–Friday, July 11, 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.


Featured Events

Jessye Norman: In Conversation with Tom Hall

Date: 12/05/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Come hear Jessye Norman, one of America's most accomplished and beloved opera singers, discuss her new book Stand Up Straight and Sing! This Grammy Award-winning international opera star will offer perspectives on her life—from growing up in the South to performing on the world’s greatest stages in conversation with Tom Hall, music director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society. Tickets $25 (includes one book).

Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture

Date: 12/11/14

Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Andean textile specialist Dr. Anne Tiballi, the Andrew W. Mellon Curricular Facilitator at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, will present “Learning by Watching: Andean Textiles and the Fabric of Culture.” During this engaging talk, Dr. Tiballi will explore the production of ancient American textiles, examine their significance, and discuss their impact on the broader material culture of the ancient Americas.

Folger Consort Performs A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500

Date: 12/14/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

The Folger Consort, the early music ensemble-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library since 1977, will present A Renaissance Christmas: Music of Flanders and Italy circa 1500, a 90-minute concert featuring vocalists, winds, and strings. This premiere performance is inspired by the Walters’ Madonna and Child with Angels, currently on view in our Italian Galleries. You won’t want to miss this special holiday program performed on the beautiful Sculpture Court.

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