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Events for August 13, 2014

The Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize 2014 Finalists

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

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

Seeing Music in Medieval Manuscripts

Date Saturday, June 28, 2014–Sunday, October 12, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–05:00 PM

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: The Third Dimension, Drawing & Painting

Date Monday, August 11, 2014–Friday, August 15, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–10:00 AM

Before Care, from 9 a.m. - 10 a.m., allows families to drop off campers an hour early. Museum educators will lead them in drawing projects until all other campers arrive.

After Care: The Third Dimension, Drawing & Painting

Date Monday, August 11, 2014–Friday, August 15, 2014

Time 04:15 PM–05:30 PM

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: The Third Dimension, Drawing & Painting

Date Monday, August 11, 2014–Friday, August 15, 2014

Time 09:00 AM–05:30 PM

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.

6th-8th Grade The Artists Studio Experience: The Third Dimension

Date Monday, August 11, 2014–Friday, August 15, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–04:15 PM

Step into the third dimension! Experiment with both additive and subtractive methods of creating sculpture. Explore ceramics, soft sculpture, and mixed media to create abstract and realistic sculptures. Participants will curate an exhibition of both individual and collaborative projects.

9th-12th Grade The Artists Studio Experience: Drawing & Painting

Date Monday, August 11, 2014–Friday, August 15, 2014

Time 10:00 AM–04:15 PM

Participants will be encouraged to develop their individual style and skills using a variety of drawing and painting media. They will create their own artist portfolio, sketch in the galleries, and complete large-scale drawings and paintings in order to construct a cohesive body of work. The group will explore influences from historical and contemporary art, using the museum galleries, local artists, and artist portfolios as references.

Teacher Preview Tours: Stop, Look, Listen, and Touch

Teacher Preview Tours: Stop, Look, Listen, and Touch

Date Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Time 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

During the teacher preview tour, you will explore the galleries with a museum educator, receive materials to help plan tours, and have the opportunity to ask questions regarding student visits.