The Walters Art Museum

View All August Events

Choose a Category of Events









View Events by Category

Events for August 16, 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.

Drop-In Art Activities: Treasures

Date Saturday, August 2, 2014–Sunday, August 31, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Find inspiration in the many special objects that the Walters holds within its walls and explore a sparkling treasure trove of precious materials in our art studio! Come back each weekend to make a different treasure to wear, hold, or gift!

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Search for Treasure (Morning Session)

Date Saturday, August 16, 2014

Time 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Our galleries are marked with ‘X’s this month as we search for museum treasures! From precious metals and rare jewels to works of art, the Walters is a trove of unique gems. Our prize-seeking crew hopes you will join the hunt. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Search for Treasure (Afternoon Session)

Date Saturday, August 16, 2014

Time 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

Our galleries are marked with ‘X’s this month as we search for museum treasures! From precious metals and rare jewels to works of art, the Walters is a trove of unique gems. Our prize-seeking crew hopes you will join the hunt. For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.