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Events for September 20, 2014

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: Lyrical Literature

Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014–Monday, September 29, 2014
Every Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM
Every Sat, Sun

Share your stories using many different art materials this month! Stamp, roll, and illuminate as we explore literature throughout the Walters collection. Learn what it takes to be an author, journalist, and graphic designer with us every weekend in September.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Tell Your Tale (Afternoon Session)

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

One look is worth a thousand words! Check-out our encyclopedic collection to learn more about art as the original form of storytelling. Strengthen your art-reading skills as we travel back in time to explore reading, writing, and narratives. Consider the universal language of art as inspiration for personally meaningful manuscripts! For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.

Walk, Wonder, and Create Family Tours: Tell Your Tale (Morning Session)

Date: Saturday, September 20, 2014

Time: 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

One look is worth a thousand words! Check-out our encyclopedic collection to learn more about art as the original form of storytelling. Strengthen your art-reading skills as we travel back in time to explore reading, writing, and narratives. Consider the universal language of art as inspiration for personally meaningful manuscripts! For children ages 6–8 and their favorite adults.