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Events Friday, February 1, 2013

Student Response Show: Facing Our Community

Date: Saturday, September 15, 2012–Sunday, February 3, 2013
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Time: 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
Every Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

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Facing Our Community is a small exhibition of artwork created by Maryland middle and high school students in response to the Walters Art Museum’s special exhibition Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe.

Peabody on the Court Music Series

Date: Friday, February 1, 2013

Time: 12:00 PM–01:00 PM

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The first concert of the Spring Peabody on the Court Music Series will feature vocalist Lisa Perry accompanied by Jeremy Lyons on the guitar. This free concert is presented through a partnership with the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Date: Saturday, February 2, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore Chinese art! Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac by Ed Young. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

William and Henry Walters: Two Generations of Collectors

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM

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Please join Walters' Curator Emeritus At Large William R. Johnston, as he explores the history and legacy of two of Baltimore's most famous art collectors. This ticketed lecture is part of a series called Mount Vernon Place: The Genesis of Art Collecting in Baltimore.

Walk-In Tour: The Arts of Asia

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013

Time: 01:00 PM–02:00 PM

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Discover the Arts of Asia through sculpture, woodcarvings, weaponry, and more. This is one of our free, weekly walk-in tours focusing on artworks from Asia. No reservations are required. Just walk in and enjoy!

Drop-In Art Activities: Lanterns & Firecrackers

Date: Sunday, February 3, 2013–Monday, February 25, 2013

Time: 10:00 AM–03:00 PM

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Celebrate the Chinese New Year by lighting up the night sky with us this February! Make lucky art inspired by the museum’s colorful Asian art collection and traditions of this lunar holiday. Slither your way into the Year of the Snake as we create snake sculptures, bright lanterns, sparkling skies filled with firecrackers, and banners to hang in your home. Every Saturday and Sunday! No registration required–drop-in, make and take a fantastic piece of art home with you!

ArtKids Preschool Program: Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore Chinese art! Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac by Ed Young. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.

ArtKids Preschool Program: Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Time: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

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Explore Chinese art! Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac by Ed Young. You and your child will use all your senses during this 90-minute, hands-on experience that combines a story chosen for its theme, a short tour, and an art activity.


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From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story

Date: 10/26/14 - 04/17/16

Time: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story brings together for the first time an extraordinary group of art and artifacts to illustrate the intriguing stories behind the magnificent gift to the City from the Walters family.

From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story Walk-In Tour

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Learn about the fascinating lives of William T. Walters and his son, Henry, and their tastes, diverse art collections, and legacy to the City of Baltimore, in this installment of our weekly walk-in tours. This tour is part of our free, docent-led, walk-in tours. No reservations are required; just walk in and enjoy.

The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Date: 11/02/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM

Shelley M. Bennett's book provides fresh insights into the lives, fortune, collecting, and philanthropy of three generations of California’s Huntington family during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Learn more about their phenomenal art acquisitions, which culminated in the founding of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in southern California. Sponsored by the Boshell Foundation. This Gilded Age Talk celebrates the new installation, From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. A book signing follows. Copies will be available for purchase in the Walters’ Museum Store.

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