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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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STEM to STEAM: The Science of Art Part 2

Date: 10/22/14

Time: 04:30 PM - 07:00 PM

In the second workshop of this four-part series, join Walters conservators, scientists and educators to learn about the many connections between science and art. This session will focus on objects from the ancient collection.

Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 07:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

Member Preview Hours

Date: 10/23/14

Time: 02:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Members have the exclusive opportunity to enjoy a sneak peek at "From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story". This reinstallation of the permanent collection explores the lives, times, tastes, and legacy of William Walters and his son Henry Walters, whose private passion for art grew into a public mission to bring art to the people of Baltimore.

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